Jo Ann M. Andrews
October 17, 1938 – February 21, 2011
JoAnn M. Andrews – passed away peacefully February 21, 2011 at her sister’s home in Spokane Valley. Born to James and Elizabeth Lynch in Spokane on October 17, 1938. JoAnn graduated from West Valley High School in 1956. After graduating she worked for Appleway Motors in the Valley. JoAnn married Mike Andrews and moved to Portland, OR where she was a devoted mother to four children. She retired from her career in Accounting in 1998. She moved back to Spokane in 2002 where she was a member of Hope Lutheran Church. JoAnn loved being with her family and friends. Dancing was a passion of hers and she played a mean hand of pinnacle. JoAnn is preceded in death by her son Michael G. Andrews, JR; her parents James and Elizabeth; her brothers Jim, Richard and Wayne Lynch; as well as a sister Darlene Lynch. She is survived by her children, Kathryn J. Ivory, Stacey L. Needham and Spencer “Todd” Andrews. Her two grandchildren Sydney Needham and John “Jack” Ivory. Her sisters and brothers Arlene Frey, Janet Wilbanks, Kay Dutton, Don Lynch and Gary Lynch. JoAnn also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Also a special lifelong friend Sandra Beloved. A service for JoAnn will be held at Hope Lutheran Church, 17909 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley, WA 99016 on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. Memorial contributions can be given to Hospice of Spokane or Hope Lutheran Church.