Vergie Alice Newell, 68, of Boonville, died Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
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Funeral Services will be at 10:00am Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove. Visitation is from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Wednesday, August 6, at the funeral home. Burial is in Pilot Grove Cemetery.
Vergie was born January 21, 1946 in Pilot Grove to George O. Sr. and Lorene F. I. Gooden Fronshell. She was married to Norman Newell, Sr. on August 4, 1973, he preceded her in death. Vergie was a graduate of Pilot Grove High School. She worked all of her life in factories, retiring in 2003. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, cooking, gardening and working on her son and daughter-in-laws farm, mowing grass and stacking wood.
She is survived by her son, Teddy Newell and his wife Becky of Marshall, and one brother, Johnny Fornshell of Nelson, MO. Four grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sons, Norman, Jr. and Gerald, four brothers, George, Jr., Elmer, Delbert, and Edgar Fornshell, four sisters, Ruth Lindsey, Mary Lange, Dora Van Steenburgh and Ruby Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the family, c/o Meisenheimer Funeral Home.
Meisenheimer Funeral Home - Pilot Grove - Pilot Grove
200 Roe Street
Pilot Grove, MO 65276
Published in Boonville Daily News from Aug. 4 to Aug. 12, 2014