Thursday, October 20, 2005

JoAnn Iris Grove, 77, of Kansas City, passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at her home.

She was born Oct. 29,1927, in Monett to Clyde Sherman and Judith Kring McKee. She married Willard F. Grove in 1949.

She worked in the assembly department of Western Electric.

She was preceded in death by: her husband; her parents; and one brother, Clyde "Sonny" McKee.

Survivors include: two daughters, Anna Hefferman, of Kansas City, and June Newman, of San Diego, Calif.; one son, Gary Grove, of Kansas City; and 11 grandchildren.

A memorial service was held today (Wednesday). A graveside memorial service will be held Friday at Monett IOOF Cemetery, under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home.