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Obituaries from July 2012

Wilma Cantwell (07/30/12)
Wilma L. Cantwell, age 88, of Cassville, died at 11:16 a.m. Saturday, July 28. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, in Corinth Baptist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Corinth Cemetery, Cassville...
Russel May (07/30/12)
Russel Scott May, age 54, of Cassville, died at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, July 25. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 30, in Mill Street Church of Christ, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter...
Clifford Woolman (07/30/12)
Clifford Ray Woolman, III, age 26, of Aurora, died at 8:40 a.m. Friday, July 27, 2012. The family will receive friends at 6:30 P.M. Wednesday, August 1, in Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava. Cremation arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, of Cassville...
Georgia Dashner (07/30/12)
Georgia Frances Dashner, age 86, of Verona, died at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, at the Aurora Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 1, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will follow in the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora...
Pheobe Baldwin (07/30/12)
Pheobe Sue Baldwin, 51, of Monett, died on Thursday July 26, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Cora Walters (07/30/12)
Cora Walters Cora Walters, age 99, of Monett, died on Saturday July 28, at Ozark Community Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Dale Burke (07/30/12)
W. Dale Burke, age 75, of Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Monett. Dale was born on April 2, 1937 in Vanduser, Mo., the son of William R. and Wilma L. (Batts) Burke. ...
Barbara Stoll (07/30/12)
Barbara Adell Stoll, age 74, of Golden, died at 2:05 a.m., on Friday, July 27, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center in Cassville. No services are planned at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Jewell Bowles (07/30/12)
Jewell Isabell Bowles, age 92, of Miller, died at 6:55 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. A funeral service, under the direction of the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home, was held at on Friday, July 27, at the Round Grove Baptist Church and burial was at the Round Grove Cemetery...
Raymah Colley (07/27/12)
Raymah Louise Colley, age 74, of LaRussell, died at 5:25 a.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at the Lawrence County Manor, in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be held at Colley Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Dale Burke (07/27/12)
W. Dale Burke, age 75, of Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Monett. Dale was born on April 2, 1937 in Vanduser, Mo., the son of William R. and Wilma L. (Batts) Burke. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett. He was a retired Associate Circuit Judge and Municipal Judge...
George Collings (07/26/12)
George W. Collings, age 78, of Springdale, Ark., died at 9:38 a.m., on Tuesday, July 24, in Westwood Health and Rehabilitation in Springdale. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, in Union Cemetery, Stella, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
Rob Yonker (07/26/12)
Rob Yonker, age 45, of Pierce City, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at his residence. Rob was born on March 12, 1967 in Monett, Mo., the son of Robert T. Yonker and Linda (Wolf) Yonker. Rob was raised in Pierce City, was a graduate of Pierce City High School, Class of 1985 and was a member of St. ...
Rose Wisk (07/25/12)
Rose Mary Wisk was born on Dec. 13, 1931 to John Edward Callan and Adeline Ann (DeBrosse) Callan in Monett, Mo. She was the youngest of four children. She graduated from Monett High School and went on to complete her nurse's training at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo...
Robert Yonker (07/25/12)
Robert D. Yonker, age age 45, of Pierce City, died on Tuesday, July 24 at his residence. Funeral services are pending at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home.
Georgia Ferguson (07/25/12)
Georgia Mardell Ferguson, age 86, of Republic, formerly of Marionville, died at 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at the Sonshine Manor care facility, in Republic. A funeral Mass, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, in Aurora...
Enola Hinds (07/23/12)
Enola Hinds, 99, of Pierce City, died at 8:25 p.m. on July 21 at Benchmark Healthcare. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, at Lakin Funeral Home Chapel in Pierce City. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home...
Clemens Wagner (07/23/12)
Clemens A. Wagner, age 86, of Pierce City, died at 5:27 p.m. on Thursday, July 19 at Missouri Rehabilitation Center in Mt. Vernon. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 23, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Sarcoxie Prairie. Burial will be in the church cemetery, under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Lois Kern (07/23/12)
Lois Lyndle Kern (Robinson) passed away on July 21, 2012, at her grandson's home in Rogers, Ark. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26, at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon, with burial at at 2 p.m. at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfied...
Edward Bartkoski (07/23/12)
Edward "Ed" Bartkoski, 76,, of rural Pierce City, died at 10:36 a.m. on Friday, July 20, at Cox Monett Hospital. A rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 23. with visitation to follow from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at Lakin Chapel...
Charles Boyd (07/23/12)
Charles W. Boyd, age 68, of Baxter Springs, Kan., died at 12:04 a.m. Thursday, July 19. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 23, at the Arnhart Cemetery in Purdy, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri.
Wanda McGee (07/23/12)
Wanda Ruth McGee, age 80, of Monett, MO, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday morning, July 21, 2012, while at the Aurora Care Center in Aurora, MO. Wanda was born in Beggs, Okla., on April 5, 1932, the daughter of Walter C. Wesley and Zelma (Conner) Wesley. ...
Clemens Wagner (07/20/12)
Clemens A. Wagner, age 86, of Pierce City, died at 5:27 p.m. on Thursday, July 19 at Missouri Rehabilitation Center in Mt. Vernon. Plans are incomplete under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Shelia Belopavlovich (07/20/12)
Shelia Joan Belopavlovich, age 41, of Lee's Summit, died on Monday, July 16, at her home. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 23, in Union Cemetery, Stella, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visitation will be held from 8:30 until 10 a.m., Monday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Loretta Young (07/19/12)
Loretta Mae Young, age 77, of Monett, died on Monday, July 16, at Lacoba Nursing Center in Monett. No service arrangements have been made at this time. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett..
Dove McNiel (07/19/12)
Dove Bolton McNiel, of rural Verona, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 after a brief illness. She was 98 years old, born April 24, 1914 in Cassville, Mo. She married Wiley (Pete) Bolton March 27, 1937 in Joplin, Mo. and they resided in rural Verona. He preceded in her in death on Feb. 26, 1962...
Olga Worm (07/18/12)
Olga G. Worm, age 98, a lifelong resident of Freistatt, Mo., passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012, while in Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett, Mo. Olga was born on April 28, 1914 in Freistatt, the daughter of Emil Rusch and Adelheid (Fritz) Rusch. She had attended school in Freistatt and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. Olga worked on the family farm, was an avid gardener and enjoyed sewing...
Martha Hernandez (07/18/12)
Martha Paulina Hernandez, age 7, of Wheaton, died on Monday, July 16. The family will receive friends from noon until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. A Spanish funeral Mass will be held at noon on Monday, July 23, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton, with visitation to follow until 5 p.m...
Betty Catlin (07/18/12)
Betty Jean Catlin, age 87, of Bolivar, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:20 p.m. on Friday, July 13, at Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar. A graveside service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Pratt, Kan...
Darrel Morlan (07/16/12)
Darrel Lee Morlan, 62, of Monett passed away on Thursday July 12, 2012 at his home. He was born on July 6, 1950 in Wheaton, Mo., the son of Beulah (Potter) Morlan and the late Jack Morlan. He was united in marriage on Sep. 18, 1970 in Monett, Mo. to Donna Spain, she survives...
Rachel Sams (07/16/12)
Rachel R. Sams, age 67, of Jenkins, died at 11:19 p.m., on Thursday, July 12, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, July 17, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Clio Cemetery, Jenkins. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m., Monday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Olga Worm (07/16/12)
Olga Worm, age 98, of Freistatt, died on Sunday morning, July 15 at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Plans are incomplete under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Aaron Poston (07/16/12)
Aaron Lee Poston, age 49, of Shell Knob died on Wednesday, July 11. Services will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 21023 Farm Road 1252, Shell Knob, on Monday, July 16, at 7 p.m. with Dale Russell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Lillian Tisher (07/16/12)
Lillian Juanita Tisher, age 94, of Seligman, died at 10:20 p.m. on Thursday, July 12. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Bayless Cemetery, Garfield, Ark. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Wesley Brown (07/16/12)
Wesley "Brownie" Brown, 89, of Monett passed away on Tuesday July 3, 2012 at Cox Monett Hospital in Monett, Mo. He was born on July 8, 1922 in Brooks, Iowa, the son of the late Warren and Elizabeth (Boham) Brown. He was united in marriage on May 22, 1965 to Thelma Sowersby, she survives...
Mildred Lugar (07/16/12)
Mildred Catherine Lugar, age 93, of Broken Arrow, Okla., passed from this life on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 while at the Clare House in Tulsa, Okla. Mildred was born on May 7, 1919 in Miami, Okla., the daughter of the late Winfred Lindell Warnick and Harriette (Blodwen) Warnick. She was a graduate of Dawn High School in Dawn, Mo. and later furthered her education at Missouri Southern State College, receiving her bachelor's of science in education...
Ruth D'Arcy (07/16/12)
Ruth Ellen D'Arcy passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday July 12, 2012 at her residence in Monett, Mo. She was born on Oct. 13, 1922 in Broadview, Mont., the daughter of Webster and Grace (Reintsma) Lasater. Her mother died when Ruth was very young and her father married Anne Bloedau in 1929...
Jo Friesen (07/12/12)
Jo C. Friesen, age 75, of Shell Knob, died at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, in Trinity Presbyterian Church, Shell Knob under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial will be in Fairview Park Cemetery, St. John, Kan...
Richard Lawrence (07/12/12)
Richard Lee Lawrence, age 50, of Aurora, died at 5:40 p.m. on Monday, July 9 at his home. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 12 at the Maple Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, prior to the service, in the funeral home chapel...
Mary Nowak (07/12/12)
Mary Ann Nowak, age 53, of Cassville, died on July 10, at her home. Private services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, Missouri.
Mildred Luger (07/12/12)
Mildred Luger, age 93, of Tulsa, Okla., died on July 10, at the Clare House in Tulsa. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home.
Viola Froese (07/12/12)
Viola Virginia (Crossland) Edwards Froese, 94, of Strafford, Mo., formerly of Monett, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 16, 1917 in Webb City, Mo., the daughter of the late B.E. ...
(Untitled) (07/12/12)
Charles Balmas Charles S. Balmas, age 78, of Kalida, Ohio, died at 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Meadows of Kalida. He was born on March 12, 1933 in Monett, Mo. to the late Eli and Lola (Jackson) Balmas. On June 23, 1959, he married Sonia "Sue" John and she died on Sept. 21, 1985...
Dorys Braden (07/12/12)
Dorys Clara Peterson-Braden, a World War II POW, passed away on July 10, 2012 at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett, Mo. Dorys was born in a blacksmith shop on Sept. 12, 1911 in Esk Saskatchewan, Canada to Lewis and William Peterson and Augustine Klatt-Peterson. ...
Selma Dalton (07/11/12)
Selma Delores Dalton, age 87, of Exeter, died at her home on Tuesday, July 3. Private services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri
Darlene Thomas (07/09/12)
Barbara "Darlene" Thomas, age 70, of Cape Fair, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. She was born June 19, 1942, in Seymour, Missouri, the daughter of Cluas C.C. and Fay Zelma (Maples) Daniel. On September 1, 1960, in Wheelerville, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Henry Carl Thomas, who survives...
Dorothy Cawthorn (07/09/12)
Dorothy M. Cawthorn, age 91, of Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Friday, July 6, 2012 while at Benchmark Healthcare in Monett. Dorothy was born on Dec. 1, 1920 in Monett, the daughter of the late Louis J. Balden and Rena (Price) Balden. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett...
Dale Wormington (07/09/12)
Dale A. Wormington, age 77, of Monett, MO, passed from this life after a short illness on Thursday evening, July 5, 2012 while at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. Dale was born on January 30, 1935 in Monett, the son of the late Ernest Eugene "Gene" and Goldie (Redding) Wormington. ...
Eugene Keltner (07/09/12)
Eugene "Gene" Clyde Keltner, 93, of Monett passed away Thursday July 5, 2012 at the Missouri Veteran's Home in St. James, Mo. He was born Dec. 5, 1918 in Carthage, Mo., the son of the late Clyde and Bertha (Kerkemeyer) Keltner. He was united in marriage on Dec. 31, 1938 in Columbus Kan. to the late Geneva Beard...
Donald Conner (07/06/12)
Donald Alton Conner, age 77, of Appleton City, formerly of Monett, died on June 27. Mr. Conner was a 1953 graduate of Monett High School. Funeral services were held on June 30. Burial was in the Appleton City Cemetery under the direction of Hill and Son Funeral Home...
Wesley Brown (07/06/12)
Wesley Edwin "Brownie" Brown, 89, of Monett passed away Tuesday July 3, 2012 at Cox Monett Hospital. Service arrangements to be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, MO
Billy Dee Brown (07/06/12)
Billy Dee Brown, age 78, of Miller, died at 11:35 a.m. on Monday, July 2, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri A funeral service, under the direction of the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home, was held Friday, July 6, 2012, at the Miller First Christian Church with burial at Summit Cemetery...
Barbara "Darlene" Thomas (07/06/12)
Barbara "Darlene" Thomas, age 70, of Cape Fair, died Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in the Monett IOOF Cemetery.
Shirley Lombard (07/05/12)
Shirley Mae Lombard, 63, of Monett passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Cox Monett Hospital. She was born on Nov. 20, 1948 in Wheaton, Mo., the daughter of the late Richard and Pauline (Swofford) Banks. She was united in marriage on Nov. 27, 1965 in Monett to Gerald Lombard, he survives...
Harold Francis (07/05/12)
Harold Randall Francis, age 84, of Pierce City, died on Tuesday, July 2, at his home. Graveside services will be held on Friday July 6, at 10 a.m. at Leann Cemetery near Jenkins. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett...
Nina Giddings (07/05/12)
Nina Marie Giddings, age 60, of Washburn, died at 10:07 a.m. on Monday, July 2. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 6, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Washburn Prairie Cemetery, Washburn. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Roy Douglas (07/05/12)
Roy Douglas, age 37, of Pierce City, died at 1:06 p.m. on July 2 at his home. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 5 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 6 at IOOF Cemetery in Monett...
Tomas Salas (07/05/12)
Tomas Castillo-Salas, age 66, of Aurora, died at 1:08 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial at Youngberg Memorial Gardens Cemetery...
Marie Halmagyi (07/05/12)
Marie A. Halmagyi, age 88, of Aurora, died on Thursday, June 28, in Springfield. Services will be held on Saturday July 7, at 2 p.m. at Dieterle Memorial Home in Montgomery. Family will be receiving guest at 12 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday. Interment will be at Lincoln Memorial Park immediately following the service. Local arrangements have been conducted by the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora...
Edith "Freddy" Riley (07/05/12)
Edith Fredalene (Freddy) Riley, age 69, of Mt. Vernon, died at 9:16 a.m. on Friday, June 29, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, at Vaughn's Cemetery in Greenfield. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, in the funeral home chapel...
Junior Burbridge (07/05/12)
Junior R.L. Burbridge, age 79, of Cassville, died at 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, on July 1. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, in Fields Cemetery, Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Shirley Lombard (07/02/12)
Shirley Mae Lombard, 63, of Monett passed away Thursday June 28, 2012 at Cox Monett Hospital. She was born November 20, 1948 in Wheaton, MO the daughter of the late Richard and Pauline (Swofford) Banks. She was united in marriage on November 27, 1965 in Monett to Gerald Lombard he survives...
Richard Bebie (07/02/12)
Richard W. "Dick" Bebie, age 81, of Fairview, died at 10:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 28 at Mercy Hospital-Joplin. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 2 at Dice Cemetery in Fairview, under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Edith Snell (07/02/12)
Edith Evelyn Snell, age 88, of Carthage, Mo., formerly of Monett, passed away at 12:38 a.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at her home following a two-month illness. Edith was born on Feb. 15, 1924 in West Helena, Ark. She had lived in Carthage since 2000, and previously lived in Monett, Mo. for 25 years. Edith was a member of the Crossroads Baptist Church of Carthage. She had been active in various women's groups and volunteer organizations...
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