Elizabeth Mae Bozworth

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Elizabeth Mae “Liz” Bozworth, 79, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan. Liz was born March 21, 1942, in Sheldon, Mo., to Paul F. and Anna Mae (Compton) Rapp. She was united in marriage to Jesse Bozworth on April 11, 1964, and he preceded her in death on March 29, 1989.

Liz began school in Sheldon and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1960. She worked at Key Work Clothes in Nevada for 41 years until their closing, and also served on the Board of Directors there. She then worked in Home Health Care for 10 years until her recent retirement.

Liz was a supporter of the Humane Society and Paralyzed Veterans of America. She enjoyed reading her Bible, gardening, and listening to Gospel Music. Liz was a member of Fairview Community Church. To her siblings she was the “Best Big Sis Ever."

Survivors include one son, Fred Bozworth (Tammi), Butler, Mo.; three granddaughters, Haley Bozworth, Elaine Eaton, and Monica Eaton; great-grandson, Daniel Eaton; one brother, Richard Rapp (Mena), Moreno Valley, Calif.; five sisters, Carol Dissler (Jim), Nevada, Pauline Rapp, Nevada, Judy Collins (Mike Matzke), Lockwood, Mo.; Sandra Burdick (Richard), Nevada, Delores Russell (Jim), Sheldon, Mo.; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 29, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Felix Salazar and the Rev. Bert Travis officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery, Nevada. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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