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Elmer Lee Ketchum
November 22, 1940 - September 24, 2011
Mr. Elmer Lee Ketchum, 70, of Anderson, Missouri departed this life on Saturday evening, September 24, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Anderson, Missouri.

Elmer was born on November 22, 1940 in Pea Ridge, Arkansas to the late Alf and Elsa Ketchum. He has resided in McDonald County Missouri for the last forty-five years. He worked for a total of twenty-three years at various poultry plants in the area.

His parents and a sister, Lou Updergraff, preceded him in death.

On January 20, 1976 he was united in marriage to Charlotte Bonnie (Buchholz) Ketchum and she survives of the home. Additional survivors include two daughters, Brenda Lea Bunce and husband, Randy, of Grove, Oklahoma and Crystal Dawn Lira and husband, Brandon, of Anderson, Missouri; and three grandsons, Jason Zimmerman, John Zimmermon and David Lee Lira.

Funeral services for Mr. Ketchum are 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Homes with Pastors Larry Crawford and Les Osburn officiating. The viewing and visitation will be held on Tuesday afternoon from 4-6:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Missouri.


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Wednesday September 28, 2011, 2:00 p.m. at Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson
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Tuesday September 27, 2011, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson
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  Born: November 22, 1940
  Place of Birth: Pea Ridge, Arkansas
  Death: September 24, 2011
  Place of Death: Anderson, Missouri