Mrs. Vivian Hartman

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

Mrs. Leoma Catherine Agee

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.

Mrs. Cynthia Morrow

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.

Mrs. Mabel Mitchell

Mabel H. Mitchell was born December 16, 1922 in Arroll Missouri to Bruce T. Mattison and Vada M. (Woolsey) Mattison. Mabel passed away at Mercy St. Francis Hospital in Mountain View, Missouri surrounded by her children, making her age 91 years.

Mabel was united in marriage to Roscoe Taber, August 1939 and to this union 7 children were born, infant twins, Judy, Joyce, Susie, Lois and Janet. After Roscoe passed away in 1956, Mabel then married Ralph Mitchell.

She was baptized at Jacks Fork River and attended Arroll Community Church for many years.
Mabel enjoyed gardening and caring for her family. Her favorite times were doing things with her grandchildren. She loved to tend to her flowers in her yard as long as she was able. After Ralph’s passing she sold the family farm at Arroll and moved to Mountain View. When she became to ill to stay alone she moved to the Mountain View Health Care.

Mabel is preceded in death by her parents, Bruce and Vada, her husbands, Roscoe and Ralph and infant twins, and one daughter Judy and three sisters, Lorene Ellis, Myrtle Browden, and Bessie Boston.

She is survived by her children, Joyce Phipps and husband Carl of Willow Springs, MO; Susie Williams and husband Whitey of Mountain View, MO, Lois Kimery and husband Bubba of Plato, MO; Janet Stern and husband Chuck of Nashville, Illinois 12 grandchildren and several great grandchildren and host of friends.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, October 6, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Rev. James Bradford officiating.
Visitation will be held Monday, October 6 from 1 to 2 PM at Bradford Funeral Home. Burial will be in Arroll Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral

Mrs. Debbie McVicker

Deborah Elizabeth (Shaw) McVicker, the daughter of Chester (Chet) Hayes Shaw and Mary (Betty) Elizabeth Shaw was born in Murray, Kentucky on December 31, 1954. Debbie passed away at her home on Thursday morning, September 25, 2014 making her age 59 years, 8 months and 24 days.
Debbie was united in marriage to Billy Ray McVicker on July 19, 1980 making their union together 34 years. They were blessed with three sons, Nathan, Matthew and Adam.
Debbie graduated from Summersville R II Schools in 1973. She professed her faith at a young age and was baptized at the First Baptist Church in Summersville with Pastor William F. Carter. She was a faithful member of the Community Bible Study where she was the director of the children’s activities. She loved her children at the Community Bible Study. She made many friends, enjoyed the women’s retreat and being in fellowship with other Christians. Debbie loved her family and especially enjoyed her time with her grandchildren. They were the delight of her life.
Debbie is preceded in death by her infant son Nathan Shaw McVicker, her parents Chet and Betty Shaw and her father-in-law William (Will) McVicker.
She is survived by her husband Billy McVicker of the home, son Matthew and wife Falisha of Summersville, Missouri, son Adam and wife Kim of Mountain View, Missouri, grandchildren Abagail, Callie, Devon, Addily and Gunner. Debbie was very excited about the grandchild who will arrive in March of 2015. She is also survived by four sisters, Wanda Cooley and husband Pug of Mountain View, Missouri, Donna Franklin and husband Mike of Sedalia, Missouri, Cheta Currence and husband Don of Ozark, Missouri, Alesia Talley and husband Chuck of Springfield, Missouri, her mother-in-law Lura (Tootsie) McVicker of Pine Crest, Missouri and many extended family members.
Debbie was a kind and gentle soul who was good to everyone around her and she will be truly missed by those who loved her.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville, Missouri with Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to service time at 1:00 p.m. Burial will be in Oakside Cemetery.

Mr. James Albert Smith

Loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away September 18, 2014 at Mercy St. Francis Hospital in Mountain View, Missouri.

The son of Ray Smith and Sarah Ellen Pittman, was born March 31, 1938 at Summersville, Missouri making his age 76 years, 5 months and 17 days.

He was united in marriage to Clara Lucille Gale on February 7, 1962 making their union together 50 years. To this union 7 children were born.

Surviving is his children; Nancy and Jerry Cornelison of Summersville, Sharon and Billy Labbee of Hartshorn, Donna and Gary Smith of Raymondville, James Smith Jr. of Houston, Billy and Heather Smith of Raymondville, Carrie Smith of Raymondville, Stanley and Annette Smith, of Raymondville, MO and a grandson Billy Smith Jr. of the home and a host of 24 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years Clara Lucille Smith, his infant daughter, Deborah Lynn Smith, his parents, Ray and Sarah Smith, four brothers, Ray Smith, Amos Smith, Elmer Smith, Dean Smith, one sister Georgia Stoops, three great grandchildren Skyler Rodgers, Lynette Lyons and Emily Freeman.

He worked at many jobs, township roadwork, Montauk park maintenance, but spent most of his life working timber and scrap metal. He also built two family homes.

Albert enjoyed many things in life, studying the Bible, working in the garden, cleaning scrap metal, playing chess, fishing, hunting, camping, but nothing gave him more joy than visiting with family and friends.

As much as Albert loved his family and the life God gave him, he often commented on how much he missed his wife Clara, and how much it grieved him that they should be kept apart for so long. So after having him keep his children company through the loss of our dear mother, God answered dad’s prayer and took him home, where in time we all be united again.

Services: Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 2:00 Pm at Bradford Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Ford Officiating. Visitation will be Sunday at 12 to service time at 2 PM. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.