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Obituaries from December 2008

MARY ANN CLINE (12/26/08)
Mary Ann Cline, 65, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at her home. She was born on Sept. 10, 1943, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of Manuel and Mary Lou (York) Velarde. On May 24, 1958, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, she was united in marriage to Daniel W. Cline. She and her husband moved to Cassville two years ago from Brownwood, Texas...
FREDDIE CLEMENTS (12/26/08)
Freddie Clements, 72, of Cassville, passed away on Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at her home in Cassville. She was born on June 10, 1936, in Blythville, Ark., the daughter of Roy and Viola (Vernon) Holt. She worked for Western Auto in Kansas City and retired after 28 years of service...
JACKIE SANDERS (12/18/08)
Jackie Ray Sanders, age 52, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in his home. He was born Oct. 6, 1956, in Cassville, the son of James and Bonnie (Daniel) Sanders. He was preceded in death by his mother, his grandparents and one granddaughter, Halli Resz...
MYRTLE E. HARRISON (12/18/08)
Myrtle E. Harrison 95, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Ozark Methodist Manor in Marionville. She was born Feb. 18, 1913, in Yuma, Colo., the daughter of John Harrison and Effie May Slagle. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Monett. She married Robert Richard Harrison on April 7, 1934...
HARLYN HARKRIDER (12/18/08)
Harlyn E. Harkrider, 84, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Living Community Nursing Center, St. Joseph. He was born Dec. 29, 1923, in St. Joseph, the son of Autie and Glyde (Tucker) Harkrider. On May 8, 1948, he was united in marriage to Elsie F. Radeck, who preceded him in death on Jan. 15, 2007. He was also preceded in death by his parents; two infant children at birth; an adopted son; and a brother...
HATTIE BURK (12/18/08)
Hattie Burk, 90, of Cassville, formerly of Galena, passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born March 14, 1918, in Abesville, the daughter of James Arnold and Golda (Daniel) Burk, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Xury Burk...
ALVIE LEE ARNOLD (12/18/08)
Alvie Lee Arnold, 58, of Seligman, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. He was born Aug. 20, 1950, at Lubbock, Texas, to Glen Alvie Arnold and Eula Faye Hutchins Arnold. He lived in this are most of his life. He served in Korea with the U.s. Army. He was a self-employed roofer. He was preceded in death by his father, and one sister, Glenda Arnold...
ANTHONY L. "TONY" COX (12/18/08)
Anthony L. "Tony" Cox, 24, of Fairview, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, following a car accident. He was born Aug. 21, 1984, in Barry County, the son of Jerry and Marilyn (Ray) Cox, who survive. Additional survivors include: one brother, Christopher Cox, of Wheaton; and one sister, Tessie Amanda Cox, of Wheaton...
ROBERT EUGENE "BOBBY" ETTER (12/11/08)
Robert Eugene "Bobby" Etter, 73, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. He was born Oct. 17, 1935, in Monett, the son of William Logan and Ruth Lena (Goetz) Etter, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, George Etter...
RONALD D. STOCKTON (12/11/08)
Ronald d. Stockton, 69, of Monett, passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at Cox Monett Hospital. He was born March 21, 1939, in Star City, the son of Orva Stockton and Faye (Ash) Higgs. He was united in marriage to Rosa Brigman July 7, 2004, in Eureka springs, Ark., and she survives...
HARLYN E. HARKRIDER (12/11/08)
Harlyn E. Harkrider, 84, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Living Community Nursing Center, St. Joseph. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper...
MILAGROS RUEDA GONZALEZ (12/11/08)
Milagros Rueda Gonzalez, infant daughter of Conrrado Rueda and Brizeida Gonzalez, of Purdy, passed away Dec. 6, 2008, in St. John's Hospital, Aurora. Graveside services were held Saturday at Purdy Cemetery. Arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
DWIGHT "ODIE" ST. JOHN (12/11/08)
Dwight "Odie" St. John, 54, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at his home. He was born on May 27, 1954, in McKinney, Texas, the son of Billy St. John and Sally Haggard. He was a self employed electrician, and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was united in marriage to Laura, on Feb. 14, 1991, in Lavon, Texas. He was a member of the All Faith United Methodist Church in Eagle Rock...
HATTIE BURK (12/11/08)
Hattie Burk, 90, of Cassville, formerly of Galena, passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be at Eisenhour Cemetery, Galena. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
DONALD W. "DON" HIXON (12/11/08)
Donald W. "Don" Hixon, 78, of Eagle Rock, passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, in his home. He was born Aug. 16, 1930, in Altoona, Kan., the son of William Edward and Lela May (Hare) Hixon. On Oct. 21, 1956, he was united in marriage to Margaret Ruth Anderson, who preceded him in death on Feb. 24, 1992. He was also preceded in death by his parents...
ELLEE FLEMING SWIFT (12/11/08)
Ellee Fleming Swift, 101, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at the Eureka Springs Hospital in Eureka Springs, Ark. She was born on Aug. 8, 1907, in Glade, Ga., the daughter of Thomas Banks and Cora (Burt) Fleming. She was united in marriage to Roy T. Swift on Aug. 15, 1936. She moved to Arkansas from Coral Gables, Fla., four years ago to make her home. She was the ninth child out of 10 children. She out lived seven brothers and two sisters...
KAROL DEAN BRATTIN (12/11/08)
Karol Dean Brattin, 47, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Sept. 19, 1961, in Purdy, the son of Durward and Geraldine (Senseney) Brattin. He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Danny...
JAYCI MAKENZIE SHRUM (12/11/08)
Jayci Makenzie Shrum, sixteen month old daughter of Jason and Megan Shrum, of Washburn, Missouri, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2008, in Northwest Medical Center, Bentonville, Arkansas. She was born August 1, 2007, in Monett, Missouri, and is survived by her parents. ...
LEAH DENISE SHERMAN (12/04/08)
Leah Denise Sherman, 43, of Pierce City, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, in Eagle Rock. She was born on Jan. 30, 1965, in Delano, Calif., the daughter of Gilbert Rivera and Freida (Loyd) Sherman. She was united in marriage to Michael Sherman on Jan. 26, 1988, in Bakersfield, Calif. She was raised and worked most of her life as a beautician in California. She and her family moved to Pierce City, four years ago and she was employed at the Dollar General Store...
EDITH PURDOM (12/04/08)
Edith May Purdom, 90, of El Dorado Springs, formerly of Jenkins, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, in Community Springs Healthcare in El Dorado Springs. She was born April 14, 1918, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of William and Lora (Atwood) Whitehead. ...
EDWARD LEE ENLOW (12/04/08)
Edward Lee Enlow, 63, of Bates City, passed away Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, in his home. He was born Nov. 8, 1945, in Fairview, the son of Virgil and Ruby (Eden) Enlow, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two sisters. Survivors include: a son, Dennis Enlow, of Kansas City; a daughter, Anita Jaschke and her husband, Michael, of Eagle Rock; one brother, Wayne Enlow, of Pierce City; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild...
MARILYN LEE LIGGETT (12/04/08)
Marilyn Lee Liggett, 45, of Golden, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at her home. She was born on March 27, 1963, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Robert "Bob" and Mary Beard. She was a graduate of Cassville High School. She was united in marriage to Terry Liggett on March 17, 1990, in Shell Knob. She was the previous owner and operator of the Red Barn Flea Market in Eagle Rock. She attended the Golden First Southern Baptist Church...
LARRY GENE NORWOOD (12/04/08)
Larry Gene Norwood, 52, of Seligman, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at his home in Seligman. He was born on May 11, 1956, in Seville, Spain, son of Joe and Lona (Laney) Norwood. He retired from Emerson Electric in Rogers, Ark., after 26 years of service before its closing...
J.C. TIPTON (12/04/08)
J.C. Tipton, 81, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. He was born Jan. 4, 1927, in Wichita Falls, Texas, the son of Harry L. and Leona (Wright) Tipton. On May 28, 1959, in Hobbs, N.M., he was united in marriage to Wanda Mae DeWitt, who preceded him in death on May 26, 2002. He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Travis Tipton and Ernest Tipton; one sister, Nettie King and a grandson, Kevin...
OTIS GEORGE ENGLAND (12/04/08)
Otis George England, 82, of Exeter, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, in his home. He was born April 27, 1926, in Exeter, the son of Ira and Mabeletta (Birkes) England. On May 12, 1948, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Ruby Colene McCullah, who survives...
CHARLES BLAKELY (12/04/08)
Charles Forrest "Chuck" Blakely, age 79, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Friday, November 28, 2008, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri. He was born September 25, 1929, in Effingham County, Illinois, the son of the late Forrest E. ...