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Stories from Thursday, July 29, 2010

Exhibit to close this weekend (07/29/10)
Barry Countians only have a few more days to view the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibit "New Harmonies Celebrating American Roots Music." The exhibit will be on display at the Barry County Museum through Saturday, July 31. "This project has exceeded our expectations," said Cherry Bailey, of the Barry County Museum. "We have been so proud seeing the way people have come together. This has almost been a celebration...
Primary to offer contested local race (07/29/10)
The Republican race for Barry County Associate Circuit Court judge is the only contested county-level race on the Aug. 3 primary ballot. Two political newcomers, Cordelia Herrin and Bob Foulke, are facing off for the judgeship, which will be decided in the primary. No Democrats filed for the position, which is currently being held by Republican Carr Woods who is retiring...
Cassville falls in elimination game (07/29/10)
The Missouri State Cal Ripken 10-and-under Championship continued on Friday at Cassville. Sikeston and SEMO North continued their march toward a Saturday showdown in the winner's bracket, and four teams saw their season end in loser's bracket games...
County Calendar (07/29/10)
MEETING: Meth to Miracles outreach group will meet at 7 p.m. in the upstairs of the Family Life Center in Cassville. All interested persons are invited to attend. SUPPORT GROUP: The Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) group of Cassville meets at 8 p.m. at 1308 Harold St. in Cassville. For more informa-tion, call 846-4044...
RICHARD JOYNER (07/29/10)
Richard Arlen Joyner, 73, of Washburn, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2010, in St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
GERALDINE COX (07/29/10)
Geraldine May Cox, 85, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born April 22, 1925, in Carson, Iowa, the daughter of George Byron and Rosa Fern (Donnelly) Mapes. On Feb. 3, 1943, in Fairview, she was united in marriage to Merle C. Cox, who preceded her in death on Aug. 10, 1996. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two sons, Carroll and Gary Cox; three brothers, Richard, Charles and Vernon Mapes; and a grandson...
RICHARD FLOYD WILHELM (07/29/10)
Richard Floyd Wilhelm, 75, a resident of Williamsburg, since 1989, passed away at his home on July 21, 2010. Richard was born in Barry County, Missouri on October 12, 1934 to Milton and Helen (Fawner) Wilhelm. He was retired as a Staff Sergeant from the U. ...
JOAN RICHARDSON (07/29/10)
Joan Richardson, 87, of Eagle Rock, passed away Monday, July 26, 2010, in her home. She was born Feb. 24, 1923, in Excelsior Springs, the daughter of Roy and Frances (Todd) Eisenhour. On June 23, 1940, in Kansas City, she was united in marriage to William J. Richardson who preceded her in death on May 4, 1998. Also preceding her in death were her parents...
GEORGE LEON ALLEN (07/29/10)
George Leon Allen, 88, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Barry County, passed away July 1, 2010. He was born in Thayer, Kan., on Feb. 19, 1922, the son of Arthur Allen and Nancie Anne Collins. He attended grade school at McGuire School near Golden. When WWII began, he joined in the U.S. army and obtained a place in the 96th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop...
HOLLIS D. BAKER (07/29/10)
Hollis D. Baker, 82, WWII Paratrooper, retired owner and developer of medical manufacturing company, retired Boeing executive, beloved husband, father, Papa and Poppy passed July 10, 2010. Hollis was born on November 10, 1927, to Charley and Lela (Dilbeck) Baker in Cassville. He was united in marriage on August 12, 1946, to Margarette Smith, who preceded him in death on June 24, 2004. He is also preceded in death by his parents and his grandson, Mason Baker...
RAY BURKETT (07/29/10)
Ray Burkett, 66, of Seligman, died Thursday, July 22, at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers, Ark. He was born September 22, 1943, at Paragould, Ark., to Alvin Burkett and Edith Smith Burkett. He was a foreman for Emerson Electric, retiring after 31 years. ...
TIM D. KIRK (07/29/10)
Tim D. Kirk, 61, of Eagle Rock, passed away Friday, July 23, 2010, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Jan. 3, 1949, in Gorman, Texas, the son of Homer H. and Rena Mae (Smith) Kirk. On Sept. 26, 1981, in Dallas, Texas, he was united in marriage to Kathleen J. "Kathy" Clifford, who survives...
AMANDA COOPER (07/29/10)
Amanda Alice Cooper, 84, passed away on July 13, 2010. She was the daughter of C. R. Bob and Luda (Corn) Sapp. She was born June 25, 1926, outside of Exeter. On March 31, 1946, she married Vannis J. Cooper who survives. Additional survivors include: three sons and their spouses, Larry and Donita Cooper, of Whitsett, N.C.Danny and Debby Cooper, of Mt. ...
Time to celebrate our accomplishment (07/29/10)
Barry County deserves a pat on the back. Over the last few months, dozens of community members, businesses and organizations have joined together to help plan, promote and execute musical performances, informances, children's programs and local displays to complement the Smithsonian Institute's Museum on Main Street exhibit "New Harmonies Celebrating American Roots Music," which has been housed at the Barry County Museum since June. ...