Becky Jo Marsalis, 76, of Olathe passed away Feb. 19, 2021.  Funeral service was March 1, 2021. Visitation was at New Life Community Church, 17935 Moonlight Rd., Gardner, KS. Burial follows at Gardner Cemetery, Gardner.

Becky was born April 16, 1944 in Depew, Okla., to Robert Baxter and Lucile Adeline (Alewine) Dunning.


Becky married James Wilton Marsalis on Oct. 2, 1964.

She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, computer games, games in general, Uno, and loved to shop. Becky lived for her family. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents. Becky is survived by her husband, James, of the home; children: Melissa and husband James Taylor, Gardner, Cherize and husband Karlton Dodson, Herndon, VA and Bryan and wife Frederique Marsalis, Roussines, France and eight grandchildren; Katelyn, Matthew, Skylar, Ayana, Scarlett, Maysen, Jayden, and Adelyn.

Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111.Condolences may be left at