Nadine Stansberry, age 96, of Lamar,
passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Truman Healthcare Center.
Nadine was born September 1, 1920, in
Kenoma, Missouri, one of the six children of Lester and Fern (Nall) Harris. On August 24, 1940, at Lamar, she married
Clark Stansberry and they made their home and raised their four children in
Barton County. Clark preceded her in
death June 2, 1981. Nadine was also
preceded in death by her parents; a son, Tom Stansberry, a granddaughter, Robyn
Lowery; two brothers, Leland and George Harris; and a sister, Leta Belle Moore.
In addition to being a devoted wife,
mother, and grandmother to her own family, Nadine was a nurturing child care
provider in Lamar for ten years and will be remembered as “Grandma” to a large
number of children. She had been a
member of Mt Carmel Methodist Church and was active in Lamar United Methodist
Church after moving to town.
Survivors include her children, Patty
(Bob) Lowery, Nevada, Missouri, Bruce (Laverne) Stansberry, Independence,
Missouri, and Suzanne (Jim) Wirth, Lamar.
Nadine raised two of her nine grandchildren, Paige (Scott) Zahorik and
Jason (Rachel) Stansberry and was affectionately known as Grammy to Kirk
Lowery, Becky Lowery, Brittany Stansberry, Brian Wirth, Michael (Jeni) Wirth,
Christopher Stansberry, Nicholas Stansberry, and 15 great-grandchildren. She leaves a brother, Gene (Opal) Harris,
Golden City, Missouri; a sister, Dorothy (Wesley) Wirth, Golden City; a
sister-in-law, Jonnie Harris, Jasper, Missouri; numerous nieces and nephews;
and a large extended family.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 3rd, at Daniel Funeral Home followed by burial in
Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to
Lamar United Methodist Church.
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