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Candice Babette Quillen

February 22, 1947 — October 25, 2023

Candice Babette Quillen
Candice Babette Quillen, age 76, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Morningside Center in Chillicothe, Missouri.
Candice was born the daughter of Howard and Mary Ruth (Brown) Appleby on February 22, 1947 in Maryville, Missouri. She was a graduate of Maryville High School. She attended Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville. On March 23, 1968, she married Ed Quillen in Maryville, Missouri. He survives of the home.
Candice was employed as an Office Manager at Holt Animal Clinic for 18 years, as well as other doctor’s offices throughout her career. She was a member of the Lathrop Trap Club, the local Garden Clubs and the Pony Express Camping Club. She enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time in her flower gardens. Candice loved decorating for the holidays and her pets. She especially loved attending her grandchildren’s events.
She is survived by her husband, Ed; one son, Ed Quillen, II and wife, Shelley of Forest Lake, Minnesota; one daughter, Tiffany Walker and husband Brice of Chillicothe, Missouri; three grandchildren, Kyra Quillen, Clayton Walker and Claire Walker. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Paula Damien Appleby.
A Graveside Service will be held at the Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville, Missouri on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. A scheduled family visitation will be held Friday, October 27, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Lindley Funeral Home. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri on Friday, October 27, 2023 from 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Forest O Triplett Animal Shelter and/or Livingston County Veterans Association and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at .
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.
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Service Schedule

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Friday, October 27, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Lindley Funeral Home - Chillicothe

910 Washington Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601

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Saturday, October 28, 2023

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