Dragoo, JoAnne Wells

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Joanne Dragoo
Joanne Dragoo

JoAnne Wells Dragoo, 82, of Rossville, Georgia, was born on February 16, 1935, in Keokee, Virginia. She passed from death unto life and into the presence of Almighty God and her Savior Jesus Christ in Heaven on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, surrounded by her loving family at home.


JoAnne was a member of Silverdale Baptist Church where she was active in the choir and MOPS.  


She was preceded in death by her parents, Owen and Myrtle Wells; daughter, Elizabeth Anne Dragoo; brothers, John, Johnse, Jimmy and Kyle Wells; her sister, Joyce; and grandson, Isaac Burgess.   


Survivors include her husband, Paul; sons, Steve  (Nancy) and Mark (Julie); daughters, Susan and Cathy (Sam); 15 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews;  siblings,  Joel, Jerry and Jack Wells; Nan Kelso, Janet Colburn, June Coffey, Julie Benson, Hazel McKinney and Edith Flannery. 


A celebration of JoAnne’s life will be at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13, at Silverdale Baptist Church Creekside Building. Visitation is from 3-6 p.m. 


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made online to Chosen Blessings Adoption Ministry through silverdalebc.com.


Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com


Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

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