Joanna Fowkes is currently an Apprentice Funeral Director for Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes. She joined the team in November 2021.
Joanna is from Moundsville and a graduate of John Marshall High School. Upon graduation, she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from West Liberty University, and a Master’s Degree in Teacher Leadership from the University of Phoenix.
Joanna went on to become a teacher for four years, and then went into banking where she was a Customer Service Supervisor and a Branch Manager for nine years. Becoming a Funeral Director has been a lifelong dream.
Joanna lives in Wheeling with her two beloved cats, Memphis and Tennessee. In her spare time, Joanna loves to exercise, read, listen to music, play euchre, and spend time with her family and friends.