Vinita "Babe" M. Sherman, 95, passed away Feb. 8, 2013 in Carthage, Mo. Babe was born Sept. 29, 1917 in Vinita, Okla., to Emil Joplin and Mamie Delcie (Johnson) Joplin. Babe was a longtime Carthage resident, she was a homemaker. Babe was married to Chris Sherman Sept. 15, 1934 in Carthage, Mo., he preceded on May 6, 1982.
Babe is survived by one daughter Christine Miller and husband Lemuel of Carthage, three grandchildren Roxene Smyser, Rhonda Cerday, and Steven Miller, seven great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren, one sister Carrie Hibbs and husband Ed of Carthage, Mo., and four nieces.
Babe was preceded by her parents, her husband and two sisters Marjorie Cook and Alice McMannis. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be at Park Cemetery Carthage, Mo. Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Contributions made to the American Heart Association care of Ulmer Funeral Home.