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Jo Anne Allis, 63,


Jo Anne Allis, 63, of New Albany, PA, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda.

She was born in Sayre on March 30, 1948, a daughter of Charles “Ned” and Phyllis Palmer Sturdevant of New Albany.

Jo Anne was recently retired from Bradford County Children and Youth Services where she had been a Caseworker for the last 11 years. She was a 1970 graduate of Penn State University and received a Bachelors in Arts Degree.

She was a member of the New Albany Baptist Church and a member of the choir. She was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening and crocheting.

Jo Anne is survived by her mother, Phyllis Palmer Sturdevant of New Albany; her former husband, Larry M. Allis of Wyalusing; a stepson, Clayton P. and Magadlene Simm Allis of New York, NY; two daughters, Julia P. Allis and Sarah S. Allis, both of Syracuse, NY; a sister, Carolyn M. Sturdevant of New Albany; a brother, Steven C. Sturdevant of Ithaca, NY; a grandson, Zeke W. Allis; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles “Ned” Sturdevant on June 24, 2006.

 A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Sept. 2 at 10:30 a.m. in the New Albany Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Vanhorn, her pastor, officiating.

Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery in New Albany.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the New Albany Baptist Church, PO Box 19, New Albany, PA 18833 in Jo Anne’s memory.



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