Jo Ann Mitchell, 77 of Gillespie, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at 1:10 a.m. She was born on March 25, 1943, in St. Louis, MO to Joseph Poivey and Lillian (Lipscomb) Poivey.
She married Richard James Mitchell on January 20, 1962, in Gillespie. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her spouse, Richard “Rich” Mitchell of Gillespie; children, Patricia (Jeffrey) McDaniels of Gillespie, Linda (Donald) Mock of Gillespie, and Kelly Hunt of Gillespie; grandchildren, Chris (Kimberly) Miller, Justin Robertson, Hannah Mock, Ricky Mock, Samantha McDaniels, Garrett Hunt, Rebecca Crays, and Griffin Crays; great-grandchildren, Samantha Jensen and Lanny Jensen; siblings, Lois Blevins of Gillespie and Pam (Kevin) Pointer of Chesterfield, IL; and brother in law, George Bertetto of Gillespie.
Jo Ann was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mary Lou Bertetto; and brother in law, Richard Blevins.
Family services will be held with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie. Memorials are suggested to Gillespie Benld Area Ambulance Service. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.