Leroy Atwood Vaughn Jr.

Leroy Vaugh Jr. pic

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.

Mr. Allen Ross Townsend

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

Mrs. Virgie Hodge

Virgie Hodge

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.

Frankie Eugene Brooks

Frankie Eugene Brooks the son Willie Brooks and Nellie Mae “Brim” Brooks was born January 12th, 1954 at St. Louis, Missouri and passed away at Kabul Nursing Home after a lengthy illness on Sunday, October 11th, 2015 making his age 61 years.
He was united in marriage to Jane Day and they were blessed with 7 children; Jessie, Sammy, Rocky, Jeff, Mickey, Kari, Kurry. He also brought to the marriage Frankie Dewayne Cooper. He grew up in Hartshorn and worked in the logging industry.
He loved entertaining his family and tinkering with old cars.
He is preceded in death by his parents Willie and Nellie, brother Earnest Williams, grandparents Claude and Minnie Atchison, 2 granddaughters Mckenzi Brooks and Madison Brooks.
Surviving are Jane Brooks, and his children, Jessie, Sammy, Rocky, Jeff, Mickey, Kari, Kurry. Nieces and Nephews and a host of other family.
A service for family will be held at a later date. Service under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be let at bradfordfuneralhome.net

Mr. David Stark

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

Mr. Glen Dale Edgar

Glen Edgar

Glen Dale Edgar, the son of Eldon and Ruth (Banks) Edgar, was born on November 14, 1936 at Eminence, Missouri and passed away at Springfield, Missouri on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 making his age 78 years, 10 months and 12 days.

Glen Edgar was united in marriage to Pearl Dona (Bunch) Edgar on May 14, 1960.  To their union 2 children were born, Malynda Dawnna and Melyssa Diahnne.  Glen attended the Frist Baptist Church, Eminence, Mo until his health failed. He was active in the Eminence Senior Center and participated in the delivery of meals  to the local elderly.  He served in the Army military branch as a Private First Class from 1960 to 1962 and was stationed at Fort Richardson, Site Summit, Anchorage, Alaska.

Glen’s favorite hobbies and interests that he enjoyed were coin finding, fishing, hunting, traveling, site seeing, collecting King Cutter tools, and visiting with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his Father, Eldon Edgar; Mother, Ruth (Banks) Edgar; Brother, Bill Edgar; Sister, Thelma (Edgar) Shelton; Step-Mother, Deloris (Dode) Edgar; Half-Brother, David Edgar; and Half-Sister, Darlene (Edgar) Tucker.

He is survived by his spouse, Pearl (Bunch) Edgar of 55 + years; Daughter, Malynda and spouse Richard (Dick) Brooks; Daughter, Melyssa  and spouse Larry Tune; Granddaughter, Myndi (Dixon)  and spouse Jim Pennell; Granddaughter, Ashley Dixon; Grandson Kyle Weaver; Brother, Junior Edgar and spouse Betty; Sister-in-law Jan Edgar spouse of Bill Edgar; Half-brother, Ron Edgar and spouse Marie; and a bounty of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.

Glen will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved him.

Funeral Services: Wednesday, September 30, at 10:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Melvin Williams officiating. Pallbearers were Kyle weaver Richard (Dick) Brooks, Larry Tune, Leland Wilkins, James Pennell and Russell Nash. Burial at New Eminence Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online condolences may be let at bradfordfuneralhome.net