Lorene L. (Harris) Pace, 94, Neosho, died Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Freeman Neosho Hospital, following a sudden illness.

She was born Aug. 4, 1917, in McDonald County, to Joseph and Myrtle (Williams) Harris.


Lorene L. (Harris) Pace, 94, Neosho, died Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Freeman Neosho Hospital, following a sudden illness.
She was born Aug. 4, 1917, in McDonald County, to Joseph and Myrtle (Williams) Harris.

Mrs. Pace was a lifelong area resident and worked as a sales clerk for the former Sterlings Variety Store and Fuller’s Market, in Neosho. She was an avid bowler and a member of High Street Christian Church.

Lorene and Raymond “Red” Pace were married Feb. 28, 1939.  

He preceded her in death Oct. 24, 2000.  

She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Lloyd, Lester, Luther “Kelly” and Leon Harris; and three sisters, Louise Bellamy, Lela Payne and Della Harris.

She is survived by two sisters, Letha Minor, Baxter Springs, Kan., and Lyda Ruth Gavinski, Milwaukee, Wis.; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday at Oakwood Cemetery, south of Neosho, with Rev. John Doolen officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to High Street Christian Church, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, 64850.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

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