In Memory of

Jo Anne Holman

April 24, 1933 - November 12, 2023


Jo Anne Holman, 90, Lee’s Summit, died at home, Sunday, November 12, 2023, from old age surrounded by people that loved her. Jo Anne was born on April 24, 1933, at home in Princeton, Kansas to John & Edith Laws. She graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1951 and Florence Cook School of Practical Nursing in 1952. She nursed for 57½ years and loved every second of it. The last 31 ½ years at John Knox Village in Lee’s Summit. Three granddaughters followed in her footsteps.

Jo Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Coy Holman, brother Jack Laws and sister Janie Nourot, son-in-law Steve Dawn and great-grandson Mattis Thompson.

Jo was married to the love of her life, Dwight Holman at Broadway Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO on August 31, 1952. They were married almost 45 years until Dwight’s passing. Together they had 4 children: Kevin, Kathy, Karen, and Karla, 8 grandkids:

Matthew, Mystie, Aspen, Cynthia, Cassie, Candace, Seger and Sean, 20 great-grandkids and 1 great-great grandson.

Jo Anne loved to sew, embroidery, bake and cuddle with her grandkids. She loved to help others and always put herself last. Being married to an army Staff Sergeant, they lived in many places. Kevin and Karla were born in different states and Kathy and Karen in Okinawa. They finally settled down in Lee’s Summit.

Jo Anne also sold Avon for 24 years and was a member of the Honor Society and the President’s Club.

She was a member of New Covenant Community Church.

Aside from her immediate family Jo Anne/Mom/Grannie/Auntie Jo leaves behind a multitude of nephews, nieces, friends, and extended family that she loved dearly.

Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW Third St., Lees Summit MO 64063.


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Karla so sorry for your loss. We are here for you. Love you and will pray for you and your family.

To a sweet lady that we were just getting to know. May she rest in peace now and be proud of the legacy she has left behind. Prayers and love to her children and grandchildren. May the good memories of her stay alive in your hearts. Much love from the new relatives from California❤️

Jo Ann this breaks my heart writing this knowing that I won’t see ya again until I’m up there with you. I’ve only known you for a short time but Alex and I always loved seeing you. You definitely will be missed.
Love Alex and Erix

Fly high with the angels Joann, you were one of the best. We miss you here at the Village. Sending big hugs to that wonderful family of yours. Rest in Peace sweet lady.

Teddi C (JKV)

I will always miss her. We worked together for 20 years. She was a fantastic nurse! And a good friend to everyone. God bless her.

I will always remember how nice and caring Mrs. Holman was. Have known her and her family for years. Rest in peace Jo Ann.

Rest in peace Mrs Holman (as I know you by). You were freinds with many and will be missed by all.


Monday, November 20, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063


Monday, November 20, 2023
1:00 PM
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063