Cleo Margarete Cagle

September 15, 1937 - May 1, 2021
Cleo Cagle

Cleo Margarete Cagle, age 83, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the Medicalodge in Ft. Scott. She was born September 15, 1937, in Greenfield, Missouri, the daughter of Frank Pierce and Cecil Witt Pierce. She married Richard Cagle on December 25, 1953, at Filley, Missouri. Cleo was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed quilting and embroidery and was always in the mood for a cup of coffee.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Kelly, and two sons, Bob Cagle and Heather, and Richard Cagle; seven grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Hazel Purdy. Cleo’s husband, Richard, preceded her in death on June 13, 1994. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jack Cagle, three sisters, Earlene Mitchell, Opal Calhoun, and Alberta Pierce and two brothers, Carl and Orville Pierce.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 5th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Arma American Legion and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at