Neville Ray Cooper
Neville Ray Cooper, 59, of Northridge, Calif., formerly of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in his home. He was born March 5, 1955, in Joplin, the son of Carl and Maxine (Hayden) Cooper, who survive, of Wheaton. Additional survivors include: one sister, Carla Towers and her husband, Keith, of Greer, S.C...
Cuma Brock Vaughan
Cuma Brock Vaughan, 90, passed away on July 16, 2014, at Heritage Villa Nursing Home in Bartlesville, Okla. She was born on Oct. 2, 1923, in Shell Knob to Ernest Brock and Jessie Whisman Brock. She moved with her family at an early age to Earlsboro, Okla. She graduated from Prairie View High School as salutatorian in 1941...
Margaret Ellen Patty
Margaret Ellen Patty, 63, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Cassville. She was born Aug. 12, 1950, in Hector, Ark., the daughter of Arvil and Dovie (Casto) Crow. On July 22, 1982, she was united in marriage to Kenneth Patty, who survives...
Ruth "Juanita" Johnston
Ruth "Juanita" Johnston, 100, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Autumn Hill Nursing Home in Berryville, Ark. She was born April 1, 1914, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Wilmer Eugene and Ruth Lillian (Heatwole) Weaver, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were one sister, Frances Lamb, and two brothers, Charles and Wilmer Weaver...
Neville Ray Cooper, 59, of Northridge, Calif., formerly of Wheaton, Missouri, died Wednesday, July 16.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, July 20, at Wheaton United Methodist Church, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.
Fay Johnson, 89, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:02 p.m., Tuesday, July 15, at the Lawrence County Manor. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 18, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, with burial at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel...
Ruth Juanita Johnston, 100, of Shell Knob, died at 1:15 a.m., Wednesday, July 16.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 18, at Lake Park Memorial Gardens, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
Delbert Lee "Red" Phillips, Jr.
Delbert Lee "Red" Phillips, Jr., 81, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2014, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield. Services, with military honors, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, in Cassville United Methodist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Andy Lambel will conduct the services...
Billy Lee Rodgers-Hughes, Jr
Billy Lee Rodgers-Hughes, Jr., 50, of Purdy, formerly of Tyler, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his home. He was born on Jan. 1, 1964, in Hobbs, N.M., the son of Jimmie & Ella (Sumner) Rodgers. He was a cross-country truck driver. Survivors include: his five daughters, Kathlyn Hughes, Katelyn Hughes, Jacquelyn Hughes, Marilyn Hughes, all of Purdy, and Cammie Rodgers, of Hobbs, N.M.; and their mother, Leah Nance, of Berryville, Ark.; one grandson; his mother and father, Jimmie and Ella Rodgers, of Tyler, Texas; his biological father, Billy Lee Hughes, Sr., of Siloam Springs, Ark.; and one sister, Lisa Rodgers Stockstill, of Jacksonville, Texas.. ...
Mary F. Fisher
Mary F. Fisher, 85, of Republic, formerly of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Christian Health and Rehabilitation of Republic. She was born May 27, 1929, in Eaton, Colo., the daughter of Charles and Maude (Miller) Palmer. On Jan. 10, 1960, in Newton, Kan., she was united in marriage to George A. ...
Lewis William Brunner
Lewis William Brunner, 79, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, in his home. He was born May 13, 1935, in Lancaster, N.Y., the son of Howard and Pearl (Barry) Brunner. On Sept. 13, 1963, in Omaha, Neb., he was united in marriage to Beverly Jane DeWitt, who survives...
Oakley Dale Soutee
Oakley Dale Soutee, 89, of Marionville, passed away on Sunday, July 13, 2014, while at his home. He was born on Jan. 25, 1925, in Taney County, son of the late H.M. Soutee and Clara Soutee (Dillon). He graduated from Marionville High School in 1942 and went on to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia for a semester. ...
Dewey Landon Stockton
Dewey Landon Stockton, 77, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014, in his home. He was born Oct. 1, 1936, in Shell Knob, the son of Olen and Cleta Marie (Matthews) Stockton. On April 30, 1955, in Raton, N.M., he was united in marriage to Edna Bell Varner, who survives. ...
Doyle Eubanks, 80, of Jenkins, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1934, in Jenkins, the son of the late Elba Ernest and Chloe (Lassiter) Eubanks. He worked for Southwest Manufacturer for 32 years. He was a cattle rancher and a member of the Aurora Baptist Temple. He was a veteran of the Korean War. On Aug. 14, 1971, he married Betty (Potter) Girth in Springfield, and she survives...
Melba "Lucille" Shell
Melba "Lucille" Shell, 86, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014. She was born Feb. 7, 1928, in Arkansas, the daughter of Earl and Melinda Lorne (Andrews) Slate. She was united in marriage to Robert Sprueill, who preceded her in death. To this union four children were born. ...
Rose Mary Brooks
Rose Mary Brooks, 73, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation, Cassville. She was born April 3, 1941, in Cassville, the daughter of Clarence and Glenice (Slinkard) Shepherd. On Dec. 16, 1982, she was united in marriage to Phillip Eugene "Gene" Brooks, Sr., who preceded her in death on July 28, 2007. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Morris Allen Shepherd...
Sylvan Jennings Falmer
Sylvan Jennings Falmer, 83, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1931, in Revillo, S.D., the son of S. Fred and Jenny (Lind) Falmer. On Aug. 12, 1962, in Mt. Vernon, he was united in marriage to Helen E. Finley, who survives...
Edith Lyle Stever Prier Davis
Edith Lyle Stever Prier Davis, 96, formerly of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Guest Home Estates II, Chanute, Kan. She was born March 10, 1918, to Ota and Stella Holman Stever, of Mano. She attended Mano School and graduated with honors from Cassville High School in 1936 and was the Valedictorian of the class. She attended State Teachers College, Southwest Missouri State University, and Drury College, graduating in 1960 with a Bachelor of Science degree...
Ordon O. "Sonny" Tummons
Ordon O. "Sonny" Tummons, 74, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014, in his home. He was born Sept. 29, 1939, in Springfield, the son of Ordon Eugene and Nannie (Jaynes) Tummons. On April 14, 1961, he was united in marriage to Ellen, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Carl Tummons and stepmother, Dora Ann "Dodie" Tummons...
Gail "Luann" Towler
Gail "Luann" Towler, 64, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Circle Of Life Hospice, Bentonville, Ark. She was born April 18, 1950, in Nampa, Idaho, the daughter of Aaron and Edith (Garrett) Stringer. On Sept. 27, 1968, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to Emery R. Towler, who preceded her in death on Aug. 25, 2010. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Wendell Stringer...
Nadine Pugh, 87, of St. Charles, formerly of Barry County, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, in St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles. She was born April 7, 1927, in Verona, the daughter of Jesse Earl and Lavada (Henson) Webber. On May 10, 1944, she was united in marriage to Winfred Pugh, who preceded her in death on March 1, 2007. ...
Mary Jo Weston
Mary Jo Weston, 73, of Kansas City, formerly of Stella, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014. She was born Jan. 22, 1941, in Neosho, the daughter of Joseph W. and Mildred M. (Jones) East. She was united in marriage to Franklin Weston, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two daughters; and one brother...
Roger Lee Becker
Roger Lee Becker, 77, of Rocky Comfort, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014, at the Granby House. He was born on Feb. 13, 1937, in Jackson, Minn., son of Herman and Marion (Tilton) Becker. He graduated from Okabena High School in Minnesota. In 1965, he sold almost everything he owned, including his 1925 Model T, and drove out west. ...
Andrew Zane Duga
Andrew Zane Duga, 63, of Purdy, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield. Arrangements will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
Roseana "Rosie" Jane Williams
Roseana "Rosie" Jane Williams, 90, of Shell Knob, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Mercy Hospital in Berryville, Ark. She was born on Aug. 29, 1923, in Manchester, Okla., daughter of Cecil and Rose (Orr) Page. On July 5, 1942, she was united in marriage to Errol Wayne Williams in Wichita, Kan. ...