Joanna Rose Leary

Thursday, November 28, 1974 - Saturday, July 20, 2019

In Loving Memory

Photo of Joanna Rose Leary  - 1974-2019

Candler - Joanna Rose Leary, age 44, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

Joanna was born November 28, 1974 in Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia and is the daughter of Janice (Vandeford) Haisman and the late Jerry Lee Haisman.  Joanna resided most of her life in Stone Mountain, Georgia and attended Stone Mountain High School.

Surviving are her husband, David Leary; children, Dana and James “JD” Leary; brother, and his wife, Johnny and Denise Haisman; and mother, Janice (Vandeford) Haisman, all of Candler.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Jason Haisman; maternal grandparents, Paul and Katherine Vandeford of Stone Mountain, Georgia, and paternal grandparents, John and Mildred Haisman of Verndale, Minnesota.

A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Joanna’s life will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Canton Central United Methodist Church, 34 Church St, Canton NC 28716. Reverend Paul Brown will be officiating.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Leary family.

Condolences from family and friends


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Prayers for the family
Raymond haisman
My heart goes out to you in your loss. You are in my prayers for God’s comfort and peace.
Grace Finger
Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Suzie Haisman
I am an old neighbor from Pine Roc in Stone Mountain, and I remember Joanna well. I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for peace and comfort for all of you as you grieve the loss of this beautiful young woman! With deepest sympathy, Dianne Lux
Dianne Lux
May all of you find comfort in God’s love and peace.
Margaret Allison
This was way too soon. Johnny, Janice- I'm so sorry. My heart goes out to you and Joanna's kids.
Zak Freiwald and Family