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Obituaries from December 2011

Ethel Huffhines (12/30/11)
Ethel Huffhines, age 83, of Jenkins, died at 9:15 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at Ozark Mountain Regional Healthcare in Crane. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 31, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Carney Cemetery, Jenkins...
Joyce Pate (12/30/11)
Services for Joyce Lea (Clonts) Pate will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 at Fraker Funeral Home Chapel in Marshfield. Burial will follow at Marshfield Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 12-1 p.m. She passed on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, with her family by her side at her home in Monett, at the age of 76...
Wanda Swafford-Phillips (12/29/11)
Wanda Bea Swafford-Phillips, age 87, of Berryville, Ark., formerly of Cassville, died on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at the Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation in Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will take place at the High Cemetery in Berryville, Ark...
Maxine Robison (12/29/11)
Maxine Robison, age 87, of Monett, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at 8:45 a.m. at her home. She was born on April 7, 1924 in Purdy, Mo., the daughter of the late Ben and Gertie (Inman) Henderson. She was united in marriage on Dec. 20, 1941 in Monett to Orville Robison. He preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 1998...
Mary Engler (12/29/11)
Mary J. Engler, age 70, of Norman, Okla., formerly of Verona, died on Dec. 27 at Norman. A memorial service will be held on Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Verona.
Nyla Barnes (12/29/11)
Nyla Marie Barnes, age 83, of Mt. Vernon, died at 12:23 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27 in her home. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel...
Allen Taylor (12/28/11)
Allen Francis Taylor, age 89, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:45 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24, at the Lawrence County Manor. The Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon has conducted local arrangements.
Kathie Sizemore (12/28/11)
Kathie Diane Sizemore, age 61, of Eagle Rock, died on Dec. 25 at her home. Memorial services will be held at a later time. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home, in Cassville.
Albert Nance (12/28/11)
Albert Nance, age 82, of Cassville, died at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Lonnie McCullough (12/28/11)
Lonnie Eugene McCullough, age 69, of Cassville, died at 6:48 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 26. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 30 in First Baptist Church, in Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville...
Charles Lyngar (12/28/11)
Charles "Charlie" Dale Lyngar, age 80, of Shell Knob, died at 5:45 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24 at his home. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, in Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Velma Koenemann (12/28/11)
Velma C. Koenemann, age 92, passed away on Sunday morning, Dec. 25, 2011 at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon, Mo. Velma was born March 31, 1919 to Louis and Bertha Bracht of Freistatt, Mo. She and husband Alvin were lifelong farmers in the Freistatt community. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alvin; her brother: Melvin Bracht; and sister: Dora Koenemann...
Beatrice Guess (12/28/11)
Beatrice Guess, age 77, of Mt. Vernon, died at 12:36 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24 in her home. A funeral service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29 in the Marble United Baptist Church in Marble, Ark. Burial will follow in the Liberty Cemetery near Marble...
Edith Gaddy (12/28/11)
Edith Marie Gaddy, age 64, of Mt. Vernon, died on Sunday, Dec. 25. A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 30 in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt. Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery...
James Berziel (12/28/11)
James Freddie Berziel, age 86, of Joplin, died on Monday, Dec. 26, at his home in Joplin. He had been the mayor of Wheaton for several years. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Thursday, Dec. 29, in Wheaton Southern Baptist Church, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial with military honors will be in Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort...
Mildred Baldwin (12/28/11)
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29 at McGilley State Line Chapel, the Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. Memorial contributions may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 8745 James A. Reed Rd, Kansas City, Mo. 64138...
Walter Moody (12/23/11)
Walter "Jack" Moody, age 89, of Springdale, Ark., formerly of Pierce City, died at 7 a.m. on Dec. 22 at Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Billy Joe Garoutte (12/22/11)
Billy Joe Garoutte, age 75, of Purdy, passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 20, 2011. Mr. Garoutte was born on October 27, 1936 to Kimbrue and Nola (Young) Garoutte in Marionville. Billy attended school in Marionville. He enlisted in the Army on March 24, 1955 and served his country until being honorably discharged on April 4, 1958. Billy worked for Jumping-Jacks Shoes, in Monett, as a shoe inspector for 30 years...
Florence Tindell (12/22/11)
Florence Tindell, age 89, of Pierce City, died at 3:30 a.m. on Dec. 21, at the home of her daughter near Aurora. Funeral services, under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City, will be held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 23 at the First Baptist Church in Pierce City...
Brandon Gregory (12/22/11)
Brandon Lee Gregory, age 20, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:49 a.m. on Dec. 20 in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 26, in the funeral home chapel...
Tommy Rickman (12/21/11)
Tommy Gene Rickman, age 44, of Purdy, died at 8:17 p.m. on Dec. 14. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Jeanette Sater (12/21/11)
Jeanette Sater, age 72, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:53 p.m. on Dec. 18, at her home. A funeral service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22 at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon...
Michael Hagedorn (12/21/11)
Michael Hagedorn, age 59, of Joplin, formerly of Pierce City, died on Dec. 17. A funeral Mass will be held a 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Joplin. A prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Crematory in Joplin...
Mary Lyon (12/21/11)
Mary Allen Lyon, age 76, of Wheaton, died at 11:45 p.m. on Dec. 16. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24, at Kingdom Hall in Monett. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.
William Row (12/21/11)
William Andrew "Bill" Row, age 61, of Cassville, died at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 17. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Halena Long (12/21/11)
Halena "Kay" Long, age 57, of Cassville, died at 7:34 p.m. on Dec. 16. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, at Faith Worship Center in Aurora under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at the funeral home...
Virginia Hoggett (12/21/11)
Virginia Grace Hoggett passed away from this life to her heavenly home on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at her home in Vinita, Okla., with family by her side. She was born in rural Monett on May 5, 1926, to Edward and Lynna Gaydou, who preceded her in death. She was baptized in Center Creek near Pierce City as a young girl and was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church, rural Pierce City, and attended First Baptist Church in Vinita, Okla...
Florence Tindell (12/21/11)
Florence Tindell, age 89, of Pierce City, died at 3:30 a.m. Dec. 21, at the home of her daughter near Aurora. Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Billy Garoutte (12/21/11)
Billy Joe Garoutte, age 75, of Purdy, died on Dec. 20 at his home. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Mary Drummy (12/21/11)
Mary Elizabeth VanDerhoef Drummy, age 90, of Monett, formerly West Plains, sister of Floyd VenDerhoef, of Monett, died Dec. 18 at Lacoba Nursing Center in Monett. A memorial service will be held when the dogwood trees begin to bloom at the VanDerhoef State Memorial Forest near West Plains...
Barry Kee (12/21/11)
Barry Curtis Kee, age 51, of Aurora, passed away on Monday, Dec. 19, at his residence following a lengthy illness. Barry was born on July 27, 1960, in St. Joseph, the son of Dean and Polly (Raiser) Kee. He was a 1978 graduate of South Holt High School in Oregon, Mo. Barry enjoyed working on the family cattle farm and was a Troop #38 Boy Scout Leader in Monett. He was a dedicated employee of EFCO, retiring after 30 years of service...
Robert Phillips (12/19/11)
Robert Lee Phillips, age 63, of Cassville, died at 5:48 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. before the service. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery in Grandview, Ark...
Mary VanDerhoef Drummy (12/19/11)
Mary VanDerhoef Drummy, age 90, of Monett, died on Sunday, Dec. 18. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at presstime and are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Sandra Buehler (12/19/11)
Sandra "Jeanie" Buehler, age 70, of Aurora, died at Cox Hospital South in Springfield on Thursday, Dec. 15. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora.
Tony Rattles (12/19/11)
Tony Rattles, 44, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 at his home. He was born March 20, 1967, in Ft. Sill, Okla., the son of Linda (Bergesch) Pettus, of Wentworth, and the late Lee Rattles. He was united in marriage to Chris Machalhaney, who preceded him in death in 2002...
John Williams (12/16/11)
John Arthur Williams, age 67, of Clinton, died on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at his home. He was a former Pierce City school superintendent from 1981 to 1986. The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 18 at Consalus Funeral Home in Clinton. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at the United Methodist Church, located on the corner of Fourth and Wilson Streets at 11 a.m. with interment following at the Montrose Cemetery in Montrose, Mo...
Mary E. McClure (12/16/11)
Mary Elizabeth McClure, age 78, of Frankfort, Mich., formerly of Fort Wayne, Ind., died on Wednesday, De. 7, 2011 at Munson Medical Center. She was born on July 5, 1933 in Monett, Mo. Mrs. McClure was an elementary school teacher in Fort Wayne for 26 years, retiring in 1996. She was a graduate of Missouri Hospital School of Nursing and furthered her education by achieving a masters degree in education...
Raymond Licklider (12/16/11)
Raymond Licklider, age 85, of Ridgley, died at 2:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 18 in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Maude Woods (12/15/11)
Maude Woods, age 91, of Cassville, died at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Barbara Emlet (12/15/11)
Barbara Sue "Bobbi" Emlet, age 77, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Verona, died on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Kansas City Hospice Center. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, in the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, with burial at the Spring River Cemetery...
Harlan Turk (12/14/11)
Harlan C. "Bud" Turk, age 90, of Aurora, died on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. A celebration of his life was held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, in the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home.
J.D. Smith (12/14/11)
J.D. Smith, age 84, of Pierce City, Mo., died on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at Freeman Health System West in Joplin, Mo. Mr. Smith was born in Star City, Mo. on Thursday, June 9, 1927, the son of Thurman and Lou (Oaks) Smith. Mr. Smith was married to Kaye Kelly on Friday, June 22, 1956 in Monett, Mo. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Pierce City, Decatur Lodge #400 in Pierce City and Abou Ben Adham Shrine Temple in Springfield, Mo...
Wanda Senter (12/14/11)
Wanda Dean Senter, age 76, of Washburn, died at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec.13. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, in Washburn First Baptist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Washburn Prairie Cemetery, Washburn...
Lova Nivins (12/14/11)
Lova Mae Nivins, age 86, of Aurora, died at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, in her home. The Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home has conducted local arrangements. A private family service will be held at a later date with burial in the Maple Park Cemetery.
Daniel Lamp (12/14/11)
Daniel Lamp, age 32, of Granby, died on Sunday, Dec. 11 at his home. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home.
Ronald Jones (12/14/11)
Ronald Jones, age 57, of Nevada, died at 10:13 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12. Graveside services with military honors were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20, in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Charles Henry (12/14/11)
Charles Douglas "Charlie" Henry, age 62, of Marionville, died at 10:25 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in King Cemetery, Washburn. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Joanne George (12/14/11)
Joanne George, age 84, of Pierce City, Mo., died on Dec. 13, 2011. She was born on Oct. 16, 1927 to Harlin Andrew and Charlotte Josephine Moore. Joanne was a 1944 graduate of Pierce City High School and graduated in 1947 from Christian College in Columbia, Mo. She married Harold Jack George on Dec. 28, 1947 at the First Congregational Church in Pierce City...
Shirlee Ferrin (12/14/11)
Shirlee Dianne Ferrin, age 56, of Cassville, died at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Rosetta Scott (12/12/11)
Rosetta Louise Scott, age 61, of Purdy, died on Friday, Dec. 9 at Cox Monett Hospital. She has been taken for cremation. No formal services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
Larry Luney (12/12/11)
Larry Gene Luney, Sr., age 63, of Cassville, died on Friday, Dec. 9. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13 in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. There will be no visitation...
Carl Geyer (12/12/11)
Carl W. Geyer, Sr., age 54, of Pierce City, Mo., died on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Mr. Geyer was born in Kansas City, Mo., on Friday, June 7, 1957. He was the son of Murel and Charelene (Flueckinger) Geyer. Mr. Geyer was married to Kathy McKinney on Monday, July 7, 1975, in Kansas City, Mo. Mr. Geyer was a teacher at Purdy High School in Purdy, Mo...
Cora McKnight (12/09/11)
Cora Ann McKnight, age 56, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:41 p.m. at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, in the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time.
Fern Jones (12/09/11)
Fern Delight Jones, age 90, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Miller, died at 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon, A funeral services was at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial was in the Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery...
Julia Dietsch (12/09/11)
Julia Ann Dietsch, age 84, of Frederick, Md., formerly of Monett, died on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 at College View Nursing Home in Frederick. Julia was born on June 21, 1927 in Kansas City, Kan. to Walter E. and Julia Walthour Cree. Julia was a loving wife, mother, a member of the United Methodist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years...
Joseph Lamberson (12/08/11)
Joseph Lamberson, age 87, of Monett, passed away on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 at his home. He was born on July 20, 1924 in Wheaton, Mo., the son of the late Maurice and Jewel (McCall) Lamberson. He was united in marriage on June 4, 1955 in Monett, Mo. to Mary Margaret Davis, she survives...
Dennis Harmon (12/08/11)
Dennis Raymond Harmon, age 66, of Aurora, died at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in his home. A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Freedom Christian Center with visitation prior to the service from 10 a.m. until the service time. Burial will follow in the Marionville IOOF Cemetery...
Georgia Toalson (12/07/11)
Georgia Lee Toalson, age 92, of Crane, formerly of Aurora, died at 1:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, in the Ozark Mountain Regional Healthcare Center, in Crane. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, was held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Maple Park Cemetery...
Jimmy Melton (12/07/11)
Jimmy Cecil Melton, age 84, of Aurora, died at 1:53 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1 in his home. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, in the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home with burial in the Maple Park Cemetery.
Joseph Lamberson (12/07/11)
Joseph Lamberson, 87, of Monett, died on Monday, Dec. 5, at his home. Services will be anounced at a later time. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home.
Ruth Randall (12/05/11)
Ruth Randall, age 73, of Wentworth, died on Saturday, Dec. 3 at her home. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Mildred Martin (12/05/11)
Mildred Martin, age 98, of Purdy, died on Sunday Dec. 4 at Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Raymond Graham (12/05/11)
Raymond A. Graham, Jr., age 69, of Cassville, died at 11:20 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1. A family and friends gathering will be held from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday, December 4 at the family home. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri...
Albert Ferrin (12/05/11)
Albert Merritt Ferrin, age 65, of Cassville, died on Saturday, Dec. 3. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Mabel Clark (12/05/11)
Mabel Vesta Clark, age 95, of Aurora, died at 3:45 a.m. on Thursday, Dec.1, in the Aurora Nursing Center. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, was held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec.5, 2011, in the Clay Hill Cemetery...
Memorial Christmas Ceremony (12/05/11)
During the Holidays we know that this is a difficult time during the recent loss of a loved one. In these next few weeks, it is important to have the support of family and friends. Memories are so precious to each and every one of us and we feel that the holiday season is a time to honor your loved one in our Memorial Christmas Ceremony...
Karen Fosse (12/02/11)
Karen Lea Fosse, age 61, of Washburn, died at 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at her home. Friends of Karen will hold a memorial benefit at Chelsea's in Eureka Springs, Ark. on Dec. 10, 2011 at noon. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home...
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