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Obituaries from October 2008

JOHN A. INGRAM (10/30/08)
John A Ingram, 58, of Neosho, passed away Monday, oct. 20, 2008, in Freeman West Hospital. He was born June 27, 1950, in Prairie Grove, Ark., son of John E. Ingram and Mary Lee Wade. He was a member of Masonic Lodge in Galena, Kan. He worked as a policeman for the Galena Police Department. He received his masters degree in criminal justice...
GARRY DAVID RAYMER (10/30/08)
Garry david Raymer, 61, of Pea ridge, Ark., died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Ark. He was born June 15, 1947, at Rogers, Ark., to Elbert Franklin Raymer and Roxie Maxine Evans Raymer. He was a machinist and had umpired Little League and high school baseball in Pea Ridge, Ark. He was an active member of Westside Baptist Church in Pea Ridge, Ark...
MARY GLADYS HENDRICKS (10/30/08)
Mary Gladys Hendricks, 87, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, in Carroll County Nursing & Rehab, Berryville, Ark. She was born Dec. 19, 1920, in Trousdale, Kan., the daughter of John and Myrtle (Wilkerson) Brown. On April 9, 1941, in Parsons, Kan., she was united in marriage to William Everett Hendricks, who preceded her in death on April 8, 1979. She was also preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, a brother and two granddaughters...
WANDA H. YEAGER (10/30/08)
Wanda H. Yeager, 73, of Independence, passed away Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at The Groves, Independence. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Faith Community Center in Oak Grove. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. with inurnment at Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort...
MAE ROBINSON (10/30/08)
Mae Robinson, 75, of Wills Point, Texas, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, in a Grand Saline nursing home. She was born in Butterfield on June 20, 1933, the daughter of Charlie L. Amos and Letha A. Henson Amos. She was raised in Butterfield. She was married to Virgil Pugh for 13 years and later married to William Bole Robinson for 22 years. ...
MARY PLANCHON (10/30/08)
Mary Ellen Planchon, 91, of Monett, passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2008, at cox Monett Hospital. She was born Aug. 5, 1917, in Galena, the daughter of Samual Henry and Ula (Elizabeth) Scott. She was united in marriage to Arthur ethridge in October, 1936, and he preceded her in death June 20, 1956...
GLADYS DOKE ROSS (10/30/08)
Gladys (Schell) Doke Ross, 98, of Seligman, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born Feb. 1, 1910, at Powell, the daughter of John and Sade (Evans) Schell. On July 23, 1934, she was united in marriage to Harold Doke, who preceded her in death in 1971. On Nov. 21, 1983, in Miami, Okla., she married Orin E. Ross, who also preceded her in death...
ANTHONY OXFORD (10/30/08)
Anthony Oxford, 52, of Seligman, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, in Cassville. He was born on April 21, 1956, in Rogers, Ark., son of Virgil and Janet (Reeves) Oxford. He grew up in the Rogers and Pea Ridge, Ark., area, moving to Seligman over 25 years ago. He was a self employed construction worker. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the National Rifle Association...
OTTO JOHN FESSMAN (10/30/08)
Otto John Fessman, 71, of Shell Knob, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008, at Table Rock Lake. He was born on Aug. 22, 1937, in Kansas City, son of Otto and Mary (Franke) Fessman. He was a graduate of Finnelly College of Engineering in Kansas City, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was employed as an engineer for Sprint in Kansas City and retired in 1999 after 39 years of service. He moved to the Shell Knob area to make his home...
RUDOLPH HARRIS (10/30/08)
Rudolph Harris, age 82, of Washburn, Missouri, went to be with his Lord Sunday, October 26, 2008, surrounded by his family and friends in St. John's in Springfield. He was born June 29, 1926, in Cape Fair, the son of Ross and Lena (Foster) Harris. On June 21, 1947, in Columbus, Kansas, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Norma Jean Bruton, who survives...
GLENDA WARD (10/30/08)
Glenda S. Ward, age 65, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, October 27, 2008, in her home. She was born April 14, 1943, in Cassville, the daughter of William M. "Bill" and Virginia Ruth (Sparkman) Ward, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her brother, Bryant Ward and his wife, Julie, of Shell Knob, Missouri, and her two "JOYS", nephew, Andy and niece, Natalie, who were more like grandchildren, and many friends...
LOLA PARKER (10/23/08)
Lola Marie (Childress) (Pryor) Parker, 75, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at her daughter's home in Sarcoxie. She was born May 27, 1933, in Viola, the daughter of Thomas Arthur and Arvilla (Wilkee) Moore. She was a waitress and a cook...
JIMMIE RAY FLETCHER (10/23/08)
Jimmie Ray Fletcher, 63, of Seligman, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at his home. He was born April 28, 1945, to Harold B. Fletcher and Lois S. Mahurin Fletcher. He was employed by McDonald County as a road grader for 13 years before his retirement in 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Lorene Tidwell and Marcella Fletcher...
DEBORAH LOUISE WOOD (10/23/08)
Deborah Louise Wood, 51, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Sept. 5, 1957, in Lexington, Ky., the daughter of William and Louise (Davidson) Wallace. She was preceded in death by her father and her grandparents...
SARA LYNN PATTERSON (10/23/08)
Sara Lynn Patterson, 59, of Eagle Rock, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, in Eureka Springs Hospital, Eureka Springs, Ark. She was born Jan. 13, 1949, in Emporia, Kan., the daughter of Patrick and Dorothy (Fellingham) Patter-son, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Patterson...
CARL OAKES (10/23/08)
Carl Eddie Oakes, 77, of Butterfield, died Oct. 12, 2008, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. He was born Oct. 24, 1930, in Purdy, the son of Ramey and Flossie Logan Oakes. He was retired from Tyson Foods in Monett. He served in the U.S. Army from 1952 until 1954...
MARY LOUISE TURNER (10/23/08)
Mary Louise Turner, 99, of Liberty, passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at Liberty Terrace. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Seligman Cemetery. Rev. Ken West will officiate. She was born Feb. 26, 1909, in Lowell, Ark., to George T. and Cora C. (Lewis) Hurt. She was a skilled seamstress. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Liberty...
LARRY DALE "BULL DOGGER" BROWN (10/23/08)
Larry Dale "Bull Dogger" Brown, 65, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, in Altamonte Springs, Fla. He was born Feb. 12, 1943, in Barry County, the son of Odean (Charles) and Maloy Brown. He was preceded in death by his father. Graveside services with military honors were held Saturday at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
SHIRLEY CARR (10/23/08)
Shirley Lee Carr, 73, of Cassville, Missouri, died at 3:00 a.m., Thursday, October 16, 2008. She died at home peacefully in her sleep with family members at her side. She was born June 5, 1935, the daughter of Lee Roy and Beulah (Hopkins) McGruder. She was united in marriage to Donald Lee Carr in Springfield, Missouri, on September 30, 1954. ...
ALVA GENE CRAIG (10/16/08)
Alva Gene Craig, 76, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, in his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1932, in Cassville, the son of Lewis and Iva (Miller) Craig. On March 16, 1958, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Peggy McGlothlin, who preceded him in death on April 10, 2001. He was also preceded in death by his parents...
MAKAYLA FAITH STANSBERRY (10/16/08)
Makayla Faith Stansberry, infant daughter of Joel and Andrea (Hollingsworth) Stansberry, of Wheaton, passed away on Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, at St. John's Regional Hospital, Joplin. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her paternal grandparents, Steve and Cheri Stansberry, of Pineville; maternal grandparents, Ike and Sharon Hollingsworth, of Ridgley; paternal great-grandmother, Marion Rito, of Pineville; and maternal great-grandmother, Marie Bateman, of Ridgley...
LARRY DALE "BULL DOGGER" BROWN (10/16/08)
Larry Dale "Bull Dogger" Brown, 65, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, in Altamonte Springs, Fla. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
JOHN HENBEST (10/16/08)
John Henry Henbest, 85, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, in his home. He was born Aug. 31, 1923, in Cassville, the son of William Henry and Ocie (Ball) Henbest. On Nov. 25, 1948, in Wichita, Kan., he was united in marriage to Ruth Marie Seely, who survives...
CHARLES GEORGE BRAND (10/09/08)
Charles George Brand, 63, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 6, 1945, in Middletown, Iowa, to Willard C. Brand and Helen W. Brand. He was a member of the Moose Lodge. He had been employed as a truck driver. He was a Navy veteran...
HELEN F. GAUTNEY (10/09/08)
Helen F. Gautney, 92, passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. She was born in Barry County March 16, 1916, the daughter of Fred and Nettie (Young) Combs. She was married to Frank Gautney, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Dutch Combs and Farris Combs, and one sister, Lela Edie...
SARA E. MATTINGLY (10/09/08)
Sara E. Mattingly, 85, of Cassville, formerly of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born May 7, 1923, in Benton County, Ark., the daughter of Russell and Dortha (Still) Howell. On April 18, 1942, in Exeter, she was united in marriage to Walter R. Mattingly, who preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 2005. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a sister...
SUZANNE PETERS (10/09/08)
Suzanne Peters, 74, of Purdy, passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2008. She was born Nov. 30, 1933, in Monett, the daughter of George and Avis East Nance. She was a homemaker. On Sept. 9, 1960, in Miami, Okla., she married Ted Peters and he preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1991...
FREDA GRIMES (10/09/08)
Freda Grimes, 74, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, in her home. She was born Oct. 21, 1933, in Eagle Rock, the daughter of James and Daisy (Burris) Greek. On Dec. 15, 1960, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Don Grimes, who survives...
GARY M. CRUMLY (10/09/08)
Gary M. Crumly, 48, of Shell Knob, passed away on Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, in Shell Knob. He was born on Oct. 6, 1959, in Springfield, Ill., son of Robert C. and Shirley Ann (Fahenbecker) Crumly. He was a master carpenter. Survivors include: one daughter, Amanda Crumly, of Chatham, Ill.; three brothers, Bob Crumly, of Ashland, Ill., Ed Crumly, of Springfield, Ill., and Steven R. Crumly, of Wichita, Kan.; and two sisters, Susan K. Power, of Omaha, Ark., and Terri Baker, of Effingham, Ill...
GARY PAUL PHILLIPS (10/09/08)
Gary Paul Phillips, 68, of Cassville, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, at his home in Cassville. He was born on Feb. 28, 1940, in Kansas City. He was the son of Edwin and Pauline (Hamilton) Phillips. He was a veteran of the United States Army. After being honorably discharged from active duty, he went to work for Pryor Brass Fence Company in Kansas City. After his employment with Pryor Brass, he became a self-employed fence contractor with various companies including Montgomery Ward...
AVAL BRUTON (10/09/08)
Aval Queeta Bruton, 96, of Cassville, formerly Golden, passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. He was born March 19, 1912, in Golden, the son of Minnie Bruton. On Jan. 1, 1941, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to, Katie Cooper, who preceded him in death on April 12, 1983. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Vonda and Yonda...
DR. ROBERT BOGUE (10/09/08)
Doctor Robert "Bob" E. Bogue passed away on Friday, Oct. 3, 2008. He was born Sept. 16, 1923, to Dr. Joseph and Louise Bogue in Greensburg, Kan. He spent 69 years of his life in Wichita, Kan. He was the oldest of five children, four boys and one girl. After graduating, he joined the Marine Corp and served in the Pacific as a mechanic on the fighter F6F with the 533 Marine Nightfighter Squadron. He married Betty Young in 1946. She preceded him in death in 1996...
DORIS ANN WILHELM (10/09/08)
Doris Ann Wilhelm, 77, of Cassville, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. She was born on Jan. 7, 1931, in Owensville, the daughter of George and Elsie (Rogers) Pope. She received her education in Owensville and worked at American Recreation Products most of her life. She was united in marriage to James Wilhelm on Dec. 1, 1964, in St. Louis. They moved to Cassville to make their home in 1998. Mr. Wilhelm preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 2003...
JUNE E. WALTON (10/02/08)
June E. Walton, 82, of Washburn, passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, in Mercy Medical Center, Rogers, Ark. She was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Lewis and Opal (White) Messer. In 1965, she was united in marriage to Merle Walton, who preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bob and Jack Messer; and a sister, Gayle Hill...
HELEN MARIE DAY (10/02/08)
Helen Marie Day, 81, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born Dec.15, 1926, in Washburn, the daughter of John and Effie May (Snook) Day, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, A.B., Hardy, Harold and Kenneth "Red."...
JUNE SPAHR (10/02/08)
June Spahr, 91, of Berryville, Ark., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, in Carroll County Nursing and Rehab, Berryville, Ark. She was born Aug. 20, 1917, in Sedalia, the daughter of Harry and Mildred (Menefee) Colvin. On Dec. 25, 1938, in Sedalia, she was united in marriage to Owen C. Spahr, who preceded her in death on Feb. 13, 1982. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother...
OPAL MARIE ROBERTSON (10/02/08)
Opal Marie "Sarie" Robertson, 76, of Washburn, passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born May 30, 1932, in Washburn, the daughter of Arthur Amos and Iva Lillian (Paul) Myers. On April 18, 1953, she was united in marriage to Johnny Lee Robertson who preceded her in death on Aug. ...
GOLMER E. CASAD (10/02/08)
Golmer E. Casad, 72, of Purdy, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008, at his daughter's home in Purdy. He was born on March 12, 1936, in Escondido, Calif. He was the son of Ralph and Alice (Christenson) Casad. He graduated high school in Escondido, Calif., on June 11, 1954. He served in the United States Army from Aug. 20, 1958, till Aug. 31, 1964. He married Verna May Ray in Lompoc, Calif., May 11, 1963.T...
PAULINE WINNING (10/02/08)
Pauline Winning, 90, of Marshall, died Saturday, September 27, 2008, at The Living Center in Marshall. Funeral services were held at Tuesday at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall with William W. Harlow officiating. Burial was at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association or American Heart Association...
JAMES MARLOWE BEAGLE (10/02/08)
AMES MARLOWE BEAGLE James Marlowe Beagle, 75, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, in his home. He was born April 28, 1933, in Kansas City, the son of Joseph R. and Ethel (Sawyer) Beagle. He was united in marriage to Imogene Jaster, who passed away on March 7, 1989. On April 28, 1992, he married Sue Smith, who survives...
VIOLET IDA RIDENOUR METCALF COPENING (10/02/08)
Violet Ida Ridenour Metcalf Copening, 87, passed away on Christmas Day 2007 in the Heritage Care Center in American Fork, Utah. She was born in Exeter, the daughter of Ed Ridenour and Minnie (Burns) Ridenour. She is survived by her son Dan Metcalf (Linda) of Cedar Fort, Utah, and by seven grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. ...