808 Ward Avenue, Caruthersville, Mo. 63830
(573) 333-2300

Wanda Lee Koontz

Wanda Lee Koontz

Was born in Caruthersville, Missouri on October 12, 1931. 

Departed this life at Gosnell Health & Rehab on December 9, 2018 at the age of 87. 

She was the daughter of the late Nelson Danley & Myrtle Frances Casteel Danley. 

Attended the Caruthersville Schools. 

She was united in marriage to Mr. Robert Gaylord Koontz, who preceded her in death on December 19, 2005. 

Mrs Koontz was a devoted Christian and was a member of the Church of God in Caruthersville. 

She enjoyed cooking, traveling and shopping. 


4 Children       – Phillip Johnson & his wife, Lou, of Overland Park, Kansas. 

                            Garnetta Johnson  –  Fayetteville, North Carolina 

                            Twila Starr                –  Little Rock, Arkansas 

                            Robert Koontz, Jr.   – Gosnell, Arkansas 

9 Grandchildren  –  Greg, Jeff, Brian, Iesha, Wayne, Jr., Scott, Eric, Alana and Sonya, along with a number of great grandchildren. 

1 Brother  –  Dr. Elzie Danley, & his wife, Frances – Jackson, Tennessee. 

1 Sister      –   Inis Ray, and her husband, Carl – Pine Bluff, Arkansas 

& a number of other relatives and many friend. 

She was also preceded in death by 3 siblings. 

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 15 at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of God with Brother Jon Haywood.  Interment in Maple Cemetery with Dr. Danley officiating. 

H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of services. 

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