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Obituaries from November 2007

HOWARD EUGENE NOBLE (11/29/07)
Howard Eugene Noble, 79, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007, after a long illness. He was born, July 28, 1928, in New Holland, Ohio, the son of the late Thomas Edward, and Alma Louise (O'Brien) Noble. He worked as a sales manager for Sears, Roebuck, & Co...
WILLIAM EDWARD DODSON (11/23/07)
William Edward Dodson, 78, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, at his home. He was born on June 22, 1929, in Springfield, the son of Arthur James and Bessie Geneva Jackson dodson. He was owner of Dod-Co. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had been a resident of the Shell Knob area since 1995...
GARY DON DILL (11/23/07)
Gary Don Dill, 33, of Monett, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at his sister's home. He was born on May 31, 1974, in Springfield the son of Wanda (Deckard) Jarvis and the late John Dill. He was preceded in death by his father John Dill. Survivors include: his mother Wanda Jarvis, and his stepfather, Delmar, of Monett; three sisters, Teresa Lowery and her husband, Lonnie, of Purdy, Tammy Kelly, of Monett, and Mary Wilson and her husband, Jeremy, of Crane...
MARY ELLEN PITTS (11/23/07)
Mary Ellen Pitts, 78, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Idabel, Okla., the daughter of Charlie and Mollie (Cockerham) Pitts. She was united in marriage to Dewey Buford Burgess and later to Carroll E. Weatherly, both preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a son, Johnny Pat Weatherly...
GLORIA DELL ANDERSON (11/23/07)
Gloria Dell Anderson, 73, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, in her home. She was born May 7, 1934, in Osage County, Okla., the daughter of George Earl and Edith (Miller) Roberson. In 1976 she was united in marriage to Richard Anderson, who survives...
JOHN F. CUTRER (11/23/07)
John F. Cutrer, 57, of Shell Knob, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, at his home in Shell Knob. He was born on Nov. 3, 1950, in Santa Monica, Calif., the son of Amilo and Anne (McGill) Cutrer. Survivors include: one daughter, Rosalee Cutrer, and one grandson, both of Scotts Valley, Calif...
DOROTHY ANN MARLIN (11/23/07)
Dorothy Ann Marlin, 71, of Butterfield, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born March 11, 1936, in Neosho, the daughter of Ira Lee and Erma (Harris) Smith. She was united in marriage to Charles Marlin who preceded her in death on Oct. 14, 2004. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Kevin Kroll and two brothers...
CRILLA J. DEWITT (11/23/07)
Crilla J. DeWitt, 78, of Washburn, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007. She was born Oct. 18, 1929, in Pitcher, Okla., the daughter of James and Goldia (White) Cook. She was united in marriage July 19, 1946, at Columbus, Kan., to Kennith Dewitt, who survives...
GERRY HOOVER (11/23/07)
Gerry Hoover, 91, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2007, in Manor Care Center in Overland Park, Kan. She was born October 15, 1916, in Thebes, Ill., the daughter of Henry and Mary (Worthington) Weiman. She was united in marriage on May 16, 1935, in Mound City, Ill., to Clyde C. Hoover. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of over 66 years on January 6, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Eugene Weiman and one sister, Mary Louise Weiman...
JACK BRANDT (11/23/07)
Jack Brandt, 78, of Monett, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, at Cox South Hospital, Springfield. He was born May 12, 1929, in Cassville, the son of the late William F. and Myrtle M. (Cunningham) Brandt. He was united in marriage to June Warren on Sept. 18, 1948, in Purdy, and she survives...
EDNA MILLER (11/23/07)
Edna Miller, 73, of Cassville, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at Cox South, Springfield. She was born on Feb. 1, 1934, in Conway Springs, Kan., the daughter of Daniel and Lizzie (Mast) Yoder. She spent most of her carrier working for Rockwell International, working on electrical systems, and retired after 18 years of service. She moved to Cassville 10 years ago from West Plains...
FRED HOOVER (11/29/07)
Fred Hoover, 86, of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Nov.27, 2007, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. Services are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
CHARLES A. VAUGHAN (11/29/07)
Charles A. Vaughan, 80, of Ponca City, Okla., formerly of Cassville, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, in Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Okla. He was born March 11, 1927, at Cassville, the son of Earl and Ethel (Nafus) Vaughan. He was united in marriage Sept. 23, 1950, in Aurora, to Joyce Eloise Sivadon, who preceded him in death June 11, 2006...
RONALD L. "RON" BARKHOFF (11/29/07)
Ronald L. "Ron" Barkhoff, 69, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Jan. 5, 1938, in Magnolia, Iowa, the son of Russell and Lillian (Herman) Barkhoff. On June 21, 1959, in Spirit Lake, Iowa, he was united in marriage to Lorraine Schoning, who survives...
J.L. "LEON" JACKSON (11/29/07)
J.L. "Leon" Jackson, 85, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born Sept. 11, 1922, in Mano, the son of Charles Thomas and Delsie Matilda (Wolf) Jackson. On Nov. 1, 1951, he was united in marriage to Elma Irene Cowherd, who survives...
ARMSTRONG "ARMY" CRIDER (11/29/07)
Armstrong "Army" Crider was born Oct. 29, 1911, in Maitland, MO, son of Armstrong Black Crider and Mary Elizabeth Goodpasture. He played on a State Champion high school basketball team, then went to Missouri University to play basketball and earn a degree in Business Administration...
L.D. BROWN (11/29/07)
L.D. Brown, 69, of Sapulpa, Okla., passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, in St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Okla. He was born May 11, 1938, in Neosho, the son of Leslie E. and Nellie R. (Brazeel) Brown. On March 31, 1956, he was united in marriage to June Charles and to this union two children were born: Leslie Dale Brown, who preceded him in death and Debbie Yarnall, who survives, along with her husband, Jerry, of Cassville; three grandchildren; and one great grandchild...
VINETA M. SMITH (11/29/07)
Vineta M. Smith, 70, of Jenkins, died on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. She was born on April 10, 1937, in Ridgley, daughter of Olen and Gladys Slagle Brattin. She was a lifelong resident in the Cato community and a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses. She married Glenn Thomas on Sept. 26, 1954, in Ridgley, and of that union six children were born. She was a homemaker...
CHARLES A. VAUGHAN (11/23/07)
Charles A. Vaughan, 80, of Ponca City, Okla., formerly of Cassville, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, in Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Okla. He was Barry County rural school superintendent for several years and was Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 76 for many years...
TROY MATTHEW (11/15/07)
EDWARDS Troy Matthew Edwards, 76, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, in his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1930, in Baxter Community, the son of Elmer Matthew and Lydia Leania (Mills) Edwards. On Dec. 12, 1981, in Shell Knob, he was united in marriage to Viola Mae Gromer, who survives...
GARY DILL (11/15/07)
Gary Dill, 33, of Monett, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at his home. Services will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Easyville Fundamental Methodist Church, Easyville, with Rev. Larry Lowery officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30 till the service time on Friday at the Church...
WILLIS BRANT (11/15/07)
HOWERTON Willis Brant Howerton, 61, of Seligman, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007. He was born June 9, 1946, in Salinas Calif., to Fred Frank and Phoebe Louella (Duncan) Howerton . He graduated from King City High School in California in 1965. He worked at Daisy BB in Rogers, Ark., for 18 years then retired due to ill health in 1990...
EDNA MILLER (11/15/07)
Edna Miller, 73, of Cassville, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, in Springfield. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home, Cassville. RICK LAUFFER Rick "Animal" Lauffer, 48, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, in his home...
JOHN F. CUTRER (11/15/07)
John F. Cutrer, 57, of Shell Knob, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, at his home in Shell Knob. Services are pending at this time and a complete obituary will appear later. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home.
SHIRLEY A. MILLER (11/15/07)
Shirley A. Miller, 62, of Golden, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at her home in Golden. She was born on July 28, 1945, in Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of Charles and Elma (Simmons) Clark. She moved to Golden 13 years ago and was a past employee of the Railroad Station in Eureka Springs, Ark...
GERALD EDWARD COPE (11/15/07)
Gerald Edward Cope, 73, of Jenkins, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, in his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Aurora, the son of Russell Doris and Clema Jane (Stumpff) Cope. On Oct. 13, 1956, in Bakersfield, Calif., he was united in marriage to Ellen Lue Harkey, who preceded him in death on May 25, 2005. He was also preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Doris Jean...
KENNETH DEAN APPERSON (11/15/07)
Kenneth Dean Apperson, 74, of Climax Springs, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, in his home. He was united in marriage to Carolee Roe on June 11, 1955, in Kansas City, and she survives. He was preceded in death by his parents. Additional survivors include: three children: Deanna Burns and her husband, Jeffrey, of Blue Springs, Cyndi Latimer and her husband, Rusty, of Centerville, Iowa, and Jeff Apperson and his wife, Tanya, of Climax Springs; and eight grandchildren...
PHILLIP A. TICE (11/15/07)
Phillip A. Tice, 33, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, in his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1974, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Ronald Lee and Frankie Jane (Schell) Tice. His father preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Carl and Christine Schell...
ROWAN DAMIA FORD (11/15/07)
Rowan Damia Ford, 9, of Stella, was pronounced dead Friday, Nov. 9, 2007. She was born April 11, 1998, in San Diego, Calif. She was a fourth grade student at Tri-Way Elementary. She attended Stella Baptist Church, where she was active in Sunday School, Wednesday night Team Kid, and Angel Food Ministries...
EVA LEE (11/15/07)
Eva Charlotte (Hamilton) Lee, 90, Billings, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2007. She was born Oct. 22, 1917, in Dodge City, Kan. to Elmer Milton and Nellie Myrtie Jane (Miller) Hamilton. Her family moved to Wheaton in 1933. She was united in marriage to Clyde Mitchell Lee on June 19, 1936...
DOROTHY ANN MARLIN (11/15/07)
Dorothy Ann Marlin, 71, of Washburn, passed away Tuesday, Nov.13, 2007, in Red Rose Inn, of Cassville. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, in Concord Cemetery, Exeter, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
CALVIN "RED" LEONARD GIBSON (11/15/07)
Calvin "Red" Leonard Gibson, 62, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, in Eagle Rock. He was born on July 12, 1945, in Sweetwater, Texas, the son of Calvin and Audae (Regan) Gibson. He married Janet Jones on July 12, 1998, in Eagle Rock, she survives...
PATRICIA MARY MCGRADY (11/15/07)
Patricia Mary McGrady, 74, of Long Beach, Calif., passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, in Alamitos Belmont Rehab Center, Long Beach, Calif. She was born Jan. 31, 1933, in California, the daughter of Bertrum and Lillian (Tunis) Amstein, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one sister, one brother and three husbands...
MARGARET H. SCHAD (11/15/07)
Margaret H. Schad, 91, of Monett, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at Monett Health Care, Monett. She was born Aug. 4, 1916, in Purdy, the daughter of the late Casper and Mathilda (Schneider) Schad. She had owned a cafe in Monett for several years...
VIRGINIA HOCKMAN SANDS (11/07/07)
Virginia Hockman Sands, 85, passed away Oct. 23, 2007, in Spokane Valley, Wash. She was born in Nora Springs, Iowa, Dec. 4, 1921, the daughter of Murl and Ruth E. (Brown) Hockman. She was united in marriage to Herbert DeVere Sands, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters Cora and Helen...
LILYNELL LEVERICH (11/07/07)
Lilynell Leverich, 84, of Conway, Ark., formerly Eagle Rock, passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, in Heritage Living Center, Conway, Ark. She was born June 22, 1923, in San Bernardino, Calif., the daughter of Curtis Clarence and Carrie (Bradley) Conaway. On Oct. 11, 1941, in Mesa, Ariz., she was united in marriage to Charles Leverich, who preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and three sisters...
GERALD EDWARD COPE (11/07/07)
Gerald Edward Cope, 73, of Jenkins, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, in his home. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in Clio Cemetery, Jenkins, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper...
MILDRED VEZINA (11/07/07)
Mildred Vezina, 80, of Butterfield, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at her home. She was born April 8, 1927, in Carroll County, Ark., the daughter of the late Orvel and Minnie Easter (Glen) Burgess. She married Raymond Vezina on Dec. 12, 2002, in Eureka Springs, Ark. and he preceded her in death Oct. 23. She was a homemaker...
BENNETT RERICK (11/07/07)
Mildred L. Bennett Rerick, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at Cox Monett Hospital, Monett. She was born July 6, 1923, in Purdy, the daughter of Rallph and Mary Jewell Hankins Bennett. She married Wallace Larry Rerick on Jan. 6, 1983, in Cleveland, Ohio. He preceded her in death June 12, 2002...
ROBERT ELDON (11/07/07)
SPRINKLE Robert Eldon Sprinkle, Jr., 66, son of Mamie Kenefake and Robert Eldon Sprinkle, Sr. was born on July 9, 1941, with his twin sister Roberta in Burlington, Colo., passed away Oct. 22, 2007. He married Barbara Adams on March 24, 1960, while on leave from the united States Navy. He served in the Navy from January 1960 until December 1963. He achieved the rank of Machinist Mate 2nd class, received the good conduct medal...
MARY M. MOSS (11/07/07)
Mary M. Moss, 62, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at cox South Hospital in Springfield. She was born April 21, 1945, in Springfield, the daughter of Wilma (gardner) Beyer and the late William Beyer. She married Maxe Moss Aug. 8, 1994, in Vinita, Okla., and he preceded her in death June 1999...
JEANNE L. EVANS (11/07/07)
Jeanne L. Evans, 75, of Seligman, formerly of Rogers, Ark., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at her home in Seligman. She was born on May 6, 1932, in Siloam Springs, Ark., the daughter of John and Mary (Brown) Jones. She married Ernest Leo Evans on July 2, 1951. He preceded her in death on April 3, 2004...
PATRICIA MARY (11/07/07)
MC GRADY Patricia Mary McGrady, 77, of Long Beach, Calif., passed away Saturday, Nov.3, 2007, in Alimitos Belmont Rehab Center, Long Beach, Calif. Funeral services are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
RAYMOND J. VEZINA (11/01/07)
Raymond J. Vezina, 83, of Butterfield, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at his home. He was born May 5, 1924, in Alexandria, Va., the son of the late Adichal Franklin and Loretta ann (Raymond) Vezina. He married his wife, Mildred, on Dec. 12, 2002, in Eureka Springs, Ark., and she survives...
DOROTHY MARGARET THOMAS (11/01/07)
Dorothy Margaret Thomas, 93, of Monett, passed away Sunday, oct. 28, 2007, at Monett Health Care, Monett. She was born Feb. 27, 1914 in Princeton, Kan., the daughter of the late Lister and Pearl (Felonagle) Lingard. She married George W. thomas, Jr., Dec. 22, 1938, in Princeton, Kan., and he preceded her in death Nov. 9 1993...
BRADEN J. ROLLER (11/01/07)
Braden J. Roller, 14, of Seligman, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, in his home. He was born Aug. 25, 1993, in Springfield, the son of Randy and Lisa (Caddick) Roller, who survive. Additional survivors include: one brother, Jerrek Bowman, of Seligman; one sister, Shandie Bowman, of Mt. Vernon; and grandparents, Joanne Caddick, of Stotts City, Maynard Bowman, of Mt. Vernon and Virginia Roller, of Seligman...
DELBERT BENTON (11/01/07)
Delbert Cooper "Dub" Benton, 80, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, in his home. He was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Kansas City, the son of William Arthur and Elizabeth Audrey (Bradley) Benton, Sr. On April 19, 1963, in Belton, he was united in marriage to Marjorie Nell Muncy, who survives...
LELA M. COLE (11/01/07)
Lela Maxine Cole, 74, passed away on Tuesday Oct. 23, 2007. She was born Oct. 24, 1932, in Mano, the daughter of Bill and Effie Coatney. She was a resident of Barry County most of her life, and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Cassville. Survivors include: four children, Penny Stanley, and husband, David, Robby England, and wife, Wyvern, and Gayle Daniels, and husband, Keith, all of Exeter, and Debbie Byrd, and husband, Carey, of Benton Ark.; three sisters, Alma Robbins and husband Marlon, Rita Stringer and husband Butch, and Wilda Lee and husband Gary; one brother, Ted Coatney and wife Carla; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.. ...
ILENE GERMAN (11/01/07)
Ilene German, 89, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born Jan. 2, 1918, in Exeter, the daughter of Claude and Mamie (Wells) Wooten. On June 5, 1937, she was united in marriage to Ernest German who preceded her in death in 1999. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Clarice Henbest and two brothers, Nolan and Roy Wooten...
KATHLEEN JEWELL ANDRUS (11/01/07)
Kathleen Jewell, Andrus, 75, of Green Forest, Ark., was born Oct. 10, 1932, in Eureka Springs, Ark., the daughter of Jack and Junie (Beck) Standyford. She died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, in Berryville, Ark. She is survived by one son, Dale Ellis, of Berryville, Ark...
JUNIOR R. "JUPE" HOLT (11/01/07)
Junior R. "Jupe" Holt, 65, of Seligman, passed away Friday, Oct.26, 2007, in his home. He was born March 21, 1942, in Mountain Grove the son of Fred and Nellie (Rhoades) Holt, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two sisters...
WILMA LEE MITCHELL (11/01/07)
Wilma Lee Mitchell, 76, of Washburn, formerly Fairview, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born July 21, 1931, in Shell Knob, the daughter of John Thomas and Leatha Mae (Fletcher) Mitchell, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Kaye Rogers in 1988; one brother and four sisters...
MARGARET LOUISE ELLIOTT (11/01/07)
Margaret Louise Elliott, 79, of Exeter, formerly of Blythedale, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007, at Monett Health Care, Monett. She was born on Sept. 22, 1928, in Exeter, daughter of Luey and Ethel (Hungate) Elliott. She was raised in Blythedale. She worked many years in North Missouri as a switch board operator...