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Jo Ann R. Marshall Curtis, 85, of New Albany passed away Monday at Providence Retirement Home. She was the former Jo Ann Ruff, born and raised in New Albany. Jo Ann had many jobs, including ICI American, Silvercrest Children's Development Center and selling Avon for 50 plus years.
She was a member of Parkwood Church of the Nazarene, Clarksville, Indiana. Jo Ann was a giver and enjoyed helping people. Preceded in death by her husband, Walden Curtis; sister, Wanda Sue Pipkins and parents, Jacob and Georgia Ruff.
Survivors include daughters, Rebecca Jayne Swan and Sharon Pentecost (Phyllis); brother, Martin Jay Ruff (Joan); granddaughter, Amanda Richert (Brent); great-grandchildren, Alec, Kailey and Nelson Richert.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes. Funeral, 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with interment at Edwardsville Cemetery. Expressions: Parkwood Church of the Nazarene.
Published on February 6, 2018
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