Jo Ann Harris Carmichael

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Mrs. Jo Ann Harris Carmichael, 38, of Luxora, passed from this life Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, in Memphis.

Jo Ann was born to Jimmy Tracey and Nellie Maxine (Walls) Harris in Osceola. She was a lifelong area resident and of the Baptist faith. Jo Ann worked hard as a packer at Denso Manufacturing in Osceola. She loved to be on the go, keeping busy and making sure her family was cared for. She enjoyed walking, and in her free time she loved to do crossword puzzles. Foremost in her life was her love for family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Jo Ann is survived by her husband, Tommy Carmichael of the home;

Her mother, Nellie Ellis of Luxora;

Her children, Chad Smith and Kayla Anderson of Luxora, Blake Smith and Laura Castillo of Luxora, Nicole Smith of Luxora, James Carmichael of Jonesboro, Gary Carmichael of Blytheville and Shirley Latisha Hatley of Chicago;

Her sisters, Sheila Jaramillo of Mississippi, Angela Stevenson of Luxora, Crystal and Jerry Jaramillo of Luxora;

A grandson, Miguel Castillo; and

A host of friends and other relatives.

Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Sandy Ridge Cemetery following funeral services.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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