Joan was born in Birmingham, AL, but has lived in Shelbyville since 1966. She has 25 year experience in children and preschool ministry as well as 25 years in Vacation Bible School ministry. She has been serving as the Children's ministry director at Fair Haven for 15 years. Joan and her husband, David, have been married for 28 years and have 2 children, Katie (26) and Charlie (23). Charlie has a beautiful wife named Kelsey. Joan along with her family serve the Lord in various ways. David teaches Sunday School and has served as a deacon. Katie works at First Baptist as a Media Specialist and pastor's assistant. Charlie works as a software engineer for Lifeway.