Daisy Ruth LaRue, 98, of Laddonia, passed away on June 11, 2011, at Pin Oaks Nursing Home in Mexico. She was born July 22, 1912, in Laddonia, the daughter of David Sutton and Amelia Ann Novey Christopher. Daisy was married to F. Clark LaRue on March 18, 1933, in Laddonia and he preceded her in death on De- cember 17, 1982. She was a lifetime area resident and member of the Laddonia Baptist Church. She was a 1930 graduate of the Laddonia High School and recently attended her 80th class reunion. She was a member of the Laddonia Rebekah Lodge, the West Cuivre Homemakers Club, the Laddonia Eastern Star and the Merry Rummy Club. She volunteered at Audrain Medical Center for several years. She enjoyed cooking, canning, gardening and spending time with her fami- ly. Survivors include two sons and their wives, Larry and Helen LaRue of Rush Hill, and Elwood and Beverly LaRue of Laddonia; two daughters and their husbands, Barbara and Ed Brandt of Fulton, and Janet and Buddy Wieberg, of Martinsburg; one daughter- in-law, Debra LaRue of Wilmington, N.C.; 17 grandchildren, Randy LaRue of Bangkok, Thailand, Karen Overstreet of San Antonio, Texas, Anthony LaRue of Dillon, Mont., Chris LaRue of Pelion, S.C., Darren LaRue of Brookville, Ohio, Forrest LaRue of Prior, Mont., Beth Colley, Brooke Smith and Keith LaRue, all of Mexico, Brett Smith of Fulton, Wayne LaRue of Monroe City, Adam LaRue of Wilmington, N.C., Jennifer Wieberg, and Kayley Wieberg, both of Columbia, Troy Wieberg of Orlando, Fla., Kara Norman of Martinsburg, and Scott LaRue of Raymore; 45 great- grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Donald, Clyde and Terry LaRue; five brothers, Howard, Clarence, Walter, Calvin and Carl Christopher; and two sisters, Mattie Derrick and Elsie Sprecklemeyer. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 14, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bienhoff Funeral Home in Laddonia. Services will be Wednes- day, June 15, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Forrest, Chris, Darren and Anthony LaRue officiating. Burial will be in Laddonia Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Memorial contributions may be made to the Laddonia Cemetery Associa- tion.