Sister Jeremy (Jo Ann) P. Molett

Sister Jeremy (Jo Ann) P. Molett

Sister Jeremy Molett, age 87, died October 6, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith.

The family of Pete Molett and Uneeta Cline Molett welcomed their daughter, Jo Ann, into their family August 26, 1931, in Rathbun, Iowa. Upon being received at St. Scholastica Convent on June 24, 1959, she took the name Sister Mary Jeremy Molett. Sister Jeremy served at St. Francis deSales in Lebanon, MO; St. Joseph’s School in Pilot Grove, MO; Holy Rosary School in Stuttgart, AR; Saints Cyril & Methodius School in Slovak, AR; Fort Smith public schools as a teacher; Belle Point and Albert Pike schools in Fort Smith as a principal. She studied at American Business Institute in Des Moines, IA, earned a BS in elementary education at University of Central Arkansas, Conway, and an MA in educational administration at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She resided in the monastery infirmary and later at Chapel Ridge Health and Rehab.

Sister Jeremy is survived by many beloved nieces and nephews: Linnae Molett Lockwood and husband Bruce Lockwood, Michael Molett and wife Maria Molett; Craig Molett and wife Cindy Molett. Great-nieces and great-nephews are Alexis Molett Anderson and husband Matthew Anderson; Tabitha Molett; Patricia (Tricia) Molett; Mathew Molett and wife Melissa; and Corey Molett. Great-great nieces and nephews are Sophia and Alexandra Anderson, Brody Molett, and Samantha Molett. Preceding her in death are her parents, brother Pete Molett (sister-in-law Virginia) and sisters, Betty Molett, and Dawn Molett Furlin (brother-in-law John Furlin).

Vespers for the Dead were Friday, October 19, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Monastery Chapel. The funeral Mass will be Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. with Father Les Farley as presider. Burial was in the Monastery cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to St. Scholastica Continuing Care Fund, P O Box 3489, Fort Smith, AR 72913.
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