Mary Jo Mansell was born July 1, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri to Thomas Lee and Lucy (Hall) Phillips. She lived in the Osceola area for the majority of her life. She passed away May 18, 2014 at her home in Buckner, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her son, Vincent Mansell; 1 granddaughter, Samantha Groves; 1 brother, Tommy Phillips; 2 nephews, Trevor Phillips and Johnny Mann.
Mary is survived by 2 daughters, Tonia Oliver of Buckner, Missouri and Kim Mansell of Independence, Missouri; 1 son, Jimmy Mansell of Kansas City, Missouri; 3 brothers, Don Phillips of Osceola, Missouri, Ron Phillips of Lowry City, Missouri and Bobby Phillips of Colorado; 2 sisters, Judy Milam of Colorado and Betty Fields of Colorado; 12 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren along with other relatives and many friends.