Born 6-13-1920 -- Died 9-13-2005
Funeral Services for Albert Amon Mefford, 85, Kosh-konong were held Sept. 17 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains with the Rev. Clark Stephens and Rev. John Holeapple officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.
He was born the son of the late Etsel Mefford and Lilly Francis Lockwood Mefford, on June 13, 1920 in Gainesville, Mo. and died Sept. 13, 2005, in Springfield, Mo at the age of 85 He was married Sept. 2, 1940 in Thayer to Vera Sewell.
He is survived by six children, Joan Bunch of West Plains, Alene Mefford of Viola, Alice Collins of Cabool, Mo., Judy Henson and husband Darold of Lincoln, Ill., Amon Mefford and wife Carolyn of Sheridan, Wyo., Shirley McCutchen and husband Mike of Thayer; 20 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; two sisters, Rhoda Anderson of Wichita, Kan. and Bernice Bradford of Chico, Calif.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Edwin Mefford; two sisters, Jean Cross and Vivian Lowther; and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Fun and Friends Senior Citizens Center, Thayer, West Plains Animal
Shelter or charity of choice and left at the funeral home.
Burial was at Howell Memorial Park Cemtetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.