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Frances Showalter
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Obituary for Frances Showalter

Frances Showalter, 84 of Drexel, Missouri passed away October 26, 2017 at her home in Drexel. Funeral services will be held 6:00 pm Monday, October 30, 2017 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009). Visitation will be held prior to services Monday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm also at the chapel. Cremation to follow services with a private family inurnment at a later date. Contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Kansas City Hospice. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Frances L. Showalter was born February 26, 1933 in Kansas City, Kansas to Alfred and Virgie Rose Wade.
She was united in marriage to Keith Blanton in May of 1954. She later married Ivan Showalter, Jr. on January 15, 1972. Frances worked for 31 years for Foxmeyer Drug, formerly known as McPike Drug, before her retirement in 1996.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ivan Showalter, Jr., son Donald Blanton, son-in-law Richard Pittman, grandson Bryan Blanton, one great-granddaughter Kayla Michelle Blanton, four brothers, Everett, George, Ernie, and Donald Wade, and by four sisters, Lois Smith, Virginia McBride, Lola Schreyer, and Mary Journey. She is survived by her son Dennis Blanton and wife Linda of Osawatomie, KS., son Steve Blanton and wife Lisa of Lenexa, KS., daughter Vickie Pittman of Peculiar, MO., step-children, Cindy Jobes of Raymore, MO., and Richard Showalter and wife Kelly of Lake of the Ozarks, MO., 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Drexel Chapel

136 E. Main St.
Drexel, MO 64742

Funeral Service




6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Drexel Chapel

136 E. Main St.
Drexel, MO 64742

Cemetery Details


Sharon Cemetery

355th St
Drexel, MO 64730

Memorial Contribution

St. Judes Children's Research Hospital

501 St Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care


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