Patricia M. Muncie went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 27, 2008, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield. She was born Dec. 16, 1940 ,in Wichita, Kan., to Raymond and Henrietta French. She graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1958.
She worked as a medical and legal secretary for many years and also worked in various departments in St. John's Regional Health Care Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Grace Ann Rowe; a stepson, Bob Muncie; a grandson, Adam Ray Cummings, and several beloved relatives.
She is survived by her husband of 16 years, Hal; a daughter, Tricia Throgmorton and husband Faron, of Neosho, Mo.; a son, Kevin Cummings and wife Lynette, of Springfield; two stepdaughters, Karla Muncie of Gardner, Kan., and Kris Pardue, of Sultan, Wash.; grandchildren, Allison, Aubrey and Bryce Hart; Katie, Erin and Nathan Cummings; step-grandchildren, Jay, Randy, Kara, and Krista Cummins, Nick and Phil Pardue, and Justin Muncie.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, June 30, at Park Crest Baptist Church with burial to follow in Hazelwood Cemetery under the care of Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to St. John's Hospice Care, 1378 E. Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65804.