The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


March 26, 2014

Carroll M. Price

FAIRVIEW, Mo. — Carroll Max Price, age 83, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, March 22, 2014, after a lengthy illness.

Carroll was born on March 10, 1931, in rural Fairview, Mo., to Doris and Letha (Allman) Price.

On Aug. 22, 1951, Carroll married his high school sweetheart, Mary Louis Cook. Carroll served in the United States Air Force for four years. He worked at Beech Aircraft in Wichita, Kan. and at North American Rockwell (Rocketdyne) in Neosho, Mo., then engaged in farming until his retirement. He served on the Board of Education for Fairview, Triway and East Newton Schools. He was an active member of Fairview Methodist Church for many years and later served as a founding member and elder at Newton County Christian Fellowship.

Carroll is preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Dorisalee Brattin.

Survivors include his wife, of 62 years, Mary; and his seven children, Pamela Dart, Webb City, Mo., Deborah Billings, Melinda Lewis and Joseph Price, all of Joplin, Mo., Mark Price, Granby, Mo., David Price and James Price, Stark City, Mo. Additional survivors include 24 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at Clark Funeral Home in Granby, Mo. Visitation will be held just prior to the funeral, starting at 1 p.m. Burial will be at the Dice Cemetery, Fairview, Mo.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the CM Price Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 26, Granby, MO  64844.

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

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