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Memorial services for Mary Belle Calhoun, 96, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 .a.m., Saturday, July 17, 2021, at the Oak Lawn Cemetery.

She was born the daughter of the late Lonnie Higgs and Ruth Thompson Higgs, on August 2, 1924 in Newport, Arkansas and died July 6, 2021 in West Plains, Missouri.

She was united in marriage to Earl C. Calhoun, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by two children, Coy Calhoun and wife Carolyn, West Plains, Missouri and Wanda Ledwa, West Plains, Missouri; one daughter-in-law, Linda Calhoun, West Plains, Missouri; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband; one son, Earl Wayne Calhoun and one daughter, Juaneta Jones.

Mary Belle and her husband loved to travel all over, purchasing items that they could use in their booth at the fair grounds flea market in West Plains.

Local arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.


1 Comment

  1. Melinda King
    July 13, 2021 @ 5:19 pm

    Talk about an amazing lady. Ms. Belle befriended my husband and I at the flea market when it was held at the fairgrounds. It was an honor to know her. Let the image of her Heavenly reunion soothe your hurting hearts..


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