Lee Ann Runkle

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Lee Ann Runkle, age 42, of Jefferson City, died unexpectedly Monday, January 18, 2010, at her home. She was born March 7, 1967, in Cole County, Missouri, a daughter of Herman and Wanda Johnston Mantle. Her mother survives in Jefferson City. She attended Jefferson City High School. Lee Ann was a stay at home mom, busy raising her children and enjoying her grandchildren. She enjoyed craft projects and had an extensive snowman collection. Lee Ann was a number one fan of Kenny Chesney. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her children, Justin Runkle and wife Tessa of California, Marissa Runkle and boyfriend Noah Darnell of Columbia and Nichole Francisco of Centertown; one brother, Doug Mantle of California; three grandchildren, Caleb, Rylee and Carter Runkle; her special friend, David Crowe of Jefferson City; also nieces and nephews, Keegan and Quinton Mantle, Jaydon Gibler, Jacob, Jordan and Aaron Runkle and Alisha and Amber Runkle; her special pet, Max; along with aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends. Lee Ann was preceded in death by her father. The family will have a time of sharing and receiving friends from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 23, at the Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home in Russellville. In keeping with her wishes, Lee Ann was cremated. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lee Ann Runkle grandchildren's education fund.

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