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Obituaries from May 2011

STELLA "COLLEEN" ALCOZAR (05/25/11)
Stella "Colleen" Alcozar, 79, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, May 20, 2011, at her home. She was born in Grant Township, Cowley County, Kan., on Dec. 30, 1931, the daughter of Frank and Hazel (Palmer) Phillips. On Jan. 29, 1972, she was united in marriage to David Martinez Alcozar, who survives...
COLTON ALLAN HAYWORTH (05/25/11)
Colton Allan Hayworth, 20, of Washburn, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011, in his home. He was born Aug. 10, 1990, in Rogers, Ark., the son of Leonard Ray Hayworth and Sandy Jean Traver, who survivor. Additional survivors include: one brother, Jeremy Hayworth and his wife, Ashley, of Washburn; his maternal grandmother, Marilyn Traver, of Elkhorn, Wis.; and paternal grandparents, Connie and Charles Dorey, of Seligman, and Leonard Hayworth, of Cassville...
SHERRI LYNNE NOLAN (05/25/11)
Sherri Lynne Nolan, 31, of Monett, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011, in her home. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
JAMES L. ELDER (05/25/11)
James L. Elder, 80, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2011, in his home. Arrangements will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. A complete obituary will appear in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
LEE VANG (05/25/11)
Lee Vang, 21, of Fairview, passed away in North Memorial Medical Center, Robbinsdale, Minn., on Monday, May 16, 2011. He was born on Dec. 5, 1989, in Minneapolis, Minn., the son of Chong Cha Vang and Chao Lee. Survivors include: his father, Chong Cha Vang; his mother, Chao Lee; three brothers, Cheng Xeng Vang, Xang Vang and Kou Vang Yang; six sisters, Mai Lor Vang, Ka Vang, Kia Vang Thao, Sheng Vang, Yer Vang and Mai Kao Vang; and his grandmother, Shoua Yeng Vang...
DALE SHELLENBERGER (05/25/11)
Dale B. Shellenberger, 87, of Purdy, formerly of Emporia, Kan., passed away on May 23, 2011, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. He was born on July 21, 1923, in Bushong, Kan., son of John W. and Isla (McKinsey) Shellenberger During his school age years, he attended Agnes City Grade School and Bushong High School. ...
ALBERNA ASSING (05/18/11)
Alberna, Assing, 96, of Webster City, Iowa, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the Southfield Wellness Community. Funeral services were held May 7 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church with Rev. David Simonson officiating. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery...
DOYLE ANGEL (05/18/11)
Doyle Dan Angel, 79, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2011, in his home. He was born April 25, 1932, in Scott County, Ark., the son of Ed and Edna (Blalock) Angel. On June 7, 1958, in Independence he was united in marriage to Elsie Etta Barnett, who preceded him in death on Dec. 28, 2005. Also preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Joe Angel...
ROSETTA KEEN (05/18/11)
Rosetta Fern Keen, age 72, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, Missouri. She was born March 30, 1939, in Reeds Spring, Missouri, the daughter of Roy and Jessie (Dotson) Reser. On June 17, 1960, she was united in marriage to Gary Meador Keen, who preceded her in death on August 4, 2005. Also preceding her in death were her parents, two sons, Gary Lance Keen in 1971 and Gregory Worth Keen in 1988...
DEBBIE NOBLES (05/18/11)
Debbra "Debbie" Lagene Nobles, 53, of Washburn, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2011, at her home. She was born on May 9, 1958, to Carl and Verlea (Nicodemus) Thomas in Hugoton, Kan. In 1960, the family moved to the Cross Hollows community, where she lived and attended Cassville School for 12 years, graduating in 1976...
JANET JAMES (05/18/11)
Janet Lee "Jan" James, 55, of Robeline, La., passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in Christus Highland Health Center, Shreveport, La. She was born Feb. 10, 1956, in Lawton, Okla., the daughter of Albert and Patricia "Pattie" (Salyer) Savory. On Jan. 3, 1987, she was united in marriage to John James, who survives...
HOMER WESLEY DUTTON (05/18/11)
Homer Wesley Dutton, 98, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, May 13, 2011, in St. John's Hospital, Berryville, Ark. He was born Oct. 4, 1912, in Fayetteville, Ark., the son of John Wesley and Bertha (Cawthon) Dutton. On March 31, 1981, in Kansas City, he was united in marriage to Norma Deanne Wilburn, who survives...
GAYLORD HADLOW (05/18/11)
Gaylord Alton Hadlow, 84, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2011, in his home. He was born June 11, 1926, in Shell Knob the son of Thomas and Mary (Wilson) Hadlow. On Oct. 15, 1949, he was united in marriage to Blanche Ray, who survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Billy Hadlow and his wife, Susan, and David Hadlow and his wife, Jennifer, all of Shell Knob; one daughter, Beverly McCaulla and her husband, Ken, of Shell Knob; one brother, Donnie Hadlow, of Aurora; one sister, Faylena Wilson, of Shell Knob; eight grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.. ...
DOLLY MORSE (05/12/11)
Dolly M. Morse, 80, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. She was born April 29, 1931, in Ottawa, Okla. In 1952, she was united in marriage to Jim Morse, who survives. Additional survivors include: one son, Tony Morse, of New Mexico; one daughter, Linda Robbins and her husband, Derald, of Mineral Springs; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jeannie and Don Clapper, of Monett; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
CAROL GERSTER (05/12/11)
Carol Wonett Gerster, 67, of Eagle Rock, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Nov. 7, 1943, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Carl and Thelma Dutcher. On March 10, 1965, she was united in marriage to Harry S. Gerster, Jr., who survives...
ANNA DELORES BIRKENHOLZ (05/12/11)
Anna Delores Birkenholz, 80, of Golden, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Brighton Ridge in Eureka Springs, Ark. She was born on March 10, 1931, in Maryville, to Otto Bleich and Lavisa (Coleman) Bleich. She graduated from Maryville High School in 1952, she was united in marriage to William James Birkenholz. He preceded her in death on Feb. 3, 1993. She worked for the National Association of Broadcasters in Washington, D.C., for 26 years. She was a member of the Methodist faith...
ROSETTA KEEN (05/12/11)
Rosetta Keen, 72, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 13 in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
REX DUNCAN (05/12/11)
Rex Clinton Duncan, 69, of Washburn, passed away Monday, May 2, 2011, in Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville, Ark. He was born Dec. 24, 1941, in Hooker, Okla., the son of Eston and Mickie (Simpson) Duncan. On June 18, 1965, in Winter Haven, Calif., he was united in marriage to Marlene Anderson, who survives...
ARTHUR RUSSELL "ART" KIEFER, JR. (05/05/11)
Arthur Russell "Art" Kiefer, Jr., 90, of Shell Knob, died at his home Tuesday, April 26, 2011. He was born in Pittsburgh, Penn., March 23, 1921, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Russell Kiefer, Sr. On June 19, 1946, he was united in marriage to Margie Pearce who preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 2006. Also preceding him in death were his parents...
MARION CALTON (05/05/11)
Marion Buck Calton, 86, of Cassville, passed away on May 1, 2011, at his home. He was born in Barry County at "Tom Town" south of Verona, on Jan. 10, 1925, the son of Marion Elby and Ethel Roberta Calton. After graduating from Verona High School, he was inducted into the Army where he became a member of the Eighth Air Force, 100th Bomb Group stationed in England...
MARY ALICE REEB (05/05/11)
Mary Alice Reeb, 87, of Jenkins, formerly of Springfield, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2011, at her home. She was born on Nov. 1, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio. After graduating from high school at the Holy Family High School in Columbus, Ohio, she enrolled in nursing school and graduated as a registered nurse. She was united in marriage to Alonzo E. Reeb, Jr. in Ohio on Oct. 5, 1942. He preceded her in death 18 years ago...
MARY BUTCHER (05/05/11)
Mary M. Butcher, 82, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at the Red Rose Health and Rehab in Cassville. She was born on Nov. 5, 1928, in Pawhuska, Okla. Her parents, Albert Earnest Weston, and Lydia Estella (Beaver) Weston were born and raised in Seligman...
ARTHUR AXLEY (05/05/11)
Services for Arthur H. "Junior" Axley, 88, of Claremore, Okla., passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service, 631 E. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, Okla., (918) 341-0376. Burial will follow at Gibson Cemetery in Stonebluff, Okla. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, with family receiving visitors from 4 to 7 p.m...
LUCY MAE DALTON (05/05/11)
Lucy Mae Dalton, 78, of Washburn, Missouri, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born July 15, 1932, in Jane, Missouri, the daughter of Eddie Lester and Stella Mae (Pendergraft) Baker. On April 17, 1954, in Jane, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Vern Dalton, who preceded her in death on June 4, 2008. ...
LEON PAUL (05/05/11)
Leon Laverne Paul, 82, of Washburn, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. He was the son of Nelson Thomas Paul and Quintilla (Hall) Paul. He graduated from Washburn High School with the class of 1947...
ERNESTINE CARPENTER (05/05/11)
Ernestine (Teena) E. Hooker Carpenter, 94, of Fayetteville, Ark., died May 2, 2011. She was born in Seligman to Ernest and Ruth McClain Hooker. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Fern Rubow, of Seligman, and Betty Walker, of Springdale, Ark.; and one brother, Paul Hooker, of Rogers, Ark...
BILL LeCOMPTE (05/05/11)
James William "Bill" LeCompte, age 83, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation. He was born February 7, 1928, in Cassville at the family home, to Norman G. and Dove (Edmondson) LeCompte. ...