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Obituaries from March 2007

RUTH WOODS (03/29/07)
Ruth Woods, 84, of Bentonville, Ark., died Saturday, March 24, 2007. She was born Sept. 11, 1922, in Cassville the daughter of Robert Jefferson and Fairy Elizabeth (Lester) Patton. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Bentonville. She was preceded in death by her husband, roy Woods, one son, Jack Woods, four brothers, Donald, Merle, Aubrey and Paul Patton, and one sister Lois Thomas...
ANCIL MAMMIE STOCKTON (03/22/07)
Ancil Mammie Stockton went home to be with the Lord on March 19, 2007, at the old home place in Cato, Missouri. Ancil was born June 24, 1922 at Cato, Missouri, to James and Pearl (Berry) Fields. On December 23, 1941, she was united in marriage to Calvin (Cab) Stockton. ...
HELEN LOUISE MITCHELL (03/22/07)
Helen Louise Oberg Mitchell, 90, of Homestead, Fla., died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, of complications related to Alzheimer's disease. Later in life she decided to attend a cosmetology school and enjoyed many years of having that skill. The family plans a graveside ceremony on Wednesday, March 28 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville...
RAYMOND JOHNSON (03/22/07)
Raymond Johnson, 86, of Garfield, Ark., died Friday, March 16, 2007, at his home. He was born March 19, 1920, at Wilburn, Ark., to John William Johnson and Rosie Lillian Jones Johnson. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army. He was a heavy equipment operator and worked on many of the road in Bella Vista, Ark. He was a foreman for McClinton Anchor, a poultry and dairy farmer, and raised soy beans and cotton. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Rogers, Ark...
MARIE DUNCAN (03/22/07)
Mary Marie Duncan, 70, of Cassville, passed away Friday, March 16, 2007, in her home. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother. She received her education at McDowell. She was a life-long resident of Barry County. For several years she had worked as a nurse's aide at Sunset Valley and Cassville Nursing Center (now Barry County Care Center) and was employed a few years at Fasco. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church...
LORA KEMPER MUNSON COLE (03/22/07)
Lora Kemper Munson Cole, 90, of Seneca, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2007, in Seneca House, Seneca. She was born Sept. 13, 1916, near Cato, the third daughter of George "Albert" and Nola Mae (Wiley) Thomas. On June 30, 1987, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Roy Cole, who survives...
JOEL LEE MORRISON (03/22/07)
Joel Lee Morrison, 49, of Monett, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2007, in Monett, after a sudden illness. He was born Nov. 26, 1957, in Monett, the son of the late George and Imogene (Kluber) Morrison. He was a truck driver for Efco in Monett. He married Carlene Brandt on Nov. 12, 1982, in Miami, Okla., and she survives...
ELMER WALLACE BOUNOUS (03/22/07)
Elmer Wallace Bounous, 87, of Monett, passed away Monday, March 19, 2007, at Cox South in Springfield. He was born Sept. 6, 1919, in Monett, the son of the late John Bert and Mary Balmas Bounous. He was retired from MFA Fertilizer Plant in Monett and also was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Waldensian Presbyterian Church, Monett. He was married to Clara Bella Bounous on Oct. 8, 1944, in Mt. Vernon, and she survives...
MARJORIE JUNE BOWMAN (03/29/07)
Marjorie June (Sexton) Bowman, 69, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2007, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born June 1, 1937, in Purdy, the daughter of Robert "Bob" and Gladys (Long) Sexton, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Roberta Sexton, Avanell Lamp and Edna Akin and one brother, Bobby Sexton...
CAROLYN LOU FULFORD (03/29/07)
Carolyn Lou Fulford, a homemaker/domestic engineer, 56, of Rocky Comfort, passed away at her home Monday, March 19, 2007. She was born May 21, 1950, in Pierce City, the daughter of the late Bernie and Katie (Willis) Isham. She was a member of Mt. Olive Church, Fairview, and was a life member of the VFW Auxiliary...
DOROTHY HORN (03/29/07)
Dorothy Horn, 92, of Butterfield, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2007, in Monett Health Care, Monett. She was born Dec. 31, 1914, east of Butterfield, the daughter of John and Jennie (Nickle) Boyd. She was united in marriage to Luther Roller and then to William Horn, who both preceded her in death. ...
JOHNNIE LOUISE BOWER KETAILY (03/29/07)
Johnnie Louise Bower Ketaily passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2007, in her home in West Hills, Calif. She was the daughter of Austin and Robbie Elizabeth (Towe) Bower. She was born May 13, 1925, in Cassville and was a Cassville High School graduate, class of 1943...
MARY AND CARTER KOON (03/29/07)
Graveside services for Mary and Carter Koon will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Don Beeson will conduct the services. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online...
EDNA MAE SMITH (03/29/07)
Edna Mae Smith, 91, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2007, in her home. She was born Dec. 14, 1915, in Luray, the daughter of Charles and Emma (Kerr) Benda. On March 27, 1937, in Memphis, Mo., she was united in marriage to Edwin E. Smith, who preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ronald Smith; one granddaughter and one great granddaughter...
ROBERT E. "BOB" WILLIAMS (03/09/07)
Robert E. "Bob" Williams, 78, of Exeter, passed away Friday, March 2, 2007, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born July 6, 1928, in Exeter, the son of Hilsden and Annie (Mattingly) Williams. On July 29, 1950, in Exeter, he was united in marriage to Virginia Blalock, who preceded him in death on April 4, 1997. ...
MILDRED LOUISE TESMER (03/09/07)
Mildred Louise "Lou" Tesmer, 85, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007, in St. John's Hospital, Berryville, Ark. She was born Sept. 20, 1921, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughter of Frank and Grace (Greer) La Chappell. She was united in marriage to Elvin Halsey and to this union one daughter was born. He preceded her in death in 1979. On June 15, 1984, in Miami, Okla., she married Edward Tesmer, who died in 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother...
TERRI LYNN POWER (03/09/07)
Terri Lynn Power, 47, of Walnut Grove, died on Sunday, March 4, 2007. She was born on Sept. 3, 1959, in Oroville, Calif., the daughter of Garth and Arlene Buteau Boone. Survivors include: twin daughters, Jessica Power and Jennifer Power, both of Springfield; one granddaughter; her mother, Arlene Houlette, of Camptonville, Calif.; her maternal grandmother, Thelma Buteau, of Oroville, Calif.; one brother, Garth Boone, of Republic; and three sisters, Denise Prout, of Camptonville, Calif., Teresa Madden, of Yuba City, Calif., and Michelle Mattingly, of Cassville.. ...
MARY E. ROWAN (03/09/07)
Mrs. Mary E. Rowan, 88 of Fayetteville, Ark., passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, in her home. She was born April 17, 1918, in Monroe City, Mo., to George L. and Vivian (Clark) Turner. She graduated from Northwest Missouri State College in Maryville, Mo. She was a retired teacher and former social worker with the Mattie Rhodes Society of Kansas City. She was a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority and a longtime member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood...
VENEDA IRENE CARTER (03/02/07)
Veneda Irene Carter, 57, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, in her home. She was born Nov. 9, 1949, in Cassville, the daughter of Alvin Clinton "Red" and Dorothy Mae (Tate) Periman. She received her education in Cassville, graduating from Cassville High School. While attending high school Veneda worked at Crowe's Dinner House and then was employed several years with Justin Boot Factory. Her entire life was spent in Cassville. She was of the Pentecostal faith...
LOUIS R. LINTHACUM (03/02/07)
Louis R. Linthacum, 88, of Shell Knob, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born on Sept. 3, 1918, and had lived in Shell Knob for several years. He is survived by a brother-in-law, Malcom Emo, of Bland. His body has been cremated and his remains will be buried in Bay Cemetery in Owensville at a later date...
DELPHIA "DEE" ROACH (03/02/07)
Delphia (Dee) Roach, 73, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born March 17, 1933, in Kentucky, the daughter of Clinton and Martha (Finley) Napier. In 1982, she was united in marriage to Joseph Roach, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
REX LYNN BRATTIN (03/02/07)
Rex Lynn Brattin, 54, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, in his home. He was preceded in death by his parents. He received his education in Wheaton, where he graduated from high school. He bought and sold cattle his entire life. He started buying and selling dairy cattle and later stock cattle. He was on the Wheaton City Council and was a member of the Wheaton Saddle Club...
DANIEL WESLEY ARNOLD (03/02/07)
Daniel Wesley Arnold, 21, of Springdale, Ark., died on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007, at the Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark. He was born on Nov. 9, 1985, the son of Perry Wesley and Denise Ann Dawson Arnold in The Woodlands, Texas. He had lived in the Springdale area for the past 15 years and had attended the University of Arkansas as a communications major until he became ill and had to withdraw. ...
ALBERT F. "COTTON" WALDEN (03/09/07)
Albert F. "Cotton" Walden, 92, of Washburn, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2007, in his home. He was born April 1, 1914, in Beaver, Ark., the son of James and Laura (Young) Walden. On May 29, 1934, he was united in marriage to Eva E. Paul, who preceded him in death on Nov. 12, 2002. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Bonnie Pendergraft; three brothers, Elvis, Abe and J.S.; three sisters, Opal, Thelma and Norma Lee; one grandson, and one great-grandson...
HELEN WILLIAMSON (03/09/07)
Helen Marie (Beattie) Williamson, 79, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Jan. 22, 1928, in Pierce City, the daughter of Ames and Roxie (Jones) Oxendine. In 1945, in Pierce City, she was united in marriage to John E. ...
WINFORD PRESTON BOWMAN (03/09/07)
Winford Preston Bowman, 85, of Diamond, passed away Monday, March 5, 2007. He was born April 23, 1921, in Purdy, the son of Oscar and Nellie (Ennis) Bowman. He was a retired Crane operator. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Long Beach, Calif. He married Lois Mae Bowen on April 13, 1941, in Idaho, and she preceded him in death...
JACK W. BROOKS (03/09/07)
Jack W. Brooks, 88, of Exeter, formerly of Kansas City, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. He was born March 14, 1918, in Kansas City, the son of Harold and Aileen (Wasson) Brooks. On Dec. 31, 1952, in Kansas City, he was united in marriage to Mary M. Morris who preceded him in death on Oct. 15, 1981. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Bill Brooks and one grandson, Jonathan Van Duyn...
LEWIS J. LATSHAW (03/09/07)
Lewis J. Latshaw, 82, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at Cox South Medical Center, Springfield. He was born July 21, 1924, in Monett, the son of Orvill V. and Mable M. Spencer Latshaw. He married Ruth M. Hutchens in Pioneer, and she survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Gregory Latshaw and his wife, Debbie, of Oak Grove, Rick Latshaw, of Covington, Ga.; two daughters, Pat Ferguson, of Battlefield, Vicki Clanton and her husband, Leo, of Republic; three brothers, John Latshaw, of Aurora, James Latshaw, of Monett, and Jean Latshaw, of Kansas City; two sisters, Mary Adams, of Monett, Marjorie Stark, of Conway, Ark.; 10 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. ...
JEWELL IMOGENE "JUDY" FERBERT (03/09/07)
Jewell Imogene "Judy" Ferbert, 77, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2007, in Americus, Kan. She was born Sept. 25, 1929, in St. Louis, the daughter of Grida Dallas and Sarah Lucille (Self) Duncan. On April 25, 1980, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to James W. Ferbert, who survives...
JB WESLEY PITTMAN (03/09/07)
JB Wesley Pittman, 68, of Wheaton, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007, at his home. He was born May 11, 1938, in Burnsville, N.C. the son of Grady and Dora Callaway Pittman. He was a retired commercial logger. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters...
WINFRED EUGENE PUGH (03/09/07)
Winfred Eugene Pugh, 83, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007, in St. Peters. He was born on Aug. 4, 1923, to William Arthur Pugh and Bertha Pryor Pugh in Jasper County. At a young age he moved to Barry County along with his parents. On May 10, 1944, Winfred married Nadine Weber, a marriage that would continue for nearly 63 years. To this union four sons were born...
NELSON EUGENE "GENE" WILSON (03/09/07)
Nelson Eugene "Gene" Wilson, 68, of Eugene, Ore., passed away Nov. 26, 2006, of lung cancer. He was born Sept. 17, 1938, in Cassville, to Daniel and Belvia "Ray" Wilson. He married Patricia West on Jan. 1, 1967, in Reno, Nev. He was a trucker and a musician...
LILAS CORINNE BLACK (03/02/07)
Lilas Corinne Black, 78, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Oct. 15, 1928, in Barry County, the daughter of Clyde and Aletha (Kidwell) Towe. On Feb. 2, 1948, she was united in marriage to Laverne Black, who survives...