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Richard Earl Jacobs, 79, of Birch Tree, Missouri died July 13, 2014 at his home. He was born April 22, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Clarence V. and Marlis (Peasley) Jacobs.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday July 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m. at Yarber Mortuary

Richard is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon, of Birch Tree, MO; one son, Dale Lee Jacobs of Birch Tree, MO; two daughters, Marlys Faye Jacobs of Wyoming and Cheryl Ann Simmons of Houston, MO; one sister, Kerrie Jacobs of Chicago, IL; and two grandchildren, Christopher Aaron Pribble and Devon Tyler Pribble.

Richard enjoyed watching the Cubs, football, and NASCAR racing. He also loved spending time with his family and the grandchildren.


Rebecca Kasube, 94, of Elizabeth died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the Gassville Therapy and Living Center.

Rebecca was born December 20, 1919 in Telluride, Colorado. She was born again on April 8, 1928. Now she is young again and dancing at the feet of Jesus.

Survivors include one son, Kenneth Kasube of Elizabeth and one daughter, Carol McGirr of Chino, California.

A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Twin Lakes Baptist Church with Pastor Sam Bailey officiating.

Arrangements are by Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at



Geneva H. Hill, age 90, daughter of JohnThomas and Ruey (Holly) Hayes was born June 12, 1924 in Beulah, Missouri. She passed away on July 14, 2014 in Houston, Missouri.

Geneva attended school in the Licking area, graduating from Licking High School in 1943.

She married Joe Rogers 1946 and to this union two daughters were born, Anita and Kathryn.

She later married Aubrey Hill on December 15, 1966. He passed away on March 7, 1986.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Kathryn Lowe and one brother Harold Hayes.

She is survived by her daughter Anita Kolarik and husband Ray of Traverse; Michigan, five grandchildren, Brian Kolarik, Tammy Kinzel, Sherry Kolarik, John Kolarik, and Stephen Lowe;

Six great grandchildren, Stephen, Christy, Amber, Eric, Niki, and Lexi; four great-great grandchildren, Mariah, Logan, Kaiden and Harper; one brother Harry Hayes of Salem, MO and several other family members.

Geneva worked as a teller for many years at the Bank of Houston.

She loved knitting, reading, baking and cooking. It was fun to visit her and be invited to enjoy the many special dishes she made. Many of her knitting projects were given to family and friends. They will be a reminder of her special love to all those she cared for and loved.

Visitation will be Friday July 18th, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Evans Funeral Home. Services are to follow at 11:00 AM. Pastor David Barbee will officiate with burial in the Pine Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Houston House Residents Fund. Services were under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

Belinda Sue Bryant Williams, 43, Caulfield, Missouri, died at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2014, at her home.

She was born March 30, 1971, to Bobby Bryant, Sr. and Barbara Vandre. On July 23, 1990, she was married to Dewayne Williams.

She is survived by two sons, Chase Williams and wife, Tressa and Skylar Williams; two grandchildren, Maecyn and Sawyer Williams, all of Caulfield, Missouri; three brothers, Bobby Bryant, Jr., and wife, Regina, West Plains, Missouri, Brad Bryant and wife, Melinda, San Antonio, Texas, Jimmy Haslett and wife, Jami, Lawson, Missouri; and one sister, Tiffany Weintraub, San Diego, California.

Her parents precede her in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family or charity of choice, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

Leonard Layton, age 83, of Licking, Missouri passed away July 14, 2014.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 PM, Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Fox Chapel. Service will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Fox Chapel. Interment will be in Boone Creek Cemetery.

All services are under the direction of Fox Funeral Home, Licking.

Clara Opal Stow, age 96, of Licking, Missouri passed away July 15, 2014.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 PM, Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Fox Chapel. Service will be 2:30 PM, Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Fox Chapel.

All arrangements are under direction of Fox Funeral Home.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Alma Webb, age 76, a resident of the Summersville area will be held Saturday, July 19th at Midvale Church in Summersville at 11:00 Am with Rev. Emmett and Rev. James Bradford officiating.

Visitation will be Friday evening July 18th at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel from 6 to 8 PM. Burial will be in Midvale Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Kim Peterman, 54, Pottersville, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Curry Street Church of Christ, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Peterman died at 4:55 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2014, at her home.

She was born July 30, 1959, at West Plains, Missouri, to Floyd Edward Fox and Della Fay Callahan Fox. On June 30, 1979, she was married at Pottersville, Missouri, to Jim Peterman. Mrs. Peterman was the service desk manager at Walmart. She loved her grandkids very much. Mrs. Peterman was a member of the Church of Christ and attended Curry Street Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Peterman, of the family home; three children, Jessica Jackson, husband, David, West Plains, Missouri, Jared Peterman, wife, Jessica, West Plains, Missouri and Joshua Peterman, wife, Elizabeth, Appleton, Wisconsin; seven grandchildren, Payton, Pierson, Preston, Whitney, Lindsey, Abby and Valerie; two brothers, Max Fox, wife, Lisa, Caulfield, Missouri and Stephen Fox, wife, Trish, Pottersville, Missouri; two sisters, Rita Robinson, husband, Don, Crider, Missouri and Thelma Batesel, husband, Berlin, Willow Springs, Missouri; mother-in-law, Sylvia Peterman; sisters-in-law, Juanita Peterman, Joy Harris, Joan Richardson, Judy Rice, Joanne Peterman; brothers-in-law, Jack Peterman, Jerry Peterman, Jeff Peterman and Jolly Peterman; and many nieces and nephews.

Her parents, father-in-law, Ivan Peterman and brother-in-law, Joe Peterman, precede her in death.

The family will receive their friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Monday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ledbetter Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Miracle Network, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be left at

Opal Jenita (Thornton) Clinton, 86, of Twin Bridges, Missouri departed this life on July 12, 2014 at Willow Care Nursing Home, Willow Springs, Missouri. She was born March 5, 1928 in Roosevelt, Missouri, the daughter of John Thomas and Ada Francis (Pitman) Thornton.

Visitation will be Tuesday July 15, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Yarber Mortuary – Willow Chapel. Funeral Services will be Wednesday July 16, 2014, 2:00 p.m. at Little Zion Church, Twin Bridges. Interment will be at Little Zion Cemetery.

She was united in marriage to Floyd Anzlee Clinton on December 3, 1946 in West Plains, Missouri. To this union four children were born, Gary, Darlene, Sandra, and Rhonda.

Opal was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd; parents; one grandson, Richey Stolba; and eight brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her children, Gary Clinton and wife, Sandra, of Willow Springs, Darlene Kelly and Steve, of Cabool, MO; Sandra Watson and husband, Terry, and Rhonda Ward and husband, Dan, all of Twin Bridges, MO; two sisters, Christene Altermatt of Mountain View, MO and Lawanda Towell and husband, Harry, of Manes, MO; grandchildren, Sherry Hollis (Chad), Christy Graves (DeWayne), Gary Clinton II (Kim), Dusty Clinton (Carla), Gary Wayne Stolba (Dee Dee), Brad Stolba (Martha), Clint Stolba (Janice), Tracy Coambes (Jeff), Brandi Thomas (Brian), Kris Watson, Betsy Coatney (Brandon), and Andy Ward (Cassie); great grandchildren, Shelby Gray (Robert), Gary Clinton III, Gavin Graves, Garrett Graves, Newt Clinton, Lindsay Stolba, Eric Stolba, Derick Stolba, Kaleb Stolba, Kolton Stolba, Kelsey Stolba, Avery Stolba, Kindell Coambes, Kayden Coambes, Brynn Watson, Maddi Watson, Tristan Thomas, Lexie Thomas, Abe Ward, Orrin Ward, Silas Ward, and Rogan Coatney; and great great grandchild ren, Tucker Gray, Bailyn Gray, and Eli Stolba.

Opal worked in the fields and canning factories in Idaho and California in the 1940’s and 50’s and at Conway Winters in Willow Springs for several years.

There were many things that Opal enjoyed in life—gardening, making drag quilts and pot holders, going to the Farmer’s Market with her husband, Floyd, canning, cooking, sewing, reading, watching Wheel of Fortune, smoking, drinking iced tea, telling jokes, and talking on the phone. She like to play cards, but she didn’t like to lose. She enjoyed camping at Fat Floyd’s with family and friends.

She was proud of many things, but especially proud of her children and grandchildren.

Her family will miss her dearly.

andersonDavid Morris Anderson, 86, of Mountain Home passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Care Manor Nursing Center.

David was born on October 4, 1927, to the late Wiley and Viola (Holder) Anderson in Bald Knob. He loved spending time with his family and dancing to country music. He was never happier than when he was taking care of the cows and spending his time hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons; Dennis and Randy Anderson; two wives, Erma and Gene Anderson; five brothers and one sister.

David is survived by one daughter, Verlene Vaughn of Mountain Home; one son, Bob Anderson of Mountain Home; one sister, Helen Middleton of Pleasant Plains; nine grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with family receiving friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

Burial will be private under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at