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.



   Ethel Leona White, age 91, of Moran, Kansas and formerly of Lamar, Missouri, passed away August 16, 2019, at Moran Manor in Moran, Kansas.

   Ethel was born April 26, 1928 in Irwin, Missouri to Grover Marion Giger and Theo (Riddle) Giger.

   Ethel had worked at Rowland Clothing Store, managed a shoe store, was an insurance agent for Aflac, and was a hostess for Vista Tour Group. She enjoyed traveling and going on cruises. Ethel worked diligently to raise thousands of dollars fund raising for Multiple Sclerosis.

    Survivors include two sons, Clifton Bryant and wife Threcsa, Webb City, Missouri and Charles White and wife Billie, Parsons, Kansas; one brother, Marion Giger and wife Leila, Lamar, MO; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

    Preceding Ethel in death were her parents, husband Lawrence Bryant and husband Marion White; two brothers, Clyde and George Giger; and three sisters, Thelma Owen, Wilma Rice and Virginia Giger.

   Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar, Missouri, with burial to follow in Oakton Cemetery.

    The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m until service time, at the funeral home.


#2 LamarJanet Sitton 2019-08-20 15:30
My sympathy to the family. I know her smile will be missed!
#1 Midland, TexasThomas L. Harman 2019-08-20 15:26
It is with great sadness in learning of Ethel's passing. Always looked forward in seeing her, when we made our annual trips to MO, passing through Lamar.
We extend our deepest sympathy to the entire family.

Tom & Mary Ann Harman

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