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Obituaries from June 2012

BERNICE HAZEN (06/27/12)
Bernice Hazen, 90, of Carbondale, Kan., passed away Monday, June 18, 2012, in Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka, Kan. She was born June 4, 1922, in Girard, Kan., the daughter of Sherman and Hazel May (Markham) Yoho. On Sept. 5, 1940, in Girard, Kan., she was united in marriage to Harold E. Hazen, who preceded her in death on April 26, 1995. Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers, Wayne Yoho and Vernon Yoho...
HELEN MUNDAY (06/27/12)
Helen Virginia Munday, 80, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012, at her home. She was born in Cassville, on Aug. 2, 1931, the daughter of William Henry and Lilly Bell (Shoop) Gautney. On May 27, 1950, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to Orville Allen Munday, who preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 1970. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Billy Gautney...
REX WILLIAMS (06/27/12)
Wilbur "Rex" Williams, 83, of Verona, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2012, at his home. He was born April 11, 1929, in Barry County, the son of Wendell Rex and Lola Fern (Mullen) Williams. He lived in the Barry and Lawrence county communities his entire life and was a 1947 graduate of Verona High School. ...
DAN CLARK (06/27/12)
Daniel Charles "Dan" Clark, 52, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012. He was born June 19, 1960, in Los Angeles, Calif., the son of Joe and Kathleen (McPhee) Clark. Survivors include: his mother, Kathleen Clark, of Cassville; one daughter, Tamra Leigh Clark, of Truman, Ark.; one step-daughter, Janie Lynn Gordon, of Truman, Ark.; and one brother, Jim Clark and his wife, Pam, of Torrance Calif...
MAEVENE WEBB (06/27/12)
Maevene (Watts) Webb, 81, of Washburn, passed away Friday, June 22, 2012, in Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas in Rogers, Ark. She was born June 28, 1930, in Marshall, Ark., the daughter of James Abraham and Rosa (Huckabee) Watts. On Aug. 3, 1950, she was united in marriage to Lowell Treadwell and to this union four children were born. ...
RONALD HUFFINES (06/27/12)
Ronald Lee Huffines, 56, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012, in his home. He was born Aug. 3, 1955, in Victorville, Calif., the son of Richard Lee and Connie Rose (Butler) Huffines. Survivors include: his mother, Connie Hipkins, of Shell Knob; one son, Kenneth "Kenny" Simon Huffines and his wife, Penny, of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandparents; one brother, Keenan Pierce, of California; three sisters, Teresa "Sue" Cuna and her husband, Joe, of Blue Eye, Lori LeCure and her husband, Tim, of Reeds Spring, and Angela "Angel" Blevins and her husband, Ted, of Shell Knob; and two grandchildren.. ...
ROY LANEY (06/27/12)
Roy Calvin Laney, 78, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012, in Cassville Health and Rehabilitation. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, in Concord Cemetery, Exeter, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
MONICA PATTON (06/27/12)
Monica Johanna Smith-Hall Patton, 89, of Monett, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012, in her home. She was born Nov. 14, 1922, in Farley, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph P. and Agnes (Chapman) Smith. On June 7, 1945, she was united in marriage to Abner P. ...
MAX FIELDS (06/27/12)
Max Duane Fields, 82, of Cassville, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012, in Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation. He was born Nov. 17, 1929, in Dodge City, Kan., the son of F.O. "Pa" and Cleo "Ma" (Sample) Fields. On July 30, 1949, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Margie Banks, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Gary Fields and his wife, Gayle, of Cassville, and Eric Fields and his wife, Francita, of Springfield, and two grandsons...
JIMMY DALE CLINE (06/27/12)
Jimmy Dale Cline, 55, of Cassville, Mo., died on Sunday, June 24, 2012, in his home. Jim was born April 25, 1957, in Huntsville, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Edna Cline; and two brothers, Raydeen and Cleburn Cline. He enjoyed hunting, firearams and the great outdoors. He was employed for 26 years at the Walmart return center in Bentonville, Ark. He was a life-long resident of the Ozarks...
HELEN ELIZABETH JONES (06/20/12)
Helen Elizabeth Jones, 100 years old, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Missouri, after a short illness. Helen was born Nov. 3, 1911, in Washburn, the daughter of Walter and Clara (Davis) Jones. She attended Washburn School and graduated in 1929. ...
WAYNE GORDON REICHARD (06/20/12)
Wayne Gordon Reichard, 69, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born June 29, 1942, in Marshall, Minn., the son of Walt and Ardene (Johnson) Reichard. On June 30, 1962, in Westminster, Colo., he was united in marriage to Elayne Lewis, who survives...
ROSA MAY FELDER (06/20/12)
Rosa May Felder, 70, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012. She was born April 2, 1942, in Essex, England, the daughter of David C. and Lilian (Davies) Phillips. On Jan. 21, 1985, in Boulder, Colo., she was united in marriage to David E. Felder, who survives...
GREGORY PINTO (06/20/12)
Gregory Pinto, 54, of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville. He was born in Dallas, Texas, on Jan. 25, 1958, the son of Anthony and Leslie (Bumbalough) Pinto, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: one son, Dustin Pinto, of Manassas Park, Va.; one daughter, Andrea Bailey, of Dallas, Texas; one brother, Anthony Pinto, Jr., of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Bernadett Adams and Kathy Hembey, both of Dallas, Texas; and two grandchildren...
RONALD GENE MORRIS (06/20/12)
Ronald Gene Morris, 66, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012, in his home. He was born Aug. 19, 1945, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Robert and Mary (Schlecta) Morris. Survivors include: one son, Brandon Morris and his wife, Jamie, of Oronogo; one daughter, Sheralyn Berry and her husband, Jim, of Kansas City, Kan.; his father, Robert Morris, of Kansas City, Kan.; one brother Danny Morris and his wife, Vicki, of Lake Ozark; and one grandson...
BILL JOHNSON (06/20/12)
William (Bill) Johnson, 81, of Shell Knob, passed away June 11, 2012. He was born on Aug. 19, 1930, in Hawkins, Wis., to William Chris and Rose Lee (Gibson) Johnson. He served in the U.S. Army at Fort Knox, Ky., and received an honorable discharge on Aug. ...
BERNICE HAZEN (06/20/12)
Bernice Hazen, 90, of Kansas, formerly of Cassville, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012, in Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka, Kan. Arrangements 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...
BILLIE JEAN DART (06/20/12)
Billie Jean Dart, 81, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012, in her home. She was born Nov. 28, 1930, in Washburn, the daughter of Hazel (Anderson) Bishop and Guy P. Church. On Aug. 5, 1956, she was united in marriage to Bernard Gordon Dart, who preceded her in death on June 25, 2010. Also preceding her in death were her parents, Hazel and Jack Bishop and her father, Guy P. Church...
ANITA LOUISE HUTCHESON (06/13/12)
Anita Hutcheson, 60, of Elsie, Neb., passed away April 9, 2012. She was born Jan. 8, 1952 in Cassville, the daughter of Lyle and Ruth (Sronce) Papka. She grew up in the Eagle Rock community. She married Tom Hutcheson on Dec. 11, 1971, in Elsie, Neb. She and Tom made their home in Elsie. She was a member of the Elsie United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband...
LOUIS GILLESPIE (06/13/12)
Louis B. Gillespie, 79, of Rocky Comfort, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2012, at the Landmark Hospital in Joplin. He was born on May 2, 1933, in Doniphan, son of Floyd and Flora Rachel (York) Gillespie. He owned a farm in Ava before moving to Rocky Comfort, where he also owned a farm. He was a member of the Church of God International...
BEA WHITE (06/13/12)
Bea Pearl White, 86, of Shell Knob, formerly of Joplin, passed away on June 11, 2012. She was born on March 3, 1926, daughter of Ed and Pearl (Ledbetter) Perry in Douthit, Okla. On March 6, 1949, she married George D. White in Joplin. He preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 2006...
LEONARD JUEL (06/13/12)
Leonard Arden Juel, 85, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville. He was born in Mission, S.D., on Sept. 3, 1926, the son of Lester Arnold and Lillian Albertha (Sauerwein) Juel. In 1951, he married Ima Fay Davis, who preceded him in death. On May 15, 1997, he married Ambolene Tilford, who preceded him in death on May 7, 2008. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Andrew and Dick...
PAUL "ROGER" EVANS (06/13/12)
Graveside services were held today (Wednesday) at the Ruddick Cemetery, in Garfield, Ark., with Rev. Jim Clay officiating. Memorials may be made to the Ruddick Cemetery and entrusted to the White Funeral Home...
DOROTHY MAE PERIMAN (06/13/12)
Dorothy Mae Periman, 82, of Cassville, passed away at her home on Saturday, June 9, 2012. She was born in Golden, on Feb. 4, 1930, the daughter of Wilber J. and Minnie Mae (Phillips) Tate. On Nov. 6, 1948, at Eureka Springs, Ark., she was united in marriage to Alvin Clinton "Red" Periman, who preceded her in death on March 18, 1992. ...
ALFRED CERVANTES (06/13/12)
Alfred Franklin Cervantes, Sr., 72, passed away on June 10, 2012, at Red Rose Health and Rehab in Cassville after a long illness. He was born to Nellie and Natchez Cervantes on July 4, 1939, in Tulsa, Okla. He started his profession as a barber and ended his career as a section man with the Union Pacific Railroad in 2002 after 28 years of service...
JAMES CALVIN "JIM" JANUARY (06/13/12)
James Calvin "Jim" January, 84, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1927, in Seminole, Okla., the son of Clinton Calvin and Ruby Lee (Feaster) January. On Feb. 2, 1946, in Emporia, Kan., he was united in marriage to Mary Nadine Powers, who survives...
JUDY OLSON (06/06/12)
Judy Olson, 65, of Cassville, passed away Monday, June 4, 2012, in Mercy Hospital at St. Louis. She was born Oct. 1, 1946, in Newark, Ohio, the daughter of Paul and Mabel (Thompson) Blythe. She was a school teacher at Aurora High School and a former Exeter High School teacher...
CHRIS OWENS (06/06/12)
Christopher Merl "Chris" Owens, 55, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012, in his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1956, in Knoxville, Tenn., the son of Billy and Wanda (Cochran) Owens. On Feb. 11, 1995, in Phoenix, Ariz., he was united in marriage to Claudia Heintz, who survives...
THELMA STEPHENS (06/06/12)
Thelma Stephens, 87, of Washburn, passed away Monday, May 28, 2012, in Ashley Health Care in Rogers, Ark. She was born on April 11, 1925, in Washburn, daughter of Oliver and Gertie (Privitt) Nodine. As a child, she attended the Seven Star rural school, and was a lifetime Barry County resident. ...
DR. JAMES EDEN (06/06/12)
Dr. James Eden, 80, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at his residence. James was born the son of Waldo Emerson and Ruth Jeannette (Robbins) Eden on September 1, 1931 in Purdy, Missouri. He was a 1949 graduate of Purdy High School, Purdy, Missouri. On August 9, 1953, he was united in marriage to Martha Howard in Purdy, Missouri...
EDWARD J. ALBRO, SR. (06/06/12)
Edward J. Albro Sr, 87, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at his home. He was born May 28, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., to Edward and Helen (Whittelsey) Albro. He was formerly from Hutchison, Kan., where he retired as owner/co-founder from Haven Steel Co., which he started in 1969. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, where he landed at Omaha Beach on D Day in 1944. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Good Conduct Medal...
CYRIL "CY" BAUER (06/06/12)
Cyril (Cy) Bauer, 97, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at the Harmony Gardens Assisted Living Center in Warrensburg, Missouri. Funeral services were Friday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warrensburg, with Father Joseph Miller, C.PP.S. officiating. Burial was held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at Viney Creek Cemetery in Golden, Missouri, with father Mark Boyer officiating...