Flora Pearl Shrable, 79

Flora Pearl Shrable, 79

Funeral services for Flora Pearl Shrable, 79, of Gepp, Arkansas, were held May 11, 2020, at Bakersfield Gospel Church in Bakersfield. Mrs. Shrable died May 7 at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Arkansas. 

She was born April 8, 1941, in Springerton, Illinois, the daughter of William A. Simpson Sr. and Nellie A. Wilson Simpson. On Nov. 26, 1959, in Howell County, she married Lowell Shrable.

Mrs. Shrable was the owner and operator of Dairy Queen Brazier in West Plains for many years. She enjoyed painting, cake decorating, traveling and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Shrable was a volunteer at the OMC Thrift Store. She loved the Lord and attended the Bakersfield Gospel Church.

 She is survived by her husband, Lowell Shrable, of the family home; three children, Teresa Owenby and husband Burl of West Plains, Terena Lester and husband John of Bakersfield, and Ron Shrable and wife Laurie of Caulfield; 10 grandchildren, Paul Jordan and wife Becky, Andy Owenby, Troy Lester and wife Lia, Stephanie Mitchell and husband Logan, Kaleb Shrable and wife Erin, Jacob Shrable and wife Ashley, Noah Shrable, Larissa Blanks and husband Jared, Allison Holesapple and Meagan Holesapple; nine great-grandchildren, Gracie, Hayden, Harlen, Raklen, Evelyn, Easton, Koy, Everly and Mavlynn; two sisters, Betty Collins of Scottsburg, Indiana, and JoAnn Byrd and husband Richard of Mountain Home; several nieces and nephews; and longtime special friends, Arlene and Keith Wilcox.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her great-grandson, William Layne Lester; three brothers and two sisters.

Burial was in the County Line Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association or to the Gideons Bible Society and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main St., West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

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