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Archive for November, 2012

Mrs. Susie Green, age 93, passed away November 19, 2012 in Licking, Missouri.

She is survived by her children, Beverly Sullins and Shirley Booker.

Visitation will be held Friday, November 23, 2012 at 9:00-11:00 a.m., at the Fox Chapel.

Graveside service for Mrs. Susie Green will be held Friday, November 23, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at Craddock Cemetery.

Michael Lee Conner, 45, a resident of Gassville passed away Monday, November 19, 2012, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 10, 1966, in Gassville to Melvin Lee and Judy Maxine Carson Conner. Michael worked at the Mar-Bax Shirt Company and then at Microplastics in Flippin for 13 years. He was a huge sports fan especially the Kansas City Chiefs. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Johnny and Della Conner and his maternal grandparents, Henry and May Carson.

Survivors include his parents, Melvin and Maxine Conner of Gassville; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Darren Conner of Gassville and Larry Allen and Melisa Conner of Fayetteville; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Sheila Conner of Gassville and Becky and Jay Harris of Mountain Home; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and many friends from Microplastics.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Conner-Hankins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 23, 2012, at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery near Gassville with Pastor Gene Carson officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery Fund, c/o Bobby Carson, 152 County Road 700, Gassville, Arkansas 72653.

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

Funeral services for Mose Harpole, 99, Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Thayer, Missouri. Mr. Harpole died November 18, 2012 at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center,Home in Ash Flat, Arkansas.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Thayer, Missouri.

Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Mammoth Spring, Arkansas.

Funeral services for Norma May Hedden, 82, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 21, 2012, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hedden died at 11:00 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Kabul Nursing Homes, Inc.

She was born April 5, 1930, at Terre Haute, Indiana, to Clarence Leon Parsons and Thelma Irene Williams Parsons. On September 3, 1947, she was married at Terre Haute, Indiana, to Harry Allen Hedden. She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing piano, singing, sewing and cooking. Mrs. Hedden was a member of the Bible Holiness Church, Peace Valley, Missouri.

She is survived by her husband, Harry Allen Hedden, of the family home; three children, Carol Roberts, Willow Springs, Missouri, Larry Hedden, wife, Sandi, Gainesville, Missouri and Mark Hedden, wife, Brenda, West Plains, Missouri; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; one brother, Elmer Leon Parsons, wife, Jeannie, Shelburn, Indiana; three sisters, Mary Lou Grindle, West Terre Haute, Indiana, Margaret Ann Eads, husband, Bob, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana and Nancy Kay Archer, husband Jack, West Terre Haute, Indiana; and one sister-in-law, Lois Selvia, West Terre Haute, Indiana.

Her parents precede her in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Willow Springs City Cemetery. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

Eugene Edwards, 78, of Mountain View, Missouri died November 15, 2012 at NHC Healthcare, West Plains, Missouri. He was born October 21, 1934 in Garfield Arkansas, the son of Doyle and Ethel Woodward Edwards.

He was a retired military man, retiring from the U.S. Navy in 1975.

He is preceded in death by his parents and four siblings. Survivors include two nieces, Sue Barton of Kellyville, Oklahoma and Shara Reed of Cabool, Missouri; nephew, Bobby Edwards of Mountain Grove, Missouri; and nine cousins.

Eugene enjoyed fishing and living life to the fullest. He will be greatly missed.

Services handled by Yarber Mortuary.

Private services will be held at a later date for Jannie Frankie Elizabeth Robinson, 93, West Plains, Missouri.

Mrs. Robinson died at 12:30 a.m., Friday, November 16, 2012, at West Vue Nursing Center.

She was born October 9, 1919, at Hancock, Iowa, to Lee C. Lewis and Jannie Osborn Lewis. Mrs. Robinson was a homemaker; she enjoyed sewing, crocheting and doing crafts. Mrs. Robinson was a gardener and loved flowers.

She is survived by four children, Joyce Young, husband, Thomas, Joe Arnold, wife, Phyllis, Jean Hensley and Johnnie Minge; eight grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Beedie Bratton and Sid Eggard; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents and one son, Leman (Micky); four brothers and two sisters, precede her in death.

On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

Funeral services for Frank Edward Bryan, 44, Peace Valley, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 20, 2012, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Bryan died at 12:25 p.m., Thursday, November 15, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.

He was born October 31, 1968, at Oak Park, Illinois, to Bob Bryan and Nancy Dedic Bryan. Mr. Bryan graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1987 and received a Bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University. On July 2, 1994, he was married to Ruth Miller. On July 15, 2011, he was married at Pomona, Missouri, to Catherine Ann Beam, who preceded him in death on June 3, 2012. He loved farming, hunting and camping with his boys. Mr. Bryan was a Christian and was a member of the Pomona Christian Church.

He is survived by two sons, Tyler Bryan, Springfield, Missouri and Anthony Bryan, Stansbury Park, Utah; his parents, Bob & Nancy Bryan, West Plains, Missouri; one sister, Leann Moylan, Overland Park, Kansas; one nephew Garrett Moylan; one niece, Erin Moylan; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

His wife, grandparents, Cliff and Sibyl Bryan and Frank and Anna Dedic and special aunt, Betty Dedic, precede him in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 7:30 p.m., Monday, November 19, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Antioch Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Antioch Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

Graveside services for Peggy Ann Evans, 73, Caulfield, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Fowler Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Evans died at 4:54 p.m., Thursday, November 15, 2012, at NHC Healthcare.

She was born May 1, 1939, at West Plains, Missouri, to Harry and Doris Sumner McGoldrick. She graduated from Bakersfield High School and on November 29, 1957, she was married at Clarksdale, Mississippi, to LaRoy Evans, who preceded her in death on December 17, 2004. She was a homemaker, sold Avon and many years ago was a bookkeeper at Link’s Motor Supply. Mrs. Evans was a member of Dawt Church of Christ.

She is survived by six grandchildren, Brandon Evans, Caulfield, Missouri, Makayla Turner, Jefferson City, Missouri, Victoria Turner, Jefferson City, Missouri, Kelisha Evans, West Plains, Missouri, Amber Evans, Springfield, Missouri and Mackenzie Perala, New York Mills, Minnesota; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jimmy Dale Ledbetter and Donald Ray McGoldrick; one sister, Gayla Auffert, husband, Joe, aunt, Geraldine Price; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Betty Meeks and Darinda Jones.

Her parents, husband, son, Keith LaRoy Evans, daughter, Delilah Gay Perala, sister, Patsy Brower and one granddaughter, Katrina Evans, precede her in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fowler Cemetery or Dawt Church of Christ and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

Funeral services for Murielene VonAllmen, 91, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 18, 2012, at Junction Hill Pentecostal Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. VonAllmen died at 4:05 p.m., Thursday, November 15, 2012, at Ozarks Medical Center.

She was born February 15, 1921, to the late Reverend Albin Dunkin and Laura Baty Dunkin, at Rover, Missouri. She was united in marriage January 22, 1938, at Alton, Missouri, to Raymon VonAllmen, who preceded her in death January 24, 2000. Mrs. VonAllmen received her education in Oregon and Howell Counties and graduated from The Cull School in Howell County with the Class of May, 1935. She faithfully attended Rover Assembly of God Church for many years; then, after moving to West Plains, she attended the Junction Hill Pentecostal Church as long as her health permitted. Mrs. VonAllmen was a homemaker and a great mom, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend to many and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by two sons, Bobby VonAllmen, West Plains, Missouri and Gary VonAllmen, wife, Wanda, Pottersville, Missouri; two granddaughters, Sara Pendergrass, husband, Ashley, Caulfield, Missouri and Tracy VonAllmen, Mountain Home, Arkansas; seven great-grandchildren, Robert, Hannah, Catherine, Micah, Asa, Isaac and Ella; one sister, Alice Lea Dills, West Plains, Missouri; three nieces; and four nephews.

Her parents, husband, sister, Eula VonAllmen, who died August 22, 2012, infant sister, Ruby Dunkin, who died August 24, 1919; and one brother-in-law, Ellis “Buster” Dills, precede her in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Jolliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Jolliff Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

Funeral services for Marcella Whisenant, 93, Bakersfield, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Bridges Creek Missionary Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Whisenant died at 10:35 a.m., Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at Hospice House of the Ozarks, Mountain Home, Arkansas.

She was born March 1, 1919, at Bakersfield, Missouri, to Lewis Elbert and Grace Margaret Mullins Atkinson. On July 25, 1941, she was married to Claud H. Whisenant, who preceded her in death on February 20, 1974. Mrs. Whisenant was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by three children, Bill Whisenant, wife, Cindy, Belvidere, Illinois, Roger Whisenant, wife, Carolyn, Mountain Home, Arkansas and Marilyn Roberts, husband, Jim, Bakersfield, Missouri; five grandchildren, Billy Whisenant, Jr., wife, Becky, Leah Kays, husband, Rich, Jeff Whisenant, Steven Goodwin and Shawn Goodwin, wife, Darlene; six great-grandchildren, Hailey Whisenant, Derrick Whisenant, Wade Kays, Dylan Whisenant, Hannah Goodwin and Halle Goodwin; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, one great-grandchild, Zoe Whisenant and two sisters, Alice Faye Bean and Emma Lee (Loy) Schauffler, precede her in death.

Mrs. Whisenant will lie in state from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., Friday, November 16, 2012 at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Baptist Hill Cemetery beside her husband. Memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Hill Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.