Joan Kemp Foland 1931 - 2023


Joan Kemp Foland, 91, of Dresden, passed away Friday, March 17, 2023 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services will were held Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 4 p.m. at Bowlin Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday at Bowlin Funeral Home from 2 p.m until 4 p.m.

Joan was born December 13, 1931 in Dresden to the late George Junius and Allie Coleman White. She was the former owner of Kemp’s Jewelry and a member of the Dresden First United Methodist Church.

Joan is survived by daughters - Jo Robbin Buckley, Camille Kemp, and Christie (Richard) Baker; grandchildren - Robert Buckley, Heather Ellis, Maurie McCain, Margo Litzer, Mary Jewels Wilkinson; great grandchildren - Mason McCain, Walker McCain, Maci Jo Buckley, Blakeslee Litzer, Beckett Litzer, Buckley Ellis, Kennedy Ellis, and Israel Wilkinson. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands - Jewell Kemp and Earl Foland; brother - Junius White; sisters - Marguerite Radford and Sue Billingsby; and son - Tim Kemp.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Dresden First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 105 Church St., Dresden, TN 38225.