The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


November 29, 2012

Frances M. McFerron

OZARK, MO —   

Frances M. McFerron, 89, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Ozark Riverview Manor in Ozark, Mo.

She was born on Aug. 20, 1923, to Charles H. Hoppe and Sarah Jane Gann Hoppe.

Frances was a homemaker, worked at Elders Garment Factory in Carl Junction, and was a member of the Carl Junction Christian Church where she was baptized in 1933. She also graduated from Carl Junction High School in the class of 1941.

Frances married Walter Warren Mack McFerron on July 16, 1943, in Columbus, Kan. He preceded her in death on March 24, 2011.

She is survived by sons, Walter Wayne McFerron and wife, Barbara, of Reed Springs, Mo., and John Robert McFerron, of Nixa, Mo.; brother, Bill Hoppe and wife, Ruth, of Nutrioso, Ariz.; grandchildren, Bill McFerron and wife, Paula, of Sylvania, Ohio, Beth Ralph and husband, Brian, of Holland, Ohio, John McFerron, of Denver, Colo.; and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m. in Carl Junction Cemetery with Pastor Boyce Mouton officiating.

The family would like to thank the staff for all the loving care Frances received from Ozark Riverview Residential Care, Ozark Riverview Manor and Seasons Hospice.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Seasons Hospice at 1831 West Melville Road, Springfield, MO 65803, or to the Carl Junction Food Pantry in her memory.

Arrangements are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.

Visit for online condolences.

Text Only
  • Max E. Rose Max E. Rose

    Max E. Rose, 76, passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at St. Luke's Heart Institute, Kansas City, Mo., after a courageous battle with numerous health issues.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Parker Mortuary Sharon K. Howell

    Sharon Kay Goins Howell, age 71, of Joplin, Mo., passed away Wednesday, April 17, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, Mo.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Darlene Hoggard Darlene Hoggard

    Darlene Hoggard, age 79, of Carl Junction, Mo., passed from this life on Thursday, April 17, 2014, with her family by her side.

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Marion H. Pierce Marion H. "Pete" Pierce

    Marion H. "Pete" Pierce, age 73, Carthage, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Loraine M. Harris Loraine Harris

    Loraine Marie "Rainey" (Hawkins) Harris, 63, Seneca, Mo., passed into eternal rest April 15, 2014, at her residence after an illness.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Earl Clifton Drake Earl Clifton "Cliff" Drake

    Flower of the family "Bloomin Idiot"

    April 18, 2014 3 Photos

  • Adam Hoover Adam Paul Hoover

    On April 14, 2014, Adam Paul Hoover passed away in Iowa City, Iowa.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Gail Rose M. Gail Rose

    M. Gail Rose, age 61, of Duenweg, Mo., passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home.

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • James Wicks James E. "Jim" Wicks Sr.

    In loving memory of James E. "Jim" Wicks Sr.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Garry McDaniel Garry Dean McDaniel

    Garry Dean McDaniel passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at this home in Carl Junction, after a lengthy illness.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo