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Jo Ellen Young Crankshaw

Died: October 5, 2018

Jo Ellen Y. Crankshaw “Mema”, a loving mother and grandmother, a native of Kansas and longtime resident of Baton Rouge departed this life Friday, October 5, 2018 in the Hospice of Baton Rouge Butterfly Wing at the age of 90.  She was a retired school teacher and enjoyed painting, quilting, square dancing, travelin…read more

Jo Ellen Y. Crankshaw “Mema”, a loving mother and grandmother, a native of Kansas and longtime resident of Baton Rouge departed this life Friday, October 5, 2018 in the Hospice of Baton Rouge Butterfly Wing at the age of 90.  She was a retired school teacher and enjoyed painting, quilting, square dancing, traveling, cooking, gardening, and fishing.  She is survived by 2 daughters, Nancy Davis (husband, Bob) of Sand Diego, CA and Patty Graves (husband, Greg) of Grosse Tete, LA; 4 grandchildren, Jill Corrente (husband, Troy), Aaron Graves (wife Carey), Ragan Davis, and Drew Davis; great grandchildren, Audrey, Jack, and Ben Graves and Tomasin and Nicola Corrente; and sister, Shirley March of San Francisco, CA.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years William “Bill” George Crankshaw; parents, Arthur L. and Willie Maude Young; and friend Robert Morrill.  A private family service will take place at Port Hudson National Cemetery.

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Port Hudson National Cemetery

Address:

20978 Port Hickey Road
Zachary, LA 70791

Private Graveside Services


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