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

Emmett F Southard

Thursday, April 27th, 1933 - Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Emmett F. Southard, age 86 of Joplin, Missouri passed away Friday March 13, 2020.
He was born April 27, 1933 in Prosperity, Missouri to Forrest and Pauline (Jeans) Southard.
Emmett retired from Atlas Powder. He was a hard-working man who provided for his family and cared for them deeply. He served in the United States Army.
He married Valeria Greninger on December 5, 1955 and she survives. Emmett is also survived by two sons, Dewayne “Buck” Southard and wife Brenda, Joplin, Missouri, Kevin Southard and wife Roxy, Joplin, Missouri; one daughter Kelli Funderburk and husband Mark, Ozark, Missouri; six grandchildren, Justin Southard, Brian Southard, Kolby Southard, all of Joplin, Missouri, Kelsy Bentley, Jasper, Missouri, Stephanie Funderburk, State of Colorado, Bethanie Funderburk, State of Montana; 10 great grandchildren; one brother, Carl, Southard as well as extended family and friends.
Emmett was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, John Southard, Don Southard, Bob Southard, Roy Southard, and three sisters, Betty Symack, Shirley Gibbs, and Mary Lou Southard.
Funeral services will be 10:00 am Friday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary chapel. Burial with Military honors will follow at Fullerton Cemetery.
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  • Funeral

    Friday, March 20th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Friday, March 20th, 2020 10:00am
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Chapel
    Address Not Available
  • Interment

    Friday, March 20th, 2020 |
    Friday, March 20th, 2020
    Fullerton Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Carthage, Missouri
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Teresa Clemons Spencer

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He was such a sweet man. I have a lot of good memories growing up there spending time growing up. He was always smiling. He will be missed. My prayers will be with the family for peace and comfort

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