Tonya Lynn Woody

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Tonya Lynn Woody, 45, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, at her home in rural Nevada, Mo. She was born on Dec. 27, 1970, in Kansas City, Mo., to Don W. Roark and Judith Ann Wittie Roark. She married Keith Woody on Oct. 6, 1990, in Kansas City, Mo., and he survives of the home.

Tonya was raised in Kansas City and graduated from Winnetonka High School class of 1989. She worked as a florist for a time in Kansas City and following her marriage came to the Nevada/Bronaugh area in 1999. Tonya was a homemaker and in addition to her family loved her many cats and dogs.

She is survived by her husband, Keith; her three children, Travis Woody, Savannah Woody and Sophia Woody all of the home; one brother, John Stevenson and his wife, Michelle, Liberty, Mo.; two sisters, Sherri Roark-Power and her husband, Jeff, Pleasant Valley, Mo., and Donna Templeton and her husband, Earl, Kansas City, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., in White Chapel Cemetery, Gladstone, Mo., Tuesday, Sept. 20. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

Contributions may be made to a scholarship fund for her children in care of Ferry Funeral Home.