McPeters Funeral Directors

1951 East Third Street, Corinth, MS


Jo Ann Brawner

April 16, 1930January 24, 2020

Jo Ann Brawner

Celebration of Life Service for Jo Ann Bassett Brawner 89, are set for 11:00 am Monday at New Hope Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Nicholas Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in the New Hope Church Cemetery.

Jo Ann died January 24, 2020 at Whitfield Nursing Home after a short illness. . She was born April 16, 1930 to the late Jesse and Syble Bassett. A lifelong member of New Hope Presbyterian Church, a homemaker, wife, mother, and grandmother who loved her family and community, will be missed by everyone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald “Don” Brawner; parents; brother, Billy Bassett.

She is survived by her three children, Emily Nichols (Keith), Donna Taylor (Robert Martin), Philip C. Brawner, and four grandchildren, Beth Middleton (Bobby), Kate Bingham (Casey), Jimma Brawner, and Virgie Brawner. She was also blessed with four great-grand children. Aubrey Middleton Oliver Middleton, Bradlee Bingham, Boone Bingham; and a host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers, Eric McDaniel, Bill Brawner, Tim O. Green, Randy Lambert, Jimmy Cooper, Bob Honnell.

Family will receive friends Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors and Monday from 10:00 am to service time at New Hope Presbyterian Church

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Hope Presbyterian Church.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com for the Brawner family.

Arrangements are under the care of McPetes Inc. Funeral Home


  • New Hope Presbyterian Church


  • Celebration of Life Monday, January 27, 2020
  • Family and Friends Gathering Sunday, January 26, 2020


Jo Ann Brawner

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