Obituaries

Grace Tiner Kansas City, Kan.

Services for Grace Caroline Chowning Tiner were Tuesday, April 1, at Maple Hill Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tiner, 83, Kansas City, Kan., died Thursday, March 27, 2008. She had suffered with Alzheimer's for the last several years and had been residing at Garden Terrace since 2003.
She was born in the summer of 1924 and grew up on the hill in Rosedale. She became a Christian at an early age and always displayed great faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
She had a passion and talent for fashion. As a young woman, she designed the fashion display windows at The Jones Store in downtown Kansas City, Mo. She also worked in the garment district for several years.
In 1948 she married John Julian Tiner; he preceded her in death. A son, Mark Tiner, also died earlier.
Survivors include three sons, Guy Tiner, Lanny Tiner and Julian Tiner; four daughters, Rebecca Barth, Michele Tiner, Vallerie Tolliver and Heather Sortore; 24 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.