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Judith "Judy" Deanna Gantt

April 3, 1941 — December 8, 2022


Judith “Judy” Deanna Gantt, 81, of Kingsville, Missouri died December 8, 2022 at KU Medical Center.

Judy was born on April 3, 1941 to John and Nellie (Rens) Riead in Clinton, Missouri.

Judy was a graduate of Quincy University earning a BA in Art Education and earned a Master degree from Central Missouri University. Judy was a proud Missouri educator for thirty years.  She taught art spending the last 23 years of her career at Cass r-8 School District.  Judy spent her free time oil painting and enjoying her animals.  Judy loved to spend time outdoors going for daily walks at Powell Gardens and at home.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, John Riead, Nephew Don Riead, Niece Kathy Barber

Survivors include her husband, Mike Gantt; brothers, Alan Riead, Dennis Riead and William Riead and Nephews, Pat Gantt, Steven Riead, Thomas Riead, John Riead, Mike Riead, Tim Riead;  Nieces, Brenna Gantt, Cindy Harmer, Sherry Riead.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sarah Cannon Cancer Center Institute at Centerpoint, 3889 S Jackson Dr, Independence, MO 64057.

There are no services scheduled at this time. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.


Sarah Cannon Cancer Center Institute at Centerpoint
3889 S Jackson Dr., Independence MO 64057

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