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Jack Hudson Robbins, 80, of Theodosia, MO passed away on October 26, 2014 at Cox Medical Center in Branson, MO. He was born on August 28, 1934 in Leavenworth, KS the son of Norval and Dorothy (Johnson) Robbins.

A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Faith Lutheran Church in Isabella, MO with Mickey Wilkey officiating. Arrangements are by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville, MO.

Jack was a truck driver for Western Distributers out of Denver, CO, something he loved doing. He also owned a resort on Bull Shoals Lake and enjoyed fishing and socializing with his family and friends.

Jack is survived by his spouse Jan Bajner of the home in Theodosia, MO; one son Timothy Robbins; one daughter Cindy Rogers; seven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; two brothers George Robbins and David Wallar. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters Roxy (Hollis) Rea and Jeannie Wallar Jordan; and one brother Richard Harris.

Anna Lea Larson, 81, of Gainesville, MO passed to heaven on October 25, 2014 at her residence. She was born on November 5, 1932 in Tecumseh, MO, the daughter of Cleo and Birdie (Warren) White.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 31, 2014 in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home chapel, Gainesville, MO with Dale Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the Lilly Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday afternoon from 1 p.m. to service time at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital; 501 St Jude Place; Memphis, TN 38015-1942 or left at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville, MO.

Anna worked for many years at Baxter Lab in Mountain Home, AR. She enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers. She was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her family more than anything and was very proud of her kids and grandkids. Anna was a Christian and a member of the Lilly Ridge General Baptist Church. She was loved and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her five children J.W. Cowart, Kathy Cowart, Marilyn White, Diana Woodward and Jeff Cowart; 21 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands Walter Cowart in 1977 and Robert Larson in 2000; and two brothers James Lee White and Jerry Ray White.

Linda Joyce Foster, 63, of Willow Springs, Missouri departed this life on October 25, 2014 at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. She was born April 24, 1951 in Reedley, California, the daughter of Lue Preston and Hazel Virginia (Watkins) Davis.

Visitation will be Monday October 27, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Yarber Mortuary – Willow Chapel. Funeral Services are scheduled for Tuesday October 28, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at Westside Family Life Center. Interment will be in Little Zion Cemetery, Twin Bridges, MO

Linda was united in marriage to Eddie Foster on October 4, 1986.

Linda is preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband, Eddie, of the home; one daughter, Mary Gregory, and husband, Gary, of Willow Springs; three sisters, Kathy McKinney and husband, Debo, of Plato, MO, Nancy Collins and husband, Gary, of Dora, MO and Susie Smith and husband, Jim, of Willow Springs, MO; two granddaughters, Jessica Andrews and husband, Jamey, and Jennifer Capeder and husband, Jacob, all of Willow Springs; one great grandson, Eli Gregory Andrews; and brothers-in-law, Amos Foster, John Deckard, and wife, Mary, of San Diego, CA, and Bruce Deckard of Sparta, MO.

Linda enjoyed attending auctions and adding to her cookie jar collection. She also loved to cook and bake. She adored her husband and family.

William Thomas “Bill” Chandler, 94 years, 4 months, and 8 days old, passed to heaven on October 26, 2014 at the VA Hospital in Fayetteville, AR with his family by his side.

“Bill” was born June 18, 1920 in Toledo, MO to Olvie and Delta (Daniels) Chandler. He graduated from Thornfield High School and was later drafted in the United States Army in 1941. At the onset of WWII, he served in the battles and campaigns of Ardennes, Central Europe, Rhineland, Normandy and Northern France. One of the more notable battles he was in was the Battle of Bulge. He was honorably discharged in 1945 after being decorated with five Bronze Stars and other medals for meritorious service during combat operations.

On August 24, 1946 Bill and Louise Turner were united in marriage in Mountain Home, AR and to this union three daughters were born.

Bill was a mechanic at Holmes Ford in Mansfield and Sallee Ford in Ava for many years. He loved fishing, hunting, going to church, gardening, farming, eating out, family gatherings and fixing or repairing anything tore up or broken. Bill was a Christian and attended the Frye Community Church in Squires.

“Bill” was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Leonard and Finis, sisters, Marie Chandler, Freda Dibben, Beulah Rushing, and Eva Hesley.

“Bill” is survived by his wife, Louise of 68 years of marriage, three daughters and their spouses, Chris & Jim Dancy, Beverly & Tom Hodges, Jeannie & Terry Watkins all of Squires, MO, five grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, one great great grandson and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for “Bill” will be Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO with burial in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery with Military Honors by Troy Herd American Legion Post 112. Officiating will be Rev. Vernon Fuller. Memorials may be made to Mt. Tabor Cemetery.

Edward Miller, 77, of Ash Flat, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014, at the Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on January 7, 1937, to Edward Miller Sr. and Helen Roberts. Ed was a master printer by trade.

He was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include his brother David Miller of Beloit, Wisconsin, and his sister Pat Erwin of Ash Flat.

No services are planned at this time.

Arrangements are with Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas.

Cleatus Calvin King, 66, of Hardy, Arkansas, died Friday, October 24, 2014, at his home.

Funeral services will be Monday, October 27, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Christian Tabernacle on Hwy 175 N with Bro. Jason Jackson, Bro. Frank McComas, and Bro. Norman Decker officiating. Burial will follow in Eagle’s Rest Cemetery next to the Christian Tabernacle.

Visitation will be Monday, October 27, 2014, from 12:30 p.m. until service time at the Christian Tabernacle.

Pallbearers are Nathan King, Johnny Jones, Luke King, Aaron King, Alan Barnes, and Harvey G. Savage.

He was born May 22, 1948, in Arkansas City, Kansas, to Cal King Jr. and LouAlice Atchley. He worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for forty years and was a trustee at Christian Tabernacle in Hardy.

He was preceded in death by his father, one son David King, one brother Darrel King, and one sister Brenda Morrill.

Survivors include his wife Diane King of the home; his mother LouAlice Holderby of Cassville, Missouri; one son Nathan and wife Leslie King of Hardy, Arkansas; one daughter-in-law Angelia King of Violet Hill, Arkansas; two sisters Rhonda Pearsall and Darla Olle; four grandchildren: Johnny Jones, Luke King, Elisabeth King, and Aaron King; several nieces and nephews along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Honorary Pallbearers are David Curtis, Curtis Jackson, Nathaniel Vallance, and Sam Vogt.

Arrangements are with Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas.

Louis Breece Peebles, 93 years, 2 months, and 6 days old, passed peacefully to Heaven on October 25, 2014 at home with his family by his side.

Funeral services for Louis will be Monday, October 27, at 11:00 a.m. in the Clinkingbeard Chapel with burial following in the Goodhope Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Troy Herd American Legion Post 112. Officiating will be Pastor Gary Riley. Memorials may be made to Faith Riders Cowboy Church in lieu of flowers.

Louis was born August 19, 1921 in Alto, NM, to Henry Allen and Lyda (Hicks) Peebles. Louis was a veteran of WWII, joining the Army following the bombing of Pearl Harbor and served the entire duration of the war. He participated in the liberation of Guam and received many medals including The American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Good Conduct with three Corps.

Louis and Josephine Wright were united in marriage on December 18, 1945 at Ava, MO and to this union three children were born. Louis and Josephine enjoyed 68 years together. Louis missed her and looked forward to being reunited with her.

Louis worked sixty six years on the farm with his wife, Josephine and family. He was a Christian and member of Faith Riders Cowboy Church. Louis will be remembered as a simple hard working man.

Louis was preceded by his parent, his wife, Josephine, three brothers and a sister.

Louis is survived by his children, Mitchell Peebles and wife Mary, Ava, MO, Joanna Matlock and husband Jerry, Cumby, TX, and Glenn Peebles and wife Shuping, Westport, WA, twelve grandchildren, thirty-six great-grandchilren, ten great-great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Louis will be Monday, October 27, at 11:00 a.m. in the Clinkingbeard Chapel with burial following in the Goodhope Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Troy Herd American Legion Post 112. Officiating will be Pastor Gary Riley. Memorials may be made to Faith Riders Cowboy Church in lieu of flowers.

Ronnie Deavers, 53, of Flippin passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Mountian Home.

Ronnie was born March 1, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois to Mantherd Deavers and Mary Jo Bruflodt. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR and the Kansas City Chiefs. He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Michael and sister Nona.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Deavers of Seymour, Tennessee; his mother, Mary Jo Rushing of Mountain Home, Arkansas; a brother Allen of California; a sister, Robin Benson of New Mexico and special friends, Harold and Connie Coatney.

Services are private under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at

Mrs. Judy Evans, age 71, of Jefferson City, MO, formerly of Licking, passed away October 25, 2014, at her residence.

Service will be Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at Church of Christ under direction of Fox Funeral Home, Licking,MO.

Graveside services for Evelyn “Joyce” Henry, 76, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 27, 2014, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m., Sunday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

Mrs. Henry died at 7:15 p.m., Thursday, October 23, 2014, at West Vue Nursing Center.

She was born March 30, 1938, at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to William Robert Koendarfer and Clara Geneva Deatherage Koendarfer. On September 6, 1971, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Bobby Lee Henry, who preceded her in death August 1, 2010. Before her retirement she had been employed with International Shoe Company and Sears. Joyce was fun loving with a great sense of humor and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She enjoyed playing bingo and working on her computer. Mrs. Henry attended the First Christian Church.

She is survived by three children, Martha Combs, husband, Rick, Lingle, Wyoming, Renee Stephens, husband, Greg, West Plains, Missouri and Ron Faulkner, wife, Vangie, Arlington, Texas; two step-children, Rick Henry, wife, Sandy, Joplin, Missouri and Rita Hartwigsen, Monett, Missouri; fifteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Eugene Koendarfer, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; one sister, Paulette Carol Pace, husband, Al, Arkansas Pass, Texas; one half-brother, Craig Koendarfer, State of California; many nieces and nephews; special friends of “Sisterhood”, Nita, Patty, Ginger and Pam; friends, Betty Anderson, Jean Fine, Emilee Eades; and many, many more friends.

Her parents, husband, father-in-law, mother-in-law and one half-brother, Robert Wayne Koendarfer, precede her in death.