Darla R. Meyer
Darla R. Meyer, 67, of Springfield, died at 6:15 am, Thursday, July 7, 2016 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born on March 17, 1949 in Litchfield to Harry L. and Esther E. (Sexton) Ashmore. She married Stephen D. Meyer in 1991 and he survives.
She was preceded in death by her mother in 2009; one brother, David Bruce Ashmore in 1967 and an infant son, Jonathan.
Surviving are her husband, Stephen D. Meyer of Springfield; two sons, Christopher R. Wagehoft of Phoenix, AZ and Matthew B. Wagehoft of Springfield; two step-sons, Joshua A. (Melody) Meyer and Brian C. (Lisa) Meyer, both of Springfield; father, Harry L. Ashmore of Cookville, TN; five grandchildren, Amber Wagehoft, Riley and Cameron Wiersma, Ella and Ethan Meyer; one sister, M. Diane Ashmore of Cookville, TN and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Darla was a member of South Side Christian Church. She worked as a Registered Nurse since 1970 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, Memorial Medical Center and most recently at Cardinal Glennon Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in St. Louis.
Visitation: 2 – 5 pm Sunday, July 10, 2016 at South Side Christian Church. A second visitation will be held from 10-11 am Monday, July 11, 2016 at South Side Christian Church.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am, Monday, July 11, 2016 at South Side Christian Church with Pastor Brooks Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to South Side Christian Church or Lifetime Pregnancy Center.