V. Elizabeth Hiatt

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Vera Elizabeth Hiatt, 91, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada.

Elizabeth was born March 2, 1928, in Ozark, Ark., to Elbert Roy and Delores (Mantooth) Kirby. She lived and worked in Kansas City, Mo., at Skelly Oil Company. She then moved to Iowa City, Iowa, to work at the University of Iowa Psychiatric Hospital. After moving back to Nevada, Mo., she worked at the Nevada State Hospital, West Central Missouri, was a Security Guard at Cottey College, and several in-home care jobs. Elizabeth loved the outdoors, camping, her cats, traveling, and most of all her Lord.

Survivors include one son, Mark Race and his wife, Twana, Independence, Mo.; one daughter, April Race, Nevada; three grandchildren, Amy Heller, Milo, Ryan Race, Burlington, Iowa, and Chris Race, Nevada, Mo.; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Alma Bean of Tulsa, Okla.; and extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Bruce Eilers; sisters, Lois and Thelma; and brothers, Clarence and Warren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 24, at Milo Baptist Church in Milo, Mo., with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

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