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Jody Gray

April 22, 1966 — January 23, 2021


Jody Lynn Gray, 54, of Kingsville, was born, April 22, 1966, in Olathe, Kansas.  She departed this life, Saturday, January 23, 2021, at the Life Care Center of Grandview.

She was a 1984 Lone Jack High School graduate.

Jody was a professional Barrel racer and loved working with horses.  She was a member of the Golden Circle Horse Show Circuit.

She loved her hanging out with her friends, riding horses and four wheelers, talking on the phone and enjoyed the All-You-Can-Eat Shrimp Specials at Red Lobster.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mark Spears; an infant daughter, Jessica Ann Spears; her step-father, Alvie Partain; and her half-brother Logan Gray, and her best friend, Jimmie Robertson.

She is survived by her father and step-mother Darrell and Susan Gray of Pleasant Hill; her mother Billie (Underwood) Partain of Kingsville; other relatives and friends.

Graveside funeral services were held Friday, January 29, 2021, at the Underwood Cemetery, Lone Jack.  Reverend Bob Niles officiated.  Casket bearers were Wade Lingo, Phildoug Myers, Jim Redwine, Randy Redwine, David Rice, and Bob Shaffer.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Golden Circle Horse Show Circuit may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, January 29, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Underwood Cemetery


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