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Official Obituary of

Jo Ella Evans

May 19, 1953 ~ February 23, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Jo Ella Evans Obituary

Jo Ella Evans, 69, was called home, Thursday, 23, 2023. A lifelong resident of Poquoson, Jo Ella was born May 19, 1953, to the late Jack Evans and Jean Lane. Jo Ella worked as a banker, and later, a teacher at Woodside High School. She enjoyed gardening, reading, watching her grandchildren in Cheerleading, show choir and volleyball. Jo Ella was a member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by her parents and sister, Karen Steel, Jo Ella is survived by her children, Cassandra Ward (David) and Trey Lawrence; grandchildren Ava Gorman and Emma Ward (Who affectionately knew her as “Big Mama”.

A celebration of Jo Ella’s life will take place 5 p.m. Thursday, March 9th at Tabernacle United Methodist Church by the Rev. Bob Cooper.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Judy Hahn and the Poquoson High School Class of 1971, and the OWLS of Woodside High School in Newport News.

Memorial contributions may be made to Poquoson High School’s Show Choir “Evolution”.

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Celebration of Life
March 9, 2023

5:00 PM
Tabernacle United Methodist
831 Poquoson Avenue
Poquoson, VA 23662


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