Financial Secretary


Westwood High School,


Oakhaven Elementary School

{ August 21, 1930 - August 13, 2018 }

Mrs. Jo Ann Bailey was born August 21, 1930 in Memphis, Tennessee to Mamie Sue Collins and Gus Joseph Alfonso. At the age of 87, Jo Ann passed from this life to her heavenly home on August 13, 2018.

She was a graduate of Southside High School, Class of 1948 and was a member of Germantown United Methodist Church. She was a financial secretary at Westwood High School and Oakhaven Elementary School and retired from Shelby County Schools after 29 years.

Mrs. Bailey was known as "Granny" by the people who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 67 years, Joseph Eugene Bailey and brother, Fred Alfonso. She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Jo Bintz (Mark); granddaughter, Joanna Bintz; great-grandson, Jac Eugene Murley; and sister, Donna Welch.

Her visitation was held from 1:30 p.m. until the service time at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family request that any memorial donations can be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery,
5668 Poplar Ave. Memphis, Tn. 38119

Published by Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery on August 13, 2018.