Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Obituary - Anna Mae Carrel

Anna Mae Carrel, 98, Nevada, MO passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, KS. Anna was born November 4, 1924 in Mound City, KS to Fred M. and Mary C. (Hollis) Smith. 

She was united in marriage to Charles E. Trosper on January 14, 1946 and he preceded her in death on January 27, 1968. She married Vernon Carrel in 1973 and he preceded her in death on October 31, 1993.

Anna was raised in the Mound City, KS area and attended school there. She lived most of her adult life in Nevada. Anna worked as a seamstress at Nelly Don in Nevada for seven years. She enjoyed making quilts, woodworking, embroidery, and gardening.

Survivors include two daughters, Maude Thorne (Bill), Lone Jack, MO, and Gloria Cole, Nevada, MO; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Fyock, Olathe, KS; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to both of her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Eddie Trosper; one brother, Robert Smith; one sister, Josephine Johnson; a step-daughter Patsy Franklin, and step-son Lawrence Carrel.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 9, 2022 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Melanie Elsky officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler, MO. The family will receive friends from 9-10:00 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested in her memory to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association c/o Ferry Funeral Home.

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