Kay Harris

01/18/1937 – 04/12/2020

Obituary for Kay Harris

Kay McCutcheon Harris, 83, of Sedalia passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.  She was born on January 18, 1937 in Marshall, MO the daughter of Thomas Eugene and Florence Edith (Laboube) McCutcheon, who preceded her in death. On March 17, 1964 she was united in marriage to Robert Rogers Harris, who preceded her in death on August 12, 2018, after fifty-four years of marriage.

After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Masters in Library Science she started her career as a Marine Corps Librarian in Okinawa Japan and stateside worked as a Librarian for the Travis AFB School system all while raising children. She was very involved in the Teachers Union and held several offices. Kay enjoyed attending her children’s, grandchildren’s, and great grandchildren’s sporting events and performances. Her hobbies were outdoor activities, sporting events, travel, gardening, and crafts.  She was a superfan of Shakespearen theater and Star Trek conventions.

She is survived by her children Robin, Robert Jr. (deceased) Renee, Roxanne, Mikal Ann, Randy, Stefan, Marc and Kimberly; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a brother, Thomas McCutcheon.

Burial will be at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon, CA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Wildlife Federation in care of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

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