Ida Lydia Poore, 78, of Lamar, passed away the morning of August 9, 2019 with her husband, Melvin Poore holding her hand. Ida was born March 26, 1941 to Frank Lewis and Ethel (Eads) Burdick. She was the 9th of 10 children and they all grew up in Deerfield, Mo. Ida loved music and taught herself to play the acoustic guitar. She married Melvin Poore in 1975 and during their marriage they traveled from the North to the South, depending on the season and she played her guitar and sang with other patrons of the parks they used.
Ida is preceded in death by her father, Frank, her mother, Ethel, her brothers, Junior, Edward, Bill, and Earl, and her sister, Beulah. She is survived by her husband, Melvin, her daughters, Julia Burroughs & family of Kansas City, and Rose Valentine & family of Lamar, her sisters Alice, Rosie, Gladys, and Emma.
The funeral service for Ida will be Tuesday August 13, 2019 at 11 A.M. A time of visitation will be held from 10am-11am before the service. Interment will be 2:30 P.M. at the Uniontown Cemetery in Uniontown, KS.
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