Gladys “Joan” Blizard Hinson,



Gladys “Joan” Blizard Hinson, 89, of Cleveland, NC passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Gladys was born on January 7, 1928 in Kingsport, Tennessee to her parents Robert H. Blizard and Jennie Willis Blizard who are deceased.

Joan graduated from Catawba College with an A.B. in Music and from Lenoir-Rhyne College with a B.S. degree in Nursing. She worked in the healthcare industry for several years and later became a Nursing Home Inspector.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Ralph and Carl Blizard of Blountville, TN and a sister Beatrice Moody of VA and a daughter Jennie Carol Hinson.
She is survived by her sons Andy Hinson, Tracy Hinson and Kelly Hinson of Cleveland, a daughter Ginger Martin (Terry) of Mooresville and four grandchildren Lee, Jesse, Kyle and Jennie.
A visitation service will be held at Third Creek Presbyterian Church 2055 3rd Creek Church Rd, Cleveland, NC 27013 on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:00pm-7:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice.