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Graveside services for Jo Hasty, 93, of Athens are scheduled for 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Athens Cemetery with Pastor David Mahan officiating. Services will be under the direction of Hannigan Smith Funeral Home.
Ms. Hasty went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 16, 2017 in Athens.
Thelma Josephine Blissett was born July 25, 1923 in Tool, Texas the daughter of Roland Blissett and Olivia Blanche Johnson Blissett. She was a member of the Eastern Hills Church of Christ in Athens. She loved listening to her audiobooks and Wheel of Fortune and spent her spare time sewing and crocheting in her younger years. Granny's true joy in life was her children and grandchildren and she spent every possible moment with them. Granny Jo was a truly loving mother, grandmother and sister who will be missed by all she knew and loved.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Sewell Warren.
She is survived by her two daughters, Karen Fitzhugh and husband Larry of Larue, Donna Durst and husband JR of Tira; her sister Janice Cunningham of Seattle, Washington; five grandchildren, Lori Cheslock and husband Jason of Munster, Lisa Ford and husband Paul of Athens, Julie Svehlak and husband Lange of Athens, Casey Durst of Tira, Amy Kitchens and husband Kyle of Finley, Oklahoma and eleven great grandchildren, Jordan Ford, Logan Ford, Megan Ford, Michael Cook, Claire Cook, Kendall Svehlak, Cason Svehlak, Joseph Durst, Balin Durst, Cooper Kitchens and Kenzie Kitchens.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donation made in her memory to:
Clint W. Murchison Library Audio Books
121 South Prairieville Street
Athens, Texas 75751
You may light a candle or write condolences to the family at: www.hannigansmith.com
Published on July 17, 2017
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