Jo Ann Barrom
1935 - 2020
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Jo Ann Barrom

Evening Shade, AR - Jo Ann Barrom, 84, of Evening Shade, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, September 25, 2020 in Evening Shade, Arkansas. Jo Ann was born October 4, 1935 to Lewis Anthony Barrom, Sr. and Thelma Dean (Pinegar) Barrom in Memphis, Tennessee.

Jo Ann retired as an Invoice Adjuster from Fed Ex in Memphis, Tennessee. She taught Sunday School and loved her church family dearly. Her passion was leading children to the Lord. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village, Arkansas. Jo Ann loved her cats, doing volunteer work and loved helping others. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, and friend.

Jo Ann leaves to mourn her passing, son, William R. Whitsitt, Jr. (Donna) of Arlington, Tennessee; two daughters, Amanda J. Delffs (Roger) of Evening Shade, Arkansas and Elizabeth J. Mock (Phil) of Salem, Arkansas; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends. Jo Ann is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Lewis A. Barrom, Jr., Charles Ray Barrom, and Richard Barrom and sister, Marlene Joyce Warmath.

The family will hold a private graveside service in the near future. Memorials may be made to the New Beginnings Pregnancy Help Center, P.O. Box 506, Ash Flat, Arkansas 72513. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas. Guests may sign an online registry

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Published in The Commercial Appeal from Sep. 28 to Sep. 30, 2020.
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September 30, 2020
I worked with Jo Ann at FedEx. She was a kind & beautiful Christian lady. Prayers and condolences to her family and friends.
Debora Moss
September 29, 2020
Jo Ann was one of the nicest people I have ever known. I worked with her at FedEx and never knew her to say anything negative about anyone. She had a sweet disposition, loved her family, and her God. May she Rest In Peace.
Mary Womack
Mary Womack
September 29, 2020
I worked with Jo Ann at FedEx. She was just a sweet pleasant lady at all times. She always was complimentary and never had a negative word. My sincere condolences to your family at this time!
Nadolyn Patton
September 29, 2020
Jo Ann was a beautiful soul and we certainly be missed. She was like a mother to me we would spend hours on the phone when would talk we stayed in touch even after our FedEx days. She will certainly be missed by all ! RIH Jo Ann
Vicki Nelson
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