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Obituaries from August 2009

Michael Sawyer (08/31/09)
Michael Jay Sawyer, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away from this life at 9:35 a.m. on August 29, 2009, surrounded by his family. He was born on May 15, 1945 in Kansas City, Missouri the son of Jack and Lorraine (Hackler) Sawyer. He is survived by his wife, Betty, one son, Chris and his wife, Nancy; sisters, Jacki Hageman and Judy Wood and her husband, Jerry; five grandchildren, Britney and Kyle Wilson, Rachel and Jeremy Baker, Destiny Sawyer, Sabra and Mark Jenkins, and Aaron Pendergrass; three great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law and their spouses, and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Erma Preston (08/31/09)
Erma Jean Preston, 82, of Seligman, died Aug. 29, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Seligman Cemetery under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1 at the funeral home...
Mildred Barker (08/28/09)
Mildred Barker, 83, of Miller, died Aug. 26, 2009. Services will be 10 a.m. tomorrow, Aug. 29, at Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller. Burial will be in Grays Point Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today, Aug. 28, at the funeral home...
Joyce Brown (08/27/09)
Joyce Ann Brown, 62, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:55 p.m. Aug. 25, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 at Summit Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Norma Harris (08/27/09)
Norma Harris, 79, of Purdy, died Aug. 25, 2009. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 at Sparks Cemetery in Butterfield with Rev. Doyle Russell officiating under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 28, at the funeral home...
Margaret Brumley (08/27/09)
Margaret (Adah) Castle Brumley, 88, widow of Herschel Brumley, Jr., died Tuesday, August 25, 2009, in Columbia, South Carolina. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, August 30, 2009, at Cypress Baptist Church with burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Chandler. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2009, at Koehler-Perigo Funeral Home, 7022 Heim Road, Chandler, Indiana...
Holly Watson (08/27/09)
Holly Watson, 39, of Mountain Home, Ark., died August 23, 2009. Services will be Saturday, Aug. 29, at Evans Funeral Home in Houston, Mo. Burial will be in Ozark Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home, Houston, Mo. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Doris Williams (08/27/09)
Lillian "Doris" Williams, 85, of Lockwood, died at 12 a.m. Aug. 25, 2009. Services will be 1 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 28, at Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home is miller. Burial will be in Miller Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 27, at the funeral home...
Patricia Adams (08/26/09)
Patricia A. Adams, 73, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:40 a.m. Aug. 24, 2009. Services are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
Andy Schelin (08/24/09)
Andy Schelin, 57, of Independence, died Sunday morning at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jack Gregory, pastor, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 4 p.m. ...
Andy Goodman (08/24/09)
Earnest Andrew "Andy" Goodman, 64, of Stotts City, died at 11:29 a.m. Aug. 20. Graveside services were 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at Summit Cemetery in Mt. Vernon under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
Doyle Cossey (08/24/09)
Doyle A. Cossey, 64, of Pierce City, died at 10 a.m. Aug. 23, 2009. Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 25 at Lakin Chapel in Pierce City. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 26, in Atkins, Ark., under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City...
Merle Bowers (08/24/09)
Mrs. Merle Ozell Bowers, 92, of Purdy, passed away at 3 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2009, at Monett Health Care. She was born December 19, 1916, in Stella, Missouri, the daughter of the late Roscoe and Ida (Brewer) Wyatt. She was united in marriage to Lowell Bowers on October 17, 1932, in Neosho, Missouri, and he preceded her in death June 30, 1980...
Bob Rucker (08/24/09)
Bob L. Rucker, 80, of Monett, Mo., passed away Saturday, August 22, 2009, at his home. Mr. Rucker was born February 13, 1929 in Borrowsmill, Mo., the son of Wayne Arthur and Hazel Viola Clark Rucker. He was a carpenter for St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin and a member of Freedom Christian Center in Aurora, Mo...
Violet Higgs (08/24/09)
Violet I. Higgs, 93, of Monett, Mo., passed away Friday, August 21, 2009, at Joplin Health Care in Joplin, Mo. Mrs. Higgs was born April 2, 1916, in Purdy, Mo., the daughter of Ira and Elsie Rhea Overton. She was an inspector for Avon in Kansas City, Mo., and a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church...
Helen Reynaud (08/20/09)
Helen E. Reynaud, 100, of Monett, Mo., passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center. Mrs. Reynaud was born May 6, 1909 in Rolla, Mo., the daughter of M.E. and Mary Moret Gillioz. She was a homemaker, a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, United Methodist Women and a secretary for the Barry County Cancer Society...
Sharon Boyd (08/20/09)
Sharon Lynn Boyd, 41, of Aurora, died Aug. 17, 2009. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral home. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at the funeral home.
Carl Belknap (08/20/09)
Carl Ellis Belknap, 75, of Independence, formerly of Monett, died Aug. 16, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 at LDS Chapel in Independence. Viewing will start at 8:30 a.m. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Aug. 29 at Joseph City Cemetery in Joseph City, Ariz...
George Hudson (08/20/09)
Mr. George Edward Hudson, 68, of Monett, Missouri, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at his home in Monett. He was born July 26, 1941. He was united in marriage to Maxine Miller on February 12, 1994 in Monett, and she survives. He is survived by four sons: George Hudson Jr., of Monett, Curtis Hudson, of Alma, Ark., Mike Gordon, of San Antonio, Texas, and Kevin Wheeler, of Chippewa Falls, Wis.; two daughters: Tami Gardner, of Alma, Ark., and Anna Kirkland, of Branson, Mo.; two brothers: John Hudson and Charles Hudson, both of Pierce City; 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Dorothy Swadley (08/20/09)
Mrs. Dorothy Swadley 85, of Gladstone, Mo., formerly of Monett, passed away at home of natural causes Wednesday August 19, 2009, just days before her 86th birthday. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Junior Leon Swadley. Dorothy is survived by her childern, Gerald Swadley of Escondido, Calif, Deborah Purvis, Gladstone, Mo., Richie Swadley, Lee's Summit, Mo., and Karen Yancey, Wichita, Kan. Dorothy is also survived by 14 grandchildern and 22 great-grandchildern...
Charlotte Hand (08/19/09)
Charlotte Marie Hampton Hand, 92, of Monett, died Aug. 17, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Rocky Comfort Cemetery with Rev. Tony Martin officiating under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 20, at the funeral home...
Hoyt Atkeson (08/19/09)
Hoyt Dean Atkeson, 20, of Springfield, formerly of Chesapeake, died Aug. 16, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be in Campground Cemetery at Chesapeake. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 19, at the funeral home...
Bennie Burton (08/19/09)
Harold Benson "Bennie" Burton, 62, of Aurora, passed away at 7:50 a.m., on Sunday, August 16, 2009, at his home. He was born on January 22, 1947 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Harold B. Sr. and Lucretia Delezene (Roberts) Burton. On July 1, 1989 he married Linda (Dalton) Clay in Chula, Missouri. ...
James Murray (08/19/09)
Mr. James Burl Murray, 71, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Monett, passed away on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009. He was born January 11, 1938, in Washington DC, the son of the late Glen and Pansy Vermillion Murray. He was a retired Tulsa city employee. He is survived by one daughter, Kathy Eden, of Monett; one sister, Martha Neer, of Columbia, Maryland; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Katherine Patchen (08/19/09)
Katherine Ross Patchen, 90, of Aurora, died Aug. 16, 2009. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20 at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 19, at the funeral home...
Shirley Woods (08/19/09)
Shirley A. Woods, 75, of Aurora, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Friday, August 14, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. She was born January 10, 1934, in Aurora, Mo., the daughter of Dee and Ollie Burrow. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Gerald R. Woods...
Vernon Brockschmidt (08/17/09)
Vernon Richard Gustav Brockschmidt, 79, of Monett, Mo,. died August 15, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Brockschmidt was born on February 17, 1930 in Freistatt, Mo., son of the late Walter and Louise (Lampe) Brockschmidt. Vernon attended Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt. ...
Dick Landreth (08/17/09)
Mr. Dick Landreth, 64, of Purdy, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2009, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. He was born July 21, 1945, the son of the late Joe and Douglas Adams Landreth. He was married to Virginia Brafford on January 29, 1965, in Monett, and she survives...
Wilma Sanders (08/17/09)
Mrs. Wilma Ruth Sanders, 69, of Monett, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 14, 2009, at her home in Monett. She was born July 18, 1940 in Purdy, the daughter of the late Otis and Mary "Gardner" Kackley. She was united in marriage to Leroy Sanders on May 30, 1958 in Monett, and he survives...
Mary Wicks (08/17/09)
Mary Helen Wicks, 82, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:30 a.m. Aug. 14, 2009. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Lockwood Cemetery with Rev. Jack Daniel officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Becky Phillips (08/17/09)
Sammye "Becky" Phillips, 61, of Eldon, formerly of Aurora, died at 3:10 p.m. Aug. 13, 2009. Graveside services were 3 p.m. today, Aug. 17, at rock Prairie Cemetery in Halltown under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora.
James Murray (08/17/09)
James Burl Murray, 71, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Monett, died Aug. 14, 2009. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Raymond Merritt (08/14/09)
Raymond E. Merritt, 62, of Verona, died at 3:15 p.m. yesterday, July 13, 2009, at his home in Verona. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Mildred Vitantonio (08/12/09)
Mildred Lavern Vitantonio, 75, of Cassville, died Aug. 10, 2009. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday Aug. 14 at White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Ryan Arnold (08/12/09)
Ryan "Catfish" Arnold, 27, of Aurora, died at 1:40 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14 at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 at the funeral home...
James Ramey (08/12/09)
James A. Ramey, 64, of Weeki Wachee, Fla., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died on Aug. 2. Memorial services will be held jointly with those of his mother, Gladys Shockley, at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Gladys Shockley (08/12/09)
Memorial services for Gladys Shockley, 85, of Mt. Vernon, who died on July 5, will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Frances Campbell (08/12/09)
Frances Campbell, 73, of Pierce City, died Aug. 10. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Monett IOOF Cemetery, under the direction of Clark Funeral Home of Granby. Visitation is 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Donald Bartley (08/12/09)
Donald Gene "Donnie" Bartley, 47, of Springfield, died at 4:50 p.m. Aug. 9, 2009. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. today at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, of Mt. Vernon.
Noel Skaggs (08/12/09)
Noel Staggs, 86, of Monett, died at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9, 2009. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Robert Robertson (08/12/09)
Robert Donald Robertson, 46, of Pierce City, was found deceased on Aug. 4, 2009. He was born May 14, 1963, in Tulsa, Okla., to Curtis Dale Robertson, deceased, and Rosalee Joyce (Givens) Brooks, who survives, as does his Dad, Robert DelMonte "Bob" Brooks, who has been his "Dad" since Robert was two...
Howard Eden (08/10/09)
Howard Wayne (Bud) Eden, 79, of Jenks, Okla., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died Aug. 6, 2009. Arrangements were under the direction of Schaudt's Funeral Service and Cremation Care Centers of Glenpool, Okla.
Blackie Barton (08/10/09)
Jimmie Raymond "Blackie" Barton, 77, of Aurora, died at 8:49 p.m. Aug. 6, 2009. Services were 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10 at the United Methodist Church in Aurora. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora...
Harvey Ray (08/10/09)
Harvey G. Ray, 59, of Butterfield, died Aug. 8, 2009. Services will be Wednesday, Aug. 12, at White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in King Cemetery in Jenkins. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the funeral home.
Ariana Norem (08/07/09)
Ariana Elane Norem, 11-month-old daughter of Chaz R. and Angela N. Lissoni Norem, of La Russell, died Aug. 5, 2009. Services will be 1 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 8, at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be in Red Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 7, at the funeral home...
Robert Zent (08/07/09)
Robert A. "Bob" Zent, 52, of Collierville, Tenn., died Aug. 5, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 8, at Fisherville Baptist Church. Burial will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, in Summit Cemetery in Mt. Vernon under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be 1 p.m. tomorrow at the church...
Loren Jackson (08/06/09)
Loren B. Jackson, 89, of Grove, Okla., died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Patricia Todd (08/06/09)
Patricia Todd, 70, of Verona, passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo., surrounded by her family. Pat (also known as "Mama") was born on July 1, 1939 to Eugene Calhoon and Mary Schaffer, of West Plains, Mo. Her mother still survives. She married Vann Todd on April 7, 1972. He survives, living in their home where they welcomed and loved their children, grandchildren and other members of the family...
Donald Autry (08/06/09)
Donald Ray Autry, 56, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2009, at his home. Donald was born June 14, 1953, in Catalina Island, California, the son of Robert and Joann (Hyde) Autry. He was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother, Joann, of Holiday Island, Arkansas; and one uncle, Larry and Jacquetta Hyde, of Monett...
Steven Greenland (08/06/09)
Steven Greenland, 45, of Houston, Tex., formerly of Purdy, died on July 18 in Houston following a three-year battle with kidney cancer. Steve was a 1982 graduate of Monett High School. He earned an undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. ...
James Basye (08/05/09)
James Lester Basye, 64, of Cassville, died Aug. 2, 2009, at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at White Funeral home in Cassville with Rev. James Stewart officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Corinth Cemetery in Cassville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at the funeral home...
Robert Robertson (08/05/09)
Robert Donald Robertson, 46, of Pierce City, died yesterday, Aug. 4, 2009. Memorial services will be held at a later date under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Letitia Nageotte (08/03/09)
Mrs. Letitia Mae Nageotte, 51, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away Friday, July 31, at her home. She was born December 19, 1957, in Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of Franklin and Janice Feather Rawlings. She was united in marriage to Donald Nageotte on June 18, 1975, in Neosho, Missouri, and he survives...
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