Jiraphunt Luangjamekorn

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Jiraphunt "J.P." Luangjamekorn, 64, of Kennett, M0., died Thurs. March 13, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo.

Born Jan.1, 1944 in Samut Sakhon, Thailand, daughter of the late Tanomsak Juntsong and Juangjan Juntsong, she graduated from Nursing School in Bangkok, Thailand with the degree of RN, and came to the United States in 1972.

On Feb. 25th, 1973, in Chicago, IL, she married Dr. Verachai Luangjamekorn who survives.

Survivors also include three daughters, Dr. Mena May Luangjamekorn-Phruttitum, of St. Louis, Mo., Julie Luangjamekorn, of Fenton, Mo., and Dr. Nida Jane Luangjamekorn, of Kansas City, Mo.; her brothers and sisters, Mrs. Oranong Chunasap, Mrs. Thanomjan Clynasoot, and Mr. Ott Juntsong, of Bangkok, Thailand, and one grandson, Serin Dillon Phruttitum.

Visitation and funeral service was held for the immediate family at Forever Bellerive Funeral Home and Cemetery in Creve Coeur, Mo. Her body was cremated and her remains will be taken to Thailand to be buried with her family.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 22, at the Wat Prasriratanaram Temple, 890 Lindsay Lane, Florissant, Mo.

Memorial donations may be sent to 890 Lindsay Lane, Florissant, Mo. 63031 or 1807 Katelyn St. Kennett, Mo. 63857.