Obituaries

Dorothy Marie Peters, 84, of Clarkridge, Arkansas, died Nov. 15, 2020, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. A memorial service will be held next year. She was born Dec. 24, 1935, the daughter of Edwin and Philomena Belline Boesche. Dorothy was a Certified Nurse’s Assistant...
Lena Ledbetter Hobbs, 91, of Dallas, Texas, died Nov. 17, 2020, in Dallas. She was born Nov. 27, 1928, in Ozark County, the daughter of Hobart and Edna Reich Ledbetter. She grew up in the Lutie area, now Theodosia. After her mother’s death when Lena was 5 years old, her father married Maxine Hogan...
Graveside services for Nettie Sue Hogan, 75, of Gainesville were held Nov. 24, 2020, at the Gaulding Cemetery in Nottinghill. Mrs. Hogan died Nov. 17 at Gainesville Health Care Center. She was born Sept. 27, 1945, in Pine Holler, near Gainesville, the daughter of Efton and Juanita Murrill Friend....
Graveside services for John Emery Schultz, 91, of Theodosia, were held Nov. 19, 2020, at the Lutie Cemetery in Theodosia with David Dodson officiating. Mr. Schultz died Nov. 15 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He was born July 3, 1929, in Washington, Missouri, the son...
Graveside services for James Kenneth Evans, 81, of Aurora, were held Nov. 23, 2020, in the Lilly Ridge Cemetery east of Gainesville. Mr. Evans died Nov. 18 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born Sept. 1, 1939, in West Plains, the son of Jim and Leta Ford Evans. He graduated from Gainesville...
Chester Earl Smith, 78, of Cuba, Missouri, previously of Drury, died Oct. 19, 2020, at Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia. A private family memorial service will be held later. Mr. Smith was born Dec. 22, 1941, in Ava, the son of Lester Earl and Mable Mae Nichols Smith. He grew...
Velton “Hal” Wynn of Gainesville, died of natural causes on Nov. 16, 2020, his 70th birthday, at the Hospice House in Mountain Home.  Mr. Wynn was born Nov. 16, 1950, near Chattanooga, Tennessee, the son of Lewis and Rosa Wynn. He grew up Seventh Day Adventist, as his father was a pastor. He shared...
Graveside services for Reba Vaughan McGinnis, 92, of West Plains will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at Free Union Cemetery in Howell County. She will lie in state from 5 until 9 p.m. Thursday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mrs. McGinnis died Sunday, Nov. 8 at Ozarks...
A graveside service for Mack James, 90, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Tecumseh, is scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Nov. 18, 2020, at the James Cemetery in Tecumseh. Mr. James died Nov. 13 in Mount Vernon.  He was born Oct. 9, 1930, in Dawt, the son of Samuel Anthony and Martha Della Hodgson James.  Mr....
Funeral services for Avis Earlene Souder Loftis, 97, of Nottinghill, were scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Nov. 18, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. Visitation was scheduled for 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Loftis died Nov. 11 at her home. She was...

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