Jo-Ellen  Brookshire
SUMMITVILLE -- Jo-Ellen (Stanley) Brookshire, 72, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Summit Health and Living in Summitville following a courageous battle with multiple sclerosis.
She was born on Nov. 1, 1946, in Anderson to Joseph and Gwendola (Cox) Stanley and has lived in the Summitville area all of her lifetime. Jo-Ellen was a graduate of Summitville High School, Class of 1964. She retired from RCA in Marion in 1983 after 16 years of employment. She was a member of the Summitville First Christian Church.
Survivors are daughter, Ann Elliott, Summitville; two grandchildren, Audrey (Derrick) Cunningham and their children, Zoey Box, Reese Box, Hudsyn, Adalyn and Lincoln Cunningham, Wayne Ball and his son Allen Ball; two cousins, Carolyn Eller and Jim Cox, both of Cullman, Alabama.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gwendola (Gerald) Larrance, Joseph (Pat) Stanley; uncle, Jim Cox; aunt, Barbara Cox; son-in-law, Glen Ball.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in the Owens-Noffze Funeral Home, 1009 W. Walnut St., Summitville, with Pastor Nathan Lutterman officiating. Interment of cremains will follow in Vinson Memorial Cemetery in Summitville.
Friends may call at the Owens-Noffze Funeral Home from 1 to 3 p.m. prior to the services.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or online at
Owens-Noffze Funeral Home is honored to care for Jo-Ellen and serve the Brookshire family.
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Published on September 15, 2019


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