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Obituaries from September 2012

ELDON B. LONG (09/26/12)
Eldon B. Long, 72, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation. He was born Sept. 15, 1940, in Neosho, the son of Frank and Luva Boyer, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his adopted parents, the Longs, and one sister, Joyce E.B. Rhodes...
FRED DARRELL MYERS (09/26/12)
Fred Darrell Myers, 86, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 17, 1926, in Ellisville, Ill., the son of Adam Ashel and Lucretia Anna Irene (Roth) Myers. On Dec. 6, 1947, in Shreveport, La., he was united in marriage to Hazel Onieta Rodgers, who preceded him in death on July 29, 2012. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one son, James Alan Myers; and one sister, Cherril Milligan...
EILEEN HODGES (09/26/12)
Eileen Hodges, 91, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Cassville Health Care. She was born July 8, 1921 in Sparta, the daughter of Walter and Mary (Baty) Robison. On Dec. 25, 1937, she and Leland Hodges were united in marriage. She lived in Sparta, Branson and Cassville throughout her life...
ROBERT "RED" BONE (09/26/12)
Robert "Red" Lee Bone, age 78, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2012, in his home, surrounded by his family. On July 26, 1973, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth "E" Dudley, who preceded him in death on May 14, 2010. Also preceding him in death were his mother, Lena Wheeler and a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Breslau...
ROBERT "BOB" SMITH (09/26/12)
Robert "Bob" Smith, 76, formerly of Eagle Rock, currently of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at the Brighton Ridge Nursing and Rehab in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was born on July 5, 1936, in Rifle, Colo., son of Charles and Mildred (Wiley) Smith...
JEWEL FRANCES BOOTHE (09/26/12)
Jewell Frances Boothe, 88, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville. She was born Jan. 2, 1924, in Hood County, Texas, the daughter of Lester William and Arta (Lockhart) Hopper. On June 28, 1941, in Clovis, N.M., she was united in marriage to Erwin A. Boothe, who preceded her in death on July 16, 1999. Also preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers and two sisters...
DORANCE IVANHOE "DON" PAINTER (09/26/12)
Dorance Ivanhoe "Don" Painter, 77, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Washburn, passed from this life on Sunday, September 2, 2012, in Tulsa, Okla. He was born June 26, 1935, in Washburn, Missouri, the son of John Lowell and Esther Geneva (German) Painter...
ELDON TROY BOXLEY (09/26/12)
Eldon Troy Boxley, 77, of Springfield, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in his home. He was born Nov. 8, 1934, in Alpena, Ark., the son of James Alfred and Clara Frances (Sperry) Boxley, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were three sisters, Velma Cook, Arlene Larson and Pauline Chambers and three brothers, Howard Boxley, Glenn Boxley and Gene Boxley...
VERA D. MAYS (09/26/12)
Vera D. Mays, 80, Eureka Springs, Ark., passed Wednesday Sept. 19, 2012. She was born on July 23, 1932, in Cassville, the daughter of Elmer and Florence (Davis) Turner. She worked as a social worker for the state of Arizona. She graduated from high school and had attended college for a time. She enjoyed gardening, writing, playing Bingo and bird watching...
NORVEL LYNN ROSE (09/19/12)
Norvel Lynn Rose, 58, of Eagle Rock, passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. He was born on July 28, 1954, son of Lemoine and Rosia Lee (Ball) Rose in Harper, Kan. Survivors include: his wife, Darla Rose, of Eagle Rock; three daughters, Misty Blu Rose Day and her husband, Dustin, and Danielle Marie Rose, and her fiance, Cory, all of Yakima, Wash., and Cheyanne Rose, of Stella; one son, Lakota Lynn Rose, of Stella; his mother, Rosia Lee Ennes, and her husband, Robert, of Seligman; a stepmother, Hazel Rose, of Yakima, Wash.; four brothers, Greg Ennes, of Seligman, Bobby Ennes, and his wife, Ann, of Cassville, Eddie Rose, and his wife, Janet, of Yakima, Wash., and Jeff Rose, and his wife, Debbie, of Yakima, Wash.; one sister, Sherry Kelley, of Seligman; and five grandchildren.. ...
MAYNARD ROY TAYLOR (09/19/12)
Maynard Roy (McCloud) Taylor, 59, of Shell Knob, passed away on Sept. 6, 2012, in Utah. He was born on June 11, 1953, son of Maynard Paul Taylor and JoAnn (Bishop) McCloud, in Kansas City. He grew up in Kansas City and graduated from Winnetonka High School in 1973. On Dec. 8, 1989, he was united in marriage to Sharon Brigman in Miami, Okla., and she survives...
GARY WILSON BRADLEY (09/19/12)
Gary Wilson Bradley, 68, passed away suddenly Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at his home in Kansas City, Mo. Gary was born Oct. 12, 1943 in Tucson, Ariz., reared in Cassville, Mo, graduating from Cassville High School in 1961. He attended Southwest Missouri State University, served in the United States Army. He was self-employed most of his adult life...
SHERRY LEONARD (09/19/12)
Sharon (Sherry) Leonard, 67, of Cassville, passed away at Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center after sustaining a stroke in May 2011. She was born on June 15, 1945, in Miami, Fla. She graduated with honors from Piedmont High School in 1963. ...
BOBBIE JO GOUGH (09/19/12)
Bobbie Jo Gough, 34, of Seligman, passed away at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark. She was born on Sept. 29, 1977, daughter of Bobby Gough and LaRoya McClish, in Lancaster, Calif. She grew up and attended school in California and later moved to Missouri to be closer to her family. She was a certified nurses assistant...
DOROTHY DELL (09/12/12)
Dorothy A. Dell, age 88, of Cassville, Missouri, left her earthly life to be with her Lord on Friday, September 07, 2012. Mrs. Dell, daughter of the late Orba and Alice Vanderpool, was born on February 16, 1924 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Dorothy attended school and was raised in the Eagle Rock Community. ...
CAROL FAYE "COOKIE" WISELEY (09/12/12)
Carol Faye "Cookie" Wiseley, 71, of Jenkins, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born Aug. 21, 1941, in Kansas City, the daughter of John Mason and Clydia B. (Berry) Williams. On June 21, 1958, in Cape Fair, she was united in marriage to Blaine Leon Wiseley, who preceded her in death on July 8, 2002. ...
LORENE DOUGLAS (09/12/12)
Lorene J. Douglas, 86, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Cassville Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Sept. 17, 1925, in Malden, the daughter of Hosea Victor and Ora lee (McCarthy) Smothers. On Feb. 9, 1946, she was united in marriage to Charles William "Bill" Douglas, who preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1998. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Linda Roeller; two brothers; and three sisters...
KENNETH CARR (09/12/12)
Kenneth Laverne Carr, 95, of Amarillo, Texas, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2012. Kenneth was born on July 14, 1917, on the family farm near Cato, Barry County, Missouri, to Benjamin "Franklin" Carr and Mary Manus Hailey Carr Frost Rill. He married Eleanor Margarette Young in Little Rock, Arkansas, on October 19, 1947. ...
MIKE ENGLESBY (09/12/12)
Michael S. "Mike" Englesby, 67, of Wheaton, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born June 16, 1945, in Eau Claire, Wis., the son of Lyle and Alice (Olson) Englesby. On Nov. 27, 1965, in Rock Falls, Wis., he was united in marriage to Mary Pichler, who survives...
DR. PATRICK THOMPSON (09/12/12)
Dr. Patrick Alan Thompson, age 57, passed away Friday, September 7, 2012, in his home, surrounded by his family after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. Pat was born on December 6, 1954 in Joplin. He graduated with high honors from Memorial High School in 1972. He attended Missouri Southern State University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with his B.S. in biology in 1976...
LLOYD TICHENOR (09/12/12)
Lloyd Keith Tichenor, 75, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield. He was born Aug. 9, 1937, in Oklahoma City, Okla., the son of Melvin E. and Oma Opal (Fehring) Tichenor. On Sept. 20, 1990, he was united in marriage to Shirley Cockrum, and she survives...
EILEEN SANDERS (09/12/12)
Mary Eileen Sanders, 97, passed to her reward on Sunday, September 9, 2012, two years to the day after entering the Cassville Care Center. Eileen had live a long productive life of service to her family, God, her church, and community. She is survived by her children: Nola Ruth (Jerry) McMillen, Stella; Richard (Connie) Sanders, Raymore; Alice (Larry) Purdom, Purdy; five grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; one sister-in-law, Mary Lee Sanders; one brother-in-law, Emory Melton; and several nephews and nieces. ...
MAYNARD TAYLOR (09/12/12)
(June 11, 1953 - Sept. 6, 2012) Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 11a.m. at the White Funeral Home with Jason Mackey officiating. A complete obit will be posted in next week's edition.
MILDRED HENDRIX (09/05/12)
Mildred Irene Hendrix, 99, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Cassville Health and Rehab. She was born on Aug. 27, 1913, in Washburn, daughter of Isaac "Ike" Clifton and Maggie Lillis (McCormick) Henry. She grew up in the family home located on Greasy Creek and attended Measle Prairie School and OK School. ...
MARY LOU SLAWSON (09/05/12)
Mary Lou (Wilson) Slawson, 91, of Piney Creek Wilderness, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at her home. She was born Aug. 22, 1921, the daughter of Clarence and Lillian Wilson in Ringling, Okla. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister and husband...
LOYD TICHENOR (09/05/12)
Lloyd Keith Tichenor, 75, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Select Specialty Hospital, Springfield. Arrangements will be announced by McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
LORENE DOUGLAS (09/05/12)
Lorene J. Douglas, 86, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Cassville Health and Rehabilitation Center. 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...
LOUISE WILKINSON (09/05/12)
Louise V. Wilkinson, 88, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, in Freeman Neosho Hospital, Neosho. She was born Sept. 30, 1923, in Barry County, the daughter of Henry C. and Ansy Rae (Mahurin) Lombard. She was united in marriage to John Wilkinson, who survives...
GERALD FINK (09/05/12)
Gerald L. Fink, 62, of Cape Fair, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. He was born May 21, 1950, in Barry County, the son of Efton and Coleen (Edwards) Fink. Survivors include: one son, Gerald Fink and his companion, Buffy Sturgell, of Shell Knob; two daughters, Cathy McIntosh and her husband, Jason, of Cassville, and Sara Velasquez and her husband, Joe, of Cassville; his mother, Coleen Dilley, of Elkland; his maternal grandmother, Emma Edwards, of Cape Fair; two brothers, Ed "Eddy" Fink, of Cape Fair, and Jackie Fink, of Elkland; one sister, Carrie Fink, of Marshfield; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.. ...
ALMA WEEKS (09/05/12)
Alma Weeks, 94, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences FOHN FUNERAL HOME Shell Knob, Missouri 417-858-3151...
DARLENE HENDRIX (09/05/12)
Arvola "Darlene" Hendrix, 70, of Seligman, passed away Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in Select Specialty Hospital, Springfield. She was born July 11, 1942, in Berryville, Ark., the daughter of Rev. Georgie Alvin "GA" and Mildred Gladys (Johnson) Brannan. On June 8, 1963, in Hugo, Okla., she was united in marriage to Lonnie D.K. Hendrix, who preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 2004. Also preceding her in death were her parents...
CAROL WISELEY (09/05/12)
Carol Faye "Cookie" Wiseley, 71, of Jenkins, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Jim Williams and Rev. Korbie Williams will conduct the services. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Cassville...