In Memory of



Obituary for Jo Mann

Rhonda Jo Mann, 83, of Franklin, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 23, 2023. She is now eternally healed.

Jo was born in Dillsboro, NC, on August 15, 1939, to the late Frank and Rachel Patterson. She was a devoted Christ-follower and a faithful member of Franklin First Assembly for over 40 years. She was a beautician and owned and operated “Jo’s Beauty Shop”, for many years. She loved spending time with family and friends and lit up any room she entered.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Mann (1999); her daughter, Jill Henry (2022); her two brothers Tommy and Billy; and her two sisters, Jackie and Myrtle.

She is survived by her grandson, Evan Henry and wife Andrea of Chattanooga, TN; and her son-in-law Chris Henry of Easley, SC, as well as a few very special friends.

A visitation will be held at Macon Funeral Home on Sunday, April 30 from 5-6pm with a service following at 6pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Men’s Teen Challenge of the Smokies, P.O. Box 2157, Franklin, NC 28744.

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Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.