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Kathy Louise (Collins) Vivone, 62 – Passed August 31, 2019

Kathy Louise (Collins) Vivone, 62, departed this life on August 31, 2019 at her home in Cabool, Missouri.

She was born on December 23, 1956 to Paul and Wilma (Tooley) Collins in West Plains, Missouri.

Kathy was united in marriage to Jim Vivone in February of 2010. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren the most; aside from them she loved her plants. She was always eager to lend a helping hand to anyone she ever met. Recently she had been working at Caring Hearts helping the disabled. She previously worked as the manager at Bullseye in Cabool and helped them transition into Casey’s General Store.

Kathy was preceded in death by her mother, Wilma; a daughter, Whitney; her brother, Jim; and a grandson, Cylis.

She is survived by her father, Paul Collins of Pomona, Missouri; three children, Amanda Massey, Travis Summers, Tonya Smith and Cassandra (Burnett) Stewart and husband Clint, all of Cabool; 12 grandchildren, Chloey, Cathryn, Cayleb and Caelyn Stewart, Ashleigh Nye, Rhett Lewis and wife Carrie, Gabby Lewis, Jordan and Logan Summers, Krista and Kory Carey and Keaton Frasier; one great-granddaughter, Carter Lewis; four brothers Keith, Darren, Gary and Shane; and six sisters, Donna, Paula, Sheilla, Lora, Judy and Karen, along with many nieces and nephews.

She will be loved and missed by everyone who ever had the pleasure of meeting her.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2019, at the funeral chapel. The family will be hosting a memorial service on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Blue Buck Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at