Delbert Leon Agee Sr.

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Delbert Leon Agee Sr., 77, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Delbert was born Jan. 7, 1944, in Oregon, Mo., to Levi E. and Ella Dorothy (Parker) Agee. He was united in marriage to Gail Ann Chalker on March 10, 1963, and to this union two children were born. He later married Carolyn Pruitt on Dec. 12, 2009, in Nevada, Mo., and she survives of the home.

In addition to his wife, Carolyn, he is survived by his children, LuAnn Anderson, Nevada, Mo., and Delbert Agee Jr. (Joyce), Bronaugh, Mo.; three stepchildren, Margaret Norris, Shelly Norris, and Charles Norris (Chris); four grandchildren, Bobbie Baxter (Danny), Nevada, Mo., Jerry Wheeler (Harley), Webb City, Mo., Jason Agee (Tiffany), Nevada, Mo., and Debra Hildebrandt (Hank), Pittsburg, Kan.; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Daniel Agee, Nevada, Mo., and Leonard Joe Agee (Shariell) Nevada, Mo.; two sisters, Lela Major (Charles), St. Louis, Mo., and Lahoma Dickinson, Nevada, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Johnny Agee of Denver, Colo., and Larry Agee of Lee’s Summit, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 30, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with Ken Buell officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Vernon County Cancer Relief in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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