Joyce was a Christian and an active member of the Grant City Baptist Church where she was always called upon when delicious home-made rolls and brownies were needed.Joyce is survived by and will be truly missed by her children Karen (Jeff) Andrews, Kent Thompson, and Kathy (Steve) Mc Grew all of Grant City; grandchildren Kendall Kobbe, Katelyn (Mike) Frisch, Kyle Kobbe, Claire Andrews, and Tess Andrews; great grandchildren Camdain, Lucas, Bentley, Emmett, and Gracelyn Frisch.He was stationed in Europe during the Korean conflict.
Harold retired after many years working in construction, mostly in waterproofing, concrete finishing and as a bricklayer.
Harold, along with his first wife, Ann, and second wife, Virginia, owned and operated a popcorn wagon, travelling to fairs, steam engine shows and tractor pulls in the Midwest.
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Harold is also survived by his brother, Dick Stephenson (Myrna) of Albany, MO, his sister, Berniece Barber, and sisters-in-law, Rosemary and Barbara Stephenson, all of Grant City, MO.
He also leaves 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews who will miss their Grandpa, Uncle and special Unk.
Harold is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Virginia, his first wife, Ann Wolf, his brothers, Donald, JV and Phillip, and infant sister, Phyllis.
He is survived by his children, Kathleen (Dennis) Carroll of Kansas City, MO, John Stephenson of Sheridan, MO, Elizabeth Stephenson of Sugar Creek, MO and Paul (Bridgette) Stephenson of Grain Valley, MO.
Memorials may be given to Worth County Ambulance, Grant City Baptist Church, or St. Stanley Hensley was born March 19, 1920 to Mable and Victor Hensley in rural Salem, South Dakota. In April 1942 Uncle Sam took him in the service for World War 11. In his later years, he shelved the green paint for International Harvester red. If you were lucky, you’d catch him in his shop working on something – either wood or metal – and he’d entertain you for hours talking about his traveling adventures.
He served 42 months in the service and 38 of them were over seas in the Pacific area. Through the years he also drove a truck and worked in factories for 30 years in St. He retired from Wire Rope after 20 years in 1985 and moved to Sheridan. Friday, October 20, 2107 in the Van Skyock Addition of Sheridan Cemetery. Elbert spent twenty-eight years working for the Missouri Department of Transportation as a highway maintenance worker. Before retirement, he’d sneak away to Colorado or Texas to visit his kids.
Phyllis attended Denver Missouri elementary school and graduated from Grant City High School in 1954. He is survived by wife Sharon, sister Annette Jones, son Doug Fletchall (Pam), Don Holman (Gail), Gene Auten (Christy), and daughter Marty Parker (Doug), 5 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, many friends and relatives.