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Obituaries from January 2011

Mildred Shelton (01/31/11)
Mildred Belle Shelton, age 101, of Mt. Vernon, died at 3:11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. A graveside service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, was held on Monday, Jan. 31 at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery...
Maxine Johnson (01/31/11)
Maxine French Johnson, age 91, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:45 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 28, at her home. Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, has conducted local arrangements, and a private family service will be held at a later date.
Margie Michael (01/31/11)
Margie Rosamond Michael, age 88, of Monett, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, Jan. 29 at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3 at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett with Rev. Greg Gilliam officiating. Burial will be in the Rocky Comfort Cemetery, near Wheaton. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home...
Laura Able (01/28/11)
Mrs. Laura Bea Able, 83, of Monett, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 27, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Monett IOOF Cemetery in Monett...
Richard Murphy (01/27/11)
Richard Lloyd Murphy, age 79, of Golden, died on Tuesday, Jan. 25 at his home in Emerald Beach. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29 at the Golden Baptist Church. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Otis Fulbright (01/27/11)
Otis Emanuel Fulbright, age 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 12:35 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 28 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial following at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:30 until 11 a.m. prior to the service...
Mary Cleveland (01/27/11)
Mary L. Cleveland, age 89, of Aurora, died at 1:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at St. John's Hospital-Aurora. A graveside service, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29 at the Maple Hill Cemetery, 2301 S. 34th St., Kansas City, Kan...
Lula Culver (01/27/11)
Lula O. Culver, 94, of Monett, died at home on Jan. 26. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett- Wormington Funeral Home Monett, Missouri.
Laura Able (01/27/11)
Laura Able, age 83, of Monett, died on Thursday, Jan. 27, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A full obituary will be posted at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
David Peck (01/27/11)
David L. Peck, age 81, of Eagle Rock, died at 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26. Memorial services will be held in the spring. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Billie Mizer (01/27/11)
Billie James Mizer, 78, of Wichita, KS, passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011. Viewing is Jan. 27 from 4 until 8 p.m., with family present from 6 until 7 p.m. at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. 8th in Salina, KS. Funeral services are Jan. 28 at 10:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Foursquare Church, 1325 E. Cloud in Salina, KS. Graveside services will follow at Gypsum Hill Cemetary...
Aubrey Thomas (01/27/11)
Mr. Aubrey Thomas, age 91, of Monett, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 27, at Dade County Nursing Home in Greenfield, MO. Visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 31, from noon till 1 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 31, at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Butterfield, MO...
Tricia Gaines (01/26/11)
Patricia Lee Gaines, age 40, of Lamar, passed away on Friday, Jan. 21 at her home following a six month illness. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar. Honoring Tricia's wishes, her body will be cremated...
Robert Egbert (01/26/11)
Robert Douglas Egbert, age 42, of Verona, died at 9:35 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 24 at his home. A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 29 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with visitation starting at 11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery at a later date...
Mildred Rausch (01/26/11)
Mildred Agnes Birkenbach Rausch, age 91, of Monett, went home to her Lord on Jan. 23, 2011, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield after a short illness. Visitation will be held at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett on Friday, Jan. 28, from 6 until 8 p.m. ...
Lulu Culver (01/26/11)
Lulu O. Culver, age 94, of Monett, died at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Louis Flanagan (01/26/11)
Louis Flanagan, age 66, of Monett, died at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Frank Brankel (01/26/11)
Frank Joseph Brankel, age 65, of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:33 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 21 at his home. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, Jan. 25 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial in the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora.
John Ford Jr. (01/26/11)
Mr. John Ford Jr, 83, of Monett, passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 at Cox Monett Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27, at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 28, at Monett IOOF Cemetery with Rev. Bob Whittemire and Rev. F.C. Lassiter officiating...
David O'Neal (01/26/11)
David Alan O'Neal, age 33, of Crosby, Texas, formerly of Billings, died on Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 28, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with burial following at the Calvary Cemetery in Verona. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the service...
Mildred Westfall (01/24/11)
Mildred Maude Westfall, age 89, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Winfield, Kan., died at 8:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 21 at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, was held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 24 at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery...
Mildred Rausch (01/24/11)
Mildred A. Birkenbach Rausch, age 91, of Monett, died on Sunday, Jan. 23 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete under the care of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Mary Townsend (01/21/11)
Mary Geneva Townsend, age 90, of Cassville, died at 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, in Cassville United Methodist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter...
Jean Staley (01/21/11)
Jean Staley, age 85, of Aurora, died at 7:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at the Aurora Nursing Home. A private memorial service will be held at Maple Park Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are conducted by the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora...
Teresa Miller (01/19/11)
Teresa Miller, age 54, of Cassville, died on Saturday, Jan. 15 at her home. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Butterfield.
Paul DePreste (01/19/11)
Paul Trenton DePreste, age 86, of Springfield, died at 5:05 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16 at the Jordan Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield. A graveside service, under the direction of the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery...
Karen Pate (01/19/11)
Karen Lynn Pate, age 63, of Republic, Mo., was born on Friday, Dec. 26, 1947 in Waynesville, Mo., the daughter of Kenneth Wendell and Loretta May Corine (Akley) Phillips. She departed this life on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 at the Kansas University Medical Center, in Kansas City, Kan...
Larry Headley (01/19/11)
Larry Winslow Headley, age 70, of Pierce City, died on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at his home. A private funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, was held at the Spring River Cemetery.
Gina Littlefield (01/19/11)
Gina Marie Littlefield, age 37, of Wheaton, died at 11:28 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19, in Ridgley Baptist Church, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial was in Chitwood Cemetery in Wheaton...
Ferman Reeder (01/19/11)
Ferman "Mac" McCarney Reeder, age 72, of Seligman, died on Friday, Jan. 14, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Following the service the family and friends will celebrate Ferman's life in the community room at the funeral home...
Dorothy Fritz (01/19/11)
Dorothy Jean Boyce Fritz, age 79, of Olathe KS, entered eternal rest on Jan. 12, 2011 at DelMar Gardens Nursing Home. Memorial service and family visitation will be on Saturday Jan. 22 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Living Stone Family Worship Center, 2411 Steele Rd., Kansas City, KS 66106 under the direction of McGilley and Frye Funeral Home, 105 E. Loula St., Olathe, Kan., 66061, ph. 1-913-782-0582. Condolences may be posted at www.mcgilleyfryefuneral.com...
Carl Burnett (01/19/11)
Carl L. Burnett, age 80, of Rocky Comfort, died at 11 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22 in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be in Rocky Comfort Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
Willadean Ray (01/17/11)
Mrs. Willadean Bradford Ray, age 84, of Monett, passed away on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home. Services will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 at Waldensian Presbyterian Church of Monett with Pastor Vicki Evans officiating. Burial will follow at Waldensian Cemetery...
Sadie Hurley (01/17/11)
Sadie B. Hurley, age 78, of Cassville, died at 10:55 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville.
Robert Mullenax (01/17/11)
Robert E. Mullenax, age 81, of Cassville, died on Saturday, Jan. 15 at his home. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Neoma Cloud (01/17/11)
Neoma Bell Cloud, age 86, of Rocky Comfort, died at 9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, in Stella United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until service time at the church. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Lillie Daniels (01/17/11)
Lillie Dale Daniels, age 79, of Monett, died at 7:46 on Saturday, Jan. 15, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, with visitation prior to the service, starting at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be at Lone Jack Cemetery at a later date...
Helen Hendrix (01/17/11)
Helen Marie (Barnes) Hendrix, age 82, of Washburn, died at 8:36 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in King Cemetery near Seligman.
Genevieve Fields (01/17/11)
Genevieve Itress Fields, age 78, of Aurora, formerly of Gainesville, Ga., died at 8:02 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with burial at the Marionville IOOF Cemetery...
Dorothy Howett (01/14/11)
Dorothy Howett, age 89, of Wheaton, died on Jan. 12 at her home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Rocky Comfort Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Greg Deppe (01/13/11)
Greg Deppe, age 63, of Shell Knob, died on Monday, Jan. 10 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville on Saturday, Jan. 15. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the memorial service...
Phyllis Wilson (01/12/11)
Phyllis Anne Wilson, age 89, of Aurora, died at 1:08 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 9, at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield...
Judith Cooper (01/12/11)
Judith L. "Judy" Cooper, age 70, of Wheaton, died at 6:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11...
Elizabeth Smith (01/12/11)
Elizabeth "Babe" Smith, age 97, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:05 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service in the funeral home chapel...
Beverly Dawson (01/12/11)
Beverly Sue Dawson, age 71, of West Fork, Ark., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 9, at her home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora...
Edward Grigg (01/10/11)
Edward Sloan Grigg passed away on Nov. 15, 2010 in Atlanta, Ga. He was 76 years old. Mr. Grigg was born on June 10, 1934 in Coffeyville, Kan. to Thelma V. Sloan Grigg and Edward W. Grigg. Edward S. Grigg resided in a nursing home near his niece, Susan G. Tiz--n, since early 2007...
Dennis Newman (01/10/11)
Dennis Rickey Newman, age 60, of Oak Grove, died on Wednesday, Jan. 5. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Log Church Cemetery near Butterfield. Visitation will be held from noon until service time on Tuesday in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Fontella Branstetter (01/10/11)
Fontella "Furl" Branstetter, age 87, of Purdy, died at 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center in Cassville. Services were held on Sunday, Jan. 9 in Mars Hill Church in Scholten under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Mars Hill Cemetery in Scholten...
Wanda Marley (01/07/11)
Wanda Mae Martin Parsons Marley, 83, passed into God's arms on Wednesday, Jan. 5, and now rests peacefully and eternally in His presence and love. Wanda's family remembers their beloved mother and grandmother as God's beautiful child blessed with multiple talents, among them an amazing poetic/storytelling ability, keen dramatic talent, superb culinary skills, and innate creativity. ...
Gayle Eden (01/07/11)
Gayle McGloflin Eden, born Mary Ethyl Prock, wife of John E. Eden, adopted daughter of Margaret and Harold McGloflin, passed away Jan. 5, at her home in Paragould, AR, at the age of 76 following a long illness. She was born June 5, 1934 at Little Rock, AR. Gayle and John were married Dec. 20, 1958 in San Diego, CA where they lived until they moved to Paragould, AR in July, 2005...
Challis Brown (01/06/11)
Challis Lavon Brown, age 75, of Miller, died at 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8 at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller with burial at the Sycamore Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7 at the funeral home chapel...
Vernon Baird (01/06/11)
Vernon "Skip" Baird, age 62, of Pierce City, died at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at his home...
Taylor Garton (01/06/11)
Taylor Eugene "Gene" Garton, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2 at the Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Gray's Point Cemetery...
Sheryl Chaney (01/06/11)
Sheryl Jean Hudson Chaney, age 63, of Harrison, Ark., died on Friday, Dec. 31. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at Northvale Baptist Church in Harrison, Ark., under the direction of Roller-Christeson Funeral Home. Burial was in Summers Cemetery...
Marvin Puckett (01/06/11)
Marvin L. Puckett, age 74, of Cassville, died at 4:50 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30. Arrangements are through Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. No services are planned at this time.
Margie Fieker (01/06/11)
Margie Ruth Fieker, age 89, of Mt. Vernon, died at 3:42 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2 at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Orange Cemetery...
Lois Sherwood (01/06/11)
Lois Nadine Jaques Sherwood, age 96, born near Cassville, formerly of Rogers, Ark., died on Dec. 10, in Florence, Ala. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery near Exeter...
Henrietta Bowen (01/06/11)
She worked as a secretary at Hillcrest High School and then transferred to Parkview until her retirement in 1990. Henrietta was a long-time member and deacon of First and Calvary Presbyterian Church. She was also a member of the 49ers Sunday School Class. She was also a long-time active member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Laureate Gamma lota Chapter. Henrietta and Bill loved playing golf and taking trips across the country...
Erna Hartwig (01/06/11)
Erna Hartwig, age 81, of Shell Knob, died on Saturday, Jan. 1. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Elizabeth Hulse (01/06/11)
Elizabeth "Lu" Hulse, age 84, of Cassville, died at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 3. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Marjorie Massey (01/03/11)
Marjorie Lucille Massey, age 91, of Eagle Rock, died at 7:50 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1. Graveside services will beheld at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4 in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 3 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Lola Terry (01/03/11)
Lola Terry, 98, of Purdy, passed away at her home Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, with her family by her side. She was born Aug. 31, 1912 in Jenkins, Mo to Robert Elisha and Deila (Passley) Henson. She united in marriage to Norman Terry on May 16, 1936 in Purdy. He preceded her in death Sept. 10, 1972...
Dennis Jarecke Sr. (01/03/11)
Dennis Jarecke Sr. passed away Dec. 25, 2010 at his home in Lawson, Missouri. He died of a thrombosis of his left coronary artery. He was born in Lawrence, Kansas March 23, 1950 and was 60 years old. As a young boy, Dennis and his younger sister Diane were best friends and played together constantly, especially on their grandpa and grandma Polley's farm in Ozark. ...
Helen Shreve (01/03/11)
Helen Marie Shreve, age 94, of Siloam Springs, AR, formerly of Monett, MO, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011 while at the Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital. Helen was born on Oct. 25, 1916 in Aurora, MO, the daughter of the late Fogel Edward Wallace, Sr. and Margaret Mary Leitle Wallace...
Zachery Clevenger-Sturgell (01/03/11)
Zachary K. Clevenger-Sturgell, age 21, of Jenkins, died at 4:02 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 3 in Log Church Memorial Gardens in Butterfield under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Bruce Durkin (01/03/11)
Bruce A. Durkin, age 60, of Pulaskifield, died at 8:40 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at the New River Family Fellowship Church in Wentworth. Burial will be at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Pulaskifield...
Elsie Bowman (01/03/11)
Elsie Marie Bowman, age 101, of Cassville, died on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010 at the Red Rose Health and Rehab in Cassville. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 3 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery near Exeter...
Bernice Wagner (01/03/11)
Bernice H. Wagner, age 92, of Sarcoxie, died on Sunday, Jan. 2 at the Sarcoxie Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at the St. Agnes Catholic Church near Sarcoxie under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Burial will be in the St. Agnes Cemetery near Sarcoxie...
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