Zelma “Trudy” Stuart, 84, passed away in Ash Grove Care Facility on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

Trudy was born Aug. 6, 1929 in French, Ark.

Trudy was employed as an office manager in Neosho until 1982, having worked previously in retail work and store ownership with her husband, Claud.

Trudy and Claud lived in Springfield, Mo., for many years, as well as Neosho. They retired in 1982, living most of their retirement years in Branson, and Los Fresnos, Texas.

Trudy was preceded in death by her parents, Florence and Bynum Cherry; and two sisters, Thelma Smith and Lois Kolb.

She is survived by her husband, Claud; one son, Ron and wife, Rose; one daughter, Sandy. Also surviving are six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services for Trudy will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Greenlawn Funeral Home South.  

Visitation one hour prior to service.  

Burial will follow in Maple Park Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South, Springfield, Mo.