Joyce Elaine Yount, 62, of Gravois Mills, formerly of Concordia, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Concordia with Rev. Jerry Basye officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Concordia. Visitation will be held after 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home; the family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Bethel United Church of Christ or Kent Memorial Lutheran Church.
Born Nov. 8, 1944, in Sweet Springs, she was the daughter of the late Johnny Viets and Emma Langewisch Viets. On July 24, 1965, she married Vincin A. Yount, who survives of the home. She was a 1962 graduate of Sweet Springs High School and had lived in the Gravois Mills area the last nine years, moving there from Concordia. While in Concordia she served as the secretary for Concordia Elementary School for 16 years and then worked at Meyer Motors. She was currently a member of Kent Memorial Lutheran Church in Sunrise Beach and while in Concordia, she was a member of Bethel United Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Kimberly Brunkhorst of Concordia; two sons, Troy Yount of Concordia and Jason Yount of Raymore; five grandchildren; one sister, Betty Ann Elsea of Marshall; one brother, Laverne Viets of Sweet Springs; along with several nieces and nephews.