Born 11-16-1913 -- Died 6-11-2004
Neva Alma Rosier Paden, 90, of Independence, Mo., died June 11, 2004, at Raymore Health Care. Paden was born Nov. 16, 1913, in Shady Grove, Ark., to the union of David Michael and Margaret Lou Casey Rosier. She was the youngest of eight children.
Neva served the Lord for many years at Beaumont Baptist Church in Kansas City and later at Susquehanna Baptist Church in Indepen-dence, Mo. Her life was dedicated to her Lord, family and home. Her loyalty, unconditional love and nurturing spirit will always be in the hearts of her loved ones.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law -- Margaret and Robert Hobbs of Lathrop, Mo. and Mary Beth and Jim Vest of Raymore, Mo.; grandchildren -- Kevin Oetting, Kerri Oetting, Kim Underdown and husband, Rod, and Craig Vest and wife, Suzanne; great-grandchildren -- Tyler, Madison, Haleigh, Blake and Jackson; and a sister -- Freda Felts of Viola and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Paden; her parents; four brothers -- Olen, Troy, Lotus and Okus Rosier; and two sisters -- Roxie Foster and Lottie Shrable Oliver.
The funeral was held at Park Lawn Funeral Home in Independence, June 14 with burial in the Park Lawn Cemetery.