Keith Teichmer

Keith Teichmer

Keith Teichmer

George Keith Teichmer was born in Pawnee Oklahoma, the son of Bill Teichmer and Kathryn Posten Teichmer on May 10, 1964 and departed this life on October 15, 2019 at South Bend Nursing Home in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, at the age of 55 years.

He was united in marriage to Suzanna Terrabone.

He is survived by one sister, Kathryn Bowers of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; three brothers, Terry Brown of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, Robert Brown of Thayer, Missouri and Ed Brown of Thayer, Missouri; two Aunts, Nancy Wilson and Clara Kennedy; several nieces and nephews including special niece Autumn Orth and special nephew Alex Ulrich.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill Teichmer and Kathryn Brown; step-father, Joe Brown; sister, Luanne Brown; maternal grandparents, George and Lottie Posten; and  his paternal grandparents.

Keith was a graduate of Mammoth Spring High School. He liked going to tractor shows with his step-dad, Joe and enjoyed watching and collecting all kinds of movies. He will be missed by his family and many friends.

Memorial graveside services will be held, Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Rose Hill Cemetery, near Thayer, with Pastor Aaron Holman officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc in Thayer.

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Jerry Lynn Harper

Jerry Lynn Harper

Jerry Lynn Harper

Jerry Lynn Harper was born the son of Posey Harper and Ora (Ary) Harper on December 11, 1953, in Thayer, Missouri, and departed this life on October 9, 2019, at his home in Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 65 years.

He was united in marriage on May 24, 1975 to Anita Mainprize.

He is survived by his wife, Anita Harper of the home in Thayer, Missouri; two sons, Jeremy Harper and wife, Terrah of Republic, Missouri; Bradley Harper and wife, Jessica of Thayer, Missouri; four grandchildren, Landon, Payton, Canyon, and Mesa; one brother, James Harper and wife, Sharon of Thayer, Missouri; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Posey and Ora Harper; two brothers, Joe Harper and Larry Harper; and sister, Janice Houts, along with two infant brothers.

Jerry was a graduate of Thayer High School with the class of 1972. He retired from Wallace & Owens after 39 years of service. He enjoyed spending time at family gatherings, hunting & riding ATVs at Cloud 9 Ranch. He was an avid Cardinals Baseball & Bobcat Sports Fan, watching or listening to every game he could. He loved watching his sons & then his grandkids play ball. He attended Welcome Hill Church of Christ & enjoyed spending time in fellowship with the other members. He will be missed helping solve the world’s problems at the round table and being seen driving old blue around town.

Funeral services for Jerry Lynn Harper, age 65, of Thayer, Missouri will be held Monday, October 14, 2019 at 2:oo PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Erman Croney officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, October 14th from 1:00 PM until time of service.

Interment will be in Thayer Cemetery with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc in Thayer.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to the Welcome Hill Church of Christ Building Fund and left at the funeral home.

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Romona Wooldridge

Romona Wooldridge

Romona Wooldridge

Romona Wooldridge was born in Saddle, Arkansas, the daughter of Obie Grissom and Goldie Robinson Grissom on July 6, 1931 and departed this life on October 9, 2019 at her home in Springfield, Missouri, at the age of 88 years.

She was united in marriage to Robert Wooldridge on October 14, 1950 in Pontiac, Michigan. He preceded her in death on August 17, 2018.

She is survived by her daughter, Roberta Hull of Springfield, Missouri; her son Robert Lee Wooldridge and wife Georgie, of Nixa, Missouri; two sisters, Roberta Bishop of Conway, Arkansas and Lovena Gilbreath of Pontiac, Michigan; one brother, Travis Grissom of Saddle, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Matthew Hull of Springfield, Missouri and Chelsea Keller and husband Tim of Nixa, Missouri; three great grandchildren, Kameron, Finley and Wilder, many nieces and nephews; other relatives; and countless friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wooldridge; her parents, Obie and Goldie Grissom.

Mrs. Wooldridge was a dedicated homemaker. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing delicious meals for her family. She liked painting ceramics, shopping and in her younger years she enjoyed playing basketball and roller skating.

She will be remembered as deeply devoted to her family and will truly be missed by her family and all that knew her.

Funeral services for Romona Wooldridge will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas with Brother Charles Morgan officiating.

The family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday, October 15th from 1:00 PM until service time.

Interment will be in Saddle Cemetery near Mammoth Spring, Arkansas with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc in Thayer.

 

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Pauline Redburn

Pauline Redburn

Pauline Redburn

Pauline Redburn was born in Crider, Missouri, the daughter of Luther Long and Ada Merritt Long on March 16, 1930 and departed this life on October 8, 2019 in Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 89 years.

She was united in marriage to Eblin Redburn in 1950. He preceded her in death on June 7, 2011.

She is survived by her son, Jackie Redburn of Thayer, Missouri; three grandchildren, Micke, Erica and Jason; two great grandchildren, Wyatt and Henry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbin Redburn; her parents, Luther and Ada Long; her daughter Janice Anderson; three brothers, Adam Long, Harold Long and Lawrence Long; two sisters, Earnistine Endicott and Lorene Burkhart; one half-brother and one half-sister.

Mrs. Redburn was an excellent cook and was known for her beautiful and delicious peach cobblers. She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers and was an avid Cardinals fan.

She will be remembered as a devoted homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, neighbor and a friend to all.  She was a member of the Thayer Church of Christ.

Funeral services for Pauline Redburn, age 89, of Thayer, Missouri, will be held Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.

The body will lie in state at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer on Sunday, October 13th from 10:00 AM until service time.

Interment will be in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, in West Plains, Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc in Thayer.

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Connie Jean Hackworth

Connie Jean Hackworth, age 80, of Moro, Illinois, formerly of West Plains, Missouri, died on October 2, 2019 at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Illinois.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Myrtle Cemetery in Myrtle, Missouri.

Arrangements are under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc in Thayer.

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Bryan Logan Tate

Coach Tate

Coach Tate

Bryan Logan Tate was born the son of George Tate and Laurie Auer Sawyer on March 15, 1993 in Commerce, Georgia and departed this life on September 28, 2019 in Hannibal, Missouri at the age of 26 years.

He was united in marriage to his High School sweetheart, Angela Mustion, on June 4, 2016 in Thayer, Missouri.

He is survived by his wife and best friend, Angela Tate of Thayer, Missouri; his parents, George and Jill Tate of Thayer, Missouri and Laurie and Danny Sawyer of Sylvania, Alabama; three brothers, Ryan Tate of Cocoa Beach, Florida and Brandon and Arthur Tate, both of Thayer, Missouri; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Terry and Barbara Mustion of Thayer, Missouri; maternal grandparents, Bernard and Charlene Auer of Atlanta, Georgia; paternal grandparents, Gary and Irene Evans of Lawrenceville, Georgia; several aunts and uncles; cousins; other relatives and countless friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Arthur and Dorothy Tate; one aunt, Dianne Kimsey; and great grandparents, Earl and Sophie Cloutier.

Bryan was a Thayer High School football coach and Junior High Social Studies teacher. He was dearly loved and respected by his students and co-workers. He enjoyed the profession he chose and even though he had no children of his own, he felt that his students were his family and continuously took pride in their achievements. Three years ago, Bryan founded the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was very excited to help his students grow in their faith and in their athletic abilities. He was always excited for football and baseball seasons to begin.

When he wasn’t coaching or teaching, he loved going hunting during deer and turkey season and was an avid fisherman. He was also of the Baptist faith.

Bryan will be remembered as deeply devoted to his family, friends, students, co-workers and the community in which he lived. He will truly be missed by all that knew him.

A Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the First Baptist Church in Thayer.

A donation account has been set up at the Community First Banking Company.

 

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George Ingram

George Ingram, Oklahoma, formerly of Thayer, Missouri passed away September 22, 2019.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Thayer Cemetery, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc.

A complete obit will be published at a later date.

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Betty Jo Rogers

Betty Rogers

Betty Rogers

Betty Rogers was born in Myrtle, Missouri, the daughter of Jake Reynolds and Nellie Brewer Reynolds on April 4, 1931 and departed this life on August 27, 2019 at Southfork River Therapy and Living in Salem, Arkansas, at the age of 88 years.

She was united in marriage to Ralph Rogers in Salem, Arkansas on July 30, 1951. He preceded her in death on March 13, 2018.

She is survived by her two daughters, Linda Ward and husband, Mike, of Koshkonong, Missouri and Marla Rogers of Maumelle, Arkansas; one sister, Ruth Clark of Shelbyville, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Allison Bouland and husband, Brad, of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Kim Anne Fleissner of Rockton, Illinois; four great grandchildren, Darby and Colby Bouland and Hannah and Gunther Fleissner; many nieces and nephews; other relatives; and countless friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; her parents, Jake and Nellie Reynolds; two sons, Jerry and Keith Rogers; and two brothers, Jimmy and Ray Reynolds.

Besides being a devoted homemaker, Betty was employed by Carter Funeral Home in Thayer, giving over twenty years of dedicated service. She was a 1950 graduate of Thayer High School and enjoyed attending her class reunions.

She loved camping, traveling, working in her flower garden and was an excellent cook. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Betty will be remembered as a loving and caring mother, grandmother, sister and a friend to all. She will truly be missed by all that knew her.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Brother Harvey Allen officiating.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.

Interment will be held at the Thayer Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Betty’s memory to Paragould Children’s Home.

5515 Old Walcott Road

Paragould, AR 72450

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Marjorie Brawley

Marjorie Brawley

Marjorie Brawley

Marjorie Lynn Brawley was born in Muskegon, Michigan, the daughter of Robert Thue and Mary Kesteloot Thue on December 23, 1960 and departed this life on August 21, 2019 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Missouri, at the age of 58 years.

She was united in marriage to Hubert Brawley in Liberty, Missouri on September 3, 1983. They spent almost thirty-six wonderful years together.

She is survived by her husband, Hubert Brawley of the home, in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; two children, Justin Brawley and wife, Kara, of Lathrop, Missouri and Melissa Toomey and husband, Matthew, of Kearney, Missouri; one sister, Suzanne Hosler and husband, Ron, of Muskegon, Michigan; five grandchildren, Hayden, Isaiah, Isabella, Hadley and Tiana; many nieces and nephews; other relatives; and countless friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mary Thue.

Marjorie was a Christian and of the Catholic faith. She spent many dedicated years as a Loan Office Manager at City Financial Bank in Kansas City, Missouri. After moving to this area, she was employed by the Beverage Shoppe in Thayer, Missouri.

She enjoyed spending time in the sunshine, tending to her garden and making beautiful flower arrangements. She also enjoyed time spent on the beach. Marjorie was an excellent cook and loved spending her Sundays cooking big meals for her family and friends.

Marjorie will be remembered as a loving and caring mother, grandmother, sister and a friend to all. She will truly be missed by all that knew her.

An Educational Fund has been opened at Simmons Bank in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas for her grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Bernard Toomey officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri. 

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Otis Butler

Otis Butler

Otis Butler

Otis Lee Butler was born the son of Harold Otis Butler and Ola Venita Hutson Butler, on August 21, 1946 in Koshkonong, Missouri and departed this life on August 19, 2019 at his home in Koshkonong, Missouri at the age of 72 years.

He was united in marriage on February 6, 1976 to Karen Sue Daniel in Springfield, Missouri. Together they had a blended family and spent forty-three wonderful years together.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Butler, of the home in Koshkonong, Missouri; five children, Michael Butler and wife, Maureen, of South Fork, Missouri, Traci Jenkins French of Temple, Texas, Ryan Jenkins and wife, Lorie, of Thayer, Missouri, Jennifer Hicks and husband, Justin, of West Plains, Missouri and Cory Butler and fiancé, Leigh Ann, of Koshkonong, Missouri; one son-in-law, Randy Nelson of West Plains, Missouri; one sister, Carolyn Staley and husband, Ernest, of Koshkonong, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Carolyn Sue Butler of Koshkonong, Missouri; two brothers-in-law, Jerry Daniel and wife, Lora, of Creighton, Missouri and Larry Daniel of Ash Grove, Missouri; fifteen grandchildren, Brandi, Mason, Jared, Eric, Dagean, Jessica, Ashley, Nick, Amanda, Joshua, Levi, Trevor, Cameron, Lane and Mattie; three great grandchildren, Madisyn, Keyden and Caysen; several nieces and nephews; many cousins; other relatives and countless friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Ola Venita Butler; one daughter, Patricia Nelson; and two brothers, Lester and Richard Butler.

Otis was a veteran of the United States Army National Guard, serving his country proudly as a military police officer for many years. He later worked as the City of Thayer Special Road Commissioner, retiring after thirty-one years of dedicated service. He was also a successful cattle rancher, raising and producing cattle and hay.

Otis enjoyed living life on his farm, going to the lake to fish and hunting all sorts of game, including coon, pheasant, deer and turkey. Most of all, he loved and cherished time spent with his family.

Otis will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and a friend to all. He will truly be missed by all who knew him.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Charles Cochran officiating.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment will be held at Shiloh Grand Gulf Cemetery in Thayer, Missouri with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.

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