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Obituaries from April 2009

GAIL WAHLERT (04/30/09)
Gail M. Wahlert, 68, of Monett, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2009, at her home. She was born March 15, 1941, in audubon County, Iowa, the daughter of Fred and Jean Louise McCall Chase. She was retired from Friend Tire Company in Monett. She was a member of New Site Baptist Church...
FAYE COOPER (04/30/09)
Faye W. (Thomas) Cooper, 96, went to be with her Lord on April 19, 2009. She was born in Barry County, Missouri near what is now Roaring River State Park on August 8, 1912. Faye was preceded in death by her husband, Howard J. Cooper and two of her sons, Robert Irl Martin and Jon Richard Martin. ...
ARTHUR MALONEY, JR. (04/30/09)
Arthur (Art) Maloney, 79, of Monett, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1930, in Eagle Rock, the son of the late Arthur and Hattie (Farrington) Maloney. He was united in marriage to Edith (Edie) Still on April 15, 1952, in Eureka Springs, Ark., and she survives...
RELTON E. TATE (04/30/09)
Relton E. Tate, 75, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009, in Carroll County Nursing and Rehab Center, Berryville, Ark. He was born June 6, 1933, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., the son of William Wayne and Esther Frances (Berry) Tate. On Aug. 14, 1954, he was united in marriage to Kathryn Foreman, who survives...
WILLIA GEANE LEMMON (04/30/09)
Willia Geane Lemmon, 82, of Joplin, formerly of Cassville, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2009, at Meadows Care Center in Joplin. She was born June 4, 1926, in Wheaton, to William and Ada Reed Gundel. She was a homemaker. She married Clifford Leon Hilburn in July 1942 in Eureka Springs, Ark. She later married David Lemmon. They both preceded her in death...
MELBA EILEEN GREEN (04/30/09)
Melba Eileen Green, 87, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2009, in Barry County Care Center in Cassville. She was born Nov. 26, 1921, in a boxcar in Drumright, Okla., to Orion Glenn and Amandaline (Findley) Whitney. On Dec. 10, 1941, she was united in marriage to Grant Wire Leneaux and to this union two daughters were born. He preceded her in death on Feb. 13, 1951...
IRENE HORNER (04/23/09)
Thelma Irene Horner, 75, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. She was born on Sept. 8, 1933, in Seligman, the daughter of Veril and Mary (Gowen) McGlothlin. Survivors include: her husband of 56 years, Bob Horner, of Cassville; two sons, Robert (Burl) Horner, and his wife, Monica, of Cassville, and Joe Horner, and his wife, Vanessa, of Columbia; one daughter, Holly Bishop, and her husband, Bob, of Montgomery City; three grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Adella Horner, of Cassville. ...
MELBA EILEEN GREEN (04/23/09)
Melba Eileen Green, 87, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2009, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell will conduct the services. Burial will be at the family cemetery on the family farm...
NADINE MCMILLEN (04/23/09)
Nadine McMillen, 90, of Nixa, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. She was born March 6, 1915, in Eagle Rock, the daughter of the late Jeff and Minnie (Haddock) Thompson. She was united in marriage to Verlon Pryor. He passed away May 23, 1959. She then was united in marriage to Oren McMillen. He also preceded her in death May 13, 1966...
GLEN H. SMITH (04/23/09)
Glen H. Smith, 84, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark. He was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Washington County, Ark., the son of William Ab and Laura (Rice) Smith. On Oct. 29, 1949, he was united in marriage to Lola A. Cuzick, who survives...
IRIS FERN WILLIAMS (04/23/09)
Iris Fern Williams, 78, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2009, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. She was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Jasper, Ark., the daughter of Floyd and Martha (Harrison) Campbell. In 1985, she was united in marriage to Fay Williams, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one sister and a half-sister...
MAXINE BLYTHE (04/23/09)
Gladys "Maxine" Blythe, 89, of Galena, Kan., passed away Monday, April 20, 2009, in Freeman West Hospital, Joplin. She was born Dec.17, 1919, in Washburn, the daughter of Thomas and Viola (McNabb) Burnette. On Nov. 5, 1939, in Washburn, she was united in marriage to General James Blythe, who preceded her in death in August 1989. She was also preceded in death by her parents and three brothers...
ROGER DALE CRABTREE (04/23/09)
Roger Dale Crabtree, 64, of Exeter, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born Sept.17, 1944, in Colusa, Calif., the son of William Joseph and Bonnie (Bowling) Crabtree. On July 4, 1992, he was united in marriage to Mary Susan "Sue" Brock, who survives...
MAURINE EPPERLY CUPPS (04/23/09)
Maurine Epperly Cupps died on April 17, 2009 at St. John's Hospital-Cassville after a long illness. She was a resident of Shell Knob, Missouri and had spent the last six years of her life as a resident of the Red Rose Inn Nursing Home in Cassville. Maurine was born on September 2, 1924, in Shell Knob, Missouri, to Isaac and Delia Epperly. She received her education at Shell Knob and graduated from Cassville High School in 1942...
FLOYD W. WILBANKS (04/16/09)
Floyd W. Wilbanks, 81, of Monett, passed away on April 8, 2009, at his home. He was born on Aug. 13, 1927, in Stover, son of Willard Floyd and Mary (Campbell) Wilbanks. After graduating from Seligman School in 1945, he joined the United States Army and served in the Occupational Forces in Germany for two and a half years. ...
PATTY HOLDEN (04/09/09)
Patricia Lou "Patty" Holden, 62, of Cassville, passed away Friday, April 3, 2009, in her home. She was born July 28, 1946, in Forsyth, the daughter of Earl Edward and Mary Lou (Wheeler) Newman. On Feb. 13, 1976, she was united in marriage to Edgar "Tim" Holden...
GARRY DON SHORT (04/09/09)
Survivors include: his wife of 48 years, Linda Short, of Cassville; one daughter, Terry Lynn (Short) Baartman, of Stillwater, Okla.; two brothers, Johnny Short, and his wife, Pat, of Commerce, Okla., and Richard Short, and his wife, Carol, of Garland, Texas; three sisters, LaRhesa Cypert, and her husband, Roy, of Wichita Falls, Texas, Rena Standlee, of Shallow Water, Texas, and Kay Mabry, and her husband, Larry, of Wichita Falls, Texas; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
HALLEEN W. REID (04/09/09)
Halleen W. Reid, 94, formerly of Seligman, passed away April 2, 2009, in Jackson, Tenn. She was born Aug. 21, 1914, in Seligman, to Montgomery and Arizona Wardlaw. She was a graduate of Seligman High School and the University of Arkansas. She was a teacher in the Seligman/Southwest R-5 School for 38 years. She was a member of the Baptist Church...
BRENDA SUE WHITE (04/09/09)
Brenda Sue White, 56, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2009, in Ozark Mountain Regional Health Care Center, Crane. She was born Aug. 17, 1952, in DeSoto, the daughter of Emma Lorraine (Politte) Warren, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth...
WANDA MITCHELL KERN MARK (04/02/09)
Wanda Mitchell Kern Mark, 65, of Neosho, died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Freeman West Hospital, following a long illness. She was born June 14, 1943. Mrs. Mark was a lifelong area resident. She worked in floral delivery and most recently for the 2000 Census Bureau. She was a member of the Baptist Church and loved to garden...
JAMES VERNON ELLIS (04/02/09)
James Vernon Ellis, 76, of Washburn, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2009, in his home. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Lemmie and Bob Ellis; and one sister, Velma Stephens. He received his education at Measle Prairie and was a lifelong resident of the Washburn area. Contracting polio as a toddler, horses became an appendage for him. Most of his life was spent on horseback, which gave him intimate knowledge and relationships with horses. He was of the Baptist faith...
ELJAH ALLEN "LIGE" FROST (04/02/09)
Elijah Allen "Lige" Frost, 85, died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at St. Andrew's Place in Conway, Ark. He was born Aug. 5, 1923, in Cassville, to Mary and Owen Frost. In addition to his parents, his wife of 65 years, Marguerite Hurt Frost, preceded him in death...
RANDY J. DELANO SR. (04/02/09)
Survivors include: his mother, Barbara Gates, of the Star City community; his wife, Connie Delano, of Cassville; two sons, Randy Delano II, and his wife, Karen, of the Star City community, and Brandon Bush, of Springfield; three daughters, Crystal Bailey, and her husband, Carlonzo, of Rogers, Ark., Cortney Delano, of Cassville, and Kim Handy, of Siloam Springs, Ark.; two brothers, Carl E. ...