Myrtle "Jaunita" Allgire
, age 86, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 03, 2018 at Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing Center in Crystal City, Missouri. She was born October 10, 1931 in Marston, Missouri, the daughter of the late Pauline (nee Arnold) and Emmett Pardon.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband William Arthur Allgire; and her sister Emma Lee Butler.
She is survived by her daughters Sharon (Gene) Roth of DeSoto, Missouri, and Elaine (the late Douglas) Keane of Ava, Missouri; brothers Eugene Pardon of Portageville, Missouri, and Charles (the late Rita) Pardon of Jefferson City, Missouri; grandchildren Ranae (Duncan) Bamsey, Elizabeth (Travis) Dimmitt, Matthew (Jessica) Keane, Scott (Katrina) White, and Stephanie (John) Tilmon; and great-grandchildren Carter, Allison, Billy, Luke, Mattie, Olivia, Lucas, Johnny, Charlie, and Joey.
She was a retired inspector with the former Continental Can Co. in St. Louis, Missouri.
Visitation from 2:00 P.M. until the time of funeral service at 5:30 P.M. Monday, January 8, 2017 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, officiated by Bro. Bob Thebeau of DeSoto Freewill Baptist Church. Interment in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City. Memorials in her memory are preferred to the Crystal Oaks Foundation or the Alzheimer's Association.