Claudene McCracken, 92, of Lee’s Summit, passed away April 9, 2014. Funeral services were held April 12, 2014. Claudene was born on Dec. 17, 1921 in Bolivar, Mo. She was married for 73 years to Howard H. McCracken. She was co-owner of McCracken Home Furnishings for 25 years in downtown Lee’s Summit. Claudene graduated from Flemington High School in 1940. Howard and Claudene were united in marriage on Oct. 12, 1940 in Osceola, Mo. They moved to Lee’s Summit in 1951 and have resided here for 63 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Claud and Susan Ryan, two sisters, and three brothers.
Survivors include, husband, three children, seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren.
(Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd St. Lee’s Summit, Mo., 816-524-3700)