JoAnn Paris Halbert was born in Martin's Mill, Texas on October 10, 1934 to Eugene Spencer Paris and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Emma Daniel Paris. JoAnn passed away at her home in Kaufman, Texas on May 29, 2015. JoAnn Married Jerry Glynn Halbert on August 7, 1953 in Athens, Texas. She has been in the Kaufman Community since 1989. She had been married sixty-two years and was the mother of three children, six grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Van Frank Paris, Alton Paris, Edwin Paris, Willie Bryant Paris, sister, Joyce Schetlin, grandchildren: Stephanie Ann Halbert and Wesley Blake Halbert. JoAnn is survived by her husband: Jerry Glynn Halbert of Kaufman, daughter: Ann McQuay and her husband Steve of Richardson, son Glen Halbert and his wife Sheryl of Kaufman, daughter: Priscilla Michelsen and her husband Mark of Kaufman, granddaughter: Shannon Jameson and her husband Michael of Wylie, grandson: Joshua Halbert and his wife Wendi of Kaufman, grandsons: Austin Michelsen of Kaufman, Kyle Michelsen of Kaufman, great-granddaughter: Payten Nicole Jameson, great-grandson: Cason Blake Halbert and brother: Garry Paris.