Nikki A. Burnside


Nikki A. Burnside, 63, of rural Oronogo, Mo., passed away November 8, 2017, at the Freeman Hospital following a sudden illness.
She was born January 31, 1954, in Pittsburg, Kan., the daughter of John R. and Billie Lou (Beard) Craddock.
She was married to Terry Burnside July 15, 1977, in Miami, Okla.; he preceded her in death.
Nikki was a rancher and dog breeder.
She was a member of MPBA (Missouri Pet Breeders Association).
Survivors include a daughter, Kelly (Steve) Jones, of Carthage, Mo.; a brother, Mark (Teresa) Craddock, of Artesia, N.M.; two grandsons, Nick (Leah Brown) Jones, Nate Jones; two great-granddaughters, Hadlee and Vivienne Jones.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 6 p.m. on November 15 at Cherry's Art Emporium, 311 S. Main St., Carthage, MO, 64836.
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