Graveside services for Evelyn “Joyce” Henry, 76, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 27, 2014, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m., Sunday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Mrs. Henry died at 7:15 p.m., Thursday, October 23, 2014, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born March 30, 1938, at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to William Robert Koendarfer and Clara Geneva Deatherage Koendarfer. On September 6, 1971, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Bobby Lee Henry, who preceded her in death August 1, 2010. Before her retirement she had been employed with International Shoe Company and Sears. Joyce was fun loving with a great sense of humor and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She enjoyed playing bingo and working on her computer. Mrs. Henry attended the First Christian Church.
She is survived by three children, Martha Combs, husband, Rick, Lingle, Wyoming, Renee Stephens, husband, Greg, West Plains, Missouri and Ron Faulkner, wife, Vangie, Arlington, Texas; two step-children, Rick Henry, wife, Sandy, Joplin, Missouri and Rita Hartwigsen, Monett, Missouri; fifteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Eugene Koendarfer, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; one sister, Paulette Carol Pace, husband, Al, Arkansas Pass, Texas; one half-brother, Craig Koendarfer, State of California; many nieces and nephews; special friends of “Sisterhood”, Nita, Patty, Ginger and Pam; friends, Betty Anderson, Jean Fine, Emilee Eades; and many, many more friends.
Her parents, husband, father-in-law, mother-in-law and one half-brother, Robert Wayne Koendarfer, precede her in death.
Funeral services for Camber Pazely Anne Piper, 1, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at United Freewill Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m., Sunday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Camber went to be with the Angels at 6:24 p.m., Thursday, October 23, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.
She was born August 13, 2013, at West Plains, Missouri, to Ben and Austin Piper.
She is survived by her parents, Ben and Austi Piper; one sister, Crimson Piper; paternal grandparents, Chris and Sheri Piper; maternal grandparents, Keith Armstrong and Kim Johnson; great-grandparents, Joyce Piper, Delores
Armstrong, Don McCracken, Jackie Robbins and Mary Ann Collins.
Graveside services for Rhonda Jo Hovey, 52, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at the Thayer City Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Rhonda died at 3:25 a.m., Thursday, October 23, 2014, at her home.
She was born August 10, 1962, at Salem, Arkansas, to Garland Joe Taylor and Geraldine Patricia Alvord Taylor. Rhonda was a nurse in the emergency department at Ozarks Medical Center.
She is survived by two sons, Zachary Hovey and Ian Hovey, both of West Plains; her parents, Joe and Geri Taylor, Thayer, Missouri; brother-in-law, Dirk Shultz, Thayer, Missouri; and two special nephews, Jordan Shultz and wife, Hannah and Jesse Shultz.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Monday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Brenda Sue Frost was born on the family farm south of Birch Tree, MO to Robert and Dessie (Cooper) DePriest on October 2, 1955.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 25, 2014 at County Line Pentecostal Church, Birch Tree, MO, with Pastor Rick Benkley and Pastor Chuck Carr Jr. officiating. Interment is in Bethlehem Cemetery, Birch Tree, MO, under the direction of Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View, MO. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.
She was united in marriage to her childhood sweetheart, Doyle Frost, on January 25, 1975, and to this union three children were born: Brock in 1976, Bronson in 1979 and Brooke in 1981. Her loving nature and calm demeanor made her a mother figure to many.
After a valiant 9 month fight with bile duct cancer, she accepted her fate, all that was left was for her to go home and on October 21, 2014, she left us. It isn’t enough to say that she will be missed; the world will be poorer without her here.
Brenda, affectionately called “Ninna”, is survived by her husband, Doyle Frost, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Brock (Karen) Frost of Birch Tree, MO, Bronson (Kimberly) Frost of Doniphan, MO; and daughter and son-in-law, Brooke (Matthew) Daniels of Birch Tree, MO.
She is also survived by her grandchildren: Kyle (Nikki) Piper, William (Risa) Piper, Keeley Frost, Tru, Bre, Sky and Bly Daniels, Gyddeon Frost and in February 2015 Geoffrey Brendyl Frost will be added to the family tree; two great-granddaughters, Neveah and Raelyn Piper; one sister, Colleen (Lloyd) Detwiler; one brother, Sheldon (Jannetta) DePriest; her mother, Dessie DePriest; and in-laws, Dennis and Sandy Frost, Phil and Sheila Wheeler, Brian and Chevron Domerese and Dexter and Angela Frost. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews who were very special to her.
Brenda was preceded in death by her father, Robert DePriest; brother Dwight DePriest; grandparents, William and Gertrude DePriest, and Charley and Francis Cooper; father-in-law Roy Frost; mother-in-law, Mary Moreland; niece, Bridget Frost; and Bronson and Kim’s two special angels.
Brenda loved life, yet had no fear of death. She lived, she laughed, and she loved and was loved.
Memorial contributions may be made to the County Line Pentecostal Church.
Loretta Love, of Ava, MO passed away at her home on October 20, 2014.
Cremation Services are under the direction of Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
She was born in St. Louis, MO. on December 5, 1937 to Charles and Mary Clatterbaugh. She was united in marriage to Donald Love and tgo this union Wanda, Tina, and Stephanie were born. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and two and a half great grandchildren. Loretta was a member of Faith Rock Church. We are celebrating her going home to the Lord. We love you.
Graveside services for Iva Gladys Mullins, 99, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Willow Springs Cemetery with Reverend Jerry Ratterree officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
Iva Mullins died October 21, 2014 at Willow Care Nursing Home in Willow Springs, Missouri.
Agnes “Rayne” Winslow, 92, of Gainesville, MO passed away on October 20, 2014 at her residence. She was born on March 23, 1922 in Winde, MI, the daughter of Fred and Selma (LuDuke) Robbins.
Rayne went to work for Applied Dynamics, where she was a team member for computer board prototypes for the NASA program. As a result, she received a medal and a letter stating, “One of the greatest technical accomplishments of our age occurred on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon. Applied Dynamics computers were widely used by our customers in various phases of the Apollo program and thus contributed to this accomplishment. Therefore, you, as an employee of Applied Dynamics, also played a role in this highly successful program. I am pleased to present you with the enclosed medal to commemorate this occasion.” Sincerely, Ralph L. Shapcott, President of Applied Dynamics.
At an early age, Rayne became a professional singer and dancer. She was accomplished and a trophy winner for Fox Trot, Waltz and Tap. She was united in marriage to Raymond Winslow. The couple lived near Pinckney, MI where they owned and operated Marina & Mercury franchise at Portage Lake from 1953 to 1975. She retired to Missouri in 1976 to Norwood, MO for two years before moving to Gainesville. She was a member of the Moose Lodge, a Charter member and active volunteer of the Timber Knob Volunteer Fire Department for over 20 years, member of Queen of All Saints Roman Catholic Church in Springfield, MO. Rayne was a lifelong charitable, missionary and church events worker. She enjoyed spending time and visiting with many of her longtime neighbors and friends.
Rayne was preceded in death by her parents Fred and Selma Robbins; her husband Raymond Winslow; one son Denny Winslow; four sisters; seven brothers; and two grandchildren David and Heather Piper. She is survived by her children Henry T. “Butch” Winslow and wife Ruby of Gainesville, MO, Faye M. Rice of Rolla, MO; seven grandchildren Nancy Marie Winslow, Carrie Crawford and husband Randal, Anthony James Winslow, Eric Brown, Christine Quayle, Michelle Cooper and Susan Piper; five great grandsons and two great granddaughters.
A Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, October 24, 2014 in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home chapel, Gainesville, MO with a Firefighters service to follow. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 25, 2014 in the Clinkingbeard chapel. Burial will be in the Pontiac Cemetery with dinner following at the Timber Knob Volunteer Fire Department. The family asks that memorials be made to Timber Knob Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 132; Gainesville, MO 65655. Arrangements are by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville, MO.
Kristopher Kottmeier, 59 years, 7 months, and 13 days old, passed to Heaven on October 21, 2014 at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, MO.
Cremation services for Kris are being conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO.
Kris was born March 8, 1955 in Springfield, MO to Robert “Butch” and Margaret (Rhodes) Kottmeier. He graduated from Ava High School. Kris was preceded by his parents. He is survived by sister, Sandra “Susie” Kottmeier, Eureka Springs, AR.
Mazie Marie Smock, 92, of Fort Walton, Florida, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, in Ash Flat, Arkansas. She was born in Doniphan, Missouri, on November 3, 1921, to George and Minnie Mitchell Bruce. Mrs. Smock was a homemaker of the Catholic faith and a member of the Republican Party.
No services are planned at this time.
Arrangements are with Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harold “Hal” R. Smock, a brother Jack Bruce, and sisters Avis Longcoy and Wilma Butler.
Survivors include sons Bruce (Barbara) Smock of Newport, Arkansas, and J.D. Smock of Louisiana; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Graveside services for Xavier Malachi Jones, 2, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 24, 2014, at Babyland in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Xavier went to be with the Angels at 6:20 p.m., Friday, October 17, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri.
He was born August 3, 2012, at West Plains, Missouri, to Otis Jones and Heather Lowry.
He is survived by his mother, Heather Lowry, of the family home; one sister, Andrea Hord; one brother, Jayden Curnutt; aunt and uncles, Kelly and Jonathon Hensley and John Kyle Lowry; and “Granny” Sharon Rothgeb, Willow Springs, Missouri.
He is preceded in death by one sister, Rae Lynn Lowry.
Xavier will lie in state from 5:00 p.m., Thursday, until Noon Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.