Kathleen Kay Neff, age 74, of Marshfield, MO, passed away Monday, July 16, 2012 at Select Speciality Hospital. She was born August 29, 1937, in Boone, Iowa, to Alvah and Vera (Richards) Knox. She loved to be with her children and grandchildren, create beautiful art pieces in a wide variety of media, as well as teach art classes. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by a four sons; Steven Alan Neff, Douglas Martin Neff, Thomas Warren Neff, and David Lyman Neff; two daughters Virginia Eileen White nee Neff and Gretchen Lorene Piofcyk nee Neff; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; a sister Carol, a brother Gary, six nieces and nephews, and her longtime friend Alvin Griffith. Funeral services will be held at 11: 00 a.m. Thursday July 19 2012 at the Reedville Church, south of Sullivan, Missouri take hwy 185 to K hwy turn left and go about two miles, turn left on Spanish Claim Road. Visitation will be held from 5: 00 to 7 :00 P.M. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at Greenlawn North Funeral Home. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO. Online condolences may be made at www .GreenlawnFuneralHome.com.