Jo Nell Proctor

Mrs. Jo Nell Proctor passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2023 at LMH Health.

She was born November 29, 1951 in Sayre, Oklahoma to Lovelle and Bill Dunsworth. She graduated from Wilson High School in Wilson, Oklahoma in 1970. She then attended Northwestern State University in Alva, Oklahoma and graduated in 1974 with a bachelor’s degree.

She eventually moved to Newton, Kansas, where she met her husband Jack A. Proctor Jr. They were married on March 29, 1980. In 1982 they both moved to Lawrence, Kansas. She worked for the University of Kansas for over 30 years and retired in 2015 as an accountant as Watson Library. Her friends and co-workers remember her as friendly, happy, and always having a smile on her face. She was the type of person who could make friends easily.

After retirement she enjoyed simple pleasures. She liked to read a lot which she frequently enjoyed with Dr. Pepper and Cheetos. She enjoyed being home in the country helping her husband with outdoor projects. It has been said that her and her husband were joined at the hip. They loved doing things together and were seldom apart.

She is survived by her husband of over 43 years Jack A. Proctor Jr.

No services are planned at this time.