The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


December 19, 2013

Colleen (Carroll) Buzzard

JOPLIN, Mo. — Colleen Beverly (Carroll) Buzzard, 76, Joplin, Mo., passed into eternal rest at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Joplin, after an illness.

Colleen Beverly Carroll was born April 26, 1937, in Joplin, the daughter of Ed and Ora (Lilly) Carroll. She retired from the former St. Johns Regional Medical Center in Joplin, where she was a housekeeper. She was of the Baptist faith.

Colleen married Ernest Buzzard June 3,1955 in Joplin, and he survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Tim Buzzard and wife, Kris, Pleasant Hope, Mo., and Patrick Buzzard, Springfield, Mo.; three daughters, Debbie Lawson and husband, Russ, Carl Junction, Cindi Hopkins and husband, Brian, Joplin, and Kelli Buzzard, Joplin; three grandchildren, Sarah Morrison, Brian Lawson and Matt Hopkins; and two great-grandchild, Trevonte Singleton and Valhalla Morrison. Colleen was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward Carroll Jr and Partrick Carroll.

Graveside services under the personal direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 19, at the Burkhart Cemetery.

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