Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 8, 2013 9:23 am EST


Today’s Obituaries

MOUNT VERNON — Jo Anne Allen, 79, of Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at the Knox Community Hospital.

She was born March 25, 1933, in Condit, to the late Bruce and Lucille (Perkins) Williamson. Jo Anne was a member of the Croton Church of Christ. She was a 1951 graduate of Centerburg High School and attended Purdue University. She was employed as a stewardess for Capitol Airways and later the Mount Vernon Developmental Center, from which she retired.

She is survived by her sons, Mike (Jody) Allen of Croton, Shannon (Alicia) Allen of Reynoldsburg; three grandchildren, Randi (Eddie) Fairall of Centerburg, Bruce Allen of Columbus, Michael Allen of Columbus; and four great-grandchildren.

Friends may call Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. The family will observe a private graveside service in Eastview Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Jo Anne’s name be made to The Station Break, 160 Howard St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

To send the family a private condolence online visit

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Jo Anne Allen.


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