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Obituaries from September 2009

GRACE VIVIAN HULL (09/24/09)
Grace Vivian Hull, 100, of Noel, passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, following a long illness. She was born Oct. 18, 1908, in Douglas, Neb., one of seven children of Lyman Milo and Nettie (Goodman) Patton. On Oct. 31, 1928, in Douglas, Neb., she was united in marriage to Marion Cecil Hull who preceded her in death on April 2, 1986, after almost 58 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, four sisters, one grandson and one great-great-grandson...
HENRIETTA FLO "HANK" MCFALL (09/24/09)
Henrietta Flo "Hank" McFall, 89, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born March 31, 1920, in Jefferson City, the daughter of Thomas W. and Edith Jane (Shadwick) Breen. On Nov. 10, 1938, she was united in marriage to Ruby Alden McFall, who preceded her in death on Oct. ...
EDDY PHELPS (09/24/09)
Edward Lee "Eddy" Phelps, 24, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, in an automobile accident near Cassville. He was born March 5, 1985, in Springfield, the son of Darrell Wayne and DeEtta (Batson) Phelps. He is survived by his mother, DeEtta Long and her husband, Douglas, of Cassville; and one brother, Wes Phelps and his wife, Michele, of Cassville...
FLORENCE MAE SIZEMORE (09/24/09)
Florence Mae Sizemore, 80, a resident of Cassville, was born Feb. 11, 1929, in Lafayette, Ill., a daughter of Carl Lee and Marie (Cox) Haptonstall, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, in Cassville. She was a member of the Rebecca's Club. She worked as a dietician for nursing homes and was a member of the All Faith United Methodist Church in Eagle Rock...
EDITH MAE SCROGGINS (09/24/09)
Edith Mae (Sherman) Scroggins, 65, of Golden, passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. She was born on Jan. 14, 1944, in Eureka Springs, Ark., daughter of William "Bill" Sherman and Mary Alice Beck. ...
DAVID EDWIN NEUSCHAFER (09/17/09)
David Edwin Neuschafer, 67, of Shell Knob, passed away at his home Monday, Sept. 14, 2009. He was born in Highland Park, Calif., Nov. 1, 1941, the son of Joseph and Mildred Marie (Perriman) Neuschafer. He was united in marriage on June 24, 1961, in Hawthorne, Calif., to Dale Ann Slaton...
DANIEL GEORGE BROWN (09/17/09)
Daniel George Brown, 51 of Seligman, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, in his home. He was born Sept. 30, 1957, in Nova Scotia, Canada, the son of Lester Ross and Leona G. (Maclean) Brown. He was preceded in death by his father. Survivors include: his mother, Leona Erwin, of Seligman; one son, Nathan Brown and his wife, Stephanie, and two grandchildren, all of Washington, Utah; one brother, Douglas Brown and his wife, Yvonne, of Charleston, S.C.; one sister, Cheryl Key, of Buena Park, Calif.; one stepbrother, Ray Erwin, of Ft. ...
DONALD EUGENE ELLIS (09/17/09)
Donald Eugene Ellis, 71, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, in his home. He was born June 8, 1938, in Aurora, the son of Bernard and Reatha (Godsey) Ellis, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: one son, Tom Ellis and his wife, Belinda, of Lebanon; one daughter, Tammy Thompson and her husband, David, of Hutchinson, Kan.; and three grandchildren...
EDDIE PHELPS (09/17/09)
Eddie Phelps, 24, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, in an automobile accident near Cassville. Arrangements 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...
DONALD EUGENE ELLIS (09/17/09)
Donald Eugene Ellis, 71, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, in his home. He was born June 8, 1938, in Aurora, the son of Bernard and Reatha (Godsey) Ellis, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: one son, Tom Ellis and his wife, Belinda, of Lebanon; one daughter, Tammy Thompson and her husband, David, of Hutchinson, Kan.; and three grandchildren...
DANALEE "DEE" JENKINS (09/17/09)
DanaLee "Dee" Jenkins, 63, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born May 2, 1946, in Wickenburg, Ariz., the daughter of Bill and Gladys (Akin) Gray. On March 6, 1987, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Harold L. Jenkins, who survives...
HELEN L. KIRBY (09/17/09)
Helen L. Kirby, 83, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation, Cassville. She was born June 24, 1926, in Eagle Grove, Iowa, the daughter of Harold Lucious and Erma (Harges) Lewright. She was united in marriage to Frederick William Kirby, who preceded her in death in 1987. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one son, Robert...
FRANCES M. MARSHALL (09/17/09)
Frances M. Marshall, 91, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, in her home. Others preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Ronald; and brothers and sisters. She grew up and received her education in Chicago, Ill., where she graduated from high school. ...
DAVID C. HINDLEY (09/17/09)
David C. Hindley, 65, of Shell Knob, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. Funeral services were held at the Grace Community Fellowship Church on Saturday in Shell Knob, with Pastor Jonathon Brobston officiating. ...
SLYVIA STILL (09/17/09)
Sylvia Marie Still, 84, of Ridgley, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8. 2009, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation, Cassville, after a long illness. She was born Oct. 15, 1924, the daughter of John and Lula (Andrews) Ridenour. On April 25, 1943, she was united in marriage to Vernon Still and to this union three daughters and one son were born...
CAROLYN SUE BROWN- FALTERMEIER (09/17/09)
Survivors include: her husband, Paul Faltermeier, of Golden; two sons, Kirk and Keith Foster; Kevin Jackson, whom she considered one of her own; one grandson; and one sister Mariavis Glavis, of Wasilla, Alaska. In addition to her husband Richard, she was preceded in death by her parents...
VERMO ROY (09/17/09)
Vermo Roy, 87, of Joplin, formerly of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, in Freeman West Hospital, Joplin. She was born Dec. 9, 1921, in Martha, Okla., the daughter of Edward Lee and Minnie Delila (Ward) Sampler. On Oct. 28, 1945, in Wichita, Kan., she was united in marriage to Carl Roy, who survives...
BEVERLY GAIL BLACK (09/17/09)
Beverly Gail Black, 61, of Cassville, passed away on Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, at her home. She was born on March 29, 1948, in Amarillo, Texas, daughter of Benjamin and Bonnie (Wilson) Parks. She grew up in Amarillo, Texas, and graduated from Palo Duro High School in 1965. She was united in marriage to Tom Black on June 9, 1968, at the Second Baptist Church in Amarillo, Texas...
MARION MAX BISHOP (09/17/09)
Survivors include: his wife, Linda Bishop, of Cassville; two stepsons, Russell New, of Seligman, and Jeffery New, of Fayetteville, Ark.; one stepdaughter, Lindalla Green, of Bentonville, Ark.; four grandchildren; and one sister, Raye Christense, of Aberdeen, Idaho. He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Bishop; his mother, Pauline Corn; and one brother, Lacey Bishop...
SYLVIA M. STILL (09/10/09)
Sylvia M. Still, 84, of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation, Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. John Henry and Brother Danny Heupel will conduct the services...
VERMO ROY (09/10/09)
Vermo Roy, 87, of Joplin, formerly of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, in Freeman West Hospital, Joplin. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Exeter First Baptist Church. Rev. Jerry Yarnall will conduct the services. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday in Martha Cemetery, Martha, Okla., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
MARY LOUISE PHINNEY (09/10/09)
Mary Louise Phinney, 88, died Wednesday, August 26, 2006, at her residence in Ridgecrest, California. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville, Missouri, with Rev. Lee Porch of the Cassville United Methodist Church officiating. Graveside services and interment were directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory in Bartlesville, Oklahoma...
HERMAN LAVERNE "JACK" LANSDOWN (09/10/09)
Herman Laverne "Jack" Lansdown, 82, of Purdy, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, in St. Johns Hospital -- Cassville. He was born Oct. 16, 1926, in Barry County, the son of Herman and Marjorie (McNeill) Lansdown, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline Lansdown Rowland and Mayrene Baldwin...
HELEN L. KIRBY (09/10/09)
Helen L. Kirby, 83, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation, Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell will conduct the services...
ARLO E. GRIMM (09/10/09)
Arlo E. Grimm, 79, of Sarcoxie, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at Missouri Rehabilition Center in Mt. Vernon. He was retired from McCune-Brooks Hospital in Carthage. Funeral Service were held Saturday at Housh-Goodwin Funeral Chapel, Sarcoxie...
BEVERLY JEAN (PHILLIPS) DUFFIELD (09/10/09)
A memorial service was held Sept. 5 at the Community of Hope Church, U.C.C. 2545 S. Yale, Tulsa, Okla. A private service will follow at a later date at Viney Cemetery near in Barry County...
RICHARD E. DICKENSHEETS (09/10/09)
All friends and acquaintances are invited to attend. Please bring any stories or tales about Richard...
CHARLES ALONZO BELVEAL (09/10/09)
Charles Alonzo Belveal, 73, of Exeter, passed away in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009. He was born July 15, 1936, in Seminole, Okla., the son of Albert J. and Emma (Blackbourn) Belveal. He was united in marriage to Vaudine Bishop July 8, 1955, who preceded him in death on June 23, 1999. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Vanessa Lowery; his parents; two brothers; and three sisters...
CHANCE EDWARD GAHAGAN (09/10/09)
Memorial services for Chance Edward Gahagan will be held Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. at Indian Hills Resort on Table Rock Lake. The service will be held in the Gathering Room located past the office at the resort. The resort is located on "H" Hwy. off of Hwy 86 between Carr Lane and Shell Knob Missouri...
OZELL BOWERS (09/03/09)
Merle Ozell Bowers, 92, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at Monett Health Care. She was born Dec. 19, 1916, in Stella, the daughter of the late Roscoe and Ida (Brewer) Wyatt. She was united in marriage to Lowell Bowers on Oct. 17, 1932, in Neosho, and he preceded her in death June 30, 1980...
VIOLET I. HIGGS (09/03/09)
Violet I. Higgs, 93, of Monett, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at Joplin Health Care in Joplin. She was born April 2, 1916, in Purdy, the daughter of Ira and Elsie Rhea Overton. She was an inspector for Avon in Kansas City, and a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church...
BERNA JEAN HALL (09/03/09)
Berna Jean Hall, 82, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at Springdale Health and Rehab in Springdale, Ark. She was born Sept. 7, 1926, in Sublette, Kan., to Ernest and Mae (Hendrix) Slinkard, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by six brothers and five sisters...
JANE MACEIKIS KINISTON (09/03/09)
Jane Maceikis Kiniston, 67, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, in her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1942, in Pittsburg, Penn., the daughter of Albert and Anna (Shuttleworth) Stetzer, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 20, 2009, in Holiday Island, Ark., she was united in marriage to Donald Kiniston, who survives...
ERMA JEAN PRESTON (09/03/09)
Erma Jean Preston, 82, of Seligman, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. She was born on Dec. 12, 1926, in Seligman, the daughter of Burl Pleasant and Artie Caroline (Rubow) Mitchell. She was a 1944 graduate of Seligman High School and began her working career at the Seligman Farmer's MFA with her father. ...
JUDITH M. "JUDY" NELSON (09/03/09)
Judith M. "Judy" Nelson, 66, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, in her home. She was born Feb. 14, 1943, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Wallace G. and Mildred I. (Loven) Olson. On June 22, 1968, in Minneapolis, she was united in marriage to Allan A. Nelson, who survives...
WILMA ELVIRA O'NEAL (09/03/09)
Wilma Elvira O'Neal, 83, of Aurora, formerly of Viola, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, in the Aurora Nursing Center. She was born in Desloge July 19, 1926, the daughter of William Carl and Mary Josephine (McCoy) Eaves. She was united in marriage to Orville Wayne Gann and to this union one son was born. She later married Robert Jackson O'Neal, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and first husband, Orville...
EUGENE PAUL CESELSKI (09/03/09)
Memorial Mass for Eugene Paul Ceselski, 83, of Purdy, will be celebrated at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6, in St. Edwards Catholic Church, Cassville. Father David Miller will conduct the services. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
NORMA HARRIS (09/03/09)
Norma Harris, 79, of Purdy, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield. She was born on Nov. 14, 1929, in the Gunter community, near Butterfield, the daughter of Carl and Ella Mae (Buntin) Brown. She was a lifelong resident of the Purdy and Butterfield area. ...
TOM JUNIOR BENTON (09/03/09)
Tom Junior Benton, 79, of Washburn, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. He was born on March 30, 1930, in Harrison, Ark., son of William and Verlie (Six) Benton. He married Laverne Roberts in 1949. They divorced in 1974. He later married Virginia Wilson, who preceded him in death in 1999. He worked most of his life in construction...
CHANCE EDWARD GAHAGAN (09/03/09)
Chance Edward Gahagan, 24, of Golden, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, in St. John's Hospital -- Cassville. He was born Feb. 26, 1985, in Branson. He was a graduate of Cassville high school. He was currently employed with Ridarok Excavating as a dynamite handler...
CHARLES DOYLE EPPERLY (09/03/09)
Charles Doyle Epperly, age 61, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri. He was born November 12, 1947, in Cassville, Missouri, the son of Quentin and Norma Lee (Cope) Epperly. On September 5, 1970, he was united in marriage to Chloe Tomblin, who survives...