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Obituaries from December 2006

HILUARD "DAVE" MATTOX (12/29/06)
Hiluard "Dave" Mattox, 75, a resident of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, in Springfield. He was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Lavina, Tenn., a son of Dave and Irene (Walker) Mattox. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Golden, and the Men's Monday Night Bowling League in Berryville, Ark. He was a farmer...
ROY "BERT" BROWN (12/29/06)
Roy "Bert" Brown, 75, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, in the Missouri Veterans Home, Mt. Vernon. He was born Dec. 29, 1930, in Exeter, the son of Orbie and Clara (England) Brown. On June 8, 1951, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Junie Lee Wallace, who survives...
GENE BURNSIDE (12/29/06)
Gene Burnside, 71, of Purdy, passed away Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at Monett Health Care. He was born Oct. 22, 1935, in Bellefontaine, Ohio, the son of the late Henry and Louise Newland Burnside. He married Ruth Kleffman on Jan. 7, 1954, in Greenup, Ky., and she survives...
MARK "HOBIE" EDWARDS (12/29/06)
Mark "Hobie" Edwards, 51, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 23, 1955, in Monett, the son of the late Joe and Dorothy Edwards. He attended Monett School and had worked for the Frisco-BN Railroad. He had most recently been employed in the industrial/manufacturing sector...
J.D. GAUTNEY (12/29/06)
J.D. Gautney, 75, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, in Freeman Hospital, Joplin. He was born July 31, 1931, in Cassville, the son of Fred E. and Leota (Hudson) Gautney. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Bill Gautney and Loyal Dean Gautney...
JIMMY LEE ISLEY (12/29/06)
Jimmey Lee Isley, 26, of Jenkins, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, on his farm. He was born Jan. 10, 1980, in Springfield, the son of Randy and Jenise (Brisco) Isley, who survive. Additional survivors include: grandparents, Wilma Brisco, of Aurora, and Viola and Carl Chaney, of Aurora; a sister, Charity Thomas and her husband, Michael, of Altus, Okla...
KENNETH C. FULTZ (12/29/06)
Kenneth C. Fultz, 69, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. Arrangements are pending 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...
BILL LONG (12/29/06)
Billie Joe "Bill" Long, 79, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born April 6, 1927, in Longview, the son of Joe and Nellie (Jones) Long. He was united in marriage to Donna Ames, who preceded him in death on May 14, 1986. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a son-in-law, Phil Couch...
VIRGINIA A. WEBER (12/21/06)
Virginia A. Weber, 83, of Marionville, formerly of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born June 29, 1923, in Kansas. On April 11, 1970, in Topeka, Kan., she was united in marriage to Don Merrill Weber, who preceded her in death on March 30, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother...
HENRY "HANK" L. LONG (12/21/06)
Henry "hank" L. Long, 71, of Topeka, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006. He was born on Dec. 25, 1934, in Blackwell, Okla., the son of Boyd H. and Dora A. Long. He served in the U.S. Army, stationed at Ft. Gordon, Augusta, Ga., where he met his wife Nan R. Wade. They were married Dec. 20, 1958, and moved to Wellington, Kan. They were married 47 years until she passed away in 2005...
NORA RYAN GREULING (12/21/06)
Nora Ryan Greuling, 81, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, in St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin. She was born March 31, 1925, in New York, the daughter of Phillip and Agnes (Lennon) Ryan. She was united in marriage to Edward Charles Greuling, who preceded her in death in November 1984. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
ROY "BERT" BROWN (12/21/06)
Roy "Bert" Brown, 75, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, in the Missouri Veterans Home, Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial, with military honors, will be at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter...
JERRY WAYNE BAMBURG (12/21/06)
Jerry W. Bamburg, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, in Monett. He was born Sept. 5, 1938, in Ardmore, Okla., the son of John and Willie Bamburg. He was a retired machinist and served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by one daughter, Karen Wade, of Mt Vernon...
BILLY GORDON (12/21/06)
Billy Gordon, 77, of Eagle Rock, passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, in St. John's Hospital-Cassville. He was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Ft. Worth, Texas, the son of Doc and Flossie Gordon. On Sept. 9, 1951, he was united in marriage to Deline Cooper, who preceded him in death Dec. 10, 1994. He was also preceded in death by his parents, three sons, one daughter and two brothers and one sister...
JAMES PAT WEIBLE (12/14/06)
James Pat Weible, 68, of Seligman, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at the home of his caregiver, Wanda Hachmeister. He was born March 11, 1938, in Alexandria, La., the son of Clarence E. and Agnes (Miller) Weible. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Joe Weible and one sister, Delores Dail...
CHARLES ROBERT FITZPATRICK (12/14/06)
Charles Robert Fitzpatrick, 63, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, in his home. He was born Oct. 25, 1943, in Brooklyn, N. Y., the son of Helen Fitzpatrick. On Oct. 7, 1971, in Reno, Nev., he was united in marriage to Karen Dickerson, who survives...
BERT HAMPTON COLEMAN (12/14/06)
Bert Hampton Coleman, 86, of Wheaton, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, at Cox-Monett Hospital. He was born July 24, 1920, in San Antonio, Texas, the son of the late Wallace Hampton and Molly Ellen (Cloud) Coleman. He attended 12 different schools between Texas and Missouri and graduated from alamo Heights High School, San Antonio, Texas, in 1938. He married Louise Williams on April 19, 1942, near Monett. He was a dairy farmer...
THOMAS CLIFTON "CLIFF" HENDRIX (12/14/06)
Thomas Clifton "Cliff" Hendrix, 75, of Washburn, died on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born on Sept. 7, 1931, in Washburn, the son of Bud and Mildrend (Henry) Hendrix. He served in the Army and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. ...
ROETTA JANE BOWER THOMPSON (12/07/06)
Roetta Jane Bower Thompson, 74, of Oregon City, Ore., passed away quietly at her home in Oregon City where she had lived for many years. She was born Oct. 8, 1932, the daughter of Austin J. and Robbie Elizabeth Towe Bower, in Stella. She graduated from Cassville High School, class of 1950...
CLARA CHAMBERS (12/07/06)
Clara Irene Chambers, 87, died on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, following a lengthy illness. She was born on March 9, 1919, daughter of Chester Arthur Creller and Violet Renee Cunningham Creller, in Chanute, Kan. She was a homemaker and worked in the restaurant business for many years. She moved to Cassville 20 years ago from Joplin. She married Charles Dillard Chambers in Joplin. He preceded her in death...
DORSEY EUGENE COX (12/07/06)
Dorsey Eugene Cox, 80, of Silver Spring, Md., passed away Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at his home. He was born March 30, 1926, in Cassville, the son of the late Otis and Mary Edith (Hawk) Cox, both of whom served as Barry County Circuit Clerk. He was united in marriage to Vandonia Payne in 1953...
CLETA A. FERGUSON (12/07/06)
Cleta A. Ferguson, 90, of Purdy, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at the Monett Health Care Center in Monett. She was born May 27, 1916, in Purdy, the daughter of the late Ernice and Allie Terry Gipson. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Purdy...
CHARLES ROBERT FITZPATRICK (12/07/06)
Charles Robert Fitzpatrick, 63, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, in his home. He was preceded in death by his parents. He received his education in New York and graduated from Bronx High School and Modesto, Calif., Junior College. He had been employed with Del Monte Foods several years as a forklift operator. During the Vietnam War he served in the United States Army. Thirty years ago he moved from Modesto to Eagle Rock to make his home...
JUNE FREES HEAVENER (12/07/06)
June Frees Heavener, 86, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was preceded in death by her parents. She graduated in 1939 from the Atlantic City High School in New Jersey. She worked as a secretary for the Federal Aviation Agency in Pomona, N. ...
JOHN W. LEWALLEN (12/07/06)
John W. Lewallen, 43, of Cassville, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, in Barry County Care Center in Cassville. He was born in California, Aug. 5, 1963, the son of John and Charlene Lewallen. He was a resident of Barry County Care Center for 12 years. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The body has been cremated under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
DOROTHY MILLER (12/07/06)
Dorothy (Grandma Dorothy) Miller, 83, of Purdy, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield. She was born April 8, 1923 in Barry County, the daughter of the late Denver and Minnie Carpenter Inmon. She was a foster grandparent for the Purdy Schools. ...
ERVIN EUGENE "GENE" PAGE (12/07/06)
Ervin Eugene "Gene" Page, 86, of Shell Knob died in his home, Friday, Dec. 1, 2006. He was born Nov. 10, 1920, in Oilton, Okla., the son of Fountain Hubert and Clara Mae (McMillion) Page. He was united in marriage to Virginia Lee Curtis on Dec. 18, 1943, and she survives...
HENRIETTA "HENRI" (12/07/06)
BRILES-BURA Henrietta "Henri" Briles-Bura, 96, of Shell Knob, passed away on Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, at her daughter and son-in-law's home. She was born July 20, 1910, the daughter of the Andrew Franklin and Kelly Amanda Holt Beye, in Wichita, Kan. ...