April 10, 1950 ~ November 3, 2022
“So, with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.” John 16:22
Jo Ann Smith, age 72, and a resident of Denham Springs, La. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones on November 3, 2022. Jo Ann was the most loving, caring, and giving person. She did everything with so much love and never wanted anything in return. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of Deep South Pond Society. She was a brilliant artist and everyone that knew her knew how beautiful her artwork was.
Jo Ann is survived by her loving husband of fifty-five years, Ronald Smith, daughter Ronda Fairchild (Jamey), grandchildren Emily Martin, Sydney Fairchild and Joshua Fairchild, great-grandson Samuel Ragas, brothers Robert Partin, Keith Partin (Tonia), Michael Partin (Samilea), Seith Partin, Jr. (Deanna), sisters Betty Zito and Mary Jones (John). She was preceded in death by infant son, parents Seith and Elena Partin, father and mother-in-law Edward and Mary Smith, sisters-in-law Judy Partin and Louise Partin and a brother-in-law, Samuel Zito.
Special thanks to Life Source hospice and all family and friends that helped. A memorial visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Friday, November 18, 2022 beginning at 10:00am. A Celebration of Life service will be held 12:00pm. Condolences may be offered at www.sealefuneral.com