Obituaries


Kevin Leo Newton, 56
Kevin Leo Newton, 56, of Zanoni, died April 14, 2020, at his home. A come-and-go visitation was held April 20 at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. He was born July 3, 1963, in West Plains, the son of Leo Doin and Annabelle Pendergrass Newton. He grew up in Dora and attended Dora schools...

Max Decker, 90
Max Decker, 90, of Ava, died April 13, 2020, at his home with his loving family by his side. Due to the current health risks of the COVID-19 virus associated with large gatherings, a come-and-go time to pay honor Dr. Decker was held April 16 at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava. A public memorial...

Glinnie Heath Murrill, 51
Glinnie Heath Murrill, 51, of Springfield, died April 12, 2020, in Springfield. A private graveside service for immediate family was held in Thornfield Cemetery, where his ashes were interred with those of his son, Nicholas Steven Murrill. He was born Sept. 1, 1968, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the son of...

Donnie Brightwell, 81
Donnie Brightwell, 81, of Protem, died April 23, 2020, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  He was born Aug. 25, 1938, in Kissee Mills, the son of Urey and Eastle Clarkson Brightwell. He was a lifelong resident of Taney County. On March 22, 1958, he married Delene...

Thomas James McMillon, 78
Thomas James McMillon, 78, of Theodosia, died April 19, 2020, in Springfield after a brief illness. Due to the current COVID-19 health risks associated with large gatherings, a come-and-go memorial visitation was held April 23 at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. He was born Oct. 5, 1941,...
Janice B. Frazier, 86, of Tuscumbia, Missouri, died peacefully at her home on April 7, 2020. A private burial was held in Jackson Cemetery near Ulman.  She was born Sept. 24, 1933, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the daughter of George Harold and Katherine Beazell Bird Simkins. She grew up in northwest...

Zerel Mullen, 73
Zerel Dwayne Mullen, 73, of Caulfield, died April 7, 2020, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. A private  graveside service was held at Moody Cemetery. He was born March 13, 1947, in Batesville, Arkansas, the son of  Willis G. and Chloe L. Clark Mullen. He attended Bakersfield High School and...

F. Juanita Chaney Smith, 88
Juanita Chaney Smith, 88, died April 9, 2020, at Springfield Villa Nursing Home in Springfield, from complications arising from Alzheimer’s disease. A visitation was held April 13 at Greenlawn Funeral Home-North in Springfield, and a private graveside service was held at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens...

Mary Ina Bird, 97
Private graveside services for Mary Ina Bird, 97, of Dora, were held at Parsons Cemetery near Dora. Mrs. Bird died April 7, 2020, at Ozark River Manor in Ozark.  She was born Feb. 14, 1923, in Pottersville, the daughter of Walter G. and Flossie Lillian Paul Collins. She  attended the Collins School...

Gracie Mae Davidson, 86
Gracie Mae Davidson, 86, of Gainesville, died April 10, 2020, at Gainesville Health Care Center. Due to the current health risks associated with large gatherings as a result of the COVID-19 virus, a come-and-go visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Clinkingbeard...

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