Audrey May Mumert
Funeral services for Audrey May Mumert, 94, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 12, 2022, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Mumert passed away at 10:45 a.m., Saturday, August 6, 2022, at Brooke Haven Healthcare.
She was born June 1, 1928, at Onaga, Kansas, to Roy and Alice Heath Kolterman. She attended, and graduated from, Havensville Grade School and High School. During her teen years, she worked as a grocery store clerk, local weekly newspaper reporter, and at the drug store soda fountain. On June 27, 1948, she was married at Havensville, Kansas, to Clifford Allen Mumert, who preceded her in death on January 26, 2015. Also in 1948, Mrs. Mumert attended Kansas City Secretarial School. After secretarial school, she went to work for Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. While living in Noblesville, Indiana, she worked for Garrison and Castor, Attorneys-at-Law. After moving to Missouri, she went to work for University Extension Center from 1966 to 1994. Mr. and Mrs. Mumert owned and operated Audrey’s Antiques from 1967 to 2004. She loved working for God, and she served as Sunday school teacher, church treasurer, various Women’s group offices, and wherever she was needed at Rover, Missouri, Assembly of God. After moving to West Plains, she served as teacher in various age classes and song leader at First Assembly Church, and in the women’s group at Faith Assembly of God Church. Her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the delight of her life. When her children were growing up, she was known to say, “I’m always sad to see the end of summer because my children will be gone at school all day!” Mrs. Mumert also enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, sewing, and collecting Snow White memorabilia. She always loved to travel.
She is survived by three children, Linda Moss and husband, Roy, Pottersville, Missouri, Steve Mumert and wife, Phyllis, Springfield, Missouri, and Roger Mumert and wife, Karen, Sherwood, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Allen Moss, Charles Moss, Diana Moss, Michael Mumert, David Mumert, and Jessica Purvis; fourteen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, one granddaughter, Jenifer, two brothers, Delbert and Roscoe, six sisters-in-law, and five brothers-in-law, preceded her in death.
Mrs. Mumert will lie in state from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Friday, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Cemetery.