November 17, 1934 - November 16, 2021
JoAnn Theresa Daniels was born on Saturday, November 17, 1934 in Maryville, Missouri, the daughter of Ferdinand Thomas and Harriet Merie (Herschlag) McGrane. She passed this life at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. She was 86 years, 11 months and 30 days of age. The former Miss JoAnn Theresa McGrane was a 1952 graduate of Neosho, Missouri high school. In April 1956 she married the love of her life, Donald Richard “Dick” Daniels in Neosho, Missouri. Their union was blessed with a son, Don. JoAnn was wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She adored her family and loved spending time with them. JoAnn enjoyed cooking, gardening and playing darts. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. JoAnn is survived by, Son, Don Daniels and wife Lisa, Tulsa, OK Grandchildren, Nick and Amanda Daniels, Rogers, AR Dana Pugh, Tulsa, OK Brittany Daniels and fiance’ Tom King, Tulsa, OK Great Grandchildren, Jacob Pugh, Clark Daniels, Jenson Daniels Sister, Betty Lane, Neosho, MO Numerous other loving family, nieces and nephews and their children. JoAnn was preceded in death by his parents, Ferdinand and Harriet; sister, Maxine; brothers, John & Gerald. A note from Don to all friends and family: At 9:18am this morning I lost my mother. Having the best mom ever is very difficult as she had the best friends, best neighbors, best food, best dart game, best snacks, best nap environment, best conversation, best advice, best driving record, best scores on the computer games, best photo albums, best voice, best plants, best listening skills, best puzzle builder, best cookie maker, best grandchildren babysitter, best traveler, best cheerleader, best weed eater, best gardener, best housekeeper, best appointment keeper, best calendar updater, best secret keeper, best lie detector, best observer, best commentator, best fisherman, best horseshoe thrower, best yard dart player, best partner and most competitive person and committed to love everyone that I have ever known. Oh, did I mention she was married to my dad for over 64 years and was the best wife too? She was...you can add here. Others added... She was my best friend (many times). She was always such an incredible joy and light to be around. We remembered your mom. She was very sweet She was like a mom to me She was the BEST at making you feel loved and special. Best succulent farmer, best veggie chef, best hairdresser, best cookie maker, best gift picker, best dart scorer & thrower, best joke teller, best treat sneaker, best chatter, best word searcher, best tea drinker, best Gram Jo & Great Gram Jo, best listener, best nap insister, best support and the very BEST birthday buddy.
JoAnn Theresa Daniels was born on Saturday, November 17, 1934 in Maryville, Missouri, the daughter of Ferdinand Thomas and Harriet Merie (Herschlag) McGrane. She passed this life at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Tuesday, November... View Obituary & Service Information
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