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Melvin Perkins, 54, of Mountain Grove passed away at Autumn Oaks August 7.

No formal services are planned. Burial will be in Clear Springs Cemetery in Texas County.

Dorothy Mae Millard, 94, of Mountain Grove passed away at Autumn Oaks August 7.

Services will be Tuesday, August 12 at 10 AM at Lone Star Cemetery.

No formal visitation is planned.

Memorial contributions can be given to Hospice Compassus and left at Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home.

Delmar Gene Hutsell, 70, of Warsaw, MO passed away at his home August 7.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 12 at 2 PM at the Craig-Hurtt Funeral Chapel in Mountain Grove.

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Monday, August 11 at 1st Baptist Church in Warsaw. Burial will be at Number One Cemetery in Huggins.

Memorial contributions can be made to Twin Lakes Hospice and left at the funeral home.

Funeral services for Georgia Burnica Thompson, 88, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 11, 2014, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thompson died at 7:25 a.m., Friday, August 8, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.

She was born August 10, 1925, at Trail, Missouri, to William Riley Hicks and Lola Tate Hicks. On June 9, 1944, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Acie A. Thompson, who preceded her in death on April 24, 1995. Mrs. Thompson cooked for Fairview school for many years, worked at Biscayne Market and was a babysitter to many children who still referred to her as Grandma Thompson. Mrs. Thompson was a member of Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle.

She is survived by three children, Billy Thompson, wife, Linda, Gladstone, Missouri, Roger Thompson, wife, Patty, West Plains, Missouri and Lola Pattillo, husband, Rex, West Plains, Missouri; six grandchildren, Jennifer Pattillo, Houston, Texas, Crystal Blanks and husband, Richie, West Plains, Missouri, Connie Thompson and Carol Munkirs, both of Gladstone, Missouri, Jeff Thompson and Misty Thompson, both of West Plains, Missouri; seven great-grandchildren, Jennifer Munkirs, Michelle Munkirs, Madison Thompson, Morgan Thompson, Samantha Stiner, Jared Blanks and Zack Blanks; one sister, Juanita Smith, West Plains, Missouri; one brother, William Hicks, wife, Minnie, West Plains, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, three sisters, Pauline Billups and husband, Fred, Iretta Young, Lorene Aborn and husband, Robert, one brother, Dwayne Hicks and one great-grandchild, Beau Stiner, precede her in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideon Bible Society, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Funeral services for Leon Todd, 77, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 11, 2014, at Free Union Church of Christ, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Todd died at 3:14 a.m., Friday, August 8, 2014, at Fulton County Hospital.

He was born August 15, 1936, at Wasco, California to Robert henry Todd and Katie “Pauline” McElmurry Todd. On July 1, 1967, he was married at Moody, Missouri, to Eva Lois Deatherage. Mr. Todd was a veteran, having served in the United States Navy. Before his retirement, he was a welder at DRS. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Todd was a member of the Church of Christ, and attended Free Union Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Eva Todd, of the family home; two sons, Robert “Bobby” Todd, wife, April, Viola, Arkansas and Baty Todd, wife, Alisha, Springfield, Missouri; two grandchildren, Bella and Anna; two brothers-in-law, Roe Deatherage, wife, Cathy, West Plains, Missouri and Kenny Deatherage, Moody, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Belle Yeager, husband, Steve, Moody, Missouri; one uncle, Gene Todd, Greenfield, Missouri; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents, brother-in-law, Lawrence Deatherage and sister-in-law, Cathy Deatherage, precede him in death.

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

Orval Wayne Robbins, age 63, of Edgar Springs,MO died August  7,2014 near Edgar Springs,MO.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 10th, 4:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. at Fox Funeral Home.  Services will be

Monday, August 11,2014 at Fox Chapel.  Arrangements under direction of Fox Funeral Home

Shirley Ann Teague, 73, of Winona, passed away Wednesday, August 6 in Willow Springs.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM Saturday, August 9 at the Duncan Funeral Chapel in Winona, with interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

The family will receive their friends from 9-11 AM at the Duncan Funeral Chapel in Winona.

Janice Farris, 55, of Winona, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, at Willow Springs.

Funeral services will be held 1 PM Monday, August 11 at Duncan Funeral Home in Winona, with interment in Pinelawn Cemetery.

The family will receive their friends from 11 AM to 1 PM Monday, August 11 at Duncan Funeral Chapel in Winona.

Memorial services for Patricia Ann Eagleman, 61, Harrison, Arkansas, formerly of West Plains, will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Washington Avenue Church of Christ, West Plains.

Patricia died August 6, 2014 at Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri.

Local arrangements are under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

Loyd Loranza Clarkston, age 83, passed away at his home in Bucyrus, Missouri, on August 6, 2014.

Loyd was born to Zenith (Belt) and Manual Floyd Clarkston on June 12, 1931 in Ventura, California. His childhood years were spent near Gainesville, Missouri in Ozark, County, and he was a 1949 graduate of Gainesville High School. He attended College at MoArk Baptist College in West Plains, MO and worked as a teacher. He later attended Southwest Baptist College and Southwest MO State University (Bachelors Degree in Education), and the University of Missouri – Columbia (Master’s Degree in Education). He received additional specialist certification at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

He was married to Anita Elaine Carter, the love of his life, on May 31, 1959, at Fairview Pentecostal Church in Fairview, MO, leading to a romance of 55 years. They had 3 children, all of whom became physicians.

He spent his career as an Educator, working as a teacher, elementary principal, high school principal, and Director of Curriculum in the Waynesville -Fort Leonard Wood R-6 School District.

He retired after 35 years of teaching to the family farm in Bucyrus, MO, where he enjoyed raising cattle, tending his garden, and participating in many activities in the community.

Loyd was preceded in death by his sister, Thelma Berniece True of Urbana, Missouri.

He is survived by his wife, Anita E. Clarkston, his brother, Roy Buford Clarkston of Clarkton, MO, his son Wendell K. Clarkston, MD and wife Cindy Chang, MD of Stilwell, KS, his daughter, Dawna McCulloch, MD and husband Scott McCullough, MD of Lee’s Summit, MO, his son, Kendell Clarkston, MD and wife Laurie Clarkston, MD of Willow Springs, MO. He is survived by 11 grandchildren ,Kevan, Kathryn, Connor and Christopher Clarkston of Stilwell, KS, Madison and Bailey McCulloch of Lees Summit, MO, and Wesley, Jessie, Benjamin, Claire and Will Clarkston of Willow Springs, MO.

We will greatly miss our husband, father, grandfather, friend, confidant, teacher, supporter, and lover of life. His large presence, big smile, warm heart, and total honesty made him a friend to many.

Memorials may be made to Bado Cemetery or the American Heart Association, in lieu of flowers.

Viewing will be Friday August 8, 2014 from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at Evans Funeral Home. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at Evans Funeral Home with services at 11:00 A.M August 9, 2014 at Evans Funeral Home. Pallbearers are, Scott McCulloch, Wendell Clarkston, Kendell Clarkston, Steve Yonkers, Roy True, Ervin Medlock and Connor Clarkston. Burial with full military honors will be at Bado Cemetery, Cabool, MO under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.