Garland Kidwell

April 27, 1931 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 91)


Garland Kidwell, 91 of Barnett, Missouri passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022 at his residence in Barnett, Missouri.  He was born April 27, 1931 in Barnett, Missouri the son of the late Ralph  and Margaret (Stayton) Kidwell. 


Survivors include,


Sons, Dennis Kidwell (Cynthia) of Eldon, MO; Gary Kidwell (Brenda) of Eldon, MO; Kenneth Kidwell (Marsha) of Barnett, MO; Ronald Kidwell of Mesquite, TX; Donald Kidwell (Bobbi Sue Larson) of Barnett, MO


Twenty-one Grandchildren, Thirty-five Great- Grandchildren and Ten Great- Great- Grandchildren.


Two Brothers, Basil Kidwell of Jefferson City, MO; Wayne Kidwell (Elizabeth) Turlock, CA


Two wives, Eileen (Wells) Kidwell and Thelma (Bennett) Kidwell preceded him in death along with a daughter, Janice Montgomery, a granddaughter, Amy Kidwell and three sisters, Pauline Dutcher, Donna Wakefield and Ruth Scrivner.


Garland was a member of the First Assembly of God Church of Eldon, MO.  He was employed with the Rock Island Railroad for forty-two years and was a member of the Railroad Union.  After his retirement he enjoyed farming and dearly loved spending time with his family.   


Visitation will be Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO with the Funeral Service beginning at 11:00 AM with Rev. Dan Wakefield officiating.  Burial will follow at Dooley Cemetery near Eldon, MO.


Memorials in his name are suggested to New Life Assembly of God Church in Barnett, MO.


Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.

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June 21, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

Funeral Service
June 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

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