Obituary – Maudie Lee (Dunham) Gideon


Maudie Lee (Dunham) Gideon

August 7, 1939 – August 30, 2015
Age: 76
Residence: Forsyth, MO

Maudie Gideon, 76, of Forsyth, MO

Maudie Gideon passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 in Springfield, MO., She was born on Aug. 7, 1939, the daughter of W. T. and Julia (Oliver) Dunham, at Springfield, MO. Maudie was a lifelong resident of Taney County, Missouri.  She was raised in Branson, MO., graduated from Branson High school. In 1959-1960 she had been one of the promenaders on Ozark Mountain Jubilee. She married Leon Gideon in Branson on Jan. 8, 1961. Many know Maudie, she was the manager of the floral department at the Glenn’s Market in Forsyth, for 35 years and the Owner and Operator of Maudies’ Green house for 30 years.

She is survived by her husband, Leon Gideon; son, Mark Gideon and wife Lisa and daughter, Lori Roberts and husband  Todd  all of Forsyth, MO.; 3 grandchildren, Mark and Amanda Gideon and Tanner Roberts; 2 great-grandchildren, Theron and Anna Gideon; 4 siblings, Val Oliver of CA., Bud Dunham of GA., Ronnie Dunham of VA. and Debbie Engleright of VA.

Maudie was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation of Kansas and Western Missouri, 6405 Metcalf Ave. Ste. 204, Overland Park, KS  66202.

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