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Obituaries from February 2011

Carl Groom (02/28/11)
Carl Cobb Groom, age 98, of Aurora, formerly of Darlington, MO, died at 7:50 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24 at the Aurora Nursing Center. Funeral services were held on Sunday, Feb. 27 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. A private burial will be held at the Rouse Cemetery in Darlington at a later date...
Fred Roetto (02/25/11)
Fred C. Roetto, age 91, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Thursday morning, February 24, 2011, while at Cox Monett Hospital following a short illness. Fred was born on June 2, 1919 in Monett, the son of the late Frank Roetto and Catherine (Witt) Roetto. He had attended St. Mary's School in Walnut Grove and had lived in this area his whole life. During World War II, he served his country honorably in the Army...
Edward Eiskina (02/25/11)
Edward "Ed" Eiskina, age 74, of Pierce City, died on Feb. 23 at his home near Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28, at Lakin Funeral Chapel in Pierce City. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 27 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Jolly Bethel Cemetery near Pierce City...
Etta Mae Copening (02/25/11)
Etta Mae Copening, age 83, of Sherman, Texas, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 6:05 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the Texas Health Presbyterian WNJ Hospital in Sherman, Texas. Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Fred Roetto (02/24/11)
Fred C. Roetto, age 91, of Monett, died on Thursday, Feb. 24 at Cox Monett Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
LaVerne Hunter (02/24/11)
LaVerne "Vern" Hunter, age 88, of Aurora, died at 2:20 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at5 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, at the First Presbyterian Church in Aurora. Burial will be at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service...
Opal Courdin (02/24/11)
Opal Courdin, age 97, of Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Tuesday evening, Feb. 22, 2011, while at the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Opal was born on Dec. 10, 1913 in Exeter, Mo., the daughter of the late Walter Weston and Laura (DeWitt) Weston. ...
Opal Courdin (02/23/11)
Opal Courdin, 97, of Monett, died on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
Carl Stark (02/23/11)
Carl Stark, age 94, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Monday, on Feb. 21, 2011 at his residence after a short illness. Carl was born in Verona, MO on September 25, 1916, the son of the late Richard Stark and Sue (Black) Stark. Carl was raised in the Pleasant Ridge area and had attended school at the Pleasant Ridge School. ...
George Nunnaley (02/23/11)
George W. Nunnaley, age 79, of Pierce City, died on Feb. 20 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at Lakin Funeral Chapel in Pierce City. Burial will be in Pierce City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Howard Smith (02/23/11)
Howard E. Smith, of Aurora, age 79, of Aurora, died on Feb. 16 at his home. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation will be under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.
Raymond Stapleton (02/23/11)
Raymond Stapleton, Jr., age 66, of Verona, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 in his home following a lengthy illness. Raymond was born June 24, 1944 in Shell Knob, Missouri, the son of the late Dale and Margie Stapleton. He was retired from a family owned cleaning business. Prior to his cleaning business, he worked for 11 years as a butcher at Russ's Supermarket in Purdy, Missouri...
Wendell Stringer (02/23/11)
Wendell Boyd Stringer, age 52, of Golden, died at 12:40 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Munsey Cemetery in Eagle Rock. Visitation will be held from 1 until 2 p.m. on Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Melissa Kief (02/23/11)
Melissa Kief, age 10, of Cassville died on Monday, Feb. 21 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 in Allen Church in Kimberling City under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Philibert Cemetery in Kimberling City...
Kurt Wise (02/23/11)
Kurt Alan Wise, age 35, of Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Monett, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 in the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. after a lengthy fight with cancer. Kurt was born on July 22, 1975 in Aurora, Mo., the son of Steve and Alice (Viehmann) Wise. ...
LaVerna Bowers (02/23/11)
LaVerna Lea Bowers, age 71, of Monett, Mo., passed away at 2:40 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011 at the Lacoba Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. LaVerna was born on Nov. 23, 1939 in Mindenmines, Mo., one of 13 children born to the late Addison Pleasant Vaughn and Jessie May (Finley) Vaughn. ...
Willis Meyer (02/21/11)
Willis Ray Meyer, age 78, of Aurora, died at 3:48 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17 at his home. A memorial service, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 21, at the United Methodist Church. Private burial will follow at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at a later date...
Robert Reed (02/21/11)
Robert Bruce Reed, 83, Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Monett, passed away on February 18, 2011 in the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri. Robert Reed Robert Bruce Reed, 83, Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Monett, passed away on February 18, 2011 in the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri...
George Nunnaley (02/21/11)
George Nunnaley George W. Nunnaley, age 79, of Pierce City, died at 2:14 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 20 at his home. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at Lakin Funeral Home Chapel...
Faye Higgs (02/21/11)
Mrs. Faye I. (Stockton) Higgs, 90, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 at Benchmark Health Care of Monett. Visitation will be held from 4 until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Services will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Sparks Cemetery with Rev. Ronnie Howerton officiating...
Clyde Hagee (02/21/11)
Clyde Lloyd Hagee, age 80, of Purdy, formerly of Washburn, died at 5:05 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19. Memorial services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 21 in Washburn First Baptist Church, Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Carl Stark (02/21/11)
Carl Stark, age 94, of Monett, died at 9:05 a.m. on Monday. Feb. 21. Arrangements are incomplete under the care of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Richard Nerren (02/18/11)
Richard "Yogi" Nerren, age 39, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, died at 5:10 p.m. on Feb. 16. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Mary Clotfelter (02/18/11)
Mary Sreaves Clotfelter, age 87, of Monett, passed away on Thursday, Feb.17, 2011, at her home with her children by her bedside. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Monett, followed at 2 p.m. by the funeral service also at the church. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Oakdale Cemetery in Monett...
Kurt Wise (02/18/11)
Kurt Wise, 35, of Port Richey, Fla., formally of Monett, died on Thursday, Feb. 17, in Tampa, Fla. Funeral services are incomplete by Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
Etta Peterson (02/18/11)
Etta Louise Peterson, age 75, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, MO Funeral services for Mrs. Peterson will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Whittemire officiating. Interment will follow in the Spring River Cemetery, Verona, MO...
Henry Lester (02/17/11)
Henry L. "Hank" Lester, age 69, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Ozark Prairie Cemetery...
Donald Williams (02/17/11)
Donald Ray Williams, age 65, of Webb City, died at 10:38 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13, at the St. John's Hospital in Joplin. A graveside service, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, in the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora...
Vicki Burch (02/17/11)
Vicki D. Burch, age 37, of Purdy, died at 9:35 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17 in Sparks Cemetery near Butterfield under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Ted Grigsby (02/17/11)
Ted S. Grigsby, age 87, of Duenweg, Missouri, went to be with his good Lord on Feb. 12, 2011. He passed away at St. John's Regional Medical Center after a battle with cancer. Graveside services will be held at Baptist Ford Cemetery in Greenland, Arkansas on Feb. 16, 2011 at 1 p.m. with military rites. The service will be officiated by Chaplain Phil Misenheimer...
Ralph Tabo (02/17/11)
r Ralph Tabor, age 82, of Shell Knob, died on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville...
Noma Hill (02/17/11)
Noma Dell Hill, age 96, of Miller, died at 10:55 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 14 at Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17 at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller with burial at the Shiloh Cemetery...
Leroy Watts (02/17/11)
Leroy Watts, age 87, of Verona, MO, departed this life on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 while at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, MO, following a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. A lunch and visitation will begin at 12 p.m. at the church. Rev. Hubert Conway will officiate...
Juanita Faucett (02/17/11)
Juanita E. Faucett of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away on Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2011, at her home. A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, was held at 11a.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the Summit Baptist Church with burial at the Sycamore Cemetery...
Randall Johnston (02/17/11)
Randall Ralph "Randy" Johnston, age 54, of Shell Knob, died at 8:05 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19 in Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Visitation will be held from 10 until 11 a.m. on Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob...
Herbert Riott (02/17/11)
Herbert Lee Riott, age 69, of Barry County, died on Feb. 12 at his home. No services are planned at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.
Marguaret Chandler (02/17/11)
Marguaret "Margie" Louise Chandler, age 76, of Cassville, MO, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 at the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, MO. Margie loved life and the celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 at the Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter, MO. Rev. Steve Higgs will officiate. A visitation will be held at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday...
Berneta Dalton (02/17/11)
Berneta Opal Dalton, age 90, of Cassville, died on Monday, Feb. 14 at her home. Funeral services will beheld at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to service time on Friday. Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cassville...
Alfred Saunders (02/17/11)
Alfred "Pete" Saunders, age 88, of Purdy, died on Saturday, Feb. 12 at Cox Monett Hospital Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Melvin Bracht (02/04/11)
Melvin Gust Bracht, age 84, of the Freistatt and Mt. Vernon communities, passed away at 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 in St. John's Hospital-Aurora.Melvin Bracht Melvin Gust Bracht, age 84, of the Freistatt and Mt. Vernon communities, passed away at 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 in St. John's Hospital-Aurora...
William Pennewell (02/14/11)
William Edward Pennewell, age 75, of Shell Knob, died at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10 at his home. No services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Michael Morris (02/14/11)
Michael E. Morris, age 61, of St. Louis, formerly of Monett, died on Feb. 11 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Hedge-Lewis Chapel in Webb City. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Webb City...
Betty Vader (02/14/11)
Betty May Vader, age 90, of Eagle Rock, died at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Roach Cemetery in Eagle Rock. Friends may call at Ray's home. The family will receive friends from noon until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Juanita Faucett (02/14/11)
Juanita Faucett Juanita E. Faucett, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, went to her heavenly home on Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2011, at her home. A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Feb. ...
Pat Bass (02/11/11)
Pat Bass, age 78, of Monett, MO, formerly of Eagle Rock, MO, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 at Lacoba Homes in Monett following a lengthy illness. Private family memorial services will be held with no formal visitation planned. Committal of ashes will be held at a later date in the Monett IOOF Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhomemonett.com...
Nola Ash (02/11/11)
Nola F. Ash, age 93, of Monett, died at 11:36 a.m., on Thursday, Feb. 10, at Cox Monett Hospital. Service arrangement will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Larry Blythe (02/11/11)
Larry Hudson Blythe, age 79, of Cassville, died on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the Mt. Vernon Veteran's Home. Memorial services with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12 at the First Baptist Church in Cassville. Private committal services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville...
Juanita Hays (02/11/11)
Juanita Oleta Hays, age 81, of Aurora, formerly of Marionville, died at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the Aurora Nursing Center. A funeral service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, with visitation prior to the service, beginning at 6 p.m. Burial will be held at the Exeter Public Cemetery in Exeter, California at a later date...
Arlis Owens (02/11/11)
Arlis Sterling Owens, age 93, of Aurora, died at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10, in Berryville, Ark. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held on Monday, Feb. 14 at the McCullough Cemetery in Viola. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home chapel...
Martha Day (02/10/11)
Martha Lou Day, age 76, of Aurora, died at 10:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at her home. Funeral services, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 at the Aurora Church of Christ with burial at the Maple Park Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10 at the funeral home chapel...
Eva Leonard (02/10/11)
Eva Maye "Pat" Leonard, age 89, of Shell Knob, died on Friday, Feb. 4. Services will be held at a later day. Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Virginia Sims (02/09/11)
Virginia L. Sims, age 81, of Butterfield, died on Feb. 6 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13 at Virginia's residence at 10603 N. Maple in Butterfield. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville...
Marjorie Rhodelander (02/09/11)
Marjorie Ellen Rhodelan--der, age 92, of Mt. Vernon, died at 3:35 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4 at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. No services are planned at this time. Burial will be held at a later date at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Pleasant Hill. Local arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Mary Butcher (02/09/11)
Mary M. Butcher, of Eagle Rock, age 82, died on Thursday, Feb. 3 at the Red Rose Health and Rehab in Cassville. A celebration of life service and inurnment at the Beaver Cemetery in Seligman is planned for later this spring. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Marie Whittenhall (02/09/11)
Marie Z. Whittenhall, age 101, of Monett, died on Saturday, Feb. 5, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Lee Striler (02/09/11)
Lee Striler, age 84, of Lamar, formerly of St. Louis, died at 1:20 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. Local arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Dolly Barnes (02/09/11)
Dolly Barnes, age 91, of Jenkins, died at 1:58 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 7 in St. John's Hospital-Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Clio Cemetery in Jenkins. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Opal Santee (02/07/11)
Opal Lee Santee, age 87, of Cassville, died at 11:47 p.m. on Feb. 4. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 7 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville.
Lawrence Res (02/07/11)
z Lawrence Wayne Resz, age 25, of Cassville, died at 7 a.m. on Feb. 6. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Corinth Cemetery in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the funeral home...
Johnny Prier (02/07/11)
Johnny "Big John" H. Prier, age 68, of Brookline, formerly of Verona, died on Feb. 5 at his home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m. at Eastlawn Funeral Chapel in Springfield. Burial will be in the Danforth Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10, at the funeral home...
Lola Isley (02/07/11)
Lola N. Isley, age 93, of Cassville, died at 1:25 p.m. on Feb. 3. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Mineral Springs Cemetery in Cassville.
Orlena Hall (02/03/11)
Mrs. Orlena "Lena" Hall, 96, of Powell, MO, departed this life on Friday evening, January 28, 2011 at her daughter's home in Monett, MO. Funeral services for Mrs. Hall are 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 6, in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Homes with Rev. Tom Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the Roller Cemetery near Washburn, MO...
Daniel Kleiboeker (02/03/11)
Daniel Hubert Kleiboeker, 58, of Stotts City, MO died on Monday, Jan. 31, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, MO following a short illness. Visitation will be held in Trinity Lutheran Church Chapel, Freistatt, on Monday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. prior to the funeral service. Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 7 at 11:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Freistatt. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Freistatt...
Bailey Gutierrez (02/03/11)
Bailey Marie Walsh-Gutierrez, infant daughter of Jeremy Walsh and Amber Gutierrez, passed from this life on January 28 at St. John's Hospital-Aurora. A graveside service was held at the Cox Cemetery in Monett on Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home...
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