Vail Daily obituary: Jo Brown, 1929-2014

Vail Daily obituary: Jo Brown, 1929-2014
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

One of Vail’s strongest heartbeats, Jo Brown, a 45-year resident of the Vail Valley, died surrounded by her family on June 26 of lymphoma, which she battled for 10 years. Jo was born Feb. 7, 1929, in Hugoton, Kan., to Carl Edward Jones and Catherine (Kascak) Jones. She was born in the house connected to the jail because her father was the Stevens County sheriff, where her mother cooked and cleaned for the prisoners. She was the sixth of seven children and her mother died when she was 9 years old. Her older sister married when Jo was 11, leaving …

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