The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 5, 2014

Rose Ann Bacon


Mrs. Rose Ann Bacon, 64, of Joplin, Mo., departed this life on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, after months of declining health.

Rose entered this life on May 3, 1949, in Joplin, daughter of the late Walter D. Dannelley Sr. and Edna R. (Bryant) Dannelley. She resided in Monroeville, Ohio, before moving with her family to Joplin, in 1962. She graduated from Joplin Senior High School in 1967, and furthered her education by receiving her bachelor's degree from Missouri Southern State College.

On Aug. 21, 1971, she was united in marriage to Johnie Richard Bacon and to this union one son was born.

She retired in 2008, from St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, after 34 years of service. She enjoyed craft projects and knitting. She was a longtime member of St. Phillips Episcopal Church in Joplin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Hal L. Dannelley and Walter D. Dannelley Sr.

Rose is survived by her husband of 41 years, Johnie Bacon, of the home; a son, Andrew Bacon, of Carl Junction, Mo.; a sister, Nancy Jane Valencia, of Joplin; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bacon are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the chapel of Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary in Joplin, with Father Frank Sierra officiating.  Burial will follow in the Osborne Memorial Cemetery in Joplin. Those honoring her life by serving as pallbearers are Kyle Dannelley, Stacy Smith, Joel Dannelley, Patsy Dannelley, Sean McWilliams and Jerry Bacon. The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. in the mortuary chapel.

Memorials are being directed to Mercy Health Foundation and contributions may be left at the mortuary.

On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website

Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary in Joplin.

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