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Joann Andrews

August 16, 1936 — January 27, 2017

Joann Andrews

Mrs. Joann "Ma Maw" Andrews, 80, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 30, 2017, at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life Services will immediately follow beginning at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 30, 2017, at Ray Funeral Home with Rev. Terrel Stringer officiating. Interment will be in Delta Heights. Mrs. Andrews was born in Boyle, Mississippi on August 16, 1936, to John Phillip Miller and Emma Dora Smith. On June 20, 1954, she married Thomas E. Andrews at Providence Baptist Church in Cleveland, MS. Mrs. Andrews was a member of the Red Hat Society and Skene Baptist Church, which she loved very much. She enjoyed tending to her garden and flowers and also dancing when she had the chance. Mrs. Andrews loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, John Phillip Miller and Emma Dora Smith; brother, Hoyt Miller; and sister, Marie Abney. Mrs. Andrews is survived by her husband, Thomas E. Andrews; sons, Travis E. Andrews (Donna) of Boyle, MS and Lamar Andrews (Connie) of Boyle, MS; sister, Diane Stokely (Steve) of Del Rio, TN; brother, Bob Miller (Barbara) of Alabama, Ralph Miller (Nan) of New Albany, MS, Leon Miller of Mt. View, AR, Lamar Miller (Joann) of Duck Hill, MS, and Earl Miller of Conroe, TX; grandchildren, Megan Barnes (Chris) of Clinton, MS, Luke Andrews (Morgan) of Boyle, MS, and Blake Andrews (Casey) of Boyle, MS; great-grandchildren, Miller and Park Andrews, Anya Barnes, Rafe and Mary Austin Andrews; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Roach, Jeff Andrews, Todd Andrews, Calvin L. "Scoots" Miller, Chris Barnes, Charles Dana, and Vin Andrews. Honorary Pallbearers will be Luke Andrews, Blake Andrews, and Megan Barnes. Memorials made to the Skene Baptist Church.

Visitation



11:30 am - 1:00 pm Monday, January 30, 2017
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Celebration of Life Services



1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Monday, January 30, 2017
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Interment



2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Monday, January 30, 2017
Delta Heights Hwy 8 Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
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