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September 15, 2019

9/9/2019 12:11:00 PM
JoAnn May, 66, Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home
JoAnn May
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JoAnn May

JoAnn May, 66, of North Vernon died Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in Mannford, Oklahoma.

Funeral services were Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Mrs. May worked as a truck driver for CMT-Trucking for three years.
She had previously worked as a truck driver for CTI Trucking for a year-and-a-half, for Team 1 Trucking for three years, and for C & H Trucking for 20 years. Mrs. May was a member of A.B.A.T.E. and the Brotherhood of the Third Wheel. She was the owner and operator of OOIDA and volunteered for the Broken Wings AA Group in North Vernon. She enjoyed shopping, crocheting, painting, and crafts.

Born June 5, 1953 in Springfield, Illinois, Mrs. May was the daughter of Fred and Nelva Rose Grigsby Jurgens. She married Joseph Arthur May November 21, 1967, in Muncie and he preceded her in death January 24, 2018.

Survivors include sons, Joseph (Tamera) May of Mannford, Oklahoma and Discan (Kerri) Noriega of North Vernon; daughters, Sarah Noriega of Austin and Kimberly Blair of North Vernon; mother, Nelva Rose Lorton of Springfield, Illinois; brother, Charles (Teresa) Jurgens of Clara, Alabama; sisters, Jane (Richard) Durham of Pekin, Illinois and Tina Ippert of Springfield, Illinois; grandchildren, Jody and Christopher May, Cheyenne Blair, and Steven Lewis, all of North Vernon, Lucas (Amanda) May of Texas, and Jerrick Roberts, Aaron Wolcott, Karley, Joseph, and Justin (Destiny) May, and Joshua (Brooke) Henson, all of Mannford, Oklahoma, Brayden Morris, Danica Noriega, and Landen White, all of Austin, Jessica Lewis of Avon, and Alyssa May and James (Hailey) Henley, both of Okmulgee, Oklahoma; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. May was preceded in death by her father; husband; son, James May; a great-grandson, Connor Lewis; and sister, Brenda Blair.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Muscular Dystrophy Association or Truckers Final Mile.

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