Verneda Mouser

Wednesday, January 16, 2002

MARQUAND, Mo. -- Verneda Pearl Mouser, 85, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Marquand, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002.

She was born May 23, 1916, in Marquand, daughter of Miles W. and Lola Mouser.

She graduated from Marquand High School and Southeast Missouri State University. She taught school in Marquand and the surrounding area for 10 years.

She was an administrative assistant at Veterans Hospital in St. Louis for 30 years and worked part time for Stix, Baer and Fuller in St. Louis for 20 years. She volunteered with the Red Cross for many years, driving a blood mobile.

She was a member of Kirkwood United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two nieces, Judith Ryan of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Janice Gordon of Kansas City, Mo.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday at Liley Funeral Home in Patton, Mo.

Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Dr. James Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Mouser Cemetery at Marquand.