Jo Ann Schouten, 60, of Marshall died Wednesday, June 20, 2007, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2007, at Moore Funeral Home in La Monte. Pastor Steve Ragland will officiate. Burial will be held at Houstonia Cemetery in Houstonia. Pallbearers are Warren Pruitt, Gary Smith, Alan Dale Quint, and Travis Haas. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Jo Ann Schouten Memorial Fund and may be left in care of Moore Funeral Home.
Born on May 24, 1947, in Boonville, she was the daughter of the late Mary M. (Meyer) Scott and Benjamin William Scott. On April 17, 1982, she married John S. Schouten in Sedalia. He preceded her in death in April 1999. She was a graduate of Pilot Grove High School and worked for Lamy's in Sedalia as a sewing machine operator. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Marshall and attended Long Wood Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Stephanie Cockrum, Stacy Hecke, and Christy Knipp, all of Marshall; two sisters, Mary Ann Newbrough of New Franklin and Minnie Williams of Bunceton; a brother, Arthur Scott of Boonville; and seven grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.