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Funeral services for Michael Don Carter, 63, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 4, 2014 in the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Carter died 2:09 p.m., Friday, August 29, 2014 at the Ozarks Medical Center.

He was born November 15, 1950 at West Plains, Missouri to Betty Jo Talley Carter and the late Cleve Carter, Jr. He graduated from the West Plains High School with the Class of 1968 and was a veteran having served with the United States Army First Infantry Division from 1970 to 1972. He had been employed at Bridges Auto Parts, West Plains Auto Parts, O’Reilly Auto Parts and was a cattle hauler. He loved riding his horses, enjoyed drag racing and loved spending time with his grandsons.

He is survived by two daughters, Sara Beck, husband, Michael, Bois D’Arc, Missouri and Kelli McKee, husband, Jason, West Plains, Missouri; the mother of his children, Debbie Bonham; his mother, Betty Jo Carter Green, husband, Kenneth, West Plains, Missouri; three grandsons, Colton, Caleb and Colby Thomas; significant other, Lisa Cook, West Plains, Missouri; two brothers, Gary Carter, wife, Cheryl, Marshfield, Missouri and Larry Carter, wife, Janice, Peace Valley, Missouri; Kenneth Green’s children, Dwayne Green, wife, Jan, Ronnie Green, wife, Kathy and Roger Green, wife, Wendy; and several nieces and nephews.

His father, step-father, Glenn Cook, and several aunts and uncles precede him in death.

Mr. Carter will lie in state from 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 3rd, until service time in the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. 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.

Michael Don Carter, 63, West Plains, Missouri, died 2:09 p.m., Friday, August 29, 2014 at the Ozarks Medical Center.

Funeral services for Michael Don Carter will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home with interment in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Carter will lie in state from 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 3rd, until service time at the Langston Street Chapel.

Memorial contributions in memory of Michael Don Carter may be made to the Family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Genevieve Wells was born on July 23, 1919 in Minot ND to Harry and Evalean Emigh. She went to be with our Heavenly Father on August 30, 2014. She grew up in Hutchinson, KS and attended school where she was neither absent nor tardy in 13 years of attendance. She worked at Kresses Dime Store where she worked the candy counter until she met her husband Victor W Wells. They were united in marriage November 3, 1942 in Hutchinson, KS.

To this union was born four children They moved to Wichita, KS where she was a homemaker until 1957. She was then employed at Dole Meat Packing Company. In 1963 her and her family moved to MO and started a dairy farm where she lived until her husband passed away. She moved to Licking in 1979.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Victor.

She is survived by her daughters Vicky Davis and husband Jim of Licking, Jackie James and husband Mike of Houston, and Kathy Bell of Houston and her son Stacy Wells of Licking. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 22 great- grandchildren and 4 great- great grandchildren.

Genevieve’s hobbies were her grandchildren, babysitting them at every available moment. She was devoted to her children and her entire family. She will be missed greatly by all who loved her.

Service for Mrs. Wells was held Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Fox Funeral Home in Licking at 11:00 AM with Pastors John Jordan and Phillip McGuire officiating. Interment was at Tyrone Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Genevieve may be made to Hospice of Care at TCMH. Online condolences may be made at www.foxfh.net. All arrangements were under direction of Fox Funeral Home.

Graveside services for Cleo Joan Hopper, 86, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Howell Valley Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hopper died at 10:53 p.m., Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.

She was born April 4, 1928, at Delavan, Illinois, to Dwight and Mildred Thompson Winchester. In 1955, she was married to Lyle Hopper, who preceded her in death. Before her retirement, she was a secretary and data entry specialist for the Civil Service at a Naval Base. Her family was her life; she will be greatly missed by her family and extended family. She enjoyed watching NASCAR, bull riding and her favorite soap operas.

She is survived by four children, Steven Hopper, West Plains, Missouri, Randall Hopper, wife, Joan, Seattle, Washington, Darrell Hopper, Sparks, Nevada and Heidi Griffin, husband, Steve, West Plains, Missouri; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Michael Riordan, wife, Jean, Bloomington, Illinois; two sisters, Stanna Breen, Bloomington, Illinois and Linda Loggins, husband, Harvey, Peoria, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents and husband precede her in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Phillip (Doc) Nuckols, 74, of Norfork passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Baxter Regional Medical Center.

Phillip was born April 25, 1940 in Lost Cane, Arkansas to the late Trumon Harrison and Lois Lee (Ingram) Nuckols. His many hobbies include bowling, shooting sports and fishing. Doc loved teaching others, travel and engineering. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by two sons and two daughters-in-law; Dennis and Misty Nuckols of Norfork, Cohen and Melissa of Lakeview; one brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Cathy Nuckols of Corpus Christi, Texas; one sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Danny Bradley of Marion, Arkansas; one granddaughter and her husband ,Sarah and Taylor Harrington of Fayettville, Arkansas; his ex-wife and close friends, Reverend Elliott and Roberta Golmon of Norfork, Arkansas; lifelong friend Bud Roberts of Dardanelle, Arkansas; and many more nieces, nephews and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Galatia Cemetery in Norfork, Arkansas with Reverend Elliott Golman officiating. An informal Celebration of Life will follow at the Norfork Baptist Church.

Arrangements are by Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.

Graveside services for James Larry Peoples, 71, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 31, 2014, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Peoples died at 6:30 a.m., Thursday, August 28, 2014, at his home.

He was born April 20, 1943, at Harrison, Arkansas, to Arthur James Peoples and Edna Mae Carter Davis Peoples. On October 15, 1961, he was married at Lanton, Missouri, to Brenda Kenslow. Mr. Peoples was a veteran having served with the United States Navy. He was a bus driver for Glenwood School and was known as “Grandpap” by the children. Mr. Peoples had also worked at Empire Gas, E. H. Carroll Trucking and the Howell County Sheriff’s Department. He was firefighter with the Lanton Fire Department where he served as Fire Chief for many years. He enjoyed farming. Mr. Peoples was a Christian and was baptized at Hilltop Chapel as a teenager.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Peoples, of the family home; four children, Larry Peoples, wife, Anita, West Plains, Missouri, Timothy Peoples, of the family home, Johnny Peoples, Memphis, Tennessee and Jimmy Peoples, wife, Kim, West Plains, Missouri; ten grandchildren, Alex, Carissa, Brooke, Austin, Lakota, Dalton, Adam, Nathan and wife, Katlyn, Logan and Abbey; five step-granddaughters, Trista, Renita, Amber, Kate and Britnie; and two step-great-granddaughters, Lydia and Anna Sue.

His parents and three brothers, Billy Wayne Peoples and wife, Ruth, Dale Peoples and Johnny Peoples , precede him in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Saturday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Lanton Fire Department or the Gideon Bible Society, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Visitation service for Richard Howard Davidson, 85, Bakersfield, Missouri, will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 30, 2014, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Davidson died at 9:25 p.m., Monday, August 25, 2014, at his home.

He was born July 2, 1929, at Chicago, Illinois, to Ernest Hugo and Augusta Marie Davidson. On June 20, 1953, he was married at Chicago, Illinois, to Dolores Florence Geisen, who preceded him in death on June 22, 2007. Mr. Davidson was a veteran, having served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Before his retirement, he was a truck driver, was the owner/operator of a gas station and worked at B. F. Goodrich Tire. He enjoyed woodworking and fishing. He loved his grandchildren and was known as “Papa D”. Mr. Davidson was of the Swedish Lutheran faith.

He is survived by four children, Martin Davidson, Bakersfield, Missouri, Maureen Miles, husband, Michael, Highland, Illinois, John Davidson, wife, Debbie, Lake Station, Indiana and Joan Den Hartog, husband, Jay, Cedar Lake, Indiana; eleven grandchildren; and twenty-four great-grandchildren with one on the way.

His parents, wife, one son, Ernest Davidson and one grandson, precede him in death.

Burial will be in the Bakersfield Cemetery. 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.

Graveside services for Barbara Gunter, 52, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Pottersville Cemetery with Brother Bill Bales officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

Ms. Gunter died Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 10:43 a.m. at West Vue Nursing Home in West Plains.

Mr. Tony Bates, age 60, of Springfield, Missouri (formerly of Licking) passed away August 25, 2014.

Visitation will be 5 to 8 PM, Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Fox Chapel. Service will be at 10:00 AM, Friday, August 29, 2014 at Fox Funeral Home, Licking, MO. Interment will be in Boone Creek Cemetery.

All arrangements are under direction of Fox Funeral Home.

Shirley Grace Wallace, age 74, of Highland, Arkansas, passed away August 26, 2014, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. She was born May 22, 1940, in Randolph County, Arkansas, to Tommy and Mary Holland Kidd. She was a retail worker and a member of the Ward Street Church of Christ of Hardy.

She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Ed Grace, sons Eddie Grace and Tommy Grace, two brothers, and one sister.

Survivors include her husband Paul Wallace of the home, son Terry Grace (Leisa) of Sikeston, MO; brothers John Kidd (Debi) of Highland, AR and Irven Kidd (Linda) of Chaffee, MO; sisters June Beaver of Blodgett, MO and Berna Dean (J.D.) Hinton of Highland, AR; several grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will be held at a later date by the family. All arrangements are by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland.