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Obituaries from December 2012

Rose Ann Gentry (12/30/12)
Rose Ann Gentry, 81, of Monett, passed away Saturday December 29, 2012 at Willard Care Center in Willard, Mo. She was born on Sept. 27, 1931 in Purdy, Mo., the daughter of the late Fred and Ova (Boswell) Swindell. She was a retired nurse and a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Monett, Mo. for over 50 years...
Arvilla Meador (12/28/12)
Arvilla Edith Meador, age 90, of Cassville, died Monday, Dec. 24. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Mineral Springs Cemetery, in Cassville.
Mindy Myers (12/28/12)
Mindy Myers, age 39, of Miller, died at 2:25 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, at her home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home with burial at Miller Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28 in the funeral home chapel...
Pauline Baer (12/28/12)
Pauline S. Baer, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 8:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 A funeral Mass will be conducted on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., with interment following at St. Mary's Cemetery...
Fred Marbut (12/28/12)
Mr. Frederick L. "Fred" Marbut, 85, of Joplin, Missouri departed this life on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, Missouri after a recent decline in health. Fred entered this life on Feb. 11, 1927 in Purdy, Mo., one of eleven children born to the late Hurshell and Blanch (Carter) Marbut. ...
Fred Marbut (12/28/12)
Mr. Frederick L. "Fred" Marbut, 85, of Joplin, Missouri departed this life on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, Missouri after a recent decline in health. Fred entered this life on Feb. 11, 1927 in Purdy, Mo., one of eleven children born to the late Hurshell and Blanch (Carter) Marbut. ...
Paula L. Cornett (12/27/12)
Paula L. Cornett, age 60, from Cassville, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 23. Cremation arrangements are done under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, Mo.
Glennon Horner (12/27/12)
Dr. Glennon Amos Horner, age 82, of Rogers, Arkansas, died Sunday, Dec. 23. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Horner Cemetery in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home...
Lewis Thompson (12/27/12)
Lewis William Thompson, age 71, of Cassville, died at 3:16 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville.
Gloria Knox (12/27/12)
Gloria Knox, 88, formerly of Kansas City, mother of Penny Smith of Pierce city, died on Dec. 24 at Lacoba nursing home in Monett. No services are planned. Cremation is under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City
John Hudson Jr. (12/27/12)
John O. Hudson Jr., 70, of Pierce City, passed away on Sunday Dec. 23, 2012 at his home. He was born in King Fisher, Okla. on Dec. 10, 1942, the son of the late John O. and Blanch (White) Hudson Sr. On June 17, 1960 he was united in marriage to Sue Montgomery in Pierce City, she survives...
Jay Brown (12/26/12)
Jay B. Brown, 81, of Pierce City, died at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at his home. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, at the First Baptist Church in Pierce City. Burial was in Clear Creek Cemetery, under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City...
Justin Akers (12/26/12)
Justin Roy Akers, 32, of Monett, died on Dec. 22. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, at New Site Cemetery near Monett. Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 27 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City
Richard Olt, Jr., (12/26/12)
Richard LeRoy Olt, Jr., age 31, of Aurora, died at 7:08 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20, at his home. The Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora has conducted local arrangements. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Toni Riley-Cornelius (12/26/12)
Toni Riley-Cornelius, age 49, of Springfield, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:31 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. The Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home has conducted arrangements. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date with burial at Vaughn Cemetery...
Darrell Johnson (12/26/12)
Darrell Johnson, age 48, of Wentworth, died at 5:05 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 at his home. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 24 at New River Family Fellowship Church in Wentworth. Burial was in Pierce City Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
James Deiser (12/26/12)
James O. Deiser, age 80, of Cassville, died on Thursday, Dec. 20. Cremation arrangements under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory.
Laura Aufdembrink (12/26/12)
Laura Aufdembrink, age 88, of Freistatt, Mo., went to her heavenly home on Thursday evening, Dec. 20, 2012. She was born Aug. 15, 1924, the daughter of Theodore and Minna (Freie) Aufdembrink of Freistatt. She lived her entire life on the family farm in the Freistatt community and was active in working on the farm and homemaking. Laura was a lifelong member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. She was active in the Ladies Aid, the Altar Guild and in the community...
Darrell Johnson (12/21/12)
Darrell Johnson, age 48, of Wentworth, died at 5:05 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 24 at New River Family Fellowship Church in Wentworth. Burial will be in Pierce City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Rose McCann (12/21/12)
Rose McCann, age 66, of Aurora, formerly of Monett, died at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with burial at Calton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, in the funeral home chapel...
Phyllis Harkins (12/21/12)
Phyllis Jean (Volkl) Harkins, age 74, of Monett, Mo., went home to be with her Savior on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at her home with her family by her side. Phyllis was born on Jan. 28, 1938, in Purdy, Mo., the daughter of the late John Raymond "Jack" Volkl and Gussie (Carlson) Volkl. ...
Larry Hall (12/21/12)
Larry Hall, age 55, of Purdy, died on Dec. 18. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at the White Funeral Home, Cassville. The family will receive friends on Friday, Dec. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Floyd Hahner (12/21/12)
Floyd Lee "Bud" Hahner, age 80, of Raymore, Mo., formerly of Monett, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of LoAnn Hahner, of Raymore, for 61 years. Bud was born in Kansas City, Kan. on March 2, 1932 and grew up in Kansas City, Kan., then later moved to Monett, Mo. He was the son of Floyd and Lois Hahner...
Floyd Burns (12/21/12)
Floyd R. Burns, age 85, of Shell Knob, died at 3:20 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the home of his daughter. No services are planned. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
Donald Fischer (12/20/12)
Donald W. Fischer, age 92, of Pierce City, died on Monday, Dec. 17 at the home of his daughter, in Pierce City. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 at Clear Creek Cemetery...
Letha Alexander (12/20/12)
Letha Alexander, age 90, of Pierce City, died on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Memorial services will be held at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Monett at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Esther Barber (12/19/12)
Esther Agnes Barber, age 101, of Lee's Summit, Mo., formerly of Freistatt, Mo., passed away on Monday evening, Dec. 17, 2012, while at the John Knox Village Care Center in Lee's Summit. Esther was born on Oct. 22, 1911 in Freistatt, the daughter of John Nobe and Emilie (Holle) Nobe. ...
Pauline Erickson (12/19/12)
Pauline Fay Erickson, age 82, of Aurora, died at 11:58 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, at her home. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora.
Shelton Clark (12/19/12)
Shelton Ladon Clark, age 37, of St. Roberts, died Saturday, Dec. 15, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville. Funeral services will be held in Sylvester, Ga., Saturday, Dec. 22. Local arrangements were under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Donald Fischer (12/19/12)
Donald W. Fischer, age 92, of Pierce City, died on Monday, Dec. 17 at the home of his daughter, in Pierce City. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Paul Bates (12/19/12)
Paul Allen Bates, 98, Granby, died on Dec. 15, 2012 at his home in Granby, following an illness. Paul was born June 15, 1914, the son of James W. and Cordelia Perry Bates. He was involved in the automotive business, was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Ames, Iowa and an avid gardner. ...
Randall Goodman (12/17/12)
Randall B. Goodman, age 57, of Shell Knob, died at 8:50 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Curtis Bacon (12/17/12)
Curtis A. Bacon, age 89, of Cassville, died at 9:04 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors was held at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter.
Avis Arnold (12/17/12)
Avis M. Arnold, 97, of Pierce City, died at 10:32 a.m. on Dec. 14 at Lacoba Homes in Monett. Graveside funeral services were held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, at the Monett IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
Geneva Knoll (12/17/12)
Lydia Geneva Knoll, 88, died at the home of her brother, Harold Wright, of Pierce City, at 11:35 p.m. on Dec. 14. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Kutis Funeral Home, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. in St. Louis. Local arrangements were conducted by Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City...
Richard Henry (12/17/12)
Richard Allen Henry, age 65, of Miller, died at 12:37 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller. Burial will be held at a later date at the Grandview Memorial Cemetery in Rochester, Minn...
Hazel Eden (12/17/12)
Hazel Eden, age 94, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Friday evening, Dec. 14, 2012 while at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Hazel was born on April 15, 1918 in Carr Lane, MO, the daughter of the late Isaac Thomas Reynolds and Susan Elizabeth (Scroggs) Reynolds...
Elsie Creed (12/17/12)
Elsie Louise Creed, 93, of Monett passed away Saturday Dec. 15, 2012 at Benchmark Healthcare in Monett. She was born February 15, 1919 in Stotts City, MO, the daughter of the late Henry and Millie (Kahre) Rahmoeller. She was united in marriage on December 25, 1941 to Roy Morris Creed, he preceded her in death on February 5, 1998...
John Mason (12/14/12)
John Neil Mason, age 58, of Shell Knob, died at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob..
Steven Harrell (12/13/12)
Steven "Bullseye" Harrell, age 48, of Jenkins, died on Sunday, Dec. 9. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Naomi Marbut (12/12/12)
Naomi Mae "Toots" Marbut, age 91, of Cassville, died on Monday, Dec. 10, in Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. Funeral services was held at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Gunter Methodist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Gunter Cemetery, Butterfield...
Norma Wellman (12/12/12)
Norma J. Wellman, age 91, formerly of Berryville, Ark. died on Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Point Lookout Nursing and Rehab in Hollister. Services will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. at the High Church off Highway 221, Carroll County, Ark. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Betty Gast (12/12/12)
Betty Jean Gast, 79, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Dec. 9, 2012. Betty was born in Beatrice, Neb., one of five children, to the late Dick and Gertrude Dissmeyer. She grew up on a farm with her sisters, Doris and Jo, and brothers, Harvey and Wayne. Betty was united in marriage in 1955 to Albert Gast, and raised five children in her loving home, Sue, Sandy, Sharon, Scot and Samantha...
Elaine Wecker (12/10/12)
Elaine Wecker, age 76, of Pierce City, died on Friday, Dec. 7, in Cox-Monett Hospital. She was born to Henry and Helen Bruns Hagerman on Sept. 1, 1936 in Lincoln, Neb. She was a retired garment factory worker. Survivors include 2 sons, Jim Wecker, of Wentworth and Gerald Wecker, of Pierce City; one sister, Evelyn Bonet, of Pheonix, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren...
Lucille Bruce (12/10/12)
Lucille Imogene Bruce, age 91, of Mt. Vernon, formally of Tulsa, Okla., died at 12:15 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller. A private burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Floral Haven Cemetery in Broken Arrow, Okla...
Betty Timmons (12/07/12)
Betty Timmons, age 75, died on Dec. 4, at her home in Exeter. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Brian Andelin (12/06/12)
Brian Berry Andelin, age 64, passed away on the family farm in Pierce City, Mo., on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. He was born on Jan. 6, 1948 in Alhambra, Calif. to Aubrey Passey Andelin and Helen Lucille Berry. One of eight children, he grew up in Idaho Falls, Fresno, and Clovis, Calif...
Dennis Essary (12/05/12)
Dennis R. Essary, age 78, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at his home in Monett. He was born on June 11, 1934, at Cape Fair, Mo., the son of Clarence Efton and Flossie Jewel (Hunter) Essary. On April 26, 1957, at Crane, Mo., he was united in marriage to Fairy Patton, who survives...
Joan Cox (12/05/12)
Joan Leslie Conner Cox went to be with the Lord on Nov. 25, 2012. She was born on Nov. 5, 1946, to George and Mollie Conner. She grew up in Monett, and was active in Girl Scouts. Joan attended the School of the Ozarks, Missouri Southern and Drury College. Teaching became her life interest...
David Smith (12/03/12)
David Edward Smith, age 63, of Joplin, died at 11:28 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. Graveside services will be held at 11a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in King Cemetery, Seligman, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visitation will be held from 9 until 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Martha Jennings (12/03/12)
Martha Conley Jennings, 75, of Republic, formerly of Purdy, passed away at her home on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. She was born on July 4, 1937, in Monett, Mo., the daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Atnip) Bradley. She was united in marriage on June 19, 1953 to Charles Conley, he preceded her in death on Dec. 26, 1984. She later married Bill Jennings on Sept. 15, 1994 in Springfield, Mo. and he survives...
David Foster (12/03/12)
David Isaiah Foster, age 54, of Neosho, Mo., passed from this life after a sudden illness on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 while at his home. David was born on Oct. 24, 1958 in Purdy, Mo., the son of Lonnie Roosevelt Foster and Myrtle Madeline (Myers) McCord. David grew up in Monett and had lived in Republic, Mo., before moving to Neosho in 2010. David was an avid sports fan. He especially enjoyed watching the St. Louis Rams and the Cardinals...
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