Obituaries from September 2005
AVIS DONNA BARBRE
Avis Donna Barbre, 84, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2005, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born Dec. 6, 1920, in Clark County, Kan., the daughter of Edgar and Nina (Heyes) Cavner. On Nov. 2, 1946, in Tucson, Ariz., she was united in marriage to Harold Monroe "Doc" Barbre, who preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 2000...
EMMA JO RATHBUN
Emma Jo Rathbun, infant daughter of Keith and Cherish (Moore) Rathbun, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, in St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin. survivors include: her parents, Keith and Cherish Rathbun; grandparents Carl and Joyce Harlow, of Exeter; great grandparents, Donald and Patti Hall, of Madill, Okla., and Larry and Elaine Rathbun, of Coalinga, Calif.;...
REGENA MAUDE OLBERTZ
Regena Maude Olbertz, 93, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005, in her home.
Her body has been cremated under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. No services are planned.
FOHN FUNERAL HOME
Shell Knob, Missouri
Pauline "Paula" Duncan, of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born in Oark, Ark., the daughter of Arthur E. and Rella (Langdon) Miller. On Nov. 12, 1988, she was united in marriage to Allen Duncan, who survives...
KENNETH MICHAEL "MIKE" WHISMAN
Kenneth Michael "Mike" Whisman, 58, passed away Sept. 15, 2005, in Purdy, following a long illness. He was born May 10, 1947, in DeQueen, Ark., to Kenneth C. and Vivian V. (Underwood) Whisman. He was united in marriage to Lynn C. Stiles on Aug. 1, 1968, at Miami, Okla., and she survives...
HUTSON D. "BUCK" REED
Hutson D. "Buck" Reed, 82, of Neosho, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005, at his home in Neosho. He was born Dec. 16, 1922, in Rural Newton County to Willie Lee and Ina (Meador) Reed. He worked in Masonary Construction for various contractors and was a member of the Belfast Baptist Church located west of Neosho. He married Peggy Pauline McMillen March 3, 1951, in Eureka Springs, Ark...
C.C. (TIM) RATH
C.C. (Tim) Rath, 89, of the Iowa Veterans Home, passesd away Monday, Sept. 12, 2005. He was born June 17,1916, in Alvin (Wray), Colo. He was the third child of nine children born to Alice May (Bachman) and Charles Lee Rath. He attended the Montezuma schools and graduated out of the new High School with the class of 1935. ...
Charles Mirl Miller, 86, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Sept. 17, 1919, in Crane, the son of Clem and Rhoda (Hunter) Miller. On May 10, 1941, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Ruby Henson, who survives...
RICHARD E. HILE
Richard E. Hile, 57, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield following a short illness. He was born in Monett on Nov. 5, 1947, the son of the late John and Pearl Moody Hile. He married Linda Wellson Nov. 5, 1988. He was a truck driver for Dan Cline Trucking in Mt. Vernon. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Barry County Shrine Club, and the Abu Ben Temple in Springfield...
WILMA DEAN ELLIS
Wilma Dean Ellis, 84, of Exeter passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2005. She was born April 3, 1921, South of Wheaton in Barry County to Audie and Daisy (Creason) Harrell. She was a homemaker. She married Lemmie C. Ellis on Nov. 19, 1938, in Washburn. He preceded her in death on May 16, 2004. She was a member of the Ridgley Assembly of God Church...
PANSY (PAT) BRASHIER
Pansy O. (Pat) Brashier, 81, of Joplin, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, at St. John's Regional Medical Center after a long illness. She was born March 14, 1924, in Tulsa, Okla. She was the daughter of the late Roy J. Holder and Cola J. Carroll Holder, and had lived in Joplin the past year, moving from Washburn. ...
DONALD G. ALLEN
Donald G. Allen, 71, passed away Sept. 18, 2005, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was born Aug. 23, 1934, in Viola, a son of Noah D. and Addie M. (Roush) Allen. He was a farmer and of the Pentecostal faith. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Noah and Addie Allen; and four brothers, Lonnie Allen, Willard Allen, Bill Allen and Dennis Allen...
George W. Turpin
George W. Turpin, 76, of Nixa, passed Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005. He was born Feb. 22, 1929 in Republic, the son of Otto and Myrtle (Holiway) Turpin. He attended Linzie and Republic schools before moving to Seligman and then to Washburn where he completed his education. ...
SYLVIA MAY PLUMMER
Sylvia May Plummer, 70, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005, at her home in Wheaton. She was born Aug. 28, 1935, Deadwood, Alberta, Canada, to Lee and Grace (Guttau) Lay. She married Henry A. Plummer, Jr. in Anderson, on Dec. 18, 1953. He survives...
NOLAN GAIL HAY
Nolan Gail Hay, 75, of Tulsa, Okla., passed away Monday, Sept. 12, 2005, in Tulsa, Okla. He was employed with Stevens Gasket Company. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Moore's Memory Chapel with interment at Floral Haven Cemtery...
DONALD WAYNE WILLIS
Donald Wayne Willis, 82, of Purdy, passed away at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005, at Monett Health Care following a lingering illness. He was born in Woodson, Ill. on March 18, 1923, the son of the late Ben T. and Anna O'Brien Willis. He married Dolly Thompson on Dec. 7, 1949...