Kristina Marie “Krissy” Brenton, 28, of Raytown, Missouri, formerly of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, December 21, 1990, in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, the daughter of Anthony Wayne and Maureen Annette (McNamara) Brenton. She departed this life Saturday, April 27, 2019, at her home.
Kristina grew up in Pleasant Hill and attended Pleasant Hill High School.
On August 15, 2015, she was united in marriage to Michael Leach in Blue Springs, Missouri; they later divorced but remained close friends.
Krissy was employed as a dental assistant for Foster Dental in Blue Springs, Missouri, and on weekends also tended bar at the Dirty Bird Bar & Grill in Raytown. Krissy was a kind, compassionate free spirit who defined herself as a “defender of animals”. She was always the first person to be there in a time of need. She could often be found taking her two dogs (her kids) on hiking adventures to many places. She was accepting of all people; always finding the good in them and enjoyed any opportunity to spend time with family and friends. A spontaneous person who loved unexpected adventures. She enjoyed crafting, biking, and long-boarding.
Krissy is survived by her parents, Anthony and Maureen of Pleasant Hill; two brothers, Dustin J. McNamara of Blue Springs, and William A. (and Suzanne) Brenton of Marysville, Kansas; two sisters, Sara G. (and Ben) York of Truesdale, Missouri, and Katie L. (and Samantha) Brenton of Holden, Missouri; her nieces and nephews, Naudia, Dylan, Isabelle, Isaiah, Fred, Laci, Aimé, and Reid. She is also survived by her canine companions Annie and Munkie as well as Panda, her pet parrot.
Visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the funeral home. Reverend D. Kent Deubner will officiate. Cremation will be accorded following the services.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the KC Pet Project and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanleydickeyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080
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