Jo Ruth Lea, 75 passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Visitation will be at Breeland Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 from 12:00 pm until the 2:00 pm chapel service. Burial will be in the Canton Cemetery.
A native of Natchez, Mrs. Lea lived in Springfield, MO before moving to Canton in 2006.
She was preceded in death by: father, Joseph Edgar Hammett; mother, D’Lois Bond Hammett; and granddaughter, Abbie O’Cain.
Survivors include: son, Bond Henry (Joseanne) of Virginia Beach, VA; daughter, Pam O’Cain (Marc) of Canton; brother, John Berret, Jr.; sisters, Betty Rhodes and Patricia Berret; grandchildren, Meighan Tosten (Larry), Hanna Smith (Connor), Cameron Henry, Bailey Irby (Cole), Jordan Henry, John Marc O’Cain, and Maggie Claire Thomas; and great-grandchildren, Maggie Ryan Smith, Miller Smith, Larry Tosten, Lincoln Tosten, Dorothy Tosten, and Sullivan Tosten.
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