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Alice Joann Wilsey, 60, of Lebanon, died Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Mercy Hospital Springfield.

She was born Dec. 19, 1938, in Kansas City, Mo. to Raymond C. and Levona M. Jahr.

On Sept. 16, 1972, she married Harold Richard Wilsey, and they shared 41 years before his death on Nov. 3, 2013.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a daughter, Vicki Lynn Lowrance; a son-in-law, Chris Richard Lowrance; and three brothers, Charley, Eugene, and Robert E. Jahr.

Alice was born in Kansas City, Mo., and was raised in Kansas City and Olathe, Kan. In the early 1990’s she moved to Lebanon, and made her home. She was a devoted homemaker and loving mother and also worked in accounting earlier in her life. After she and Harold were married, they continued to make their home in the Lebanon area.

Joann had attended Community Baptist Church near Lebanon.

She is survived by a daughter, Diana Pohlman and her husband Randy of Hermann, Mo.; two sons, Keith R. Lewis and his wife Toni of Topeka, Kan. and Jeff Wilsey and his wife Cindy of St. Charles; a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Family services for Alice Joann Wilsey will be held at 8 a.m. Friday, June 25, 2021, at Community Baptist Church in Lebanon with the Rev. Allen Reeves officiating. Burial will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, under the direction of Holman-Howe Funeral Home in Lebanon. For more information or to view or sign the online memorial visit


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