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Obituary: Jo Ann Sego, Columbus

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Jo Ann Sego, 69 of Columbus, passed away Friday July 19, 2013 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility following a lengthy illness. She was born December 13, 1943 in Brookville to the late Louis and Cecelia (Byers) Mannie. Jo Ann married James Robert (Bob) Sego and he preceded her in death in 1996. She was also preceded in death by her long time companion, Walter DeHaven; a sister, Gladys; and her grandson, Brayden James Jones. She retired from Dolly Madison Bakery in April 2001. She loved reading, watching soap operas and especially being a mother and grandmother.

Jo Ann is survived by her daughter, Sandra Sego-Jones of North Vernon; two stepchildren; sisters, Marceda Davis of Columbus and Mary Jane Zagahros of Batesville; brothers, Louis and David Mannie; a grandson and seven stepgrandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Branum officiating. Following the service, she will be laid to rest next to her husband in Bear Creek Baptist Cemtery.

Friends are invited to visit and share memories with the family from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

You may view her video after 4 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet at

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