A. Joan Tierney, a long-time resident of Gladstone, MO passed away April 14, 2018, at the NorthCare Hospice House in North Kansas City, MO. She was born September 6, 1931 in Golden City, MO the daughter of Lyman Wakefield and Mary Evalyn (Hastings) Kentner.
Joan graduated high school in Golden City and spent the majority of her working career as an assistant manager for the United States Bookstore at the former Bannister Mall. She married James E. Tierney, Sr. on February 6, 1954. She was a Methodist by faith, but attended St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church with Jim for the majority of their 64 years of marriage. She was very active in the church and was devoted to both her Lord and her family. Joan’s hobbies included traveling with Jim, sewing, crafting and researching family genealogy. [Read more…]