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Joann Quillen

July 1, 1935 January 21, 2019
Joann Quillen
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Joann Quillen (nee Peace), 83, of Grafton passed away Monday, January 21, 2019 following a lengthy illness. She was born July 1, 1935 in Letcher County, KY. Joann enjoyed gardening, bird watching, cooking, canning, and especially spending time with family. She retired from Grafton Sparkle Market. Survivors include her daughters Debra Starr of Excelsior Springs, MO., Pamela (Dwayne) Wray of Wellington, Karen (Dennis) Davis of LaGrange; son Jerry (Karen) Quillen of Sandusky; grandchildren Jimmy Quillen, Rachel Rieske, Jason Starr, Eric Starr, Katie Puckett, Justin Quillen, Christina Agnew, Ava Quillen, Timothy Quillen, Taylor Wray, Sarah Davis, Jerrod Quillen, Jenna Quillen; 15 Great-grandchildren; sisters Patricia Yonts, Brenda Strong, Sheila Meade; brothers Bobby Peace, Gary Peace; and her beloved dog Benji. She was preceded in death by her husband James Quillen Sr.; sons James “Junior” Quillen, Joel Quillen; sisters Jean Bentley, Lettie Mauk; brother Jackie Peace ; parents William and Ethel Peace (nee Vernon). The family would like to thank Crossroads Hospice, especially Karole Polk, for providing compassionate care. Family will receive friends 10 AM until time of service at 12 noon Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626. John Milam will officiate. Burial Private. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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10:00 AM 1/26/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/26/2019 12:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral services 12 Noon Saturday, January 26, 2019 in the funeral home

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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