Jo Ann Morgan Taft


Jo Ann Morgan Taft, age 86, of Birmingham, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Visitation was held Monday, September 10, 2018, from 1:00 until 2:00 Bell Funeral Home in Sumiton. A graveside service was held Monday, September 10, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. at West Jefferson Freewill Cemetery.

Jo Ann worked many years as a dental assistant and later spent 18 years with the Alabama State Unemployment office where she touched many lives helping clients secure new jobs. She retired early due to health and spent her remaining years enjoying life and treasuring time with those she loved.

Preceding her in death were her husband, James Brewer Taft and her parents, Martha and Ed Morgan.

Survivors include her sister, Fay Bookout of Robertsdale; children, Rachel Taft Morgan and James Michael Taft; granddaughters, Jo Anna Morgan Spahn, Amy Taft Bradford, Elizabeth Morgan Taylor, and Alexis Taft; grandson, James Aaron Morgan; nine great-grandchildren, and was expecting her first great-granddaughter in December; four nieces; and four nephews.

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611