Martha Louise O'Neal

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Martha Louise O'Neal, 91, of Jefferson City, died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Adams Street Place. She was born on December 12, 1921, in Greencastle, Indiana, the daughter of the late Thomas Grover and Minnie Maude (Crose) King. She was united in marriage on December 18, 1939, in Indiana to Bedford Henry O'Neal who preceded her in death on December 25, 1974. Mrs. O'Neal worked as a secretary for DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana and Aetna Insurance in Orange, California. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Jefferson City, Mo. She loved to read, travel, cook, and especially loved attending all her grandchildren's sporting events. Survivors include: Phil (Wanda) O'Neal, Greencastle, Indiana; Danny (Lana) O'Neal, Temecula, California; Linda Hehmann, Holts Summit, Mo.; Pam (John) Smither, Holts Summit, Mo.; Brent (Lorie) O'Neal, Cherry Valley, Illinois; 17 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 27 great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Russell and Dallas King. Funeral service will be 5 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, at the Church of the Nazarene, 202 Schumate Chapel Road, Jefferson City, Mo. with Pastor Jake Blankenship and Connie Garcia officiating. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the church. Burial will be at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana, California. Memorials are suggested to the Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, 202 Schumate Chapel Road, Jefferson City, MO 65109. Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at the website.

Published July 24, 2013

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