JoAnn (Halterman) Hise, 72, widow of Walter "Bunt" Berlie Hise of Bridgewater, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Sentara RMH Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Cass, WV on August 5, 1947, a daughter of the late Ernest Lee and Louanzi Faye (Andes) Halterman.
JoAnn retired from JMU after many years of cafeteria work. In her retirement, she enjoyed time spent working in her yard with Monty and Abby, camping and watching old western shows. She was avid NASCAR fan hardly ever missing a race. Most of all she loved phone calls from her brothers and visits from her sister.
JoAnn will be greatly missed by her long-time companion, Monty Smith and their beloved dog, Abby of Bridgewater; two sons, DeWayne “Butch” Hise and wife, Ann and Ernie Hise and wife, Jennifer, all of Monterey; two grandchildren, Troy Hise and fiancée Montana Moats of Hightown and Katelyn Hise and friend, Hunter Grimm of Monterey; two step-grandchildren, Crystal Phillips of Staunton and Elliott Boyd and wife, Cindy of Monterey; four step-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Kenton Halterman and wife, Georgette of Martinsburg, WV, Ernie Halterman and wife, Cindy of Richmond and Willard Halterman of Green Bank, WV; sister, Colleen Halterman Warner of Petersburg; as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, Bill and Teddy Halterman; two sisters, Arlene Cassell and Edna Fitzgerald; as well as an infant sister.
A memorial service will be held 4 p.m., Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Church of God of Prophecy with pastor Ray Turner officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to Hise Family Cemetery c/o Mary Crisco, 2931 Dug Bank Road, Monterey, Va. 24465.