Marjorie M. Olson, 87, of Monett, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center.
Mrs. Olson was born April 2, 1922, in Monett, Mo., the daughter of Thomas P. and Mabel Jones Mooney. She was a nurse for Dr. Frank Kerr for 25 years and director of nursing at Lacoba Homes in Monett until her retirement. She was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett.
She married Herman E. Olson on June 27, 1947, in Monett, Mo., and he preceded her in death on May 18, 1997.
Survivors include: one daughter, Connie Davis and husband, Bob, of Monett, Mo.; one grandson, Robbie Davis, of Monett, Mo.; one niece, Jane James and husband, Jerry, of Monett, Mo.; sister-in-law, Norma Mooney; and several great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother, George Mooney; one sister, Angeline Manes; and one nephew, Tim Mooney.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 25, 2009 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett with Rev. Clif Crockett officiating. Burial will be in Monett IOOF Cemetery, Monett, Mo.
Private family burial will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 10 a.m. at the IOOF Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May, 24, 2009 at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Loaves and Fishes.
On-line condolences may be posted at www.buchananfuneralhomemonett.com.
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.