Williams, Jo Ann Ruth

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Jo Ann Ruth Williams, 89, of the Hoges Chapel Community, Pembroke, VA departed this life Wednesday morning, August 28, 2019 at Lewis Gale Montgomery Hospital in Blacksburg, VA after a long battle with ill health.

Born in Covington, KY on November 11, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Willard Brown and Irene Cook Williams. She was a member of Mt Lebanon United Methodist Church, and a retired employee of the Celanese Plant at Narrows.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister and brother-in-law Shirley and Marcus Smith and an infant daughter.

Jo Ann leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of 71 years Aubrey Miller Williams; her son and daughter-in-law Willard Gordon (Skipper) Williams and Brenda Rolen Williams of Penn Laird, VA; her grandson and his wife Travis and Brooke Williams of Haymarket, VA; and her great-grandchildren Jaiden Williams, Jude Williams, and Jonah Williams.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow Street, Pembroke with Pastor Russ Gresham and Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.