Theresa Kay Garner, 47, of St. Joseph, passed away Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at Mosaic Life Care due to COVID-19.

She was born Feb. 27, 1973, in St. Joseph, and graduated from Benton High School.

She worked at Western Reception Diagonostic and Correctional Center as a Caseworker.

She enjoyed baking and making fancy desserts, crafting, was a big fan of the rock band KISS, Betty Boop, and Mickey Mouse, but most of all, she loved spending time with her children, nieces and nephews.

Theresa is survived by: her children, Gracie and Cody Garner of the home; their father and her former husband, Bill Garner; mother, Sharon (Bruce L) Davis; father, Mike (Kendal) McBride both of St. Joseph; sister, Ginger (Pat) McGuire, Maysville, Missouri; Shawn McBride, St. Joseph; step-brothers, Christopher (Becky) Gee and Jared (Tracie) Davis, step-sisters, Rhonda (Geoff) Gould and Amber (Josh) Wallace; nieces and nephews: Eisley, Owen, Bianca, Ethan, Cooper, Gracelynn, Jacee and Jerzi.

The family will receive friends to celebrate Theresa's life at 5 p.m. Saturday Oct. 17, 2020, at Hyde Park.

She has been cremated under the direction of the Rupp Funeral Home.

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