JoAnna Ruth Sheets

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

JoAnna Ruth Sheets, 83, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville.

She was born May 22, 1933, in Shell Knob, the daughter of Troy "Slats" and Ruby (Hardman) James. On May 29, 1954, in Independence, she was united in marriage to John Carl Sheets, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one daughter, Sharon Sparkman.

Survivors include: one son, John Carl Sheets, Jr., of Holden; one brother, Buck James, of Shell Knob; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She received her education in Shell Knob and graduated from Cassville High School. For several years, she lived in Kansas City, where she was employed for Merriam Lab and also Johnson and Johnson. Funeral services were held Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Pastor Carroll Williamson conducted the services. Burial was at Painter Cemetery, Shell Knob.

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