Funeral services for Delta Joan Endecott of Drexel, Missouri, will be at 11:30 AM Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (816) 657-4400 with Pastor Steven Donnelly and Chris Seely officiating. Visitation at 10:30 AM prior to services at the funeral home. Burial at a later time in Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott, KS. Memorial contributions to Drexel First Baptist Church or Drexel VFW.
Delta Joan Endecott passed away February 14, 2012. Delta Joan was born in Kansas City, KS December 20, the daughter of Oswald and Emma A. (Rupard) McBride. At the age of two months her mother died and she and her three brothers went to live with her maternal grandparents at Harrisburg, MO. She graduated from Harrisburg High School and was a member of the Harrisburg Baptist Church. She was united in marriage January 16, 1943 to Thomas A. Endecott in Odessa, TX. She was a member of the Drexel VFW Auxiliary where she has been treasurer since 1983. She was a life member of EX-POW and was Adjutant Treasurer for the Department of MO EX-POWs for several years. She retired from the Bank of Drexel.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas A. Endecott of the home; one daughter Judy Best and husband Richard of Marshall, MO.; two sons Ronald Endecott and wife Peggy of Houston, TX, Gary Endecott and wife Darlene of Raymore, MO.; seven grandchildren Curtis Houchen, Trisha McAmis, Dale Endecott, Tamara Seely, Terina Platt, Gregory Endecott and Jeffrey Endecott; sixteen great-grandchildren. She leaves one brother, Beryl McBride of Harrisburg, MO and many friends and relatives.
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