Miscellaneous Jasper County, Missouri Obituaries

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Sue Johnson

Pauline Mae Buchanan ``Sue'' Johnson, 59, 1027 Jackson Ave., died at 7:19 p.m. Monday, April 21, 1997, at St. John's Regional Medical Center after an apparent heart attack. Mrs. Johnson was born Dec. 21, 1937, at Butte, Mont. She moved to Joplin seven months ago from Maui, Hawaii. She was a longtime resident of Redding, Calif. She was graduated from Joplin High School. She worked as a licensed practical nurse at various convalescent homes in California and Hawaii. She most recently worked at Woodland Park Nursing Home in Joplin. Her husband, James Buchanan, died in 1977. Survivors include three daughters, Cindy Buchanan and Pam Buchanan, both of Redding, and Kelley Orozco, Joplin; a son, Mike Buchanan, Lincoln, Neb.; her mother, Pauline Rheaume, Redding; her brother, Roy Bibee, Joplin; four sisters, Pat Godsil, Dayton, Ohio, Judy Tunget and Jean Hoffman, both of Redding, and Donna Bibee, Myrtle Creek, Ore.; and nine grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Waco (Mo.) Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.

Mildred McCann

Mildred V. Anderson Smith McCann, 86, Tulsa, Okla., a former Joplin resident, died at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 1997, at a nursing home in Tulsa after a long illness. Mrs. McCann was born April 27, 1910, in Joplin. She lived in Joplin most of her lifetime. She and her late husband owned and operated the former O&S Supply Store in Joplin. She was a former member of First Community Church. She married Tedd Smith on Dec. 20, 1929, in Joplin. He died Aug. 1, 1961. Her second husband, Charles A. McCann, died in March 1991. Survivors include a daughter, Tedra ``Teddy'' Waeger, Tulsa; three grandsons; and four great-grandchildren. Private graveside services will be held Thursday at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, Joplin. Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.

Vernon Wininger

Vernon B. ``Curly'' Wininger, 81, 1410 Byers Ave., died at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 1997, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, after a long illness. Mr. Wininger was born Feb. 4, 1916, at Carthage. He was a lifetime Carthage and Joplin area resident. He was a Linotype setter for 10 years at The Carthage Press and for 30 years at The Joplin Globe. He retired in 1978. He attended Church in the Wildwood, Joplin. He married Nona B. Hill on April 29, 1936, in Joplin. She survives. Other survivors include five sons, Ed Wininger, Jerry Wininger and Norman Wininger, all of Joplin, Ron Wininger, Schell City, and Danny Wininger, Carl Junction; a brother, Ralph Wininger, McCune, Kan.; 25 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are pending with Mason-Woodard Mortuary.

William Wrench

Services for William Henry ``Bill'' Wrench Sr., 66, Belle, formerly of Joplin, who died Sunday, will be at 11 a.m. today at Parker Mortuary. A funeral detail from Fort Leonard Wood will conduct the services. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Webb City. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. today at the mortuary. The family will be at the home of a sister, Elsie Spriggs, 1313 Mound St., Carthage. He was preceded in death by one son.

Henry Bealmear

SHELL KNOB, Mo. - Henry Austin Bealmear, 85, Shell Knob, died at 5:25 p.m. Sunday, April 20, 1997, at St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a sudden illness. Mr. Bealmear was born Oct. 24, 1911, at Hunnewell, Kan. He was graduated in 1929 from Blackwell (Okla.) High School. He attended the University of Oklahoma at Norman, where he majored in journalism. He joined the Associated Press in 1936 and worked for the wire service for 35 years as a reporter, sports writer, foreign correspondent and bureau chief. After he retired from the AP in 1971, he worked four years in corporate public relations with Hallmark Cards Inc., Kansas City. He moved to Shell Knob after he retired in 1975. He was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the Sigma Delta Chi Society of Professional Journalists. He was a lifetime member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. He was a past member of the Shell Knob Lions Club. He was a member of Central Community United Methodist Church, Shell Knob. He married Crystal Aileen LaRue on Feb. 21, 1941, at Tulsa, Okla. She survives. Additional survivors include a son, Robert Bealmear, Nashville, Tenn., and a brother, Gus Bealmear, Midland, Texas. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Central Community United Methodist Church, Shell Knob. The Rev. James Lee will officiate. The body will be cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Contributions may be made to Central Community United Methodist Church, Shell Knob, in care of the funeral home.

Aleene Matthews

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. - Aleene Matthews, 83, Mount Vernon, died at 2:04 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 1997, at St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a short illness. Mrs. Matthews was born April 1, 1914, at South Greenfield. She was a charter member of the Heart O' the Hills Extension Club, past president of the Lawrence County Extension Council and was a member of the Mount Vernon High School Parents Teachers Association. She was a member for 61 years at Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church, where she was an organist, acting elder and the Women's Missionary Society treasurer. She married Kenneth Matthews on Dec. 31, 1933, at Mount Vernon. He survives. Other survivors include a son, Kenneth A. Matthews, Carthage; two daughters, Charlotte Woodrum and Donna Cheek, both of Mount Vernon; a sister, Maxine Marshall, Greenfield; and five grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mount Vernon. William Harris will officiate. Burial will be in Ozark Prairie Cemetery, northeast of Mount Vernon. Pallbearers will be John Matthews, Gary Matthews, Dean Matthews, Wayne Marshall, Max Marshall and Gene Thurman. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church.

Mary Osburn

GOODMAN, Mo. - Mary Lou Osburn, 58, Goodman route 1, died at 10:45 p.m. Monday, April 21, 1997, at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Osburn was born April 7, 1939, at Dallas, Texas. She had lived since 1989 in Goodman, where she moved from Dallas. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Donald Wayne Osburn; three sons, Wayne Osburn, Suwanee, Ga., David Osburn, Dallas, and Darren Osburn, Webb City; a daughter, Terri Jo Osburn, Fort Worth, Texas; a sister, Peggy Ann Ford, Rowlett, Texas; and seven grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Swars Prairie Baptist Church, west of Goodman. The Rev. Hank Gorman will officiate. Burial will be in Howard Cemetery, Goodman. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Ozark Funeral Home, Goodman, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Contributions may be made to New Hope Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Pauline Overall

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. - Pauline L. Overall, 74, Mount Vernon, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday, April 21, 1997, at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Overall was born Jan. 27, 1923, at Spokane, Wash. She was a bookkeeper at the Missouri Rehabilitation Center. She retired in 1986. She was a member of First Christian Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the John Taylor Senior Citizens Center, all of Mount Vernon. She worked for the Red Cross during World War II at Geiger Heights, Wash. She married Donald Overall on Oct. 14, 1944, at Spokane. He died March 15, 1989. Survivors include a son, Bill Overall, Hesperia, Calif.; a daughter, Susan Conaway, Mount Vernon; a brother, Fred Rasler, Spokane; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church, Mount Vernon. The Rev. Jerry Zanker will officiate. Burial will be in Summit Cemetery, northwest of Mount Vernon. Pallbearers will be Bill Overall, Aaron Conaway, Randy Conaway, Kenny Overall, Jason Thrasher and Steve Crouch. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mount Vernon. Contributions may be made to the Barry-Lawrence Development Center, Monett, in care of the funeral home.

Irene Spencer

WEBB CITY, Mo. - Irene Spencer, 82, 610 N. Pennsylvania St., died at 9:15 p.m. Monday, April 21, 1997, at her home after a two-year illness. Mrs. Spencer was born Feb. 8, 1915, at Brooklyn, N.Y. She had lived since 1948 in Webb City. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the American Legion Auxiliary, both of Webb City. She married Floyd A. Spencer on May 1, 1937, at New York, N.Y. He died in September 1984. Survivors include a son, Kenneth D. Spencer, of the home; two daughters, June McFarland, Webb City, and Saundra Spencer, Joplin; a sister, Lillian Zimmerman, Mountain View, Calif.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Rick Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Carterville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Rick McFarland, Larry McFarland, Michael Lett, Ryan McFarland, Emmett McFarland and Don Henson. Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Hedge-Lewis Funeral Home, Webb City.

Glenn Stevens

NEVADA, Mo. - Glenn Monroe Stevens, 90, Springfield, formerly of Nevada, died Tuesday, April 15, 1997, at Columbia South Hospital, Springfield. Mr. Stevens was born May 6, 1906, at Urich. He was a farmer, state hospital retiree and member of the Center Township Board of Trustees. He was known nationwide for his breeding and hunting of foxhounds. He married Edna Estella Thomas Stevens on Aug. 1, 1927, in Nevada. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Charles T. ``Tom'' Stevens, Columbia; two daughters, V. Ruth Sheeley and Glenna Presley, both of Springfield; eight grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. The body has been cremated. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Steven Sheeley will officiate. Burial will be in Green Mound Cemetery, Harwood.

Cecil Harry

PITTSBURG, Kan. - Cecil L. Harry, 72, 4 Homer Court, died at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 20, 1997, at Mount Carmel Medical Center after a long illness. Mr. Harry was born March 22, 1925, in Jasper County, Mo. He was graduated from Mindenmines (Mo.) High School and later received bachelor's and master's degrees from what is now Pittsburg State University. He was a World War II veteran. He moved to Pittsburg in 1959 from Riverton. He was a teacher, principal and administrator in the Pittsburg school system for 29 years. He retired in 1988. He was a member and honorary deacon of Trinity Baptist Church. He was a past member and president of the Sunflower Kiwanis Club. He was a member of the National Education Association, the Kansas Education Association, the United School Administrators Association, the United Elementary School Association, the Pittsburg Retired Teachers Association and the Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity. He was a member of the Pittsburg American Legion. He married Opal Riley on June 30, 1950, in Jasper County. She survives. Additional survivors include a son, Michael Harry, Pittsburg; two daughters, Diana Lyon, Mandeville, La., and Melinda Harry, El Dorado; his mother, Lettie Harry, Carl Junction, Mo.; a sister, Mary Pugh, Miami, Okla.; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Trinity Baptist Church, Pittsburg. The Rev. Fred Holloman will officiate. Burial will be in Pittsburg Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Brenner Mortuary. Contributions may be made to the Trinity Baptist Church Memorial Fund or the Ronald McDonald House of Joplin, Mo., in care of the funeral home.

Iva Willis

GALENA, Kan. - Iva M. Willis, 92, Galena route 2, died at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 1997, at a local nursing home after a long illness. Mrs. Willis was born Aug. 29, 1904, at Mindenmines, Mo. She moved 70 years ago to Galena from Mindenmines. She attended college at Pittsburg. She and her husband co-owned and operated Willis Market at Galena from 1939 to 1960. They bought an insurance agency in 1961 and renamed it Willis Insurance Agency. She started working as a cashier in 1961 at Citizen's State Bank. She retired in 1972. She was a member of First Christian Church and the Galena Women's Club. She was a 50-year member and a ``worthy matron'' in 1972 of the Order of the Eastern Star's Amy Chapter No. 165 at Galena. She married Almon D. Willis on Dec. 7, 1924, at Mindenmines. He died Dec. 30, 1967. Survivors include two sons, William ``Bill'' Willis, Wilson, Okla., and Richard Willis, Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Willa Murray, Bartlesville, Okla., and Jeanie Holstrom, Galena; a brother, Marion Moore, Mindenmines; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Rosebank Cemetery, Mulberry. Paul Sims, pastor, will officiate. Eastern Star rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, where family will receive friends until 8 p.m. Contributions may be made to First Christian Church, Galena.

Helen Beam

GROVE, Okla. - Helen Scott Beam, 80, Grove, died at 1:08 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 1997, at Grove General Hospital after a short illness. Mrs. Beam was born Dec. 20, 1916, at Danbury, Iowa. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She married Wilbur Beam on April 4, 1937, at Ida Grove, Iowa. He survives. Other survivors include a son, Gerry Beam, Bennington, Neb.; a daughter, Judy McMullen, Euless, Texas; a brother, Raymond Scott, Danbury; a sister, Minnie Surber, Council Bluffs, Iowa; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, Grove. The Rev. Nicky Blackford will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hinderliter-Woodard Funeral Service, Grove, and also Friday night at Hadan-Golden Mortuary, Bennington. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, Neb. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.

Mildred Munsell

Mildred Rose Munsell, 74, formerly of 3014 Indiana Ave., Joplin, died at 7:25 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 1997, at a Neosho nursing home after an illness. Mrs. Munsell was born Jan. 15, 1923, in Americas, Kan. She had lived in Joplin since 1984, when she moved from Parsons, Kan., where she had lived five years. She worked for more than 20 years in the credit department of Sears, Roebuck & Co. at its Topeka, Kan., and Joplin locations. She was a Methodist, a member of Ruth Chapter No. 177, Order of the Eastern Star and was a former member of Order of the Eastern Star in Wichita, Kan. She was past vice president of the National Campers and Hikers Association of Kansas. Her husband, Donald Munsell, died in 1994. Survivors include two sons, Jim Munsell, Seneca, and Ed Munsell, Springfield; a brother, Ernie Jacobs, Overland Park, Kan.; three sisters, Ada Getz, Topeka, Francis Girsell, Emporia, Kan., and Doris Monroe, Wichita; three grandchildren and a great-grandson. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilsey Cemetery, Wilsey, Kan., under the direction of Parker Mortuary.

Veva Blotter

WEBB CITY, Mo. - Veva Lorraine Blotter, 66, Webb City route 1, died at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 1997, at her home after a sudden illness. Mrs. Blotter was born Oct. 20, 1930, in Peoria, Ill. She was a lifetime area resident. She attended schools in Marshall. She was a nurse at the former DeTar Clinic for 30 years before she retired in 1986. She was a member of the Methodist Church. She married Robert Blotter on Dec. 9, 1961, in Webb City. He survives. Other survivors include a brother, Kenneth Walton, Hilo, Hawaii. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary. The Rev. Larry Six will officiate. Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. They include Doug Endicott, Mike Endicott, Steve Kyger, Ken Kyger, Randy Kyger, Marty Blotter, Jeff Blotter, Kyle Blotter, Kelly Blotter, Jim Harper, Ron Coleman and Bob Coleman. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Contributions may be made to Oronogo First Baptist Church.

Marie Bugher

CARTERVILLE, Mo. - Marie Allen Standlee Bugher, 72, 503 S. Locust St., Carterville, died at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 1997, at her home after a sudden illness. Mrs. Bugher was born Sept. 19, 1923, at Blue Eye, Mo. She lived most of her life in the Neosho area. She moved to Carterville 15 years ago. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three daughters, Wilma Aronhalt, Neosho, Wanda Sparrow, Carterville, and Waunetta Loucks, Webb City; three sons, Leon Allen and Wayne Allen, both of Seneca, and Lee Roy Allen, Webb City; a brother, Ervin Standlee, Neosho; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, with the Rev. Russell Standlee officiating. Burial will be in Diamond Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jesse Higginbotham, Jeremy Higginbotham, Kevin Aronhalt, Yancy Allen, Lee Roy Allen, Troy Allen, Dusty Allen, Scottie Allen, Jamie Joe Allen, Chad Allen, John Loucks and Frank Loucks. Friends may call after noon Friday at Clark Funeral Home, Neosho. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Myrtle Cass

WEBB CITY, Mo. - Myrtle S. Cass, 96, Yakima, Wash., the mother of Delva Balcom, Webb City, died Monday, April 21, 1997, at a Yakima nursing center after an illness. Mrs. Cass was born July 30, 1900, in Arkansas. She was married to Clearance Cass. He preceded her in death. Additional survivors include a son, Troy Cass, Yakima; four daughters, Audrey Coffin, Fleed, Wash.; Lillian Gardner, Kennewick, Wash., Annie Rowan, Yakima, and Wilma Standley, Naches, Wash.; a sister, Della Eds, Tulsa, Okla.; 19 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Two daughters and a son preceded her in death. Arrangements are pending with Simpson Funeral Home, Webb City.

Gladys Gill

MONETT, Mo. - Gladys L. Gill, 90, Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Monett, died at 6:48 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 1997, at a Tulsa care center after a long illness. Mrs. Gill was born Sept. 13, 1906, in Joplin. She was a housewife and a lifetime member of First Baptist Church in Monett. She was a member of Rebekah Lodge No. 63 of Monett. She married Hosie Gill Sr. in Monett. He died on Aug. 22, 1967. Survivors include a daughter, Helen L. Beeson, Tulsa; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Monett IOOF Cemetery with the Rev. Glen Dixon officiating. Contributions may be made to Loaves and Fishes in care of the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home.

Delbert E. Hamner

WEBB CITY, Mo. - Delbert E. Hamner, 65, 418 S. Centennial St., Webb City, died at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday at his home after a four-month illness. Mr. Hamner was born Feb. 10, 1932, at Winchester and had lived in Webb City since 1980, when he moved from Kahoka. He retired in 1979 as a truck driver with Tippett Oil Co., Memphis. He was a member of the Methodist Church. He married Nola Miller on Aug. 20, 1977, in Kahoka. She survives. Additional survivors include two sons, Karl Hamner and DeWayne Hamner, both of Kahoka; a stepson, Ron Rudolph, Webb City; a daughter, Debbie Otte, Kahoka; three brothers, Charles Hamner, Derby, Kan., Ralph Hammer, Great Falls, Mont., and Dale Hamner, Kahoka, and seven grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Hedge Lewis Funeral Home, Webb City. The body will be taken to Wilson Funeral Home, Kahoka. Graveside services will be held Sunday at Day Cemetery in Winchester.

Evelyn McDermott

NEVADA, Mo. - Evelyn Louise McDermott, 72, Nevada, died Wednesday, April 23, 1997, at Nevada Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. Ms. McDermott was born Oct. 19, 1924, at Bolivar. She attended Bolivar schools. She moved to Nevada in 1954. Survivors include four daughters, Eleanor Wilson, Nevada, Regina Sewell, Sheldon, Betsey Medearis, Sahuarita, Ariz., and Pat Olson, Plymouth, Wis.; a son, William McDermott Jr., Sheldon; a brother, William Hembree, Aurora; two sisters, Edna Manes, Nevada, and Betty Price, Springfield; 10 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Old City Cemetery, Bolivar. Friends may call until noon Saturday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, where the family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today.

Rosalee Morris

WEBB CITY, Mo. - Rosalee Pavey Morris, 71, Rockford, Ill., a Webb City native, died April 5, 1997, at a Rockford nursing center after an illness. Mrs. Morris was born March 25, 1926, in Webb City. She was graduated from Carl Junction High School in 1944. She married Frank Morris in Joplin in 1945. He preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Arthur L. Morris, Pompano Beach, Fla.; a daughter, Carol Simmons, Kirkland, Ill., a brother, Lloyd Pavey, Loves Park, Ill.; a sister, Atha Prall, Texas City, Texas; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held April 9 at Belvidere Funeral Home, Belvidere, Ill., with the Rev. Harold Casto officiating. Burial was in Flora Cemetery, Irene, Ill.

Annette Osborn

ORONOGO, Mo. - Annette Kay Henry Osborn, 30, Oronogo, died at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 1996, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, Ark., after a long illness. Mrs. Osborn was born Aug. 19, 1966, in Carthage. She was a secretary for Precious Moments. She married Lonnie Eugene Osborn on July 13, 1991, at Carthage. He survives. Additional survivors include a son, Landon Eugene Osborn, of the home; her father, Brice ``Pete'' Henry, Carthage; two brothers, A.D. Henry, Carthage, and Gary Allen Henry, Carthage; three sisters, Brenda Mae Whitman, Catherine Lea Holzworth and Dianne Lynne Palmer, all of Carthage. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Fairview Christian Church, with David Lang, minister, officiating. Burial will be in Dudman Cemetery. Arrangements are under direction of Weng Funeral Home, Jasper.

Bertha Pogue

ANDERSON, Mo. - Bertha Mae Pogue, 93, Anderson, died at 8:35 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 1997, at a Neosho nursing home after natural causes. Mrs. Pogue was born May 6, 1903, at Anderson. She had lived her entire life in Anderson. She was a bookkeeper for Tatum Motor Co., Anderson. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Anderson. She was a member of PEO, Wednesday's Study Club, L and S Club, and Gleaners Sunday School Class, all of Anderson. She married Arthur Terrell Pogue on Jan. 13, 1923, at Neosho. He died on Oct. 3, 1993. Survivors include a son, Joe Henry Pogue, Anderson. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Anderson, with Tom Ellis, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Pogue, John Pogue, Larry Pogue, Jim Tatum, Gene Barns and Clyde Harriman. Contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, Anderson, or the Crowder Foundation. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson.

Joy Page

PITTSBURG, Kan. - Joy Alberta Page, 63, Pittsburg, was pronounced dead on arrival at 6:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 1997, in the emergency room at Mount Carmel Medical Center. She had been in ill health the past six months. Mrs. Page was born Nov. 1, 1933, in Fayetteville, Ark. She attended Pittsburg schools. She had lived in Columbia, Mo., Lawrence and Lowell, Ark. She returned to Pittsburg this year. She was a member of the Christian Church in Tonganoxie. She was a homemaker. She married Perry W. Page on May 8, 1969. He survives. Additional survivors include two sons, Shawn Page, Altamont, and Terry Patrick, Columbia; a daughter, Connie Lester, Warrensburg, Mo.; two stepsons, Dennis Page, Webb City, Mo., and Kyle Page, Liberal, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Dawn Page, Pittsburg; three stepbrothers, Carl Penick and Ray Penick, Kansas City, Mo., and Jessie Penick, Provo, Utah; and a stepsister, Dorothy Davis, Borger, Texas. A daughter, Candance Tarronta, preceded her in death. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Brenner Chapel, Pittsburg, with the Rev. Frank Miller officiating. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday in Brenner Chapel, and friends may call after 1 p.m. today. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in care of Brenner Mortuary.

Molly White

GALENA, Kan. - Molly V. Witte White, 76, Galena, died at 6:59 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 1997, at a Galena nursing home after an illness. Mrs. White was born Oct. 12, 1920, in Ottawa County, Okla. She was of the Wyandotte Indian descent. She had lived in Galena for the past 28 years after she moved from Miami, Okla. She was a member of Park Hill Nazarene Church, Galena. She married Carl M. White on Aug. 17, 1940, in Ottawa County, Okla. He died Aug. 6, 1973. Survivors include two daughters, Frances Wiese, Rogersville, Mo., and Patricia Taffner, Golden City, Mo.; a brother, Thomas Henry Witte, Holiday Island, Ark.; two sisters, Betty J. Robertson and Lula ``Binky'' Covington, both of Miami; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Galena. The Rev. Bob King will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena.

Pearl Chambers

PICHER, Okla. - Pearl Chambers, 83, Picher, died at 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 1997 at Baptist Regional Health Center, Miami, after a long illness. Mrs. Chambers was born April 22, 1914, at Joplin, Mo. She was a lifelong resident of the Picher-Cardin area. She had worked in nursing homes and boarding homes in the Picher area. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Ila Rae Moreland, Miami. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at GAR Cemetery, Miami. The Rev. Raymond Sikes will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomas Funeral Home, Welch.

Doyle Goins

FAIRLAND, Okla. - Services for Doyle Lee Roy Goins, 64, 18990 S. 540th Road, who died Wednesday, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lone Star Baptist Church, northeast of Afton. The Rev. Chuck Price and the Rev. Herschel Barnes will officiate. Burial will be in Fairland Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bob Gibson, Charles Gibson, Johnny Gibson, Vearl Gibson and Jim Vincent. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Adcock Funeral Home, Fairland. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


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