Muriel Dean Lansford passed away Friday, January 18, 2013, at her residence. She was 74. Muriel was born on August 27, 1938 in Belle to the late Ira and Alta (Griffith) Francis. Muriel was married to Junior "Jug" Lansford and to this union 8 children were born.
Surviving Muriel are her children Leona Trentmann of Washington MO, Darrell Lansford and his wife Jeanette of Belle, Cindy Doerr and her husband Kevin of New Haven, MO Ronnie Lansford and his wife Sheila of Belle, Roger Lansford and his wife Tina of St. Louis, Keith Lansford, Donna Herron, and Kevin Lansford and his wife Beckie, all of Belle, 19 Grand children, and 21 Great grand children, brothers Bill Francis of Belle, Don Francis of Liberal KS, and Gentry Francis of Harlingen TX
Muriel is preceded in death by her brothers, Harold Francis and Gary Francis.
Muriel worked at Unilever in Jefferson City and retired after 30 years of service.
Services for Muriel were held on Sunday, January 20, 2013 from Sassmann's Chapel in Belle. Interment was in Francis Cemetery, Belle, Mo.