Obituaries from June 2006
HERBERT LESLIE LINK
Herbert Leslie Link, 78, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2006, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. He was born March 11, 1928, in Fayette City, Penn., the son of Edwin E. and Bertha (Hough) Link. On Aug. 8, 1949, at Our Lady of Victory Chapel in Norfolk, Va., he was united in marriage to Margaret Schreiber, who survives...
THOMAS DUANE KELLEY
Memorial services for Thomas Duane Kelley, of Marionville, formally of Louisiana, Mo., were held at 2 p.m. Monday, in the Williams Funeral Chapel in Marionville. The body has been cremated under the direction of the Williams Funeral Home. He was born on May 9, 1952, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Ralph Clemson and Geraldine B. ...
Inez Jones, 57, of Cape Fair passed away Friday, June 23, 2006, in her home. She was born the Emmitt and Esther Donahue Eby on July 18, 1948, in Galena. She was a farmer. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Daniel Jones. Survivors include: her husband, Kail; one daughter, Tabatha Grubb and her husband, Rick, of Verona; three brothers, Bill Eby and his wife, Tammy, of Wentworth, Mike Eby and his wife, Sandy, of Kimberling City and Gene Eby, of Galena; four sisters, Susie Holt and her husband, Larry, of Oldfield, Pat Jones, of Ozark, Una Eby, of Galena, and Mary Eby, of Galena; three granchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.. ...
GERALD REX LANE
Gerald Rex Lane, 87, of Monett, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 8, 1919, in Winsor to James A. and Amanda L. Igo Lane. He married Margret Romig on May 27, 1950, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 26, 1995. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margret Lane and six brothers, Willard, Herbert, James, George, Thomas and Robert; and one sister, Margaret Merryfield...
WALTER O. LYONS
Walter O. Lyons, 81, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Feb. 4, 1925, in Rogers, Ark., the son of Donald and Alta (Skaggs) Lyons. On Dec. 18, 1947, in Inman, Neb., he was united in marriage to Jean Calkins, who survives...
CLARA (ASHLOCK) UNFER
Clara (Ashlock) Unfer, 84, of Cassville, passed away June 19, 2006. She was born in Hickory, Ark., on Feb. 11, 1922. She is the oldest and survived by four brothers and sisters. She married Sherman Woods, of Ault, Colo., in 1936 where they farmed until his death in 1961...
LON JESSE ADAMS
Lon Jesse Adams, 79, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, June 26, 2006, in his home. He was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Sedan, Kan., the son of J.A. "Pete" and Fern (Tucker) Adams. In 1955, he married Doris Jacobson, who preceded him in death. In 1974, he was united in marriage to Dixie Christensen, who preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2001...
Thelma May, 74, of Cassville, formerly of Wellington, Kan., died Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at her home in Cassville. She was born the daughter of Boyd Henry and Dora Abbynita Wierick May on Nov. 10, 1931, in Lincoln, Ark. She was united in marriage with L.E. May on March 3, 1950. To this union four children were born. She worked at the Wellington Hospital in the kitchen for a number of years before retiring to Cassville...
Aubry McNabb, 90, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2006, in Cox Monett Hospital, Monett. He was born July 16, 1915, on Flat Creek, the son of Norman and Amy (Robberson) McNabb. On Aug. 18, 1940, he was united in marriage to Marie Weathers who preceded him in death on July 4, 2002. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Paul McNabb and a sister, Marie McNabb...
Leroy Perkins, 88, of Jenkins died Thursday, June 22, 2006, in his home. He was born to Charles and Mary Smith Perkins on Nov. 29, 1917, in Willington, Texas. He was a retired police officer and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Mable; one son, Dale Perkins; three brothers and one sister...
MICHAEL ALLEN WHITTENBURG
Michael Allen Whittenburg, 37, of Purdy, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in his home. He was born Oct. 5, 1968, in Monett, the son of Roy Dean and Martha (Lamp) Whittenburg. On Sept. 2, 2005, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Daisy Whittenburg, who survives...
ALFRED CALVIN BROWN
Alfred Calvin Brown, 69, of Purdy, passed away Monday, June 26, 2006, in his home. He was born Dec. 25, 1936, in Crane, the son of William and Mary (Ryan) Brown. He was united in marriage to Christine Lewis April 1, 1983, and they had made their home in the Purdy area since 1990 coming from Monett. Before retiring, he worked for Dayco for over 21 years. He attended Grace Community Church in Mt. Vernon...
DONALD JOE CONAWAY, SR.
Donald Joe Conaway, Sr., 65, of Golden, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2006, in his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1941, in Spur, Texas, and is the son of Thomas James and Mary (Butler) Conaway, who preceded him in death. On March 6, 1958, in Arlington, Texas, he was united in marriage to JoAnn Geer, who survives...
WALTER EDWIN COSHOW
Walter Edwin Coshow, Jr., 86, of Shell Knob passed away Friday, June 23, 2006, in his home. He was born April 16, 1920, in St. Louis, the son of Walter, Sr. and Eleanor V. (Coyne) Coshow. In 1959 in St. Louis, he was united in marriage to Mary Adelee Hart, who preceded him in death on May 3, 1984. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert and a grandson, Jesse...
CAROL A. EATON
Carol A. Eaton, 46, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Monday, June 19, 2006, in St. Mary Rogers Memorial Hospital, Rogers, Ark. She was born Jan. 16, 1960, in Pueblo, Colo., the daughter of Marland and Dorothy (Barrett) Brooks. On Sept. 25, 1999, she was united in marriage to Charles Eaton, who survives. ...
JOSEPH "JOE" GARZON
Joseph "Joe" Garzon, 77, of Exeter, passed away Friday, June 23, 2006, at his home. He received his education in Woodland, Calif., and graduated from Woodland High School. He served in the United States Army. Most of his life, he spent working in electrical line construction as a groundman. From 1972 until 1984, he and Rosemary published a paper known as Dew Drops. In 1984 they moved from Broadview, Mont., to Exeter to make their home...
WANDA ADEEN HOUSTON
Wanda Adeen Houston, 94, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born April 11, 1912, in Oklahoma, daughter of Marian and Bessie (Waldon) Harris. In 1929, she was united in marriage to Arthur A. "Tuffy" Houston, who preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1975. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Betty Appelhans; son-in-law, Eugene Appelhans; daughter-in-law, Ethel Houston and one grandson, Rocky Wade...
LINDY LEANN HALL
Lindy LeAnn Hall, 23, of Anchorage, Alaska, passed away on June 10, 2006, at her home. She was born April 15, 1983, the daughter of John and Linda Jerome Keckler Jr., of Purdy. She married Adrian Hall on July 13, 2002, and he survives. Additional survivors include: her parents; one brother, John Rollin Keckler III, of Purdy; and one sister, Amanda Pauline Keckler, of Monett...
CAROL A. EATON
Carol A. Eaton, 46, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Monday, June 19, 2006, in St. Mary Rogers Memorial Hospital, Rogers, Ark. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, in Mineral Springs Cemetery, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Cleo Ketchel Blankinship, age 86, of Garfield, Ark., formerly of Jenkins, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2006, in Heritage Park Nursing Center, Rogers, Ark. He was born Aug. 15, 1919, in Guymon, Okla., the son of Thomas Jefferson and Effie Elizabeth (Snider) Blankinship. On Dec. 20, 1964, in Hollister, he was united in marriage to Lois Wanda Inmon, who preceded him in death in 1988...
Joyce Eloise Vaughan, 74, of Cassville, died Sunday, June 11, 2006, in St John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin. She was born in Cassville, June 16, 1931, the daughter of Floyd Jack and Helen Eloise (Sullivan) Sivadon. On Sept. 23, 1950, in Aurora, she was united in marriage to Charles A. Vaughan, who survives...
Dorothy Wishon, 69, of Seligman, passed way June 6, 2006, at St. Mary's Memorial Hospital in Rogers, Ark. She was born Dec. 19, 1936, in Wyandotte, Okla., to the late Charlie McDonald and Annie Mae Davis McDonald. She was retired from Emerson Electric Company and a member of New Hope Assembly of God...
MICHAEL ALLEN WITTENBURG
Michael Allen Wittenburg, 37, of Purdy passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in his home.
Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
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KEVIN LEE HORNER
Kevin Lee Horner, 37, of Copperas Cove, Texas, passed away Monday, June 12, 2006, at his residence. He was born in Portsmouth, Va., on May 9, 1969, the son of Jack Francis and Linda Louise (Groves) Horner, of Cassville. He was a Cassville High School graduate, class of 1987...
Mrs. Eleanor (Tyrrell) Babb, 89, of Cassville passed away Monday, May 22, 2006, in her home. She was born June 1, 1916, in Sterling, Kan., the daughter of John and Minnie (Allington) Tyrrell. On Dec. 26, 1942, in Wichita, Kan., she was united in marriage to B. F. Babb, who survives...
JAMES P. COTTLE
James P. Cottle, 39, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2006. He was born Aug. 26, 1966, in Long Beach, Calif., the son of Allene (Sewell) and Robert B. Cottle, Jr. Survivors include: his mother and stepfather, Allene and Ed Davis, of Cassville; one brother, Robert Cottle, of Greenwich, Conn.; and sister, Sunshine Davis, of Cassville...
THEODORE H. COUNTS
Theodore H. Counts, 86, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Aurora. He was born May 19, 1919, in Ridgley, to the late Horace and Georgia Smith Counts. He was a farmer. There were no immediate survivors. Graveside services, under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Purdy Cemetery in Purdy...
AMOS HAROLD ENGLAND
Amos Harold England, 83, passed away April 18, 2006, in Simi Valley, Calif. He was born Sept. 28, 1923, at Mineral Springs, the son of George and Minerva (Brock) England. On June 1957, he was united in marriage to Barbara Rachel Bird. She survives. Additional survivors include: one daughter, Terrie England and one son, Jason England, both living in California; one sister, Lili Phillips, of Tehachapi, Calif.; and four brothers, Joe England and Jack England, of Shell Knob, Edward England, of Carthage and and Charles England, of Cassville.. ...
WILLIAM F. GALLAGHER, JR.
William F. "Wireman" Gallagher, Jr., 55, of Golden, passed away at his home Thursday, May 25, 2006. He was born in Boston, Mass., April 2, 1951, the son of Pauline Frances Phillips, who preceded him in death. survivors include: one sister Sharon Whipkey and her husband, Robert, and their children, Dareld and Carrie, of Stephens City, Va.,...
Howard Paul "Mac" McIlrath
Mac was born October 10, 1913, in Kansas City, Missouri, to George David and Ethel Howard McIlrath. He graduated from Paseo High School in 1931 and attended Kansas City School of Law for two and one-half years. On September 1, 1936, he married Florene Louise Elliott in Liberty, Missouri. She preceded him in death December 13, 1993, after fifty-seven years of marriage...
PATRICK DWAYNE MOLLER
Patrick Dwayne Moller, 21, of Wentworth, died Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was born June 12, 1984, in Monett, the son of Dwayne and Shannon Kelley Moller who survive. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Reardon on Feb. 15, 2003, in Wentworth. She survives...
MORRIS BUTCH ROSS
Morris Butch Ross, 57, of Monett, passed away Friday, May 26, 2006, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin. He was born Oct. 30, 1948, in New Orleans, La., to Bill and Ruth Haney Ross. He was a Vietnam veteran and a retired truck driver. Survivors include: his parents, Bill and Ruth Haney Ross, of Chilocothe; one son, Josh Ross, of The Colony, Texas; two daughters, Shonda Simpson, of Aurora, and Sheila Mahan, of Aurora; four sisters, Janice Norris, of Omaha, Texas, Sandra Dana, of Springfield, Tammy Hutchins, of Shreveport, La., and Jill Stedem, of Columbia; and seven grandchildren.. ...
RONALD DEAN HOSHAW
Ronald Dean Hoshaw, 72, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2006, in an auto accident. He was born Sept. 15, 1933, in Stratford, Iowa, the son of Harvey and Pearl (Neece) Hoshaw. On Nov. 27, 1955, in Webster City, Iowa, he was united in marriage to Joyce Darlene Wagner who preceded him in death on Oct. 6, 2000, after 44 years of marriage. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister...
KRISTY ROWLAND MISKOVSKY
Kristy Rowland Miskovsky, 54, of Oklahoma City, Okla., died of complications from rheumatoid arthritis on May 17, 2006. A memorial service is planned for Saturday, June 10 at 4:00 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church in Springfield, Missouri. Kristy was born to Glenn and Marian Rowland on December 26, 1951, in Lamar, Missouri; and raised in Lamar and Mountain Home, Ark...
DONNIE GALE ANDERSON
Donnie Gale Anderson, 65, of Seligman, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2006, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. Donnie was born Dec. 16, 1940, in Cassville, the son of John Simpson and Minnie (Vanzandt) Anderson. On Dec. 23, 1961, he was united in marriage to Wanda Deans, who survives...