Zola Marie Livingston

September 11, 1919 - February 21, 2021
Zola Livingston

Zola Marie (Naylor) Livingston age 101 passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021.

She was born to John Melton Naylor and Ethel Salome (Armstrong) Naylor on September 11, 1919 in Kendrick, Oklahoma. Zola worked in the World War II war effort, building aircraft, including working as a riveter. She later worked in Accounting, including at Cessna Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas, where she met her future husband, Home Earl Livingston, Jr. They married on January 15, 1955.

Zola actively took part in their dairy and ranching business throughout the rest of her life. Zola is survived by her daughter, Lisa Livingston-Martin of Webb City, Missouri; grandchildren, Alexander Martin, Benton Martin and Cameron Martin, and great-granddaughter Rosalind Martin, as well as a number of nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and her brother, William Naylor, and a sister Dorothy (Naylor) Routh.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at OakWood Cemetery south of Neosho. Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City. Visit www.simpsonfh.com for online condolences.