Jo Ann Cambron, 59, Carbondale: Nov. 2, 1956 – July 12, 2016

CARBONDALE, Kan. – Jo Ann Cambron, 59, of Carbondale, Kan., passed away July 12, 2016, at Brookside Retirement Community, in Overbrook, Kan., of Huntington’s Disease and Multiple Myeloma. She was born Nov. 2, 1956, at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C., the daughter of Hilton “Mac” and Elizabeth Shelman Kennedy.

Jo grew up in many places around the world due to her father’s military service. They settled in Carbondale and she started her freshman year at Santa Fe Trail. She graduated in 1975, and married Teddy D. Cambron the same year. She had worked at Josten’s Publishing, in Topeka.

She is preceded in death by her father and a daughter, Brandy Lynn Cambron.

She is survived by her daughters, Bridget (Rick) Lee, Carbondale, and Buffy Creviston, Burlingame, Kan.; and sons Timothy Cambron, Scranton, Kan., and Scott Sheets, Overbrook; her mother, Elizabeth, and stepfather, Dean Tucker, Carbondale; a sister, Janet (Mike) Hawkins, Scranton; and seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Jo’s life will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 16, at the Community United Church of Christ, in Carbondale. At 10 a.m., the family will meet friends in the fellowship hall.

In honor of Jo, the family request memorials be made to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America or to Midland Hospice, and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave. Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at www.feltnerfuneralhome.com.


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