Obituaries


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...

Janice Taylor Sellak, 81
Janice Taylor Sellak, 81, of Sacramento, California, died peacefully at her home April 5, 2020, with her daughter by her side. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, a celebration of her life will be held at a later date in Springfield. She was born Jan. 29, 1939, in West Plains, the daughter of...
Connie Lea Simpson, 68, of Gainesville, died April 2, 2020, in Nixa, surrounded by family. Due to the current health risks associated with large gatherings, a come-and-go visitation was held Monday, April 6, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. A graveside service was held April 7 in the...
A come-and-go visitation for Elba Marshall Solomon, 80, of Thornfield, was held March 26, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava. Mr. Solomon died March 22 at his home with his family by his side. He was born Feb. 1, 1940, in Ava, the son of William and Opal Prine Solomon. He was a retired...
  A graveside service for Rebecca Sue Friend Boyd, 71, of Gainesville, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2020, in Friend Cemetery. A come-and-go visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. Ms. Boy died March 20 at Gainesville Health Care...
  A private burial for M. “Karen” Gilliam Jones, 76, of Springfield, formerly of Gainesville, will be at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery in Pomona. Due to the current health risks associated with large gatherings, no public visitation or funeral Mass will be held at this time; however, the family...
  A come-and-go visitation for Lewis Dean Balentine, 83, of Oakland, Arkansas, will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. today, March 25, 2020, at Roller Funeral Home in Mountain Home, Arkansas. In observance of COVID-19 guidelines for gatherings, the number of people admitted at a time will be...
  A come-and-go visitation for Hardy Jefferson Frazier, 88, of Noble, was held March 23, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Danny Billings officiating and military honors presented by the Troy Herd American Legion. Mr. Frazier died March 19 at his daughter’s home in Jefferson City. He...

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