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

Suzanne M. McGarrah

Monday, April 7th, 1924 - Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Suzanne M. McGarrah, age 96, of Joplin, MO, passed away on Thursday November 5, 2020, at Westgate in Wildwood Ranch following an illness surrounded by her loyal caregivers.

Suzanne was born on April 7, 1924 in Carl Jct., MO the daughter of the late Oscar and Teresa (Appleman) Magoon. She worked as a Steel Sales Correspondent for Armco Steel in Joplin and later in Kansas City, MO. She was a member of Jesus Name Church in Chetopa, KS. She was also a past member of the Sweet Adelines.

She married Orville McGarrah on April 17, 1977 in Kansas City, MO. He preceded her in death on November 23, 2010. She was also preceded in death by a stepson, Dennis McGarrah.
She is survived by one daughter, Ann Phelps and husband Ronald, Joplin; one grandson, Robert Phelps, Joplin; four stepdaughters, Delena Smith, Delenda Henson, Deborah Bixler, and Deanna Humphreys; five stepsons, Orville “Bo” McGarrah, Darrell McGarrah, Sr., Don McGarrah, Dwight McGarrah, and Dewey McGarrah; and many step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at Howard Cemetery in Goodman, MO. Pastor Dewey McGarrah will officiate. The visitation will be 3-4 p.m. Sunday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 8th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, November 8th, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Graveside

    Monday, November 9th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Monday, November 9th, 2020 2:00pm
    Graveside Service at Howard Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Pastor Dewey McGarrah
  • Interment

    Monday, November 9th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Monday, November 9th, 2020 2:00pm
    Howard Cemetery
    201 East Garner Avenue
    Goodman, Missouri 64843
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Dick & Marilyn Ruestman

Posted at 06:35pm
Ann, we re thinking of you at this sad time!
You were very caring and thoughtful of your Mother for many years. You brought her comfort and happy memories!
The family is in our thoughts and prayers!!
Marilyn & Dick

Jesus Name House of Prayer

Posted at 08:20am
Sister Suzie was one of our dear beloved saints, she was always so kind to everyone. We loved when she would sing "No one ever cared for me like Jesus
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