Michael Lancaster

Michael Lancaster

Michael Lancaster

Funeral services for Michael Lancaster, 68, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains,.

He was born the son of the late Merle Lancaster and Florence Manion Lancaster, on August 10, 1946 in Springfield, Missouri and died December 9, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.

He was united in marriage June 16, 1969 in West Plains, Missouri to Carolyn Girdley.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Girdley, of the home, West Plains; two children, Heather Arvidson and husband, Walter, West Plains, and Michael Damon Lancaster and wife, Sarah, West Plains; four siblings, Ronnie Lancaster, West Plains, Joan Marsh and husband, Don, West Plains, Tommy Lancaster and wife, Nancy, West Plains, and Judy French, Nacogdoches, Texas; ten grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. Continue reading

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Rosalie Weaver

 

Rosalie Weaver

Rosalie Weaver

Graveside services for Rosalie B Weaver, 86, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 18, 2014, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, West Plains, with Reverend Rick Rutledge officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Harvey Banks and Hazel Williams Banks, on August 1, 1928 in Shannon County, Missouri and died December 13, 2014 in West Plains, Missouri.

She was united in marriage March 13, 1948 in Salem, Arkansas to Abraham Weaver, who preceded her in death March 25, 2001.

She is survived by two children, Pamela Ann Harris and husband, Joe, West Plains, and Mary “Susan” Crisp and husband, Allen, Jonesboro, Arkansas; her special four-legged companion of thirteen years, Murphy; one sister, Betty Jo Dalrymple, Bend, Oregon; one brother, Robert Banks and wife, Evelyn, Mesa, Arizona; four grandchildren, Jo Lynn Abney, Branson, Missouri, John David Hayes and wife, Jolean, Flagstaff, Arizona, Jeffrey Crisp and wife Gabrielle, Republic, Missouri, and Sarah King and husband, Zachary, Jonesboro, Arkansas; three great grandchildren, Oliver King, Jonesboro, Arkansas, Jordan Abney, Branson, Missouri, and Rebecca Abney, Branson, Missouri. Continue reading

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Robert Huff

Robert Huff, 70, Bakersfield, Missouri, died December 12, 2014 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.

He was born the son of the late William Huff and Alfa Sanders Huff, on July 7, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri.

He was united in marriage April 16, 2009 in West Plains, Missouri to Mary Barnes.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Barnes Huff, of the home, Bakersfield, Missouri; two children, Velvet Lewis and husband, James, Houston, Missouri and Gary Huff and wife, Ronda, Houston, Missouri; three step daughters; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Continue reading

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Emma B. Roberts

Emma Roberts

Emma Belle Roberts was born the daughter of Delbert Ellsworth Yeager and Mary Tennessee (Webb) Yeager on September 16, 1925, in Moody, Missouri, and departed this life on December 8, 2014 in Springfield, Missouri at the age of eighty-nine years.
She was united in marriage on November 6, 1943, at Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Claude W. Walker who preceded her in death on June 11, 1944.  She was united in marriage on April 2, 1949,  in Salem, Arkansas, to R. Garfield Collins who preceded her in death on February 9, 1963.  She was united in marriage on February 24, 1969, to Roy B. Roberts.
She is survived by her daughter, Judy Boykin and husband, Phil of Mountain Grove, Missouri; two granddaughters, Kimberly K. Thomas and husband, Chris of Willard, Missouri, and Lacey J. Collins of Phoenix, Arizona; one grandson, Dylan R. Collins and fiancé, Kristen Douglas of Springfield, Missouri; one great granddaughter, Kalli K. Hoevelman of Norfolk, Virginia; one great grandson, Kane M. Collins of Springfield, Missouri; numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives, and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents; her parents; her husbands; her son, Larry Collins; two brothers, Claude and Charley Yeager; and four sisters, Nadine Collins, Julie Orr, Blanche Hunter and Mildred Collins.
Emma attended elementary school in Moody, and graduated from Bakersfield High School.  She enjoyed laughing and being in the company of good friends.  She will be remembered for her wonderful smile and will truly be missed by all.
A special thanks to Dr. Lori MacPherson and staff for their exceptional care through the years, to Cox South and staff for their compassionate care during her final hours.  Special thanks also to the staff of Landmark Villa in Cabool for the love and care she received; she considered Landmark her home and the staff her family.
Graveside services will be at 2:00 P.M., Friday, December 12, 2014, at the Friendship Cemetery near Mountain Grove, Missouri with Brother Roger Flint officiating, and under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in West Plains.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and may be left at Carter Funeral Home in West Plains.

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Fred McClellan

Funeral services for Fred McClellan, 81, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Reverend Marcus Allen officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

He was born the son of the late Charles McClellan and Gertie Eubank McClellan, on June 6, 1933 in Pomona, Missouri and died November 22, 2014 in West Plains, Missouri.

He was united in marriage October 25, 1953 in Willow Springs, Missouri to Dolores McBroom.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores McBroom McClellan, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; two daughters, Anita Shaw and husband, Lewis, Hastings, Michigan and Janice Jacobson and husband, Melvin, Centralia, Missouri; one brother, Ralph McClellan, Grand Prairie, Texas and one sister, Fern Avis, Pomona, Missouri; six grandchildren, Jeff (Laura) Jacobson, St. Louis, Missouri, David (Kelly) Jacobson, Nixa, Missouri, Charissa (Gary) Dean, Portage, Michigan, Benjamin (Susan) Shaw, Alexandria, Virginia, Jennifer Shaw, Quincy, Illinois, and Jessica (Jerard) Jamena, Nashville, Tennessee, and ten great grandchildren. Continue reading

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Rosa Lee Galloway

Funeral services for Rosa Lee Galloway, 83, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 12:00 noon, Friday, November 21, 2014, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Brother Benjamin Pruitt officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains. Continue reading

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Vernie Herbert (Herb) Roark

Funeral services for Vernie Herbert (Herb) Roark, 92, Koshkonong, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m,, Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at the Wayside Union Church with Reverend Johnny Holesapple officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

He was born the son of the late William (Bill) Roark and Mary Bell (Tina) Madden Roark, on August 4, 1922 in Koshkonong, Missouri and died November 14, 2014 in West Plains, Missouri.

He is survived by eight children, Janie Roark, Wanda Roark, and Charles Roark, all of the family home, Bill and Judy Roark, Jim and Lisa Roark, all of Koshkonong, Missouri, Wilda and Jim McNiell, Houston, Missouri, Vernie and Linda Roark, Thayer, Missouri, and Jeff and Sheila Smith, West Plains, Missouri; eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Continue reading

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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 was 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 officiating.Arrangements by 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 is  survived by his wife, Betty; daughters, Laurie, Julie, and Marva Lynn, and sons, Richard Mincher and Rockwell Mincher; sisters, Margaret Wood, Crowley, Texas and Marilyn Davis, Helena, Montana, and one sister-in-law, Barbara Paschall of Bridgeport, Texas, and eleven grandchildren, Eric Manley, Dusty Chayer, Jason Chayer, Ryan Chayer, Allen Kelly, Austin Kelly, Alex Kelly, Rachel Lockhart, Brittani Castle, Nealy 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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