Jo Ellen Traylor, age 75 of New Paris, OH passed away peacefully on April 16, 2023 at her residence. She was born August 15, 1947 in Lewisburg, OH daughter of the late Nevin and Irene (Mils) Houdeshell. Jo was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, Jo was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wilbur Traylor; and children: Lee Traylor of Huber Heights, OH; Terri Traylor- Holmes of Fl; and Kevin Traylor of Lewisburg, OH. She is survived by her step children, Laurie Weireter (Doug Henemire) of New Paris, OH; Mark (Cathy) Traylor of Fayetteville, NC; Jeff (Kim) Traylor of Oxford, OH; grandchildren, Nicholas, Ashley, Natalie, Nathan, Kody, Zack, Laurie, Taren, Breanna, Harmony, Madison, Allison, and Olivia; as well as numerous other family members and friends. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Gard Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family. Online condolences and other remembrances can be made by visiting www.GardFuneralHome.com.