Florence M. "Snooky" Stover, age 83 passed away February 13, 2015, at Gasconade Manor in Owensville.
Florence was born on May 29, 1931, in Hermann, Missouri, a daughter to the late James Reginald and Laura Rose (Oberg) Mitchell.
Florence was a 1948 graduate from McKinley High School in St. Louis.
Florence was united in marriage on June 17, 1950 in St. Louis to Albert Stover. He preceded her in death on October 28, 2011.
Florence was a mom and homemaker. She moved to the Bland area almost 26 years ago from Herculaneum, Missouri. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bland.
Florence enjoyed painting, writing, singing and was a member of several choirs. She enjoyed gardening especially growing roses. However, her greatest love was spending time with her children and grandchildren. Florence loved all children, and they called her grandma.
Florence is survived by one son, Albert Stover, Jr. and his wife Lorry of Salem, four daughters, Loretta Kelton and her husband Edmun of Garland, Texas, Cyndi Mierisch and her husband Mark of Belle, April Carmichael and her husband David of Springfield, and Sherry Simino and her husband Michael of Arnold, MO, two sisters, Nora Kuhs of Galena, Missouri and Edna Coleman of St. Louis, 19 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren, numerous step and adopted grandchildren.
In addition to her husband of 61 years and her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Jim Mitchell and one sister, Gerry Lewis.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, February 16, 2015, at Bland Christian Church. Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Bruce Elmore and Pastor Bob Dodson officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Called Anointed Sent in Belle, Missouri.