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Wilma Lodema DeShazo, 82, West Plains, Missouri, died 12:15 p.m., Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.

Funeral services for Wilma Lodema DeShazo will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 18, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of West Plains with interment in Homeland Cemetery under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

The family will receive their friends from 4:30 until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, August 17th, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Homeland Cemetery or Amy Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Graveside services for Charles Benjamin Barrett, Jr., 55, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 15, 2014, at South Fork Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Barrett died at 6:58 p.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.

He was born July 23, 1959, at New Orleans, Louisiana, to Charles Benjamin Barrett and Irene Pearl Brubaker Barrett. Mr. Barrett was self-employed and spent many years re-building cars, which he enjoyed. He loved to ride his motorcycle and enjoyed participating in benefit rides with the Am Vets in honor of his father. Mr. Barrett was a Christian.

He is survived by his sons, Levi and Cody Barrett and his twin daughters, Jazmine and Jade Barrett; one brother, Howard Turner, West Plains, Missouri; two sisters, Cathy Roberts and husband, Jerry and Susan Ray, all of West Plains, Missouri.

His parents precede him in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to South Fork Cemetery or Am Vets benefit rides, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Graveside services for Traci Dawn Owens, 37, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at Union Cemetery, Union, Arkansas, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Traci died at 1:00 a.m., Friday, August 8, 2014, at her home.

She was born August 29, 1976, at Salem, Arkansas, to Homer “Sonny” Owens and Marilyn Teresa Desmarais Owens. Traci was a loyal friend and loved her family very much. She also loved her “son” Tokie. She never knew a stranger and was like a second mom to many kids and was a very humorous and kind hearted person. Traci was a Christian.

She is survived by her father, Sonny Owens, Moxee, Washington; six brothers and sisters, Gary Owens, Salem, Arkansas, Diana Owens, Ozark, Missouri, Brenda Kohler, husband, David, Koshkonong, Missouri, Joey Owens, Koshkonong, Missouri, Denise Carter, husband, Doug, West Plains, Missouri, and Mikey Owens, Dini, Alabama; many nieces, nephews and friends; and her “son” Tokie.

Her mother, one sister, Amanda Owens, grandparents, Spikey “C. L.” and Ollie Owens and Joseph and Esther Desmarais, nephew, Shawn Owens, Aunt, Barbara Owens, cousin Shane and sister-in-law, Honey Owens, precede her in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. 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.

Funeral services for Chester Franklin Dildine, 92, St. Peters, Missouri, formerly of West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2014, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Dildine died at 2:40 a.m., Sunday, August 10, 2014, at Garden View Care Center, O’Fallon, Missouri.

He was born July 18, 1922, at Ellsinore, Missouri, to Chester Arthur and Violet May Wheeley Dildine. On December 26, 1941, he was married at Doniphan, Missouri, to Jewel Deckard. He and Jewel were married for seventy-two and a half years. He retired in 1984 from Keene Corporation and moved to West Plains. Chester liked to walk and recycle and was known around West Plains as the can man and was recognized several times over the years in the local newspapers of West Plains. He had celebrated five generations in his Family for the last five years.

He is survived by his wife, Jewel Dildine; three daughters, Annette Woelfel, husband, John, St. Peters, Missouri, who he had lived with for the last four years; Emilie Voyles, husband, Melvin, Van Buren, Missouri and Wanda Denton, West Plains, Missouri; seven grandchildren, David Jolley, wife, Karrie, Fenton, Missouri, Steven Jolley, wife, Michelle, West Plains, Missouri, Melvin Voyles, wife, Theresa, Van Buren, Missouri, David Pind, Warrenton, Missouri, Jackie Darien, Warrenton, Missouri, Angelina Denton Howell and Teena Denton, both of West Plains; sixteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Virgie Dodd, husband, Charles, Florissant, Missouri and Unath Hinton, Grandin, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.

His parents, one daughter, Juanita Dildine, one grandson Leonard Voyles and three sisters, Alma Hogan, Delma Ritchey and Elsie Dildine, 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 Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Melvin Perkins, 54, of Mountain Grove passed away at Autumn Oaks August 7.

No formal services are planned. Burial will be in Clear Springs Cemetery in Texas County.

Dorothy Mae Millard, 94, of Mountain Grove passed away at Autumn Oaks August 7.

Services will be Tuesday, August 12 at 10 AM at Lone Star Cemetery.

No formal visitation is planned.

Memorial contributions can be given to Hospice Compassus and left at Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home.

Delmar Gene Hutsell, 70, of Warsaw, MO passed away at his home August 7.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 12 at 2 PM at the Craig-Hurtt Funeral Chapel in Mountain Grove.

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Monday, August 11 at 1st Baptist Church in Warsaw. Burial will be at Number One Cemetery in Huggins.

Memorial contributions can be made to Twin Lakes Hospice and left at the funeral home.

Funeral services for Georgia Burnica Thompson, 88, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 11, 2014, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thompson died at 7:25 a.m., Friday, August 8, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.

She was born August 10, 1925, at Trail, Missouri, to William Riley Hicks and Lola Tate Hicks. On June 9, 1944, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Acie A. Thompson, who preceded her in death on April 24, 1995. Mrs. Thompson cooked for Fairview school for many years, worked at Biscayne Market and was a babysitter to many children who still referred to her as Grandma Thompson. Mrs. Thompson was a member of Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle.

She is survived by three children, Billy Thompson, wife, Linda, Gladstone, Missouri, Roger Thompson, wife, Patty, West Plains, Missouri and Lola Pattillo, husband, Rex, West Plains, Missouri; six grandchildren, Jennifer Pattillo, Houston, Texas, Crystal Blanks and husband, Richie, West Plains, Missouri, Connie Thompson and Carol Munkirs, both of Gladstone, Missouri, Jeff Thompson and Misty Thompson, both of West Plains, Missouri; seven great-grandchildren, Jennifer Munkirs, Michelle Munkirs, Madison Thompson, Morgan Thompson, Samantha Stiner, Jared Blanks and Zack Blanks; one sister, Juanita Smith, West Plains, Missouri; one brother, William Hicks, wife, Minnie, West Plains, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, three sisters, Pauline Billups and husband, Fred, Iretta Young, Lorene Aborn and husband, Robert, one brother, Dwayne Hicks and one great-grandchild, Beau Stiner, precede her in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideon Bible Society, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Funeral services for Leon Todd, 77, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 11, 2014, at Free Union Church of Christ, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Todd died at 3:14 a.m., Friday, August 8, 2014, at Fulton County Hospital.

He was born August 15, 1936, at Wasco, California to Robert henry Todd and Katie “Pauline” McElmurry Todd. On July 1, 1967, he was married at Moody, Missouri, to Eva Lois Deatherage. Mr. Todd was a veteran, having served in the United States Navy. Before his retirement, he was a welder at DRS. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Todd was a member of the Church of Christ, and attended Free Union Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Eva Todd, of the family home; two sons, Robert “Bobby” Todd, wife, April, Viola, Arkansas and Baty Todd, wife, Alisha, Springfield, Missouri; two grandchildren, Bella and Anna; two brothers-in-law, Roe Deatherage, wife, Cathy, West Plains, Missouri and Kenny Deatherage, Moody, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Belle Yeager, husband, Steve, Moody, Missouri; one uncle, Gene Todd, Greenfield, Missouri; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents, brother-in-law, Lawrence Deatherage and sister-in-law, Cathy Deatherage, precede him in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Free Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Free Union Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Orval Wayne Robbins, age 63, of Edgar Springs,MO died August  7,2014 near Edgar Springs,MO.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 10th, 4:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. at Fox Funeral Home.  Services will be

Monday, August 11,2014 at Fox Chapel.  Arrangements under direction of Fox Funeral Home