Jo Evelyn Stanton
Jo Evelyn Stanton
  • May 13, 1928 - December 30, 2017
  • Lubbock, Texas

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Jo Evelyn Elliott Stanton passed away peacefully on December 30, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born on May 13, 1928 to Earl and Effie lee Elliott of Shallowater, Texas.

She was a graduate of Shallowater High School and attended Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1969. Jo began working at Methodist Hospital as an RN. She graduated from West Texas State University in Canyon, Texas, in 1978 where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She received her Masters of Science degree from West Texas A & M in May of 1996. She retired from Methodist Hospital after 24 years on July 29, 1994.

In 1947 Jo Evelyn married the love of her life, Marion J. (Dude) Stanton. They farmed for many years and made their home in Shallowater and later moved to Lubbock.

Joe Evelyn is survived by sons, Joe Daniel (Danny) Stanton and wife Sherry of Shallowater andGeorge Edward Stanton of Lubbock, 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; half sister, Kay Young of Lubbock; half brother, Ronnie Elliott of Arizona; brother-in-law, Ralph Rogers and wife, Rose and sister-in-law, Janie Ringener of Edmon, OK. Son, Michael Elliott Stanton preceded her in death in 2002.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Children's Home of Lubbock.

Visitation will be at Resthaven Funeral Home on Thursday, January 2, 2018 from 5-7pm. Funeral Service will be in Resthaven Abbey Chapel on Friday, January 3, 2018 at 10am. Online condolences may be made at