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  • ID: I4753
  • _UID: 401D6BFE2E564ACFA53857A800F80CE92C63
  • Name: Orville King WILLARD
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 AUG 1901
  • Death: 16 MAY 1973 in West Plains, Howell Co, Mo
  • Burial: Jolliff Cemetery, Oregon Co, MO
  • Note:

    The 1937-38 phone directory of West Plains (MO) lists:
    Willard, Orvile - rural 19F21

    1940 census, Howell twp, Howell Co, MO
    Willard, Orville - 38 (b abt 1902) comp 8th grade
    . . . . Bertha - 32, comp HS 2nd yr
    . . . . Ruby - 13
    . . . . Margaret - 10
    . . . . Dorothy F. - 10
    . . . . Edward L. - 6
    . . . . Mary C. - 4
    . . . . Orvile N. - 1

    Tombstone at Jolliff Cemetery, Oregon Co, MO: 8-7-1901 to 5-16-1973

    obit from newspaper (maybe the South Missourian Democrat), May 1973:
    "Orvile K. Willard Services Saturday -
    Funeral services for Orvile King Willard, 71, West Plains, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Carter Chapel, West Plains, with the Rev. James Brown, Bransville, Mo., officiating.
    Mr. Willard died yesterday at 5:00 p.m. in West Plains Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug 7, 1901 in Rover, Mo., the son of the late Perry and Eda Goodwin Willard.
    He was married May 31, 1925 at Willow Springs, Mo., to Bertha Walker, Mr. Willard was a retired farmer.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bertha Willard, West Plains, Mo; three sons, Edward and Jim Willard, Rockford, Ill.; Norman Willard, Rover, Mo; seven daughters, Mrs. Ruby Weeks, Huntsville, Ala.; Mrs. Margaret Judd and Mrs. Sharon Williams, Rover, Mo.; Mrs. Mary Kunstleben, Paynesville, Minn.; Mrs. Clara Bell Brashears, Koshkonong, Mo.; Mrs. Kay Hunt, St. Louis, Mo.; Mrs. Dorothy Storey, West Plains, Mo.; four brothers, Leroy Willard, Rover, Mo.; Dean Willard, Jamesville, Wis.; Ernest Willard, Rockford, Ill.; Arch Willard, Jackson, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Rachel Woodrel, Jamesville, Wis.; Mrs. Mamie Taylor, Dickison, Texas; 24 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren...."

    obit from newspaper, May 21, 1873 (prob West Plains Daily Quill):
    "Orvile Willard Funeral Held -
    Funeral services for Orvile King Willard, West Plains, were held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Carter Chapel, West Plains, with the Rev. James Brown, Brandsville, Mo., officiating.
    Mr. Willard died Wednesday, May 16, 1973, in West Plains Memorial Hospital.
    Pallbearers were: Ott Moore, Jay Garrett, Fleming Garrett, Allen Smoot, Jackie Garrett, and Marvin Johnson.
    Persons attending from out of the area included Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hedrick, Bolivar, Mo; Loyd Willard, St. Louis, Mo; Mr. and Mrs. Arch Willard, Jackson, Mich; Frank Walker, state of Ohio; Mrs. Ruby Weeks, Huntsville, Ala; Edward and jim Willard, Rockford, Ill; Mrs. Mary Kunstleben, Paynesville, Minn; Mrs. Clara Bell Brashear, Koshkonong, Mo; Mrs. Ray Hunt, St. Louis, Mo; dean Willard, Jamesville, Wis; Mrs. Rachel Woodrel, Jamesville, Wis; ernest Willard, Rockford, Ill; Leroy Willard, Norman Willard, Mrs. Margaret Judd and Mrs. Sharon Williams, all of Rover, Mo; and Mrs. Mamie Taylor, Dickison, Texas.
    Interment was in Jolliff Cemetery under direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains."

    Find A Grave Memorial# 15555399
    http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15555399
  • Change Date: 30 APR 2017



    Father: William Perry WILLARD b: 3 MAY 1877 in Oregon Co, MO
    Mother: Edith D. Adeline "Eda" GOODWIN b: NOV 1882 in Mo

    Marriage 1 Bertha Gertrude WALKER b: 12 OCT 1907 in West Plains, Howell Co, Mo
    • Married: 31 MAY 1925 in Willow Springs, Howell Co, MO
    Children
    1. Has No Children Unnamed WILLARD b: 24 NOV 1925 in West Plains, Howell Co, Mo
    2. Has No Children Earnest Roy WILLARD
    3. Has Children Margaret Louise WILLARD b: 26 MAY 1929 in Howell County, MO
    4. Has Children Norman Orville WILLARD b: 25 JAN 1939
    5. Has Children Living WILLARD
    6. Has Children Living WILLARD
    7. Has Children Living WILLARD
    8. Has Children Living WILLARD
    9. Has Children Living WILLARD
    10. Has Children Living WILLARD
    11. Has Children Ruby Marie WILLARD
    12. Has Children Living WILLARD
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