January 10, 2019

Rebecca Josephine Shoengood, 62, of Ewing, Mo., died January 5, 2019 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

She was born January 28, 1956 in Quincy, IL a daughter of Maurice Gene and Zelma Jean Hutcherson Tonnies. She married David Scott Shoengood on October 31, 2010 in Ewing, Mo. He survives.

Rebecca was a 1974 graduate of Highland High School. She was a member of the Durham United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. She enjoyed crocheting, shopping, listening to music, riding her motorcycle and watching her favorite football team, the New Orleans Saints. Rebecca loved to attend her grandchildren’s sporting events, hunting deer, and she loved animals, especially her cat,Jenna. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed being with people, particularly her family. Some of her favorite foods were sausage pancake sticks, peach tea, cherry cappuccino and frozen yogurt. Professionally, she worked at Good Samaritan Home in Quincy as a CNA and had also worked for Dr. Hanshaw until his retirement.

Survivors include her husband, David Scott Shoengood of Ewing, Mo; her mother, Zelma Jean (Ansel) Marquette of Ewing; son, Marcus (Michelle) Hetzler of Monroe City, Mo; daughter, Melisa Jo (Greg) Phillips of Maywood, Mo; one stepson, Mark Shoengood of Brookfield, Mo; four grandsons, Zachary (BreAnna), Laine, Blake (Madison) and Cameron; three granddaughters, Alexandra, Justice (Brian) and Savannah; one brother, Kent (Pam) Tonnies of Gilman City, Mo; two sisters, Beverly (Rich) Strieker of Maywood and Linda Hodges of Springfield, Mo; sisters-in-law, Debbie (Fred) Marcum and Karen (Bill) Jarchow both of Lake Wylie S.C. and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and brother-in-law David Hodges.

Memorial services will be held Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Ball Davis Funeral Home in Ewing with Rev. Larry Olson officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Ball Davis Funeral Home in Ewing. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Music: When The Saints Go Marching In and In The Garden.
Inurnment and military honors will be in Ewing Memorial Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Great River Honor Flight.

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