Funeral services for Amanda “Naomi” Dye, 97, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dye passed away at 5:40 p.m., Monday, September 16, 2019 at Brooke Haven Health Care.
She was born February 24, 1922, at South Fork, Missouri, to Frank Manworn Willard and Pearl T. Ford Willard. Naomi received her education and graduated at Pitts Grove. On September 14, 1940, she was married to Cecil Roberson, who preceded her in death on April 4, 1945, while serving his county in Germany during WWII. On August 21, 1946, she was married to James Dye, who preceded her in death on October 13, 1994. On March 18, 1996, she was married to Ambrose Greenlee, who preceded her in death on June 26, 1998. Naomi enjoyed quilting, crocheting, gardening, flowers and deer hunting. Mrs. Dye was a member of the Eastern Star and was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by four children, Ronald Roberson, Allen Dye and wife, Debbie and Karen Linderman and husband, Leonard all of West Plains and Sharon Talley and husband, Bill, Branson, Missouri; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, George Willard and James Willard, both of West Plains; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husbands, one brother, Herschal Willard and two sisters, Thelma “Marie” Wheat and Pauline Collins, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.