Joan Lensing Buck, of Madison passed away suddenly on September 6, 2019 at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson. 

She was born on September 7, 1928 in Little Rock, AR., the daughter of the late Al and Marie Lensing of Kirkwood, MO. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Henry K. Buck, Jr. after 43 years of marriage. Joan had a servant's heart and volunteered her time with her church, the International Ballet Competition, and the Madison County Election Commission. She was a previous owner of several needlework shops. Joan also donated many of her knitted baby booties to Catholic Charities, and knitted helmet liners for the military. She is survived by her four children David (Dawn), Jackson, Kakey (Rick) Chaney Minneola, FL, Bonnie (Jimbo), Nashville, TN and Thadd (Tracy) Madison, MS. She had nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at Saint Francis of Assisi on September 9. Burial followed in Lakewood Memorial Cemetery in Clinton.