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Karen Marie Shanley 1965 – 2023

Written by on August 23, 2023

There will be a visitation time for any of those that would like to attend to share memories and their condolences with Karen Shanley’s family at the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis this Sunday afternoon, 8/26, from 1 to 4 P.M.

Karen passed away Wednesday morning, 8/23, at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. As per her wishes cremation rites were accorded.

Surviving relatives include her Boyfriend: Kim Meinhardt; Children: Michael (Laura) Melton, Susan (Jim) Young, Sara Melton  and Fiancé Anthony Brush, Jason Meinhardt and friend Angie, Rachel (Rene “Bear”) Cantu, Damon Meinhardt; Grandchildren: Abbey, Breanna and Warren; Ethan, Natalie, Landon and Anita; Mattic and Coby; Isaac and Ivan;  Mother: Noella Perrigo; Brothers: Kevin Shanley, Ronnie Shanley; Sister: Kimmy (Brad) Clements; special Aunt and Uncle: Tommy and Rosella Small and many loved nieces and nephews

Memorials in her honor may be given to the Karen Shanley Memorial in care of Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St., Memphis, MO 63555.

Online condolences may be shared with the Shanley family by logging onto Payne’s website at

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.