Edna Leona Maggard


Edna Leona Maggard, 92, passed away Aug. 4, 2018, at Carthage Health & Rehabilitation, in Carthage, Mo. Edna was born Oct. 27, 1925, in Windyville, Mo., to Jim and Grovena "Wilson" Phillips. Edna was a longtime Carthage resident, a homemaker and member of Grace Pointe Assembly of God, in Carthage. She was also an active member of the Can-Do Senior Citizens Center. Edna was united in marriage to Roy Maggard on Jan. 18, 1946, in Buffalo, Mo., who preceded her in death in August 1977. Edna is survived by five sons, Frank Maggard (Nina) and Alvin Maggard (Joan), of Reeds, Sam Maggard and William "Art" Maggard (Cindy), of Carthage, and Dean Maggard (Julie), of Lamar; four daughters, Della Merchant (Bill) and Linda Stufflebean, of Carthage, Rachael Patterson (Henry), of Joplin, and Thelma Dameron (Charles), of Ashland, Ky.; 28 grandchildren, 77 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Edna was preceded in death by one daughter, Flora Ann Maggard; three brothers and seven sisters. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Reeds (Mo.) Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Can-Do Senior Citizens Center, in care of Ulmer Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.
Published on August 7, 2018
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