October 9, 1934 — July 9, 2018
Kathleen Wackerly was born in Sulpher Rock, Arkansas on October 9th, 1934 and passed from this life In Kansas City, MO on Monday, July 9th, 2018 at the age of 83 years, 9 months. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Kathleen worked as a manager at Deluxe Cleaners for 18 years and worked for the Hickman Mills School District in the cafeteria for 12 ½ years. She also provided daycare for her grandson Chuck and her great granddaughter DeAnna as well as working in the church nursery and Mothers-Day-Out at the Grandview Church of Christ.
Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents William and Nora Gennings; her husband of 59 years Tom Wackerly; her grandson Chuck Gibbs and her brother D.R. (Bud) Gennings. She is survived by her daughter Becky Gibbs of the home, four great granddaughters: DeAnna Gibbs (Matt), Kaidyn Rock, Tracy Gibbs and Jessica McMahill; two brothers: Tony (Pam) Gennings and Bobby Gennings; two sisters: Elaine Bowling and Jeanette Meyer; as well as several special nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kansas City Hospice or to Kansas City Hospice House.
Service: 1PM, Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Park Lawn Funeral Home
Visitation: 12-1PM, Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Park Lawn Funeral Home
Burial in Green Lawn Cemetery