Stella Pearl (Grace) Hannah Lile, 78, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 12, 1929, the daughter of Gabriel and Pearl Grace in Fristoe.
She was united in marriage on July 18th, 1946 to Rev. Howard Elwood Hannah, an Assembly of God Minister. They ministered for over fifty years in various states including Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Texas and Illinois. She later married Bill Lile in June of 1998.
Survivors include: two daughters, Virdena Walden of Parkville, and Diana Logan, of Heber Springs, Ark.; two sons and daughters-in-law, David Howard Hannah and his wife, Fonda, of Liberty, and Donald Ray Hannah and his wife, Melanie, of Holt; three sisters; Ida Campbell of Edwards, Wanda Grace Bostick of Newport Beach, Calif., and Diana Grace of Dekalb Ill.; five brothers, Garland Grace of Rochelle, Ill., Orville Grace of Lubbock, Texas, John Grace of Chicago, Ill., Rolla Grace Sr. of Columbia, and Sterling Grace of Miami, Fla.; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren, and many nieces, and nephews.
Her first husband, Howard Hannah, second husband, Bill Lile, parents, and three brothers, Ray Grace, Virgil Grace, and Dale Grace, preceded her in death.
The family received friends from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Lawson Assembly of God Church. Funeral Services immediately followed at 3:30 p.m. at the church. Burial was in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Excelsior Springs.
Arrangements were under the direction of Polley Funeral Home.