Thora Sue Steeby
Thora Sue Steeby, 95, Savannah, Missouri died Saturday, May 5, 2012 at a local health care facility.
She was born February 3, 1917 to James Alfred and Lula Rachel (Johnson) DeVall in St. Joseph.
She married Lee Forest Steeby who preceded her in death in 1987.
Mrs. Steeby was a homemaker. She taught school at Washington elementary in Andrew County and taught piano in the area. She also worked side by side with her husband on the farm.
Thora Sue was a former member of Amazonia Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Durward, and sister, Helen.
Survivors: son, James Lee Steeby (Judy), Amazonia, Missouri; daughter, Carla Byrkit (John), Kingston, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Jacquelyn Heaton, Jerrie Watson, Jason Steeby and Brandon Byrkit; and three great-grandchildren.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Savannah Cemetery. The Family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Monday. The Family suggests memorial gifts to LaVerna Village.