Jo Ann Deaville

Jo Ann Deaville, 71, of Urbana, mother of a Rantoul woman, died at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, Urbana.

Mrs. Deaville was born Nov. 5, 1947, in Honolulu, Hawaii, a daughter of Jack W. and Roseline G. (Roque) Peterson. She married Kenneth Deaville Jr. Jan. 13, 1968, in Champaign. He survives.

Also surviving are their children, Jeff Deaville of Urbana, Kimberly Briggs of Lexington, N.C., Scott Deaville (Teresa) of Rantoul and Angela Lusk (Travis) of Urbana; siblings, Gwen Brokaw (Jim) of Princeton, Donna York (Jim) of Thomasboro, Jack Peterson Jr. of Sidney, Bruce Peterson (Grace) of Orange Park, Fla., and Cindy Thomas (Jon) of Newman; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Donald Peterson.

She will forever be known as “mom” to the Scottswood children who grew up with her kids. She loved the Cubs, bowling, bingo and scratch-off tickets.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Champaign County Human Society in Mrs. Deaville’s honor.

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