Joan Eleanor Wiley of Safford passed away July 25, 2019. She was born in Sciotoville, Ohio on January 5, 1939 to parents John Pyles & Jewel Raike Pyles with siblings Janet, Dee, Don, Floyd, Becky, Gary & Jeanie.
Joan graduated from Minford High School in 1957 and later married William Wiley, Sr. while still in Ohio. The family was blessed with four children, Leroy, Mark, Bryon & William.
Her life revolved around her four boys. She was always happy and had a wicked sense of humor and enjoyed pranking people. She also enjoyed cooking, playing cards, games and animals, especially her pet Coco.
Joan worked as a server in the restaurant industry and loved meeting new people. In her spare time, she was a member of The Red Hat Society, a Legionnaire and a volunteer with the Search and Rescue team. Joan was a hardworking person who loved life.
She is survived by her four boys Leroy (Karen), Mark, Bryon (Geri) and William (Wendy) Wiley, nine Grandchildren and five Great-Grandchildren.
Joan is preceded in death by her loving husband, William, Sr., her parents Jewel & John Pyles and all of her siblings.
Services for Joan will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at the New Testament Baptist Church in Safford beginning with a viewing at 8:00 a.m. followed by the funeral services at 9:00 a.m. Interment will be in the Safford Cemetery following services.
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