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Jean O. Deckard, 79, of Marshfield, died Monday, March 29, 2021, in Webco Manor in Marshfield.

She was born June 10, 1941 in Stilwell, Okla. to Joseph and Opal (Barker) Osbon.

Jean had worked in school food service in Florida, then Niangua schools, which she retired from after 20 years. She ran the Junction Restaurant, and worked at McDonald’s in Marshfield. She lived in Niangua for 27 years before moving to Marshfield.

Jean was a member of Black Oak Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Deckard; her parents; siblings, Joe Bill Osbon, Bob Osbon, and Dorothy Alexander; and granddaughter, Alicia Warren.

She is survived by her children, Steven J. Giles and wife Carla, of Fair Grove; James M. Deckard and wife Tara, of Niangua; Brenda E. Warren, of Tyrone, Okla.; Karen Tharp and husband Bill, of Springfield; grandchildren, Amy Warren, Angela Meeks, E.J. Tharp, Jamie Tharp, Rachael Deckard, Brooklyn Deckard, JoDee Deckard, and Mika Deckard; her siblings, Carl Osbon and wife, Wynola, of Sublette, Kan.; Debra Slattery and husband Keith, of Phillipsburg, Kan.; and sister-in-law, Renaee Osbon, Las Vegas, Nev.

Graveside services for Jean O. Deckard will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021 in Black Oak Cemetery, under the direction of Fraker Funeral Home, Inc., of Marshfield.


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