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Graveside services for Barbara Jean Weaver, 79, Beaufort, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 3, 2015, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Weaver died at 2:30 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2015, at her home.
She was born December 31, 1935, at West Plains, Missouri, to Avril Hill and Mary Humphrey Hill. She graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1954 and on September 5, 1954, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Ralph Weaver. Mrs. Weaver was a secretary to Test Pilots at McDonnell Aircraft and was a Realtor for over twenty years. She loved to bowl and was in several leagues and enjoyed playing bingo. Mrs. Weaver was a Christian.
She is survived by her husband, Ralph Weaver, of the family home; two children, Kimberly Wittenberg, husband, James, Sr., Jacksonville, Florida and Raymond “R.D.” Weaver, wife, Christina, Washington, Missouri; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn Kelsey, West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her parents, one great-granddaughter and one brother, Richard Hill, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or Arthritis Foundation, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Funeral services for Ora Collins, 96, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2015, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Collins died at 9:10 a.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Willow Care Nursing Home.
She was born December 23, 1918 in Douglas County, Missouri, to Charles Cunningham and Cora Gilbert Cunningham. Ora was married to Harley Haddock on June 16, 1937 and to this union four children were born, Marjorie, Paul, Wilma and Charles. After Harley’s death in 1975 she was married to Herman Collins in 1977. While raising her family, she was employed by Conway Winter Shoe Factory for over twenty-five years. She loved flowers and to garden. Cooking meals for her family was one of her joys.
She is survived by three children, Marge Whited, husband, Jack, Wilma May, husband, Orb and Charles Haddock, wife, Donna; one step-daughter, Deana Corn; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; eleven great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lucille Cunningham; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husbands, one son, Paul Haddock, one great-great-grandson, Cooper Bittick, five sisters and two brothers, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held prior to the service from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m., Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Graveside services for Brian Kieth Whisenant, 56, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Gospel Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Whisenant went to Heaven at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
He was born July 19, 1958, at West Plains, to Ray and Delores Baker Whisenant. He was married to the love of his life, Patty Faye Brashear on June 26, 1982. To this union, Brittany Nicole was born June 2, 1986. Brian loved his work at Color Vision in West Plains and spent his spare time with his family, his horses and his passion was always rebuilding and repainting vehicles. He and Patty are active members of Koshkonong Methodist Church.
Brian is survived by his wife, Patty, of the family home; daughter, Brittany Whisenant and fiancé Brent Flood, Hurley, Missouri; two brothers, Don Whisenant, wife, Brenda, Republic and Norman Whisenant, wife, Karen, West Plains; mother-in-law, Shirley Taylor, Koshkonong; brothers-in-law, Marshall Taylor, West Plains, Jerry Brashear, wife, Dolly, Koshkonong and Kevin Brashear, Koshkonong; sisters-in-law, Jeannie Morris, husband, Mike, Thayer, Debbie Roberts, husband, Dean, Myrtle; and lots of nieces and nephews.
His parents and father-in-law, Ralph Taylor precedes him in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kidney Cancer Association, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Memorial services for Donald Gene Womack, 80, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2015 at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Womack died 10:05 a.m., Friday, March 27, 2015 at his home.
He was born October 19, 1934 in Ozark County, Missouri to Homer Preston Womack and Eyonia Jewell Copuas Womack. On September 3, 1953, Mr. Womack was married at Maplewood, Missouri to Lee Ellen Mansfield. He was a veteran having served with the United States Army Airborne. Mr. Womack was employed with the Mississippi Valley Steel Construction Company of Maplewood, Missouri and in 1982, the family moved to West Plains, Missouri and started a dairy farm, milking cows for ten years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, loved his horses, enjoyed riding and pulling buggies and was an award winning fiddle player. Mr. Womack was a life member of the Am Vets Post 98 and a member of the Elks, both of West Plains, Missouri. He was a member and Deacon of the Center Grove Baptist Church, Missouri.
He is survived by his wife, Lee Womack, of the family home; four children, Debbie Chinnici, husband, Roger, Rock Hill, Missouri, Vikki Womack, West Plains, Missouri, Donna Hofstein, St. Charles, Missouri and Craig Womack, wife, Sheryl, Panama City, Florida; ten grandchildren, Jennifer Ray, husband, Jim, Karrie Altermatt, Andrew Chinnici, Julie Drumright, husband, Craig, Melissa Palmer, husband, Tige, David Chinnici, Melanie Parker, husband, Shane, Jennifer Kennedy, husband, James, Jason Hofstein, wife, Erica, and Halla Chinnici; one sister, Wanda Burgess, West Plains, Missouri; many nieces and nephews; and many, many friends.
His parents, seven sisters, two brothers and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Frank and Alta Mansfield, precede him in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of Choice and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Graveside services for Ruth Marie Potts Weldon will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain View, Missouri.
Ruth died Saturday evening, March 28, 2015, at West Vue Nursing Center, with loving family at her side.
She was born January 11, 1922, at Springfield, Missouri, and then moved to Mountain View, where her parents Dr. Albert Franklin and Mary Anna Hayes raised her, along with her three brothers. She was a rambunctious child who loved running through town, occasionally bathing in mud puddles and providing a constant source of amusement and disciplinary “challenges” to her parents.
She graduated from Mountain View High School with the Class of 1939. She loved her classmates and regularly attended class reunions into her late 80s.
Shortly after graduating she married her high school sweetheart Isaac Joshua “Josh” Potts, of Van Buren, Missouri. The couple eventually settled in California where she worked as a switchboard operator for Bell Telephone Company for more than 20 years. She later moved to northern California where she worked for FMC Corporation, a food machinery and military tank manufacturer, until she retired in 1987. A few years later, she relocated back to Missouri to live in Van Buren. She and Josh enjoyed RV trips to the Western states and collecting Native American Indian art. Ruth had an enthusiasm for life and a playful charm that brought joy to all those who knew her. She enjoyed travel, live musical entertainment and time with friends and family. Although she did not have children, her nieces and nephews adored her. Her niece Pam Hessee, of West Plains, Mo., was her primary care giver in her later years. She also had a special place in her heart for animals particularly her late cat Katrina. She was extremely loyal to those she loved. The love, laughter and joy her life brought to others will be her legacy.
She is survived by her nieces Pam Hessee, West Plains; Ruth Ann Hensley and husband, Joe, Grapevine, Texas; and Mary Ann Hayes, Cocoa Beach, Florida.; and her nephews Jerry Hayes and wife, Anita, of Simi Valley, California; and James Hayes and wife, Gretchen, of Harrisonville, Missouri; and two great-nieces and two great-nephews.
The love of her life, Josh Potts, parents, brother Robert Hayes and wife Melba; brother Frank Hayes, and brother Dr. Jack L. Hayes and first wife, Glenda, formerly of West Plains; sister Louise Hayes; nephew Jeffrey W. Hayes, great-nephew Neil Hayes and numerous friends preceded her in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Vue Nursing Center or the American Macular Degeneration Foundation and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Richard Fuller, 52, of Mountain Home passed from this life Monday, March 30, 2015 in Mountain Home.
Richard was born March 9, 1963 in Paragould to the late Junior Albert Fuller and Barbara (Davis) Poyner. He attended IT in Little Rock and worked with the Union Pacific Railroad. Richard loved fishing and star gazing and spent hours contemplating magnetic and mechanical theory.
Richard is survived by three sisters, Imagene Freeman, Karen Henry and Rosalee Parker; three brothers, Ronnie, Leon and Eugene Fuller and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel.
The online guest book and obituary are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.
A Memorial Service for James J. Brennan of Mountain Home, Arkansas, will be at a later date.
James passed away March 29, 2015, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 69. He was born April 1, 1945, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Thomas and Mary Brennan. He married Geraldine Majda on November 30, 1968, at Chicago, Illinois and was a retired electrician. James served two years in U.S. Marine Corps. James lived in Mountain Home since 1991, moving from Chicago. He was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. He enjoyed the game of pool, and liked playing, watching and talking about it on a daily basis.He rebuilt an antique Gold Crown nine foot table from the top to bottom. His passion was spending time with his family and had great knowledge in many areas. He also enjoyed making things like a pool table light, shadow boxes and anything he had an idea for would be brought to life. He was a great husband, father and grandfather. He is at peace with God.
James is survived by his wife, Geraldine Brennan; two sons, Jimmy and Kevin; two daughters, Julie and Carolyn; grandchildren, Ryan Lydon and Caitlyn Brennan, daughter-in-law, Nadine Brennan; son-in-law, Freddy Hosmer; two sisters, Rose (Bob) Jones and Kitty (Connie) Echer; brother-in-law, Martin Sulzen; sister-in-law, Rosemarie Moravec and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Patricia Sulzen; two brothers, Thomas and Michael and brother-in-law, Ron Moravec.
Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.
William T. Lawson, 95, of Cherokee Village, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at EagleCrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Arkansas. He was born June 25, 1919, in New York City, New York, and served in the U.S. Army in World War II.
William was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and had worked as a warehouse manager and had managed a golf course for several years. He was a participating member of the Cherokee Village Men’s Golf Association.
Mr. Lawson was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, John; a step-daughter Victoria Acerra; and a step-granddaughter, Eden Dodd.
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Doris Lawson of Cherokee Village; daughter, Pamela Henning of Oceanside, California; step-son James (Kathy) Acerra of Mountain Home, Arkansas; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.
The family will plan a memorial service for a later date.
Arrangements are with Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas.
Janice Leona Adams died peacefully, surrounded by her family on March 29, 2015 at Birch Tree Place, in Birch Tree Missouri at the age of 81.
Mrs. Adams was born in Wausau, Wisconsin on September 28, 1933 to her parents Arthur and Leona (Raasch) Johns.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Stegmann and husband, Ralph, of Festus, Missouri; daughter, Barbara Thompson and husband, Jack, of Chelsea, Maine; son, Carl Adams and wife, Lora, of Birch Tree, Missouri; son, Don Adams of Birch Tree, Missouri along with his friend, Michelle Honse; daughter, Mary Lisk of Moberly, Missouri along with her friend, Douglas Hyatt; brother, Butch Johns of Colorado; sister, Judy Johns of Colorado; half-brothers, David Johns and Dewayne Johns, both of Wisconsin; half-sister, Donna Johns of Wisconsin; a daughter-in-law, Sherri Adams of Granby, Missouri; Janice’s special and dearest friend, Verla Kaye Pulliam; and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Howard Adams, and a son Richard Adams.
Janice was a mom, grandma, great grandma and a GG to her loved ones. To those who knew her, she was the most friendly, outgoing, caring and sincere woman to cross their path. She will always be remembered for her witty sense of humor. Janice never met a stranger and was always full of life. She enjoyed quilting and giving everyone a hard time. She will be missed by many.
The family would like to thank the Birch Tree Place for the excellent care Janice received.
Visitation will be held at 1:00pm with funeral services being held at 2:00pm April 1, 2015 at Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View with Minister Erma Kelly officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Birch Tree, Missouri. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.
Funeral services for Margaret Ann Scrivner, 70, Caulfield, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Fowler Chapel Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Scrivner died at 7:33 a.m., Sunday, March 29, 2015, at her home.
She was born July 6, 1944, at Oxnard, California, to Edgar Leroy Sweet and Agnes Lucille Stark Sweet. On July 2, 1963, she was married at Dale, Arkansas, to Charles Scrivner. Mrs. Scrivner was a homemaker and loved spending time with her kids and grandkids. She enjoyed quilting, embroidering and crocheting. Mrs. Scrivner was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Scrivner, of the family home; four children, Paula Tupper, husband, Bill, West Plains, Missouri, Charles E. Scrivner, Caulfield, Missouri, Mildred Beaver, husband, Edward, West Plains, Missouri, and Anthony Scrivner, wife, Summer, Caulfield, Missouri; twelve grandchildren, Charles Robert Robinson, Agnes Fowler, Johnny Robinson, Zaylor Watts, Tammy Tilley, Teresa Tupper, Maggie Rosson, Jeffrey Rosson, Calvin Scrivner, Kenny Scrivner, Hayden Scrivner and Carly Scrivner; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; four sisters, Lavada Hemsted, West Plains, Missouri, Agnes Rockwich, Riverside, Iowa, Sheila May, husband, Herbert, West Plains and Sylvia Courtney, St. Louis, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, one son, Jeffrey Scrivner, one brother, Eddie Sweet and two sisters, Lucille Heskett and Irene Hill, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Fowler Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Fowler Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.