Cover photo for V.  "Gwen" Chrisman's Obituary
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V. "Gwen" Chrisman

d. July 18, 2017


Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.


Friday, July 21, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating: Rev. Jamie Franke.
Music: selected favorite hymns.
Interment: the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Joe Jennings, Rick Girard, Dakota Girard, Lyndell Chrisman, Ryan Chrisman, Koby Uhey, Kyler Girard, and Cole Chrisman.
Honorary Pallbearers: Katelyn Chrisman, Jayle Jennings, Carter Jennings, and Cannon Jennings.

Velma Gwendolyn "Gwen" Chrisman passed away at 6:06 p.m. on Tuesday, July18, 2017 at the Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green. Gwen moved to Vandalia in 1959 from the Middletown area. She was a long-time member of the First Christian Church in Vandalia and a loving husband to Floyd for their 72 years of marriage. Gwen was a homemaker and enjoyed playing the organ and keyboard. Gwen and Floyd enjoyed traveling all over the United States and camping in Texas.

Born: March 2, 1920 in Higbee, Missouri the daughter of Ernest Allen and Goldena (Campbell) Fowler.

Married: Floyd C. Chrisman in Moberly, Missouri on March 23, 1940; he preceded her in death on October 25, 2012.

Survivors include: one daughter, Connie Uhey of Vandalia; one daughter-in-law, Becky Chrisman of Vandalia; four grandchildren: Rick Girard of Moberly; Robyn and husband, Joe Jennings of Vandalia and Koby Uhey of Vandalia; nine great-grandchildren: Lyndell Chrisman, Ryan Chrisman, Katelyn Chrisman, Cole Chrisman, Dakota Girard, Kyler Girard, Jayle Jennings, Carter Jennings and Cannon Jennings; nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Floyd; one son, Ronald D. Chrisman; two grandsons:Kevin and Timothy Chrisman.

Memorials are encouraged to the First Christian Church in Vandalia.

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