Joanne Theresa Carter Watts Moore, 66, of Fayetteville, NC, passed peacefully from this life surrounded by her family at home on the morning of November 7, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, always putting others before herself. She had a kind and loving heart, touching many lives with her presence. Her family and friends will always be thankful for the gift that was her life. Joanne was born on June 22, 1952 in Champaign, IL to Lowell Henry and Lucille Agnes (Whittemore) Carter who preceded her in death. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Rick Moore of Fayetteville; son, Joseph Watts of Fayetteville; stepsons, Sam Moore (Stacy) of Raleigh, NC and John Moore (Amy) of Raleigh, NC; grandchildren, David, Samantha, Katie, Makayla, Lauren and Brooke. She will be forever missed by her siblings, Mary Berry (Bob) of Vale, NC; Bill Carter (Ramona) of Pensacola, FL; Jimmy Carter (Teresa) of Pikeville, NC; and Patty O’Riordan of Malden, MA; She was predeceased by her sister Susan Carter who died as an infant. Joanne will be fondly remembered by her dear friend and father of her son, Tim Watts, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday December 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Life Center at Wake Chapel Christian Church , 905 Wake Chapel Road, Fuquay Varina, NC.