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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.

Graveside services for Charles R. Stewart, III, 72, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Stewart died at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 18, 2014, at his home.

He was born October 9, 1942, at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, to Charles R. Stewart, Jr., and Ruth Taylor Stewart. On December 23, 1961, he was married at Flippin, Arkansas, to Judy McCracken. Charles was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, moved to Flippin, Arkansas in 1962 and then to West Plains, Missouri, in 1973. He was a fishing guide in Arkansas, a carpenter and farmer. Charles was a loving and caring man that could do almost any task he set his mind to do. He will be missed by many. Charles and Judy have a number of young people they feel was their kids. He was known as “Pa Charles” to many. Charles was a Christian and attended His Place, where Greg and Angie made a great impact on his life.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Stewart, of the family home; one daughter, Charlene McKee, husband, Craig, Caulfield, Missouri; two grandsons, Cody McKee, wife, Jessica and Chad McKee, all of West Plains, Missouri; one niece, Donna Redburn; one nephew, Monty McCracken; one special sister-in-law, Gussie McCracken; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Guy and Elma McCracken and brother-in-law, Don McCracken, precede him in death.

Mr. Stewart will lie in state from 3:00 p.m., Monday until 1:00 p.m., Tuesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Brandon Shane Turner, 31 years, passed to heaven on October 18, 2014 at his home.

Funeral services for Brandon will be Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 2:00 p.m. at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO with burial in the Springcreek Cemetery just south of Ava. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Louis Stern and friend Steve Hall. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association or Autism Speaks.

Brandon was born October 28, 1982 in Springfield, MO to Denzill Turner and Kathy (Frye). He graduated from Ava High School in 2001.

He was a Supervisor with Executive Coach Builders in Springfield, MO for many years.

He was saved at a young age and had been attending the Ava Assembly of God.

Brandon enjoyed dirt bikes, hunting, fishing, gardening, landscaping, good times and being with his friends and family. Brandon was ornery but also especially kind and generous. He loved people and never knew a stranger.

Brandon was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fonzo & Mary Frye, Therma Turner and Sue & Jim Valentine and an uncle, Jeff Potter. Brandon is survived by his parents, Kathy & Monty Valentine, Squires, MO & Denzill & Debbie Turner, Theodosia, MO, two brothers, Nathaniel & Kelly Jo Turner, Forsyth, MO, Rocky & Breanna Valentine, Rogersville, MO, two step sisters, Kelly & Beverley Barnum, Ava, MO, grandfather, Russell Turner, Squires, MO, several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services for Dale Eugene Goodwin, 82, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 22, 2014, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Goodwin died at 6:04 p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014, at his home.

He was born September 16, 1932, at West Plains, Missouri, to Ray Goodwin and Helen Marguerite Ingold Goodwin. On September 30, 1961, he was married at Hubbard, Iowa, to Anita Marie Cowell, who preceded him in death on December 26, 2006. Mr. Goodwin was a veteran, having served with the United States Marines.

He is survived by three children, Ronnie Goodwin, Robert Goodwin, wife, Judy and Ricky Goodwin, all of West Plains, Missouri; one grandchild, Kasey Rae Goodwin; one sister, Susan Carlson, San Tan Valley, Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, wife and one brother, Jim Goodwin, precede him in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Diabetes or Alzheimer’s Association, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Howard Rosson, 63, of Mountain Home passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 in Mountain Home.

He was born May 4, 1951 to the late Raymond and Velma (Wallis) Rosson. Howard was a retired brick layer. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Ruby; a nephew Mike and a special friend, Jetta Wilson.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, James and Tina Rosson and Kevin Rosson all of Mountain Home; four brothers, Elmer, L.J., Steve and David; three sisters, Darlene, Sherri and Barbara; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren; one special friend, Veronica (Junior) and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be Monday, October 20, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. with family receiving friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel. Burial will follow at Old Arkana Cemetery under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

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

Tommy Burton, 78 years, 2 months, and 4 days old, passed to heaven on October 17, 2014 at home with his family by his side.

Funeral services for William will be Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 10:00 a.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO with burial in the Frye Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Robert Roberts. Memorials may be made to Frye Cemetery.

Tommy was born August 13, 1936 in Squires, MO to James and Lillie Mae (Wilson) Burton . He graduated from Ava High School and lived in Squires his entire life.

William and Janice Sue Springs were united in marriage on November 13th, 1970 in Ava at the house of Pastor Tom Johnson and to this union three children were born.

Tommy was a cattle farmer. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and working cattle. He like to go to the sale Barn and visit with friends. His grandchildren were his greatest joy.

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Virgle, Johnny, and Jessie, and four sisters, Mae, Elva, Dessie, and Neva.

Tommy is survived by his loving wife Janice, three sons, Ronnie, Mike and wife Brandy, and Doug, eight grandchildren, Courtney, Cory, Weston, Aaron, Tristin, Levi, Ethan, and Emma, as well as many neices, nephews, family and friends.

Ellsworth G. Hoffman, 85 years, 7 months, and 8 days old, passed away on October 17, 2014 at his home in Norwood, MO.

Ellsworth was born March 9, 1929 in Watervliet, MI to Joseph and Edna (Johnson) Hoffman.

Ellsworth was a veteran, he served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Elsworth was a Tool & Die maker and owned his own business.

Ellsworth enjoyed the outdoors, he loved hunting, fishing and canoeing.

Ellsworth was preceded by his parents, his first wife, Ava, second wife, Jean, and two brothers, Joseph Jr. and Douglas.

Ellsworth is survived by his children, Eric Hoffman and Christine (Hoffman) Silc, one brother, Al and his wife Lynn, and a sister Donna Yore and her husband Jim.

Cremation Services under the direction of Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava. A memorial service will be held in Riverside, Michigan at a later date.

Monte D. Hargrave, 74, of Arlington, Texas and Mountain View, Missouri has gone to be with our Lord, Jesus, after a prolonged illness.

No funeral services are scheduled at this time.

Chief Master Sergeant (Retired) Hargrave passed away at 9:44p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014, at Ozark Medical Center, West Plains, Missouri as a proud Pentecostal and member of the Assembly of God Church.

He was born January 24, 1940, at Breckenridge, Missouri, to Ray Hargrave and Susan Byrd Hargrave. He graduated from Pueblo High School in 1958 as a State Wrestling Champion, jointed the United States Air Force in March 1959 and on December 18, 1965, he was married in San Antonio, Texas, to Brenda Kay Puckett. CMSgt Hargrave retired from the United States Air Force after 21 and a half years of service and was the recipient of the both the Distinguished Flying Cross and Bronze Star with Valor for his heroic actions in service to our Country. He later enjoyed a very successful career in private business and then retired to enjoy his horses, farm and especially family.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Brenda Hargrave; two sons, Monte Dale Hargrave, wife Insuk, daughter Kimberly of Belton, Texas, Michael Dean Hargrave of Arlington, Texas, his sister, Mona Ralph of Pueblo, Colorado, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Delbert, Don, Jim, and Carl Hargrave and sister Joy Phillips.

John McCord, 57, of Highland, Arkansas passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, at his home.

Visitation will begin Monday, October 20, at 11:00 a.m. until the service time at Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland, Arkansas.

Funeral Services will be Monday, October 20, at 12:30 p.m. at Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland, Arkansas. Burial will follow in the Tyronza Cemetery located in Tyronza, Arkansas.

All arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland.