Joan Greer "Jo Ann" McMahan
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Mcmahan, Joan Greer Jo Ann Greer, singer, has been with Les Brown and the Band of Renown for 40 years, (1953-1993); has also worked with such great band leaders as Ray Anthony, Lawrence Welk, Alvino Rey, Charley Barnett and Freddy Slack. Miss Greer's voice has been heard in films, where she dubbed in for many stars including Rita Hayworth, Kim Novack and Dorothy Malone. In addition to numerous appearances on Bob Hope's TV shows, Jo Ann worked on other TV shows such as Al Pierce's ``Stars of Jazz" and Al Jarvis's ``Juke Box Jury." She has also won the ``Down Beat Award." She leaves behind daughter Jayme and two sons Patrick and Bryan (Kim) and 3 grandsons.

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Published in Los Angeles Times on Jun. 17, 2001.
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April 12, 2018
I was the best friend of Jayme in grade school. I have the fondest memories of Jo Ann making egg nog and turtles. She was so very kind to me, she was warm and funny. She always made me feel at home. I am better off for having known her.
Judy Rabinek
January 21, 2017
Jo Ann was married to my 2nd cousin, Clinton Owen (Mickey) McMahan. So interesting and a great find to add to my ancestry history! My Grandmother, Hazel I Shaver Wilson's sister Gladys McMahan was Mickey's mother! Lawrence Welk was my Granny's favorite show. Judy WilsonGoodrich, Texas
Judy Wilson
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