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Obituaries from November 2009

BARBARA C. FENSKE (11/26/09)
Barbara C. Fenske, 66, of Purdy, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, in Lacoba Nursing Home, Monett. She was born Jan. 29, 1943, in Barry County, the daughter of William "Bill" and Maleta "Pat" (Bishop) Center. She was united in marriage to Braxton Gray and to this union one son was born. Later she married Paul Fenske...
ELMER JAMES "SHORTY" HANCOCK (11/26/09)
Elmer James "Shorty" Hancock, 86, of Purdy, passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, in his home. He was born April 14, 1923, in Spring Valley, Ark., the son of John Melton and Effie Lucindy (White) Hancock. He was united in marriage to Clara Mae Rassmussen and to this union three sons were born. Clara Mae passed away in 1989. Others preceding him in death were his parents, three sisters and three brothers...
SELMA L. MCDOUGLE (11/26/09)
Selma L. McDougle, 88, of Purdy, passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, in his home. He was born Aug. 22, 1921, in Stigler, Okla., to A.L. and Jane LeGrande McDougle. He was the rural mail carrier in Purdy and owned McDougle Tax Service in Purdy and Cassville. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Eastside Church of Christ in Monett. He was a member of a barbershop quartet and the Warblers singing group...
KEVIN MICHAEL WILLIAMS (11/19/09)
Kevin Michael Williams, 49, formerly of Seligman, passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, in Fort Worth, Texas. Graveside service was held Nov. 2 at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. He was born April 3, 1960, to Opal and Hazel Williams in Monett. He graduated from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a master of divinity and became an ordained Baptist minister...
JILL ROSEMARY TRIMBLE (11/19/09)
Jill Rosemary Trimble, 64, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, in her home. She was born July 15, 1945, in Southall, England, the daughter of Frank Edward and Frances Elizabeth (Dawson) Clayton. On Jan. 18, 1997, in Tulsa, Okla., she was united in marriage to Howard Lavern Trimble, who survives...
ALICE MARIE SNYDER (11/19/09)
Alice Marie Snyder, 89, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, in Cedar Ridge Care Center, Cassville. She was born April 11, 1920, in Goodyear, Conn., the daughter of Martin and Henrietta (Gischard) Kwasnoi. On Feb. 12, 1942, in Louisiana, she was united in marriage to Edward Snyder, who preceded her in death in September, 1991. Also preceding her in death were her parents and a son in-law, Richard Schacht...
VIRGINIA "JAN" LEE MOHLMAN (11/19/09)
Virginia "Jan" Lee Mohlman, 80, of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Bert and Cooie (Brewer) Marney, was born on April 8, 1929, in rocky Comfort. She passed away on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Dusty Mohlman on Jan. 27, 1975, at Memphis, Tenn., and he survives...
HENRY R. "REX" FULFORD (11/19/09)
Henry R. "Rex" Fulford, 65, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Monday, Nov. 16, 2009. He was born March 1, 1944, in Snyder, Texas, the son of Ezra and Della Edna (Tatum) Fulford. On Aug. 22, 1970, he was united in marriage to Carolyn Isham, who preceded him in death on March 19, 2007. Also preceding him in death were his parents...
LOIS KATHLEEN FOX (11/20/09)
Lois Kathleen Fox, 81, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, in Heritage Park Nursing Center, Rogers, Ark. She was born Oct. 15, 1928, in Waseca, Minn., the daughter of Clarence and Amy Ada (Ruddick) Roney. She was united in marriage to Cleo Blankinship, and to this union three children were born. He preceded her in death as well as her other two husbands, Ralph Rainwater and William Fox. Others preceding her in death were her parents, four brothers and one sister...
JOHN HARM CASE, SR. (11/19/09)
John Harm Case, Sr., 63, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born Oct. 28, 1946, in Jackson, Miss., the son of Thomas B. and Lucielle (Brown) Case. On April 15, 1976, in New Orleans, La., he was united in marriage to Dorothy Sanders, who preceded him in death on May 12, 2008. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one daughter, Paula Cherry; and one sister, Fanny May Case...
NELLE CAMPBELL (11/19/09)
Nelle Campbell, 97, of Cassville, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. She was the eldest child of John B. and Hallie Yates Stanton who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Russ Campbell on Nov. 28, 1938. He preceded her in death in 1991...
HOWARD LEROY HAIMBAUGH, SR. (11/19/09)
Howard Leroy Haimbaugh Sr., of Exeter, passed away on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at his home. He was born on Oct. 12, 1933, in Plymouth, Ind., son of Russell and Letha (Walters) Haimbaugh. He was united in marriage to Clarice M. Kime, in July of 1986, in California. He enlisted in the National Guard in Michigan in 1957. He was employed by the Torrington Company in Tool Design for 18 years...
PEARL VANDERPOOL (11/12/09)
Juanita "Pearl" Vanderpool, 82, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, in her home. She was born May 30, 1927, in Butterfield, the daughter of Raymond and Florence (Hilburn) Priest. In 1943, she was united in marriage to Earl Vanderpool, who preceded her in death on July 9, 1994. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Murl Priest...
MYRLE VICKERS (11/12/09)
Myrle Lucille (Sisney) Vickers, 93, a longtime Brownwood, Texas, resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, in Austin, Texas. She was born to James Monroe and Ida Mae (McClier) Sisney on May 11, 1916, near Cassville, where she attended rural schools. She married Kenneth McConnell and they had had two children, Lynn and Connie. She later married Vance Vickers...
GRALIE JOE STEPHENS (11/12/09)
Gralie Joe Stephens, 80, of Webb City, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, in Freeman West Hospital, Joplin. He was born May 3, 1929, in Washburn, the son of Dan and Margaret (Pendergraft) Stephens. On April 9, 1960, in Miami, Okla., he was united in marriage to Joyce Darlene Antle, who survives...
ANNIE LOU STAPLETON (11/12/09)
Annie Lou Stapleton, 105, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, in her home. She was born Feb.12, 1904, in Kountze, Texas, the daughter of Henrey and Nancy (Daniel) Shepard. On Feb. 14, 1948, she was united in marriage to Robert Stapleton, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers...
DONNA REDSHAW (11/12/09)
Donna Lee Redshaw, 78, of Purdy, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. She was born June 8, 1931, in Aurelia, Iowa, the daughter of Earl and Blanche (Cartwright) Sauter. She was united in marriage to Lawrence Redshaw on Feb. 14, 1949. He preceded her in death June 26, 1997. She and her family moved to Purdy in 1962 from Fonda, Iowa. She was a homemaker and a member of Waldensian Presbyterian Church south of Monett and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Monett...
ROBERT MERRIT NICKLE (11/12/09)
Robert Merrit Nickle, 81, died on Nov. 3, 2009, at Lee's Summit. He was born July 1, 1928, at Butterfield, the son of Ira and Grace Nickle. He served in the Army Air Force from 1946 to 1949. He belonged to Local Union 533 Pipefitters Union. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #47 of Kansas City. He was preceded in death by his second wife, Joann...
HELEN E. MEADOR (11/12/09)
Helen E. Meador, 96, of Ponca City, Okla., formerly of Cassville, passed away Friday, Nov. 6, 2009. She was born May 15, 1913, in Barry County, the daughter of Carl and Clara (Brown) Sullivan. In 1930, she was united in marriage to Jack Sivadon, and to this union two children were born. ...
ELLIS KISLER (11/12/09)
Ellis Kisler, 65, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, in his home. He was born May 17, 1944, in Mountain Home, Ark., the son of Claude and Bertha Kisler, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death was a son, K.J. Kisler. He is survived by one son, Michael Shane Kisler, of Purdy...
ELDINE HARTZMANN (11/12/09)
Eldine E. (Henry) Hartzmann, 85, of Rogers, Ark., formerly of Seligman, passed away Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, in Northwest Medical Center, Bentonville, Ark. She was born Aug. 5, 1924, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Willard and Myrnea (Wood) Gifford. ...
EDITH LUCILLE BARHAM (11/12/09)
Edith Lucille Barham, 98, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation. Graveside services were held today (Wednesday) in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Tulsa, Okla., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
SHIRLEY ANN DAKE (11/12/09)
Shirley Ann Dake, 67, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at her home. She was born March 18, 1942, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Laughlin) Buchanan. She married Dennis Dake Aug. 3, 1958, who survives. Additional survivors include: three daughters, Tammy McCracken and her husband, Marc, of Cassville, Doreen Baker and her husband, Kendall, of Wheaton and Shana Miller, of Wheaton; one son, Eric Dake and his wife, Karen, of Purdy; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ray Buchanan and his wife, Helen, of Rose Hill, Kan., and John Buchanan and his wife, Johnnie Lee, of Rocky Comfort, and three sisters, Claudine Richardson and her husband, Norman, of Mulvane, Kan., Wilda Cornelison, of Towanda, Kan., and Karen LaPlant and her husband, Tom, of Mulvane, Kan.. ...
HILMA BOWMAN (11/12/09)
Hilma Mae Bowman, 78, of Exeter, passed away Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, in her home. She was born Sept.14, 1931, in Shell Knob, the daughter of J.C. "Curly" and Elsie (Epperly) Cooper. On Feb. 24, 1950, in Columbus, Kan., she was united in marriage to Daniel "D.A." Bowman, who survives...
MARY ELIZABETH STEWART (11/05/09)
Mary Elizabeth Stewart, 83, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, with her son, Bob and daughter, Connie by her side. She was born March 13, 1926, in Howell County, the daughter of Lewis Elmer and Elsie Mae (Hale) Alsup. On May 1, 1948, in Kansas City, she was united in marriage to Ermal Leroy "Stu" Stewart, who preceded her in death on April 10, 1990. Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers...
CARL W. WINBERRY (11/05/09)
Carl W. Winberry, 57, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, in his home. He was born July 15, 1952, in Qulin, the son of Cleasie and Lois (Bristow) Winberry. On July 15, 1973, in Marble Hill, he was united in marriage to Bertha Mae Dowler, who survives...
RAYMOND CHARLES KNITTLE (11/05/09)
Raymond Charles Knittle, 77, of Exeter, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at his home. He was born on July 15, 1932, in Englewood, Colo., son of Earl William and Jessie Pearl (Bedell) Knittle. He grew up and graduated high school from Englewood, Colo. ...
SHIRLEY ANN DAKE (11/05/09)
Shirley Ann Dake, 67, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be at Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in McQueen Funeral Home...
B. ROSALIE MALAN (11/05/09)
B. Rosalie Malan, 81, of Arkansas City, Kan., died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at the South Central Kansas Regional Medical Center of Arkansas City, Kan. Graveside services were held Oct. 30 at the Riverview Cemetery. Pastor Ted Brown officiated. She was born Aug. ...
JOAN E. DAVIS (11/05/09)
Joan E. Davis, 77, of Joplin, formerly of Butterfield, passed away Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, in Joplin Health and Rehabilitation Center, Joplin. She was born Aug. 10, 1932, in Independence, the daughter of Donald and Estelene (Daily) Fitzwater. On Sept. 19, 1964, in Overland Park, Kan., she was united in marriage to Harlan Claude Davis, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Suzanne VanKeulen; and one brother, Robert Fitzwater...
VICTOR MORROW (11/05/09)
Victor Morrow, 69, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Sept. 6, 1940, in Clarion, Iowa, the son of Arthur and Mary (Baker) Morrow, who preceded him in death. He is survived by one brother, Robert Morrow and his wife Paula, of Princeton, Ill.; and one sister, Mary Lou Phelps, of Springfield,...
LOREEN (SANDI) PUGH (11/05/09)
Survivors include: one daughter, Deborah Lynn Kyger and her husband, Bob, of Cassville; one son, Richard Alan Pugh and his wife, Kathy, of Tinley Park, Ill.; a sister, Judith A. Mahannah and her husband, Lyle; and two grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at White Funeral Home, Cassville, on Monday, Nov. 9. The family will be receiving friends at 11 a.m. with services beginning at 12 noon...
JACOB MITCHELL CARTERMAN (11/05/09)
Jacob Mitchell Carter-man, 77, died October 27, 2009, in Wenatchee, Wash. He was born Nov. 11, 1931, in Cassville, to Andrew and Loral Carterman. He was raised in Cassville and graduated from Cassville High School. He liked music and played the mandolin. He also loved to travel. He toured the United States, Canada and Mexico -- often on a motorcycle...
DAVID ALLEN BLACK (11/05/09)
David Allen Black, 39, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born June 29, 1970, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the son of Chester R. and Sharon (Allgood) Black. On Feb. 16, 1995, in Monett, he was united in marriage to Kandy Ann Forbes, who survives...
MARZELL BALMAS (11/05/09)
Marzell C. Balmas, 97, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, in Monett Health Care. She was born Feb. 8, 1922, in Jenkins, to Jim and Ella (Henson) Stockton. She was united in marriage to Alvin A. Balmas on Dec. 27, 1930. He preceded her in death...
EMMA M. DEAL (11/05/09)
Emma M. Deal, 90, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, in St. John's Hospital -- Cassville. She was born Sept. 25, 1919, in Barry County, the daughter of George and Mary (Easley) Faulkner. On Nov. 11, 1945, in Columbus, Kan., she was united in marriage to Onel Deal, who preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 2000. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Linda Kay Deal; four brothers; and one sister...