Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Joua Lor, 25, of Sarcoxie, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, in Newton County.

She was born Oct. 18, 1987, in Thailand, the daughter of Song Xiong Lor and Cha Xiong Lor. In 2010, she was united in marriage to Pha Xiong, who survives.

Additional survivors include: her parents of Oak Grove, Minn.; one son, Champion Muajyeej Xiong, of the home; one daughter, Claire Cintsa Xiong, of the home; five brothers, Toua Lor, Shoua Lor, Tou Thao Lor, Yee Lor and Chuck Lor all of Oak Grove, Minn., and two sisters, Bee Lor, of Brooklyn Center, Minn., and Chue Lor, of Oak Grove, Minn.

Preceding her in death was one brother, Sue Lor.

She moved from Thailand to the United States in 1991. She received her education in Michigan and graduated from high school in Pontiac, Mich. Five years ago she moved from Michigan to Sarcoxie, to make her home. She was a customer service agent for Aegis Communication in Joplin.

Services will be held from 8 a.m. Friday, March 29 until 12 noon Sunday, March 31 in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be at Newtonia Cemetery.

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