Jo Anne Allen

March 25, 1933 ‒ March 06, 2013

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Jo Anne Allen, age 79, of Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 at the Knox Community Hospital.

She was born on March 25, 1933 in Condit, Ohio to the late Bruce and Lucille (Perkins) Williamson. Jo Anne was a member of the Croton Church of Christ. She was a 1951 graduate of Centerburg High School and attended Purdue University. She was employed as a stewardess for Capitol Airways and later the Mount Vernon Developmental Center from which she retired.

She is survived by her sons Mike (Jody) Allen of Croton, Shannon (Alicia) Allen of Reynoldsburg; three grandchildren, Randi (Eddie) Fairall of Centerburg, Bruce Allen of Columbus, Michael Allen of Columbus; and four great grandchildren.

Friends may call on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 5-7PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. The family will observe a private graveside service in Eastview Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Jo Anne’s name be made to: The Station Break, 160 Howard St., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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