Phyllis Marie McCracken

Monday, July 6, 2015

Phyllis Marie McCracken, 73, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Roaring River Health and Rehab, in Cassville.

She was born on Feb. 20, 1942, in Cassville, daughter of Carl and Nadine (Lester) Sanders. She was a life-long resident of Barry County, graduating from Cassville High School in 1960. On Aug. 22, 1959, she was united in marriage to Richard McCracken; he preceded her in death. She worked for the U.S. Postal Service serving all areas of Barry County; she retired after 28 years of service.

Survivors include: two sons, Richard Lee McCracken, of Fairview, and Bradley Eugene McCracken and his wife, Kristy, of Cassville; three grandchildren; two brothers, Sam Sanders, of Wichita, Kansas, and Carl Sanders, Jr., of Kansas City, Kansas; one sister, Maxine Gaynor, of Kansas City, Kan.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Dean McCracken; and one brother, Calvin Sanders.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at the White Funeral Home & Crematory, with Pastor Jamie Smith officiating. Burial followed at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Cassville.