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James Price

James Ray Price, age 90, of Joplin, Mo., passed away on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, following an illness.
Jim was born on Sept. 2, 1927, in Princeton, N.C., the son...
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James Price

Linda Edmondson Edie

Linda Edmondson Edie, 75, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in Joplin, Mo., after a courageous 51-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.
She accepted Christ as...
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Linda Edmondson Edie

Phyllis O'Connell

Phyllis Mardelle O'Connell, 84, of Frontenac, Kan., passed away at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, surrounded by her family.
She was born May 20, 1933, at...
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Phyllis O'Connell

Donald Reed

Donald Eugene "Don" Reed, age 84, of Joplin, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, surrounded by family.
Don was born Feb. 1, 1933, in...
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Donald Reed

Byrl Herndon

Nov. 8, 1943 - Jan. 16, 2013
It's wonderful to remember when you were here.
But sometimes with memories there are also tears.
Thoughts and memories of you...
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Byrl Herndon

Arthur Baker

Arthur "Archie" Baker, age 72, of Joplin, Mo., passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Freeman Hospital following a sudden illness.
Archie was born on June...
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Arthur Baker

Gary Pieschel, Sr.

Gary Joseph Pieschel, Sr., 59, passed away January 12, 2018, at his home in Carthage, Mo.
Gary was born January 15, 1958, in St. Louis, Mo., to William E. and...
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Gary Pieschel, Sr.

Brent Mailes

Brent Mailes, 45, a former Neosho, Mo., resident, passed away on January 14, 2018, in Lee Summit, Mo.
He was born March 20, 1972 in Joplin, Mo., to Olan and Sue...
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Brent Mailes

Bill Jenkins

Bill R. Jenkins, age 66, Oronogo, Mo., passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018, after a short illness.
Bill was born December 14, 1951, in Ava, Mo., son of the...
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Bill Jenkins

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Rodney Mitchell

ANDERSON, Mo. - Rodney L. Mitchell, 89, passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson. Visitation...
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Rodney Mitchell

Doris Cole Loeffler

JOPLIN, Mo. - Doris Jane Cole Loeffler, 82, formerly of Baxter Springs, Kan., passed away Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. She was a former Amerisource...
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Doris Cole Loeffler

Jack Brock

FAIRVIEW, Mo. - Jack L. Brock, 75, a self-employed contractor, passed away Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Clark Funeral Home,...
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Jack Brock

James Price

JOPLIN, Mo. - James Ray Price, 90, a retired Eagle Picher employee, passed away Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at...
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James Price

Gola Mealey

CARTHAGE, Mo. - Gola B. "Fuller" Mealey, 102, a retired nurse, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ulmer...
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Gola Mealey

Barbara Bushner

JOPLIN, Mo. - Barbara Jane Bushner, 62, a Joplin Sheltered Workshop employee, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018.
Graveside committal will be at 3 p.m....
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Barbara Bushner

Gary Pieschel

CARTHAGE, Mo. - Gary Joseph Pieschel, Sr., 59, a Juvenile Shoe Company and Ameri-Cold employee, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018.
Services will be at 2 p.m....
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Gary Pieschel

Phyllis O'Connell

FRONTENAC, Kan. - Phyllis Mardelle O'Connell, 84, a former elementary school teacher, passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.
Memorial services will held at 11...
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Phyllis O'Connell

Donald Reed

JOPLIN, Mo. - Donald Eugene "Don" Reed, 84, a retired Iowa-Illinois Gas and Electric employee, passed away Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.
Services will be at 1 p.m....
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Donald Reed

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Condolences forBrent Mailes
I am very sorry to learn of Brent's passing. I worked with Brent at Verizon--starting with his very first day. Brent was much more than a close... Read more
By Jeff Pyle

Condolences forGary Pieschel, Sr.
Sorry to hear of Gary passing he was a great classmate and a joy to be around. Read more
By Jamie Weaver Maynard

Condolences forArthur Baker
By Darlene Mcmillen and Family