Jo Ann Reed of Jourdanton passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the age of 83. She was born in Jourdanton on April 18, 1936 to Vance T. and Edna Marie (Moore) Blalock. She lived on the family homestead between Jourdanton and Christine where she was born and raised. She battled cancer courageously for ten years with a smile upon her face.
Jo Ann is survived by her sons, Kevin Gene Travis and wife Ginger, Raymond Reed, Jr. and wife Betty and Billy Reed; daughter, Loma Reed; brothers, Vance Thurland Blalock, Jr and Wilson Moore Blalock and sister, Mrytle Witteman. She is also survived by grandchildren, Eliza Ramirez, Georgianna Bass, Chasiti Gomez, Jenna Travis, Kevin Shawn Travis, Timothy Robert Travis, Cassandra Jo Ann Travis, Vance Andrew Travis, Samantha Reed and Brittany Reed; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Riley, Jaycee Riley, Quinton Riley, Ema Bass, Tyler Bass, Peyton Bass, Emilio Gomez, Scarlet Travis, Brayden Travis, Daniel Travis, Katelyn Travis, Kolton Travis, Jo Ann Grace Travis and Paisley Whitman.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Reed, Sr.; parents, Vance and Edna Blalock; sisters, Mary Nadine Hooton, Edith Loraine Blalock Green, Barbara May Blalock Burchers and Marie Blalock.
Visitation was conducted at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton on Friday, June 7 from 6-8 p.m. in State Room B. Funeral service was Saturday, June 8 at 2 p.m. at Hurley Funeral Home. Interment followed at the Christine City Cemetery.