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Bobby Ray Long (10/01/14)
Bobby Ray Long, 74, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Brighton Ridge in Eureka Springs. He was born on March 16, 1940, in Soper, Okla., son of Richard and O.V. (Cox). On Nov. 7, 1983, he was united in marriage to Martha Coy in Eureka Springs, Ark. He joined the U.S. Army serving his country from 1962-1968. He joined the Oklahoma Army National Guard in 1977, and retired in 1995 with a rank of Sergeant First Class. He attended the Holiday Island Baptist Church...
Donald "Wayne" Jesseph (10/01/14)
Donald Wayne Jesseph, 79, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. He was born Feb. 23, 1935, in Norwich, Kan., son of Jesse Lee and ViEttia (Lewis) Jesseph. He was married to Clorene (Long) Jesseph on July 6, 1960. Survivors include: his wife, Clorene Jesseph, of the home; one son, Gary Lee Jesseph, Topeka, Kan.; and a sister, Vera Rickard, of Wellington, Kan. He was preceded in death by his parents...
Dale L. Groom (10/01/14)
Dale L. Groom, 88, of Cassville, passed away in his home surrounded by his family on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. He was born on Aug. 22, 1926, son of Orion and Ethel (Macinturf) Groom, in Clyde. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving in the South Pacific Theater during World War II. He later graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor's degree in agriculture. On Nov. 7, 1980, he was united in marriage to Edna Alberta (Ottinger) Adams in Miami, Okla...
Jerry Ray Kerr (10/01/14)
Jerry Ray Kerr, 73, passed away on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. He was born on June 11, 1941, in Stella to the late Ovan and Grace (Pogue) Kerr. He graduated from Rocky Comfort High School in 1959. Soon after graduation, he worked for Hallmark Cards in Kansas City. ...
Samey May Jenkins (10/01/14)
Samey May Jenkins, 78, of Exeter, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. She was born April 10, 1936, in Gilmore, Ark., the daughter of Dawsey and Nannie (Hayley) Mc-Kellar. On Sept. 6, 1958, in Harrisburg, Ark., she was united in marriage to Ollie Jr. ...
Thelma House (09/23/14)
Thelma House, 97, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Cassville Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 17, 1917, in Washburn, the daughter of William and Myrtle (Gebhart) Lawrence. On Dec. 2, 1937, in Bentonville, Ark., she was united in marriage to William House, who preceded her in death on May 6, 1989. Also preceding her in death were her parents; four infant sons; three sisters, Ruth, Freda and Opal; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter...
Christine M. "Tina" Minnier (09/23/14)
Christine M. "Tina" Minnier, 57, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Red Rose Health Center in Cassville. She was born Feb. 17, 1957, in York, Penn., the daughter of William and Agnes Canoles. After her time in the Army National Guard, BMY, Mechanicsburg Navy Depot, she went on to pursue a degree in business management and early childhood development...
Lucy Ernamae Warner (09/23/14)
Lucy Ernamae Warner, 79, of Wheaton, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in her home. She was born May 24, 1935, in Heavener, Okla., the daughter of Vada Jackson and Essie Fae (Benson) Wilson. On Feb. 10, 1951, she was united in marriage to Robert Edward Warner, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers, Raymond and V.J. Wilson...
Truman Easley (09/23/14)
Truman Easley was born May 7, 1938, near Cassville, to Bee and Opal (Davidson) Easley. He died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Owasso, Okla., at the age of 76 years. Truman was reared and educated at Cassville and graduated with the Cassville High School Class of 1956. ...
Dewey D. Brattin (09/23/14)
Dewey D. Brattin, 81, of Joplin, formerly of Rocky Comfort, passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. He was born June 13, 1933, in Rocky Comfort, the son of Jess and Jewett Brattin. He was a retired employee of Eagle Picher. He attended Blendville Christian Church...
Marian Allene Rowland (09/23/14)
Marian Allene Rowland, 86, formerly of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Fulton Nursing and Rehab in Fulton. She was born Sept. 6, 1928, in Cassville, the daughter of Bernard and Nola (Lassiter) Babb. On June 8, 1946, in Columbus, Kan., she was united in marriage to Lewis "Glenn" Rowland, who preceded her in death on March 27, 2011. Also preceding her in death were her parents and a daughter, Kristy Miskovsky...
Gary Lee Harrell (09/17/14)
Gary Lee Harrell, 62, of Granby, died Sept. 14, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin following a short illness. Gary was born Oct. 4, 1951, in Wheaton, Missouri, the son of Mack and Selma (Newman) Harrell. Gary joined the U.S. Marine Corp in January 1970 and served two tours of duty in Vietnam before being honorably discharged in December, 1974 as a Supply Sergeant. He was a lifelong area resident and a member of First Baptist Church in Butterfield, Missouri...
Harold D. Perriman (09/17/14)
Harold D. Perriman, 67, of Purdy, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Cassville. He was born on May 3, 1947, in Webb City, son of Harry and Charline (Doss) Perriman. On Aug. 12, 1982, he was united in marriage to Patricia Scott in Aurora. He was a U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War, and served in Germany...
Karen Diane (Stringer) Barksdale (09/17/14)
Karen Diane (Stringer) Barksdale, 59, of Buckner, MO, passed away Tuesday morning, Sept. 9, 2014, at her residence following a lengthy battle with cancer. Cremation is planned, with a memorial service to be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 4, 2014, at the Speaks Buckner Chapel, 300 Adams St., Buckner, MO 64016...
Linda Lou Bennett (09/17/14)
Linda Lou Bennett, 68, of Exeter, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in her home. She was born Oct. 7, 1945, in Barry County, the daughter of Gene and Helen Elizabeth (May) Packwood, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was a sister, Marlene Mathew...
Peggy Jean Durham-Barlow (09/17/14)
Peggy Jean Durham-Barlow, 69, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born July 9, 1945, in Nashville, Tenn., the daughter of Frank and Opal Dale (Howard) Mayberry. On Nov. ...
Louise Good (09/10/14)
V. Louise Good passed away Sept.8, 2014, at Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born Nov. 1, 1923, in Cassville to Cora Ann and J. Kirk Douthitt, of Butterfield. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Albert Douthitt, Frank Douthitt; sisters, Laveta Balmas, Beulah Utter, Opal Noble, Marjorie Hall, Ruby Roller, Ruth Porter, Mary Margaret Douthitt, and Mona Jeanne Ray; husbands, Johnny Dee Henley, Don Parsons and Al Good...
Audell "Dell" Owen (09/10/14)
Audell "Dell" Owen, 85 years, of Pineville, Missouri, was called to heaven on Sunday, September 7, 2014, at the Lacoba Home in Monett, Missouri. Dell was born on July 20, 1929 in Benton County, Arkansas to the late Norvel and Bertha Mae (Cash) Goff. ...
Major John M. "Mac" McGuire (09/10/14)
Major John M. "Mac" McGuire, U.S. Army, Retired, 88, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon. He was born Aug. 20, 1926, in Paris, Texas, the son of Floyd Homer and Ruth (Crain) McGuire. On Oct. 3, 1948, in Kansas City, he was united in marriage to Shirley Mae Thomas, who survives...
Clay Wess Atkinson (09/10/14)
Clay Wess Atkinson, 55, of Washburn, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Cassville. He was born Dec. 31, 1958, in Garden City, Kan. Survivors include: his parents, James and Dolores (Carroll) Atkinson, of Washburn; his companion and friend, Diane Atkinson Baker, and her husband, Randy, of Seligman. He and Diane had three children, Sarah Elisabeth, James Elijah Clay, and Molly Diane Atkinson, who survive...
Tinceoline Ziesman (09/10/14)
Tinceoline Ziesman, 96, of Shell Knob, passed away Sept. 5, 2014. She was born on Jan. 23, 1918, at Belmond, Iowa to Byrd and Daisy Lawrence Silvey. She graduated with a teaching degree from Iowa State Teachers College. On June 22, 1944, she was united in marriage to Arthur Ziesman. She taught Sunday school and served in other areas of church work for many years at the First Baptist Church where she was a member...
Mary Ellen Gouldsmith (09/10/14)
Mary Ellen Gouldsmith, 84, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in her home. She was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph Francis and Grace Etta (McKinney) Bellfy. On Aug. 23, 1947, in Toledo, she was united in marriage to Noel J. Gouldsmith, Jr., who survives...
Edna "Lucille" Williams (09/10/14)
Edna "Lucille" Williams, 93, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. She was born Aug. 24, 1921, in Barry County, the daughter of C.R. "Bob" and Luda (Corn) Sapp. On Dec. 14, 1941, she was united in marriage to Marion Williams, who preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 2002. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Troy Sapp and L.E. "Lois" Sapp; and three sisters, Helen Sapp, Ruth Brendlinger and Amanda Cooper...
Beatrice Faye (Francisco) Land (09/10/14)
Beatrice Faye (Francisco) Land, 83, of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. She was born Dec. 20, 1930, at Bethpage, daughter of Verna and Vesta (Lee) Francisco. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Leroy Francisco; and one sister Betty (Corn) Brown...
William "Bill" George Jereczek (09/05/14)
William "Bill" George Jereczek, 84, of Cassville, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at his home. Mr. Jereczek, son of Valentine and Caroline (Domning) Jereczek, was born on June 22, 1930, in St. Paul, Minn. In July of 1947, Bill enlisted in the United States Navy and served as a Navy Seabee during the Korean Conflict. He began his career in the construction business as heavy equipment operator in Ventura, California...