JoAnn Risinger, 75, of Indian Lake, passed from this life on Aug. 8, at her home.
Graveside services to remember her life will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, Aug. 11, at King Cemetery in Hartburg.
A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Wednesday at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.
Born on July 15, 1936 in Beaumont, to her parents, Joseph Allen Foster and Jarvis (Hobbs) Foster, she lived in Indian Lake since 1981, had previously lived in Shreveport, La., and she was of the Baptist faith.
JoAnn worked as a waitress in restaurants in the area, she loved animals, often taking in strays, she was a good hearted person and she cared very much for her family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Charles Clarence Risinger, Sr. and her sons, Cecil Eugene Risinger and Charles Clarence Risinger, Jr.; her sister, Laura Lynn Keeton and her brother, Garland Ray Whitmire
Those who will most cherish her memory are her are two daughters, Jo Stone of Center, and Jessica Harrist of Shreveport; her son, David Allen Risinger of Orange; her sister, Nedra Reeves and husband, Roy of Vidor; her grandchildren, Shalsee Dawn Harrist, Ernest Smith, IV, Kristle Bolton and Brenda Bolton; her great grandson, Elijah Christopher Baird and numerous extended family.