Mrs. LaVera C. Dixon

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.

Mrs. Vicki Shockley

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

Mary Rosetta Riley

Mary Rosetta (Pyles) Riley was born March 7, 1920 at Ink, Missouri to Henry Allen Pyles and Eliza Anna (Sullivan) Pyles. Mary went to her Heavenly Home Sunday, May 24, 2014 at Mountain View Health Care in Mountain View, Missouri making her age 95 years 2 months and 17 days.

She was united in marriage to Donald Edward Riley June 18, 1940. The were blessed with two children, Carol Ruth and Charles Edward.

Mary worked 30 plus years at Angelica Uniform Factory as a sewing operator. She was a faithful member of the Summersville First Baptist Church attending as long as her health permitted. When she moved to Mountain View Health Care she attended the church services until it was difficult for her. When the churches came to hold services she looked forward to them coming down to her room for a visit and prayer.

She was a dedicated member of the Summersville Order of Eastern Star Chapter 363, she was a past matron, holding most all offices in the chapter during her 50 plus years. May 18, 2002 she was honoured for her dedicated for 50 years as member.

Mary was known for her love of gardening, flowers and working in her yard. She loved her family, and was generous in that love; each of her grandchildren were given a handmade quilt. She was happiest when her family visited and she could enjoy her great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are her beloved husband Donald, her father and mother Henry and Eliza Pyles, her sister Anna Ruth Farrow, brother-in-law Kenneth Farrow and 1 nephew Roger Farrow.

Those left to mourn Mary passing are her children, Carol Lowell and husband Merle of Summersville, Missouri, Charles Riley and wife Julie of Houston, Missouri; 5 grandchildren Glenna Capshaw and husband Jim, Kathy Sue Adams and husband Tim, Gina Rickman and fiance’ Jim Bryan, Dewayne Riley and wife Cheryl, Brenda Scheiderer and husband Bruce, 7 great grandchildren, Crissy, Carrie, Kayla, Mandy, Andrew, Joshua and Christina and 12 great great grandchildren, 2 nieces Ruth Ann Haley and Connie Sue Yeager, 1 nephew Sherman Farrow, and one niece in law Leelia Farrow Carter.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 11 Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Visitation and Eastern Star Services will held Tuesday evening, May 26. Interment will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online Condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net

Mrs. Bonnie Smith

Bonnie L (Bell) Smith the daughter of Emmett B Bell and Eva L (Pitts) Bell was born January 11, 1929 at Summersville, Missouri and passed away at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, May 19, 2015 making her age 86 years 4 months and 8 days.

Bonnie was united in marriage to Ernest P Smith, March 20, 1949. To this union two sons were born, Earnest Lee Smith who was still born and Larry D Smith. Bonnie was a housewife and enjoyed helping Earnest on the farm. She also enjoyed her flowers and garden.

She is preceded in death by her infant son, her parents Emmett and Eva Bell, three brothers Norman, Robert Lee and Charles; her father-in-law Homer A and Ethel (Belew) Smith; and her sister-in-law Ruby Bell.

Bonnie is survived by her husband Earnest of the home, son Larry, grandsons Chad, Bryan and Jared; great grandsons Cody and Cory; one sister Evelyn Gruben of Summersville, sister-in-law Norma Bell of Licking, Missouri and Maxine Bell of Texas; also a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Pastor Bobby Roger. Visitation will be Friday, May 22 from 12 to service time at 2 PM. Burial will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net

Mr. David Paul Jones

David Paul Jones, 67, heavy equipment operator at Royal Oak Charcoal Plant in Summersville, Missouri passed away May 19, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.
He grew up in the Winona/Birch Tree area and graduated from Winona High School.
He is survived by his wife Priscilla (Pat) Jones; 2 daughters, Melissa and Amanda; extended family, Jim (Cathy) Loughridge; Charlene (Herbert) Keeling; Debra “Annie” (Tony) Clark; Mark Loughridge; 8 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren; and 1 brother Howard Jones.
He is preceded in death by both parents, George and Edna Jones; 5 brothers, 3 sisters and 2 grandsons.
David was a loving husband, father-in-law, and grandpa. He will be missed by all that knew him.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 23, 2015 10 Am at Hartshorn Assembly of God Church in Hartshorn, Missouri with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Services are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home

Mrs. Evelyn Genevieve Patterson

EVELYN GENEVIEVE PATTERSON (NEE BARTON). GEN ENTERED INTO ETERNAL REST ON SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015 , AND DIED PEACEFULLY AT HER HOME IN MARMADUKE, ARKANSAS AT THE AGE OF 80 YEARS OLD.
SHE WAS BORN ON OCTOBER 16, 1934 TO GEORGE & EFFIE BARTON (NEE YOUNGER) IN ALLEY SPRINGS, MISSOURI. SHE IS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, HER HUSBAND TIP, DAUGHTER LINDA, GRANDSON ERNEST LEE, JR., GRANDAUGHTER MARSHA AND GRANDSON KENNY. BROTHERS WALTER, SHELBY, LOYD, FLOYD, CLAUDE AND LINDELL BARTON AND SISTERS EDITH AND LOUISE.
SHE IS SURVIVED BY 2 BROTHERS, WILLIAM (CLAUDETTE), CLYDE (CAROLINE) AND 2 SISTERS, EDNA CAIN (EVERETT), BETTY COOK (CHARLES)
TIP AND GEN WERE MARRIED ON SEPTEMBER 28, 1950. WITH THIS UNION CAME 5 CHILDREN BORN OF THE MARRIAGE, KATHRYN SHERMAN (STEVE) OF MARTINSVILLE, INDIANA, LINDA LOU (ERNEST), GLENDA HAMPTON (KENNY), OF MARMADUKE ARKANSAS, CLIFFORD PATTERSON (ADA) OF HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA, AND PAMELA CULLEY (KEITH) OF HOUSE SPRINGS, MISSOURI. GEN HAD 20 GRANDCHILDREN, MISHELLE, JOHNNIE, WILLIAM, SHAWNELL, ERNEST, JR., MARSHA, BRIAN, DAVID, GINNY, KATHY, KENNY, TAMMY, JOSHUA, JOSEPH, RYAN , BRANDON, DESIREE`, ELIZABETH, AMANDA AND KEITH, 29 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND 7 GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. SHE ALSO HAD NUMEROUS, NIECES, NEPHEWS, COUSINS, LOVED ONES AND FRIENDS THAT SHE THOUGHT THE WORLD OF.

ONE OF HER FAVORITE THINGS IN LIFE WAS GOING TO THE BARTON FAMILY REUNION EVERY YEAR AT ALLEY SPRINGS, THIS YEAR WOULD HAVE BEEN HER 43rd YEAR OF ATTENDING, IT WON’T BE THE SAME WITHOUT HER THERE PLAYING HER GUITAR AND SINGING. SHE ALSO ENJOYED GOING TO CHURCH, SEWING, CROCHETING, DOING EMBROIDERY, MAKING QUILTS AND MANY OTHER CRAFTS THAT SHE LOVED TO DO. SHE ESPECIALLY LOVED GIVING THE THINGS SHE MADE AWAY TO EVERYONE TO ENJOY AND HAVE TO REMEMBER HER BY.
GEN WAS LOVED BY MANY AND WILL BE MISSED BY ALL. WE LOVE YOU DEARLY MOM AND WILL MISS YOU EVERYDAY. UNTIL WE SEE YOU AGAIN, MAY YOU REST IN PEACE IN THE LOVING ARMS OF OUR LORD.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 10:00 Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville, MO. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 19, from 5 to 8 PM at Bradford Chapel. Interment will be in Shepard Hills Cemetery in Barhart, Missouri under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.

Mrs. Betty Hodge

Betty Jane Hodge, 64, of Meridian, Idaho, received her promised reward May 14, 2015 surrounded by family and friends. Born May 3, 1951 in Perry Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Earnest and Laura Malone of Summersville, Missouri.

She is survived by her son, Ernie Hodge; grandson, John Hodge; sisters, Jeanie Cooley and husband Bill, Donna Beasley and husband Jerry; numerous nieces and nephews; kittens, Lucy and Ethel; and grand-dog General. She was preceded in death by her sister Patty Malone Powell.

Betty was a loving mother, adoring grandmother, devoted friend, and a servant and child of God.

A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 am Saturday, May 23rd at Summersville City Cemetery in Summersville, Missouri. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, May 30th at the Linder Road Church of Christ in Meridian, Idaho.

Mrs. Marlene Paulene Collins

Marlene Pauline Collins, 83, of Geneva passed away Tuesday March 3, 2015 at the Geneva Village Retirement Community. She lived for many years in Madison before moving to Geneva in 2000.

She was born August 4, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri to Frank and Antoinette (Skibicki) Luepker. Marlene married the love of her life, Lt. Commander Harold T. Collins, Sr. USCG in June of 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Marlene was an active member of Immaculate Conception Church while she lived in Madison and was a member of the Quilting Guild. She attended Assumption Catholic Church when she later moved to Geneva. A talented artist she loved to sing. Marlene was also an avid reader and she enjoyed the reactions of others when she would tell a silly joke.

Marlene is survived by her daughters: Deborah and husband Kenneth Gradomski of Geneva, Ohio, and Marcia and husband Eric Polley of Dixon, Kentucky; son: Patrick and wife Tanya Collins of Columbus, Ohio; seven grandchildren: Dawn Faulhammer, Christopher and wife Susana Faulhammer, Brian and wife Jami Faulhammer, Erin Polley, Nathan and wife Lindsey Polley, Gianna Collins, and Sasha Collins; step grandson: Stan and wife Jillian Gradomski; and great-grandchildren: Haley, Taylor, Landen, Liam, Lola, Jackson, and Kathryn: step great-grandchildren: Megan, Chandler, Ashton, and Braydon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Sr.; son Harold Collins Jr.; and her parents Frank and Antoinette Luepker.

Memorial Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00AM Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Bradford officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 Am on Saturday, May 16 to service time at 11:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home

Mr. Charles Lee Wilcox

Charles Lee Wilcox the son of John Wilcox and Eura (Belew) Wilcox was born September 14, 1929 at Summersville, Missouri and passed away at his home in Summersville, Missouri on Saturday, May 9, 2015 making his age 85 years 7 months and 25 days.

Charles was united in marriage to Doris Jean Nash to their union three children were born Maloy Dean, Rhonda Lea and Charles Gregory.

Charles loved checking the cows, hunting, fishing on Current River and loved spending time with his family.

Preceding Charles in death his wife Doris Jean Wilcox, father John Wilcox, mother Eura Blew, five brothers, Cecil, Robert Lee, Les, Johnnie, Dorris, two sister, Billie Sullivan, Peggy Chapman.

Surviving are his three children Maloy Dean Wilcox of St. Louis, Missouri, Rhonda Wilcox of Springfield, Missouri, Charles Greg Wilcox and Brenda of Summersville, Missouri; three grandchildren, Rachel Wilcox of St. Louis; Reed Wilcox of Vermont, Augustas Wilcox of Summersville, Missouri; one Great granddaughter Marissa; one brother Hugo Wilcox and wife Wilma; one sister in law Stella Wilcox, his nephew Donald Wilcox of Hartshorn, who was his baby brother; a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville with Rev. John Atchison and Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville from 6 to 8 PM. Burial will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville with Rev. John Atchison and Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville from 6 to 8 PM. Burial will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.

Gary Wayne Thompson

Graveside Services for Gary Wayne Thompson, age 42, will be held Monday, May 11, 2015 at Hopedale Cemetery in Ozark, Missouri at 10:00 AM. with burial in Hopedale Cemetery.

Gary Thompson the son of Arnold Thompson and Carol Gibson Thompson , was born October 20, 1972 in Washington, Missouri and passed away at Cox South in Springfield, Missouri on Thursday, May 7, 2015 making his age 42 years, 6 months and 17 days.

Gary was blessed with one daughter, Victoria Thompson.

Gary worked for Ozark Development as an electrician and painter. He was very talented in construction.

Some of Gary’s pastimes were spending time with family, riding four wheelers, driving and hunting.

Preceding Gary in death is his mother Carol Thompson, grandmother Lena Thompson and grandfather Calvin Thompson.

Surviving is Gary’s father Arnold Wayne Thompson of Ozark, Missouri, daughter Victoria Thompson of Nevada, Missouri, brother Jeffrey Thompson and wife Deborah of Union, Kentucky and two nephews Devin and Tyler Thompson of Union, Kentucky.

Mrs. Vona Lavera (Bilbrey) King

Funeral Services for Mrs. Vona King, age 87, a resident of Summersville will be held Friday, May 8, at 11:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Thursday evening, May 7 from 6 to 8 PM at Bradford Funeral Home.

Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery near Summersville under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.

Vona Lavera King (Bilbrey) was the daughter of the late Charley High and Viola Catherine Bilbrey. Vona was born September 10, 1927 in Summersville, Missouri and passed away in Summersville, Missouri on May 5, 2015 making her age 87 years 7 months and 25 days.

Vona was united in marriage to Arnold Ray King on June 21, 1946 in Salem, Arkansas. To this union four children were born, Junior King, Doris Jean (King) Cooper, Jimmie Don King, and Gary Lynn King.

Vona worked in Springfield, Missouri with her sister Faye Bilbrey and sister in law Lina (Terrill) Bilbrey until WWII ended. She then moved back to Summersville where she married Ray King and they moved to the farm in 1948. At that time she started working at Angelica Uniform Company and worked there for 30 years where she then retired to the farm.

Preceding her in death is her husband Arnold Ray King, her father and mother Charley High and Viola Catherine Bilbrey, 3 brothers Elmer, Alfred, and Dorvan Bilbrey, 4 sisters Virgie Hartwein, Edna Wilcox Laidley, Almeda Faye Bilbrey, and Idella Marie Pitts and son in law Floyd Cooper.

She is survived by her four children, Arnold Ray King Jr. and Charlotte of Summersville, Missouri, Doris Cooper of Summersville, Missouri, and Jimmie Don King and Lorene of Summersville, Missouri, and Gary Lynn King and Paula of Willow Springs, Missouri; six grandchildren, Brad King and Dorthia, Lesa (King) Davis and Travis all of Summersville, Missouri, Christa King of Springfield, Missouri, Eric King and Kristen of Albertsville, Alabama, Kyle King and Melissa of Winona. Missouri; Carrie (King) Houck and Jason of Summersville, Missouri; 11 great grandchildren Shaina (King) Francis and Travis of Mountain View, Missouri, Sara and Shelby Collins of Springfield, Missouri, Dalton White and Becca of Summersville, Missouri, Devin, and Denton White of Summersville, Missouri, Hayden and Harper King of Winona, Missouri, Titus Cooper King and Anestasia Elizabeth King of Albertsville, Alabama, Sophia Ray King of England; 8 step great grand children Tyler and Mya Houck, Dyani Davis, Del Ray and TaSheena Kaut, Devon and Ashton Kaut, Marlene, and Kevin Stephens, and Chase Francis; and 3 great great grand children, Dakota Francis, Kaylee Jo Francis, and Kolby White, and a very special friend Laura Grunhagen from Germany, a host of nieces and nephews, and her special pet, “Sugar”.

Vona was baptized at the Eunice Church on August 29, 1982, and later went to the Midvale Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Mrs. Bonnie Ilene Cooper

Funeral Services for Mrs. Bonnie Ilene (Sanders) Cooper will be held Saturday, May 9, at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held Saturday morning, May 9 from 11 to 1 at Bradford Chapel. Burial will be in New Eminence Cemetery in Eminence.
Bonnie Ilene Cooper
Bonnie Ilene Cooper, the daughter of Walter Fremont Sanders and Gladys Mae (Younger) Sanders, was born April 4, 1934 in Alley Springs, Missouri, and passed away on Monday, May 4, 2015, at the age of 81 years and 1 month. She was united in marriage on December 29, 1948, to William “Bill” Edward Cooper. To this marriage of 56 years, three children were born: Ronald Leon Cooper, Donna Mae Kenagy, and William Edward Cooper, Jr.
Bonnie (or as most would call her) Ilene was saved by the blood of Jesus, gave her heart to the Lord, and was baptized at a young age. Her life was an example of that faith.
Preceding her in death was her husband, William Edward Cooper, her parents Walter Fremont Sanders and Gladys Mae Sanders, one brother Donald Sanders, and one sister Mavis Cook.
Surviving her are her children: Ronald Leon Cooper and wife Michelle of Elkins, Arkansas; Donna Mae Kenagy and her husband Brooks of Cuba, Missouri; and William Edward Cooper, Jr. and wife Jacque of Rogers, Arkansas; ten grandchildren: Kelly Cooper Jones and husband Garrick, Jarrod Cooper and wife Amanda, Stephanie Cottrell, Elicia Lora with fiancé Ty Bailey, Sean Kenagy with wife Jordan, Allison Caudle with husband Joe, Trenton Kenagy, Ryan Cooper with wife Whitney, Jason Cooper engaged to Aaron and Kasey Cooper; six great-grandchildren: Hannah Cottrell, Chase Cottrell, Haley Cooper, Haven Cooper, Brooks Kenagy, and Reagan Kenagy; three brothers: Kenny Sanders, Clinton Sanders, and Denny Sanders, and one sister: Madrene Pulliam.
Ilene was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She had a heart of gold. Her pockets were never full but her table was and you were always welcome. She never saw a stranger. She was a great cook and loved to have a conversation with anyone who would talk to her or maybe just herself. Life is not about how much you have or what you do but the lives you touch and the memories you leave behind. Ilene has given us all enough memories to last our lifetime. She will be missed but we know that she is finally walking the streets of gold with the love of her life.

Rev. Robert F. Smith

Rev. Robert Floyd Smith the son of late Ike and Maud Ellen (Kirkland) Smith, was born May 20, 1918 at Montier, Missouri and went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Mountain View Health Care, Mountain View, Missouri making his age 96 years, II Months, and 8 days.

He was united in marriage to June (Cooley) Smith, February 19,1938 making their union together 59 years. To their union they were blessed with three children; Ruthellen, Carol, and Bobby.

Robert and June were pastors of the Church of God of Prophecy in Summersville, Missouri for several years.

Preceding Robert in death is his beloved wife June, one son Bobby, his parents Ike and Maud, two half brothers Weaver and Ed Fox, half sister Ellen Fox, five Smith brothers Arron, Arthur, Elvis, Jesse, and John.

Surviving are two daughters, Ruthellen Grose and husband Homer of Kimberling City, Missouri and Carol Craig and husband Kent of Summersville, Missouri. He leaves 8 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 15 great great grandchildren and one nephew and two nieces.

Services will be held Friday May 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Visitation will be Friday morning 10-12. Burial will be in Oakside Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net.

Mr. Henry Albert Jackson

Henry Albert Jackson the son of Albert Jackson and Clara York was born January 13,1948 at Raymondville, MO and passed away at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, MO on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 making his age 67 years 3 months and 8 days.

Henry Albert was united in marriage to Rosemary Smith, November 8, 1976. To their union 3 children were born, William, Elizabeth, and Melissa.

Henry Albert was of the Baptist faith and attended area baptist churches.

He liked hunting, fishing, looking at deer and turkey, and spending time with family and friends.

Henry is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Clara Jackson, father and mother-in-law Ray and Agnes Smith and their deceased children, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He is surviving are wife Rosemary Jackson of Raymondville, son William Jackson and wife Michelle of Raymondville, daughters, Elizabeth Jackson and dog Snowball of Houston Melissa Jackson of Raymondville, 3 grandchildren, Austin, Brandon, and Catherine of Raymondville, 1 sister Shirley Jones and husband Dave of Kirbyville, MO; sisters-in-law, Loreta Smith and husband Duane, Sonia Clark and husband Robert; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial Funeral Services for Mr. Henry Albert Jackson, age 67, a resident of Raymondville will be held Friday, April 24th at 11:00 AM at Valley Center Baptist Church at Hartshorn with Rev. Dan Backus officiating.

Visitation will Friday morning from 10 am to service time at 11 at theValley Center Baptist Church.

Burial will be at Valley Center Cemetery near Hartshorn under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.

Mrs. Sylvia Cook

Sylvia Maybell (Vandevort) Cook
Sylvia Maybell Vandevort the daughter of the late Monta Joshua Vandevort and Mary Elizabeth (Brashears) Vandevort was born in Raymondville, MO, August 24, 1933. She went to be with Jesus, Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Texas County Memorial making her age 81 years, 7 months and 24 days.
Lloyd Jefferson Cook and Sylvia Vandevort were united in marriage December 26, 1950 making their union together 55 years. To their union five children were born, with three more added, Larry Dean, Lois Jean, Sandra Sue, Carol Ann, Danny Charles, Marcia Rosemary, Loreta Kay and Sonia Irene.
Sylvia was a member of Valley Center Baptist Church. She was baptized and was a faithful member of the church. She taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and helped in any way needed as long as she was able.
She worked as shade marker at Angelica, was a wife, homemaker and mother. She raised her own children as well as a host of others. Whenever anyone came to Lloyd and Sylvia’s home they were never visitors they were family. Sylvia enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with family.
Preceding Sylvia in death was her husband, Lloyd, her parents, Monta and Mary Vandevort, brother Leo Vandevort, sisters Laura Robinson and Agnes Smith, brother-in-laws Carl, Olen, Oswald (Shorty)Cook, sister-in-law Fern German, Mildred Cook and Ruby Cook.
Sylvia is survived by her children, Larry and Teresa Cook, Lois Cook and friend Clive Odom, Sandra Briggs, Carol and Robin Hawkins, Danny and Amy Cook, Sonia and Robert Clark, Loreta and Duane Smith all of Hartshorn, MO and Rosemary and Henry Albert Jackson of Raymondville, MO, sister Billy Cook of Hartshorn, brother Bob Vandevort of Cabool, two sisters-in-law Bonnie Vandevort of Mountain View, and Crysta Cook of Houston and one brother-in-law Edward German and wife Patty of Hartshorn. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren which were her pride and joy. Nothing made Sylvia happier than to have her family around her. She also had a host of nieces and nephews, a host of other family members and friends, also other children which her children brought home with them.
Services willo be held on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 11 AM at Valley Center Baptist Church with Rev. Van Kirkwood and Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Visitation will be Monday evening from 6 to 8 at Bradford Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in Valley Center Cemetery in Hartshorn, under the direction of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.

Mrs. Geraldine Stewart

Geraldine Stewart was born in Wayne, Oklahoma on June 8, 1930 to John and Lilly (Davidson) Stroud and passed away at Mountain View Health Care in Mountain View, Missouri on April 14, 2015 making her age 84 years 10 months and 7 days.

Geraldine was married to Everett Stewart in Portales, New Mexico on October 11, 1948. They were blessed with two children; Shirley and husband Don Darby of Fort Collins, Colorado, Tommy and wife Dianna Stewart of Summersville, Missouri; five grandchildren Keven Crider, Wes Crider, Anita Newhouse, Tamela Smith, and T.J. Stewart; and eight great grandchildren.

Geraldine worked in St. Louis for a time until they moved back to Hartshorn, Missouri. She then worked at H.D. Lee in Houston and Angelica in Summersville. She attended Hartshorn Assembly of God Church for many years before she entered the Mountain View Health Care. She enjoyed the Nursing Home but really missed going to church because she really loved her church family.

She loved to crochet and enjoyed giving her handiwork to those she loved. She also enjoyed photography. Geraldine loved going to the Senior Center to visit with her family and friends.

Preceding her in death is her husband Everett; three sisters Venita, Lydia, and Maggie; two brothers Bill and Elmer (Bo); and one son-in-law Leroy Crider.

Funeral services will be held Saturday April 18, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Visitation will be held Friday April 17 from 6 to 8 PM at Bradford Funeral Home. Interment will be at Antioch Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.

Ronald Galen Morgan

Funeral Services for Mr. Ronald Galen Morgan, age 36, a resident of Raymondville, Missouri will be held Thursday, April 16th at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville.

Visitation will Thursday, April 16, from 11 to service time at 1 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will be at Antioch Cemetery near Hartshorn under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.

Johnny O. Kimbrough

Johnny Ozen Kimbrough

John Ozen Kimbrough the beloved son of Jonathan B. Kimbrough and Cynthia Lucille (Rutledge) Mahan was born December 7, 1990 at West Plains, Missouri. He went to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday morning, April 8, 2015 at the family home in Hartshorn, Missouri making his age 24 years 4 months and 1 day.

John attended Summersville Schools and graduated in 2009. He was a sophomore at Ozark Technical College in Springfield, Missouri where he was pursuing a degree in philosophy.

Johnny enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing, swimming, and hunting. He loved to be in nature taking walks and hunting Ginseng. He loved to play video games.

Johnny was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Duke Kimbrough.

He is survived by his father Jonathan Kimbrough and his significant other Vivian of Alton, Missouri; his mother Cynthia Mahan and husband Carl of Hartshorn, Missouri; brothers and sisters, Warren Kimbrough of Springfield, Missouri, Kalysha Stowers of West Plains, Missouri, Brandon Mahan of Jefferson City, Missouri and Carlie Mahan of Hartshorn, Missouri, maternal grandmother Eva P. Kimbrough of Koshkonong, Missouri, paternal grandparents Larry and Patricia (Pat) Rutledge of Summersville, Missouri. Johnny is survived by several uncles, aunts, cousins, other family members and friends who loved him very much.
Our hearts are saddened, but we know a Angel entered Heaven and will be safe in the arms of Jesus.
Rev. 21:4
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

Visitation will be held Saturday morning, April 11, 2015 from 11 to 1 PM at Midvale Church in Summersville.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Midvale Church with Rev. James Bradford and Elder James Kimbrough officiating. Burial will be in Midvale Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.online condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net

Mrs. Stella A. Mash

Stella Adeline (Barnett) Mash daughter of James Julian Barnett and Cordelia Elizabeth (Jewell) Barnett was born February 22, 1921 with a twin sister who died as an infant, in Shannon County Missouri. Stella passed away at Mountain View Nursing Home on March 23, 2015 making her age 94 years, 1 month, and 1 day.

Stella was united in marriage to Edwin Wayne Mash June 5, 1958. They enjoyed 40 years of marriage. To their union one daughter, Susan Elaine was stillborn in 1960.

Stella was baptized at Forks of the Creek south of Arroll. She attended Summersville Church of Christ until she moved to Mountain View.

Stella helped Edwin with their milking operation for several years. She would name all the bottle calves she helped to raise. Stella had a way with flowers, from raising them to arranging them, she had the touch. She enjoyed reading and sharing books with others. Stella spent time doing cross word puzzles, sometimes using an ink pen.

Stella was the last of seven siblings.

Surviving Stella are her nieces, nephews, and friends who will miss her beautiful smile.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 10:00Am at Summersville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday evening, March 26 from 6 to8 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online Condolences may be left at Bradfordfuneralhome.net.

Mr. Elmer Dwayne Young

Elmer Dwayne Young the son of Fred Elmer Young  and Mabel Mae (Williams) Young was born December 30, 1940 in Summersville, Missouri and passed away at the Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Missouri on Saturday, March 14, 2015 making his age 74 years 2 months and 14 days.
Wayne was united in marriage to Leona May (Nault) Young. They were blessed with 1 daughter Robin Leona (Young) Haynes. Wayne brought 3 other boys to the marriage Carl, David and James Pepper.

Wayne worked for many years in the auto industry mostly in car sales. After he retired he still loved to find cars and clean them up to sell.

Wayne is preceded in death by his wife Leona May, father and mother, Fred and Mabel Young, 2 brothers, William Leroy, Fred Allen and 1 sister Grace Riegle.

He is survived by his daughter, Robin Haynes and her husband Dan Haynes, and grandchildren Nick and Lilly Haynes, all of Fenton, Missouri, 3 other grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, 3 sons, Carl, David, and James Pepper all of Illinois, sisters, Eunice Young of Houston, Missouri, Ruby Diesel of Springfield, Missouri, Ruth Bell of Summersville, Missouri and Shirley Ireland of St. Charles, Missouri; 2 brothers, Melvin Laverne and wife Linda of Summersville, Missouri, Larry Young and wife Yvonne of bull Shoals, Arkansas ; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 12:00 at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 18, from 11 to 12 at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net