1921 - 2009
||Marguerite Frances Anders [1, 2] |
||18 Feb 1921
||Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri [1, 2, 3, 4]
||Bible Grove, Scotland County, Missouri 
|Bible Grove High School |
||Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri 
||Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri 
||12 Jan 2009
||Knox County Nursing Home, Edina, Knox County, Missouri [2, 3, 4]
||15 Jan 2009
||Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa 
|The Hawk Eye |
- Marguerite Frances Richardson, 87, of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of rural Edina, Missouri, died Monday, January 12, 2009, at Knox County Nursing Home in Edina.
Born February 18, 1921, in Memphis, Missouri, she was the daughter of Joseph and Ruth Shelton Anders of Bible Grove, Missouri. On October 26, 1941, she married Cletus B. Richardson. He died December 13, 2000.
Mrs. Richardson and her husband operated a farm near Baring, Missouri, and Edina for more than 55 years until retiring in 1999 and moving to Kirksville. She was raised in the Bible Grove area and graduated from Bible Grove High School in 1938.
She was an active member of the Kenwood Boosters Extension Club for more than 30 years. She was, for many years, a member of Bible Grove Christian Church and Baring Community Church, Baring Country Club, Baring American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and more recently, the Kirksville Senior Circle. She enjoyed designing and sewing clothes for her five daughters, gardening, quilting and crafts and especially playing cards and attending dances with friends.
Survivors include five daughters, Connie Dyer of West Point, Karen Miller of River Falls, Wisconsin, Diana Roth of Tucson, Arizona, Brenda Sayres of Knox City, Missouri, and Charla Page of Kirksville; nine grandchildren; one stepgrandson; six great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn Bechtel of Burlington; nieces; and nephews.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers, one in infancy.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Friday before the service at Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Chapel in Kirksville.
The funeral for Mrs. Richardson will be at noon Friday at Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Chapel with the Reverend Dan Todd officiating. Burial will be in Park View Memorial Gardens. A lunch will follow the services for family and friends at 1 p.m. in Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Family Center.
A memorial has been established for the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Research Fund.
|Social Security Administration Information
- Name: Marguerite F. Richardson; Last Residence: 52656 West Point, Lee, Iowa; Born: 18 February 1921; Died: 12 January 2009; State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (Before 1951)
||16 Jan 2009
||Park View Memorial Gardens, Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri 
||31 Mar 2015 |
||Joseph Cleveland Anders, b. 31 May 1887, Schuyler County, Missouri , d. 10 Sep 1967, Kirksville Hospital, Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri |
||Ruth Leona Shelton, b. 8 Aug 1899, Scotland County, Missouri , d. 23 Oct 1995, Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri |
||24 Sep 1914
||Scotland County, Missouri [1, 7]
|Missouri Marriage Records
- Marriage License: Scotland County, Missouri:
Groom: Joseph C. Andres; Residence: Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri; Age: over 21; Bride: Ruth L. Shelton; Residence: Scotland County, Missouri; Age: under 18; Consent, Bride's Father: Nat Shelton; Officiant: J. H. Lang, M. E. Pastor; Marriage Date: September 24, 1914; Marriage Location: Granger, Missouri; Marriage filing date: December 8, 1914; Clerk of Court: R. W. Campbell
- Joseph C. and Ruth L. Anders's grave is located at the Memphis Cemetery in Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri. The epitaph on the stone is: "Anders. Ruth L., August 8, 1899 - October 28, 1965; Joseph C., May 31, 1877 - September 10, 1967."
||The Headstone of Joseph Cleveland and Ruth Leona (Shelton) Anders
||The Marriage License of Ruth Leona Shelton and Joseph Cleveland Anders|
Ruth and Joseph were married September 24, 1914, at Granger, Scotland County, Missouri.
- [S1601] Shelton, David Francis - Email.
- [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).
- [S7202] Ancestry Public Member: Duckworth Matlick Family Tree (Reliability: 3).
- [S7203] Richardson, Marguerite Frances (Anders) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, January 15, 2009; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S7201] Howard, Daniel Franklin - Obituary, (originally published in an unknown Missouri Newspaper, January 2002; Missouri; republished at Find A Grave (web site)) (Reliability: 3).
- [S7198] Howard, Dorothy Leona (Anders/Matlick) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of the Daily Gate City, March 28, 2008; Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S438] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).
- [S1625] Anders, Joseph Cleveland and Ruth Leona (Shelton) - Headstone Photograph, (their grave is at the Memphis Cemetery in Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri; photo provided courtesy of "NE MO" at Find A Grave (web site); Memorials #: 43465460 & 43465473) (Reliability: 3).
- [S7200] Day, Wilma Faye (Anders) - Obituary, (originally published in an unknown Missouri newspaper, May 2001; Missouri; republished at the Jacob Ollany Miller Family Tree web site) (Reliability: 3).