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Thelma Deloris Maples

August 3, 1934 January 15, 2019
Thelma Deloris Maples
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Thelma Deloris Maples, age 84, of Willow Springs, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at the Ash Grove Healthcare Facility surrounded by her immediate family. Deloris was born August 3, 1934, in rural North Platte, Nebraska to Chester and Nellie Griffiths.

Deloris was a longtime resident of Willow Springs, Missouri and a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

On June 7, 1961, she married William Robert (Bob) Maples in Miller, Missouri. He preceded her in death on December 3, 2013.

Deloris is survived by her loving sisters, Alma (Don) Elliott and Lois (Richard) Warta; four children, Jon Charles Lien, Willow Springs, Missouri, Chester Griffith (Margaret) Lien, Taylor Ridge, Illinois, Roberta LaVonne (Lyle) Smith, Morrisville, Missouri and Arthur L. (Sabrina) Lien of Scottsdale, Arizona; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great children and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Deloris was preceded in death by her parents, Chet and Nellie Griffiths, her husband of 52 years Bob Maples, one grandchild Cassie Thompson and one great-grandchild Alexis Schrader.

A celebration of Deloris’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the SCU Department of the Ash Grove Healthcare Facility, 401 Medical Drive, Ash Grove, Missouri.

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2:00 PM 1/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home

501 N. Davis St.
Miller, MO 65707

Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home
501 N. Davis St. Miller 65707 MO
United States

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