Opal E. Trimble, 98, of Independence, formerly of Saline County, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at the Regency Care Center in Independence.
Graveside services will be Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. at the Slater City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Born Sept. 20, 1908, in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late Fred M. and Mallie Runyon Smitherman. On Feb. 12, 1930, in Marshall, she married John Dale Trimble and he preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 1977.
Trimble had lived in the Kansas City and Independence areas the past 70 years, moving from Saline County.
She is survived by a son, Donald Trimble, of Independence; two grandsons, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, a sister and a great-granddaughter.