JoAnn Grubbs Glass Williams 87, of Twin Falls. ID passed away at Woodland Assisted Living on April 3, 2021, of natural causes.
JoAnn was born in Huntsville, Arkansas on June 15, 1933 to Lester and Mozelle Ledbetter. She graduated from Huntsville High School, Huntsville Arkansas. JoAnn later attended CSI where she graduated with a degree in Social Work in 1971.
JoAnn married Gene Grubbs on June 22 1950 at Huntsville, Arkansas. After a few years they moved to Sterling, Colorado and then to Buhl, Idaho. They finally made their home in Twin Falls with their 4 children. JoAnn and Gene were divorced in 1965. After there divorce they were able to have a good relationship for the sake of their children. On Jan 2, 1975 JoAnn married Jim Glass in Nevada. They lived in Battle Mountain, upon Jim retiring they moved to Umatilla, Oregon. JoAnn was widowed in 2001. On Feb 26, 2007 JoAnn married John Williams in Umatilla, Oregon. JoAnn was widowed in 2013. In March of 2014 JoAnn moved back to Twin Falls.
JoAnn enjoyed working in her yard and planting lots of roses. Mom enjoyed doing any kind of crafting and reading books. Mom and Dad went camping and salmon fishing up north. We went to Salmon Dam a lot but mom hated going fishing. Mom and Jim enjoyed traveling with their friends Jim and Jean Miller. Mom hated going fishing while her children were growing up until she married John and caught a huge cat fish. Mom and John went fishing and rafting down Hells Canyon. While in Umatilla, Mom attended the First Christian Church in Hermiston, Oregon. Mom was so happy after moving back to Twin Falls getting to have a closer relationship with her Grandchildren. After moving to Twin Falls Mom went to Amazing Grace Fellowship with her daughter, Anna when her health allowed. Mom enjoyed Lorna Waldenar and Susie Boer from AGF coming to see her and attending the women’s conference.
JoAnn was preceded in death by all of her husbands, her parents, 1 sister Betty Canion, 3 brothers Bill, Luke and Bob, 1 sister in law Vista, 1 granddaughter Randi Banyai, 1 daughter in law, Penny Grubbs, 2 son in laws, Larry Muse and Jan Banyai. She is survived by her 4 children; Anna Muse, Randy Grubbs, Nancy (Jerry) Hamilton of Twin Falls, Danny Grubbs of Buhl, 1 sister Sharl Lynn (John) Poole of North Carolina, 2 sisters in law; Pauline Ledbetter of Huntsville Arkansas and Shirley Ledbetter Miller of Missouri, 1 brother in law Blackie Canion of Arkansas, 11 grandchildren Rick (Amy) Muse, Kevin Muse, Kevin Grubbs, John Grubbs, Heather (Gio) Dover, Nicolaus (Brenda) Banyai, Megan Banyai, Veronica Winkler, Raymond (Kamree) Banyai, Kori Hamilton, McKinzey Hamilton and 22 great grandchildren, Cody, Austin, Adrianna, Darius, Mason, Eli, Meriha, James, Cameron, Rachel, Caleb, Nicolaus, Jasmin, Damian, CJ, Rory, Kalissa, Clayton, Boston, Danica, Landon, Jaycee and 1 great great granddaughter Legacey, numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 10 at 2:00pm at the Twin Falls Cemetery. The viewing will be held at Parke's Funeral Home in Twin Falls on April 9th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.
The Family would like to thank the staff at Woodland Assisted Living In Buhl, ID for the love and care they gave to our mom, JoAnn.
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