Joan Elaine Bernard Carver, 85, was born July 18, 1937, in Hammond, Louisiana, to Lawrence Louis Bernard and Lucille Fletcher Bernard and passed away on August 11, 2022, in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Joan earned her Bachelor’s and Masters plus 30 hours in education at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. She later became a professor at Southeastern Louisiana University. Joan was an active member for several years with the First United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women in Hammond, Louisiana.
Joan is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Belford Carver; sons, Gary Carver and wife, Sherry, Kent Carver and wife, Jamie; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Bernard and wife, Donna.
Services for Joan will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials may be made to a charity of your choice, your church, or an association or cause for dementia-related research.