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Obituaries from April 2006

FAYE WHITTINGTON (04/27/06)
Faye Whittington, 97, of Wheaton, died Tuesday, April 18, 2006. She was born the oldest of 14 children on Sept. 30, 1908, near Purdy, the daughter of the late Clarence Orville and Lottie May (Graber) Sanders. Survivors include: one son, Herb Whittington Jr., of Aurora; one brother, Bill Sanders, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Helen Hudson, of Purdy; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
FAYE FARWELL (04/21/06)
Faye (Stiles) Farwell, 76, of Eureka Springs, Ark., passed away Thursday, April 13, 2006, in her home. She was born Aug. 28, 1929, in Golden, the daughter of Milburn and Alice (Phillips) Stiles. On Sept. 9, 1978, in Golden Baptist Church, she was united in marriage to Wayne Farwell, who survives. They would have been married 29 years in September...
GARY TAFT HALL (04/21/06)
Gary Taft Hall, 55, of Cassville, died Monday, April 17, 2006, in an automobile accident near Cassville. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Cassville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
WILMA L. HALL (04/21/06)
Wilma L. Hall, 75, of Cassville, passed away Monday, April 10, 2006, in an auto accident. She was born May 14, 1930, in Purdy, the daughter of Jim and Naomi (Henderson) Mizer. On Aug. 29, 1948, she was united in marriage to Donal Lee Hall, who preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her step-father, Henry Ferguson and one brother, Buddy Mizer...
ARTHUR R. NORMAN, JR. (04/21/06)
Arthur R. Norman, Jr., 78, of Cassville, passed away Friday, April 14, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield He was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Washburn, the son of A. R. and Leona (Boles) Norman. On April 9, 1955, he was united in marriage to Mary Scott, who survives...
JOHN LEE GALYEN (04/27/06)
John Lee Galyen, 54, of Purdy, passed away Friday, April 21, 2006, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. He was born Sept. 2, 1951, in Seligman, the son of John Thomas and Margaret (Brandon) Galyen. On Sept. 15, 1989, in Washburn, he was united in marriage to Eupha Lakey, who survives...
BRYCE BANKS (04/27/06)
Bryce Banks, 85, of Powell, died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at Northwest Medical Center of Benton County in Bentonville, Ark. He was born Sept. 30, 1920, in McDonald County to Lott Gilbert Banks and Rilda Caroline Mahurin Banks. He was a lifelong resident of this area...
WILLIAM EUGENE BROWN (04/27/06)
William Eugene Brown, 81, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Monett to the late Frank and Mary Smith Brown. He married Faye Lou Carney and she preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 1987...
MARJORIE MAXINE COX (04/27/06)
Marjorie Maxine Cox, 88, of Seneca, passed away Monday, April 24, 2006, at her home. Margorie Maxine Beck was born July 8, 1917, in Cassville, the daughter of Harry Edward and Clerey Clarina Florence Ross Beck. She had moved to the Seneca area in 1954 from Cassville. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethany Baptist Church...
JESSEE ROBERT EASTBURN (04/27/06)
Jesse Robert Eastburn, 72, of Rocky Comfort, died Friday, April 21, 2006. He was born Saturday, Nov. 25, 1933, in Bethlehem, the son of the late Charles Ray and Louella (Myers) Eastburn. He was a retired special education teacher for the Kearsley, Mich., school district...
GARY TAFT HALL (04/27/06)
Gary Taft Hall, 55, of Cassville, died Monday, April 17, 2006, in an automobile accident near Cassville. He was born April 1, 1951, in Jenkins, the son of Everet and Roxie (Anderson) Hall. In July 1999, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Marlene Richardson, who survives...
FRANCES EULA PROCTOR (04/27/06)
Mrs. Frances Eula Proctor, 104, of Boulder, Colo., formerly of the Cassville and Wheaton, area, died Thursday, April 20, 2006, in Boulder Manor, Boulder, Colo. She was born March 24, 1902, in the State of Missouri. She was united in marriage to James Proctor, who preceded her in death in 1946. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two daughters, Vivian and Christine...
NORMAN E. ROLLER (04/27/06)
Norman E. Roller, 75, died Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at the Edward's County Hospital, Kinsley, Kan. He was born July 22, 1930, at Clantonville, Ark., the son of Edward Franklin and Flora Jane Ash Roller. He graduated from Seligman High School in Missouri in 1948. A Kinsley resident since 1961, moving from Seligman, he was a farm worker for over 50 years, retiring in October of 1992...
CARYL GRACE COURTNEY (04/21/06)
Caryl Grace Courtney, 93, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at Cox Hospital in Springfield. She was born Dec. 8, 1912, in North Dakota to the late William F. and Sarah Burkenbine King. She married Roscoe Courtney and he survives. She was a housewife...
ILA JEAN BUTLER (04/21/06)
Ila Jean Butler, 85, of Wheaton, died Thursday, April 13, 2006, in Freeman Neosho Hospital. She was born Feb. 10, 1921, in Exeter, the daughter of the late Otis J. and Letha (Tarvin) McQueen. She was a housewife and a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church...
LARRY J. BAGGETT (04/21/06)
Larry J. Baggett, 69, of Seligman, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2006, in St. John's Hospital-Cassville. He was born Nov. 5, 1936, in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Jess and Minn (Osborne) Baggett. On April 25, 1987, in Exeter, he was united in marriage to Phyllis Arnold, who survives...
EARL FRANKLIN CLOVER (04/06/06)
Earl Franklin Clover, 88, of Wheaton, formerly of Monett, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2006, in Monett. He was married to Helen Roach on March 9, 1942, and she survives. He was retired from Conoco Oil. He was also a WWII Army Air Corp Veteran. Funeral services were held on Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Purdy with Rev. Tony Martin officiating. Burial was at the Purdy Cemetery...
GEORGE G. HILTON (04/06/06)
George G. Hilton, 88, of Aurora, died Monday, April 3, 2006, in St. John's Hospital, Aurora. He was born to George and Edith Bond Hilton on Dec. 4, 1917, in Mounds, Okla. He was a retired maintenance mechanic and a World War II veteran. He was crew chief for the 99th bomb group, spent two years in North Africa and Italy and flew 234 combat missions...
CHARLES EDMOND SWAFFER (04/06/06)
Charles Edmond Swaffer, 72, of Wichita, Kan., passed away Friday, March 31, 2006, at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. He was born Feb. 27, 1934, in Barry County. He married Sarah Mitchel on Oct. 14, 1989, and she survives. He was a truck driver for a moving company...
RILEY J. "RILEN" VOYLES (04/06/06)
Riley J. "Rilen" Voyles, 76, of Cassville, passed away Friday, March 31, 2006, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. He was born July 27, 1929, in Kansas the son of William H. and Hattie (Carlyle) Voyles. He was preceded in death by his parents and eight brothers and sisters...
LLOYD DON WOODEN (04/06/06)
Lloyd Don Wooden, 78, of Monett, died March 30, 2006, at Cox Monett Hospital. He was born on Aug. 13, 1927. He married Janell Wooden on June 1, 1959, and she survives. Addtional survivors include: two sons, Sidney Wooden, of Monett, and Don Wooden Jr., of the state of Virginia; two daughters, Levonda Pryor and Donna Connolly, both of Monett; one sister, Teresia Daughtery; and five grand-children...
HOWARD THOMAS "TOM" SIMON (04/13/06)
Howard Thomas "Tom" Simon, 85, of Golden, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2006, in his home. He was born April 14, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Albert and Mazie (Fogerty) Simon. He grew up in Downers Grove, Ill., and was a 1938 graduate of Downers Grove High School. He also attended Illinois Institute of Technology, where he studied metallurgy. During World War II Tom served in the United States Navy, joining the day after Pearl Harbor, Dec. 8, 1941...
JERRY DON EDWARDS (04/13/06)
Jerry Don Edwards, 50, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at his home. He was born in Amarillo, Texas, Feb. 10, 1956, the son of Charles Leslie and Molly Sue (Edmonds) Edwards. On March 25, 1977, in Page, Ariz., he was united in marriage to Phyllis Arlene Miller, who survives...
ERNEST DONALD GRAVES (04/13/06)
Ernest Donald Graves, 73, died Saturday, April 8, 2006, at St. John's Hospital, Aurora. He was born May 15, 1932, in Barry County to Orbie and Rhoda (Long) Graves. He was a 1950 graduate of Cassville High School. He was a dairy farmer and attended the Aurora Fundamental Methodist Church...
WILMA L. HALL (04/13/06)
Wilma L. Hall, 75, of Cassville, passed away Monday, April 10, 2006, near Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Corinth Baptist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. James Stewart and Rev. Bob Neeley will conduct the services. Burial will be in Arnhart Cemetery, Purdy...
EUGENE L. HENRY (04/13/06)
Eugene L. Henry, 75, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2006, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. He was born Sept. 16, 1930, in Washburn, the son of John and Rowena (Stephens) Henry. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother, Opal Mahurin and one brother...
MAROLYN I. SHUNTERMAN (04/13/06)
Marolyn I. Shunterman, 96, of Granby, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2006, in the Granby House. She was born in Fredonia, Kan., March 17, 1910, the daughter of William John and Martha (Dewitt) Slater. On Aug. 24, 1951, in Springdale, Ark., she was united in marriage to Harry R. Shunterman, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister...
ESTEL M. "TOMMY" HENSON (04/06/06)
Estel M. "Tommy" Henson, 75, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2006, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. He was born Feb. 28, 1931, in Mineral Springs, the son of Newell and Pearl (Lyall) Henson, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one son, Randy and two brothers, Eugene and Charles...