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Joe Lynn Little, Sr.
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Joe Lynn Little Sr., age 74, of Everton, Missouri, passed away at 10:12 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born March 22, 1943, in Springfield, the son of Jack Lewis and Volna Lucile (Arnold) Little.
Joe was a 1962 graduate of Everton High School and was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era. He was a baker for the Butternut Bread Company in Springfield and was the mayor of Everton for many years. He was a member of the Everton American Legion and the First Baptist Church of Everton.
On November 16, 1962, he married Eileen Mae Graham, in Springfield. She preceded him in death on February 7, 2010.
Joe is survived by his daughter, Maratonya Mitts and her fiancé, Brandon Gray, of Ash Grove, Missouri; one son, Joe Little, Jr. and his wife, Rebekah, of Everton; six grandchildren, Brittany, Bryan, Trinity and Gage Little, Katelyn and Blake (Bam) Mitts; three sisters, Ellen Evans and her husband, Roland, of Dallas, Texas, Lucille DeWitt of Independence, Missouri and Alice Jordan, of Springfield; two brothers, Jack Little and his wife, Joann, and Larry Little and his wife, Pam, all of Independence and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, Jack and Volna, wife, Eileen, grandson, Quade Little, two brothers, James and Jerry Little, one sister, Adeline DeWitt; son- in-law, Jeff Mitts, two brother-in-law’s, Elta DeWitt and Joel Jordan preceded him in death.
A graveside service, under the direction of the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home, in Miller, Missouri, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the Sinking Creek Cemetery in Everton, Missouri. Visitation will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2017, in the funeral home chapel.
Memorial donations in the memory of Joe may be made to the Joe Little Memorial Fund at the Old Missouri Bank in Ash Grove, Missouri.
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home

501 N. Davis St.
Miller, MO 65707

Graveside Service




3:00 PM
Sinking Creek Cemetery

Sinking Creek Cemetery, Everton, MO.
Everton, MO 65646

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Sinking Creek Cemetery

Sinking Creek Cemetery, Everton, MO.
Everton, MO 65646


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