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Cleo Mahoney

Graveside services for Cleo Mahoney, 85, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Lone Pine Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Mahoney passed away at 8:30 p.m., Monday, September 27, 2021, at Ozarks Medical Center.

She was born January 1, 1936, at Des Moines, Iowa, to Clare Cross and Lela Tool Cross.  On July 25, 1952 she was married at Hardy, Arkansas, to Richard James (Dick) Mahoney, who preceded her in death on November 23, 1985.  Cleo loved her grandkids and enjoyed spending time with them.  She was an animal lover and cared for her dogs and cats.  Mrs. Mahoney also enjoyed quilting, crossword puzzles, watching mysteries and true crime programs.

She is survived by two daughters, Melody Madison, Waterloo, Iowa and Lela Kilkenny and husband, Robert, Johnson City, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Ajay, Stephanie and Zoe; one great-granddaughter, Sybil; three sisters, Clela Borysiewicz, San Diego, California, Patricia Adey, Altoona, Iowa and Marge Cross, West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, one sister, Kathleen and six brothers, Bud, Jack, Bernie, John, Ted and Delbert, preceded her in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to West Plains Regional Animal Shelter and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775.