Avila, Joann

JoAnn K. Avila

May 20, 1955 - June 27, 2020

JoAnn K. Avila a longtime resident of McKinney, Texas passed away surrounded by family on June 27, 2020 at the age of 65.  She was born on May 20, 1955 to Pedro “Pete” Perez and Maria (Montelongo) Perez in Sinton, Texas.  JoAnn grew up in both Sinton, Texas and Plano, Texas before moving to McKinney, Texas in 1973.  She married Jose Luis Avila on July 14, 1973 in McKinney.  JoAnn worked for 15 years at Venture Plastics as an assembly worker.  She loved listening and dancing to music.  JoAnn was a devoted member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in McKinney.   She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister to her family.

JoAnn is survived by her beloved husband of 47 years, Jose Avila; children, Monica Avila and Luis Avila, all of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Jana Avila and husband, Marquez “Rudy” Garza, Jade Hollins, Dominque Trevino, Luis Valentino Avila, II., Shaylssa Avila, Emeli Avila, Isabel Avila, Giselle Avila, Marissa Avila, and Lorenzo Avila; great grandson, Kaiden Garza; mother, Maria Perez of Garland, Texas; sisters, Molly Stone of Grand Prairie, and Carmen Lopez of Dallas, Texas; brothers, Anthony Perez and wife, Anjelita of Mansfield, Texas, Pete Perez, Jr. of Grand Prairie, Texas and Sonny Perez of Garland, Texas;  numerous nieces, and nephews; and a host of other loving family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Pete Perez.

 In support of our local, state, and federal govt including CDC directives and to protect the physical health, safety, and well-being of our community, only a limited number of 100 guests will be allowed to attend the Funeral Service.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 3, 2020, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas, and will also be live streamed on the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Facebook page and a recorded video will be available following the funeral service on JoAnn’s obituary page.

However, when the maximum number of guests are reached, those who would like to honor Joann and show their support to his/her family may remain at the funeral home in your vehicle, where you can watch the live streamed service on your personal device (laptop, tablet or smartphone) or listen through a designated FM radio channel.  Interment is to follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen.

A rosary service will be held for invited guest only and you can watch the live streamed rosary service on your personal device (laptop, tablet or smartphone) or listen through a designated FM radio channel.

A “Come and Go” visitation will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen. Only a limited number of guests will be allowed to enter the funeral home facility at any one time to maintain social distancing. 

Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories and expressions of sympathy on Joann’s obituary page. 

Youtube link for service https://youtu.be/rsvbOB1Mk20

 Facebook link for service https://www.facebook.com/TurrentineJacksonMorrow/videos/278804926798724/




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Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. RIP Tia Joann. Te Amo The Furtado Family, July 2, 2020 My condolences to the Avila family. Jojo May you Rest In Peace for eternity. From the Rodriguez Family (Frances, Marisela, Jr, John Gabriel)
Frances Rodriguez , July 2, 2020 You were always sweet to me. Praying for comfort for your family. Rest In Peace 
Dolores Lozano, July 2, 2020 Jojo you will be missed we have many memories of you. I can't believe this is true but I know you are looking down and watching over us. We love you so much
Etta,Edward,Dallas,Andres,Joel Gonzales, July 2, 2020
Continued prayers to the Avila & Perez family. Joann has left a lasting impression on many and will truly be missed. I am grateful for the opportunity to have known her and so thankful that we became friends! Rest easy JoJo. Love you always.
Remelle Hollins, July 2, 2020
Forever in our hearts. I will never forget the good times an all the great laughs and that beautiful smile you had no matter what was falling apart! You left an indenture in my heart, may you rest in our Lord's eternal arms..RIP JOJO Lilly Trevino, July 2, 2020 Condolences to the family. The Rodriguez family prays for healing. Desiree Rodriguez, July 2, 2020 Our most deepest condolences and prayers for the Avila Family, husband and children,:and for the Perez Family, sisters and brothers and mother. God be with you during this time. in Jesus name. JoAnn brought lots of love and joy. Rest in peace JoAnn. You will be missed. ...Tia Angie and son Marco Angie Perez, July 1, 2020 My deepest condolences to the Avila Familia. Jo Ann "JoJo" Avila you have always been a very down to earth strong woman that I have ever met in my life!! You always had me smiling & laughing at your jokes. I remember you telling me to always take care of Mary Alice for you. Which I always did for you.. Whenever want to hear your voice I am going to play my voicemail when you called me to hear your voice! You were so young at heart & full of life all the time!!! That is one thing I will never forget about you!!! I Still remember that I would always tell Mary Alice hows La Reina de Eastside... Fly high La Reina de Eastside keeps us all in a straight path by watching over us... Rachel Marie Guajardo-Arredondo, July 1, 2020 Our deepest condolences to all your family on behalf of my family. I remember JoAnn's quinceñera. My cousin, Phillip and I were in her court of honor. She was a beautiful young lady then and remained so from recently seeing her photo. We hope that your immediate and extended family be enfolded in peace and strength. Peace be with you all. Manuela Lopez-Nina Margaret Lopez (deceased) & son Phillip Daniel Lopez & family Raul Lopez & family Lopez Family, July 1, 2020 Sorry to hear of this loss. Thoughts with the family during this difficult time. The Lopez Family (Manuela, Raul & Daniel). Mable Lopez, July 1, 2020 So very sorry to hear of your loss. May God strengthen the family in this most difficult time. Please know the all family are in my prayers. Nora Luna Flores , July 1, 2020 Luis sorry for you loss I will keep you and the family in our prayers Toni and Santos ponse, June 30, 2020 My condolences to the Avila familia, may you rest in peace Joann "jojo" Avila. From the Carmona family. Mark Carmona, June 30, 2020 Thank you, for the gift of life that Joann brought to the world. May she rest peacefully with you for eternity. Amen. Dear Lord, we will face many terrifying events throughout this life, but may we never forget that the ultimate victory belongs to you. Through your sacrifice, death has been defeated. As we continue to walk in your truth, help us to set our eyes on Heavenly things.   Amen. Sylvia Sanchez , June 29, 2020 We were very sorry to hear of JoAnn’s passing. Our prayers are with her husband & children & with her beloved mom, sisters & brothers. God bless all of you & God rest JoAnn’s soul. Love, Tio Jesse & Marie Perez Marie & Jesse Perez, June 29, 2020 My deepest condolences to the Avila family!!! From the Gomez family Bibi Gomez, June 29, 2020