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Jennie Malinda Pitcock

Funeral services for Jennie Malinda Pitcock, 98, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Pitcock passed away at 4:30 a.m., Friday, April 29, 2022, at Brooke Haven Healthcare.


She was born May 5, 1923, at Alton, Missouri, to Loren Schell and Lillie Wilcox Schell.  In January, 1945, she was married to Leroy Long, who preceded her in death on August 13, 1970.  On November 9, 1971, she was married at Miami, Oklahoma, to Ira Joel Pitcock, who preceded her in death on July 8, 1994.  Mrs. Pitcock enjoyed quilting, jigsaw puzzles and was a wonderful cook.  She loved her family and grandkids.  Before her retirement, she worked many jobs.  Mrs. Pitcock was a member of the Central Church of Christ.


She is survived by four children, Loretta Barker, Oak Grove, Missouri, Lillian Reinmuth, Koshkonong, Missouri, Edith Black and husband, Loyd, West Plains,  and Frank Pitcock, West Plains; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; eleven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews .


Her parents, husbands, one sister, Gertrude Watkins and five brothers, Robert, Lee, Glenn, Gordon and Boyd, preceded her in death.


Visitation services will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Monday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Huddleston Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Association 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