Leoda Mae Lister, of Rolla, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at the age of 78.
She was born in Vichy, MO on September 19, 1934 to the late Ermil Newton Duncan and Ethel (Jurgensmeyer) Duncan.
On May 12, 1956 she married Robert Lister and they were later blessed with two children.
Leoda retired from the United Telephone Company after 36 years of service, then worked an additional 16 years for the Rolla Public Schools.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Leo Duncan and one brother-in-law, John Hunter.
She will be greatly missed by her surviving family which includes her husband of 57 years, Robert Lister, of the home; two children, Duane Lister and his wife Sherry, of Vichy, and Shelly Loughridge and her husband Joe, of Rolla; two sisters, Wanda Hunter, of St. James, MO and Leona Sieg and husband Donald, of Vichy; one sister-in-law, Jo Ann Duncan, of Rolla; three grandchildren, Jacob Lister and wife Lisa, of Rolla, Adriana Loughridge and Shanna Loughridge, both of Rolla; two step grandchildren, Shelby Henson and Bradley Henson; one great grandchild, Albrie Lister; nieces, nephews, other extended family members and many dear friends.
A funeral service for Leoda Lister will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla. Interment will follow in Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 7th at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Online condolences may be offered at www.nullandsonfuneralhome.com
All arrangements are under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla.