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JoAnn Knox

June 17, 1950 ~ February 5, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

JoAnn Knox Obituary

JoAnn Knox, 73, of Geneseo, IL, passed away on February 5, 2024, at Aspen Health and Rehab in Silvis. Memorial visitation will be held from 10-11 AM on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory-Geneseo Chapel. Celebration of Life service will follow at 11:00 AM with Pastor Lisa Unger officiating. She will be laid to rest at a later date in Oakwood Cemetery-Geneseo, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the JoAnn Knox Memorial Fund. Condolences can be left at www.vandemorefuneralhome.com

JoAnn was born on June 17, 1950, in New Windsor, IL, the daughter of Dale and Maybelle (Anderson) Thurman. She married John Knox on March 29, 1969, in New Windsor and he survives. JoAnn graduated from Winola High School Class of 1968 and then attended American Institute of Commerce in Davenport. She worked at Brimley Insurance Agency in Cambridge for 25 years and also the Henry County Recorders Office for several years. JoAnn loved to garden, play golf, and travel with family to Michigan and Arizona where she and John vacationed for 11 years. Her favorite thing to do was spend time with her children and grandchildren. She could always be found in the bleachers enthusiastically cheering for her grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memory are husband, John Knox of Geneseo; children, Rob (Kelli) Knox of Coal Valley, IL, Emily (Brian) DeJohn of Geneseo, grandchildren; Micah and Riley Knox; Kylie, Will, Madelyn and Hannah DeJohn, and brothers, Larry Thurman of New Windsor, IL and Steve Thurman of Maui, HI.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Maybelle Thurman.

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Memorial Visitation
Saturday
February 17, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Vandemore Funeral Home - Geneseo
580 E. Ogden Avenue
Geneseo, IL 61254

Memorial Service - VFH Geneseo
Saturday
February 17, 2024

11:00 AM
Vandemore Funeral Home - Geneseo
580 E. Ogden Avenue
Geneseo, IL 61254

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