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Lawrence Allen Barnett, 69, of Mountain Home passed away February 21, 2015 in Mountain Home.

Lawrence was born May 14, 1945 in McAllen, Texas to the late Grady and Dorothy Jean Barnett. He loved collecting coins and restoring old cars.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and Raymond Simmons of Gassville and Rhonda and Courtney Trammell of Mountain Home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Jen Barnett of Owasso, Oklahoma and Mike and Kim Barnett of Little Rock; twelve grandchildren and close friend Mary Etta Perry of Mountain Home.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Wise officiating.

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

Eric Cody Blount, 33, of Mountain Home passed away February 19, 2015 in Mountain Home.

Eric was born June 5, 1981 in Pocahontas, Arkansas to Charles and Carol (Wells) Blount. He moved from Pocahontas to Mountain Home in 1990.

Survivors include one son, Austin Blount of Norfork; his parents, Charles and Carol Blount of Mountain Home; one brother and sister-in-law, Dwight and Wendy Blount of Mountain Home; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Brandy and Chris Proctor and Melody and Wayne Cooper, all of Mountain Home; his grandmother, Dorothy Wells of Ravenden and several nieces and nephews.

Eric is preceded in death by his grandparents, Emma and Floyd Blount and his grandpa W. V. Wells.

A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home & Cremation Center Chapel.

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

William “Bill” Rodgers, 79, of Gassville passed away February 20, 2015 in Mountain Home.

Bill was born January 16, 1936 in Trumann, Arkansas to the late John and Ava (Bandy) Rodgers.

After his military service, Bill farmed in southeast Kansas until a farming accident ended in the loss of his left hand.  During his rehab and recovery, Bill discovered his talent and love for the sales profession.  He   worked in sales for the rest of his working life.  Bill was a sales representative for a variety of regional and national companies until he opened his own furniture and appliance store in Salina, KS.  Bill loved the “art of the deal”.  After moving to the Twin Lakes area, Bill worked in car sales for two dealerships. He was awarded the General Motors Mark of Excellence for 24 years.

Bill is survived by his wife, Jean of the home; daughter Tracey Corby, grandchildren Nicole and Alex all  of Wichita, KS; sister Donna Schuh of Mountain View, AR; brother John D Rodgers, Jr of Trumann, AR, and his beloved canine girls, Emma and Willow.  Other survivors include siblings Willabelle, Patsy, Dean and Katie; step-daughter Gail, step-granddaughter, Jeanne, step-great grandchild, Alden.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters Laverne, Ann, Jean and Bonnie.

A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Mountain Home with Pastor John Easterling officiating.

Arrangements are by Conner-Hankins Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Ozarks or any veteran’s service organization.

Shelby Lunday, 67, of Flippin passed away Friday, February 20, 2015 in Mountain Home.

Shelby was born June 30, 1947 to the late Gene and Myrtle (Wellman) Lack.

She is survived by her husband David Lunday of Flippin; one son, Dale Lunday of Mountain Home; two sisters, Cara Stevens of Flippin and Shirley Lack of Flippin; one brother, Larry Lack of Mountain Home.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, March 1, 2015 at The Church of Mountain Home, 608 Green Valley Drive, Mountain Home, Arkansas.

Arrangements are by Conner-Hankins Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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

Opal Tessie Martin, 86, of Willow Springs, Missouri departed this life on February 18, 2015 at Willow Care Nursing Home, Willow Springs. She was born July 15, 1928 in Douglas County, Missouri, the daughter of Willis and Zella Pearl (Johnson) Davis.

Tessie was united in marriage to Charles Wilson Martin on April 3, 1948 in Willow Springs, Missouri. One son, Charles Leroy Martin, was born to this union.

She is preceded in death by her parents; spouse, Wilson in 2000; brothers, Freddy Darrell Davis in 2009 and Claud Davis in 2012.

Survivors include her son, Charles Martin, of Grapevine, TX; two sisters, Helen Louise Hanks of Willow Springs and Betty Altis of Cabool, MO; and grandchildren, Caitlin Paige Martin and Jonathan Willis Martin, both of Grapevine, TX.

Tessie was a loving, devoted mother, always smiling and willing to talk to others, to lend a sympathetic ear and advice when asked. She was active in teaching Sunday School and other classes at Northside Baptist Church in St. Charles, Missouri before she and Wilson retired to Willow Springs. Tessie was currently a member of First Baptist Church in Willow Springs.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 23, 2015, with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m., at Yarber Mortuary, Willow Springs with Pastor Joel Hinds officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Willow Springs. Memorials may be made to Pine Grove Cemetery Fund or to Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.

Kevin Lynn Johnson, 53 years, passed away on February 19, 2015 at Cox’s Hospital in Branson, MO.

Kevin was born March 23, 1961 in Kansas City, MO to Garlin Leroy and Fay (Hicks) Johnson.

Kevin and Janie Hale were united in marriage in Mansfield, MO.

He was a resident of Mtn. Grove, MO. He was a former employee of the shoe factory in Mansfield, MO. Kevin enjoyed fishing, camping and his drinking. Kevin loved spending time with his nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was a very loving and caring man.

Kevin was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Hue Johnson and a niece, Barbara Fay Liles.

He is survived by his wife, Janie Johnson, Exeter, California, one step-son, Ricky Helms, two sisters and their spouses, Annette & Roy Liles, Mansfield, MO and Glendora & Kenneth Moore, Hartville, MO, many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Graveside services for Kevin will be Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, 2:00 p.m. at the Mountain Valley Cemetery, Mtn. Grove, MO. Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 23 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO. Officiating will be Pastor Stoney Cheeks.

Memorials may be made to the family as a love offering.

Harold Dean “Hank” Smith, son of Bill and Dena Smith and Janice and Leonard Clark was born at Mountain View, MO on March 6, 1970. He passed away on February 19, 2015 at the age of 44 years.

Those preceding him in death were a brother Butch Smith, grandparents June and Carl Smith, Hank Weaver, Lucille McAlister, and Ted Henry; two uncles Lynn Smith and Paul Smith; one aunt Connie Smith; and his father-in-law and mother in law John and Pearl Smith.

Those surviving him are his daughter Samantha Smith; parents Bill and Dena Smith of Mountain View, MO and Janice and Leonard Clark of Summersville, MO; two brothers Kenny and wife Michelle of West Plains, MO and Junior Clark; grandmother Viola Henry of Mountain View, MO; special friend Kathy Peters of Michigan; nephew Dakota; niece Destiny; many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Hank attended school in Mountain View, MO and graduated from Liberty High School in 1988. He later graduated from welding school. Hank attended church from a young age and was a Christian.

Hank was a truck driver at heart. He was happiest when he was behind the wheel and going down the road. He was very proud of his Peterbilt truck and had a host of trucking “buddies” that he was very fond of. Hank was a very caring, loving person and had that special personality of never meeting a stranger.

Hank’s passing will leave a hole in many lives. We know God has a purpose and a plan for each of us that at this time is hard to conceive, but someday we will fully understand. No matter what transpires in our lives God is still in control.

Visitation will be held Monday, February 23, 2015 from 11 AM until 1PM at the Duncan Funeral Chapel in Mountain View.

Funeral Services will be held Monday February 23, 2015 at 1 PM at the Duncan Funeral Chapel in Mountain View with James Duddridge officiating.

Interment will be in Poe Hill – Mount Zion Cemetery at Pomona, MO under the direction of Duncan Funeral Home of Mountain View.

Bobbie Jean Havens, 84, Pomona, Missouri died Friday, February 20, 2015 at 4:45 a.m. at Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains.

Funeral services for Bobbie Jean Havens, 84, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains with Norman Carte and John Colbert officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

Visitation will be held Monday, February 23, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mackey Cemetery, and can be left at Carter Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Mackey Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

Funeral services for Bessie Mae Robinson, 81, West Plains, Missouri will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 24, 2015, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Robinson died at 4:42 p.m., Thursday, February 19, 2015, at NHC Healthcare.

She was born May 13, 1933, at Pottersville, Missouri, to Albert James Hall and Myrtle Louise Fox Hall.  On October 7, 1950, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Arch Robinson, who preceded her in death on January 30, 1991.  Mrs. Robinson was a homemaker and was a babysitter to many children.  She loved to cook and enjoyed sewing and taking walks.  Mrs. Robinson was a member of the Church of Christ and attended Central Church of Christ.

She is survived by five children, Joy Horton, Carthage, Missouri, Reva Swaringim, husband Patrick, Licking, Missouri, Danny Robinson, significant other, Eveonne, Pomona, Missouri, Keith Robinson, wife, Nita, Carthage, Missouri and Jana Robinson, West Plains, Missouri; eleven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Darrell Hall, Wichita, Kansas and Gerald Hall, wife, Dona, West Plains; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, five brothers, Hubert, Doyle, Virdus, Johnny and Glen Hall and three sisters, Joyce May, Mary May and Jeanette Robinson, precede her in death.

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

Diane M. Lockhart, 40, of Mountain Home passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015, in Mountain Home. Diane was born March 7, 1974, in Saginaw, Michigan to Frank and Carmen (Barossa) Madera.

Diane is survived by her husband, Brad Lockhart of Mountain Home; two sons, Colby Lockhart and Frankie Madera of Mountain Home; her mother, Carmen Madera of California; one brother, Frankie Madera of California and two sisters, Kathy Hamilton of California and Lori Madera of Arizona. Diane was preceded in death by her father.

She was a gentle soul that was loved by everyone. Diane will be greatly missed.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Mountain Home Baptist Church with Colby Hankins officiating.

Arrangements are by Conner-Hankins Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

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