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Obituaries from December 2009

ARTHUR CARL PATET (12/31/09)
He was united in marriage to Julie Hahne Thompson on Dec. 23, 1992. Together they moved to Golden in 1994 to make their home. He was employed at the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Ark., for three years and for the last seven years has traveled extensively with his wife in her employment with FEMA...
BARBARA JUNE CATON WARD (12/31/09)
Survivors include: two sons, Charles Fiske II and his wife, Patty, of Littlestown, Penn., and Donald Fiske and his wife, Wendyl, of Stephens City, Va.; two daughters, Tammy Jo Allison and her husband, Jerry, of Parker, Colo., and Carla Taylor and her husband, Dave, of Goldsboro, N.C.; a stepson Bob Ward and his wife, Seda, of Columbia, Md.; two step-daughters, Cathy Young and her husband, Mark, of Falling Waters, W. ...
ELSIE MAE CUTBERTH (12/31/09)
Elsie Mae Cutberth, 56, of Cassville, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009. She was born Dec. 10, 1953, at Jacket, to Ruby Lee Cutberth and Ruth Frances Pendergraft Cutberth. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: one son, Jimmy Fletcher, of Delta, Colo.; two daughters, Alisa Greer and her husband, Brandon, of Bell Haven, N.C., Dana Stanphill and her husband, Jason, of Pierce City; four brothers, Ray and Charles Cutberth, of Seligman, Tony Cutberth, of Anderson, and Dale Cutberth, of Bella Vista; one sister, Joyce Ward, of Bentonville, Ark.; and 14 grandchildren.. ...
PHYLLIS JEAN ROLLINS (12/31/09)
Phyllis Jean Rollins, 75, of Washburn, passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Washburn, the daughter of Earl and Pearl (Day) Shipley. In 1952, she married Warren Ray Dalton, who preceded her in death in 1954. On May 25, 1966, in Covington, La., she was united in marriage to Aubrey Rollins, who preceded her in death on June 5, 2008. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother...
DELMER T. DONALDSON (12/31/09)
Delmer T. Donaldson, 89, of Shell Knob, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at the Ozarks Methodist Manor in Marionville. He was born on Sept. 19, 1920, in Stone County, son of Floyd Worth and Mary Corbin Donaldson, on the family farm by Big Indian Creek, now a part of Table Rock Lake. ...
MILTON LOGAN (12/31/09)
Milton Logan, 80, of Seligman, passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at his home. He was born April 4, 1929, at Judsonia, Ark., to John Conway Ireland and Ruby Agnes Wood. He was a verteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Pea Ridge, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Jonathan Logan and Keith Logan; one daughter, Colleen Logan; three sisters, Rose Nell, Marie and Betty Alice; and one brother, Robert...
JUNIOR BARNES ELKINS (12/31/09)
Junior Barnes Elkins, 82, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, in his home. He was born June 15, 1927, in Scholten, the son of Jesse David and Maude Mae (Barnes) Elkins. On March 29, 1947, in Harrison, Ark., he was united in marriage to Jackie Irene Tate, who survives...
MARLA S. MERCER (12/31/09)
Marla S. Mercer, 65, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009, at Barry County Care Center in Cassville. She was born on Feb. 22, 1944, in Eagle's Pass, Texas, daughter of John Edgar and Naola J. (Willcox) Moore. She was raised in Kingman, Kan., and was a 1980 graduate of Pratt Community College in Pratt, Kan., where she received a medical secretary degree, and also a graduate of Hastings Community College in Hastings, Neb. ...
RAY D. WALLACE (12/24/09)
Ray D. Wallace, 52, of Exeter, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. He was born Feb. 20, 1957, in Aurora, the son of Alonzo and Lucindia (Potter) Wallace. On July 1, 2008, he was united in marriage to Janice (Sharp) Grippando, who survives...
GARY OXFORD (12/24/09)
Gary Oxford, 50, of Seligman, passed away Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, at St. John's Medical Center, Springfield. He was born the son of Virgil and Janet Oxford on Dec. 19, 1958, in rogers, Ark. He grew up in the Rogers and Pea Ridge Ark., area, but spent most of the last 15 years at Seligman...
JUNIOR COKER (12/24/09)
Junior Coker, 84, of Monett, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, at Cox-Monett Hospital. He was born on Jan. 13, 1925, in Verona, the son of Elijah and Ethel (Anderson) Coker. he was married to Vera Wormington on Aug. 4, 1973, in Cassville. He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Monett and was retired from Jumping-Jacks Shoe Co...
ROBERT ALAN "ROB" GRIPKA (12/24/09)
Robert Alan "Rob" Gripka, 48, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, in his home. He was born Sept. 9, 1961, in Monett, the son of Bill and Hazel (Fetters) Gripka. On May 17, 1980, he was united in marriage to Lannetta "Netta" Horn, who survives...
JOE ENGLAND (12/24/09)
Joseph "Joe" Owen England, age 94, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born April 26, 1915, in Mineral Springs, Missouri, the son of George Henry and Minerva (Brock) England. On Nov. 25, 1937, he was united in marriage to Beulah Alvina Henson, who preceded him in death on Oct. 8, 1996. Also preceding him in death were his parents, five brothers, two sisters and a grandson...
DOUGLAS D. BINGHAM (12/24/09)
Douglas D. Bingham, 52, of Wheaton, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, in his home. He was born March 13, 1957, in Springdale, Ark., the son of Ben and Betty (Woods) Bingham. In 1995, he was united in marriage to Penny Akers, who survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Arthur Bingham, of Wheaton, and Walter Bingham, of California; one brother, Mike Bingham, of Placeville, Calif.; and two sisters, Glenda Sims, of Exeter, and Beverly Land, of California...
ERNEST GENE JONES (12/24/09)
Ernest Gene Jones, 63, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at home. Funeral services were held Tuesday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Brother Steve Higgs conducted the services. Burial was at Union Cemetery, Stella. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper...
DANIEL A. "D.A." BOWMAN (12/24/09)
Daniel A.  "D.A." bowman, 78, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009, in Lacoba Nursing Home, Monett. He was born Jan. 3, 1931, in Exeter, the son of Roy and Mary (Peters) Bowman. On February 24, 1950, in Columbus, Kan., he was united in marriage to Hilma Mae Cooper, who preceded him in death on Nov. 9, 2009. Also preceding him in death were his parents and a grandson...
FRANCES MARION ROWLEY (12/17/09)
Frances Marion Rowley, 78, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, in the Forrest Manor Nursing Home, in Dewey, Okla. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory of Bartlesville, Okla...
WALDEMAR "WALLY" OSWALD (12/17/09)
Waldemar "Wally" Oswald, Sr., 76, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, in his home. He was born Dec. 3, 1933, in Romania, the son of Fredrick Oswald and Emma (Raugust) Oswald. On April 23, 1955, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, he was united in marriage to Liesbeth Hartwig, who survives...
KENNETH ALBERT ERICK (12/17/09)
Kenneth Albert Erick, 65, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, in Walnut Lawn Rehabilitation Center, Springfield. He was born Oct. 1, 1944, in Trenton, N.J., the son of Walter and Bernice (Cook) Erick. On May 14, 1983, in Palos Heights, Ill., he was united in marriage to Sandra Marie Walrath...
DWIGHT HOLMES (12/17/09)
Dwight Holmes, 66, of Purdy, and Ukiah, Calif., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2009. He was born on May 20, 1943, to Gervais and Zelma (wormington) Holmes. He was united in marriage to Joyce Beck in Ukiah, Calif., on Aug. 20, 1966. She survives. He retired as a machine operator for Masonite in California. he attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Cassville...
LORA HAMMOND (12/17/09)
Lora Leona (Ennis) Russell Loftin Hammond, 100, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. Survivors include: two sons, Doyle Eugene Russell and his wife, Gayle, of Jenkins, and Loren Lavon "Von" Russell and his wife, Patsy, of Purdy; two sisters, Myra Oleta Wierman, of Cassville, and Ruby Ada Kinser, of Jenkins; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren...
WILLIAM "BILL" FRANCIS BROWN, JR. (12/17/09)
Brown, Jr., William "Bill" Francis, 73, a former resident of Cassville, retired Air Force Captain, passed away Dec. 5, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father William F. Brown, Sr. Survivors include: his ex-wife and friend RosaLee Ingram; stepsons Shawn (Annette) Hunt and Lucas (Laura) Wiley, of Wichita, Kan.; and grandchildren, Spencer, Loagen, Ashton, Clayton and Gage...
JAMES A. ANDERSON (12/17/09)
James A. Anderson, 71, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, in his home. He was born Dec. 28, 1937, in Cassville, the son of Clifford Curtis and Verlie Victoria (Spain) Anderson, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his step-father, Lewis Wisdom; six brothers, Gene, Bob, Stub, Carrol, Ray and Bud; and two sisters, Ruth and Anne...
JODEE SUZANNE SNOW (12/17/09)
Jodee Suzanne Snow, a resident of Green Forest, Ark., was born Nov. 27, 1980, in Harrison, Ark., to J.R. and Fairye (Smith) Snow. She departed this life Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, in her home at the age of 29 years. JoDee was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving mother and loved singing and riding horses...
MARGORIE L. KELLEY (12/14/09)
March 1, 1926 -- November 30, 2009 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our wonderful mother, at age 83, at the home of her daughter in Texas. Margorie was born in New Jersey on March 1, 1926, to Eunice (McClelland) Pfeifer and Leslie Pfeifer...
WALDEMAR "WALLY" OSWALD, SR. (12/14/09)
Waldemar "Wally" Oswald, Sr., 76, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, in his home. A complete obituary will follow in next week's paper. Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
CARROL H. LOMBARD (12/14/09)
Carrol H. Lombard, 74, of Wheaton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, in his home. He was born June 13, 1935, in Garfield, Ark., the son of Henry C. and Ansy (Mahurin) Lombard. On Jan. 1, 1993, he was united in marriage to Sharon (Ridenour) Adams, who survives...
CHRISINE LAURINE ARNOLD (12/14/09)
Christine Laurine Arnold, age 37, of Exeter, passed away Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, in Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis. She was born Dec. 22, 1971, in Colusa, Calif., the daughter of Ronald Ray "Ron" and Mary Ann (Crabtree) Nordyke. On May 22, 1993, at the home of Christine's parents, she was united in marriage to Jack Rosenburg and to this union three children were born...
DANA L. CADDICK (12/14/09)
Dana L. Caddick, 46, of Aurora, passed away at St. John's Hospital in Aurora on Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. She was born Feb. 1, 1963, in Monett, the daughter of Robert and Carrie (Brown) Oetker. She was united in marriage to Joe Caddick and he preceded her in death in 1996. She was a homemaker throughout her life and a life-long resident of Lawrence County...
DOROTHY WEIDNER (12/03/09)
Dorothy Weidner, 93, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Oct. 14, 1916, in Racine, Wis., the daughter of William Keller and Elsie (Staaden) Keller. She was united in marriage in 1935, in Racine, Wis., to Kenneth Weidner, who preceded her in death in 1944. She was also preceded in death by one son, one great-granddaughter and one brother...
JERRY DEAN BROCKMUELLER (12/03/09)
Jerry Dean Brockmueller, 64, of Jenkins, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born Nov. 5, 1945, in Freeman, S.D., the son of David and Eileen (Bousfield) Brockmueller, who preceded him in death. survivors include: two sons, Lance Brockmueller and his wife, Barbara, of Ramsey, Minn., and Nick Brockmueller, of Shoreview, Minn.; a brother, Brian Brockmueller. ...