May 31 1942 November 24 2022
Obituary Mrs. Joann Ellen Shanks (nee: Martin) of Warrenton, MO., passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2022. She was born on May 31, 1942, in Fort Thomas KY., to the late Howard and Ruth (nee Butts) Martin. Joann had reached the age of 80 years. Joann was united in marriage to Charles Virgil Shanks Jr. on December 31, 1971. To this union, two children were born, Jennifer and Daron. Joann worked as a school bus driver for several years. She was very devoted to her family and her church family. She was a strong Christian woman and lived her life accordingly. Joann loved spending time with her children and grandchildren as often as she could. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. Joann Ellen Shanks was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles; her parents, Howard and Ruth; one son in law, Bill Gerhardt. She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Olivio and husband Brad; son, Daron Shanks; daughter in love, Sherry Shanks; six grandchildren, Kaytelyn Hargraves, Julia Hargraves, Maddison Gerhardt, William Gerhardt, Caleigh Shanks, Zoe Shanks; three great grandchildren, Kingston, Cadell and Kitts. Also grateful for sharing in her life, Julia Kheir, Letisha Wexstten (Jerod), Jeries Kheir (Heba), Nissreen Newby (Marlin), Katrina Kheir, and Regina Kheir. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to a local Animal Shelter, c/o Martin Funeral Home, 510 East Main Street, Warrenton, MO 63383. Online condolences may be made at www.martinfuneral.net. To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Joann Ellen Shanks, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Joann Ellen Shanks May 31 1942 November 24 2022.
Death notice for the town of: Warrenton, state: Missouri