Miscellaneous Jasper County, Missouri Obituaries

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John Allen

Funeral Mass for John L. Allen, 76, 2426 Picher Ave., who died Monday, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Galena, Kan.

The Rev. Daniel Mulvihill and the Rev. Charles Middleton will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Galena.

Pallbearers will be Leon Aupperle, David Swaney, Charles Schwartz, Bill Lucchi, Bill Hall and Ray Holden.

Members of the Galena Volunteer Fire Department will be seated as a group.

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena. The family will receive friends after the service until 8 p.m.

He married Martha Emily David on July 4, 1943, at Taylor, Texas. She survives.

Arnold Dannenfelzer

Arnold O. Dannenfelzer, 68, 201 Northpark Lane, died Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at St. John's Regional Medical Center after a short illness.

Mr. Dannenfelzer was born Feb. 5, 1929, at Bucyrus, N.D. He moved to Joplin in 1970 from Kansas City. He worked for the Spokane-Portland-Seattle Railroad. He was a member of Central Christian Center.

His wife, Roda Louise Dannenfelzer, died Aug. 28, 1978.

Survivors include a sister, Alice Hutcherson, Klamath Falls, Ore.; and a brother, Elmer Dannenfelzer, Hettinger, N.D.

Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Greenlawn Cemetery, Springfield. Allen Brintnall will officiate.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary.

Kenneth Eveland

CARTERVILLE, Mo. Kenneth C. Eveland, 74, 121 E. Wilson St., Carterville, died at 10:56 p.m. Monday, May 12, 1997, at Freeman Hospital West after an illness.

Mr. Eveland was born Feb. 23, 1923, at Sioux City, Iowa. He had lived in Carterville for 2½ years, where he moved from Bartlesville, Okla. He retired in 1982 as a welder with a large salvage yard in Omaha, Neb. He was a Baptist and served in the Army during World War II.

Survivors include three sons, Ronnie Eveland, of the home, Richard Eveland, Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Dennis Eveland, Webb City; a daughter, Carla Eveland, Webb City; a brother, William Shafer, Sioux City, Iowa; two sisters, Mary Lou Eveland and Marsha K. Eveland, both of the state of Oregon; 11 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Carterville Cemetery. The Rev. Kevin Burns will officiate.

Services are under the direction of Hedge-Lewis Funeral Home, Webb City.

Ruby Louise Fomby

EAGLE ROCK, Mo. Ruby Louise Fomby, 75, Eagle Rock, died at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997 at her home after an illness.

Mrs. Fomby was born April 6, 1922, at Augusta, Ark. She lived in the Eagle Rock area since 1973.

She was a homemaker and a member of Roaring River Baptist Church, Eagle Rock.

She married James C. Fomby on March 26, 1943, at San Angelo, Texas. He died Nov. 23, 1989.

Survivors include a daughter, Phillis Pierce, Upland, Calif.; a brother, Andrew Compton, Sulphur Springs, Ark.; two sisters, Lois McKee, Wilmot, Ark., and Jackie McKee, Parkdale, Ark.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Roaring River Baptist Church, Eagle Rock, with the Rev. Raul Yarnall officiating. The body will be donated to science.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to the American Lung Association.

George Harris

CARTHAGE, Mo. George Wayne Harris, 66, 15799 County Road 80, died at 9:17 p.m. Monday, May 12, 1997, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lamar, after a short illness.

Mr. Harris was born April 29, 1931, in Barton County. Harris was a lifelong area resident and farmer. He was a member of the Jasper School Board for six years.

He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member of Mount Carmel Methodist Church.

He was a member of the Heart of America Bird Breeders Association and the Lake of the Ozarks Pigeon Club.

He married Alle "Jonnnie" Vickers on Oct. 17, 1953, at Corpus Christi, Texas. She survives.

Other survivors include four sons, Larry Harris, Jasper, Rick Harris, Golden City, Jerry Harris, Lamar, and Teddy Harris, Carthage; two daughters, Vicki Langston, Joplin, and Susan Payne, El Dorado Springs; a brother, Gene Harris, Golden City; two sisters, Nadine Stansberry, Lamar, and Dorothy Wirth, Golden City.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Weng Funeral Chapel, Jasper. The Rev. J.K. Wright will officiate. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Lamar.

Pallbearers will be Chad Harris, Brandon Kemm, Eugene Cox, Kenneth Vickers, Rodney Harris and John Lawrence.

Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Timothy Hooper

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. Services for Timothy Wayne Hooper, stillborn infant son of Dennis Hooper and Suzann Grime Hooper, who died Saturday, May 10, 1997, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at GAR Cemetery, Miami, Okla.

Services are under direction of Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home, Miami, Okla.

Ray Jones

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. Ray Eugene Jones, 84, Mount Vernon, died at 9:25 p.m. Monday, May 12, 1997, at St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, of an illness.

Mr. Jones was born April 16, 1913, at Alba. He was a retired Army infantry major. He was a World War II and Korean War veteran. He was a member of St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church at Ozark. He was a member of Scottish Rite Consistor, Tokyo, Japan, an honorary member of Masonic Lodge No. 129, Yokohama, Japan, and a member of Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge.

He married Irma Harrall in 1983. She survives.

Additional survivors include three stepsons, J.L. Harrall, Yokosuka, Japan, Jim Harrall, Enid, Okla., and Edward Harrall Jr., Mount Vernon; a stepdaughter, Carole Renouard, Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Margaret Danielson, Greensboro, N.C.; and seven step-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Beck Cemetery, north of Stotts City. The Rev. John Brath will officiate.

The casket will be closed at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, where there is no formal visitation.

Contributions may be made to St. Susanne Catholic Church at Mount Vernon.

A.B. Rowley

WASHBURN, Mo. A.B. Rowley, 72, Bartlesville, Okla., a former Washburn resident, died at 12:05 p.m. Monday, May 12, 1997, at a Bartlesville hospital after a short illness.

Mr. Rowley was born Jan. 13, 1925, at Washburn. He attended Washburn schools. He worked as a telephone lineman before he attended barber college in 1952. He was a barber for 33 years and later drove a truck for Bonham Transport for 10 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star.

He married Frances Newman on May 14, 1949, at Berryville, Ark. She survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Gary Rowley, Wann Okla., and Larry Rowley, Copan, Okla.; a daughter, Dorothy Paul Briggs, San Jose, Calif.; a brother, the Rev. Jack Rowley, Fort Smith, Ark.; a sister, Joana Smithson, Cassville; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The Rev. John Duncan will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Winifred Sage

NEOSHO, Mo. Winifred Jane Sage, 71, 1012 Melody Lane, died at 2:45 p.m. May 12, 1997, at Freeman Neosho Hospital after a short illness.

Mrs. Sage was born Aug. 31, 1925, at Post, Texas. She moved to Neosho in 1952 from Tipton Ford.

She worked as a clerk for 30 years at the former Sale Hospital in Neosho. She retired in 1991. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, American Association of Retired Persons and Widow To Widow.

She married Robert D. Sage on Oct. 14, 1944, at Pearl, Texas. He died on Jan. 20, 1987.

Survivors include a son, Roger A. Sage, Billings, Mont.; two daughters, Marsha Dobson, Joplin, and Teri James, Lewisville, Texas; a brother, W.G. Andrew, Fort Worth, Texas; a twin sister, Katherine Corbin, Waco, Texas; a sister, Dorothy Carroll, Pearl, Texas; and six grandchildren.

The body will be cremated. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Clark Funeral Chapel, Neosho.

Private graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Cemetery in Springfield.

The family will be at the home on Melody Lane.

Clara Strick

MONETT, Mo. Clara H. Strick, 97, Monett, died at 9:05 p.m. Monday, May 12, 1997, at Cox Monett Hospital, Monett, after a long illness.

Miss Strick was born July 3, 1899, at Ritchey. She lived in Monett the past 28 years. She had worked in a garment factory. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Monett.

There are no immediate survivors.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. The Rev. John Braun will officiate. Burial will be in St. Peter and Paul Church Cemetery, Pulaskifield community, near Pierce City.

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.

Randal Bradshaw

PITTSBURG, Kan. Randal J. "Randy" Bradshaw, 36, 1287 S. 230th St., died at 7:11 p.m. Monday, May 12, 1997, at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin, Mo., after five years of ill health.

Mr. Bradshaw was born Aug. 31, 1960, at Parsons. He grew up in St. Paul and was graduated in 1978 from St. Paul High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in engineering technology in 1982 from Pittsburg State University. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at PSU and the Construction Honorary Society.

He was a construction inspector for the Missouri Highway Department for the past 13 years.

He married Rhonda Pernot on Aug. 8, 1981, at St. Paul. She survives.

Additional survivors include three sons, Adam Bradshaw, Eric Bradshaw and Ethan Bradshaw, all of the home; his parents, Lewis and May Jo Bradshaw, St. Paul; two sisters, Brenda Thompson, Pittsburg, and Carla O'Brien, St. Paul; three brothers, Steve Bradshaw, Girard, Mick Bradshaw, Pittsburg, and Doug Bradshaw, Kingman; maternal grandmother, Marie Fager, St. Paul; and paternal grandmother, Regina Bradshaw, Walnut.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Pittsburg. The Rev. Robert McElwee will officiate. Burial will be in Pittsburg Gardens of Memories Cemetery.

Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today at Bedene Funeral Home, Arma, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today.

Contributions may be made to the Adam, Eric and Ethan Bradshaw Education Fund, in care of the funeral home.

Leona May

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. Leona Jane May, 94, Baxter Springs route 1, died at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at a nursing home at Lowell after a long illness.

Mrs. May was born Sept. 29, 1902, at Marshfield, Mo. She was a lifelong area resident. She worked for 14 years as a cook for the Riverton school system and retired in 1964.

She attended Lowell Friends Church at Lowell.

She was a member of Magnolia Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star ,Baxter Springs.

She married C. A. "Bert" May at Columbus in 1934. He died Dec. 9, 1949.

Survivors include three sons, Matt Day, Lowell, Glen Day, Chickasha, Okla., and Don Maystet, Lowell; a daughter, Scottie Eldridge, Riverton; two brothers, Sandy Robinson and Ed Robinson, both of Baxter Springs; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel. The Rev. Danny Thomas and the Rev. Dave Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in Lowell Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Danny Maystet, Rick Riley, Bud Day, Jim Day, Bob Day and Glen E. Day Jr.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel.

Lela Meriaux

PITTSBURG, Kan. Lela B. Meriaux, 83, Pittsburg, died at 1:20 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at Mount Carmel Medical Center, Pittsburg, after an illness.

Mrs. Meriaux was born Jan. 26, 1914, at rural McCune, Kan. She was a lifetime resident of the McCune-West Mineral area. She attended Star District School in Cherokee County.

She was a member of United Methodist Church, Columbus.

She married Marcell Meriaux on Oct. 26, 1933, at Carthage, Mo. He died Feb. 1, 1990.

Survivors include a sister, Lola Erwin, Carl Junction, Mo.

The body has been cremated.

Private graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Park Cemetery, Columbus, under the direction of Murdock Funeral Home, Columbus.

John Elmburg

MIAMI, Okla. John C. Elmburg, 90, Overland Park, Kan., a former Miami area resident, died Sunday, May 11, 1997, at Vencor Hospital, Kansas City, Mo., after a long illness.

Mr. Elmburg was born Sept. 3, 1906, at Minneapolis, Minn. He grew up in Minneapolis and attended MacAlester College and the University of Minnesota He received a degree in electrical engineering.

He worked for Westinghouse, then joined Fairbanks-Morse & Co. He retired in 1965 as vice president of the pump and hydraulic division after 33 years. He acquired U.S. Metal Container Co. in Miami in 1966, from which he retired in 1981.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Rotary Club. He served on Baptist Regional Health Center's board of directors in Miami. He and his wife founded the Sunshine House in Miami.

Survivors include his wife, Vera C. Elmburg; a daughter, Jean Helmers, Leawood, Kan.; a son, Cy Elmburg, Miami; and four grandchildren.

The body will be cremated under the direction of D.W. Newcomer's Sons Overland Park Funeral Chapel.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, Miami.

Contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Miami; the Village Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund, Prairie Village, Kan.; Miami Public Library, or the Salvation Army.

Jack Osborn

PICHER, Okla. Jack Preston Osborn, 80, died at 5:13 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at Miami Baptist Regional Health Center after a long illness.

Mr. Osborn was born July 14, 1916, in Joplin. He lived in Picher 65 years, where he moved from Joplin. He owned and operated Osborn Drug Store, Picher, and was a registered pharmacist for 45 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Picher.

He was a former president of the Picher Lions Club and taught Sunday school several years. He was an Army veteran of World War II who received bronze and silver stars.

He married Doris Woodworth on May 19, 1942, at Columbus, Kan. She survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Archie Osborn, Commerce, Okla.; six grandcildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are pending with Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Picher.

Dennis Wright

MIAMI, Okla. Dennis Lee Wright, 50, 2709 E. SW St., Miami, died at 4 p.m. Monday, May 12, 1997, near Corning, Ark., of an apparent suicide.

Mr. Wright was born Aug. 27, 1946, at Miami. He was a truck driver for Transport Distribution Co., Joplin. He had been a driver for Yellow Freight System Inc., Baxter Springs, Kan., for 16 years.

He was a former world champion powerlifter. He was also a three-time national champion, and 16-time state powerlifting champion. He was graduated from Picher High School in 1965.

He married Louise Unger on June 25, 1965, at Miami. She survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Russell "Rusty" Lee Wright, Joplin, and Joseph Richard Wright, Miami; a daughter, Denise Louise Gates, Oklahoma City; a brother, Edward Kinson Wright, Raleigh, N.C.; and three grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home, Miami. The Rev. Clyde Stilley will officiate.

Burial will be in GAR Cemetery, Miami.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Lloyd Arguello

WEBB CITY, Mo. Lloyd "Papa'' Arguello, 78, 625 S. Hall St., died at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at his home after a long

illness. Mr. Arguello was born Dec. 6, 1918, at Greeley, Colo. He worked for Great Western Sugar Co., Greeley. He moved from Greeley in 1989.

He was a Living Word Fellow.

He received a Purple Heart during World War II.

Survivors include a son, Thomas Roy Arguello, Webb City; three daughters, Patricia I. Nab, Greeley, Barbara Ann Arguello, Webb City, and Jacqueline Walton, Sarcoxie; a brother, Roy Arguello, Anaheim, Calif.; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Simpson Funeral Home, Webb City. Terry Lawson, minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Webb City Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brian Arguello, Chris Arguello, Heather Arguello, Mike Nelson, Kevin Masters and Chris Young.

Monica Craig

ROCKY COMFORT, Mo. Monica L. Craig, 3-year-old daughter of Donnie and Judy Craig, Rocky Comfort, died at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at St. Mary's Hospital, Rogers, Ark., after a long illness.

She was born July 29, 1993, at Rogers.

Additional survivors include six sisters, Carmen Craig, Cindy Craig, Jordan Haag, Dana Gentry, Tessa Gentry and Doni Rae Craig, all of the home; paternal grandparents, Donald and Colleen Craig, Cassville; maternal grandparents, Richard and Sharon Haag, Gentry, Ark.; and a maternal great-grandmother, Leona Peak, Jay, Okla.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. The Rev. Gary Culp and the Rev. Jerry Yarnall will officiate. Burial will be in Rocky Comfort Cemetery.

The family will receive friends after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Charley Duncan

GOLDEN CITY, Mo. Charley Duncan, 91, Golden City, died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 1997, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lamar, after a long illness.

Mr. Duncan was born Nov. 15, 1905, in Dade County. He lived in the Greenfield and Golden City area most of his life. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of a country church near Greenfield.

He married Leo Duncan on Feb. 23, 1925, at Tulsa, Okla. She survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Peggy Bishop, Golden City, and Archie Whisenhunt, Tulsa, Okla.; a sister, Sarah Glenn, Greenfield; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Pugh Funeral Home, Golden City. The Rev. Norman Heiskell will officiate. Burial will be in Greenfield (Mo.) Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Leon Bishop, Gaylon Beerly, Neil Bishop, Gene McCullum, Mike Bishop, Bryan Bishop, Brad Beerly, Telly Beerly and Bob Rosell.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Golden City Ambulance Fund.

MacKenzie Mendez

AURORA, Mo. MacKenzie Erin Mendez, infant daughter of Edward and Julie Elliott Mendez, Aurora, was stillborn at 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at Columbia Hospital South, Springfield.

Other survivors include a brother, Logan Mendez, of the home; three sisters, Stephanie Mendez, Courtney Mendez and Erica Mendez, all of the home; maternal grandparents, Sue and Richard Bigelow, Marionville, Mo., and Glenn and Patti Elliott, Aurora; paternal grandmother, Maria French, Aurora; and maternal great-grandmother, Abby Toy Mooneyham, Marionville.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Clay Hill Cemetery, near Aurora.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett, Mo.

Paul Morgan

DIAMOND, Mo. Paul James Morgan, 76, Kirbyville, formerly of Diamond, died at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, after an illness.

Mr. Morgan was born on Oct. 16, 1920, in Diamond. He had lived in Kirbyville for five years. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of the Moose Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Helen; a son, Kurtis J. Morgan, Fayetteville, Ark.; a daughter, Paula Payton, Joplin; and three sisters, Bonnie Barker, Santa Ana, Calif., Maxine Butler, Murrieta, Calif., and Dorothy Noel, Pasadena, Texas.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Whelchel Funeral Chapel, Branson. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Carthage.

Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today at the chapel.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Ira Robbins

NEOSHO, Mo. Ira Laverne Robbins, 85, Neosho, died at 3:02 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at South Barry County Hospital, Cassville, after a three month illness.

Mr. Robbins was born Oct. 23, 1911, in Barry County. He was a lifelong area resident. He was a World War II Army veteran. He had worked as a mechanic for Barnes Chevrolet, Anderson, for many years.

He married Goldie Juanita Rustin in 1942 in Neosho. She died Dec. 8, 1993.

Survivors include a brother, Ray Robbins, Exeter; a sister, Louise Brooks, Cassville; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at IOOF Cemetery, Neosho. Malcolm Mosby will officiate. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 163 will hold a flag folding ceremony.

Friends may call at Clark Funeral Home today until 6 p.m. and Friday until 2:30 p.m.

Verne Walker

MILFORD, Mo. Verne A. Walker, 96, Kansas City, a Milford native, died at 1:32 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 1997, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lamar, after an illness.

Mr. Walker was born March 19, 1901, in Milford. He lived in Barton County until the 1940s. He was a layout foreman for Ornamental Iron Co. Mid-States in Kansas City.

He was a member of First Christian Church, Lamar, and Iron Workers Union No. 520, Kansas City.

He married Gertrude Mable Glass on May 5, 1928, at Nevada. She died Dec. 22, 1991.

Survivors include a son, Orvan Walker, Kansas City; a daughter, Shirley Meyer, Kansas City; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at St. James Cemetery. Doug Oakes, minister, will officiate.

Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar.

Belva Wright

GOLDEN CITY, Mo. Belva Livingston Brown Wright, 82, Golden City, died at 3:37 p.m. Monday, May 12, 1997, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, after an illness.

Mrs. Wright was born Nov. 1, 1914, in Barton County. She was a longtime resident of Golden City. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church, Golden City.

Her husband, Isaac Washington Wright, died April 19, 1989.

Survivors include a daughter, Lenora J. Moody, Golden City; a son, Kenneth D. Wright, Boise, Idaho; two brothers, Ule Brown, Walnut Creek, Calif., and James Brown, Sacramento, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Golden City. Arthur Rogers and Roy Moody, pastors, will officiate. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery, Golden City.

Arrangements are under the direction of Walnut Lawn DeGraffenreid-Wood Funeral Home, Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Golden City.

Leona May

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. Services for Leona Jane May, 94, Baxter Springs route 1, who died Tuesday, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel, Baxter Springs.

The Rev. Danny Thomas and the Rev. Dave Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in Lowell (Kan.) Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Danny May, Rick Riley, Bud Day, Jim Day, Bob Day and Glen E. Day Jr.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James Bradberry

GROVE, Okla. James Bradberry, 58, Grove, died at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 1997, at Grove General Hospital after a short illness.

Mr. Bradberry was born May 27, 1938, at Baxter County, Ark. He moved in 1991 to the Grove area from Springdale, Ark. He was a contractor salesman at Grand Country Homeworks, Grove. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Grove; Hickory Grove community's fire department board; the Elks Lodge and Lions Club, both of Dodge City, Kan.; and the Lumbermans Association.

He married Diana Bradberry on July 22, 1986, at Lebanon, Mo. She survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Scott Bradberry, Tulsa, and Scott Snow, Houston, Texas; two daughters, Jayme Sheeley, Kansas City, Kan., and Lisa Rife, Gentry, Ark.; his mother, Mollie Bradberry, Derby, Kan.; two brothers, Charles Bradberry, Austin, Texas, and Don Bradberry, Winfield, Kan.; two sisters, Phyrnia Peterson, Eldorado, Texas, and Treva Snyder, Wichita, Kan.; and six grandchildren.

Arrangements are pending at Hinderliter-Woodard Funeral Service, Grove.

Cheyenne Brown

AFTON, Okla. Cheyenne B. Brown, infant son of Randall and Kimberly Brown, Afton route 1, died shortly after birth Tuesday afternoon, May 13, 1997, at Baptist Regional Health Center, Miami.

Additional survivors include maternal grandmother, Judy Parham, Miami; paternal grandmother, Doris Brown, Afton; and maternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Floyd M. Story, Miami.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sixkiller Cemetery, south of Afton.

Arrangements are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami.

Jack Osborn

PICHER, Okla. Services for Jack Preston Osborn, 80, 321 S. Picher St., who died Tuesday, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Picher. The Rev. Wayne Wall will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery, Joplin, Mo.

Pallbearers will be Gary Cunningham, Steve Ray, Orval Ray, John Mott, David Ray and Kenneth Cox.

Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Picher.

Ruth Smith

MIAMI, Okla. Ruth Marie Smith, 87, 216 A St. S.E., died at 2:18 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 1997, at Baptist Regional Health Center, Miami, after an illness.

Mrs. Smith was born Oct. 17, 1909, at Fayetteville, Ark. She had lived in the Miami area most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church, Cardin.

She married Emery Lee Smith on Jan. 27, 1933, at Joplin, Mo. He died Dec. 22, 1973.

Survivors include a son, Fred Smith, Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Mary Lou Logan, Austin, Texas; a sister, Virginia Cooper, Poteau; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami. The Rev. Clyde Stilley will officiate. Burial will be in GAR Cemetery, Miami.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Olga Underwood

GROVE, Okla. Olga Underwood, 73, Grove, died at 11:01 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 1997, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, after a short illness.

Mrs. Underwood was born Feb. 7, 1924, at San Antonio, Texas. She moved to Grove in 1976 from Tulsa.

She and her husband owned the Outrigger Motel, Grove.

She married Robert Underwood on March 16, 1977, at Grove. He survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Stephen Cole and King Cole, both of Tulsa; and five grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hinderliter-Woodard Funeral Service, Grove. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


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