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Lawrence Odell AleshireLawrence Odell Aleshire, age 89, died April 10, 2020. He was born June 30, 1930 in Stotts City, Missouri, the son of Jess and Ola Mae (Martin) Aleshire. On August 27, 1955 Lawrence was united in marriage to Geraldine Money in Hernando, Mississippi. Lawrence served his country in the U.S. Air Force. After the service he owned and operated a dairy farm, raised stock cattle and had a custom baling and chopping business. Lawrence enjoyed reading and working cross word puzzles in ink. Lawrence had been a member of the Methodist church in Stotts City. Survivors include: his wife, Geraldine Aleshire of Highlandville; children, Alan Aleshire and fianc� Karen of Carthage and Brenda Dye and husband Kim of Highlandville; grandchildren, Sherman Mills, Kristy Richarts, Megan Aleshire, Haley Aleshire, Jonathan Cauley and wife Brandy, Cory Harp and wife Brandy, Betsy Dye and Emily Hall and husband Colby; 12 great grandchildren; a host of step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; two sisters, Ethel Clayton of Arizona and Phyllis Kleine of Stotts City; two brothers, Bob Aleshire of Stotts City and Lloyd Aleshire of Kentucky; and many nieces and nephews. Lawrence was preceded in death by a daughter, Melisa Harp; and his other siblings, Leon Aleshire, Don Aleshire, Elroy Aleshire, Johnny Aleshire, Elizabeth Lawyer, and Lennie Aleshire. A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Union Cemetery in Stotts City, under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Pastor Allen Maples officiating. Visitation will be from 2-6 P.M., Monday at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org. Friends are welcome to pay their respects to Mr. Aleshire by entering the Adams Funeral Home Nixa chapel one or two at a time Monday, April 13, 2020 from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. in order to comply with health safety measures set forth by the governor, the county and the city. To help protect our community and those we serve, we will be following safety practices as we navigate this ever changing situation with COVID-19. As of March 23, our governor implemented a 10 person limit at gatherings which includes funerals. We will be working with families to create opportunities to honor their loved ones while keeping them and the public as safe as possible. Please check the obituaries on our website for specific information about each service. Because of the fluidity of this situation, our practices may need to continue to change. We will do our best to update the public to those changes. Working together with our community we hope will help bring a swifter end to this challenging and concerning situation. As always, if there is anything our staff can do to help community members or if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call. May God bless you all.
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We are so sorry to hear of Lawrence's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Chris and Terry Landroche
Chris Landroche Apr 13 2020 12:00 AM