Jo Ann Polston, 77, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022 at the Medical Center of Bowling Green. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio on June 26, 1944, the daughter of the late William C. “Dutch” and Odessa Jane Tucker Daniel.
Jo Ann married Wendell G. Polston on May 2, 1962. Jo Ann and Wendell worked their family farm together. She canned the fruits of their labors, hundreds of cans at a time. Jo Ann loved to go out fishing on the pontoon with Wendell. They enjoyed 51 years together.
She was saved at Ono Community Church and baptized by the late Bro. Dewey Cooper. Jo Ann loved to crochet, quilt and make ceramics. She was a nurturing mother and grandmother; her life revolved around her kids and grandkids. They fondly recall her singing and dancing while doing dishes or working around the house. She always had her door open to anyone who needed a helping hand. Jo Ann gladly supported St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Along with her parents, Jo Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell, who passed away August 14, 2013; a son, Gregory Alan Polston; 1 brother, J.C. Daniel; 1 sister, Marie Cooper; and a grandson, Waylon Polston.
2 sons: Douglas Polston and Scott Polston, both of Russell Springs
1 daughter: Lisa (and Mark) Blakeman of Russell Springs
2 sisters: Katie Gadberry of Russell Springs and Brenda Sue Daniel of Columbia
14 grandchildren & 16 great-grandchildren
Funeral Service: Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 2:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral home with Bro. Kelly Burton, Jr. officiating
Burial: Square Oak Cemetery
Visitation: After 11:00amCT on Saturday
A special “Thank you” from Jo Ann’s family goes out to Melanie Hunter Stotts and the whole team from Personal Touch Home Care for the excellent care provided to Jo Ann.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Personal Touch Home Care.
Jo Ann’s grandsons will serve as active and honorary pallbearers.
Jo Ann’s arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.