Joan Lee Smalley, 71, died July 7, 2013, in Kansas City, Kan. She was a lifelong resident.
She was a restorative therapist aide for 22 years for Life Care Center of Kansas City, Kan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Smalley, in 2010 , her son John A. Smalley, in 2007and her twin sister, Jean Hill Harding, in 2007.
She is survived by her daughter, Sherry Hernandez, husband Juan, Kansas City, Kan., and her son, James R. Smalley, wife Victoria, Raytown, Mo.; eight grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at the Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home, 6300 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. A graveside burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 126th and Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.
Memories and flowers may be sent by visiting www.marybutlermeyers.com
Arrangements: Butler Meyers Funeral Home, 913-334-6300.