In Memory of

Ardella Matilda Moody

November 1, 1935 - July 18, 2023


Ardella Matilda Moody, 87, Leavenworth, KS, passed away on Tuesday July 18th, 2023, from a brain hemorrhage. Ardella preceded death by five brothers and 4 sisters. She has one brother and 4 sisters who is survived: Kenneth Goepferich, Agnes Warren, Mary McNeel, Linda Owen, and Betty Grogan. Ardella had two sons and three daughters. She has joined her husband, Dannie Moody, along with Jimmy Moody, Dannie Moody Jr., and Danetta Barbee. She has two daughters Debbie (Husband David) Johnson and DeAnna (Husband Kevin) Mahoney, six grandchildren Kelly Holt, Christopher (Wife Alicia) Johnson, Corey (Wife Rachel) Johnson, Casey (Wife Chandler) Johnson, Cheyenne Francisco, and Danielle Francisco, and eleven great grandchildren Preston Robinson, Grace Porter, Wyatt Johnson, Owen Johnson, Nolan Johnson, Beau Johnson, Rhett Johnson, Kyla Hershman, Kynlee Johnson, Bentley Johnson, and Emery Johnson. Ardella Moody passed away with her family by her side.

Ardella Moody was born in Brownville, NE to Victor and Kate Goepfrich. She grew up on a farm with her brothers and sisters. Ardella Goeprich married Dannie Moody and was married for 58 years. Ardella started working at Walmart in 1984 and was there until she retired in February 2023. She had often attended mass at Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church. Ardella’s last year was spending time with family, and her pups, she enjoyed gardening when able to and being outdoors in the warmth. She loved working on color by number books and helping her family whenever she could.

Family request in lieu of flowers donation to the Alzheimer’s Society, Lymphoma Society or the Diabetic Association.

Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063


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I’m so sorry for the loss of Ardella. She is going to be deeply missed by all. I loved working with her. She was witty and fun to be around and a very hard worker. Please accept my sincere condolences.

I’ve known Ardella for so many mom worked with her @ TG&Y & Debbie & I have always been constant friends. She was a wonderful woman and a good friend. She’s in a happy place with her loves Danny & Danneta. God rest her soul. ♥️

DeAnna I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. I enjoyed seeing her at Mass. I fondly remember memories of our days at Avila. Prayers for your family.

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family. She was a wonderful and exciting Aunt !!

Our hearts are broken since the loss of your beautiful Mother. Hold on to those memories and know that we are here for you Debbie and family. We pray for Gods grace over all your Mother’s loved ones and know you will meet again. Blessing…

Our condolences to Debbie and the rest of your family. We are so sorry.

Lucy & Laura Church & Bob Zuvanich


Saturday, July 22, 2023
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church
130 NW Murray Rd
Lee's Summit, MO 64081


Saturday, July 22, 2023
10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church
130 NW Murray Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64081