Iva Gladys Mullins

Graveside services for Iva Gladys Mullins, 99, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Willow Springs Cemetery with Reverend Jerry Ratterree officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson Ratterree and Lucy Jane Watts Ratterree, on March 6, 1915 in Graff, Missouri and died October 21, 2014 in Willow Springs, Missouri.

She is survived by one son, Ron Mullins and wife, Lue, Caulfield, Missouri; one granddaughter, Rhonda Rose; two great grandchildren, Brock Rose and Courtney Rose, and one great great granddaughter, Taylor Rose. Continue reading

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Ralph Ewing Paschall

Memorial service for Ralph Ewing Paschall will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church in West Plains, with Reverends Rick Rutledge and Mike Heston, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

Ralph, 82, was born December 22, 1931 in Cottondale, Texas to the late Elmer and Margaret (Barefield) Paschall and died  October 9, 2014 in his home with his loved ones present.

He grew up in Bridgeport, Texas and after graduation enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and served in the North Atlantic during the Korean War. After the war, he returned to Texas and worked with his dad until 1962. He then moved to Missouri and worked as a sales representative retiring from Springfield Grocery in 1997.

Ralph married Betty Hayes December 30, 2001 in the First Christian Church. Ralph and Betty loved to travel but were always glad to return home. He was a 32nd degree Mason.

He was survived by his wife, Betty; daughters, Laurie, Julia, and Marva Lynn, and sons, Richard Mincher and Rockwell Mincher; sisters, Margaret Wood, Crowley, Texas and Marilyn Davis, and one sister-in-law, Barbara Paschall of Bridgeport, Texas, and eleven grandchildren, Eric Manley, Dussty Chayer, Jason Chayer, Ryan Chayer, Allen Kelly, Austin Kelly, Alex Kelly, Rachel Lockhart, Brittani Castle, Neal Mincher, and Davis Mincher, and seven great grandchildren. Continue reading

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Dora Markum

 

Dora Markum, daughter of the late Guy Scaggs and Orbrie Crossnoe Scaggs, was born September 9, 1920 in Valliant, Oklahoma and died September 29, 2014 at the age of 94 years.

She was united in marriage to Cledyth Markum, who preceded her in death in 2009.

She is survived by two children, Donna Marie Low and Robert Joseph Grollmes; one sister, Mary Scaggs, Everett, Washngton; one sister-in-law, Jane Scaggs, Peace Valley, Missouri; five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Continue reading

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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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