|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1925|
|Death: ||Jul. 30, 2009|
** Edith Fern Fletcher **
(October 18, 1925 - July 30, 2009)
Edith Fern Fletcher, age 83, Joplin, passed away 10:20 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2009 at St. John's Regional Medical Center.
Edith was born October 18, 1925 in Waco, Missouri to the late William Robert McCorkle and Iona Foster McCorkle and had lived in the Waco and Carl Junction area all of her life.
She and her late husband, Hale, owned and operated the former Fletcher Saw Mill from 1975-1990. She had previously worked for Dr. Brian Teeter and the Lafayette House as a file clerk. Edith was a member of Carl Junction Christian Church and was very involved with the Senior Saints Program, where she served as lead cook for many years. Edith was also a longtime member of the Carl Junction Senior Citizens Center.
She married Hale Fletcher on October 30, 1943 in Columbus, Kansas. He preceded her in death on October 17, 1996.
Survivors include one daughter, Freda King and her husband, Randy, Joplin; one granddaughter, Deonne Underhill and her husband, Tom, Pea Ridge, Arkansas; one great granddaughter, Morgan Underhill; a sister, Rebecca Decker, Carl Junction; and several nieces; nephews; and other family members.
Edith was preceded in death by two brothers, Foster McCorkle and Sam McCorkle; and three sisters, Jessie Holt, Vergie Stanley, and Bonnie Cooper.
Hale R Fletcher (1922 - 1998)*
Carl Junction Cemetery
Created by: Barb J "John 3:16"
Record added: Jul 31, 2009
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