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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Wendell Farrar

Wendell Lloyd Farrar

Tuesday, August 27th, 1940 - Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Wendell Lloyd Farrar, age 78 of Oronogo, Mo. passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Wendell was born on August 27, 1940 in Newton County, Mo. at his grandmother’s farm, the son of Revie and Nadine (Boyd) Farrar. He has been a lifetime area resident. Wendell worked for Fleming Foods for 19 years before he went to work as a skilled crafter for the Joplin R-8 School District, retiring in 2000. He was a Deacon at Carterville First Baptist Church.

He married Joyce Bardmass on July 27, 1962, she survives. Additional survivors include two sons; Kelly Farrar and wife Lisa of Webb City, Mo., Scott Farrar and wife Michelle of Bridgeport, Tx., four sisters; Sue Routledge of Joplin, Carlene Kienzle of Joplin, Delores Turner of Galena, Ks., Reva Wallace of Seneca, Mo., five grandchildren; Micah Settlemire, Ty Farrar, Madison Farrar, Joshua Farrar, Sarah Farrar, four great-grandchildren; Grayson, Greckyn, Emersen and Emilia, and many nieces and nephews.

Wendell was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Jimmy Farrar and Danny Farrar, three sisters; Donna McKeel, Vicki Prince, Doris Cole, and one grandchild, Hayden Farrar.

Funeral services have been scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Mason-Woodard Chapel. Burial will follow at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends during a time of visitation prior to the service beginning at 1:00 p.m. Saturday.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 2:00pm
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Interment

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | 3:30pm
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 3:30pm
    Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
    415 N. St. Louis Ave.
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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Kay Jordan

Posted at 12:13am
Joyce,we are so sorry to hear about Wendell’s passing. Praying for you and your family during your difficult time.! Leroy & Kay Jordan

Lera Dill

Posted at 10:05am
I am so sorry for your loss of Wendell. He was a good man to his family, friends and church. I have good memories growing up in the neighborhood with his family and church. My prayers for comfort, blessings and strength for the days ahead. Lera Dill

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Posted at 08:17am
Kelly, So sorry to hear about your dad. We are praying for you and your family.
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Kenny McKeel

Posted at 05:56am
To: Joyce , Kelly and Scott. My prayers go out to you may CHRIST wrap his arms around you and you you all tight! Kenny & Princess McKeel
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Glenda Boyd Bowman

Posted at 06:06pm
To Wendell's family:I'm so sorry for your loss, he was a good man & a great cousin. I remember him fondly from those long ago days.
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