Evelyn Joyce Krause, 83, of Slater, died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater with Rev. Jess Spurgin officiating. Burial will be in the Slater City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Slater United Methodist Church.
Born Oct. 12, 1927, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ethel Woods Ecton. She was a member of Slater United Methodist Church. She worked at Town & Country Shoe Factory in Slater and later moved to the Kansas City area where she worked at the 709 Truck Stop, in Blue Springs, and Crackerneck Country Club, in Independence, until her retirement.
She is survived by a sister, Betty Nan Vernold of Marshall; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Joel Ecton; and a sister, Laura Alice Dennis.