Rana Michele Antle

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Rana Michele Antle, 46, of Exeter, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014, in her home.

She was born Oct. 3, 1967, in Long Beach, Calif., the daughter of Bill and Donna (Roller) Sipe. On March 24, 1989, she was united in marriage to David "Kent" Antle, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Caleb Antle and his wife, Jennifer, of Exeter, and Josh Antle, of the home; and her mother, Donna Sipe, of Purdy.

She was a 1985 graduate of Purdy High School. She received her nursing degree from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kan. For a few years, she was employed at St. John's Hospital (now Mercy Hospital) in Joplin, and then as a home health nurse in Cassville. From 2002 until 2012, she worked as the Nurse for the Purdy School system. She had been in poor health the past two years.

She was a member of Cassville First Baptist Church, where services were held Tuesday under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor James Weaver and Joe Hoover conducted the services. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter.