Funeral Services for Mr. Leroy A. Vaughn Jr., age 68, a resident of Summersville and former resident of Eminence will be held Thursday, October 29 at 10:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville.
Visitation for Mr. Leroy A.Vaughn Jr. will be held at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, October 28 from 6 to 8 PM.
Burial and Military Honors will be at Flatwoods Cemetery near Summersville under the care of Bradford Funeral Home
Leroy A. Vaughn Jr. was born June 25, 1947 in St. Charles, Missouri the son of Leroy and Laura (Wilson) Vaughn of Foley, Missouri. He departs this life on October 25, 2015 at the age of 68 years. He spent most of his life in Foley, Missouri.
He served in the Military as a SP5 in the Army. He served 1 tour in Vietnam.
He is preceded in death by his father Leroy A. Vaughn father-in-law Charlie H. Chilton and his son Leroy H. Vaughn Sr.
He was united in marriage on October 19th, 1968 to Virginia (Chilton) Vaughn for 47 years. To this union they were blessed with 3 children, Sherry Vaughn Smith and husband Eddie Smith, Pamela Vaughn Brandt and fiancee Jesse Piechoinski. Leroy was blessed with 9 grandchildren, Cassie Jo Dupape, Andrew Brandt, CJ Davis, Joe Grabenhorst, Ashley Grabenhorst, Leroy Hayden Vaughn Jr, Jessica Lynch, Savannah Vaughn, and Leighton Vaughn and one great grandchild Mila Dupape (Mimi). His mother Laura Vaughn of Hartshorn, Missouri, siblings Bill Vaughn and wife Joan, Jim Vaughn and wife Rose both of Hanna, Wyoming, Alan Vaughn and wife Anita of Hartshorn, Missouri. Leroy had an adopted son and daughter-in-law Calvin and Penny Ipock.
He was loved by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
Leroy enjoyed spending time with his wife hunting and fishing and spending time with his grandkids. He was greatly loved and will be missed by many.
Allen Ross Townsend the son of Alvin Ross Townsend and Ida Clark Townsend was born Febuary 20th, 1939 at Hot Springs, South Dakota and passed away at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains Missouri on Monday October 20th, 2015 making his age 76 years 8 months.
Allen was united in marriage to Alice Heverns (Renegar) December 20th, 1996.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 637 in Mountain View, Missouri. He served his country as a Marine security guard on the Sacramento Railway for 4 years.
He loved watching NASCAR races and driving his tractor on the farm as well as spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his father Alvin Ross Townsend and mother Ida Curl, three brothers Robert (Bob) Townsend, Richard (Dick) Townsend and Vernon Townsend.
He is survived by his wife Alice Townsend of the home, one son Adam Townsend; two daughters, Shelia Townsend and Tammy Harlow; two step sons, Frank and Earnie Renegar; 7 grandchildren, Dagan Townsend, Lindsay Conditt and Stephanie Conditt of Oregon City, Oregon and Frankie, Rickie, Jayson and Annalice, two great grandchildren Blake and Brilynn, Renegar of Missouri.
Memorial graveside services and Military honors will be held Saturday, November 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Mountain View, Missouri under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Virgie Agnes Terrill, daughter of Earnest Elvin and Ellen Cordelia (Smith) Terrill was born December 13, 1915 at Hartshorn, Missouri and departed this life on Sunday, October 18, 2015 in Houston, Missouri making her age 99 years 10 months and 5 days.
Virgie and William Paul Hodge were united in marriage June 23, 1934 at Eminence, Missouri. Paul passed away February 2, 2003 making their union together 68 years at the time of his death.
Virgie and Paul live in the Eminence and Summersville communities. They lived in Summersville at the time of their retirement. She was an accomplished seamstress, wonderful cook. She and Paul enjoyed gardening together with Virgie canning their produce. She had an abundance of love for her nieces and nephews, and did what she could to show them how much they were loved.
Virgie is preceded in death by her parents Ernest and Ellen, her beloved husband Paul, two sisters, Beulah and Ruby, seven brothers, Emil, Virgil, Ray, Norman, Robert, Meril and Eugene.
Surviving is sisters-in-law, Bessie Terrill of Barnhart, Missouri, and Freda Terrill of Springfield, Missouri, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
She professed her faith in Christ and truly believed in the Lord.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Bradford Funeral Home at 1:00 PM. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 21 from 12 to service at 1 PM.
Interment will be in Black Pond Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
David Ronald Stark the son of Lester Stark and Maggie Mae (Wilson) Stark was born January 22nd 1949 at Birch Tree, Missouri and passed away at his home in Birch Tree, Missouri on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 making his age 66 years 8 months and 7 days.
David was united in marriage to Vada May Smith on October 4th 1968. To their union 5 children were born; Keith Stark, Scott Stark, Theresa Young, Clinton Stark and Angela Kleopfer.
David liked to fish, hunt and spend time with his family. He loved restoring old tractors but most of all he loved to aggravate his grandkids.
Preceding him in death is his father (Lester Stark), mother (Maggie Mae (Wilson) Stark), two brothers; (Robert and Johnny) and two sisters (Wilma and Thelma).
Surviving are his wife Vada Stark, Children: Keith and Anna Stark, Theresa and L.H. Young, Clinton and Gena Stark, Angela and Verlin Kleopfer, Scott and Maxine Stark, thirteen grand children and 6 great-grand children.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 12:45 PM at Oak Forest Cemetery in Birch Tree. Visitation will be held Thursday morning, October 1, 2015 from 11 to 12 at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville. Interment will be in Oak Forest Cemetery on Hwy 99 in Birch Tree under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online Condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Norman Walter Neagle the son of Walter Glen Neagle and Bertha Pearl (Belew) Neagle was born in Summersville, Missouri on September 12, 1928. He passed away at his home in Summersville surrounded by his loved ones on September 24, 2015 making his age 87 years and 12 days.
Norman was united in marriage to Marjorie Cleata Young, November 28, 1946. To their union they were blessed with two daughters, Diann Green and Carolyn Halverson.
He was a member of the Summersville Masonic Lodge. He was a faithful member of the Summersville First Christian Church.
Norman was talented in many fields and enjoyed many activities through out the years, including hunting, camping, boating, motorcycling riding, along with many other activities with family.
He is preceded in death by his parents Walter and Pearl, sister Thelma Bunch, sons-in-law James Barnes Jr. and John Squibb.
Norman is survived by his wife Marjorie of the home, daughters Diann Green and husband Glenn, Caroyln Halverson and husband Rick, brother John Neagle and wife Connie, sister Nina Barton and husband Tim, four grandchildren Tamara Squibb, James Green, James Barnes III, Jimalea Jones, 8 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Funeral Services for Mr. Norman Neagle, age 87, a resident of Summersville will be held Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 PM at First Christian Church in Summersville.
Visitation for Mr. Norman Neagle will be held at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel on Friday evening, September 25, from 6 to 8 PM.
Burial will be at Summersville Cemetery near Summersville under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.
Loweta Fern Downey was born June 25, 1940 to John L. McCoy and Dorothy A. Parsley in Bennett, Texas. Loweta passed away at her home in Summersville after a lengthy Illness on Sunday, September 20, 2015 making her age 75 years 2 months and 26 days.
She was united in marriage to Leslie Eugene Downey November 14, 1977. She was blessed with three children, Jackie Goodreau, Vickie Willis, and Leslie Downey Jr.
Loweta was a great storyteller; and enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. She loved family and that love included her animals.
Preceding her in death are her father John and mother Dorothy, her husband Leslie, brothers, Herman McCoy, Johnny McCoy, and infant Allen Jeffrey McCoy, sisters Reba Barnard, Linda Dubois and grandson Allen Goodreau Jr.
Those left to mourn her passing are her children, Jackie Goodreau and husband Allen of Perrnin, Texas, Vickie Willis and husband Jeffrey of Mountain View, Missouri and Leslie Downey Jr. and wife Jaclyn of Alton, Missouri 9 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and a host of family members.
Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Funeral Services for Mrs. Pamala Sue Taber, age 50, a resident of Summersville will be held Wednesday, September 23rd at 10:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville.
Visitation for Mrs. Pamala Sue Taber will be held at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday evening, September 22, from 6 to 8 PM.
Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery near Summersville under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.
Pamala Sue Taber the daughter of Carl Wayne Rogers Sr. and Bonnie Marie House Rogers was born June 1st, 1965 at Sycamore Municipal Hospital and passed away at her home on Sunday September 20th, 2015 making her age 50 years 3 months and 19 days.
Pamala was blessed with two children, Amanda Grace Mounce and Debbie Lynn Taber.
Her favorite pastimes were family gatherings, going to grandchildrens sporting events, hanging out with her friends at Karr Kare, spending time with her dogs and her yearly girl trips.
She is preceded in death by her Father; Carl Wayne Rogers Sr. and Mother; Bonnie Marie Rogers.
She is survived by Amanda and husband Kevin and their 3 children, Chase, Emma and Kadin; Debbie Taber; Carl and Evina Jo and their 4 children, Cody, Corey, McKenzie and Baileigh; Patricia and her 3 children, Peggy, Jason and Amber; Great nieces and nephews: Shaylee, Jason, Violet and Maddison.
Beulah Lee Rust was born near Summersville, Missouri September 8th, 1929 at 8 AM to George W. and Josephene P. (Mitchell) Huskey. She passed away August 26th 2015 in Warrenton, Missouri making her age 85 years 11 months and 18 days. She graduated from Summersville High School in May of 1947 and gave herself to God in May of 1948 at the First Baptist Church in Summersville, Missouri. She taught school (1st through 4th grade) at Hartshorn in 1947 and 1948. She was also a member of the V.F.W. She was united in marriage in 1949 to Marvin Spencer from Illinois, to this union 3 children were born, Gloria D. Johnson, Jim Dale Spencer Sr. of Bunker Hill, Illinois and Cheryl Hoff of West Plains, Missouri.
In 1963 she was united in marriage to Billy Gene Rust Sr., to this union a boy was born, Billy (Rusty) Gene Rust Jr. of Warrenton, Missouri. She retired from Oxnard, CA in 1988 when her health would no longer allowed her to work.
She is preceded in death by both parents, 2 sisters Violet Caldwell, Velma Marsh, and one brother Herman Huskey.
She is survived by her 4 children, 3 sisters Virginia Young and Ailene Kelly of Granite City, Missouri and Bonnie Ament of Summersville, Missouri, 6 grand children and 6 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers by request of the family donations can be made to Loving Hands Hospice, PO Box 271,Warrenton, Missouri 63383
Funeral services will be at Bradford Funeral Home on Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 12:00. Visitation will be Monday, August 31 from 10 to service time at 12. Burial will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
William Raymond Cooley firstborn son of Barney Raymond Cooley and Wilma Dyer Cooley was born June 10th, 1932 at Oakside, Missouri and passed from this life at his home August 15, 2015, making his age 83 years 2 months and 5 days.
He was united in marriage to Mary Lou Atkins in 1954 and to this union 4 sons were born, Harold Lynn, Denver Raymond, Justin Lee Lyle Scott. She preceded him in death in 1968. He was united in marriage to Jeanie Malone in 1969, they had a daughter Lisa Lynette.
Bill served honorably in The United States Navy from 1950 through 1954.
He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Wilma, wife Mary Lou, brother Ralph and infant sister Nellie.
He is survived by his wife Jeanie of the home, sons; Lynn and wife Brenda of Goose Creek, South Carolina, Denver and wife Chandra of Summersville, Missouri, Justin and wife Shari of Summersville, Missouri, Scott and wife Vickie of Willow Springs, Missouri: Daughters; Lisa Jordan and husband John of Houston, Missouri and Ivanna Koogler and husband Rick of Low Wassie, Missouri. Grandchildren Jason, Matthew and Nathan Cooley, Mary Lee and Dan Cooley, Frankie Bowman, Tyler and Shelby Cooley, Chris Willrett and Mackenzie Mooney, Rick Koogler and Rikita Renegar Dusty and Jake Knight, Guy Payne and Pammie Dawson. 16 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren. Brothers: Pug Cooley and wife Wanda of Mt. View Missouri; Bud Cooley and wife Nancy of Summersville, Missouri, Sister: Dorothy Wood and husband Woody of Wood River Nebraska. As well as many nieces and nephews, friends and relatives.
Bill was a friends to many and a stranger to none, teller of stories, greatly loved by all he met. He will be missed and we his family will love him forever.
Memorial Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at 10:30 AM at Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in Summersville City Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Earnest Paul Smith the son of Homer Albert Smith and Ethel Winnie (Belew) Smith was born September 14th, 1929 at Summerville, Missouri and passed away at his home in Summersville on Saturday, August 8th, 2015 making his age 85 years 10 months and 25 days.
Earnest was united in marriage to Bonnie L. Bell on March 20th, 1949 making their years together 66 years. To their union 2 children were born, Earnest Lee Smith who was stillborn and Larry Dean Smith.
Earnest was an auctioneer and loved doing sales at the local salebarn, which he was part owner for many years. He along with his wife Bonnie raised beef cattle and calves. Riding horses was a great pleasure to him.
Preceding him in death is his father and
mother, Homer and Ethel Smith, his wife Bonnie L. Smith, infant son Earnest Lee Smith, one brother
Lawrence H. Smith and one sister Wanda L McNeall.
He is survived by son Larry and friend Mary Courtney, grandsons Chad, Jared and Bryan, great grandsons Cody and wife Kristeena Smith, Corey Smith, four brothers Wayne, Merle, Harold and Ronnie and one sister Beulah E. Bryant, sisters-in law Sharon, Gail, Norma, Maxine, Margaret and
Evelyn Gruben, brother-in- law Don McNeall, great great grandsons and a host of nieces and nephews and loving care givers, Robert and Amy Jo DeMitry and children.
Funeral Services for Mr. Earnest Paul Smith age 85, a resident of Summersville, will be held Tuesday, August 11, at 12:00 noon at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel
Visitation for Mr. Earnest Paul Smith will be Tuesday morning, August 11th, from 10:30 to 12 noon, at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel
Burial will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Funeral Services for Mr. Lloyd Briggs, age 93, a resident of Hartshorn, will be held Friday, July 31, at 10:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel
Visitation for Mr. Lloyd Briggs will be Thursday evening, July 30 from 6:00 to 8:00 Pm at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Lloyd Briggs son of George Briggs and Carrie (Helton) Briggs was born on August 1, 1921 at Akers, Missouri and passed on July 27th, 2015 at Mountain View Healthcare. Making his age 93 years 11 months and 26 days.
He grew up in the Akers and Hartshorn, Missouri area. He worked in St. Louis when he was younger then returned to Hartshorn to live. He worked at the rock quarry for a while before working at different pallet mills in the area. After he retired he did mostly what he wanted to do. If anyone needed help he would be there to help.
He loved going to the Current River Opry in Summersville on Saturday nights. He loved getting out and riding through the woods and picking up cans. He especially loved playing with his grandchildren and all the little kids that came around.
He was united in marriage to Florence Nadine Riley on September 12th, 1946 at Houston, Missouri. They celebrated their 50th anniversary on September 12th, 1996. To This union 5 children were born.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Florence Briggs and one son Joie Briggs: four brothers; Arnold, Vernon, Aubrey and Wayne Briggs: five sisters; Wave Reynolds, Rose McQuinn, Thelma Pearson, Audrey Shoults and Geraldine Derryberry. One great grandson Chase Schniepp and two sisters-in law Elsie Briggs and Joyce (Riley) Briggs.
He is Survived by four daughters, Edna Briggs and companion Jerry Barton of Hartshorn, Missouri; Wilma Evans and husband Harry of St. Peters, Missouri; Imogene Terrill and husband Gaylan of Raymondville, Missouri; Bernadine Hohlt and husband Mark of Success, MO; one sister Maudelene and husband Jim Purcell of Salem, Missouri; one sister- in law Thelma Briggs of Summersville, MO.
He had 9 grandchildren, Kelle, Shelly, Shannon, Nathaniel, Jacob, Zachary, T.J., Kalee and Leanne and 13 great grandchildren and host of nieces and nephews.
He was a great father and grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him.
Etta Mae Jugenheimer the daughter of Albert P. Heim and Amie Iris Floyd was born July 4, 1924 in Storm Lake, Iowa and passed away at her home on Saturday, July 25, 2015 making their age 91 years and 21 days.
Etta was united in marriage to Larry Jugenheimer and was a dedicated member of Bethel Church.
She enjoyed traveling, dancing, NASCAR and her family and friends. She was very intelligent and friendly. A business school graduate, she worked as an office manager until retirement. Her kindness was an example to all and her smile could light up the world.
Preceding her in death is her mother Amie Heim, father Albert Heim and husband Larry Jugenheimer.
She is survived by her daughter Rene Hartman and husband Cleve, one gradnson Aaron Parfitt and wife Carla 2 great grandchildren Seth and Randi.
No public services will be held at this time. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Texas County Animal Shelter.
Arrangements were under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Lynda Kathleen Roehl died on July 18th, 2015 at her home in Eunice, Missouri from the effects of cancer. She was 61 years old, born in Buffalo N.Y. daughter of John and Ann Burd.
She was preceded in death by her father, her sister Patty Collins, and brother Tom Burd.
She is survived by her husband Tim Roehl of the home, daughter Dawn Braiser and husband Jeff of Pomona, MO, daughter Sharan Gruendler and husband Matt of St. Louis, MO: Grandchildren Miranda and Jeffrey Brasier, Katie and Zack Gruendler: Mother, Ann Burd of Willow Springs; Sisters: Cindy (Garry) Breidt of Willow Springs, Paula Simandl of Willow Springs, Donna (Randy) Balch of Barling, Arkansas: Brothers; John (Judy) Burd of Gaithersberg, MA, Robert (Janelle) Burd of Lee’s Summit, MO. Also a large extended family of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and outlaws. She had a host of supportive friends and family.
Lynda served the Seven County Solid Waste District for over twenty years as the District Coordinator Planner. She was instrumental in establishing and sustaining Recycling programs and solid waste services in all seven counties. She received an international award for her innovational Household Hazardous Waste Program, and a lifetime achievement award from Missouri Recycling Association.
Lynda enjoyed traveling with her husband Tim and visited all 50 states and seven provinces. Her family always came first, her favorite role was Grandma.
Lynda’s last days were filled with a profound sense of gratitude for the exceptional life she had. Somehow she always got just what she needed just when she needed it.
“I had the chance to know you and to love you all-how much more blessed could I be?”
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at 3-5pm at Pomona Christian Church in Pomona, Missouri with Rev. Jeremiah Woodring officiating and Donna Utter Master of Ceremonies. Memorials can be made to Lynda Roehl Memorial Trust. Services under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Shirley Elene Hensley nee Tune passed away July 15th, 2015 in Columbia, Tenneesee at the age 76. She was born Dec. 29th, 1938 to William E Tune and Irene (Lee) Tune. She grew up in the Summersville, MO area, where she met her husband Charles Burton, with whom she had two daughters.
Shirley took great joy in faith and love of God. She also took great joy in spending time with her family. Shirley loved visiting with friends. She enjoyed traveling, quilting, cross stitching and listening to gospel music.
She leaves behind her two daughters Barbara (Bob) Redmond of Lewisburg, TN and Robin (Mark) Blevin of Jefferson City, MO., four grandchildren; Shawn (Kumiko) Burton, Robert (Abby) Redmond, Rebecca (Logan) Smith and Samantha Blevins. She is also survived by five great grandchildren; two sisters Nadine Boyle and Mildred Barnhart; two brothers; Bill Tune and Lenroe Tune.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands James Harrelson and Frank Hensley, and one brother Melvin Tune.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:00 Pm at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel
Visitation will be held at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville, MO on Saturday, July 18th from 10:30am until 1pm. Burial will be in Oakside Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
In lieu of flowers donations to St. Judes Childrens Hospital would be appreciated.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Diane Frampton, age 50, of Summersville will be held Tuesday, July 14, at 11:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Home with Rev. Gordon Rhodes officiating.
Visitation for Mrs. Diane Frampton will be Tuesday morning, July 14h from 10 to 11Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 10:30 Am at Valley Center Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Visitation will be Friday evening July 10th, from 6 to 8 pm at Bradford Funeral Home. Burial will be Valley Center Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Marcella May (Shoults) Wilcox the daughter of Elmer and Audrey (Briggs) Shoults was born November 24, 1939 at Hartshorn, Missouri and she went into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, making her age 75 years, 7 months, and 15 days.
Marcella May was united in marriage to Donald Ray Wilcox, August 11 1957. To their union two children were born, Roger Lee and Robin Lea Wilcox.
While living in St. Louis, Marcie worked at Champ Items and Lee Rowans. When the family moved to Summersville she worked at Angelica Uniform Factory and D&K. She was a wonderful cook and more than anything she loved to garden and grow flowers, read books, sew, make crafts, ceramics and silk flower arrangements. She also the best caregiver to her nieces and nephews and several local families that she loved and treated as her own. She had a very special place in her heart for her nephew Andy Shoults who stayed with Marcie and Don throughout his childhood years, and was treated as a brother to Roger and Robin.
June 1957 during bible school Marcie accepted Christ as her Savior and was baptized in Current River at Akers, Missouri. Marcie was a member of the Valley Center Church.
Marcie is preceded in death by her father Elmer Shoults, mother Audrey Briggs Shoults, grandparents Andrew and Daisy (Sullivan) Shoults and George and Carrie (Helton) Briggs, brothers Donald and Denver Shoults, nephew Jason Shoults, cousin Joey Briggs, aunt Isabell Shoults Riley and Paul S. Riley, aunt Lilly Shoults Karr and David Karr, and uncle Charles and Jean Wilcox and \sister in law Kay Shoults.
Surviving are husband Donald, children Roger and wife Janet and Robin and Tony Salyards, 3 grandchildren: Julie Wilcox of Hartshorn, Missouri, Amber Kirk of Mountain View, Missouri, TJ Salyards of Summersville, Missouri, step-granddaughter Jessica Bullock of Bakersfield, California, great grandchildren Adysn Seilhan and Chad Allen Kirk JR. (CJ), 5 brothers: Angel Van Shoults of Mountain View, Missouri, James and wife Paulette Shoults of Hartshorn, Charles Shoults of Summersville, David and wife Rhonda Shoults of Hartshorn and Frankie and wife Cheryl Shoults of Hartshorn, 2 sisters: Acleda Menz and husband Jerry of Raymondville, Missouri and Darlene Pethrus and husband Pierre of Ventura , California, Erma Shoults of St. Louis and a host of aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, and many other family members.
Marcie’s life long occupation was to be a wife, mother, and a homemaker. She was the best in the world.
Funeral Services for Mrs. LaVera Collista Dixon, will be held on Sunday, June 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Arvel Schweighauser officiating. Visitation for Mrs. LaVera Dixon will be on Sunday, June 21st from 1:30 to 3:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
LaVera Collista Sirdoreus Dixon, daughter of James Sirdoreus and Belle Davis Sirdoreus, was born May 6, 1931 at Yukon, MO., and passed away at Texas County Memorial Hospital on June 18, 2015, making her 84 years, 1 month and 12 days old.
She was united in marriage to Wayne Dixon on August 28, 1950. To their union one son was born, Rick.
LaVera was saved at an early age, faithfully attending church all her life. She was a member of Praise Assembly in Summersville until her health declined; in her last year she attended Countryside Worship.
LaVera was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Piney Scheets, Alma Malchert, Violet Mings Austin and Daisy Pine; and brother Arvel Sirdoreus.
LaVera is survived by husband Wayne; son Rick, wife Lisa and granddaughter Lydia; grandson Justin, wife Tessa and great-grandchildren Michael and Rachael; grandson Josh, wife Shelbi and great-grandson Logan; sister Ina Thieman and husband Jerry; and sister-in-law Mearl Sirdoreus She is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces.
LaVera worked for Brown Shoe Co. until it closed. She was the Ozark Township Collector for 36 years. She also cashiered auctions for several local auctioneers.
LaVera loved music. She could play the guitar and fiddle, and almost any instrument that had strings. She loved to sing, often accompanied by her sister Ina. She was an avid quilter, stitcher and crocheter. She loved flowers and gardening. When she was younger she enjoyed horseback riding, and she could drive anything with wheels on it. She was a crackshot with a rifle with open sights. LaVera also loved to cook and bake, with bread and rolls her specialties. Her greatest love was her husband Wayne of 64 years, and her family.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Big Creek Cemetery, care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Surrounded by family on Sunday, June 14, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Vicki Lynn Wildhaber Shockley fell asleep in the arms of Jesus at the age of 63 years.
Vicki was born in Pontiac, IL, as the daughter of Robert & Esther Wildhaber. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Freddy, father-in-law Jack Shockley and brother-in-law Danny Shockley.
Vicki had a huge heart and a huge family who loved and will miss her. She is survived by her husband Richard Shockley of the home, two sons, Rodney, Scot and wife Tame´, daughter Nikki all of Summersville, her grandchildren; Quinton, Dakota, Laurin and Addisyn. Her brothers and sisters were faithful to offer love and support during her life and especially through her illness. Vicki had 12 siblings: Brothers; Jerry, Bub, Larry and wife Monica, Joe and wife Cheryl, Johnny and wife Teresa, Stevie and wife Melissa: Sisters; Judee and husband Bob, Janet, Peggy and husband Steve, Cindy and husband Gene, Patsy and husband Rocky. She will also be missed by her mother-in-law Nadine Shockley and her sister-in-law and friend Debbie. She was a very favorite aunt to many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. The kids always loved “Aunt Vick”.
Vicki loved the St. Louis Cardinals and the Summersville Wildcats, especially when one of her kids or grandkids were wearing black and gold. Vicki played softball most of her life and her trademark was playing barefooted.
Her favorite thing was being surrounded by family, whether it was a whole hog roast with the Wildhaber clan and friends at Raymondville or grilled hotdogs at home with her kids and grandkids. These were the things that brought her real joy.
Vicki also had many special friendships with the people she grew up with in the Raymondville and Houston area as well as all the people she worked with through out the years.
Vicki accepted the Lord as her savior and was baptized by her brother-in-law Danny. She made the First Christian Church her home. Vicki had a deep strong faith.
She loved the Lord, she loved her family and she loved life.
Services: Wednesday, June, 17th 2015 at 10am at the First Christian Church in Summersville with Rev. Paul Hamm officiating. Visitation will be Tueday evening, June 16, from 6 to 8 PM at Bradford Funeral Home.Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net