Alice Joan Ewing, age 88, of Springfield, MO, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019. She was born in Springfield, MO, September 9, 1930, to the late Vernon Wilbert Pursley and Hazel Christine (Dickensheet) Pursley.
Joan attended her elementary years at Pleasant Valley School, then graduated from Rogersville High School in 1948. In 1953, Joan graduated from Southwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and worked at the Newspaper.
Joan married Arthur Winston Ewing Jr. June 19, 1960. They lived in Columbia and Edina, MO before moving to West Plains in 1967 and then to Springfield in 1994. She attended the Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church growing up. Then, over the years, she attended First United Methodist Church of West Plains, and Wesley and Schweitzer of Springfield.
Joan is preceded in death by her husband and her parents, her older son, Michael Ewing and two brothers, Ray and Glen Pursley. She is survived by her younger son, Jon Ewing and his wife, Coyeatte, two grandchildren, Erica Richardson andf her husband, Chris, and Briley Ewing.
Graveside services at the Morrisville Cemetery, Morrisville, MO.
Arthur Winston Ewing
1924–2012 (m. 1960)
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