Edna Alberta Groom

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Edna Alberta Groom, 75, of Cassville, passed away in her home on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. She was born on Nov. 29, 1939, daughter of Albert and Edna (Smith) Ottinger, in St. Louis. She was a 1958 graduate of Central High School in St. Louis. On Feb. 4, 1961, she was united in marriage to Ronald Adams and to this union two children were born, Gloria and Jennifer; he preceded her in death. On Nov. 7, 1980, she was united in marriage to Dale L. Groom in Miami, Okla., and to this union one child was born, Rebecca; he also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: three sons, Gerald Groom, of Pleasant Hill, Marion "Lee" Groom and his wife, Tama, of Stanberry, and Kenneth Groom and his wife, Beth, of Cabool; four daughters, Margaret Wolf and her husband, John, of Platte City, Gloria Jackson and her husband, Jack, of Mansfield, and Jennifer Baxley and her husband, Joe Bob, and Rebecca Cole and her husband, Justin, all of Cassville; her mother, Edna Ruth Ottinger, of Hazelwood; 23 grandchildren; and two step-grandsons; 35 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and two brothers, Ron Ottinger, of St. Charles, and Mark Ottinger, of Florissant. Memorial contributions may be made to the Missouri Patriot Paws and entrusted to the White Funeral Home and Crematory, P.O. Box 890, Cassville, MO 65625.

Memorial services were held Sunday at the White Funeral Home and Crematory with Pastor Jamie Smith officiating.

Cremation arrangements were under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.