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Maetta June Coones

Maetta June Coones, age 94, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021 in her home.


Maetta Coones

She was born August 12, 1926 in Cato, Missouri the daughter of George T. and Olivia (Bradley) Blythe. On April 24, 1947 in Columbus, Kansas she was united in marriage to Gene Coones, who preceded her in death on August 2, 2017. Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers, Bob Blythe and Wayne Blythe.


Surviving are two sons, Mike Coones and his wife Nevada and Lyn Coones and his wife Tonya all of Cassville, Missouri; two daughters, Connie Lauderdale and her husband Charles of Purdy, Missouri and Gail Byrd and her husband Ken of Cassville, Missouri; eleven grandchildren and thirty great grandchildren.


Maetta was a life-long resident of Barry County, Missouri and graduated from Cassville High School. She enjoyed attending Mill Street Church of Christ and loved her church family. Some of her favorite pastimes were sewing, reading, cooking, traveling, viewing Victorian houses and most of all taking care of her grandkids.


Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, May 10, 2021 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Ken West will conduct the services. Burial will be at Clio Cemetery in Jenkins.


The family will receive friends from 1:00 until service time Monday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.


Contributions may be made to Fair Haven Children’s Home in memory of Maetta.


Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences

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