Micheal James “Mike” Lefler, 84 of Nixa, passed away on March 15, 2024.

Mike served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Mike was a member and deacon of North Nixa Baptist Church, where he was very active and served in many areas. Mike and Jane owned and operated their restaurant,  The Pickle Barrel, for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Lefler of Nixa; his children, Donna Dobbins and Karen and Danny Martin; his grandchildren, and others.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 with Pastor Travis Edwards officiating, at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.

Visitation will be held immediately before the service from 10-11 a.m.

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. noon on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at Crescent Lewis Cemetery in Crescent, Missouri.

The service will be under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Pastor Wesley Hahn officiating.