Charlotte J. Livesay


    Charlotte J. Livesay of Leasburg, Missouri was born Thursday, August 25, 1949 at Cherryville, Missouri to Arlis and Mable (nee Brown) Callahan and passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the age of 70 years.


    Charlotte married Jerry Livesay.
    Charlotte was famous for her chicken and dumplings and peach cobbler. Charlotte spent her summers raising a garden and canning everything. She spent hours crocheting afghans and sewing.
    Going to church was very important to Charlotte. She had been a member of Coffee Community Church, Keysville.
    She enjoyed when they were all sitting at the table having dinner, visiting, playing UNO or any card game. She watched the game show network and the western channel later in life, just to have something to do. What was always most important to her was spending time with her family and friends.
    She is preceded in death by her parents, Arlis and Mable Callahan; husband, Jerry Livesay; daughter, Mia Livesay-Hancock; grandson, Curtis D. Callahan Jr.; great grandson, Logan Callahan; one brother, Robert Callahan; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and wife Evelyn Livesay and Jackie “Toot” and husband Harold “Smitty” Smith and other family and friends.
    She is survived by her children, Kevin and wife Misty Livesay of Cuba, Missouri, Kenny and wife Melissa Quinton of St. James, Missouri and Tina and husband Bob Cunningham of Cuba, Missouri; raised as a son, Curtis and wife Deborah Callahan of Cuba, Missouri; 17 grandchildren, Tiffany and husband Shane Switzer of Cuba, Missouri, Tabatha and husband AJ Harman of Cuba, Missouri, Cody Cunningham of Cuba, Missouri, Jennifer Cunningham of Cuba, Missouri, Cora and husband David Bauer of St. James, Missouri, Matt Quinton of Ozark, Missouri, Kaitlyn Quinton of Florida, Jeremy and wife Alex Quinton of Columbia, Missouri, Jessie and husband Eric McCarthy of Rolla, Missouri, Dylan Livesay of Jacksonville, Florida, Kalia Noonan of Republic, Missouri, Mikenna Brill of Cuba, Missouri, Nick and wife Melyssa Warren of Houston, Texas, Jennifer Jones of Chillicothe, Missouri, Esten and wife Ashley Callahan of St. James, Missouri, Jonathon Jones of Cuba, Missouri and Jesse Callahan and companion Morgan Dixon of St. James, Missouri; 16 great grandchildren, Allie, Charlet, Sammy, Dylan, Lilly, Abrien, Chaise, Caedon, Rylan, Abby, Madison, Nick III, Benjamin, John, Jemma and Gracella; adopted great grandchildren, Christopher, Ryan, Maison, Konnor, Aiden, Brayden, Sophia, Emma and Gracella; brothers, David and wife Leona Callahan of Cuba, Missouri and Eugene and wife Shady Callahan of Rolla, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
    Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the Mizell Funeral Home with Bro. Gene Whittaker officiating. Special music was “Stay Humble and Kind,” “If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again” by David Callahan and “Amazing Grace.”
    Interment and prayers followed at the Steelville Cemetery in Steelville, Missouri.
    Pall bearers were Esten Callahan, Dylan Livesay, Jeremy Quinton, Matt Quinton, Nick Warren, Mike Livesay and Rick Livesay.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.