JoAnn Marie Bristol Anthony

Lee's Summit JournalDecember 20, 2013 

JoAnn Marie Bristol Anthony

JoAnn Marie Bristol Anthony, 83, of Salisbury and formerly of Lee’s Summit, passed away Dec. 17, 2013 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

Born May 8, 1930 in Valentine, Neb., she was the daughter of the late Catherine Bowden “Dolly” Bristol and Glenn Bristol.

She was educated in the Valentine, NE schools and graduated from Valentine High School and attended business college in Denver, Colo.

Mrs. Anthony was the Purchasing Agent for the City of Lee’s Summit, the first female department head before retiring.

She was a member of Lee’s Summit United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death was her husband Robert “Bob” Anthony on May 7, 1994.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Cynthia Anthony of Dallas, Texas, Pamela Theiss-Anthony (David Theiss) of Lee’s Summit, and Cheri Anthony of Salisbury; grandchildren, Brad Houx (Tara) of Olathe, Kan., Eric Zimmerman of Los Angeles, Calif., Lisa Zimmerman of Washington, D.C. and Robbie Bergstone of Salisbury; great-grandchildren, Ty Houx and Bristol Houx.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 23 at Langsford Funeral Home. Visitation one hour prior. Burial at Lee’s Summit Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

(Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063.)


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