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Jo Ann Avery

Jo Ann Avery

Posted: Friday, September 4, 2009 11:59 am

The Messenger, September 3, 2009
Jo Ann (Berryhill) Avery, 78, of Union City died Sept. 1, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Union City.
A memorial service is planned for 10 a.m. Monday at St. James Episcopal Church at 422 East Church St. in Union City. The Rev. Don Brooks will officiate. There will be no visitation.
Ms. Avery requested that her body be donated to the University of Tennessee Memphis Medical Center for research.
A reception will follow after the service at the St. James parish hall.
The family requests that memorials be made to the World Wildlife Fund or the local animal shelter in recognition of her love for animals.
She was born Aug. 3, 1931, in Wingo, Ky.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John R. and Cheryl Avery of Downers Grove, Ill.; her granddaughter and her husband, Amanda Lee Kennon and Devin Dannemiller of Baton Rouge, La.; her brother, Jackie Berryhill of Michigan; and her cousin and her husband, Martha and Ray Shiepke of St. Clair, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Georgia Lee Kennon of Union City; and her brother, Bill Kennon of New York.

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