Colene Louise Anderson Maupin

Linn Creek, Camden County, Missouri, USA
Death 12 Jul 2013 (aged 89)
Lowell, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 113863722 · View Source
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Colene Louise Anderson Maupin
(02 September 1923 - 12 July 2013)

Colene L. Maupin

Colene Louise Anderson Maupin, age 89 of Joplin, passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, July 12, 2013 at Quaker Hill Skilled Nursing in Baxter Springs, KS after suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.

Born September 2, 1923 in Linn Creek, MO, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Nell Lewis Anderson and had lived in Joplin since 1955.

Colene was raised in Fredericktown, MO and graduated from High School at Washington, MO. She attended the University of Missouri at Columbia, transferring to Washington University, where she received her degree as a Registered Nurse.

She was a private duty nurse and then did industrial nursing for Vicker's Inc. and Eagle-Picher Industries, retiring in 1987.

She was a member of the 5th District Nurses Association. An avid gardener, she had a particular talent with plants.

On September 9, 1944 she married James K. Maupin at St. Louis, MO. He preceded her in death on January 22, 2006.

Survivors include a son, James L. Maupin and wife Sandra of Las Vegas, NV; two daughters, Jane L. Baine, Nancy Wilder and husband Ken, all of Joplin; nine granddaughters, Carmen, Gretchan, Alicia, Janay, Claire, Colene, Dustine, Dana and Darrin; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial visitation will be Thursday from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Parker Mortuary.

Interment will be with her husband in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association in care of Parker Mortuary.

The family expresses their thanks to the associates and residents of the Arbors of Silvercreek in Joplin and Quaker Hill Skilled Nursing Unit of Baxter Springs for their care and concern during Colene's brief stay.


Note: The nursing home is located in Lowell, KS. Their zip code is Baxter Springs, KS


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