The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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May 1, 2013

Marcella Oxford

JOPLIN, Mo. — Edith Marcella Long Oxford, age 82, of Joplin, passed away at her home at 4:49 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Born Oct. 18, 1930, in Joplin, she was the daughter of the late Harry Lee Austin Long and Lela Irene Hodges Long and lived in Joplin her lifetime. As a teenager she worked at the M&O Cigar factory, but was a homemaker most of her life.

On Dec. 20, 1947, she married Albert "Red" Lanta Oxford Jr. He preceded her in death on April 19, 1997.

Survivors include daughters, Beverly Sadler and husband, Jim, Pam McReynolds and husband, Larry, Paula Esterline, Kathy Esterline, Terry Oxford and husband, Chris, Marcia Stephens and husband, Tim and Tracy Cox and husband, Duane, all of Joplin; sons, Randy Oxford, Brian Oxford, Mark Oxford and Michael Shane Oxford, all of Joplin; a sister, Myrna Boles and husband, Gerald, of Phoenix, Ariz.; 26 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Osborne Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Duane Cox Sr. officiating and family serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Parker Mortuary.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made at www.parkermortuary.com

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