JoAnn Porterfield Rockett


JoAnn (Porterfield) Rockett, 84, of Mooreville, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Hillcrest Hospital with her family by her side.

Service Information: Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at Lake Shore Funeral Home & Crematory.

JoAnn was born August 13, 1936, in Waco, Texas, to Sarah (Hastings) Porterfield and Luther G. Porterfield.

JoAnn worked for Sears & Roebuck and the City of Waco for many years before retiring.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Rockett; parents, Sarah and Luther; brothers, Billy Ray and J.D.

She is survived by daughter, Paige Light and better half, Mike Alston, of China Spring; son, Charles Ewing and wife, Virginia, of Valley Mills, granddaughter, Brittany Lawhon and husband, Bronson, of China Spring; grandsons, Cody and Cooper Ewing; great-grandson, Lane Lawhon; step-children, Donald R. “Bubba” Rockett, Jr., Lisa Henson and family, Boyce Rockett and family, and Kelly Stephens and family.

We would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Hillcrest Hospital for always taking good care of “Grandma”.

This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 118:24

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. Bill & Debbie Motley & Joanna Bajer

    Paige & family, y’all are all in our prayers. Our deepest sympathies to the whole family.
    I have some fond memories of Aunt Jo Ann, which brought a smile to my face. I pray y’all too will be able to think about some fun times you had and can smile when her name is mentioned.
    Love & prayers, Aunt JoAnna, Bill & Debbie

  2. Dawn and Donald Taylor

    Our deepest condolences to you and the family prayers sending your way for comfort🙏 Your friends Donald and Dawn Taylor

  3. Dawn and Donald Taylor

    Our deepest condolences to you and the family prayers sending your way for comfort.

  4. Charles, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. My condolences to you and your family.

  5. Sorry for your loss Prayers hugs n love/ Algerita Gillum

  6. Nancy Oppenheim

    Am so sorry for your lost. I used to stay the night and she took care of us! I will miss her. Prayers to you and family! Prayers! God will help you! Am always here if you just want to talk. 😢

  7. I’m so sorry for your loss, 🙏🙏🙏for your family through this difficult time.

  8. Elizabeth Hunt-Brown

    May God Give Your Family Strength Beyond Your Expectations!!

  9. Darline Higginbotham

    Paige, So sorry for the loss of your Mom. Prayers to you and your family. Darline Higginbotham

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