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Obituaries from June 2010

Amy Lou Haymes (06/30/10)
Amy Lou Haymes, age 90, of Monett, MO, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at Cox Monett Hospital after a lengthy illness. Amy was born on May 26, 1920 in Monett to the late Luther A. and Amy "Bell" Vermillion. She attended school in Monett and graduated from Monett Junior College. She retired as a medical secretary at the Walter Reed Hospital in Washington D.C. Amy was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church in Monett. She enjoyed golfing and playing her violin...
Zelma Francisco (06/30/10)
Zelma Evelena Francisco, age 86, of Wheaton, died at 6:55 a.m. on Sunday, June 27. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, in Wheaton Southern Baptist Church under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial will be in Rocky Comfort Cemetery in Rocky Comfort...
Montgomery Tobin (06/28/10)
Montgomery Alvin "Monty" Tobin, age 72, of Miller, died at 8:25 p.m. on Monday, June 21 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Local arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. There are no services planned at this time...
Tracy Ridpath (06/28/10)
Tracy D. Ridpath, age 39, of Hollister, died on Friday, June 25. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 28 in the Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home in Branson with Rev. Scott Coffelt officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Tracy was born on May 21, 1971 in Monett, Missouri to Frank and Sheila (Fisher) Ridpath. ...
Virginia Orndorff (06/28/10)
Virginia L. "Jenny" Orndorff, age 64, of Purdy, died on Friday, June 25 at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. At this time there are no services scheduled. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville...
John Mais (06/28/10)
John "Bernard" Mais, Sr., age 87, of Aurora, died on June 24. A prayer service was held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 28 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with visitation to follow. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Aurora. Military burial will follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Aurora...
Joan Kirk (06/28/10)
Joan Maree Kirk, age 78, of Shell Knob, died on Friday, June 25. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 30 in Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shell Knob under the direction Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Butterfield...
Bernard Dart (06/28/10)
Bernard Gordon Dart, age 81, of Cassville, died at 3:10 p.m. on Friday, June 25. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 28 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Corinth Cemetery near Cassville.
Richard Howard (06/25/10)
Richard Eugene Howard, age 71, of Wentworth, passed from this life peacefully on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield. Richard was born on Sept. 19, 1938 in Ventura, Iowa, the son of the late Robert Howard and Esther (Thomas) Howard. He had attended and graduated from Ventura High School in Ventura and later furthered his education at Kirkwood College...
Nancy Kinney (06/24/10)
Nancy Ann Kinney, age 62, of Purdy, died at 8:25 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Freda Johnson (06/24/10)
Freda B. Johnson, age 88, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22 at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 25 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, with burial to follow at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 24 at the funeral home chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
DeeLana Howell (06/24/10)
DeeLana Howell, age 61, of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:45 p.m. on Monday, June 21, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 25 at the funeral home chapel...
James Anderson (06/24/10)
James P. Anderson, age 85, of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:58 p.m. on Thursday, June 17 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Local arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. There are no services planned at this time...
Brian Nichols (06/23/10)
Brian Nichols, age 28, of Republic, MO., passed away on Monday, June 21, 2010 at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, MO. Brian was born on June 4, 1982 in Nevada, MO., the son of Timothy Ray Nichols, Sr. and Sharon Faye (Knapp) Nichols. He was in the graduating class of 2000 from Northeast Vernon County High School in Walker, MO. ...
Robert Leeper (06/23/10)
Robert Nelson Leeper, age 82, of Greenfield, formerly of Miller, died on Sunday, June 20 at Dade County Nursing Home in Greenfield. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. June 23 at Lockwood First Baptist Church under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Interment was at King's Point Cemetery...
Myrtle Kind (06/23/10)
Myrtle E. Kind, age 97, of Moorhead, Minn., died on Friday, June 18, in Fargo, N.D., nursing home. She is the mother of Phyllis Melby, of Monett. Funeral services were held on June 22 at the Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Moorhead, Minn. under the direction of Korsmo Funeral Service in Moorhead, Minn...
Frieda Hemphill (06/23/10)
Frieda May Hemphill, age 73, of Shell Knob, died at 9:25 a.m. on Saturday, June 19. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be in Lake Park Memorial Gardens in Shell Knob...
Gary Coston (06/23/10)
Gary Don Coston, age 62, of Monett, died on Sunday June 20 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 25 at the Ballard Funeral Home in Roswell, N.M. Local arrangements are by Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Chong Wa Hang (06/23/10)
Chong Wa Hang, age 81, of St. Paul Minn., died at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 17. Visitation will be from Friday, June 25 until Monday, June 28 in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 28 in Newtonia Cemetery in Newtonia under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Eleanor Moreland (06/21/10)
Eleanor M. Moreland, age 77, of Sarcoxie, died at 12:47 p.m. on Sunday, June 20 at St. John's Hospital in Joplin. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22 at the Lakin Funeral Home Chapel in Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23 at the chapel with burial at the Sarcoxie Cemetery...
Marilyn Miller (06/21/10)
Marilyn C. Miller, age 59, of Purdy, died at 6:26 p.m. on Friday, June 18. Services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Reeds Cemetery in Reeds.
Gary Coston (06/21/10)
Gary Coston, age 62, of Monett, died on Sunday, June 20 at his home. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett and will be posted at a later date.
Jesse Chappell (06/21/10)
Jesse Carl Chappell, age 85, of Leavenworth, Kan., died on Friday, June 18. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 21 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors was in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter.
Lynn Ayers (06/21/10)
Lynn Henson Ayers, age 56, of Seligman, died on Thursday, June 17. Visitation and services were held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 21 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Eugene Wrobleski (06/18/10)
Eugene Wrobleski, age 81, of Pierce City, Missouri, died on Thursday, June 17, 2010, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin, Missouri, following an auto accident near Monett, Missouri. Mr. Wrobleski was born on Sunday, May 26, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Edward and Rose Shaskey Wrobleski. He was the husband of Betty Michael Wrobleski whom he married on March 3, 1951 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas and she survives...
Erma Wood (06/18/10)
Erma Edith Wood, age 82, of Cassville died at 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Elden Schmidt (06/18/10)
Elden Ray Schmidt, age 77, of Golden, died at 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, June 17. A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 19 in Grace Lutheran Church in Holiday Island, Ark. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Lena Planchon (06/18/10)
Lena Irene Snotherly Planchon, age 70, died on Tuesday, June 15 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala. She is survived by her husband, Claud Planchon, formerly of Monett. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Taylor, Ala. Interment will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Ward Wilson Funeral Home...
Oliver Mead (06/18/10)
Oliver Mead, age 84, of Purdy, passed away on Friday June, 18, 2010 at Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri. He was born on September 9, 1925 in Diamond, Missouri, to Ben and Lula (Sherman) Mead. He was united in marriage to Rosalie Pennel on February 15, 1986 and she survives...
Rex Stubblefield (06/17/10)
Rex Duane Stubblefield, age 90, of Marionville, formerly of Cassville, died at 3:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 11, in the Ozarks Methodist Manor in Marionville. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 20 in the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Marionville...
Irvin Speakman (06/17/10)
Irvin L. Speakman, age 65, of Cassville, died at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15. Graveside services with military honors were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 17 in Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Leon Vanderpool (06/17/10)
Leon Vanderpool, age 72, of Cassville, died on Monday, June 14. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 18 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 17 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Rex Stubblefield (06/17/10)
Rex Duane Stubblefield, age 90, of Marionville, formerly of Cassville, died at 3:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 11, in the Ozarks Methodist Manor in Marionville. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 20 in the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Marionville...
Theodore Parrish (06/17/10)
Theodore "Ted" L. Parrish, age 77, of Spokane Valley, Wash., formally of Monett, MO, passed away on Friday, June 4, 2010, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane Valley, Wash., following a short illness. Ted was born on October 23, 1932 in Monett, the son of the late George and Juanita (Ball) Parrish. Ted served in the U.S. Army and the National Guard and was the owner and operator of Parrish Plumbing and Heating for over 40 years, retiring in 2004...
Florence Larocque (06/17/10)
Florence Mardell Carter Beck Larocque, age 93, of Derby VT., passed away on June 15, 2010. Mrs. Larocque was born on December 17, 1916, and lived most of her life in the Derby/Newport area. She was a graduate of Derby Academy, Derby, VT., and Champlain Business College, Burlington, VT., and worked as a secretary. She also served as organist at the United Church of Newport, VT., for many years...
Mansukhlal Desai (06/17/10)
Mansukhlal Desai, age 73, of Monett, died on Tuesday, June 8 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 13 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Cremation will follow immediately following the service.
Amy Butler (06/17/10)
Amy Lee Matthews Butler, age 35, of Killeen, Texas, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died in her home on Tuesday, June 8, 2010. She was born on May 8, 1975 in Kansas City to Glen and Karen Matthews. Amy grew up in Mt. Vernon. She attended Mt. Vernon Elementary and Middle school and graduated from Mt. ...
Margaret Behrends (06/17/10)
Margaret Katherine Behrends, age 88, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Lake Lafayette, died at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, June 14 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. ...
Harriette Zook (06/14/10)
Harriette "Leola" (Clevenger) Zook, age 66, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 10 at her home. Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Earl West Jr. (06/14/10)
Earl West Jr., age 76, of Mt. Vernon, died at 12:11 a.m. on June 9 at the St. John's Hospital in Aurora. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. No services are planned at this time.
Carl Sapp (06/14/10)
Carl G. Sapp, age 77, of Exeter, died at 2:08 a.m. on Saturday, June 12. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Maplewood Cemetery near Exeter. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Dewey Rogers (06/14/10)
Dewey Clayburn Rogers, age 89, died on June 10 at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial with full military honors will be held at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 14 at the funeral home...
John Staponski (06/14/10)
Mr. John A. Staponski, 48, of Purdy, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2010 at St. John's in Springfield, MO following a long illness. He was born on Nov. 16, 1961 in Pierce City to Johnny C. Staponski and Betty (Gripka) Staponski Terry. He was united in marriage to Cheri Lantz on April 14, 2004 in Harrison, Arkansas...
John Staponski (06/11/10)
John Staponski, age 48, of Purdy, died on Thursday, June 10 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Richard Hall (06/10/10)
Richard Davis Hall, age 62, of Union City, Tenn., formerly of Monett, died on Tuesday, June 8 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 11 at First United Methodist Church in Union City, Tenn. Burial will be in the East View Cemetery. Funeral is under the direction of White-Ranson Funeral Home, Inc. in Union City, Tenn...
Wilbur Taft (06/09/10)
Wilbur L. Taft, age 75, of Cassville, died at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Theodore Parrish (06/09/10)
Theodore "Ted" L. Parrish, age 77, of Spokane, Wash., formerly of Monett, died on Friday, June 4, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash. Service time is incomplete but will be held on June 19 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett. Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett...
Randall Monaghan (06/09/10)
Randall John Monaghan, age 27, of Springfield, died at 7:22 p.m. on Friday, June 4 at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 10 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. A private burial will be held in Yeakley Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Hazel Maples (06/09/10)
Hazel Pearl Maples, age 84, of Aurora, passed away at 11:35 a.m. on June 6, 2010 at her home. She was born on May 29, 1926 in Galena, the daughter of Karl and Irene (Lebow) Lawrence. Hazel was a charter member of the Wilson Avenue Baptist Church of Aurora. On Sept. 7, 1946 she married James Orvil Maples in Aurora. They endured a loving 61 years of marriage and he preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 2007...
Melvin Creech (06/07/10)
Melvin Creech, age 71, of Monett, formerly of Purdy, died at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, June 4 at Cox South in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be at Purdy City Cemetery in Purdy. Friends may call after 4 p.m. on Monday, June 7 at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Donna Wimsatt (06/04/10)
Donna Wyone Wimsatt, age 69, of Monett, MO. passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at her home with her loving family at her side. Donna was born on November 5, 1940, in Mayseville, Ark., the daughter of William Lois and Helen Aldena Snoddy Haddock. She graduated from Mt.Vernon High School in 1958. ...
Bonnie Naillon (06/04/10)
Bonnie Lou Imus Naillon, age 71, of Aurora, died at 11 a.m. on June 2 at the Aurora Nursing Center. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. A visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service. Arrangements are under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora...
Wanda Roller (06/03/10)
Wanda Pauline "Burnette" Roller, age 93, died on Tuesday, June 1 at Lacoba Homes, Inc. in Monett. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 4 at the Washburn Prairie Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 3 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Bobby Hensley (06/03/10)
Bobby Glenn Hensley, age 73, of Monett, died at 10:40 a.m. on Sunday, May 30 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be at the Olive Branch Cemetery, near Milo...
Rev. Robert Smith (06/03/10)
Reverend Robert "Bob" L. Smith, age 81, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, passed away on May 31, 2010 after a lengthy illness. He was born on March 9, 1929 in Princeton, MO., to Vera and Lloyd Smith. He was united in marriage to Blanche on July 18, 1977. Bob was an Army Veteran and worked at Montgomery GMC, Wal-Mart and most recently at Fisk Limousine Service. He was also an ordained minister and shared the word with all he knew...
Lucile Weaver (06/02/10)
Lucile Jelean Weaver, age 94, of Hutchinson, Kan., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died on Tuesday, May 25 at the Wesley Towers Hester Care Center in Hutchinson, Kan. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on thursday, June 3 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be at Summit Cemetery at a later date...
Martha Sinclair (06/02/10)
Martha Sinclair, age 82, of Cassville, died at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville. There will be no visitation...
Lois Gaddy (06/02/10)
Lois Faye Gaddy, age 63, of Stotts City, died at 7:07 a.m. on Friday, May 28 at her home. Funeral services, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, were held on Tuesday, June 1 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt. Burial was in the church cemetery...
Eva FitzGerald (06/02/10)
Eva Lynn FitzGerald, age 43, of Aurora, died at 2:14 a.m. on Saturday, May 29 at her home. Arrangements are being handled by Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 at the House of Prayer Church in Monett...
Dar Lene Ewbank (06/02/10)
Dar Lene Ewbank, age 72, of Washburn, died on Monday, May 31. Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, June 4 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be at a later date in Forest Lawn-Covina Hills in Covina, Calif. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until service time on Friday in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Beverly Crain (06/02/10)
Beverly Jane (Black) Crain, born August 14, 1934, in Monett, Missouri, entered her final rest at her residence in Phoenix, Arizona on May 26, 2010. PAID OBITUARY...
John Clotfelter (06/02/10)
John E. "Jack" Clotfelter, age 90, of Monett, MO, passed away on Monday, May 31, 2010 in his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 4, 2010 at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in the Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 9:00 a.m. ...
Armond Carlin (06/02/10)
Mr. Armond Kirk Carlin, 85, of Monett, passed away May 29, 2010 at Monett Health Care. He was born January 12, 1925 to Armond Sidney and Sibyl Lois (Browning) Carlin south of Monett, Mo. He was united in marriage to Mary Frances Black September 18, 1949 in Monett, Mo...
Susan Bland (06/02/10)
Susan Ann Bland, age 43, of Purdy, died at 10:10 a.m. on Thursday, May 27. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 in New Freedom Worship Center in Purdy. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Juliet Black (06/02/10)
Juliet Cecelia "Siti" Black (Hagale), age 86, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, died on May 29. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. under the care of Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home, in Springfield. Interment will be at a later date in Monett...
Jimmy Bean (06/02/10)
Jimmy L. Bean, age 74, of Washburn, died on Sunday, May 30. Funeral services were held at the Bible Way Holiness Church in Washburn on Tuesday, June 1 under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Roller Cemetery.
Ellen Bass (06/02/10)
Ellen K. Bass, age 83, of Seligman, died on Tuesday, June 1. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Dent Cemetery in Seligman. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 4 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
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