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Laura Gay Marsh, age 61 of Kansas City, MO, passed on May 18, 2019. Visitation will be held from 10-11am, Friday, May 24, 2019 with funeral service following at First United Methodist Church of Excelsior Springs with burial at Crown Hill Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, MO. In lieu of flowers her family suggests memorial contributions to the Excelsior Springs School District, memo Richie Marsh.

Laura was born in Fayetteville, AR, on May 6, 1958 to David and Lois Pruitt. She attended Caruthersville High School and graduated from Chillicothe, MO. She further pursued her education at William Jewel College and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in Education, while also raising her four young children. Post-college, she initially taught honor math classes at St. Mary's High School in Independence, MO. She then began what developed into a flourishing career at DST systems in 1999 as a Software Engineer, remaining with the company until her passing. Her passions later in life were her family, traveling, music, puzzles, playing games, as well as being an avid reader. Surviving her are: Mike Stout, of their home; son Richie, with his wife Andrea of Kearney, MO; son Adam, with his wife Randa of Independence, MO; daughter Christi, with her husband Tim Horn of Excelsior Springs; daughter Julie, with her husband Shaun Hubble of Kansas City, MO; Tyler Stout, and Miryam Hernandez of Los Angeles, CA; sister Susan, with her husband Steve Clutts of Pierce City, MO; brother David, with his wife Wanda Pruitt of Pierce City, MO; brother Charles, with his wife Lenore Pruitt of Joplin, MO; Aunt Marilyn Moon of Kansas City, MO; Aunt Jayne Pruitt of Forty Fort, Pa; and Aunt Martha Hanlon of Forty Fort, Pa. She leaves behind 9 grandchildren: Jace, Sebastian, Roxy, Connor, Roz, Urijah, Carson, Nolan, Liam, and baby girl to be born in August, and numerous extended family members. She is preceded in death by her parents, David and Lois Pruitt.

Arrangements: Bross & Spidle Funeral Home Excelsior Springs, MO. 816-630-3131
Published in Chillicothe News on May 22, 2019
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