In Memory

Ann Graner

Ann Graner

Ann Wallace Graner 

January 11, 1954 ~ July 20, 2020



Ann Wallace Graner was born in Kansas City, MO on January 11, 1954 to Dean Lee and Zelma Adams Graner, and died on July 20, 2020. She graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and received a B.S. degree in Education and Library Science from Bemidji State University. Ann worked several years as an elementary teacher and school librarian in both the Encampment, WY and the Kansas City, KS public school districts. She recently retired from McAnany, Van Cleave and Phillips, P.A.

Always active in her son’s scouting endeavors, Ann participated in the 2004 Sea Base Island Adventure with her future Eagle Scout. She was active in the churches she attended, and enjoyed gardening, needlework, genealogy, movies, live theater, volunteering, and reading about science and history.

Ann is survived by her son, Jeffrey Dean McCorkle and wife Kelly of Lawrence, KS; three sisters, Mary Gail Barrier and wife Linda of Independence, MO, Loretta Deane Graner and daughter Elizabeth Ann Graner of Cincinnati, OH, and Karen Lee Pino and husband Russ of Fort Myers, FL; two step-sons, Paul McCorkle and wife Jill of Olathe, KS, and Scott McCorkle and wife Jessica of Louisville, KY; and numerous aunts, cousins, and friends.



Due to Covid-19, the funeral service will be held for family only at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church. Interment to follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Video streaming of the service will be available on Saturday, July 25, at 1:30 p.m.  Please click here to go to St. Thomas’s Youtube channel.


Memorial Contributions

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, 12251 Antioch Rd, Overland Park, KS, 66213.


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07/24/20 09:36 AM #1    

Becky Thomas (FaTout)

Ann and I were friends all through school. We had lost touch over the last several years. We had lots of adventures at my uncles farm & in the neighborhood. So sorry to hear of her passing.

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