Form 4 Morrison Patricia

4 - Statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities

Published: 2010-06-14 11:11:11
Submitted: 2010-06-14
Period Ending In: 2010-06-10
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SEC FORM 4

SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MORRISON PATRICIA

(Last) (First) (Middle)
5555 DARROW ROAD

(Street)
HUDSON OH 44236

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
JO-ANN STORES INC [ JAS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/10/2010
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 06/11/2010 M 5,770(1) A $0.00 26,209 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units $0.00 06/10/2010 A 2,769 06/10/2011(2) 06/10/2011(2) Common Stock 2,769 $0.00 2,769 D
Restricted Stock Units $0.00 06/11/2010 M 5,770 06/11/2010(1) 06/11/2010(1) Common Stock 5,770 $0.00 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Conversion of restricted stock units into common stock on a one-to-one basis. The restricted stock units vested 100% one year after the June 11, 2009 grant date.
2. The reporting person was granted an award of 2769 restricted stock units, which convert to common stock on a one-for-one basis upon vesting. The restricted stock units will vest 100% one year from the grant date.
Remarks:
/s/James Kerr for Patricia Morrison by Power of Attorney 06/14/2010
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
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Schema Version:
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Document Type:
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Period Of Report:
2010-06-10
Not Subject To Section16:
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Issuer

Issuer Cik
0000034151
Issuer Name
JO-ANN STORES INC
Issuer Trading Symbol
JAS

Reporting Owner

Reporting Owner Id

Rpt Owner Cik
0001204081
Rpt Owner Name
MORRISON PATRICIA

Reporting Owner Address

Rpt Owner Street1
5555 DARROW ROAD
Rpt Owner City
HUDSON
Rpt Owner State
OH
Rpt Owner Zip Code
44236

Reporting Owner Relationship

Is Director
1
Is Officer
0
Is Ten Percent Owner
0
Is Other
0

Non Derivative Transaction

Security Title
Common Stock
Transaction Date
2010-06-11

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
M
Equity Swap Involved
0

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares

Value
5770
@attributes Id
F1
Transaction Price Per Share
0.00
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
A
Shares Owned Following Transaction
26209
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Derivative Transaction

Security Title
Restricted Stock Units
Conversion Or Exercise Price
0.00
Transaction Date
2010-06-10

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
A
Equity Swap Involved
0

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares
2769
Transaction Price Per Share
0.00
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
A

Exercise Date

Value
2011-06-10
@attributes Id
F2

Expiration Date

Value
2011-06-10
@attributes Id
F2

Underlying Security

Underlying Security Title
Common Stock
Underlying Security Shares
2769
Shares Owned Following Transaction
2769
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D
Security Title
Restricted Stock Units
Conversion Or Exercise Price
0.00
Transaction Date
2010-06-11

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
M
Equity Swap Involved
0

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares
5770
Transaction Price Per Share
0.00
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
D

Exercise Date

Value
2010-06-11
@attributes Id
F1

Expiration Date

Value
2010-06-11
@attributes Id
F1

Underlying Security

Underlying Security Title
Common Stock
Underlying Security Shares
5770
Shares Owned Following Transaction
0
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Footnote

0
Conversion of restricted stock units into common stock on a one-to-one basis. The restricted stock units vested 100% one year after the June 11, 2009 grant date.
1
The reporting person was granted an award of 2769 restricted stock units, which convert to common stock on a one-for-one basis upon vesting. The restricted stock units will vest 100% one year from the grant date.

Owner Signature

Signature Name
/s/James Kerr for Patricia Morrison by Power of Attorney
Signature Date
2010-06-14
poa.txt POA DOCUMENT
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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR
SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS


	Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby makes, constitutes and
appoints Darrell Webb, David Goldston, James Kerr and Timothy Ryan and each of
them as the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact, with full power and
authority as hereinafter described on behalf of and in the name, place and stead
of the undersigned to:

(1)	prepare, execute, acknowledge, deliver and file Forms 3, 4, and 5 or such
other forms (including any amendments thereto) as may be required by Section 16
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules and regulations promulgated
thereunder, as amended from time to time (the "Exchange Act") with respect to
the securities of Jo-Ann Stores, Inc., an Ohio corporation (the "Company"), with
the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, any national securities
exchanges and the Company;

(2)	seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the undersigned's
behalf, information on transactions in the Company's securities from any third
party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and
the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release any such
information to the undersigned and approves and ratifies any such release of
information; and

(3)	perform any and all other acts which in the discretion of such
attorney-in-fact are determined to be necessary or desirable for and on behalf
of the undersigned in connection with the foregoing.

The undersigned acknowledges that:

(1)	this Power of Attorney authorizes, but does not require, each such
attorney-in-fact to act in his or her discretion on information provided to such
attorney-in-fact without independent verification of such information;

(2)	any documents prepared and/or executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of
the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney will be in such form and will
contain such information and disclosure as such attorney-in-fact, in his or her
discretion, deems necessary or desirable;

(3)	neither the Company nor such attorney-in-fact assumes (i) any liability for
the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the requirement of the Exchange
Act, (ii) any liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such
requirements, or (iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit
disgorgement under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act; and

(4)	this Power of Attorney does not relieve the undersigned from responsibility
for compliance with the undersigned's obligations under the Exchange Act,
including without limitation the reporting requirements under Section 16 of the
Exchange Act.

	The undersigned hereby gives and grants the foregoing attorney-in-fact full
power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary or appropriate to be done in and about the foregoing
matters as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could
do if present, hereby ratifying all that each such attorney-in-fact of, for and
on behalf of the undersigned, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of
this Limited Power of Attorney.



This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until revoked by
the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to such attorney-in-fact.

	IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 2nd of April 2008.



/s/ Patricia Morrison
Signature


Patricia Morrison
Print Name



STATE OF         Ohio     )
	                  )
COUNTY OF       Stark     )



On this 2nd day of April, 2008, Patricia Morrison personally appeared before me,
and acknowledged that s/he executed the foregoing instrument for the purposes
therein contained.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and official seal.



/s/Wendy S. Blasick
Notary Public




My Commission Expires: 	May 20, 2009
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