Thursday, May 20, 2010

Mary L. Brand, 85, of Exeter, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2010, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville.

She was born July 4, 1924, in Golden City, the daughter of Dallas Watson and Quncey Ann (Whitenberg) Stockton. She was united in marriage to James Howard Brand, who preceded her in death in 1991. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two sons, William Rex Hunt and Dallas Carl Hunt; one brother, Robert Stockton; and one sister, Irene Colbb.

Survivors include: one son, Loyd Wesley Hunt, Jr., of Exeter; one daughter, May Ann Smith, of Columbus, Kan.; one sister, Georgia Stevens, of Arizona; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She received her education in Joplin, where she graduated from high school. she moved to Exeter 25 years ago to make her home. She was a homemaker and was a life-time member of the Joplin VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Funeral services were held Tuesday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial was at Thrasher Cemetery, Neosho.

Contributions may be made to the VFW Ladies Auxiliary or VFW of choice.

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