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Xai Toua Yang (03/23/15)
Xai Toua Yang, 88, of Diamond, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, in his home. He was born Oct. 15, 1926, in Laos, the son of Wa Seng Yang and Chi Xiong. In 1945, in Laos, he was united in marriage to Ker Xiong, who survives. Also surviving are: two sons, Blong Yang and his wife, May Herr Yang, of Diamond, and Wa Sher Yang and his wife, Mai Houa Vang, of Laos; four daughters, Mai Yia Yang and her husband, Va Por Xiong, of St. ...
Loraine Krause (03/23/15)
Loraine Krause, 92, of Springfield, formerly of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Springfield. Mrs. Krause, She was born on Nov. 7, 1922, in Chicago, Ill., daughter of Edward and Harriet (Burns) Droege. On April 11, 1942, in Chicago, Ill., she was united in marriage to Charles R. Krause, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 2010. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Cassville...
John L. Berning (03/23/15)
John L. Berning, 92, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, in his home. He was born Jan. 6, 1923, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Frank and Marie (Leoaty) Berning. On March 19, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was united in marriage to Helen Laney, who survives. On March 19, they would have been married 69 years. Additional survivors include: one daughter, Jackie Holt, of Urbana; one brother, Frank Berning, Jr., of Cincinnati, Ohio; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Pamela Joan Patterson (03/23/15)
Pamela Joan Patterson, 60, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015, at her home. She was born July 8, 1954, in Normal, Ill., the daughter of the late Roy and Gene (McCrellias) Brechbuhler. She was a 1972 graduate of Aurora High School in Aurora, and was a respiratory therapist at the Cox Monett Hospital...
Lyle Thompson (03/23/15)
Lyle D. Thompson, 70, of Eagle Rock, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, in Mercy Hospital, Rogers, Ark. He was born June 5, 1944, in Eagle Rock, the son of Gerald and Naomi Irene (Prier) Thompson. On June 28, 1966, he was united in marriage to Regina "Jean" Gage, who survives...
Ethel Colene Lander (03/23/15)
Ethel Colene Lander, 87, of Viola, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield. She was born April 4, 1927, in Sayre, Okla., the daughter of Elmer Elsworth and Lucille Bell (Chambers) Hall. On May 27, 1949, she was united in marriage with Dale Eugene Lander in Tracy, Calif...
Kelvin Lee Garrison (03/17/15)
Kelvin Lee Garrison, 54, of Wheaton, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015. He was born on Oct. 4, 1960, son of Olan "Ralph" and Velma (Shoemaker) Garrison, in Stella. On Aug. 13, 2004, he was united in marriage to Star Ann Garrison in Pioneer; she preceded him in death on April 1, 2013. ...
John L. Berning (03/17/15)
John L. Berning, 92, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, in his home. He was born Jan. 6, 1923, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Frank and Marie (Leoaty) Berning. On March 19, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was united in marriage to Helen Laney, who survives. On March 19, they would have been married 69 years. Additional survivors include: one daughter, Jackie Holt, of Urbana; one brother, Frank Berning, Jr., of Cincinnati, Ohio; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Sidney S. Smith (03/17/15)
Sidney S. Smith, 82, of Grand Island, Neb., passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015. He was born April 14, 1932, the son of William E. and Elsie (Snider) Smith. On Feb. 1, 1953, in Belle Plaine, Kan., he was united in marriage to Jane Hughson. Survivors include: his wife of 62 years, Jane; two sons, Kirby K. ...
Dena Ruth (Waddell) Duncan (03/17/15)
Dena Ruth (Waddell) Duncan, 88, of Golden, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield. She was born Nov. 12, 1926, in Coldwater, Kan., the daughter of Robert E. and Flossie B. (Paden) Waddell. On Jan. 30, 1946, in Coldwater, she was united in marriage to Carroll Wayne Duncan, who preceded her in death...
Thomas Miller McCallister (03/17/15)
Thomas Miller McCallister, 86, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Roaring River Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. He was born July 18, 1928, in Barry County, the son of Jaques and Lottie (Horner) McCallister. On Sept. ...
Stanley Joe King (03/17/15)
Stanley Joe King, 68, of Springfield, passed away March 2, 2015. He was born Sept. 17, 1946, to Burl and Edna King in Stella. He graduated from Purdy High School in 1964. On Jan. 15, 1966, he married Linda Cochran in Pierce City, and she survives. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968. He worked for Frisco and BNSF for 39 years, retiring in 2007...
Wanda Colleen Henson (03/11/15)
Wanda Colleen Henson, 82, of Exeter, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015, in Roaring River Health and Rehab, Cassville. She was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Cassville, the daughter of Benton and Flossie (Gaylor) Starkey who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Benton and Evan Starkey; and five sisters, Mildred Finn, Derese Bones, Clara Terry, Marcella Long and Dorothy Warner...
Jerry D. King (03/10/15)
Jerry D. King, 80, of Cassville, passed away in his home on Friday, March 6, 2015. He was born on Dec. 1, 1934, son of Earl and Zelma (Gochenouer) King, in Dakota City, Iowa. On April 5, 1952, he was united in marriage to Yvonne Johnson in Princeton. ...
Mike Hammond (03/10/15)
Mike Hammond, 68, of Cassville, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Cox South Hospital, Springfield. He was born on Aug. 14, 1946, in Cushing, Okla., son of Bill and Hazel (Brown) Hammond. His family moved to Barry County in 1964, where he began working with his father in the family business, Hammond Service Station in Cassville. On Dec. 17, 1966, he was united in marriage to Sandy Wallace in Cassville; she survives...
Pamela Charline Ashley (03/10/15)
Pamela Charline Ashley, 80, died at her home in Kansas City, Mo., on March 2, 2015. She was born in rural Cassville, on Nov. 7, 1934, daughter of Robert Lee and Laura Ellen Greer. She was united in marriage to James Gailey Ashley, Jr., on April 24, 1958, in Cassville. He preceded her in death on June 20, 2004...
Mary Lynn Squires (03/04/15)
Mary Lynn Squires, 55, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in her home. She was born Sept.21, 1959, in Barry County, the daughter of Roy and Vivian (McQueen) Box, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were a son, Kyle, and a brother, Gary...
David "Ryan" Bokor (03/04/15)
David "Ryan" Bokor, 27, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in his home. He was born July 28, 1987, in Brunswick, Ga., the son of David Bokor and Lynn (Parrish) Vieira who survive. Additional survivors include: his wife, Becka (Berry) Bokor; one daughter, Blakely Lynn Bokor, of the home; father, David Bokor and his wife, Deanna, of Waycross, Ga.; mother Lynn Vieira and her husband, Joe, of Brunswick, Ga.; mother and father-in-law, Johnny and Martha Berry, of Cassville; sister-in-law Reanna Berry, of Cassville; three sisters, Victoria Brown and Jennifer Brown of Waycross, Ga.; Sahre Myers, of Orlando, Fla.; maternal grandmother, Jeanette Waidelich and her husband, Gene, of Brunswick, Ga.; maternal stepgrandparents, Angie Vieira and husband, Jay Murphy, of Boston, Mass.; paternal grandfather, Ervin Bokor, of Waycross, Ga.; He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Iris Faye Bokor. ...
Ronald Nelson "Ron" Rickard (03/04/15)
Ronald Nelson "Ron" Rickard, Sr., 78, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, in his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1937, in Maplewood, and was preceded in death by his parents, Nelson Rickard, Jessie (Johnson) Rickard, Ed Orth, Alice Orth-Hoehne, his stepfather; Arthur Hoehne; and sister, Jo Garcia...
Loring "Larry" Edmond Erickson (03/04/15)
Loring "Larry" Edmond Erickson, 87, of Shell Knob, passed away on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born on March 1, 1927, in Duluth, Minn., son of Raymond and Alvina (Johnson) Erickson. He was united in marriage to Nancy Gail Smith on May 21, 1947, in Des Moines, Iowa. ...
William "Bill" Curran (03/04/15)
William "Bill" Curran, 60, of Cassville, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at his home. He was born on Aug. 12, 1954, in San Bernardino, Calif., son of Elijah and Gladys (Lawson) Curran. In 1992, he was united in marriage to Connie Golden in San Bernardino, Calif., and she survives. ...
Jo Anne Courtney (03/04/15)
Jo Anne Courtney, of Eagle Rock, Mo., died Feb. 26, 2015, in Fort Smith, Ark. She was born Sept. 26, 1932, in Boston, Mass., to William Burke and Eleanor Hession Harriss. She was a retired Registered Nurse for the Arkansas Department of Human Services. ...