Verlon “Bub” Leroy Haworth
Verlon “Bub” Leroy Haworth, 81, of Purdy, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at Cox Monett Hospital.
He was born Sept. 29, 1937, in Barry County, the son of Loren and Frances (Holloway) Haworth. On Aug. 20, 1960, he was united in marriage to Joann Sparkman, who survives.
Additional survivors include: one son, Lee Haworth of Purdy; one daughter, Janice Ray and her husband Ernie of Purdy; one brother, Steve Haworth and his wife Kay of Purdy; one sister, Wilma Quade and her husband Steve of Shell Knob; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents and two sisters, Lorene Aldridge and Joanie Singer.
He grew up in Purdy where he graduated from high school. After school he served in the National Guard. He started hauling milk at the age of 17 and continued for almost 57 years. He attended Gunter Church and Arnhart Baptist Church.
Services were held Monday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville, with Jerry Nickle conducting the services. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter.
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