Arly “Lynn” Price, 91, of Holden, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Heart of The Ozarks Health Care Center in Ava, Missouri.
Lynn was born April 23, 1929 in Almartha, Missouri, son of Jesse Dean Price and Mattie Lou (Martin) Price.
He graduated from Gainesville High School, Class of ‘48. He served in the Army Air Corps in the Korean War at the Alutian Islands.
He served with the last Army Air Corps brigade prior to becoming the Air Force. Lynn lived in Independence for a time.
He was united in marriage to Norma Fae Rowland in June of 1955 at Elm Spring. Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to a farm near Kingsville.
Lynn farmed and was also a machinist and maintenance manager with Stahl Specialty for nearly 50 years.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and also refurbishing and selling farm equipment.
Lynn was a member of First Baptist Church in Holden and also a longtime Mason.
Lynn had a very active sense of humor.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma; daughter, Norma Marlene Price; three sisters, Virginia Burnett, Glenda Beach and Hettie Cooper; and three brothers, Audie, Doy and Lyle. Survivors include 12 nieces and nephews, which includes Connie Beach and Andrea Sage. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10 at Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden.
Interment followed at Elm Spring Cemetery, north of Kingsville, with Full Military Honors provided by U.S. Army, Holden VFW, Post #5844, and Munday-Hancock Post #90, American Legion.
The family received friends from 1:30 p.m. until service time, Saturday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Johnson County Cancer Foundation.
Online condolences may be left at www.williamsfuneralchapel.net. Per the family’s request, masks were required at the service.