JoAnn Twenter, 81, of Pilot Grove, died Monday, August 18, 2014, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.
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She was born October 30, 1932, in Florence, daughter of Joseph and Alberdean Bramble Kanenbley. On August 29, 1953, in Sedalia, she married Ralph H. Twenter, who survives of the home.
Mrs. Twenter and her husband owned Twenter Lumber Company in Pilot Grove for 36 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the St. Joseph's Alter Sodality.
In addition to her husband of 62 years, survivors include two children, Daniel J. Twenter and Linda Twenter, both of Pilot Grove; a grandson, Cody Twenter, of Pilot Grove; 5 great grand children Hayden Jenks, Payden Buchanen, Chloe Wassman, Evalynn Ryan and Kolbie Lee Twenter; a brother, Charles Kanenbley, of Anaheim, CA; and many loved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Mary Duvel.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pilot Grove, with Father Phil Kane officiating.
The Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. Friday at the church, followed by visitation until 7:00 p.m
Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to St. JosephCatholic School, in care of Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove.
Meisenheimer Funeral Home - Pilot Grove
200 Roe Street
Pilot Grove, MO 65276
Published in Boonville Daily News from Aug. 20 to Aug. 28, 2014