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Dossie Lou Gardner
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Dossie Lou Gardner, age 82, of Aurora, Missouri died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, December 30, 2017. She was born May 1, 1935, in Marionville, Missouri, the daughter of James and Ivon (Steele) Kissee. Dossie was a 1953 graduate of Aurora High School. She was married to Donald Frederick Gardner in Aurora, Missouri on April 29, 1955. She was a homemaker and caregiver of her grandchildren and held various jobs throughout her life. She attended Aurora Fundamental Methodist Church and enjoyed sewing, shopping and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her three daughters, Karen Gardner of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Paula Simmons and her husband, Kevin, of Ozark, Missouri, Tammy Medlin and her husband, Kevin, of Aurora, Missouri; two grandsons, Kyle Medlin and his wife, Ashley, of Clever, Missouri, and Zachary Medlin of Aurora, Missouri; two granddaughters, Nicole Simmons of Ozark, Missouri and Brittany Neely and her husband, Brad, of Nixa, Missouri and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Donna Beck and her husband, Floyd, of Nixa, Missouri; two nephews, Greg Beck and his wife, Cheryl, of Nixa, Missouri and Michael Beck of Springfield, Missouri and several great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents James and Ivon Kissee and her husband Donald Gardner.

A funeral service will held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, with Pastor Ronnie Fieker officiating. Burial will follow at the Orange Cemetery. Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, in the funeral chapel.

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Visitation

Tuesday

2

Jan

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Funeral Service

Wednesday

3

Jan

2:00 PM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Burial

Wednesday

3

Jan

3:00 PM
Orange Cemetery

14898 Hwy K
Aurora, Missouri 65605

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Location

Orange Cemetery

14898 Hwy K
Aurora, Missouri 65605

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