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Mary Jo Robertson

Graveside services for Mary Jo Robertson, 77, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mary Jo passed away January 6, 2022, at West Vue Nursing Center.

She was born July 10, 1944, at Springfield, Illinois, to Maurice Eugene Brown and Doris Ellen Bolin Brown.  Before her retirement, Mary Jo had worked at West Vue Nursing Center and Invensys, where she was known as the “cake lady”; she loved baking birthday cakes for everyone at the plant.  She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting baby blankets that she donated to others.

Mary Jo is survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including special friends, the Krasuski family; and the family of her deceased long time partner, Ed Schneider, Jr.

Her parents, one daughter, Michelle Linthicum, one sister, Karen Henry, one brother, Dr. Gene Brown and long time partner, Ed Schneider, Jr., preceded her in death.