Joe Ann (McClure) Sladovnik

Joe Ann (McClure)  Sladovnik

Joe Ann McClure Sladovnik passed away April 7, 2023, at the age of 94.

Celebration of Life: 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 14, 2023 at Thompson’s Harveson & Cole Funeral Home, 4350 River Oaks Blvd., River Oaks, Texas 76114, phone number 817-336-0345.

Interment:  Greenwood Memorial Park following Celebration of Life.

Visitation:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 13, 2023 at Biggers Funeral Home.

Joe Ann was born January 13, 1929, to Andrew & Ruby Bishop McClure.   Andrew was a dairyman who owned dairies in Dallas, Arlington, and Krum.  Joe Ann graduated high school in Krum where she was a star player in both basketball and volleyball.

Joe Ann moved to Fort Worth where she met the love of her life, Wilburn Sladovnik.  They married June 30, 1950 and were inseparable.  Children soon followed, Fred, Donna, and Kenneth.   Joe Ann and Wilburn built a cabin at Possum Kingdom Lake that was their own paradise.  They loved to fish and vacation there with their family and friends.  Besides fishing, her hobbies included gardening, canning, baking pies, decorating cakes, painting, crocheting, quilting, and collecting antiques.  Joe Ann had a generous and loving heart.  Joe Ann could always be found volunteering at her church, John Knox Presbyterian Church.  For that she was rewarded with a truly wonderful life.

She loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren along with a close extended family and many friends.  All will miss her.

Joe Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Ruby; husband, Wilburn; and her dealer younger sister, Jan.

Joe Ann is survived by son, Fred and his wife, Janice; daughter, Donna; and son, Kenneth and his wife, Kathy; her grandchildren, Katie, Keith, Erica & husband, Matt, Ryan, Sophie, Joseph, Emma, Mollie, Trudie, Jacob, Cali, Geena and Nick; great-grandchildren, Izabella, Trenton, & Benjamin.

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