CARTERVILLE, MO —
Elsie G. Danner, 79, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at her residence after a lengthy illness.
She was born on March 3, 1933, in Portsmouth, Va., to Cecil H. Burns and Lola M. Warren.
Elsie married Clarence Danner on Feb. 28, 1957, in Rockville, Md. He survives at home.
Her passion was singing and she was a member of Show Me Harmony Chorus for over 30 years, and a member of two quartets Right Combination and Queen City Sound. Elsie was a homemaker and loved her husband, children and all her grandchildren very much.
She is also survived by her daughters, Victoria Lynn Saul Furlow, of Carterville, Roseann Gizmondy, of Miami, Fla., and Shirley Ann Maynard and husband, Dave, of Oronogo; sons, Ralph E. Danner and wife, Theresia, of Carterville, Mark A. Danner, of Carterville, Darren A. Danner and wife, Debbie, of Carterville, and C. Eric Danner, of Carterville; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m. In the chapel of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City, with Rev. Kevin McNeely officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery in Joplin.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefer memorial contributions to the Carterville United Methodist Church or The Sweet Adelines in her memory.
Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.
CARTERVILLE, MO —
Marjorie Mary Thorn
Marjorie Mary Thorn, 82, a beloved wife and devoted mother and a long-time resident of Joplin, Mo., passed away at 5:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family.
Allan Ensor, age 91, of Neosho, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, after a brief illness. He was born Aug. 14, 1922, in Taylor, Md.
Rev. Robert L. Roy
Rev. Robert L. Roy, age 85, Webb City, Mo., passed away on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Webb City Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Elvin Hance, 88, Lancaster, Texas, formerly of Fairview and Stark City, Mo., died Dec. 8, 2013, at his home in Lancaster, following an illness.
Rance "Mikey" Mata
Rance Miguel "Mikey" Mata, age 37, Joplin, passed away at 10:11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Freeman West E.R. from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Leonard Douglas Lujan
Leonard Douglas Lujan, 55, Carthage, Mo., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home after a lengthy illness.
David Lee Cook
David Lee Cook, 57, of Carthage, Mo., was born in March 1956, and passed away Dec. 10, 2013.
Raymond R. Ritchhart
Raymond R. Ritchhart, age 87, of Carthage, Mo., passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at his home.
Lois Kay Morehead "Cake Lady"
Lois Kay Morehead "Cake Lady", 69, Neosho, Mo., died Dec. 11, 2013, at her home in Neosho, following a short illness.
Celia White Scifers
Celia Celeste White Scifers, age 93, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of the Joplin area, passed away at 6:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Culpepper Place of Springfield East.
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