Funeral services for Darlene will begin at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Hill & Son Funeral Home, Appleton City, MO
Visitation will precede the service from noon until 1:00 p.m. Officiating at the service will be Tommy Wareham.
Burial will follow the service in the Appleton City Cemetery. Memorial donations should be made to a Family Love Fund.
Darlene Carol Wanstreet, 77 of Appleton City, Missouri, went to be with Jesus at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri on July 9, 2022.
She was born September 29, 1944, to Guy and Effie Thomas. She grew up in the Kansas City, Missouri area where she met the love of her life, Tommy Lee Wanstreet. They were married on May 7, 1960, and to this union were born four children who survive her: Carolyn Wanstreet of Appleton City,
Karen and husband Jack Wareham of Springfield, Missouri, Lavena and husband Mike Wyrick of Eldorado Springs, Missouri, Troy Wanstreet and wife Jeannie of Appleton City.
Darlene was a homemaker and wonderful mother who loved swimming, sewing, crocheting, reading, and cooking homemade foods for her family and teaching them. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and she loved her little dog, Precious.