JoAnn (Stephens) Barnett, age 80 of Attica, IN, passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at her daughter’s residence in Ladoga, IN.
JoAnn was born on November 22, 1941 in Oneida, TN. She was the daughter of Neal and Genevia (Voils) Stephens. JoAnn was raised in Hilltop, KY and later Revelo, KY. She attended Revelo Schools. JoAnn moved to Indianapolis, IN in 1956 where she resided until moving to Lakeland, FL in 1972. She moved back to Indianapolis in 1979 where she resided until moving to Attica, IN in 2014.
JoAnn worked in the Target Return Center for over 6 years. She cleaned offices in Indianapolis for 5 years. JoAnn later worked Petro Truck Stop in West Lebanon, IN.
JoAnn attended Baptist churches. She enjoyed sitting outside and visiting with her neighbors. JoAnn cooked excellent fried potatoes, lasagna, meatloaf, and coleslaw.
Surviving are, 4 children, Gary Stephens of Indianapolis, IN, Danny Stephens of Indianapolis, IN, Vera “Susie” Fay Martin (Gary Passwater) of Ladoga, IN, and Patty Williamson of Fishers, IN; 1 sister, Brenda Landes of West Lebanon, IN; 14 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents; 2 sons, Larry Stephens and Timmy Stephens; and siblings, Junior Stephens, Billy Ray Stephens, Betty Ruth New, Robert Stephens, and Fay Nell Tucker.
Visitation will be at Grady Funeral Home in Williamsport on Saturday, February 5, 2022 from noon until service time at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Dave Adams officiating. Interment will follow at West Lebanon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made the donor’s choice.