Jo Anna H. Paterson
Jo Anna H. Paterson A Celebration of Life for Jo Anna will be held October 22, 2016 at a favorite family restaurant Charco Broiler (CB) in Ft. Collins from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Jo Anna was born in Jacksonville, FL September 5, 1945 and passed away August 2, 2016 at her home in Counce, TN. She moved to Ft. Collins, Colorado in 1967 and lived here 30+ years before relocating to TN. Jo Anna worked for Poudre R-1 School District and retired after working many years as the office manager at Lesher Jr. High School. She was a very creative and talented artist, enjoyed all outdoor activities and traveling, and possessed enough love and compassion to make everyone she knew feel special and appreciated. Her smile lit up a room and her laughter was infectious. She never met a stranger and always had a big bear hug for anyone in need. Jo Anna was preceeded in death by Mildred Carter (mother), Joseph E. Holness Jr. (father), and Green McFerrin Holness (brother). She was survived by Carl McMullen (husband), Bob Paterson, Dawn and Shaun Conley (daughter), Brett and Candace Paterson (son), Rowan and Gus Paterson (grandsons), Joseph W. Holness (brother), and many "adopted" children and family members as well as hosts of friends whom she loved dearly.
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