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Obituaries from January 2006

JAMES WOODROW RICH (01/26/06)
James Woodrow Rich, 90, passed away in Simi Valley, Calif., on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005. He had been confined to a nursing home for the past year following open heart surgery in September 2004. He was born in Pea Ridge, Ark., on Dec. 11, 1914, the son of James and Anna Rich. He was united in marriage April 9, 1948, to Clara Mae Bashe, who preceded him in death on June 24, 2001...
BERNICE O. MCALLISTER (01/26/06)
Bernice O. McAllister, 78, of Washburn, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006, in St. Mary Rogers Memorial Hospital, Rogers, Ark. She was born Aug. 24, 1927, in Washburn, the daughter of Rice and Edith (Morgan) Banks. She was married to Daniel Hauck, who preceded her in death. On June 12, 1974, she was united in marriage to Ralph McAllister, who preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 2005. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Neoma Hilery and Ozella Daniels...
PAULA KAYE MATTHEWS (01/26/06)
Paula Kaye Matthews, 44, of Tulsa, Okla., passed away Wednesday, Jan.18, 2006, in her home. She was born Sept. 10, 1961, in Eureka Springs, Ark., the daughter of Riley G. and Beverly A. Matthews, who survive. Additional survivors in-clude: one son, John Groves and his wife, Kelley, of Broken Arrow, Okla.; a daughter, Brandi Groves and her fiancÚ, Scott Brackett, of Tulsa, Okla.; a step daughter, Christi Lee and her husband, Jason, of White Bluff, Tenn.; one sister, Saundra S. ...
NAOMI FERGUSON (01/26/06)
Naomi Ferguson, 95, of Purdy, passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2006, at Red rose Inn, Cassville. She was born Nov. 15, 1910, in Purdy, to the late Wesley and Gertrude Wormington Henderson. She married Henry Ferguson in 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1982...
CLARENCE C. COCHRANE (01/26/06)
Clarence C. Cochrane, 60, of Seligman, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006, in St. John's Hospital, Aurora. He was born June 30, 1945, in Memphis, Tenn., the son of David and Margaret (Pippin) Cochrane, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: one son, Gene Bryant Cochrane and his wife, Jennifer, of Bakersfield, Calif.; a brother, David Cochrane and his wife, Theresa, of Aurora; a sister, Beth Schoeffler, of Augusta, Ga.; and two grandchildren...
HERBERT F. COFFMAN (01/26/06)
Herbert F. Coffman, 72, of Monett, passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2006, in Monett Health Care Center. He was born Aug. 20, 1933, in Hartfield, the son of James Clinton and Cleonice M. (Godfrey) Coffman, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by four sisters and one brother...
JAMES RAY BOWMAN, JR. (01/26/06)
James Ray Bowman, Jr., 45, of Exeter, passed away at his home Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006. He moved to the area with his family at the age of 10. He was a graduate of Exeter High School. He worked as a machinist most of his life. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Exeter...
BETTY "LOU" AUSTIN (01/19/06)
Betty "Lou" Austin, 53, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at Tulsa, Okla. She was born on March 14, 1952, at Wheaton, to Eldon and Mary Lowe Elliott. She was an account executive at the Holmes Organization. Survivors include: three daughters, Melissa Kuhn, of Altus, Okla., Julie Kolmer and her husband, Tom, of Muskogee, Okla., and Shawna and her financee, Kevin Hunt, of Pampa, Texas; two brothers, Donnie Elliott, and his wife Donna, of Russelville, Ark., and Garry Elliott, and his wife, Tess, of Cassville; two sisters, Rhonda Cooper and her husband, Chris, of Cassville, and Sharon Elliott and her husband, Don, of Hereford, Texas; and six grandchildren.. ...
JAMES RAY BOWMAN, JR. (01/19/06)
James Ray Bowman, Jr., 45, of Exeter, passed away at his home Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Hart Rogers will conduct the services...
JACK JORDAN (01/19/06)
Claude "Jack" Jordan, 73, of Kansas City, passed away at his home Jan. 2, 2006. He was a former resident of Seligman and a 1950 graduate of Seligman High School. He served in the Korean War as a First Lieutenant in the 187 Airborne Regiment. He owned and operated Land Speed Insurance and recieved the Don Martin Award in 1995 for outstanding service. ...
PATTY A. PENNELL NALLEY (01/26/06)
Patty A. Pennell Nalley was born September 12, 1934, to Lorene Pennell at Butterfield, Mo. When she was 7 years old Lorene married Blaine Ray and moved to Olathe, Kan. Patty lived on and off with W.H. (Burg) and Vida Pennell, attending school in Olathe and Butterfield. ...
SIGURD G. 'SIG' SKOGSBERG (01/26/06)
Sigurd G. "Sig" Skogsberg, 84, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. He was born May 27, 1921, in Dalsland, Sweden, the son of Frank and Ester (Lindquist) Skogsberg. On Feb. 2, 1946, in Rockford, Ill., in marriage to Ruby Baker, who survives...
GWENDOLYN ADAMS (01/26/06)
Gwendolyn "Gwen" Adams, 90, of Exeter, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006. She was born Nov. 15, 1915, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the daughter of Alfred Thomas and Olwen (Hughes) Marsh. On Jan. 5, 1934, she was united in marriage to Earl Harry Adams in Fargo, N. D. After 27 years, he preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1961. They had resided in Exeter since 1948...
MARGIE SHOCKLEY (01/12/06)
Margie Shockley, 84, Neosho, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at a Joplin Nursing Home, following a long illness. She was born Dec. 14, 1920, in Decatur, Ark., to Floyd and Alice (Patterson) Combs. She moved to the Neosho area in the early 1940s from Arkansas. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Neosho. She married Everett Shockley Sept. 29, 1938. He preceded her in death March 11, 1999. She was also preceded in death by four brothers...
RUTH C. (BOUCHER) POGUE (01/12/06)
Ruth C. (Boucher) Pogue, 84, of Monett, passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006, at Monett Health Care. She was born on March 10, 1921, in Exeter, the daughter of the late William F. Boucher, Sr., and Elsie Bliss Gary Boucher. She married Ralph Pogue in Miami, Okla., on Oct. 1, 1991, and he preceded her in death on May 8, 2003...
DALE PERKINS (01/12/06)
Dale Perkins, 51, of Jenkins, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006, in N.W. Medical Center, Bentonville, Ark. He was born to Leroy and Catherine Wallis Perkins on Jan. 11, 1954, in Los Angeles, Calif. He was a construction worker. Survivors include: his father; one son, Wesley Perkins, of California; two daughters, Danielle Perkins, of California and Hanna Perkins, of Arkansas; five brothers, Leroy Perkins, of California, Michael Voight, of Florida, Jeff Voigt, of Washington, Rick Voigt, of Washington, and Ron Roberts, of California; one sister, Cathy Sanchez, of Republic; and two grandchildren.. ...
LOWELL F. LEATHERS (01/12/06)
Lowell F. Leathers, 81, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006, in the Missouri Veterans Home, Mt. Vernon. He was born July 29, 1924, in Hugo, Okla., the son of Robert and Georgia Mae (Sseber) Leathers. On March 27, 1946, he was united in marriage to Rose M. Norman, who survives...
IVA MARIE DANIEL (01/12/06)
Iva Marie Daniel, 95, of Verona, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 17, 1910, in Highlandville, to the late Robert Hershel and Mary Rebecca "Mae" Welch Maples. She married Pearl Guyman "P.G." Daniel in Stone County, on Aug. 23, 1929. He preceded her in death...
HAZEL EVELYN SPIVA (01/05/06)
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and two sisters, Selma Harrell and Neva Newman. Survivors include: one daughter, Evelyn Haun, of Monett; one son, Winford Spiva, of Walnut grove; one sister, Wilma Ridenour, of Monett; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren...
MELBA JEAN CHADD (01/05/06)
Melba Jean (Fielding) Chadd, 84, of Washburn, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born Sept. 29, 1921, in Barry County, the daughter of Jim and Lou (Ellis) Fielding. In December 1945, she was united in marriage to Charlie Chadd, who preceded her in death on April 27, 1979. She was also preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Alfia, Harvie, Murel, Paul and Auther and one sister, Mary...
CLARA ELIZABETH DANIEL (01/05/06)
Clara Elizabeth Daniel, 78 of Bella Vista, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2005. She was born Aug.10, 1927, in Arapaho, Okla., to Paul Russell and Nancy Elisabeth (Henderson) Chapman. She moved to Bella Vista four years ago after living in Exeter for many years...
PAUL HENRY DUNCAN, SR. (01/05/06)
Paul Henry Duncan, Sr., 81, of Jenkins, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at Aurora Nursing Center. He was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Newnan, Ga., to the late Lovick Potter and Elsie Treadwell Duncan. He married Barbara Martin, and she preceded him in death...
STEVEN EDWARD FRIDAY (01/05/06)
Steven Edward Friday, 43, of Monett, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at Cox-Monett Hospital following a sudden illness. He was born May 2, 1962, in Monett, to the late Virgil Edward Friday and to Patty Horine Friday. He was preceded in death by his father...
FLORENCE LOUISE (STANDLEE) JONES (01/05/06)
Florence Louise (Standlee) Jones, 70, of Golden, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, in her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1935, in Eureka Springs, Ark., to Oral C. and Ruby V. (Barker) Standlee. She was united in marriage with Virgil Jones on Jan. 1, 1996. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Golden. She was retired from Sears after 31 years...
SUSIE MCCORMACK (01/05/06)
Susie Marie McCormack, 81, of Cabot, Ark., died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, in Rebsamen Hospital, Jacksonville, Ark. She was born Aug. 22, 1924, in Seligman, the daughter of Arthur and Esther (Galyen) Collins. On Oct. 1, 1945, in Barry County she was united in marriage to Herman R. McCormack who preceded her in death on June 18, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister...
DALE MURRAY (01/05/06)
Edward "Dale" Murray, 67, of Shirley, Ark., died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, in his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1938, in Shirley, Ark., son of Gladys (McClain) and Ray Murray. He graduated from Shirley High School and lived all his life there. He was a retired heavy equipment operator...
MARGUERITE "DOSH" SAVAGE (01/05/06)
Marguerite "Dosh" Savage, 96, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at Medicalodge of Neosho, following a long illness. She was born Nov. 22, 1909, in Ridgley to the late James F. and Mary V. (Redwine) Wells. She married Elmer Savage Sept. 28, 1930. She worked as a canner for Rush Canning Company. She was a member of Ridgley Church of Christ...
JUSTIN SHANE RAMSEY (01/12/06)
Justin Shane Ramsey, 17, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006, in a car accident. He was born July 13, 1988, in Springfield, the son of Roy and Vicki (Lightwine) Ramsey, who survive. Additional survivors include: one sister, Ashley Ramsey; grandmothers, Awanda Lightwine and Patricia Ramsey; and aunts, uncles and cousins...
DANIEL ELDON TAYLOR (01/12/06)
Daniel Eldon Taylor, 38, of Purdy, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, in his home. He was born April 23, 1967, in Joplin, the son of Victory and Dora (Renfro) Taylor. He is survived by his father, Victory Taylor of Joplin, Missouri; one son, Jacob Taylor; three daughters, Amber and Heather Taylor of Pierce City, Missouri and Chelsa Taylor of Bois D Arc, Missouri; his fiancÚ, Rebecca Moore of Purdy; one brother, Victory Taylor and Aunt Connie Patton, both of Joplin. ...
FRED G. WILEY (01/12/06)
Fred G. Wiley, 78, of Springdale, Ark., died Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, at Springdale, Ark. He was born on May 3, 1927, at Jenkins, the son of Lee and Lyda Stockton Wiley. He was owner/operator of his own trucking company. He was a member of Shiloh Full Gospel Church in Lowell, Ark. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ina Wallace Wiley, in 1991...
LOLA BELLE ALLBRIGHT (01/12/06)
Lola Belle Allbright, 80, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2006, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born Sept. 11, 1925, in Galva, Kan., the daughter of Wilbur and Opal (Finkle) Russell. She was united in marriage to Gordon G. Nelzen and to this union three sons were born. On May 12, 1984, in Shell Knob, she married Wiley G. Allbright...
CHESTER DARRELL BRISCO (01/12/06)
Chester Darrell Brisco, 67, of Viola, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born in Viola, May 30, 1938, the son of Charles Orley Henry and Rissia (Meadows) Brisco. He was united in marriage on Aug. 2, 1958, to Kay Fortner and to this union three children were born. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister...
CHARLES W. CLANTON (01/12/06)
Charles W. Clanton, 81, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2006, in Skaggs Hospital, Branson. He was born Feb. 11, 1924, in Red Bay, Ala., the son of E. Y. and Myrtle (Alverson) Clanton. On March 6, 1948, he was united in marriage to Betty Inman, who preceded him in death on Nov. 14, 1997. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Katherine Clanton and a brother,...
ELSIE ETTA ANGEL (01/05/06)
Elsie Etta Angel, born Nov. 3, 1927, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, in her home in Cassville. She was born and raised in Green Ridge, the daughter of Cecil and Stella (Glassburn) Barnett. She graduated high school with the Class of 1945. As a 24-year-old, she moved to Independence and went to work for Safeway Stores as a clerk. There she met, then later married, Doyle Angel on June 7, 1958...