Jo Ann Ashby Riddle
March 23, 1951 -
March 25, 2020

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It is with regret we announce the passing of Ms. Jo Ann Ashby Riddle, age 69, of Fayetteville, TN. Ms. Riddle was born on March 23, 1951 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Jimmy Lee and Sarah Crabtree Ashby. She loved Elvis music and was of the Baptist Faith. Ms. Riddle passed away on March 25, 2020.

Survivors include her sons, Rev. William Keith (Paula) Wilson of Springfield, TN, and Christopher Wayne (Tiffany) Price of Tullahoma, TN; sisters, Judy Spurlock and Lesa Downes both of Guntersville, AL; brother, Tony Ashby of S.C.; half-sisters, Charlotte Chavez of Elkmont, AL, Priscilla Chivallia of Athens, AL; half-brother, Franke Ashby of Elkmont; grandchildren, Lisa Phelps, Scarlett Price, Benjamin Price, Sarabeth Price, Christopher Price, II, Katy Potter, LaShay (Eddie) Liston, and Brad Wilson; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Jo Ann was preceded in death by her sister, Pat Woodall; half-sister, Shelby Gordon; and half-brother, Dwight Ashby.

Private burial services are being held at Flintville Cemetery with Bro. Sonny Moore Officiating. There will be no public gathering due to COVID-19.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Jo Ann Ashby Riddle.

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As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic and concern for the family of Ms. Riddle, the burial service will be private at this time. A public gathering may be scheduled for a later date. To honor social distancing and still allowing our community to support families in their time of need, you can sign the online guestbook at higginsfh.com. If you do not have access to the internet you may drop a card or condolence off at Higgins Funeral Home.

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9 Comments

  1. Crissy Phillips McAnally

    Prayers for the family!

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  2. Tracy Reavis Allen

    So sorry to hear about Joann.My love and prayers to you Chris and the rest of the family.

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  3. JudyHolt

    So sorry to here about this praying for the family in Jesus name

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  4. Judy Brown

    So sorry for your loss have known her for a many years RIP Joann

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  5. Lesa Downes

    I love you Big Sis Joann. You were my anchor during my life. We love you. Lesa and Your nephews Tommy and Troy

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  6. Renee Blackburn

    Keith and Paula,
    So sorry for your family’s loss. Will be praying for your family in the coming days

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  7. Kelly Mcclendondon

    Aunt Joanne you never judged me and always loved me for who I am. I will miss you until I see you again. Xoxo Kelly

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  8. Judy Warren

    Keith, Paula and family,
    So sorry for the loss of your loved one. Prayers for all.

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  9. Jane Foster Cheatham

    Jo Anne and I, along with many others, started first grade together at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in 1957. She was always very kind.
    I am very sorry to read of Jo Anne’s passing.

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9 Comments

  1. Crissy Phillips McAnally

    Prayers for the family!

    Reply
  2. Tracy Reavis Allen

    So sorry to hear about Joann.My love and prayers to you Chris and the rest of the family.

    Reply
  3. JudyHolt

    So sorry to here about this praying for the family in Jesus name

    Reply
  4. Judy Brown

    So sorry for your loss have known her for a many years RIP Joann

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  5. Lesa Downes

    I love you Big Sis Joann. You were my anchor during my life. We love you. Lesa and Your nephews Tommy and Troy

    Reply
  6. Renee Blackburn

    Keith and Paula,
    So sorry for your family’s loss. Will be praying for your family in the coming days

    Reply
  7. Kelly Mcclendondon

    Aunt Joanne you never judged me and always loved me for who I am. I will miss you until I see you again. Xoxo Kelly

    Reply
  8. Judy Warren

    Keith, Paula and family,
    So sorry for the loss of your loved one. Prayers for all.

    Reply
  9. Jane Foster Cheatham

    Jo Anne and I, along with many others, started first grade together at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in 1957. She was always very kind.
    I am very sorry to read of Jo Anne’s passing.

    Reply

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