Jean Naughton Grindstaff , 84, of Quincy, Ill., died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Home.
Jean was born June 5, 1929, in Queen City, Mo., the daughter of George Lee and Pearle Snowbarger Eiffert. She married John Joseph Naughton on December 21, 1947, in LaPlata, Mo. He preceded her in death on April 18, 1994. She then married Delbert Lee Grindstaff on October 23, 1995, in Las Vegas, Nev. He preceded her in death on December 30, 2005. Jean was a 1947 graduate of LaPlata High School. She worked as an office manager for Drs. Hausheer, Braby, and Associates of Independence, Mo., for 22 years.
Survivors include her daughter, Jan (Dr. Tim) Morgan of Quincy, Ill.; two brothers, Howard (Lucy) Eiffert of Columbia, Mo., and Rex (the late Sylvia) Eiffert of Ukiah, Calif.; three granddaughters, Rebecca Morgan (David) Hoskins of Quincy, Jennifer Morgan of St. Louis, Mo., and Michelle Morgan of Chesterfield, Mo.; three stepsons, Dale (Dawn) Grindstaff of Independence, Mo., Rick (Teresa) Grindstaff of Independence, Mo., and Kerry Grindstaff of High Point, N.C.; eight step grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Marie Collum of LaPlata, Mo., and Katherine (James) Miller of Macon, Mo.; one brother-in-law; Kelly Groseclose of LaPlata, Mo.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents; her son, John D. Naughton; her brother, Leon Eiffert; five sisters-in-law, Beverly Eiffert, Sylvia Eiffert, Ethel Groseclose, Joyce Naughton and Ann Pavlovich; and three brothers-in-law, James Naughton, Robert Naughton and Ed Pavlovich.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Walnut Gardens Community Church of Christ, 19201 E. R.D. Mize Road, Independence.
Memorials are suggested to the
or Good Samaritan Home Activity Fund. For questions contact the funeral home at www.hansenspear.com