Eulalia McCanless

Monday, September 16, 2002

OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Eulalia McCanless, 69, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Gir-ardeau.

Friends may call between 4-8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home followed by interment in Caney Fork Cemetery. The Rev. Rocky Tallent will officiate.

Mrs. McCanless was born Sept. 26, 1932, at Landers Ridge, Mo., the daughter of George and Flora Asher Volz. On Feb. 14, 1953, she and Charles F. McCanless were married. He passed away July 13, 1999.

Loving survivors include one son, Terry W. McCanless and wife Melodee of Orlando, Fla.; two daughters, Suzette C. Lutton and husband Wesley of Ellsinore, Mo., and Janette E. McIntyre and husband Rick of Daisy, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Ryan Lutton and wife Shasta, Joshua Lutton and Corey Lutton, all of Ellsinore, Aarron McCanless and Jolani McCanless of Orlando, Jessica McIntyre and Lindsy McIntyre of Daisy; and one great-granddaughter, Kylee Lutton.

Also surviving are two brothers, Sonny Volz and wife Gayla of Oak Ridge, Elson Volz and wife Linda of Marble Hill; and six sisters, Retha Morton and husband Ralph, Jenny Hargraves and husband Bill, Wanda Lee Riebold, all of Jackson, Loretta Wilson and husband Charles and Lavada Daniels and husband JP all of Oak Ridge, and Dolly Sawyer of Alaska.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Everett Volz.

Eulalia was a member of Caney Fork Baptist Church near Oak Ridge, where she sang in the choir and formerly taught Sunday and Bible school. A loving and devoted mother, she was also an accomplished artist and especially enjoyed painting rural, nature and animal scenes. She also played the organ.

Eulalia's family and friends will forever remember her as a wonderful mother, true friend and as their guiding light.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Caney Fork Baptist Church or Mothers Against Drunk Driving.