Joan B. Karl

Published 8:33 am Saturday, February 27, 2021

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Joan Bryant Bumpus Karl, 82, formerly of Moyock, died February 21, 2021 at Chesapeake Place Assisted Living. Born on May 7, 1938 to the late Lester Bumpus and Jenny Stowell Bumpus, she was the widow of Robert John Karl.

She is survived by sons Robert Karl and wife Diane, Jeff Karl, Brian Karl and Scott Karl; sister Janice Larsen; brother Robert Bumpus; grandchildren Chase, Andrew, Seth, Kyndall, Ashley, Sonya and Kenya; a great-grandson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by brother Russell Bumpus.

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A service to celebrate her life will be held March 4 at 11 a.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Moyock with Pastor James Harrington officiating. Burial will be at Albert G. Horton Jr. Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Va. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family.