Joan Louise Cover, 99, Denver, Indiana, passed away at 12:27 a.m. on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru, Indiana.
Born June 8, 1922, in Peru, Indiana, she was the daughter of Lawrence Claude Cover and Louise Clara Fietz Cover. On January 31, 1943, at the Denver Baptist Church, she was married to Charles Robert “Peanut” Cover, and he preceded her in death on November 16, 1993.
She was a member of the Denver Baptist Church, where she taught the Golden Rule and Golden Homemakers Sunday school classes for over forty years. She was retired from General Tire in Wabash, and she was an avid quilter who also loved to crochet. She loved baking and cooking meals for her family and raising African violets. She also enjoyed reading and spent many hours with her Kindle.
Survivors include two daughters, Ellen (Jim) Cofer, Huntsville, Alabama; and Nancy Cover-Fields, Denver; daughter-in-law, Pam Cover, Denver; eight grandchildren, Tina (Phil) Berry, Texas; Stacy (Cy) Howell, Denver; Cassie Cover (fiancé, Chris Stonebreaker), Kokomo; Mitch (Jerri) Cover, Mentone; Robert Myers, Denver; Beth (Clint) Manning, Macy; Sara (Jeff) Hoy, Huntsville, AL: Mary Cofer, Huntsville, AL; eighteen great-grandchildren; and twelve great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Robert “Sid” Cover; three siblings, Charles Cover, Jack Cover, and Mary Walter; and step-son, Jack Cover.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, November 5, 2021, at the Denver Baptist Church, with Pastor Mark Spencer and Pastor Bryce Landon officiating. Burial will follow in Westlawn Cemetery, Denver.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday, at the church.
The family would like to thank the staff at Blair Ridge and Dukes ICU for their loving care of Joan.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Denver Baptist Church.