JOAN DAVIDSON MOSIER
Joan Mosier passed away peacefully with family after a lengthy illness, Friday morning, May 12, 2023 at 80 years old.
Joan was a member of the Crestview High School graduating Class of 1960. She began her working years at Eglin Air Force Base as a civil service stenographer/secretary. These skills came in handy when she worked for Congressman Robert L F Sikes, “The He-Coon”, in the seventies. She then followed her husband Joe, to Hub City Ford of Crestview during the early to mid 1980’s. She owned Mosier Bail Bonds and was a licensed Bail Bondsman in the area during the late 80’s to early 90’s. Jubilee The Florist was a business venture into her artistic side, owning and designing there in the early 90’s. She began employment with Okaloosa County in 1994 filling the position of Records Clerk at the Okaloosa County Jail, then finally retiring in September of 2010 as Executive Assistant to the County Administrator’s Office.
Joan had a natural artistic talent. She was an accomplished seamstress, painter and crafter. She loved to travel with her children, grandchildren and friends.
Joan leaves behind 3 daughters, all of Crestview. Kaylyn (Marty) Byrd, Kelli (Gerald) Huckabee, and Kristy (Sonny) Parker. Grandchildren: Timothy (Cheyenne) Knopes, Robert Knopes of Minot ND, Jacob (Logan) Huckabee of Archer FL, Lindsay Huckabee, Jackson Huckabee, Jace Parker of Ft Walton Beach, Joeli Parker, Eric Byrd of St Petersburg FL and Heather (Jason) Leonard of Florala, AL. Great-grandchildren: Emerson Gowin Knopes, baby Timothy Parker Knopes (due any day now), baby Huckabee (due late Fall), Noah Leonard, Julia Leonard, and Cara Leonard. Special extended family: Marty Knopes, Martha Byrd and Mary Chestnut.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents HB “Benson” and Maggie Davidson, brother James E Davidson, and her soul-mate and love of her life, husband Paul H J “Joe” Mosier.
A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home from 1:00-2:00pm with the funeral starting at 2:00pm.
She loved flowers and they are welcome, as are donations of books honoring her memory and love of children to the Cleo Park Free Little Library, c/o Kaylyn Byrd, 2101 Cleo Lane, Crestview, FL 32536.