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LCDR Pharis Williams ret. (12/16/14)
LCDR Pharis Williams ret., 73 went to be with his heavenly father on December 11, 2014, after a valiant fight with Mesothelioma. He leaves behind his wife Geraldine (Jeri), children Tim, David (Terri), Debbie Balog (John), Daniel (Shannon), nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, brothers Nile and Doyle, sister Ramona and many dear friends. ...
Thomas Lee "Tom" Gantt (12/16/14)
Thomas Lee "Tom" Gantt, Sr., 71, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Mercy Hospital, Joplin. He was born Jan. 31, 1943, in Burlington, S.C., the son of Robert Lee and Ida Mae (Hayes) Gantt. On Aug.10, 1966, he was united in marriage to Javene Scheidler, who survives...
Daniel Paul "Danny" Daniels (12/16/14)
Daniel Paul "Danny" Daniels, 53, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. He was born Nov. 8, 1961, in Henderson, Nev., the son of Gerald L. and Thelma "Pauline" (McLain) Daniels who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were three brothers, Gordon, Ralph and Kenneth Daniels...
M.V. "Johnny" Brown (12/16/14)
M.V. "Johnny" Brown, 93, of Cassville, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Cassville. He was born Aug. 17, 1921, son of Orby and Clara (England) Brown, in Wheaton. He was united in marriage to Ava Leigh Rhea and to this union three children were born; she preceded him in death on Feb. ...
Marlene Duncan (12/08/14)
Marlene Duncan, 83, of Washburn, passed away Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. She was born Oct. 20, 1931, in Lincoln, Neb., the daughter of Oliver and Gladys (Delette) Anderson. She was united in marriage to Bob Davis in April of 1949, who preceded her in death on March 28, 2005. ...
Roy M. Goldbaum (12/08/14)
Roy M. Goldbaum, 73, of Cassville, passed away on Nov. 30, 2014, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born on Feb. 20, 1941, in Englewood, Calif., son of Milton and Lucille (Grimm) Goldbaum. He was a 1959 graduate of Dorsey High School in Los Angeles, Calif. He was a Chief Executive Officer of T.D. Materials in Los Angeles. On Aug. 23, 1981, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Shores in Las Vegas, Nev...
Wayne Leon Maxon, Jr. (12/08/14)
Wayne Leon Maxon Jr., 49, passed away at his home in Cassville on Nov. 27, 2014. He was born on Sept. 10, 1965, in Kansas City, son of Wayne Leon Maxon Sr. and Frances (Nibarger). Survivors include: one son, Joshua Maxon, of Houston Texas; his father, Wayne Leon Maxon Sr., of Kansas City; his mother, Frances Muehlebach, of Cassville; one brother, Rodney Maxon, Phoenix, Ariz.; and one sister, Alice Shake, of Maui, Hawaii...
Billy "Bill" Arthur Norman (12/08/14)
Billy "Bill" Arthur Norman, 85, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. He was born Aug. 19, 1929, to Arthur Gray Norman and Greta Mae Smith in Pomona Calif. He is preceded in death by Juanita Marcine Morgan Norman, 1989; and Teresa Ortiz, 1992, and one grandson...
Debra Diane "Debbie" Phelps (12/08/14)
Debra Diane "Debbie" Phelps, 59, of Ridgley, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in her home. She was born Nov. 24, 1955, in Barry County, the daughter of Olen and Gladys (Slagle) Brattin, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were one brother, Howard Brattin and one sister, Vinita Smith...
Dorothy K. (Klootwyk) Burford Smith (12/08/14)
Dorothy K. (Klootwyk) Burford Smith, 93, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the home of her son, Craig Burford. She was born Nov. 13, 1921, in rural Knoxville, Iowa, the daughter of Fred W. and Ethel L. (Sutherland) Klootwyk. On July 29, 1942, she was united in marriage to Walter V. ...
Floyd Wolf, Jr. (12/08/14)
Floyd Wolf, Jr., 69, of Purdy, passed away on Nov. 29, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born on July 23, 1945, in Cassville, son of Floyd and Beulah (Linkous) Wolf. He was a 1963 graduate of Exeter High School. On Oct. 14, 2008, he was united in marriage to Virginia Foster in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Purdy...
Jessica Morgan (12/03/14)
Jessica Ryan Morgan, 17, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield. She was born April 7, 1997, in Rogers, Ark., the daughter of Jerry and Barbara (Clark) Morgan, who survive. Also surviving are: her paternal grandmother, Arlene Morgan, of Seligman; her God-parents, Paul and Emma Mutta, of Garfield, Ark.; two brothers, Bradley Clark, of Washburn, and Lane Morgan, of Seligman; and three sisters, Brandy Hendrix and her husband, Josh, Amber Paulsen and her husband, Jesse, and Ashley Wallace and her husband, Gary, all of Washburn.. ...
Bobby Dewayne Breeden (12/03/14)
Bobby Dewayne Breeden, 52, of Lakewood, Colo., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at St. Anthony Central Hospital in Lakewood, Colo. He was born on Jan. 16, 1962, in Monett, son of Bobby Lee and Geneva (Marler) Cook. He attended Cassville High School and then began working for Friend Tire in Monett as a truck driver. ...
Ernest E. Cowherd (12/03/14)
Ernest E. Cowherd, 91, of Purdy, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at home. He was born to Guy Brentwood Cowherd and Stella (Houck) Cowherd on July 6, 1923. He attended the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville until he was drafted into military service in WW II. He received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart for his service...
Ruth Higgs (12/03/14)
Ida "Ruth" (Granger) Higgs, 102, of Cassville passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was born Feb. 20, 1912, near Simco, to Josie (Gailey) Granger and John Sanford Granger. She graduated from Joplin High School. She attended Northeastern State Teacher's College in Tahlequah, Okla., and taught school in Rocky Comfort. She also worked at Christmans (Macy's) Department Store in Joplin for 34 years...
Don M. Mackie (11/24/14)
Don M. Mackie passed away on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. He was born in Little Rock, Ark., to Fonta (Crunk) and Arthur Mackie on Dec. 12, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Arthur. He graduated from high school in Alexandria, Vg., and attended some college...