Jo Lynn Groves, age 57, of Hockley, Texas died on Thursday, August 18, 2011 in Cypress, Texas after a lengthy illness.
Jo Lynn was born May 27, 1954 in Amarillo, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, J.R. and Wanda Alexander Groves. She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Bryan of Seattle; Teresaâ€™s grandmother, Mary Jo Free of Houston; her sister Sharon Hayes of Sonoma; her brother Frank Groves of Hockley; her niece Camille Hayes of Brentwood; her nephews Skylar Hayes of San Diego, and Cody Groves and Zachary Guthrie, both of San Antonio; her special friend, Mike Keplinger of La Porte; and two purrrfect cats, Moo Moo and Yeller.
Dancing was Jo Lynnâ€™s passion. She was a member of several Carousel round dance clubs, the Houston Round Dance Association and the International Choreographed Ballroom Dance Association. She loved traveling to dance festivals.
Jo Lynn was an avid reader and a rescuer of animals in need. She was active in politics. She was the Democratic Chair for the Harris County Precinct #49 during the 2008 presidential election.
Jo Lynn would be honored to have donations made in her memory to your favorite charity.