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Vernon L. Button, 91 of Neosho, Mo., passed away June 5, 2017, at Mercy Hospital, following a short illness.
Vernon was born June 18, 1925, in McDonald County, Mo., and was a lifelong area resident. He had worked at Big Smith, La Z Boy, and was a cattle farmer. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church.
Vernon and Dorothy Lee Pogue were married on August 14, 1945, in Neosho, and she preceded him in death on January 7, 2016.
Vernon is survived by a granddaughter, Christina Johnson and husband, Michael; great granddaughter, Victoria Johnson; sister, Dottie Mitchell; and daughter in law, Shirley Button, all who reside in Neosho. In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Eddie Button, on December 31, 1993.
Services will be on Thursday, June 8, at 1 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, Dr. Jerry Seigel will officiate. Interment will follow in the Neosho IOOF Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 6:30 at the funeral home.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Published on June 6, 2017
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