KINGS MOUNTAIN - Jo Ann W. Costner, lovingly called Mamaw, 80, resident of Kings Mountain, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 10, 2014, at Kings Mountain Hospital. She was born in Spartanburg, S.C., to the late Everett Carroll Wall and Azemae Hord Wall.
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She was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
Jo Ann was retired from Kings Mountain Knit and was a charter member of Temple Baptist Church. She was an active member of Kings Mountain Baptist Church where she sang in the choir until her declining health. She loved her family and friends dearly, traveling, and listening to Gaither music. Heaven gained a precious Angel.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Dean Costner of Kings Mountain; daughters, Denise Huckabee of Kings Mountain and Lori Robinson and husband Jigger of Bessemer City; sister, Patsy Huggins of Gastonia; two grandchildren, Buddy Huckabee and wife Jenny of Franklin and Brittni Jo Anna England and husband Chad of Kings Mountain; two great-grandchildren, Derek England and Braxton Huckabee; a little girl due in March; and her beloved fur babies, Jetta and Bella.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the service in the fellowship hall of the church.
Funeral service: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kings Mountain Baptist Church
Officiated by: The Rev. Tim Whitesides
Interment: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, North Carolina
Funeral home: Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain, is serving the family.
Memorials: May be made to Franklin High School Bank Boosters, 100 Panther Drive, Franklin, NC 28734 or Kings Mountain Band or Drama Department, 500 Phifer Rd., Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Published in Shelby Star on Feb. 14, 2014