Jo Ellen Stanley

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Jo Ellen Stanley

August 31, 1954 - February 16, 2019

Jo Ellen Stanley Jo Ellen Stanley, 64, of Francis Mine, Fairmont, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at United Hospital Center. She was born in Fairmont on August 31, 1954, the daughter of Colleen Stanley, of Swisher Hill, and the late Norman D. Stanley.

Jo Ellen was a 1972 graduate of Monongah High School, and later went on to work at Electronic Control Systems, Creative Labels, Infocision and Ruskin. She enjoyed listening to oldies music and watching WVU sports. Jo Ellen was a Baptist by faith and loved Jesus; she was a member of the Everson Baptist Church.

In addition to her mother, Jo Ellen is survived by her daughter, Rachael Amalett; sister, Colette Melton; and grandson, Kobie Amalett-Griffey.

Jo Ellen is also survived by her aunts: Ruth Kramer, Doris Urich, Mary Ellen Haney, and Mary Kramer; her two best friends: Paul Darway and John Anderson; as well as many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her son, Norman A. Stanley; husband, David Cain; and canine companions: Pearl, Tag, and Judy.
In keeping with her wishes, Jo Ellen was cremated.

Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont on Friday, February 22, 2019, from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., with the memorial service starting at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Bob Tennant officiating.

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8 posts

Sabrina Haught
Feb 21, 2019
So very sorry to hear this. Such a sweet and kind friend. Always had a smile. She is rejoicing in heaven. Won’t be long that we all join those we love.
Judy Campbell
Feb 20, 2019
So very sorry to hear this, so many memories came to my mind of her and family, Rest In Peace my friend.
Debbie (Prunty) Poluck
Feb 20, 2019
I haven’t seen Jo Ellen for many years but I have a lot of good old memories from our youth. Our families have been lifelong friends. Sending love & prayers to all! ♥️
Patty Slovekosky Morris
Feb 20, 2019
Colette and family
sorry to learn of JoEllens passing,may you find peace at this time,God Bless you
Feb 19, 2019
Sharon Hines-Stringer
Feb 19, 2019
I was saddened to learn that Jo-Ellen passed. Though I haven’t seen her much since our graduation from Monongah High School, she was always dear to me. My deepest sympathy to Colette and the rest of the family.
Debbie Shumate
Feb 19, 2019
So sorry about the passing away of JoEllen. Remember her in our high school years.
Patrick M Perry & Connie S Perry
Feb 19, 2019
May you now live in everlasting peace my friend.