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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Updated Obituary - Jenna Leann Ruddy

Jenna Leann Ruddy, 18, McKenzie, TN, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021 at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 21, 2021 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, MO with visitation from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Harrisonville. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Jenna was born November 11, 2002 in Overland Park, KS, a daughter of Mark and Janet (Longworth) Ruddy. She had lived in Harrisonville, MO growing up. She had lived in McKenzie, TN for the past four years where she attended McKenzie High School.

Jenna is survived by her mother and stepfather, Janet and James Riggan, McKenzie, TN; her father, Mark Ruddy, Harrisonville, MO; two brothers: Tyler Ruddy and Trenton Ruddy, both of McKenzie; her dog, Blue; her maternal grandmother, Rhonda Russell, Raymore, MO; maternal grandfather, John Longworth, Butler, MO; paternal grandfather, Bret Rinker, Harrisonville; maternal great-grandmother, Ruby Padley, Raymore; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.