Joanna Marie (Jones) Shipp, 77, Grove, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at the Grove Nursing Center, Grove.

Joanna was born on March 16, 1940 in her grandparents two story log home that was located just outside of Chelsea. She was the daughter of Jimmie and Elsie Mae (Robinson) Jones.

Joanna was raised in Michigan and Idaho, but returned to Oklahoma in 1970.

In 1974 she was united in marriage to her husband of 44 years, Jimmy Leaton Shipp. Joanna worked as a bookkeeper in the banking industry, and finally reached her dream job as a Licensed Practical Nurse in 1990.

Joanna will be dearly missed by her husband Jim Shipp of the home, her daughter Charlenden Marie Robinson and her husband Steve, three step-children: Stephanie Jontra, Ricky Shipp and Margaret Nibarger, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her sisters: Raylene Stephens and her husband Chuck, Darlinda Joyce Suida and her husband Ervin.

Private family services will take place at a later date under the direction of Ellis Family Funeral Home, Grove. www.ellisfuneralhome.com