Born 4-24-1912 - Died 3-7-2002
Alice Eder, 89, daughter of the late Thomas Dills and Minnie Riley Dills was born April 24, 1912 in Oregon County, Mo., and died Thursday, March 7, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. She was married Dec. 21, 1934, in Kansas City, Mo. to Ray F. Eder, who preceded her in death Nov. 27, 1997.She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Thayer and was a homemaker. She was a caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.Survivors include two daughters, Billie Raye Mooney and husband, Dick, and Cindy Hatman and husband, Don both of Thayer; one daughter-in-law, Carol Eder of Thayer; two sisters, Anna Pressley and Opal Eder of Thayer; five grandchildren, Rick and Rusty Mooney of Thayer, Anthem Eder of Springfield, Christie Hatman of Thayer, and Jared Hatman of West Plains; and four great-grandchildren, Eli, Isaiah, Gracie and Noelle.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one daughter, Mary Alice Eder; one son, Jackie Dale Eder; two brothers, Frank and Hayde Dills; and four sisters, Gertrude Hipsher, Willa Jackson, Zella Hill, and Mayme Schutt.Graveside services were March 8, 2002, at the Thayer Cemetery with Dr. Bill Banks officiating. Arrange-ments were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. of Thayer.