Claudia Jean “Lolly” Fairhurst

Claudia Jean “Lolly” Fairhurst, 84, of Joplin, Missouri, departed this life on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Joplin Health and Rehab, after a recent decline in health.

Claudia entered this life on March 3, 1938, in Los Angeles, California, daughter of the late Herbert J. and Rucina “Jody” (Sims) Snodgrass.  She worked for the County of Los Angeles as Communications Supervisor, until moving to Joplin, Missouri, in 1977.  Upon moving to Joplin, Claudia worked for King Press as Purchasing Expediter before retiring from Eagle Picher as a Quality Control Technician.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Michael Fairhurst; and two siblings, JoAnn Fry and John Earl Snodgrass.

Claudia is survived by one brother, H.J. Snodgrass of San Antonio, Texas; a niece, Angela Wynne and husband, Brian, of Webb City; a nephew, Rick Fry and wife, Angela, of Racine; a brother-in-law, Jerry Fry, of Seneca; as well as host of other family and friends.

Viewing for Claudia will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 6&7 from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Parker Mortuary.  Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary in Joplin, Missouri.

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