Edna JoAnn Kelso, 69, of Pleasant Hills, departed this life July 11, 2020 at AHN Jefferson Hospital. She was born October 25, 1950, daughter of the late Audrey Jane Dinkins Lowery and Edward Burns in McKeesport. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Kelso, brothers, Darryl Dinkins, Paul Lowery, and sisters, Darlene, Gail, and Anette Burns.
JoAnn was a graduate of West Mifflin High School. She worked as an Administration Assistant for Bechtal Bettis. She was a member of Oasis Ministries, where she served as the Church Administrator, Pastor’s Executive Secretary, President of the Pastor’s Aid Ministry and Oasis’ Board Member.
Survivors include Edwin Joseph Kelso, wife Stephanie of Coraopolis, Kevin Richard Kelso of West Mifflin; sister, Pastor Kim Dinkins Lankford of McKeesport; brother, William Woodrow Lowery of Swissvale, PA; nieces, nephews, and friends.
**A WALK THROUGH VIEWING FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2020. FOLLOWED BY A PRIVATE SERVICE ON FRIDAY, JULY 17TH. ALL VISITORS ARE ASKED TO WEAR MASKS AND BE MINDFUL OF SOCIAL DISTANCING DURING EACH SERVICE**
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