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Archive for March, 2012

Rhoda Isaac, 84, a resident of Yellville passed away Friday, March 30, 2012, at her residence.

She was born May 27, 1927, in Detroit, Michigan to the late Frederick and Elizabeth Helen Jacob Bashur.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Rebecca Isaac of San Antonio, Texas and Rick and Helen Isaac of Yellville; a brother, Michael Bashur of Washington, Pennsylvania; six grandchildren, Elizabeth, Rachel, Richard, Robert, Thomas and Selena; 12 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, April 2, 2012, at the De Soto Cemetery near Yellville. Burial will be immediately following under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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

Funeral services for Darrell Robert Burgess, 82, Pomona, Missouri, will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 2, 2012, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mr. Burgess died at 7:30 a.m., Friday, March 30, 2012, at his home. He was born March 6, 1930, in Howell County, Missouri, to Letcher and Hazel Dollins Burgess. On September 22, 1949, he was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Norma Maye Bunch, who preceded him on death on March 24, 2002. He worked in construction, enjoyed gardening “tomatoes” and was a St. Louis Cardinals fan. Mr. Burgess was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Brenda Provow, husband, Donald, Pomona, Missouri; three grandchildren, Amanda Crawford, husband, Leslie, Pomona, Missouri, Robert Burgess, wife, Carrie, Fulton, Missouri, and Susan Burgess, special friend, David Asberry, West Plains; five great-grandchildren, Aiden, Nash, Gavin, Lane and Kinsley; two brothers, James Burgess, Tommy Burgess, wife, Loretta, Seligman, Missouri; two sisters, Mildred Wood, husband, Raymond, Willow Springs, Missouri and Louise Myers, Matton, Illinois; three sisters-in-law, Dorothy Burgess, Wanda Burgess and Joan Burgess, all West Plains, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.

His parents, wife, one son, Jackie Burgess, four brothers, Roy, Charles, Dean, G. W. Burgess and one sister, May McAnally, precede him in death.

Mr. Burgess will lie in state from 4:00 p.m., Sunday, April 1, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Christina Marie Simpson, 34, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mrs. Simpson died at 7:35 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at her home. She was born October 2, 1977, at Mansfield, Missouri, to Terry Gates and Geraldine Dugger Gates Barks. On September 20, 2008, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to James M. Simpson, Jr. She had been an LPN at Integrity Home Care and was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Jamie Simpson, of the family home; two children, Chelsey Shearin and Chloe Simpson, both of the family home; father, Terry Gates, wife, Millie, Hartville, Missouri; mother, Geraldine Barks, husband, James, Pomona, Missouri; two brothers, Cary Gates, wife, Alisha, of Korea and Steven Gates, wife, Tae, of State of Hawaii; maternal grandparents, Robert and Della Dugger, Hartville, Missouri; two step-brothers, Matt Cline, Fordland, Missouri and Jamie Barks, West Plains, Missouri; one step-sister, Marla Cline, Springfield, Missouri; mother-in-law, Pam Soloman, West Plains, Missouri; father-in-law, James Simpson, Pomona, Missouri; special friend, Martha; and several loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Her grandparents, Franklin and Barbara Gates and three cousins, Leighann Dugger, Deanna Owens and Matthew Cook, precede her in death.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Monday, April 2, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Shaw Medical Building or American Cancer Society and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Louise Dunlap, 96, of Mountain View, Missouri died March 28, 2012 at Willow Care Nursing Home, Willow Springs, Missouri. She was born November 22, 1915 in Webster County, Mississippi, the daughter of John P. and Cora (Walton) Wiggins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Howard Wiggins and Walton Lee Wiggins; two sisters, Lela Mae Lloyd and Bessie Marie Wiggins; and one granddaughter, Shawna A. Dunlap.

Survivors include one son, Billy Eugene Dunlap and wife, Barbara, of Mountain View, Missouri; three grandsons, Eric Dunlap, Jason Dunlap, and Jacob Dunlap; one granddaughter, Mackenzie Dunlap; and two great grandchildren, Megan and Michael Dunlap.

Visitation will be Saturday March 31, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at Yarber Mortuary

Funeral Services will be Saturday March 31, 2012, 11:30 a.m. at Yarber Mortuary, with interment Monday April 2, 2012, 1:00 p.m. at Moreland Cemetery, Calhoun City, Mississippi

Jeremy Russell Runyan (Stone Cold Motorcycle Club Lifer, “Scrappy”) suddenly passed from a gunshot accident on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in Springfield, Missouri.  He was 37 years old.  Jeremy loved the outdoors, including hunting and fishing.  He loved having cookouts and doing the grilling himself.  He was also a big football fan.  He was affiliated with the Melbourne First Baptist Church.  Jeremy was a loving father, son, brother, grandson and enjoyed spending time with his family.

Jeremy was survived by his children; Robert Runyan and Alexis Runyan of Violet Hill, AR, Stone Runyan and Storm Runyan of Bonneville, IL;  his mother, Deanne Bruns of Williford, brother, Donald Eheart of Williford, sisters Faith Eheart, of Rantoul, IL and Betty Jane Eheart of Champaign, IL; his father, Gary Runyan of Lakeland, FL, brother Ryan Runyan  and sisters  Sami Runyan and Tami Runyan all of Danville, IL, his mom Dianne Eheart, brother Jack Miller of St. George, UT, sisters Jackie Allen of Seligman, AZ and Tammy Christer of Chebanse, IL; mom Dawn Jenkins; Fiancee, Beverly Dover of Violet Hill; Maternal Grandmother Alice Crain of Williford; Paternal Grandmother Norma Jean Runyan of Danville, IL and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 31 at 10:00A.M. in Heath Oak Hill Chapel with Brother Jim Swinford officiating. Also speaking will be Linda Thompson and members of the Stone Cold Motorcycle Club.  Burial will follow in Baker Cemetery.  Pallbearers are Ryan Byerley “Tweeter”, Mike Carlson “Quack”, John Schriefer “6-pack”, Billy Gilbert, Donald Eheart, and David Staley.  Visitation will be held Friday, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.  All arrangements are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland.

Solomon N. Jones, 90, a resident of Gassville passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in Mountain Home.

He was born September 15, 1921, in Buffalo City to the late William and Della Fugate Jones. Solomon married Trilba Jones on June 4, 1952, in Mountain Home. Solomon served in the United States Army during World War II. He worked for B and L Construction as an equipment engineer for over 25 years; during that time he worked on the construction of both the Bull Shoals and Norfork Dams. Solomon then worked for the railroad for a few years and then as a small engine mechanic. Solomon loved to hunt and fish, especially catfish. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 60 years, Trilba Jones; a son, Raymond Jones; a step-son, Lotus Franks; a step-daughter, Louise (Cranfill) Frost; a brother, Bill Jones and two grandchildren, Robert Lee Cranfill and Melissa Leighty.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Leonard and Verna Jones of Gassville and Vernon and Linda Jones of Mountain Home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda May and James Davis of Huntland, Tennessee and Della and Wilbur Phillips of Jacksonville, Florida; two stepsons and a stepdaughter-in-law, Jim Franks of Gassville and Lunnie and Joyce Franks of Whiteville; a stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Pauline and Jay Hollingsworth; two daughters-in-law, Shirley Jones of Lakeview and Charlotte Franks of Midway; a brother, Roy Jones of Hoisington, Kansas; 26 grandchildren, Allen, Kathy, Debbie, Louie, Darrell, Doyle, Missy, Daniel, Molly, Leonard, Lisa, Anna, Angela, Darrell, Lotus Lee, Stacey, Victoria, Tracey, Amanda, Nathaniel Timothy, John Wesley, Leonard Lee, Randy, Raymond Gene and Sheri; 53 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the Curtis-Acklin Cemetery near Norfork with the Rev. Gene Carson officiating. Burial will be immediately following under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Darrell Hollingsworth, Darrell Franks, Lotus Lee Franks, Raymond Gene Jones, Allen Franks and Randy Jones.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2012, at the funeral home. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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

Graveside services for Ricky Lynn Jarvis, 53, Caulfield, Missouri, will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Baptist Hill Cemetery, near Bakersfield, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mr. Jarvis died at 1:50 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at NHC Healthcare, West Plains, Missouri.

He was born January 26, 1959, at Mountain View, Missouri, to Jerry Lee Jarvis and Peggy Sue Williams Jarvis DeShazo. Mr. Jarvis had been the owner and operator of Jarvis Service Station in Caulfield, Missouri.

He is survived by four children, Kasey Friend, husband Davin, Gainesville, Missouri, Nikki Jarvis, special friend, Todd Patterson, West Plains, Missouri, Kaiyla Holt, husband, Edmond, Pottersville, Missouri and Kyle Jarvis, Pottersville, Missouri; three grandchildren, Aedyn Holt, Zevi Holt and Cooper Friend; his mother, Peggy Jarvis-DeShazo, Moody, Missouri; two brothers, Rex Jarvis, special friend, Lorna Stuart, Caulfield, Missouri and Rod Jarvis, Moody, Missouri; one sister, Sonja Hubbard, husband, Doug, West Plains, Missouri and two nephews, Jeremy Jarvis and Sean Jarvis.

His father and grandparents, precede him in death.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Evelyn Louise Brim, a resident of Alton and former resident of Summersville and will be held Saturday, March 31, at 3 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville.

Visitation will be held Saturday afternoon, at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel from 1 PM to service time at 3:00 PM.

Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home

Graveside services for Sky Lynn Johnson, newborn daughter of Michael and Shauna Reynolds Johnson, will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Evergreen Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Sky Lynn was called to be with the Angels on Friday, March 23, 2012, at Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Missouri.

She is survived by her parents, Michael and Shauna Reynolds Johnson, West Plains, Missouri; three brothers, Brody Johnson, Eric Scruggs and Quinton Johnson; three sisters, Poppy Johnson, Tamara Johnson and Lily Scruggs; paternal grandfather, Michael Johnson, Sr., wife, Tina, West Plains, Missouri; paternal grandmother, Debra Hedden, husband, Bircel, Little Rock, Arkansas; maternal grandfather, Roy Reynolds, Conway, Arkansas; maternal grandmother, Terry Yarbrough, husband, Gary, Conway, Arkansas; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Hall, 79, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mrs. Hall died at 5:40 a.m., Sunday, March 25, 2012, at her home. She was born November 23, 1932, at Anderson, Tennessee, to Lawrence L. and Hettie J. Crownover Wynne. On February 18, 1950, she was married at Rossville, Georgia, to William “Ralph” Hall. Mrs. Hall had been employed at International Garner Shoe Factory of West Plains and had been a loving mother and wife. Mrs. Hall was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Olden, Missouri.

She is survived by her husband, Ralph Hall, of the family home; one child, Brenda M. Smith, husband, Kevin, West Plains, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Sherri Hall, Bolivar, Missouri; three grandchildren, Jessica Smith Sandfort, husband, Jason, St. Charles, Missouri, Andrea Smith, West Plains, Missouri, and Ericka Hall, Bolivar, Missouri; one sister, Tweedie Matthews, Stevenson, Alabama; sister-in-law, Karene Wynne, Tullahoma, Tennessee; and many nieces and nephews.

Her parents, one son, Randall A. Hall, three brothers, Edward L. Wynne, John C. Wynne, Walter L. Wynne and one sister, Velma Wynne Willis, precede her in death.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Veteran’s Section at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Foundation and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.