Jo Ann Self, 67, departed her Earthly life Tuesday, February 4, 2020. She was the daughter of the late “Stump” and Evelyn Chatham and the beloved wife of Harry Lee Self. Jo Ann was a retired manager with the Dollar General Corporation.
In addition to her husband Harry Lee, Jo Ann is survived by her sons, James “KD” Delano (Rebecca), Lee Self (Mary Lynn), and Steven Self (Angela); her daughter, Nickie Loving (Chris); her brother, Michael Chatham; her sisters, Linda Sydnor (Jimmy) and Dianne Tanner; her cherished grandchildren, Carlee, Brooklyn, Sydney, Nick, Logan, Matthew, Paul, Abby, Lauren, Jackie, Hannah, and Christyn and her adored great-granddaughter, Nora. In addition to her parents, Jo Ann was predeceased by her brother, Johnny Ray Chatham.
Jo Ann will be remembered for her love of family, especially her grandchildren, and her boundless devotion to her family. She loved crafts – particularly furniture restoration and crocheting. She also loved traveling.
A funeral service to honor Jo Ann’s life was held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Melrose United Methodist Church. Reverend Kenny Wayne Newsome will officiate. The family received friends Saturday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Warsaw. Memorial donations may be made to honor Jo Ann’s generous spirit to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Richmond Chapter, 7202 Glen Forest Drive, Suite 102, Richmond, VA 23226 or Melrose UMC, P.O. Box 150, Lottsburg, VA 22511.