Jo Ann Greene, 83, of Dermott, passed away on December 31, 2015 at her home, surrounded by her family.
She was born on August 12, 1932 and was the daughter of the late Lottie Lucille Brunson Lee and the late John Franklin Lee.
Mrs. Greene was a life long resident of Dermott and member of Dermott Baptist Church. She retired from Dermott Public Schools in 1995 after 30 years of service. She loved her family and flowers.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Raymond J. Lee, Robert K. Lee, John R. Lee, and Norma Jean Sheffield.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Herb Greene; her daughter, Donna Marie Hill (Mack) of Corsicana, Texas, and her son, Darrell Kemp Greene (Stacey) of Memphis, Tennessee; four siblings, C.F. Lee of Stuttgart, Martha Freeman of Mobile, Alabama, Becky Knuckles of Houston, Texas, and Renee Price of Monticello; four grandchildren, Jennifer Reynolds Baker (Rodney) of Cypress, Texas, Jonathan Reynolds (Amy) of Collins, Claire and Sydney Greene of Conway; five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on January 3 at 2 p.m. at Dermott Baptist Church. Revs. Wil Pounds and Jerry Starnes will officiate. Interment will follow at Collins Cemetery.
Pallbearers are, Rodney Baker, Joe Bittle, Michael Edward, Kim Ellington, Jonathan Reynolds, Lamar Reynolds and Tyler Reynolds.
The family will receive friends on January 3 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Dermott Baptist Church. Friends may visit http://www.griffinculpepper.com to post condolences.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to her favorite charities, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (jdrf.org) or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital stjude.org.