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John E. Ransom
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Obituary for John E. Ransom

John E. Ransom, age 89, of Sullivan, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

John is survived by two sons, Joe Ransom and wife Rosemary of Sullivan, MO, and John Ransom of Manchester, MO; two grandchildren, Jessica Ransom and fiancé Jamie McCane of Sullivan, and Matthew Ransom of Manchester, MO; two great-grandchildren, Alexis Self and Chase Chapman; 2 brothers, Jimmy Ransom and wife MaDonna of Farmington, MO, and Michael Ransom and wife Lorene of Cuba, MO; four sisters, Margaret Watts of Desloge, MO, Charlotte Hall and husband Ray of Fairfield, CA, Phyllis Sherrill of Desloge, MO, and Sue Bess and husband Richard of Desloge, MO; sister-in-law, Bonnie Ransom; nieces & nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Ruth (Parks) Ransom on June 21, 2018; his parents, John and Ruby (Ball) Ransom; two brothers, Donald and Larry Ransom; and two brothers-in-law, Bill Watts and Don Sherrill.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM, Monday, September 17, 2018 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan. Pastor Matt Dudley will be officiating. Interment will follow in I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery in Sullivan.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Monday, at the Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions, in memory of John, may be given to the American Heart Association.

Friends may send online condolences to the family of Mr. Ransom at

All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan & Bourbon, MO.

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Eaton Funeral Home

347 N. Clark
P.O. Box 625
Sullivan, MO 63080





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Eaton Funeral Home

347 N. Clark
P.O. Box 625
Sullivan, MO 63080

Cemetery Details


I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery

N. Church St.
Sullivan, Missouri 63080

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231-4596

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