Agnes Adeline Bernhardt

Friday, February 11, 2005

Agnes Adeline Bernhardt, 80, Nevada, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. She was born Jan. 2, 1925, in Nevada, to Nelson Carr Wysong and Edith Anna Mason Wysong. She married Roy Fredrick Bernhardt on Jan. 3, 1953, in Miami, Okla. He preceded her in death on April 22, 1993.

She was born and raised in Nevada. She graduated from Nevada High School. She was co-owner of the House of Fabrics in Nevada and operated the shop for 10 years. She was a past member of the Dianas Missouri Federated Women's Club, as well as the Carthage Chapter of Pythian Sisters, a lifetime member of Lutheran Christian Women, and a member of the Peace Lutheran Church, Joplin.

Survivors include two sons, Roy Fredrick Bernhardt Jr., Albuquerque, N.M., and Ernie Bernhardt, Nevada; one daughter, Sue Ann Lokensgard, Springfield; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Steven Edward Bernhardt; four brothers; and two sisters.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13, at the First Christian Church in Nevada, with BilI Platt officiating. Private committal will be held at Newton Burial Park on Feb. 14. Friends may call now and until 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

Those who wish may contribute to the Barone Alzheimer's Care Unit c/o Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.