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Obituaries from September 2012

Eleanor Berger (09/28/12)
Eleanor Berger, age 94, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, recently a resident of Hudson House in Aurora, Mo. and Benchmark Healthcare in Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, while at Benchmark Healthcare of Monett. Eleanor was born on Nov. ...
Larry Watson (09/27/12)
Larry Gene Watson, age 61, of Aurora, died at 8:50 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, at his home A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, with burial at the Maple Park Cemetery.
Jewell Boothe (09/26/12)
Jewell Frances Boothe, age 88, of Wheaton, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be in Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
Eldon Boxley (09/26/12)
Eldon Troy Boxley, age 77, of Springfield, died at 11:10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at his home. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, in Hickman Cemetery, Washburn, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, Sept. 28 from 11:30 until 12:30 p.m...
Linda Burton (09/26/12)
Linda Jane Burton, age 58, of Aurora, Mo., passed away at 11:39 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at her home. She was born on Nov. 8, 1953, in Knoxville, Iowa and lived most of her early years in Kirksville, Mo. In1988, she moved to the Aurora Community and was currently working in housekeeping for Cox Hospital in Monett. On July 1, 1989, she married Bennie Burton in Chula, Mo. He preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 2009. Linda loved yard sales, auctions and going to the casino...
Richard Sooter (09/26/12)
Richard Aaernd Sooter, 49, of Wentworth, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, Mo. He was born in Monett, Mo. on Jan. 6, 1963, the son of Ray and Agnes (Coker) Sooter. He was a welder Richard is survived by his wife, Timi; both parents, Ray and Agnes; two sons, Aaron Bray, Hutchenson, Kan., and Michael Sooter, Wentworth; two daughters, Crystal Sooter, and Kelsey Walters, both of Monett; two brothers, Calvin Sooter, North Carolina, and Kenneth Sooter, Texas; six sisters, Barbara Crawford, Florida, Berm Arnold, Lampe, Mo., Lovenia Beckett, Arkansas, Lori Shoemaker, Branson, Mo., Sheila Noble, Peirce City, and Debbie Sooter, Pierce City; and five grandchildren.. ...
Robert Smith (09/26/12)
Robert "Bob" Smith, age 76, of Holiday Island, Ark., formerly of Eagle Rock, died on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Brighton Ridge Nursing and Rehab in Eureka Springs, Ark. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, September 27 at 2 p.m. at the White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Audrey Borders (09/26/12)
Audrey Else Borders, 90, of Monett, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Cox Monett Hospital in Monett, Mo. She was born on July 19, 1922, in Dehart, Ky., the daughter of the late Alanzo and Cora (Combs) Evans. She was married to Ova E. Cox in 1937, she then married Edwin Borders in 1992 and he preceded her in death in 1996...
Clifford Caruthers (09/26/12)
Clifford Mack Caruthers died suddenly at his home in Columbia, Mo., on Aug. 27, 2012. He was 76. Born in Saffordville, Kan., on Dec. 19, 1935, to Clifford Maurice Caruthers and Anna Marie (Bridges) Caruthers, he spent his first six years in Saffordville, and remembered playing and listening to St. Louis Cardinals' games on the radio at his uncles' garage...
Eldon Long (09/24/12)
Eldon B. Long, age 72, of Cassville, died at 6:38 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville,...
Susan Haskins (09/24/12)
Susan Jane Haskins, 57, passed away at home with her family by her side on Sept. 7, 2012. Mrs. Haskins was born to Jack and Beverly Leushen on March 17, 1955 in Erie, Pa. Sue was married to Bill Haskins on Aug. 18, 2001. She was a certified nursing assistant employed with Lacoba Homes in Monett, Mo. for six years. Susan was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in West Siloam Springs, Okla...
Lois Dawn (09/24/12)
Lois Ella Dawn, age 73, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo., following a short illness. Lois was born on June 17, 1939 in Purdy, Mo., daughter of Deleo Dawn and Loraine (Morlan) Dawn...
Robert Bone (09/24/12)
Robert "Red" Lee Bone, age 78, of Cassville, died at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, in Spring Creek Cemetery, Springdale, Ark., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Jack Mayfield (09/20/12)
Jack E. Mayfield, age 79, of Aurora, died at 10:23 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in the funeral home ...
Bobbie Holmes (09/19/12)
Bobbie Lynn Holmes, age 70, formerly of Lawrence County, died at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Shiloh Cemetery, northeast of Miller. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday in the funeral home chapel...
Norvel Rose (09/19/12)
Norvel Lynn Rose, age 58, of Eagle Rock, died on Sept. 14. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Contact the funeral home for service information. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Bobbie Gough (09/19/12)
Bobbie Jo Gough, age 34, of Seligman, died at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.
Virginia Catron (09/19/12)
Virginia May Catron, age 91, of Branson West, formerly of Aurora, died at 8:06 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora. Burial will be at the Maple Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel...
Helen Bryant (09/19/12)
Helen Irene Bryant, age 93, formerly of the Miller area, died at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 17 at the James River Care and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller. Burial will follow at the Stahl Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the funeral home chapel...
Loeda Cochran (09/19/12)
Loeda Cochran, age 92, of LaRussell, died at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Lockwood. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time. Burial will follow at the Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery...
Lowell Head (09/19/12)
Lowell O. Head, 85, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 at his home in Chanute, Kan. Lowell was born on July 22, 1927, in Fayetteville, Ark., the son of Charles and Victoria (Matthews) Head. He attended Monett, Mo. High School. Lowell served his country as a member of the United States Army for two years...
Willard Benbrook (09/17/12)
Clarence Willard Benbrook, age 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 3:50 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, at the Lawrence County Manor. A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, was held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, at the First Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon with burial at Pritchett Cemetery...
Jeane Powell (09/17/12)
Jeane Ann Powell, age 84, a lifetime resident of Monett, Mo., passed away on Friday morning, Sept. 14, 2012 at her home in the comfort of her family. Jeane Ann was born on Jan. 1, 1928 in Monett, the only child of the late Oscar and Agnes (Johnston) Blacksher. She was raised in Monett and graduated from Monett High School. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett...
Alvin Aufdembrink (09/17/12)
Alvin Aufdembrink, age 85, of Freistatt, Mo., went to his heavenly home on Friday afternoon, Sept. 14, 2012. He was born April 3, 1927, the son of Theodore and Minna (Freie) Aufdembrink, of Freistatt. As a retired dairy and beef farmer, he spent his entire life on the same farm near Freistatt...
Sharon Leonard (09/17/12)
Sharon "Sherry" Leonard, age 67, of Cassville, died at 2:20 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, in Cassville First Baptist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
James Appelquist (09/17/12)
James (Jim) Appelquist was reborn into God's kingdom on Sept. 12, 2012 after a four-year battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born in Verona, Mo. on Jan. 14, 1952, he was known for his ever-smiling face and his love of family and music. He was preceded in death by parents, Oscar and Elsie Appelquist and brother, John Appelquist...
Vivian Marti (09/14/12)
Vivian Pearl Marti, age 88, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:48 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the Lawrence County Manor. A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the First Baptist Church with visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the church. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Stotts City...
Rose Knaust (09/14/12)
Rose Marie Knaust, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 while at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Rose Marie was born on Feb. 12, 1928 in Hoberg, Mo., the daughter of Herman Knaust and Erna Cedonia (Pietsch) Knaust. ...
Rose Knaust (09/13/12)
Rose Marie Knaust, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, died on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
Mary Sanders (09/12/12)
Mary "Eileen" Sanders, age 97, of Wheaton, died at 10:10 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, in Wheaton Church of Christ, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter...
Wilma Everett (09/12/12)
Wilma L. (Pinkley) Everett, age 82, of Milford, Mich., formerly of Monett, died on Sept. 8. She was born on Feb. 18, 1930, the daughter of Sam and Beth Pinkley, of Monett. Wilma was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Survivors include three daughters, Cindy Sauceda, Sharon Marriott and husband, Fred; Denise Smith and husband, Jim; one son, Mark Everett and wife, Sally; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Tom Pinkley and wife, Betty, of Monett; and one sister, Imogene Herd, of Lawrence, Kan.. ...
Michael Englesby (09/12/12)
Michael S. "Mike" Englesby, age 67, of Wheaton, died at 9:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6. Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.
Dorys Braden (09/12/12)
Dorys Clara Peterson-Braden, a WWII POW, passed away on July 10, 2012 at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett, Mo. The celebration of Dorys's life will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at the Monett South Park. Heno Head will officiate. Military honors will be rendered in honor of her service to our country...
Michael Englesby (09/10/12)
Michael S. "Mike" Englesby, age 67, of Wheaton, died at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton
Dorothy Dell (09/10/12)
Dorothy A. Dell, age 88, of Cassville, died on Sept. 7, at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Ark. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cassville. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the funeral home...
Dave Bennett (09/10/12)
Dave Bennett, 74, of Bolivar, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Sept. 7, 2012 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born on July 29, 1938 in Joplin, Mo., and grew up around southwest Missouri. He married Billie Ruth "Tige" McKinley, his best friend and the love of his life, on April 1, 1961 in Joplin, Mo...
Paul Hetherington (09/06/12)
Paul L. Hetherington, age 48, of Anderson, died on Aug. 30. Survivors include his wife, four sons, one daughter, one granddaughter, a brother and wife, sister and parents, Don and Jeannie Clapper. No services are planned. PAID OBITUARY
Lloyd Tichenor (09/06/12)
Lloyd Keith Tichenor, age 75, of Wheaton, died at 7:58 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 3. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be in Rocky Comfort Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
Lorene Douglas (09/06/12)
Lorene J. Douglas, age 86, of Cassville, died at 10:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, in Crestview Memorial Park, St. Clair, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Raymond Bacher (09/06/12)
Raymond Bacher, age 90, of Verona, Mo., passed away at 11:50 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born on Oct. 7, 1921, in Verona, Mo., the son of Ernest Ludwig and Della Amanda (Sullwold) Bacher. Raymond was a lifelong farmer and cattleman and hauled cattle for many years. ...
Tracey Carnagey (09/05/12)
Tracey Lynn Carnagey, age 34, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:24 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, at the New Home Baptist Church with burial at 3 p.m. at Brownington Cemetery in Henry County, Missouri...
David Smith (09/05/12)
David Smith, age 58, of Monett, died on Aug. 30, at his residence. No formal services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
Mildred Hendrix (09/05/12)
Mildred Irene Hendrix, of Washburn, age 99, died on Thursday, Aug. 30, at Cassville Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 2 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Carol Wiseley (09/05/12)
Carol Faye "Cookie" Wiseley, age 71, of Jenkins, died at 6:45 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Cassville. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Mary Slawson (09/05/12)
Mary Lou Slawson, age 91, of Cape Fair, died at 9:40 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
Shelby Linahan (09/05/12)
Shelby (Deines) Linahan, age 38, of Pierce City, died at 11:40 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3 at the home of her parents. Funeral service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Monett. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Burial will be at the St. Paul's Cemetery in Ramona, Kan. at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8...
Leroy Osterloh (09/05/12)
Franklin "Leroy" Osterloh, 76, of Lafayette, Ind. and former longtime resident of Monett, Missouri, passed away at 11 p.m. on Aug. 8, 2012, surrounded by his family at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital in Lafayette, Ind. He was born on May 17, 1936 on a farm near Freistatt, Mo. to the late Hilbert Ernest Carl and Selma (Fieker) Osterloh. He attended elementary school at the Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt and graduated from Monett High School in 1954...
Milton Fulp (09/05/12)
Milton Eugene, "Gene" Fulp, of Springfield, formerly of Aurora, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 26, 2012. Gene was born May 13, 1931, to Juanita (Hilton) and Charles Ted (Johnny) Fulp. He attended Aurora schools, graduating with the class of 1949...
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