LABETTE CITY — Amy Louise Yarrington-Adsit, 75, of Labette City passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020.
Amy was born on Oct. 12, 1944, in Parsons, one of 11 children born to the union of Chester and Mary (Riley) Paynter. She attended grade school in Labette City and high school in Altamont.
On Aug. 6, 1960, Amy married Roy Yarrington. They had one daughter, Jane. They were married until Roy’s passing on July 13, 1977.
On Oct. 8, 1990, Amy married Jerry Adsit. He preceded her in death on Dec. 4, 2019.
Amy last worked as a cook for Parsons USD 503, retiring in 2007. She loved animals, especially cats, and also enjoyed spending time with her grandkids. In her earlier years, Amy attended Labette Baptist Church and taught its Sunday school class. She was most recently a member of First Baptist Church in Altamont and its church choir.
Amy is survived by her daughter, Jane Henderson and her husband, Rick, of Carthage, Missouri; two grandchildren, Ryan Morgan of Oswego and Melissa Gann of Joplin; three great-granddaughters, Trinity, Kaitlynn and Elizabeth; and three sisters, Mary Margaret Stewart of Clinton, Missouri, Norma Rooks of Council Grove and Nola Ross of Arlington, Texas.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Altamont with Pastor Greg Garrett officiating. Burial will follow at Labette Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the mortuary.
Arrangements are under Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary, Joplin.