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Obituaries from January 2013

KUJAY XIONG (01/30/13)
KuJay Xiong, 41, of Eau Claire, Wis., passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in OPD Mittaphab Hospital in Vientiane, Laos. He was born on April 3, 1971, in Phou Vieng, Laos, to father, Yongma Xiong and mother, Youa Moua. He was the youngest of five brothers and one sister: Chongpao, Sher, Ying, Koua and Khou. ...
CHARLES VINYARD (01/30/13)
Charles Vinyard, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Jackson Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Milford Baker will conduct the services. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Butterfield...
ALERA VERA BETTEN UHER (01/30/13)
Alera Vera Betten Uher, 95, of Lincoln, Neb., passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Cassville Health Care and Rehab in Cassville. She was born Jan. 18, 1918, in Crete, Neb., the daughter of Edward and Grace (Behrens) Henning. In 1936, she was united in marriage to Oscar Betten, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and two sisters, Velda and Verlyn...
KATHERINE (KATIE) SOUTHERLAND-FOUNTAIN (01/30/13)
Katherine (Katie) Southerland-Fountain passed away at home in her sleep on December 23. 2012. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Fountain Griffith; father, Billy Don Fountain; sister, Holly Fountain-Southerland; and niece, Maren Fortney. She is survived by: her siblings, Brad Beck and Julie Fountain; and many beloved cousins (especially Colleen Belisle-Tarpy and BJ Belisle-Lacy); sister-in-law, Vali Gray-Beck; and longtime friend, Kerby Brooks...
ROGER W. RAUTIO (01/30/13)
Roger W. Rautio, 75, of Seligman, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Webb City Health and Rehab, Webb City. Services are pending and 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...
ANDREW LOYD (01/30/13)
Andrew Loyd, 20, of Wheaton, passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, from injuries sustained in an ATV accident. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the White Funeral Home, Cassville, with Pastor Scott Mitchell and Pastor Melvin Anders officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery near Longview...
WA SENG LEE (01/30/13)
Wa Seng Lee, 59, of Fairland, Okla., passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in his home. He was born Feb. 2, 1953, in Laos to father, Nao Thao Lee and mother Kia Xiong. In February 1976, he was united in marriage to Sia Xiong, who survives. Also surviving are eight children, Mai Lou Lee, Mai Chong Yang, Mai Mao Lee, Foi Lee, Ia Ong Lee, Kabo Lee, Yer Lee and Tou Phong Lee; and five sisters, Youa Lee, Mai Houa Lee, Bao Lee, Mee Lee and Neng Lee...
BERTHA FRANCES LASSITER (01/29/13)
Bertha Frances Lassiter, 86, of Cassville, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Cassville Health Care and Rehab. She was born in Berryville, Ark., on July 20, 1926, to Nathaniel Madison "Nat" and Mary (Robinson) Bunch. On Feb. 22, 1947, in Eureka Springs, Ark., she was united in marriage to Fred Lassiter, who preceded her in death on June 13, 1997. ...
ELSIE BELL ERVIN (01/30/13)
Elsie Bell Ervin was born on February 21, 1926, in Compere, Texas, daughter of George and Mary Violet Smith. She passed away on January 28, 2013, in Bentonville, Ark., at the age of 86 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband of 44 years Joseph P. Bell, a brother J.T. Smith, and a sister Wanda Jean Smith...
AUDREY IRENE CLIFTON (01/30/13)
Audrey Irene (Plumlee) Clifton, 101, of Humboldt, Kan., formerly of Rocky Comfort passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Chanute HealthCare Center. She was born Jan. 16, 1912, in Rocky Comfort, the only child of Oscar Esmond and Bessie (Link) Plumlee. She grew up in Rocky Comfort and graduated from high school there...
AGNES BARRETT (01/30/13)
Agnes Eleanor Barrett, 88, of Cassville, passed away at her home on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. She was born in Carteret, N.J., on Aug. 22, 1924, the daughter of Feliks and Agnes (Adamski) Szymborski. She was united in marriage to Michael Raskulinecz and to this union two children were born. ...
MARION ALBIN (01/23/13)
Marion Albin, 83, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Eureka Springs Hospital in Eureka Springs, Ark. She was born Feb. 5, 1929, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Helen (Cushing) Palmer, who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Ralph Albin, who also preceded her in death, and their infant daughter, Diane...
LUCILLE BROOKS (01/23/13)
Lucille Brooks, 76, of Cassville, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. She was born on Jan. 30, 1936, in Cross Hollows, daughter of Orval and Goldie (Maloney) Lester. She was a 1953 graduate of Cassville High School. She was united in marriage to Royle Brooks on July 4, 1953, at the home of her parents in Cross Hollows. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She worked as a cook in several cafes, Headstart and Cassville Nursing Home...
HARRIET ALMA BURNHAM (01/23/13)
Harriet Alma Burnham, 78, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in her home. She was born July 6, 1934, in Aurora, the daughter of Harold and Frankie (Marion) Thurman. On Feb. 23, 1968, she was united in marriage to Claybern Junior "Clay" Burnham, who preceded her in death on Aug. 9, 2002. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Kent Parsons; one brother, Rex Thurman; and one sister, Freida Hemphill...
ERNEST EDWARD FORBES (01/23/13)
Ernest Edward Forbes, 79, of Monett passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Benchmark Healthcare of Monett. He was born July 23, 1933, in Kankakee, Ill., the son of Ed and Nina Pearl Forbes. On Sept. 27, 1951, he was united in marriage to Mabel Louise Allen, who preceded him in death on Dec. 16, 2005. Also preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Julius Forbes...
SHARON LOU HIXSON (01/23/13)
Sharon Lou Hixson, 66, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Mercy Hospital in Joplin. She was born April 8, 1946, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Blain and Louise Howson. On Jan. 17, 1989, she was united in marriage to Clifford Dewayne "Wayne" Hixson, who survives...
ADALINE LOUISE HOLBEN (01/23/13)
Adaline Louise Holben, 79, of Cassville, formerly of Clarksville, Ark., passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in Cassville Health Care and Rehab. She was born in Barstow, Calif., March 16, 1933, the daughter of Hugh Hamilton, Sr. and Norma (McDonald) Hamilton...
BRAYDEN JACE KENDRICK (01/23/13)
Brayden Jace Kendrick, infant son of Alisha Kendrick, of Rogers Ark., passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, Northwest Medical Center, Bentonville, Ark. He was born on Jan. 18, 2013. Survivors include: his mother Alisha; his grandparents; Melody Scroggs, of Cassville, Johnnie Scroggs, of Cassville, and Jimmy Kendrick, of Alexander, Ark...
WASENG LEE (01/23/13)
WaSeng Lee, 59, of Fairland, Okla., passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in his home. Services will be held from 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, until Monday, Feb. 4, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be Monday at G.A.R. Cemetery, Miami, Okla., under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
BILLY RAY PETERSON (01/23/13)
Billy Ray Peterson, 61, of Exeter, passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in his home. Preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers and one sister. He spent most of his life in southwest Missouri and northern Arkansas. He worked in Arkansas in construction as a heavy equipment operator. He served in the U.S. Army...
RODNEY WALTER WOOLSEY (01/23/13)
Rodney Walter Woolsey, 77, formerly of Shell Knob, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. He was born on June 20, 1935 in Jerseyville, Ill., son of Lester and Faye (Cope) Woolsey. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris. In 1990, Rod and Doris Woolsey moved to Shell Knob, where they owned and operated Rod's Barber Shop. He was also a faithful member of Wood Street Baptist Church, after relocating to Lebanon in 2005...
HORACE MARK WRIGHT (01/23/13)
Horace Mark Wright, 89, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Peachtree Village in Holiday Island, Ark. He was born Dec. 1, 1923, in Greensburg, Kan., the son of Mark and Kathryn (Kelley) Wright. On Feb. 7, 1953, in Greensburg, Kan., he was united in marriage to Gweneth Elaine "Gwen" Wade, who preceded him in death on Nov. ...
KUJAY XIONG (01/23/13)
KuJay Xiong, 41, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in OPD Mittaphab Hospital in Vientiane, Laos. Services will be held from 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, until 8 a.m. Monday, February 11 in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Eau Claire, Wis...
DENNIS LEE BACON (01/16/13)
Dennis Lee Bacon, 67, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in his home. He was born Oct. 29, 1945, in Cassville, the son of Oscar and Hazel (Boggess) Bacon, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: two brothers, Darrell Bacon and his wife, Calla, of Exeter, and Joe Bacon and his wife, Beverly, of Cassville; and two sisters, Louise Coons and her husband, Neal, of Springfield, and Linda Callison and her husband, John, of Joplin...
LISA LADAWN BRUTON (01/16/13)
Lisa LaDawn Bruton, 43, of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in her home. She was born Feb. 26, 1969, in Prague, Okla., the daughter of Larry L. and Carolyn (Barrett) James. In 1988, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to Shannon Bruton, who survives...
REBECCA IRENE "BECKY" COTHAM (01/16/13)
Rebecca Irene "Becky" Cotham, 46, of Washburn, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. She was born in Neosho Sept. 6, 1966, the daughter of William Jessie Cluck and Jessie June (Day) Cluck Fry. Survivors include: her brother, Walter Fry; and her father, Jessie Cluck. She was preceded in death by her mother, June Fry...
BOBBY GENE DICKSON (01/16/13)
He was a government employee for 30 years working in office personnel management, retiring in 1985. He was the beloved husband of Imogene, for 62 years, dearest father of Eileen (Scott) Pitcel and Russell (Katherine) Dickson, loving grandfather to William (Michelle) Pitcel, Cameron (Michelle) Pitcel, Robert Dickson, Walter Pitcel and great- grandfather to Alex Edmonson, Emma Pitcel and Victoria Pitcel...
GALEN RAY EASLEY (01/16/13)
Galen Ray Easley, 77, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in his home. He was born July 30, 1935, in Cassville, the son of Henry and Marzell (Bennett) Easley. On Feb. 24, 1978, in Miami, Okla., he was united in marriage to Vicki England, who survives...
MAX WILLARD HAYDEN (01/16/13)
Max Willard Hayden, 81, of Independence, formerly of Wheaton, passed away Jan. 10, 2013. He was born in Wheaton Jan. 23, 1931, the son of Louis and Melva (Malone) Hayden. He was united in marriage to Freda Birkes on May 2, 1954. She preceded him in death on June 3, 1989. He was also preceded in death by his parents...
LEE OLEN HENRY (01/16/13)
Lee Olen Henry, 71, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark. He was born Sept. 7, 1941, in Washburn, the son of Walter Clyde Henry and Esther "Eldine" (Gifford) Henry. On April 3, 1971, he was united in marriage to Donna Leach, who preceded him in death on May 4, 2012. Also preceding him in death were his parents and three brothers, Harry Henry, Glenn Henry and Charlie Henry...
ADALINE L. HOLBEN (01/16/13)
Adaline L. Holben, 79, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in Cassville Health Care and Rehab. 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...
GERALD RAY PATTON (01/16/13)
Gerald Ray Patton, 70, of Branson, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1942, at Cross Hollows in Barry County, the son of Donald W. and Madge (Adams) Patton. On Dec. 19, 1964, in Macedonia, he was united in marriage to Audrey Riddle, who survives. ...
BILLY RAY PETERSON (01/16/13)
Billy Ray Peterson, 61, of Exeter, passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in his home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in 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...
DIANNA SUE STROTHER (01/16/13)
Dianna Sue (Hancock) Strother, 66, of Purdy, Missouri, went to be with her Lord on Friday, January 11, 2013, at her home. Dianna was born March 19, 1946, to John "Jack" and Lena (Grundy) Hancock. She was united in marriage June 14, 1968, at Hamlin Memorial Baptist Church in Springfield, Missouri, to Donald Lee Strother, who survives...
DARRELL EUGENE TERRY (01/16/13)
Darrell Eugene Terry, 76, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born in Mason City, Grand Coulee, Wash., on April 7, 1936, the son of Merle E. and Freda (Hoover) Terry. On March 16, 1957, in Estacada, Ore., he was united in marriage to Corinne Chambers, who survives...
SHELIAH JO WALKER (01/16/13)
Sheliah Jo Walker, 41, a resident of Eagle Rock, was born Nov. 23, 1972, in Tulsa, Okla., a daughter of Sidney Wayne and Bertha Fay (Hudspeth) Cambell. She departed this life Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in Berryville, Ark. Sheliah was a manager at the Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs, Ark. She was of the Baptist Faith...
DONALD E. WHEATON (01/16/13)
Donald E. Wheaton, 84, of Monett, formerly of Cassville, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. He was born on March 22, 1928, in Pulski, Iowa, son of Arlie and Doris (Hamberg) Wheaton. He graduated from Pulski High School. Throughout his life, he had many occupations, including a union carpenter. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict...
MARY BARNARD (01/09/13)
Mary Franklin Barnard, age 82, of Stella, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in her home. She was born Feb. 3, 1930, in Prim, Ark., the daughter of Oscar A. and Stella Ann (Morgan) Willis. She was united in marriage to Glenn Barnard, who survives. Additional survivors include: one son, William Barnard and his wife, Nicole, of Belton, Texas; one daughter, Ruth Ann Spano and her husband, George, of Aurora, Colo.; a foster son, Karl Jacobs, Sr., and his wife, Denise, of Wyandotte, Okla.; one brother, Jimmy A. ...
VANESSA ERIN BLAND (01/09/13)
Vanessa Erin Bland, 43, of Purdy, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Cox-Monett Hospital. She was born July 7, 1969, in New York City, N.Y., the daughter of Don and Jean Sohl. On Nov. 8, 2008, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to Kevin Bland, who survives. Additional survivors include: one son, Noah Eells, of Purdy; one daughter, Hope Eells; and one sister, Johne Bené, of Florida...
GRACE AUDRY ENGLEMAN (01/09/13)
Grace Audry Engleman, 78, of Exeter, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in her home. She was born March 13, 1934, in Sulphur Springs, Ark., the daughter of John and Margie (Standifer) Thornhill. On June 5, 1952, in Gentry, Ark., she was united in marriage to Richard "Dick" Engleman, who preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 1997...
LUCILLE JOHNSTON FAULKNER (01/09/13)
Lucille Johnston Faulkner, age 92, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013, at Alexandria INOVA Hospital, in Alexandria, Virginia. Lucille, a long time resident of Cassville, graduated from Cassville High School, attended both Drury College, and Pittsburg State University. Lucille was active in debate and public speaking, winning a national championship in debate and Oratory. She began her professional life as a classroom teacher, first in Neosho, and later in Cassville...
KELLY GORDON (01/09/13)
Kelly Gordon, 50, of Seligman, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Springfield. She was born Jan. 4, 1962, in Stockton, Calif., the daughter of Bill and KrLinda (Herndon) Walsh. On Sept. 15, 2002, she was united in marriage to Richard Gordon, and he survives. She was a homemaker...
LEE HENRY (01/09/13)
Lee Henry, 71, of Lowell, Ark., passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark. 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...
CALVIN CLOYSE KEEN (01/09/13)
Calvin Cloyse Keen, 66, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. He was born June 20, 1946, in Ava, the son of Roy and Evelyn Keen. Survivors include: three sons, Calvin Anderson, Jr., Charles Anderson and Jason Keen; one sister, Verna Lee; and three grandchildren...
NEVA JOSEPHINE LINEBARGER (01/09/13)
Neva Josephine (Wormington) Linebarger, 89, of Purdy, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Cox Monett Hospital in Monett. She was born May 9, 1923 in Purdy, the daughter of the late Ellis and Goldie (Smith) Wormington. On June 24, 1944, she was united in marriage to Eugene Linebarger in Purdy, he preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1988...
DANNY JOE NELSON (01/09/13)
Danny Joe Nelson, 70, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. He was born May 18, 1942, in Cassville, the son of Howard L. Nelson and M. Marie (Brandon) Nelson Allison. On Aug. 17, 1963, in Austin, Texas, he was united in marriage to Mary Lou Hinson, who survives. ...
LUELLA G. NICCUM (01/09/13)
Luella G. Niccum, 86 , of Cassville, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in Winchester, Va. Burial was at the Halltown Cemetery in Halltown, Mo. A memorial celebration service will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, at Community Faith Chapel, Cassville, at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Doyle Russell officiating...
JOE ALLEN PACKWOOD (01/09/13)
Joe Allen Packwood, 61, of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in his home. He was born October 31, 1951, in Wheaton, Missouri, the son of Kenneth and Sarah Lenore (Privett) Packwood. On November 28, 1970, in Wheaton, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Sheila Brattin, who survives. ...
GERALD PATTON (01/09/13)
Gerald Patton, 70, of Branson, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in his home. 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...
PHILLIP E. PRIMROSE (01/09/13)
Phillip E. Primrose, 52, of Seligman, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville. He was born Oct. 11, 1960, in Union City, Calif., the son of Spencer and Beverly (Davilla) Primrose. On Feb. 29, 2004, he was united in marriage to Ruth (Jensen) Primrose, who survives...
LEWIS THOMPSON (01/02/13)
Lewis William Thompson, 71, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born July 29, 1941, in Springfield, the son of William Henry and Lois Olena (Hawk) Thompson. On June 16, 1962, he was united in marriage to Martha Vanderpool, who survives...
ISABELLA STURGELL (01/02/13)
Isabella Sturgell, 80, of Aurora, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Mercy Hospital in Springfield. She was born on Dec. 15, 1932, in Camden, N.J., the daughter of John and Isabella (Ritchie) Focht. She was a farmer. Survivors include: her husband, Dorman; one son, Randall Sturgell, of Jenkins; one daughter, Donna Watts, of Mt. Vernon; one brother, Jim Focht, of Florida; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
REV. JACK F. ROWLEY (01/02/13)
Rev. Jack F. Rowley, 81, of Waskom, Texas, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. He was born Dec. 13, 1931, in Washburn, to Asa and Cressie Hutchens Rowley. He graduated from Cassville High School in Cassville and attended East Texas Baptist College in Marshall, Texas. ...
SHERRY JEAN RITCHIE (01/02/13)
Sherry Jean Ritchie, 49, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in her home. She was born July 17, 1963, in Jonesboro, Ark., the daughter of Jean (Clayton) Snyder. On May 29, 2008, in Eureka Springs, Ark., she was united in marriage to Robert Ritchie, who survives...
JEFFREY QUICK (01/02/13)
Jeffrey Allyn "Jeff" Quick, 50, of Bentonville, Ark., passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville. He was born Nov. 3, 1962, in Cassville, the son of Dave and Janice (Crawford) Quick, of Exeter, who survive. Additional survivors include: his maternal grandmother, Myrtle Shelley, of Washburn; one son, Joshua C. Quick, of Bentonville, Ark.; one brother, Jamey R. Quick, of Exeter; and two grandchildren...
PHILLIP E. PRIMROSE (01/02/13)
Phillip E. Primrose, 52, of Seligman, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery, Cassville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
ARVILLA MEADOR (01/02/13)
Arvilla Edith Meador, 90, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, December 24, 2012, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri. She was born July 10, 1922, in Cassville, Missouri, the daughter of Arthur Oren and Edith Bell (Writer) Dilbeck. On February 15, 1942, she was united in marriage to Rolland Meador, who preceded her in death on May 22, 2001. Also preceding her in death were her parents and her son-in-law, Stephen Sweetland...
DR. GLENNON HORNER (01/02/13)
Dr. Glennon Amos Horner, age 82, of Rogers, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012, in Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas in Rogers, Arkansas. He was born September 9, 1930, in Cassville, Missouri, the son of Amos Joseph and Montez (Brixey) Horner. On March 2, 1952, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Ella Paulina Pitts, who preceded him in death on January 15, 2010. Also preceding him in death were his parents and a son-in-law, Jim Haak...
WILLIAM "BILL" MARK HENSON (01/02/13)
William Mark Henson, 92, of Marionville, formerly of Pierce City, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services were held Dec. 29 in the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Marionville. Interment followed in the IOOF Cemetery in Monett...
MARY LOUISE HALL (01/02/13)
Mary Louise Hall, 83, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in her home. She was born May 15, 1929, in Eagle Rock, the daughter of James Robert and Daisie Mae (Burris) Greek. On May 19, 1949, in Columbus, Kan., she was united in marriage to Glenn C. ...
PAULA L. CORNETT (01/02/13)
Paula L. Cornett, 60, of Cassville, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Red Rose Health and Rehab in Cassville. She was born on July 11, 1952, in Lindsey, Calif., daughter of Paul and Geneva (Lassiter) Barber. For the last 20 years, she has been a resident of Barry County. She worked in various nursing homes as a CNA and a Med Tech...
RALPH EDWARD BRANSON (01/02/13)
Ralph Edward Branson, 100, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in his home. He was born May 15, 1912, the son of Dan and Mary Branson. On June 1, 1954, in Springfield, he was united in marriage to Berniadine "Bunnie" Cheek, who preceded him in death on Feb. 9, 2007. Also preceding him in death was a sister, Lorraine Alred...
MARY BARNARD (01/02/13)
Mary Franklin Barnard, 82, of Stella, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in her home. Funeral services were today (Wednesday) in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial was at Macedonia Cemetery at Stella. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper...
ROSE L. ANDERSON (01/02/13)
Rose L. Anderson, 58, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in her home. She was born Dec. 6, 1954, in Woodward, Okla., the daughter of Robert and Loeta (Reeves) McClure. In 2000, she was united in marriage to Ralph Anderson, who preceded her in death in 2003. Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers, Darrell McClure and Bobby Bruno...