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Obituaries from February 2010

MARTHA FREEMAN (02/25/10)
Martha L. Freeman, 69, of Purdy, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Blessing Heights Worship Center, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be at Leann Cemetery, Leann...
JACKIE BOWMAN (02/25/10)
Jacquelyn Mae "Jackie" Bowman, 75, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, in her home. She was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of John Ernest and Annamae (Ayres) Enfield. On May 18, 1957, she was united in marriage to Thomas C. "Tunney" Bowman, who survives...
BETTY FLAXBEARD (02/25/10)
Betty Rogers Flaxbeard passed away on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. funeral services were held Tuesday, at Prosperity Baptist Church. Burial was at Rocky Comfort Cemetery. She was born in Goss, La., on Jan. 6, 1929, to Ben and Lillie Richardson. ...
JACK LAVERN VORE (02/25/10)
Jack Lavern Vore, 90, of rural Purdy, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. He was born Sept. 12, 1919, at Dacoma, Okla., to Ray and Lola (Holder) Vore. After graduating from high school, he left home at the age of 15 to attend college. During his undergraduate work, he became a two-time Golden Gloves Oklahoma State Boxing Champion and was a track letterman. He graduated with a bachelors of science degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 1939...
RAY ELLIOT HUDSON (02/25/10)
Ray Elliot Hudson, 84 of Diamond, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at his home. He attended school in both Jenkins and later Cassville High School. He worked as a farmer, truck driver and carpenter before becoming an ordained Baptist minister in 1971. He worked 30 years as a missionary and was also actively involved with the Southern Baptist Mission...
ROBERT "BOB" DALE ANDERSON (02/18/10)
Robert "Bob" Dale Anderson, 49, of Manhattan, Kan., died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan, Kan. He was born Jan. 24, 1961, in Manhattan, Kan., the son of Carrol and Karen (Loberg) Anderson. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to go fishing. Some of Bob's favorite things to do were to watch movies and to go bowling. He was known for playing practical jokes on his family. He was a sports fan and enjoyed Kansas State Wildcats sports of all kinds...
ROBERT W. "BOB" TOWNSEND (02/18/10)
Robert W. "Bob" Townsend, 92, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. He was born Feb. 8, 1918, in Spencerville, Ohio, the son of Frank and Bessie (Whitcomb) Townsend. On Feb. 19, 1943, in Little Rock, Ark., he was united in marriage to Mary Thomas, who survives...
JACKIE BOWMAN (02/18/10)
Jacquelyn "Jackie" Bowman, 75, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, in her home. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. James Weaver will conduct the services. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
WESLEY "JOE" NEAL JOHNSON (02/18/10)
Wesley "Joe" Neal Johnson, 19, of Golden, passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, near Golden. He was born Feb. 12, 1991, in Harrison, Ark., the son of Wesley James and Angela Faye (Wilkinson) Johnson, who survive. Additional survivors include: three brothers, Zackery Johnson, of Berryville, Ark., and Justin Johnson and Jason Johnson, both of Compton, Ark.; one sister, Britany Fleetwood and her husband, Kevin, of Harrison, Ark., and his maternal grandparents, Larry and Ann Wilkinson, of Harrison, Ark.. ...
CURTIS BUTLER (02/18/10)
Curtis Butler, 72 of Washburn, passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at his home. He was born in Thomas Hollow, in Barry County on Nov. 28, 1937, son of Claude and Vesta (Hoog) Butler. He moved with his family to Porterville, Calif., and became a cowboy, who was very involved with the rodeo circuit and team roping. On Nov. 3, 1956, he married Glenda Sharon Bennett in Porterville, Calif...
ALMA LOUISE SMITH (02/11/10)
Alma Louise Smith, 81, of Rocky Comfort, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Anderson. She was born on Jan. 29, 1929, in Washburn to the late John and Effie (Snook) Day. She married Cliss Henry Smith in 1948 at Exeter, and to this union two children were born. She had lived most of her life in Rocky Comfort...
RUTH PALMER (02/11/10)
Ruth Juanita Palmer, 80, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in her home. She was born July 13, 1929, in Mineral Springs, the daughter of Irwin Wallace and Leana Isabelle (Edie) Bruce. On April 12, 1952, she was united in marriage to Dean Sullivan Andrews, who preceded her in death on Dec. 3, 1987. On May 20, 1995, in Butterfield, she married Harold A. Palmer, who survives...
VIRGINIA ELIZABETH PARKER (02/11/10)
VIRGINIA ELIZABETH PARKER Virginia Elizabeth Parker, 82, of Sikeston, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born Aug. 8, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Stanford L. and Geneva Alma (Drury) Stucker. She was united in marriage to Harvey Parker, Jr., who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one sister, Evelyn Hulls...
JOHN ROBERTSON (02/11/10)
John H. Robertson, 86, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1923, in Rutherford, N.J., the son of William A. and Mary (Holland) Robertson. On May 28, 1945, in PerShore, England, he was united in marriage to Kathleen Colquhoun, who preceded him in death on Nov. 18, 2006. Also preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, William Robertson...
ALICE KNIGHT (02/04/10)
Alice Knight, 82, of Boise, Idaho, formerly of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010. Services will be held Monday 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...
JOHN ROBERTSON (02/04/10)
John H. Robertson, 86, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in his home. Services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Edwards Catholic Church, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Father David Miller will conduct the services...
BOBBY POPE (02/04/10)
Bobby Pope, 64, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, in his home. He was born April 14, 1945, in Okemah, Okla., the son of George Roscoe and Gladys Marie (Crow) Pope. On June 1, 1963, in Kings County Calif., he was united in marriage to Sandra Fay Kerns, who survives...
BILLY "ALAN" BOOTH (02/04/10)
Billy "Alan" Booth, 69, of Exeter, passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, in his home. Preceding him in death were his father and an infant daughter. He received his education in Oklahoma, graduating from Marlow High School. He graduated with honors from Vatterott Community College in Springfield. For several years he was employed as a heating and cooling installer for Ozark Air. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Exeter...
RANDY SWEARINGEN (02/04/10)
Randel Lee "Randy" Swearingen, 54, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, near Cassville. He was born Jan. 16, 1956, in Barry County, the son of Dayton and Barbara (Neeley) Swearingen. He was united in marriage to Brenda Periman and to this union two daughters were born...
DALTON JAMES STEWART (02/04/10)
Dalton James Stewart, 17, of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in his home. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville A complete obituary will be in next week's paper...
BEVERLY SWEENEY (02/04/10)
Beverly Marcine Sweeney, 67, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010, at home. She was the daughter of James Haley and Emma Ellen (Wright) Johnson, born October 31, 1942, in Oklahoma City, Okla. On Dec. 23, 1958, she married Laurence Michael Jones. To this union four children were born: Marcine Renee; Teresa Kay; Christine Lynn; and Steven Michael...
HELEN HARPER (02/04/10)
Helen L. Harper, 87, of Kansas City, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, in Clinton Care and Rehab, Plattsburg. She was born Aug. 21, 1922, in Tulsa, Okla., the daughter of Vernie and Edith (Cook) Harris. On Nov. 22, 1939, she was united in marriage to William R. Harper, who preceded her in death on April 22, 1992. Also preceding her in death were her parents, three brothers, Joe Harris, Jack Harris and George Harris and a son-in-law, Art Huber...
DR. ROBERT PHILIBERT (02/04/10)
Dr. Robert L. Philibert, 87, Professor Emeritus, Missouri State University died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, at his home in Shell Knob. He was born on April 14, 1922, in Sawyer, Kan. At the age of 16, he joined the Civil Conservation Corps (CCC), the Roosevelt-era work relief program. ...
JOE ALLEN (02/04/10)
Joe Allen, 55, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Jan. 25, 2010. He was born July 2, 1954, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Emmett and Kathleen (Smith) Allen, who survive. Additional survivors include: two sons, Jerrad Allen, of Sweden, and Dan Allen, of Parsons, Kan.; two daughters, Emily Allen, of Texas, and Rachael Allen, of Glendale, Colo.; three brothers, Paul Allen, of Purdy, Greg Allen, of Cassville, and Mitch Allen, of Cassville; one sister, Jennifer Prater, of Virginia; and three grandchildren.. ...
MILDREN GLADYS BRANNAN (02/04/10)
Mildred Gladys Brannan, 90, of Seligman, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Sept. 26, 1919, in Sapulpa, Okla., the daughter of John and Minnie (Damron) Johnson. On July 11, 1936, in Oklahoma City, Okla., she was united in marriage to George Alvin "G.A." Brannan, who survives...
DAVID A. BALDING (02/04/10)
David A. Balding, 61, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, in Freeman Hospital (West), Joplin. He was born March 14, 1948, in Evergreen Park, Ill., the son of Virgil and Mary (Powell) Balding, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: one brother, Donald Balding and his wife, Janet, of Springfield, Ill.; and one sister, Sylvia Kondorf and her husband, Mike, of Cassville...
BUCK LAWSON (02/04/10)
R. H. Buck Lawson, 78, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, in Cox Walnut Lawn, Springfield. Preceding him in death were his parents and one son, David. He received his education in Oklahoma, graduating from Quapaw High School. During the Korean War, he served in the United States Army, as an anti aircraft Sergeant. ...
RUTH PALMER (02/04/10)
Ruth Juanita Palmer, 80, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery, Seligman. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
TRACY MARIE HARRINGTON (02/04/10)
Survivors include: her parents, Billy and Lorena Harrington, of Jenkins; three sons, Brandon, Zach and Stewart Harrington-Main, all of Arkansas; one brother, Billy Wayne Harrington II, of Arkansas; one sister, Janesse Elaine Harrington, of Arkansas; and one stepbrother, James Maxwell, of Jenkins. She was preceded in death by one sister, Debbie Shanks, in 1994...