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A Memorial Service for Bryan Leroy Quenga of Mountain Home, Arkansas, will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend David Johnson officiating.

Bryan passed away May 7, 2015, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 55. He was born September 21, 1959, in Guam, USA. Bryan was a retired, U.S. Navy veteran serving as a B.T. on the USS Fox and USS Fort Fisher. Bryan lived in Mountain Home for one year moving from Idaho and enjoyed woodworking and fishing.

Bryan is survived by his two daughters, Katelynn Quenga of Mountain Home, AR and Marti Quenga of Fayetteville, AR; son, Jonathan Snow of Mountain Home, AR; grandchildren, Savannah and Kolby Horton; two sisters, Kim Martinez of Smelterville, ID and Yvonne Stine of Amarillo, TX and one brother, Ryan White of Kingman, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Military Honors will be provided by the Alley-White American Legion Post #52 and U.S. Navy Honor Guards.

Memorials may be made to North Central Arkansas Humane Society, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.

A Private Family Memorial Service for Carol Lyn Grant of Mountain Home, Arkansas, was held at 6:00 PM, Friday, May 8, 2015, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor John Easterling officiating.

Carol passed away May 7, 2015, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 69. She was born August 13, 1945, in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Verlin and Mary Craig Daughenbaugh. She married Jimmy Grant on March 23, 1964, at Racine, Wisconsin and worked as a head cashier for Consumers Food Stores. She retired after 20 years. She was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church.

Carol is survived by her husband, Jimmy Grant of Mountain Home, AR; son, Jimmy Grant III; mother, Mary Daughenbaugh of Richland Center, WI; 6 sisters; 2 brothers; three grandchildren, Chance Neubauer, Jessica (Steven) McKinnon and Karly Neubauer and great-granddaughter, Jacie McKinnon.

She was preceded in death by her father; daughter, Kari Neubauer and one sister.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Ozarks, 701 Burnett Drive, Mountain Home, AR 72653.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.

Frances Carol Deeds, 74 of Cabool, MO left this world to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Rocky Ridge Manor in Mansfield, MO.  On the hot afternoon of July 3, 1940, in the town of Richmond, MO a baby girl was born.  Frances Carol, the only child of Otha Raymond and Bertha Frances (Claypole) Deeds lived the first five and a half years of her life with her parents in Richmond.  The family then moved to a farm near Rayville, MO where Carol attended Pleasant Valley rural school for all of her elementary schooling.

In July of 1954, Carol and her parents made the move to south Missouri, near Cabool, where she has remained.  Carol graduated from Cabool High School with the class of 1957.  She attended junior college at The School of the Ozarks and then transferred to SMSU in Springfield, where she earned her BS in Education and held a lifetime teaching certificate for the state of Missouri.

Carol decided at a young age that she wanted to be a teacher.  She began her teaching career at the age of twenty.  She taught the first four years in a rural school, which she enjoyed to the fullest.  She retired after teaching  thirty-four years, the last twenty-nine at Hartville Elementary School.  She loved working with children.  Besides teaching thirty-four years in the public schools, substitute teaching for ten more years, teaching various Sunday School classes and Bible School classes, she also worked as a playground director with the Springfield Park Board for seven summers.  In later years, she volunteered at Cabool Senior Center in various ways.

Carol was saved at a young age and at the time of her death; she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cabool.     She loved to read, work crossword puzzles and was an avid bowler; having bowled in the Piney River Bowling Association for forty-two years until her health forced her to quit.  She held various league and association offices during her bowling career.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents.  She is survived by cousins and many, many friends who will miss her greatly.

A Family Graveside Service for Lillian Ione Melvey of Bradbury, California, formerly of Mountain Home, Arkansas, was held at 11:30 am, Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Kirby’s Tucker Memorial Mausoleum Open-Air Chapel. Visitation was Saturday, May 9, 2015, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home.

Lillian passed away April 30, 2015, in Bradbury, California, at the age of 91. She was born August 13, 1923, in North Dakota.

Entombment is in the Kirby’s Tucker Memorial Mausoleum, Mountain Home, Arkansas.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.

William Edd Smart, 62, of Gainesville, MO passed away on May 7, 2015. He was born on January 25, 1953 in Isabella, MO the son of William Kreath and Myrtle Ray (Shockey) Smart.

Edd was a graduate of Gainesville High School. He worked for many years in Joplin, MO in maintenance and as a mechanic for CFI Trucking Co. He moved back home after he got injured. He was a friendly and caring man.

Edd is survived by his companion, Kim Smart of the home in Gainesville, MO; his two sons David and Ryan Smart; four grandchildren: Emily, Olivia, Daisy and Star Smart; his sisters Gladys Bragg and companion Bill Anderson; Ethel Scott and husband Clarence; Leda and husband; Nellie Heaton and companion; and Alta Young and daughter; brothers James Smart and wife Roberta; John Smart and wife Phyllis; Roy Smart and wife Rayleen; Charley Smart and wife; several nieces, nephews and cousins; one special cousin, Richard Recter; and special friend Tom Patterson.

He was preceded in death by his parents William Kreath and Myrtle Ray Smart; and one baby sister Marshella Smart.

Funeral services for Mr. Smart will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 11, 2015 in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home chapel, Gainesville, MO with Bro. Dale Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the Sims Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday morning from 10 a.m. to service time. The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Edd’s companion, Kim Smart. Arrangements are by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville, MO.

Graveside services for Ronald Phillip Decker, 69, Dora, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Sweeton Pond Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Decker died 4:50 a.m., Friday, May 8, 2015, at his home.

He was born July 2, 1945, at West Plains, Missouri, to Eldon Phillip Decker and Mary Eva Routh Decker.  Mr. Decker was a painter, contractor and antique dealer.  He enjoyed collecting antiques, camping and gardening.

He is survived by special friend, Roger Carter, Dora, Missouri; one brother, Joe Decker, wife, Connie, Dora, Missouri, one sister, Loeta Camden, West Plains, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Juanita Decker, Dora, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents and two brothers, Gary and Jay Decker, precede him in death.

Mr. Decker will lie in state from 5:00 p.m., Tuesday until 12:00 Noon Wednesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial Contributions may be made to the family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

Myron Burl “Ronnie” Burleson, 82, of Mountain View, Missouri departed this life on May 8, 2015 at Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Missouri. He was born March 3, 1933, in Riverside, California, the son of Montie Ruzen and Theresa (Kinnconnon) Burleson.

Survivors include three daughters, Vicki Guillen of Utah, Terri Branson of Wisconsin, and Nina Schaub of Oklahoma; two brothers, David Burleson of Willow Springs, MO, and Bruce Burleson of Mountain View, MO; twelve grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one daughter, Peggie Mellen; one sister, Darlene; one brother, Kenneth; and three grandchildren.

Ronnie was raised in Southern California. He served his country for two years in the U.S. Army and was awarded the Purple Heart after being wounded in Korea.

He had lived in Mountain View for the past 19 years, where he enjoyed working in his yard and garden. Ronnie also enjoyed motorcycles and sprint cars.

He will be greatly missed by family and friends.

An open memorial service to honor Ronnie’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at his home, at 311 W. Fourth St., Mountain View. Military honors will be provided by the Patriot Guard Riders. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.

Funeral Services for James Guy Loper of Mountain View, Arkansas, will be at a later date in Mountain View, Arkansas.

James passed away May 5, 2015, in Calico Rock, Arkansas, at the age of 70. He was born December 17, 1944, in Topeka, Kansas, the son of Burton and Jean Loper.

James is survived by his cousin, Jerry Ann Dauer of Illinois, and a friend, Tim Boatwright of Mountain View, Arkansas.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of North Arkansas.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.

Funeral services for Viola Lucille Englen, 84, Myrtle, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, West Plains, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Englen died at 1:35 a.m., Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center, Thayer, Missouri.

She was born May 30, 1930, at Miami, Florida, to John Lee Wright and Leath Fisher Wright.  On April 10, 1953, she was married in the State of Texas, to David Glassford, who preceded her in death on July 18, 1996.  On April 29, 2000, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Otes Englen.  Mrs. Englen was a veteran, having served in the United States Air Force.  She was the retired postmaster of Liverpool, Texas.  She enjoyed helping people and volunteering with numerous charities.  Mrs. Englen was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Thayer, Missouri.

She is survived by her husband, Otes Englen, Myrtle, Missouri; two children, Guy Glassford, wife, Anna, Sweeney, Texas and Diane Adams, husband, Marshall, Alvin, Texas; six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; her sister Cora, of the State of California; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, first husband, three sisters and three brothers, precede her in death.

Mrs. Englen will lie in state from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Monday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Liverpool Cemetery, Liverpool, Texas, under the direction of Froberg Funeral Home.  Memorial Contributions may be made to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.  Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Graveside services for Letha Mae Webster, 66, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 11, 2015, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home,

Mrs. Webster died at 11:09 p.m., Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at NHC Healthcare.

She was born July 29, 1948, at Rover, Missouri, to Roy Brazeal and Cleo Huddleston Brazeal.  On February 6, 1971, she was married at Rover, Missouri, to Michael Emitt Webster, who preceded her in death on September 20, 2013.  She received an Associate’s degree from College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri.  She worked in the banking industry for over forty years.  Letha loved life and lived it to the fullest.  Everyone whom she loved, she would say “you are my sunshine”.  Mrs. Webster accepted Jesus as her Savior at an early age at the Rover Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by two children, Erin Jennifer Martin, husband, Kevin and Michael Christopher Webster, wife, Kari, all of West Plains, Missouri; five grandchildren, Mariah Martin, Kourtney Squire, Ian Martin, Zachary Sharp and Meagan Martin; two sisters, Alice Chamberlain, husband, D. T., West Plains, Missouri and Ruby Veon, Red Oak, Iowa; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Gary and Karen Webster; several nieces and nephews; and her best friends, Susie Lewis and Donna Denney.

Her parents, husband and two sisters, Violet and Barbara, precede her in death.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 6:00 p.m. Sunday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial Contributions may be made to the family or American Cancer Society and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.