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IMOGENE BLADES

July 20, 1921 August 4, 2019
IMOGENE BLADES
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Imogene Blades, 98, of Billings, Missouri, passed away peacefully from this life on Sunday morning, August 4, 2019, surrounded by her children. She was born July 20, 1921, in Mt. Vernon, Missouri, to Clarence and Lizzie Rodgers.
She was a wonderful Christian mother, who taught her children at an early age, to follow the Lord Jesus. She delighted in her family, especially, the great grands. She loved the color of pink, having her hair done, cooking delicious meals for her family and shopping.
Imogene was united in marriage to Wayne L. Blades on January 4, 1942. They celebrated 69 years of marriage before Wayne passed away on August 1, 2011. She was also preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Opal Brashers, Dorothy Hubbard, Hazel Wever and two brothers, William and Floyd Rodgers. She is survived by her children, Sharon and husband, Lloyd “Lefty” Evans, of Kimberling City, MO, Larry Blades of Springfield, MO, Tony and his wife Gail Blades of Springfield, MO. Grandchildren are Greg Evans (Angie), of Cape Fair, MO. Tonya Blades of Nashville, TN and Rhonda Brown (Parke) of Nashville, TN. She has five great grandchildren, Morgan (Evans) Chapman, Sydney (Evans) Roder, Blake Evans, Millie Brown and Blades Brown. Two great-great grandchildren, Waverly and Archer Chapman, two sisters-in-law, Thelma Dorrell and Madge Blades, nephews and nieces, extended family and many friends.
A visitation for Imogene will be on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., with a service at 11:00 a.m., at Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to First Baptist Church in Republic, Hospice Compassus, or The Alzheimer’s Association. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Friday

9

Aug

10:00 AM 8/9/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel

314 N. Main Ave.
Republic, MO 65738

Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel
314 N. Main Ave. Republic 65738 MO
United States

Service

Friday

9

Aug

11:00 AM 8/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel

314 N. Main Ave.
Republic, MO 65738

Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel
314 N. Main Ave. Republic 65738 MO
United States

burial

Friday

9

Aug

12:00 PM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 PM
Evergreen Cemetery

Hines St. and Hampton Ave./off Highway 174
Republic, MO 65738

Evergreen Cemetery
Hines St. and Hampton Ave./off Highway 174 Republic 65738 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice Compassus

1465 E Primrose
Springfield, mo 65804

Alzheimer's Association, Greater MO Chapter

3645 South Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807

First Baptist Church

305 N Main Ave
Republic, MO 65738
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