Loise Jean Vannoy, 81, formerly of
Barnes City and Montezuma, died Monday, January 04, 2010 at her
residence in the Sigourney, Iowa. She was born April 9, 1928 near Thornburg to Joseph Bitner Merryfield and Edna Dugger Merryfield.
She graduated from the Iowa School of Beauty in Ottumwa, Iowa on
April 5, 1948. In 1952, she married Raymond Vannoy in Ottumwa, Iowa.
Jean was a hairdresser and was the owner/operator of the Beauty Box
in Montezuma, Iowa until 2006. Jean was a very talented seamstress,
painter, and gardener. She was a member of the Barnes City
Community Church and Barnes City Ruritans.
She was preceded in death by Raymond Vannoy; her parents; three
sisters,Juanita Merryfield, Darlene Clubb, and Marianna Hauschild;
and a brother, Dorman Merryfield. Also, Doris and Woodrow Bohnenkamp
and Waldo and Gen Vannoy.
Jean is survived by two daughters, Connie L. Carver of Sigourney
and Cathie J. Landers of Oskaloosa; four grandchildren, Jeff Carver
of Sigourney, Christie Carver-Jones of Salem, Indiana, Julie Hanson
of Sigourney, and Katy Landers of Oskaloosa; and five
great-grandchildren, Nicholas Carver of Newton, Cody Jones and
Chrisandra Jones of Salem, Indiana, Blake DesPlanque and Dalton
Hanson of Sigourney, and Taylor Landers of Oskaloosa; two
son-in-laws, Carl Jones of Salem, Indiana and Tim Hanson of
Sigourney, Iowa. Also, Jeannie Merryfield, Harold and Marge Vannoy,
and Bob and Donna Vannoy, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at Holm
Funeral Home in Sigourney Saturday, January 9 at 11:00 am.
Visitation will be Friday, January 8 after 4:00 p.m. at Holm Funeral
Home in Sigourney.
Burial- Garrett Cemetery near Delta
Memorials may be made to Hospice