Mabel V. Youngman, 99, Carthage, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010, at St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo.


Mabel V. Youngman, 99, Carthage, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010, at St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo.

Mabel V. Youngman was born Feb. 20, 1911, in Wright County, Mo., the daughter of James J. Duke and Cora Della (Overfelt) Duke. She was a graduate of Joplin High School, Joplin, Mo., and was Presbyterian by faith in Springfield, Mo. She married Rupert H. Youngman on Oct. 27, 1934, in Springfield, Mo. He preceded her in death on Sept. 20, 2000. She was a secretary for an insurance agency in Springfield, moving to Carthage in 1990.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters. 

Private family services will be held at a later date. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Knell Mortuary, 308 W. Chestnut, Carthage, Mo., 64836.