Jo Ann Coots

September 11, 1939 ~ February 29, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Jo Ann Coots Obituary

Jo Ann Coots, 84, of Morristown, passed away Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Morristown Manor.

Born September 11, 1939 in Lebanon, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Luther Murphy and Pearl (Grammer) Murphy.  She married Hursel P. Coots on July 29, 1956, and he preceded her on November 14, 2014.

Survivors include 2 daughters- Rita Drake (Jerry) of Edinburgh, Connie Cross (Tony) of Greenfield; 6 grandchildren- Rena' Bulmer (Jeremy), Abby Drake (Allen Danner), Kimberly (Harley) Ayers, Jamie MacMillan (Innes), Chelsie Sweazy (Doug), Courtney Meyer (Ross); 14 great grandchildren- Gabe Bulmer (Elyzabeth), Gavin Bulmer (Brianna Tucker), Greer Bulmer, Gidget Bulmer, Joseph Danner, Lucy Ayers, Judah Ayers, Lennon Ayers, Fergus MacMillan, Struan MacMillan, Collin Sweazy, Carolina Sweazy, Maverick Meyer, and Macie Meyer.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse, and a grandson- Joshua Drake.

Mrs. Coots had lived in this area for over 70 years, after moving from Lebanon, Kentucky. She had been a machine operator with KCL Corp., retiring in 2000, after 33 years of service.

Jo Ann enjoyed listening to country music on her "boombox", watching birds, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Tony Cross officiating.  Burial will be in Miller Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday morning from 11:00 am until the time of the service, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Shelbyville/Shelby County Animal Shelter, in care of the funeral home.

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March 6, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home
437 Amos Rd.
Shelbyville, IN 46176

Funeral Service
March 6, 2024

1:00 PM
Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home
437 Amos Rd.
Shelbyville, IN 46176


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