Linda Sue Weece, 71, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin.
She was born March 5, 1941 in Cimarron, the daughter of Leonard and Mae Gardner Weece and was one of nine children. Weece graduated from Cimarron High School in 1959. She was also a graduate of Ozark Christian College in Joplin in 1963. Upon graduation she worked at the college until 1971.
In 1972, she returned to Cimarron to help care for her mother who was ill. She worked for the Cimarron Insurance Company Home Office for 24 years, and for the Appraiser’s Office at the Gray County Courthouse in Cimarron for 11 years.
Weece moved to Webb City in Dec. 2011 to be close to family due to ill health. She was a member of the Carl Junction Christian Church.
Weece was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Roy Weece; and two brothers-in-law, Sam Tate and Don Moore.
She is survived by three brothers, Don Weece and wife Jean, Dodge City, Gene Weece and wife Donita, Unionville, Mo., and Leon Weece and wife Cynthia, Miami, Okla.; four sisters, Louise Tate, Helen Weece, and Rose Wilkinson and husband Woody, all of Webb City, and Elsie Moore, Texarkana, Texas; a sister-in-law, Carol Weece, Lexington, Ky.; 30 nieces and nephews; and numerous great and great great nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carl Junction Christian Church with Boyce Mouton, Gene Weece, Leon Weece and Woody Wilkinson, Ministers, officiating. Graveside services will be at 9 a.m. Monday in the Osborne Memorial Cemetery in Joplin, with her nephews serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Church.
Memorial contributions are requested to Ozark Christian College in care of the Mortuary.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason-Woodard Mortuary of Joplin, MO.