Kathleen Gail Creighton, 49, of Warrensburg, MO, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2023, at St. Luke’s North Hospital in Kansas City and is now in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
She was born April 22, 1974, in Joliet, IL, daughter of Oliver and Gail Bookhout Jones.
On June 22, 2002, in Plainfield, IL, she was married to Robert Creighton.
Kathy was a 1992 graduate of Plainfield High School. She earned a B.A. in English / Creative Writing, Summa Cum Laude, from Southern New Hampshire University. Her academic successes in college earned her membership in the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Kathy enjoyed crocheting and crafting, and delighted people with her homemade birthday and greeting cards. She was an avid reader and enjoyed writing stories. She loved music and shared her beautiful voice in high school choir and in church choirs. Additionally, she liked watching Cubs baseball, video games, and occasionally contributing to Rob’s radio shows. She was a cancer survivor and will be remembered as kind, loyal, loving, and fierce.
Surviving are her husband, Rob, of the home; her parents, Oliver and Gail Jones, of Little Elm, TX; two brothers, Erik Jones of Lewisville, TX, and Mark (Laurel) Jones of Maple Valley, WA; niece and nephews Isabel, Caden, Wesley, Ryne; mother-in-law Mary Ellen Creighton.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents Vernon and Lucile Bookhout, Dale and Katie Jones, and father-in-law Robert Creighton.
Services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are in the care of Heckart Funeral Home.