Funeral Services for Mrs. Idella Pitts, age 95 a resident of Summersville, will be held Saturday, January 31, at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville.
Visitation for Mrs. Idella Pitts will be 11:00 am until 1 PM Saturday morning, January 31 at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Summersville Cemetery near Summersville
Service are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.
Funeral Services for Jack Dale Reese, age 80 a resident of the Excelsior Springs, Missouri will be held Thursday, January 29, at 2:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville.
Visitation for Jack Dale Reese will be Thursday afternoon at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial and Military Honors will be in Pilgrim Rest Cemetery near Summersville
Service are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.
George Emmett Bradford, son of George Thomas Bradford and Maudie Belle (Combs) Bradford, was born on November 14, 1923 in Clear Springs, MO, and entered into his Heavenly home, January 25, 2015 at Mountain View Healthcare in Mountain View, Missouri making his age of 91 years, 2 months and 11days.
His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him throughout his lifetime and ultimately gave him his Heavenly reward.
Emmett bravely served his country in World War II, serving from 1944 – 1946, and was deployed to the Philippians. He was awarded several Army medals including the “Army of Occupation” and the “Asiatic Pacific Campaign”.
On March 20, 1951 he married Flora Beth Starnes (after 4 flats and hitching a ride to the church) and to this union they welcomed 3 children to the family, daughter, Waneta, and sons, Doyle and James.
He had many jobs through the years that included logging, farming, raising cattle and he also worked at the Rawlings factory, as well as Will McVickers Pallet Company. Emmett was called to preach in 1954 and became an ordained member of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in 1961. He pastored several area churches including Clear Springs, Pine Hill, Arroll, and Oak Side and held numerous revivals across the country. He always accepted the invitation to preach the gospel.
In 1969, Emmett was asked to fill in as pastor at Midvale Pentecostal Holiness Church, and preached his first message on March 1, 1969. Several years later he was voted in as pastor, making his pastorate at Midvale a total of 46 years.
Emmett was blessed with a loving family. He helped raise his children with discipline and humility. From the very beginning, he dedicated his children to God and encouraged them to explore the beauty of the gospels, leading his youngest son, James to become a minister.
Emmett is survived by his faithful and loving wife of 64 years, Flora Beth; daughter; Waneta Cooper and husband Calvin; sons; Doyle and wife, Colleen; James and wife, Sherry; 8 grandchildren; Larry Cooper and wife, Reta; Don Cooper, Jeff Cooper and wife, Sandy, Joe Cooper and wife, Rae Ann; Michael Cooper and wife, Jennifer; Kezra Chamberlain and husband Jeff; Amanda Prewett and husband Jamie; James Bradford, Jr. and wife, Lisa; 18 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren, his brother Elmer and wife, Yvonne; and sister May Linderer, brother in law, Arlo Starnes and wife Lois, and sister in law Kay Rice and husband Erwin, a host of nieces and nephews;
He is preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Woodrow and Gene, twin sisters Ella and Ellen; an infant sister, infant granddaughter, infant great granddaughter, a great grandson and twin infant great grandsons.
He is dearly missed by his loved ones, and a devoted church congregation, who celebrate the fact that he is at peace with his Jesus. 2 Corinthians 5:8 states “To be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.”
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Midvale Church with Rev. James Bradford officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 PM at Bradford Funeral Home. Interment and Military Honors will be held at Midvale Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online Condolences May be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Roger Dale Stark the sixth child of John Ralph and Rosie Susie (Smith) Stark was born February 8, 1952 at Hartshorn, Missouri. Roger was surrounded by his family when he passed away at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, Friday, January 23, 2015, making his age 62 years 11 months and 15 days.
Roger was united in marriage to Wilma Gladys Hogan on October 7, 1978. They were blessed with three children, Jodi, Erin and Cody.
Roger spent his working years in the timber, he loved working outside. After he became disabled he could often be found outside riding his four-wheeler with Gator his dog. If you ask him what he enjoyed most, he would tell you spending time with his children and grandchildren. Family was very important to him. He loved the family “gatherings” at the house. He was a jack of all trades; he would say, “let me think about it”. After some thought he would have the answer on how to fix what ever need fixing and proceed to fix it. He was a talented person who could do most anything he set his mind to.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Ralph and Susie, infant daughter Mariah, son-in-law Brad Kinserlow, brothers, Junior Stark, Dean Stark, Raymond Stark, brother-in-law, Bill Hogan, Kenny Enloe, Carl Tabor, Jim Barton and Hans Shelton; step-father Frank Counts, father and mother-in-law Bill and Alta Hogan.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Wilma, daughters, Jodi Shafer and husband Randy, Erin Kinserlow and Chris Brawley all of Summersville, son Cody Stark and Carrie Smith of Jefferson City, his 6 grandchildren, Bradley and Brett Shafer, Payton and Shae Kinserlow and Dylan all of Summersville, and Amber Brawley of St. Louis, 1 great granddaughter Mia of St. Louis; one sister Wilma Robertson of Hartshorn; two brothers, Dearrell Stark and wife Wanda of Hartshorn, Leroy Stark of Fenly, North Carolina, sister-in-laws Carla Stark, Marilyn (Stark) Lampone, Evelyn Dewitt, Shirley Tabor, Brenda Losh and husband Bud all of Summersville, Bev Barton of Jadwin, Sharon Hogan of Salem, and Jeannie Enloe of Springfield. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorial Services will be held Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel at 7:00 PM with Rev. Arvel Schweighauser officiating. Services under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online condolences may be left at Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.
Gertrude Elviria Rhodes the daughter of Orvin S. Cole and Idella G. Marsh, was born January 13, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska and passed away at Kansas City Presbyterian Manor, Kansas City, Kansas on Thursday January 22, 2015, making her age 85 years and 9 days.
Gertrude Elviria Rhodes was united in marriage to Houston Joe Rhodes. To their union 3 children were born, Ronald, Debbie, and Sandy.
Gertrude is preceded in death by her husband Houston and daughter Debbie.
Those left to mourn are son Ron Rhodes and wife Susan of Kansas City, Missouri, daughter Sandy Thomas and husband Jack of Golden, Colorado, 11 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great great granddaughter, 3 sisters Vi Dupif, Shirley Thomas, and Alice and husband Bob Hendren all of Ocala, Florida, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Monday, January 26, 2015 at Summersville City Cemetery at 2:00. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net.
Walter Joseph Baker was the son of Walter Baker and Viola (Idziak) Baker. Walter was born June 23, 1924 at Grand Rapids, Michigan and passed away at Mountain View, Missouri on Saturday, January 17 making his age 90 years 6 months and 24 days.
Walter was united in marriage to Violet, February 11, 1956. To their union two children were born, Joseph Charles Baker and Catherine (Cathy) Underwood.
Walter enjoyed being part of several organizations. Some of those organizations were Knights of Columbus, Boy Scouts of America, VFW, St. Marks in Houston, Missouri, St. Philomena in Carson, California, and the Gardena Camera Club.
Walter also served time in the military where he was drafted into the air force and then transferred to the army by the government where he trained in Georgia then went to Fort Mead, Maryland. Walter was then stationed in the Philippines and rose to the rank of Sargent T-Y. But most of all Walter enjoyed music of all kinds, trains, gardening, traveling, hiking, camping, and photography.
Walter is preceded in death by his father Walter and his mother Viola. Those left to mourn his passing is his wife Violet of Summersville, Missouri, son Joseph Baker of Huntington Beach, California, daughter Catherine Underwood and spouse Bruce Underwood, and one grandson Matthew Underwood all of Cypress, California.
Service will be held on Saturday morning, January 24 at 11:00 AM at St. Mark Parish in Houston, Missouri with Father Matthew Rehraver officiating. Burial illbe in St. John Vianney Cemetery in Mountain View, Missouri under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online condolences can be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net.
Elmer Howard Bailey
Elmer Howard Bailey the son of Howard William Bailey and
Velma Lucille (Boyd) Bailey was born May 31, 1941 in
Hartshorn, Missouri. God called Elmer to his heavenly home,
early Tuesday Morning, January 13, 2015 making his age 74
years 7 months and 12 days.
Elmer was united in marriage to Edith (Fieker) on December 1st
1962, making their union together 52 years. Elmer and Edith
were blessed with 4 children, Anthony, Richard, Marci and
Elmer attended Eunice Baptist church regularly. He enjoyed
hunting and cutting wood. He thoroughly enjoyed going to
auctions, and oh what a collection of hats and hammers he
collected! He was a farmer at heart, he cared for the land and his
cattle. What Elmer loved most is visiting and being with his
family. He was a lifetime member of NRA. He so enjoyed the huntings seasons.
Elmer is preceded in death by his father Howard Bailey, sister
Ruthene Brown, brother Larry Bailey, son-in-law Lee Ennis, his
father and mother-in-law James and Elizabeth Fieker, brother in
law Charles Fieker.
Those left to mourn his passing are his wife Edith, his mother
Velma Bailey, sons, Tony and wife Barb, Richard and wife
Lauri, daughters, Marci Mosley and Michelle Ennis, 8
grandchildren, Cody Mosley and wife Kayla, Summer and
David Hannah, Tori Bailey, Aaron Bailey, Nathan Bailey,
Marissa Bailey, Dalton and Hannah Ennis, 2 great
grandchildren, Kimber Mosley and Morgan Mosley; 1 brother
Denver Bailey, 6 sisters, Vivian Yandell, Lorene Vandivort and
husband Dean, Arlene Su and husband Kien, Marlene Gray, Jean
Bailey, Virginia Wilbanks and husband Gary; 3 sisters and 5
brothers-in-laws: Evelyn Hicks and husband Gary, Sharon
Cummins and husband Roger, Betty Rhodes, Jake Fieker, John
Fieker and wife Karen, Ron Fieker and wife Sheila, Jack Fieker
and wife Loetta, Jerry Fieker and wife Darla.
Visitation for Elmer Bailey will be Thursday evening, Family
time 5 to 6 PM; Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM.
Funeral Services will be held Friday morning, January 16, at
10:00 Am at Bradford Funeral Home with Rev. Gordon Rhodes
officiating. Burial will be in Union Chapel Cemetery under the
care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online
condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Antoinette (Nina) Marie Aiello Brock, the daughter of Albert and Mildred Aiello was born May 31, 1949, in Chicago, Illinois, and passed away at her home in Summersville, Missouri, on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the age of 65.
Nina was blessed with one child, Chris and two grandchildren, Garrett and Jenna. She enjoyed spending time on her farm gardening and taking care of her animals.
Preceding her in death were her father, Albert and mother, Mildred.
Nina is survived by her son, Chris and his wife, Lisa, along with their children, Garrett and Jenna of Cedar Hill, Missouri; her sister Theresa Matthies and her husband, John; and her sister Barbara Aiello of Chicago, Illinois.
No services have been planned for Mrs. Brock at this time. Online condolences my be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Ruby Fern Vaughn, daughter of John Roland and Emma (Pruitt) Nave was born February 23, 1917 in St. Louis, MO on Lucky Street and passed away at Mountain View Healthcare on Sunday, January 11, 2015, making her age 97 years and 11 months. In 1941, Fern was united in marriage to Raymond E. Vaughn, and to this union two children were born, Michael Ray and Jeffrey Allen Vaughn.
Fern and Ray moved to Round Spring in 1953 to operate a general store, station, and Post Office. They started attending the Flat Rock Church of Christ and were faithful attendees since that time.
Fern was an avid writer and very vocal in trying to keep Current and Jacks Fork rivers in private hands. Sadly the NPS took their property by eminent domain in 1966. They moved to the Flat Rock Community and remained there since. The care of Jeffy was a large part of her life. Jeffrey’s 66 years is a testimony to the quality of care she gave him.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Ray Vaughn, son Jeffrey Vaughn, great granddaughter, Ashlyn Rutenkroger; parents John Roland Nave and Emma Thompson; sisters, Blanche Lacey, Margaret McCants, Mildred Nave, and brothers Viergil Geisler and John Sullivan.
Surviving are her son, Mike and wife, Sharon, Vaughn, Flat Rock; Grandchildren, Greg (Tammy) Vaughn, Mena, AR, Eric (Monica) Vaughn, Springdale, AR, Heather (Scott) Rutenkroger, Walpole, New Hampshire; Great-Grandsons, Seth Stewart, Mena, AR, Benjamin and Colton Vaughn, Springdale, AR, and Heinrich and Owen Rutenkroger, Walpole, NH; Great-Granddaughters, Katrina (Landon) Rowe, Shelby Vaughn, Mena, AR, Myranda Vaughn, Arkadelphia, AR, Amelia Vaughn, Conway, AR, and Clarissa Rutenkroger, Walpole, NH; Great Great grandchildren, Katie and Kilee Rowe and Collin Parsley, Mena, AR; Nephew, Johnny (Cindy) Sullivan, Mountain View; Nieces, Barbara (Howard) Dunn, Cadiz, KY and Donna (Randall)Grubbs, Sequim, WA and a host of other nieces, nephews and friends.
Fern was excited to see Jeffy completely well.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m on Friday, January 16 at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Brother Tad Morris officiating. Burial will be in Flat Rock Cemetery, Highway D, near Summersville, MO under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Chloe Nichole Fae Settles was born November 28, 2014 at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Missouri to Zachariah Tracey Settles and Elizabeth Dawn Heiney. She went into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at her home in Raymondville making her age 1 month and 9 days..
She is receded in death by her grandfather Vernon Heiney.
Those left to mourn her passing are her parents, Zachariah and Elizabeth, her sister Zoey Settles, her grandparents, Marsha Bailey and Don Colvard; Steve Settle and Michelle Williams, and Lexi Ingles, uncles and aunts, Brian, Ryan, Garrett, Jay, Kasey, Danielle, Barbara, and Amber. She is also survived by a host if great uncles and aunts and many other family members.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 12:00 at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Rev. Terry Snelling officiating. Burial will in in Black Pond Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome .net
Bonnie Marie (House) Rogers was born March 31, 1944, in Summersville, Missouri, to Ivan and Mary Magdaline (Carter) House. She passed away Wednesday evening, December 24, 2014 at Mercy St. Francis Hospital in Mountain View, Missouri making her age 70 years.
Bonnie was united in marriage to Carl Wayne Rogers Sr., on July 3rd, 1962 to which that union they had 3 children, Patricia Lynn Rogers, Pamela Sue Taber and Carl Wayne Rogers Jr.
Bonnie had nine grandchildren, Peggy and the late Ben McClellan of Mountain View, Jason King of Birch Tree, Amber King of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Amanda and Kevin German of Summersville, Debbie Taber of Summerville, Cody Rogers of Mountain View, Corey Rogers of Mountain View, Mckenzie Rogers of Summersville and Baileigh Rogers of Summersville. Bonnie also had seven great-grandchildren Shayle, Madyson, Chase, Emma, Kaiden, Jason and Violet.
Bonnie touched many people’s hearts over the years. She never met a stranger or left anyone out in the cold or without a meal. Her family came first and foremost. In her earlier years she did many things from running a farm to owning and operating a successful restaurant. After retiring Bonnie was focused on taking care of her family and enjoying the things she loved like crocheting, cooking and reading as well as keeping up with current events in the community. Her favorite thing was having family dinners with the family and spending time with them.
Bonnie was loved by many and will be missed greatly. She was always there to help anyone whether it was to cook something for a benefit to help someone out or just to lend a ear and some helpful advice.
Bonnie is preceded in death by her mother and father, Mary and Ivan, her brother Marvin, sister Peggy, sister Patsy, her husband Carl and grandson-in-law Ben.
Bonnie is survived by her 3 children, 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother-in-law Donald Haeffner of Malta, Illinois, 4 nephews and 3 nieces as well as many cousins.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, December 29, 2014 at 10:00 Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Visitation will be Sunday evening at Bradford Chapel from 6 to 8 PM. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Funeral Services for Mrs. Bonnie Russell Brown, age 77, a resident of Summersville will be held Saturday, December 20th at 10:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville.
Visitation for Mrs. Bonnie Russell Brown will be held at Bradford Funeral Home on Friday evening, December 19th, from 6 to 8 PM.
Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery near Summersville under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Bonnie M. Russell Brown the daughter of Ray Houston and Stella (McCallister) Houston was born January 23, 1937 in Summersville, MO. She passed away at the Mountain View Health Care in Mountain View, Missouri on Thursday morning, December 18, 2014 making her age 77 years.
Bonnie was united in marriage to Jerry Russell. She was blessed with three sons, Kenny Russell, Denny Russell and Jay Russell.
Bonnie was a member of the Methodist Church in Summersville, Missouri. She attended church until she was unable due to failing health.
The thing Bonnie cherished the most was being with her family. She especially loved going on road trips and being a passenger in the back seat.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Stella Houston and her sister Betty House.
Bonnie is survived by her three sons, Kenny Russell and wife Bonnie of Summersville, Missouri, Denny Russell of Summersville, Missouri, Jay Russell and wife Debbie of Willow Springs, Missouri, 5 grandchildren, Cassie Rutledge and husband Chris of Willow Springs, Missouri, Jeremy Russell of Summersville, Missouri, Jarod and wife Kristi of Columbia, Missouri, Jamie Shelton of Sunrise Beach, Missouri, and Hanna Russell of Willow Springs, Missouri, 8 great grandchildren Fisher Ray Russell of Summersville, Missouri, Caleb Rutledge, Josh Rutledge and Jordan Rutledge all of Willow Springs, Missouri, Trenton Shelton, Trinity Troyer, and Jack Braden all of Sunrise Beach, Missouri, Reggie Spelman of Columbia, Missouri, and 1brother Bob Houston and wife Joyce, several nieces, nephews and many friends.
Phoenix Lanette Hoffman was born December 16, 2014 at 8:32 Am at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, MO and went into the arms of the Angels.
She leaves behind a loving mother and father Amanda D. Wilson and Steven B. Hoffman of St. Clair Missouri; 1 brother and 2 sisters, James Tausher, age 7, Lonna Keeton, age 4, and Harley Hoffman, age 2.
She is also survived by grandparents, Salvador and Donna S. Ortiz of Raymondville, Missouri, Chuck and Deena Shepherd of St. Clair, Missouri, Jerry and Sharon Wilson of Victorville,California, great grandmothers, Noveta Smith of Houston, Missouri, and Christina Prather of Sonora, California, aunts and uncles, Jason and Tracy Price of Sarcoxie, Missouri, Ronnie Ponder and Jamie Hoffman of Wichita, Kansas, Jerry Price Jr. of Houston, Missouri, Jonathan Price of Cadet, Missouri, Brian and Jennifer Sutton of Anderson, Missouri. She is also survived by many other family members and family friends who would have loved her.
She is preceded in death by her great grandpa Donald Smith, and grandpa Phillip Hoffman.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating.
The family will receive friends from 12 to service time at 1:00 PM Saturday.
Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Hazel L. Miller the daughter of James Alfred Keeling and Sarah Jane Ramsey Keeling, was born at Birch Tree, MO on December 27, 1919 and passed away at Mountain View Health Care November 26, 2014 making her age 94 years.
Hazel was united in marriage to Ray Miller December 27, 1947. They were married 25 years before Ray passed away December 26, 1972.
Hazel attended Summersville First Baptist Church. She joined Summersville Order of Eastern Star in 1970 and was a member of Summersville Chapter 363 where she served as Worthy Matron. After Summersville Order of Eastern Star closed, she became a member of Current River Chapter 239 at Eminence, MO.
She enjoyed living on the farm life and taking care of her cattle and chickens. She also loved to fish and spend time outdoors. Hazel also liked to spend time with her friends and family playing cards.
Preceding Hazel in death is her husband Ray, parents ,James and Sarah Keeling, brothers, Otto Keeling, Frank Keeling, Ruben Keeling, and Richard Keeling, sisters, Alta Short, Edna May Keeling, Lena Rivers Keeling and Mary Ann Renegar.
She is survived by her nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends who loved her.
Funeral Services and Order of Eastern Star services will be held on Friday, November 28th, 2014 at 12:00 Noon at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 28th from 10 Am until 12 noon. Burial will be in Corinth Cemetery near Birch Tree, MO under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Rosetta Mae Foster
Rosetta Mae Foster the daughter of Adam H. Crabtree and Mary E. (Morgan) Crabtree was born December 18, 1922 in Hartshorn, Missouri. Rosetta passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Mountain View Health Care making her age 91 years 10 months 13 days.
Rosetta was united in marriage to Archie M. Morrow and to their union 5 children were born Shirley, Carolyn, Lee, Betty and Terry.
She actively attended the Houston Assembly of God Church where she played the piano. She was a talented musician. She enjoyed singing, playing music, gospel, blue grass and some country music. She like to keep busy sewing and quilting. She loved it when everyone got together, and was a great story teller.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Adam and Mary Crabtree, her 1st husband Archie Morrow, her 2nd husband Joseph Foster, daughter Shirley Willard, daughter-in-law Cynthia Morrow, brothers, Roy Crabtree, Evertt Crabtree, Ray Crabtree, Ervin Crabtree, and Nathan Crabtree and one sister Ruth Howard.
She is survived by her children, Carolyn Bunch and husband Robert of Raymondville, Missouri, Lee Morrow and wife Earleene of Silex Springs, Missouri,Terry Morrow of Houston, Missouri, Betty Millsaps and husband Floyd of Sparta, Tennessee, 13 grandchildren 16 great grandchildren 12 great great grandchildren, 2 brothers, Lenard Crabtree and wife Beverly of Shelbina, Missouri, Clinton Crabtree and wife Darlene of Shelbina, Missouri, a host of nieces, nephews and a host of many friends.
Services will be held Sunday November 2, 2014 at 2:00 Pm at Bradford Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday evening November 1, at Bradford Chapel from 6 to 8 PM. Arrangements are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Winford Dale Jordan Sr.
Winford Dale Jordan Sr. the son of Fred Leo Jordan and Vina Marie (Gale) Jordan was born on April 4, 1940 at Hartshorn, Missouri. He passed away at his home in Success on Thursday, October 30, 2014 making his age 74 years.
He was united in marriage to Marney L. Nevills. They were blessed with 6 children, Dale, Sheila, Perry, Patty, Leo and Christie.
He was a mechanic for many years in Kansas City and then was a shade tree mechanic for those who needed his help. He was a woodcutter by heart, and loved being in the woods.
He enjoyed barbequing for his family and friends, or anyone who would drop by to eat. He loved western television shows and spent many hours watching them when his health failed.
Preceding him in death are his parents; Fred and Vina; brothers, Dewayne, Burford, Stanley Leo, Sammy, Rickey, and one daughter Sheila.
Winford is survived by his wife Marney of the home in Success, Missouri; his children, Dale Jordan Jr,. of Success, Missouri, Perry Jordan and wife Pamela of Hartshorn, Missouri, Patty Schmidt and husband Joey of Syracuse, Missouri, Leo Jordan and wife Sherri of Clarksburg, Missouri, Christie Koch and husband Tony of Houston, Missouri, and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren, brothers and sisters, Jerry Dean Trolinger of Winona, Missouri, Leona Lucas of Houston, Missouri Judy Jane Trolinger of St. Clair, Missouri, Harley Gene Foster of Houston, Missouri, Betty Lou Busse of Bourbon, Missouri, Wanda Lackey of Sullivan, Timmy Lovens of West Plains, Missouri, Connie Louise Adkerson of West Plains, Missouri, Sharon Kay Callahan of Wentzville, Missouri and a host of nephews and nieces.
Services: Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Villapiano. Visitation will be from 11:30 to 1 at Service time on Saturday.
Andrew Joseph Stoops the son of Elgin Stoops and Mabel Garner Stoops was born January 3, 1929 in Summersville, Missouri and passed away at Summersville, Missouri, Tuesday, October 28, 2014 making his age 85 years 9 month and 25 days.
Andy was united in marriage to Josephine M. Stoops. To their union 4 children were born, Roger Dale, Ronald Andrew, Andrea Faye and Rockle Calvin.
Andy served as the president of Soil Conservation District of Texas County , Assessor-Date township for 4 years, refereed basketball games, served on Summersville School Board and Stallman School Board combined for 24 years, served 29 years Community Bank NA Bank Board, founding member of the Pinecrest Sportsman Club and a member of the Golden Eagle in the NRA.
He served in the United States Army, where he started basic training in Fort Knox, Kentucky, then he was transferred to Alaska where he earned the rank of Corporal.
He earned his discharge while serving in New York. He was proud of his medals, especially the M1 Rifle Marksman award. He also played basketball on the Military team.
He worked in the timber industry for over 60 years, working along side his sons, grandsons and great grandson. He was also the co-owner of Houston Wood Treating Plant. When not in the woods, he was working on the family farm where he and Jo raised Hereford cattle.
He loved to fish and hunt, deer, elk, and turkey and hunting arrowheads. He enjoyed telling stories and especially enjoyed his grand-kids and great grand-kids, loved spending time with family and friends.
Playing the guitar and harmonica for family and listening to country music was one of the many things he enjoyed.
Preceding in death are his father Elgin Stoops and his mother Mabel Stoops, brother Ervin, sister Illene, and daughter Andrea Faye.
Andy is survived by his wife Jo Stoops of the home, sons, Roger and Dottie Stoops, Ronald and Debbie Stoops, Rockle and Vicki Stoops all of Summersville, Missouri, grandchildren, Mike (Stephanie), Rodney (Sheila) and Levi Stoops all of Summersville, Missouri, Shannon (Maddie) Stoops of Kansas City, Missouri, Shay (Jonathon) Ronna of Metamora, Illinois, Logan Stoops of Little Rock,Arkansas, Sunny (James ) Carr of Riviera, Texas, step-grandchildren Carla (Rod) Chandler of Alabama, Jaclyn Norris of Summersville, Missouri, Kayla Nicholson of Winona, great grandchildren Katie, Andrew, Kasey, Kristen of Summersville, Missouri , Afton and Taiten Ronna of Metamora, Illinois, Scarlett and Brady Stoops of Kansas City, Missouri, Layne, John and Hunter Stoops of New York, Seth Cook of Riviera, Texas, Colin and Jordan Chandler of Alabama, Abby, Kyle and Weston Norris of Winona, Missouri Ella Reed Cash of Winona, Missouri.
Vivian (Lewis) Hartman the daughter of George Wesley and Minnie (Lynch) Lewis was born November 18, 1927 in Eunice, Missouri. Vivian passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Houston
House in Houston, Missouri making her age 86 years 10 months and 23 days.
Vivian was united in marriage to Earl Avery Hartman. To their union 3 children were born, Roger, Terry and Tammy.
She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church, where she enjoyed playing the piano and leading the song service.
Vivian enjoyed working in her flower gardens, sewing, reading, making quilts, genealogy and playing the piano. She enjoyed watching things grow and bloom, especially her family.
Preceding her in death are her parents, 2 sisters, Maxine Ross and Ruby Hines, and one brother George Lewis Jr.
Surviving are her children, Roger Hartman and wife Faye of Batesville, Mississippi, Terry Hartman and wife LaDonna, and Tammy Robertson and husband James all of Summersville, Missouri; her grandchildren, Debbie, Christina, Gary, Frankie, Brandi and Melissa; 10 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren; her sister Naomi Vance of St. Charles, Missouri; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 11:00Am at Bradford Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Burial will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Funeral Services for Mrs. Leoma Agee, age 85, a resident of Houston, will be held Thursday, October 9th, at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville with Rev. Steve Steelman.
Visitation for Mrs. Leoma Agee will be held at Bradford Funeral Home, Thursday, October 9th, from 11 AM to Service time at 1: 00 PM.
Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Graveside Services for Mrs. Cynthia Morrow age 57, a resident of Houston, will be held Tuesday, October 7th at 12:00 noon at Pine Lawn Cemetery in Houston.
Visitation for Mrs. Cynthia Morrow will be held at Bradford Funeral Home, Tuesday, October 7th, from 11 AM to 11:30 AM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Pine Lawn Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.