Jo Anna Fair, 70, of Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
Jo was a native of Carter County and a 1961 graduate of Happy Valley High School. She had lived in Inkster, Mich., for more than 34 years, having returned to Elizabethton in 2006.
Jo was a member of Biltmore Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Nave, and her father, Joe Hart.
Survivors include her husband, Benny J. Fair; two daughters, Kelly Marie Fair, of the home, and Rebecca Ann Fair, Elizabethton; her mother, Kathleen Fair Hart, Elizabethton; two step-daughters, Mary Jo Fair of South Carolina and Cathy Fair, Unicoi; and two brothers, Michael Hart, Elizabethton, and Tony Hart, St. Louis, Mo.
A memorial service for Mrs. Fair will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 21, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Bill Davis officiating. Music will be provided by Michelle Faust and Joey Cole. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ALS Foundation, National Headquarters, 1275 K Street NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20005. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to The ALS Foundation for all their support. Condolences to the Fair family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.