Josephine E. Claybourn, of Mesa, passed peacefully on Wednesday, November 27, 2013. Her ashes will be placed at the National Memorial Cemetery, Phoenix, alongside her husband, Bob. Jo was born in 1926 in Benton, IL. She is survived by her son Randy (Susie) and daughter Judi Willis (Chick), as well as grandchildren, Brady Willis , Blaire Buchanan, Dylan Claybourn and Ryan and Jason Dyrr. She was predeceased by Bob, daughter Roberta and grandson Adam. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 4, 2014 ? what would have been her 88th birthday, at 11 a.m. at Red Mountain United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested for Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014. Online condolences can be offered at www.awisechoiceaz.com.