Mrs. Cleo Walker, age 79, of Rolla, Missouri, passed away May 24, 2013 at home.
She is survived by her husband, William “Bill” Walker and sons, John and David Walker.
Visitation will be held Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Licking United Methodist Church.
Service for Mrs. Cleo Walker will be held Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in the Licking United Methodist Church.
Interment will be in Licking Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Licking United Methodist Choir.
He was born February 8, 1937, in West Lake, Louisiana to the late Dalton Joseph and Anna Pillie Wing. Tommy was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the _ war. He relocated to the family farm in Gepp in 1959 from West Lake, Louisiana. After his military service he was a ferry pilot on Norfork Lake for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for 10 years. Tommy was the owner of Wing’s Quail for 10 years and a cattle farmer. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Henderson and was a school board member of the Viola Public Schools for several years. Tommy was an avid hunter and especially loved foxhound hunting. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 47 years, Truda Wing; a brother, Bud Wing and two grandchildren, Michael Tackitt and Tori Taffar.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie Liles Wing of Gepp; three daughters and sons-in-law, Dorry and Larry Harris of Gepp, Deborah and Kenny Tackitt of Alton, Missouri and Cindy and Terry Johnson of Henderson; a step-son and step-daughter-in-law, Daniel and Brandy Liles of Mountain Home; a step-daughter and step-son-in-law, Amanda and Brett Perry of Mountain Home; two sisters, Alene Closky and Vera Mobley, both of West Lake, Louisiana; 11 grandchildren, Dara McCullough, Angela Turner, Rebecca Hurtt, Dustin Tackitt, Brent Tackitt, Selena Johnson, Kaleb Johnson, Tommy Taffar, Shana Taffar, Elaine Taffar and Joni K. Taffar; three great grandchildren, Aleah Bates and Dyllin and Traben Hurtt and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be J.A. Walker, Donnie Gene Walker, Junior Hickman, Bo Renfro, Tim Adams and Harold Dean Turner. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Hubbell, Dustin Tackitt, Brent Tackitt, Kaleb Johnson, Angela Turner, Dara McCullough, Rebecca Hurtt and Selena Johnson.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Henderson.
The funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the First Baptist Church Henderson. Burial will be in the Custer-Herron Cemetery near Henderson under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Ozarks, 701 Burnett Drive, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653 or a charity of the donor’s choice.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.
Donna Sue Bailey, 62, West Plains, Missouri, died at 1:10 p.m., Monday, May 20, 2013, at Ozarks Medical Center.
She was born August 2, 1950, at Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Joe and Marie Babcock Smith. She was a diehard Dallas Cowboy fan. Mrs. Bailey was of the Baptist faith and attended the First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Burt Bailey, wife, Deneen, West Plains, Missouri; two grandchildren, Jessica and Anthony; three brothers, Jim Smith, Phoenix, Arizona, Ray Fusilier and Ed Fusilier, both of West Plains, Missouri; and two sisters, Linda Lindsey, West Plains, Missouri and Mary Lou, Mountain Home, Arkansas.
Her parents and partner, Bill Mandigo, precede her in death.
Burial was in the South Fork Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Graveside services for Grace Elizabeth Lampitt, 93, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2013, at Mackey Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lampitt died at 6:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born February 20, 1920, in Howell County, Missouri, to William Henry Stoke and Edith Moss (Buren) Stoke. After graduating from Willow Springs High School with the Class of 1937, she attended the William Rockhill Nelson Art Institute and the Norman Feather School of Art in Kansas City. She was employed for several years in the field of commercial art in Kansas City and Washington, D.C. On March 6, 1953, she was married at Kansas City, to Albert Edward Lampitt, of Chicago. They made their home in Chicago, where she was active in the garden club; winning a number of ribbons for her designs. In retirement, she moved with her husband to the Branson area. She was a volunteer at the hospital and wrote feature and human interest articles for several local publications. Mrs. Lampitt was of the Presbyterian faith and in her early years, was active in the young adult division of her church and was artist for the church publications.
She is survived by one sister, Helen Wilborn, husband, Sam, West Plains, Missouri; two step-daughters, Barbara Carter, husband, Bill, Ramsey, Illinois and Susan Magnetta, husband, Ernest, Lombard, Illinois.
Her parents and husband precede her in death.
Mrs. Lampitt will lie in state from 4:00 p.m., Thursday until noon Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Glenn Sheley, 63, a resident of Mountain Home passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Springfield, Missouri.
He was born July 12, 1949, in Rockford, Illinois to Garth and Clara Sheley.
Glenn was preceded in death by a sister, Joann Sheley.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Cali Sheley of Mountain Home; a son, Matthew Sheley and his fiancé, Tina Pizzimenti of Flippin; four daughters and two sons- in -law, Amy Weiner of Springfield, Missouri, Tanya and Randy Boulware of Bolivar, Missouri, Sara Sheley of Springfield, Missouri and Amy and Sammy Rosa of Vermont; his parents, Garth and Clara Sheley of Promise Land; one brother and sister in-law, Steve and Marsha Sheley of Rockford, Illinois; three sisters and brothers- in-law, Colleen and Bill Stephenson of Mountain Home, Darcie and Joseph Didden of Oakland and Doreen and Bill Plimmer of Mountain Home and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2013, at the Promise Land Church.
Memorials can be made to the Sheley family, 139 CR 101, Mountain Home, AR 72653.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.
Chester Columbus Moore, 97, West Plains, Missouri, died at 11:32 a.m., Monday, May 20, 2013, at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born November 15, 1915, at Holcomb, Missouri, to Albert and Fronia Miles Moore. He was a Master Ship Builder for Chris-Craft Corporation for thirty years. Mr. Moore was a life-long member of the Church of Christ, his membership currently with West 160 Church of Christ, West Plains, Missouri.
He is survived by two daughters, Emily Genette Carter, Jacksonville, Arkansas and Barbara Ann Reed, husband, Gary, Dyersburg, Tennessee; one brother, Julius (Jude) Moore, State of Washington; twelve grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-three years, Geneva Sowell Moore; his parents, one son, Danny, great-grandson, Bobby Lee Short, his twin sister, Hester, twin sisters, Verdia George and Vergie Drew and brother, Herbert Moore.
He was one of four sets of twins born of his mother and father.
Cremation was under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains. A private graveside service will be held at Old Austin Cemetery, Ward, Arkansas.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Mr. White died 4:30 a.m., Monday, May 20, 2013 at his home. He was born January 21, 1936 at Twin Bridges, Missouri to Harley and Nola Thornton White. On May 25, 1963, he was married at West Plains, Missouri to Irene Faye Hensley. Before his retirement, Mr. White had been employed in the maintenance department of the Missouri Department of Transportation for thirty-two years. He loved nature and enjoyed spending time in the out-of-doors. Mr. White was a member of the Congregational Methodist Church and had served as the pastor of the Amy Union Church for several years.
He is survived by his wife, Irene White, of the family home; three children, Branton White, St. Louis, Missouri, Kenitha Aikman, husband, Jim, Kansas City, Missouri and Heather White, San Jose, California; one brother, Dale White, wife, Verna, Willow Springs, Missouri; one sister, Joann Wiese, husband, Arnold, Willow Springs, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and one sister, Elaine White, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Inman Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Inman Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Graveside services for Robert E. Wheeler, 79, Babbitt, Minnesota, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Mackey Cemetery, Pomona, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, Missouri.
Mr. Wheeler passed away Thursday, May 16, at Essentia Health – St. Mary’s, Duluth, Minnesota. He was born March 5, 1934, to Rufus Earl and Frances Alabama Ehrich Wheeler in Flandreau, South Dakota. He attended high school in Colcord, Oklahoma and served 20 years in the Air Force where he flew various aircraft logging over 10,400 flight hours including one year with the 360th Tactical Warfare Squadron in Vietnam. He served as interim pastor at Woodland Presbyterian Church, Babbitt, Minnesota, and was pastor of Jesus is Lord Church, Embarrass, Minnesota. As a licensed pastor with the Assemblies of God he pastored an Alaska home missions church in Emmonak, Alaska.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Bruce Wayne Wheeler and Jordan Star Wheeler; sisters, Mary Frances (Rev. Jack T) Vaughn and Mary Ellen Porter Wheeler.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Joyce McGreer Wheeler of Babbitt, Minnesota; children, Robert Edward (Brenda Marie) Wheeler, Petersburg, North Dakota, Michael Alan (Deanna) Wheeler, El Cajon, California, Cynthia Lynn (Steve Manley) Johnson of Springfield, Missouri, Amy Marie (Norman Charles) Taitano of Henderson, Nevada; siblings, Gerald Doyle (Stella) Wheeler of Cody, Wyoming, Alice Ehrlich (Harris) Jacqmin of Sugarland, Texas, and Dorothy Lorraine Swearingen of Cottonwood, Idaho; 18 grandchildren, 22-great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Birdie Wheeler of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Sharon Marie (Michael) Gaston of West Plains, Missouri; and much loved cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 20, at Babbitt Assembly of God Church, under the direction of Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely. Visitation was one hour prior to the service. Memorials contributions may be made to Babbitt Assembly of God Church, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Funeral services for Evelyn LaFave Coble, 84, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Coble died at 9:26 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2013, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born December 26, 1928, at East Grand Forks, Minnesota, to Edward LaFave and Magdaline Dorsher LaFave. On November 16, 1943, she was married at Reno, Nevada, to Lloyd Coble, who preceded her in death on September 13, 1998. Mrs. Coble was of the Baptist faith and attended First Freewill Baptist Church.
She is survived by six children, Clayton Coble, wife, Pam, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Gloria Miller, husband, George, Baltimore, Maryland, Dale Coble, wife, Vickie, Stillwell, Kansas, Wayne Coble, wife, Cheryl, Ramsey, Minnesota, David Coble, wife, Donna, West Plains, Missouri and Danny Coble, wife, Patricia, West Plains, Missouri; nineteen grandchildren; thirty-nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Dicky LaFave, Kelso, Washington; and one sister, Alice Jacobson, Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Her parents, husband, three brothers and six sisters, precede her in death.
Mrs. Coble will lie in state from 4:00 p.m., Tuesday until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Dripping Springs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Dripping Springs Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Funeral services for Jessica Louise Cole, 32, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, Missouri, with Pastor Mike Morris officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains, Missouri.
She was born the daughter of Teresa Cole Harrelson and the late Dennis Fultz, on February 12, 1981 in Spearman, Texas and died May 16, 2013 in West Plains, Missouri.
She is survived by her children, David Newberry, Audria Newberry, and Katie Cole, all of West Plains, Missouri; her children’s father, David Newberry, West Plains, Missouri; her mother, Teresa Harrelson; one brother, Michael Harrelson, West Plains, Missouri; three sisters, Barbara Gulley, West Plains, Missouri, Sarah Scroggins, West Plains, Missouri, and Alisha Jordan, West Plains, Missouri, and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her father Dennis Fultz; great grandmother, Jessie Cole; grandmother, Lousie Hicks; grandfather, Norman Cole, and brother-in-law, Tony Gulley.
She was a Christian.
Visitation will be held Monday, May 20, 2013 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, Missouri from 6 to 8 p.m.