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Lela Mae Fox

Funeral services for Lela Mae Fox, 69, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Fox passed away at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Ozarks Medical Center.


She was born April 27, 1948, at West Plains, Missouri, to John Emmett Burris and Silvie Lillie Callahan Burris.  Lela graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1966.  On August 28, 1966, she was married at Miami, Oklahoma, to Darrell Fox.  Before her retirement, Mrs. Fox worked at Ozarks Medical Center and Missouri Home Care.  She loved to read and play computer games.  Mrs. Fox was a member of Central Church of Christ.


She is survived by two daughters, Darla Dennison and husband, Randy, West Plains, Missouri and Dina Oliphant and husband, Joe, Independence, Missouri; one grandson, Cody “Bub” Dennison; the father of her children, Darrell Fox, West Plains, Missouri; longtime friend, Glenda Romans; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.


Her parents and one brother, Bill Burris preceded her in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Ledbetter Cemetery.  Online condolences may be expressed at