H. Joan (Deckard) Skirvin, 86, Martinsville, passed away at 12:20 p.m. on Monday, October 29, 2012 at The Waters of Martinsville.
She was born on Saturday, February 27, 1926 in Bloomington, Indiana, to the late Byron and Sally (Cardwell) Deckard.
Joan married James Skirvin on April 24, 1945 and he passed away on February 6, 1990.
Joan was a homemaker and a 1944 graduate of Bloomington High School. She was a member of Eastview Christian Church in Martinsville.
Survivors are her daughters, Rebecca Stevons and husband David of Mooresville and Pam Skirvin of Martinsville; son Dennis Skirvin and wife Diane of Manhattan, Kansas; sister, Kathleen Walls of Bloomington; grandchildren, Jason Heath, Casey Stevons, Katie Stevons, Cindy Escamilla, Jeff Skirvin, and Nicole Smith; great grandchildren Savannah Skirvin, Jonah Smith and Callie Smith.
She was also preceded in death by brothers, Kenneth Deckard and Wayne Deckard and granddaughter, Jody Heath.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2012 at Costin Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gary Cornwell officiating. Visitation will be prior to the funeral services starting at 12:00 p.m.
Burial will be at New South Park Cemetery in Martinsville.