Kuykendall, Joan

Written by David Green.

Joan “Joann” Kuykendall, 73 of Hernando, Fla., died May 13, 2010, in Tampa, Fla.

She was born Nov. 18, 1936, in Addison, Mich., daughter of the late Arthur and Virgie (Snyder) Burns.

Joann was a longtime resident of Morenci, Mich., and retired from Morenci Rubber Products before moving to Florida. Her hobbies included softball, camping, fishing and crocheting.

Joann is survived by her husband, George R. Kuykendall of Hernando, Fla.; two sons, Randy (and Sue) Clement of Morenci, and Mark Clement of Lake Worth, Fla.; four daughters, Donna (and Tom) Hecht of Litchfield, Mich., Shirley (and Jeff) Zieler of Temperance, Mich., Jackie (and Kevin) Meyers of Archbold, Ohio, and Joy (and Sid) Schutkey of Stryker, Ohio; a brother, Jim Burns, of Mexico; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by six brothers, Robert, Richard, Jerry, Loyd, Leroy, and Johnny; and three sisters, Lowella, Virginia, and Betty.

A memorial service will be scheduled at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci this summer.

Arrangements were handled by Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes.

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