Wendell Oliver, 78, Stella, entered into rest on June 27, 2013, at his home, following an illness.

He was born in El Dorado, Kan., to Everett Roberts and Mary Elizabeth Stults.

Wendell was a lifelong area resident. He worked in the food sales industry and retired from there after many years of service. He also served our country in the U.S. Army Reserves and was a member of New Dover Baptist Church.

Wendell married Jonna Hilburn in Neosho on Aug. 30, 1986 and she survives.

He is also survived by his three sons; Keith Oliver, Kent Oliver, Kaleb Oliver; two step-children, Jacey Thomspon, John Wilcox; grandchildren, Amon Oliver, Joseph Oliver; step-grandchildren, Ben Sherrill, Trista Sherrill, Abby Wilcox, Lily Wilcox, Violet Wilcox, Spencer Grissim, James Grissim, Carrie Kelley; sister, Shirley Robinson.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

No funeral services are planned at this time.

Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.