REA, Mo. Mary Jo Fields, 79, Rea, passed from this life Friday, July 17, 2015, after a long illness at Fairview Village, King City, Mo. She was born February 23, 1936, in Somerville, N.J., the daughter of Thomas and Josephine (Bayliss) Melick. On August 6, 1960, she married Kenny Fields. They started their married life in Cherryville, N.J. and in 1976 moved to rural Rea, Mo. to pursue farming. Kenny preceded Mary Jo in death on June 7, 1998 . . .

Source: News-Press Now, 19 July 2015