Jo Ann Fair Gambrell, age 81 of Griffin, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Jo Ann was born on April 18, 1938 in Jacksonville, Alabama. She is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Hoyt Fair and Irene Parker Fair; her husband, Howard Lee Gambrell; son, Dewayne Gambrell; siblings, Leta Kay Mitchell, Edward Fair, Gene Fair, Martha Fair. She retired from the William Carter Company as a Planner. Jo Ann was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife and mother. She loved the Lord and was a very faithful Christian. She loved her family and friends with all her heart; if she was your friend, you had a friend for life. She was a member of Vineyard Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children, Debora Gambrell, Cindy Bertram and husband Tony; Dana Gambrell, Dennis Gambrell and wife Tammy, Angela Sosebee and husband David; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, siblings; Jimmy Fair, Mack Fair; several nieces and nephews; as well as Venetia Frost, Rodney Kilgo, Anson Kilgo, Dana Kilgo, that she raised as her own.
A visitation for Jo Ann Gambrell will be Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, with a funeral service following in the Chapel. Interment will follow in Griffin Memorial Gardens. Pastor Ralph Simmons, Pastor Sam Underwood and Jimmy Fair will officiate.