Funeral services for Donald Collins Surritte, 71, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the First Missionary Baptist Church of Pottersville, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Surritte died at 6:13 p.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born September 28, 1942, in Howell County, Missouri, to David Woodrow Surritte and Magdalene “Maggie” Collins Surritte. He graduated from West Plains High School and on March 20, 1964 was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Carolyn Downen. Mr. Surritte worked as a lineman with the City of West Plains for thirty-five years. He was the Chief of the Pottersville Fire Department and enjoyed hunting, fishing and farming. Mr. Surritte was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Pottersville.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Surritte, of the family home; five children, Donna Marie Fiquet, husband, Paul, Palm Bay, Florida, Deidra Cunningham, West Plains, Missouri, Debra Flores, husband, James, Chaplin, South Carolina, Diana Surritte, Chaplin, South Carolina and Dorinda Housley, husband, James, West Plains, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren, Sarah Coffey, Shane Cunningham, Steven Fiquet, Sheena Cunningham, Shawn Fiquet, Stephanie Flores, Shayla Flores, Skyler Housley, Selena Housley, Sirena Housley, Samantha Flores, Savannah Housley, Sean Housley and L. J. Housley; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, David Glen Surritte and Doyle Fredrick Surritte, wife, Linda, all of West Plains, Missouri; three sisters, Rose Mae Anderson, West Plains, Missouri, Barb Shunk, husband, Ray, Walnut Grove, Missouri and Alice Surritte, Peace Valley, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.
His parents, one daughter, Delena Jean, one son-in-law, Ricky Cunningham, one brother, one sister-in-law, Myra Surritte and one brother-in-law, Don Anderson, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Gospel Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pottersville Fire Department, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Mr. Holloway died at 8:10 p.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born August 26, 1939, in Howell County, Missouri, to Harve and Fay Murphy Holloway. On December 28, 1959, he was married to Mary Ann Brightwell. He was a truck driver. Mr. Holloway was a member of River of Life Pentecostal Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Holloway, of the family home; six children, Danny Holloway, West Plains, Missouri, Roland Holloway, wife, Toni, Kemp, Texas, Becky Smith, husband, John, Salem, Arkansas, James Holloway, wife, Katherine, West Plains, Missouri, Carl Holloway, wife, Denise, West Plains, Missouri and Brenda Robbins, West Plains, Missouri; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Burl Holloway, wife, Opal, Rienzi, Mississippi; three sisters, Olive Harris, Tucker, Arkansas, Grace Cole, husband, Frank, Quincy, Washington and Sonja Hughes, West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, one son, Rodney Allen Holloway, one granddaughter, Melissa Holloway, one grandson, Bodie Holloway, five brothers, Heirl “Dude” Holloway, Joe Holloway, Norman Holloway, Rudolph Holloway and Sam Holloway, and one sister, Lola Harris , precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m., Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the State Line Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Raymond Don Bradley was born May 11, 1927, at Birch Tree Missouri to James Franklin and Mary Altha (Ledbetter) Bradley. Don departed this life December 3, 2013 at the age of 86 years. He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Glen; and grandson, Gary Brent Bradley, Sr.
Visitation will be Friday December 6, 2013, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Yarber Mortuary. Funeral Services will be Saturday December 7, 2013, 1:00 p.m. at Yarber Mortuary, with interment at Arroll Cemetery in Arroll, MO
He was united in marriage to Vera Ann Brooks and to this union four children were born.
He is survived by his wife, Vera of the home; one son, Gary Bradley and his wife, Nancy, of Mountain View, MO; three daughters, Karen Beahan, husband, Dave, of Springfield, MO; Brenda Plummer, husband, Mick, of Mountain Grove, MO; Lois Ikeler, husband, Rick, of Frisco, TX; one sister, Pearl Holden and husband, Darrell of Mountain, MO; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He graduated at the age of 17 from Birch Tree High School. He served his country in the United States Navy.
After returning home from the Navy, he met the love of his life, Vera, and began a new journey of raising a family. He was employed at Smith Flooring at Mountain View for several years while also farming, milking dairy cows. He will always be remembered as an honest, hard working and a loving family man and he will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Graveside services for Imogene Anabell Goss, 84, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Horton Cemetery, with Pastor Elliott Anderson officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
Public viewing will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
Burial will be in Horton Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
Visitation will be December 3 from 6-8 PM at Evans Funeral Home of Houston. Funeral services will be December 4 at 9 AM at First Freewill Baptist Church of Houston.
Interment will be at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery in West Plains. The family has requested memorials to First Freewill Baptist Church Building Fund.
She is survived by Walt and Kent Lawson of Houston, 2 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Rosemarie West, 73, of Mountain Grove, died November 29 at her residence.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 5 at 2 PM at Craig-Hurtt Chapel, 315 N. Main St., Mountain Grove.
Memorial contributions can be made to First Freewill Baptist Church and left at Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home.
Mrs. Spence died at 6:20 a.m., Monday, December 2, 2013, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born April 7, 1923, at Hutton Valley, Missouri, to Guy Webb and Lillie Acklin Webb. She attended the Willow Springs High School and on February 13, 1943, was married at San Luis Obispo, California, to Vernon Spence. Before her retirement, she worked at International Shoe Company and Rawlings Manufacturing. Mrs. Spence was a member of Dry Creek General Baptist Church for over seventy years.
She is survived by her husband, Vernon Spence, of the family home; two daughters, Donna Romans, Kansas City, Missouri and Bonnie Bryan, husband, Ronnie, Pomona, Missouri, very special friends, Tom and Betty Good; three grandchildren, Kelley Thompson, husband, Doug, Mission Hills, Kansas, AAron Bryan, wife, Christa, Springfield, Missouri and Amber Kristek, husband, Chris, Springfield, Missouri; nine great-grandchildren, Emily, Spencer and Pierce Thompson, Kindall, Kamrynn, Kristian and Karrington Kristek and Aiden and Tyson Bryan; two sisters, Joyce Bryan, husband, Tom, Lyle, Washington and Melba Webb, Willow Springs, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, two brothers, Harold Webb and Guy Webb, Jr. and one sister, Janet Havens, precede her in death.
Mrs. Spence will lie in state from 4:00 pm Wednesday until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Dry Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Shaw Cancer Treatment Center at Ozarks Medical Center, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Wallace Jackson Stanley, Jr., faithful husband, loving father and dedicated servant of the Lord, was gathered to his eternal rest on Sunday, December 1, 2013, in Batesville, Arkansas at the age of 73 years, seven months and 25 days. Known affectionately as “Brother Jack” or “Pastor Stanley” to most, he was a preacher of the gospel for over 50 years, pastoring churches in Texas and Oklahoma during that time.
When his failing health limited his capacity to pastor he relocated to Highland, Arkansas with wife Nancy and special son David where he was a faithful member of Friendship Baptist Church for the past 13 years. When visitors and church family entered the sanctuary on Sunday mornings, Bro. Jack would be there to greet them with a warm smile and handshake from his wheelchair. What he lacked during these years in physical capacity, he made up for with a great heart of love for his Lord and compassion for his fellow man.
He was preceded in death by his father, Wallace Jackson Stanley, Sr. in 2005 and by his mother, Irma Moreman, in 2010, granddaughter Esther Gayle Stanley, in 2002 and great-granddaughter Charity Joy Spray in 2010. He is survived by four sisters, Lana Wimberly of Whitehouse, Texas, Patricia Tuttle of Rogers, TX and Mary (John Paul) Ray of Cisco, Texas and Margaret Lane of Gilmer, Texas, his wife of 55 years Nancy of the home, son Mike (Peggy) of Highland, daughters Jackie (Jay) Spray of Myron, Arkansas, Elisabeth (Brad) Banks of Owenton, Kentucky, son David of the home and Joanna (Anthony) Clark of Batesville. He is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Of Bro. Stanley’s sons, sons-in-laws, grandsons and grandsons-in-law, eight are preachers, pastors and missionaries. All of his family members serve the Lord with great joy of heart, ever thankful for the path of grace he has led them to follow.
Visitation for friends of the family will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Baptist Church in Highland, Arkansas with the funeral service being at 10 a.m. at the church on Wednesday. Officiating will be Mike Stanley, Micaiah Stanley, Brad Banks and Dave Kelley. Interment will be at Turkey Pen Cemetery near Highland. Memorials may be made to the Friendship Baptist Church Mission program at FBC Missions, 32 Liberty Hill Road, Highland, AR 72542.
Arrangements entrusted to Heath Funeral Home of Highland.
Online guestbook: www.heathfuneralhome.net
Ronald Dean Runsick, age 49 of Ash Flat, Arkansas, died Friday, November 29, 2013 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arkansas.
He was born July 13, 1964 in Batesville, Arkansas to Gene Edward and Evelyn Sue (Branscum) Runsick. He was a store manager of Steven’s Nutrition in Highland. He was preceded in death by his brother, Steven Gene Rusick; his paternal grandparents, Herman and Evelyn (Stewart) Runsick; and his maternal grandparents, Homer and Gracie (Frazier) Branscum. Survivors include his parents Gene and Evelyn Sue Runsick of Ash Flat, Arkansas; several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside Services will begin Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Shiloh Cemetery located south of Ash Flat with Tommy Boles officiating. Pallbearers are Marsh Davis, Allen Williams, Brian Martin, Scott Runsick, Randy Runsick, David Runsick, and Stewart Runsick. Honorary Pallbearer is Curt Wiggins.
All arrangements are by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas. www.tricountyfuneralhome.com
Mr. Hollis Eugene Crowe, age 91, of Cherokee Village, Arkansas, died Saturday, November 9, 2013 in Salem, AR. He was born May 26, 1922 in Tulsa, OK to the late Hugh and Laura Thorpe Crowe.
Hollis was a veteran of the United States Navy serving in WWII. He was a retired auditor/comptroller and a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church, The Knights of Columbus and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Hollis is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cherokee Village, with Fr. Linus Ukomadu officiating. Inurnment will follow in St. Michaels Columbarium.
Arrangements entrusted to Heath Funeral Home of Highland.
Online guestbook: www.heathfuneralhome.net