Millie Rackley

Millie Rosetta Vonallmen was born in Oregon County on November 25, 1914, the oldest child of Charley and Ollie Mae (Sparks) Vonallmen. She departed this life in Seasons Care Center, Kansas City, Missouri, December 20, 2010 at the age of 96 years.

She was married to Goffrey Rackley on December 6, 1932, and to this union two daughters were born, Gracie Voile and Gladys Jewell.

She worked many years in Cabool at Mid-Am in the laboratory and retired in 1974. Millie was a member of the Cabool Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She was a well-known and friendly person who was always ready to help others in need. Millie was a hard worker and even in her eighties was known to climb on her roof to cut tree limbs. She was a gracious hostess and if anyone ever left her home hungry, it was their own fault. She was very devoted to her family.

Millie was preceded in death by her parents, Charley and Ollie Vonallmen; a daughter, Gladys Johnston; her brothers, Lloyd, Jake, Paul and Robert; and her sisters, Dora Griffin, Ruby Cook and Nora Belle Vonallmen.

Surviving are a daughter, Gracie McNew, Kansas City; her brothers, Vernie of Cabool, Missouri, and Ray of Louisville, Kentucky; her grandchildren, Rosetta Mudd, Shelia Edwards, LeRoy McNew, Iva Johnston, Millie Weed and Steve Johnston; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild due in August and numerous other relatives.

Funeral services were Thursday, December 23, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel with Brother William Hudson officiating. Pallbearers were Steve Johnston, Rod Weed, Jim Mudd, Jake Vonallmen, Rory Weed and Charles Graham. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.

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  1. Keith on April 28, 2021 at 11:39 am

    My grandmother was Sue Connell Leonard. I spent many a night at Millie’s as a young boy. When I married, my wife and enjoyed a wonderful lunch at Millie’s while we were driving across country. My son, Pete, and stopped by for a visit and also met some of her family in Cabool. Millie was an absolute angel. RIP

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