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The Carthage Press
  • Marjorie DeAnn “De” Kaughman

  • Marjorie DeAnn “De” Kaughman, 60, Carthage, passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 after a year-long battle with melanoma cancer.
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  • Marjorie DeAnn “De”  Kaughman, 60, Carthage, passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 after a year-long battle with melanoma cancer.  
    She was born April 17, 1952 in Lamar, Mo.; the daughter of Howard Harris and Betty Trout Harris.  She was a graduate of Carthage Senior High School, Class of 1970 and worked in the accounting department for MSSU for 28 years, retiring in May 2011.
    Survivors include two sons; Cory (Margaret) Kaughman, Joplin, Mo., and Eric (Stephanie) Kaughman, Webb City, Mo.; four grandchildren, Jayce and Blake Kaughman, Webb City, Cody and Kyara Kaughman, Joplin, Mo.; her mother, Betty Emery, Carthage; Charles Kaughman, Carthage; one sister, Denise (Brett) Sterley, Springfield, Mo.; two brothers, Butch Harris, Carthage and Kevin (Angie) Emery, Carthage; several nieces, nephews, family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her father, Howard Harris and her stepfather, Clifford Emery.  She will be missed by her family.
    Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.  Memorial gifts are suggested to the American Cancer Society.  Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary, 308 W. Chestnut, Carthage, MO.  Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com.
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