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Dixie “Vanessa” McHenry of Kansas City passed away on January 6, 2019 at the age of 60 after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Vanessa was born in Kansas City, Missouri on February 3, 1958 to Darrell and Dolores Davis. Vanessa received her General Education Development certificate in 1977. She married William McHenry in 2000.
Vanessa worked for the Missouri Highway Patrol as a telecommunicator since 2001. Her hobbies included reading, working puzzles, playing games on her kindle, latch hook and word search games. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and she also enjoyed spending time with her dogs, Benny and Miloh.
Vanessa is survived by her devoted husband, William, and her daughter, Valerie Maynard of Kansas City, her parents, Darrell and Dolores Davis of Belton, and her siblings, Darrell “Bruce” Davis of Kansas City, Denise Davis of Kansas City and Dawn Foy of Grandview.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Sarah Cannon Fund at the American Cancer Society as they helped Vanessa throughout her battle with cancer.
A visitation will be held from 6:00pm-7:00pm on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 with a memorial service to follow beginning at 7:00pm both at Heartland Cremation and Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, MO 64133.