December 1, 1989 – August 5, 2018
Courtney Renee Yount, 28, of Lee’s Summit, MO, passed away Sunday, August 5th in her home.
She was born in the Kansas City area on December 1st, 1989 to Larry Yount and Sharon Grimsley. Courtney graduated from Lee’s Summit High School in 2008. Her zest for life was contagious and she had a smile which brightened the lives of those around her. Courtney loved spending time with her family, goofing around with her nieces and co-piloting her step-mom, Debby Yount’s UTV.
She is survived by her dad and step-mom, Larry and Debby Yount; step-dad, Tim Grimsley; brothers, Brandon Yount and Tom Grimsley; sisters, Monica Vincent and Erin Grimsley; nieces, Haley and Dylan Yount; nephews, Jacob and Samuel Vincent and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends (that she also considered family).
She will be laid to rest and reunited with her mom, whom she missed dearly for the past 8 years. Her wonderful spirit, joy, and talents will be celebrated in a private service with close family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, www.jdrf.org) in memory of Courtney.
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August 17, 2018
I love you
August 11, 2018
Courtney was a very brave soul. Even though she was going through so much with her life, she always tried and succeeded to take care of everyone around her... I wrote her a poem that I'd like to share.
It's called memory never forgotten
They say you don't know how much you'll miss them until they're gone,
But I always miss you.
You were truly a shining star,
That evryone you met loved.
You will not be missed,
you will be forever cherrished.
For all of the people you helped,
And the fact that you made everyday better.
The one person that would just sit and listen,
With no sort of criticism to be heard or thought.
And I'm thankful you stepped into my life,
Because without you I was lonesome and scared.
I still remember the day we met,
You were the first one to say hello.
And then we talked for three hours straight,
About life, love, and even god.
You knew more about me than most,
But you saw right through my walls.
You alone made me feel comfortable,
To be who I wanted to be.
You were truly a remarkable woman,
And for that there's nothing left to say.
Rest in peace my friend,
And I'll see you again someday.
Courtney will be dearly missed, I love you girly.