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ELSIE G. HEADRICK

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Elsie G. Headrick, age 82, Richards, Missouri, passed away Monday, May 7, 2007, at her home following a brief illness.

She was born April 13, 1925, in Stotesbury, Missouri, to Roy Wagner and Lucy Ann Hair Wagner. She married Walter Roy Headrick on April 13, 1944, in Fort Scott, and he preceded her in death on December 7, 2004.

Elsie grew up in Stotesbury, Missouri, and graduated from Stotesbury High School. She was a member of the Church of God Holiness, Fort Scott.

Elsie worked at Gordon's Grocery and at Key Work Clothes in Fort Scott, Nellie Don in Nevada and Nevada State Hospital for over 20 years until her retirement in 1987.

She enjoyed gardening and planting flowers.

Survivors include five daughters, Mary Ann Schmidt, Hamilton, Missouri, Judy Carol Headrick, Hume, Missouri, Donna Sue Downing, Mound City, Linda Diane Headrick, Fort Scott, and Jeanette E. Weber, Apache Junction, Arizona; one son, Walter Roy Headrick, Jr., Richards, Missouri, nine grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins; two sisters, Lila Weyand, Arizona, and Ruby Martin, Independence, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Roy Headrick, Sr.; one brother, Robert Wagner, and two sisters, Edna Phillips and Bonnie Laderer. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2007, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, Missouri.

Interment will follow in Richland Cemetery, Richards, Missouri. Friends may call now and until the hour of service and the family receives friends 7-8 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.