Amma "Jo" Almond

January 20, 1934 ~ August 3, 2019 (age 85)


Amma “Jo” Almond passed from this life August 3, 2019. She was born January 20, 1934 in Clarksville, TX to Clarence and Dora Shoffner.

Jo worked in the Court Reporting field for several decades in various capacities ranging from Transcription, Court Reporting as well as teaching hundreds of students for the Zigler School of Court Reporting in Oklahoma City. She was also employed with Bailey Court Reporting, where she later retired.

Jo was an avid fan of both the Oklahoma Sooners and the OKC Thunder. She also loved reading, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepson, Rick Almond; and 7 siblings.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory: son, Lance Almond and wife Tonya; daughter, Cecilia Scott and husband Grant; brother, Travis Shoffner; grandchildren: Nicholas Almond, Chloe Almond, Sharon Gordon, and Alan Williams; great grandchildren: Tiana Williams, Christopher Williams, and Joshua Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held 5pm-8pm Tuesday, August 6 and 8am-8pm Wednesday, August 7 with family to greet friends from 6-8pm on Wednesday.

A celebration of Jo’s life will be held 11am Thursday, August 8 in the Chapel at Resthaven.

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August 6, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home
500 SW 104th
Oklahoma City, OK 73139

August 7, 2019

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home
500 SW 104th
Oklahoma City, OK 73139

August 8, 2019

11:00 AM
The Chapel at Resthaven
500 SW 104th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73139


Resthaven Memory Gardens
500 SW 104th
Oklahoma City, OK 73139

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