Joan Carol Farthing Hagood


Joan Carol Farthing Hagood, 69, of 101 Allen Road, Altavista died Thursday, October 24, 2019 at her home.  She was the wife of Ronald Keith Hagood for 49 years.

She was born November 20, 1949 in Renan, a daughter of the late William Bennett Farthing and Ruth Allen Farthing.   She was a member of First Pentcostal Holiness Church where she served as church secretary/treasurer.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Mark Timothy Hagood (Melissa) of Hurt and Michael Keith Hagood of Altavista; one daughter, Melanie Hagood Toren (Greg) of Altavista; two sisters, Mary Ann Farthing Singleton (Danny) of Hurt and Linda Gail Farthing May (Jerry) of Forest; seven grandchildren, Nicholas Timothy Hagood (Joanne Do) of Redmond, WA, Montana Blake Hagood (Kailey), Lance Edward Hagood, and Katherine Ann Hagood all of Hurt, Gregory Scott Toren, II and Evan Grey Toren both of Altavista, and Julie Ann Toren of Lynchburg; one great grandchild, Everleigh Blake Hagood; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, William Russell “Petey” Farthing, Harold Eugene “Squenkie” Farthing, and Charles Edward “Yogi” Farthing.

A funeral service was conducted at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Finch & Finch Chapel, Altavista by the Dr. Bob Phillips, II with interment following in First Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.

The family received friends prior to the service beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the residence.

The family suggests that those wishing to make memorials consider First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1000 Broad St., Altavista, VA 24517.

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