Caleb O. Earls, St. James, Mo., passed away at the Golden Living Center on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008, at the age of 84.


Caleb O. Earls, St. James, Mo., passed away at the Golden Living Center on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008, at the age of 84.
Caleb was born on March 23, 1924, in Phelps County, Mo., to the late Caleb J. Earls and Rosa (Carroll) Earls.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Maude; one brother, Kenneth Earls and three sisters, Marie Conger, Mae Stotler and Virginia Jones. 
He will be sadly missed by his surviving family which includes his stepson, Clyde Snodgrass and wife Helen of St. James, Mo.; one sister, Wilma Drouant of Florida; three step grandchildren; seven step great grandchildren; 15 step great great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Caleb O. Earls will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at the Null and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Mick Thrasher officiating.  Interment will follow at the Ozark Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rolla.  A visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.  Online condolences may be offered at nullandsonfuneralhome.com.
All arrangements are under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home of Rolla.