Joanna Value Obituary (2021) – Greensboro, NC

Price, Joanna Muir

March 20, 1935 – July 14, 2021

Joanna Muir Price, JoJo, 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Beacon Place after battling cancer.

She was born on March 20, 1935 to John J. Muir and Toni O. Muir. Joanna was a charter member of Irving Park United Methodist Church where she served as a kindergarten teacher in her early career. She has held many positions throughout her life, most notably a loving mother and grandmother. She was adored by her family and friends for her generous spirit, warm smile, and loving heart. Her parents and Bill Price preceded her in death.

Survivors are her sister Barbara Ruple of Hartsville, SC; two daughters, Pam Kirkpatrick (Mike) from Greensboro and Patricia Wittmer (Paul) from Kernersville; Grandson, Melissa Sturtzel (Tony) of Morrisville, Lauren Hutchins (Eric) of Coleridge, Lindsey Fulton of Greensboro, and Matthew Wittmer of Wilmington; Great-grandchildren Samantha and Abigail Sturtzel.

There will be a celebration of a lifetime on Tuesday, July 20 at 11:00 am with a 10:00 am tour of the mausoleum at Westminster Gardens Cemetery, 3601 Whitehurst Rd., Greensboro, NC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Beacon Place at AuthoraCare Hospice, 2502 Summit Ave Greensboro, NC 25405 or Caring House, 2625 Pickett Rd Durham, NC 27705. Online expressions of condolences at

The family would like to sincerely thank them for the cards, phone calls, meals, and visits that showed the continued friendship, support, and love Joanna valued. Special thanks go to Lindsay M.

Published by Greensboro News & Record on July 18, 2021.

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