Obituaries

Funeral services for James William DeGase, 80, of Ava, were held Sept. 14, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Pastor Buddy Boyd officiating. Mr. DeGase died Sept. 9 at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare in Ava. He was born Sept. 2, 1940, in the Ozark County community of Foil, the son of...
Geneva Evelyn Johnson, 95, of Sullivan, died of the covid-19 virus on Sept. 10, 2020, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan. Due to the current pandemic, a private family service was held at Bourbon Cemetery, where Mrs. Johnson was buried alongside her son.  She was born Aug 12, 1925, in the...
Graveside services for Myrtle Louise “Sofie” Cook, 93, of West Plains, were held Sept. 11, 2020, at the Gospel Hill Cemetery near Bakersfield. Mrs. Cook died Sept. 5 at NHC Healthcare in West Plains.   She was born Aug. 15, 1927, at Elijah, the daughter of Noah and Lena Roberts Burleson, the middle...
Funeral services for Kindrick Lee Leschinsky, 73, of Wasola, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Pastor Robert Roberts officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday in the funeral home. Mr. Leschinsky died Sept...
Graveside services for Jimmy Dean Johnson, 66, of Gainesville, formerly of Ava, were held Sept. 12, 2020, at Jenkins Cemetery with the Rev. Sue Clayton officiating. Mr. Johnson died Sept. 9 at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1953, in Mansfield, the son of Jesse Carl and Euna Nola Bloomer Johnson....

The Rev. Marvin Wray
Funeral services for the Rev. Marvin Fines Wray, 96, of Ava, were held Aug. 29, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with his family members officiating: the Rev. Dean Trivitt, the Rev. Ron Wallace and the Rev. Zack Green. Mr. Wray died Aug. 25 at his home with his loving wife, Faye, and...

Daina Allison Nash
 Funeral services for Daina Allison Nash, 46, of Winona, were held Aug. 31, 2020, at the Assembly of God Church in Winona with Brother Richard Dement and Brother Greg Watson officiating. Mrs. Nash died Aug. 26 with her family by her side after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born on Dec....

Don Harden
Graveside services for Don Harden, 83, of Gainesville, were held Aug. 28, 2020, at Lilly Ridge Cemetery with Dale Roberts officiating. Mr. Harden died Aug. 26 at Gainesville Health Care Center.  He was born Sept. 7, 1936, in Hardenville, the son of Herbert and Sadie Harden. He was a lifetime...
John Christopher White, 58, of Gainesville, died Aug. 23, 2020, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. A family memorial will be held at a later date.  He was born April 23, 1962, in San Diego, California,  the son of Barbara White of Gainesville, and Ben White of Cherokee Village, Arkansas.  He...

Richard Leland Lowman, 81
Funeral services for Richard Leland Lowman, 81, of Theodosia, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral Home. Mr. Lowman died Aug. 24 at his home. He was born May 25, 1939...

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