Jo Ann “Granny” Green, age 86, of Brownwood peacefully went to her eternal home on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.

A visitation for Jo Ann will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18 at Blaylock Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19 at Denver City Memorial Park in Denver City with Pastor John McClean officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

Jo Ann was born to Elmer and Lula (Adams) Gray on June 15, 1931 in Terry County. She married Bill Green on Feb. 5, 1949. They farmed in Higginbotham for 34 years then retired to Lake Brownwood. All of her life she loved to fish and eat fish. Painting, quilting, crocheting, and cooking were a few of her many skills that she passed down and will be remembered by her loved ones.

Jo Ann is survived by her two sons, Wayne Green of Azle and Jay Green of Brownwood; one daughter, Kathy Smiley and husband Dennis of Denver City; 10 grandkids, Melissa, Bonnie, Clark, Ashley, Randall, Starla, TJ, Dusty, Kyle and Allen; 11 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Barbara Gregg; and her beloved dog, Fluffy. She is also survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Bill; two sons, Tommy and James; sister, Louise; and brother, Euell.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Cal Farley Boys Ranch (P.O. Box 1890 Amarillo, Texas 79105-9985). Online condolences for the family are welcome at