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Obituaries from September 2006

PAULINE E. DEAL (09/28/06)
Pauline E. Deal, 86, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. Local arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. visit fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
JEANNE CLAIRE (WILEY) KELLEY (09/28/06)
She graduated from Marionville High School in 1971, SMSU St. John's School of Nursing and became a registered nurse. She was a practicing RN for 32 years including being a flight nurse and emergency room nurse manager. She lived in Louisiana, Mo., for 18 years and worked at Pike County Memorial Hospital. ...
EDGAR "ED" JOHNSON PATTON (09/28/06)
Edgar " Ed" Johnson Patton, 85, of Monett, passed away Thursday Sept. 21, 2006, at Cox-Monett hospital in Monett. He was born May 9, 1921, in Harrison, Ark., the son of the late Edgar L. and Ruby Ellen Johnson Patton. He was the manager of Patton Shoe in Monett for many years. ...
DIXIE J. HARTER (09/28/06)
Dixie J. Harter, 84, of Purdy, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, in Lacoba Homes, Inc., Monett. She was born Jan. 2, 1922, in Granby, the daughter of Louis E. and Mary L. (Mesplay) Russell. In 1941 at Fairview, she was united in marriage to Harold W. Harter, who preceded her in death in 1993. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
MARY L. HENDRIX (09/28/06)
Mary L. Hendrix, 73, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born Oct. 20, 1932, in Monett, the daughter of William and Mahala (May) Williams. On Oct. 27, 1951, she was united in marriage to Edwin Hendrix, who survives...
DOROTHY SUE PASS (09/28/06)
Dorothy Pass, 84, of Monett, formally of Exeter passed away on Sept. 20, 2006, at Monett Health Care Center following a short illness. She was born May 23, 1922, in Maryville, Tenn., the daughter of the late John Dillard and Hazel Combs Myer. She married James Berton Pass on April 1, 1944, and he survives...
DR. C. GLENN DOUTHITT (09/28/06)
Dr. C. Glenn Douthitt, 80, of Blue Eye, formerly of Monett, passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at the Skaggs Memorial Hospital in Branson. He was born on Dec. 28, 1925, in Richie, the son of the late Clyde Earl and Bertha O. Mitchell Douthitt. He served in WWII in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Pierce City. He was married to Garelean (Gary) Williams on June 18, 1947, in Columbus, Kan., and she preceded him in death on Dec. 29, 1996...
ANNA L. ALLISON (09/28/06)
Anna L. Allison, 49, of Powell, passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis. She was born July 8, 1957, in Angleton, Texas, the daughter of Howard Cecil Atkins Sr. and Carole Ann (Holt) Atkins. She married Rodney D. Allison on Jan. 18, 1978, in Angleton, Texas...
ALTA COFFEY (09/28/06)
Alta Stamps Coffey, 100, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006. She was born Nov. 21, 1905, in Ridgley, the daughter of Calvin and Girtha Higgs Stamps. On Aug. 14, 1924, she was married to Tom Coffey. He preceded her in death in October 1984. Survivors include: two sons, Tommy Coffey and his wife, Cookie, of Kansas City, and George Coffey and his wife, Marilyn, of Ridgley, one daughter, Donna Coffey Baker, of Springfield; one sister, Ama Hawkins, of Granby; 13 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and 22 great great grandchildren.. ...
ELVA EADS (09/28/06)
Elva Eads, 49, of Cassville, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at her residence in Cassville, following a sudden illness. She was born Sept. 29, 1956, the daughter of Owen Jones and Elva Kitsmiller, in Lawrence, Kan. She worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. She moved to Cassville seven months ago from Jasper...
JOSEPH EVERT BEATY (09/28/06)
Joseph Evert Beaty, 59, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at Cox Monett Hospital. He was born April 2, 1947, in Parsons, Kan., the son of the late Evert and Virginia Beaty. He married Cheryn Lamm on Oct. 16, 1971, and she survives. He was a jeweler and salesman at Southerlands. He was a member of the American Pilot Association and the Jaycees and was a retired Navy veteran...
CHARLES DAVIS BOWDEN (09/28/06)
Charles Davis Bowden, 71, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. He was born in Oak Park, Ill., June 23, 1935, the son of Philip Francis and Mildred Beth (Koeppel) Bowden. He was united in marriage to Lottie Jane Bates on Dec. 31, 1986, in Hot Springs, Ark., and she survives...
JOHN WENDELL SALYER (09/28/06)
John Wendell Salyer, 87, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, in South Austin Hospital, Austin, Texas. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Chris McCurley will conduct the services...
WENDELL RAY COOPER (09/28/06)
Wendell Ray Cooper, 63, of Aurora, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, in his home. He was born Jan. 22, 1943, in Crescent, Ore., the son of Estel and Irene (Mikeman) Cooper, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by five brothers...
BOYD DEAN SIPE (09/21/06)
Boyd Dean Sipe, 76, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. He was born March 31, 1930, in Enid, Okla., the only child of Chesley David and Lela (Puckett) Sipe. He was united in marriage to Jean M. (Wilcox) Komorowski, who preceded him in death on May 3, 2005. He was also preceded in death by his parents...
LARRY GALLETLY (09/21/06)
Larry Galletly, 61, of Seligman, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at the Fayetteville, Ark., VA Hospital. He was born July 9, 1945, at Kansas City, Kan., to Raymond Galletly and Veda Fern Wells Galletly. He was a US Navy veteran serving in Vietnam aboard the USS Ranger and was a member of Flight Squad #151. ...
BESSIE A. EAGAN (09/21/06)
Bessie A. Eagan, 98, of Washburn, and former Pittsburg and McCune, Kan., resident died at 1:15 a.m., Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at the Mt. Carmel Medical Center Emergency Room in Pittsburg, Kan. Her death was unexpected. She was born in Beaver County, Okla., on Dec. ...
WILMA LUCILLE CUNNINGHAM (09/21/06)
Wilma Lucille Cunningham, 77, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, in St. John's Hospital-Cassville. She was born Sept. 2, 1929, in Cassville the daughter of William and Dessie Fay (Roller) Cunningham, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Bagby...
CARL EUGENE "GENE" TAGGART (09/14/06)
Carl Eugene "Gene" Taggart, age 68, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, September 11, 2006, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett, Missouri. He was born April 23, 1938, in Carnegie, Oklahoma, the son of Charlie Carl and Agnes Evelyn (Charles) Taggart. On March 30, 1973, in Twin Rivers, Oklahoma, he was united in marriage to Anne M. Riley, who survives...
WENDELL RAY COOPER (09/14/06)
Wendell Ray Cooper, 63, of Aurora, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, in his home. He was born Jan. 22, 1943, in Crescent, Ore., the son of Estel and Irene (Mikeman) Cooper, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by five brothers...
AGNES HENRIETTA GRAY (09/14/06)
Agnes Henrietta Gray, 88, of Monett, passed away Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at Cox South in Springfield from a short illness. She was born June 10, 1918, in Pleasant Ridge. She was a member of the Family Worship Center in Monett. Survivors include: one daughter, Roxie Finkle, of Monett; and two grandchildren...
FRANCES FAYE THOMAS (09/14/06)
Frances Faye Thomas, 94, formerly of Cassville, went home to be with the Lord and her parents, 10 brothers and sisters, her husband, William, and her daughter, SuEllen, on Aug. 14, 2006. She was born in Ashland, Kan., to homesteaders Lola Belle and Sherman Shupe on Oct. 31, 1911...
MILDRED JARVIS (09/14/06)
Mildred (Gemmecke) Jarvis, 80, of Warren, Mi., died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006, at St. John's Macomb Hospital in Warren. She was born in Seligman Aug. 18, 1926, to George and Ella (Clantton) Gemmecke. She graduated from Seligman High School. Survivors include: her husband, Ross Jarvis whom she wed May 25, 1946, in Vancouver, Wash., They met on Treasure Island, Calif., where she worked as a civilian and he was in the navy...
PERRY G. FENNELL, JR. (09/14/06)
Perry G. Fennell, Jr., 33, of Eagle Rock, passed away on September 10, 2006, in Eagle Rock. He was born Feb. 21, 1973, the son of James K. Williams and Elizabeth "Betty" Ruth James, in Atchison, Kan. He was a construction worker and was in the process of opening his own printing company. He married Sandra G. Horne on Feb. 21, 2005, in Golden. She survives...
DEWAYNE SMITH (09/21/06)
Dewayne Smith, 47, of Jenkins, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, following a brief illness. He was born on Aug. 11, 1959, in Harrison, Ark., the son of William and Rosemary Smith. He was a lifelong resident of Jenkins and a foreman for Journagan Quarries and Construction for 26 years...
CLARA L. BLYTHE (09/21/06)
Clara L. Blythe, 89, of Kimberling City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Sept. 5, 1917, in Shell Knob, the daughter of Charles and Maggie Matilda (Brock) Epperly. On Dec. 25, 1936, she was united in marriage to Floyd Blythe who preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Elsie Cooper, Hilma Butler and Nancy Whisman and two brothers, Olen Epperly and Clarence Epperly...
JUANITA G. DOTY (09/21/06)
Juanita G. Doty, 80, of Pineville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, in Heritage Park Nursing Center, Rogers, Ark. She was born May 8, 1926, in Yellville, Ark., the daughter of Ernie and Biffel (Carson) Melton. On Oct. 22, 1960, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Fred Doty, who preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1999. She was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Wanda Byrd...
DIANN "RENEE" (POWELL) WAMMACK (09/07/06)
Diann "Renee" (Powell) Wammack, 39, of Monett, passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at her home in Monett from a sudden illness. She was born June 8, 1967 in Kansas City. She was a homemaker, wife and mother. She was a volunteer of Haven of the Ozarks Animal Sanctuary...
HELEN IRENE REYNAUD (09/07/06)
Helen Irene Reynaud, 90, Springfield, and life long resident of Monett, passed away Aug. 31, 2006, She was born July 6, 1916, to Bert and Jeanette Bounous. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Monett. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl Reynaud in 1993, one sister Clara Bounous and one brother Aurell Bounous...
SABRINA JO HUNTER (09/07/06)
Sabrina Jo Hunter, 5 1/2 months old daughter of A.J. Hunter and Jessica Ingle, of Butterfield, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2006. Survivors include: her parents; one sister, Jestina Hunter, of the home; maternal grandmother, Anita Mitchell, of Anderson; maternal grandfather, Richard Ingle, of Marshfield; paternal grandparents, Steve and Polly Hunter, of Butterfield; maternal great grandmother, Edith Hasten, of Marshfield; and paternal great grandparents, Charles and Betty Hilburn, of Seligman...
BELINDA JEAN MCCLEAN (09/07/06)
Belinda Jean McClean, 45, of Exeter, Calif., formerly of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, in UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif. She was born Nov. 5, 1960, in Kansas City, the daughter of Douglas Elworth and Mary Wanda (Greer) Weaver...
SHIRLEY ANN SCARBROUGH (09/07/06)
Shirley Ann Scarbrough, 52, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington, Texas, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. There will be no visitation...
SUE FAUCHER (09/07/06)
Sue Faucher, 76, Marionville, formerly of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, in the Methodist Manor. She was born July 26, 1930, in Lawrence County to Carl and Dora (French) Moore. She worked as a computer operator for the Juvenile Shoe Factory and was a member of the Shell Knob Baptist Church...
LEROY BRATTIN (09/07/06)
Leroy Brattin, 74, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, in his home. He was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Ridgley, the son of Champ and Lucille (Savage) Brattin. On Nov. 15, 1950, in Calvary Baptist Church at Exeter, he was united in marriage to Sue Stephenson, who survives...