Obituary for Dawn Renea Wood (Ballagh)
Dawn Renea Wood, 48, of Gardner, KS passed away March 14, 2017. Cremation with Celebration of Life 1:00 pm Thur., March 23, 2017 at New Life Community Church, 17935 Moonlight Rd., Gardner, KS. Inurnment follows at Johnson County Memorial Gardens, Overland Park, KS. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Dawn was born Sept. 3, 1968 in Kansas City, KS. She grew up and lived in Kansas City, KS until moving to Olathe in 1995. Dawn married Mark McReynolds; after their divorce she married John L. Wood on May 11, 2012 in Kansas City, KS. She worked for Home Instead as a caregiver. Dawn loved to color, read, cook, bake and spend time with her grandkids. She will be missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her son, Dustin McReynolds and her step-father James Sprague. Dawn is survived by her husband, John, of the home; mother Margaret Ann Sprague, Kansas City, KS; children: Josh and wife Kelsey McReynolds, Lawrence, KS, Mistie McReynolds, Olathe, KS and Matthew McReynolds, Gardner, KS; brothers: Lonnie Reynolds, Kansas City, KS and Larry Reynolds, Wichita, KS; step-brothers: John, David and Denny Sprague, all of Kansas City, KS; five grandchildren: Aubriana, Sophia, Jonathan, Elijah and Gabriel.