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Obituaries from May 2009

JAMES JUNIOR WOOLARD (05/28/09)
James Junior Woolard, 87, of Bentonville, Ark., passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009, in Brandord House, Bentonville, Ark. He was born Feb. 5, 1922, in Bethpage, the son of Hiram (H.C.) and Lee Florence (Cook) Woolard, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Carl, James, and Clovis, and one sister, Minnie Clanton...
MARILYN KAYE RITCHEY (05/28/09)
Marilyn Kaye Ritchey, 66, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, May 25, 2009, in her home. She was born April 1, 1943, in Ray County, the daughter of Vernon and Ruth (Lockamy) Holder. On July 4, 1971, in Liberty, she was united in marriage to Ray Ritchey, who survives...
CLARENCE HAROLD MOUDY (05/28/09)
Clarence Harold Moudy, aged 81, died May 22, 2009, in Prairie Grove, Ark. Clarence was born November 30, 1927 in Cassville, Missouri. Clarence was an Army veteran and became a pilot after being discharged. He became an aero crop duster and worked primarily in New Mexico and Texas. He had a keen interest in horses and raised, raced and bred thoroughbreds. He lived in Spearville, Kansas, for a time and moved to Perry, Oklahoma, where he lived for many years...
GARY GIBSON (05/28/09)
Gary Gibson, Jr., 42, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009, in his home. He was born Sept. 17, 1966, in Cassville, the son of Gary, Sr. and Norma (Ray) Gibson. He was united in marriage to Melanie Roark, and to this union one son, Dylan, was born...
BETTY HARADER (05/28/09)
Betty Harader, 84, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born Nov. 25, 1924, in Barry County, the daughter of E.C. and Ida (Emory) Tichenor. On March 7, 1941, she was united in marriage to James Harader, who survives...
RUTH NAOMI RIECK (05/28/09)
Ruth Naomi Rieck, 92, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009, in her home. She was born July 27, 1916, in Ramona, Kan., the daughter of Abraham and Emma (Thuma) Beltz. On Sept. 12, 1935, in Herrington, Kan., she was united in marriage to Carl John Rieck, who preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and five sisters...
DUANE EUGENE CORN (05/28/09)
Duane Eugene Corn, 55, of Seligman, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2009, in his home. He was born Dec. 14, 1953, in Seligman, the son of L.B. and Elsie (Lundy) Corn. On Oct. 3, 1975, he was united in marriage to Jeanette Dewitt, who survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Nathan Corn and Philip Corn and his wife, Christi, of Seligman; one daughter, Stephanie Salas, of Sun Prairie, Wis.; his father, L.B. ...
NADEAN BRADFORD (05/21/09)
Nadean Bradford, 94, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born July 3, 1914, in Flat Creek, Mo., the daughter of Everett E. and Hattie B. (Hudson) Jordan. She was united in marriage to Leonard Zinn and to this union two daughters were born. ...
WILMA LONG (05/21/09)
Wilma Clara Long, born July 11, 1940, in Ellismore to James and Maude Woods, passed away on May 12, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. On Feb. 21, 1964, she married Gary Paul Long who preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by one son, Billy Long, in 1991 and her father, James Woods, in 2008...
HELEN MARIE JONES (05/21/09)
Helen Marie Jones, 90, of Wheaton, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009, in Red Rose of Cassville. She was born Oct. 30, 1918, in Ridgley, the daughter of George C. and Hattie V. (McQueen) Thomas. On Oct. 10, 1936, she was united in marriage to Curtis M. Jones, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Homer, Loren, Earl, Ralph and Junior; and one sister, Pearl Keeling...
MELBA JUNE LINEGARGER (05/21/09)
Melba June Linebarger, 78, of Henderson, Texas, died Sunday, May 17, 2009. Born August 14, 1930, in Carroll County, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Alice (Stansell) Smith. She was a bookkeeper at Foremost Dairies in Springdale, Ark., a life-long member of DAV Auxiliary, a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Lowell, Ark., and was a current member of First Baptist Church of Henderson, Texas...
ROBIN TRONCOSO AND FAMILY (05/21/09)
Robin Lorraine Troncoso, 20, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, in a house fire along with her three children, JuanJose Beltran, 3, Aleceana Troncoso, 2, and Marcello Beltran, 8 months. Robin was born April 22, 1989, in Las Vegas, Nev., the daughter of Alvaro and Dawn Marie (Dentler) Troncoso...
MARTIN WILLIAMS (05/21/09)
Martin Eugene Williams, Jr., 21, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, in a house fire. He was born June 8, 1987, in Aurora, the son of Martin, Sr. and Maureen (Brand) Williams, who survive. Additional survivors include; one brother, Christopher Williams; and one sister, Allison Williams, of the home...
MARY CATHERINE THOMAS (05/21/09)
Mary Catherine Thomas, 74, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Aug. 15, 1934, in Barry County, the daughter of Delmar and Verna Mae (Jones) Cantrell. On Sept. 5, 1953, in Exeter, she was united in marriage to George "Junior" Thomas, who preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
SHIRLEY M. ALBERTSON VAN VORST (05/21/09)
Shirley M. VanVorst, 68, of Monett, died Sunday, May 17, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center in Monett. She was born in Franklin County on Jan. 1, 1941, the daughter of Pete and May (Martin) Albertson. She was a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Wayne Moeller. She married Richard VanVorst on May 8, 1998, and he survives...
MYRTLE B. JONES (05/21/09)
Myrtle B. Jones, 81, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, May 18, 2009, in her home. She was born April 4, 1928, in Washburn, the daughter of Ray and Bessie (Cooper) Hendrix. On Nov. 13, 1944, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Clyde W. Jones, who preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1970. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, James. D. Jones and Ricky Dale Jones; and one brother, Carl Ray Hendrix...
SHARON KAY DONALDSON (05/18/09)
Sharon Kay Donaldson, 55, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2009, in Cox Walnut Lawn, Springfield. She was born March 23, 1954, in Springfield, the daughter of Laverne and Louise (Owens) Wilson. On Dec. 7, 1984, in Shell Knob, she was united in marriage to James David Donaldson, who survives...
PATRICK ARNOLD TUTEN (05/18/09)
patrick Arnold Tuten, 56, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, May 8, 2009, in his home. He was born June 18, 1952, in alameda, Calif., the son of Oleary and Dorothy (Barber) Tuten, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: two brothers, Paul J. Tuten, of Seattle, Wash., and Phillip Tuten, Sr., of Mt. Vernon...
CHARLES IRVEN BERZIEL (05/18/09)
Charles Berziel, 73, of Elm Springs, Ark., passed away Sunday, May 10, 2009, in Elm Springs, Ark. He was born Oct. 12, 1935, in Cassville, the son of Holly I. and Frances Williams Berziel. He attended the Springdale Christian Church Springdale, Ark., and had served in the National Guard of Missouri. ...
In Memory of Dale Lee Flaxbeard (05/18/09)
Dale Lee Flaxbeard, age 73, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, in his home surrounded by his adoring family. He was born on October 11, 1935, in rocky Comfort, Missouri, the son of Thelma Irene (Killion) Flaxbeard and Noble Elmer Flaxbeard. He married Nancy Croddy, and to this union there were three children, Becki, Tom and Beth. He married Shirlene Vaughn, his wife of 36 years, and to this union there were two children, Larry and Chuck...
MEMORIAL SERVICE (05/18/09)
A memorial service has been scheduled for Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. at the White Funeral Home in Cassville for Adella Patton.
HAROLD "SONNY" TUTER, JR. (05/18/09)
Harold "Sonny" Tuter Jr., 74, of Washburn, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at his home. He was born on April 19, 1935, in Buffalo, the son of Harold and Lena Pauline (Irvine) Tuter, Sr. He was united in marriage to Thelma Darlene Walker on May 1, 1957 in Las Vegas, Nev...
THAROLD CLEO HARRIS (05/18/09)
Tharold Cleo Harris, 85, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville, following a short illness. He was born on Feb. 18, 1924, in Stella, one of three children born to the late Les and Lu (Clark) Harris. He moved to Cassville 10 years ago coming from Rogers, Ark. He attended the First Christian Church in Cassville...
MABEL LOUISE STILL (05/18/09)
Mabel Louise Still, 88, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Berryville, Ark. She was born Aug. 23, 1920, in Jefferson City, the daughter of Ted and Maude (Harlan) Rice. On Sept. 9, 1990, in Heritage, she was united in marriage to Joe Toby Still, who survives...
WILMA CLARA LONG (05/18/09)
Wilma Clara Long, 68, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. Services are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
LONNIE MARSHALL (05/18/09)
Lonnie Eugene Marshall, 68, of Monett, formerly of Cassville, passed away Monday, May 11, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center. He was born July 1, 1940, in Cassville, the son of Christopher Joseph and Ruby Emmaline Turner Marshall. He retired from Schreiber Foods in Monett. He was employed as a pressman for the Cassville Democrat for several years. He attended Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Marionville...
PATRICIA ANN "PAT"SHACKELFORD (05/18/09)
Patricia Ann "Pat" Shackelford, age 73, a longtime resident of Lee's Summit, Mo., entered her heavenly home on May 10, 2009, following a valiant eight-year battle with multiple myeloma. Visitation began at 1 p.m., followed by a funeral service celebrating Pat's life at 2:30 p.m., on Friday, May 15, at the Park Lawn Chapel, Hillcrest Road at 83rd Street, Kansas City, Mo. ...
DORRIS V. POE (05/07/09)
Dorris V. Poe, 73, of Seligman, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in St. John's Hospital-Cassville. He was born July 21, 1935, in Washburn, the son of Claud and Oma (Privitt) Poe. On April 3, 1961, he was united in marriage to Cleva Greek, who survives. He is also survived by three sons, Fred Poe, of Cassville, Ted Poe, of Seligman, and Ed Poe of Exeter; one daughter, Sonja Green and her husband, Luke, of Seligman; seven grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren...
FAITH ELLEN NAVARRO (05/07/09)
Faith Ellen Navarro, 61, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2009, in an automobile accident near Garfield, Ark. She was preceded in death by her parents. She received her education in Hoisington, Kan. She became a licensed practical nurse and received the honor of Top State Nurse in Arkansas...
EVELYN JUNE JOHNSON (05/07/09)
Evelyn June Johnson, 73, of Monett, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born July 31, 1935, in St. Louis, the daughter of Andrew and Hazel Anderson, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Richard Johnson, and three great-grandchildren...
JAMES R. "JIM" DURHAM (05/07/09)
James R. "Jim" Durham, 68, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1940, in Stella, the son of Raymond L. and Ola (Nunn) Durham. On Jan. 1, 1993, he was united in marriage to Jane Still, who survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Ricky A. ...
ADELLA FAE PATTON (05/07/09)
Adella Fae Patton, 47, of Monett, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at her residence in Monett. She was born on May 26, 1961, in Landstuhl, Germany. She was the adopted daughter of Lloyd and Ella (Townley) Nevill. She grew up in a military family and lived in several countries throughout her life. She moved to the Barry County area 23 years ago with her family to make her home. She worked previously as a truck driver and managed camp- grounds in Rogers, Ark...
BLANCHE W. GLASS (05/07/09)
Blanche W. Glass, 92, of Springfield, Mo., passed away April 28, 2009, at St. John's Regional health Systems, Springfield. She was born Nov. 22, 1916 at Competition, Mo., the daughter of Walter McMillian and Myrtle Shamel Barnett. She married Donald Wayne Glass on July 13, 1937. She was a homemaker and was of the protestant faith...
PLUMA (STUMPFF) DUMMIT (05/07/09)
Pluma (Stumpff) Dummit, 91, of Bartlesville, Okla., passed peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at 4:30 a.m. at the Heritage Villa Nursing Center. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Jerry Stumpff officiating. Following services in Bartlesville, graveside services and interment were held at 4 p.m. on Friday in the Clio Cemetery at Jenkins, Mo., under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory...