Joanna Rosalie McNulty, 84, of Butlerville, passed away at 9:43 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at her residence.
Born April 29, 1936, in Nebraska, she was the daughter of Harry and Della May (Mercer) Beach. She married Robert McNulty in December of 1980 in Vernon; he preceded her in death on January 10, 2000.
Joanna attended Butlerville High School and was a housewife and homemaker. She attended Otter Creek Baptist Church and loved flowers, red cardinals, playing the piano, singing, and family gatherings.
She is survived by her sons, Larry McCrory of Versailles, Jeffrey McCrory of Holton, and Kevin McCrory Sr. and Kelly McCrory, both of Butlerville; daughters, Krista (Paul Sr.) Klescht of Butlerville and Kimberly (Jeff) England of North Vernon; brother, Marlin Beach of Butlerville; sister, Cheryl Shepherd of North Vernon; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Michael Francis McCrory; and brother, Allen Beach.
A funeral service for Joanna will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in the Otter Creek Baptist Cemetery.
In compliance with CDC COVID-19 guidelines, only 25 people will be allowed in the funeral home at a time. Masks are mandatory. We thank our families for their continued cooperation during these difficult times as we strive to help keep our community safe.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home in Joanna’s honor to Our Hospice of Jennings County.
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