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Jo Ann Lemmel

Jo Ann Lemmel Jo Ann Lemmel

Jo Ann Lemmel, 85, Lanesville, Ind., died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

She was born April 23, 1936, in Campbellsburg, Ind., to Vernon Medlock and Laura Kathryn Clark Medlock Fess.

Jo Ann was a wife, mother and homemaker. She was a member of the Homemaker’s Club and Tunnel Hill Christian Church in Edwardsville, Ind.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Russell (Bud) Lemmel; and a sister, Peggy Williamson.

She is survived by her sons, Dennis Lemmel (Vicki) of Depauw, Ind., Dale Lemmel (Denise) of Lanesville and David Lemmel of New Albany, Ind.; daughter, Debbie Gibson (John) of Corydon, Ind.; 12 grandchildren, Christy Idlewine (Tim), Sara Ott (Alex), Amanda Larimore (Chad), Jessica Baird (Keith), Tiffany Lemmel, Chris Lemmel (Nicole), Jeremy Lemmel (Lesley Oberlin), Noah Lemmel, Hannah Lemmel, Leonard James Lemmel, Patrick Gibson (Sarah) and Katie Emily (Cody); 15 great-grandchildren, Dylan, Blake, Robbie, Georgia, Libby, Taylor (Lauren), Maddox, Eden, Violet, Scarlett, Libby, Harper, Kennedy, Ben and Jake; one great-great-grandchild, Austin; brother, Dale Fess (Wilma) of Greenville, Ind.; and sister, Nancy Dowell of Salem, Ind.

Funeral service will be held at Tunnel Hill Christian Church in Edwardsville, Ind., on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at 11 a.m. Pastor Michael Chanley will preside.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, beginning at 3 until 8 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown, Ind. There will be a visitation Wednesday before the funeral at the church from 9 until 11 a.m.

Burial will be in Edwardsville Cemetery.

The family requests memorial donations be made to Tunnel Hill Christian Church or the WHAS Crusade for Children.

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