The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 17, 2013

Mary L. Cargile

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Mary Louise Cargile, 77, Carthage, died, Friday Feb.  15, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family, following an illness.

She was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Wesley and Sadie (Rayner) McInturff.

She was a lifelong area resident, a homemaker and a member of Life Church in Carthage. She loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and the grandchildren at her church.

Louise and Randall Cargile married Sept. 8, 1954, in Granby, Mo. and he survives.

She is also survived by three daughters, Glenda Louise Hall, Joplin, Mo., Connie Sue Walsh and husband, Curtis, Carthage, Mo., Kimberly Kuhns and husband, Jeff, Webb City, Mo; 10 grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a daughter, Sherry Leann Cargile.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Clark Funeral Home Chapel, Granby, with Rev. Ernest Sampson officiating. Interment will follow in Granby Memorial Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Jeremy Walsh, Matthew Walsh, William Hall, David Tatum, Jared Kuhns and Jordan Kuhns. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Clark Funeral Home in Granby.

Memorial contributions may be made in Louise memory to Hospice Compassus c/o Clark Funeral Home P.O. Box 26 Granby, MO 64844.

Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Granby, Mo.

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