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Patricia Koch

Patricia K. “Kicky” Koch of Jackson, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, at her home in Jackson. At her request, there was no service. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson was entrusted with her cremation arrangements.

Kicky, 69, was born Aug. 15, 1951, in Lexington, KY, to Charles Oakley and Carol E. Farrow Lunsford.

Kicky was a graduate of Jackson High School. She and Dennis Koch were married May 16, 1992, at the city park in Jackson.

She was employed at the shoe factory and the American Legion Hall, both in Jackson, and Drury Inn and Suites in Fruitland. In her spare time, she enjoyed flower gardening.

Loving survivors include her husband of 29 years, Dennis Koch of Jackson, three daughters, Racquel R. Biri, Tammy M. McClard and Misty D. Koenig, all of Jackson, and three grandchildren, Macy Hayes, Justin (Megan) Green and Tristen Koenig (Kaitlin Hart), all of Jackson. She was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.

For Tammy’s benefit, memorials may take the form of contributions to Racquel Biri or Misty Koenig. Please memo checks “for Tammy” and make checks payable to Racquel Biri or Misty Koenig and mail them to McCombs Funeral Home, 640 W. Independence, Jackson, MO 63755.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by clicking on the tribute wall tab of Kicky’s personal obituary page at

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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