Mary Jo Burpo Yount, 81, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 in College Station.

Jo was born on Aug. 15, 1938 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Herbert Preston Welsh and Beatrice Edith (Langert) Welsh. Jo graduated from Southwestern High School in Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 16. She attended SMU and later received her bachelors degree and masters degree in education from North Texas State University.

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