Mary Jo Rhea, 81 of Springfield, passed away on March 26, 2024, at Ash Grove Healthcare Facility.

Mary Jo was employed as a legal secretary for 40 plus years. She taught youth and women’s Sunday School.

She is survived by her husband, Donnie Rhea; brother, Tom Montgomery; brother, Ed Montgomery and his wife, Susie; daughter, Amy Rutledge her husband, and others.

A visitation for Mary Jo will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2024, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Greenlawn Funeral Home North in Springfield, Missouri.

A Celebration of Life Service for Mary Jo will immediately follow the visitation at 11:30 am at Greenlawn North, with burial at Clear Creek Cemetery, south of Willard, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in Mary Jo’s name to Ash Grove Healthcare Facility, 401 N Medical Dr, Ash Grove, MO 65604.

For online giving, use the following link:

*From the drop-down box, select CMH Long Term Care Facility. On the next page, type in Memory Care Unit in memory of Mary Jo Rhea.