Cara Lynn Pugh

August 1, 1947 - December 15, 2020
Cara Lynn Pugh

Cara Lynn Pugh, 73, Carthage, Missouri, passed away Tuesday evening, December 15, 2020 at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, Missouri. Cara was born August 1, 1947 in Jackson, Mississippi, the daughter of Edgar James Glaze and Margie Elizabeth (Bagley) Glaze. She married Garald Pugh on August 13, 1969 in Jackson, Mississippi.

Survivors include a daughter, Tonya Peck (Keniston), Webb City, Missouri; two sons, Scott Pugh (Shanna), Carthage, Missouri, and Steven Pugh (Heather), Joplin, Missouri; grandchildren, Braden Peck, Aubrey Peck, Joel Pugh, Colt Pugh, Dylan Pugh, Christian Pugh, Bella Pugh, Peyton Pugh, Parker Williamson, Gracie Williamson, and Blaze Williamson; two brothers, Tommy Glaze (Brenda), and John Glaze; and three sisters, Edie Scott, Mary Galligher (Mike), and Nancy Sims (O.J.).

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 46 years, Garald Pugh; a son, Joe Pugh; two brothers, Jimmy Glaze and Timothy Glaze; and a brother-in-law, Gilbert Scott.

Funeral services will be held 4 pm, Friday, December 18, 2020 at the Church of the Nazarene, Carthage, Missouri. Cara will lie in state for those that wish to sign the register book and pay respects from 11 am to 5 pm, Thursday, December 17, 2020 and from 9 am to 2 pm, Friday, December 18, 2020 at Knell Mortuary, Carthage. Burial will be held 1 pm, Monday, December 21, 2020 at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Overland Park, Kansas. Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.