Joanna C Sappington(1930 - 2018)

Joanna C. Sappington, 87, Sturgeon, MO, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at the Sturgeon Rest Home in Sturgeon, MO. She was born October 10, 1930 in Sturgeon, MO, the daughter of the late Edward and Lillie Mae (Lamb) Clayton. On June 26, 1948, she was united in marriage to Paul Sappington, Jr. Paul preceded her in death on July 17, 2000.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by two daughters, Becky Sappington Berry of Mexico, MO, and Susan Sappington of Kansas City, MO; one son, James Paul Sappington and his wife Robin of Queen City, MO; three sisters Mildred, Mary and Barbara; eight grandchildren Jessica, Ginger, Lauren, Caitelin, Diana, Kyle, Erik and Brett; five great grandchildren; other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, one son Ken Sappington, and one brother, Jimmie Clayton, preceded her in death.
Joanna first worked cleaning homes and as a florist. Later she worked 34 years for the University of Missouri in the Admissions Department. She was a member of the Centralia United Methodist Church and volunteered through the church at Heritage hall Nursing Center. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, flowers, reading, long walks outdoors and spending time with her family.
Memorial services were Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the Centralia United Methodist Church in Centralia, MO.. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the , c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at

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Published in Centralia Fireside Guard on June 20, 2018