JoAnn Sheppard More

Published 8:38 pm Thursday, April 29, 2021

JoAnn Sheppard More, 76, died April 28, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Mildred E. and Charles E. Sheppard.

JoAnn was a faithful member of Smithfield Baptist Church and enjoyed serving her church family. She enjoyed spending time with her family and playing bridge. JoAnn worked for the U.S. Forest Service and retired from the Social Security Administration. She graduated from Ferguson High School in Newport News and Smithdeal Massey Business College in Richmond.

She is survived by her husband, Charles T. More; two children, Laura Jackson (Robert), of Richmond, and Andrew More (Tammy), of Newport News; grandchildren, Benjamin and Kristin Jackson, Willliam Dean, Kendra and Madilyn More; great-grandchildren, Jayden Dean, Aleysha Dean and Elana More; and siblings, Sandra Belshan, Susan Neely and Charles R. Sheppard.

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A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday, May 3, 3021, at Smithfield Baptist Church by the Rev. Patrick Wood. Burial will be held on Tuesday at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. A procession will depart for the cemetery from Smithfield Baptist Church on Tuesday at 9 a.m. Baker-Foster Funeral Home, 5685 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk VA 23435 is serving the family. Memorial donations may be made to Smithfield American Legion, 818 S. Church St., Smithfield, VA 23430. Condolences may be registered at