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Obituaries from August 2010

William Woolman (08/30/10)
William W. "Bill" Woolman, age 87, of Shell Knob, died at 8:05 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 27. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, in Central Community United Methodist Church in Shell Knob, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial with military honors was held on Tuesday, Aug. 31 in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, in Watonga, Okla...
Leon Vaughn (08/30/10)
Leon Vaughn, age 76, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2010, at his home in Monett. Leon was born on October 3, 1933 in Hickory, AR, the son of the late Loyd Wayne and Pearl Edna (Tucker) Vaughn. Leon was preceded in death by one son, Rick Vaughn; two brothers, Donald and Wayne Vaughn; and two sisters, Roxanne Cupp and Shirley Vaughn...
Leona Frogue (08/30/10)
Leona Louise Frogue, age 83, of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:22 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 27 at Lawrence County Manor. A graveside service under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, was held on Monday, Aug. 30.
William Woolman (08/27/10)
William W. Woolman, age 87, of Shell Knob, died on Friday, Aug. 27 at his home. Services are pending under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Phyllis Kemp-Davis, (08/27/10)
Phyllis Kemp-Davis, age 86, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Thursday, August 26, 2010 following a courageous battle with cancer. She was blessed to have her family by her side. Phyllis was born to Robert & Vena (Long) Mustain on June 19, 1924 in Monett...
Mark Caswell (08/27/10)
Mark Caswell, 53, of Golden, died on Thursday, Aug. 26 at his home. Service are pending under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Emery Towler (08/26/10)
Emery Ray Towler, age 60, of Exeter, died at 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter. There will be no visitation...
Cheryl Maples (08/26/10)
Cheryl Ann Maples, age 61, of Springfield, was called home on Saturday, Aug. 14, at Cox Medical Center-South. She was born on Sept. 10, 1948, in Tulsa, Okla. to James and Lois (Lanning) McCullough. She was a member of the James River Assembly of God. ...
Nora Ferrell (08/26/10)
Nora Ann Roesslet Ferrell was born on June 6, 1917 in Freistatt, MO. Nora entered God's Joyous Kingdom of Heaven on Aug. 24, 2010 after living a long and full life, surrounded by her family who loved her. She was preceded in death by her son: Kenneth Ferrell; her sister: Lorna Bellm; and her parents: Fred and Freida Roesslet...
Mada Terrell (08/26/10)
Mada Jeanne Terrell, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, died at 9:40 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, at the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Funeral services, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 26, at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service...
Laura Severs (08/26/10)
Laura Rose Severs, age 78, of Pierce City, died on Sunday, Aug. 22, at 6:16 a.m. at her home, near Pierce City. She was born on Monday, July 18, 1932 in Sarcoxie, the daughter of Fred and Bertha Wagner Wecker. She married Dwight Severs on July 18, 1953 at Sarcoxie and he survives. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church...
Rose Havelka (08/26/10)
Rose Koehler Havelka, age 79, of Aurora, died at 3:25 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, at the Aurora Nursing Center. A funeral Mass, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 27, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial in the Calvary Cemetery in Verona...
Thomas Wise (08/23/10)
Thomas "Tom" Wise, age 72, of Pierce City, died on Aug. 20 at Freeman Hospital West-Joplin. There will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Laura Severs (08/23/10)
Laura Rose Severs, age 78, of Pierce City, died at 6:16 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22, at her home. Plans are incomplete, and will be announced by Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Elma Hughes (08/23/10)
Elma May Batdorf Hughes, age 93, of Monett, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, in Monett Health Care. She was born on October 9, 1916, in Jewell, Kansas, the daughter of Edgar H. and Ola O. (Cox) Wade. On June 16, 1956, in Kansas, she was united in marriage to Bud Batdorf, who preceded her in death. On April 1, 1988, in Shell Knob, Missouri, she married Hal Hughes, who also preceded her in death...
Morlen Hillburn (08/23/10)
Morlen D. Hillburn, age 85, of Monett, died on Sunday, Aug. 22 at his home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Monett. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett...
Geneva Harris (08/23/10)
Geneva Mae Harris, age 77, of Wheaton, died on Friday, Aug. 20, at the home of her daughter in Wheaton. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 in Wheaton Southern Baptist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Kenner Estes (08/23/10)
Kenner Lawrence Estes III, age 63, of Verona, MO, passed from this life on Friday, August 20, 2010 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. Ken was a loving husband, father and Pop-Pop. He was devoted to his family and raised them with love, compassion and a sense of humor that will be dearly missed...
Elma Hughes (08/20/10)
Elma May Hughes, age 93, of Monett, died at 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Shirley Hoffman (08/19/10)
Mrs. Shirley Janice Hoffman, age 70, of Purdy, passed away at Benchmark Healthcare of Monett on Wednesday Aug. 18, 2010. She was born on January 14, 1940 in Purdy to Floyd and Chlora (Burg) Hemphill. She was united in marriage to Stanley Hoffman on October 30, 1964 in Purdy, MO...
Ruby Ewing (08/19/10)
Ruby Adamson Ewing, age 97, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at the James River Care Center in Springfield. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery...
Roy Conway Sr. (08/19/10)
Roy Lee Conway Sr., age 89, of Ogallala, NE, passed away on April 29, 2010, in Golden Our's Convalescent Home in Grant, NE. Roy was born on April 3, 1921, in Mt. Vernon, MO, the son of Ancel and Stella Myrtle (Mills) Conway. Roy is survived by his children: Roy Conway, Jr. ...
Betty Swadley (08/18/10)
Betty Swadley, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Miller, died at 2:50 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12. Funeral services were on Sunday, Aug. 15 at the Morris- Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial was held at the Round Grove Cemetery.
Lera Howerton (08/18/10)
Mrs. Lera Elizabeth (Stribbling) Howerton, 97, of Monett, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 at Benchmark Healthcare of Monett. She was born on April 3, 1913 in Pierce City to James William and Naomi (Moore) Stribbling. She was united in marriage on September 17, 1932 in Joplin to Wilbur Howerton. He preceded her in death on July 30, 2009...
Janet Wieferich (08/16/10)
Janet Lynne Wieferich, age 42, of Purdy, died at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on Aug. 16 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Sandra Moeller (08/16/10)
Sandra Elaine Moeller, age 67, of Purdy, died at 10:35 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 17 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Services will be held Friday, Aug. 20 in West Virginia.
Charles Hutinett (08/16/10)
Charles Richard "Chuck" Hutinett, age 69, of Exeter, died at 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Christopher Erganian (08/16/10)
Christopher Lee Erganian, age 35, of Mt. Vernon, died at 3:32 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8. Memorial service was held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Gilbert Belknap (08/13/10)
Gilbert Belknap, 81, of Monett, passed away on Thursday morning, August 12, at Benchmark Healthcare of Monett. He was born on Jan. 8, 1929 in Nevada, MO to Gilbert and Angela (Hochstatter) Belknap. He was united in marriage to Patricia Davenport in Nevada on May 26, 1956. She survives...
Douglas Seneker (08/12/10)
Douglas D. Seneker, age 75, of Mt. Vernon, died on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at St. John's Hospital-Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14 at the First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Vernon. Burial will be in Ozark Prairie Cemetery, northeast of Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Gilbert Belknap (08/12/10)
Gilbert Belknap, age 81, of Monett, died on Thursday morning, August 12 at Benchmark Healthcare of Monett. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Cleatus Stewart (08/11/10)
Cleatus Marian Stewart, age 61, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Monday, August 9, 2010 at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. He was born on June 7, 1949, in Casa Grande, Arizona, the son of Marion Houston and Ernestine (Harris) Stewart...
Charles Marrett (08/11/10)
Charles Joe Marrett, age 69, of Webb City, Mo. passed away on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010. Charles was born January 10, 1941 in Webb City, Mo. to Joe Dugan and Pearl May Buchanan Marrett. He attended Webb City High School and spent most of his life in the Southwest Mo. ...
Lena Henry (08/11/10)
Lena Fay Henry, age 76, died on Aug. 8 at her home in Washburn...
Willie Hendrix (08/11/10)
Willie Hendrix, age 86, formerly of Washburn, died at 6:45 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 9. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in King Cemetery in Seligman.
Ricky Granger (08/11/10)
Ricky A. Granger, age 43, of Stella, died at 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12 in Macedonia Cemetery in Stella under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. There will be no visitation...
Rick Gettman (08/11/10)
Rick Gettman, age 54, of Aurora, died on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 in St. John's Hospital-Aurora. He was born to Robert and Lorene Bottoms Gettman on Sept. 1, 1955 in Denver, Colo. He was a maintenance worker for Tyson Foods. Survivors include his mother, Lorene; his wife, Michele; two daughters: Amy Lasley, of Springfield and Angie Turpin and husband, Steve, of Republic; four brothers: Robby Gettman, Stewart Post, James Post and Danny Post; and two sisters: Sharon Whier and Delores Foss...
Mildred Smith (08/09/10)
Mildred Ruth "Millie" Smith, 73, of Strasburg, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 at the Quarryville Presbyterian Home in Quarryville, PA. Born and raised in Monett, MO, she was the daughter of the late M. Lawrence and Maggie (Bittick) Baker. A graduate of Monett High School and Southwest Baptist College she married her high school sweetheart, the late Jimmy "JD" Smith in 1956...
John Faucher (08/09/10)
John Daniel Faucher, age 73, of Green Forest, Ark., formerly of Purdy, died on Friday, Aug. 6, at a hospital in Berryville, Ark. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett...
Betty Weston (08/06/10)
Betty Weston, age 84, of Shell Knob, died at 3:55 a.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 9, in First Baptist Church in Shell Knob under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery in Monett...
Faye Harrel (08/06/10)
Mrs. Faye F. Harrel, age 92, of Claremore, Okla., formerly of Purdy, MO, passed away on Thursday, August 5, 2010 in Wood Manor in Claremore, Okla. She was born on May 24, 1918 at home near Purdy, MO to Paul and Stella Trent DeCocq. She was the fourth born of four girls and one boy. She also had three step-brothers and one step-sister. She was preceded in death by all her siblings. Her parents were farmers and horse traders...
Harry Faucett (08/06/10)
Harry Gene Faucett, age 79, of Mt. Vernon, died on Aug. 4 at his home. A funeral service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 9 at the Summit Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Sycamore Cemetery in Miller...
Clyde Boyette (08/06/10)
Clyde E. Boyette, age 66, of Purdy, died at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. today in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Leo Bennett (08/05/10)
Leo Bennett, age 89, of Springfield, MO, formerly of Purdy, passed away at 6:10 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2010 at the Veterans Home in Mt Vernon, MO. He was born on June 4, 1921 in Purdy, MO to Loyd 'Pete' and Effie (Henderson) Bennett. He was united in marriage to Lela Laney on June 23, 1951 in Eureka Springs, Ark. She preceded him in death on May 29, 1995. He then married Anna Hall on Jan. 22, 2000 in Springfield, MO. She passed away on Feb. 8, 2002...
David Meriweather (08/04/10)
David H. Meriweather, age 70, of Monett, formerly of Pierce City, died at 8:40 p.m. on Aug. 2 at Cox South Hospital-Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 6 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5. Burial will be in Pierce City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Stephen Lacey (08/04/10)
Stephen W. "Steve" Lacey, age 67, of Wheaton, died at 11 p.m. on Monday, Aug.2. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5, in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial with military honors will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter. Visitation will be held from 7 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4 in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Fredric Hirsch (08/04/10)
Fredric Joseph Hirsch, age 71, of Pierce City, MO, passed from this life on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 after suffering complications from pneumonia at Cox South Hospital-Springfield. Fred was born on September 6, 1938 in rural Wentworth to Wright and Dora Elbert Hirsch...
Donald Craig (08/04/10)
Donald Lee Craig, age 80, of Cassville, died at 9:44 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1 Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Mineral Springs Cemetery in Cassville.
Leota Bradshaw (08/02/10)
Leota Frances Bradshaw, age 91, of Cassville, died at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 29. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until service time on Tuesday, Aug. 3 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Richard Joyner (08/02/10)
Richard Arlen Joyner, age 73, of Washburn, died at 11:37 a.m. on Tuesday, July 27. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Jeanette Wolfe (08/02/10)
Jeanette Wolfe, age 55, loving mother, daughter and grandmother, went home to be with her Lord on July 29, 2010, after a long illness at her home in Nevada, MO. Jeanette was born on February 9, 1955 in Berlin, Germany. She is survived by her son: Jason Wolfe; daughter-in-law: Julie; grandchildren: Kristin and Tyler Wolfe, all of Vancouver, Wash.; her parents: William and Ilse Burton, of Monett, MO; two brothers: Frank Burton, of Branson, MO and Mike Burton, of Pierce City, MO; two sisters: Madge Meadows, of Vista, Calif. ...
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