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Funeral services for Dale Eugene Goodwin, 82, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 22, 2014, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Goodwin died at 6:04 p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014, at his home.

He was born September 16, 1932, at West Plains, Missouri, to Ray Goodwin and Helen Marguerite Ingold Goodwin. On September 30, 1961, he was married at Hubbard, Iowa, to Anita Marie Cowell, who preceded him in death on December 26, 2006. Mr. Goodwin was a veteran, having served with the United States Marines.

He is survived by three children, Ronnie Goodwin, Robert Goodwin, wife, Judy and Ricky Goodwin, all of West Plains, Missouri; one grandchild, Kasey Rae Goodwin; one sister, Susan Carlson, San Tan Valley, Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, wife and one brother, Jim Goodwin, precede him in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Diabetes or Alzheimer’s Association, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

Howard Rosson, 63, of Mountain Home passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 in Mountain Home.

He was born May 4, 1951 to the late Raymond and Velma (Wallis) Rosson. Howard was a retired brick layer. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Ruby; a nephew Mike and a special friend, Jetta Wilson.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, James and Tina Rosson and Kevin Rosson all of Mountain Home; four brothers, Elmer, L.J., Steve and David; three sisters, Darlene, Sherri and Barbara; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren; one special friend, Veronica (Junior) and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be Monday, October 20, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. with family receiving friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel. Burial will follow at Old Arkana Cemetery under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

The online guest book and obituary are available at

Tommy Burton, 78 years, 2 months, and 4 days old, passed to heaven on October 17, 2014 at home with his family by his side.

Funeral services for William will be Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 10:00 a.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO with burial in the Frye Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Robert Roberts. Memorials may be made to Frye Cemetery.

Tommy was born August 13, 1936 in Squires, MO to James and Lillie Mae (Wilson) Burton . He graduated from Ava High School and lived in Squires his entire life.

William and Janice Sue Springs were united in marriage on November 13th, 1970 in Ava at the house of Pastor Tom Johnson and to this union three children were born.

Tommy was a cattle farmer. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and working cattle. He like to go to the sale Barn and visit with friends. His grandchildren were his greatest joy.

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Virgle, Johnny, and Jessie, and four sisters, Mae, Elva, Dessie, and Neva.

Tommy is survived by his loving wife Janice, three sons, Ronnie, Mike and wife Brandy, and Doug, eight grandchildren, Courtney, Cory, Weston, Aaron, Tristin, Levi, Ethan, and Emma, as well as many neices, nephews, family and friends.

Ellsworth G. Hoffman, 85 years, 7 months, and 8 days old, passed away on October 17, 2014 at his home in Norwood, MO.

Ellsworth was born March 9, 1929 in Watervliet, MI to Joseph and Edna (Johnson) Hoffman.

Ellsworth was a veteran, he served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Elsworth was a Tool & Die maker and owned his own business.

Ellsworth enjoyed the outdoors, he loved hunting, fishing and canoeing.

Ellsworth was preceded by his parents, his first wife, Ava, second wife, Jean, and two brothers, Joseph Jr. and Douglas.

Ellsworth is survived by his children, Eric Hoffman and Christine (Hoffman) Silc, one brother, Al and his wife Lynn, and a sister Donna Yore and her husband Jim.

Cremation Services under the direction of Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava. A memorial service will be held in Riverside, Michigan at a later date.

Monte D. Hargrave, 74, of Arlington, Texas and Mountain View, Missouri has gone to be with our Lord, Jesus, after a prolonged illness.

No funeral services are scheduled at this time.

Chief Master Sergeant (Retired) Hargrave passed away at 9:44p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014, at Ozark Medical Center, West Plains, Missouri as a proud Pentecostal and member of the Assembly of God Church.

He was born January 24, 1940, at Breckenridge, Missouri, to Ray Hargrave and Susan Byrd Hargrave. He graduated from Pueblo High School in 1958 as a State Wrestling Champion, jointed the United States Air Force in March 1959 and on December 18, 1965, he was married in San Antonio, Texas, to Brenda Kay Puckett. CMSgt Hargrave retired from the United States Air Force after 21 and a half years of service and was the recipient of the both the Distinguished Flying Cross and Bronze Star with Valor for his heroic actions in service to our Country. He later enjoyed a very successful career in private business and then retired to enjoy his horses, farm and especially family.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Brenda Hargrave; two sons, Monte Dale Hargrave, wife Insuk, daughter Kimberly of Belton, Texas, Michael Dean Hargrave of Arlington, Texas, his sister, Mona Ralph of Pueblo, Colorado, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Delbert, Don, Jim, and Carl Hargrave and sister Joy Phillips.

John McCord, 57, of Highland, Arkansas passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, at his home.

Visitation will begin Monday, October 20, at 11:00 a.m. until the service time at Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland, Arkansas.

Funeral Services will be Monday, October 20, at 12:30 p.m. at Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland, Arkansas. Burial will follow in the Tyronza Cemetery located in Tyronza, Arkansas.

All arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland.

Metford Armond Compton, 80, of Hardy, Arkansas died on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at his home with his family at his side.

The family will have a private memorial service at later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Metford was born Friday, January 26, 1934 in Memphis, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Medford Compton and the late Winnie Huffman Compton. He wasa retired utility worker for the Memphis Power, Gas and Water, Also a Korean War Veteran.

He is survived by his wife Rita Compton.; sons, Michael and Sherry Compton and David and Holly Compton, daughters, Martina and Al Grahm Compton, Laura Compton and Angela and Robert Loe, sister, Louise Tyson. His grandsons Joshua, Joseph and Daniel Loe. and several nieses and nephews.

Darryl Wayne Noel, 51, of Cherokee Village, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014, at his home. He was born in Anderson, Indiana, on May 31, 1963, to Richard and Sharon Strough Noel. Darryl was retired from being a federal supervisor for the United States Department of Agriculture.

Memorial services will be Sunday, October 19, at 2:00 p.m. at Christ Vision Ministries with Michael Engles officiating.

Arrangements are with Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by one wife Marilyn Noel and a sister Dawn Noel.

Survivors include his wife Susan of the home; sons Cody Smith of Ash Flat, Arkansas, and Robert Noel of Cherokee Village; daughters Kristina Anderson of Indiana, Elizabeth Thompson and Danielle Noel both of Cherokee Village, Megan Winchester and Cheyanna Smith both of Highland, Arkansas; brothers David and Bill Noel; sister Dani Melton; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services for Jackson Avery Waggoner, infant son of Shane and Ruth Waggoner, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 17, 2014, in Babyland at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Jackson was called to be with the Angels October 13, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.

He was born October 13, 2014, at West Plains, Missouri, to Shane Waggoner and Ruth Margaret Burke Waggoner.

He is survived by his parents, Shane and Ruth Waggoner, of the family home; one brother, Gavin, of the family home; grandparents, Gary and Nancy Burke, Poplar Bluff, Missouri and Kirby and Rhonda Waggoner, West Plains, Missouri; paternal great-grandmother, Marjorie Kinder, Sturkie, Arkansas; and many aunts and uncles.

Online condolences may be expressed at

James Lester “Jim” Chase, 76, of Hardenville, MO passed away on October 12, 2014 at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, AR. Jim was born on November 19, 1937 in Westboro, WI the son of Lester and Freda (Dillman) Chase.

On August 1, 1959 Jim was united in marriage to the love of his life, Katherine Bieniek in Rib Lake, WI. They have enjoyed a wonderful 55 years together. Jim worked for many years at P.C.A. paper mill in Wisconsin. After his retirement, he and Kathy moved to the Ozarks. They made their home in Hardenville, MO. He loved hunting, fishing, working around his garage and building things. He loved flowers and had planted beautiful roses for Kathy. Although they loved to travel and see the country, nothing compared to the beautiful home they had made here in the Ozarks. Jim was a loving husband, father and grandfather who adored his family. He was loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents Lester and Freda Chase; one son Jeff Chase; and one brother Jack Chase. He is survived by his wife Kathy Chase of the home in Hardenville, MO; his children Jack Chase of Tomahawk, WI, James Chase and Sue Christopherson and husband Dale of Melrose, WI; four grandchildren Brian, Scott, Ashleigh and Elizabeth; and two sisters June Schulz of Clintonville, WI and Jean Schulz of Tomahawk, WI.

No local services are planned at this time. Arrangements are by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville, MO. Online condolences may be made to