Lori A. Minor

Lori A. Minor, 46, of Ash Grove passed away, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. 
Minor, the daughter of Lynn and Judy (Marlin) Minor, was born in Marshfield, March 17, 1972. Minor and Cathy Owen were united in marriage on Jan. 10, 2017.  
Minor was a graduate of Drury University and Burge Nursing School. She was a member of Kappa Delta and in the Jazz Band while at Drury. Minor was a nursing instructor at OTC for the last 10 years and the co-owner of Whistle Stop Pizza. She had also worked with SWMO Traffic and Safety, where she was a liaison, working with a grant through the State of Missouri and Springfield Police Department.
Minor put her many talents to good use and it was her passion to help people and keep them safe. The outdoors is where one could find Minor when she wasn’t at work. She loved camping, riding wave runners, and going to the lake. Her love for jazz continued throughout her life. Her love for helping and teaching will continue to touch countless people for many, many years to come.    
Minor was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Minor is survived by her wife Cathy Owen of Ash Grove; parents, Lynn and Judy Minor of Marshfield; sister, Amy Salka and husband Dwayne of Springfield; brother, Troy Minor and wife Rodawn of Kansas City; Aunt Jane and husband Don; father and mother-in-law, Carl and June Owen; two brothers-in-law, Douglas Owen and wife Peggy, David Owen and with Michelle; two sisters-in-law, Carla Morales and husband Irving, Christy Miller and Justin Riedle; nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and many friends.
Visitation was Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 from 3-5 p.m. at Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home, Ash Grove. Graveside services were Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Ash Grove Cemetery, Ash Grove. 


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