Miscellaneous Jasper County, Missouri Obituaries 1996


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Dorothy Bell 

Dorothy L. Bell, 67, 2912 E. 25th St., died at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 1996, at Freeman Hospital West after a long illness. 

Mrs. Bell was born Nov. 27, 1928, at Memphis. She had lived 29 years in Joplin, moving from Springdale, Ark. She was a desk manager at the Ramada Inn and was the vice president of Bell Egg Farms Inc. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin. 

Surviving are two daughters, Suzanne Alumbaugh, Joplin, and Belinda Green, Pleasanton, Calif.; a sister, Alma Brown, Glendale, Ariz.; and four grandchildren. 

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary. James Schnackenberg, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Webb City. 

Pallbearers will be Joel Alumbaugh, Michael Green, Johnny Moore, Steve Anderson and Verl Alumbaugh. 

Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today sunat the mortuary. 

Everett Daniels 

Services for Everett Paul Daniels, 87, Joplin, who died Thursday, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Parker Mortuary, Joplin. Ronald McMillan, minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Saginaw Cemetery, south of Joplin. 

Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 

Pallbearers will be Danny Daniels, David Daniels, Charley Daniels, Joe Rivette, Tony Rivette, and Paul Rivette. 

Contributions may be made to St. John's Hospice Program or Oxford Home Health Care. 

Clyde McCulley 

Clyde W. McCulley, 79, Joplin, died at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 1996, at his home after a sudden illness. 

Mr. McCulley was born Aug. 8, 1917, at Joplin. He came to Joplin in 1981, moving from Sparks, Nev. He was a printer and worked for The Joplin Globe for 15 years. He was a member of the printer's union and attended Villa Heights Christian Church, Joplin. 

Survivors include a son, John McCulley, Washington, D.C.; a stepson, Lucian Nowlin, state of Texas; two daughters, Lelia McCulley, White River Junction, Vt., and Jeannie McCulley, Modesto, Calif.; three brothers, Carl McCulley and Ray McCulley, both of Joplin, and Bob Robert McCulley, Pineville; and three grandchildren. 

No services are planned. The body will be cremated. 

Contributions may be made to the Cerebral Palsey Center, in care of Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary, Joplin. 

Bob McKenzie 

Services for Robert Harold ``Bob'' McKenzie, 75, Joplin, who died Friday, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Parker Mortuary, Joplin. The Rev. J.K. Wright will officiate. 

Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, Joplin. 

Annabelle Attaway 

MONETT, Mo. Annabelle M. Attaway, 91, Brookfield, Ill., a former Monett resident, died at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 1996, at Hinsdale Hospital, Hinsdale, Ill., after a sudden illness. 

Mrs. Attaway was born May 5, 1905, at Cleveland, Ohio. She moved to Berwin, Ill., in 1950. In 1994 she moved to Brookfield to live with her son. She worked as a switchboard operator for Illinois Bell Telephone, Marshall Fields store and the Sun Insurance Co., all of Chicago, Ill. She was employed as a ``Harvey Girl'' at the Fred Harvey Restaurant, Bakersfield, Calif. She was a member of St. Leonard's Catholic Church, Irwin, Ill. 

She married Daniel J. Attaway on May 15, 1930, in the state of California. He died Dec. 28, 1959. 

Survivors include a son, Kenneth Attaway, Brookfield, and three grandchildren. 

Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, with graveside service to follow. The Rev. John Braun will officiate. 

Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Monett. 

George Eaton 

CARTHAGE, Mo. George Henry Eaton, 68, Rt. 3, Carthage, died at noon, Saturday, Sept. 14, 1996, at his home after a long illness. 

Mr. Eaton was born Jan. 8, 1928, at Osceola. He moved to Carthage in 1981. He worked as a maintenance man for the Missouri Highway Patrol satellite station at Carthage from 1976 to 1993. 

He married Donna Lappin on Aug. 4, 1980 at Coalgate, Okla. She survives 

Additional survivors include a son, Dale Lappin, Carthage; three daughters, Nita Robinson, Carthage, Donna Denice Eaton, Joplin, and Fay Riley, Sarcoxie; two brothers, Jack Eaton, Holden, and Bill Eaton, Springfield; two sisters, Myrl Mann, Kansas City, and Louise Riley, McDonald, Kan.; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

Services are pending with Housh Funeral Home, Sarcoxie. 

David Hall 

AVILLA, Mo. David W. Hall, 70, Springfield, a former Avilla resident, died at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 1996, at St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a short illness. 

Mr. Hall was born Feb. 20, 1926, at Avilla. He graduated from Carthage High School. He enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and was honorably discharged after 31 months of service. He attended the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he received his bachelor's degree in 1948. He graduated in 1952 from University of Louisville Medical School, Louisville, Ky. 

He started his private practice in medicine at Springfield in 1954. He also served as a doctor for the Springfield school district and a clinical doctor for Southwest Missouri State University Health Center. In 1970 he was a member of the first group of doctors to earn board certification in the new medical specialty of family practice. He was on the active medical staffs of St. John's Regional Health Center, Cox Medical Center, and the former Springfield Community Hospital, where he served a term as chief of medical staff. 

He was active in the Flying Physician's Association. He served as president and chairman of the board for the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians, was a counselor to the Missouri State Medical Association, and a Missouri delegate to the American Medical Association. He retired in 1995. He was one of the original members of King's Way United Methodist Church. 

He married Carol Jane Stober on April 8, 1950, at Kansas City. She survives. 

Additional survivors include a son, David W. Hall Jr., Springfield; two daughters, Karen D. Cooper, Houston, Texas, and Debra L. Oden, Springfield; a brother, Gary D. Hall, Creve Coeur; and four grandchildren. 

Services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at King's Way United Methodist Church, Springfield. Burial will be a private ceremony for the family in Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield. 

Contributions may be made to Singing Doctor's Foundation (Scholarship Fund for Medical Students) or King's Way United Methodist Church. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Gorman-Scharpf-Brentwood Funeral Home, Springfield. 

Harriet Harris 

NEOSHO, Mo. Harriet Harris, 78, Neosho, died at 8:35 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 1996, at a Neosho nursing home after a short illness. 

Mrs. Harris was born Nov. 23, 1917, at Joplin. She was a longtime area resident and had lived in Neosho the last 72 years. She was a homemaker. She was a member of United Methodist Church, Neosho. 

She married Edward M. Harris on Feb. 20, 1938, at Neosho. He died Aug. 19, 1993. 

Survivors include three daughters, Sheila Gault, Bridgewater, N.J., Sherri Lambiotte, Vicksburg, Miss., and Shaunn Harris, Marietta, Ga.; two sisters, Frances Ruark, Holland, Mich., and Eva Pearson, St. Louis; and four grandchildren. 

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Neosho I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Neosho. The Rev. J.C. Harp will officiate. 

The family will be at the home of Louise Hargrove, 221 North St., Neosho. 

Contributions may be made to United Methodist Church, in care of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho. 

Dianna Holloway 

PURDY, Mo. Ruth Dianna Holloway, 45, Purdy, was pronounced dead at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 1996, at Cox Monett Hospital after an industrial accident at 11:05 a.m. Thursday. 

Mrs. Holloway was born Nov. 30, 1950, in Stone County. She graduated high school at Hurley. She lived the last 14 years at Purdy and had worked the last 11 years at Miracle Recreation Equipment. 

She married Billy Rex Holloway on June 20, 1986, at Eureka Springs, Ark. He died June 1, 1992. 

Surviving are three sons, Clinton Conrad, near Anchorage, Alaska, and Frank Webb and Brian Holloway, both of Purdy; her parents, Jack and Doris Leath Gamble, Hurley; a brother, Ricky Gamble, Hurley; four sisters, Vicky Tarter, Branson, Kathy Andrus, Monett, Belinda Langley, Hurley, and Debra Karr, Purdy; and two grandchildren. 

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The Rev. Paul Yarnall will officiate. Burial will be in Sparks Cemetery, Butterfield. 

Pallbearers will be Chad Langley, Ted Keithley, Andy Andrus, Delbert Graves, Tommy Joe Tate and Rick Tate. 

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today sunat Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. 

Nathan Sloniker 

DIAMOND, Mo. Nathan Daniel Sloniker, 16, Diamond, died at 7:31 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 1996, at Freeman Hospital West of injuries sustained in a car-pickup accident at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday south of Duenweg. 

Mr. Sloniker was born May 2, 1980, at Carthage. He lived most of his life in the Diamond and Carthage areas. He worked at Wok & Roll in Northpark Mall at Joplin. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church, Carthage. He attended Webb City High School, where he played basketball and golf. 

Survivors include his father, Dennis Sloniker, Joplin; his mother and stepfather, Rita and Mark Coburn, Diamond; a brother, Justin Sloniker, of the home; two stepbrothers, Joshua Coburn and Joseph Coburn, both of Payson, Ariz.; paternal grandparents, Joe and Velda Sloniker, Shelbyville, Texas; maternal grandparents, Albert and Margarete Marr, Germany; and paternal stepgrandparents, Jerry and Judy Coburn, Joplin. 

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ulmer Funeral Home, Carthage. The Rev. Bill Whitfield and the Rev. Ray Brinson will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Carthage. 

Pallbearers will be Tim Meadows, Larry Kamler, David Coburn, Micky Coburn, Chet Wampler, Nicky Baird, Mike Sloniker and Norman Madsen. 

The body may be viewed after 4 p.m. today sunat the funeral home. 

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

Barry Wilson 

LOCKWOOD, Mo. Barry D. Wilson, 47, Lockwood, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 1996, at Freeman Hospital West after a long illness. 

Mr. Wilson was born April 7, 1949, at Greeley, Colo. He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator. 

He married Cheryl Dandergriff on Aug. 18, 1973, at Purdy. She survives. 

Survivors include his parents, George and Josephine Wilson, Lamar; two brothers, Mike Wilson, Jerico Springs, and Wayne Wilson, Lamar; and a sister, Betty Jo Bucher, Springfield. 

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Greenfield Cemetery, Jerico Springs. The Rev. Jim Thomas will officiate. 

Contributions may be made to American Diabetes Foundation, in care of the Lockwood Funeral Chapel, Lockwood. 

Berchie Moxley 

MIAMI, Okla. Services for Berchie L. Roberts Moxley, Miami, who died Friday, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home chapel, Miami. The Rev. Carl Pollard will officiate. Burial will be in G.A.R. Cemetery, Miami. 

Pallbearers will be Earl Goodman, Larry Kemper, Corbett Bowden, Ellis Ray Bryant, Don Duniphin, and Lee Roberts. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. today. 

Contributions may be made to the Generations unit at Baptist Regional Health Center, Miami, in care of the funeral home.

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