Florence Borden, a resident of Parkville, Mo passed away on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the age of 99. She was born August 9, 1915 in Chanute, KS to Orlin and Mabel (Bochelman) Pruitt. She grew up and attended school in the Argentine area of Kansas City, KS and lived most of her adult life in the Parkville area.
Florence was a member of the Park Hill Christian Church and enjoyed spending time with her family and close friends. She married George D. Borden, Jr. in May of 1948. Mr. Borden preceded her in death on January 9, 1990. In her earlier years she was employed by North American in the Fairfax Plant and spent the majority of her working years keeping the books for her husband’s Borden’s “66” Service Station, at the corner of highways 9 & 45 in Parkville.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and a son, Danny Borden. Survivors include her daughter, Janet McCormick and husband Robert of Parkville; and two grandsons, Scott and Jeffrey Watkins.
The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. Friday, February 13, 2015 at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. At 2:00 p.m. family and friends will process to the East Slope Cemetery in Riverside, where a graveside service will be held. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Park Hill Christian Church. Memories of Florence and condolences may be left online at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.