Born 12-13-1909 -- Died 1-14-2003
Opal Eder, 93, daughter of the late Thomas Dills and Minnie Riley Dills was born Dec. 13, 1909, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 14, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. She was married May 11, 1935, in Thayer to Harry Eder, who preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1973. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Thayer and was a homemaker.
Survivors include many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers -- Frank and Hayde Dills; and six sisters -- Gertrude Hipsher, Willa Jackson, Alice Eder, Zella Hill, Mayme Shutt and Anna Pressley.
Graveside services were Jan. 15 at the Thayer Cemetery in Thayer, Mo. with Dr. Bill Banks officiating. Arrange-ments were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home,Inc. of Thayer.
Pallbearers were DonHatman, Rusty Mooney, Gene Martin, Rick Mooney, Rick Calbert and Bill Russell.