JO ANN DEATON BEAVERS, 90, of Fort Worth, TX
passed away peacefully on July 6, 2021.
Born on Oct. 18, 1930 in Ranger, TX, Jo Ann was
the daughter of William Franklin & Meda Vaden
Deaton. She graduated from Ranger High School
before attending Ranger Jr. College and Texas
Tech University where she received a B.S. degree.
It was at Texas Tech where she met her future
husband, Doyle L. Beavers. Upon graduation and
marrying Doyle, they were stationed with the
U.S. Army Veterinary Corps in Utrecht, Holland.
Following Doyle's graduation from Texas A&M
Veterinary College, they moved to Austin where
they built a veterinary practice. Jo Ann was
an active member of The Daughters of the Texas
Republic and was a life time member of the
She was preceded in death by her parents; her
husband, Dr. Doyle Beavers, who died in 2019;
sister, Callie Deaton Mahaffey (RHS-1944);
and brother, Gene F. Deaton (RHS-1948). In
addition to nephews Scott Mahaffey & Stephen
Mahaffey and their families, Jo Ann is survived
by numerous other family members.