Louise J. "Jo" Hiatt


Louise Josephine “Jo” Hiatt, 77, of Bates City, Missouri, entered Heaven’s gate on December 18, 2015 at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, MO.  A celebration of life will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 23rd at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.


Jo was born April 19, 1938, in Dewitt, Virginia, the daughter of John and Ethel Anderson.  She married Patrick Hiatt on October 4, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois.  Jo was a housewife and had a great love for her family, animals, and books.  She enjoyed bowling, and bowled at Lunar Bowl in Blue Springs on Wednesdays.  Jo was a member of the Church of Christ of Temple Lot.


Jo was preceded in death by her parents.  She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Patrick; 3 sons: Michael A. Hiatt & wife Amanda, Stephen L. Hiatt & wife Gail, and Gary W. Hiatt; brother, Robert Anderson; sister, Carolyn Serrate; 3 grandchildren: Michael B. Hiatt, Ashely L. Burges, and Wendi P. Hiatt; 1 great-grandson; and many nieces & nephews.


Arrangements:  Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, MO   816-690-4441

Royer Funeral Home
101 SE 15th St
Oak Grove, MO 64075
Royers Grain Valley, Inc.
100 Royer Lane
Grain Valley, MO 64029
Phone: 816-847-4441
Royer-Hays Funeral Services, LLC
205 SW 17th Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: 816-229-5551
Royer's New Salem, Inc.
1823 N Blue Mills Rd
Independence, MO 64058
Phone: 816-796-8600
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