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Sharon Kay Smelley

April 20, 1945 ~ October 11, 2019 (age 74)

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Obituary

Kay Smelley, age 74, of Brookfield, died Friday, October 11, 2019, at McLarney Manor in Brookfield.

Funeral services will be Monday, October 14, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home in Brookfield with Pastor David Blakely officiating.  Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Monday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorials to McLarney Manor Activity Fund may be left at or mailed to Wright Funeral Home, P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628.

Sharon Kay, daughter of Wayne Herbert and Marjorie Faye (Severe) Shipers, was born April 20, 1945, in Daviess County, Missouri. On June 13, 1964, she married L.C.  Smelley who preceded her in death on February 16, 1994.

Kay graduated from Pattonsburg High School in 1963.  She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Flynn and husband, Larry and Jennifer Almond and fiancé, Jason Logan all of Brookfield; five grandchildren, Whitley McKenzie and husband, Ross, Shelby Flynn, Taylor Almond, Coltin Almond and Eric Flynn; one great-granddaughter, Josephine Kay McKenzie; two brothers, Denny Shipers and wife, Bev of Pattonsburg, and Jim Shipers of Bethany; one sister-in-law, Margaret Shipers of Pattonsburg; two aunts, Dixie Stasi of Blue Springs and Wanda Donner of Gladstone; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Her parents; an infant son, Matthew James Smelley; her brother, Wayne “Sonny” Shipers; her sister, Peggy Teel Searcy and husband, J.C. Teel; an aunt, Donna Savage; and sister-in-law, Beverly Shipers also preceded her in death.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 14, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Wright Funeral Home
1201 West Helm
Brookfield, MO 646289

Funeral Service
Monday
October 14, 2019

2:00 PM
Wright Funeral Home
1201 West Helm
Brookfield, MO 646289

Donations

McLarney Manor Activity Fund
Brookfield MO 64628

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