COSS, Jo An, 82, of Rush Run, Ohio, passed away suddenly Sunday, January 12, 2014 in her home.
She was born October 27, 1931 in Adena, Ohio, a daughter of the late Ted and Goldena E. (Brown) Jenkins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 58 years, James "Jim" Coss, on December 5, 2008; and a sister, Jackie Bender Evans.
Jo An was a retired school bus driver for Buckeye Local School district. She was also the president of the Public Employee Association for Buckeye Local Schools. Jo An was a member of the Rush Run Christian Union Church. She enjoyed crocheting and quilting and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are three sons, Richard (Linda) Coss of Rayland, Ohio, Jeffrey Coss of the home and James (Robin) Coss of Rayland, Ohio; three sisters, Nancy "Carol" (John) Dunn of Rush Run, Donna S. Dunn of Rush Run and Sandy (Stanley) Doak of Weirton, WV; five grand children, AJ Coss, Amanda Coss, Megan Coss, Kyle Coss, and Kayla Coss; and a great-granddaughter, Leah Bryant.
Friends will be received Friday, January 17 at the Rush Run Christian Union Church to celebrate Jo An's life from Noon until the time of her memorial service at 1 p.m. with Pastor Roger Wayne, officiating. There will be a luncheon at the church immediately following her services. Private interment at Bethel Cemetery in Cadiz, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be directed in Jo An's memory to Rush Run Christian Union Church, 3997 County Rd. 17, Rayland, Ohio 43943.
Arrangements were entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Homes, 712 Third St., Brilliant.
Offer condolences at www.wheelerfuneralhomes.com.