The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


December 3, 2012

Ardena V. Englert

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Ardena Virginia "Nanna" Englert, age 79, of Webb City, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Freeman West in Joplin.

She was born on Jan. 30, 1933, in Stillwell, Okla., to Eugene Carden and Ollie McNatt Carden and step father Lee Bayliss. She was a member of the Century Cathedral Church of Tulsa and worked as a home care nurse.

Survivors include her sons, David Englert (Fran), of Carl Junction, Don Englert (Kristy), of Carl Junction and Frank Englert (Kelley), of Webb City; brother, Max Carden (Ina), of Rogers, Ark.; nieces, Christy Rhodes (Doug), of Joplin, Kathy Draen, of Longview, Texas; the father of her boys, Lee Englert, of Joplin; half-brother, Larry Carden, of Tulsa. Grandchildren, Jeff Englert (Amy), Jason Englert (Mandi),Jerry Wilson ( Stephanie),Cory Minshall ( Katie), Clay Cobble, Shannon Irwin ( Billy), Brandee Read ( Scott), Stormi Nordstrom (Blake) and a grandson, Levi Englert that preceded in death; great-grandchildren, Emma, Brynn, Cole, Aspen, Drew, Cade, Philip, Kadyn, Korey, Andrianna, Stella, Fletcher, Parker, Sydney, Jack and baby girl Englert to be born.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, with Rev. Mike Wilkins officiating.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.

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

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