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September 15, 1941 - March 28, 2015
Burial Date: March 31, 2015
Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Kearney
Church First Baptist Church
Visitation from 6-8pm on Monday, March 30, 2015, at the First Baptist Church, Kearney, Missouri.
Funeral Services will be at 10 am, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at the First Baptist Church, Kearney, Missouri.
Connie Kay Green, 73, of Kearney, Missouri, passed March 28, 2015, at home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015, at Kearney First Baptist Church, Kearney, MO. Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at the church. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kearney, MO.
Connie was born September 15, 1941, in Pickering , Missouri, to Esther (Hart) & Robert DeShon as the youngest of four siblings: Robert (deceased), Marilyn “Minnie” May (deceased) and A.J. & (Patty) of Lawson, MO. Connie is survived by her husband, Bill, of 55 years, son Kent & wife, Chrischel, daughter Dana & husband, Tony, five grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a multitude of other family members who she loved very much.
Connie was raised and lived most of her life in Kearney. She’s a member of Kearney First Baptist Church and a graduate of Kearney High School. During her high school years she was a cheerleader and worked at the local drug store. It was during that time she met her best friend and love of her life. Upon her high school graduation, Bill and Connie married, June 7, 1959. During their years of raising a family, Bill and Connie cultivated their love of the outdoors and horses. Connie is an accomplished horsewoman who loved to show her Quarter horses in Western Pleasure and Buggy Driving as well as trail ride all over the continental U.S. with Bill and their many friends. Connie is a retired Rural Mail Carrier and was the brainchild and operator of the Western Way Bed and Breakfast to whom she hosted locals and celebrities alike including many from all over the world and most with whom she maintained close ties even to her last days. She was an accomplished seamstress, gardener, cook, hostess, and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She never complained during her final days and even with her last breaths was concerned about the well-being of her family and friends. She was an incredible force who touched many lives. She is and will be greatly missed.
Arr. Hidden Valley Funeral Home 925 E. State Hwy 92 Kearney, MO 64060 (816) 903-8888