Howard Ellis McDaniel

Howard Ellis McDaniel, 59, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Sept. 17, 2019, at his home. He was born July 26, 1960, in Riverside, Calif., to Howard Elliott and Loretta Sue (Underwood) McDaniel.
McDaniel was a 1979 graduate of Madera High School, in Madera, Calif.  He was a union carpenter and a member of the Masons and the Shiners. In 1986, he married Stacy Berner in Fresno, Calif.
He is survived by: his wife of 33 years; his mother; son, Johnny McDaniel of McAlester, Okla.; daughter, Amanda (Bobby) Baggett of McAlester, Okla.; sister, Lisa Small of Madera, Calif.; brother, Bub (Julie) of Madera, Calif.; and five grandchildren. McDaniel was preceded in death by his father and brother-in-law, Jeff Small.
Burial will be at a later date at the Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller. Online condolences may be shared at


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312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


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