Eloise Radford August 27, 1930 - July 19, 2018
Eloise Radford, age 87 of Butler, Missouri died Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Medicalodge Nursing Center in Butler. She was born August 27, 1930 to Virgil Dean and Bertha Pearl Dines Compton in Bates County, Missouri. Eloise, one of two children, grew up in Bates County. She attended Hudson and Wemont Grade School and graduated from Butler High School in 1948. On May 16, 1948 she was united in marriage to Keith Odell Porter. After Keith’s death she later married George William Radford. Eloise worked at the Osage Pecan Plant for many years. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Bates County Cattlewomen, Scottish Rite and Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed visiting with family and friends, gardening and Eloise Radford August 27, 1930 - July 19, 2018 was well known for her delicious fruit pies. Eloise is survived by her daughter, Deltina Ann Wisely of Nixa, Missouri; two stepsons, Dennis Radford and wife Linda of Montrose, Missouri and Ronald Radford and wife Shauna of Butler, Missouri; one brother, Richard Compton and wife Dena of Kansas City, Kansas; 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Keith Porter and George Radford; and one son Robert Porter. * * * Funeral services were 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679- 6555) in Butler, Missouri with Marcus Compton officiating. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church. Online condolences, www. schowengerdtchapel.com.