Paul VanGennip

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Paul VanGennip

ADVANCE, Mo. -- Paul VanGennip, 94, of Advance died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, at the Monticello House in Jackson.

He was born Sept. 22, 1914, at Dongola, Mo., son of John Franklin and Nellie Maude Sample VanGennip. He and Ruby Jane Fowler were married Sept. 2, 1939 at Marble Hill, Mo. She died June 30, 2000.

VanGennip was a retired farmer. He had been an Advance School bus driver for 20 years. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Advance.

Survivors include a son, Larry VanGennip of Advance; a daughter, Judy Sullinger of Advance; a brother, Grant VanGennip of Advance; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Eric Shrum officiating.

Interment will be at Bollinger County Memorial Park in Marble Hill.