Josephine Ann “Jo Ann” Hurt, 81, of Boonville, passed away January 21, 2023 at Boone Hospital in Columbia.
Jo Ann was born July 12,1941 in Boonville, the daughter of Wilbur Thomas and Ottilia Vogel Hurt.
She was proceeded in death by her parents; one sister, Myrtle Lou Hurt; two brothers, John Francis Hurt, and Robert “Bobby” Joe Hurt; her brother-in-law James Imhoff; and one great nephew Nathan Larm.
Survivors include one sister, Clara Mae Imhoff; one brother, Thomas “Tommy” Hurt, both of Boonville; five nieces and nephews: Rick Imhoff (Angela) of Canton, IL; Cindy Larm (Tom), Tim Imhoff, and Jim Imhoff, all of Boonville; Mindy Imhoff (Terry Schler) of Columbia; four great nieces and nephews: Anna Imhoff, Danielle Imhoff Mahan (Simon), Tom Larm (Megan) and Tiffany Larm (fiancée Samuel Wiser); and five great-great nieces and nephews: Jonah and Felix Mahan; and Maggie, Mary, and T.J. Larm.
Jo Ann loved to quilt, giving all of them away to her nieces and nephews. On Friday nights she could be found at the Knights of Columbus Hall winning lots of bingo games.
During the week she could be found volunteering at the Senior Center in Boonville cooking, serving food, or helping to deliver meals. Jo Ann never met a candy bar she didn’t like. At Christmas time she would make lots of homemade candy to distribute to family, neighbors, and friends.
Services for Jo Ann will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2023, at Howard Funeral Home in Boonville. Family visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow at SS Peter and Paul cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in memory of her great nephew, Nathan Larm, c/o Howard Funeral Home.