December 19, 1934 - March 24, 2020
Mrs. Margaret M. Vest, 85 of Bradleyville, MO, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in Forsyth, MO. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M. Sunday, March 29, in the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home, Forsyth. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, and the City of Forsyth, Emergency Declaration, we are promoting social distancing and allowing a maximum of ten people in the funeral home, (including staff) at any one time. Graveside Services will be at 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 30, in the Bray Cemetery, Bradleyville, MO, with Pastor David Easley Officiating.
Margaret Maxine Vest was born Wednesday, December 19, 1934 in Bradleyville, MO to White F. and Dovie M. (Combs) Yeary. She was married to William Moses Vest on May 14, 1955 in Bradleyville. Maxine received Christ early in her life and attended Hercules Baptist Church for many, many, years. She graduated from Bradleyville school. She worked several years in the credit office of Phillips Petroleum. and then moved to Des Moines, IA where she went to work for Amoco Oil until her retirement in 1992.
She enjoyed gardening, working out in her yard, going to Church and singing. She treated everyone close to her in her own special way. Most of all she was a loving mother and loved spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by one son, Randall Vest of Protem, MO; three brothers, James Yeary and wife, Betty of Nixa, MO, Danny Yeary and wife, Vicki of Ozark, MO, Mike Yeary and wife, Sherry of Rueter, MO. and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Moses Vest; three brothers, Harvey, Harold Harlin and Wayne Yeary; one sister, Luene (Yeary) Johnson.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home, Forsyth, MO.