Jo Ann Kawulok, 81, died February, 17, 2019 in Shreveport, LA after a period of declining health. A memorial service will be held March 16, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in Independence, KS at 10:00am and a reception will follow. Honorary pallbearers are Jeff Crane, Lee Crane, Hunter Gorman, Lee Gorman, Connor Crane and Riley Crane. A scholarship bearing Jody’s name will be established at Independence Community College in the coming months. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jody’s honor to the First Presbyterian Church, 201 S 5th Street Independence, KS.