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

Lou Ella Land

Monday, July 7th, 1930 - Saturday, February 8th, 2020
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Lou Ella Land, age 89 of Webb City, Mo., passed away Saturday February 8, 2020 following a short illness with family by her side.

She was born July 7, 1930 in Webb City, Mo., to John and Bedie (Pierce) Carter.

Lou loved to sing, square dance, paint, toe paint, scuba dive, and write poetry. She performed on several radio stations and attended several area churches where she sang and was involved with church activities. Most recently she was attending New Beginnings Church. She previously owned the Silver Grill restaurant in Washington and managed Colt 44 Restaurant in Joplin, Mo. Lou also worked for the former Elders’ Shirt Factory, Jasper County Facilities and drove a bus for Oats.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Donna Dalton and her husband Darrell, one grandson Troy Dalton; five brothers, Clarence Carter, John Carter, Claude Carter, Dave Carter; one sister Myrtle Allen.
Lou is survived by two sons, Mike Southard and Lester Southard and wife Debbie; one daughter Mira Southard; 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren as well as numerous extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday February 13, 2020 at Mason-Woodard Mortuary with Pastor Bill Hobson officiating. Burial will follow at the Purcell Friends Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Thursday Prior to the service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Crematory in Joplin, Mo.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Chapel
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, MO 64801
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 1:00pm
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Chapel
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, MO 64801
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  • Interment

    Friends Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Purcell, Missouri 64857
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Donna Klemm

Posted at 12:57pm
I don't have everybody's addresses so I'm just going to post here. I was sorry to hear of your loss. I am thankful for her though because, whether directly or indirectly, she gave birth to all of you (and my very special friend Donna).

Donna Klemm

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