Mrs. Beulah Lee (Huskey) Spencer Rust

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

Mr. William (W.R.) (Bill) Cooley

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

Mr. Earnest Paul Smith


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.

Mr. Lloyd Briggs



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.


Mrs. Etta Jugenheimer


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

Mrs. Lynda Roehl


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