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HAROLD L. "HO" ANDRESS 
Harold L. "Ho" Andress, Reeds Spring, Mo. departed this life March 30, 2001 in Tablerock Retirement Village, Kimberling City, Mo. at the age of 83 years. He was the son of Albert and Mary Belle (Nicklaus) Andress, born September 1, 1917 in Jefferson County, Ind. Harold served with the 17th Construction Battalion (Navy Seabees) during World War II in both the Atlantic and South Pacific Theaters. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Carpenters Local #631 in Indiana for 60 years. Harold was a member of the American Legion Jefferson Post #9, Madison, Indiana and American Legion Post #637 in Kimberling City. He also was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1969 in Madison, Ind. Harold is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jerry E. Andress in January, l987; a brother, John C. Andress in January, 2000, and two half-brothers, Charles and Albert Andress, Jr. Harold will be missed by his wife of 55 years, Geneva Oak Andress; daughter-in-law, Peggy Andress of Galena; brother, Kenneth Andress and his wife, Nola of Anchorage, Alaska; sister, Ruth Pogue of Portsmouth, Ohio; sister-in-law, Rebecca Andress of Hanover, Ind.; three half sisters; six nieces, four nephews and many special friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 5, in Stumpff Chapel-South, Kimberling City. Final disposition will be cremation under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Homes. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jerry Andress Animal Shelter Trust Fund or Alzheimer's Assoc., Southwest Missouri Chapter, 2021 S. Waverly Ave. #100, Springfield, Mo. 65804-2417. 

HAZEL HUFFHINES BRYAN
Hazel Huffines Bryan, 87, Willard, Mo., passed away at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2001, in her daughter's home. She was born in Crane, Mo., the daughter of Bird and Sim Huffhines. In March of 1941, she married George Arthur Bryan of Springfield, a descendant of the Polks and Campbells that founded Springfield. She was widowed through George's service to his country during World War II. Lee's Summit, Mo. became her home for many years during which she worked as the receptionist at the Lee's Summit Clinic for 27 years. After her retirement she came to live with her daughter in Willard in l990. She was a member of the Willard Community Christian Church. She is survived by her daughter Nancy Morris, Willard; two grandsons, Bryon and Jimmy Morris, both of Springfield, five-great grandchildren, Brody, Taylor Samantha, Conner and J. D., all of Springfield; a brother, Bill Huffhines, Springfield; and sister, Betty Warford, Garden City, Mo. Memorial services were held at 10 a.m. March 16, in Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel with the Rev. Lance Tamerius officiating. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Willard Community Christian Church, 300 E. Proctor Road, Willard, Mo. 65781. 

TOMMY EUGENE GOLD 
Tommy Eugene Gold, 57, Hurley, died at 11:46 a.m., Saturday, March 24, 2001, in his home following a long illness. He was born March 5, l944, in Hurley, to Leslie and Vesta (Merritt) Gold. He lived in Hurley his entire life. Her married Lois Mitchell on June 23, l961. She survives. Other survivors include two sons, Doug Gold and Scott Gold and wife, Heather, all of Hurley; three daughters, Sharon Merritt and husband, Harold, Crane, Sheila Israel and husband Larry, and Stacy Whittington and her husband, Kenny, all of Hurley; 10 grandchildren; a step grandson; a great-granddaughter; a step great-granddaughter; his mother, Vesta Gold, Crane; three sisters, Elnora Raper, Marionville, Ellen Pilz, Stockton, Calif., and Marie "Sug" Wolfe, Hurley; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his dad and by his brother, William. Services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, in Meadors Funeral Home, Clever, with the Rev. Larry Winfree officiating. Burial was in Wright Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. 

ORA E. GRACEY 
Ora E. Gracey departed this life March 28, 2001 in Christian Health Care-East, Springfield, Mo. at the age of 92 years, 5 months and 11 days. She was the daughter of Joseph and M. Josephine (Connelly) Ely, born October 17, 1908 in Ironton, Texas. Ora was married to James Harold Gracey, who precedes her in death. She is survived by two nieces, Shirley Scorse of Joplin and Margaret Ellison of Springfield; two nephews, Joe Ely of Arlington, Va. and Bob Ely of Courer d' Alene, Ind.; and several great-nieces and nephews. A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. March 31, in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, Branson, with Rev. Justin Keith officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. 

BLANCHE HELEN SCOTT HERREID
A memorial service for Blanche Herreid, 71, who died in Peoria, Ill., on May 1, 2000, will be held at the Crane Community Cemetery Saturday, April 14, 2001 at 9 a.m. Anyone who knew and loved Blanche is welcome to attend. A service for her son, Scott Herreid, will be held at the same time. Their ashes will be interned and flowers will be planted. Blanche loved her home in Galena and had fond memories of the friends and family she had there. It was her wish to return home and have her ashes buried near her family members. Blanche was born on May 3, l928, in Galena, Mo. to Warner and Bessie Grisham Scott. She married Wayne Herreid in Peoria, Ill. on Feb. 12, 1949. He died on March 10, l997 in New Orleans, La. She was also preceded in death by one son Scott Herreid, 50 of Albuquerque, NM and by two brothers, Jack Scott and Harry Scott both of Galena, Mo., and one nephew Warner Gilbert of Galena, Mo. Surviving are one son Brent Herreid of Albuquerque, NM and one daughter Teresa Herreid-Blatti of Fergus Falls, Minn; one granddaughter Megan Blatti; three sisters Bonnie Lee Scott Hegwood of Slidell, La; Mary Lynn Scott Dudley and Anna Belle Scott Gilbert both of Galena, Mo.; one aunt Margie Grisham Parks of Crane, Mo; four nieces and nephews, Jackie Gilbert Bowling, Bessie Gilbert Merrill, Ralph Gilbert and Larry Gilbert all of Galena, Mo. and several grand nieces and nephews. 

MARGARET ELLEN WHITE  
Margaret Ellen White, 91, passed away March 28, 2001, in Sonshine Manor, Republic, Mo. Margaret was born December 22, l909 in Hurley, Missouri, to Samuel Labrenth and Mary Elizabeth Conrad, the sixth child of eleven children. She grew up in Hurley, Mo. where she was a member of the Hurley Methodist Church. Most of her life was spent on a farm near Union City, Mo., being a homemaker and taking care of her family. Margaret loved to garden. With the death of her husband, Lloyd E. White in l974, she moved to Republic, Mo., where she lived the remainder of her life. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lloyd E. "Bill" White; a son, Earl Eugene white; a daughter-in-law, Phyllis White; a grandson, Lloyd Dee White; two sons-in-law, Bill Meacheam and Blanton Barrett; seven brothers; and two sisters. Survivors include her daughters, Betty Meacheam, Springfield, Faye Barrett, Clever, Mary Hays and her husband, Bob, Clever; two sons, Jerry White and his wife, Dee Picayune, Miss., and Bill White and his wife, JoAnn, Broken Arrow, Okla.; a sister, Louise Andrus, Republic; a sister-in-law, Mildred Conrad, Hurley; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, south of Clever, with the Rev. Dennis Bowling officiating under the direction of Meadors Funeral Homes, Clever. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Missouri. 

SAMUEL FRANK GANGEMI 
Samuel Frank Gangemi, Branson, Mo., departed this life June 16, 2001 in Skaggs Community Health Center, Branson at the age of 74 years, one month and 17 days. He was born April 29, l927 to Frank and Catherine (Tuzza) Gangemi, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Sam was retired personal assistant to Tony Orlando and of the Catholic faith. He was married to Marie Goldsmith, December 19, l975 and they had made their home in the area the past seven years coming from Las Vegas, N.V. Sam was a veteran of the U.S. Maine Corps. His parents and a son, Tommy Gangemi, preceded Sam in death. Survivors include: his wife, Genie; two sons, Daniel Gangemi of Branson and Michael Summers of Indiana; three daughters, Cathy Gangemi of Powersite, Samantha Taylor of Ridgedale and Gina Gangemi of Branson; one brother, Pete Gangemi of New Jersey; three grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial services were held at 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 18, 2001 in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Branson with Monsignor Buccard officiating. Final disposition will be cremation under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. 

DONALD B. HAYES 
Donald B. Hayes, Kimberling City, Mo. departed this life June 14, 2001 in his home at the age of 87 years, 5 months and 16 days. He was the son of Harry and Barbara Hayes, born December 28, 1913 in Lamar, Iowa. Donald was a retired shipping clerk and had lived in the area the past two years coming from Ottawa, Iowa. Survivors include: his wife, Ida; one son, Larry of Reeds Spring; one daughter, Carol Hazelett of Mt. Vernon, Wash.; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Final disposition will be cremation. 

ERVIN L. PICHEE
Ervin L. Pichee, Kimberling City, Mo. departed this life June 13, 2001 in his grandson's home at the age of 93 years. He was the son of Lewis and Mary (Schoenfeld) Pichee, born September 9, 1908 in Peshtigo, Wis. Ervin was a retired paper mill superintendent and had lived in the area the past three years coming from Alton, Ill. His parents and his wife, Teresa Spurgeon Pichee, preceded him in death. Survivors include: one son, Bill Pichee of Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Rosemary Roberts of Alton, Ill. and Jeanne Eubanks of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister, Verona Stommel of Greenbay, Wis.; 18 grandchildren and numerous great-and great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 15, in Stumpff Chapel-South, Kimberling City with Father John Brath officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Alton, Ill. Local arrangements will be under the directions of Stumpff Funeral Homes. 

FLOYD BRANHAM 
Floyd Branham, Aurora, Mo. departed this life July 28, 2001 in Ozark Methodist Manor, Marionville, Mo. at the age of 78 years. He was the son of Charlie and Stella (Copeland) Branham, and was born April 4, 1923 in Stone County, Mo. Floyd was a farmer and a lifelong resident of the area. His parents and his wife, Daisy Grace, preceded Floyd in death. Survivors include several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. No services are planned. Cremation will be under the direction of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral Home, Crane, Mo. 

LOU ANN BRECKENRIDGE 
Lou Ann Breckenridge, Ozark, Mo. departed this life July 26, 2001 in Century Pines Nursing Home, Ozark, Mo. at the age of 62 years, five months and 21 days. She was the daughter of Jess and Artie (Johnson) Galloway and was born February 5, 1939 in Galena, Mo. Lou Ann was a retired interior decorator for Gates Leer Jet Corp. and had lived in the area the past 20 years coming from Wichita, Kan. A sister, Mary Lasiter and a brother, Bill Galloway, preceded Lou Ann in death. Survivors include: two sons, Ronald Dale Morris of Arizona and Randy Lynn Morris of Kansas; two brothers, Jack Galloway of Galena and Jesse Galloway of Aurora; two sisters, Alice Wilson of Hurley and Betty Rickman of Sarcoxie; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Graveside services were at 11 a.m., Monday, July 30, 2001 in Galena Community Cemetery with Billy Bob Jones officiating. Arrangements will be under the direction of Cheatham-Stumpff Funeral Home, Galena. 

KENNETH D. BURTON
Kenneth D. Burton, 83, went to his heavenly home on July 24, 2001, at 12:50 a.m. in Christian Health Care, Republic, after a short illness. He was the son of W. B. and Etta Burton and was born February 25, 1918. He was a member of Brookline Baptist Church, Brookline, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents, W.B. and Etta Burton; four brothers, Ottis, Edgar, Curtis, and Clinton. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Nellie, of the home; one son, Jerry and companion Wanda, Republic; one brother, Oscar Burton, Billings; two sisters, Treva Henry, and husband Rex, Republic, and Thelma Hilton, and husband Homer, Raytown, Mo.; six sisters-in-law, Ruth Burton, Ruth Wiseart, both of Ash Grove, Pearl Phillips, Springfield, Eloise Burton, Crane, Vada Ottendorf, and Jessie Cook, Republic; several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 27, 2001 at Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, with the Rev. John Holmes officiating. Burial was in Crane Community Cemetery, Crane, Mo. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

MONA ALLISON CROSS
Mona Allison Cross, Kimberling City, Mo. departed this life July 22, 2001 in Skaggs Community Health Center, Branson, Mo. at the age of 78 years. She was born August 10, l922 in Pike County, Indiana. Mona was a homemaker and of the Presbyterian faith. She was united in marriage to Charles Cross in l944 and they had made their home in the area the past 12 years coming from Michigan. Mona was a member of Ladies Elk and a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. Survivors include: her husband, Charles of the home; one daughter, Judith Gwynne Sinning of Livinia, Mich.; two brothers, Jim Corten of Schereville, Ind. and Arthur Corten of Mesquite, Nev.; two sisters, Midge Manno of Sun City, Ariz. and June Mordell of Thomas Bluffton, S. C.; one granddaughter, Laura Sinning, one grandson, Jeffrey Sinning, several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 26, 2001 in St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Kimberling City with the Rev. Doctor Bob Docherty and the Rev.'s Jim and Kathleen Splitt officiating. Burial was in Pine Crest Cemetery under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. 

SKIPPY L. JOHNSON
Skippy L. Johnson, Reeds Spring, Mo., departed this life July 24, 2001 in Skaggs Community Health Center, Branson, Mo. at the age of 67 years. He was the son of Earnest and Cleo (Nelson) Johnson and was born September 3, l933 in Davenport, Iowa. Skippy was retired from the U. S. Navy and was a member of the Elks Lodge. He had made his home in the area the past 26 years coming from Creston, Iowa. Survivors include: his special friend, Pansy Johnson of Reeds Spring; five sons, Chuck Johnson of Lenox, Iowa, Phillip Johnson of Orient, Iowa, Dallas Smith of Branson, Cliff Smith of Jefferson City and Sonny Johnson of Reeds Spring; two daughters, Kalian Smith and Sandra Dawn Johnson both of Creston, Iowa; one sister, Galene Welcher of Reeds Spring; 10 grandchildren and a host ofother relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2001 in Stumpff Chapel-South, Kimberling City with Johnny Holt officiating. Military honors and cremation followed services. 

PHYLLIS MARIE TAYLOR
Phyllis Marie Taylor, Buttermilk Springs, Mo., departed this life July 29, 2001 in her daughter's home at the age of 82. She was the daughter of Frank and Mary Inez (Danford) Johnson and was born July 25, l9l9 in Macedonia, Iowa. Phyllis was a homemaker and a member of the Eastern Star. She was married to Delmar Taylor and they had made their home in the area the past 44 years coming from Emmett, Kan. Survivors include: her husband, Delmar of the home; one son, Charles Paulsen of Galena; one daughter, Lois Carpenter of Galena; one step-son, Ray Taylor of Halltown, Mo.; one step-daughter, Francis Pringle of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one brother, Larry Johnson of Jefferson City; two sisters, Florence Schilling of Goodland, Kan., and Joy Stoner of Mount Carmel, Ill.; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, August 3, 2001 in Stumpff Chapel-South, Kimberling City with Joe Wolven officiating. Final disposition will be cremation under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Homes. 

BETTY M. WESTON
Betty M. Weston, Aurora, Mo., formerly of Crane, departed this life July 23, 2001, in St. John's Regional Heal Center, Springfield, Mo. at the age of 72 years. She was the daughter of Teller and Mae (Duckworth) Kissee and was born October 4, l928 in Kansas City, Mo. Betty was a retired schoolteacher and had lived in Aurora the past year coming from Crane. Survivors include: two sons, John Weston of Ft. Meyers, Fla. and Rodney Weston of Springfield, Mo.; three grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2001 in Crane Christian Church with Howard Mountcastle officiating. Burial were in Crane Community Cemetery under the direction of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral Home, Crane Mo. 

MARY RUTH WHITE
Mary Ruth White, Ozark, Mo. (formerly of Stuttgart, Ark.) departed this life July 21, 2001 in Ozark Riverview Manor, Ozark, at the age of 86 years, two months and 25 days. She was the daughter of James and Era (Starks) Foster and was born April 26, l926 in Oklahoma. Ruth was a homemaker and had lived in the area the past two years coming from Arkansas. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Ralph White who passed away on May 22, l976. Survivors include: five sisters, Zelma Bowling of Ozark, Thelma Roetto of Monett, Viola Ash of Cassville, Lillian Baker of Crane and Pearl Graves of Modesto, Calif.; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2001 in Crane Community Cemetery with Chuck Eakins officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral Home, Crane. 

FREEDA M. CRUSE 
 
Freeda M. Cruse, a longtime resident of Abesville, Mo. passed away October 17, 2001 at the age of 91 years and four months. She was born June 17, 1910 to Walter W. and Eliza A. Dabbs Martin of Harrison, Ark. Freeda made her home with her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Roy Gregory, of Reeds Spring, Mo. for the past five and a half years. She was a longtime member of Faith Baptist Church, Spokane, Mo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clark Cruse; one daughter, Evalena Martin; three sisters, Virginia (Virgie) Martin, Clara Belle Cruse, and Ruby L. Wilson; two brothers, William Frank Martin and Albert Carl Martin. She is survived by three daughters, Virginia Cruse of San Francisco, Calif., Linda Gregory and her husband Roy, of Reeds Spring, Mo., Pearl Hill of Rogers, Ark.; one step-daughter, Avis Arlene Hartley of Springfield, Mo.; one brother, Samuel M. (Bud) Martin and his wife Margie of Fair Grove, Mo.; three grandsons and their wives, Randy and Melissa Gregory and Ronnie and Lisa Gregory all of Reeds Spring, Mo., and Darol and Diane Colvin of Rogers, Ark.; three great-grandsons, Austin, Jonathon, and Eathon Gregory, as well as a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2001 at 65 Full Gospel Church with the Rev. Danny Call and the Rev. James Mohler officiating. Burial was in Eisenhour Cemetery, under the directions of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Pallbearers were Dale Boyd, Charlie Cruse, Rick Pendergrass, Ed Sanders, Oscar Wilson and Tim Wilson. 

ELAINE C. HARPER 
Elaine C. Harper, Nixa, Mo., departed this life October 22, 2001 in Christian Health Care, Nixa, Mo. at the age of 72 years. She was the daughter of W. D. and Gertrude (Towery) Cowley, born January 5, 1929 in Smithville, Miss. Elaine, retired former owner of Harper Valley Resort in Kimberling City, had lived in the area the past 29 years coming from Hutchinson, Kan. and was of the Baptist faith. Her parents and her husband, Walter Harper, preceded Elaine in death. Survivors include: one son, Richard Lee Harper of Bartlesville, Okla.; one grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends. No services are planned at this time. Cremation will be under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. Memorial contributions may be made in Elaine's honor to Community Hospices of Southwest Missouri, 1465 E. Primrose, Springfield, Mo. 65804. 

BETTY JO JENKINS 
Betty Jo Jenkins, Kimberling City, Mo., departed this life October 18, 2001 in Skaggs Community Health Center, Branson, Mo. at the age of 63 years. She was the daughter of Yancy and Lillie (Livingood) Draughn and was born May 15, l938 in Surry County, North Carolina. Betty was a retired factory worker and had lived in the area the past six years coming from Jenkins Town, North Carolina. Her parents and her husband, R.B. Jenkins, preceded Betty in death. Survivors include: one son, Barry (Mtn. Dew) Jenkins of Kimberling City; one brother, Frank Draughn of Dobson, NC; one grandchild, two great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Monday, October 22, 2001 in Tablerock Retirement Village, Kimberling City with Dennis Triplett officiating. Burial was in Philibert Cemetery under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. 

ETHEL "EUDELL" SCOTT
Ethel Eudell Scott died on Saturday, October 20 at Skaggs Community Health Center in Branson. She was born on June 5, 1929 in Van Buren, Ark., the daughter of Onis and Mary (Thomas) Flippo. Eudell was a devoted wife, mother, homemaker and member of the Cedar Valley Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. Survivors include: her husband of over 54 years, Cleo "Buck" Scott of the home in Ridgedale; two sons, Rick of Ridgedale, Mo. and Dennis of Hollister, Mo.; a sister, Evelyn Cornelison of Reeds Spring, Mo.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24 at the Whelchel Funeral Chapel in Branson. Officiating was the Rev. Ron Scott. Burial followed in the Cedar Valley Cemetery. 

ROBERT DEAN STONE
Robert Dean Stone, Galena, Mo., departed this life October 14, 2001 at his home at the age of 66 years. He was the son of Albert and Edna (Burgesen) Stone and was born April 30, l935 in Alta, Iowa. Robert was a retired administrator of vocational-technical education and had served in the U.S. Air Force. He was an instrument maker of Dulcimers and Hammer Dulcimers and a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Davenport, Ia. He was united in marriage to Edith Fulton, May 31, 1959 and they had made their home in the area the past two years coming from Iowa. Survivors include: his wife, Edith of the home; one son, Michael Stone of Iowa City, Ia.; one daughter, Colleen Budelier and her husband Gary of Davenport, Ia.; one brother, James Stone of Denver, Colo.; one sister, Janet Cornish of Omaha, Neb.; three grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. No services are planned at this time. Cremation will be under the direction of Cheatham-Stumpff Funeral Home, Galena. 

LURLA JANE ELLIS TEAGUE
Lurla Jane Ellis Teague, 99, passed away at 4:05 a.m. on Wednesday, October, 17, 2001 in the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. Mrs. Teague was born in Flat Creek, Barry County, Mo. on Nov. 12, l901 to Joel Oscar Ellis and Francis Emmaline Williams Ellis. Lurla was an avid reader, conversationalist who actively passed on her heritage to family. She was a conversant on worldly affairs and kept abreast of current affairs. She wrote articles for Cappers Weekly Newspaper of Topeka, Kan. for several years. She was a devout Christian and a long time member of the Presbyterian Church of Mt. Vernon, Mo. She married Lenard Teague on June 11, l921. To this union four children were born., He preceded her in death on February 6, l975. She was also preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Merle, James, Gerald and Frank and one sister Pearl Teague; one grandchild and one great-grandchild Survivors include three daughters Helen Caul, LaCross, Wis., Mildred Little, Springfield, Mo., June Hicks, Mt. Vernon; one son; James Lenard Teague, Springfield, Mo.; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 20, 2001 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon. Burial was at Smarts Cemetery, southwest of Billings. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and American Heart Association. 

DOROTHY ULRICH 
Dorothy Ulrich, Kimberling City, Mo. departed this life October 15, 2001 in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo. at the age of 92 years, 11 months and 11 days. She was the daughter of Herman and Minnie (Dieke) Kammeyer and was born November 4, l908 in Hinsdale, Ill. Dorothy was a retired municipal clerk and had lived in the area the past 29 years coming from Illinois. Her parents and her husband, Milton Ulrich, preceded Dorothy in death. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2001 in Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Kimberling City with James Troyke officiating. Burial was at 10 a.m., Saturday, October 20, 2001 in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Oak Brook, Ill. Arrangements were under the directions of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. 

FLORINE C. WELLS
Florine C. Wells, Lampe, Mo. departed this life October 16, 2001 in Skaggs Community Health Center, Branson, Mo. at the age of 84 years. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schroeder and was born December 6, 1916 in St. Louis, Mo. Florine was a 1936 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and a retired auditor. She was of the Evangelical and Reformed Church of Christ faith and had lived in the area the past 29 years coming from St. Louis. Survivors include: her husband, Charles of the home; step-sons, Charles and his wife, Unchong of Fallon, Nev., James and his wife, Virginia of Cottonwood, Ariz. and Steven and his wife, Patricia of Lampe; and a host of other relatives and friends. At Florine's request, there will be no services. Final disposition will be cremation under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of America, Inc., 1756 Bee Creek Rd., Suite G, Branson, Mo. 65616.


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