Jo Ann "Jo Momma" Williams

Thursday, December 27, 2012
Jo Ann "Jo Momma" Williams

Jo Ann "Jo Momma" Williams, age 52, of Kokomo, formerly of Linton, passed away on Tuesday evening, Dec. 25, 2012, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo.

She was born July 4, 1960, in Vincennes, the daughter of George and Dorothea June (Pennington) Moore.

In 2010, she moved to Kokomo with her niece, Debbie Walters and family. She was fondly known there as "Aunt Jo" by Ellie and Cameron, Taylor and Mason, Ben and Susie, and Tanner. She was a beautiful person inside and out who had overcome a lot of adversity in her life. She always said God delivered her from drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and lastly, cancer. Her goal in life was to witness to others of what God had done for her that He could do for you if you put your trust in Him. She loved life and loved children. She especially loved the Lord and wanted everyone to know it. She was a member of Oakbrook Church in Kokomo.

Survivors include two daughters, Christy Gwyn and Katrina Botsford, both of Linton, a son, Darryl Moore of Kokomo, a brother, Jackie Ray Moore, grandchildren, Erikka Gwyn, Forest Gwyn, Elijah Gwyn, & Caleigh Darrah, all of Linton, and Kasey Moore of Illinois, an aunt, Patty Jordan of Edenton, NC, nieces, Suzettea (Mike) Jones of Loogootee, Debbie (Jay) Walters of Kokomo, Stephanie Davis (Randy Ruston) of Vincennes, Annette DeLisle of Terre Haute, and Genia Keller of Booneville, nephews, Jerry (Judy) DeLisle of Terre Haute, Tracy Keller of Booneville, John "Girl" Keller of Columbus, Herb (Melanie) Keller of Columbus, and Stacy (Kris) Keller of Evansville. She was a great-aunt 26 times and a great-great-aunt 14 times. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Georgianne DeLisle, Johnnie Keller, and Gerry O'Connor, a niece, Theriesa DeLisle and her best friend, Rhonda Clayton.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, 140 E. Vincennes St., in Linton.

Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Vincennes. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Sat. until the hour of the service.

The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to the Howard Community Oncology Relay for Life Team through the funeral home.