Miscellaneous Jasper County, Missouri Obituaries

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Laura Holdenried

Laura L. Holdenried, 94, 2123 Park Place, died at 10:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 1997, at a local

nursing home after a long illness. Mrs. Holdenried was born Jan. 7, 1903, at St. Louis. She moved to Joplin in 1987 from St. Louis. She was a seamstress for LaMerite Bridal Shop, St. Louis. She retired in 1965.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Joplin.

She married Robert E. Holdenried on Feb. 14, 1970, at St. Louis. He died Jan. 26, 1987.

Survivors include a sister, Mimtie Gozia Seaman, Joplin.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary. The Rev. Damian Boeding will officiate. Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.

The family Thursday night will be at the home of Debbie Snowden, 2123 Park Place, Joplin.

Ina Westfall

Ina Mae Westfall, 76, 2223 Empire Ave., died at 7:20 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 1997, at St. John's Regional Medical Center after a long illness.

Mrs. Westfall was born May 21, 1921, in Bohan, Texas. She moved to Joplin in 1945. She was a member of Empire Baptist Church.

She married Henry A. Westfall on Nov. 18, 1945, in Columbus, Kan. He died April 30, 1980.

Survivors include two sons, Jerry Westfall and Jimmy Westfall, both of Joplin; two daughters, Brenda Joseph and Sandi Westfall, both of the home; one sister, Jean Miller, Dallas, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Osborne Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Benny Phillips will officiate.

Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Mason-Woodard Mortuary.

Pallbearers will be Doug Anderson, Daryl Shockley, Mike Hensley, Mike Bartlett, Kenny Kaczor, Dick Grey and Tony Pierce

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Dolores Graham

CARTHAGE, Mo. Dolores M. Graham, 65, Jasper, died at 3:22 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997, at McCune-Brooks Hospital, Carthage, after a sudden illness.

Mrs. Graham was born Nov. 16, 1931, at Carthage. She had lived in Carthage all her life until she moved to Jasper less than five years ago. She was graduated from Carthage High School in 1949, and from Drury College, Springfield. She was a legal secretary for Flanigan, McCanse and Lasley for several years. She later worked in the home health-care field. She performed in several plays at Stone's Throw Community Theatre and also worked in the kitchen. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage.

She married Steven Graham on Jan. 22, 1966, in Kansas City, Mo. He died Dec. 12, 1978.

Additional survivors include a son, Larry Graham, Jasper; and a brother, Robert Wiggins, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Ulmer Funeral Home, Carthage. Burial will be in Park Cemetery, Carthage.

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

Contributions may be made to Jasper Masonic Lodge in care of the funeral home.

J.W. Kingsley

MILLER, Mo. Jay Worley "J.W." Kingsley, 61, rural Miller, died at 10:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 1997, at his home after a short illness.

Mr. Kingsley was born Dec. 4, 1935, near Phelps. He had lived his entire life in the Miller area. He was a grain farmer.

He was a member of Highland Chapel Free Methodist Church, east of Miller. He was an Army veteran, stationed in South Korea.

He married Charlene Kay Eikenberry on May 29, 1955, at Mount Vernon. She survives.

Other survivors include four sons, Kiman Kingsley and Kevin Kingsley, both of Miller, and Kaleb Kingsley and Kaland Kingsley, both of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Karen Kingsley, Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Wendell Kingsley, Miller; and a sister, Mary Lou Holmes, Overland Park, Kan.; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Highland Chapel Free Methodist Church with the Rev. Harold Brown officiating. Burial will be in Goss Cemetery, southwest of Miller.

Friends may call after 9 a.m. today at Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home, Miller, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today.

Mary Maggard

LAMAR, Mo. Mary Ellen Maggard, 62, Lamar, died at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lamar, after a short illness.

Mrs. Maggard was born May 19, 1935, at Altus, Okla. She moved to Lamar in 1964 from Amarillo, Texas. She was a homemaker, seamstress, cook and bookkeeper. She was a member of First Assembly of God, Lamar.

She married Joe Loyd Maggard in 1972 at Miami, Okla. He survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Barbara Yvonne Haile, Lamar; a son, Jessie Leon Taylor, Iantha; a stepson, Carlos Taylor, Golden City; a stepdaughter, Connie Bradford, Milford; two brothers, Bobby Joe Leister and Gary Leister, both of the state of Kansas; a sister, Beverly Sue Jasper, Amarillo, Texas; and six grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Lamar. The Rev. Doug Oakes will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Lohmeyer-Konantz Funeral Home, Lamar.

Grandsons serving as pallbearers will be Donavan Taylor, Jessie Taylor, Lyman Taylor, Robbie Taylor, Danny Maggard and Terry Maggard.

Richard Tyndall

WEBB CITY, Mo. Richard Allen "Rick" Tyndall, 37, Springfield, a former Webb City area resident, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 1997, at his home after an illness.

Mr. Tyndall was born June 12, 1960, in Joplin. He had lived in Webb City for 17 years before he moved to Springfield 19 years ago. He was graduated from Webb City High School. He was a drywall contractor and owner of ABC Drywall. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

He married Tina Tyndall on April 21, 1978, in Webb City. She survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Robby Tyndall, Springfield; a daughter, Christy Tyndall, Springfield; his parents, Robert and Florence Tyndall, Springfield; a brother, Jefferey Tyndall, Eugene; and three sisters, Debbie Miller, Pam Darnell and Becky Culp, all of Springfield.

Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Vernon (Mo.) Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Major-Fredericksen Funeral Home, Springfield.

Bill Wells

PURDY, Mo. Bill Wells, 69, Purdy, died at 12:20 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 1997, at his home after a long illness.

Mr. Wells was born Dec. 17, 1927, at Exeter. He was a retired self-employed drywall finisher. He was a member of Ridgley Baptist Church.

He married Beulah Boyd on Feb. 6, 1975, at Miami, Okla. She survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Douglas R. Wells, Crowley, Texas; a stepson, Johnnie Payne, St. Joseph; five daughters, Patricia Cooper and Barbara Hahn, both of Kansas City, Ruth Thomas, Cassville, Charlotte Niemeyer, O'Fallon, and Joy Burns, Tulsa, Okla.; three stepdaughters, Debbie Feather, Sarcoxie, Pam Roller, Purdy, and Sherri Phillips, Lamar; his twin brother, Bob Wells, Fairview; a sister, Marjorie Wogoman, Purdy; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ridgley Baptist Church, Ridgley community, near Wheaton. The Rev. Danny Heupel and the Rev. Hugh Higgs will officiate. Burial will be in Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton.

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

Contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice of Carthage, in care of the funeral home.

Helen Baker

GALENA, Kan. Helen R. Neeley Baker, 65, 1019 Chicago, died at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997, at her home after a long illness.

Mrs. Baker was born Sept. 15, 1931, in Galena and was a lifetime area resident. She was a member of Empire Mission Church, Galena.

Survivors include two daughters, Sara Ann Gilpin, Joplin, and Stephanie Rane Summers, Chillicothe, Mo.; four sisters, Zola Birkinsha, Galena, Annibel Millard, Joplin, Judy Martin, St. Charles, Mo., and Lois Schwebkee, West Allis, Wis.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Galena, with the Rev. Bob Winnett officiating.

Friends may call after noon today at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Contributions may be made to Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Bill Monson

COLUMBUS, Kan. William L. "Bill" Monson, 85, 7282 SW 10th St., died at 10:34 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., after an illness.

Mr. Monson was born Sept. 13, 1911, at Alden. He attended Alden schools. He worked at Laisures Lumber & Western Wear, then at Housers Lumber, all of Columbus, before he retired in 1984. He moved to the Columbus area in 1965 from Ulysses.

He married Margueritte Lozar on Aug. 19, 1934, at Ulysses. She survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Terry Monson, rural Columbus; a brother, Leo Monson, Tahlequah, Okla.; a sister, Emma Banz, Hutchinson; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Murdock Funeral Home, Columbus. The Rev. Bob Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, southwest of Columbus.

Contributions may be made to Center Christian Church, near Columbus, in care of the funeral home.

Raymond Thomas

PITTSBURG, Kan. Raymond J. Thomas, 30, 1504 N. Joplin St., Pittsburg, died Monday, Aug. 18, 1997, at the scene of a traffic accident on U.S. 69 bypass at Pittsburg.

Mr. Thomas was born June 16, 1967, at Baltimore, Md. He attended schools in Williamsport, Pa.

He was a Navy veteran who served from 1985 to 1995. He received the National Service Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, the Navy E Ribbon and Good Conduct Medal.

He worked for Design Plastics, Pittsburg.

He was a member of Columbus Christian Center, Columbus.

He married Cindy Willard on Feb. 27, 1996, at Miami, Okla. She survives.

Other survivors include three sons, Shawn Willard, Darian Thomas and Marcus Thomas, addresses unavailable; a daughter, Amanda Willard, address unavailable; his mother, Lois Wendt, Williamsport; his father, David Thomas Sr., Baltimore; two brothers, David Thomas Jr. and Clifford Wendt, both of Willamsport; and a sister, Lulu Thomas, York, Pa.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Murdock Funeral Home, Columbus, with the Rev. Jim Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Park Cemetery, Columbus.

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

Contributions may be made to a fund established for the children's education, in care of the funeral home.

James Fiechtl

SCAMMON, Kan. James Robert Fiechtl, 70, Scammon, died at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 1997, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, after a one-year illness.

Mr. Fiechtl was born June 12, 1927, in Weir. He grew up in Weir and was graduated from Weir High School. He was a lifetime resident of the Weir and Scammon areas. He was an Army veteran of World War II who served from August 1945 to March 1947. He was a maintenance technician for Vickers, Gulf Chemical Plant and Kansas Army Ammunition Plant. He retired in 1990. He was a member of Clarence Smith American Legion Post No. 272 and was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Oswego.

He married Phyllis Jane Cooper on June 11, 1949, in Scammon. She survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Susan Joan Foster, Scammon; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Scammon Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Gloria Beagle officiating. Burial will be in Hosey Hill Cemetery, Weir.

Clarence Smith American Legion Post No. 272 will provide flag-folding ceremonies at the graveside.

Friends may call after 1 p.m. today at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, Weir, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m.

Contributions may be made to the Scammon Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund in care of the funeral home.

Donald Hochberger

GROVE, Okla. Donald E. Hochberger, 68, Grove, died at 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 1997, at his home after a long illness.

Mr. Hochberger was born Dec. 18, 1928, at Hawkeye, Iowa. He moved to the Grand Lake area in 1984 from St. Louis, Mo. He grew up in northern Iowa and was graduated from Cresco (Iowa) High School. He was graduated from Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa, and the University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was an attorney for 28 years for Sun Oil Co., St. Louis, before he retired in 1984. He also worked with the Resolution Trust Corp. for the liquidation of savings and loan assets until he became ill in 1993.

He was a member of the American Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity, the American Right of Way Association and the Metropolitan Tulsa Board of Realtors. He was a member of First Lutheran Church, Tulsa.

He married Judy Oehlerking on Aug. 25, 1951, at South Sioux City, Neb. She survives.

Additional survivors include his mother, Clara McDonald, Jackson, Mo.; and a brother, James Hochberger, Jackson.

The body has been cremated.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Hinderliter-Woodard Funeral Service, Langley.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Lester Lowry

JAY, Okla. Lester Earl Lowry, 83, Jay route 1, died at 8:20 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 1997, at Grove (Okla.) General Hospital after an illness.

Mr. Lowry was born June 12, 1914, at Jay. He returned to Jay in 1960 from Santa Rosa, Calif. He worked at a cafe, truck stop and was a mechanic for a gas station. He also worked in wheat fields, did sheet rock work, was a carpenter and did woodwork. He was a member of Mount Hermon Church, Jay.

He married Retha May Matlock on Aug. 23, 1947, at Sapulpa, Okla. She died May 17, 1996.

One son also preceded him in death.

Survivors include three sons, Wendell Lowry and Ernie Lowry, both of Jay, and Leslie Lowry, Grove; two daughters, Linda Poyner, Grove, and Patricia Wofford, Spring, Texas; a brother, Wilson Lowry, Jay; a sister, Nedra Brown, Grove; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Mount Hermon Church, Jay. The Rev. Calvin Turner and the Rev. Larry Kingfisher will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery, Jay.

Pallbearers will be Mike Tyndall, Jerry Lowry, Rick Dozier, Dan Tauuneacie, Lewis Tauuneacie and Curtis Blevins.

Friends may call after noon today at Ozark Funeral Home, Southwest City, Mo., where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today.

Contributions may be made to Mount Hermon Church, Jay, in care of the funeral home.

Gay Wells

Gay Wells, formerly of 2305 Texas Ave., died at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at a Joplin

retirement home. Mrs. Wells was born in Opolis, Kan., and had lived in Joplin since 1929, when she moved from Baxter Springs, Kan. She was a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Mass., and First Church of Christ, Scientist, Joplin. She was past president of the Joplin Women's Club and past regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She married Jack H. Wells on No. 8, 1925, at Baxter Springs. He died Sept. 19, 1969.

There are no immediate survivors.

At her request, no formal services are planned. Burial will be in Crocker Cemetery, Opolis, under direction of Parker Mortuary.

Contributions may be made to First Church of Christ, Scientist, Joplin, in care of the funeral home.

Frances Dell

CASSVILLE, Mo. Frances Imogene Dell, 67, Cassville, died at 6:25 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at a Rogers, Ark., nursing home after a short illness.

Mrs. Dell was born Nov. 19, 1929, at Cheyenne, Wyo. She received her education in Cheyenne. Her family then moved to Missouri, where she lived most of her life. She was a homemaker and also worked as manager of a restaurant. She attended Corinth Baptist Church, Cassville.

She married Rayburn Easley, who preceded her in death. She later married Lloyd Orville Dell on July 19, 1968. He died Feb. 13, 1995.

Survivors include two sons, Douglas Gene Easley, Garfield, Ark., and Michael Edward Easley, Rogers; two daughters, Karen Sue Cristee, Rogers, and Brenda Kay Vinson, Springdale, Ark.; a stepdaughter, Patricia Peterson, Cowra, Australia; two sisters, Kay Becannon, Seattle, Wash., and Karen Rodgers, Klamath Falls, Ore.; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The Rev. Bob Neeley will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Cassville.

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

Robert Emerick

CARTHAGE, Mo. Graveside services for Robert M. Emerick, 68, 431 W. Chestnut St., who died Wednesday, Aug. 20, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Park Cemetery in Carthage. The Rev. Joe Rychcik will officiate.

Services are under the direction of Knell Mortuary in Carthage.

Myrl Goodnight

JANE, Mo. Mryl Goodnight, 77, Jane route 1, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at her home after an illness.

Mrs. Goodnight was born May 1, 1920, at Jane. She was a lifetime area resident and homemaker.

She married Coy Goodnight on March 28, 1938, at Bentonville, Ark. He died July 6, 1987.

Survivors include a son, Claude Goodnight, Jane; a daughter, Ann Burbank, Ardmore, Okla.; and two sisters, Anna Mae Nichols and Oleta Clark, both of Bartlesville, Okla.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Jane Cemetery, Jane.

Friends may call until 2 p.m. today at Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson.

Pallbearers will be Ted Marrs, Tim Marrs, Freddie Banks and Leon Russell.

Alice Kent

MONETT, Mo. Alice Mabel Kent, 96, Monett, died at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at a Monett nursing home after a long illness.

She was born Aug. 2, 1901, in Wakita, Okla. She retired from Shady Grove School, Aldrich, where she was a teacher. She was a member of Monett Church of Christ.

She married C.M. Sears in 1928. He died in 1968. She married George Kent on March 4, 1977. He died Oct. 27, 1994.

Survivors include a son, Robert Sears, Wheaton; a brother, C.O. Barber, Dalhart, Texas; and two granddaughters.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery, off Missouri 32 in Bolivar.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett.

Buddy Lewis

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. Wilbur E. "Buddy" Lewis, 68, Wichita, Kan., formerly of Carl Junction, died at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at his home after an illness.

Mr. Lewis was born Oct. 11, 1928, at Quincy, Kan. He was graduated from Carl Junction High School. He was a retired Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. cable technician. He was an officer of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was a volunteer firefighter.

Survivors include his wife, Esther Lewis, of the home; four daughters, Diana Taylor, Connie Jensen, Rebecca Klungreseter and Shari Williams, all of Wichita; a sister, Shari Williams, Salina, Kan.; and 10 grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Resthaven Mortuary, Wichita. Pastor Jeff Gannon will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Wichita.

Contributions may be made to the Telephone Pioneers of America, in care of the funeral home.

Daisy Mahin

NEOSHO, Mo. Daisy Mahin, 95, formerly of 220 Patterson, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, at a Neosho nursing home after an illness.

Mrs. Mahin was born March 28, 1902, in Neosho. She was graduated from Neosho High School and was a teacher in the Neosho schools before her marriage. She was a member for more than 50 years of the Bible Study Club of First Christian Church, Neosho, the New Century Study Club and the Neosho chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She served on the Newton County Library Board for 22 years and was treasurer of the Newton County Cancer Society for 25 years. She was a Deacon Emeritus of First Christian Church, Neosho.

During World War II, she was head of the women's division of the war bonds drive, a member of the USO board and a grey lady at Camp Crowder Hospital.

She married Dorsey Cooper Mahin on June 10, 1923. He died Sept. 12, 1970.

Survivors include a son, Dean B. Mahin, Charlotte, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Woodard-Freund-Thompson Funeral Home, Neosho, with the Rev. Clem Graham officiating. Burial will be in Neosho IOOF Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 9 a.m. today.

Contributions may be made to the Newton County Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.

Delbert Moss

CARTHAGE, Mo. Delbert Earl "Del" Moss, 85, 511 E. Macon, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, at McCune-Brooks Hospital after a short illness.

Mr. Moss was born Aug. 31, 1911, in Jasper County. He was a longtime Carthage resident. He was self-employed at Moss Repair Shop and retired in January 1980. He was a member of Elmo Church of Christ, Carthage.

He married Lucille Bryan on Jan. 4, 1933. She died July 2, 1992.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter.

Survivors include two sons, Roger Moss, Carthage, and David Moss, Dallas, Texas; a brother, Chester Moss, Joplin; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Memorial graveside services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Dudman Springs Cemetery, southeast of Carthage. The body will be cremated.

Contributions may be made to the Carthage Shrine Club Transportation Fund, in care of Ulmer Funeral Home, Carthage.

Juanita Richardson

CARTHAGE, Mo. Juanita Irene Richardson, 86, Springfield, formerly of Carthage, died at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at a Springfield nursing home after a long illness.

Mrs. Richardson was born May 25, 1911, in Carthage, and was a lifetime resident. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church, Carthage. She was a 50-year member of the Carthage chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a charter member of the Century Club, Carthage.

She married Wesley L. Richardson on March 11, 1928, in Kansas. He died Jan. 1, 1973.

She also was preceded in death by a daughter.

Survivors include a brother, Clayton Metcalf Jr., Carthage; a sister, Ruth Goswick, Springfield; two grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ulmer Funeral Home, Carthage. The Rev. Rusty Maggard will officiate. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Park Cemetery, Carthage.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Metcalf, Peter Metcalf, Tom Metcalf, Brian Monahan, David Goswick and Jeff Goswick.

Bill Tillman

AURORA, Mo. William M. "Bill" Tillman, 84, died at 6:30 a.m., Aug. 21, 1997, at a local nursing home after a long illness.

Mr. Tillman was born Jan. 19, 1913, at Muskogee, Okla.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Aurora, ABC Post 126, the TPA of St. Louis and the Elks Club in Maryland. He was a veteran of the Merchant Marines. He was a retired district supervisor for Greyhound Bus Lines.

He married Mona Brown on Aug. 23, 1946. She survives.

Additional survivors include a sister, Marguerite Swarner, Dallas.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Crafton-Cantrell Chapel. The Rev. Carl Swiney and the Rev. Tommie Blair will officiate. Internment will be in Maple Park, Aurora.

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

Contributions may be made to Heartline Hospice or First Baptist Church.

Rick Tyndall

WEBB CITY, Mo. Richard Allen "Rick" Tyndall, 37, Springfield, Ore., formerly of Webb City, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 1997, at his home after an illness.

Mr. Tyndall married Tina Rodney on April 21, 1978, in Webb City. She survives.

Other survivors include a son, Robby Tyndall, Springfield, Ore.; a daughter, Christy Tyndall, Springfield; Ore.; his parents, Robert and Florence Tyndall, Springfield, Ore.; a brother, Jefferey Tyndall, Eugene, Ore.; and three sisters, Debbie Miller, Carterville, and Pam Darnell and Becky Culp, both of Springfield, Ore.

Graveside services were held Tuesday at Mount Vernon Cemetery, Springfield, Ore. Arrangements were under the direction of Major-Fredericksen Funeral Home, Springfield, Ore.

Daisy Wooden

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MONETT, Mo. Daisy M. Wooden, 102, Monett, died at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997, at a Monett nursing home after a sudden illness.

Mrs. Wooden was born Dec. 4, 1894, in Denver, Colo. She was a homemaker. She moved to Monett in 1965 from Galena, Kan.

She married William A. Wooden on June 5, 1912. He died March 20, 1960.

Survivors include two sons, Don Wooden, Monett, and Billie Joe Wooden, Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Pat Teresia Daughtery, Aurora; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett, with the Rev. Jim Copley officiating. Burial will be in Purdy Cemetery, Purdy.

Dorothy Weaver

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. Dorothy Nadine Weaver, 80, 528 Cleveland, died at 4:15 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, at her home after a long illness.

Mrs. Weaver was born Sept. 17, 1916, at Webb City, Mo. She lived in the Baxter Springs area for 30 years after she moved from Picher, Okla. She was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses, Baxter Springs. She worked for the King Louie garment factory, Baxter Springs, for several years. She also had worked for nursing homes in Baxter Springs and Lowell.

She married Orville Weaver. He died Feb. 13, 1984.

Survivors include four sons, Ronald R. Weaver, Tucumcari, N.M., Randy Weaver and Tony Weaver, both of Baxter Springs, and Michael Weaver, Joplin; a daughter, Sandra Hopkins, Baxter Springs; two sisters, Leta Boney, state of California, and Jewel Denning, Treece; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at GAR Cemetery, Miami, Okla., with Robert Morris officiating.

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

Troyd Adams

BERNICE, Okla. Troyd C. Adams, 76, Bernice, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997, at his home after a sudden illness.

Mr. Adams was born May 26, 1921, at Bartlesville. He worked for 28 years for Shell Chemical Co., Pittsburg, Calif., before he retired in 1978.

He married Arlo Marie Long in 1938. She died in January 1978.

Survivors include a son, Michael Adams, Antioch, Calif.; a daughter, Josie Feddersen, Concord, Calif.; and a granddaughter.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at White Rose Cemetery, Bartlesville. Marvin Tunnell, minister, will officiate.

Services are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove.

Lee Clark

QUAPAW, Okla. Lee Roy Clark, 77, 63500 E. 30th Rd., died at 3:54 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, at Freeman Hospital East, Joplin, after an illness.

Mr. Clark was born Sept. 6, 1919, at Quapaw. He was a lifetime area resident. He had worked as a driller and a miner in the Picher area. He was a member of Spring River Indian Baptist Church, east of Quapaw. He was a member of Quapaw Masonic Lodge and Order of the Eastern Star No. 375, both of Quapaw, and the Scottish Rite, Tulsa.

He married Pearl Starks on Aug. 23, 1956, at Joplin. She died June 3, 1988.

Survivors include a brother, George Clark, Baxter Springs, Kan.; two sisters, Mary Alice Harper, Baxter Springs, and Grace Ann Myers, Tulsa; and a step-grandson.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Picher. The Rev. Fred VonMoss will officiate. Masonic rites will be conducted by Manford Miller. Burial arrangements are pending.

Contributions may be made to Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital in care of the funeral home.


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