Jo Ann Deaville

Jo Ann Deaville

URBANA — Jo Ann Deaville, 71, of Urbana passed away at 10 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 9, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

A memorial visitation will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, Urbana.

Jo Ann was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Nov. 5, 1947, to parents Jack W. and Roseline G. (Roque) Peterson. They preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her brother, Donald Peterson.

On Jan. 13, 1968, she married Kenneth Deaville Jr. in Champaign; he survives. Also surviving are their children, Jeff Deaville of Urbana, Kimberly Briggs of Lexington, N.C., Scott Deaville (Teresa) of Rantoul and Angela Lusk (Travis) of Urbana; siblings, Gwen Brokaw (Jim) of Princeton, Donna York (Jim) of Thomasboro, Jack Peterson Jr. of Sidney, Bruce Peterson (Grace) of Orange Park, Fla., and Cindy Thomas (Jon) of Newman; and seven grandchildren.

Being a good wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, great-aunt and friend was her greatest legacy. She will forever be known as “mom” to the Scottswood children who grew up with her kids. She loved her Cubs, bowling, bingo and scratch-off tickets.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Champaign County Human Society in Jo Ann’s honor. Condolences may be offered at