Jo Ann Grow, 91, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully Monday, January 9, 2023 at her home following an extended illness. Born on Monday, May 11, 1931 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Owen & Stella Doty Rankin & grew up in the Peyton Well area of Lincoln County. She was an antique dealer and retired from Cowden Manufacturing Co. after 44 years. Jo Ann was a member of Lancaster Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elwood “Woody” Grow & a brother, Julian Rankin.
Survivors include nephews, Michael Rankin MD, of Danville & Paul Rankin, of Stanford; great-nephews, Joshua (Miranda) Rankin, Matthew (Amanda) Rankin & Joseph (Krista) Rankin, all of Stanford and 8 great-great nieces & nephews. Special thanks to Deloris Isaacs for her compassionate & loving care. Visitation will be held from 10:00AM until the 11:00AM service time on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home with Bro. Matt Cooke officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date. Friends & family are invited to share memories or leave condolences on her tribute wall at: www.ramsey-young.com. Ramsey-Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.