Joan "Mama Jo" Osborn, 80, of Sylva, passed away Friday morning October 25, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Hazel Jorgenson Hillman, as well as Jim Carlson of Minnesota, Raymond Pint of Iowa and Hilary Osborn of Cherokee.
Left to cherish her memory;
Her children- Shawn Cahill(Ken) of Bryson City
Rick Pint of Sylva
Grandchildren- Monica, Audrey, Erika
Great grandchildren- Jasmine, Chastity, Austin, Shaelyn, Riley and Silas
Great Great Granddaughter- Caroline
Brother- Kenneth Hillman of West Virginia
Nephew- Hollis Hillman (Darla) and his children- Savannah, Alayna, Lilliana and Logan
Also left to cherish her memory is her loving best friend and companion and love of her life
Mama Jo was a loving, caring and giving person, she was a great lady and was a member of United Methodist Church in Cherokee. She loved doing work and donating to the Shriners Hospital as well as volunteering her time for numerous organizations.
She was a proud Norwegian !
A Memorial Service to honor her memory will be held 2:00 PM Friday November 1, 2019 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Revs. Jim Sexton and Steve Phillippi officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm till 2:00 prior to the Service at the Funeral Home