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Violet Myrtle Mefford, 85

Violet Myrtle Mefford, 85, passed away at the Hillview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Platte City, MO.
Violet Myrtle Mefford, 85, passed away at the Hillview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Platte City, MO.

A visitation will be held 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 10, 2014 at Vaughn Funeral Home in Weston, MO. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 11, at the funeral home.

Interment will follow in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Weston.

The family suggests contributions be given to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Myrtle was born October 21, 1928 in Wise, Virginia to John Morgan and Venia (Collins) Kilgore.

She was of the Christian Faith, and married Benjamin F. Mefford, Sr. on June 19, 1948 in Wise, VA.

Myrtle has lived in the Weston area since 1956, and enjoyed being a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband “Benny”; a son David Ray Mefford; a daughter April Lucille Mason; 2 brothers Henry and Bob; and 4 sisters Mary, Marie, Ovie, and Molly. Myrtle is survived by: 3 sons Benjamin (Linda) Mefford of Weston, Jay Mefford of Weston, and Mark Mefford of Leavenworth, KS; 3 daughters Brinda (Jack) Blackburn of Jamesport, MO, Rose Braley of Colorado Springs, CO, and Bonnie (Michael) Roberts of Atchison, KS; 2 sisters Ines Sturgill of Wise, VA, and Mildred Kilgore of VA; and numerous grandchildren, great, and great, great grandchildren.

Arrangements By: Vaughn Funeral Home—Weston, MO—Ph. 816-386-2281.
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