Mary Sue HemmelJanuary 23rd, 2020
Mary Sue Hemmel, 101, passed into eternal life on Monday, January 20, 2020 at John Knox Village, Lee's Summit, Mo. Mary Sue was the second of six children born to Opal Vest Brown and Teresa Hughes Brown on August 12, 1918, in Bowling Green, Mo. Mary Sue is survived by her children: David Lee, now residing in Key West, Fla., Suzanne H. Norfleet of Oklahoma City, Okla., Arthur Stephen (wife, Ann Marie) of Fenton, Mo.; five grandsons, two granddaughters, and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Hemmel in 1996; daughter, Mary Lisa Revelle in 1994; brothers, Thomas Leon Brown and John Hughes Brown; and sisters, Catherine Teresa Brown, Dorothy Ann Brown, and Rose Marie Schell. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church, 130 NW Murray Rd., Lee's Summit, MO 64081. A visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m. will precede services at the church. Committal service will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo. Memorial contribution may be made to Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church or charity of choice. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.speakschapel.com. Arrangements by Speaks Suburban Chapel, 816-373-3600.