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Maureen Elizabeth Werner

Graveside services for Maureen Elizabeth Werner, 73, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 26, 2021 at Union Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Maureen passed away at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, February 21, 2021, at her home.


She was born April 18, 1947, at Brooklyn, New York, to William Werner and Mildred Miller Werner.  Maureen graduated from Tennessee Temple Christian College at Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1974 and began her teaching career in Christian schools spanning over forty years and several states.  Though she never married or had children of her own, she was beloved by all of her students and staff members.  Maureen received her first camera as a teenager and maintained her love of taking pictures throughout her whole life.


She is survived by one sister, Beverly Launius; two nieces, Sandy Smith and Carolyn Launius; two nephews, Allen Werner and Billy Werner; and four great-nieces and great-nephews.


Her parents, one brother, two sisters and one nephew, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be held from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at