Nov 26, 2019 2:45 AM

Diana (Smith) Hankins 1942 - 2019

Posted Nov 26, 2019 2:45 AM

Diana (Smith) Hankins,77, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away, Monday, November 25, 2019.


She was born September 17, 1942. She married Burton Hawkins November 23, 1991, who survives her of the home. She enjoyed her grandchildren and gardening.


She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Barbara Smith (Hughes); and brother, Terry Smith.


Survivors include Burton Hankins; Daughter, Megan Wiseman (Raleigh, North Carolina); Sons, Harris “Rusty” Griggs (Kansas City, Kansas), Aaron Hankins (Waco, Texas) and Sean Hankins (Astoria, Oregon); brother, Wayne M. Smith; sister, Shelly M. Smith; eight grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.


Natural Farwell under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Vincent A. Halter  1937 - 2019

Vincent A. Halter, 82, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019.


He was born January 11, 1937. Vincent married Janice Moore November 30, 1967; she preceded him in death February 4, 2019. He worked at Crouch Brothers for 16 years and then owned his own business, as well as farming. Vincent attended St. Mary Catholic Church. His favorite past-time was working outdoors and gardening.


He was preceded in death by his wife of almost 62 years, Janice; parents, Joseph and Gertrude (Hanway) Halter; brothers, Ed and Robert Halter; infant brother, Lawrence Halter; sisters Helen Fisher, Rosella Shreve, Beatrice Brown, Mary Herren and Marcella Helberg.


Survivors include daughter, Deborah Halter-Park; sons, Mark Halter (Lynn), Gregg Halter; granddaughters, Samantha Halter, Molly Hudson (Cody); great-grandson, Boston Hudson; sisters, Lucille Thornton, Eileen Grier; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.


Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Autism Alliance of Northwest Missouri or St. Mary Catholic Church.