Jo Ann Sowers Hale of Salem, Virginia, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Richfield Recovery and Care Center .Jo Ann was born September 27, 1932 to the late Jabe and Stella Poff Sowers. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Luther and Troy; sisters, Rheba Mabery Vaughn and Winnie Bowers.
She is survived by her daughters, Margurite Ann Sink, Kay Barbour and husband Mike, Vickie Sanders and husband Roger; grandchildren, Heather Steyn, Andy Sink and wife Laura, Jeremy Barbour and wife An, Jonathan Barbour and wife Megan, Krystal Snavely; great grandchildren, Rylan, Griffin, Keegan, Elsie, Luella; step children, Mitzie, Teppi and Joe; her many nieces and nephews that she was so very fond of.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Maberry Funeral Home with Pastor Mindy Chaffin officiating. Interment to follow in the Barringer Cemetery. Family will receive friends from Noon to 2:00 p.m., prior to the funeral service.
The family would like to thank staff at Richfield Recovery and Care Center and at the Joe Thomas Center for their kind dedication.
In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to Mountain Trails Animal Rescue, 315 French St., Pearisburg, VA 24134.
Jo Ann will be greatly missed by her Family and Friends.