Lois Jean Conner
Lois Jean Conner – age 80 went to heaven on Tuesday evening, January 14th at her home in Kansas City, KS. Lois was born on July 25th, 1939 the daughter of Benjamin Ichabod and Ernestine Laverne (Colliver) Stanley in Tina, Mo. Lois graduated from North Kansas City High School in 1957. After high school, Lois worked for an attorney as a legal secretary.
Lois married Jay Williamson and had two daughters. She was employed as an executive secretary to the legal department at P&M Coal Company, Gulf Oil Company, then Perkins Glue. After Perkins, Lois worked for Benson Investments as an executive assistant until the age of 80.
Lois was musically inclined and loved to play the piano and organ. As a child, she was an organist for the local Baptist church in Tina, MO. She played the snare drum in the high school marching band. Lois passed her appreciation of music to her children and grandchildren. Lois’ hobbies were puzzles, games, and anything that was mentally challenging. She also knitted over the years as she loved to be creative with her hands.
Lois was a lifelong Chiefs and Royals fan. For the last several years she began to like wrestling and would spend her time talking about her favorite wrestlers with her granddaughter Carissa. Just to know Lois, she always talked sports and she was always in the know.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Shirley Rustin and her brother Bobbie Stanley. She was survived by her brother Wayne Stanley (Madeline), his children and grandchildren. She was also survived by her nieces and nephews, the children of Shirley and Bobbie who preceded her in death.
Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her daughters, Crystie Super (Andy) and Jayla Schultes (Roger) and grandchildren: Carissa Smith; Keane McNamee; Luke Super and Michelle Murphy (Larry). Great-grandchildren: Brock Super; Addison Murphy; Bryleigh Super; Vivion Murphy; Larry Murphy and Henry Murphy. Along with her extended family and 3 of her favorite cats (Hobbes, Harry, and Tizzie).
A celebration of life service will be held at LifeMission church in Kansas City, KS. Address: 2400 N 81st St in Kansas City, KS 66109. The service begins at 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 21st. Please stay to visit with family and friends following the service.
Memorial gifts may be given to the American Lung Association.