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Obituaries from February 2008

DENA MARIE MOORE (02/21/08)
Dena Marie Moore, a homemaker, 73, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2008, in Cassville. Dena was born, March 22, 1934, in Ridgley, Missouri, to the late Farris and Fannie Jane (Fraizer) Brattin. On April 1, 1953, she married Dorcas "Don" Moore. She will be joined by loved ones who preceded her in death including her parents Farris and Fanny; her husband Don; three grandchildren, Jason Stringer, Katrina Brattin, and Kimberly Moore Hobbs; and three brothers Olen, Fred, and Rufus...
GARY DAVIDSON (02/07/08)
Gary "Jughead" Davidson, 62, of Golden, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident near Golden. He was born on Feb. 13, 1945, in Vernon, Texas, the son of Cloves Abner and Iva Lee Pearl (Fillmore) Davidson. ...
WANDA MAE GRISWOLD (02/07/08)
Wanda Mae (Clifton) Griswold, 85, of Gladstone, passed away Jan. 25, 2008, in Norman, Okla. Funeral services were held on Jan. 30 at White Chapel Funeral Home in Gladstone. She was born June 5, 1922, in Jane to Charlie Clifton and Myrtle (Rains) Clifton. She graduated from Rocky Comfort High School...
LALE EUGENE ALBERTIN (02/07/08)
Lale Eugene Albertin, 80, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, in his home. He was born May 22, 1927, in Woodruff, Kan., the son of John Merlin and Inez Rose (Day) Albertin. On Dec. 31, 1948, in Desoto, Kan., he was united in marriage to Annabelle M. Cox, who survives...
MARLIN JAMES MICKLE (02/07/08)
Marlin James Mickle, 64, of Monett, formerly of Verona, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, in Monett Health Care Center. He was born June 3, 1943, in Elk River, Minn., the son of James Spencer and Bernice Alice (Rechenberg) Mickle. His father preceded him in death...
MADALINE EDMONDSON (02/07/08)
Madaline (Thompson) Edmondson, 95, of Cassville, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. She was born July 14, 1912 in Cassville, the daughter of Charley and Anna (Henson) Thompson. On March 17, 1931, she was united in marriage to Newman Edmondson, who preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1977. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
MARVIN E. "RED" COOK (02/07/08)
Marvin E. "Red" Cook, 85, of Fairview, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at his home. He was born March 7, 1922, in Stella, the son of the late Nellie Mae Cook. He was a member of Union Chapel Church, where he had been a Sunday school teacher for many years...
DANA L. STAKER (02/13/08)
Dana L. Staker, 89, of Seligman, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at St. John's Hospital, Cassville, following a brief illness. He was born on Sept. 26, 1918, in Groveland, Ill., the son of Ruben and Cora (Zimmerman) Staker. He worked as a machinist for Caterpillar in Peoria, Ill., for over 30 years. ...
BETTY LUe YOUNG (02/13/08)
Betty Lue Young, 59 of Verona, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident south of Aurora. She was born March 9, 1948, in Stella, the daughter of Henry A. Clapper and Leona Balmas Clapper. She was the elections coordinator for Greene County. She attended the Waldensian Presbyterian Church, Monett...
MELBA GALBRAITH (02/13/08)
Melba Galbraith, 75, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at Red Rose Inn in Cassville, following a lengthy illness. She was born on April 3, 1932, in Exeter, the daughter of Orbie Leonard and Clara (England) Brown. Survivors include; one son, J.R. Vann, of St. Claire; and one brother, M.V. "Johnnie" Brown, and his wife, Marie, of Cassville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters...
MARY BRYANT SMOTHERS (02/21/08)
Mary Malissa Bryant Smothers, age 101, of Cassville, Missouri, died Wednesday, February 13, 2008, at Red Rose Inn in Cassville. She was born September 26, 1906 to James Clinton and Elmira Elizabeth Bolton in Verona, Missouri. She lived her entire life in Barry and Lawrence counties except for several winters that she spent in Harlingen, Texas. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cassville...
RUBY (LONGSHORE) EVANS (02/21/08)
Ruby (Longshore) Evans, 87, of Cassville, formerly of Rockport, Texas, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born Feb. 2, 1921, in Dora, Ark., the daughter of John and May (Lewis) Longshore. On Feb. 2, 1959, in Seguin, Texas, she was united in marriage to Lytton Evans, who preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 1993. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Daniel John (D.J.) Longshore...
MARY ANNE HITCHCOCK (02/21/08)
Mary Anne Hitchcock, 83, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born March 6, 1924, in Thayer, Kan., the daughter of John L. and Bertha L. (Nicholson) Naff. On March 6, 1942, in Erie Kan., she was united in marriage to David Lester Hitchcock, who preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Walter Naff...
NORA JANE COLLIER (02/21/08)
Nora Jane Collier, 69, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born Oct. 21, 1938, in Mountain Grove, the daughter of Arthel and Carrie (Tooley) Bowden. On Nov. 3, 1959, in Lenexa, Kan., she was united in marriage to William R. "Bill" Collier, who survives...
WILLIAM R. WARK (02/07/08)
William R. Wark, 88, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, in St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin. His body was cremated under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. No services are planned at this time. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
LEONARD W. "LEN" DAUGHERTY (02/07/08)
Leonard W. "Len" Daugherty, 84, of Eagle Rock, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, in Regency Hospital, Fayette-ville, Ark. He was born May 18, 1923, in Crane, the son of LeRoy and Elnora (Priest) Daugherty. He was united in marriage to Winifred "Winnie" Mulwee on Oct. 6, 1945, in Eureka Springs, Ark. She preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 2005. He was also preceded in death by one son, Ronald Daugherty, his parents, three brothers and two sisters...
GRACE ANN HEINIGER (02/07/08)
Grace Ann Heiniger, 72, of Powersite, passed away Jan. 22, 2008, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. She was born on Sept. 30, 1935, in Joplin, the daughter of Charles W. and Hazel Gray Cooley. She was an office manager and female damage inspector for Manley Truck Lines, also Jones Truck Lines in Joplin. ...
ROSELLA CLENIN (02/02/08)
Rosella Clenin, 76, of Winslow, Ark., formerly of Seligman, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at the home of her brother in Cuero, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; and one sister. She received her education in Texas. Most of her life was spent taking care of people in their homes. She resided in Seligman several years and then moved to Winslow, Ark., to be with her daughter...
RONALD KENT HARGROVE (02/02/08)
Ronald Kent Hargrove, 57, of Longview, died on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at Freeman Hospital in Neosho. He was born on Feb. 11, 1950, in Ralls, Texas, the son of J.D. and Lillian Beatrice (Cox) Hargrove. He worked most of his life as a farmer and was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Vietnam War. He married Betty Hargrove on Oct. 13, 2001, in Longview, and she survives...
LALE EUGENE ALBERTIN (02/02/08)
Lale Eugene Albertin, 80, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, in his home. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, in Fayetteville National Cemetery, Fayetteville, Ark., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. There will be no visitation...
DONALD MYLONE STUMPFF (02/02/08)
Donald Mylone Stumpff, 83, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born March 3, 1924 in Cato, the son of Ernest B. and Wilhelma (Bradley) Stumpff. On March 7, 1942, at Cassville, he was united in marriage to June Blankenship, who survives...
MELISSA MAY RAYBURN (02/02/08)
Melissa May Rayburn, 31, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, in her home. She was born Nov. 16, 1976, in Naperville, Ill., the daughter of Larry D. and Jill Melissa (Bricco) Rayburn. Funeral services were held Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Jack Betts conducted the service...
ROXIE JANE MALONEY (02/02/08)
Roxie Jane Maloney, 86, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born March 12, 1921, in Leadhill, Ark., the daughter of Oliver and Allie (Cantrell) Anderson. On Jan. 8, 1938, she was united in marriage to Everett Hall, and to this union three children were born. He preceded her in death in 1971. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Gary Hall; four brothers; and one sister...
WAYNE ROSS HARRISON (02/02/08)
Wayne Ross Harrison, 77, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2008. On April 6, 1952, he was united in marriage to Charlene Crider. To this union were born four children who survive: Cindy Looper, and her husband, Randy, Patricia Pacheco, and her husband, Tiny, Leonard Harrison, and his wife, Robin, and Vernon Harrison, and his wife, Vickie. He left behind 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren...
NELSON FRANKLIN HIPKINS (02/02/08)
Nelson Franklin Hipkins, 72, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, in North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, Harrison, Ark. He was born Sept. 13, 1935, in Chester, Penn., the son of Benjamin Franklin and Ruth Elmarie (Hines) Hipkins. On Sept. 5, 1987, in Victorville, Calif., he was united in marriage to Connie Rose Butler, who survives...
TERRY BRADSHAW (02/02/08)
Terry Bradshaw, 58, of Nevada, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, in Medicalodge of Nevada in Nevada. He is survived by a brother, Richard Bradshaw, of Washington. He was a United States Navy veteran. Graveside services were held Monday at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
MARLIN JAMES MICKLE (02/02/08)
Marlin James Mickle, 64, of Monett, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, in Monett Health Care Center. His body was cremated under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. No services are planned at this time. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper...
DAN EUGENE EASLEY (02/07/08)
Dan Eugene Easley, 84, of Monett, Mo., passed away at 12 noon, February 2, 2008, after a long illness. He was born January 9, 1924, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, the son of Mallie Green and Truda Farwell Easley. Dan attended Roach Country School, boarded at School of the Ozarks High School for two years, and graduated from Cassville High School with the Class of 1942. ...
BLUM "JACK" EUGENE NORMAN (02/07/08)
Blum "Jack" Eugene Norman, 85, passed away on Jan. 31, 2008, at the Mercy Memorial Hospital in Ardmore, Okla. He was born Sept. 7, 1922, in Washburn, to William Monroe and Mae Turner Norman. He served his country in the United States Army from 1944 to 1947. During this time he was a rifleman, MP, and POW...
DICK E. JOHNSON (02/07/08)
Dick E. Johnson, 67, of Shell Knob, died on Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. He was born on Nov. 29, 1940, in Fairbury, Neb., the son of Luther and Ellena (Kinzie) Johnson. He married Anna Hein on Jan. 25, 1960, in Kansas City., and she survives...
RONALD KNITTLE (02/02/08)
Ronald Knittle, 55, of Exeter, died on Jan. 23, 2008, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born on June 3, 1952, in Denver, Colo., the son of Ray and Gloria (Strickland) Knittle. He was an investment broker in Denver and moved to Exeter from Denver five years ago to be closer to his parents. ...