Mary A. (Pepper) Saunders, 63, of Overland Park, Kan., died Feb. 9, 2007, at The Greens at Creekside.
She was born in Lepanto, Ark., and lived most of her life in the Kansas City area. She worked for Old America Insurance Company for 10 years before retiring. She graduated from Mammoth Spring High School.
Survivors include: her mother, Carrie Pepper of Mammoth Spring; two sisters, Margaret Clark and Frances Clark both of Kansas City, Mo.; three brothers, Doyle Pepper of Topeka, Kan., David Pepper of Dover, Ark., and Dale Pepper of Mammoth Spring; a step-granddaughter, Rachel Grimaldi of Kansas City, and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral services were held on Feb. 12 at Maple Hill Funeral Home. Burial followed in Maple Hill Cemetery.
The family suggests contributions to either the American Diabetes Association or to Grace Hospice.
The funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Maple Hill Funeral Home of Kansas City, Kan.