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Alma Lois Derr, 96, Maitland, Missouri died Monday, June 10, 2019, at Oak Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care in Maryville.
Lois was born January 31, 1923 in Maitland to Edgar and Alma (Sanders) Kneale. She was a graduate of Maitland High School and also spent one year at Tarkio College. She married Dr. Miller C. Derr, D.O. on November 20, 1942 in St. Joseph, Missouri at the First Presbyterian Church. A homemaker, Lois also worked in conjunction with her husband in his medical office.
She was a member of the Maitland Christian Church, Den Mother of Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, Chapter AL P.E.O., PTA, MCB Press Newsletter, Maitland Blue Grass Festival, and Maitland Chamber of Commerce.
Preceding Lois in death were her parents, husband, Dr. Miller Derr, three brothers: Leonard , Lloyd and Lawrence Kneale; and grandsons Benjamin Derr and Jace Derr.
Surviving are sons, M. C. (Jo) Derr II and Mick (Val) Derr, both of Maitland; Gregg (Debbi) Derr, Burlington Jct., MO, and daughter, Denise "Don" Cotter, St. Joseph, MO; 11 Grandchildren: Miller Derr, Brice Derr, Stephanie Wall, Michael Derr II, Derek Derr, Dakota Derr, Sonny Derr, Lacy Angelou, Lindsey Barnes, Ashley Simmons and Cody Cotter and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday, June 13th at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, June 14th at the Maitland Christian Church. Burial will follow the services at Maitland Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Tri-City Nutrition Site, P.O. Box 88, Maitland, Missouri 64466
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com