Eunice M. Neidert


    Eunice M. (nee Parkins) Neidert of St. James, Missouri was born September 16, 1928, to John (Newman) and Vesta (Bessie) Parkins in Runa, Virginia and passed away on Wednesday July 13, 2022 at the age of 93 years.


    Eunice met her husband, Borden Neidert at a midnight matinee on Christmas Eve in 1946.  They corresponded back and forth and met three times before they were married on March 12, 1949.
    Eunice enjoyed gardening when she was younger, picking grapes at her friends, the Mingos, in Rosati, embroidery, crocheting and cooking.   She loved trying out new recipes.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Borden Neidert; and siblings, Herman (Lena) Permenter, Fred (Ann) Permenter, Mae (Homer) Hedrick, Jay Permenter, Alberta Smith, Ivy (Bo) Russell, Kathleen During, Ethel (Kenneth) Neidert, Junior (John) (Betty) Parkins and Lemon Estelle;
    She is survived by two children, Robert “Bob” (Debbie) and Betty Gibson; six grandchildren and three step grandchildren, Jennifer (Matthew) Southard, Jeffrey (Lea) Neidert, Jeanette (Art) Padgett, Jeannine Branstetter, Matthew (Amanda) Gibson, Shelley (Chris) Giacolone, Caleb Pratt, Bryan Pratt and DJ Pratt; 13 great grandchildren, Jacob Garner, Alyssa Garner, Joel Garner, Abigail (Tyler) Lambeth, Katlyn Branstetter, Ty Branstetter, Cally Gibson, Broc Gibson, Charley Gibson, Luca Giacolone, Dominic Giacolone, and Drake Giacolone; eight great great grandchildren and one one on the way; sister-in-law, Maxine Permenter; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2022 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with Brother Craig Rippy officiating.  
    Burial was in the High Gate Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.