Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Callahans in:
 • Evergreen Memorial Gardens
 • Panama City
 • Bay County
 • Florida
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
JoAnn Shirley Callahan
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 27, 1941
Phenix City
Russell County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 2008

JoAnn Callahan, 67, of Panama City, Fla., died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, in a local nursing facility.

She was born in Phenix City, Ala., to Harvey and Bessie Shirley. She moved to Panama City in 1969 from Cincinnati and worked as a store manager for Watford Food Mart/Sunshine Jr. Foods for 17 years.

She is survived by one daughter, Debbie J. Wendel; three sons, David P. Wendel and wife, Carla, Bret P. Wendel and Joseph E. Callahan and wife, Shawna; six grandchildren, Aerial Callahan, Ashley Wendel, Kale Callahan, all of Panama City, and Phillip Wendel, Christian Wendel and Bobby Wendel, all of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; one brother-in-law, Cecil H. Edwards of Panama City; one niece, Tammy Adams; and one nephew, Rory Adams, both of Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Bessey Shirley; son, Terry Wendel; and two sisters, Shirley Edwards and Juliett Shirley Zacherl.

The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 28, 2008, at the Heritage Funeral Home chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at the Heritage Funeral Home chapel with Chaplain Virgil Tillman officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are Justin Kent, Ralph Visco, R.J. Visco, Danny Hill, Chris Hill and Brad Garner. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Amin Abdelghany, Dr. Bussie Evans, Dr. Timothy Moriarty, Dr. "Bud" Shuler and all staff members of St. Andrews Health & Rehab.

Those wishing to extend written condolences may do so at

Heritage Funeral Home
247 N. Tyndall Parkway
Panama City, Fla.
(850) 785-1316
Published in the Panama City News Herald on 8/28/2008
Family links: 
  Terry Allen Wendel (1962 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Memorial Gardens
Panama City
Bay County
Florida, USA
Created by: David Woody
Record added: Aug 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29380808
JoAnn <i>Shirley</i> Callahan
Added by: Diana
JoAnn <i>Shirley</i> Callahan
Added by: Diana
JoAnn <i>Shirley</i> Callahan
Added by: David Woody
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Love and miss my favorite Aunt.
- Tammy Adams
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014

 Added: Jun. 25, 2011
Rest In Peace
- Diana
 Added: Apr. 25, 2011
There is 1 more note not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service