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Obituaries from October 2010

Vera Kruse (10/29/10)
Vera B. (Kleiboeker) Kruse, age 92, of Aurora, MO, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, while at the Aurora Nursing Center. We will all miss her constant smile and laughter that provided so much joy and happiness to everyone...
Lawrence Crow Jr. (10/29/10)
Lawrence W. Crow Jr., age 58, of Pierce City, died at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 at his home. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Juanita Abramovitz (10/29/10)
Mrs. Juanita Rose (Grasskemper) Abramovitz, age 69, of Monett, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 at Cox-Monett Hospital. She was born on Jan. 6, 1941 to John and Rose (Wicker) Grasskemper in Newton County, MO. She was united in marriage to Chris Abramovitz on Aug. 20, 1960 with whom she recently celebrated their 50th anniversary...
Emma Patton (10/28/10)
Emma Jean Patton, age 81, of Monett, died at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Horner Cemetery near Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Vera Kruse (10/28/10)
Vera (Kleiboeker) Kruse, age 92, of Aurora, died on Oct. 28 at Aurora Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete and under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Jean Jordan (10/28/10)
Mrs. Lois "Jean" Jordan, age 75, of Monett, passed from this time with us on Oct. 27, 2010. She was born in Pontotoc County, Okla. on July 13, 1935 to George and Cora Bain. After graduating from East Central College she was hired by the Bakersfield, California School District where she began her teaching career. She met the love of her life, Max Jordan, and they married on Nov. 8, 1958. They were married for 39 years...
Dorothy Brooks (10/28/10)
Dorothy Maye Brooks, age 71, of Cassville, died at 12:34 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Funeral serviceds will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Mineral Springs Cemetery near Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Juanita Abramovitz (10/28/10)
Juanita Rose (Grasskem-per) Abramovitz, age 69, of Monett, died on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at Cox-Monett Hospital. Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Visitation will follow until 8 p.m. Services will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pulaskifield. Burial will follow at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery...
Barbara Williams (10/27/10)
Barbara Ann Williams, age 75, of Shell Knob, died on Saturday, Oct. 23. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 in Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Lowell Mahaffey (10/27/10)
Lowell J. "Jake" Mahaffey, age 91, of Cassville, died at 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be with military honors in Russell Cemetery near Butterfield...
John Herndon (10/27/10)
John E. Herndon, age 80, of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora, was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Maple Park Cemetery...
Cynthia Bush (10/27/10)
Cynthia Kay Bush, age 52, of Monett, passed away at 3:45 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, at the Countryside Care Center in Monett. She was born on Feb. 5, 1958, in Kansas City, Kansas, the daughter of Albert J. and Maxine (Kruse) Bush. Cynthia attended the St. Lawrence Catholic Church...
Twyla Burris (10/27/10)
Twyla Maxine (White) Burris, age 83, of Aurora, died on Oct. 25 at the Aurora Nursing Center. A visitation will be held at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Graveside serviceds will be held at Paradise Cemetery, south of Jasper, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28...
Johnny Baxter (10/27/10)
Johnny W. Baxter, age 58, of Pierce City, died on Sunday, Oct. 24 at his home. A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the home of his sister, Mary Coy. Arrangements are under the care of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Joshua Jackson (10/25/10)
Joshua Phillip Jackson, 34, of Granby, died on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 in a motorcycle accident on Highway 86 east of Neosho, MO. Joshua was born on March 13, 1976 to Philip Jackson and Sharon Kay Moore Jackson in Joplin, MO. He lived most of his life in Granby, MO, moving to Midland, Texas five years ago. He returned one year ago to this area...
Kenneth Calvin (10/25/10)
Kenneth Ray "Wolfie" Calvin, age 67, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:29 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21 at his home. A funeral service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at the First Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of Market and Cherry Streets in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Salem Cemetery...
Eldon Caldwell (10/25/10)
Eldon Caldwell, age 88, of Republic, formerly of Monett, died on Friday, Oct. 22 at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 25 at the Liberty Cemetery. Arrangements were under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett...
Terry Mattlage (10/25/10)
Terry Wayne Mattlage, age 59, of Pierce City, Missouri, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at Cox Monett Hospital. Terry was born on Oct. 23, 1950, in Monett, Missouri, the son of the late Virgil Charles and Vera Marie (Lampe) Mattlage. Terry was raised on the family farm and was a 1968 graduate of Pierce City High School...
Stephen Maloney (10/25/10)
Stephen Ray Maloney, age 54, of Monett, passed away on Tuesday Oct. 19, 2010 at Cox-Monett Hospital. Stephen was born on Sept. 11, 1956 in Joplin, MO and is the son of the late Art Maloney. Survivors include his mother, Edith Maloney, of Monett; one son: Nathan Maloney, of Boise, Idaho; and one brother: Bill Maloney, of Kansas City, MO...
Mary Santee (10/21/10)
Mary Esther Santee, age 86, of Stella, died at 9:10 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22 in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Longview. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time on Friday, in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Terry Mattlage (10/21/10)
Terry Mattlage, age 59, of Pierce City, died on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Cox Monett Hospital. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Steven Maloney (10/21/10)
Steven Ray Maloney, age 54, of Monett, died at 11:39 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Marietta Lank (10/20/10)
Marietta Angeline Lank, age 92, of Shell Knob, died at 9:05 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23 in Central Community United Methodist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be at a later date in Udall Cemetery in Udall, Kan...
Holly Poremba (10/20/10)
Holly R. Poremba, age 50, of Cassville, died on Monday, Oct. 18 at her home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21 at White Funeral Home in Cassville and the Rosary will be held at 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22 at White Funeral Home. Interment will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery near Monett...
Larry Bolton (10/20/10)
Larry Bolton, age 70, of Cassville, died at 9:50 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the Assembly of God in Cassville under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial is in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cassville...
Steven Allhands (10/20/10)
Steven Neill Allhands, age 51, of Billings, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died on Saturday, Oct. 16. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial following in the Marionville IOOF Cemetery...
Rosemary Hierholzer (10/18/10)
Rosemary Hierholzer, age 91, of Aurora, died at 10:51 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A funeral Mass, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, was held on Monday, Oct. 18 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church and burial was at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery...
Jessie Chambers (10/18/10)
Jessie Richard Chambers, age 74, of Monett, died at 10:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14. A memorial service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19, in IOOF Cemetery in Monett, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Marilyn Buck (10/18/10)
Marilyn L. McCullah Buck, age 72, of Cassville, died at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14. Graveside services were held on Sunday, Oct. 17 in Muncie Chapel Cemetery near Wheaton, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.
Agnes Johnson (10/18/10)
Agnes M. Johnson, beloved wife of Norman William (Bill) Johnson who preceded her in death in 2005, passed away on Oct. 13, 2010. She was born on Sept. 16, 1916 near Butterfield, MO. to John and Nora Marlow. The Marlow family moved to Purdy, Missouri where Agnes' father was the local blacksmith. ...
Randale Voss (10/15/10)
Randale LeRoy Voss, age 58, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:24 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4 at the Missouri Rehabilitation Center in Mt. Vernon. No services are planned at this time. Local arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Nancy Craig (10/15/10)
Nancy C. Craig, age 76, of Cassville, died at 5:18 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery near Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
David Millsap (10/15/10)
David Wayne Millsap, age 56, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:51 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at his home. Funeral services, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt. Burial will follow at a later date. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15 in the funeral home chapel...
Eugene Hall (10/15/10)
Mr. Eugene William "Shorty" Hall, 71, of Monett, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2010 at Cox South in Springfield. He was born April 10, 1939 in Jenkins, Mo. to Earl and Dortha (Hilton) Hall. He was united in marriage to Eileen Long on December 31, 1996 in Monett, Mo...
Robert Long (10/14/10)
Robert Lee "Bob" Long, age 86, of Lampe, died at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15 in Lake Park Memorial Gardens in Shell Knob under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob...
Vonda Hollingsworth (10/14/10)
Vonda M. Hollingworth, age 76, of Fairview, died on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at her home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15 at White Funeral Home in Cassville. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Maplewood Cemetery near Exeter under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Mike Hansford (10/14/10)
Mike Hansford, of Gold Bar, Wash., born on July 2, 1944 in Monett, Mo., passed away on September 25, 2010 in Everett, Wash. Mike was the son of Ward E. Hansford, of Houston, Mo., and L. Maxine Clements, of Monett, Mo.. Mike served as a Machinist Mate 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy from June 20, 1962 to June 26, 1968. As a Vietnam Veteran he earned the National Defense Service Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. Mike was also a retired Snohomish County Sheriff...
Eugene Hall (10/14/10)
Eugene "Shorty" Hall, age 71, of Monett, died on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete at this time under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Laura Vore (10/13/10)
Laura Ann Vore, age 78, of Pierce City, died on Oct. 10 at her daughter's home near Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today, Oct. 13 at the First Baptist Church in Pierce City. Burial will be in the Pierce City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Larry Shelton (10/13/10)
Larry Marshall Shelton, age 63, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, died Oct. 10 at his home. A private burial was held at the IOOF Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Arrangements were under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
James Cooper (10/13/10)
James Earl Cooper, age 76, of Aurora, died at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 in Cassville First Baptist Church, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Painter Cemetery in Shell Knob...
Laura Vore (10/11/10)
Laura Vore, age 78, of Pierce City, died at 10:50 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at First Baptist Church in Pierce City...
Joseph Simon (10/11/10)
Joseph Simon, age 64, of Cassville, died at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday. Oct. 9. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to service time on Tuesday, Oct. 12 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Hazel Rhodes (10/11/10)
Mrs. Hazel Marie Rhodes, age 94, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at her home. She was born on April 30, 1916, in Republic, Mo. to Homer and Elva Gilliland. She was united in marriage to Clyde Rhodes on May 18, 1942; he preceded her in death on February 9, 1986...
James Muench (10/11/10)
James Edward "Gus" Muench, age 86, of Aurora, died at 4:55 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon...
Emma Moenkhoff (10/11/10)
Emma "Marie" Moenkhoff, age 89, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:35 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10 at the Zion Church under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon...
Pat Limb (10/11/10)
Princess Maxine "Pat" Limb, age 90, of Aurora, died at 2:20 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at the First Baptist Church in Aurora under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in the Maple Park Cemetery...
James Burnette (10/08/10)
James "Verl" Burnette, age 93, of Washburn, died at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 7. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 8, in Hickman Cemetery in Washburn under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Harold Roach (10/08/10)
Harold "Eddie" Roach, age 66, of Joplin, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 6:55 a.m. on Oct. 6 at Joplin Health and Rehabilitation Center...
Merrill Newcomer (10/08/10)
Merrill Louis "Buck" Newcomer, age 69, of Mt. Vernon, died on Oct. 5 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be at the Mt.Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the funeral home...
Gerald Lillegard (10/07/10)
Gerald A. Lillegard, age 85, of Monett, MO, passed away on Tuesday evening, October 5, 2010, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, MO. Gerald was born on March 27, 1925 in Cylinder, Iowa, the son of the late Herbert E. and Nellie Coral (Hudson) Lillegard...
Cecil Moon Jr. (10/07/10)
Cecil Lee Moon, Jr., age 78, of Verona, died at 7:44 p.m. on Oct. 1 at St. John's Hospital-Springfield. A memorial service was held on Oct. 4 at Fellowship Baptist Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora...
Gerald Noller (10/07/10)
Gerald Earl "Jake" Noller, age 92, of Shell Knob, died at 8:15 a.m. on Oct. 5. No services are scheduled. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Shell Knob.
Duane Kellner (10/07/10)
Duane Wallace Kellner, age 78, of Cassville, died on Oct. 4 at his home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.
Hazel Williams (10/07/10)
Hazel Virginia Williams, age 90, of Seligman, died at 10:35 p.m. on Oct. 4 at Barry County Care Center in Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 8 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in King Cemetery in Seligman. Visitation will be from 6 top 8 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Bonnie Williams (10/07/10)
Bonnie Ilene Williams, age 88, of Aurora, died at 8:50 a.m. on Oct. 5 at the Aurora Nursing Center. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora...
Rhonda Ely (10/06/10)
Rhonda Maxine Ely, age 56, of Springfield, formerly of Miller, died at 11:33 p.m. on Oct. 1 at the Springfield Skilled Care Center and the Lodges in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 9 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow in the Red Oak Cemetery...
Rita Crabb (10/06/10)
Rita Jane Crabb, age 53, of Crane, formerly of Marionville, sister of Leta Thornton and John Andrus, of Monett, died on Oct. 1 at her home. Funeral services were held on Oct. 5 at Manlove-Stumpff Chapel in Crane. Burial was in the Crane Community Cemetery...
Darlene Emerson (10/06/10)
Darlene Maxine Emerson, age 73, of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:55 p.m. on Oct. 4 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Lindley Prairie Cemetery in Fair Play...
Paula Robinson-Appel (10/06/10)
Additional survivors include; three sons, Steven (Marca) Robinson, of Kansas City, Missouri, Scott Robinson of Mt. Vernon, Shane (Jamie) Robinson, of Evansmill, New York; two granddaughters, Abbey and Amber Robinson of Kansas City, Missouri; stepdaughter, Tracey (Mike) Kenny of Linden, Virginia; two stepsons, Ralph (Brenda) Appel of Aiken, South Carolina and Jeffery (Sherry) Appel, of McGayesville, Virginia; step granddaughter, Sara Kenney of Linden, Virginia; two step grandsons, Justin and Jonathon Appel of Aiken, South Carolina; two sisters, Lynda Tilden of Marionville and Dixie Sierk of Clever; one brother Joe Stephens of Galena; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Norman Gallatin (10/06/10)
Norman W. Gallatin, age 74, of Garrison, Iowa, died on July 21 in Belle Plaine Nursing and Rehab in Belle Plaine, Iowa. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, oct. 10, at the Pierce city Cemetery, under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce city...
Gerald Lillegard (10/06/10)
Gerald A. Lillegard, age 85, of Monett, died on Oct. 5 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Hazel Watson (10/04/10)
Hazel Helen Watson, age 96, of Shell Knob, died at 2:50 p.m. on Oct. 1 Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home of Shell Knob.
Leona Mayfield (10/04/10)
Leona R. Mayfield, age 88, of Eagle Rock, died at 12:35 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville.
Carl Lacy (10/04/10)
Carl "Wayne" Lacy, age 78, of Shell Knob, died at 1:25 a.m. on Oct. 1. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Independence under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Shell Knob.
Amanda Cook (10/04/10)
Amanda "Emilene" Cook, age 82, of Cassville, died at 11:45 a.m. on Oct. 1. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 4 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Maplewood Cemeter in Exeter.
James Hudson (10/01/10)
James Floyd Hudson, age 65, of Cassville, died at 4:15 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Dorothy Atwell (10/01/10)
Dorothy Ann Mercer Atwell, age 85, of Monett, passed away at 10:35 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. She was born on Aug. 20, 1925 to Roy and Florence Alexander Sullens in Marionville. Dorothy attended Marionville High School and was a graduate of St. ...
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