Jo Ann Ayers Bishop Corns

July 5, 1939 - September 13, 2023

Mrs. Jo Ann Ayers Bishop Corns, age 84 of Stuart, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Surry Health Center in Mt. Airy, NC. She was born in Patrick County on July 5, 1939, to the late Bonnie Ayers and Mae Shockley Ayers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Charles Bishop; her 2nd husband, Paul Corns; one brother, Frank Ayers; and an infant sister. Jo Ann was a member of Minnie’s Chapel Wesleyan Church and had retired from United Elastic.

Surviving is a special caretaker, Sandra Perry of Stuart.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Minnie’s Chapel Wesleyan Church with Pastors David Bishop and Gary Combs officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Minnie’s Chapel Wesleyan Church c/o Dot Overby, 1873 Salem Hwy, Stuart, VA 24171. Online condolences may be sent to