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Obituaries from March 2006

JAMES EDWARD "JIM" SEXTON (03/30/06)
James "Jim" Edward Sexton, 77, of Seligman, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2006, in his home. He was born July 11, 1928 in Winfield, Tenn., the son of Caleb and Thelma (Baker) Sexton. On April 12, 1957 in Bushton, Kan., he was united in marriage to LaVer Murray, who survives...
CARL EUGENE NIVENS (03/30/06)
Carl Eugene Nivens, 64, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at Cox-South Hospital, Springfield following a sudden illness. He was born May 18, 1941, in LaRussell the son of Harrison and Louise Jackson Nivens. He married Gladys Heseman on June 26, 1964, in Freistatt. He was retired from Jumping Jacks and a member of St. John's Lutheran of Monett...
JEAN ALLRED (03/23/06)
Jean Allred, 77, of Monett, passed away Friday, March 17, 2006, in Cox-Monett Hospital. She was born Nov. 8, 1928, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late Charles and Nettie Bell Holland. She married Kenneth Allred in 1946, and he survives. She was a housewife...
LORRAINE D. BROWN (03/23/06)
Lorraine D. Brown, 79, of Bemidji, Minn., died Sunday, March 12, 2006, at Neilson Place in Bemidji. Memorial services were held on Monday, at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home in Bemidji. Lorraine Doris Callahan was born July 27, 1926, in Ayr, N.D., to Alvin and Inga (Paulson) Callahan. ...
EMMA SUE WILLIS COOPER (03/23/06)
Emma Sue Willis Cooper was born April 24, 1924, at Cassville to Charles and Pearl D. Willis. She passed away March 14, 2006, at the age of 81. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Max B. Cooper. She was married to Max Cooper Oct. 4, 1942, at the First Christian Church, Cassville. They had been married 61 years when Max passed away on June 5, 2004...
GLORIA LEE DAGEFORDE (03/23/06)
Gloria Lee Dageforde, 75, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 6, 1930, in Aurora Township, Cloud County, Kan., the daughter of Levi Harold and Anna Christina (Tubach) Vignery. In Concordia, Kan. on Jan., 4, 1953, she was united in marriage to LeRoy Walter Dageforde. She was preceded in death by her husband, of over 53 years, who died Dec. 19, 2005, and her parents...
HAROLD JOHN ELDER (03/23/06)
Harold John Elder, 70, passed away in his home, March 11, 2006, after a short illness. He was born March 6, 1936, in Chariton, Iowa, the son of Ralph and Leona (Freeburg) Elder. Survivors include: his wife, Wanda; two daughters, Theresa Elder, and Barb Hurd and her husband, James, of Richland Center, Wis.; two sons, Tracy Elder and his wife, Annette, of Iowa, and John Elder; brother, Ron and his wife Edith, of Chelsea, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and three great grandchildren...
DR. GEORGIA PIERCE NAPIER (03/23/06)
Dr. Georgia Pierce Napier, 75, of Petal, Miss., passed away March 16, 2006, at Forrest General Hospital. She received her B.S. from Southwest State University in Springfield; masters and PhD from University of Arkansas; taught a total of 46 years with 26 years being at Jackson state, retiring as Department Head of Elementary Education. She was of the Baptist faith...
MARIE STEELE (03/23/06)
Marie Steele, 97, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, March 17, 2006, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born Jan. 28, 1909, in Doniphan, the daughter of Edward and Kitty (Allen) Cochran. On Oct. 10, 1929, in Doniphan, she was united in marriage to Van B. Steele, who preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one grandson and one great grandson...
CARL BEAVER (03/30/06)
Carl Beaver, 61, of Seligman, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. Survivors include: his wife of 40 years, Shirley Beaver, of the home; two daughters, Ronda Owens and her husband, Tim, of Pea Ridge, Ark., and Joni beaver, of Seligman; one son, Bobby Beaver and his wife, cindy, of seligman; one brother, Glen Ray Beaver of Lubbock, Texas; four sisters, Anna Mae Clark, of Springfield, Carlene Hyatt, of Lubbock, Texas, Ruth Marie Peacock, of Batesville, Ark., and Mary Etta Smith, of Reeds Spring; and four grandchildren.. ...
LUCILLE BROWN (03/30/06)
Lucille Brown, 78, of Monett, passed away Monday, March 28, 2006, at her home. She was born april 27, 1927, in Monett, to the late Manford and Ida Buening Waltrip. She married Glenis Brown and he preceded her in death in 1971. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers...
ALLEN A. ROBBINS (03/30/06)
Allen A. Robbins, 86, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2006, in his home. He was born Feb. 25, 1920, in Cassville the son of Roxie and Opal (May) Robbins. On Oct.19, 1941, in Las Vegas, Nev., he was united in marriage to Mary Margaret Bates, who preceded him in death March 17, 2001. He was also preceded in death by his parents, six sisters, four brothers and three grandchildren...
DONAL HOMER CREECH (03/30/06)
Donal Homer Creech, 60, of Purdy, passed away Friday, March 24, 2006, at Pierce City. He was born June 24, 1945, in Rogers, Ark., the son of Lee and Ruth Edna (Davis) Creech, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Larry...
VIVIAN FRANCIS ELLIS (03/16/06)
Vivian Francis Ellis, 79, of Aurora, died Thursday,March 9, 2006, at Crettenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis, Ark. She was born Dec. 2, 1926, in Aurora to Homer E. and Cordelia S. (Tinkle) Means. She married Robert. P. Ellis Sept. 8, 1944, in Eureka Springs, Ark., and he preceded her in death. She was a homemaker...
PATTY J. FRIDAY (03/16/06)
Patty J. Friday, 69, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Cox-Monett Hospital. She was born May 23, 1936, in Kansas City, to the late John and eva Payne Horine. She married Virgil Friday in 1959, and he preceded her in death in 1998. She was retired from Jumping Jack shoe in Monett. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Palaskifield...
CRAIG ALLEN GIBBINS (03/16/06)
Craig Allen Gibbins, 43, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2006, at St. Frances Hospital, in Wichita, Kan., following a long illness. He was born July 4, 1962, in Bellflower, Calif., to Edward Robert Gibbins and the late Sylvia (Gibbons) Gibbins. He worked as a carpenter for various contractors...
HAZEL HIGGS (03/16/06)
Hazel Margaret (Erwin) Higgs, 92 years, died at 7:48 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2006, in Christian Health Care in Springfield, Missouri, after a short illness. Hazel, daughter of Ora (Walker) Erwin and Judge Erwin, was born October 11, 1913, in Wayne, Missouri, one of eight children. Hazel was the last surviving child of Ora and Judge...
HAROLD SCOTT HOWELL (03/16/06)
Harold Scott Howell, 44, of Cassville, died Saturday, March 11, 2006, in Northwest Arkansas Regional Hospital, Bentonville, Ark. He was born in Landstuhl, Germany, June 16, 1961, the son of Donald Lewis and Jeanice (Houlton) Howell. He was preceded in death by his father, one sister, Dorris Coomes; and grandparents...
ADDA "SIS" ORBELL (03/16/06)
Adda "Sis" Orbell, 74, of Monett, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2006 at her home. She was born Sept. 30,1931, in Hinsdale, Ill., to the late Otis and Adda Ruby Bates. She married Jack Orbell on March 26, 1949. She was a retired manager from Colonial Deli...
LEVEDA DUNBAR (03/16/06)
Laveda Irene (Wyatt) Dunbar, 62, of Cassville died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at her home. She was born April 26, 1943 in Moscow Mills, a daughter of the Joseph Allen and Ruby Beatrice (Lester) Wyatt. She attended Fulton Schools. She was married September 3, 1960 in Waterloo, Ill., to Robert Leroy Dunbar, Sr., who survives at the home...
JOE DENNEY (03/16/06)
Joe Denney, 75, of Purdy, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Cox-Monett Hospital. He was born Aug. 29,1930, in berryville, Ark., to the late Roy and Lula Clifton Denney. He married Nina Rose Prier in 1950, and she survives. He was retired from Mid American Dairyman and from Cabool Transport. He attended First Assembly of god in Purdy...
DELLA MAE YOUNG (03/16/06)
Della Mae Young, 96, of Cassville, passed away Friday, March 10, 2006, in her home. She was born March 23, 1909, in Crestline, Kan., the daughter of Frederick G. and Mary Elizabeth (Nichols) Buchanan. On May 5, 1960, in Bisby, Ariz., she was united in marriage to Charles A. Young, who preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1981. She was also preceded in death by six sisters...
BUBBY CARL HOBBS (03/09/06)
Bubby Carl Hobbs, 67, of Washburn, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. He was born Nov. 23, 1938, in Bruneau, Idaho, son of the late Everett Carl and Clara Mae (Roberts) Hobbs. He married Barbara Jean Charles on April 15, 1963, in Cassville...
DARREL "DUTCH" BOUNOUS (03/09/06)
Darrel Ray "Dutch" Bounous, 68, of Monett, passed away Friday, March 3, 2006, at Cox Medical Center south, in Springfield. He was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Monett. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred and Howard Bounous...
JOHN MICHAEL MEAD (03/09/06)
John Michael Mead, 47, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, March 6, 2006, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was preceded in death by his grandparents. He received his education in Wichita, Kan., where he graduated from high school. He spent most of his life in Wichita and the last four years he was a weekender at Shell Knob, Missouri. He was employed as an overhead crane operator with Boeing Air Craft...
RUTH R. PRYOR (03/09/06)
Ruth Rexall Pryor, 97 years, 8 month, 16 days, passed away March 6, 2006, in Webco Manor. Ruth was born near Hollowell, Kansas, on June 18, 1908, the daughter of Riley Godfrey and Mary (Frame) Zwahlen. She went to a country school, District 90, near Hallowell. ...
EMELLA KATHLEEN OWINGS ROLLER (03/09/06)
Emella Kathleen Owings Roller, 82, of Washburn, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness. She died at the home of her son, Don Roller who lives on the family farm between Washburn and Seligman. Survivors include: five children and their spouses, Joe Don and Beth Roller, of Seligman, Rae Jean Roller and Vaughan Slaton, of Tulsa, Okla., Eva and Dale Tibbs, of Smartville, Calif., Geniece and Ken Bradford, of Queen City, texas, and Katy and Lonnie Houk, of Wentzville; two brothers, John Carl Owings and his wife, Joann, of Klamath Falls, Ore., and George Owings, of Arlington, Texas; two sisters, Clarabelle Elliott, of Bartlesville, Okla., Annabelle McDaniel, of Wheatridge, Colo.; three sisters-in-law, Thelma Ramsey, of Tulsa, Okla., Montez Smith, of Tulsa, Okla., and Juanita Owings, of Garden City, Kan.; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.. ...
HOWARD H. "LUM" SNODGRASS (03/09/06)
Howard H. "Lum" Snodgrass, 86, died Saturday, March 4, 2006, in Monett Health Care Center. He was born Nov. 16 1916, in Hurley, to Nathan and Rosemary (Johnson) Snodgrass. He married Erple Hilton Nov. 11, 1945, in Eureka Springs, Ark., and she preceded him in death on June 28, 1998...
ROBERT DOTSON (03/09/06)
Robert Dotson, 63, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, in the University Hospital, Columbia. He was born May 14, 1942, in Butterfield, the son of Oscar L. and Mabel (Bickford) Dotson, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jim and Ralph Dotson and a sister, Wilma Price...
HILA WIERMAN (03/16/06)
Hila Wierman, 87, of Bryant, Ark., died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Grace Healthcare of Benton. She was born to Samuel Vanderpool and Sylvia Thompson on March 7, 1919, in Exeter. She was formerly of Webb City and a member of First Baptist Church of Webb City. She had lived in Bryant, Ark., for the past six years...
FRANCIS WILLIAM ROBERTS (03/16/06)
Francis William Roberts, 90, of Seligman, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale, Ark. He was born Jan. 16, 1916, at Jenks, Okla., to Clarence C. Roberts and Arelia Charlotte Growow Roberts. He was an industrial machinist and worked for Beech Aircraft in Wichia, Kan., for 10 years, before moving to Missouri to make his home and was a farmer. ...
KAREN JEANETTE BLYTHE (03/16/06)
Karen Jeanette Blythe, 57, of Springfield, passed away in her home on Wednesday evening, March 8, 2006. She was born March 7, 1949, in Cassville, to Don and Ernie Lou (Henbest) Brock. On May 29, 1985, she was united in marriage to Gary Blythe, who survives...
JOE D. WHITE (03/09/06)
Joe D. White, 76, of Eagle Rock, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at Barry County Care Center, Cassville. He was born Sept. 26, 1929, in Fort Lupton, Colo., the son of Lea and Polly (Carr) White. On April 30, 1992, he was united in marriage to Bonnie (Meeks) White, who survives...
Joyce Gail Bennett Dyer Noland (03/02/06)
Sunrise March 15, 1945 Sunset February 23, 2006 Joyce Noland, beloved wife, mother, sister and friend, entered this world on March 15, 1945, in McDowell, Mo., and was received into the loving arms of Jesus on Thursday, February 23, 2006, at 9:45 p.m. at St. Louis University Hospital following a short illness. Joyce was the first child of Ralph and Mary (Ash) Bennett. Joyce attended school at Victory in McDowell during her early years and graduated from Aurora High School in 1962...
BILLY JOE BANGS (03/02/06)
Billy Joe Bangs, 71, of Morrilton, Ark., died Feb. 22, 2006, following an accidental fall. Born Aug. 1, 1934, at Marcella, Ark., he was the son of Hubert T. Bangs and Ruth Doyle Bangs. He was united in marriage to Mary Katherine Cummings on Jan. 3, 1955, in Batesville, Ark., and was married to her for 26 years prior to her death...
LUCILE NATALIE GUFFEY (03/02/06)
Lucile Natalie Guffey, 99, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Maple Tree Terrace Assisted Living in Carthage. She was born March 30, 1906, in Chicago, Ill., to John and Natalie Schillem Balzaret. She married Samuel Carl Guffey in 1928, and he preceded her in death. She was a retired school teacher from Chicago Board of Education, and a member of Illinois Teachers Union. She was a member of New Life Freewill Baptist Church in Monett...
ROBERT DOTSON (03/02/06)
Robert Dotson, 63, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, in the University Hospital, Columbia. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. FOHN FUNERAL HOME Cassville, Missouri 417-847-2141
EVELYN MCCORD (03/02/06)
Ruby Evelyn McCord, 78, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, in Cox Monett Hospital, Monett. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Jayne Graef and Pat Smith. Evelyn and Emmett moved to Miami, Okla., in 1946. From there they moved to Stillwater, Okla., where they lived for five years. ...
FRANK R. MILLER (03/02/06)
Frank R. Miller, 70, of Wheaton, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, in his home. He was born Jan. 18, 1936, in Barry County, the son of Ray H. and Irene (Lauderdale) Miller. On March 2, 1973, he was united in marriage to Bobbie J. Hill, who survives...
DURWARD B. UTTER (03/02/06)
Durward B. Utter, 95, of Purdy, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006, at Cox-Monett Hospital. He was born Jan. 12, 1911, in Grenola, Kan., to the late Leander Scott and Mary Emiline Witt Utter. He married Beulah B. Douthitt, and she preceded him in death. He was a retired truck driver...
VIRGIL EUGENE ROARK (03/02/06)
Virgil Eugene Roark, Sr., 71, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born Aug. 5, 1934, in Butterfield, the son of Ira and Thelma (Terry) Roark. On Sept. 22, 1957, in Athens, Greece, he was united in marriage to Georgia Bellia, who preceded him in death July 28, 2002. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a son, Virgil E. Roark, Jr. on April 27, 1996...