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Rebecca Sue Blunt, 56, Nevada, passed from this life on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in St. Lukes Hospital, Kansas City, following a brief illness. Rebecca was born Sept. 24, 1959, in Fort Scott, KS.

She was united in marriage to Wayne Thomas Blunt on April 29, 1977, in Walker and he survives of the home.

Rebecca was raised in Nevada and Walker and attended Walker High School. Following high school, Rebecca worked at On My Own in Nevada for 20 years before retiring in January of 2016 due to disability.

She enjoyed camping, being with her family, spending time with her grandchildren and going to the races.

In addition to her husband, Wayne, she is survived by one daughter, Marlena McElreath, of the home; grandchildren – Kendra Blunt, Megan Friend, Justice Graham, Damien Graham and Liberty Graham – all of Nevada; sisters – Kim Neal and her husband, John – El Dorado Springs, Michelle Smith and her husband, William – Nevada, Tonia Eaton and her husband Mike, Nevada; brothers, Lyndon Eberhard and his wife, Natalie, Nevada, Gregg Garrett and his wife Christy – Nevada, Kelly Compton and his wife, Beverly – Liberal and Rick Compton – Port Hadlock, WA; Heather and Andrew Bechtle whom she raised as her own; her mother, Lucy Mae Pettibon – Lowery City; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Wayne Blunt; one daughter, Regina Blunt; her father, Leonard Garrett; four nephews – Colby Martin, Corey Martin, John Bechtle and Jesse Neal; her mother-in-law, Orva Roberts; and one brother-in-law, Gregg Jones.

Services were held Saturday, June 11, in Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with Rev. Mark Mitchell officiating. Interment followed in Moore Cemetery, Nevada.

Those who wish may contribute to the family in c/o Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

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