Funeral Services for Mrs. Joe Ann Whitlock Brinson, 86, of West Monroe, LA, will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, September 3, 2021, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe with Dr. Mark Fenn officiating. Interment will follow in Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery in Monroe, LA.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M., Thursday, September 2, 2021, at Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe.
Joe Ann was born June 17, 1935, in Sicily Island, LA, and passed away August 31, 2021, at her home in West Monroe, LA. She graduated in 1953 from Ouachita Parish High School. She was a member of the choir, Glee Club, and the girls’ basketball team where they emerged as the 1953 AA State Champions of Louisiana. Joe Ann was a member at First West and was in the Agape Class.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Evia Whitlock; her husband, Sam Brinson; her son, Alan Brinson; grandson, Christopher Collins; and brother, Vernon Whitlock.
Survivors include her daughter, Terri Collins and husband Mike; two grandsons, John Michael Collins and Matt Collins and wife Ainsley; three great granddaughters, Camille Collins, Georgia Collins, and Caroline Collins; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Mike Collins, John Michael Collins, Matt Collins, Scotty Brinson, Jimmy Brinson, Jay Williams, Jim Funderburk, II, Jim Whitlock, Doug Whitlock, David Whitlock, and Eric Whitlock.
Many thanks to STAT Home Health and St. Joseph’s Hospice. The nurses and all staff have been amazing and very kind.
And lastly, a heartfelt thanks to Angela Roberson, Tiffany Harrison, Shela Austin, and Evelyn Gammile for your unwavering kindness and help.