Minerva L. Chester, 93, Goodman, entered into rest on Aug. 28, 2018 at Medicalodge in Neosho, following an extended illness.

Minerva L. Chester, 93, Goodman, entered into rest on Aug. 28, 2018 at Medicalodge in Neosho, following an extended illness.

Minerva was born Oct. 11, 1924 in the community of Splitlog, McDonald County. She was a lifelong McDonald County resident and had worked at Buddy L, Sunbeam and Neosho Products. She enjoyed crocheting, traveling with her husband on the pipeline, going to Hot Springs to the horseraces and going to Branson. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Goodman.

Minerva and John Henry Chester were married on May 24, 1941 and he preceded her in death in 2005.

She is survived by a daughter, Marjorie Gorham, Joplin; three grandchildren, Adana Macy, Lorri Cole and Dusty Gorham; 10 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Clyde Eads and wife, Ruth Ann, Grove, Okla.; Glenn Eads, Goodman; two sisters, Hattie Mae Bonebrake and husband, Tom, Webb City and Beatrice ‘Bea’ Barnes, Goodman.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Isla Faye Landon and son-in-law, Chub Gorham.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, Neosho. Interment will follow in the Banner Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at a time of visitation at Clark Funeral Home on Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time, at which time the casket will be closed.

Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com

Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.