Lois Moore

 

Lois Moore

Lois Moore

Lois Alma Moore, age 92, of Lonoke, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018.

She was born August 22, 1925 at Doniphan, Missouri, to Jessie Mae Tutterow and Dan Harmon Payne. Lois was married in Texarkana, Arkansas, on June 21, 1944 to L.C. Moore of Queen City, Texas. She was a devoted wife to her husband till his death, and a loving mother to their three children. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, fishing, and hunting. She was added to her Lord by baptism and at her death was a member of Palm Street Church of Christ, Lonoke, Arkansas.

Lois is survived by a daughter, Alma Geraldine (Kenneth) Dinkins, a son, Jesse M. (Lynette) Moore, a daughter-in-law, Carol Moore; 7 grandchildren: Teresa (Kevin) Parsons, Leonard Moore III, Christy Moore, Amy (Chad) Marthaler, Carie Moore (Chad Mckenzie), Kenneth Dinkins, Jr., and Andy Moore; 8 great grandchildren: Jeremy (Lindsey) Parsons, Ashley (Jeremy) Duncan, Ryan Parsons, Zach Moore, Sean McCaffrey, Dani Moore, Mackenzie Marthaler, and Bodie Moore-Mckenzie; 2 great-great grandchildren: Blakely Duncan and Nathan Parsons; a sister: Annabel (Ervon) Tillman and two brothers: Elmer Payne and David Rodger (Linda) Payne and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard (L.C.) Moore I; a son: Leonard Moore II: a daughter-in-law, Sally Moore; her parents: Jessie and Dan Payne; 3 sisters: Eva Jean Crook, Melva Vandergriff and Audrey Adams and one brother: Dossie Payne.

A heartfelt thanks is extended to the Staff of the Lonoke Health and Rehab Center, Lonoke, Arkansas for their helpful, loving care of our mother.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Doniphan, Missouri.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer, Missouri.

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

 

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Mary Jane Exum

Mary Jane Exum

Mary Jane Exum

Mary Jane Exum was born the daughter of Joseph L. Murphy and Mary Frances Dodson Murphy on February 11, 1942, in Lovejoy, Georgia, and departed this life March 18, 2018, at her home in Koshkonong, Missouri, at the age of 76 years.

She was united in marriage on September 24, 1966, in Hampton, Georgia, to Grady Exum.

She is survived by her husband, Grady Exum of the home in Koshkonong, Missouri; one son, Shannon Lee Exum and wife, Tonia of Alton, Missouri; one daughter, Benita Dawn Holman and husband, Mark of Alton, Missouri; six grandchildren, Ellie Sue Exum, Callie Jane Exum, Danielle Chronister and husband, Skyler, Carli Holman, Jennah Holman, Kaden Holman, all of Alton, Missouri; one sister, Bettye Jo Murphy of Lovejoy, Georgia; nieces and nephews; other relatives; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Frances Murphy; two brothers, Luther Murphy and Tommy Murphy; and one sister, Sara Brock.

Mary Jane was a Christian lady and a member of the First Baptist Church in Koshkonong, where she had served as church pianist.

She loved her family dearly, and looked forward to their visits. She was an excellent cook and known for her delicious homemade biscuits and the best ever, banana pudding.

She was loved by many and will truly be missed by her family, church family, and the community in which she lived.

Funeral services  for Mrs. Exum will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Brother Raymond Kazen and Brother Richard Story officiating.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer, Missouri.

Interment with be in Jolliff Cemetery near Rover, Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Koshkonong First Baptist Church and may be left at the funeral home.

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Patricia Ann Draves

Patricia Ann Draves

Patricia Ann Draves

Patricia Ann Draves was born the daughter of James A. Draves and Flora Caldwell Draves on April 5, 1936, in Kansas City, Kansas, and departed this life March 17, 2018, in Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 81 years.

She is survived by one brother, Jack Draves and his wife, Marie of Ottawa, Kansas; numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Flora Draves; and one brother, Danny Draves.

Patricia was a Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church in Thayer and faithfully attended as long as she was able.

She was an active member of the Mammoth Spring Senior Citizen’s Center and was there frequently when health permitted.

Patricia loved animals, especially her dogs, “Gracie”, “George” and “Hershey”. She also loved going on drives throughout her community.

She will be missed by her family, church family, friends and all who had the privilege to know her.

Graveside services for Patricia Ann Draves will be held Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Thayer Cemetery in Thayer, Missouri with Brother Jared Russell officiating.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer, Missouri.

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

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SSgt. Nathan Cushing

SSgt. Nathan Cushing

SSgt. Nathan Cushing

SSgt. Nathan Cushing passed from this life and onto the next on March 6, 2018, at his home in Selma, Texas.

Nathan was born in to his large loving family on February 10, 1983, in Denver, Colorado, the son of Theresa “Chris” Cushing. At the age of 10 years, they moved to Koshkonong, Missouri, the place he called home for the rest of his life, regardless of where he went in the world.

He graduated from Koshkonong High School in 2001, where he loved to play baseball and basketball, was a member of the FFA and the Quiz Bowl Team. He loved school, his classmates, and living life large in general.

After attending college for one year following high school, he met and eventually married the love of his life, Angela (Helm) Cushing. To this union three children were born, Bailey, McKinna, and Evan. They were the light of his life, his pride and joy, his soul, and his purpose for living.

Early in their marriage, Nathan chose the Air Force as a career. He graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in 2005. He was selected and trained to be a respiratory therapist and eventually served as a member of the Air Force Critical Care Air Transport (CCAT) Team, transporting critically wounded service members home to the United States. During his military career, he was deployed seven times in thirteen years.
Nathan had a sharp, witty sense of humor, a magnetic personality, and the most amazing smile. He was truly loved and cherished by all who knew him.

He leaves behind to mourn his loss, his mother and stepfather, Ron and Theresa “Chris” Trobaugh; his former wife of 12 years, Angela Cushing; his beloved children, Bailey, McKinna, and Evan Cushing; his bro/cousin, Joseph Cushing (Jessica); stepbrothers, Gabe Trobaugh (Becka) and Jody Trobaugh; cousins, Adam and Alex Rosseau; treasured uncles, Matthew Cushing (Sally) and David Andersen (Teresa); a cousin with whom he had a very special bond, Kathy Andersen; countless great aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins, and his entire Air Force family, with hundreds of them being scattered all around the world.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Brother John Holesapple officiating.

The family will receive their friends on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer.

Burial will be in the Wayside Cemetery at Koshkonong, Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.

 

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Ralph Rogers

Ralph Rogers

Ralph Rogers

Ralph L. Rogers was born the son of William Guy Rogers and Madge Bell Rogers on October 19, 1927, in Kansas City, Missouri, and departed this life March 13, 2018, in West Plains, Missouri, at the age of 90 years.

He was united in marriage on July 30, 1951, at Salem, Arkansas, to Betty Reynolds.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Rogers of West Plains, Missouri; two daughters, Linda Ward and husband, Mike of Thayer, Missouri and Marla Rogers of Maumelle, Arkansas; 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; other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Madge Rogers; two sons, Jerry Rogers and Keith Rogers; and his sister, Louise Halcomb.

Ralph was a conductor for Frisco Railroad, retiring after more than forty years of service. He also enjoyed hours spent working on the family farm.

He was an avid Cardinal baseball fan and enjoyed watching the Kansas City Chiefs, as long as they had a winning season.

He was a member of the Church of Christ. He will be remembered as a devoted husband and a loving and caring dad. He will be missed by all that had the privilege to know him.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Erman Croney officiating.

The body will lie in state at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel from 8:00 a.m. on Saturday until service time.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Saturday.

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

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Charles Hackworth

Charles Hackworth

Charles Hackworth

Charles J. Hackworth was born the son of James N. Hackworth and Sarah E. Jones Hackworth on April 8, 1927, in Couch, Missouri, and departed this life March 13, 2018, in West Plains, Missouri, at the age of 90 years.
He was united in marriage on October 16, 1947, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, to Billie Jean Litherland, who preceded him in death on January 19, 2010.

He is survived by his daughter, Becky Hunt and husband, Bob of Jacksonville Beach, Florida; one grandson, Christopher Hunt of Jacksonville Beach, Florida; numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Sarah Hackworth; his wife, Billie Jean Hackworth; four brothers, Arnett Hackworth, Ode Hackworth, Ted Hackworth, and D.B. Hackworth; and four sisters, Josie Taylor, Virgie Combs, Mardell Lewallen and Grace Honeycutt.

Mr. Hackworth was a veteran, proudly serving his country in the United States Army during World War II.

Chuck was an avid lover of music, especially blue grass music. One of his favorite memories was getting together with his musician friends and playing music for many hours. Most of all, he loved his family, and looked forward to family reunions, telephone calls, and long visits.

He was a Christian man and of the Baptist faith.

He will truly be missed by his family, friends, and all who had the privilege to know him.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Thayer, Missouri.

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

 

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Clarence “Clem” Seymour

Clarence Seymour

Clarence Seymour

Clarence Eugene Seymour was born the son of Lewis Hawkins and Loretta Thompson Hawkins on November 8, 1938, in Lisbon, Ohio, and departed this life March 9, 2018, at his home in Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 79 years.

He was united in marriage on May 4, 2002, at Thayer, Missouri, to Linda Monhead.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Seymour of the home in Thayer, Missouri; six children, Sherri Gillham, Tim Seymour, Randy Seymour, Monica Bowers, Joshua Eubank, and Jason Eubank; eighteen grandchildren; three sisters, Shirley Watley, Linda Hawkins and Leanne Hawkins; six brothers, Chuck Hawkins, Lewis Hawkins, Donnie Hawkins, Jim Hawkins, George Seymour, and Thomas McIntire; other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Loretta Hawkins; two sisters, Betty Seymour and Mary Seymour; and two brothers, Pete Seymour and David Seymour.

Mr. Seymour was a veteran, proudly serving his country in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. Clarence was a true Marine, earning the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Rifle and Pistol Marksmanship Badges, and the Presidential Unit Citation with Star.

Retiring as a Marine after more than twenty years of service, Clem returned to civilian life and worked as a barber and a railroad shuttle driver.

He enjoyed all kinds of music, playing with his grandkids, and eating with his family and friends.

He was a Christian and loved reading his Bible. He will truly be missed by all who had the privilege to know him.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 15th, 2018, at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 15th, from 1:00 PM until service time at 2:00 in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel at Thayer.

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

 

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Larry Renn

Larry William Renn, age 65, of Thayer, Missouri, died Monday, March 5, 2018, at his home in Thayer.

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

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Velma Lois Rogers

 

Velma Rogers

Velma Rogers

Velma Lois Rogers was born the daughter of Noel Martin and Mary Katherine Clark Martin on June 14, 1928 in Calico Rock, Arkansas, and departed this life February 23, 2018, in West Plains, Missouri, at the age of 89 years.

She was united in marriage on April 20, 1949, in Hardy, Arkansas to John Rogers, who preceded her in death on December 1, 1991.

She is survived by Mickey Parks of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; one step-daughter, Reta Smith of Gillespie, Illinois; three brothers, Leon Martin of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, Vernon Martin of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas and Earl Martin and wife, Ruth of Willow Springs, Illinois; several nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Noel and Mary Martin; one brother, Leland Martin; two sisters, Lorene Martin and Ruby Parmley; and one step-son, Franklin Coy Rogers.

Mrs. Rogers was a Christian and was of the Seventh Day Adventist faith.
Velma enjoyed being outdoors and had a great love for all baby animals. She enjoyed sewing and cooking, however, her favorite pastime was going to yard sales.

Mrs. Rogers will be missed by her family and all that knew her.

Funeral services for Velma Lois Rogers will be held Monday, February 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, February 25th from 5 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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

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James Humphrey

James Humphrey

James Humphrey

After dedicating a life to service, James Lloyd Humphrey, Melbourne, Arkansas, died on February 13, 2018. James was born October 7, 1970, in Salem, Arkansas, to Jerry and Judith Humphrey. James was united in marriage to Novella Jett Humphrey. He was a 1989 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School and the South Central Area Vocational School. He later attended Ozarka College and the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy (1998-Class D). As a law enforcement officer, he served as a Fulton County Deputy, Izard County Criminal Investigator, and a special agent for the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force. In addition to law enforcement, James served fourteen years as a fireman and first responder. He was a deacon in the Melbourne First Baptist Church. As a special agent, he received medals of commendation from the DEA and the US Attorney’s Office. Yet, James’ greatest pride and happiness was found in his two children, Jared and Natalie.

Survivors include his wife, Novella; two children, Jared Humphrey and Natalie Humphrey; his parents, Jerry and Judy Humphrey; one sister, Joy Poulette (Donnie); his in-laws, Lester and Mozella Jett; one sister-in-law, Tonya Jedlicka (Dale); one brother-in-law, Navy Lieutenant Commander Leslie Jett; two uncles, Sam Casey (Brenda) and Floyd Casey; special neighbors, Dan and Betty Garwood; and a host of extra sons and daughters that were always welcomed in his home and heart.

He was preceded in death by his beloved paternal grandparents, Fred and Ruby Humphrey; maternal grandparents, Henry and Mary Casey; and one uncle, Thurman Casey.

He was a wonderful husband, loving father, and a friend to all. He will be greatly missed, but we have the peace of God knowing that he is with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Memorials may be made to the Melbourne First Baptist Church in support of the Peru Mission at Villa Millagro.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, February 16th, 2018, at 10:00 AM at the Melbourne First Baptist Church in Melbourne, Arkansas.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 15th, 2018, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the Melbourne First Baptist Church in Melbourne.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Melbourne First Baptist Church in support of the Peru Mission at Villa Millagro.

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