Obituary of JoAnn Draudt
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JoAnn Draudt 1939 – 2021
CLINTON – JoAnn (Jones) Draudt, 81, of Clinton, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021 at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, New Hartford.
JoAnn was born in Batesville, Mississippi on September 16, 1939, the daughter of Thomas and Edna Mae (Walker) Jones. She had been employed with Wickes Lumber in Waterville, and then with Friendly’s Restaurant in New Hartford for over 20 years until her retirement. On July 22, 1982, JoAnn married Douglas Draudt. Mr. Draudt passed away in 2011. JoAnn enjoyed going to the Turning Stone Casino, walking at Sangertown Mall, and shopping and Boscov’s.
JoAnn is survived by two daughters, Alishia Thayer, Deansboro, Patricia Jerold, Richfield Springs; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Douglas and Genevieve Jerold, Ilion, William Jerold, Clinton, Tommie and Jessica Jerold, Rome; a stepdaughter, Gretchen Draudt, Florida; a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Joe Stribling, Mississippi. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by a sister, Francis Rounsville, and by 2 brothers, Tom and Billy Jones.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at R.P. Heintz Funeral Service, Inc. 10 East Park Row, Clinton for memorial visitation on Monday, August 23, 2021 from 5 – 7 pm. Interment will take place in Arkansas at the convenience of the family.
Those wishing may donate to the American Heart Association in JoAnn’s memory.
Online memorial and guestbook available at www.rpheintzfsi.com.