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Opal Juanita Geisler Darnell
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1924
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 2009
Newton County
Missouri, USA

Opal Juanita Geisler Darnell
29 October 1924 - 19 August 2009

Juanita Darnell, age 84, passed away August 19, 2009 at the Freeman Hospital in Joplin.

Juanita was born on October 29, 1924 in Treece, Kansas to Howard Geisler and Okle Barnard.

Juanita worked for the Carl Junction Standard Newspaper for 20 years and was a member of the Smithfield Christian Church.

She married Sam Darnell on September 20, 1945 in Galena he preceded her in death on June 9, 2009.

Surviors include her sons Howard (Buck) Darnell and wife Debbie of Carl Junction and Ted Darnell of Seneca, 2 granddaughters and 3 great grandchildren, sisters Bonnie Pflug and husband Leffen of Grove, Betty Fogleman and husband C.J. of Kemp, TX and Ginger Wade of Joplin, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, brother, a baby sister and her parents.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Smithfield Christian Church with Pastor Robert Lewis officiating and burial to follow at the Carl Junction Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Steven Wade, Curt Wade, Mitch Wade,Troy Wade, Tom Nutt and Clint Fletcher.

The family will receive friends at the Simpson Funeral Home of Carl Junction Friday between 6-7 p.m.

Memorials Contributions are preferred to the Smithfield Christian Church.


Simpson Funeral Home
101 N. Main Street
Carl Junction, Missouri 64834
Phone: 417-649-7201
Fax: 417-673-5350


Phillip Howard 'Phil' Geisler
(06 August 1921 - 02 March 2000)

Lula Yvonne "Bonnie" Geisler Babb Pflug
b. May 11, 1927 d. Nov. 24, 2013


Family links: 
  Howard Geisler (1890 - 1969)
  Okle Enice Barnard Geisler (1900 - 1971)
  Sam F. Darnell (1923 - 2009)
  Phillip Howard Geisler (1921 - 2000)*
  Opal Juanita Geisler Darnell (1924 - 2009)
  Lula Yvonne Geisler Pflug (1927 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Carl Junction Cemetery
Carl Junction
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Orlena
Record added: Aug 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40904007
Opal Juanita <i>Geisler</i> Darnell
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Opal Juanita <i>Geisler</i> Darnell
Added by: D Snyder
Opal Juanita <i>Geisler</i> Darnell
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- Janice Dean LeMaster
 Added: Mar. 15, 2010

- Orlena
 Added: Jan. 26, 2010

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