January 14, 2021
Joanna “Joey” Fanning, age 94, of Huntington, Indiana died at 5:36 a.m., Thursday, January 14, 2021. There will be a private ceremony and entombment at the Fanning Mausoleum in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Huntington. Preferred memorials are to the Huntington County Humane Society, Helping Paws Pet Haven, or Salvation Army, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, Indiana, 46750. Joey was born on February 28, 1926 in Vincennes, Indiana, the daughter of Maurice & Chloe (Walker) Barr. She graduated from Lebanon High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University, Bloomington, where she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. She was active in Tri Kappa, Indiana Sorosis, Shakespeare Club and Study Club. She served on the Salvation Army Advisory Board and the YMCA Board. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, taught Sunday school and served as Sunday School Superintendent. She was active in Republican politics. She married D. Duain (Dewey) Fanning on June 28, 1948 in Rochester, Indiana. Joey and Dewey owned 711 Travel Center in Huntington from 1980-2008. They enjoyed travelling and had visited 47 states and 50 countries on five continents. Survivors include sons Robert (Nancy) Fanning of Syracuse, Indiana and Peter (Laura) Fanning of Bloomington, Indiana, daughter Polly Gallagher-Heard of Holly, Michigan, five grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Rebecca Black, and her beloved Dewey. Please sign the online guest book at www.baileylove.com. Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Joanna “Joey” Fanning.
Joanna “Joey” Fanning, age 94, of Huntington, Indiana died at 5:36 a.m., Thursday, January 14, 2021. There will be a private ceremony and entombment at the Fanning Mausoleum in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Huntington. Preferred memorials... View Obituary & Service Information
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