Jo Stallings Daniel Maxson

March 4, 1937 - July 6, 2020
Jo Stallings Daniel Maxson

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Jo went to her heavenly home on Monday July 6, 2020.
Survived by daughter: Tammy Daniel, granddaughter: Shannon Lowery, two great-grandchildren: Keely and Zayden Lowery, all of Middlesex, NC; a sister: Penny Heyward, of Asheville, NC; many nieces and nephews and their children.
Jo was born on March 4, 1937 in Middlesex, NC the daughter of the late Eva and Noah Stallings. She was the youngest of six siblings, she was preceded in death by a brother: Ed Stallings, sister: Rachel Coates, brother: Oris Stallings, sister: Ruby McKenzie.
At Jo's request there will not be a service, however anyone wishing to honor her memory, it was her desire that you extend a random act of kindness to someone, especially someone less fortunate.
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Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Maxson family.

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  • July 15, 2020
    Susan Rella says:
    Jo was one of the most thoughtful and kind people who I was privileged to share time with. Her inner calm and beauty was uplifting. Jo's gentle spirit added so much to our Bible Study group. She will be greatly missed.
    Susan Rella, friend

  • July 13, 2020
    Angie Edwards says:
    My deepest sympathy to Tammy, Shannon, Keely, Zayden and other family and friends. Jo was a beautiful person inside and out!

  • July 10, 2020
    Lane and Fred Schroeder says:
    I first met Jo while visiting my Middlesex cousins Sue and Rose Manning and witnessed what a dear friend she was to them. In high school I marveled at Jo's skill on the basketball court. She was the best forward and Rose was the best guard.
    I hadn't forgotten Jo and couldn't believe our luck that she was one of our neighbors when we retired to Cypress Landing. We enjoyed getting together with her and her husband Bob. Jo had many friends here who will always cherish her memory and recall how she showed her love for our community by founding the Sunshine Group which provided functions for our more senior residents.

  • July 10, 2020
    Bobbie Furr says:
    I remember Jo from the days in the early 60's when my husband, Bill Furr, was pastor of her church in Middlesex while he was a student at Southeastern Seminary. She was such a wonderful person to us and always had a smile. After all these years I still smile when I think of Jo.

  • July 08, 2020
    Candi Tucker says:
    Jo was beyond kind to my family and my children. Moreover, the love she showed to Keely and allowed me to share their time made her that much special. I miss seeing Keely and will miss Jo. My prayers are with you all.

  • July 08, 2020
    Julian and Sandra Whitley says:
    Our hearts are very heavy. Our lives were much blessed to have called Jo our dear friend. Such a true Southern Lady. Since first meeting in Cypress Landing, we spent many hours together laughing, eating (especially catfish and ice cream), playing games or just riding around. Heaven has a bright new star and we will miss her dearly. While our daily chats have ended, many cherished memories will remain.

  • July 07, 2020
    Shannon Lowery says:
    If I can be half the woman that you were I will be proud of myself. Heaven received an angel and the most selfless person I know I love you and I miss you so much but I am blessed to have you as my grandmother. Until we meet again I know that you and my heavenly father will watch over mom the kids an I.

  • July 07, 2020
    Joan Jones says:
    Jo has always been special to my family. My twin sister and I would introduce Jo as our niece. We loved the times we spent within Jo and Bob through the years. I will miss you Jo. I know Judy welcomed you to your heavenly home too.

  • July 07, 2020
    Donna Bacchiocchi says:
    Jo was a wonderful person and a loved neighbor.
    We will certainly miss your our friend.
    Tony and Donna

  • July 07, 2020
    Lana and Don Hathaway says:
    My husband, Don and I were introduced to each other in 1959 by Jo. For that, we say thank you. We have remained friends through the years, meeting once in a while to eat together, travel, shop or just hang out together. I loved her laughter, her slow southern accent, her sincerity and her desire to do all that she could to make life better for those she loved. Heaven has gained a southern angel and I will miss her. Take to heart her request to do a random act of kindness for someone in need. God bless Jo.