Jo Ann Orso
September 27, 1948  -  April 11, 2019

Jo Ann Orso


Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
6040 Three-Notch Road
Mobile, AL  36619
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
12 - 2:00 PM
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Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
6040 Three-Notch Road
Mobile, AL  36619
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
2:00 PM
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Mobile Memorial Gardens
6100 Three-Notch Road
Mobile, AL  36619
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ORSO
Jo Ann Orso
April 11, 2019
Jo Ann Orso a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend passed away peacefully on Thursday, at the age of 70. Jo Ann is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Richard Orso; her daughter, Debbie Hartley (Tommy); her son, Micky Orso (Missy); grandchildren Hallie and Stiles King; brother-in-law Jimmy Orso (the late Martha); and her loyal companion, dog Zipper. Jo Ann is lovingly remembered by her dearest friends Sherrie Crutchfield, Disa Jackson (Kevin Smither), Cathy Payne (the late Sonny) and Pat Rose (the late Charlie); hairdresser and dear friend Terri Mooring (Bob Alday); and the sisters of The Order of Venus. Jo Ann was born, raised and a lifelong resident of Mobile, Alabama. She enjoyed spending precious time with family and friends, Mardi Gras, cooking and entertaining. A visitation will be held at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home and, 6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, Alabama 36619, on Tuesday, April 16 from 12 – 2 p.m. Chapel service to immediately follow. Burial in Mobile Memorial Gardens. There will be a celebration of her life on the evening of Tuesday, April 16 from 5 – 9 p.m. at The Locale, 4128 Government Blvd., Mobile, Alabama 36693.Condolences may be offered at www.mobilememorialfunerals.com.

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  1. Allan & Carmon Hill
    Irvington, AL

    Ms. Jo Ann was a Sweet Lady. Never was Shy to Speak her mind and always able to make everyone Laugh & Smile with her sense of humor. God Bless You Ms. Jo Ann and the whole Orso Family.

    Allan & Carmon Hill

  2. Toni Payne
    Conroe, TX

    Our thoughts and prayers are with yall

  3. Stacee Dinkins
    Mobile, AL

    You have my deepest sympathy.. Sending up prayers of peace, love, strength and understanding during these trying times...

  4. Dave and Paula Lindsey
    Semmes, AL

    We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for God’s comfort during this difficult time.

  5. Sheila Stiegman
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    I am so sorry for your loss. I so loved JoAnn, I will miss her so much. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  6. Gerri Kennedy Holland
    Mobile, AL

    So sorry, Prayers for the family and dear friends. I know she will certainly be missed.

  7. Tanya Waters
    Semmes, AL

    Jo Ann was a wonderful, living soul. I have some wonderful memories of her. She will be greatly missed. Sending hugs and prayers for Richard and the entire family.

  8. DeDe Moore
    Huntsville, AL

    My sincere condolences to the whole family. I have many fond memories of Jo Ann's cheerful personality and know she will be greatly missed.

  9. Amber Sjolander Moore
    WILMER, AL

    Praying for you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

  10. Jessica Blackmon
    Satsuma, AL

    Praying for everlasting peace and love for you

  11. Richard Coleman
    Mobile, AL

    Richard and Debbie, I am so sorry hear of the loss of JoAnn. I know you will miss her as we all will. There's no one like JoAnn. Rest in peace my dear.

  12. Jonathan Bodin “MOBILE MYSTICS”
    Theodore, AL

    Sorry for your loss from The Mobile Mystics Bar Crew

  13. Mary Hall
    Mobile, AL

    Sorry to hear that Jo Ann has passed away she will surely be missed. My prayers are with the family to find peace and comfort in this time of sorrow.

  14. Donna Cochran Johnson
    Miss Point, MS

  15. KATHERINE MEKETA RAULERSON
    Theodore, AL

    LOVE AND PRAYERS TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS

  16. George and Mary King
    Mobile, AL

    Joann was a unique and loving lady. She will be greatly missed.

  17. Richard and Spring Kelly
    Stapleton, AL

    We are so sorry for Jo Ann's passing. She has a unique personality that touched everyone she met.

  18. Sam and Cindy Eubanks
    Loxley, AL

    Rick
    We send our condolences and so sorry for your loss. I know she meant the world to you and she will be missed by all who knew her. We love you .

  19. Lisa Roberts
    Mobile, AL

    Thoughts and prayers to Debbie, Richard and your family. Jo Ann welcomed me to OOV with open arms and was always one of my favorite people to visit with. She will be deeply missed.

  20. Dee Ann Hallman
    Spanish Fort, AL

    Great lady. So sorry for the loss.

  21. Sue & Randy Felton
    Chickasaw, AL

    So sorry to hear about Jo Ann, she was such a good lady with a big heart. If you needed any help she was always the first on the spot. She will be missed so much, but will always be with us, love you, Ms. Jo. Mardi Gras will never be the same. Sue & Randy Felton.

  22. Kelly Kruse Fuqua
    Mobile, AL

    Jo you were always such a blessing to be with and I have tons of memories with you. You will be missed RIP FLY HIGH ANGEL...Richard, Debbie, Mickey, Hayley, Stiles I'm am praying for all of you that God will wrap you in his arms during this tough time, know that I'm sending big hugs and kisses....

  23. Vicki Gray
    Mobile, AL

    My condolences to the entire family, the world loss a BEAUTIFUL soul 🙏

  24. Robert Blackwell
    Mobile, AL

  25. Lee Pantell
    Mobile, AL

    Prayers for all the family

  26. MICHELLE FETTERHOFF
    THEODORE, AL

    I LOVED THIS WOMAN SO VERY MUCH. SHE IS THE MOST AMAZING WOMAN, MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER AND MY DEAREST FRIEND I HAVE KNOWN OVER 3/4's OF MY LIFE FROM MY CHILDHOOD UNITL MY ADULTHOOD NOW!! SHE WILL BE TRULY MISSED BY ME AND EVERYONE SHE KNEW AND TOUCHED WITH HER WONDERFUL LOVING PERSONALITY AND HER VERY BIG HEART THAT SHE HAD FOR EVERYONE SHE CAME ACROSS!!!
    I LOVE YOU MRS. JO ANN AND I ALREADY MISS YOU:(

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