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Stories from Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Henbest honored as Award for Excellence finalist (10/16/12)
CHS senior receives honorary plaque from NFL Hall of Fame member
NORMA JEAN "JEANNIE" YOUNGMAN (10/16/12)
Norma Jean "Jeannie" Youngman, 80, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in her home. She was born on March 14, 1932, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Lewis Raymond and Carrie Lavon (Nichols) Perkins. In 1951, she was united in marriage to Johnny Gemmecke, who preceded her in death January 1973. She later married Murrel Youngman, who preceded her in death August 1995. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
QUIN GARY TEGERDINE (10/16/12)
Graveside services for Quin Gary Tegerdine, infant son of Gary and Emily Kate (Cowherd) Tegerdine, will be held at 12 p.m. (noon) Friday at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Butterfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper...
GALE G. STOCKTON (10/16/12)
Gale G. Stockton, 72, of Purdy, passed away on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at the Mercy Hospital in Cassville. He was born on June 13, 1940, son of General and Tracy (Crossland) Stockton, in Purdy. He was a graduate of Purdy High School and a life-long resident of the Purdy area...
BLANCHE SNYDER (10/16/12)
Blanche Elizabeth Snyder, 92, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, October 15, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. She was born February 4, 1920, in Seligman, Missouri, the daughter of John Franklin and Maude Ethal (Pippin) Snyder, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was one brother, Wayne Snyder...
DR. JAMES E. RUDD (10/16/12)
Dr. James E. Rudd died at his home on Oct. 10, 2012. He was born July 17, 1928, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Ward H. and Pauline (Cushman) Rudd. He was united in marriage to Willa Don Graves on June 3, 1956, at the South Joplin Christian Church. He was a member of the Neosho United Methodist Church, The Southwest Missouri Optometric Society, and The Missouri Optometric Association, of which he was a past president...
JOYCE MAHURIN (10/16/12)
Joyce R. Mahurin, 52, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born Nov. 24, 1959, in Sacramento, Calif., the daughter of Thurman Ray and Emma Lou (Harrison) Wilson. She was united in marriage to Johnnie Mahurin, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents...
JERALD ELROY LEHMAN (10/16/12)
Jerald Elroy Lehman, 76, of Wheelerville, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Cox South in Springfield. He was born in Abilene, Kan., on April 6, 1936, to Earl and Grace Lehman. After completing high school, he attended Bakers University where he graduated and began his teaching career. He also worked for the YMCA in Springfield for 30 years...
DELORES ANN JONES (10/16/12)
Dolores Ann Jones, 100 years old, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. She was born Jan. 13, 1912, in Chesterfield, the daughter of Charles and Lillian Miller. She had one son, Richard Jones, of Shell Knob. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Ethel Campbell and Norma Walther, and one brother, George Miller, of St. Louis. She moved to Shell Knob from Evansville, Ind., in 1989...
OTIS WARNER "RED" FARWELL (10/16/12)
O.W. "Red" Farwell passed away at home surrounded by his family on October 2, 2012. He was born November 12, 1922, near Eagle Rock, Mo., to the late Otto Farwell and Mary Elizabeth (Mae) Ireland Farwell. Red attended a one room school in Eagle Rock, Mo., and graduated in 1941 from Cassville High School. ...
GERALD DEAN DIERS (10/16/12)
Gerald Dean Diers, 78, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in his home. He was born on Aug. 7, 1934, in Hunter, Kan., the son of August and Daisy (Pounds) Diers, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death was one brother, Vernon Diers...