Obituaries

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...
Funeral and graveside services for Basil C. Gaulding, 95, of Westworth, South Dakota, formerly of Kansas City and Ozark County, were held Nov. 14, 2020, at Terrace Park Funeral Home in Kansas City with Pastor A.D. Ellison, a long-time family friend, officiating. Mr. Gaulding died peacefully on Nov...
Funeral services for Dale Eugene Marshall, 75, of Tupelo, Oklahoma, were held Nov. 13, 2020, at Brown’s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate, Oklahoma, with Wendell Ingram officiating. Mr. Marshall died Nov. 11 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was born Nov. 27, 1944, in Elijah, the son of Tommy Carl and Lou...
Franklin David “Dave” Waterhouse, 80, of West Plains, formerly of Sycamore, died peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 7, 2020, at Brooke Haven Healthcare in West Plains. He had been a resident of Brooke Haven for over two years, incapacitated by Parkinson’s disease and dementia. When weather and the...
  A graveside service for Floyd Kenneth “Ken” Stiers, 91, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, was held Nov. 6, 2020, at Pontiac Cemetery. Mr. Stiers died Nov. 2. He was born on March 3, 1929, in Ogden, Kansas, the son of Cecil and Dorothy Allen Stiers. He served in the Navy from March 1946 to September...
  Donald Dean Webster, 87, of The Dalles, Oregon, died Oct. 21, 2020, at his home with his wife and family by his side. No memorial service is planned at this time due to the covid-19 pandemic. He was born June 16, 1933, in Gainesville, the son of Walter and Bessie Mahan Webster. He moved to Oregon...

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