Graveside services for Alvada Modesette, 94, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Modesette died at 8:08 a.m., Monday, September 22, 2014, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born June 7, 1920, at Dyersburg, Tennessee, to Oscar Davis and Elsie Claxton Davis. On January 17, 1942, she was married at Mountain Grove, Missouri, to John Harley Modesette, who preceded her in death on January 24, 1997. She graduated from West Plains High School and was a member of the West Plains Country Club. Mrs. Modesette was a member of the First Christian Church, West Plains, Missouri.
She is survived by one son, John Modesette, wife, Janis, Schertz, Texas; four grandchildren, Sarah, Abbey, Sheila and Donna; and nine great-grandchildren.
Her parents, husband, one granddaughter, Christina and two sisters, Ruby Penn and Ruth Butcher, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Riverways Hospice, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.