COVID-19 Update

As funeral professionals we have been asked by several people in our community how we will continue to serve our families. The families that we serve are always our top priority. We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the changing information we receive everyday from public health officials and government agencies.

For families that experience the loss of a loved one, Daniel Funeral Home will remain prepared 24/7 to serve your family at your time of loss. We will continue to care for your loved one as usual and will follow the guidance and regulations from the Missouri Department of Health.

Our government officials, both federal and state, have advised that all public gatherings be limited to 10 persons or less in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We take this pandemic emergency very seriously and are committed to following those recommendations.

We will make every effort to accommodate families in making arrangements and conducting services in any capacity needed to ensure the safety of our community and of our staff while honoring their loved one. We thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of everyone who enters our doors.

For the safety of all, until the authorities lift the restrictions, we are implementing the following:

Cremation services will follow the same guidelines as outlined above.

Daniel Funeral Home has been there for our community during difficult times, and we stand ready to help in any way that we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Rest assured, we will continue to serve your family with dignity and respect through these uncertain times.

 Meister Doug Crop

Douglas Lynn Meister, age 57, of Lamar, Missouri passed away March 19, 2019, at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin, Missouri.
Doug was born September 11, 1961 in Carthage, Missouri to Terryl Dean Meister and Hazel Allene (Kern) Meister.  Doug attended school in Nevada, Missouri.  On August 15, 2004, Doug professed his faith in Jesus Christ at the Oakton United Methodist Church.  While Doug was attending Milford Christian Church, he met Connie Sue Houston and the two of them fell in love.  Doug and Connie were married on June 25, 2005, at the Oakton United Methodist Church.

Doug worked as a delivery driver of special needs children for Apple Bus Company.  He was an avid fan and collector of Looney Tunes. He was active in the Bus Ministry at Oakton United Methodist Church and took care of the landscaping at the church.

Survivors include his wife Connie; his mother, Hazel Amoss, Springfield, Missouri; two sons, Clinton (Tori) Meister and Lance (Maranda) Meister, both of El Dorado Springs, Missouri; a daughter, Karlena Meister, Nevada, Missouri; a step-daughter, Heather (Dennis) Duncan, Lamar, Missouri; a sister, Lisa (David) Landon, Springfield, Missouri; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his father Terryl Meister, step-father, William Amoss, two step-daughters Julie Phipps and Abby Phipps.
Services will be 4:00 pm Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Daniel Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday, at the funeral home.  

Contributions are suggested to Oakton United Methodist Church Bus Ministry in care of Daniel Funeral Home.




#1 LamarJanet Sitton 2019-03-25 22:27
Connie, My deepest sympathy in your loss.

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