JoAnne Prevette Hethcock was born January 13, 1933, in Norfolk, Virginia to John Royal and Jessie Rice Prevette. JoAnne went on to be with the Lord on her 82nd birthday, January 13, 2015. A chapel service will be held at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home at 270 Armory Rd. North Wilkesboro, NC 28659 at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 24th. She is survived by a husband of 57 years, James D. Hethcock Sr. and son, J. Donn Hethcock, Jr. and his wife, Lisa, and three grandchildren, Vanessa, Jacob and Deborah of Texas. Jim and JoAnne resided in Raleigh for 47 years where JoAnne worked for the N.C. Department of Education. They were members of Hayes Barton Baptist Church in Raleigh before moving to Texas in 2009. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to First Baptist Church at 301 E. Texas, Grapevine TX. 76051.