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Edith Virginia Ollar

Thursday, March 18, 2004

Born 1-21-1926 -- Died 3-1-2004

Edith Virginia Ollar, daughter of the late Lellous Copenhagen and Laura Dills Copenhagen, was born Jan. 21, 1926, in Alton, Mo., and died March 1, 2004, in Poplar Bluff, at the age of 78. She was married Dec. 24, 1949, in Mammoth Spring to Dallas Ollar.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith and attended the First Baptist Church in Thomasville, Mo.

Survivors are her husband, Dallas, of the home; two sons -- Keith Ollar and wife, Kather-ine, and Robert Ollar and wife, Alice, all of Thomasville; three grandchildren -- Kevin Ollar and wife, Brande, of Thayer, Kristen Collins and husband, Ivy, of Republic, Mo., and Lyndon Ollar of Thomasville; four great-grandchilden -- Cody Ollar, Tristan Ollar, Hannah Collins and Emma Collins; a sister, Anna Jean Adams and husband, Edward, of St. Louis, and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The funeral was March 3 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Bill Bales officiating. Burial was in Bailey Cemetery with arrangements by Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer, Mo.

Pallbearers were Kevin Ollar, Jonathan Adams, Dow Ollar, Ivy Collins, Jeremy Adams and Tom Dills.

Honorary pallbearers were Mike Ollar, Lyndon Ollar and John Ben Dills.