|Birth: ||Mar. 7, 1951|
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2008|
Josephine "Jo" (Tucker) Stovall
(March 7, 1951 - April 5, 2008)
Josephine "Jo" (Tucker) Stovall, 57, Sandusky, passed away, Saturday, April 5, 2008, in Stein Hospice Care Center, after a lengthy illness.
Jo was born on March 7, 1951 in Washington, D.C. and attended high school there. She graduated with a B.S. in Public Communications from Boston University in 1973.
She was part owner and Vice-President of Akil, Inc. from 1979 to 2005, and formerly served as the Coordinator of Community Hospital and Volunteer Relations for Good Samaritan Hospital. Jo also worked as the Assistant Copy Editor & Traffic Control Secretary for WLEC Radio Station.
Jo was very active in the community and served on various Boards of Directors including the Sandusky Library Association, Stein Hospice Service, Inc., Goodwill Industries, Inc., and the Perkins Township Zoning Commission Board. She also enjoyed active memberships with the Sandusky Club of Black Business and Professional Women, American Business Women's Association, where she was named "Sandusky Chapter Woman of the Year" in 2002, life member of the NAACP, and Iota Phi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, where she was recognized as "Business Woman of the Year" in 2002; additionally in 2002, Jo was named Firelands Regional Medical Center "Woman of Excellence".
Jo will always be remembered as an exceptionally loving mother, wife, sister, and friend. Her selflessness and willingness to always put others' needs and well being in front of hers will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Charles R. Stovall, whom she married on October 6, 1973; son, Jason L. Stovall of Los Angeles, CA; sister, Karen Tucker, R.P., Silver Springs, MD; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Lionel and Velda Stovall, Sandusky; special friends, William and Yvonne Mason; goddaughters, Janine and Risha Mason; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Willie and Marie (Roberson) Tucker, Jr.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at 4:30 P.M. in Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1215 Pierce St., Sandusky. Rev. Herman Robinson will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sandusky Library Association, 114 W. Adams St., Sandusky, Stein Hospice Service, Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, or to Goodwill Industries, 419 W. Market St., Sandusky, OH 44870.
The Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be made at www.toftfh.com.
Created by: Sandra Renee` Middleton...
Record added: Apr 09, 2008
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