Joe R. Andrews

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March 17th, 1927 - August 4th, 2015

From: Norman, OK
Visitation: 6:00-8:00 pm Friday
Clary Funeral Home
Alton, MO
Funeral: 11:00 am Saturday
Cave Springs Cemetery
Alton, MO 65606
Burial: Cave Springs Cemetery
Alton, MO

Joe Raymond Andrews was born in Oregon County, Missouri, on March 17, 1927. He passed from this life at the age of 88 on August 4, 2015, in Norman, Oklahoma. Joe grew up in Alton, Missouri and graduated from Alton High School in 1945. On June 19, 1953 he was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Humphrey. He lived for many years in St. Louis, Missouri and also in Springfield, Missouri. Joe worked at Independent Packing Plant in St. Louis. Joe and his family returned to Alton, Missouri to be near his mother and extended family. He worked at Southwest Truck Body in West Plains, Missouri and retired in 1989. One year later Joe and Mary Ellen moved to Neosho, Missouri, where they resided for 17 years. They then moved to Norman, Oklahoma in 2008 where Joe resided until he went home to meet Jesus.

Joe is preceded in death by his parents, Ray Andrews and Goldie Fanning Andrews and his sister, Deloris Harriell.

Joe is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Andrews of Norman, Oklahoma, son Jerry Andrews and his wife Lila of Neosho, Missouri, son Gary Andrews and his wife Cindy of Norman, Oklahoma, two grandsons, Chris Andrews of Neosho, Missouri and Michael C. Hall of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, one brother Ray Andrews, Jr. and wife Janice of Alton, Missouri, nephew Jason Andrews and wife Jan, their two sons Jalen and Jordan of Thayer, Missouri, and nephew Gentry Andrews and wife Priscilla of Alton, Missouri.

Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 pm Friday, August 7, 2015 at the Clary Funeral Home, Alton, MO. Graveside services will be 11:00 am Saturday, July 8, 2015 at the Cave Springs Cemetery with Bro. JR Andrews officiating.

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