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Wanda Sue Runyon

d. August 26, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 12 p.m. (noon) until service time at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating will be: Pastor Jamie Franke and Pastor Jeffrey Mims.
Music provided by: Larissa Starke - piano solo; Wayne Lynn - soloist.
Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Marvin Yager, Jerad Moyers, Joe Pearl, Reggie Starke, Craig Miller, Roger Cottrell and Walt Runyon.

Wanda Sue (Cottrell) Runyon passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Pleasant View Assisted Living Center in Hannibal, Missouri. She attended area schools and was a long time member of the First Christian Church in Vandalia. She worked for International Shoe for nine years, Tri-County Care Center for six years and for 12 years at the Pike County Home Health where she retired in 1989. Wanda spent several years raising two granddaughters, Megan and Cathy. She loved God, family, crocheting, fishing, hunting, gardening, flowers, playing cards, reading and watching the St. Louis Cardinals. Wanda was also a member of the Vandalia VFW Post 2173 Auxiliary and the Monday Study Club.

Born: April 18, 1931 in rural Frankford, Missouri the daughter of James and Odessia Beatrice (Nelson) Cottrell.

Married: Lloyd David Runyon in Hannibal, Missouri on July 3, 1949; he preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one son, Lloyd Walton and wife, Karen Wilkes Runyon of rural Vandalia; one daughter, Pam and husband, Joe Pearl of Bowling Green, Missouri; two brothers: Wayne and wife, Lilly Ann Cottrell of Kirksville, Missouri; Billy and wife, Virginia Cottrell of rural Center, Missouri; grandchildren: Jackie and husband, Reggie Starke of Fayette, Missouri; Melissa and husband, Craig Miller of Bowling Green; Cathy and husband, Brent Borem of Jackson, Michigan; Megan Runyon of Jackson, Mississippi and Michael Runyon of Vandalia; great-grandchildren: Gordon and Larissa Starke; Chase, Gavin and Owen David Miller; Kaitlyn Borem; McKinzie Runyon Murray; also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by: husband, Lloyd; parents; two infant brothers; two brothers: Jimmy and Leroy Cottrell; one sister, Betty that died shortly after birth; one great-grandson, Dakota Runyon.

Memorials are encouraged to Community Loving Care Hospice, Bowling Green, Missouri or to Pleasant View Assisted Living Center in Hannibal, Missouri.

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