Joan LaVerne DeLeonard

08/10/1949 - 01/03/2022


Obituary For Joan LaVerne DeLeonard

Joan LaVerne DeLeonard, 72, of Jacksonville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 3, 2022. She was born on August 10, 1949 to the late Alfred Harold and Thelma Vierra Sweet in Vallejo, CA.
Surviving Joan is her loving and faithful husband of 40 years, David A. DeLeonard; sons, Michael J. DeLeonard of Clarksville, TN and Brian C. DeLeonard and wife, Nora of Jacksonville, NC; brothers, Michael Sweet of Lomis, CA and Bill Sweet of South San Francisco, CA; grandchildren, Liam, Gabriel, Timothy and Rose DeLeonard also of Jacksonville, NC.
Joan was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Her super powers were to keep a happy home and that she did. Sadly, her health for the last several years has kept her more at home, but she never stopped being there for her family. Although, Joan will be dearly missed she will be in our hearts forever.
Services will be private.
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  • 01/07/2022

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers go out for you and your family.

  • 01/07/2022

    David we are very sorry to hear of Joan's passing. What a wonderful legacy she has left behind! May God bless you and your family during the days ahead.

  • 01/07/2022

    Our deepest condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • 01/06/2022

    I remember when Joan and David came from California with Baby Michael. It was a joy to meet her and Michael. Don and I took David and Joan to see Washington, DC as a belated wedding present. Enjoyed that trip with them. We later visited them in Vallejo and she was a welcoming sweet woman. Joan had such a warm, sweet smile and soft way about her. A dedicated wife and mother she lived to make them all happy and she did, for sure. A big heart for children and grandchildren and those in the nursery and after school program she worked for.

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