Alice Jeane Church, 81, of Grain Valley, Missouri, passed away November 25, 2010 at home surrounded by her family. 

Alice Jeane Church, 81, of Grain Valley, Missouri, passed away November 25, 2010 at home surrounded by her family.  

A graveside service to place Alice Jeane’s ashes next to her first husband, Glen Paxton, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 4 at the Oak Grove Cemetery.  No additional service or visitation will be held.

Alice was born September 24, 1929, to C.T. (Dick) Johnson & Alice (Costigan) Johnson of Oak Grove, MO.  She attended school in Oak Grove, going through 12 grades in the same building.  Following graduation from high school she married Glen Paxton.  They had two sons, Phillip and Douglas.  In 1985, Glen was stricken with an aortic aneurysm and died suddenly.  Alice Jeane remained a widow until 1991, when she married Isaac Church.

Alice was preceded in death by her first husband, Glen Paxton; a son, Douglas Paxton; a stepson, James Church; her brother, Roger Johnson & his wife, Dorothy; her parents and grandparents.  

She is survived by her husband: Isaac Church, her son, Phillip Paxton, her sister, Mary Ann Hutchings, her grandchildren, Drew and Jennifer Paxton, Allison Paxton, Jennifer McClanahan, Mallary Crow, and Adam Crow, her stepsons, David and Ben Church & their families, and numerous other relatives and friends.

Arrangements made by Royer Funeral Home, 816-847-4441.