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Glenda C. Lana

January 17, 1953 ~ November 18, 2019 (age 66)


Glenda C. Lana - age 66 of Polo, MO passed away November 18th, 2019 at her daughter's home in Polo from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Glenda was born on January 17th, 1953 in Polo the daughter of Doris and Imogene (O’Kelley) Carter in Polo, joining her sister Beverly and brother, Mark followed.  She was a lifelong resident of Polo and a 1971 graduate of Polo High. On May 3rd, 1975 she was united in marriage to Richard Lana in Richmond, MO. She worked at Skirkey’s Nursing and Rehab in Richmond and later at Mid America Enterprises in Plattsburg, MO. Glenda was a member of the Polo Christian Church and enjoyed attending there.  She had a strong Christian faith.  Glenda will be remembered for her laughter, easy smile, the love for her family and her loyal dog, Stanley. She will be dearly missed.

Mrs. Lana was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Mark Carter. Survivors include: husband Richard of Polo; son, Jason Lana of Polo; daughter, Rachel (John) Nichols of Polo; sister, Beverly Trayler of Cameron; 7 grandchildren: Jasmine, Katherine, Brian, Alexis, Hailee, Jeff, Jacob; 1 great-grandchild, Rowan.  Other extended family members also survive.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Polo Christian Church in care of the funeral home. Memorial Service: 2 PM Saturday, November 30th, 2019, Polo Christian Church. Visitation: one-hour prior to the service. Inurnment: Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, at a later date. Arrangements and services are under the direction and care of Stith Family Funeral Home, Polo. Online guestbook at




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