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Sue Pequignot, age 71, Joplin, Mo., passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at her home with family at her side.
Sue was born September 10, 1945, in Joplin, daughter of the late Frankie Andrew Buckner and Flossie Mae Dickson Buckner. She graduated from Webb City High School, and attended Franklin Tech and Missouri Southern, where she received her degree in clerical work. She worked as a secretary, for Wininger Real Estate, and most recently with Electronic Security Systems, where she was scheduled to retire in September of this year. She was a member of Joplin Heights Baptist Church, the Women's Missionary Union, and was a volunteer at Watered Gardens and Crosslines of Joplin. She was also a member of the Gold Wing Riders, which she and her husband, Bobby, enjoyed for years.
In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Gene Pequignot, who died May 13, 2006., and a brother, Bill Buckner.
Survivors include her children, Sheila Johnson, of Sedalia, Mo., Molly Johnson and husband, Michael, of Neosho, Mo., Frankie Furry and wife, Diane, of Shelton, Wash., Walter Furry and wife, Christy, and David Furry, all of Joplin; stepchildren, Larry Pequignot and Gene Pequignot and wife, Millie, all of Joplin, Louie Pequignot and wife, Peggy, Patrick Pequignot and wife, Theresa, and Tonya Brookover and husband, Mike, all of Ohio; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles Buckner and wife, Cathy, of Walnut Grove, Mo., George Buckner and wife, Kathy, of Webb City; sister, Donna Overman, of Pittsburg, Kan.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Thursday, August 10, at 2 p.m., in Parker Mortuary Chapel, with Pastor Keith Brumfield officiating. Interment will follow in Fullerton Cemetery, Carthage, with family serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at Parker Mortuary on Wednesday from 5 to 6 p.m.
The family ask that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Watered Gardens of Joplin.
Published on August 8, 2017
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