DeAnna Jeans

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

DeAnna J. Jeans, 59, of Jackson passed away Sunday, May 20, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Dec. 21, 1947, in Hannibal, Mo., daughter of Frank E. and Betty L. O'Keefe Thompson. She and Stephen L. "Steve" Jeans were married Dec. 31, 1999. He passed away Feb. 15, 2002.

DeAnna lived in Jackson 11 years, and had worked at Rapco/Horizon nine years. She was a member of La Croix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau and enjoyed time with her small group.

DeAnna loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her daughter. She also had a passion for reading.

Loving survivors include a daughter, Tammi and husband, Terry Stallard Jr. of Jackson; a sister, Carolyn Jill (John) Crawford of Hannibal; a brother, James D. (Susan) Thompson of Portland, Ore.; two nieces, Dr. Michelle (Travis) Thompson, and Erica (Chris) Job, all of Oregon; and three great-nephews.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Fruitland, with the Rev. Rob Mehner officiating.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the DeAnna Jeans family, c/o Tammi Stallard.

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