Jennie Melissa McCaffree-VestJuly 9th, 2020
Jennie Melissa McCaffree-Vest, 62, of Williamsburg, passed peacefully on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at her home. She was born in Long Beach, California on May 23, 1958 to the late Charles "Mac" McCaffree and the late Eileen McCaffree. In 1987, Jennie was united in marriage to Cary Gene Vest, who survives her passing. Prior to moving to Williamsburg, Jennie worked in the restaurant industry. She was a hopeless romantic and renewed her vows with Cary three times. Blessed with artistic ability, she enjoyed crafting, painting, and quilting. She was active in the lives of her children and enjoyed participating in PTO and class parties. A favorite pastime for Jennie and Cary was to travel to Renaissance Festivals where she was known as "Lady Melissa". She had an extensive collection of costumes that she designed and made. Those remaining to cherish her memory include her husband of 33 years; son, Christopher Keller (Michelle Parrella) of Williamsburg; daughters, Candice Hall (Luke) of Williamsburg and Cari Bundridge (Matt) of Humphreys; sister, Claire Minnick (Kenny) of Colo.; grandchildren, Thaddeus Keller, Maci Waddle, Carcyn Whitlow, Cadie Whitlow, Carly Smith, and Riley Bundridge; nieces and nephews, Stephanie Homer, Brian Kitchens, Lindsey Goldwing, Tiffany Goldwing, Taylor Harmening; and great-nieces and nephews, Jassmine Homer, Nicholas Homer, and Karmen Hailey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister, Karmen Goldwing; and grandson, Colton Eddy. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with Pastor Kenny Minnick officiating. Friends will be received from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Unity Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to Unity Cemetery, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences may be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com.