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Marlane Aleta ( Roberson) Lewis

May 13, 1961 — July 14, 2022

Grain Valley, MO


Marlane Aleta (Roberson) Lewis, 61, of Grain Valley, Missouri passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, MO.


A Celebration of Life is pending and will be announced soon.  Memorials are suggested to the family, in care Ron Lewis.  Memories of Marlane and condolences for her family may be left at or on our Facebook Page.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524.


Marlane was born on May 13, 1961, in Stanton, California to John Walter and Maybelle Virginia (Lee) Roberson.  She graduated

 from Oak Grove High School in 1979.  On August 8, 2004, Marlane was united in marriage to Roland “Ron” E. Lewis in Excelsior Springs, MO.  She was currently employed with the Oak Grove School District.  In addition to spending time with family and friends, Marlane loved being outdoors, taking care of her yard, and traveling.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.


Marlane is survived by her husband, Ron Lewis of Grain Valley, MO; two children, John Pennington of Oak Grove, MO and Justine Short and husband Ronald of Oak Grove, MO; six grandchildren, Haley Salenga, Kilah Pennington, Makenzie Pennington, Jadyn Short, Jordyn Short, and Javyn Short; two sisters, Myra Struchtemeyer of Odessa, MO and Maylinda Ray and husband Mike of Excelsior Springs, MO; and many nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, Marlane was preceded in death by two half-brothers, Marlin Turman and James Long.       

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