Jo Ann Kirkpatrick
Jo Ann P. Kirkpatrick, 88, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, December 21, 2022. She was born on December 11, 1934, in Fayette, Mississippi, to Wyllma B. Phillips and J.L. Phillips.
Her family moved to Denton after she completed high school. Jo Ann graduated from North Texas State University in Denton and began her teaching career in the primary grades.
Survivors include her brother, Jimmy Phillips and his wife, Pam, of Lopez Island, Washington; stepson, Allen Kirkpatrick and his wife, Lisa, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; grandchild, Emily Montgomery and her husband, Nick, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; great-grandchild, Pythagoras Montgomery; nephew, John Phillips of Lopez Island, Washington; sister-in-law, Katy Newsom of Nacogdoches; and numerous nieces, nephews, and special friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband of forty-three years, George P. “Pete” Kirkpatrick, Jr.; and sister, Caroline Phillips.
The family extends their gratitude to Marla Taylor, Angela Palmer, and Nancy and Jerry Lee Lewis for their special care and kindness.
Cremation arrangements were handled by Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. A private committal was held at Antioch Cemetery, Buna.
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