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Obituaries from June 2010

IRVIN L. SPEAKMAN (06/24/10)
Irvin L. Speakman, 65, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in his home. He was born Oct. 30, 1944, in St. Louis, the son of Irvin and Mae (Kettler) Speakman. On Oct. 26, 2000, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Alberta (Gray) Lewis, who survives...
CHONG WA HANG (06/24/10)
Chong Wa Hang, 81, of St. Paul, Minn.,, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2010, in his home. He was born March 6, 1929, in Laos, the son of Nhia Dang Hang and Yang Lo Hang. He was united in marriage to Tria Lee, who survives. Additional survivors include: three sons, Christopher V. ...
SANDRA LYNN AYERS (06/24/10)
Sandra Lynn Henson Ayers, 56, of Seligman, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2010, in St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City. She was born Nov. 11, 1953, in St. Louis, the daughter of William and Anna (Buckner) Munday. She was united in marriage to John Ayers, who survives...
ELDEN RAY SCHMIDT (06/24/10)
Elden Ray Schmidt, 77, of Golden, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2010, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born April 13, 1933, in Pierson, Iowa, the son of John Alvin and Irene (Reimenschneider) Schmidt. On May 9, 1961, in Storm Lake, Iowa, he was united in marriage to Dorthy Lottman, who survives...
NANCY ANN KINNEY (06/24/10)
Nancy Ann Kinney, 62, of Marionville, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2010, in Ozark Methodist Manor, Marionville. Services will be announced by 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...
HARRY L. STEIMLE (06/24/10)
Harry L. Steimle, 68, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2010, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. he was born on Sept. 8, 1941, in Omaha, Neb., son of Clifford and Margaret Anderson Steimle. He was a 25-year veteran of the Omaha Fire Department and moved to Eagle Rock 18 years ago from Omaha, Neb...
FRIEDA MAY HEMPHILL (06/24/10)
Frieda May Hemphill, 73, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010, in her home. She was born Oct. 21, 1936, in Aurora, the daughter of Harold and Harriet Frankie (Marion) Thurman. On May 14, 1954, in Aurora, she was united in marriage to Thomas Lee "Tom" Hemphill, who survives...
JESSE CARL CHAPPELL (06/24/10)
Jesse Carl Chappell, 84, of Leavenworth, Kan., passed away Friday, June 18, 2010, in Providence Hospital, Kansas City, Kan. He was born July 29, 1925, in Cassville, the son of Jesse and Bertha Viola (Cooper) Chappell, who preceded him in death. Funeral services were held Monday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial, with military honors, was at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter...
MARILYN C. MILLER (06/24/10)
Marilyn C. Miller, 59, of Purdy, passed away Friday, June 18, 2010, in her home. She was born June 23, 1950, in Harrison, Ark., the daughter of Edgar D. and Euna Velma (Ray) Miller, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was a brother, George Miller...
ERMA EDITH WOOD (06/24/10)
Erma Edith Wood, 82, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in her home. She was born Aug. 20, 1927, in Pikeville, Ky., the daughter of Elbert and Mary Isabelle (Rasnake) Fuller. On Sept. 15, 1951, in Norfolk, Va., she was united in marriage to Arthur "Art" Wood, who survives...
LOWELL VAUGHN COOPER (06/24/10)
Lowell Vaughn Cooper, 76, of Blue Springs, passed away June 4, 2010, after a long illness. He was born on June 5, 1933, to Lowell and Geneva Cooper, of Shell Knob. He graduated from Cassville High School and attended Southwest Missouri State University. He served three years in the U.S. Air Force...
REX DUANE STUBBLEFIELD (06/17/10)
Memorial services for Rex Duane Stubblefield, of Marionville, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 20, 2010, in the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Marionville, with Rev. Ralph Prosser officiating. Inurnment with full military honors by the Whiteman Air Force Team will follow at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 21, in the Springfield National Cemetery, 1702 East Seminole Street, Springfield, under the direction of the Williams Funeral Home...
IRVIN L. SPEAKMAN (06/17/10)
Irvin L. Speakman, 65, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in his home. Services will be announced by 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...
ERMA EDITH WOOD (06/17/10)
Erma Edith Wood, 82, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in her home. Cremation arrangements are 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...
WANDA ROLLER (06/17/10)
Wanda Pauline (Burnette) Roller, 93, of Washburn, passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. She was born on Sept. 30, 1916, daughter of Andrew Amos and Martha (Weathers) Burnette in Washburn. She was a lifelong resident of Washburn. ...
LEON VANDERPOOL (06/17/10)
Leon Vanderpool, 72, of Cassville, passed away Monday, June 14, 2010, at Nixa, following a brief battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 12, 1938, in Cassville, the son of Ora E. and Lora A. (Easley) Vanderpool, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: two daughters, Myra McNeill, of Nixa, and Brooke Burdette, of Sallisaw, Okla.; four sisters, Geneva Hicks, of Eagle Rock, Wilma Gaines, of Nixa, Clara Vanderpool, of Ozark, and Janice Ford, of Lowell, Ark.; four grandchildren, Candace Medlock, Levi Poe, Danielle McComb and Erin McComb; his life-long friend, Joyce Hastings, of Cassville; and his special dog and companion, Sophie.. ...
CARL SAPP (06/17/10)
Carl G. Sapp, 77, of Exeter, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2010, in his home. He was born July 25, 1932, in Exeter, the son of Troy and Opal (Cooper) Sapp. On Dec. 11, 1955, in Exeter, he was united in marriage to Eunice Daniel, who survives. Additional survivors include: one son, Tim Sapp and his wife, Billie, of Exeter; one daughter, Connie Gautney and her husband, Donnie, of Exeter; two sisters, Peggy Gentry and her husband, Mark, of Verona, and Roberta Henbest and her husband, Carl, of Cassville; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.. ...
DONNA JO KITCHEN (06/17/10)
Donna Jo Kitchen, 66, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2010, after a lengthy battle with osteocarsonoma cancer. She was born on Dec. 1, 1943, daughter of Robert Samuel and Lois Inez (Hastings) Samuel in Poplar Bluff. She worked as secretary for Lewis Street Glass until her illness forced retirement. She married Donald Kitchen in St. Louis. He preceded her in death in March, 2000...
MANSUKHLAL DESAI (06/17/10)
Mansukhlal S. Desai, 73, passed away on June 8, 2010, in Monett. He was the son of the late Shivlal Patel and the late Santok Patel. He was born in Kanbiwar, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India, on May 18, 1937. He married at age 20 and had two sons, Harish and Dipak. ...
MELVIN CREECH (06/10/10)
Melvin Creech, 71, of Purdy, passed away Friday, June 4, 2010, at Cox South in Springfield following a lengthy illness. He was born on Dec. 23, 1938, son of Lee and Ruth Davis Creech in Rogers, Ark. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy. He owned and operated Creech's Body Shop in Cassville for 21 years before becoming an owner/operator over-the-road truck driver. He moved to Monett four years ago from Purdy. He was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Monett...
ROBERT L. "BOB" TOWNSEND (06/10/10)
Robert L. "Bob" Townsend, 73, of Shell Knob, passed away at St. John's Hospital in Berryville, Ark., on June 5, 2010. He was born on March 22, 1937, in Atchison, Kan., son of Freddie and LuVerne Ward Townsend. He was a 1955 graduate of Wichita West High School and a member of the Kansas National Guard. ...
JERRY LEE GILLUM (06/10/10)
Jerry Lee Gillum, 71, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2010, in Cleburne, Texas. He was born Aug. 9, 1938, in Connersville, Ind., the son of Wesley Manzo and Elsie Eloise (VanAusdal) Gillum. In December 1982, he was united in marriage to Linda R. Daugherty, who survives...
DAR LENE EWBANK (06/10/10)
Dar Lene Ewbank, 72, of Washburn, passed away Monday, May 31, 2010, in her home. She was born in Jefferson, Iowa, the daughter of Frankie and Violet (Kerschner) Nelson. On June 7, 1963, in Pomona, Calif., she was united in marriage to Phillip Ray Ewbank, who survives...
WILBUR L. TAFT (06/10/10)
Wilbur L. Taft, 75, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. He was born in Colorado, Aug. 7, 1934, the son of Elbert C. and Anna (Baessler) Taft, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: one brother, Walter Taft, of Hemet, Calif.; and one sister, Carolyn Skeie, of Covina, Calif...
ELLEN BASS (06/10/10)
Ellen K. Bass, 83, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2010, in Mercy Medical Center, Rogers, Ark. She was born Aug. 13, 1926, in Signet, Okla., the daughter of Davis and Carrie (Dixon) Teehee. In July 1959, she was united in marriage to Lyle Bass, who preceded her in death in 1994. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Douglas Bass; and one brother, John Teehee...
ALMA GARRETT (06/03/10)
Alma Bernice Garrett, 59, of Cassville, passed away Monday, May 24, 2010, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Sept. 5, 1950, in Monett, the daughter of Jesse and Blanche (Mackin) Lemons, who preceded her in death. Survivors include: three sisters, Letha Lemons, of Springfield, Wanda Butler and her husband, Ron, of Webb City, and Louise Sproul and her husband, Don, of Millville, Utah; and one brother, Carl Lemons and his wife, Rosalie, of Soda Springs, Idaho...
ETHEL GENNIE SUMMERS (06/03/10)
Ethel Gennie Summers, 85, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2010, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born, Aug. 2, 1924, in Nebraska, the daughter of Alvin Dale and Ethel Mae (Smith) Summers, who preceded her in death...
MARTHA SINCLAIR (06/03/10)
Martha Sinclair, 82, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2010, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Jan. 17, 1928, in Washburn, the daughter of Robert "Bob" and Jewel (Painter) Lewis. In January 1953, in Galena, she was united in marriage to Dean Muse, who preceded her in death. ...
SUSAN ANN BLAND (06/03/10)
Susan Ann Bland, 43, of Purdy, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2010, in her home. She was born Nov. 1, 1966, in Denver, Colo., the daughter of Edgar and Donna Dinkel. On May 24, 1991, she was united in marriage to Dana Bland, who survives. Additional survivors include: her parents; one son, David Bland, of Purdy; three daughters, Tiffany Coble and her husband, Billy, Christin Kettner and her husband, Shane, all of Purdy, and Sasha Rogers and her husband, Aaron, of Overland Park, Kan.; one brother, David Dinkel, of North Kansas City; one sister Alice Moore, of Aurora; and five grandchildren.. ...
JERRY LEE GILLUM (06/03/10)
Jerry Lee Gillum, 71, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2010, in Texas. Arrangements will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
GENEVA OWENS (06/03/10)
Geneva Maria Owens, 77, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Oct. 1, 1932, in Taos, N.M., the daughter of Albert Carlton and Matilda (Baralla) Clark. On June 5, 1972, she was united in marriage to Truman Leon Owens, who preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 1999. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, Michael Burt Clark; and a sister-in-law, Florence Clark...
ELLEN BASS (06/03/10)
Ellen K. Bass, 83, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2010, in Mercy Medical Center, Rogers, Ark. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be Dent Cemetery, Seligman. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
DAR LENE EWBANK (06/03/10)
Dar Lene Ewbank, 72, of Washburn, passed away Monday, May 31, 2010, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Tom Justus will conduct the services. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until service time Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
JIMMY L. BEAN (06/03/10)
Jimmy L. Bean, 74, of Washburn, passed away at his home on Sunday, May 30, 2010, following a lengthy illness. He was born on March 26, 1936, son of Hardy and Iva McKay Bean, in Wellington, Texas. He moved to Barry County from Paris, Texas, in 1996. He was in the construction business...