Dyanna Degase, 73


Funeral services for Dyanna Jean Degase, 73, of Squires, were planned for  10 a.m. today, Dec. 4, 2019, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Chaplain Gary Fry officiating. Mrs. Degase died Nov. 30 at her home with her husband, Marvin, and her family by her side.

She was born June 26, 1946, in Kansas City, the daughter of Ransome Charles and Betty Jean Cannon Pruitt. On Aug. 6, 1964, in Arvada, Colorado, she married  Marvin “Butch” Degase. 

Mrs. Degase was retired from working at Hagale’s and Chastain’s Nursing Home in Ava. She was a Christian and a member of Clark Church at Foil. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, making crafts and playing board games with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her joy was reading her Bible and praying for her family and friends.

She is survived by her loving husband, Butch; two sons, Brian Degase and wife Christie of Ava and Tim Degase of Garden City; five grandchildren, Ransome, Grace, Devon, Nichole and Cooper; five great-grandchildren, Sarah, Grayson, Jesse, Olivia and Madalyn; one brother, Steve Pruitt; one sister, Melinda Richards; nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and  friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Mark, who died in 2010; and one brother, Bobby Pruitt.

Burial was in the Murray Cemetery at Squires. Memorial contributions may be made to the family as a love offering, or to the Alzheimers Association or Hospice Compassus. Online condolences may be expressed at clinkingbeardfuneralhome.com.

Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, directors.

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