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Lawrence Wethington

Dexter, Missouri

August 24, 1935 - July 6, 2024

Lawrence Wethington Obituary

Virgil Lawrence Wethington, son of the late Virgil and Elsie Johnson Wethington, was born on August 24, 1935, in Stoddard County, Essex, Missouri, and departed this life on July 6, 2024, at his residence in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, at the age of 88 years.


Mr. Wethington was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, retiring as a Master Sergeant after 22 years of service. He was the former owner of Prairie 204 Video Store in Bloomfield, Missouri and he enjoyed coin collecting.


On August 16, 1958, in Canastota, New York, he was united in marriage to Elsie Ann Bowman. Mrs. Wethington survives of their home in Poplar Bluff.


Along with his wife, he is survived by his daughter Kathy Conner of Knob Noster, Missouri; by his son, Doug Wethington and wife Cheryl of Ellsinore, Missouri; by his son-in-law, David Marler of Williamsville, Missouri; by his brother, Bill Wethington of High Ridge, Missouri; by three sisters, Charlene Klien of Bay, Missouri; Anna Bohrisch of Thayer, Missouri, and Judy Florida of Windsor, Missouri; by three grandchildren, Taylor Wethington and wife Diane, Austin Wethington, and Brent Evans; and by three great-grandchildren, Derek Wethington, Harper Wethington, and Raelynn Wethington.


Other than by his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Carol Marler; by his son-in-law, Claude Todd Conner; by his brother, Herbert Wethington; and by his sister, Linda Colberg.


Visitation will be held at Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Graveside services will then be conducted at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. with Larry Evans officiating.


Memorials may be made to the Missouri Veterans Cemetery – Bloomfield Assistance League, 17357 Stars & Stripes Way, Bloomfield, Missouri 63825.


Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is assisting with arrangements.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Lawrence Wethington hosted by Mathis Funeral Home.

Virgil Lawrence Wethington, son of the late Virgil and Elsie Johnson Wethington, was born on August 24, 1935, in Stoddard County, Essex, Missouri, and departed this life on July 6, 2024, at his residence in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, at the age of 88 years.


Mr. Wethington was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, retiring as a Master Sergeant after 22 years of service. He was the former owner of Prairie 204 Video Store in Bloomfield, Missouri and he enjoyed coin collecting.


On August 16, 1958, in Canastota, New York, he was united in marriage to Elsie Ann Bowman. Mrs. Wethington survives of their home in Poplar Bluff.


Along with his wife, he is survived by his daughter Kathy Conner of Knob Noster, Missouri; by his son, Doug Wethington and wife Cheryl of Ellsinore, Missouri; by his son-in-law, David Marler of Williamsville, Missouri; by his brother, Bill Wethington of High Ridge, Missouri; by three sisters, Charlene Klien of Bay, Missouri; Anna Bohrisch of Thayer, Missouri, and Judy Florida of Windsor, Missouri; by three grandchildren, Taylor Wethington and wife Diane, Austin Wethington, and Brent Evans; and by three great-grandchildren, Derek Wethington, Harper Wethington, and Raelynn Wethington.


Other than by his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Carol Marler; by his son-in-law, Claude Todd Conner; by his brother, Herbert Wethington; and by his sister, Linda Colberg.


Visitation will be held at Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Graveside services will then be conducted at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. with Larry Evans officiating.


Memorials may be made to the Missouri Veterans Cemetery – Bloomfield Assistance League, 17357 Stars & Stripes Way, Bloomfield, Missouri 63825.


Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is assisting with arrangements.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Lawrence Wethington hosted by Mathis Funeral Home.

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