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Lois Bauer Kimmons

Funeral services for Lois Bauer Kimmons, 89, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Kimmons passed away at 5:05 a.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017 at West Vue Nursing Center.  She was born February 29, 1928 at Osage City, Kansas to Harold Milton Bauer and Mable Stadter Bauer. On June 14, 1950, she was married at South Fork, Missouri to Marion Lee Kimmons who preceded her in death on January 18, 2011.  She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and taught art for sixteen years in the public schools retiring in 1974.  Mrs. Kimmons was a member of the First United Methodist Church, West Plains.


She is survived by three children, Carl Kimmons, wife, Patricia, West Plains, Missouri, Mary Strayhorn, husband, Reverend Billy Strayhorn, Granbury, Texas and John Kimmons, wife, Carla, Lexington, Kentucky; seven grandchildren; Jennifer Kimmons, Elizabeth Kimmons, Rachel Bates, John Christopher Kimmons, Reverend Matthew Carl Kimmons, Dr. Joshua Strayhorn and Paul Strayhorn; and eight great-grandchildren, Grace Kimmons, Lauren Kimmons, Wesley Drew Kimmons, Elliott Kimmons, Morgan Bates, Zachary Strayhorn, Nathan Strayhorn and Evan Strayhorn.


Her parents and her husband precede her in death.


Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. Tuesday until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the South Fork Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church or Christos House and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at