Jo Ann Ethridge Profile Photo

Jo Ann Ethridge

June 3, 1950 — August 2, 2023

Atlanta, TX

Jo Ann Ethridge

Graveside services for Jo Ann Ethridge, age 73 of Atlanta, TX will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at Munnerlyn Chapel Cemetery, Ida, LA with Bro. Andrew Brewster officiating. There will be a time of visitation on Tuesday, August 8th at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 705 S. Spruce Street, Vivian, LA from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Mrs. Ethridge was born in Vivian, LA on June 3, 1950 to Robert Lonnie Smith and Hazel Odessa Sessum Smith and went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 2, 2023. She was a longtime school bus driver at Brightstar School in Doddridge, AR and was a second mother to many of the students. Mrs. Ethridge loved to fish but was devoted to taking care of and spending time with her family.

Mrs. Ethridge was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Ray Ethridge; infant son, Robert Wayne Ethridge and three brothers, Donnie Lee Smith, Robert Smith and Chester Doyle Smith. Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Billy Ray Ethridge, daughter, Bobbie J Hartsell and husband, Adam; sister, Katie Smith. She also survived by 2 granddaughters, Laycee Noel Johnson and Jodee Virginia Hartsell; godson, J. T. Hodges and numerous nieces and nephews.

Honoring Mrs. Ethridge as pallbearers will be Bubba Smth, J. T. Hodges, Amanda Norris, Ranell Wright, Drakin Camaillee and Cody Cord.

Honorary pallbearer will be David Sessum.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jo Ann Ethridge, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Tuesday, August 8, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Vivian

705 S. Spruce St., Vivian, LA 71082

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Munnerlyn Chapel Cemetery

, Ida, LA 71044

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1231

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree