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Evelyn Sue Branscum Runsick, age 73 of Ash Flat, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arkansas.
Graveside Services will begin Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at the Shiloh Cemetery located in Ash Flat, Arkansas with Tommy Boles officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Tri-County Funeral Home Chapel located in Highland, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Kohn Batterton, Terry York, Scott Long, Jim Haney, Tom Greenstreet, and David Sharp. All arrangements are by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas.
She was born February 8, 1940 in Ash Flat, Arkansas to Homer and Gracie (Frazier) Branscum. She worked in management for 20 years and was a faithful housewife and mother.
Evelyn was a member of the Liberty Hill Community Church and the Ash Flat Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents; her two sons, Steven Gene Runsick and Ronald Dean Runsick; and one brother. Survivors include her husband Gene Runsick of the home; one brother, Dean Branscum; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was saved and baptized at a young age while attending Grandview Baptist Church. He attended Grandview Grade School and graduated Cabool High School in 1957. He graduated from Northeast Missouri State University in 1976.
On August 18, 1960 he married Naomi Ireland. They lived and raised their daughters in Ballwin, MO. George retired in 1993 and they moved to their Shayrenda Ridge Ranch southeast of Houston. In 1995 while living in Ballwin, George worked for 30 years as a patrolman and detective for the St. Louis County Police Department. He enjoyed his career as a policeman. He had many hobbies, his most important, being a great husband, father and grandfather. He loved being with his family, camping, traveling, hunting, fishing and just being in the woods and out in the country. He was a “country boy” at heart. He also loved his church family and attending Central Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife Naomi, two daughters; Darenda Hatcher and husband Eddie of Woodbridge, VA and Dasha Noll and husband Todd of Villa Ridge, MO, three grandchildren; Brianna Hatcher, Eddie Hatcher III and Braedon Noll. His grandson Eddie helped care for him during the last weeks of his life.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, Don Ice and sister, Shirley Greathouse.
George will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation will be held Saturday December 14, 2013 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at Evans Funeral Home with services will beginning at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Ed Hamilton officiating. Pallbearers will be; Byron Hester, Charles Norman, Ronnie Ice, Julius Fraley, James Booker, Rueben Roedeske, Darrin Ice and Chris Ely. Burial will be in Ozark Cemetery.
Funeral Services for Mr. Paul Riley, a resident of the Hartshorn/Summersville area will be held Tuesday, December 10th at 1:00 P M. at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel.
Visitation for Paul Riley will be held from 11 AM to service time at 1 PM at Bradford Chapel.
Burial and military honors will be in Antioch Cemetery near Hartshorn under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.
William “Bill” Chester Mason, age 63 of Williford, Arkansas, died Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the Horseshoe Bend Nursing Home.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date by the family. All arrangements are by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas. www.tricountyfuneralhome.com
He was born August 11, 1950 in Harrisburg, Arkansas to William C. and Juanita Martin (Alred) Mason. He was a farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Amy Lou (Gipson) Mason. Survivors include one daughter, Mildred Gipson Wilkerson of Smithville, Arkansas, one brother, Bill Moser of Cherokee Village, Arkansas; one grandson, Daniel Gipson of Smithville, Arkansas; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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.