Harriet Severns 1927-2019

In Memory of Harriet Severns 1927-2019 | Obituary | St. Joseph Mo

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Harriet Severns family at this time. We thank them for thinking of our children and supporting our mission during their time of loss by suggesting donations to the Noyes Home for Children.

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St. Joseph Mo. 64506

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Harriet Severns  1927-2019 | Obituary | St. Joseph Mo Harriet “Marie” Severns, 91, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

Marie was born Oct. 24, 1927, in Denton, Kansas, to the late William “Webb” and Gussie Louise (McNelly) Prawl.

She was a graduate of Central High School and worked at Westab.

She was united in marriage to Harry Francis Severns on May 29, 1947, in Troy, Kansas. They celebrated 46 years of marriage before his passing in 1993.

Her involvement in Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Webster PTA, PTA Council, Lafayette High School volunteer and Saint Paul United Methodist Church all centered around her family.

She enjoyed reading, sewing, ceramics, traveling, and playing cards and Bingo.

Preceding her in death were her siblings, Norman Prawl and Kathryn Mitchell.

Survivors include: her children, Pamela (Walt) Hanabury, Jeffrey (Pam), Gregory (Ilene) and Barry (Lori) Severns; grandchildren, Keith Severns, Brian Hanabury (Mary), Mack Severns and Parker, Carter (Amelia), Addison (Kaitlin) and Anya Severns; great-grandsons, Liam and Laken Severns, Hudsyn Severns; great-granddaughters, Madeline Hanabury and Collins Severns; great-great-grandson, Lincoln Severns; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial contributions to Noyes Home, United Way or the St. Joseph Animal Shelter would be appreciated.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, from Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, in St. Joseph.

Services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Savannah Cemetery, Savannah, Missouri.