Elza Winter Jr, 93, of Abilene, Texas, formerly of Neosho, Mo., died January 17, 2019. Elza was born near Diamond, Mo., to Lewis Elza (L. E.) Winter Sr. and Grace Elva (Gatliff) Winter on April 27, 1925.
He graduated from Diamond High School...
Betty Lou Winstone, age 80, Joplin, Mo., passed away at 4:48 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Freeman West Hospital after a sudden illness.
Betty was born September 24, 1938, in Newton County, Mo., to the late Alva Burkhart and Maxine Macy...
Keith Allen Williams, 58, Neosho, Mo., passed away Friday, February 1 at his home.
Keith was born October 12, 1960 in Joplin, Mo., to Hazel (Jordan) Banks and Jimmie F Williams. He graduated from Carl Junction High School in 1979. Keith married...
Darcy was born in Springfield Mo., to Wilburn and Mary Cunningham on December 31, 1946. She attended Springfield public schools.
She married Jim Wilkinson on July 11, 1964. Darcy and Jim moved to Joplin in 1973. They owned several restaurants...
Kelly Ann Wells, a life-long resident of Joplin, Mo., passed away unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at the age of 53.
Kelly was born on November 16, 1965 to James and Erika Wells. She graduated from Parkwood High School class...
Mark Thomas Watkins, 61, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Joplin, Mo., passed peacefully into the arms of his Heavenly Father on Monday, September 10, 2018.
He was born on March 8, 1957, in Indianapolis, to Ralph and Edna (Johnson) Watkins....
CARTHAGE, Mo. - Richard Earl "Dickie" Waggener, 78, passed away February 14, 2019, surrounded by his
loving caregivers at Sunshine Home in Carthage, where he had resided over 25 years. Dickie was born on
January 19, 1941, in
Butler, Mo., to...
Esta Lee Turner (formerly Cravens and Chandler), of Diamond, Mo., died on February 14, 2019 at the age of 88. Esta Lee was born in Hartville, Mo., on June 6, 1930, to Luther and Chrissie (Coday) Cravens.
She lived in Hartville all of her young...
Wayne Thomas, age 84, of Duenweg, passed away on Sunday February 17, 2019 at Joplin Gardens in Joplin. Mr. Thomas, son of the late Joe and Irene (Owen) Thomas was born on March 24, 1934 in Fair Grove, Mo.
On August 21, 1955 in Springfield, Mo.,...
Bonnie Lee Thomas, age 90, Joplin, Mo., passed away at 7:25 a.m. Sunday, January 6, 2019, at a local nursing center after an illness.
Bonnie was born December 6, 1928, in Marked Tree, Ark., to the late Luther M. Emmons and Frances Elizabeth Hosea...
Lee Strain, 88, of Joplin, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
Survivors include his wife, Irene Chitwood Strain; sister, Erma Dailey (Michigan); brother, Earl Strain (Tulsa); daughter, Debra Hill, husband, Mike, (Springfield); stepdaughter,...
Joyce Ann "Jodie" Simmons, 76, Springfield passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in Mercy Hospital. She was born April 27, 1942 in El Dorado, Ark.
Jodie worked as a bookkeeper and was self-employed through most of her working years. A very...
Gary Ray Sidenstricker passed away at the age of 79, February 16, 2019, at Webb City Health & Rehab Center following a long illness. Gary was born March 21, 1939, to Raymond and Rosalea Sidenstricker in Mexico, Mo.
He moved with his parents and...
Graveside services for Jack E. Shepherd, age 81 of Holly Lake Ranch, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Lindale City Cemetery in Lindale, Texas under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in...Arrangements by CAUDLE-RUTLEDGE-DAUGHERTY FUNERAL HOME
Ernie L. Shank, Carthage, Mo., died January 31, 2019 at the age of 91.
Mr. Shank was born April 3, 1927 at home in Carthage. He was the son of the late William and Nora Shank. He graduated from Carthage High School in 1945, and joined the U.S....
Dr. James Sandrin, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away December 27, 2018.
His love of teaching lead him to career as a full professor of Teacher Education from 1969 through 1995 at Missouri Southern State University. He also served as chairman of the...
Phillip Wayne Ross, 76, passed away February 6, 2019. Phillip was born July 13, 1942, to S.J. "Slim" and Edna Ross.
Phillip graduated Carthage (Mo.) High School, class of 1960. He was the owner of many companies, but was best known for owner of...
Carol Peterson Rodgers, 58, born Feb. 8, 1960, died while at her home on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.
Carol spent her career as an RN working in VA hospitals and in dialysis care. Carol enjoyed travel and loved new and exciting experiences.
Bonnie Jean Richey of Grove, Okla., formerly of Miami, Okla., passed from this life, Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Grace Point Assisted Living in Grove. She was 87.
Bonnie was born September 10, 1931 in Joplin, Mo., to Baron and Lila (Hutcheson)...
Mary Katherine Renier-Dixon, (Kathy), age 70, of Webb City, Mo., passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Kathy was born on February 5, 1949, in Neosho, Mo., the daughter of Floyd (Buck) and Helen...
Sue S. Grant Reece was born in Pittsburg, Kan., on Dec. 22, 1929, to Thomas and Jesse Grant.
Sue attended Pittsburg State University and received degrees in English and Physical Education. Years later, she resumed her educational pursuits...
Lifetime Joplin, Mo. resident Harold Ray Putnam, age 86, passed away suddenly Friday, February 15, 2019, at his home. Ray was born March 27, 1932, in Joplin, to Marion Wayne Putnam Sr. and Erma (Price) Putnam. He was raised in the Greenwood...
Richard "Dick" Lavere Porter, age 94 of Sun City, Ariz., passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 in Sun City.
Richard was born July 10, 1924 in Kincaid, Kan., to Temperance Estelle (Main) and Glenn Arthur Porter.
Richard, the road and bridge...
Thelma Lenora Pope, age 102, of Lamar, Mo., passed away February 6, 2019, at Cox Barton County Hospital.
Thelma was born September 7, 1916, in Jasper, Mo., to Fred W. Pugh and Lenora (Budd) Pugh. Thelma graduated from Jasper High School in the...
Gary John Phipps, age 73, of Joplin, Mo., crossed over the far side of the Jordan, arm-in-arm with Jesus, January 16, 2019. He won the race.
Gary was born November 16, 1945, in Lamar, Mo., to John Howard and Mary Ella Phipps (Harmon).