Mary-Jo Ann Lathrop, age 47, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, September 18, 2016. Mary-Jo was born in Grand Rapids, MI in 1969. She obtained her undergraduate and graduate degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Harbor. She was employed at Pro-Therapy. Survivors include her husband of 19 years Bradley J. Lathrop; son Blake Lathrop; daughter Tori Lathrop; brothers Doug Powell and wife Angela, Dan Powell; extended family Tommye and Sam Stewart and a host of other relatives. Memorial services will be held 3:00 pm Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Galilee Christian Church, 2191 Galilee Church Road, Jefferson, GA, 30549 with Pastor Nick Vipperman officiating. Refreshments will be served following the service. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to Youcaring.com, search Mary-Jo Lathrop. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.