JoAnne “Jo” Saucier, age 59, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the University of Missouri Medical Center in Columbia.
She was born on October 4, 1959 in Jefferson City, Mo. the daughter of Bobby and Anna (Eckert) Smith.
A lifelong resident of Jefferson City, Jo attended Jefferson City High School. She worked doing medical billing for the Medical Business Office and also Jefferson City Medical Group.
Jo loved being a grandmother and was lovingly called, Nina. She enjoyed playing Bingo and games on her phone and had many fond memories of swimming and boating on the Osage River.
Survivors include: her children, James Kelley and his fiancée Cassie Farmer, and Emmie Marr, all of Jefferson City; her siblings, Deborah Raithel (Douglas) of Lohman, Mo., John Smith (Wanda Verdot), and Brenda Smith, all of Jefferson City; and her grandchildren, Carmen Marr, Bailey Marr, James Kelley Jr., Lucas Marr, Kylee Farmer, Kaylee Farmer, Kyle Farmer, Kayden Farmer and a baby boy who is due in August.
Jo was preceded in death by her parents, Bobby and Anna Smith.
Jo’s family will conduct a memorial service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the JoAnne Saucier Memorial Fund to assist her family with final expenses.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.