Mary “Jo” Williamson, 83, a resident of Independence, MO passed away peacefully Thursday, December 2, 2021 at her home. She was born January 4, 1938 to Doc and Mary Jane (Burr) Whitaker in Hartford City, IN.
Jo was united in marriage to Lowell Dean Williamson in May of 1958 in Hartford City, IN. She worked as an office manager for OOIDA a truck insurance company in Grain Valley, MO. Jo was a Lady Elk of the Elks Lodge #2509 in Blue Springs. She enjoyed cooking, having lunch with friends, watching her shows on t.v., playing scrabble and other games with friends on the computer as well as communicating with her friends via the internet.
Survived by her sons, Brad Williamson and his partner Jennifer Little of Independence, MO, Rod Williamson of Overland Park, KS; Dirk Williamson of Springfield, MO; grandchildren, Adam Williamson, Conner Williamson, Bailey Williamson, Blake Williamson, Amber Barnes; great-grandchildren, Cory Williamson, Bradley Williamson, Jaxon Williamson, Kennedy Trainer, Tyler Perez; former daughter-in-law, Angie Barnes. Jo is preceded in death by her husband; and her parents.
Jo will be cremated per her wishes. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Jo and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.