In Memory of




Obituary for JoAnn Standridge (Howard)

JoAnn Standridge was born May 20, 1961, in Marianna, AR, to Winfred Hoyt Howard and Mamie Gonzales Howard.  She grew up in Pine Bluff and will be remembered by her family and friends as the life of the party.  JoAnn loved to hang out with her family and friends and have a good time.  She enjoyed shopping, music festivals, camping and fishing.  She also enjoyed going on her “date weekends” with her husband.

JoAnn passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the age of 61. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Joseph Howard.

She will be missed by her husband, Allan Standridge; her daughters, Jennifer Simmons (Matt) of Odenville, AL, and Amanda Phillips (Charles) of Pine Bluff; her sons, Bryan Stuart (Michelle) and Tobe Standridge of Pine Bluff; six grandchildren, Cailey (Colton), Samantha, Jarron, Jaden, Kaden, and Kyler; and two great-grandchildren, Carson and Collins.

A celebration of her life will be held from 2:00-4:00 P.M. Saturday, October 8, 2022, in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, Little Rock office, PO Box 16328, Little Rock, AR 72231 or online at or the American Diabetes Association online at