JoAnn Wynne

JoAnn Wynne

JoAnn Lloyd Wynne, 70, of McGehee, passed away on June 29, 2014 at UAMS in Little Rock.

Mrs. Wynne was a faithful member of Chickasaw Baptist Church in McGehee, AR. She was employed as personnel director for Automatic Vending of Arkansas in Pine Bluff for 20 years. After early retirement, she moved to McGehee where she became the complex manager for New Millennium Apartments.

Before Mrs. Wynne lost her battle to ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), she enjoyed cooking for others, planning parties and family reunions, and church activities. She was viewed as the family matriarch and the glue that bonded the families together.

She was born in Dermott on July 26, 1943 and was the daughter of the late Hershel and Mary Bell Lloyd.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband 30 years, Tinker O. Wynne;; a half sister, Mary Catherine Vardaman; two half brothers, Jim and Jerry Hopkins; and a grandchild, Ashton Moseley.

She is survived by her daughter, Tammy Moseley of McGehee; son, Tim (Sherry) Wynne of Pine Bluff: three brothers, Ronald (Ann) Lloyd of Selma; Leon (Sandra) Lloyd and Charles Lloyd of McGehee; a half sister, Martha Sue Collins of Oklahoma City, Okla.; sister-in-law, Alpha Hopkins of Pine Bluff; and three grandchildren, Justin and Joey Wynne, and Jennifer Fratesi.

Visitation will be held July 1 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. Funeral services will be held July 2 at 2 p.m., at the funeral home with Rev. Kenny Hogue officiating.

Pallbearers are F.H. Gill, David Baker, Lloyd David Baker, Warren Collins, Lance Ryan, and Kenny Hogue. Burial will be at McGehee Cemetery in McGehee.

Memorials may be made to Chickasaw Baptist Church, 409 Chickasaw Road, McGehee, AR 71654.