Jun. 7, 2013 Powder Springs Cobb County Georgia, USA
Jennifer Jo Shores Kiddle, 43, of Powder Springs, GA, returned to her Father in Heaven free of pain June 7, 2013. Funeral services were held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2595 New MacLand Rd, Powder Springs, GA. Internment was at Powder Springs Memorial Gardens, 4157 Atlanta Street, Powder Springs, GA.
Jo was born May 2, 1970 to Winifred A. and John B. Shores III in Carlsbad, NM. She graduated from Hobbs High School (NM) in 1988 and served a mission for The LDS Church to the California Santa Rosa Mission. On May 24, 1996 she married her eternal companion Wayne Kiddle in the Dallas, Texas LDS Temple and they began their life together in the Broken Arrow, OK area, eventually making their permanent home in Powder Springs, GA.
Jo was a gifted photographer, studied at the Creative Circus in Atlanta and loved spending her free time shooting her favorite subject, her nieces and nephews. Her love of the water started at a young age when she played in the irrigation ditches in Carlsbad with her siblings. She was a star swimmer for the Hobbs High Eagles which lead to her teaching swimming lessons at the YMCA. Wayne and Jo shared a love of disc golf and found a second family in the Cobb Disc Golf Club.
Jennifer Jo is preceded in death by paternal grandparents Dorothy and John B. Shores, Jr. of Carlsbad, NM; maternal grandmother Rosemary Tilton, of Carlsbad, NM; maternal grandfather Harold McCormick of Corpus Christi, TX; and uncle Don Canady of Carlsbad, NM.
She is survived by her husband Wayne Kiddle of Powder Springs; parents Winifred and John B. Shores, III, of Howard, OH; maternal grandfather Richard Tilton of Carlsbad, NM; siblings Anne Burns (Scott) of Fostoria, MI, Nicole Shores of Katy, TX, Katherine Shores of South Jordan, UT, Sarah Bastings-Driver (Eric) of Dallas, GA, John B. Shores, IV (Jamiee) of Liberty, MO, Kelly DeMone (Justin) of Acworth, GA, and Aaron Levi Shores (Andrew Bradshaw) of Tucker, GA. She is also survived by forty-seven adoring nieces and nephews, four aunts, six uncles, sixteen cousins and many other loving family members.
Funeral arrangements were coordinated by Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, 770-943-1511, with interment at Powder Springs Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider a financial contribution to assist with the unexpected expenses at jjkiddle.com.