Anna M. Cunningham Lemasters, 86, of Oak Grove, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at St. Mary’s Hospital of Blue Springs.

Anna M. Cunningham Lemasters, 86, of Oak Grove, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at St. Mary’s Hospital of Blue Springs.

Visitation will be 1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2011 at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, MO. A Memorial Service will follow at 2 p.m. Cremation.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contribution to the Masonic Home of Missouri – Western Unit 12101 E. Bannister Rd., Kansas City, MO 64138.

She was born on March 13, 1925 in Kansas City, MO to Thomas & Zula (Dail) Whitsett and was their only child.

During her lifetime, Ann had been a member of the Swope Park Presbyterian Church and was very active in their Mariners Group where life long friendships were formed. She had worked various different jobs, including at her fathers printing company and community newspaper and Hallmark Inc during WWII, as office manager at Modern Talking Pictures Co until their closure, from her home as a transcriptionist for a local author, and at Farm Bureau Ins in Independence until she retired. She was a former member of the ABWA, the Lake Tapawingo Yacht & Women’s Clubs and many other groups and organizations.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents; her 1st husband of 40 years: Roger H. Cunningham; son: Thomas A. Cunningham; 2nd husband of 25 years: Charles D. Lemasters.

Ann is survived by grandson and caregiver: Sean Arnett of the home; daughter: Sue (Willis) Mullins of Oak Grove, MO; step-daughters: Ronda (Kurt) Watson of Apache Junction, AZ, Tanja (Doug) Anderson of Grandview, MO, Patricia (Donnie) Pettit of Springfield, MO; daughter-in-law: Ree Cunningham of Springdale, AR; 18 other grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren’ 1 great-great-granddaughter.

Arrangements: Royer Funeral Home 101 SE 15th St. Oak Grove, MO 816-690-4441.