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Jo Ann Massey

June 14, 1935 February 16, 2021
Jo Ann Massey
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JO ANN (AKERS) MASSEY, 85 years of age of Springville, VA, formerly of Buchanan County, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the Princeton Community Hospital following an extended illness. Born in Grundy, VA, she was the daughter of the late William and Janie (Hurley) Akers. She was a resident of Buchanan County for 60-years and was of the Christian faith. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and was an LPN and caregiver.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Massey; Sons: Gary Akers, Timmie Akers and David Akers; Sister: Maryland Akers; Son-in-Law: Bill Carter.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Jimmy Larry (Stephanie) Akers of Huntington, IN, Brenda Kane of Long Beach, WA, Karen Carter-Boyd (Larry) of Grundy, VA, Tammy Dotson of Princeton, WV; 2-Sisters: Marlene Cochran of Bluefield, VA, and Jean (William) Ling of Hurley, VA.

Also, survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and special nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for JO ANN (AKERS) MASSEY will be conducted Friday, February 19, 2021 at Noon at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Evg. Dennis Wimmer and Jimmy Ling officiating with burial to follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, VA.

Active Pallbearers will be family and friends.

We will be taking proactive measures to help prevent the spread of any potential illness. In an effort to minimize direct contact, we ask that you consider avoiding shaking hands or physical contact with the members of the family or other guests. Direct Eye Contact, Loving Words, and a Warm Smile can be as meaningful to the families as a traditional handshake or hug, especially during these difficult times. Face masks or coverings are required and practicing social distancing.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of JO ANN (AKERS) MASSEY.

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Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

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Greenhills Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

Cedar Bluff, VA

Cedar Bluff VA
United States

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