Friday, November 28, 2008

Barbara June Stumpff, 85, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville.

She was born June 11, 1923, in Jenkins, the daughter of William Henry and Chloe (Hudson) Blankinship. On March 7, 1942, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to Donald M. Stumpff, who preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Duane Blankenship and two granddaughters, Sunni Stumpff and Tricia Vaught.

Survivors include: three sons, Rex Stumpff and his wife, Janice, Max Stumpff and his wife, Yvonne, and Roger Stumpff and his wife, Gaye, all of Cassville; a brother, Mike Blankenship, of Jenkins; a sister, Bonnie Ragain, of Jenkins; four grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She graduated from Cassville High School and was a lifelong resident of the Cassville area. Along with farming their entire married life, she and Donald operated Dairy Queens in Cassville and Crane. She was an elementary school teacher for the Brock and Gravel Hill Rural Schools. She was an employee of the Cassville Sears Catalog Store for several years.

Funeral services were held Sunday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial was at Clio Cemetery, Jenkins. Rev. Jerry Nickle conducted the services.

Contributions may be made to Clio Cemetery.

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