Joyce Dianne O’Neal

Joyce Dianne O’Neal, 71, Kansas City, Missouri passed away December 23, 2022. A memorial service will be held from 10:00 AM to Noon on Friday, January 6, 2023 at Heartland, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, Missouri 64133.

Mrs. O’Neal was born April 21, 1951 in Murphysboro, Illinois to Ovie and Catherine Gale. She married her husband, David on March 27, 1971, and they enjoyed 50 years together as husband & wife. Dianne loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandson. She loved to shop (especially for her grandkids). She enjoyed doing genealogy research. She also loved anything blingy or sparkly (especially when it came to the jumpsuit of her favorite musician, Elvis Presley).

She was preceded in death by her husband, David O’Neal, parents, Ovie & Catherine (Willis) Gale, a brother Arnold Mullins, a sister Jeanette (Mullins) Reisinger and an infant sister Linda Lou Gale.

She is survived by daughter Christy (Scott) Kellough, son Shanon (Mandi) O’Neal, grandchildren; Jessica Pinzino, Joshua Kellough, Noah Kellough, Jordan O’Neal, Catherine Kellough and her great grandson  Nikolai Pinzino.


  1. Mark Preston Mullins on December 28, 2022 at 6:17 pm

    Sorry for your loss.

  2. Marsha Miller on December 31, 2022 at 11:29 am

    You are with David again. I know you are happy. The earth’s loss and heaven’s gain
    RIP Diane

  3. Mary A jenkins on January 1, 2023 at 1:59 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear about your lose I never got a chance 6 meet her in person I’m the granddaughter of Ervin Willis I new all of grandpa’s brother and sisters she was a loving person anytime I talked to her and she will be greatly missed.

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