Obituaries — 01 April 2014

Dara Gwen (Mennis) Cox, after

a valiant 6 year fight with breast

cancer, peacefully left this earth

to travel back home to heaven on

March 9th, 2014. She was in a

room at KC Hospice House that

was packed full of family and

friends who loved her dearly. She

had her hook attached to all of our

hearts and took a little piece of

each of us with her.

She will be missed by all of

us, but especially by her two

surviving daughters, Savannah

(Anna) Cox; Gabriella (Abby)

Cox; mother Judy Oetting;

stepfather Vaughn Oetting who

all lived together in Levasy, MO;

her sister Mary Pettet & husband

Timothy (KC); her brother

Jim McFarlane & wife Cheryl

(Buckner, MO); Tim Cox was her

husband, father to Anna and Abby

and a friend to the end; nephew

Erik McFarlane (world traveler);

niece Megan Covert (Parkville);

nephew Trevor King & family

(Belinda, Raylene & Makala)

(Buckner); and her”infinity gang

of sister-cousins” Jayne Hartwig,

Susie Munson, Felice Prine,

Tanya Sargert, Trish Hernandez,

Natasha Switzer; and a multitude

of other much loved aunts,

uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews

and friends. She was preceded in

death by her father Derril Mennis;

sister Julia Miles; grandfather

Leonard Sherman; grandmother

Charlotte Sherman Godfrey and

step grandfather John Godfrey.

Dara was a member of Osage

Hills Community of Christ.

Her memorial was held at Village

Heights Community of Christ

Church on March 23rd. Visitation

was at 2-4 PM followed with a

service from 4-5 PM. In lieu of

flowers, donations can be made

to Anna and Abby’s educational

fund at www.gofundme.com/

HonorDara If you have questions

contact Ruth Farrand Cox at 816-

650-5813

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April 11, 2014

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April 01, 2014

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February 02, 2014

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February 02, 2014

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