This page is dedicated to Barry Co., MO citizens who were cremated and do not have a final resting place in a cemetery,
unknown burial place, donated their bodies to science or buried elsewhere.

Name Born Died Research Notes & Inscriptions Researcher or Resource
CAIN, Ada Jo (FLOYD) May 30, 1930
Starkville, MS
July 20, 2009
St. John's Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Charles Bertram and Glenye Irene (Halbrook) Cain, who preceded her in death. She is survived by one brother. She grew up and received her education in Whitehaven, Tenn. Following graduation from Whitehaven High School, she continued her education at Mississippi State, where she received her bachelor of science degree in geology. (A tiny geological feature in Yellowstone Park, "Ada's Sink," recognizes her work in mapping remote areas of the park.) She later earned a master's degree in marine biology. She moved to Shell Knob to make her home in 1999. Arrangements for the private funeral were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. - At age 21, she married Carroll Lee Floyd, age 20 on Apr. 11, 1952 in Norfolk, VA. They were divorced on May 7, 1973 in Fairfax, VA. Fohn Funeral Home
VA Marriage Records
VA Divorce Records
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CALTON, Marion Roy "Buck" Jan. 10, 1925
Barry Co., MO
May 1, 2011
At Home, Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Marion Elby and Ethel Roberta (Potter) Calton. After graduating from Verona High School he was inducted into the Army where he became a member of the Eight Air Force, 100th Bomb Group stationed in England. He took part in 27 bombing missions over Germany as a tail gunner on a B-17 bomber. At war's end, he was discharged and returned to his home, where he worked a short time with his father. In the fall of 1946, he enrolled at the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, now known as the University of Missouri at Rolla. While in college, he married Margaret "Peggy" Carey, on Christmas day, in 1947 at the Kings Prairie Methodist Church. After graduating college in 1950, with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Buck was employed with Caterpillar Tractor Company in Peoria, Illinois. During his career at Caterpillar, he worked as a Research Engineer, Project Engineer, and Supervising Engineer. He was involved in materials research, material selection, failure analysis, welding, and he also spent some time in the Tire Development Department. He holds several patents in welding. After retiring from Caterpillar in 1980, he and Peggy moved back to Barry County. They purchased property near Washburn where they raised a few cattle, hogs, chickens, and kept a large garden and orchard. In 1991 they sold the property and moved to Cassville where they continued to raise a large garden and various fruit trees. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Calvin Calton, one half-brother, and two half-sisters. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory of Cassville and no formal services are scheduled. White Funeral Home
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CAMPBELL, Henry Woodrow "Woody" Dec. 29, 1913
Raytown, MO
Feb. 10, 2000
Cox Hosp.,
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Henry P. and Ida Alma (Johnson) Campbell. He was a longtime Monett resident and was assistant manager at Binion's Furniture for many years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett and Monett Masonic Lodge 129. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He married Maxine Bain on September 7, 1940, in Aurora, MO. Burial will be in Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. Bennett-Wormington
Funeral Home
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CAMPBELL, Maxine Ruth (BAIN) Oct. 1, 1911
Republic, MO
Aug. 23, 2000
Christian Healthcare,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Monett, MO resident. She was the daughter of James Jackson and Pearl Ellen (Potts) Bain. She was a homemaker, a past worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 370 in Republic, and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett. She married Henry Woodrow "Woody" Campbell on September 7, 1940, in Aurora, and he preceded her in death February 10 of this year. Burial will be in Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. Bennett-Wormington
Funeral Home
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CARLSON, Richard Vernon "Dick" Aug. 2, 1942
Des Moines, IA
Oct. 5, 2009
Cox South Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: He was a son of Alva and Betsy (Lundstrum) Carlson. On July 25, 1975, in Des Moines, he was united in marriage to Sandra Roy, who preceded him in death on June 29, 2006. He served our country in the United States Army. In 2001, he moved to Shell Knob to make his home. Cassville Democrat,
Oct. 14, 2009
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CARON, Alfred Joseph Oct. 6, 1931
Island Pond, VT
Aug. 19, 2010
At Home, Wheaton,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was one of ten children born to the late Joseph Caron and Mary (Langtang) Caron. Alfred served his country in the United States Air Force. He had worked as an Electrician for CertainTeed Corp. in California. He was united in marriage to Alice (Emery) Caron. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by seven siblings. Alfred has been taken for cremation. No formal services have been scheduled at this time. Buchanan Funeral Home
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CARLSON, Sandra Katherine (ROY) Aug. 13, 1946
Des Moines, IA
June 30, 2006
Cox South Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: She was a daughter of Robert and Doris Jane (Clark) Roy. She was united in marriage on July 25, 1975, in Des Moines to Richard Carlson. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother. Cassville Democrat
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CARR, Charles Terrill Dec. 5, 1941
Crawford Co., KS
Aug. 10, 2001
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Ennis and Genevieve Gore Carr. He formerly lived in Kansas City and was a retired painter. The body was cremated under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City. No services are planned. - Charles Terrill Carr, age 19, married Judy Annitta Pruitt, age 18, on Feb. 23, 1960 in Kansas City, MO. Lakin Funeral Home
MO Marriage Records
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CARR, James William, Sr. Nov. 12, 1917
Harrisburg, IL
Apr. 3, 1999
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Son of Emery Carr and Ollie J. Rice. He was a retired military warrant officer. Military graveside rites were held at 1:30 p.m. today, April 12, at National Cemetery in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Shell Knob. - His wife was Jacqueline Marie Cully, also buried in the National Cemetery. SS Claims Index
Williamson Funeral Home
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CARTER, Timothy M. Oct. 28, 1951
Columbus, OH
Jan. 15, 2008
Cassville,
Barry, MO
Research Note: He was a son of John and Josephine (Tidwell) Carter. He was a welder/fabricator for over 30 years and had been employed at George's Poultry near Butterfield. Survived by 3 brothers and 2 sisters. The body has been cremated under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville and no services are planned. Barry Co. Advertiser
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CARTWRIGHT, Nancy Dean (DOBSON) Apr. 2, 1949
Columbia, MO
Nov. 11, 2003 Research Note: Shell Knob, MO resident. She was the daughter of Robert and Nancy Dobson. She was a 1968 graduate of Joplin High School and 1968 graduate of Missouri Southern State College. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Shell Knob. She was a member of the Lutheran Women's League. Her husband was Peter Cartwright. The body has been cremated under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Shell Knob. Williamson Funeral Home
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CATHCART, William Hugh (PHILLIPS) Sept. 5, 1965
Moline, IL
Apr. 29, 2001
Rogers,
Benton Co., AR
Research Note: He was a son of Curtis and Sharon (Swails) Cathcart. Served in the Army from Mar. 26, 1985 to May 18, 1987. Biological father was William H. Phillips. SS Claims Index: Nov. 1965: Name listed as WILLIAM HUGH PHILLIPS JR; 6 Feb. 1990: Name listed as WILLIAM HUGH CATHCART; 2 May 2001: Name listed as WILLIAM H CATHCART. Adopted by Curtis Cathcart. - Springfield News-Leader: Mr. William Hugh Cathcart, Seligman, an excavation and farm worker, died Sunday in St. Mary's Hospital in Rogers, AR. Cause of death is under investigation. The body will be cremated under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home. Monett Times
May 2, 2001
Mary Homesley
Veteran Burials
SS Death Index
Newspapers.com
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CHADWICK, Ronald Dean Oct. 1, 1947
Baton Rouge, LA
July 27, 2008
Golden,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was a son of Charles Chadwick and Mary Roberts. He was an insurance salesman in St. Louis before moving to Golden. Preceded in death by his father. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville. Barry Co. Advertiser
July 30, 2008
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CHAMBERS, Charles Lee July 15, 1941
Joplin,
Jasper Co., MO
Nov. 29, 2007
St. John's Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Charlie and Clara Irene (Creller) Chambers. He was a self-employed carpenter and a Baptist. Survivors include two sons and three daughters. He was preceded in death by one sister, Patricia Adams. No services are planned. Arrangements were under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville. - He was married to Carol Jean Duvall and Vonda Lee Leakey. White Funeral Home
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CHAMBERS, Clara Irene (CRELLER) Mar. 9, 1919
Chanute, KS
Nov. 29, 2006
MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Chester Arthur and Violet Renee (Cunningham) Creller. She was a homemaker and had worked in restaurants for many years. She moved to Cassville 20 years ago. She married Charles Dillard Chambers in Joplin, and he preceded her in death. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Patty Adams; and several brothers and sisters. Private services will be held at a later date under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville. - Her husband is buried at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery in Joplin, MO. White Funeral Home
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CHAMPLIN, Richard Dwayne June 24, 1940 July 12, 2011
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Richard was a courageous, honorable, independent and unique man throughout his life. He felt that he walked in the world for comrades who had not received that gift. His family wishes to thank St. John's Hospice, whose caring support personally, as well as professionally, allowed Richard to complete his final mission with dignity and grace..Once a Marine, Always a Marine.Semper Fi. Cremation arrangements under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory. White Funeral Home
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CHANDLER, Georgia Mae (CLARK) (WADE) Feb. 16, 1933
Enid, OK
Apr. 30, 2004
At Home,
Eagle Rock,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of George Harold and Nora Mae (Raulston) Clark. She worked as a candy striper while in school and then as a telephone operator for Bell Telephone Company. She owned the Amoco Oil distributorship in Chanute, Kansas, with her husband and was bookkeeper. She was a cosmetology graduate and practiced in Chanute for five years. She married Orville Eugene Chandler on April 5, 1959, in Iola, Kansas. She was preceded in death by one son, David Chandler; and one brother, Dean Clark. A family and friends memorial will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the family home in Eagle Rock. Monett Times
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CHANDLER, Orville Eugene Feb. 23, 1933
KS
Oct. 12, 2009
Eagle Rock,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was a son of Roland and Julia (Powell) Chandler. He graduated from LaHarpe High School in 1950 and attended college at Allen County Community College in Kansas. He served in the Criminal Investigative Unit in the United States Army. On April 5, 1959, he married Georgia Mae Clark. He was the owner and operator of Chandler Amoco Enterprises in Chanute, Kansas, retiring in 1991 to Eagle Rock with his wife. Barry Co. Advertiser
Oct. 14, 2009
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CHANTELL, Donna Jo "Peaches" (McMULLEN) (CHAMBERLAIN) (BETTS) July 8, 1962
Liberal,
Seward Co., KS
Sept. 2, 2007
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Frederick and Betty Jo (Simpson) Chantell. Services will be at a later date under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. - SS Claims Index: 18 Apr 1973: Name listed as DONNA O CHANTELL; 10 Oct 1975: Name listed as DONNA JO CHANTELL; 24 Feb 1978: Name listed as DONNA JOE MCMULLEN; 05 Apr 1988: Name listed as DONNA JO CHAMBERLAIN; 29 Sep 1994: Name listed as DONNA JO BETTS; 19 Sep 2007: Name listed as DONNA J BETTS Bennett-Wormington
Funeral Home
SS Claims Index
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CHARTER, Charles LeRoy "Chuck" July 9, 1942
Cleveland, OH
Apr. 2, 2020
Veterans Home,
Mt. Vernon,
Lawrence Co., MO
Research Note: Eagle Rock, Barry Co., MO resident. He was the son of Chester Lloyd and Marcille (Rustman) Charter. On November 21, 1964 he was united in marriage to Verna Betten. Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, David Charter. Chuck grew up and received his education in Cleveland, Ohio, where he graduated from high school. In 1960 he joined the United States Air Force, serving until 1962. For many years he worked for the Nebraska Highway Patrol from which he retired. In 2001 he and Verna moved to Eagle Rock to make their home. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Fohn Funeral Home
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CHRISTY Glenda Joan (SEARS) (BOOKOUT) (TIPTON) Jan. 31, 1943
Milan, MO
July 2, 2010
Red Rose Inn,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Vernon and Helen (Ross) Sears. On April 1, 1966, she was united in marriage to Marvin Christy. Preceding her in death were her parents and one sister. Glenda grew up and received her education in Milan, Missouri, where she graduated from high school. She had worked for a while at Empire Gas Company and also at the Roaring River State Park. For twenty-five years she was employed for Division of Family Services as a case worker. She also helped with the OACAC program. More recently she had been assistant director for the Cassville Senior Center. Burial will be at a later date. - At age 18, she married James Granville Bookout on Sept. 11, 1961 in Kansas City, MO. Fohn Funeral Home
MO Marriage Records
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CLARK, James Lee May 21, 1946
Long Beach, CA
Oct. 20, 1999
At Home, Seligman,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of James William and Mildred Wyoma Jean (Shannon) Clark. He moved to Seligman in the mid 1980's and retired in December of 1981 as a staff sergeant from the U. S. Army. He married Jo Ellen Carter on October 6, 1991, in Seligman, MO. Private services will be held at a later date under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville. Williamson Funeral Home
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CLARK, Jean Walkington, Jr. May 31, 1924
Kansas City, MO
Sept. 5, 2003
Barry Co. Care,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Jean W. Clark, Sr. and Iris (Kelley) Clark. He was a graduate of Bristol High School in Independence. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He moved to Washburn in 1967 and later to Cassville. He was an auto body repairman in the Cassville area until retiring. He married Mary Ann Arthur on January 18, 1947, in Kansas City, Kansas, and she preceded him in death earlier this year. No services are planned and the body has been cremated under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville. Fohn Funeral Home
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CLARK, Mary Ann (ARTHUR) Dec. 18, 1928
Kansas City, KS
Jan. 15, 2003
Barry Co. Care,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Edward and Flora (Shields) Arthur. She was a graduate of Wyandotte High School and moved to Cassville in 1967. She worked as a secretary at the Barry County Courthouse for five years and then was employed 12 years at Fasco Industries in Cassville. She had served on the Washburn School Board. She married Jean W. Clark Jr. on January 18, 1947, in Kansas City, Kansas. She was preceded in death by two sisters. The body has been cremated. Fohn Funeral Home
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CLARK, Orven Dale Oct. 6, 1939
Barry Co., MO
Jan. 31, 2013
Research Medical Center
Kansas City,
Jackson Co., MO
Research Note: Orven Dale Clark, 73 of Hume, MO passed away Jan. 31, 2013 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. Dale was born Oct. 6, 1939 in Barry Co., MO, son of Glen and Fala (King) Clark. He served in the Vietnam War, and sang and played music for his fellow troops. Dale drove a truck for Asso. Wholesale Grocers for approximately 38 years. Music was a very big part of his life, and he founded the Country Western band, "The Dale Clark Four". Dale loved to tell jokes, and was very outgoing and willing to help whenever he could. In later years, Dale and Evelyn retired to their farm in Hume, MO. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Clark of Hume; 2 sons; and 2 daughters. He is also survived by a sister and her 2 children. He also leaves behind multiple grandchildren. Dale was cremated and his ashes scattered. His parents are buried at Gunter Cemetery in Barry Co., MO. Obit
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CLARK, Vickie A. Dec. 15, 1960
Cobina, CA
Jan. 23, 2008
Mt. Vernon,
Lawrence Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Raymond and Judith (Herbert) Clark. The body has been cremated under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. Services will be held at a later date in Arizona. Bennett-Wormington
Funeral Home
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CLEAVER, Thomas Dale Dec. 5, 1942
Hastings, NE
Jan. 28, 2000
At Home, Purdy,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Son of John Cleaver and Frances Brown. He moved to Purdy in 1994, was a retired auto mechanic and bus supervisor in Missouri Valley, Iowa, a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Monett, and a former Boy Scout leader. He married Jeannette Fullerton on August 23, 1964, in Sparta, Illinois. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Jeannette Sailors; and his father, John Cleaver. The body has been cremated under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. Monett Times
Jan. 31, 2000
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CLEMENT, Charlotte Elizabeth (WHITNEY) Apr. 5, 1925
Bangor, ME
Feb. 3, 2001
Red Rose Inn,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Russell H. and Lillian Nellie (Gould) Whitney. She moved to Cassville in 1987. She was a member of St. Edward's Catholic Church in Cassville. She married Edward Clement on June 25, 1943, and he preceded her in death March 23, 1996. The body has been cremated. Burial will be in Hampden, Maine under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville. Williamson Funeral Home
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CLEMENTS, Freddie Claudette (HOLT) (HOBBS) June 10, 1936
Blythville, AR
Dec. 19, 2008
At Home, Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Roy and Viola (Vernon) Holt. She worked for Western Auto in Kansas City and retired after 28 years of service. She was united in marriage to James Clements on Feb. 6, 1980, in Kansas City. They moved to the Shell Knob area in 1989. In 2001 they moved to Cassville to make their home. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Monett Times
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CLINE, Mary Ann (VELARDE) Sept. 10, 1943
Detroit, MI
Dec. 21, 2008
At Home, Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Manuel and Mary Lou (York) Velarde. On May 24, 1958, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, she was united in marriage to Daniel W. Cline. She and her husband moved to Cassville two years ago from Brownwood, Texas. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. White Funeral Home
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CLOUSER, Marion Howard, Jr. Aug. 8, 1945
Long Beach, CA
Oct. 13, 2002
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Marion Howard and Victory Elizabeth (Schendoff) Clouser. He was formerly employed at Tyson Foods in Monett. No services are planned. Arrangement were under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. Bennett-Wormington
Funeral Home
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CLUBB, Darrell Wayne Oct. 3, 1979
Bentonville, AR
Nov. 13, 2010
St. John's Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of David and Onida (Burkett) Clubb. Preceding him in death were his maternal grandparents and his paternal grandfather. Darrell received his education at Washburn, Missouri. He was a landscaper, working for Bruce Burkett. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Fohn Funeral Home
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COBB, James Everett "Jack" Apr. 21, 1919
Salt Lake City, UT
Dec. 7, 1999
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of George Stanley and Hazel K. (Brown) Cobb. He attended college in Colorado, was an Air Force veteran of World War II, and was an ordained Jehovah's Witness minister. He moved to Shell Knob four years ago. He married Sally Lee on December 16, 1972, in Amarillo, Texas. He was preceded in death by one sister, Frances Cobb. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. tomorrow, December 10, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Shell Knob under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Shell Knob. No burial place given. Williamson Funeral Home
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COCHRANE, Clarence Colman June 30, 1945
Memphis, TN
Jan. 22, 2006
St. John's Hosp.,
Aurora,
Lawrence Co. MO
Research Note: Seligman, Barry Co., MO resident. He was the son of David and Margaret (Pippin) Cochrane. He went to high school in Aurora and graduated from high school in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was an Air Force and Marine Corps veteran. He worked as a prison guard and was a truck driver for 20 years. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. tomorrow, January 25, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Fohn Funeral Home
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COFFMAN, James V. June 16, 1931
Afton, OK
Feb. 28, 2010
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Son of Sequitchie and Willia Irene (Crotzer) Coffman. He was married for twenty-two years and to this union two children were born. James received his education in Fairland, Oklahoma. For fifty years he worked as a contract sheet metal worker. He was a member of the Cherokee Nation. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. - James Vann Coffman, age 24, married Joyce Ann Harmon, age 18, on Mar. 2, 1956 in Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO. Joyce remarried Mr. O'Neill. Fohn Funeral Home
MO Marriage Records
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COLE, Robert Eugene "Bob" July 27, 1953
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Mar. 10, 2010
St. Francis Hosp.,
Tulsa, OK
Research Note: He was the son of Max A. Cole and Doris Aline (McTeer) Cole. Bob was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Second Baptist Church in Springfield. He was employed by Boyd Aluminum in Springfield as a Manufacturing Representative. He married Cheryl Eherenfeldt on January 1, 1978 in San Diego, CA. Bob was preceded in death by an infant brother, Richard Cole. Military graveside rites will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 15, 2010 at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield. Buchanan Funeral Home
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COLF, Charles June 27, 1933
Canandaigua, NY
Oct. 29, 1999
Barry Co. Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Seligman, MO resident. He was a son of Charles Elmer and Ester (Richmond) Colf-Riordan. He was self-employed in the electrical, air conditioning, and plumbing business in Canandaigua and in Wellton, Arizona. He moved to Seligman in 1980 and worked at Fasco in Cassville. He also worked at C and C Cabinets in Seligman. He married Dorothy Gentner on November 14, 1953, in Canandaigua, New York, and she survives. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Manz and Lois Colf. Cremated under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, MO. Ashes are buried in Pine Bank Cemetery, Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY. Monett Times
Nov. 3, 1999
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COLF, Dorothy June "Dodo" (GENTNER) Aug. 6, 1934
Canandaigua,
Ontario Co., NY
Jan. 4, 2008
St. John's Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: She was a Seligman resident and a daughter of John Sr. and Dorothy (Denniston) Gentner. She married Charles Colf on Nov. 14, 1953. He preceded her in death in Oct. 1999. Survived by 6 sons, and 3 daughters. She received her education at St. Mary's School and Canandaigua Academy, where she graduated from high school. She remained in Canandaigua until 1971, when she moved to Wellton, Ariz. In 1980 she moved to Seligman to make her home. She had been a member of St. Edwards Catholic Church in Cassville prior to transferring her membership to St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Monett. Ashes are buried in Pine Bank Cemetery, Canandaigua, NY. Barry Co. Advertiser
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COLF, Steven John, Jr. Apr. 21, 1980
Winnemuca, NV
June 3, 2002
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Seligman, MO resident. Steven John Colf Jr., 22, of Seligman, died Monday, June 3, in a car accident on Highway 112 between Seligman and Roaring River State Park. He was the son of Steven John and Victoria Lynn (Porritt) Colf. He was a graduate of Albert Lowry High School in Winnemucca, Nevada. Following graduation, he went into the Job Corps in Reno, Nevada, where he studied mechanics. He moved to Seligman two-and-a-half years ago, and had been working as a carpenter in Arkansas. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow, June 8, at the home of Steven and Viki Colf in Seligman. A rosary will be held at 6 p.m. tonight, June 7, at Williamson Funeral Home in Cassville, with visitation to follow until 8 p.m. Williamson Funeral Home
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COLLINS Joe Allen June 30, 1946
Lamar, MO
Apr. 14, 1999
Washington Reg. Hosp.,
Fayetteville, AR
Research Note: He was the son of Benjamin and Della Mae Bell Collins. He was a longtime resident of Purdy, owner-operator of Assisted Living Facilities, Country Side Care of Monett, Magnolia Manor of Purdy, and Cedar Ridge of Cassville, and was owner of Blue Water Cruise Agency of Purdy. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam conflict, was a member of the Monett Chamber of Commerce and Missouri League of Nursing Home Administrators, and New Freedom Worship Center in Purdy. He married Patricia Johnson December 11, 1966, in Iola, Kansas. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, at Ruhamah Cemetery in Rantaul, Kansas, under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. Bennett-Wormington
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COLLINS, William E. Dec. 28, 1931
Elgin, KS
Aug. 11, 2004
Cox South Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Eagle Rock, MO resident. Son of Clifford Collins and Cora Riley. He was a high school graduate in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and a Marine Corps veteran. He was a brakeman for the Santa Fe Railroad and a trucker. He moved to Eagle Rock eight years ago. He was preceded in death by his father, Clifford Collins. Services were 1 p.m. August 14 at Fohn Chapel in Cassville. Fohn Funeral Home
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COMPTON, Bobby Joe Nov. 21, 1935
Dallas, TX
Sept. 27, 2011
At Home, Seligman,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Raymond J. Compton and Jessie Lee (Strader) Compton. He enlisted in the United States Marines in April, 1954 and served until April, 1958. On February 8, 1958, he married Laura Gray in Las Vegas, Nevada. He worked in Lake Tahoe, California with the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office as a shift commander. He also taught FBI Special Training Course's. In 1976 they moved to Seligman, Missouri. Cremation arrangements under the direction of White Funeral Home. White Funeral Home
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CONKLING, Anna L. (STARK) Mar. 13, 1930 Jan. 3, 2007 Research Note: She was the daughter of William Stark and Anna (Grimesley) Stark. On December 23, 1950, Anna was united in marriage to Clyde C. Conkling and to this marriage six children were born. The family moved to Monett in 1985 where they had lived ever since. Anna joined the Church of Christ in 1985 and stayed active in her spiritual learning as a member of the Eastside Church of Christ until her passing. Private family services will be held at a later date at the Springfield National Cemetery under the care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett, MO. Buchanan Funeral Home
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CONWAY, Anna Marie (JONES) (MOBLEY) May 24, 1970
Kansas City, MO
Oct. 29, 2005
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Anna Marie Conway, 35, of Monett, died at 10 p.m. October 29 at her home after a five year battle with breast cancer. Daughter of Rodney and Elizabeth (Sandfort) Jones. She was a certified nurse assistant for Oxford Home Health. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Monett where she was a member of the Parrish Counsel for Catholic Women. She was a leader in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. She married Karlos Conway on June 25, 1998. The body has been cremated under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett. - She married Bert Eugene Mobley on June 21, 1991 in Independence, Jackson Co., MO. Buchanan Funeral Home
MO Marriage Records
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CONYERS, Mary Lillian (McCOLLUM) (TOP) Oct. 12, 1912
Pawnee, OK
Apr. 9, 1999
Cox Hosp.,
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of James A. and Lillan McCann McCollum. She was a graduate of Stephens College and Oklahoma State University, taught school at the high school in Cushing, Oklahoma, was a counselor at Stephens College, and was employed by Texas Rockwool Company in Belton, Texas, until 1968 when she moved to Monett from Temple, Texas. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett, was active in Collective Arts and the Hawthorne Literary Club in Monett, and was a member of the Pi Beta Phi, Psi Chi, Phi Theta Kappa, and Sigma Xi. She married Clarence E. Top in 1939, and he preceded her in death in 1964. She married Jennings H. Conyers in April of 1968. The body has been cremated. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. tomorrow, April 13, at the First United Methodist Church in Monett with Rev. Mark Mildren officiating. Ash internment will be held at a later date at Highland Cemetery in Pawnee, Oklahoma, under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett. Buchanan Funeral Home
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COOK, Leona Louise (DETRICK) Aug. 22, 1930
Ronan, MT
Apr. 28, 2004
St. John's Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Eagle Rock, Barry Co., MO resident. She was the daughter of Walter and Artis (Kelley) Detrick. She was a homemaker. She was a member of several dancing groups and All Faith United Methodist Church in Eagle Rock. She married Robert Cook on May 13, 1950, in Seattle, Washington. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Don Detrick, Leroy Detrick, and Bob Detrick. Memorial services were 3 p.m. May 1 at All Faith United Methodist Church in Eagle Rock. Williamson Funeral Home
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COOKE, Bette Louise Oct. 26, 1929
Emporia,
Lyon Co., KS
Aug. 17, 2006
Cox South Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Monett resident. She was the youngest child of Oscar Oliver Cooke and Ada Luella (Williams) Cooke. She graduated from Chillicothe, MO, High School and graduated from the University of Missouri. She was a pilot and received a Piper Cub as a graduation gift from her parents. She also was an accomplished bowler. She received her master degree at Peabody College at Nashville, TN. She received her doctorate at University of Indiana. She taught in Independence, Excelsior Springs, Meadville, Chillicothe, St. Charles, Galesburg, ILL., Kirksville University, CMSU-Warrensburg, MO, St. Mary's of the Plains-Dodge City, KS. She was an elder of the Presbyterian Church in Dodge City, KS, and a current member of the First Presbyterian Church in Monett, MO. She did extensive traveling in Europe. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Irene Cooke-Cooper; and her good friends, Trinita Meehan and Betty Underwood. Cremation and burial will follow at a later date. - She is buried at Hillside Cemetery, Toledo, Chase Co., KS. Monett Times
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COOPER, Raymond W. July 6, 1921
Siloam Springs, AR
Dec. 9, 1999
VA Hosp.,
Fayetteville, AR
Research Note: He was the son of John Wesley and Mary Julia Broughton Cooper. He retired from the U. S. Air Force in 1967 after 23 years of service. He moved to Monett in 1969 and taught auto mechanics at Monett High School, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett, Blue Mountain Masonic Lodge in Mountain View, Arkansas, Monett Disabled American Veterans, Hobbs-Anderson Post 91 Monett American Legion, Monett Tom Wolfe Memorial Post 4207 Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Air Force Sergeant Association. He married Houstine Bean on February 21, 1946, in Springdale, Arkansas. Burial will 2:30 p.m. Monday in National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Buchanan Funeral Home
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COOPER, Willard Perry Dec. 1, 1930
Seneca, MO
Mar. 25, 2000
Red Rose Inn,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Age 69 years. Son of Elzie "Mike" Cooper and Thelma O. Green. He was a graduate of Cassville High School, attended Monett Junior College, and was a Navy veteran. He worked as an insurance agent and broker in Kansas City and St. Louis. Cremation under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville, MO. - Willard Cooper, age 18, first married Betty Antle, age 16, on Aug. 14, 1947 in Carroll Co., AR. Both were from Cassville, MO. Willard Perry Cooper, age 21 from Cassville, MO, married Barbara Meador, age 19 from Red Top, Dallas Co., TX, on June 25, 1950 Carroll Co., AR. Monett Times
Mar. 27, 2000
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COPELAND, Joan Estelle (TIPPIT) Nov. 23, 1938
Neosho,
Newton Co., MO
Nov. 7, 2006
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Obit has Copeland as her surname, but obit says she was married to Maurice Cox, gives son as David Cox. She was a daughter of Larmer S. and Adilene G. (Easley) Tippit. She was united in marriage to Maurice Cox, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her father and a brother, Robert Tippit. - Joan Tippit, age 42, married Donald Gerald "Jerry" Copeland, age 34, on Dec. 19, 1980 in Presidio, TX. They were divorced on Aug. 3, 1999 in Polk Co., FL. - SS Claims Index: Jan. 1957: Name listed as JOAN ESTELLE COX; 4 Sept. 1996: Name listed as JOAN ESTELLE COPELAND; 15 Nov. 2006: Name listed as JOAN E COPELAND. Cassville Democrat
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CORSON, Maurice "Moe" Oct. 22, 1931
Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 9, 2000
Barry Co. Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Eagle Rock, MO resident. He was the son of Maurice Davis and Annie Mary (McCook) Corson. He attended college in Jacksonville, Florida, and was a U. S. Navy veteran. He retired in 1992 as a technical engineering representative with McDonnell Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach, California, and moved to Eagle Rock. He was a member of the Eagle Rock Community Center. He married Jean Sixsmith Thomas in June of 1977 in Bangkok, Thailand. He was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas Corson. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, January 13, at Williamson Chapel in Cassville, MO. Williamson Funeral Home
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CORUM, Michael Alden Nov. 15, 1967
Kansas City, MO
Apr. 8, 2004
St. John's Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Cassville, MO resident. He was the son of Lee Roy and Shirley Mae (Hobbs) Corum. He moved to Cassville in 2003 and was a welder at Fasco. He attended St. Edward's Catholic Church in Cassville. He married Michelle Catherine Nigro on June 16, 2001, in Key West, Florida. Following the service the body will be cremated under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville. Williamson Funeral Home
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CORZINE, Russell T. Oct. 28, 1914
Balcom, IL
Sept. 22, 2007
Monett Health Care,
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of David and Florence (Stone) Corzine. He was a real estate developer and a member of Briar Street Baptist Church in Springfield. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Soloman Islands, and was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Medal. He married Ruth Sutterfield on January 3, 1947, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters. Burial will be in Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield under the direction and personal care of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett. Buchanan Funeral Home
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COTTRELL, Robert Arthur "Bob" Apr. 18, 1942
Spring Hill, KS
Feb. 6, 2007
St. John's Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Cassville, MO resident. He was the son of Grant and Ena (Lewis) Cottrell. He was a safety engineer and moved to Cassville in 1998. Memorial services were 2 p.m. today, February 7, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Fohn Funeral Home
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COURTNEY, Margie Marie (SCOTT) Aug. 21, 1924
Beckville, TX
Sept. 8, 2010
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the fourth child and only daughter of Frank and Dorthy (Parker) Courtney. Margie met and married Charles Louis Scott in 1943, in Carthage, Texas, while he was in the Army. They made their home in California. Divorced in Mar. 1975 in Los Angeles Co., CA. Margie moved to Monett in 2008, to live near her son and daughter-in-law. She loved tending to her flowers and garden. Margie was also a skilled cake decorator. She was an activities director for an assisted living home in California for many years. Margie was met at heaven's gate by her parents, Frank and Dorthy Courtney, her brothers, Odie and Rusty, her son, David Lane Scott and her granddaughters, Tina and Jeannie Scott. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri. Fohn Funeral Home
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COUSINS, Richard Carl July 27, 1927
Burlington, IA
Dec. 5, 2004
St. John's Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Byrl Gordon and Mildred May (Wylie) Cousins. He was an Army veteran, and had owned a paint store and a restaurant. He moved to Shell Knob in 1994. He was a member of the Baptist Church in Viola and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Shell Knob. He married Faye Nadine Brookhart on December 7, 1947. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur and Robert Cousins; one sister, Anita Kuhn; and one grandchild. Williamson Funeral Home
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COUSINS, Richard L. "Ace" Mar. 7, 1950
Burlington, IA
Jan. 13, 2009
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was a son of Richard Carl and Faye Nadine (Brookhart) Cousins. He was united in marriage July 29, 1989, in Eldon, Iowa, to Henrietta Howard. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Carl Cousins. He grew up and received his education in New London, Iowa. He was a carpenter, building homes for a living, as well as, an artist who loved to make picture frames and jewelry boxes. The body has been cremated under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home. Barry Co. Advertiser
Jan. 21, 2009
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COX, Beverly Jean (HAMMERS) (BRAML) (BARTLETT) Jan. 8, 1944
Collinsville, IL
July 22, 2002
St. John's Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was a daughter of Harry and Ruth Hammers. She was a registered nurse and a homemaker. She married Donald L. Cox on July 9, 1982, in Waynesville. She was preceded in death by one son, Billy; and one brother. The body has been cremated under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville, with memorial services to be held at a later date. - SS Claims Index: Feb. 1963: Name listed as BEVERLY JEAN BRAML; 29 May 1975: Name listed as BEVERLY JEAN BARTLETT; 13 July 1983: Name listed as BEVERLY JEAN COX; 27 July 2002: Name listed as BEVERLY J. COX Monett Times
July 24, 2002
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COY, Brenda Lee Aug. 15, 1963
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
June 27, 2002
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Preceded in death by one brother, Jeff Coy. She was a daughter of Donald Harry and Wilma (Tanner) Coy. The body was cremated under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett. Monett Times
June 28, 2002
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CRANDALL, Charles John Nov. 24, 1938
Manitowoc, WI
Sept. 24, 2007
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of John and Grace (Becker) Crandall. He was an Army veteran, retiring in 1961. He moved to Shell Knob seven years ago. He married Karen Sanders in 1963 and she preceded him in death April 20, 1991. He was preceded in death by one brother, John Crandall. No services are planned and the body has been cremated under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Shell Knob. Fohn Funeral Home
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CRANDALL, John Matthew July 26, 1913
Rhinelander, WI
June 10, 2000
Carroll Medical Center,
Berryville, AR
Research Note: Shell Knob, MO resident. Son of Walter M. Crandell and Anna Augusta Yost. He was in the construction business for 38 years as a boilermaker. He moved to Shell Knob in 1975 after retiring. He was active in the Shell Knob Community Club. He married Grace Dorothy Becker on October 11, 1937, in Merrill, Wisconsin, and she preceded him in death April 9, 1998. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow, June 15, at Williamson Chapel in Shell Knob, MO. Williamson Funeral Home
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CREEK, Ronald Lee Oct. 23, 1936
Webster City, IA
May 25, 2011
At Home,
Eagle Rock,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of John Henry and Zetta (Norton) Creek. He graduated from high school in 1955 in Eagle Grove, Iowa. In the mid 1960's he began his career as a firefighter. In 1977 he left the fire department and moved to Harvey, Louisiana where on April 30, 1983, he married Carol Ronsonette. In 1991 they moved to Carpentersville, Illinois where Ronald began serving as Fire Chief with the Carpentersville-Countryside Fire Department. Ronald and his wife Carol moved to Eagle Rock in 1997 after Ronald retired from his job as Fire Chief in Carpentersville, Illinois. In 1998 they became volunteers for the Eagle Rock-Golden-Mano Fire Department. In 1999 Ronald became the Fire Chief and strived to improve the department and the training of the volunteers. Today the department is one of the best-equipped and well trained departments anywhere. He was also instrumental in bring 911 into Barry County and in creating the Barry County Fire Chiefs Association. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Ricky Creek, one daughter, Cindy Creek; three grandchildren, Billy, Amber, and Ricky Jr., Creek; two brothers and one sister. Memorial Services will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Eagle Rock Community Building on Highway 86 in Eagle Rock, Missouri. White Funeral Home
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CRIDER, Theral Sterling Oct. 3, 1946
Brooklyn, IA
Mar. 26, 2002
St. John's Hosp.,
Joplin,
Jasper Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Theral and Elinor (Bonner) Crider. He was employed with Thorco. He served in the National Guard and had served in the Army and Navy. He was a member of Irwin-Easley Post 118 Cassville American Legion. He married Kathy Kay on February 17, 2000. He was preceded in death by one sister. The body has been cremated. Fohn Funeral Home
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CROUSE, Vinnie Viola (SHERIDAN) Jan. 29, 1917
Oakville, IA
Feb. 12, 2002
Scott - White Hosp.,
Temple, TX
Research Note: Shell Knob, MO resident. - Vinnie Viola "Vi" Crouse, 85, of Shell Knob, died February 12 at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas. Mrs. Crouse was a retired inspector. The body has been cremated. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 23, at the Central Community United Methodist Church in Shell Knob under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville. - She was the daughter of Claude Wilson Sheridan and Edna Maude Brockway. Named as Mrs. S.E. Crouse in her father's obit. Williamson Funeral Home
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CROWE, William Gene May 31, 1934
Ashland, KY
Aug. 2, 2001
Eagle Rock,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was a son of Sanford and Lucy Ann (Owens) Crowe. He was manager of a variety store in Benton Harbor, Michigan, owned an operated a toy store in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for several years, and owned and operated a toy store for 17 years in Wichita, Kansas, until retiring in 1994. He moved to Eagle Rock in 1994. He married Patricia "Pat" Prentice on November 28, 1959. He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. The body has been cremated. - Memorial stone at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, Flatwoods, Greenup Co., KY. Monett Times
Aug. 06, 2001
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CRUMLY, Gary M. Oct. 6, 1959
Springfield, IL
Oct. 3, 2008
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was a son of Robert Carroll and Shirley Ann (Fahrenbocker) Crumly. He was a master carpenter. Survived by one daughter, three brothers, and two sisters. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home. Barry Co. Advertiser
Oct. 8, 2008
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CRUMPTON, Jesse James, Jr. July 23, 1931
Winslow, AZ
Feb. 28, 2005
MO
Research Note: Purdy, Barry Co., MO resident. He was the son of Jesse and Rilla (Foote) Crumpton. Jesse was in the Korean War and returned to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1952. He married Shirley Crooks on June 18, 1955. Jesse worked for Haven Steel and Allis Chalmers in Kansas City, Missouri, area, before moving to Joplin, Missouri, in 1972 where he worked for Tri-State Truck Lines, retiring in 1983. He drove over 400,000 miles in a 13-speed Freightliner with no accidents and received an engraved watch from his company, which he was extremely proud of. Jesse was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Rilla Crumpton, sister Velma Wussow, brothers Harry L. and Paul D. Crumpton. Interment will be in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett. Bennett-Wormington
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CRUMPTON, Shirley (CROOKS) Sept. 16, 1933
May, OK
Feb. 5, 2008
St. John's Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Purdy, Barry Co., MO resident. She was the daughter of Pearl and Goldie (Long) Crooks. She was a retired sewing machine operator. She married Jesse James Crumpton on June 18, 1955, in Kansas City, and he preceded her in death February 28, 2005. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. Burial was in Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. Bennett-Wormington
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CUNNINGHAM, Carl Eugene "Gene" Feb. 18, 1933
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Sept. 14, 2011
Freeman Hosp.,
Joplin,
Jasper Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of the late Ernest and Iva (Mahurin) Cunningham. the son of the late Ernest and Iva (Mahurin) Cunningham. Gene married Mary Annita Walker on August 1, 1955 in Monett, MO. Interment and full military honors will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, MO. Buchanan Funeral Home
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CUNNINGHAM, Jack Douglas Jan. 3, 1941
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Aug. 5, 2001
Cox South Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Monett, MO resident. He was the son of James Arthur and Edna Lucile (Kincaid) Cunningham. He was an Army veteran, a retired truck driver, and was retired from Ford Motor Company. Burial will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett. Buchanan Funeral Home
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CUNNINGHAM, Valerie Oct. 15, 1950
Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 12, 2007
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Daughter of Jack Cunningham and Lellani (Hamblin) Silvers. No services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett. Buchanan Funeral Home
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CURTIS, James Aug. 9, 1924
Dublin, Ireland
June 9, 2003
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: James Curtis, 78, of Cassville, died June 9 in Cassville. Mr. Curtis was a retired postal clerk. Cremation was under the direction of Walnut Lawn DeGraffenried-Wood Funeral Home of Springfield. - Came to the US on July 12, 1964. Son of Christopher Curtis and Mary R. Steele. Monett Times
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CUSTER, Hilda Meta Louise (HARTWIG) Mar. 21, 1915
Corder,
Lafayette Co., MO
Mar. 20, 2009
Red Rose Inn,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was a daughter of Henry and Marie (Klussman) Hartwig. She was united in marriage to William E. Custer on March 12, 1956. Survived by one brother. He preceded her in death. She was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church in Corder. She worked for many years at Lake City Army Ammunitions plant and Rival Manufacturing. She retired from St. Regis Manufacturing. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters. She is being cremated under the direction of White Funeral Home. Barry Co. Advertiser
Mar. 25, 2009
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CUTRER, John Fairfax Nov. 3, 1950
Santa Monica, CA
Nov. 13, 2007
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was a son of Amilo and Anne (McGill) Cutrer. Survived by one daughter and one grandson. No services are planned. Arrangements were under the direction of White Funeral Home, Cassville. Barry Co. Advertiser
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DAGEFORDE, Gloria Lee (VIGNERY) Aug. 6, 1930
Aurora Twp., KS
Mar. 19, 2006
At Home, Exeter,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Levi Harold and Anna Christina (Tubach) Vignery. She graduate from high school in Concordia, Kansas, and became a registered nurse, working in various hospitals. She moved to Exeter in 1990 and was a member Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Cassville. She married LeRoy Walter Dageforde on January 4, 1953, in Concordia, Kansas, and he preceded her in death December 19, 2005. The body has been cremated under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville. Fohn Funeral Home
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DAGEFORDE, Leroy Walter Apr. 24, 1931
Linn, KS
Dec. 19, 2005
At Home, Exeter,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Walter and Emma (Dierking) Dageforde. On Jan. 4, 1952, he was united in marriage to Gloria Vignery, who survives. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ralph Dageforde. He received his education in Kansas, where he graduated from high school. He served his country in the United States Air Force and then became an electrician for the Federal Civil Service, from which he retired in 1987. In 1990 he moved to Exeter to make his home and where he and Gloria celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary three years ago. He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post #118. Cremation arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Fohn Funeral Home
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DAHLUND, Gordon Franklin Feb. 23, 1937
Devils Lake, ND
May 4, 2005
Cox South Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Son of William Dahlund and Alice M. Lindgren. He was a retired U. S. Air Force general assistant. Survivors include two sisters and one brother, all from the state of California. Cremation is under the direction of Walnut Lawn Funeral Home in Springfield. No services are planned. Monett Times
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DALTON, Donna Jean (SKAGGS) (RODRIGUEZ) May 29, 1954
Stockton, CA
Sept. 27, 2006
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Harley and Mable (Thompson) Skaggs. She was a homemaker. She married Stanley Dalton in 1989 in Stockton, California. The body has been cremated under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett. No services are planned. Buchanan Funeral Home
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DALTON, Kenneth Lloyd May 2, 1944
Washburn,
Barry Co., MO
Apr. 6, 2002
NW Medical Center,
Springdale, AR
Research Note: He was the son of Paul and Amy (Richards) Dalton. He worked in construction and helped build grain elevators. He was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters. The body has been cremated and memorial services will be held at a later date under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville. - Survived by one daughter. Williamson Funeral Home
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DANIELS, Kenneth Joe Feb. 22, 1955
Omaha, NE
July 8, 2002
St. John's Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Exeter, MO resident. He was a son of Gerald L. and Pauline (McLain) Daniels. He was a graduate of Henderson High School in Henderson, Nevada. He was a truck driver. He moved to Exeter two years ago. The body has been cremated under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville. A private family memorial was held today, July 9. Monett Times
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DANIELS, Martella (ARNOLD) Apr. 27, 1912
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Dec. 3, 1999
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was a daughter of Lester "Jim" Benton and Celta Marie (Hawk) Arnold. She was the owner of a variety store and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett. She married Chester Andrew Daniels on June 24, 1955, in Miami, Oklahoma, and he preceded her in death September 27, 1971. Cremated under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett, MO. - Martella and her husband Chester have a stone at Rose Hill Cemetery, Chickasha, Grady Co., OK. Monett Times
Dec. 6, 1999
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DARNEAL, Jay Dee July 7, 1958
Kansas City,
Jackson Co., MO
May 24, 2000
At Home, Purdy,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Jay Dee Darneal, 41, of Purdy, died May 24 at his home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was the son of Alvin B. and Mable June (Burnett) Darneal. He was employed at George's Poultry in Butterfield and had also worked for Hudson Foods Feed Mill north of Butterfield and S and L Trucking Company. Williamson Funeral Home
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DAUGHERTY Leonard Wilbur "Len" May 18, 1923
Crane,
Stone Co., MO
Jan. 29, 2008
Regency Hosp.,
Fayetteville, AR
Research Note: Eagle Rock, Barry Co., MO resident. He was the son of LeRoy and Elnora (Priest) Daugherty. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a foreman of an apple growing business in Orrondo, Washington, and moved near Golden in 1963 and grew apples. He was an ordained minister and was a member of the Shell Knob, Golden, Mano Lions Club. He married Winifred "Winnie" Mulwee on October 6, 1945, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and she preceded him in death January 23, 2005. Burial with military honors will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, next to his wife. Fohn Funeral Home
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DAUGHERTY, Winifred Jeurine "Winnie" (MULWEE) June 18, 1928
Yakima, WA
Jan. 23, 2005
St. John's Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Eagle Rock, Barry Co., MO resident. She was the daughter of Leroy Jones and Bertha Townsend Mulwee. She was a member of the Eagle Rock-Golden-Mano Lions Club. She married Leonard "Len" Daugherty in 1945 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Daugherty; one brother, Blaine Mulwee; and two sisters, Eva Mee and Claudie Mulwee. Burial will be in Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville. Williamson Funeral Home
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DAUGHTRY, Charles A. May 11, 1937
Greshan, NE
Sept. 5, 2010
Benchmark Health Care,
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Arthur and Margaret (Collier) Daughtry. He was united in marriage to Tresia Wooden June 12, 1965 in Park City, Kansas. Mr. Daughtry served in the United States Army and attended New Site Baptist Church of Monett. He retired as a truck driver and later worked in Monett Wal-Mart as a greeter. Charles was preceded in death by his parents along with two step-sons: Jerry Lee Jones and Michael Jones; and one brother Pee Wee Daughtry. Graveside services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Thursday September 16, 2010 at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri. Bennett-Wormington
Funeral Home
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DAVENPORT, Kirk Eugene Apr. 25, 1960
Sigourney, IA
Oct. 4, 2011
St. John's Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Russell Davenpot and Norma Kay (Corll) (Davenport) Thompson. On February 14, 2008, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, he was united in marriage to Linda Easley. Preceding him in death was his father. Kirk grew up and received his education in Iowa and graduated from Ballard Community High School in Huxley, Iowa. Twenty years ago he moved to Shell Knob, Missouri to make his home. He was a self-employed roofer. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 8, 2011, in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Fohn Funeral Home
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DAVENPORT, Leala Nona Savannah (POPE) May 6, 1924
Kansas City, MO
Mar. 26, 1999
Wheaton,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Wheaton, Barry Co., MO resident. Daughter of Johnie A.C. Pope and Pearl Bonner. She had been married to Jean Sergent, Floyd Burrel Miller, and Charles Davenport, and all three preceded her in death. She had eleven children and was preceded in death by one son, Stevie Miller. The body was cremated. - Ashes were scattered on the farm. Lakin Funeral Home
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DAVIS, Harlan C. Feb. 15, 1912
Inola, OK
July 6, 1999
Barry Co. Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Edward L. and Delia May McDonald Davis. He worked for Safeway Stores Inc. of 34 years, retiring in 1975. He was a member of Bestor G. Brown Masonic Lodge 433 AF and AM in Wichita, Kansas, and had been a Mason since 1964. He moved to Butterfield in 1986. He married Joan Fitzwater Irwin on September 19, 1964, in Overland Park, Kansas. He was preceded in death by one brother, three sisters, and one grandchild. Services will be 10 a.m. tomorrow, July 9, at Williamson Chapel in Cassville with Rev. Grant Davis officiating. Committal services will be 4 p.m. tomorrow at Pleasant View Cemetery in Shawnee, Kansas. Williamson Funeral Home
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DAVIS, Julia Mae (SMITH) June 6, 1911
Stonewall, TX
Apr. 20, 2008
Joplin Health Care,
Joplin,
Jasper Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Harold and Minni (Hitzfeld) Smith. On Dec. 31, 1940, in Vinita, Okla., she was united in marriage to Cecil Davis, who preceded her in death on May 15, 1993. She was also preceded in death by her parents. She moved to Shell Knob from Kansas City in 1958 where she and Cecil built and operated Rod and Reel Resort. After selling the resort they developed Twin Rivers and Fox Woods subdivisions in Shell Knob. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shell Knob. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Pastor Bob Gaddis will conduct the services. Burial will be at Newton Burial Park, Nevada, MO next to her husband. Fohn Funeral Home
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DAVIS, Raymond Douglas Jan. 28, 1933
Waveland,
Yell Co., AR
Oct. 22, 2002
At Home, Wheaton,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was a son of Vernon Lee and Ruby Lena (Burrows) Davis. He served in the military from 1953 to 1955. He was an Army veteran of the Korean conflict. He drove a truck for Joe Ray, then bought the Texaco station and operated it for 25 years. In 1985 moving to Wheaton, MO worked for Petit Jean Poultry as Shipping and Receiving Supervisor retiring in 1995. He married Colleen A. Creason on October 12, 1993, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. The body has been cremated under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home of Wheaton. Memorial services were Saturday at 1 p. m. at the First Baptist Church of Havana. - Listed at Havana Cemetery, Havana, Yell Co., AR on findagrave.com. Monett Times
Oct. 28, 2002
Mary Homesley
Findagrave
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DAVIS, William Leonard May 1, 1931
Dade Co., MO
Mar. 10, 2007
Cox South Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: Shell Knob, Barry Co., MO resident. He was the son of Orla and Lola (Bird) Davis. He was a retired auto mechanic, a Marine Corps veteran and a Baptist. Survivors include three sons and five daughters. Graveside services with military rites will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 16, at Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield, MO. - He married Shirley E. Maudlin on Nov. 4, 1951 in Cascade Co., MT. They were divorced on Feb. 25, 1960 in Great Falls, MT. He second married Martha Carlee Hight. Lakin Funeral Home
MT Marriage Records
MT Divorce Records
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DAWSON, Geneva L. Aug. 12, 1918
Neosho,
Newton Co., MO
Jan. 9, 2007
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of John Richard and Lydia Katherine (Tabb) Dawson. She was a 1938 graduate of Granby High School. She was a Women's Army Corps veteran of World War II. She was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, January 15, at Bennett-Wormington Chapel in Monett. Burial will be Tuesday, January 16, in Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. Bennett-Wormington
Funeral Home
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DEAN, Cleona M. (BEAVERS) (MELLOT) (McCRABB) Sept. 27, 1902
Harrah, OK
July 5, 2003
Monett Health Care,
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Reuben and Minnie (Taylor) Beavers. She was a homemaker. The body has been cremated under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett, and no services are planned. - At age 17, she married Lloyd George Mellot, age 29, on Aug. 21, 1920 in Oklahoma Co., OK. Buchanan Funeral Home
SS Claims Index
OK Marriage Index
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DECKER, David Leigh Sept. 30 1930
Allamakee Co., IA
July 8, 2009
Barry Co., Care,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of William Carl and Mabel Edith (Davis) Decker. He was united in marriage July 23, 1952 at Annapolis, MD to Dorothy Mae Minch, who preceded him in death July 26, 2004. He was also preceded in death by his parents. David grew up and received his education in Waukon. He was a 1948 graduate of Waukon High School. Following high school, he entered the United States Navy and served his country during the Korean War at the navel academy in Annapolis, MD as an ET3. David continued his education following his honorable discharge from the service at Iowa State University in Ames. He graduated in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. David worked in Cedar Rapids for Rockwell Collins Radio as an electrical engineer. He held two patents and worked on the Gemini Space Program. In 1976, David and Dorothy moved to Exeter, MO from Cedar Rapids to make their home. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Exeter. His body has been cremated under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, MO. A private family burial will be held in Waukon at a later date. - Buried at Oakland Cemetery Waukon, Allamakee Co., IA. Fohn Funeral Home
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DECKER, Dorothy Mae (MINCH) May 22, 1932
Groveport, OH
July 26, 2004
Red Rose Inn,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Exeter, Barry Co., MO resident. She was the daughter of Edward C. and Margaret L. (Smith) Minch. She had lived in the Exeter area for the past 28 years. Her husband was David Decker. She was preceded in death by one sister. No services are planned. - Buried at Oakland Cemetery Waukon, Allamakee Co., IA. Fohn Funeral Home
Findagrave.com
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DEEDS, Robert Gene Feb. 8, 1949
Hutchinson,
Reno Co., KS
Nov. 1, 2010
At Home, Joplin,
Jasper Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Robert, Sr. and Jimmie Pearline (Hale) Deeds. On June 30, 1996, in Wheaton, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Patricia Johns. Preceding him in death was one sister, Nora Ebsch. Robert received his education at Clarinda, Iowa, where he graduated from high school. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy in Yuma, Arizona. In 1968, he joined the United States Marine Corps, served in the Viet Nam War and retired in 1988. Before moving to Joplin on August 19, 2010, he had resided in Wheaton fifteen years. He was a past member of the Monett, Purdy and Exeter Lions Club and the Monett V.F.W. Cremation arrangements are under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Buried at MO Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, MO. McQueen Funeral Home
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DEMELL, Earl James June 26, 1938
Clovis,
Fresno Co., CA
Mar. 8, 2002
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Earl D. and Vera (Shriver) DeMell. He was a Navy veteran. He worked with sheet metal with the Civil Service at McClellan Air Force, California, was a truck driver, and was employed 12 years with Railway Freight System in Cassville, retiring in 1987. He had lived in Shell Knob since 1983. He was a Methodist. He married Evelyn Wilson in 1958. He married Joan E. Spaulding on August 14, 1980, in Dover, New Hampshire. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. The body has been cremated. No services are planned. Arrangements were under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville. Fohn Funeral Home
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DESAI, Mansukhlal May 18, 1937
Bhavnagar, India
June 8, 2010
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Shivlal A. Desai and Santokben Patel. He had resided in Monett since 1999 moving from New Orleans. He married Rashilaben S. Patel in 1957. Cremation will follow immediately following the service. White Funeral Home
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DEVINE, John Weddington Dec. 14, 1920
Indianapolis, IN
Feb. 13, 2001
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Vardman V. and Eva (Weddington) Devine. He was an Air Force veteran and was a member of the Shell Knob Veterans of Foreign Wars. He moved to Shell Knob in 1967. He married Dorothy Rose on April 24, 1946, in Waco, Texas. The body has been cremated. Williamson Funeral Home
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DEWITT, Velma Lucille (ELAND) (DAVIS) Dec. 11, 1913
Carroll Co., IA
Oct. 11, 2000
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was a daughter of Maurice and Mary C. (Neilson) Eland. She was employed with Shellar-Globe Rubber Plant in Keokuk, Iowa, for several years, retiring in 1984 as supervisor. She then moved to Shell Knob. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Shell Knob and the Cedar Creek Golf Course and Lawn Bowling Association. She married Charles "Gene" Dewitt on June 9, 1974. She was preceded in death by one brother and one grandchild. The body will be cremated following the service under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home. - Velma Lucille Eland, age 19, born Carroll Co., IA, married Howard Irvin Davis, age 23, born Keokuk, IA, on June 4, 1932 in Keokuk, IA. Monett Times
Oct. 13, 2000
Mary Homesley
IA Marriage Records
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DIAZ, Darlene Ann (MILLER) Jan. 5, 1955
Carlyle, IL
Oct. 5, 2003
At Home, Seligman,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Daughter of Lyle Miller and Grace (Sanders) Miller. She was a homemaker and operated Second Hand Rose flea market with her son in Arkansas for five years. She was preceded in death by her father, Lyle Miller; and one brother, Gary Miller. The body has been cremated under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville and no services are planned. Williamson Funeral Home
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DICKENSHEETS, Richard E. June 8, 1940
Boulder, CO
Aug. 27, 2009 Research Note: Son of Richard Elwood Dickensheets and Florence Roberta Stone. He had requested that he be cremated--no funeral services. His family and friends who loved and respected him are holding a Celebration of Life potluck at the Eagle Rock Community Center on Hwy. 86 in Eagle Rock, Mo., on Saturday Sept. 12, at 11 a.m. All friends and acquaintances are invited to attend. Please bring any stories or tales about Richard. Monett Times
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DIERS, Daisy Leota (POUNDS) Jan. 25, 1907
Concordia, KS
Apr. 8, 2001
Barry Co. Care,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Daisy L. Diers, 94, of Shell Knob, died at 10:55 p.m. April 8 at Barry County Care Center in Cassville. Mrs. Diers was a homemaker. The body has been cremated. Memorial services will be at a later date at Greenwood Union Cemetery in Hunter, Mitchell Co., Kansas, under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Shell Knob. - Daughter of Elias Pounds and Elizabeth Shirley. Her husband August Benjamin Diers, born Jan. 1, 1906, died Mar. 9, 1986, is buried next to her. Williamson Funeral Home
SS Claims Index
Findagrave.com
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DILL, Gary Don May 31, 1974
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Nov. 12, 2007
At Sister's Home,
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Son of the late John Dill and Wanda (Deckard) Jarvis. He worked as a self-employed welder. He was preceded in death by his father, John Dill. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, November 16, at the Easyville Fundamental Methodist Church in Easyville, MO. Cremated. No burial is planned. White Funeral Home
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DOLBERRY, Lewis Harry Dec. 21, 1937
London, Canada
Mar. 16, 2008
Barry Co. Care,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Louis and Diana (Butterfield) Dolberry. He married Ester Marie (Bowen) Dolberry on Oct. 1, 1982, in Bentonville, Ark. He served in the United States Navy from 1953 until 1963, in both the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts. He then spent many years driving a truck, retiring in 1990 from the trucking industry to work for FASCO Industries. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Seligman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ronald Dolberry. No services are planned at this time. White Funeral Home
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DOLLAR, Anthony Gerald Feb. 14, 1960
Fresno, CA
Nov. 3, 2005
At Home, Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Allen and Kathleen (Conner) Dollar. He had lived in Monett the past 10 years. The body has been cremated under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett. - Anthony G. Dollar, age 18, married Kimberly R. Culver, age 18, on June 22, 1978 in Fresno, CA. Bennett-Wormington
Funeral Home
CA Marriage Index
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DORRELL, Rick July 3, 1955
Wichita,
Sedgwick Co., KS
Feb. 26, 2008
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He graduated from high school in 1973 in Arkansas City, Kansas, and attended Emporia State and Cowley County Community College. He owned and operated Ark Valley Marine in Arkansas City. He had been a radio announcer in Wichita, Kansas, and a disc jockey. He was a member of the Kansas Boat Racing Association and America Power Boat Association. He was employed by Sports Boats USA in Shell Knob for the past 11 years. He married Dina Dorrell. Son of Bill and Shirley Dorrell. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, February 29, at Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Fohn Funeral Home
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DOSSETT, Hazel M. (CAVIN) (FORD) May 20, 1966
Honolulu, HI
Aug. 29, 2008
St. John's Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: She was a daughter of Richard and Virginia (Fermanhin) Cavin. She moved to this area in 1994. She worked in the plumbing business with her husband, Jim, for the last eight years. Survived by two sons, one daughter, and two step-sons. Cremation will follow services. Barry Co. Advertiser
Sept. 3, 2008
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DRAKE, Albert Earl May 17, 1931
Weatherford, OK
Aug. 28, 2011
Cox Hosp., Monett,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of the late Walter and Edith (Buskirk) Dalke. He was united in marriage on April 23, 1955 to Nona Westrich in Medford, Wisconsin. He was retired from managing Century Link Telephone Co. in Door County, WI. He was preceded in death by both his parents Walter and Edith. Visitation will be held from 5:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. Thursday September 1, 2011 at the First Freewill Baptist Church in Monett with a memorial service to follow visitation. Bennett-Wormington
Funeral Home
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DRANE, Charles Thomas Feb. 6, 1927
Topeka, KS
Aug. 9, 2008
Table Rock Health Care,
Kimberling City, MO
Research Note: Shell Knob, Barry Co., MO resident. He was the son of James and Martha Drane. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He worked for Ohse Meat Company in Wichita, Kansas, for 40 years before retiring, and then moved to Shell Knob. He married Glennys Piper, and she preceded him in death in 1991. He married Delores Chapman. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 16, at Central Community Methodist Church in Shell Knob. White Funeral Home
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DREWS, Leona Lola (DURIAU) (PAYNE) (SOUZA) Dec. 19, 1923
Soissons, France
Dec. 7, 2002
Cox South Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Leon and Jeanne (Fleig) Duriau. She moved to Shell Knob in 1976 and retired from the House of Lloyd in Grandview in 1988. She was a past member and madam president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 4155 in Shell Knob and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Shell Knob. She married Carl Duane Drews on May 24, 1958, in Kansas City, and he preceded her in death October 14, 1993. She was preceded in death by one brother. The body has been cremated under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Shell Knob. Williamson Funeral Home
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DRISKILL, Christopher May 12, 2010
St. John's Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
May 12, 2010
St. John's Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the infant son of Michael and Amy (Hunt) Driskill. Fohn Funeral Home
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DUDLEY, Chester Carl "Chet" Apr. 29, 1928
Walker, IA
June 20, 2011
At Home,
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Frank Stewart and Clara Jane (Price) Dudley. On June 23, 1946, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he was united in marriage to Guinevere A. Barnes. Preceding him in death were his parents, one brother, Loren D. Dudley and one sister, Wanda Patterson. Chet, as most people knew him, grew up in Iowa and graduated from Wilson High School in Cedar Rapids. He was hired by Cryovac as a plant supervisor in 1955. Cryovac was a division of W.R. Grace Company. He joined the sales force in 1959, serving the company for a total of thirty-five years. In 1976, he was transferred to Shell Knob from Omaha, Nebraska. He traveled nationwide with his company for seven of his thirty-five years of service and retired in September, 1990. In Cedar Rapids, Chester was very active in the Boy Scouts and was Scout Master and Explorer Advisor. He was a member of Faith Christian Church in Omaha and served as chairman of the board; member of the Masonic Lodge and Shrine as well. Also in Omaha, he served on the original Board of Directors at Oak Hills County Club. In Shell Knob, Chester was instrumental in forming Quiet Cove Homeowners Association and served as president for over twenty years. Senator Emory Melton recommended Chester to serve as Safe Drinking Water commissioner and he was appointed by Governor John Ashcroft. He served twelve years. Chet was a member of the Cassville Golf Club and enjoyed taking $10.00 wagers from other members from time to time and was the announcer for the Homer Sloan Bass Tournament for over twenty years. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, July 16, 2011 in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Fohn Funeral Home
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DULL, Harold Dean Apr. 11, 1957
Fort Hood, TX
Jan. 30, 2001 Research Note: Harold Dean Dull, 43, of Exeter, died January 30 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. Son of Everett Dull and Vivian Lee (Crowe) Burnett. He was employed with George's Poultry Plant as a truck driver for the past four years. He married Jeannie (Cook) Roberts on August 8, 1992. The body has been cremated. - Harold D. Dull, age 33, divorced Deborah S. Dull, age 26, on July 27, 1989, married on Nov. 2, 1985. They had one child. Harold D. Dull married Jeannie L. (Cook) (Brattin) Braye on Aug. 18, 1992 in Jackson Co., MO. Monett Times
Feb. 2,2001
Mary Homesley
TX Birth Index
TX Divorce Records
MO Marriage Records
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DUNCAN, James Steven July 13, 1954
Tallahassee, FL
Jan. 12, 2002
At Home, Jenkins,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Mr. Duncan traveled as a stage hand for the acting guild. The body will be cremated under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home of Cassville. Monett Times
Jan. 15, 2002
Mary Homesley
SS Claims Index
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DUNCAN, Rex Clinton Dec. 24, 1941
Hooker, OK
May 2, 2011
Washington
Reg. Medical Center,
Fayetteville, AR
Research Note: He was the son of Eston and Mickie (Simpson) Duncan. On June 18, 1965, in Winter Haven, California he was united in marriage to Marlene Anderson. Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Don Duncan and a grandson, Jason Duncan. Rex grew up and received his education in Hooker, Oklahoma, where he graduated from high school. During the Viet Nam War he served in the United States Navy. He then worked in Civil Service for the government in San Diego, California. In 1975, he and his family moved to Washburn to make their home. From 1977 until 2003, he worked in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma during the week for the Department of Welfare and Human Resources, from which he retired. Rex was a member of the First Christian Church of Cassville. Fohn Funeral Home
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