Obituaries

John R. Sims of Mountain Home, AR passed away Thursday afternoon, September 26.  He was almost 92 years old.  He was born October 20, 1927 on the Sims family farm just north of Gainesville, MO to Paris O. and Nannie Sims.  He graduated from GHS in 1947 and joined the army in 1948.  In December,...
Funeral services for Walter Neal Collins, 91, of West Plains, were held Sept. 29, 2019, at the Ball Church of Christ south of Dora. Mr. Collins died Sept. 26 at his home.  He was born July 6, 1928, in Pottersville, the son of Walter and Flossie Paul Collins. On March 14, 1953, in Mountain Home,...
Avery Elizabeth Goodwin was born and died on Sept. 28, 2019, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas.  She was the sweet baby girl of Cody Goodwin and Brittany Barnett of Gainesville. Other survivors include her three big brothers, Abel, Tyler and Ethan Goodwin; her...
Chad and Amanda White of Chadwick are the parents of a baby boy, Cooper Wyatt White, born July 29, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.  Cooper’s big sister is  Charlee Jo, 3.  Maternal grandparents are H.K. and Suzanne Gaulding of...
A memorial service for Thomas Eugene Slusser, 69, of Rockford, Illinois, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home in Harvard, Illinois, with Pastor Darrell Bendorf officiating. A memorial gathering will be held from 4 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the...
Funeral services for Lora Ruth Whillock, 88, of Pottersville, were held  Sept. 21, 2019, at Lilly Ridge General Baptist Church in Gainesville with Greg Worley officiating. Mrs. Whillock died Sept. 17, 2019, in West Plains. She was born May 2, 1931, in Pontiac, the daughter of Tommy and Olive Turnbo...
Carol Jean Crawford, 83, of Gainesville, died Sept. 21, 2019, at the family home in Gainesville. No services are planned at this time. She was born Nov. 17, 1935, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Charles and Lillian Kiehfuss Seibert. She loved watching old westerns, collecting Lladro figurines...
William ‘Sonny’ David Cherry Jr., age 73, passed away at his home in Isabella, MO September 5, 2019. He was born October 3, 1945 in Syracuse, Kansas, the son of William David Cherry and Alice Marie Cherry.  Sonny loved to go fishing and hunting. A carpenter by trade, he could build about anything....
Funeral services for Charles K. Reynolds, 84, of Gainesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Mr. Reynolds died Sept. 16 at Gainesville Health care Center...
A graveside funeral service for Lonnie E. Crisp, 75, of Caulfield, was held Sept. 16, 2019, in the Sanders Cemetery south of Gainesville with Rodger Hickerson officiating. Mr. Crisp died Sept. 9 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield.  He was born Feb. 14, 1944, in Gainesville, the son of Hayes and...

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