MARY LOU (BRAY) NINEMIRE
MARY LOU (BRAY) NINEMIRE
Mary Lou (Bray) Ninemire, age 75, passed away at her home in Concordia, Kan., on July 11, 2013. She was born on Aug. 25, 1937, in Belleville to Dick and Dora (Saip) Bray.
She married Leo Ninemire on Feb. 14, 1975, in Belleville. She was a longtime Home Health Provider and enjoyed that job immensely. In her younger years, she worked as a waitress. After her retirement, she loved to watch soap operas, game shows and play with her dog and with her grandson, who lived next door.
She is survived by her husband Leo Ninemire of the home; five sons, Rickey Ninemire and companion Rachel Dalton; James "Buster" Ninemire and companion Stephanie Rutherford; Bill Ramsey and wife Sondra; Dick Ramsey and wife Mary, all of Concordia, and Rick Ramsey and wife Linda, Springfield, Mo.; two brothers, Jack Bray and wife Nettie, Sterling, Kan., and Gene Bray, Claremore, Okla.; two sisters, Kathy Begnoche and husband Gene, Downs, Kan., and Deborah VanWey and husband Rich, Springfield, Mo., and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Larry and Don Bray.
The family selected cremation and memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home with the Rev. Dean Frazier officiating. Inurnment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, at a later date. Friends may sign the register book from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, and the family will greet friends for an hour prior to the services, all at the funeral home. The family suggest memorials to Meadowlark Hospice or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, in care of the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.
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