Lilah Marie Cone, 96, of Bolivar passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, at Liberty Hospital.

Lilah was born Nov. 14, 1922, in Kansas City to Roy Earhart and Rachel McBride Earhart.

On Dec. 12, 1942, she married Ernest D. Cone, Jr. in Kansas City. They were married almost 73 years before his death in 2015.

Lilah was a devoted wife and homemaker all of her life. Her priority was always her family and friends. She was a member of Berean Baptist Church in Bolivar.

Lilah is survived by her three children, Nancy Hoke of Canyon Lake, California, Sharon Underwood of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Bruce Cone of Lawson; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. 

A funeral for Lilah Cone will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 8, at Butler Funeral Home in Bolivar. Visitation will be the hour prior. Burial will take place at Antioch Cemetery in Pittsburg.

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