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Henry, Joann Grace

Henry, Joann Grace

October 30, 1951 — February 4, 2019

Joann Grace "Jodie" Henry, 67, passed away peacefully on February 4, 2019, in her home with family at her side. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am, followed by funeral services at 11:00 am, on Saturday, February 9, at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1701 NE 96th Street, Kansas City, MO 64155. On Sunday, February 10, visitation will begin at 1:00 pm, followed by funeral services at 2:00 pm, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1300 Kent Drive, Lebanon, MO 65536. Burial will follow in Mount Rose Cemetery, Lebanon. The family requests no flowers and suggests memorials in Joann's name to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (www.kauffmancenter.org), Kansas City Sheltie Rescue (www.kcsheltierescue.org), King of Kings Lutheran Church in Kansas City or Trinity Lutheran Church in Lebanon.

Joann was born October 30, 1951, in Lebanon, MO, the youngest of five children of William and Madalon (Rader) Henry. Her parents preceded her in death. Joann was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lebanon. She graduated from Lebanon High School, attended St. Paul's Junior College in Concordia, MO, and received her Bachelor's degree from Concordia Teachers' College in Seward, NE.

Joann's first job was as an elementary teacher in Des Peres, MO. She later became a social worker for 25 years, retiring as a child abuse investigator for the state of Missouri. Following retirement, Joann worked for the Ankle and Foot Center of Kansas City until her health no longer permitted. Joann was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church and its choir. She was also a volunteer at the Kauffman Center.

Survivors include her siblings, William Henry (Violeta), Floyd Henry (Leslie), Marolyn Henry (Suzanne Phares) and Jeanette Milner (Jace); nieces and nephews, Paul Henry (Christina), Michelle Henry, Vanessa Henry (Brad McPheeters), Tom Henry (Lulu), Mark Klemin (Nicole) and Ashley Wilson (Chris); as well as numerous great nieces and nephews, other family members and many friends including her sheltie, Dakota, and cat, Beau.

Service Information

Visitation will begin at 9:30 am, followed by funeral services at 11:00 am, on Saturday, February 9, at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1701 NE 96th Street, Kansas City, MO 64155. On Sunday, February 10, visitation will begin at 1:00 pm, followed by funeral services at 2:00 pm, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1300 Kent Drive, Lebanon, MO 65536. Burial will follow in Mount Rose Cemetery, Lebanon.

Henry, Joann Grace's Guestbook

I am so sorry to hear about Joann's passing. My prayers are with you and your family.

Jenn

Joann was such a warm friendly neighbor she would always stop and talk when taking Dakota for a walk. Joann was a wonderful animal lover. Joann will be missed in our neighborhood.May the family find comfort knowing she is in heaven now!!

Sharon Weber

I had the pleasure of working with Joann in Liberty and after we retired we kept in touch because of our love of Shelties. I have a nice picture of Joann and both of our Shelties.

Beverly Radford

Really enjoyed playing volleyball with JoAnn in Kansas City and socializing afterwards and at house parties! Sorry to read of her passing.

Mark Vieth

So sorry to hear of Jo Anne passing. She was a classmate of the Lebanon Class of 69. Our prayers are for her family.

Sherry Shamel

Very sorry to hear of Jodie's passing. Fond childhood memories....Dry & Dusty. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Debra Stenzinger

Sending love and prayers from North Carolina. May God comfort us in our loss. We will miss Jodi. Your Loving Cousin, Thad (Henry) Sparkman

Thaddeus H Sparkman

I am so sorry to hear Jodie is gone. She will always be part of my Dry & Dusty memories. She had the most beautiful green eyes I have ever seen. Yvonne

YVONNE LOU HEINTZ

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