Alvin C. Cooper

Alvin C. Cooper, 65, West Plains, Missouri, died September 7, 2014 at National Health Care in West Plains.

He was born August 8, 1949 in Portsmouth, Virginia..

He was united in marriage October 18, 1985 in Richmond, Virginia to Annette Davison.

He is survived by his wife, Annette Davison Cooper, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; seven children, baby girl, Tricia Nichol and husband, Joe, West Plains, Tami Hammann and husband, Tim, Waupun, Wisconsin, Troy Kanneman and wife, Heather, Friesland, Wisconsin, Frank Kanneman and wife, Peggy, Wautoma, Wisconsin, Millie Travers, Scott Cooper, and Misty Trimmer, all of Richmond, Virginia; 2 brothers, Eddie Cooper and wife, Frances, Freeport, Texas, and Michael Cooper and wife, Denese, state of Texas; three sisters, Faye Watson, Chesapeake, Virginia, Sharon Smith, Richmond, Virginia, and Mary Sue Young and husband, Andy, Townsend, Georgia; eleven grandchildren, Miranda, Tara, John, Thea, Adrian, Danie, Ashley, Quintin, Austin, Christopher C., and Damian, and one great grandson, Michael; several nieces, nephews, aunts, and lots of other family and friends. Continue reading

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Lucille (Lucy) Wacker

Lucille C. (Collins) Wacker was born the daughter of Frank and Veta Mae (Collins) Markle on January 4, 1933, in Statesboro, Georgia, and departed this life on September 4, 2014, in West Plains, Missouri, at the age of 81 years.

She was united in marriage February 1, 1966, to William Karl Wacker, who preceded her in death on September 26, 1999.

She is survived by two daughters, Candie Harelson and husband, William of West Plains, Missouri, and P.J. Wacker of Abilene, Kansas; five grandchildren, Rob Cowart of Rome, Georgia, Morgan Lansing of Council Grove, Kansas, Madison Harelson of West Plains, Missouri, Karley Frigon and Riley Frigon of Abilene, Kansas; two great grandchildren; nieces and nephews; other relatives, and many friends. Continue reading

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Barbara Gunter

Graveside services for Barbara Gunter, 52, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Pottersville Cemetery with Brother Bill Bales officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of Margaret Engel Gunter and the late Leslie Gunter, on October 6, 1961 in Pratt, Kansas and died August 24, 2014 in West Plains, Missouri.

She is survived by her mother Margaret Engel Gunter; 2 children, Adam, Willow Springs, Missouri and Luke, Lakeview, Nebraska; five siblings, Keith Gunter and wife, Nancy, South Fork, Missouri, Helen Spurgeon, West Plains, Missouri, Carol Hall and husband, Greg, Hopland, California, Michael Gunter and wife, Connie, Crider, Missouri, and Tommy Gunter, West Plains, Missouri. Continue reading

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Ruby Virginia Lasater

Funeral services for Ruby Virginia Lasater, 93, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at the First Christian Church, West Plains with Pastor Rick Rutledge officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Otis A. Thompson and Virginia M. Weatherly Thompson, on April 17, 1921 in Howell County, Missouri and died August 9, 2014 in West Plains, Missouri.

She was united in marriage November 1, 1937 in Bryan, Ohio to Virgil Lasater, who preceded her in death February 5, 2013.

She is survived by four children, Jerry Lasater and wife, Kelly, Bella Vista, Arkansas, Jean Adams and husband, Charles, Springfield, Illinois, Janet Alexander and husband, Scott, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, and Jacque Gorman and husband, Marv, Franklin, Tennessee; one brother, Wayne Thompson, West Plains, Missouri; one sister, Dortha Jones and husband, Neal, Columbia, Missouri; fifteen grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Continue reading

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Patricia Ann Eagleman

Memorial services for Patricia Ann Eagleman, 61, Harrison, Arkansas, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the Washington Avenue Church of Christ in West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Thurman Hensley and Mona Blair Hensley, on March 21, 1953 in West Plains, Missouri and died August 6, 2014 in Springfield, Missouri.

She was united in marriage June 1, 1968 in West Plains, Missouri to Jim Eagleman.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Eagleman, of the home, Harrison, Arkansas; two children, Trish Dufresne and husband, Steve, Harrison, Arkansas and Stacey Eagleman, Caulfield, Missouri; two siblings, Diane Dunnihoo and husband, Bruce, Blue Springs, Missouri and Rick Hensley and wife, Linda, Rapid City, South Dakota, and five grandchildren, Kelly Malone and husband, Robert, Harrison, Arkansas, Elizabeth Eagleman, Harrison, Arkansas, Trevor Dufresne, Harrison, Arkansas, Dalton Eagleman, Caulfield, Missouri, and Sydni Dufresne, Harrison, Arkansas. Continue reading

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Jay Arthur Berry

 

Jay A. Berry of Quincy passed away July 31, 2013 at the age of 84. Jay was an electrician for Local 103 for 64 years. He was a veteran of the U.S Army. Jay traveled the world and was loved by all whose life he touched. He was the father of David Berry of Forest, Ohio; brother of Donn Berry of Weymouth and the late Edward J. Berry and Mary Berry; son of late John E. Berry and Lillian (OToole). He is survived by numerous nieces, nephews; grandchildren, Brandon Berry and Jeremy Berry; and great-grandchildren, Braxton, Abby, Azrael and Lucas Berry, all of St. Augustine, Fla. Continue reading

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Sandra Jeanneatte Losh

Sandra Jeanneatte Losh

Sandra Jeanneatte Losh

Sandra Jeanneatte Losh, daughter of Gordon & Elizabeth Vaughan, was born December 28, 1958. She entered into eternal rest July 19th, 2014 at NHC in West Plains. She always had a great love for her family and was very involved with her daughter and granddaughters. She had a passion for rescuing dogs, taking loving care of them while she tried to find good homes for them to live.

She is survived by her daughter Lyndsay Dailing and husband Adam, three granddaughters Mikhala, Isabella & Breanna. Her brother Don Vaughan and wife Elaine, niece Amy Vaughan, nephew Chris Vaughan and wife Porsha and their children Whitney and Lorelai. Continue reading

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Connie Mae (Tharp) Powell

Connie Mae (Tharp) Powell

Connie Mae (Tharp) Powell

Funeral services for Connie Mae (Tharp) Powell, 52, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains with Reverend Bill Bales officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of Mary Hollis Tharp and the late Ross Tharp, on October 28, 1961 in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas and died July 22, 2014 in Springfield, Missouri.

She was united in marriage April 16, 1982 in West Plains, Missouri to Donald Powell.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Powell, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; her mother Mary Hollis Tharp, West Plains; one son, Aaron Powell, West Plains, and one brother, Jack Tharp, West Plains. Continue reading

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Mildred Louise Johnson

Mildred Louise Johnson

Mildred Louise Johnson

Funeral Services for Mildred Louise Johnson, 90, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains with Mark Hall officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Charles Lloyd Cunningham and Cora Ethel Gilbert Cunningham, on July 30, 1923 in Roosevelt, Missouri and died July 18, 2014 in Willow Springs, Missouri.

She was united in marriage April 15, 1943 in West Plains, Missouri to Willis Johnson, who preceded her in death November 24, 2001.

She is survived by seven children, Larry Joseph Johnson, wife, Alice Jean, West Plains, Missouri, Doris Eleaine Seimears, Mount Vernon, Texas, Joyce Marie King, West Plains, Missouri, Stephen William Johnson, Tecumseh, Missouri, Deborah Louise Smith, husband, Clifford Wayne, Willow Springs, Missouri, Teresa Ehrhart and husband, William, Caulfield, Missouri, and Kerry Stevenson and husband, Robert, Springfield, Missouri; one sister, Ora Collins, Willow Springs, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Lucille Cunningham, Willow Springs, Missouri; twelve grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. Continue reading

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Anneliese Betge

Anneliese Betge

Anneliese Betge

Anneliese Conzelman Betge passed away July 3, 2014 at West Vue Nursing Home, West Plains, Missouri.

She was born December 15, 1925 to Eugen and Anna Schault Conzelman in Albstadt, Germany.

In 1948 she was married to Helmut Betge, who precedes her in death.

She is survived by a brother, Eugen Conzelman, a sister, Maria Burger, a niece, Beate Keifer, and a nephew, Eugen Conzelman, Jr., all of Albstadt, Germany.

Anneliese was a woman of faith and set a tireless example of a Christian life. She had a loving, generous heart and will be missed by her many friends.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

Body will lie in state at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, from Monday, July 7, 2014 until time of service.

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