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Kristen Ann Marie (Birmingham) Tungate

August 9, 1982 ~ January 30, 2019 (age 36)
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Kristen Ann Marie Tungate, age 36, of Bland, passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at her residence.

Kristen was born on August 9, 1982, in St. Louis, a daughter to Kathleen (Bratton) Wright.

Kristen was a 2002 graduate of Belle High School.

On November 7, 2018, Kristen was united in marriage to Michael Tungate, in Bland, he survives at their home. 

Kristen was a stay at home super mother, her children were her world. She enjoyed wood burning and carving, flowers, listening to music, walking and was a very kind hearted person always willing to help someone in need. 

In addition to her mother and husband, Kristen is survived by: four sons, Alexander Branson, Chase Branson, Landon Branson and Sean Bluhm all of the home; three step-children, Taylor, Damien and McKenzie Tungate all of the home; one brother, Scott Birmingham of Bland; one sister, Stacy Birmingham of St. James; maternal grandmother, Maxine M. Bratton of Bland as well many extended family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Eric Birmingham, maternal grandfather, Earl M. Bratton and an uncle, Fred Atchison.

A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the First Christian Church in Belle beginning at Memorial services will be at 11:30 p.m. with a meal following at 12:00 p.m. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Family of Kristen Ann Marie Tungate in care of Sassmann’s Chapel. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Sassmann’s Chapel, Bland, Mo. (646-3377)

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