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Jo Ann Jolliff

August 26, 1937 — December 16, 2018


JoAnn Jolliff went to be with her Lord on Sunday December 16, 2018. She was surrounded by her loving family.

JoAnn was born in Wichita, Kansas to Lloyd and Lenora (Mead) Cochenour. JoAnn’s mother Lenora died when she and her brother Larry were young. Lloyd married again to Lois Reid, who raised her. Two more siblings were born into family John and Robert. JoAnn lived with her family in Wichita, Chicago, Bonner Springs, and Phillipsburg where she graduated from High School.

JoAnn moved back to Wichita in 1955 to attend nursing school at St. Francis Hospital. While at nursing school, she met Keith Jolliff. They were married on April 9, 1956. JoAnn and Keith moved to Newton in 1958 and with JoAnn’s help Keith establish a Meadow Gold Milk route.

JoAnn worked at Axtell Clinic and in billing at Bethel Deaconess Hospital. In the early 1970’s JoAnn went to work at South Western Bell as in operator in Newton. She later transferred to Bell Telephone in Wichita as a manager. After retiring from SW Bell, she went to work part time for Anesthesia Billing in Newton until 2013.

The love of her life, Keith, preceded her in death in January 2014.

JoAnn is survived by three sons; Jay, Bruce (Lori) and Rusty (Lisa); two brothers John (Donnice) and Robert (Gail), four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

A celebration of JoAnn’s life will be will be held at 10 AM on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Salem United Methodist Church in Newton.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 19, 2018 from 1 PM until 8 PM at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home. The family will greet guests from 6 PM until 8 PM.

Memorials have been established with Salem United Methodist Church and Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.

Arrangements are made by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton, KS.

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