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Obituaries from May 2009

William Center (05/29/09)
William "Bill" W. Center, 85, Joplin, died at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at his home. He was born Dec. 23, 1923, in Sawyer, Kan. He was raised and educated in Barry County. He moved to Joplin in 1992 after living in Aurora for more than 35 years...
Melvin Garrett (05/29/09)
Melvin R. Garrett, 85, of Cassville, died today, May 29, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett
Patricia Henbest (05/29/09)
Patricia A. "Tony" Henbest, 75, of Cassville, died yesterday, May 28, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31 at White Funeral Home in Cassville with Rev. Lee Porch officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. tomorrow, May 30, at the funeral home...
Lena Sallee (05/29/09)
Lena is survived by her husband, Jim of Mt. Vernon, Mo., two children, Carl Sallee and wife, Beth, Mt. Vernon, Sally Knight and Larry VanderMarkt, Eagle Rock, Mo., four grandchildren, Tom Sallee, Sharon Miller both of Mt. Vernon, Randall Prock, Monett, and Andela Wilson, Springfield, Mo. Also surviving are 11 great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews...
Joanna Stearns (05/28/09)
Joanna Lynn Stearns, age 59, of Freistatt, Mo., died Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo. Mrs. Stearns was born in Granby, Mo., on May 19, 1950, the daughter of Wilber Claude and the late Evelyn (Nunn) Claude. Joanna was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Stearns, on December 3, 1990...
Ruby Schneider (05/28/09)
Ruby Isabell Schneider, 83, of Cassville, died Tuesday, May 27, 2009. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, May 30 at Crane Cemetery with Rev. Milford Baker officiating under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Charles Lawson (05/27/09)
Charles Arnold "Charlie" Lawson, 64, of Aurora, died at 11:20 p.m. May 24, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 29, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the funeral home...
Ruby Schneider (05/27/09)
Ruby Isabell Schneider, 83, of Cassville, formerly of Monett, died today, May 27, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Larry Weatherly (05/27/09)
Larry Kent Weatherly, 72, of Shell Knob, died May 25, 2009. Services were 10 a.m. today, May 27, at the United Methodist Church in Shell Knob. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora...
Terry Branham (05/27/09)
Terry Gene Branham, 50, of Aurora, died at 8:30 p.m. May 25, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow, May 28, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, May 27, at the funeral home...
Beulah Clapper (05/26/09)
Beulah Deen Clapper, 68, of Pierce City, died May 23, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 28 at Buchanan Chapel in Monett with Rev. Jimmy Copley officiating. Burial will be in Monett IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett...
Willie Atwell (05/26/09)
Willie Geraldine "Jerry" Atwell, 83, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:25 a.m. May 20, 2009. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Oakdale Memorial Park and Mortuary Cemetery in Glendora, Calif. Local arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon...
Everett Bromlow (05/26/09)
Everett E. Bromlow, 79, of Fairview, died May 23, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
Larry Drake (05/26/09)
Mr. Larry Joe Drake, 50, of Monett, Missouri, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Cox Walnut Lawn Care Center in Springfield. He was born February 18, 1959 in Monett, Missouri, the son of Sonny and Adelma (Witt) Drake. He was engaged to be married to Lynn Smith, and she survives...
Jayson Price (05/26/09)
Jayson Francis Price, infant son of Jeremy Price and Sarah Merritt, died May 17, 2009, in Pensacola, Fla. Services were 11 a.m. today, May 26, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial was in Mars Hill Cemetery.
John Spencer (05/26/09)
John "Parker" Spencer, 74, of Stotts City, died May 24, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
Karen Buehler (05/26/09)
Karen Louise Buehler, 65, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5 p.m. May 24, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow, May 27 at the Presbyterian Church in Mt. Vernon with Chaplain Jack Betts officiating. Burial will be in Zion Memorial Cemetery southwest of Mt. Vernon under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon...
Kenneth Cobaugh (05/26/09)
Kenneth F. Cobaugh, age 54, of Pierce City, Mo., died Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Cape Fair State Park in Cape Fair, Mo. Mr. Cobaugh was born in Carthage, Mo., on March 15, 1955, the son of Kenneth and Naomi (Spruce) Cobaugh. He married Alice "Sue" Baker on November 4, 2005, in Mt. Vernon, Mo., and she survives. Mr. Cobaugh served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War...
Charles Rupp (05/26/09)
Mr. Charles A. Rupp, 78, of Purdy, Missouri, passed away Monday, May 25, 2009, at his home. He was born February 8, 1931, in rural Purdy, Mo., the son of the late Oscar and Meta (Casper) Rupp. He was united in holy matrimony to Helen Loraine Jeans on November 22, 1956 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Stones Prairie, by Rev. Duane Mohling, and she survives...
Minford Jones (05/22/09)
Minford Bryan Jones, 80, of Aurora, died at 10:15 p.m. May 20, 2009. Services will be 3 p.m. tomorrow, May 23, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with Rev. Joe Wolven officiating. Burial will be in Orange Cemetery near Aurora. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, May 22, at the funeral home...
Betty Gaines (05/22/09)
Betty Jean Gaines, 69, of Pierce City, died yesterday, May 21, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
O. Allan Denny (05/22/09)
O. Allan Denny, 67, of Joplin, formerly of Pierce City, died yesterday, May 21, 2009. Arrangemens are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
Marjorie Olson (05/22/09)
Marjorie M. Olson, 87, of Monett, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center. Mrs. Olson was born April 2, 1922, in Monett, Mo., the daughter of Thomas P. and Mabel Jones Mooney. She was a nurse for Dr. Frank Kerr for 25 years and director of nursing at Lacoba Homes in Monett until her retirement. She was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett...
A..Keith Kelly (05/22/09)
A. Keith Kelly, 88, of Springfield, died yesterday, May 21, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
Steven Carlson (05/21/09)
Steven Leon Carlson, 53, of Monett, died Sunday, May 17, at his home. Steven was born March 16, 1956. He was the son of Frank and Katie Carlson, who preceded him in death. He had one son, Steven (Stevie) Carlson, who also preceded him in death. He is survived by his life partner, Michelle Massey and children, Cody, Cheley and D.J., of Monett; three brothers, Tom Carlson of Monett, Rick Carlson of Pierce City, and Mark Carlson of Monett; two sisters, Glenna Overhul, of Zephyr Hills, Florida, and Sharon Rissman, of Waterman, Illinois.. ...
William Tucker (05/21/09)
Mr. William J. (Bill) Tucker, 89, of Wentworth, formerly of Monett, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at Sarcoxie Nursing Home. He was born February 19, 1920, in Monett, the son of the late William and Nell (Carey) Tucker. He was united in marriage to Mildred Arend in March, 1941, and she preceded him in death January 25, 1968...
Marion Gardner (05/21/09)
Marion Lavelle Gardner, 49, of Aurora, died at 8:05 a.m. May 19, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow, May 22 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in Marionville IOOF Cemery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, May 21 at the funeral home...
William Tucker (05/20/09)
William J. Tucker, 84, of Wentworth, died today, May 20. Arrangements are under he direction of Wessell Funeral Home of Wentworth.
Shirley VanVorst (05/19/09)
Shirley M. Albertson VanVorst, age 68, of Monett, Mo., died Sunday, May 17, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center in Monett, Mo. She was born in Franklin County, Mo., on January 1, 1941, the daughter of Pete and May (Martin) Albertson. Mrs. VanVorst was a Baptist, and was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Wayne Moeller, and then married Richard VanVorst on May 8, 1998, and he survives...
Barbara Caldwell (05/14/09)
Funeral Mass for Barbara Ann Caldwell, 74, of Monett, who passed away May 6, 2009, were held at 10 a.m. May 9 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Monett with Father Daniel Robles officiating. Music included "Prayer Of St. Francis," "The Lord Is My Shepherd," "Amazing Grace," "How Great Thou Art," "Song Of Farewell" and "Be Not Afraid." Organist was Joan McNerney...
Wilma Long (05/14/09)
Wilma Clara Long, born July 11, 1940, in Ellismore, Missouri to James and Maude Woods, passed away on May 12, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri. On February 21, 1964, she married Gary Paul Long who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Billy Long and her father, James Woods...
Billie Schuetz (05/14/09)
Billie M. Schuetz, 79, of Monett, Mo., died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center. Mrs. Schuetz was born November 11, 1929, in Desloge, Mo., the daughter of Estel and Edna Swaringin Clonts. She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Monett, and a member of Monett V.F.W. Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary...
Edna Smith (05/13/09)
Edna Eliz Smith, age 59, of Monett, died after a long illness in Livingston, Texas, May 8, 2009. She was a nurse for many years in California and a member of The House of Prayer in Monett. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on May 25, 1949, the daughter of the late Alvin Smith and Edna (Cagle) Nehls...
Billie Schuetz (05/13/09)
Billie M. Schuetz, 79, of Monett, died yesterday, May 12, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Louise Gamel (05/13/09)
Louise Barbara Gamel, 86, passed away Sunday, May 10, at Christian Health Care of Republic. She was born Jan. 19, 1923, in St. Louis, Mo. In 1942 she married "Al" William A. Gamel. She was preceded in death by her husband and one son, Jerry. She is survived by two sons, Bill and wife, Julie, of Republic, Mo., David and wife, Melissa, of Merriam, Kan.; one daughter, Nancy Haggard and husband, Mike, of Ozark, Mo.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Adella Patton (05/13/09)
Adella Fae Patton, 47, of Monett, died May 1, 2009. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Mary Brafford (05/12/09)
Mary Brafford, 86, of Monett, passed away Monday, May 11, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo. Mrs. Brafford was born May 11, 1923 in Sheriday, Wyo., the daughter of Charles Herbert and Emma Ellen Rose Angle. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Monett...
Lonnie Marshall (05/12/09)
Lonnie Eugene Marshall, 68, of Monett, Mo., died Monday, May 11, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center. Mr. Marshall was born July 1, 1940 in Cassville, Mo., the son of Christopher Joseph and Ruby Emmaline Turner Marshall. He was retired from Schreiber Foods in Monett and attended Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Marionville, Mo...
Virgil Thomas (05/12/09)
Virgil Lon "Pops" Thomas, 76, of Lockwood, died May 10, 2009. Services will be 10 a.m. tomorrow, May 13 at Gray's Point Church. Burial will be in Gray's Point Cemetery under the direction of Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home of Miller. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, May 12, at the funeral home...
Mary Smith (05/12/09)
Mary Elaine Smith, 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:50 a.m. May 10, 2009. Burial will be in Vanzant Cemetery in Vanzant at a later date under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
Mary Brafford (05/11/09)
Mary Brafford, 86, of Monett, died today, May 11, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Harold Tuter Jr. (05/11/09)
Harold "Sonny" Tuter Jr., 74, of Washburn, died May 7, 2009. Memorial services with military honors will be held at 6 p.m. tomorrow, May 12 at White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Frances Witt (05/11/09)
Frances (Zwaduk) Witt, 80, of Anaheim, Calif., died May 4, 2009. Services will be May 14 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Strawberry Hill in Kansas City, Kan. Rosary will be said prior to the 10 a.m. church services and burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery...
Barbara Caldwell (05/07/09)
Barbara Ann Caldwell, 74, of Monett, Mo., passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. Mrs. Caldwell was born January 14, 1935, the daughter of Earl Henley and Maxine Bland Thomas. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Monett...
Charles Isbell (05/06/09)
Charles D. "Pappy" Isbell, 86, of Monett, Mo., passed away Monday, May 4, 2009, at St. John's Hospital-Aurora. Mr. Isbell was born January 19, 1923 in Monett, Mo., the son of Luther and Emma Wyatt Isbell. He retired after 30 years with the City of Monett in the maintenance department. He was a World War II Army veteran, serving in Germany from January 1943 until February 1946. He was a member of Monett V.F.W. Post 4207...
Ron Daugherty (05/06/09)
Roney "Ron" Daugherty, 70, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, died May 3, 2009. The body has been donated to the Genesis Donor Program. Cremation will be at a later date.
Clarence Cooley III (05/06/09)
Clarence O. "Buster" Cooley III, 57, of Magnolia passed away Sunday, May 3, 2009, at the John R. Williamson Hospice House. Born November 26, 1951 in Niles, Mich., to Clarence Otis Cooley Jr. and Janet Myer Cooley. He worked as Supply Chain Manager for Amfuel in Magnolia loved to golf, astronomy, gardening, flying, fishing, canoeing, hiking, music and was an animal lover. "Buster" was a former member of Marrable Hill Chapel...
Charles Isbell (05/05/09)
Charles D. Isbell, 86, of Monett, died yesterday, May 4, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Roland Barnett (05/05/09)
Roland W. Barnett, 62, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, died May 3, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow, May 6, at Bennett-Wormington Chapel in monett. Burial will be in Sparks Cemetery near Butterfield under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett...
Jay Buetigenbach (05/05/09)
Jay R. Buetigenbach, 66, of Shell Knob, died today, May 5, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Ardella Patton (05/05/09)
Adella Fae Patton, 47, of Monett, died May 1, 2009, at her home. Services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville.
Beatrice Nolan (05/05/09)
Beatrice E. Nolan, 87, of Monett, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Cox Monett Hospital. Mrs. Nolan was born November 2, 1921, in Webb City, Mo., the daughter of Walter William and Martha Jane Foster Ogle. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Worship Center in Aurora, Mo...
Roland Barnett (05/04/09)
Roland Barnett, 62, of Monett, died yesterday, May 3, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Shirley Snider (05/04/09)
Shirley M. Snider, 79, Overland Park, Kan., passed away Friday, May 1, 2009, at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, May 4 at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 5 at the IOOF Cemetery, Monett, Mo...
Beatrice Nolan (05/04/09)
Beatrice E. Nolan, 87, of Monett, died yesterday, May 3, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
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