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Mable C. Eskew

Visitation:
Thursday, Novmeber 29, 2007 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Service:

Friday, November 30, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri 63382.
Officiating will be: Pastor Dean Frey.
Music provided by: Deanna Frey - soloist.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Darren Hawkinson, Gary Eskew, Dennis Largent, Michael Morris, David Howdeshell and Joe Largent. Honorary pallbearers were: Clay Largent, John Largent, Larry Eskew, Eric Eskew and Rick Hawkinson.

Mable (Campbell) Eskew passed away at 10:05 a.m. on Monday, November 26, 2007 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. After school, she worked as a nurse's aide for many years at different nursing homes in the area and throughout the United States. She retired in 1984 after working several years at the Bobby Brooks garment factory in Vandalia. Mable was a longtime member of the Assembly of God Church in Vandalia where she had done mission work in the past. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and working with the local D. A. R. chapter.

Born: February 26, 1919 in rural Olney, Missouri the daughter of Floyd Wesley and Edna Irene (Dillion) Campbell.

Married: Otis Sherwood Largent on March 1, 1934; he preceded her in death in August 1961. She then married Donald Delbert Eskew in August 1963 and he preceded her in death in August 1991.

Survivors include: four sons: Otis Wm. Floyd Largent of Independence, Missouri; Charles LeRoy and wife, Barbara Largent of Independence; Earl Thomas and wife, Beverly Largent of Vandalia, Missouri; Gene and wife, Cathy Largent of Vandalia; four daughters: Virginia and husband, Jim Howdeshell of rural Vandalia; Mary Helen and husband, Russell Eugene Eskew of Vandalia; Dorothy Mellen of Fulton, Missouri; Barbara and husband, Marion Hawkinson of Farber, Missouri; one brother: Floyd Campbell Jr. and wife, Lena of Mexico, Missouri; one sister: Margaret and husband, Ed McCurdy of Wellsville, Missouri; twenty-three grandchildren, forty-three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: two sons: Floyd Allen Largent and James Richard Largent; one brother: Herman Alvin Campbell; two sisters: Wesley Davidson and Mildred Thurman; two grandsons: James Alan Howdeshell and Charles "Tommy" Largent.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the Assembly of God Church, Vandalia.


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