The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 23, 2014

Frances Ann Dyer

NEOSHO, Mo. — Frances Ann Dyer, 93, Neosho, died Feb. 20, 2014, at Freeman Hospital in Neosho, following a short illness.

Frances was born Feb. 9, 1921, in Hughes Springs, Texas and moved to Boulder City, Mo., in 1947, from Texas. She and her husband, Claude, owned and operated the Boulder City Grocery Store from 1947 to 1973 and she had worked at Big Smith and La Z Boy, retiring from La Z Boy in 1988. Frances was an avid card player and an active member of the Rocketdyne Road Church of Christ.

She married Claude Dyer in May of 1944, at Dallas, Texas and he preceded her in death on May 2, 1991.

Frances is survived by two sons, Jarrell Wayne Dyer and wife, Carolyn, Stark City and Ron Dyer and wife, Vickey, Sherrills Ford, N.C.; four grandchildren, Brian Dyer, Jeff Dyer, Cheryl Poage and Brad Dyer; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Erma Dean Moore, Wichita, Kan. and Maxine Beckett, Hughes Springs, Texas; and a brother, John Hall, Ore City, Texas. In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by a brother, Glenn.

Services will be Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Denny Kruse officiating. Interment will follow in the Hazel Green Cemetery, Boulder City, Mo.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Contributions in memory of Frances may be made to Rocketdyne Road Church of Christ or Hazel Green Cemetery, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO  64850.

Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, Mo.

Online condolences may be posted at

Text Only
  • mason woodard Mary A. Ash

    Mary A. Ash, age 80, of Joplin, Mo., passed away at 12:56 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, following a battle with Parkinson's disease.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Nuel Scroggins

    In memory of David Nuel Scroggins 1948 - 2012

    July 23, 2014

  • Judy A. Orton Judy A. Orton

    Judy A. Orton, 58, of Joplin, Mo. passed away early Monday, July 21, 2014 at Joplin Health & Rehabilitation following a long illness.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Jo Arkle Jo Arkle

    Jo Arkle, 79, Joplin, Mo.,  died July 20, 2014, at Freeman West, Joplin.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carolyn Anderson Carolyn "Sue" Anderson

    Carolyn "Sue" Anderson, 69, Pierce City, Mo., died July 19, 2014, at her home, following a short illness

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary White Mary White

    Mary Lorraine White, 59, of Joplin, Mo., completed her journey up the stairway to heaven on July 16, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Blake Aggus Blake Aggus

    Blake Austin Aggus, 23, died July 18, 2014, at his home in Hollister, Mo. He was born September 21, 1990 in Joplin.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Derfelt Edward Crowder

    BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. - Edward Crowder, 72, passed away at his home in Baxter Springs on July 19, 2014, after a battle with cancer.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Simpson Herbert E. Kirkpatrick

    Herbert E. Kirkpatrick Sr. "Guitar Man", age 77, passed away July 19, 2014, in Joplin.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Matthew Brewer Matthew Brewer

    July 21, 1987 - Aug. 24, 2011

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo