May 22, 2019

Azlee Dare Erickson, 93, of LaBelle, Mo., died May 15, 2019, in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

She was born April 11, 1926, at Salem, MO, the daughter of Frank and Susie Frazier Malone. She was united in marriage to Earl Clayton Dare on December 14, 1947, in Hannibal, MO and he preceded her in death in 1983. She was then united in marriage to Don Erickson in 1985 at LaBelle, MO and he preceded her in death in 1993.

Azlee received her education in Dent County, MO. She was a housewife and homemaker and lived in the LaBelle area since 1945. She was employed at Head Start in LaBelle for several years. She loved camping, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Baptist Church in LaBelle, MO.

Azlee was also preceded in death by her parents and twelve brothers and sisters. Surviving are two children, Richard (Debra) Dare of Eldon, MO and Laverne Dare of LaBelle, MO, one grandchild Randy (Kari) Dare of LaBelle, MO, four great grandchildren, Brittany Kelly, Dodge Dare, Dallis Dare and Dani Dare and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held May 19, 2019 in the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, MO. Brother Jesse Rogers officiated the services. Musical selections: Where The Roses Never Fade and Amazing Grace.

Casket bearers: Randy Dare, Dodge Dare, Shane Washburn, Lester Dennis, John McKinstry and Albert Slater. Visitation was held prior to services.

Burial was in the Deer Ridge Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Deer Ridge Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO, 63447.