Mary Edna VanGilder

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Mary Edna VanGilder, 84, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. She was born Jan. 19, 1930, in Milford, Mo., to Guy VanGilder and Georgia May Landreth VanGilder.

Mary spent her whole life as a caregiver looking after her family and friends, also working as a nurse's aide at various nursing homes in Nevada. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and sewing.

Survivors include several cousins, Annabelle Weber, Huntsville, Ala., John and Jeanette Weber, Gilbert, Ariz., Wendall Mayfield, Nevada, Leland "Red" Weber and Sherry, Nevada, and Noah Weber and Christy, Nevada, among others. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, George M. VanGilder.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. Ted Estes officiating. A private committal service will be held at a later date.

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