Vonda Lee (Niece) Shoop

Vonda Lee (Niece) Shoop


Vonda Lee (Niece) Shoop, 88, of Kirksville, Missouri passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

Born October 15, 1930 in Youngstown, Missouri, Vonda was the daughter of George Freeman and Sarah May (Buress) Niece. In 1952, Vonda was united in marriage to H. Lyle Pinkerton, who preceded her in death on March 14, 1965, and to this union two daughters were born. On June 7, 1968 in Pure Air, Missouri, Vonda was united in marriage to Joshua Shoop, who preceded her in death on October 22, 2018.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Aven Niece.

Vonda is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Lyla and Daniel Starbuck of Plattsmouth, NE, Carol and Tom Daugherty of Novinger, MO, and Susan and Cliff Forbis of St. Peters, MO; one sister, Neva Moore of Winigan, MO; eleven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

Vonda lived most her life in Adair County, Missouri. She was a member of the Pure Air Baptist Church. Vonda loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and going camping.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Travis-Noe Funeral Home with Pastor Andy Cordray presiding. Interment will follow the service in the Pratt Cemetery, southwest of Novinger, Missouri.

A public visitation will take place one hour before the service in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Expressions of sympathy in memory of Vonda Shoop may be made to the Pratt Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

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