Jo Ann Langford 1950-2022
Jo Ann Langford, 72, passed away September 22, 2022.
She was born September 17, 1950 in Kansas City, Missouri to Rudolph and Kathryn (Whitt) Ellis.
She attended Marceline High School, was a homemaker prior to losing her husband then worked at Hardee's, became a Certified Med Tech and worked at Roger's Group Home in Cameron, then finished her career at Harrah's Casino.
She was preceded by her parents; husband Calvin Langford Sr.; significant other Thomas Leonard; 4 brothers: Donald D. Ellis, Michael W. Ellis, Robert Ellis, Rudy D. Ellis; 5 sisters: Judith Mackley, Donna Yeisley, Connie Ruhl, Deborah Gregory, Rhonda Huff; son Lawrence Downey; daughter-in-law Angie; stepdaughter Betty Richardson and stepson Darrell Langford.
She is survived by her two sons, Rodney Downey and Calvin Langford Jr. (Michelle) both of KCMO; stepson Danny Langford (Laurie), Lusby, MD; daughter Kathy Stevenson (Shane), Cameron; 2 stepdaughters, Irene Borland and Gwen Haslett both of Independence; 1 brother Rudy L. Ellis, Independence; 22 grandchildre; 27 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and several other relatives.
Services: 11:00 AM, Saturday October 1, 2022 at Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline, Mo. Visitation 9-11 AM, two hours prior to the service. Burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Marceline, Mo.