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Sally Yvonne Gann

February 10, 1950 — February 6, 2022

Sally Yvonne Gann, 71, of Clark, MO returned to her Heavenly home on February 6, 2022 after a battle with a long illness.  Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace.  She was surrounded by family and friends.

Sally was born in Brosley, MO on February 10, 1950.

She entered Missouri School for the Deaf in 1959 at the age of nine.  Sally graduated from the school in 1969.  After graduating, she worked in the shoe factory in Sturgeon, MO.  Later she returned to school and graduated from a cosmetology program.

Sally was a Girl Scout; she was treasurer for the Young Women of America and a member of the Literary Society.

Eventually, she met and married the love of her life, Wayne Gann.

Sally enjoyed making crafts and then giving them to family and friends. One of her favorite crafts was repurposing old costume jewelry.

Sally loved her cats and her dog, Rosie as much as they loved her.  She spent time teaching them sign language.

She was also an active member of Parkade Baptist Church and was involved in many organizations for the deaf.

Sally touched many lives with her beautiful smile and heart of gold.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ira and Imogen Rowe; sisters, Shirley Prater, Judy Trout and Terry Rowe; brother, James Rowe, nephews, Ricky Reynolds and Jimmy Dale Trout and great nieces, Leigh Ann Trout and Amanda Nicole Rowe.

Sally is survived by her beloved husband, Wayne Gann of Clark, MO; her brother, Dennis Rowe; her children, David (James) Geissler of Columbia, MO, Karen (Josh) Dettling of Galena, MO and Rosemary (David) Faught of Boys Ranch, TX; grandchildren, Trevor (Alyssa) Cornett of Clever, MO, Nicole (Garret) Essary of Capefair, MO, Marissa (Jeremy) Dettling of Clever, MO, Jarred Dettling of Nixa, MO, Aaron Faught of Ketchikan, AK, Naaman (Mallorie) Faught of Russellville, AR, Silas (Angelina) Faught of Jasper AR and Josiah Faught of Boys Ranch, Tx; great grandchildren, Maverick, Finch and Lyle; nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; great great nieces and nephews; extended family and friends.

A special “Thank You” to Compassus nurses and staff.  Although we know she is rejoicing in Heaven; she will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

A memorial celebration in Sally’s honor will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. at the Parkade Baptist Church 2102 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO 65202 followed by a dinner at the church for all of Sally's family and friends.

Arrangements are under the direction of PATHWAY-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 411 Union Avenue, Moberly, Missouri 65270 (660) 263-7284. Condolences may be left online for the family at


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Celebration of Life

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

Pathway Millard Family Funeral Chapel

411 Union Ave, Moberly, MO 65270

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