Joan Hughes Stevens, 79, a retired advertising manager at the Press Register in Clarksdale, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at her home in Apex, N.C.
Survivors include a son, James E. “Jim” Stevens, Jr. (Lori) of Apex; and three grandchildren, Jessica N. Stevens of Asheville, N.C., James E. Stevens III of Durham, N.C., and Jenna C. Stevens of Knoxville, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Stevens; and her parents, Walter Dent Hughes, Jr. and Evie Estelle Lott Hughes.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens cemetery.
Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.