JoAnn Pressley, age 72 of Athens, Tenn. went home to be with the Lord peacefully at her home surrounded by family on June 14, 2021. She had an amazing beautiful soul who loved her family dearly. Anyone who met her could feel the love and happiness that she carried in her heart of gold. She was a native from Johnson City, Tenn. After a brief battle with stage 4 lung cancer, she was rejoined with her lovely daughter Kimberly Diana Arnwine, her parents Landon and Ruby Denney, and her father and mother-n-law Levi and Trula Belle Pressley.
She leaves behind to cherish her memories her husband of 55 years Tommy “Possum” Pressley. 1 daughter and son-law: Tabitha and Doug O’Daniel of Decatur, TN and 4 sons and 2 daughter-n-law: Dewayne and Rhonda Pressley, David Pressley, Ricky and Tassie Pressley and Joseph (Joey) Pressley all from Athens, Tenn. Her special granddaughter Candice Nichole McMeans and spouse Dwight White. She had many other special grandchildren and great grandchildren who she loved dearly.
The family will not be doing a formal visitation but we ask that you share a memory of her or condolences to www.companionfunerals.com. In lieu of flowers the family ask that you donate to the Lung Cancer Foundation of America. Those memories of JoAnn and/or family condolences can be sent to the family by visiting her memorial webpage at www.companionfuenrals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist the family with these arrangements.