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Rachael Luanne Dunwoody

On Sunday, February 16, 2020, Rachael Luanne Dunwoody, loving wife, daughter, and aunt, went to be with the Lord at the age of 42. She was surrounded by her family. Rachael was born on December 8, 1977 in Great Falls, Montana to William and Sheryl Whearty. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Southeast Missouri State University in 2000 and worked in that field for 19 years bringing children and families together. Her passion was seeing those children and families in happy and healthy relationships. Rachael was dedicated to a life of service, always putting the needs of others before her own. On November 15, 2008, Rachael married Andrew Dunwoody. They made their home in Columbia, Missouri. They enjoyed time together, with their families and friends as well as traveling to many favorite vacation spots. Rachael always looked forward to her trips home to Arkansas with her mother where they had fun picking blueberries, fishing, and making memories with her family. Rachael adored Alex and Abbi and cherished her time with them. She also had great fun on her wild adventures and road trips with her best friends. Rachael was loved by all who knew her. She brightened a room with her infectious smile and brought out the best in each person with her genuine interest and her kind and compassionate spirit. Rachael is preceded in death by her sweet mother, Sheryl Anne (Wylie) Whearty. She is survived by her husband, Andrew Dunwoody; father, William Whearty; brother, Adam Whearty; nephew, Alex Whearty; niece, Abbigail Whearty, their mother, Tracey Whearty; aunt, Sherry Wylie; and uncle, Gene (Mac) Wylie, Jr. Visitation will be at the Million-Taylor Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 4:00pm - 7:00pm. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:00am with burial at Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to www.liverfoundation.org To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Rachael Luanne Dunwoody please visit our Sympathy Store.

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Rachael was such a caring person! She helped change my life! Love you! May you Rest In Peace.

nichol Feb 19 2020 12:00 AM

I am sure everyone can agree that Rachael was the sweetest, kindest person to ever enter our life. She will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. Condolences to Andrew and the rest of her family. May she fly high with the angels. In our bonds of sisterhood always and forever, Erica H. - Beta Xi 1030

Erica Lynn Feb 18 2020 12:00 AM

John and I are so sorry for your family's loss. Many prayers of comfort for all of you during this time. Love to you all. Rest in peace Rachel. You will surely be missed.

John D Andrews Feb 17 2020 12:00 AM

we truly are going to miss her , what a class act she was always happy and full of life, Our hearts ache she will be truly missed , Love you and will miss you deeply , Love the Clardy family

brian clardy Feb 17 2020 12:00 AM

Prayers to the family, as we send our sincere condolences to each of you. May Father God be ever close to you during the difficult days ahead. Just know you’re loved by so many. Prayers going up. We love you. The Terrill Family. :pray::skin-tone-4::pray::skin-tone-4::pray::skin-tone-4::pray::skin-tone-4::pray::skin-tone-4:

Al Terrill, Sr. Feb 17 2020 12:00 AM