Josie “Jo” Gammon Ball, 75, died Friday, April 19, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey.
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Born November 8, 1943, in Hartsville, she was a daughter of the late Barney G. “B.G.” Gammon and the late Naomi Josey Gammon. She retired from Washington Mutual Finance Company and was currently employed by the Brooks Law Firm. She was a member of Northside Memorial Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Lyn Ball McCoy (Johnny) and Anne Ball Hayes all of Sumter; two grandsons, Christopher McCoy (Ashley) and Joshua McCoy all of Sumter; three great-grandchildren, Patrick McKnight, Ryder McCoy, and Maddox McCoy; and a sister, Patsy Gammon Williams of Sumter.
She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Robbie Hayes.
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Tuesday at Bethany Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. James Chandler officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chris McCoy, Josh McCoy, Tom Cuttino, Wayne Hill, Jamie Compton, and David Gammon.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Clay Lowder, Dr. Gene Dickerson, and Charles Brooks.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home of her daughter.
Memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church, c/o Fred Sandy, 2600 Raccoon Rd., Mayesville, SC 29104 or to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.