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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Frank Dwayne Utley

Frank Dwayne Utley

Frank Dwayne Utley

Husband, father, friend, golfer, competitor, crotchety old guy barking frustrations at himself– though you may have taken offense from time to time.

  On June 19, 2014, Frank Dwayne Utley began his heavenly adventures which one can nearly be certain will include lots of golf.

He will be missed.

Born July 18, 1938 in Hardy, AR and raised in Williford, AR and Thayer, MO. Frank graduated from Thayer High School in 1956 and had a career with Burlington Northern Railroad.

 Predeceased by his wife Ruby Risner Utley without whom he was simply lost, his brother Walter Utley and his parents John Arnold Utley and Dolly Irene Jenkins. 

Frank loved his family and is survived by his sons John Utley and Stan Utley (Elayna). 

 He will be fondly remembered by his three grandchildren, John Henry Utley (John), Tatum and Jake Utley (Stan).  Continue reading

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Arnold James Miller

Arnold James Miller

Arnold James Miller

Funeral services for Arnold James Miller, 92, Thomasville, Missouri will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains, Missouri.

Mr. Miller died at 9:00 a.m., Thursday, June 12, 2014 at West Vue Nursing Home, West Plains. He was born August 27, 1921 at Royal Oak, Missouri to Clyde and Leta Campbell Miller.

On March 9, 1946 he was married at Alton, Missouri to Hazle Daves.

Mr. Miller was a veteran having served with the United States Army serving 3 ½ years in WWII as a PFC. He was a retired farmer and enjoyed raising cattle and doing farm work. He was a member of the Pine Hill Assembly of God Church, Thomasville, Missouri.

He is survived by his wife, Hazle Miller of the family home; three grandchildren, Cheryl Judd and husband, Randy of Rover, Missouri, Chad Daugherty of Thomasville, Misouri, and Jennifer Daugherty of Thomasville, Missouri; five great granddaughters, Kayla Judd, Hope Judd of Rover, Missouri, Kaitlyn Daugherty, Edwardsville, Illinois, Rylin Daugherty, Thomasville, Missouri, and Emma Carnefix, Thomasville, Missouri; three step great grandchildren, Aaron Judd, Rover, Missouri, Dessa Carter and husband Josh, Thayer, Missouri, Eli Judd, Red Bay, Alabama; four step great great grandkids, Korra Judd, Bradley and Brooklyn Carter and Olivia Judd; son-in-law Gerald Daugherty, Thomasville, Missouri; two sisters, Lenora Synder, state of Illinois, Ruby Elliott, Harlow, Montana; four sister-in-laws, Pauline Miller, Christine Miller, Jean Daves, Wanda Daves; one brother-in-law Bud Daves, and numerous other famly and friends. Continue reading

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William Henry Cloinger

William Henry Cloinger

William Henry Cloinger

Graveside services for Willliam Henry Cloinger, 92, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 30, 2014, at Homeland Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri with Brother Bill Bales officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

He was born the son of the late Lon Cloinger and Martha Elizabeth Johnston Cloinger, on August 1, 1921 in West Plains, Missouri and died May 26, 2014 in West Plains, Missouri.

He is survived by seven children, Betty Barton, Cabot, Arkansas, Ed Cloinger and wife, Dianna, Vilonia, Arkansas, Benny Cloinger, Watervlite, Michigan, Aretta Rhoads and husband, Carl, West Plains, Missouri, Tom Cloinger and wife, Gina, Jackson, Tennessee, Michele Cloinger, Cabot, Arkansas, and Jeanie Carter, Dallas, Texas; ten grandchildren, ten great great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren. Continue reading

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Darius Lee Manley

Darius Lee Manley

Darius Lee Manley

Darius Lee Manley, 50, passed away at 12:38 p.m. on May 13, 2014 at Cox South in Springfield, Missouri. Due to the complications of a car wreck off V highway Sunday evening.

He was born January 17, 1964. He worked as a mechanic for several years.

He is survived by one daughter, Brittany Fettig and husband (Brad), Alton, Missouri; his mother, Avis Manley, Bakersfield, Missouri; two brothers, Johnny Jay Manley, Bakersfield, Missouri, Curtis L. Manley and wife (Christina), Gassville, Arkansas; one sister, Mavis D. Heavener and husband (William), Caulfield, Missouri; two nieces, Dezirae L. Manley and Melody L. Manley of Mountain Home, Arkansas; four nephews, Austin J. Manley, Mountain Home, Arkansas, Dekota Manley, David Manley and Adam Heavener, all of Caulfield, Missouri; two step-nieces, Ryanna Spitzer, Gassville, Arkansas and Erin Heavener, Caulfield, Missouri, and two step-nephews, Kolby Spitzer, Gassville, Arkansas and Andrew Heavener, Caulfield, Missouri. Continue reading

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Carla Clark

Carla Clark

Carla Clark

Funeral services for Carla Clark, 48, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 16, 2014, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West , with Brother Rick Rutledge officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.

She was born the daughter of Carl Daily and the late Kathryn Thomas, on May 26, 1965 in West Plains, Missouri and died May 13, 2014 in West Plains, Missouri.

She was united in marriage July 7, 1995 in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas to Bill Clark.

She is survived by her husband, Bill Clark, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; her father Carl Daily and step mom, Joan; three children, Hila Carter and husband, Mike, West Plains, David Daily and Susan Garvin, West Plains, and Linda Clark, West Plains; two brothers, Ernest Daily, West Plains and Bucky Daily, Jr. and wife, Brenda, Kansas City, Missouri; one sister, Tina Daily, West Plains; special uncles, Dan Gannon and Mike Gilliam, and five grandchildren, Kadence Knox, Will Knox, and Cecilya Knox, all of West Plains, David Lee Daily, Jr. and Damien Beaty, both of West Plains. Continue reading

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Jolynn Wakefield

Jolynn Wakefield

Jolynn Wakefield

Jolynn Wakefield, daughter of the late Alfred D. Fore and Mattie Roberts Fore Tiner, was born January 23, 1933 in Bakersfield, Missouri and died May 1, 2014 in West Plains, Missouri at the age of 81 years.

She was united in marriage July 27, 1955 in Gainesville, Missouri to Donald Loyd Wakefield. To this union was born one daughter, Sherry Lynn Wakefield.

She is survived by two sisters, Nana Lee Jolliff and Maureen Fowler of West Plains, Missouri and several nieces and nephews. Continue reading

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Kenneth Paul Lientz

 

Kenneth (Ken) P. Lientz

Kenneth (Ken) P. Lientz

Memorial services for Kenneth (Ken) Paul Lientz, 72, will be held at 6:00 p.m., Saturday, May 10th at the Davis Creek Community Church Howell County, Missouri.

He was born the son of the late Marion Eugene Lientz and Eva Allen Lientz, on August 12, 1941 in Danville, Illinois and died April 29, 2014 in West Plains, Missouri.

He was united in marriage May 26, 1962 in Stone Bluff, Indiana to Barbara Chezem.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Chezem Lientz, of the home, West Plains; three children, Brian Wesley Lientz and wife, Karey, Republic, Missouri, Andrew David Lientz and wife, Melinda, Plant City, Florida, and Kendra Jo Cockrum, state of Texas; one brother, David Allen Lientz and wife, Diane, Springfield, Illinois; three grandchildren, Shelise Lientz, Tampa, Florida, Deshia Cockrum, West Plains, Missouri, and Chelsee Davis, West Plains, Missouri. Continue reading

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