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Obituaries from October 2007

BONNIE MARIE "FIELDING" CLARK (10/25/07)
Bonnie Marie "Fielding" Clark, 91, of Marshall, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at The Living Center in Marshall. She was born Nov. 17, 1915, in Washburn, the daughter of the late James Edward Fielding and Lurena Belle Ellis Fielding. On Aug. 18, 1934, she married Walter Bynum Clark, who preceded in in death in 1971. She had lived in Marshall most of life and was retired from Banquet Foods. She attended Gill Memorial Baptist Church...
JOHN VERNON FRYE (10/25/07)
May 21, 1930 -- Oct. 15, 2007 John Vernon Frye passed away on Monday evening, October 15th, 2007. He was at home surrounded by his family when he quietly left. He was 77 years old, born May 21st, 1930, the son of John Burl and Hazel Esther (Robertson) Frye...
WAYNE F. SNYDER (10/25/07)
Wayne F. Snyder, age 80, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, October 22, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, Missouri. He was born November 7, 1926, in Bristow, Oklahoma, the son of John Franklin and Maude Ethal (Pippin) Snyder. ...
GEORGE ALLEN FISHER (10/25/07)
George Allen Fisher, 84, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, in Christian Healthcare Center, Republic. He was born Sept. 1, 1923, in Wilson, Kan., the first of eight children born to George M. and Edith Meril (Clark) Fisher. On Jan. 10, 1960, in Newton, Kan., he was united in marriage to Mary Francis Palmer, who survives...
JIMMY RAY HEATON (10/25/07)
Jimmy Ray Heaton, 69, of Seligman, passed away Oct. 17, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1938, in Seminole, Okla., to the late Harrey and Cleo Jackson Heaton. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; and one brother...
DEBORAH LEE (10/25/07)
MARTINEZ Deborah Lee Martinez, 34, of Purdy, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Sept. 10, 1973, in Aurora, the daughter of Kenneth and Martha (Warner) Freeman. On March 15, 1997, she was united in marriage to Jason Martinez, who survives...
MARY ANN ADAMS (10/25/07)
Mary Ann Adams, 83, of Columbia, passed away on Oct. 17, 2007, at Boone Hospital Center. Services were Monday, at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was at Seligman Cemetery in Seligman. She was born on July 5, 1924, in Omaha, Neb., to Leo and Josephine Zaleski Rozak. She married Bernard Adams in February 1947 in Omaha and later married Eldon Adams in 1965 in Omaha and they both preceded her in death...
RANDY RHEA HENDERSON (10/25/07)
Randy Rhea Henderson, 55, of Purdy, passed away Friday, oct. 19, 2007, at Butner Medical Center, Butner, N.C., after a long illness. He was born July 25, 1952, in Monett, the son of Morris and the late Imogene (Rhea) Henderson. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Purdy. He owned J & R Tire Company in Purdy...
RITA H. LEE (10/25/07)
Rita H. Lee, 65, of Verona, passed away Tuesday, oct. 16, 2007, St. John's Hospial in Springfield. She was born Jan. 20, 1942, in Greenburg, Ind., the daughter of Paul and Stella (Creech) Meyer. Survivors include: two daughters, Kathy Givens, of Owensboro, Ky., and Rita Branham, of Marionville; four sons, James Yarber, of Arkansas, David Yarber, of Kansas City, Larry Yarber, of Aurora, and Kenny Yarber, of Owensboro, Ky.; two brothers, Don Meyer, of Greensburg, Ind., and bobby Meyer, of Caramel, Ind.; and 13 grandchildren.. ...
BETTY LOU COLLINGS (10/25/07)
Betty Lou Collings, 69, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, in her home. She was born March 19, 1938, in Washburn, the daughter of Dillon and Vurl (Fletcher) Ruark, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Deborah Lee Collings; two brothers, Vernon Ruark and Gary Ruark and two sisters, Wanda Rhinehart and Eva VanGrinsven...
DEBORAH JO LEWIS (10/18/07)
Deborah Jo Lewis, 53, of Rogers, Ark., formerly of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, in Northwest Medical Center, Springdale, Ark. She was born Aug. 15, 1954, in Barry County, the daughter of Roy and Ophelia (Bowling) Robbins. On Sept. 21, 1968, in Exeter, she was united in marriage to Larry Lewis who survives...
JACK HAWKINS (10/18/07)
Jack Hawkins, 82, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, in his home. He was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Kansas City, the son of Dustin and Marie (Miles) Hawkins. On April 24, 1948, in Kansas City, he was united in marriage to Virginia Helen Jansen, who survives...
ROGER ALLEN SURFUS (10/18/07)
Roger Allen Surfus, 59, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, in his home after a courageous battle with ALS. He was born Jan. 8, 1948, in Huntington, Ind., the son of James Henry and Helen Catherine (Oswalt) Surfus. On Jan. 26, 1969, in Wabash, Ind., he was united in marriage to Sandra Sue Kilander, who survives...
LORETTA FAYE CLAYTON (10/18/07)
Loretta Faye Clayton, 62, of Neosho, formerly of Purdy, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at her home in Neosho. She was born Aug. 31, 1945, in Marionville the daughter of the late William and Faye (Woods) Boyd. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: one daughter, Stella allen, of Fairview; one son, Greg Clayton, of Aurora; four brothers, Robert Boyd, of Purdy, Charlie Boyd, of springfield, Lonnie Boyd, of Aurora, and Jackie Boyd, of Wichita, Kan.; and five grandchildren...
GORDON EDWARD WRIGHT (10/18/07)
Gordon Edward Wright, 81, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, in St. John's Hospital -- Cassville. He was born June 27, 1926, in Oakland, Calif., the son of Gordon Albert and Eleanor Mercedes (Kelly) Wright. On May 23, 1953, in Huntington Park, Calif., he was united in marriage to Joanne Raleigh, who survives...
VERLA MAE PATE (10/18/07)
Verla Mae Pate, 78, of Stark City, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, in her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1929, in Fairview, the daughter of Victor and Kathrine (Forsythe) Price. On May 1, 1948, she was united in marriage to John Pate, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Danny and Hughgene and a sister, Nancy Daugherty...
WILLIAM GLENN (10/18/07)
CRABTREE William Glenn Crabtree, 59, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007. He was born Aug. 5, 1948, in Hutchinson, Kan., the son of Ruby D. (Ervin) Crabtree and the late Gomer Bill Crabtree. He served in the United States Air Force in Vietnam. He owned and operated Wrangler's Cowtown Restaurant in Wheaton for many years...
MARJORIE D. PENNEL (10/04/07)
Marjorie D. Pennel, 98, of Hemphill, Texas, formerly of Butterfield, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, in San Augustine Memorial Hospital, San Augustine, Texas. Survivors include: a daughter, Rosalie Mead and her husband, Oliver, of Hemphill, Texas; three grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and eighteen great-great grandchildren...
FRANCIS M. "PETE" HADDOCK (10/04/07)
Pete Haddock, 87, of Aurora, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at St. John's Hospital, Aurora. He was born Aug. 5, 1920, in Cassville, to George and Rose (Tucker) Haddock. He was a laborer in the chicken processing plant. He had also worked as a lumberjack and in constru-ction. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and was a member of the Aurora Church of Christ. On Nov. 12, 1940, he married Mary Jane Branstetter in Butterfield, and she survives...
JIMMY BURTON (10/04/07)
Jimmy Burton, 38, of Wheaton, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007. He was born May 8, 1969, at Corpus Christi, Texas, to Jerry Burton and May Bowden Burton. He was a 1987 graduate of Pea Ridge High School, Pea Ridge, Ark. He was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church, Wheaton. He worked for Glad Manufacturing...
BECKY LOU KELLER (10/04/07)
Becky Lou Keller, 75, of Seligman, passed away on Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. She was born on Feb. 21, 1932, in Longmont, Colo., the daughter of Ralph A. and Lula Mae (Brimm) Jordan. She married Charles Keller on Sept. 2, 1953, in Denver, Colo., and he survives...
WILEY GEORGE (10/04/07)
ALLBRIGHT Wiley George Allbright, 90, of Cassville formerly of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. He was born May 6, 1917, in Wellington, Kan., the son of Charles H. and May E. (Kendrick) Allbright. He was united in marriage to Mabel Owens, who passed away in 1980. ...
JOSIE VENA (BICKFORD, PETTY) MUNDAY (10/04/07)
MEMORIAL SERVICE Vena Munday, 93, daughter of Jacob and Nora Bickford, widow of Isaac Petty and Samuel Munday, suffered a stroke and died on July 7, 2007. She was a resident of Cassville for over 60 years and had lived in upstate New York for the past 26 years to be near her daughter and family, Maxine and Jim Broan...
KATHRYN IRENE LAMPE (10/11/07)
Visitation will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at the Monett First Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at the Monett First Baptist Church, with burial to follow at Macedonia Cemetery in Stella, Mo...
WINDELL KYLE "SONNY" DICKSON (10/11/07)
Windell Kyle "Sonny" Dickson, 42, of Shell Knob, passed away Oct. 3, 2007, in his home. He was born June 8, 1965, in Rison, Ark., the son of Frank F. Dickson and Martha Lane Jones. His father preceded him in death. He was married to the Belinda Ware Dickson. He had one son by a previous marriage...
PHILLIP DOUGLAS BARNES (10/11/07)
Phillip Douglas Barnes, 50, of Pierce City, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, after a short illness. He was born Dec. 11, 1956, in Murray, Utah, the son of Helen and Verne Wilde, of Utah, and the late Douglas Barnes...
MICHAEL A. MCKINNEY (10/11/07)
Michael A. McKinney, son of Earl "Mac" McKinney and Alberta Beck McKinney, was born in Cassville on Sept. 15, 1939. He passed away Sept. 21, 2007, in his home in Healdsburg, Calif. Survivors include: his daughter, Deborah Taylor, and son, Mike McKinney; four grandchildren; and two sisters, Dr. Karenann Pousard and Earlene Greenfield. His wife of 45 years, Kathleen, passed away Sept. 6, 2004...
MARY JULIA MORROW (10/11/07)
Mary Julia Morrow, 102, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born June 26, 1905, in Pika, Iowa, the daughter of Robert F. and Evalena (DeLong) Baker. On June 2, 1935, in Clarion, Iowa, she was united in marriage to Arthur Morrow who preceded her in death in 1983. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Grant Baker and three sisters, Nellie Marie Talbert, Olive Lucille Martin and Elva Mae Sullivan...
BETTY JANE (CLARK) (10/11/07)
GRAY MEMORIAL SERVICE You are invited to attend a graveside service in the memory of Betty Jane (Clark) Gray who died Oct. 26, 2006, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 72. The service will be held on Oct. 15, 2007, 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville...
DEBORAH LEWIS (10/11/07)
Deborah Lewis, 53, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, in Northwest Medical Center, Springdale, Ark. Funeral arrangements are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and...
MARK JACOB SNELL (10/04/07)
Mark Jacob Snell, 93, of Exeter, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at the Red Rose Inn in Cassville. He was born on Aug. 21, 1914, in Shelby, Mich., the son of Mark Jocob Snell Sr. and Abbie (Routhie) Snell. His wife Lois Fast Snell preceded him in death in 2004...