Jo Ann Kotlarsky

Jo Ann Kotlarsky 83, of Bicknell, passed away at home surrounded by her daughters on July 22, 2020, in Bicknell.

Jo Ann was born Thursday, November 19, 1936, in Linton, the daughter of Millard and Grace (Howard) Pickett. She graduated from in Linton High School in 1954. She married E. Woodrow “Woody” Miller on Aug. 30, 1962, and he passed away Dec. 22, 1971. She then married Leonard Kotlarsky on Sept. 6th, 1974, and he also preceded her in death on March 14, 2020.

She worked as a beautician in the 1970’s and later raised her family. She loved cake decorating, flowers, canning food, and gardening. Jo Ann was also a devoted member of the Bicknell First Baptist Church where she served many hours of her time.

Jo Ann is survived by her children, Lynn Fox of Worthington, Denise Anderson (Scott) of Rising Fawn, Georgia., Beth Howard (Mike) of Owensville; and Kelly Cazzell (Tom) of Boonville; grandchildren, Leo and Dwight Foote, Jason, Eric, and Jared Fox, Logan Lee, Whitney Hunt, Kylie, and Justin Howard, Avery and Dalton Cazzell; and seventeen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Millard Pickett and Grace (Howard) Pickett; husbands, E. Woodrow “Woody” Miller and Leonard Kotlarsky; one daughter, Lynn Foote; and a brother, Harold Pickett.

Visitation will take place on from 4-7 p.m. on Friday at the Fredrick & Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel.

A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Seth Alexander officiating. She will be laid to rest at the Asbury Chapel Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Bicknell First Baptist Church. Online condolences may be left for the family at