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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Donald Wayne Jeter

  • Donald Wayne Jeter, 81, Shawnee, Kan., passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home with his family by his side.
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  • Donald Wayne Jeter, 81, Shawnee, Kan., passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home with his family by his side.
    Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Overland Park Baptist Temple, 11648 Antioch, Overland Park, Kan. 66210. Inurnment will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at the Leavenworth National Cemetery with military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
    Don was born April 7, 1933, in Hannibal, Mo., to Lee and Mayme Jeter.
    He graduated from Hannibal High School in 1951.
    On Oct. 11, 1953, Don married his high school sweetheart, Shirley Beckett.
    Don was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Following his time in the service, Don started working as an engineer with the Union Pacific Railroad, retiring, after 44 years, in 1995.
    Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Shirley Jeter; son, Brad (Pam Craven) Jeter, Lenexa, Kan,; daughter, Rhoda (Mickey) Hamilton, Shawnee, Kan.; two brothers, Howard Jeter, Kansas City, Mo., and Bob Jeter, Nashville, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Amy (Lucas) Bell, Kayla Jeter and Katy Jeter; and one great-grandson, Felix Bell.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.amosfamily.com. Arrangements by Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee (913-631-5566).

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