Leta Loraine Radford November 25, 1932 - July 17, 2018
Leta Loraine Radford, age 85 of Butler, Missouri died Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the Butler Center in Butler. She was born November 25, 1932 to Troy Eugene and Gladys Viola Wigger Cornish in Appleton City, Missouri. Leta, one of two girls, grew up in Appleton City. She attended Prairie Hill Grade School and graduated from Appleton City High School. On August 4, 1967 she was united in marriage to Donald Radford in New Bloomfield, Missouri. Leta worked as a clerk-typist for several local businesses including United Telephone and Schlichtman Hatchery, both in Appleton City and the ASC office in Butler. She was a member of the Ohio Street United Methodist Church. Leta enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing cards, sewing, shopping and visiting with family and friends. In her younger years she liked square dancing. Leta is survived by her husband of 50 years, Donald M. Radford of Butler, Missouri; a son, Bill Radford and wife Rosanne of Butler, Missouri; a daughter, Linda Cumpton and husband Wesley of Butler, Missouri; four grandchildren, Shannon Cumpton (Merridy), Jennifer Bosch (Larry), Eric Cumpton and Aaron Radford; three great-grandchildren, Jenna Bosch, Maciah Bosch and Mika Bosch; and one great-great-granddaughter, Jordyn Bosch. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Dena Newbill; and brother-in-law, Homer Newbill. * * * Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2018 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri with Pastor John Prichard officiating. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to D.A.V. Online condolences, www.schowengerdtchapel. com.