Naola Bee Michael, 84, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Thursday May 27, 2010, at the Carthage Health and Rehabilitation Center, Carthage, Mo.


Naola Bee Michael, 84, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Thursday May 27, 2010, at the Carthage Health and Rehabilitation Center, Carthage, Mo.

She was born Oct. 6, 1925, in Parsons, Kan., the daughter of Ralph Peoples and Mabel (Updegraff) Peoples. She attended Carthage Senior High School. She married Lawrence A. Michael on Aug. 29, 1942, in Carthage, Mo. He preceded her in death on May 11, 1996. Her parents, and one brother, Ralph Peoples, also preceded her in death. She was a homemaker.

Her son, Larry Michael and his wife, Sharla, Wichita, Kan.; her daughter, Debra Minkler, and her husband David, Carthage, Mo.; her sister, Mary Stager, Akron, Ohio; two brothers, Raymond Peoples, Carthage, Mo., Robert Peoples and his wife, Evenell, Carthage, Mo.; a sister-in-law Peggy Peoples, Carthage, Mo.; one grandson, Chris Michael and his wife Monica, Moreno Valley, Calif., survive her.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday May 29, 2010, at the Knell Mortuary Chapel. The Rev. Ron Franklin will officiate.

A private family interment will be held at the Fidelity Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Gideon’s International in care of the Knell Mortuary.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.knellmortuary.com.