Linda Kay Mize

December 24, 2954 – January 19, 2015

Linda Kay Mize, 60, of Excelsior Springs, died suddenly on Monday, January 19, 2015 at the Excelsior Springs Hospital.

Linda was born on December 24, 1954 in Kansas City, Mo., to William E. Stagner and Mabel Francis (Shields) Stagner. Linda lived most of her life in the greater Kansas City area. Linda was united in marriage on January 8, 2000 to Cyril Scott Mize in a ceremony performed in Fort Scott, Kans., and he survives her at the home.

Linda loved her grandkids and family and the time she spent with them. She enjoyed porcelain dolls, listening to Elvis Presley music and drinking her ice coffee. While she struggled with many severe health issues, she always found a way to enjoy the things that mattered most to her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and an infant sister, Cynthia Stagner.

She is survived by her husband; her children, Randy Jonston of Ohio, Glenn Russell Stagner of Excelsior Springs, Mo., Karen Parker of Independence, Mo., and Sherry Cleveland of Excelsior Springs, Mo.; her stepmother, Karen Oakley of New Mexico; and brothers, William David Stagner of Belton, Mo., and Roy Jason Stagner of New York; her paternal grandmother, Edith Stagner of Orrick, Mo.; 19 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, January 24, 2015 with a memorial service following at 6 p.m. at the Prathersville Bible Church, Prathersville, Mo., with Pastor Bill Ross officiating.

Memorials to help with expenses may be given to the family and payable to either Scott Mize or David Stagner.