Lucille (Evans) Maupin, 82, of Montgomery City, formerly of Middletown, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, January 21st at the Myers Funeral Home in Middletown.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 22nd at Hopewell Baptist Church in rural Wellsville. Rev. Jim Cline will officiate. Serving as soloist will be Tara Calton.
Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery in Middletown, Missouri. Serving as pallbearers will be Tom Benney, Gary Biggers, Brad Shramek, Doug Shramek, Jim Viehmann and Steve Walton. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Michael Shelton, Donna Viehmann, Caren Whitehead, Jason Todd, Nathan Todd, Brian Whitehead, Jim McLaughlin IV, Jon McLaughlin, Molly Block and Macy Block.
Mrs. Maupin was born July 28, 1935 in Pike County, Missouri, a daughter of William Luther and Pearl Ida (Libby) Evans.
She attended Bowling Green Public Schools.
On July 21, 1956 in Mexico, Missouri, at the home of Rev. Delbert Admire, she married Clifford Wendell Maupin. They shared over 50 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on January 26, 2007.
Clifford and Lucille had lived in rural Middletown all of their married life. Lucille moved to Montgomery City in 2007.
She was a homemaker and housewife. Lucille and Clifford had run a diversified livestock and row crop farming operation, as well as Maupin Farm Supply, Inc. She had also been the bookkeeper for the grain bin and farming operation from 1967 – 2003.
Lucille was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in rural Wellsville, where she had taught Bible School. She was also a lifetime member of Hawk Point VFW Auxillary Post 7560, former 4-H Leader and member of the Middletown Harmony Club and had been a Montgomery County Republican Committeewoman.
She enjoyed gardening, canning and reading. Lucille was an avid bingo player and also liked going to the boat. She and Clifford liked to go dancing. Lucille and Clifford loved to travel and had gone on many foreign country trips with the grain bin company. They also took each one of their girls on a trip and enjoyed two trips by themselves. Those trips included England, a Caribbean Cruise, Africa, Israel, China-Hong Kong, Australia and Brazil. Lucille also enjoyed going on the bank trips and especially liked traveling with her daughters and grandchildren.
Lucille is survived by her five daughters, Theresa Lee Maupin, of Wellsville, Calista Ann Whitehead, of Montgomery City, Brenda Kay Todd and husband, Randy, of Wellsville, Sharon Sue McLaughlin and husband, James III, of Fulton and Linda Gail Block and husband, Jim, of Montgomery City; ten grandchildren and spouses, Michael “Mike” and Melissa Shelton, of Amelia, Ohio, Donna and Jim Viehmann, of New Florence, Caren Whitehead, of Wellsville, Brian Whitehead and Misty Mendenhall, of Bluffton, Jason and Jessica Todd, of Wellsville, Nathan Todd, of Columbia, Jim and Holly McLaughlin IV and Jon McLaughlin, of Columbia, Molly Block, of Columbia and Macy Block, of Montgomery City; nine great-grandchildren, Coltin Dorrell, Alison Viehmann, Codi Viehmann, Isaac Todd, Natalie Todd, Libby Todd, Hailey Shelton, Brooke Kuebler and Trent Kuebler; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Loren and Lorna Biggers, of Mexico and Marilyn Maupin Hall, of Rome, Georgia; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clifford Wendell Maupin; infant brother, Robert Evans; infant sister, Lois Evans and two sisters, Juanita Zielinski and Lena Mae Singleton.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Montgomery County Imagination Library c/o Myers Funeral Home, 203 East Bates Street, Wellsville, MO 63384.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.myersfuneralhome.biz.