Angela D. Houdyshell, 72, passed away at her home in Carthage on Jan. 8, 2013.
She was born April 19, 1940 in Harlan, Ken., to Thelma “Barnett” Asher and Everett Asher. She graduated Kiser High School class of “1958.”
She was a long-time Jasper County resident. Angela owned and operated for 17 years the Mark Twain Day Care. She enjoyed spending time with her family. Angela was a member of the Bible Baptist Church of Carthage.
Angela was united in marriage to Ron Houdyshell on Aug. 12, 1977 in Miami, Okla., he survives.
Angela is survived by six sons: Jimmy Morgan and wife Karrla of Joplin, Tim Morgan and wife Natasha of Dallas, Texas, Randy Morgan of Joplin, David Houdyshell and wife Christy of Oronogo, Joe Houdyshell of Carthage, and Ronny Houdyshell Jr. of Oronogo; 13 grandchildren: Kacy, Kyle, Lana, T.J., Travis, Chelsea, Trey, Austin, Cody, Kyle, Kenzi Karlie, and Taylor; one great-grandson, Jordan; one brother, Johnny Asher of Miller, Mo.
Angela was preceded by her parents and one son, Shane De Hart November 1975.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be noon to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Park Cemetery. Contributions can be made to Hospice Compassus C/O Ulmer Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home