Obituary – Cynthia Diane Ely

Cynthia Diane Ely

February 25, 2016
Age: 65
Residence: Forsyth, MO
Formerly of: Bloomington, IL

Cynthia Diane Ely, age 65, of Forsyth, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016. She was born June 2, 1950, in Bloomington, Illinois, and was the daughter of Robert Ely and Elenore (Breakbill) Tuggle. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

Cynthia enjoyed crocheting, spending time with her grandkids, being at Silver Dollar City, spending time outdoors, taking trips, and playing Boggle and cards. Most of all, she loved her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by a grandmother, Pauline Ely; her parents; a brother, Donny Tuggle, and a sister, Sheri Tuggle.

Cynthia is survived by a son, Anthony Harris and wife Candi of Forsyth, Missouri; a daughter, Shannon Argo and husband James of Rockaway Beach, Missouri; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dannie Grover and husband Ed of Belleville, Illinois, and Lisa Cade and husband Peter of Iowa; two brothers, Fred Tuggle and wife Susie of North Carolina and Terry Tuggle of North Carolina; a stepmom, Betty Ely of Florida; a lifelong friend, Lil Haskell of California; former spouse and best friend, Tim “Bones” of Ozark, Missouri; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Shadow Rock Park in Forsyth. Memorial contributions may be made for Cynthia Ely in GoFundMe. For online condolences, please visit


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130 Industrial Park, Suite E
Hollister, MO 65672
Phone: (417) 544-0218
Visit WebsiteService InformationLocation: Shadow Rock Park
Date/Time: 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016
715 Park Way
Forsyth, MO