Joann S. Valk

joann valk

Joann Sheffield Valk, of Robbins, NC passed away on April 30th, 2022 at the age of 69 at Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro, NC.

Joann was preceded in death by her husband, Tyler Valk; mother, Janie Sheffield; brothers, Floyd Sheffield, Johnny Sheffield, and Wayne Sheffield; and sister, Ruby Garner all of Robbins.

She is survived by her son, James Valk (Carrie); children, Casey, Caleb, and Kaleigh Valk; and daughter Sonya Drabenstot (Chad); children, Keithan and Caden Sanderson; and sister Pearl Cockman.

Joann graduated from North Moore High School in the Class of 1970. She worked at Klaussner Furniture for 20 years before retiring. Joann was also a licensed beautician for over 30 years.

She loved sewing, crafts, spending time with the grandchildren, and attending and participating in craft shows. She was an active member of Albemarle Wesleyan Church.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on May 4th, 2022 at Browns Chapel in Robbins, NC with Pastor James Valk and Rev. Bryan Maness officiating. The family will receive family and friends in the fellowship hall after the services are concluded.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Albemarle Wesleyan Church, 33713 Mann Rd Albemarle, NC 28001

Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Valk Family

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  1. A flame of love will forever burn in our hearts for sweet Ms. Joann. Praying God’s peace and comfort for all her family🙏🏻

  2. So sorry to hear of Mrs. Valk’s passing. We remember her from the time she attended First Wesleyan in Robbins. She was a precious Christian woman. Our deepest sympathy to the family. Chad, Annette and Eli VonCannon

  3. Prayers for Sonya and James and family. No words to express how hard it is to lose a loving mother. I know she will be missed by many people. So sorry for your loss!

  4. James, Sonya and family, so sorry for your loss. Enjoyed getting to know and work with your Mama at Robbins First Wesleyan during Bible School, Christmas programs and other events. (We still use some of the costumes she made) Prayers for God’s comfort during this time. Love Carl and Paula

  5. So sorry keeping y’all in my thoughts and prayers love y’all anything you need just let me know prayers

  6. So sorry Sonya & James keeping y’all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time aunt Joann will be missed by many she was an amazing woman if y’all need anything let me know I love y’all and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers

  7. very sweet lady, she will be missed, she’s happy now and pain free, prayers for her family….Pastor Randy & Ann McLeod

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