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Norman Roy Eidson, 92, of Mountain View, Missouri departed this life on November 8, 2014 at his home. He was born on December 5, 1921 in Pomona, Missouri, the son of Edward and Lillian (Brooner) Eidson.
Norman was united in marriage to Fay Boone on August 5, 1950, in East St. Louis, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Fay, of the home; three sons, Eric Eidson of Gulf Breeze, FL, Kirk Eidson of Harrisonville, MO, and Brad Eidson of Houston, MO; one sister, Doris June Barnes of Springfield, MO; and six grandchildren, Chad Eidson, Sara Eidson, Grant Eidson, Daniel Baylard, Samantha Baylard, and Timothy Baylard.
Norman was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Mountain View. He was a well-respected businessman in Mountain View, owning a Ford dealership for many years.
Norman enjoyed everything in life and especially enjoyed family, friends, golf, fishing and cards.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 10, 2014 at First Presbyterian Church, Mountain View, with Rev. Diane Cooke officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mountain View, under the direction of Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.
Raymond Clark, 73 of Highland, Arkansas died November 8, 2014 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He was born October 27, 1941 at Casa Grande, Arizona to Ernest Clark and Eva “Throgmartin” Clark. He was in the Navy, retired as a Lab Tech of 20 years at the Paragould Hospital and a truck driver for 10 years, he was a member of the Abundant Life Church in Highland, Arkansas.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. He is survived by his wife Mary Jo Clark of the home, two daughters Deanna (John) Moore of Paragould, Arkansas, Shannon Clark of Paragould, Arkansas, one step son Shane (Sophia) Willcockson of Hardy, Arkansas, three step daughters LaDonna (Jody) Howell of Sanford, North Carolina, Jo Michele Russell of Hardy, Arkansas, Kim (Jamie) Brown of Jonesboro, Arkansas, one special niece Reba Shirley of Paragould, Arkansas, eighteen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held by the family on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Abundant Life Church located in Highland, Arkansas with Brother Joey Barnes officiating.
All arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas.
Donna L. Cooper, 81, of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away November 5, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Hardy, Arkansas but lived most of her life in the Kansas City, Missouri area where she raised three children with her husband Otis Cooper.
Donna was preceded in death by her son Steven Cooper, husband Otis Cooper, parents Vera and Ralph Smith, and her brother Bill Smith.
Donna leaves a daughter Neiha Cooper and a son Bennie Cooper both of Shawnee; two granddaughters Mitchele Hunt of St. Joseph, MO, and Brandi Ringer of Blue Springs, MO; one grandson Joel Cooper, and a great-grandson Ethan Caw.
Also surviving Donna are two sisters, Brenda Jackson of Hardy and Judy Bell of Las Vegas, NV; a brother, Jack Smith of Hardy; and many nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life is planned for Tuesday, November 11, from 5-8 P.M. at Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland, Arkansas, with interment on November 12 at 10 A.M. in Perry Cemetery near Hardy.
Betty Joyce Fletcher Brown, 86, of Cherokee Village, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at the Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 19, 1928, to Joseph Nelson and Ella Mae Haney Fletcher. She was a devoted housewife and mother and loved playing bridge with her friends. Mrs. Brown was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harvey Brown, a daughter-in-law Jonell Dickinson, a brother Joseph Fletcher, and her sisters Dorothy Whitley, Ruth Ferlisi, and Sydney Earl.
Survivors include her son James Dickinson of Birmingham, Alabama, and her daughters Deborah (Gary) Hubert of Sugar Grove, Illinois, and Brenda Brown of Birmingham, Alabama; a sister Clara Jean Hudson of California; a special great-granddaughter Whitley Cook; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; many other relatives and friends.
No services are planned at this time, but in the springtime when the dogwoods are blooming in her hometown, her ashes will be scattered by the family.
Arrangements are with Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas.
He was born January 22, 1942, at Alton, Missouri, the eighth child of the late Purl Edgar and Viola Mildred Pingree Good. Ray was a veteran, having served in the United States Army. He served his country honorably for fourteen months in Vietnam. While in Vietnam, he was assigned to the First Air Calvary Battery “A” 2nd Battalion (Airmobile) 19th Artillery. He was awarded the Air Medal for meritorious participating in aerial flights in the Republic of Vietnam during the period of 1968 and 1969. He also received the Army Commendation Medal for his service against hostile forces, the National Defense Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. Ray spent most of his working years in West Plains, working and retiring from Regal-Beloit, formerly known as Marathon Electric.
He is survived by two sons, Jason Good and Matthew Good, wife, Mel, West Plains; six grandchildren, Jordan, Logan, Megan, Aubrey, Julianne and Lucas, all of West Plains; two brothers, Donald Good, wife, Ann, Spokane, Washington and John Good, wife, Nancy, West Plains; three sisters, Evadene Vinneau, husband, Cy, Spokane, Washington, Phyllis Schaller, Monett, Missouri, Sue Adams, husband, Marshal, Groveland, Illinois; sister-in-law, Marcia Good, Jacksonville, Florida; many nieces and nephews; the mother of his children, Mary Good, West Plains; and friend, Lesley Davis, Alton, Missouri.
His parents, one sister, Maxine and one brother, Arnold, precede him in death.
At Mr. Good’s request, no services will be held. The family would like to thank Dr. Morgan, Dr. Roylance and the staff at West Vue Nursing Center for their care and compassion during Ray’s illness. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
Wilma Orlene Sanders, 80 years, 1 month and 19 days old, passed to Heaven on November 5, 2014 at the Meyers Transitional Care Unit in Springfield, MO.
Wilma was born September 17, 1934 in Eads, Colorado to Warren Oliver and Marjorie Clara (Davis) Maxson.
Wilma was a resident of Seymour, MO moving from Ava.
On March 17, 1950 Wilma and Leonard Doil Sanders were united in marriage in Ava, MO and to this union three children were born.
Wilma was a Homemaker and for several years Wilma worked with her husband, Leonard as a Douglas County Deputy in the Ava area.They were a wonderful team who worked hard for the county. She also worked for the Ava City Police Dept.
Wilma was a member of the Black Oak General Baptist Church near Ava. She attended with her family the First Baptist Church in Seymour. She served as President of the Ava Business Women’s Club and was a member of the Republican Women’s Club. Wilma had worked the Absentee Ballott’s for Douglas County. She enjoyed working with her flowers, crocheting, sewing and meeting with her friends at McDonald’s. She loved people and never knew a stranger.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, step father, Milo Pete Buck, her husband Leonard in 2009, step brother, Bill and a step sister, Phyllis.
Wilma is survived by her three children and their spouses, Leo and Theda Sanders, Leasburg, MO, Marjorie and Murl Pierson, Mansfield, MO and Duane and Debi Sanders, Seymour, MO, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, siblings, Shirley Riley, Ava, MO, Judi Hall, Pueblo, CO, Jim Maxson, Coffeyville, KS, Jerry Maxson, Americas, KS and Joann O’Dell, Omaha, NE and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Wilma will be Monday, November 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO with burial in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 1:00 p.m. to service time in the funeral home. Officiating will be Dr. Jay Adrian and Pastor Oren Alcorn. Memorials may be made to the family as a Love offering.
Mr. Michael McCormick, age 71, of Licking, MO, , passed away October 30, 2014, in Houston, MO. Visitation will be Wednesday, November , 2014 from 10 AM until time of service at Fox Funeral Home.
Service will be at 11:00 AM under direction of Fox Funeral Home, Licking,MO.
Robert J. Kruse, 82, Pomona, Missouri, went to see his heavenly Father November 1, 2014.
Memorial services will be held Friday, November 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Pentecostal Revival Center, West Plains, with Reverend Jesse C. Taylor officiating, with local arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
Pauline Ava Brake, 92, of Birch Tree, Missouri departed this life on November 1, 2014 at Birch Tree Place, Birch Tree. She was born April 4, 1922 in Birch Tree, Missouri, the daughter of Henry and Addie (Keeling) Ward.
She was united in marriage to George D. Brake on July 17, 1938 in West Plains, Missouri.
Pauline is preceded in death by her husband, parents, and one daughter, Dorothy Nadine Simpson.
Survivors include one son, Danny Brake and wife, Beatrice, of Springfield, MO; one daughter, Peggy Jean Rusick of Pierron, IL; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren.
Pauline lived a good and fulfilled life. She loved to sew and quilt, and she especially loved her family.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 3, 2014 at Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View, Missouri with Pastor Jeff Brake officiating. Interment will be in Corinth Cemetery, Birch Tree. Memorials may be made to Birch Tree Place.
Funeral services for Dianne Arlene Guy, 52, West Plains, Missouri will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Guy died at 1:24 p.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family or Evergreen Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.