Nonearl F. Singleton, 88, of Mtn. Grove, Missouri, departed this life on Monday, January 31, 2011, at Autumn Oaks Caring Center in Mtn. Grove.
She was born on June 10, 1922 in Drumright, Oklahoma, the daughter of James F. and Edna (Beasley) Wilson.
Nonearl had been a resident of Mtn. Grove since 1977. She was a nurse and caregiver who was hard working and enjoyed her work. She was a loving wife and mother whose family was her life. She loved her dogs and riding and showing foxtrotting horses. In her later years, she resided at Autumn Oaks Care Center where she had an extended family and loved them all very much.
Nonearl was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Bob Singleton.
She is survived by her daughter, Roberta Bennett, and her son, Leon Singleton; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and two on the way. She will live on in their hearts and what she instilled through her children and their generations to come.
Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 4, 2011, at Ava City Cemetery in Ava, Missouri, with minister and friend Bud Scherer officiating. Pallbearers were Leon Singleton, Jimmy Litty, Mike Cornelison, Scott Cornelison, Robert Singleton and Larry Bennett. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri.