Betty JoAnn Emmons, 82, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 at her home.
She was born May 7, 1933 in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Alvin and Bertha Siebert Hoffmeister.
JoAnn was a member of the last class to graduate from the Central High School when it was in the old Schultz school building. She worked as a nurse’s aid through-out her life and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape. In her later years she was a baby sitter and took great pride in spoiling her grandchildren.
Loving survivors include a son Steven Emmons (Laura) of Marble Hill, a brother Bill Hoffmeister (Julia) of Cape.
Also surviving are are four grandchildren Troy, Abby, Gabriel and Chelsea and two great-grandchildren Nicholas and Colton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Ervin and Leonard Hoffmeister, a sister Dorothy Woodward and a daughter Jennifer Scaggs.
Friends may call Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
A memorial service will be Wed. Jan. 27, at 7:00 pm, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Douglas Breite officiating.
Interment will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 9:00 am.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to: Trinity Lutheran Church or Saxony High School.
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