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Obituaries from October 2009

Winifred Bell (10/30/09)
Winifred Bell, age 87, formerly of Mountain Home, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at her assisted living residence, in Springdale. The daughter of Earnest and Marianne Milburn, Mrs. Bell was born in rural central Missouri and grew up in a railroad family, following job assignments across several states. ...
Marzell Balmas (10/29/09)
Marzell C. Balmas, 97, of Monett, passed away October 27, 2009, in Monett Health Care. Marzell was born February 8, 1922 in Jenkins, to Jim and Ella (Henson) Stockton. She was united in marriage to Alvin A. Balmas on December 27, 1930. He preceded her in death...
Paula Miller (10/29/09)
Paula Sue Miller, 55, of Purdy, died at 5 p.m. Oct. 27, 2009. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Lakin Funeral Chapel in Pierce City. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery near Fairview under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City...
Oscar Schad (10/28/09)
Mr. Oscar J. Schad, 87, of Purdy, passed away at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 25, 2009. He was born February 8, 1922 in Purdy, to Casper and Matilda (Schnieder) Schad. He was united in marriage to Lillian Rupp on November 27, 1949 in Purdy. Oscar was a retired farmer and carpenter, and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church at Stones Prairie near Purdy...
Wanda Ward (10/28/09)
Wanda Ann Jarvis Ward, 74, of Pierce City, MO, died on Monday, October 26, 2009, at her home near Pierce City, MO. She was born October 3, 1935 near Pierce City, the daughter of the late Oral and Lauretta Jasumback Jarvis. She married Newell Ward Sr. in 1952, and he preceded her in death in 1998...
Delmar Garner (10/28/09)
Delmar Leon Garner, 70, of Pierce City, passed away October 24, 2009, in the V.A. Medical Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Delmar was born October 29, 1937 in Belle, Mo. to Launa and Ola Mae (Shockley) Garner. He was an educator (teacher, counselor and principal) in various schools. ...
Marzell Balmas (10/28/09)
Marzell C. Balmas, 97, of Monett, died Oct. 27, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at Bennett-Wormington Chapel in Monett with Don Deffenbaugh, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Waldensian Cemetery south of Monett under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett...
Ernest Heckard (10/28/09)
Ernest E. Heckard, 66, of Galena, Kan., died at 8:53 p.m. Oct. 23, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at Pierce City Cemetery under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
Delmar Garner (10/26/09)
Delmar Leon Garner, 70, of Pierce City, passed away October 24, 2009, in the V.A. Medical Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Delmar was born October 29, 1937 in Belle, Mo. to Launa and Ola Mae (Shockley) Garner. He was an educator (teacher, counselor and principal) in various schools. ...
Lois Lantz (10/26/09)
Lois Lenette Lantz, 98, of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:14 p.m. Oct. 21, 2009. Graveside services were noon today, Oct. 26 at Floral Hills Cemetery in Kansas City under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
Belle Greenway (10/26/09)
Belle Sarah Greenway, 94, of Monett, died Friday, October 23, 2009, at the Aurora Nursing Home in Aurora, Missouri. Ms. Greenway was born September 20, 1915 to Glover and Anna (Owens) Greenway in Jenkins, Missouri. She was a member of the Temple Baptist in Monett, Missouri, and worked for Armor in Aurora as a line worker...
David Jackson (10/26/09)
David Joe Jackson, 59, of Purdy, MO, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2009, at Cox Monett Hospital. Mr. Jackson was born February 2, 1950 in Savannah, GA, the son of William J. and Kathryn Park Jackson. He was a salesman. He married Kim Shockey on July 27, 1991 in Neosho, MO, and she survives...
Gary Lindeman (10/22/09)
Gary Fred Lindeman, 62, of Marionville, died at 5:39 p.m. on Oct. 19, 2009. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora.
Aaron Kidd (10/22/09)
Aaron Kidd, 50, of Verona, died Oct. 20, 2009. No formal services are planned. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora.
Chris Cooney (10/22/09)
Chris Cooney, 29, of Purdy, formerly of Aurora, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, in his home. He was born to C.M. and Nancy Stacey Cooney on July 9, 1980 in Woodland, Calif. Survivors include his father; his wife, Miracle; one son, Christopher G. Cooney; one daughter, Faith Cooney; and his sister, Carrie Cooney...
Charles Weaver (10/21/09)
Charles A. Weaver, age 69, of Monett, Mo. passed away at 5:35 a.m. Monday, October 19, 2009 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin following a one year illness. Charles was born July 13, 1940 in Pierce City, Mo. and had lived in Monett most of his adult life. He was the owner of Weaver Construction Co. in Monett. He was a member of the New Site Baptist Church in Monett and was a lifetime member of the N.R.A...
John Plybon (10/21/09)
John L. Plybon, 68, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 2009. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. yesterday, Oct. 20 at Pritchett Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
John Rose (10/21/09)
John Marshall Rose, 49, of Lansing, Ks., died Oct. 10, 2009 after a long illness. Mr. Rose was born Dec. 8, 1959 in Monroe, La., the son of the late Polly and Jesse Rose. He is survived by two daughters, Shannon Rose, of Hutchinson, Ks., and Kaylee Rose, of St. John, Ks.; three sisters, Nora Young, of Cassville, Mo., Polly Heidlage, of Ponca City, Ok., and June Rose, of Oklahoma City, Ok.; and one brother, Jesse Rose, of Exeter, Mo...
Bonnie Keeton (10/21/09)
Bonnie Doris Patton Keeton, 76, of Monett, died at 10 a.m. Oct. 19, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 22 at White Funeral Home in Cassville with Rev. Ron Fieker officiating. Burial will be in Sparks Cemetery near Butterfield. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Oct. 21 at the funeral home...
Jimmy Dinwiddie Jr. (10/21/09)
Jimmy Ray Dinwiddie Jr., 36, of Springfield, died at 4:20 p.m. Oct. 17, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 22 at Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home of Miller. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 21 at the funeral home...
Denzel Hubbard (10/19/09)
Denzel Allen Hubbard, 69, of Perdido Beach, Alabama, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died Oct. 14, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial with military honors will be held in Goss Cemetery...
Levetta King (10/19/09)
Levetta Rachael June King, 90, of Shell Knob, died Oct. 16, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 20, at Bentonville Cemetery in Bentonville, Ark., under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville.
Peggy Landall (10/19/09)
Peggy Landall, 90, of Monett, died at 9:20 a.m. Oct. 16, 2009. Burial will be held at a later date under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
Chris Cooney (10/19/09)
Chris Cooney, 29, of Purdy, died Oct. 17, 2009. Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 20 at Peterson Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today, Oct. 19 at the funeral home.
June Kenyon (10/19/09)
Norma "June" Kenyon, 83, of Aurora, died at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 17, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the funeral home...
Almus Ragsdale (10/16/09)
Almus Hazen Ragsdale, 88, of Miller, died at 10:05 a.m. on Oct. 14, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 17, at Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 16, at the funeral home...
Eldon Dierking (10/16/09)
Eldon Lavern Dierking, 81, of Monett, died Oct. 15, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Lincoln, Neb. A local memorial will be held at a later date.
Dorothy Anderson (10/15/09)
Dorothy Anderson, 68, of Carthage, died at 3 p.m. Oct. 12, 2009. A private burial was held yesterday, Oct. 14, at Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
Hazel Childress-Levi (10/15/09)
Mrs. Hazel Juanita (Dotson) Childress-Levi, 93, of Papillion, Nebraska, passed away October 14, 12009, in Papillion, Nebraska. Mrs. Childress-Levi was born May 22, 1916, in Elijah, Mo. She was a loving mother and grandchildren of 95. She is survived by eight children: Shirley Louise Hudson, of Olathe, Ks., Glenn Childress, of Yale, Ok., Bonita Kasparek, of Omaha, Ne., Barbara Folkner, of Omaha, Ne., Paul Childress, of Nashville, Tn., Allen Childress, of Nashville, Tn., Dan Childress, of St. ...
Virginia Holle (10/14/09)
Virginia Mae "Dawson" Holle, 85, of Pierce City, MO, passed away Monday, October 12, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, MO. Mrs. Holle was born June 4, 1924 in Monett, the daughter of George O. and Ruth Johnson Dawson. She was a homemaker, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt, Dorcas Ladies Aid of the church, and Freistatt Friendship Club. She enjoyed painting and was a 1942 graduate of Monett High School...
Donald Morrow (10/14/09)
Donald Morrow, 74, of Pierce City, died Oct. 12, 2009. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 15 at Pierce City Cemetery under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home...
Jessie Goring (10/12/09)
Jessie Louise Goring, 81, of Marionville, died at 2:25 p.m. Oct. 9, 2009. Services were 2 p.m. today, Oct. 12 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral home in Aurora with Phil Williams officiating. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora.
Virginia Holle (10/12/09)
Virginia Mae Holle, 85, of Pierce City, died today, Oct. 12, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Imogene Misemer (10/12/09)
Imogene H. Misemer, 83, of Republic, formerly of Halltown, died at 12:42 a.m. Oct. 10, 2009. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral home in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 12 at the funeral home...
Austin Jones (10/09/09)
Mr. Austin Jones, 21, of Pierce City, Missouri, passed away October 8, 2009, at St. John's in Springfield. He was born October 2, 1988 in Springfield, Missouri, the son of Kenny and Elizabeth (Henderson) Jones. Austin was employed at George's in Butterfield and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church...
Charles Conley (10/09/09)
Charles "C.J." Conley, 69, of Pierce City, died yesterday, Oct. 8, 2009, at Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 10 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City with Father Peter Morciniec officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Pierce City under the direction of Wessell Funeral Home of Pierce City...
Mary Pritchett (10/08/09)
Mary Hallenbeck Pritchett, 85, formerly of Monett and a 1942 graduate of Monett High School, passed away September 29, 2009, in Harlingen, Texas. Mary and her husband, Ron, had been ill and in Canterbury's Caretaker Home in Harlingen, Texas. Mary was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. R.W. Hallenbeck, who moved to Monett from Lamar, Mo., in 1936. Dr. Hallenbeck was an optometrist in Monett...
Charles Flaherty (10/08/09)
Charles Eugene (Gene) Flaherty, 81, of Springfield, died on Tuesday, October 6, 2009. Charles Eugene (Gene) Flaherty was born to Esta Mae (McCubbin) Flaherty and Charles Edward Flaherty on May 22, 1928 in Monett, Mo. He married the love of his life, Norma Lee (Vinson) Flaherty, on May 12, 1946...
Leroy Harris (10/08/09)
Leroy Harris, 73, of Purdy, MO, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at Red Rose Inn in Cassville, MO. Mr. Harris was born May 25, 1936 in Purdy, MO, the son of Jessie "Dick" Howard and Dimple Hughey Harris, and he survives. He was a tool and dye maker at Roderick Arms and Tool in Monett, and a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Purdy, MO...
Wanda Wade (10/07/09)
Mrs. Wanda Lee Wade, 74, Republic, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2009 in her home, with family at her side. She was born March 3, 1935 in Barry County, Missouri, the daughter of Delmar and Gertie (Ennes) Myers. Mrs. Wade was united in marriage to Rev. ...
Pete Cupito (10/07/09)
Pete Cupito, 77, of Miller, died Oct. 4, 2009. Services will be 11 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 8 at the Assembly of God in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon...
Merle Jenkins (10/07/09)
Mrs. Merle Peck Jenkins, 99, died peacefully Sept. 16, 2009, in her apartment in Claridge Court, Prairie Village, KS. Mrs. Jenkins was born in Goltry, OK in 1910. She moved with her family to Bentonville, AR, in 1912, and then to Carthage, MO, in 1919. ...
Dewey Akin (10/07/09)
Dewey Lee Akin, 83, of Verona, Mo., passed away Sunday, October 4, 2009, at his home in Verona, Mo. Mr. Akin was born August 19, 1926, in Barry County, Mo., the son of William Fred and Ina Cordelia Hancock Akin. He was a cabinet maker. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Aurora, Mo. In 1982 he created Rocky Top Blueberry Farm in Verona, Mo., which is still family owned and operated...
Marilyn Henderson (10/05/09)
Marilyn Sue Henderson, 64, of Pierce City, passed away at 1:25 p.m. Friday, October 2, 2009. She was born April 27, 1945 in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Fred Carl and Helen Elizabeth (Thomas) Woods. Marilyn was a housekeeper at Cox Monett Hospital and was a member of Chapel of Grace...
Glenn Murrell (10/05/09)
Private committal of ashes for Glenn Murrell, 83, of St. Louis, formerly of Monett, who died Dec. 3, 2008, was held Oct. 2 at Oakdale Cemetery in Monett under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Herbert Johnson (10/05/09)
Herbert M. Johnson, 89, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6:12 p.m. Oct. 1, 2009. Services were held at 10 a.m. today, Oct. 5 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial with military honors was in Mt. Vernon City Cemetery.
Dewey Akin (10/05/09)
Dewey Lee Akin, 83, of Verona, died yesterday, Oct. 4, 2009. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett. Burial will be in Purdy Cemetery.
Esther Moore (10/02/09)
Esther L. Moore, 92, of Newton, Kan., died Sept. 29, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5 at Peterson Funeral Home in Aurora with Rev. Jim Bush and Peter Ostrander, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Newton, Kan...
Mary Flagg (10/01/09)
Memorial services for Mary E. Flagg, 62, of Shell Knob, who died Sept. 26, 2009, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 2, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora.
Larry McKee (10/01/09)
Larry Kent McKee, 67, of Shell Knob, died at 9:43 p.m. on Sept. 28, 2009. Services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 2, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in Spring River Cemetery in Verona. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 1, at the funeral home...
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