Norma Jean Fine

Norma Jean Fine was born October 21, 1937 in West Plains, Missouri and went to be with our Lord on August 1, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.
She is survived by one son, Jason Fine, and wife Sunni and two grandchildren.
She was loved by all that knew her and will be dearly missed by all.
A graveside service will be held at Oak Lawn Cemetery in West Plains, Missouri at 2:00 p,m. on August 4, 2015.

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Glenda Sue Collins

Collins Web PhotoGlenda Sue Collins, daughter of Betty O’Neal Collins and the late Lloyd James Collins, was born October 12, 1952 in Howell County, Missouri and died July 26, 2015, at the age of 62 years.

She was united in marriage December 16, 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri to William Lee Collins.

She is survived by her husband, William Lee Collins, of the home, West Plains; her mother Betty O’Neal Collins, West Plains; three children, Kevin Collins and wife Darcy, West Plains, William James Collins, Springfield, Missouri, and Crystal Twenter and Eric, Stover, Missouri; two brothers, Larry Vernon Collins, Willow Springs, Missouri and Lloyd James Collins II and wife Vickie, West Plains; one sister, Rebecca Marie Elizabeth Owens and husband Randy, West Plains; seven grandchildren, Cody Collins and wife Kaci, West Plains, Clayton James Collins and wife Amanda, West Plains, Chase Michael Collins, West Plains, Laci Watring and husband Josh, Stover, Missouri, Lexi Twenter and husband, William, Stover, Missouri, Lane Twenter, Stover, Missouri, and Lakin Collins, Springfield, Missouri; six great grandchildren, Jake, Emma, Eve, Jaci, Tyce, and Kenleigh and several nieces and nephews. Continue reading

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Darrell Eugene Smith

PageS     Funeral services for Darrell Eugene Smith, 45, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 20, 2015, at the Harbor of Hope Church with Brother Dwight Collins officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains. Family visitation will be held Sunday, July 19, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
He was born the son of the late George E. Smith and Wanda Edmonds Smith, on June 28, 1970 in Kansas City, Kansas and died July 16, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.
He was united in marriage July 7, 2007 in Creighton, Missouri to Darla Nelson.
He is survived by his wife, Darla Nelson Smith, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; two daughters, Darra Ann Smith, Topeka, Kansas and Tanna Marie Smith, Topeka, Kansas; three brothers, George L. Smith and wife Janet, Olathe, Kansas; David Smith and wife Caitlin, West Plains, Missouri, and Marty Mayfield and wife April, West Plains, Missouri; four sisters, Marla Humble, Olathe, Kansas; Pat Archambeau and husband, Kenny, Olathe, Kansas; Monna Newman, Olathe, Kansas, and Dawn Cotter and husband Jody, Mountain Home, Arkansas, two uncles Erman Edmonds and Paul Edmonds, both of West Plains, Missouri. Continue reading

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Madena Pansy Lakey

Madena Lakey

Madena Lakey

Funeral services for Madena Pansy Lakey, 67, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Brother Richard Martin officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of Rosa Maud Carter Collins and the late Windol Collins, on October 31, 1947 in Gainesville, Missouri and died June 22, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.

She was united in marriage to Marvin Warren, who preceded her in death, and later married Lyle Lakey, who also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her mother Rosa Maud Carter Collins, Dora, Missouri; two daughters, Lea Ann Jenne and Melissa Dawn Warren, both of West Plains; five siblings, Julie Pippin and husband Donald, Gainesville, Missouri, Anita Cobb and husband Aubrey, Strafford, Missouri, Tony Collins and wife Judy, Dora, Missouri, Nancy Parks and husband Marion, Mountain Home, Arkansas, and Melody Golay, Tecumseh, Missouri. Continue reading

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Jewell Lee Rogers

Rogers Folder Pic      Jewell Lee Rogers, son of the late John Hershel Rogers and Maggie Sarah Taylor Rogers, was born October 14, 1926 in Saddle, Arkansas and died June 12, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri at the age of 88 years.
He was united in marriage July 23, 1948 in Thayer, Missouri to Mary Allice Morris, who preceded him in death March 10, 2013.
He is survived by two children, Jerry Lee Rogers and wife Beverly, Salem, Arkansas and Debra Alice Brown and husband Patrick, West Plains, Missouri; two brothers, Borden Rogers, Shreveport, Louisiana and Noel Rogers, Kansas City, Missouri area; six grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one sister, Vana Mae McCravey and one brother, Earl Lamar Rogers. Continue reading

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Maxine Dills

Maxine Dills      Graveside services for Maxine Dills, 94, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, with Charlie Phelps, Leroy Kuykendall, Jim Brooks and Orvis Lunn officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
She was born the daughter of the late Richard Vaughn and Minnie Jackson Vaughn, on May 16, 1921 in Koshkonong, Missouri and died June 10, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.
She was united in marriage March 14, 1937 in West Plains, Missouri to Beryl Dills, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by three children, Leona Kuykendall and husband Leroy, Chantilly, Virginia; Neoma Crouse, Mountain View, Missouri; and Linda Lunn and husband Orvis, West Plains, Missouri; one sister, Jessie Highfield, Lockwood, Missouri; five grandchildren, Michael Lunn and wife Andrea, West Plains, Missouri; Cheri Brooks and husband Jim, Republic, Missouri; Paula Powell and husband Paul, Gainesville, Virginia; Charlie Crouse and wife Suzan, Doyline, Louisiana; and Dave Kuykendall, Centreville, Virginia; eleven great grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren, and one on the way, and several nieces and nephews. Continue reading

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Mary H. Morrison

Graveside services for Mary H. Morrison, 89, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 15, 2015, at Smith Chapel Cemetery with Brother Halbert Smith officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.
She was born the daughter of the late Richard A. Cobb and Mary Francis Hamilton Cobb, on May 17, 1925 in Lawndale, Missouri and died May 13, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.
She was united in marriage July 20, 1985 in Gainesville, Missouri to William Dalton Morrison, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Continue reading

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Hazel Fern Owens

Hazel Owens

Hazel Owens

Funeral services for Hazel Fern Owens, 76, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Pastor Mike Heston officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Henry Washington Fox and Beulah Mae Jacobs Fox, on March 11, 1939 in Lutesville, Missouri and died May 11, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.

She was united in marriage June 29, 1958 in Marble Hlll, Missouri to Wayne D. Owens.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne D. Owens, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; two brothers, Alvin Fox, Advance, Missouri, and Rick Fox, O’Fallon, Missouri; one sister, Marilyn Sitze, Mt. Sterling, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Jackie Rowland Fox and David Rodney Fox; two sisters, Wanda Mae Huffman and Mabel Lucille White.

She was a loving wife, sister, aunt, and friend to many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ball Cemetery and can be left at Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

Visitation will be held one hour before the service, May 16, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.

Burial will be in Ball Cemetery, Ozark County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

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Edith Joanne Bridges

Edith Joanne Bridges

Edith Joannes Bridges

Edith Joanne Bridges, daughter of the late Elmer Holesapple and Edith McGowan Holesapple, was born February 17, 1953 in Kansas City, Missouri and died April 1, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri at the age of 62 years.

She was united in marriage to Kenneth Roy Worthy, who preceded her in death. A few years later she was united in marriage to Joe Dale Bridges, who also preceded her in death.

She is survived by three children, Sarah Doss and husband, Rusty, West Plains, Missouri, Kandi Kinder and husband, Chris, Thayer, Missouri, and Kenny Worthy and wife, Paula, Alton, Missouri; three step-children, Joey Bridges, West Plains, Tina Robertson and husband, Mike, Thayer, Missouri, and Kevin Bridges and wife, April, Thayer, Missouri; three brothers, John Holesapple and wife, Patsy, Koshkonong, Missouri, Riley Holesapple and wife, Pat, Thayer, Missouri, and Scott Holesapple and wife, Sharon, Springfield, Missouri; one sister, Nancy Hibbits, West Plains, Missouri;, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Continue reading

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Helen Ramsey

Helen Ramsey

Helen Ramsey

Graveside services for Helen Ramsey, 68, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Oak Lawn Cemetery with Pastor Rick Rutledge officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Herman Mills and Pauline Cantrell Mills, on November 23, 1946 in Oregon County, Missouri and died March 25, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.

She was united in marriage November 9, 1963 in Thayer, Missouri to James Ramsey.

She is survived by her husband, James Ramsey, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; two sons, Greg Ramsey and wife, Anne, Springfield, Missouri and Jeff Ramsey and wife, Conda, West Plains, Missouri; three sisters, June Wyatt, Koshkonong, Missouri, Janice Bentley, Springfield, Missouri, and Hazel Estep, West Plains, Missouri, and three grandchildren, Erica Ramsey and Andrew Ramsey, Springfield, Missouri, and Cameron Ramsey, West Plains, Missouri. Continue reading

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