Shonna DeAnn (Weber) Parker, 42, daughter of Glinda Lancaster and Rick and Arleta Weber, was born Feb. 5, 1971, in Kansas City, Mo. She departed this world Jan. 5, 2014, in Columbia, Mo.

Shonna was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Delvin Weber; and maternal grandparents, Lewis and Edna Lancaster.

She is survived by her paternal grandmother, Fern Weber of Houston; her parents, both of Evening Shade; a sister, Shelia Weber-Gray of Arlington, Texas; a brother, Jeremiah Rutherford, and stepsister, Jenifer Bordwell of Evening Shade; three daughters, Ashley Barnhart-Turner and Rachel Barnhart-Choate of Houston and Kaylynn Parker of California, Mo.; four grandchildren, Estella Turner, Oliver Choate and Fenton Choate of Houston and Kaylei Henry of California, Mo.; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Shonna grew up and attended school in the Plato area. She enjoyed sports, especially the Kansas City Chiefs and Mizzou Tigers, coon hunting, fishing, going to yard sales, traveling, being with her family and doing crafts and playing with her grandchildren. She worked a variety of jobs throughout her life, her favorite being that on a dairy farm. Shonna often said the proudest moments of her life were being able see the accomplishments and happiness of her children. She taught her daughters many life lessons that they will carry with them.

She had a unique faith in the Lord and believed in eternal life after death. She will be missed by many, especially her grandchildren.

Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Palace Union Church. Services will follow visitation at 2 p.m. at the church with Pastor Steve Spencer officiating. Burial will be in the Palace Cemetery. Pallbearers are Joe Boggess, Jeff Spencer, Mike Humphrey, Jason Humphrey, David Turner and Nathaniel Choate. Honorary Pallbearers are Ryan Weber and Mark Weber. Services are under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

The family requests memorials to Palace Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to


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