Jo Ann Beougher, 77, Raytown, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013.
She spent her life specializing in early childhood education and was the principal of Wee Wisdom Montessori Preschool at Unity Village for many years.
She was an avid Hallmark card and ornament collector.
Survivors include her mother, Sarah Irene Bethurum, Paola; three sons, Ray Von and wife, Kelly, Roy Vern and Kevin Lee and wife, Linda; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Loren; and her father, Harold.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Floral Hills Funeral Home, Kansas City, Mo.; burial will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Gove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Harden Hospice, 4731 Cochise, Ste. 120, Independence, MO 64055.