Dorothy "Granny" Jovanovich

Born: Sat., Feb. 14, 1931
Died: Tue., Apr. 20, 2021


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 23, 2021
Location: Frist Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Apr. 23, 2021
Location: Frist Funeral Home

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Dorothy I. “Granny” Jovanovich, 90, of Blanford, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
She was born February 14, 1931, in Terre Haute, to Harry and Nellie Prather Wilson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Jovanovich; and 10 siblings, Babe, Helen, Betty, Rose, Rob, Bill, Gene, Jack, Thomas, and Gary.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Jovanovich of Blanford; son Robert (Cindy) Jovanovich of Fairview;  special daughter- granddaughter, Jackie (Roy) Strayer of Clinton; grandchildren, Tyler, Dusty, and Joe Jovanovich; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters-in-law, Mary Helen Wilson and Beth Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.
“Granny” was a 50 year member of the Royal Neighbors of Blanford.  She owned and operated her own beauty shop in Blanford for many years.  She was a 1948 graduate of Fayette High School and also graduated from Beauty School.
Visitation will be on Friday, April 23, 2021 from 1 to 2 pm at Frist Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be at 2 pm at the funeral home with Jeff Russell officiating.  Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
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Joann Jackson Beard
   Posted Wed April 21, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss. Mom(Helen Jackson) always loved visiting with Dorothy. I remember Dorothy fixing my hair for my high school senior pictures. I bet she fixed the hair of a lot of girls for prom too. She had made special memories for a lot of people.

Ida M Hepler
   Posted Wed April 21, 2021
Sorry to hear that your mother has passed. She was such a nice lady.

Charles and Billie Beck
   Posted Wed April 21, 2021
We are so sorry. Granny sure was a beautiful lady inside and out. She sure will be missed. All of you are in our prayers. We love you

Debbie Buress
   Posted Wed April 21, 2021
So sorry to read about Granny's passing. She has always been a fighter. I enjoyed seeing her smiling face and classy outfits when she would come in to pay her water bill. She was truly a blessing and will be missed. My thoughts are with the family during these times.

Velann Dorfmeyer
   Posted Wed April 21, 2021
Very sorry for your loss. Those ladies from Blanford were all a special group of friends.

Carol Reed Sanquenetti
   Posted Wed April 21, 2021
Love and prayers to Dorothy’s family.

Ken & Jane Vitaniemi
   Posted Wed April 21, 2021
Jackie & Joe and families - we are so sorry for your loss. We know she will be missed.
Love & Prayers

Mark and Tammy Pupilli
   Posted Thu April 22, 2021
Karen, Bob and families, very sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. You are in our families thoughts during this difficult time.

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