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Obituaries

Obituaries

JoAnne Sheets 1933 - 2005

Services for JoAnne Sheets, 71, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Floral Hills Funeral Home in Kansas City, Mo. Burial will be in Floral Hills Cemetery.Mrs. Sheets died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., after a long illness.She was born July 15, 1933, in Kansas City, Mo. She graduated from Northeast High School in 1951. She had lived in Lawrence since 1971.Mrs. Sheets was a homemaker and previously worked for AT&T. She was a member of First Christian Church and volunteered at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She married Jim Sheets on July 12, 1952. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Dennis Sheets, Lawrence, and Jeff Sheets, Gladstone, Mo.; two brothers, Neil Geabhart and Fred Geabhart, both of Independence, Mo.; two granddaughters; and a great-granddaughter.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Floral Hills Chapel.The family suggests memorials to Christian Children's Fund, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64133.