Mrs. Oma M. Meyer, 82, of 4611 East Seventh died yesterday at the home. She was born in Wakenda, Mo., and lived in Kansas City 40 years. She was a member of the Grace Church of the Nazarene. Surviving are a son, Walden Meyer, Denver; five daughters, Miss Edna Ellen Meyer of the home; Mrs. Myrtkle Thomsen, 2028 Lister; Mrs. Blanche M. Short, 300 East Park, Claycomo; Mrs. Lois Winfrey, Carrollton, Mo., and Mrs. Frances Vansant, Murtaugh, Idaho; a brother, Russell Walden, Galena, Kas.; a half brother, Tom Walden, Hale, Mo.; three sisters, Mrs. Edna Casebolt, 819 West Alton, Independence; Mrs. Lois Roley, Owasso, Okla., and Mrs. Bessie Robbins, Tulsa; two half sisters, Mrs. Ruby Robbins, Tulsa, and Mrs. Nealie Gierent, Bogard, Mo.; 14 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 1 o’clock Tuesday at the Earp chapel, 4707 Truman road; burial in Green Lawn cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 o’clock tonight at the chapel.

Source: Kansas City Times, 24 August 1970

Submitted: Jean Feaster