Obituary: Shelia Jo French


Funeral Service for Shelia Jo French, age 81, of Cullman, will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Center Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Kilgore and Rev. Jason Vinson officiating, and interment in Eva Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. French passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at her residence. She was born March 31, 1941, to Henry Basil Doss and Willie Frances Copeland Doss.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband: Rolland French.

Survivors include her daughters: Deborah Anderson and Amy French Holland; sons: Randy (Julia) French and Greg (Tammy) French and seven grandchildren.

Rolland and Jo built and operated WRJL-FM 99.9 in Eva in 1996. They worked side by side playing Christian radio until his death in 2004. Jo continued to operate the radio station until her retirement in 2020.