Jim Tom Convirs

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Jim Tom Convirs, 81, of Monett, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield.

He was born Aug. 13, 1932, in Neosho, the son of James Lewis and Effie (Vandorn) Convirs. On May 8, 1969, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Berniece Bailey, who preceded him in death on Nov. 30, 1999. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one stepson, Marvin Martin and two stepdaughters, Loraine Ekis and Bonnie Henry.

Survivors include: two stepdaughters, Shirley Martin, of Oregon, and Patricia Morningstar, of Arkansas; one step-son-in-law, John R. Smith, of Nevada; and 17 step-grandchildren.

He grew up and received his education at Exeter. He was employed at Justin Boot Factory for several years as a janitor.

Graveside services were held Friday in Corinth Cemetery, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.