Kathleen Maxine Lively (nee Jones), of St. Charles, MO, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2023, at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Roy Lively; cherished daughter of the late John and Dora Jones. Devoted mother of William "Bill" Lively and Karan Schmidt; loving grandmother of Amy Schmidt, Joe (Amanda) Schmidt, Brandon Lively, and Brandy Dansby; 16 treasured great-grandchildren; dear sister of Curtis Jones. Preceded in death by siblings, Purvis, Clementine, and Estelle.
Kathleen loved the outdoors and enjoyed gardening, especially caring for her rose bushes. She also enjoyed remodeling and home improvement. Kathleen spent a lot of time volunteering at St. Vincent de Paul. More than anything, Kathleen loved her family and spent a lot of time with them. Kathleen was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Kathleen was truly a diamond of the first water and will live forever in our hearts and memories.
Memorials may be made in Kathleen's name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.