Joann “JoDee” Faith McCaffree, 91, passed away on May 8, 2019.
Joann “JoDee” Faith McCaffree, 91, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Carlson Funeral Home in El Dorado. Burial will be in the Leon Cemetery, Leon, Kan.
JoDee was born on Dec. 4, 1927, the daughter of Guy and Mabel (Grant) Dunlap in El Dorado. She graduated from El Dorado High Class of 1945, and married Larry Joe McCaffree on Dec. 23, 1955, also in El Dorado.
She was a member of Haverhill Christian Church, she loved to read, and was an artist and enjoyed painting and drawing. She loved her dog “Sunny” and enjoyed showing horses. In 1951, she was the first woman to win in the American Royal Horse Show.
Her loving family includes: her husband of 63+ years, Larry; children, Jolynn Baker of Andover, J.R. (Barbara) McCaffree of Leon, Jana (Jim) Gray of Leon, and Jarod (Deann) McCaffree of Piedmont, Kan.; grandsons, Myles (Kristine) Baker, Jacob Gray, Tristan Gray and Jace McCaffree; step-grandchildren, Jenae, Cade and Cooper Minnick, and Colby and Chance Bankston; one great-grandson, Damon Baker.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant twin sister, Caroline Hope.
Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Bradford Memorial Library. Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of JoDee at www.carlsoncolonial.com