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Linn County News

Published June 3, 2020


Darlene McCoy, age 91, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. She was born on Feb. 5, 1929, in Moran, Kan., the daughter of John F. and Ada L. Hibbs Brown. 

She was married to Raymond Ridge; to this union, four children were born. She later was united in marriage to William McCoy on June 18, 1973; to this union, one daughter was born. He preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 2014. 

She worked as a beauty operator. She was a member of the Friendly Circle Club. She enjoyed square dancing in the Country Ramblers and the Iza Stompers. Darlene was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan. 

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Jo Eastland; and her parents. Darlene is survived by two sons, Jim Ridge and wife Karen, and Tom Ridge and wife Mary; three daughters, Linda Nation and husband Danny, Shirley Snyder and husband Merle, and Kerry McCoy; two stepsons, Steve and Charles McCoy; two sisters, Ruth Ann Kelley and Wanda Lee Smith; and nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Private family service was live streamed on Monday June 1, 2020. Graveside service was held Monday at the Linville Cemetery. 

Contributions are suggested to Integrity Hospice, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, KS  66056.




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