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Obituary: Anna Marie Garnett Pealer

Obituary: Anna Marie Garnett Pealer

June 13th, 2018 in Obituaries

Anna "Ann" Marie Garnett Pealer, 74, of Holts Summit, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018, ending her long battle with small cell lung cancer and hydrocephalus. She was born February 11, 1944, at her family's homestead in Marion, the youngest daughter of the late Fredrick "Fred" and Anna "Irene" (Stark) Garnett. Anna Marie is also known to many as Ann, Annie, and her favorite Granni Anni. Anna graduated Valedictorian from Jamestown High School, Jamestown, Missouri. Anna retired from the Missouri Department of Conservation after 25+ years of service. Her greatest joys were her girls, grandkids, gardening, and watching Mizzou play basketball and football. Anna is survived by her daughters: Janelle (Joe) Donavant and Steffani (Lanny) Lautenschlager. Anna was a loved grandmother of five grandchildren: Garrett, Cole, Mallory, Sydney, and Gabrielle. She is also survived by her siblings: Sue Morris, Rodney Garnett, and Dave (Betty) Garnett; along with several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by nephew Perry Morris, sister-in-law Maxine Garnett and sister-in-law Barbara Garnett. A celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at Houser-Millard Funeral Home in Jefferson, City, Missouri. Her final resting place will be at New Hope Baptist Church in Marion, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to PoweredByHope.org supporting cancer research and survivors. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65109 (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com