Funeral services for James Omera (J.O.) Moss, 91, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in the Rose Chapel, Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Moss died at 8:17 a.m., Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Ozarks Medical Center. He was born February 18, 1924 at Salem, Arkansas to Franklin Moss and Cora Caruthers Moss. On July 4, 1946, Mr. Moss was married at Salem, Arkansas to Effie Lou Willard. He was a veteran having served with the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Moss was a long time farmer in the West Plains area; he enjoyed being a farmer and was avid hunter. He was a member and Deacon of the First Freewill Baptist Church, West Plains.
He is survived by his wife, Effie Lou Moss, of the family home; three children, Beverly Hall, West Plains, Missouri, Alvin Moss, wife, Millie, Mountain Home, Arkansas and Aleeta Eberle, husband, Kevin, West Plains, Missouri; six grandchildren, Nathan Moss, wife, Khara, Kimberly Clinton, husband, Gary Clinton, II, Bryan Webers, wife, Rene, Amanda Hall, Jennifer Stafford, husband, Matt Mihalevich and Sarah Moad, husband, Dustin; eleven great-grandchildren, Ethan and Brody Moss, Gary Clinton, III, Alexis, Aubrey, and Brooklyn Webers, Makenna Hall, Emily and Brandon Stafford, Patience and Jack Moad; sister-in-law, Evelyn Willard Daffron, husband, David; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
His parents, three sisters, Delphia Kennedy, Della Allen and Vida Vickroy and one brother, Olan Moss, precede him in death.
Mr. Moss will lie in state from 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 29th, until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Mt. Calm Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon Bible Society or First Freewill Baptist Church Camp Fund and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.