Willadean Mattingly of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, formerly of Exeter, Missouri, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 with family by her side at John Knox Village. She was born October 4, 1925 to Roy and Ada Senseney, who preceded her in death as well as her siblings, Lorene Harper, Esther Nelson, Willis Senseney and Geraldine Brattin.
She married her high school sweetheart, Roy Mattingly on December 25, 1940 and they enjoyed 62 years together and to this union they had 3 children, Karolyn Jo in 1942, Timmy G. in 1946 and Johnny Lee in 1950.
She leaves behind Karolyn Jo and her husband Joe Allison of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; granddaughter, Janice and her husband Mike Huntsman of Lee’s Summit; grandson, Rory Allison of Kansas City, Missouri; four great grandsons, Ryan Huntsman of Kansas City, Missouri, Jack Allison of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Nathan Allison of Columbia, Missouri and Daniel Allison of Kansas City, Missouri as well as several nieces and nephews and her many care givers and friends at John Knox Village.
Willadean was saved and baptized at a young age and attended First Baptist Church in Exeter. She was currently a member of Longview Baptist Church in Lee’s Summit. For a few years she was employed in the forestry service and then worked several years at Jumping Jack Shoes. Much of her life she spent working with Roy on their dairy farm.
Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Jerry Yarnall will conduct the services. Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 until service time Tuesday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
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