Evelyn ‘Jo’ Allison
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Evelyn Joyce “Jo” Allison, 69, of Georgetown, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital.

She was the daughter of the late Sarah Harmon Marshall and Clarence Marshall.

She was preceded in death by her sisters: Virginia Shook, Shirley Lee and Norville Buchanan; her brothers: James Sutton and Billy Sutton; and her mother-in-law, Estelle Swafford.

She was retired from Jan Van Food, where she served as cook for the cafeteria in Magic Chef for a number of years. She enjoyed watching NASCAR and tennis on television.

She loved being a grandmother, She was a member of the Denny Hill Baptist Church in Harrison.

Survivors include her husband, Hack Allison of Georgetown; her daughter, Jennifer Elliott and her husband, Chris, also of Georgetown; sons: Bo Allison and his wife Melissa, of Decatur, and Robbie Powell and his wife Nola, of Bradenton, Fla.; grandchildren: Michael Elliott, Hunter Elliott, Monica Allison, John Allison Jr., Jazmine Powell, Paula Powell, Matthew Mangone, Lisa Walton and Madelyn Eaton; sisters: Linda Beavers of Harrison, Freida Stevison and her husband Ronald, of Cleveland; and special nieces and nephews: Harley Potts, Tommy Pruiett, Johnny Ray Goodner, Treba Higdon and Glenn Potts.

The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Monday, July 28, 2014, at 2 p.m., from the North Ocoee Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Fred Browning officiating.

Interment will follow in the McInturf Cemetery in Meigs County with Rusty Hood, Shane Murphy, Kendal Clayton, Wayman Bickford, Billy Sutton and Jeremy Pruiett serving as casket bearers.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

You may share your condolences and your memories with Jo’s family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.