Retired 911 Dispatcher
Dies March 8, 2020
Mrs. Josetta Carol “Jo” Markwell, 62, Lyerly, died Sunday at Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome.
Mrs. Markwell was born Sept. 7, 1957, in Cincinnati, Ohio, daughter of the late Joseph and Charlotte Campbell Kestermann. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a 911 dispatcher and civil deputy in Garfield County, Colo. In addition to her parents, a brother, David Kestermann died earlier.
Surviving are her husband, John Calvin Markwell; son, Eli Markwell; daughters, Jamie (Anthony) O’Neal, Jill Ard and Ashley (Jeffrey) Blackmon; grandchildren, Jakob Ard, Avery O’Neal, Mikey Bonds, Ayden Ard and Sara Blackmon.
In accordance with her wishes, Mrs. Markwell will be cremated and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mason Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.