Leah Ann (Fullerton) McGinnis, age 84 of Ozark, Missouri passed away peacefully, Wednesday, August 5, 2020, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 2, 1935 in Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of Chester Lee and Aronola (Case) Fullerton. On October 20, 1998 she was united in marriage to Thomas McGinnis. Leah retired from Lily-Tulip Cup Corporation after 38 years as a dedicated employee. Shortly after retirement, she and her husband Tom founded Ozark Knife Makers. Leah and Tom attended James River Church in Ozark.
Leah is survived by her husband of 24 years Tom McGinnis; three step-children, Tammy Carr, Shane McGinnis and Lane Burks; nine grandchildren Shane Hand, Scott Applegate, Chris Duncan, Timothy Williams, Chantel Hall, Lynn Marie Williams, Cillian McGinnis, Ben Burks and Sammi McGinnis; several great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends. Leah Ann was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, son Darryl Duncan and daughter Teresa Applegate.
Graveside funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 8, 2020 in Selmore Cemetery. Escorts will be Shane Hand, Scott Applegate, Chris Duncan, Gabe Page, Timothy Williams and Kenny Carr. Arrangements are under the care of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. On line condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com