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Gant, Ann May 17, 1952 - March 8, 2023

Date of Funeral

May 21, 2023


Sunday May 21, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Sheldon Funeral Home

El Dorado Springs, MO

Memorial Service

Sunday May 21, 2023

2:00 PM

Sheldon Funeral Home

El Dorado Springs, MO


Ann (Annie) Faustella Johnson-Dickinson-Gant, Born May 17, 1952, went home to be with her father- He was finally ready for her! She lived most in Nebraska and Wyoming making her home in Missouri in 1998. She worked mostly in the medical field and 8 years in Cheyenne as customer service & travel rep. She retired from Mo State. Annie attended First Baptist Church where she met her husband Norman and was active in her Sunday School Class and helping with funeral dinners.

Preceded in death by husband Norman Gant, her parents Ferne & Fred Johnson, sister and brother-in-law Gloria & Ron Ilkka, brothers Paul and Keith Johnson, Nephews Matt Ilkka & Brian Johnson, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Survived by: brother Gordon Johnson & his daughters Dawn & Crystal, nieces Rhonda & Celeste and their families, nephew Cord Johnson & family, daughter Chele Walker & husband Dustin Walker, son Travis Dickinson, grandchildren: Ivorie Ann, Kayla Anne, Chelden Ruth, Karlie Jo, Cassidy Faustella, Madison Rose, Sulley Jamez, & Billy Barrows, great grandchildren: Annie Nevaeh, Calliope Renee, Micaela Lynn, Matteo Mai, Haily Keath, & Asher Barrows, Stepchildren: Dennis & Dee Gant and girls, Debi & Bob Smith and girls, Darrel & sons and daughter in law Katy, Dale, & Susan Shield.

Annie was prepared for her lasting trip to heaven and wrote her own obituary several months prior, please forgive any mistakes that were not corrected/updated. Annie passed away peacefully at Fredonia Regional Hospital on March 8, 2023. Crematory services were provided by Webb & Rorick Chapel and Crematory Independence, KS. Visitation will be held at Sheldon Funeral Home in Eldorado Springs, MO on May 21st from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. with services following at 2:00 p.m. Family & Friends are invited to join in Annie’s birthday celebration coinciding with funeral dinner provided by First Baptist Church at the Eldorado Springs First Baptist Church family life center after services conclude. Annie was loved by many and will be greatly missed.


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    Darrell Martin says

    Condolences from the Martins

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