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Joan Etta (Wolfenbarger) Enloe

June 26, 1942 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 77)


Waynesville, Joan Wolfenbarger Enloe, age 77, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. 

She was born in New Tazewell, TN, on June 26, 1942 to the late Henry Clyde and Gertrude Welch Wolfenbarger.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Frank R. Enloe, DVM and her brother Sidney Wolfenbarger.

After graduating from Lincoln Memorial University of Harrogate, TN, Joan settled in Waynesville, Dr. Enloe's hometown, to raise her family as a beloved mother, own and operate her own retail business, and become a cherished member of the Haywood County community.  Over a 35-year span, she served in the capacities of a dedicated volunteer, President, and Board Member of Folkmoot USA.  She also enjoyed reading, traveling, painting, and contributing to the arts. 

She is survived by her three daughters, Melissa Enloe, Jennifer Enloe, Trudy Enloe, and her grandson, Lucas Chike, all of Waynesville, NC.  

A celebration of her life will be honored at a later date.  

Her loving presence and interests may be honored by memorial donations to Folkmoot USA, PO Box 658, Waynesville, NC 28786 and to the Haywood County Public Library, 678 Haywood Street, Waynesville, NC, 28786.  

The care of Mrs. Enloe has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes.

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Celebration of Life at a Later Date


Folkmoot USA (NC International Folk Festival)
P.O. Box 658, Waynesville NC 28786
Tel: 828-452-2997

Haywood County Public Library - Waynesville
678 Haywood Street, Waynesville NC 28786
Tel: 828-452-5169

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