March 27, 1937 - January 20, 2017
Loren V. Umfleet, 79, of Hannibal, formerly of Louisiana, M0 passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at the Veterans Home in Mexico, M0. Funeral services will be Friday, January 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, M0. Pastor Chris Combs, long time family friend, will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 26th at the funeral home. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in rural Louisiana. Loren was born March 27, 1937 in Perryville, M0 to Henry R. Umfleet and Omalea Tedder Umfleet. He graduated from Louisiana High School with the class of 1955, then served in the U. S. Air Force from January 1956 to January 1960 during peace time. He was an Airman 2nd class (E-3) and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and Air Force Longevity Award. Loren worked as a Cost Accountant at Hercules Incorporated in Louisiana, M0, retiring in 2000 after 38 years of service. He was first married to Dolores Gay Blackwell on May 14, 1960 in Louisiana, M0. Two children were born to this union, Lisa Gay Lawrence (Bruce) and Lorie Leigh Early (Steve), and they survive. On January 29, 1988 he married Anna Westbrook Friedrich in Las Vegas, NV and she survives. Other survivors include a foster son, Elbert W. Logerman (Nicole) and their two children, Selena and Kaden of Mexico, M0. Six grandchildren; Christopher Wilson and Crystal Wilson of Louisiana, M0, Deidra Lawrence Fairchild (Aaron), Steve Early II (Wendy), Dana Early (Bev) and Shawn Early of Bowling Green, M0, Eight great-grandchildren, Josh and Jaylen Early, Xavier,, Izabella and Zander Fairchild, David Early of Bowling Green, M0 and Ava Barbano and Beckett Wilson of Louisiana, M0. Also four special great-nephews who were like grandsons to him, Christopher, Connor, Carter and Charlie Davis of Troy, M0., One brother in-law, Lloyd (Buddy) Pritchett (Pat) of Centralia, M0 and a host of other special nieces, nephews and friends. Loren was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Mary Rose Hartman and Wanda Pritchett, a half-sister, Esther Irene Rowe, a half-brother, Henry Lawrence Umfleet, a brother in-law, Ruben (Frog) Hartman, a special nephew, Ricky Hartman and a special family friend, Donald E. Monroe. Loren enjoyed hunting, fishing, doing crossword puzzles, traveling, watching Wrestling and collecting Caps. In later years he got into recycling. He was active in RSVP, volunteering many hours each month and also volunteered at Willow Care Center. Loren and Anna participated in the Adopt-A-Highway Program for many years, cleaning up route M in New London, M0. Loren was an active member of Providence Baptist Church for over 30 years. He loved the Lord and his Church family. Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Baptist Church or SSM Hospice of Mexico, M0. Honorary pallbearers are; Steve Early, Ronnie Pritchett, Christopher Davis, Connor Davis, Carter Davis and Charlie Davis. Active pallbearers are; Elbert Logerman, Bruce Lawrence, Christopher Wilson, Chris Davis, Mike Pritchett and Aaron Fairchild.
Loren V. Umfleet, 79, of Hannibal, formerly of Louisiana, M0 passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at the Veterans Home in Mexico, M0. Funeral services will be Friday, January 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, M0.... View Obituary & Service Information
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