Gara Leann Orme

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Gara Leann Orme, 64 Chandler, Ariz., passed away on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at her home in Chandler, Ariz. Gara was born Jan. 8, 1959, in Nevada, Mo., to Gail Wysong. Gara married the love of her life, Gilbert Orme, July 31, 2004.

Gara graduated from Raytown High School. Moved to Arizona. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Chandler, Ariz. She obtained her CDL license and drove most recently for Rhino Contracting of Phoenix, Ariz. Retiring from there last year, 2022.

Gara is survived by her husband, Gilbert, of the home; brother, Jan Wysong (Judy) Medesto, Calif.; aunt, Kay Von Holten (Darrell) Arlington, Texas; uncle, Clifford Whitworth (Jean) Moundville, Mo.; aunt, Susan McKenzie, Nevada, Mo.; two nieces, Julie and Jennifer; and many, many cousins which will truly miss her. Also, a special friend, Norma Griggs Cory, Nevada, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Gail Wysong; grandparents, Omer and Bobbie Whitworth, Mabel and Cecil McKenzie; her name sakes, uncles, Gary Whitworth, Dennis Leroy McKenzie, aunt, Patsy Ann Campbell (John); uncle, Robert Whitworth.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, at Newton Burial Park, in Nevada, with Pastor Roger Beach officiating.

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