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Archive for July, 2012

Funeral services for Edward Otto (Ed) Good, 83, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 20, 2012 in the Rose Chapel of the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Good passed from this life at 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at his home. Ed was born near West Plains, Missouri on August 19, 1928 the son of Elijah Otto and Cora Goble Good. He grew up on a farm Northeast of West Plains and graduated from the West Plains High School with the Class of 1946. On November 25, 1948, he was married at West Plains, Missouri to Roberta Miller. Before his retirement, he was employed by the Swanson Lumber Company, now known as Meeks Lumber Company. Mr. Good worked in the lumber and construction business for over thirty-five years. He was a Charter member of Smith Chapel First Congregational Methodist Church, where he served for over forty years as Deacon, Church Leader, Treasurer, Sunday School Teacher and Song Leader.

He is survived by his loving wife, of sixty-three years, Roberta Miller Good, of the family home; one daughter, Karen Lambert, husband, Ron, Drury, Missouri; one son, Roger Good, fiance, Sueann Slone, West Plains, Missouri; two brothers, Charles Good, wife, Nondes, and Paul Good, wife, Erma, both of West Plains, Missouri; three sisters, Evelyn Ousley, husband, John, Marshfield, Missouri, Faye Kaufmann, husband, Jack, Centertown, Missouri and Rose Ann Riley, husband, Bob, West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents preceded him in death.

Mr. Good will lie in state from 2:00 until 9:00 p.m., Thursday, July 19th at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Smith Chapel Memorial Fund or the Gideon Bible Society and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

Funeral services for JD Collins, 83, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 21, 2012, at the Curry Street Church of Christ, West Plains, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Collins died at 4:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Ozarks Medical Center.

He was born March 15, 1929, at Dora, Missouri, to Jasper Sherman Collins and Alta Jane Russell Collins. He graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1947. Mr. Collins was a veteran having served with the United States Navy. On June 12, 1955, he was married in West Plains, Missouri, to the cherished love of his life, Maxine Mae Cope. Before his retirement, Mr. Collins was a farmer and a bus driver for Howell Valley School. He loved his family, children, grandchildren, St. Louis Cardinals, and above all he loved the Lord. Mr. Collins was a member of the Curry Street church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Maxine Collins, of the family home; two children, David Collins, wife, Pamela, Rogersville, Missouri and Jeff Collins, West Plains, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Jesse Collins, wife, Brittney, Nicholas Collins, Jhett Collins, Jade Collins, Jaxon Collins, Chandler Collins, Hannah Collins and Jedidiah Collins; five great-grandchildren, Jragen, Jagger, Makynlee, Jade Magnolia, Brooklyn; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Collins “Buck Jen”; nieces, Ginya Sue Moore, Colleen Pelton, Cindy Latham, Lois Latham, Sherry Cope and Tammy Cope; one special great-niece, Amber Light; and several nephews.

His parents, one son, Jonathan Collins, and two brothers, Marvin Collins, Sr. and Basil Collins, precede him in death.

Mr. Collins will lie in state from 2:00 until 9:00 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

A memorial service for Miranda Grace Prokopovich, 15, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Victory Family Worship Center, West Plains, Missouri.

Miss Prokopovich died at 10:25 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2012, at West Plains, Missouri.

She was born October 31, 1996, at West Plains, Missouri, to Helen Garcia Prokopovich and the late Ivan Micah Prokopovich. Miranda enjoyed life.

She is survived by her mother, Helen Prokopovich, Pomona, California; one brother, Ivan Prokopovich, Jr., West Plains, Missouri, four sisters, Melanie Prokopovich, West Plains, Missouri, Carissa Prokopovich, Pomona, California, Skylie Prokopovich, Pomona, California and Jessica Prokopovich, West Plains, Missouri; maternal grandmother, Mary Helen Martinez, Pomona, California; paternal grandparents, Bill and Cary Prokopovich, West Plains, Missouri; aunt and uncle, David and Nadia Watson, West Plains, Missouri; and niece, Raina.

Her father precedes her in death.

On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com. Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

A memorial service for Lawrence Robert Goure, 22, Peace Valley, Missouri, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Victory Family Worship Center, West Plains, Missouri.

Mr. Goure died at 10:25 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2012, at West Plains, Missouri.

He was born February 23, 1990, at Las Vegas, Nevada, to Lawrence Lee Goure and Clarice Fogg Goure. Mr. Goure was a talented artist; he enjoyed art and loved riding motorcycles.

He is survived by his twin daughters, Faith and Braylyn Goure; his parents, Larry and Linda Goure, Peace Valley, Missouri and Clarice Goure, Rapid City, South Dakota; three sisters, Shawn Goure, Caulfield, Missouri, Amy Turner, Viola, Arkansas and Claudie Hicks, Flippin, Arkansas; grandparents, Bob and Belva Trebilcock, Caulfield, Missouri; two uncles, Gary Goure and Michael Goure, wife, Annette, West Plains, Missouri; one aunt, Karen Gruender and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com. Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Berta Harris, 89, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2012 in the Rose Chapel of the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Harris died 4:50 a.m., Monday, July 16, 2012 at the Ozarks Medical Center. She was born January 12,1 923 at Rover, Missouri to Harlin and Ethel Judd VonAllmen. She was married in Howell County, Missouri to Paul Eugene Harris who preceded her in death on March 29, 1980. Before her retirement, Mrs. Harris was employed as a packer with the International Shoe Company for thirty-five years. She was a member of the Assembly of God faith.

She is survived by six children, Carol Wilson, husband, Johnny, Pottersville, Missouri, Marie Thatcher, Iva, South Carolina, Glen Harris, wife, Cecile, West Plains, Missouri, Alma Harris, West Plains, Missouri, Steve Harris, wife, Sue, West Plains, Missouri and Vera Collins, husband, Danny, Pottersville, Missouri; twelve grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; one brother, Clyde VonAllmen, wife, Allean, West Plains, Missouri; three sisters, Dorothy Patillo, West Plains, Missouri, Jewell Hopkins, husband, Edward, West Plains, Missouri; and Merlene White, Dayton, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, one grandchild, two brothers and four sisters precede her in death.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 17th at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Dripping Springs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

Funeral services for Goldie Inez Eck, 88, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, White Church, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Eck died at 9:35 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2012, at her home.

She was born October 10, 1923, at Peace Valley, Missouri, to Charles Willard Delaplain and Virgie Almeda Thompson Delaplain. She graduated from Peace Valley High School and on November 16, 1950, she was married at Kingston, North Carolina, to Rudolph Eck. Before her retirement, Mrs. Eck was employed at the Sears Tower, Chicago, Illinois, with Sears & Roebuck. She enjoyed crocheting and embroidery. Mrs. Eck was a member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, White Church, Missouri.

She is survived by her husband, Rudolph Eck, of the family home; two children, Deborah Shipley, Vanzant, Missouri and Sandra Huckabey, husband, Joseph, Pomona, Missouri; six grandchildren, Lisa Rodgers, husband, Jimmy, Jenny Hambelton, husband, Greg, Jaci Robinson, husband, Billy, Brianna Fox, husband, Marty, J. L. Huckabey and Catherine Huckabey; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a large number of extended family.

Her parents, one brother and one sister, precede her in death.

A Rosary service will be held at 6:00 PM Followed by a visitation until 8:00 p.m., Monday, July 16, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Cemetery or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

Kandi Renee Plummer, 65, a resident of Mountain Home passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012, in Mountain Home.

She was born April 17, 1947, in Redwing, Minnesota to the late Joe and Patsy Daeffler Sloan. Kandi was of the Catholic faith and she relocated to Mountain Home in 2001 from Fallon, Missouri. She loved the outdoors especially the lakes. Kandi was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Floyd Nuzum and a granddaughter, Aschlyn Laque.

Survivors include four sons, Albert Lovato of Denver, Colorado, Chris Lovato of Carlsbad, California, Bill Whicker of Layton, Utah and Bob Whicker of Illinois; a daughter, Schandra Hargrave of Mountain Home; two sisters, Rhonda Stock of Kansas City, Missouri and Randie Karl of Carlsbad, New Mexico; twelve grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

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

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

Funeral Services for James Shelby Barton, a resident of the Jadwin Community will be held Monday, July 16 at 1:00 P M. at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville.

Visitation for James Shelby Smith will be held from 11 Am to service time at 1 PM at Bradford Funeral Home.

Burial and Military Honors will be in Antioch Cemetery near Hartshorn under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.

John E. Roley, 82, a resident of Mountain Home passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center.

He was born November 14, 1929, in Warren, Minnesota to the late Emmit and Gerda Lindquist Roley. John was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Korean Conflict. After his military service, John owned his own home construction business for over 40 years and relocated to Mountain Home ten years ago from South Haven, Minnesota. He believed Minnesota was God’s country until he moved to the Twin Lakes area, where he made many friends and lots of wonderful memories. He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, John Roley, Jr. and four sisters.

Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Erliss and Terry Wagner of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota and Pamela Fuhrman of Fargo, North Dakota; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Merton Roley and Marvin and Carol Roley; a sister, Phyllis Troska; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 16, 2012, at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

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

Funeral services for Trula Iwanda Charles, 85, Mountain View, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2012, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Charles died at 5:41 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at her home.

She was born September 22, 1926, in the State of Arkansas, to Charlie O’Dell and Nellie Izora Kirkland O’Dell. On December 2, 1949, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Tommie Dale Charles, who preceded her in death on February 8, 1983. Mrs. Charles was a homemaker and was a member of Trinity Pentecostal Church.

She is survived by two children, Don Charles, wife, Susan and Ronnie Charles, all of Mountain View, Missouri; four grandchildren, Kenny Charles, wife, Linnea, State of Pennsylvania, Tammi Charles, Mountain View, Missouri, Jeremy Charles, Mountain View, Missouri and Benjamin Charles, West Plains, Missouri; two great-grandchildren, Kimberly Charles and Ashley Charles; two sisters, Vivian Yemm, husband, Bill and Jean Brotherton, all of Peoria, Illinois; one sister-in-law, Emmie O’Dell, State of Florida and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, one daughter, Anne, two sisters, Lorraine Weaver and Virginia Boak and one brother, Lefty O’Dell, precede her in death.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or American Lymphoma Society, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.