Miscellaneous Jasper County, Missouri Obituaries 1996

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Virginia Devitt
Virginia S. Devitt, 59, York, Pa., a former Joplin resident, died at 8:40 a.m. Monday, June 24, 1996, at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Devitt was born Jan. 7, 1937, at Seminole, Okla. She was raised in Joplin. She lived at Houston, Texas, before moving to Pennsylvania. At Houston, she was employed as a court reporter for the civil and criminal courts. She was a member of the National Court Reporters Association and the Texas Court Reporters' Association. Survivors include her husband, William Devitt; two sons, Maj. Donald W. Bridge, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, and William Devitt VII, Houston, Texas; a daughter, Wendy R. Raymer, Houston; two stepdaughters, Debra L. Devitt, Houston, and Teresa K. Devitt, the state of Florida; her mother, Virginia Scroggins, York; and 10 grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Second Baptist Church, Houston. The Rev. Richard F. O'Brien will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Etzweiler Funeral Home, York. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Ruth Bishop
LAMAR, Mo. Ruth A. Bishop, 75, Springdale, Ark., a former resident of Lamar, died at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 1996, at Northwest Medical Center of Springdale after a long illness. Mrs. Bishop was born Sept. 28, 1920, at Benton. Ill. She formerly lived in Lamar and Cedarcreek. She was an accountant. She married Lewis C. Bishop Sr. on Aug. 9, 1938, at St. Louis, Mo. He survives. Additional survivors include a son, Lewis C. Bishop Jr., Springdale; a daughter, Patty Reeves, Smithville, Mo.; a sister, Mathyl Kreienheder, Lake St. Louis, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the Sisco Funeral Chapel, Springdale. Burial will be in Fayetteville National Cemetery, Fayetteville, Ark. Pallbearers will be Joe Reeves, Dennis Reeves, Michael Bishop, Jeffrey Bishop, Doug Reeves, Rick Reeves, Lewis Bishop III and Gary Loyd. Contributions may be made to the John Powell Senior Citizens Center, Springdale.

J. Higginbotham
SENECA, Mo. Josephine N. Higginbotham, 92, died at 5:44 p.m., June 24, 1996 at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, after an illness. Mrs. Higginbotham was born April 7, 1904, in Indian Territory, now the state of Oklahoma. She was a lifetime area resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the Full Gospel Church, Seneca. She married Sam Higginbotham on Aug. 13, 1922. He died June 11, 1971. She is survived by a son, Charles Albert ``Al'' Higginbotham, Seneca; a brother, Albert Tourtillott, Seneca; five grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Seneca Cemetery. The Rev. Jack Bowyer will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca.

Randall Howard
MONETT, Mo. Randall J. Howard, 73, Monett, died at 6:10 a.m. Monday, June 24, 1996, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, after a short illness. Mr. Howard was born Nov. 18, 1922, in the Lanes Prairie community, Maries County. He lived in Monett most of his life. He was a manger for the Moss Market in Monett for over 25 years. He then work for Wells Aluminum Co. of Monett, retiring in 1995. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and Hobbs-Anderson Post No. 91, American Legion, both of Monett. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He married Norma Myers on Dec. 25, 1941, in Monett. She survives. Additional survivors include two daughters, Wanda Sue Hutchison, Marionville, and Rhea Lynn Howard, Monett; his mother, Ella Dorland, Mount Vernon; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett. The Rev. Rex Henderson will officiate. Burial will be in Monett IOOF Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Bennett Knobloch
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. Bennett W. Knobloch, 78, Mount Vernon, died at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 1996, at Aurora Community Hospital after a long illness. Mr. Knobloch was born Oct. 3, 1917, at Buffalo, N.Y. He moved to Mount Vernon from Cheektowaga, N.Y., in 1980. He was a retired building contractor. He was a Lutheran and a veteran of the Army. Survivors include his wife, Jimmie Knobloch; three sons, Dale B. Knobloch, Jefferson City, Maine, William D. Knobloch, Phoenix, Ariz., and James Knobloch, Rushford, N.Y.; a daughter, Debbie Horbatits, Saugus, Calif.; two sisters, Ethel Todd, Buffalo, N.Y., and Mary Jane Esslinger, Cheektowaga; and 13 grandchildren. The body has been cremated. Services will be conducted later in New York. Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mount Vernon.

Alma Robertson
CASSVILLE, Mo. Alma Bonita Robertson, 74, Cassville, died at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 1996, at a Cassville nursing home after a short illness. Mrs. Robertson was born Feb. 21, 1922, in the state of Arkansas. She had lived in the Cassville area for 16 years. She was a homemaker. Surviving are a son, James P. Haught, state of Georgia; a daughter, Rebecca J. Houghton, Baton Rouge, La.; two sisters, names and addresses unavailable; and two grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Roller Ridge Cemetery, Gateway, Ark. Bob Day will officiate. Burial will be in Roller Ridge Cemetery, Gateway. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

Jim Tate
PIERCE CITY, Mo. Jimmy ``Jim'' Tate, 74, Pierce City route 1, died at 10:05 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 1996, at his home after a short illness. Mr. Tate was born July 30, 1921, in Pierce City. He was a farmer and stockman. He was a former county commissioner from the Lawrence County Western District and a former Pierce City School Board member. He was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church. He married Delphine Johnson on Sept. 15, 1945, at Pierce City. She survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Deborah Taunton, Pierce City, and Beverly Kelley, Monett; two sisters, Wiladean Malan, Pierce City, and Betty Burnett, Aurora; and four grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lakin Funeral Home, Pierce City. The Rev. Rick Osborn will officiate. Burial will be in Pierce City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Harold Merritt, Floyd Fisher, Leonard Fenske, Anthony Gripka, Hollis Blevins and Leonard Goodman. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Quality Home Health and Hospice.

Norman Thomas
DIAMOND, Mo. James Norman Thomas, 86, rural Diamond, died at 3:40 a.m. Monday, June 24, 1996, at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin, after a long illness. Mr. Thomas was born Dec. 22, 1909, in rural Carl Junction. He was raised in the Joplin area and later moved to Phoenix, Ariz., and Compton, Calif. He was a machinist, and a tool and die maker. He retired in 1965 and returned to the Joplin area. He was a member of he First Baptist Church, Joplin. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Battle of the Bulge. He had been a prisoner of war. Survivors include a sister, Louise Beckham, Diamond route 1. Arrangements are pending with Parker Mortuary, Joplin.

Rosemary Yates
MONETT, Mo. Rosemary H. Yates, 78, Monett, formerly of Mount Vernon, died at 11 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 1996, at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Yates was born March 5, 1918, in Hardin County, Ohio. She moved to Mount Vernon in 1955 from Detroit, Mich. She was a public-school teacher for 24 years, retiring in 1982. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Mount Vernon. Her husband, John Lewis Yates, died June 16, 1967. Survivors include two sons, David Yates, Smithville, Mo., and Robert Yates, Wichita, Kan., two daughters, Sharon Kay Miller, Monett, and Ellen Yates, Lincoln, Neb.; two sisters, Delta Vincent and Rachel Huffman, both of Homer, Mich.; and six grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church, Mount Vernon, with the Rev. Jerry Zanker officiating. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery, Mount Vernon. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mount Vernon. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Dorothy Brown
Dorothy L. Brown, 85, 404 N. Moffet Ave., died at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at a local nursing home after a nine-month illness. Miss Brown was born July 21, 1910, in Joplin, and lived lived in the town all of her life. She was a 1927 graduate of Joplin High School. She was an executive secretary for the former Hercules Powder Co. for 38 years. She retired in 1967. She was a Joplin USO volunteer. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, St. John's Regional Medical Center Auxiliary and the Joplin Pilot Club. Survivors include two brothers, Harry H. Brown, of the home, and O.L. ``Bud'' Brown, Joplin route 4; and a sister, Martha Jeanne Mills, Austin, Texas. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Parker Mortuary, Joplin. The Rev. Scott Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery, Joplin. The family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church.

Frank Robinson
Frank Robinson, 95, Lehigh, Fla., formerly of Joplin, died Monday, June 24, 1996, at a hospital in Lehigh after a short illness. Mr. Robinson was born Oct. 18, 1900, in Joplin. He lived in Lehigh for eight years, moving from Tampa, Fla. He was an engineer and a member of Lehigh Baptist Church. His wife, Louise Greenlaw Lehigh, preceded him in death. Survivors include a son, Richard Robinson, Lake Park, Fla.; a daughter, Margaret Shaffer, Lehigh; a sister, Cleo Chitwood, Joplin; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hillcrest Cemetery, West Palm Beach, Fla. Arrangements are under the direction of Quattlebaum-Holleman-Burse Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. Visitation is scheduled after the services at the funeral home.

Charles Rogers
Charles E. Rogers Jr., 64, Lenexa, Kan., a former Joplin-area resident, died at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, June 23, 1996, at the home of a son in Overland Park, Kan., after a long illness. Mr. Rogers was born July 21, 1931, at Wichita, Kan. He formerly lived in Joplin. He had lived in Denmark before coming to Lenexa. He served in the U.S. Navy for 18 years and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired as a commander in 1971. He was a writer of the Native American ancestry. Survivors include his wife, Randi Rogers, Denmark; three sons, Timothy Rogers, Tumbling Shoals, Ark., John Rogers, Overland Park, and Mark Rogers, Denmark; two daughters, Karen Rogers-Chancellor, Austin, Texas, and Genevieve Rogers, Kingsland, Texas; and four grandchildren. No services are scheduled. After cremation, the ashes later will be scattered off the coast of Hawaii. Arrangements are under the direction of Amos Family Funeral Homes, Lenexa. Contributions may be made to the Kansas City Hospice.

Ethel Wilson
Ethel Simpson Wilson, 88, 520 Park St., died at 4:20 p.m. Monday, June 24, 1996, at Freeman Hospital West. Miss Wilson was born May 24, 1908, at Duluth, Minn. She lived in Joplin for 35 years. She was a sales clerk at a Neosho five-and-dime store, and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin. There are no immediate survivors. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at IOOF Cemetery, Neosho. Pastor Lowell Russow will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary, Joplin.

Marion Ambler
SHELDON, Mo. Marion ``Sandy'' Harbert Ambler, 81, Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Sheldon, died Monday, June 24, 1996, at Bethany Hospital, Kansas City, Kan., after a long illness. Mr. Ambler was born Nov. 12, 1959, in Sheldon. He lived in Kansas City, Kan., for 50 years. He was a subcontractor for various railroads and also worked for All Right Roofing Co., Kansas City, Kan., for several years. He married Violet Verleen Carmack Parker on Feb. 7, 1959, at Kansas City, Kan. She preceded him in death. Survivors include four stepsons, James Parker, Hope Mills, N.C., Charles Parker, Sheldon, William Parker, El Dorado Springs, and Frank Ambler, Kansas City, Kan.; three brothers, Elmer Ambler and Tom Ambler, both of Iantha, and Bill Ambler, Sheldon; three sisters, Thelma Locke and Hazel Tucker, both of Lamar, and Sylvia Kate Cady, Kincaid, Kan.; and 11 step grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Beeny-Ferry Funeral Home, Sheldon. The Rev. Bob Kelley will officiate. Burial will be in Tolson Cemetery, Sheldon. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the funeral expense fund in care of the funeral home.

Raymond Donald
LAMAR, Mo. Raymond Doyle Donald, 80, Lamar, died at 8:10 p.m. Monday, June 24, 1996, at Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lamar, after a short illness. Mr. Donald was born Nov. 4, 1915, at Denton, Texas. He lived in Barton County most of his life. He was a machinist for O'Sullivan Industries, Lamar, retiring in 1980. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Lamar. He married Mabel Lula Marshall on Sept. 11, 1940, at Commerce, Okla. She survives. Additional survivors include a sister, Mary Braustine, Kansas City, Mo.; and a grandson. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lohmeyer-Konantz Funeral Home, Lamar. The Rev. Drew Hill will officiate. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Lamar. Pallbearers will be Donald Leedy, Lloyd Braustine, Roy Fromm, Carl VanDeMark, Harold VanDeMark and Larry VanDeMark. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.

Langston Ferry
NEVADA, Mo. Langston Ingles Ferry, 66, Nevada, died Monday afternoon, June 24, 1996, at Nevada Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Mr. Ferry was born Sept. 24, 1929, in Nevada. He had operated Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada since 1953. He also operated Beeny-Ferry Funeral Home at Sheldon. He had served as Vernon County coroner since 1960. He was a past member and former president of the Nevada R-5 School Board. He served on the Nevada City Council and was a former mayor. He served on the First National Bank board of directors in Nevada. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Nevada, Nevada Lions Club, Elks Lodge No. 564, Nevada Chapter No. 53 of the Order of the Eastern Star, Osage Masonic Lodge No. 303, Nevada Chapter No. 56 of the Royal Arch Masons, O'Sullivan Commandery No. 15 of Knights Templar in Nevada, and Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Temple at Springfield. He was a two-time Missouri state trapshooter champion. He married Barbara Kay Fowler on July 26, 1958, in Nevada. She survives. Additional survivors include a son, David Ferry, Nevada; a daughter, Jan Benbrook, Nevada; and three grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Ferry Funeral Home. John Nichols and the Rev. Scott Hall will officiate. A private burial service will be at Newton Burial Park, Nevada. Masonic services will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Scleroderma Research Foundation, in care of the funeral home, or to the Nevada Humane Society or the Nevada High School scholarship program.

Thomas Handly Jr.
SHELDON, Mo. Thomas Benton Handly Jr., 69, Sheldon, died Monday afternoon, June 24, 1996, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, after a long illness. Mr. Handly was born Nov. 20, 1926, at Springfield. He was a farmer and rancher. He also was a meat inspector for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 20 years, retiring in 1985. He lived in Vernon County most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952, stationed in Japan. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was a member of Metz Methodist Church, and the Masonic Lodge at Richards. He was a member of the Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Temple, Springfield. He married Rosalie Moore on April 18, 1954, at Nevada. She survives. Survivors include three sons, Gayle Handly, Roland, Iowa, Max Handly, Nevada, and Bill Handly, Blackwater; a daughter, Lisa Lyons, Metz; a stepmother, Vida Handly, Rich Hill; two sisters, Pat Heckadon, Metz, and Jane Ann Brewer, Horton; and nine grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. The Rev. Bill Perkey will officiate. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan. Masonic services will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with visitation afterward until 8 p.m. Contributions may be made to Metz Methodist Church or Metz Alumni Association.

Norman Thomas
DIAMOND, Mo. Services for James Norman Thomas, 86, rural Diamond, who died Monday, will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Parker Mortuary, Joplin. The Rev. Duane Trimble will officiate. Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, Joplin. Pallbearers will be Gene Hays, Jere Marcum, Wilbur Beatty, Kevin Beatty, Marion Felkins and Billy G. Smith. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Dana Miller
Dana W. Miller, 65, 3125 Wall Ave., died at 12:32 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at Freeman Hospital West after a long illness. Mrs. Miller was born Sept. 29, 1930, at Miami, Okla. She was a longtime Joplin resident. She was a secretary for the Legal Aid Society in the Joplin area for 15 years. Her husband, Wendal Miller, preceded her in death. Survivors include a daughter, Vicki Hightower, Bates City; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter. Services will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary. The body will be cremated after the services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.

Ila West
Ila M. West, 88, 2525 N. Range Line Road, died at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at a local nursing home after a long illness. Mrs. West was born June 13, 1908, at Stella. She was a graduate of Stella High School. She had lived in the Joplin area for more than 50 years. She worked at Miller Manufacturing Co. for 12 years, at the former Joplin Junior College for eight years and at former Rafters Restaurant for seven years. She was a 70-year member of Primitive Baptist Church. She married Sherman M. West in 1925. He died in February 1954. Survivors include five sons, Jerry West, Joplin, Donald West, Carl Junction, Gayle West, Seneca, Billy S. West, Wyandotte, Okla., and Dean West, Porterville, Calif.; a daughter, Garra Lewis, Grove, Okla.; three sisters, Letha Youngblood, Neosho, Mary Lunderman, Sarcoxie, and Ruby McCary, Stella; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary. Wesley Barnett, elder, will officiate. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery, Stella. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. Contributions may be made to Loveland Fairview Baptist Church, Stella.

Sylvia Wilder
Sylvia E. Wilder, 83, formerly of 1705 Empire Ave., died at 6:08 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at St. John's Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Mrs. Wilder was born Dec. 7, 1912, in the state of Florida. She lived in Joplin most of her life. She was a waitress for more than 30 years at the former Bob Miller Restaurant and at Wilder's Restaurant. She was a Methodist. Survivors include two brothers, Carl Hazelgrove, state of Florida, and Omar Hazelgrove, state of Tennessee; a sister, Peggy Hazelgrove, state of Florida; three granddaughters; and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Parker Mortuary, with the Rev. J.K. Wright officiating. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at IOOF Cemetery, Monett. Pallbearers will be Rick McDonough, Joe Staffileno and Bill Cook. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. The family will be at the home of a granddaughter, Pam McDonough, Webb City route 1.

Nadine Allons
CARTHAGE, Mo. Nadine R. Allons, 79, Carthage, formerly of Grove, Okla., died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at McCune-Brooks Hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Allons was born Oct. 2, 1916, at Sand Springs, Okla. She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Carthage. She married James T. Allons on June 5, 1936, at Denver, Colo. He died Sept. 25, 1976. Survivors include a son, James Allons Jr., Denver; two daughters, Ja Dean Pratt, League City, Texas, and Jackie Crihfield, Carthage; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Grove. The Rev. Kenneth King and the Rev. Timothy Loch will officiate. Burial will be in Buzzard Cemetery, Grove. Arrangements are under direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove.

Charles Barger
SELIGMAN, Mo. Charles ``Buck'' Barger, 52, Garfield, Ark., died Tuesday morning, June 25, 1996, at the home of his sister, Juanita Reed, Seligman, after two years of ill health. Mr. Barger was born Feb. 11, 1944, in the state of Arkansas, where he lived most of his life. He was a truck driver. He served in the Army from 1962 to 1968. Additional survivors include two sons, Bucky Lyn Barger, Washburn, and Marcus James Barger, state of Florida; two daughters, Fetina Buttry, Garfield, and Tammy Lee Barger, Russellville, Ark.; three stepsons, Jerry Settlemire and Josh Settlemire, both of Russellville, and Kenneth Wayne Sharp, Pine Bluff, Ark.; two stepdaughters, Teresa Bruton, Seligman, and Tonya Short, Exeter; his mother, Martha Barger, Russellville; four brothers, Glenn Chidester, Frankford, Ill., Ed Barger, Dover, Ark., Dale Barger, Russellville, and Gerald Barger, Monett; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Rogers (Ark.) Cemetery, Maple Addition. The Rev. Jerry Yarnall will officiate. Pallbearers will be George Reed, Chucky Barger, Doyle Reed Jr., Jim Barnett, Delbert Rasmussen and Lonnie Horton. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

James Parrish
STARK CITY, Mo. James Monroe Parrish, 84, Stark City, died at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at a nursing home in Neosho after a short illness. Mr. Parrish was born Feb. 4, 1912, at Rocky Comfort. He was a lifelong resident of the Stark City area. He worked for 20 years at Neosho Nursery. He was a member of Stark City Church of Christ. He married Mildred McEntire in 1946 at Columbus, Kan. She died Nov. 21, 1988. Survivors include three sons, George Parrish, Stark City, Virgil Parrish, Pierce City, and John Williams, Denver, Colo.; three daughters, Carol Buntin, Carthage, Mary Stewart, Pierce City, and Linda Lemons, Peabody, Kan.; two brothers, Fred Parrish, Rocky Comfort, and Charlie Parrish, Wheaton; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Clark Funeral Home, Granby. J.R. Burr, minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Newtonia IOOF Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Darrel Buntin, Darren Buntin, Larry Dixon, Mike Parrish, Bobby Stewart and Jerry Stewart. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

DeWayne Rogers
NEOSHO, Mo. DeWayne Rogers, 60, Neosho route 8, died at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at his home after a long illness. Mr. Rogers was born Oct. 27, 1935, at Tecumseh, Okla. He moved to Neosho in 1960 from Oklahoma. He worked as a telegraph agent for the Kansas City Southern Railroad for 15 years. He had worked the past seven years for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. at Bentonville, Ark. He was a member of Bible Holiness Fellowship at Russellville, Ark., where he was a minister, served on the board of directors and was youth camp director. He was an Army veteran. He married Lois Combs on Jan. 5, 1955, at Tecumseh. She survives. Other survivors include three sons, Jeff Rogers and Darrel Rogers, both of Neosho, and Mike Rogers, Claremore, Okla.; a daughter, Cindy Smith, Branson; a brother, Edwin Rogers Jr., Meeker, Okla.; a sister, Darlene Flowers, Tecumseh; and 11 grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Bible Holiness Assembly of God, Neosho. The Rev. Elwayne Schaffer and the Rev. David Harrison will officiate. Burial will be in Gibson Cemetery, Neosho. Pallbearers will be Marvin West, Mike West, Norman Thomas, Kevin Jones, Larry Roberts and Jim Kraft. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. today at the church. Contributions may be made to St. John's Hospice, in care of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

Gwyn Russell
MILLER, Mo. Gwyn Edwards Russell, 86, Miller, died at 9:52 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at his home after a long illness. Mr. Russell was born April 14, 1910, at Bird City, Kan. He moved to Miller four years ago from Del Rio, Texas. He was a retired farmer. He married Ruth Margaret Bryant on April 7, 1935, at San Bernardino, Calif. She survives. Additional survivors include a son, James E. Russell, Salina, Kan.; a daughter, Gwyndolyn Dake, Miller; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The body has been cremated. No services are planned. Arrangements are under direction of Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home, Miller.

Angel Sizemore
CASSVILLE, Mo. Angel Dawn Sizemore, daughter of EdDee May Hillhouse and Troy Dean Sizemore, both of Cassville, died at birth at 11:34 p.m. Monday, June 24, 1996, at Cox Medical Center-South, Springfield. Additional survivors include a half brother, Anthony Sizemore, Cassville; two half sisters, Ashley Sizemore and Amanda Sizemore, both of Cassville; maternal grandparents, Clarence and Phyllis Weathermon, Pierce City; paternal grandparents, Richard and Shirley Sizemore, Cassville; maternal great-grandmothers, Alice Hillhouse and Mabel Riley, both of Denison, Iowa; and paternal great-grandmothers, Donald and Emma Jean Bush, Harpers Ferry, Iowa, and Raymond and Florence Sizemore, Lincoln, Ill. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Corinth Cemetery, Cassville. The Rev. Bob Neeley will officiate. Arrangements are under direction of Williamson Funeral Home, Cassville.

Chester Testerman
SENECA, Mo. Chester J. Testerman, 75, Seneca, died at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, after a long illness. Mr. Testerman was born March 25, 1921, in Newton County. He was a lifelong area resident. He was a self-employed hauling contractor. He married Maggie Strickland on Jan. 25, 1941, at Neosho. She died May 25, 1988. Survivors include a son, Charles Testerman, Joplin; a daughter, Linda Glover, Morenci, Ariz.; two brothers, Lester Testerman, Joplin, and Cecil Testerman, Seneca; two sisters, Norma Stillion, Springfield, and Hazel Golden, Seneca; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Seneca Cemetery. Harold Reaves, minister, will officiate. Friends may visit from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca. The family will be at the home, 1608 Olive St., Seneca.

David Weber
MOUNDVILLE, Mo. David Leon Weber, 37, Moundville, died at 3:28 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, after a long illness. Mr. Weber was born March 14, 1959, at Nevada. He lived most of his life in the Moundville and Deerfield areas. Survivors include his parents, William ``Pete'' and Patsy Weber, Moundville; three brothers, Bill Weber, Richards, Bruce Weber, Moundville, and Ed Weber, Nevada; five sisters, Judy Broughton, Independence, Mo., Virginia Read, Moundville, Patricia Harris and Glenda Leer, both of Bronaugh, and Julie Weber, Nevada; and grandparents, Marzie Weber, Deerfield, and Winfred Mooney, Nevada. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Shiloh Cemetery inBarton County. The Rev. Bill Smith will officiate. Friends may call until 9 a.m. Saturday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday. Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the National Kidney Foundation.

Ethel Waggoner
WEIR, Kan. Ethel Annie Bennett Waggoner, 90, Delaware, Okla., a native of Weir, died at 3 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at a nursing home in Bartlesville, Okla., after a long illness. Mrs. Waggoner was born May 15, 1906, in Weir. She was a homemaker. She married Charley W. Waggoner on March 8, 1924, at Wagoner, Okla. He died Sept. 24, 1987. Survivors include two sons, Johnie Waggoner, Vinita, Okla., and George Waggoner, South Coffeyville, Okla.; three daughters, Ruth Jarrett, Centralia, Okla., and Ann Wynn and Eden Babcock, both of Bartlesville; a brother, Lonzo Bennett, Oklahoma City, Okla.; a sister, Mable McComick, Columbus; 23 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements are pending with Thomas Funeral Home, Welch.

Leon Harrington
MIAMI, Okla. Leon Harrington, 84, 445 D St. N.W., died at 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, after a long illness. Mr. Harrington was born Feb. 26, 1912, at Valiant. He worked for DuPont at Pryor before moving to Miami. He moved to Commerce in 1947, to Grove in 1966 and returned to Miami in 1979. He was a forklift operator in the shipping department at the former B.F. Goodrich tire plant in Miami, retiring in 1974. He was co-owner and master mold maker of Painter's Attic Plastercraft in Miami until 1991. He married Francis Dolors Gazaway on Feb. 1, 1940, at Claremore. She survives. Additional survivors include a son, Joseph Leroy Harrington, Paris, Texas; two daughters, Leona Jones, Great Bend, Kan., and Margaret Elizabeth Olds, Miami; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami. The Rev. Joe Don Olds will officiate. Burial will be in GAR Cemetery, Miami. Pallbearers will be Tommy Roberts, Martin Roberts, Gary Lee Roberts, James Roberts, D.L. Thompson and Jim Boyd. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Anna Phillips
JAY, Okla. Anna Duncan Phillips, 77, Jay, died at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, after a short illness. Mrs. Phillips was born June 16, 1919, in the Mount Hermon community near Jay. She was a lifetime resident of the rural Jay area. She was a Baptist and attended Mount Hermon Church. Her husband, Max Phillips, died in 1969. Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Hamby, Catoosa; a sister, Rena McCluskey, Jay; and a grandson. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Wann Cemetery, Southwest City, Mo. The Rev. Chuck Glass will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hinderliter-Woodard Funeral Home, Jay.

Johnny Sharp
JAY, Okla. Johnny Lee Sharp, 43, Jay, died at 11:25 p.m. Monday, June 24, 1996, at Gravette (Ark.) Medical Center after a short illness. Mr. Sharp was born Oct. 6, 1952, in Jay. He was a member of Piney Baptist Church, near Jay. He was a member of the Jumper Cemetery committee in Jay. He married Lorene Watermelon on Sept. 18, 1987. She survives. Additional survivors include a son, Dylan Sharp, of the home; his father, Ross Sharp, Anderson, Mo.; four brothers, Steve Sharp, Woodward, William Sharp, Kenwood, Ross Sharp Jr., Grove, and Larry Sharp, Weatherford; and four sisters, Luella Goff, Leedey, Nancy Bachman, Marshall, Texas, Diane Manaco, Jasper, Tenn., and Wanda Sharp, Anderson. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Piney Baptist Church. The Rev. Stanley Grass and the Rev. Rufus King will officiate. Burial will be in Jumper Cemetery, Jay. Pallbearers will be will be Jack Tanner, J.B. Martin, Jimmy Martin, Mike Goff, Ben Proctor and Eugene Dry. The body will be taken to the family home tonight for viewing. Arrangements under direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Jay.

Thomas Turner
MIAMI, Okla. Thomas Wilburn ``Tommy'' Turner, 79, 1822 B St. N.E., died at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 1996, at a nursing home in Joplin, Mo., after a short illness. Mr. Turner was born Sept. 22, 1916, at Independence, Mo. He moved to Miami six years ago from Weatherford. He previously lived in Ottawa County for 25 years. He served in the Air Force for 35 years, retiring Feb. 1, 1970. He was a member of Northeast Baptist Church, the Grand Lake Shrine Club and the American Legion, all in Miami; the Frisco Masonic Lodge, Order of the Eastern Star No. 194 and IOOF Lodge No. 41, all at Fairland; Amaranth Court No. 29 at Afton; Azotus White Shrine No. 50 at Joplin; and the Akdar Shrine and the Tulsa Valley Scottish Rite Consistory, both at Tulsa. He married Lynette Rogers on July 17, 1983, at Afton. She survives. Additional survivors include a son, Charles B. Turner, state of Kansas; a stepson, R.F. Eby, Miami; five brothers, Arthur Gray, Appleton City, Mo., Bill Turner, Plainfield, Ind., Charles Turner and Buford Turner, both of Ironton, Mo., and Robert Turner, Independence, Mo.; six sisters, Louise Redburn, St. James, Mo., Elsie Stites and Ada Greenwalt, both of Steelville, Mo., Elizabeth Wynn, Cuba, Mo., Mary Koehler, Independence, Mo., and Emma Cook, Ironton; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Arrangements are pending with Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Picher.

Walter Williams
JAY, Okla. Walter Dane Williams, 69, Jay route 3, died at 11:05 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 1996, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital, Muskogee, after a long illness. Mr. Williams was born April 29, 1927, at Fairview. He had lived in the Jay area for 26 years. He served 26 years in the Army and then the Navy. He started as a boatswain's mate and retired as a chief petty officer in 1970. He served in Europe and the Pacific during World War II. He also served during the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of the American Legion and the Grove Ritual Burial Team. Survivors include his wife, Rachael Marie Horton Williams; a daughter, Glenda Sue Lewis, New Baden, Ill.; and two grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hinderliter-Woodard Funeral Home, Grove. The Rev. Jack Spurgeon will officiate. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Fort Gibson National Cemetery. Members of the Grove Ritual Burial Team will serve as pallbearers.

Nina Dover dies at age 103
Nina L. Dover, 103, 2502 Moffet Ave., died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at a local nursing home after a short illness. Mrs. Dover was born March 9, 1893, at Hamilton. She had been a cook and had worked at American Laundry. She retired in 1957. She was a Methodist. She married Dan Dover on May 15, 1911, at Woodward, Okla. He died in 1932. Survivors include two sons, Jerry Dover, Joplin, and Frank Dover, Camargo, Okla.; two daughters, Ruth Prier, Joplin, and Letha Andrews, Springfield; 15 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 35 great-great grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary. Pastor Lowell Rossow will officiate. Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the mortuary. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Michael DiSilvestro
MONETT, Mo. Michael Scott DiSilvestro, 44, Monett, was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at his home after suffering an apparent heart attack. Mr. DiSilvestro was born Feb. 23, 1952, at Woodbury, N.J. He had lived in Monett about eight months. He worked for Gilster-Marylee Cereal Manufacturing Co., near St. Louis. He served in the Navy. He was a Methodist. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Survivors include his parents, Daniel and Carolyn McCucheon DiSilvestro, Desloge; a brother, Patrick DiSilvestro, Hartly, Del.; and a sister, Carol DiSilvestro, St. Louis. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Monett IOOF Cemetery. The Rev. Charles D'Arcy will officiate. Arrangements are under direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett.

Gladys Hinson
ANDERSON, Mo. Gladys Hinson, 82, Anderson route 3, died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 1996, at a local nursing home after an illness. Mrs. Hinson was born Oct. 24, 1913, at Topeka, Kan. She lived most of her life at Shawnee Mission, Kan. She moved to Anderson about a year ago. She was a homemaker and a Christian. Her husband, Donald M. Hinson, preceded her in death. Survivors include a sister, Virginia Ketchell, Anderson. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson. Tom Ellis, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens, Shawnee Mission. Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Sallie Mitchell
STELLA, Mo. Sallie A. Mitchell, 93, Stella, died at 10:24 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at Freeman Neosho Hospital, Neosho, after a short illness. Mrs. Mitchell was born Jan. 8, 1903, at Washburn. She was a lifetime resident of the Stella and Fairview area. She worked at the Cudahy dairy processing plant in Neosho for 10 years before retiring. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. She married Jesse Clarence ``Doc'' Mitchell on March 24, 1919, at Cassville. He died Jan. 8, 1981. Survivors include four sons, Ray Mitchell, Stella, Joe Mitchell, Rocky Comfort, and Tommy Mitchell and Billy Mitchell, both of Fairview; three daughters, Polly Pippin Massey, Neosho, Hilma Hines, Rocky Comfort, and Shirley McKinley, Jay, Okla.; 33 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and 42 great-great grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. The Rev. Billy Joe Gentry will officiate. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery, Stella. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ottie Reed
CASSVILLE, Mo. Ottie L. Reed, 95, Cassville, died at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Reed was born Aug. 18, 1900, in Stone County. She had lived in Cassville since 1967. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church, Cassville. She married Charles C. Reed on Aug. 26, 1922, in the state of Arkansas. He preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Charles Reed, Frankfort, Ill., and Hubert Reed, Cassville; a daughter, Lavell Reed, Cassville; a half sister, Viola Jackson, Amarillo, Texas; nine grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-stepgrandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The Rev. John Duncan will officiate. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter. Pallbearers will be Sam Munday, Billie Jack Munday, Jackie Craig, Charles Reed Jr., Larry Reed and Ronald Reed. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Cecil Triplett
NEOSHO, Mo. Cecil Albert Triplett, 81, Renton, Wash., a former Neosho resident, died Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at a hospital in Renton after suffering an apparent heart attack. Mr. Triplett was born Dec. 30, 1914, at Racine. He lived in the Neosho area before moving to the Renton area about 40 years ago. He was a farmer, and he had worked as a machinist for Pacific Car and Foundry. He was a member of the Renton Lions Club and a machinists' union. Survivors include his wife, Helen Banks Triplett; four sons, Carl Triplett and Marion Triplett, both of Renton, Dick Triplett, Kent, Wash., and Rod Triplett, Bothellstet, Wash.; two daughters, Joy Johnson, Renton, and Linda Gay Triplett, Tukwilastet, Wash.; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Memorial Park, Renton. Arrangements are under direction of Greenwood Funeral Home, Renton. Contributions may be made to a youth fund, in care of the funeral home.

Ethel Waggoner
WEIR, Kan. Services for Ethel Annie Bennett Waggoner, 90, Delaware, Okla., a Weir native, who died Wednesday, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Thomas Funeral Home, Welch, Okla. Sister Shirley Randall will officiate. Burial will be in Martin Cemetery, Childers, Okla. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Jess Blevins
MIAMI, Okla. Jess Blevins, 80, 330 G St. S.E., died at 12:20 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 1996, at Baptist Regional Health Center after a long illness. Mr. Blevins was born June 22, 1916, at Grove. He moved to Miami from Grove in 1923. He retired in 1970 from Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Miami. He was a member of Miami Church of Christ. He married Ruth Cook on May 6, 1960, in Miami. She survives. Additional survivors include fours sons, G.W. Blevins, Miami, David Blevins and Linden stetBlevins, both of Scurry, Texas, and John Blevins, Occidental, Calif.; four daughters, Judith Kropp and Beverly Wooley, both of Miami, Shirley Brewster, Bernice, and Melissa Gruenig, Mill Valley, Calif.; a brother, Freeman Blevins, Miami; three sisters, Mollie Lightfoot, Miami, Edna Bryant, Fairland, and Bonnie Varner, Homeland, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are pending with Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home, Miami.

Sanford Bowen
FAIRLAND, Okla. Sanford M. Sonny Bowen, 58, Tuscaloosa, Ala., formerly of Fairland, died at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at his home after a long illness. Mr. Bowen was born Sept. 1, 1937, in the state of Oklahoma. He lived in Fairland most of his life. He moved to Alabama eight years ago. He worked for B.F. Goodrich Co. in Miami and Tuscaloosa. Survivors include his wife, Georgia Bowen; a son, Ronald Bowen, Tuscaloosa; a daughter, Shelly Ligon, Ponca City; his mother, Mary Elrod, Punta Gorda, Fla.; two sisters, Verna Christenson, Punta Gorda, and Jacqueline Baker, Wagoner; and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fairland Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Don Bond Jr., Bob Deatherage, Alan Loehr, Rex Captain, Jim Love and Johnny Davis. Arrangements are under direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami.

Maxine Brown
MIAMI, Okla. Maxine Brown, 72, 930 Rieby Road, died at 11:40 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 1996, at Freeman Hospital East, Joplin, Mo., after a long illness. Mrs. Brown was born Oct. 17, 1923, at Wyandotte. She had lived in the Miami area for 50 years. She was an owner of A.B. Motor Co., Miami, for 50 years. She married Jess E. Brown on Jan. 1, 1941, in Miami. He survives. Additional survivors include two sons, Johnny Brown, Neosho, Mo., and Kenneth Brown, Tulsa; a daughter, Earlene Tucker, McGregor, Texas; a sister, Retha Blizzard, Miami; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at GAR Cemetery, Miami. The Rev. Kim Mailes will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami.

Bertie Kirksey
MIAMI, Okla. Bertie L. Kirksey, 81, Wagoner, formerly of Miami, died at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 1996, at a nursing home in Tulsa after a long illness. Mrs. Kirksey was born April 2, 1915, at Durham, Ark. She moved to Wagoner on Oct. 10, 1995. She was a nurse's aide at Baptist Regional Health Center, Miami, where she worked 34 years. She retired in 1978. She was a member of Northeast Baptist Church, Miami, where she taught Sunday school for children in grades one through three. She was a charter member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Miami. She married Ezra Thomas Kirksey on Aug. 21, 1932. He died Sept. 29, 1965. Survivors include three sons, Cecil Kirksey, Wagoner, Harold Kirksey, Hooker, and Tom Kirksey, Miami; a daughter, Janelle Pittman, Wagoner; 16 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Northeast Baptist Church. The Rev. Clyde Stilley will officiate. Burial will be in GAR Cemetery, Miami. Pallbearers will be Kevin Webb, John Webb, Cecil Kirksey Jr., Rick Kirksey, Thomas Kirksey and Chris Kirksey. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home, Miami. The family will be at the home of Tom Kirksey, 818 J St. N.W., Miami. Contributions may be made to N.E.O. Rehab at Tulsa or to Northeast Baptist Church.

Ralph Myers
FAIRLAND, Okla. Ralph C. Myers, 83, 55020 170th Road, died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 1996, at his home after an illness. Mr. Myers was born Oct. 16, 1912, at Apache. He moved to Fairland in 1914. He was a farmer and rancher. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church, Miami. He was a member of the Ottawa County Farm Bureau and was vice president of the Alumni Association of the Lone Star District, south of Narcissa. He married Earthie Bandy on April 12, 1934, at Miami. She survives. Additional survivors include two sons, George T. ``Tom'' Myers and Kenneth L. Myers, both of Miami; a brother, Albert B. Myers, Miami; a sister, Dorothy Davis, Miami; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Arrangements are pending with Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami.

Caleb Todd
MIAMI, Okla. Caleb Joseph Todd, son of Jeremy Todd, Muskogee, and Dana Osburn, Fort Gibson, formerly of Miami, was stillborn at 2 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 1996, at Muskogee Regional Hospital. Additional survivors include a sister, Cassie Hemphill, Fort Gibson; paternal grandparents, Lanny and Judy Fields, Fort Gibson; maternal grandparents, Joe and Sandra Hemphill, Fort Gibson; maternal great-grandparents, Mike and Matilda Stepp, Fairland; and maternal great-grandmother, Arvilla Hemphill, Grove. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Williams Timberhill Cemetery, west of Miami. The Rev. Melvin Jordan will officiate. Arrangements are under direction of Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home, Miami.


 

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