A memorial visitation for JoAnne Mitchell, 76, Kansas City, Mo., will be held Wednesday, Dec. 27th from 3 to 5 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. JoAnne died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
She was born June 23, 1941, in Chicago, the daughter of Marion Skilhans Waters Sr. and Mary E. Payne Waters. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1959, and was employed in customer service by DST Insurance for 15 years. In her spare time, JoAnne enjoyed volunteer work at Cathedral Square Towers where she lived. She also enjoyed traveling and attending plays and garage sales.
Survivors include a son, Walter Long III, Lawrence; and two brothers, Marion Waters and Carl Kiser, both of Lawrence. She was preceded in death by her parents.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Cathedral Square Towers, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.