Loving and devoted wife and mother

Michele S. Larson, age 48, of Brumley, Missouri, departed this life Friday, August 23, 2013 at her home.

Michele was born December 4, 1964, in St. Louis, Missouri the daughter of Freeman and Bettie Dollar Esks.

She was united in marriage to Melvin Larson on March 14, 1994 in Steelville, Missouri.

Michele was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Brumley. Michele loved nature, and all animals. She also enjoyed music.

Michele is survived by her husband Melvin; her children, Amanda Fleming, Adrienne Fleming, Claire Larson, Haley Larson and Maddie Larson; her grandchildren, Willem Welker, Paisley Welker, and Levi Duryea; her sister Denise Hessler; her brother Terry Ecks; best friend and partner in crime Linda Beisswenger and many more friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be held Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Lighthouse Church Hwy C in Brumley, Missouri with Reverend Eric Shaw officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Missouri.