(The following obituary information is taken from the Mason-Woodard website.)
Moises Carmona, age 42, and his daughter, Arriyinnah, age 8, of Joplin, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011 from injuries sustained in the Joplin tornado.
Moises was born September 12, 1969 in Jabonera, Chihuahua, Mexico. He had lived in Joplin since 2001, moving here from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Moises was a heavy equipment operator with Anchor Stone Co., east of Joplin. He was a member of the Joplin Full Gospel Church.
Moises married Kari Patten October 24, 2001 in Albuquerque and she survives. Additional survivors include two daughters, Marisela, and Adriennah “Audrey” Carmona, both of the home, three brothers, Abraham, Juan, and Pachino Carmona, all of Mexico, and six sisters, Manuela, Kick, Teo, Lula, Genoveva, and Lorenza, all of Mexico.
Arriyinnah Savannah Carmona, age 8, was born March 1, 2003. She was a 2nd grade student at Royal Heights Elementary School. In addition to her Mother, and sisters, Arriy is survived by her Maternal Grandfather, Joe Garcia Padilla, Elgin Ill., and her Maternal Grandmother, Carol Ballard, Joplin.
Joint services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Northview Assembly of God Church in Webb City with Pastor John Myers officiating. Burial will follow at the Webb City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. Friday until the service at the Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hedge-Lewis Funeral Home of Webb City, Mo.