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Jo Ann (Cockrum) Goolsby

October 16, 1932 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 86)

Services for Jo Ann Goolsby have been scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the chapel at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 P.M. and the service will follow at 2:00. Rev. Ted Kiser will officiate. Interment will follow at Laurel Oaks Memorial Park. Laurel Oaks Funeral Home is located at 12649 Lake June Rd., Mesquite, TX 75180.

Jo Ann was born October 16, 1932  in Holland, Texas to Louis and Bell (Cothern) Cockrum. She passed away April 18, 2019 in Mesquite, Texas.  She was 86 years of age.

She married Bill Swanson on April 2, 1951 and they had four children. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one granddaughter; Wendy Ann Myers; and five siblings, Flo Sherman, Lola Wingert, Dorothy Arvin, Louis Cockrum, Jr, and Clarence Cockrum.  She leaves behind to cherish her memory four devoted children, Yvonne Mayo and husband Ronnie of Mesquite, TX, Yvette Morton of Fort Worth, TX, Stephen Swanson and wife Cheryl of Kemp, TX, and Patricia Swanson of Mesquite, TX; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren;  one great, great granddaughter; numerous nephews and nieces, other extended family, and dear friends. 

Arrangements are under the care of Laurel Oaks Funeral Home. 


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