JoAnn Allison, 75, of Groveland, FL, passed away on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 in Orlando, FL.
JoAnn, or JoJo as her loved ones called her, was born in Gadsden, AL on October 12, 1943. She married her Junior High School sweetheart BJ Allison, September 3, 1962 and they were blessed with three beautiful daughters - Camille, Yvonne and Jennifer. Being an only child, she always desired to be a part of a large family. God abundantly fulfilled this longing with twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. They were the center of her life.
JoAnn worked as secretary for Central Florida Christian Academy and First Baptist Central Florida for over 30 years. She had a passion for serving and ministering.
JoAnn is preceded in death by her father, JP Tolleson, mother, Ruby Tolleson, and husband BJ Allison.
She is survived by her three daughters, Camille Allison Moore (Alan), Yvonne Allison Bywater (Rick), Jennifer Allison Dyal (Jeff), grandchildren, Ryan Moore (Rebecca), Rachael Johns (Eric), Andrew Clarke, Jordan Clarke, Leah Dinnan (Christopher), Benjamin Moore, Daniel Moore, Cameron Bywater, Cooper Bywater, Emma Dyal, Sydney Dyal, and Olivia Dyal, great grandchildren, Dawson Johns, Payton Johns, Addison Johns, Ava Moore, Landon Johns, Stirling Moore, mother-in-law Louise Allison, brother and sister in Law Arthur and Debbie Allison, and three nephews Chad Allison, Derrick Allison, and Jared Allison.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be given in memory of JoAnn Allison, to the Church at the Cross-building fund at 700 Good Homes Road, Ocoee, FL. or the Florida Baptist Children’s Home at 1015 Sikes Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33815.
Service will be lived streamed for friends and family that cannot attend: http://catcorlando.churchonline.org/
The family would personally like to invite you to stay following the service for food and fellowship.