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Anna Jane (Foley) Pettijohn


Anna Jane (Foley) Pettijohn, 85, Stockton, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at her home.

She was born Nov. 18, 1928, in New Philadelphia, Pa., to John David and Margaret Ann (Dugan) Foley.

She married William Gordon Pettijohn on Sept. 26, 1948, in Stockton. He preceded her in death Nov. 14, 2012. She worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone and later for Solomon Valley Manor.

Survivors include a son, William L. "Bill" Pettijohn and wife, Judy, Hutchinson; a daughter, Sharon M. Pettijohn, Stockton; two grandchildren, Alison (Pettijohn) Samuel and husband, Jeremy, Wichita, and Amy (Pettijohn) Dougan and husband, Matthew, Derby; and a great-grandchild, Layla J. Samuel, Wichita.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Thomas E. Foley and John Foley, Jr.; and six sisters, Margaret T. Foley, Catherine Reeves, Charlotte LeSage, Mary Moore, Alice Kelly and Loretta Irons.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Stockton; burial in Stockton Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. First, Stockton, KS 67669.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Anna Jane Pettijohn Memorial for great-grandchildren's educational fund in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.plumeroverlease.com.