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.
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
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.