Jo Ann Armstrong

b. 18 September 1937, d. 20 July 2015
Jo Ann Armstrong
Deceased
July 20, 2015
Jo Ann Armstrong
Deceased
July 20, 2015
     Jo Ann Armstrong was born on 18 September 1937. She died on 20 July 2015 at age 77; JoAnn Armstrong Knode, 77, of Brookview, MD passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015.

She was born in Hagerstown, Md., on September 18, 1937. JoAnn graduated from Hagerstown High School, class of 1955. On March 14, 1958, she married Paul C. Knode (Tubby) and moved to the Eastern Shore of Maryland. JoAnn was a dedicated wife, nicknamed “Sam” by her husband, and full-time mother, grandmother and Granny until her passing.

In addition to her husband of 57 years, she is survived by her daughters and a son, Cheryl Wanex (Mark), Donna Lauck (Michael), David Knode (Lorra), and Christine Walton (Kenny). JoAnn is also survived by her grandchildren, Jason, Katie, Alyssa, Krystle, Jessica, Ashton, Nash, Dylan, Tanner, Kevin and Jeremy and great-grandchildren, Kenny, Lizzie, Ciera, Nate, Aubrie, Kobe, Piper and one due in December. She is survived by one sister, Pat Knode of Hagerstown, and several brothers- and sisters-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Naomi Armstrong, her son, Paul Eric Knode, and her grandson, Kenny H. Walton III.

JoAnn loved her family, enjoyed playing bingo, the lottery and became an avid fan of the Baltimore Orioles later in her life. She was always available to help take care of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as needed.

JoAnn's body was donated to the Maryland State Anatomy Board, per her last wishes.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a memorial dinner that will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Unity Washington United Methodist Church in Hurlock, Md. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to East New Market Fire Department, P.O. Box 280, East New Market, MD 21631, or University of Maryland, Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, Multi-Specialty Care Unit ( 2-East ) at 300 Byrn St., Cambridge, MD 21613.