Connie Wake

Constance “Connie” Wake, 55, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, in Mountain Grove.

She was born Feb. 16, 1956, in Canton, Ill., daughter of Leonard and Audrey Mae McLeary Wells. She married Danny Sutton and later married Randy Wake.

She grew up in the Canton, Ill., area and graduated from Canton High School. She worked in factories many years as her health permitted.

She loved to work with plastic canvas. She made many gifts for friends and family from the craft. She enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and floating with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Leonard Wells.

Survivors include three sons, Lee Sutton of Houston, Guy Wake of Fortuna and Benny Sutton of Bucyrus; a daughter, Jennifer Wake of Kansas City; her stepfather, Landlin Eberle Jr. of Canton, Ill.; a brother, Robert Wells of Canton, Ill.; and many grandchildren.

Visitation was Monday, Jan. 2, at Evans Funeral Home. The body was cremated.

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