JoAnn Michaels


JoAnn Michaels, 69, of South Pleasant Street in Edinburgh, went to live with Jesus at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis.

JoAnn was born July 1, 1947, in the home she still resided in Edinburgh, the daughter of Loren W. and Dessie R. Burton. She married Donald E. Michaels on January 30, 1966.

JoAnn was a member of the Apostolic Tabernacle of Edinburgh. She was owner of Columbus Weight Loss Clinic for 30 years and loved spending time with her family and friends, the real center of her heart. A wonderful and vivacious woman, JoAnn will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to meet her.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at the Apostolic Tabernacle of Edinburgh with the Rev. Mark Myers officiating. Calling will be at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, September 19, and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Survivors include a son, Clinton (Cynthia) Michaels of Edinburgh; a daughter, Dessica “Dustie” Sharp of Edinburgh; a sister, Edell Roberts of Edinburgh; and grandchildren, Brooke, Desirae and Alyssa Michaels, Tyler Money and Dustin Sharp.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald, on January 13, 2014; and a grandson, Jason “Jake” Michaels.

Services were entrusted to the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

You are invited to view her video tribute after 4 p.m. Monday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.