of Harriet, AR
January 2, 1962 - July 4, 2023
Jo Ann Shrum Middleton, age 61, of Harriet, Arkansas departed this Earth on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born in Des Arc, Arkansas on January 2nd, 1962 to Wayne Shrum and Rosie Lee Grooms.Jo Ann was of the Baptist faith and loved being Nanny and Mom. Her greatest joys in life were her grandkids; her dog, Sadie; kids, camping, fishing, deer hunting and enjoying God's country, in that order. Grans always came first. Jo Ann proudly received her GED and retired from Micro Plastics. She then took up her full time job that she dearly loved, as simply being Nanny.Survivors include Kenneth Dale Middleton Junior of Harriet; children, Bridget Hayford of Enid, Oklahoma, Shiela Jones (Kevin) of Harriet, Brittany Massey (Sam) of Harriet, Ashley Loyd (Justen) of Leslie, Hailey Middleton of Harriet and Amy Autry (Russell) of Harriet; brother, Ray Davis of Harriet; sister, Wilma Kyle of Marshall; grandchildren, Holly Hayford, Kenneth Hayford, Leeann Jones, Madison Jones, Alex Jones, Alyssa Middleton, Kalliegh Humphrey, Claudia Humphrey, Raeland Parker and Rose Lynn Loyd and many, many nieces, nephews and people she considered family.Jo Ann is preceded in death by Angel, Sadie My Lady; her sister, Nelsie Ramsey and brothers, Mack Dedman, Doug Davis and Claud Davis.Funeral services for Jo Ann will be 3:00 PM Monday, July 10th, 2023 at the Rock Creek Community Building with Bro. Darin Holliman and Bro. John Watts officiating. Visitation will be 4:00 till 6:00 PM Sunday, July 9th, 2023 at Roller-Coffman Chapel in Marshall, Arkansas. Burial will be in Rock Creek Cemetery. Bearers will be Shiela Jones, Brittany Massey, Ashley Loyd, Hailey Middleton, Amy Autry and Alyssa Middleton. Honorary bearers will be Kenneth Middleton, Bridget Hayford, Kevin Jones, Sam Massey, Justen Loyd, Timmy Middleton, Aaron Dye and Michael Dye.
So sorry for y'all's loss. Y'all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all.
Prayers for family
Girls so sorry for your loss. Joann will be missed . She was so loving.
Sending many prayers to you girls. Joann was a true angel. She truly loved with her whole heart. Iâ€™m a better person cause I knew her. I loved your mom very much. Prayers for these up coming days. Always know Iâ€™m here for you girls I know what youâ€™re going through. I love you all very much.
So very sorry God be with you
Justen, Ashley, sweet Rose, Hailey, and the rest of the familyOur heart breaks for all of yâ€™all. There is never enough time to prepare for something like this. Though she is gone, the memories will never be forgottenâ™¥ï¸ Praying for strength and comfort at this time. We are always here for yâ€™all.
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Our sympathy to all the family
Our deepest sympathy
We love and are praying for your family.
Ashley, Justen, Rose and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief. We are praying for comfort, strength and peace for your family. We love you guys!
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We are so very sorry for the loss of Jo Ann.