JoAnn Moak Thames

Published 3:41 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Services for Mrs. JoAnn Moak Thames of Brookhaven are 11:30 am, Saturday, December 16, 2023, at First Baptist Church Brookhaven with visitation from 9:30 until the time of service and burial at Rosehill Cemetery.

Mrs. JoAnn Moak Thames, 91, passed away December 11, 2023. She was born May 13, 1932, to the late Theodore R. Moak and Erma Mae Canoy.

Mrs. Thames was a lifetime member of the Gideon Auxiliary, Owner/operator of Flower Time Florist and Antiques, Owner/operator of Playtime Daycare and Owner of the Wedding Chapel. She was retired from South Central Bell and employed by KDMC for 22 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Preceding her in death were her parents; son, David Hartley Thames; brother, Teddy Moak; and sisters, Peggy Seago and Norma Hart.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 71 years, Robert “Gene” Thames; brother, Roger Moak (Geraldine) and sister, Joyce Allred (Danny Ray).

She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members, and special friends, Trey and Cathy Oldham and Walker and Courtney Franck.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38148-0142

Condolences and other information are available online at