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Jo Ann Kamp (Busey)

Holdenville native, Jo Ann Busey Kamp died of natural causes on August 28, 2019 in Oklahoma City.

Mrs. Kamp, Jody, was born on July 28, 1929 to Clyde and Maude Kitchen Busey. Despite her expulsion from kindergarten, she graduated from Holdenville High School where she was editor of the school paper. A journalism major and member of Alpha Chi Omega, she attended the University of Oklahoma. There she met her late husband, William Henry Kamp. They worked together at Kamp Brothers’ Grocery and later at Bill Kamp’s Meat Market in Oklahoma City.

She is survived by her sons: Jeffrey W. Kamp, Cary B. Kamp and William C. Kamp, four granddaughters and three great-granddaughters.

At her request, no service will be held. In lieu of flowers, please send remembrances to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation or the American Cancer Society.

“She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.” Jodi Picoult

Services will be private.


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