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Obituaries from August 2006

ERNIE LEE BECK (08/03/06)
MARTHA MCCORD (08/31/06)
Martha Elizabeth (Nance) McCord was born Dec. 20, 1910, in Wann, Okla., and passed away at her home on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006. In 1913 her family moved to Caney, Kan., then to Niotaze, Kan., until she was 13 years old. In 1923 the family moved to Shell Knob...
JOHN WILLIAM "BILL" CAMPBELL JR. (08/31/06)
John William "Bill" Campbell Jr., 86, of Monett passed away on Aug. 20, 2006, at Central Texas Medical in San Marcos, Texas. He was born Jan. 7, 1920, in Joplin. The son of the late John W. and Ester Faye Beeman-Campbell, Sr. He married Oleta Racine Gravitt on April 13, 1941, and she preceded him in death...
MIA MARIE GRIFFITHS (08/31/06)
Mia Maria Griffiths, 61, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006, in Northwest Medical Center of Benton County, Bentonville, Ark. She was born Feb. 10, 1945, in Sierra Madre, Calif., the daughter of Jules and Eleanor Ruth (Shultz) Matthyssens. On July 29, 1979, in Crystal Lake, California, she was united in marriage to Jonathan Griffiths, who survives...
DELORES IRENE YOUNG (08/31/06)
Delores Irene Young, 67, of Seligman, died Thursday, Aug. 24, at Cox South Medical Center, Springfield. She was born Feb. 21, 1939, at Talihina, Okla., to Luther Jefferson Ragland and Lucy Irene Webb Ragland. She was a life long resident of this area and was an inspector for Glad Manufacturing, retiring in 1994 after 20 years. ...
BARBARA J. BONSACK (08/31/06)
Barbara J. Bonsack, 67, of Purdy, passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Michael Murphy, and a sister, Beverly Murphy. She received her education in Milwaukee, Wisc., where she graduated from High School. In 1986 she moved from Milwaukee to Purdy, to make her home. Barbara attended the First Baptist Church of Purdy...
JERRY D. SMITH (08/31/06)
Jerry D. Smith, 65, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, in his home. He was born April 3, 1941, in Eugene, Ore., the son of Grover and Edith (Williamson) Smith. On Aug. 30, 1961, he was united in marriage to June Robinson, who survives...
WILMA HOLT BAILEY REED (08/24/06)
Wilma Holt Bailey Reed, 75, of Purdy, died at 2:10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at her home. She was born on Feb. 28, 1931, the daughter of Bart and Grace Laster Holt, in Cassville. She attended the House School located in the Antioch community. She was a member of the New Site Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School and was a Training Union Coordinator for many years. ...
CHARLOTTE SUE LARGE (08/24/06)
Charlotte Sue Large, 53, of Talala, Okla., died Wednesday Aug. 9, 2006. She was born Aug. 1, 1953, in Cassville, to Johnny Lee and Opal Marie (Myers) Robertson. She was reared and educated in Owasso, Okla., and graduated with the Owasso High School, Class of 1971...
ELLA GORE DOTSON (08/24/06)
Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Gore Dotson, 92, of Pierce City, formerly of the Crane area, were held today (Wednesday) in the Williams Funeral Chapel with Rev. Doyle Russell officiating. Burial followed at the Marionville IOOF Cemetery under the direction of the Williams Funeral Home of Marionville...
GARY MARTIN (08/24/06)
Gary Leroy Martin, 57, of House Springs, died Aug. 17, 2006, at his son's home in Purdy. He was born March 24, 1949, in Winona, the son of Charles and Pearl Holloway Martin. Survivors include: two sons, Gary Martin Jr., of Purdy, and Thomas Martin, of De Soto; two daughters, Chonda Counts and Jenny Martin, both of Winona; five brothers, Sam Martin, of Mountain View, Bud Martin, of Fremont, and Gerald Martin John Martin, and Ronnie Martin, all of Winona; five sisters, Nellie Wurth, of St. ...
IRENE JACKSON (08/24/06)
Irene Jackson was born to Jesse Earl and Lavada Jane (Henson) Webber on May 30, 1921, at rural Verona, Mo. After a long illness she departed this life on August 16, 2006, from her home in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 85 years 2 months and 17 days. She united in marriage to Edward Adrain Jackson on July 1, 1940. To this union three daughters were born...
LENA LOZELL OSBORN (08/24/06)
Lena "Lozell" Osborn, 59, of rural Purdy, died Aug. 16, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 26, 1947, in Gainesville. She was employed by International Institute of Learning in Monett and attended berwick Church west of Pierce City. She married William "Bill" Edward Osborn on June 12, 1965, in Springfield, and he survives...
STEPHEN SEIERSEN (08/24/06)
Stephen Seiersen, 64, of Cassville, died at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at his residence southeast of Cassville, following a sudden illness. He was born was born on May 6, 1942, in Oceanside, Calif., the son of Harold Seiersen and Fern Murch. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired from the real estate business in California. He moved to Cassville in 1994...
OLIVE M. WELLS (08/17/06)
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Wolfe Memorial Forest Hills Chapel in Pittsburgh, Penn., with Rev. Jonathan Hill officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the Wolfe Memorial Forest Hills Chapel in Pittsburgh, Penn. Memorials may be made to the New Covenant Christian Academy, 2298 South 13th Street, Rogers, AR 72758...
EYSEL DAVID "BILL" MARBUT (08/17/06)
Eysel David "Bill" Marbut, 96, passed from this life Saturday, August 5, 2006, in Monett Health Care Center. He was born on October 27, 1909, at the Marbut family farm near McDowell, Missouri, to William H. and Missouri Calton Marbut. He attended Aurora High School and University of Missouri, Columbia...
JESSIE VOORHIES (08/17/06)
Jessie Voorhies, 90, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at Bradford House Care Center in Bentonville, Ark. She was born Nov. 22, 1915, at Lyford, Texas, to Frederick Alexander Thompson and Lillie Pearl Oaks Thompson. She retired from Emerson Electric and moved to Pea Ridge in 2002 from Missouri...
HAROLD J. SCRITCHFIELD (08/17/06)
Harold J. Scritchfield, age 81, of Seneca, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 11, 2006, in St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Missouri. He was born April 26, 1925, in Racine, Missouri, the son of Ward and Grace (Murray) Scritchfield. On April 4, 1942, in Joplin, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Mary E. Burkhart, who passed away on December 15, 1995. He was also preceded in death by his parents and brothers and sisters...
LEOTA "TOT" WILSON (08/10/06)
Leota "Tot" Wilson, of Monett, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at Lacoba Nursing Center in Monett following a long illness. She was born May 16, 1913, in Rocky Comfort, the daughter of the late Jonathon and Rachel Shephard Kelley. She was a waitress. She married J.B. "Dick" Wilson and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1973. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Monett...
GEORGE TAYLOR, JR. (08/10/06)
George Taylor, Jr., 82, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. He was born Aug. 20, 1923, in Tyronza, Ark., the son of George and Annie (Harding) Taylor. He was united in marriage in Bakersfield, Calif., to Doris Kathleen Rogers, who preceded him in death in May 1986. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister...
BOBBY GENE BUCHANAN (08/10/06)
Bobby Gene Buchanan, 68, of Yankton, S.D., formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died of cancer Sunday, July 23, 2006, in his home. Services were held July 26 at Calvary Baptist Church, Yankton. His body was cremated. Survivors include: his wife, Peggy; a son, Randy, of Amana, Iowa; one daughter, Debra Vogel, of Palo, Iowa; and a sister, Barbara Sievers, of Aurora, a daughter-in-law, Mary Buchanan; a son-in-law, Randy Vogel; and brother-in-law, Curtis Sievers; three granddaughters; a great-granddaughter; and two great-grandsons.. ...
GALEN KEITH COCHRAN (08/10/06)
Galen Keith Cochran, 27, of Eagle Rock, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in his home. He was born Dec. 26, 1978, in Springdale, Ark., the son of Buddy and Judy (Miller) Cochran. On Feb. 14, 1998, in Shell Knob, he was united in marriage to Stacy McDougle, who survives...
LEONA FITZGERALD (08/10/06)
Leona Fitzgerald, 65, of Wheaton, died Aug. 2, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 26, 1941, in Aurora, the daughter of Clarence and Vida Baker Watkins. She worked in the office of a horse racing track in Stockton, Calif. He husband, Harry Fitzgerald, preceded her in death...
PHOEBE "ANNABELLE" HOLLEY (08/10/06)
Phoebe "Annabelle" Holley, 81, died, Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at Parks Edge Nursing Home in Tulsa, Okla. She was born Jan. 12, 1925, in Purdy to Ed and Ann (McClure) Rodgers. She married Owen W. Holley on Feb. 2, 1945, who preceded her in death Feb. 9, 2006...
MABEL E. LEWIS (08/10/06)
Mabel E. Lewis, 83, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006 in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born June 4, 1923, in Exeter, the daughter of Roy and Mildred (Elliot) Stapleton. On Oct. 20, 1941, in Wheaton, she was united in marriage to Charles H. "Barley" Lewis, Jr. who preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1964. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
JOHN CARL OWINGS (08/10/06)
John Carl Owings, 75, died July 31, 2006, at his home in Klamath Falls, Ore. Graveside services were held Aug. 2 in the Garden of Acacia at Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens with Pastor Billy Hamblin officating. He was born Nov. 10, 1930, in Exeter, to Vance and Edith Owings...
BULAH "BOOTS" SHOEMAKER (08/10/06)
Bulah "Boots" Shoemaker, 80, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Lacoba Nursing Center in Monett, following a brief illness. She was born Nov. 10, 1925, in Galena, to the late Ray and Annie Sims Williams. She was a housewife. She married James Shoemaker on Feb. 7, 1944, in Mt. Home Ark., and he preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 2004...
MAURICE WEIHE (08/03/06)
Maurice Weihe, age 72, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Friday, July 28, 2006, at the home of his daughter in Wichita, Kansas. He was born June 11, 1934, in Stotts City, Missouri, the son of Fred and Erna (Lindauer) Weihe. On December 22, 1956, in Meade, Kansas, he was united in marriage to Betty Jo Denton, who survives. ...
HUGH "GENE" PRICE (08/03/06)
Hugh "Gene" Price, 81, of Eagle Rock, died at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at his home. He was born on Nov. 28, 1924, in Fairview, the son of Victor and Kathryn Forsyth Price. He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the Rainbow Division under General George M. ...
ANNA MAE BURNS (08/03/06)
Anna Mae Burns, 69, of Seligman, passed away Monday, July 31, 2006, in Northwest Medical Center of Benton County, Bentonville, Ark. She was born Jan. 10, 1937, in McDonald County, the daughter of Loy and Flossie (Hendrix) Wade. On June 9, 1956, she was united in marriage to Hubert "Mickey" Burns, who survives...
GENEVA DAVENPORT (08/03/06)
Geneva S. (Owens) Davenport, 70, of Jane, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2006, at Northwest Medical Center of Benton County in Bentonville, Ark., from a sudden illness. She was born July 8, 1936, in Butterfield, the daughter of John and Telecy (Allman) Owens. On Aug. 3, 1973, she was united in marriage to Russell Davenport, who survives...
MARY LUCILLE MILLER (08/03/06)
Mary Lucille Miller, 81, passed away at her home in Cassville, July 28, 2006. She was born Oct. 19, 1924, in Lineville, Iowa, the daughter of Harry and Bertha (Keas) Phelps. She was united in marriage Nov. 19, 1948, in Neosho, to Gene Miller, who preceded her in death on July 5, 1974. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Bill Phelps...
TIMOTHY ALAN ROBINSON (08/03/06)
Timothy Alan Robinson, 43, of Columbia, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2006, at University Hospital. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Memorial Funeral Home. He was born April 18, 1963, in Monett. On Sept. 7, 1985, he married Sandra Crim in Columbia, and she survives...
EUGENE SHIPMAN (08/03/06)
Eugene Shipman, 63, of Seligman, died July 30, 2006, at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1942, in Dumas, Texas, the son of Luther and Daisy Bussey Shipman. He was a retired mechanic. survivors include: one daughter, Jodi Shipman, Pueblo, Colo.; one sister, Darlene Shipman, Amarillo, Texas; and four brothers, Wayne Shipman, Seligman Charles Shipman, Lawton, Okla., Ike Shipman, Denver, Colo., and Joe Bond, Austin, Texas...
JAMES BOWER STOTTS (08/03/06)
James Bower Stotts, 52, of Cassville, passed away Monday, July 31, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Sept. 17, 1953, in Clovis, N. M., the son of Robert and Emma Louise (Walohia) Stotts. survivors include: one sister, Candace Moss-Bower; two brothers, Reginald Krkovich and John Roe Stotts.He received his education in Guam, where he graduated from high school. He was a self-employed roofer. In 1983 he moved from Alaska to Cassville to make his home...
GARRETT HOUSTON HUDGINS (08/03/06)
Garrett Houston Hudgins, 15, of Berryville, Ark., passed away Saturday, July 29, 2006. was born Nov. 14, 1990, in Rogers, Ark. He was the youngest son of Clay Winslow, Sr. and Pamela Jean (Brown) Hudgins. He was a member of the Berryville Baseball team and the Track & Field team where he competed as a pole vaulter. He was an avid motocross racer...