James Lee Harader, 87, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville.
He was born April 18, 1922, in Barry County, the son of Mack and Rose (Hollabaugh) Harader. On March 7, 1941, he was united in marriage to Betty Tichenor, who preceded him in death on May 23, 2009, after sixty-seven years of marriage. Also preceding him in death were his parents and two sisters.
Survivors include: four children, Carole Crossland and her husband, Bill, of Branson, David Harader and his wife, Renea, of Adrian, Sarah Fraysure and her husband, Tony, of Checotah, Okla., and Joyce Anderson, of Lee's Summit; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
He received his education at Wheaton, graduating from Wheaton High School. He was of the Methodist faith. Most of his life was spent in the Wheaton area where he farmed and also was a truck driver. He served our country in the United States Army. He and his wife owned and operated the North Side Café in Wheaton a few years.
Graveside memorial services will be held for James and Betty at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23 in Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Pastor Richard Buck will conduct the services.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.
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