Vera Nadine Mogan, age 91, passed away February 9, 2022 at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, Missouri. She was born on January 16, 1931 to Henry A. and Elizabeth Lovewell. Vera married Richard Barrett and they were blessed with a daughter Beverly. On December 5, 1953 Vera married Darrell Burt Mogan in Kansas City, Missouri.
Vera worked at the “Diner” as a waitress when she was a teenager and was affectionately referred to as by the "Diner" her brothers and sisters (the diner was located where Casey’s is now). Vera’s love was her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Her home was the gathering place for not only her children, but many of the neighborhood children as well. She loved raising a huge garden and canning the fruits and vegetables to give away to everyone. Her favorite bird was the Cardinal. She loved to sit on the porch and watch the birds.
Vera was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Elizabeth Lovewell, two half sisters Blanche Lovewell and Florence Witt, two half brothers Oliver Lovewell and Frank Albert Lovewell, brothers Harvey Lovewell, William Henry (Bill) Lovewell, Freddie Lovewell, Sisters Nellie Melton and Lillie Lovewell, grandsons Andrew Vessey, Kevin Gilbert, Chandler Mogan, her husband Darrell B Mogan on February 20, 1984 and daughter Edna Marie Still on June 20, 2008.
Vera is survived by her children, Beverly (husband Mark) Vogele, Ronald L. Mogan, Sharen K. Mogan, Carolyn Sue Vessey, Darrel Ray (wife Judi) Mogan, and Gerald W. Mogan, brother Jim (Jean) Lovewell, sisters Erma Lovewell and Rosie Floyd, thirteen grandchildren and thirty plus great grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, and many other family members and friends who will miss her greatly.