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Obituaries from January 2008

TERRY BRADSHAW (01/24/08)
Terry Bradshaw, 58, of Nevada, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, in Medicalodge of Nevada. Arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, and a complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
CLAY SANVERN MCCULLOUGH (01/17/08)
Clay Sanvern McCullough, 83, a resident of Shell Knob, was born Jan. 17, 1924, in Viola, a son of William Turner and Allie (Meadows) McCullough. He passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, in Berryville, Ark. He was a veteran, having served our country in the Army during WWII. He was a dairy farmer. He also raised wild turkeys for the Missouri Conservation Department. He enjoyed hunting and fishing...
HARLEY D. PIERCE (01/17/08)
Harley D. Pierce, 83, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born Oct. 16, 1924, in Harveyville, Kan., the son of Alonzo and Elsie (Henderson) Pierce. On Dec. 20, 1943, in Wichita, Kan., he was united in marriage to Jean Bishop, who survives...
KATHRYN "KATIE" ARNOLD (01/24/08)
Kathryn "Katie" Arnold, 19, died on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, in Springdale, Ark. She was born on May 11, 1988, in The Woodlands, Texas, daughter of Perry Arnold and Denise Dawson Arnold. She graduated from Springdale High School in 2006 and was currently employed as a front desk clerk at the La Quinta Inn and Suites in Springdale, Ark...
MARY K. POTTS (01/24/08)
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Chapel, Monett, with Rev. Jimmie Copley officiating. Interment was at Monett I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett...
MELISSA MAY RAYBURN (01/24/08)
Melissa May Rayburn, 31, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, in her home. Funeral services are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
WILLIAM HARDY DAY (01/24/08)
William "Bill" Hardy Day, 80, of Lowell, Ark., died Jan. 11, 2008, in the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born Oct. 8, 1927, in Washburn to John and Effie Snook Day. He was a veteran of the Army and had retired from Willis Shaw Trucking Co. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lowell, Ark...
RALPH FEHRING (01/24/08)
Ralph Fehring, 93, of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at the Ozarks Methodist Manor. He was born Jan. 6, 1915, in Wheaton to the late John Emil and Junie Mae (Smith) Fehring. He was a dairy farmer and was a civilian test pilot during WWII...
GINGER CARMAN (01/24/08)
Ginger Carman, 78, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, in her home. She was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Galena, Kan., the daughter of Howard and Dillie (Carroll) Lawson. On Nov. 2, 1954, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Mervin Carman, who preceded her in death on March 30, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one sister...
TIMOTHY M. CARTER (01/24/08)
Survivors include: three brothers, John Robert Carter, and his wife, Toni, of Redding, Calif., Theodore Carter, and his wife, Joyce, of Cassville, and Steven Carter, and his wife Agnes, of Hollister, Calif.; two sisters, Joanna Peters, and her husband, James, of Cassville, and Susan Hancock, of Joplin...
YVONNE JOYCE HAMMOND (01/24/08)
Yvonne Joyce Hammond, 47, of Golden, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, in her home. She was preceded in death by her father. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
WANDA FAYE SMITH (01/24/08)
Wanda Faye Smith, 54, of Berryville, Ark., died on Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at her home. She was born on June 18, 1953, in New Mexico, the daughter of James and Geneva Robinson. She was employed at the Area Aging Center Home Health for more than 10 years...
SCOTT YOUNG (01/24/08)
Scott Young, 44, of Golden, died on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at his home in Golden. He was born on Dec. 23, 1963, in San Jose, Calif., to Neal and Mary Lou (Qualick) Young. He was the owner and operator of the Golden Sub Shop for the last seven years and the previous owner of Fat Cats Pizza in Eagle Rock...
ARTHUR EDWARD BOOHER (01/24/08)
Arthur Edward booher, 79, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1929, in alton, Ill. He served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1949. He worked for the Illinois Railroad as a Superintendent of Trans-portation at the Illinois Terminal, retiring in 1976. He then worked for A.G. Pet Foods until his second retirement in 1996...
SHIRLEY I. KELLEY (01/17/08)
Shirley I. Kelley, 65, formerly of the Cassville and Eagle Rock area, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, in Joplin. She was born on Sept. 20, 1942, in Parsons, Kan., the daughter of Lyle and Mildred (Finley) Sailsbury. She married James Kelley in 1978 in Miami, Okla. He preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 2004. She was a licensed practical nurse and a previous employee of the Roaring River Resort...
ORVAN JONES (01/17/08)
Orvan Vernon Jones, 87, of Rogers, Ark., died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at Heritage Park Nursing Center in Rogers, Ark. He was born Dec. 9, 1920, at Stillwater, Okla., to George henry Jones and Mary Boyd Jones. He moved to Rogers in 1971 from Washburn. He was a carpenter, cattle farmer and owned a saw mill for several years...
DOROTHY G. COLF (01/10/08)
Dorothy G. Colf, 73, of Seligman, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She received her education at St. Mary's School and Canandaigua Academy, where she graduated from high school. She remained in Canandaigua until 1971, when she moved to Wellton, Ariz. ...
LORRAINE BUENTE ALRED (01/10/08)
Lorraine Buente Alred, 97, of Shell Knob, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007, at Table Rock Health Care Center in Kimberling City. She was born on March 23, 1910, in Linn, the daughter of Daniel and Mary (Mason) Branson. She married Carl Buente on April 27, 1930. ...
RUTH HADDOX (01/10/08)
Ruth Haddox, 64, formerly of Crane, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at her home in Cassville. She was born on June 6, 1943, in Oxford, England, the daughter of Reginald and Mary (Fletcher) Fathers. She was married to Robert Lee Haddox who preceded her in death in 2001...
IDA LORRAINE HURST (01/10/08)
Ida Lorraine Hurst, 59, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Sept. 18, 1948, in West Branch, Mich., the daughter of Eugene Nester and Virginia Mae (West) Richardson. She was united in marriage to Robert Eugene Kidwell, and to this union five sons were born...
VIRGINIA MAE MALONEY (01/10/08)
Virginia Mae (Moon) Maloney passed away on Dec. 30, 2007, at the family home in Cassville after a brief illness. She was born in Garfield, Ark., to Eugene and Juanita Moon and graduated from Rogers High School. She married her high school sweetheart, William (Bill) Maloney on July 3, 1951, and they traveled extensively during Bill's 28-year Air Force career before settling in Cassville in 1977. She worked at Fasco in Cassville for 15 years...
HUBERT DEWEY "SHORTY" MARING (01/10/08)
Hubert Dewey "Shorty" Maring, 81, of Washburn, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, in Northwest Medical Center, Bentonville, Ark. He was born Feb. 26, 1926, in Ballagh, Neb., the son of Dewey Admiral and Hazell Marilla (DeMary) Maring. On Aug. 26, 1944, he was united in marriage to Viola Rockford, who survives...
LARRY ROGERS (01/10/08)
Larry Rogers, 55, of Washburn, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007. He was born Oct. 19, 1952, in Butterfield, the son of Wilma Lee Mitchell. He married Clara Marie Steinbach, May 28, 1970, and she survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Larry Dean, of Exeter, and Charles, of Fairview; two grandsons; three brothers, Rick Rogers, of Longlane, Danny Rogers, of Andrews, Texas, and Jim Rogers, of Fairview; one sister, Dixie Deckard, of Longlane...
GERALD MORGAN (01/03/08)
Gerald Morgan, 58, of Golden, formerly of Jasper, died on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at his home in Golden. He was born on July 29, 1949, in Iola, Kan., the son of Harry and June (Barker) Morgan. He was a retired from the Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation where he was a machine operator for over 10 years. After retiring, he moved to Golden...
PATRICIA "PATTY" WEBB (01/03/08)
Patricia "Patty" Webb, 53, of Wheaton, passed away at her home in Wheaton, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2007. She was born in Cassville, Nov. 12, 1954, the daughter of Ward and Imogene (Morgan) Lewis. She was united in marriage to Vincent Webb on Nov. 23, 1983, in Cassville...
JOHN E. GIBBONS (01/10/08)
John E. Gibbons, 76, passed away at the Veteran's Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., on Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, following a brief illness. He was born on May 16, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Martin and Bridgett Kelly Gibbons. He was an U. S. Navy veteran having served in Japan during the Korean Conflict. He was the recipient of the United Nations Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal...
MARY FRANCES SPEARS (01/10/08)
Mary Frances Spears, 96, of Tyler, Texas, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, in Hospice of East Texas, Tyler, Texas. She was born April 9, 1911, in Claremore, Okla., the daughter of Otto Wilson and Blanche (Stacy) Turner. On Aug. 2, 1934, in Bloomingdale, Ind., she was united in marriage to Charles Ainsworth Spears, M.D., who preceded her in death on May 7, 2001, after 67 years of marriage. ...
EDWARD FERGUSON (01/10/08)
Edward Ferguson, 66, of Golden, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at his home. He was born in Colorado, Aug. 9, 1941, to Quintin Cornelius and Albena Marie (Foreman) Worrell. Survivors include: two sons, Mike Ferguson, Eddy Ferguson, both of California; three daughters, Sheri L. Matigian, Debra Bush and Nikki Woods, all of California...
LLOYD CESELSKI (01/10/08)
Lloyd Ceselski, 80, formerly of Purdy, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at the Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk, Neb., following a short illness. He born in Purdy, Dec. 4, 1927, and was a long-time resident of both Nebraska and Missouri. He spent most of his youth in Omaha, Neb...
Elizabeth Anne Doty (01/03/08)
Elizabeth Anne Doty, age 21, formerly of Cassville, died at her mother's home in Cassville, on Sunday, December 23, 2007. Elizabeth, daughter of Elmer L. and Susan Hall Doty, was born on August 28, 1986, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was a 2004 graduate of Exeter High School and was attending Richland Community College in Dallas, Texas. Elizabeth was a member of the St. Thomas A'Becket Episcopal Church in Cassville...