Funeral Services for Mrs. Mary Rosetta Riley of Summersville will be held Wednesday, May 27th at 11 AM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 26th from 6 to 8 Pm at Bradford Funeral Home. Burial will be in Summersville City Cemetery.
Bonnie L (Bell) Smith the daughter of Emmett B Bell and Eva L (Pitts) Bell was born January 11, 1929 at Summersville, Missouri and passed away at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, May 19, 2015 making her age 86 years 4 months and 8 days.
Bonnie was united in marriage to Ernest P Smith, March 20, 1949. To this union two sons were born, Earnest Lee Smith who was still born and Larry D Smith. Bonnie was a housewife and enjoyed helping Earnest on the farm. She also enjoyed her flowers and garden.
She is preceded in death by her infant son, her parents Emmett and Eva Bell, three brothers Norman, Robert Lee and Charles; her father-in-law Homer A and Ethel (Belew) Smith; and her sister-in-law Ruby Bell.
Bonnie is survived by her husband Earnest of the home, son Larry, grandsons Chad, Bryan and Jared; great grandsons Cody and Cory; one sister Evelyn Gruben of Summersville, sister-in-law Norma Bell of Licking, Missouri and Maxine Bell of Texas; also a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Pastor Bobby Roger. Visitation will be Friday, May 22 from 12 to service time at 2 PM. Burial will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
David Paul Jones, 67, heavy equipment operator at Royal Oak Charcoal Plant in Summersville, Missouri passed away May 19, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.
He grew up in the Winona/Birch Tree area and graduated from Winona High School.
He is survived by his wife Priscilla (Pat) Jones; 2 daughters, Melissa and Amanda; extended family, Jim (Cathy) Loughridge; Charlene (Herbert) Keeling; Debra “Annie” (Tony) Clark; Mark Loughridge; 8 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren; and 1 brother Howard Jones.
He is preceded in death by both parents, George and Edna Jones; 5 brothers, 3 sisters and 2 grandsons.
David was a loving husband, father-in-law, and grandpa. He will be missed by all that knew him.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 23, 2015 10 Am at Hartshorn Assembly of God Church in Hartshorn, Missouri with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Services are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home
EVELYN GENEVIEVE PATTERSON (NEE BARTON). GEN ENTERED INTO ETERNAL REST ON SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015 , AND DIED PEACEFULLY AT HER HOME IN MARMADUKE, ARKANSAS AT THE AGE OF 80 YEARS OLD.
SHE WAS BORN ON OCTOBER 16, 1934 TO GEORGE & EFFIE BARTON (NEE YOUNGER) IN ALLEY SPRINGS, MISSOURI. SHE IS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, HER HUSBAND TIP, DAUGHTER LINDA, GRANDSON ERNEST LEE, JR., GRANDAUGHTER MARSHA AND GRANDSON KENNY. BROTHERS WALTER, SHELBY, LOYD, FLOYD, CLAUDE AND LINDELL BARTON AND SISTERS EDITH AND LOUISE.
SHE IS SURVIVED BY 2 BROTHERS, WILLIAM (CLAUDETTE), CLYDE (CAROLINE) AND 2 SISTERS, EDNA CAIN (EVERETT), BETTY COOK (CHARLES)
TIP AND GEN WERE MARRIED ON SEPTEMBER 28, 1950. WITH THIS UNION CAME 5 CHILDREN BORN OF THE MARRIAGE, KATHRYN SHERMAN (STEVE) OF MARTINSVILLE, INDIANA, LINDA LOU (ERNEST), GLENDA HAMPTON (KENNY), OF MARMADUKE ARKANSAS, CLIFFORD PATTERSON (ADA) OF HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA, AND PAMELA CULLEY (KEITH) OF HOUSE SPRINGS, MISSOURI. GEN HAD 20 GRANDCHILDREN, MISHELLE, JOHNNIE, WILLIAM, SHAWNELL, ERNEST, JR., MARSHA, BRIAN, DAVID, GINNY, KATHY, KENNY, TAMMY, JOSHUA, JOSEPH, RYAN , BRANDON, DESIREE`, ELIZABETH, AMANDA AND KEITH, 29 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND 7 GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. SHE ALSO HAD NUMEROUS, NIECES, NEPHEWS, COUSINS, LOVED ONES AND FRIENDS THAT SHE THOUGHT THE WORLD OF.
ONE OF HER FAVORITE THINGS IN LIFE WAS GOING TO THE BARTON FAMILY REUNION EVERY YEAR AT ALLEY SPRINGS, THIS YEAR WOULD HAVE BEEN HER 43rd YEAR OF ATTENDING, IT WON’T BE THE SAME WITHOUT HER THERE PLAYING HER GUITAR AND SINGING. SHE ALSO ENJOYED GOING TO CHURCH, SEWING, CROCHETING, DOING EMBROIDERY, MAKING QUILTS AND MANY OTHER CRAFTS THAT SHE LOVED TO DO. SHE ESPECIALLY LOVED GIVING THE THINGS SHE MADE AWAY TO EVERYONE TO ENJOY AND HAVE TO REMEMBER HER BY.
GEN WAS LOVED BY MANY AND WILL BE MISSED BY ALL. WE LOVE YOU DEARLY MOM AND WILL MISS YOU EVERYDAY. UNTIL WE SEE YOU AGAIN, MAY YOU REST IN PEACE IN THE LOVING ARMS OF OUR LORD.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 10:00 Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville, MO. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 19, from 5 to 8 PM at Bradford Chapel. Interment will be in Shepard Hills Cemetery in Barhart, Missouri under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Betty Jane Hodge, 64, of Meridian, Idaho, received her promised reward May 14, 2015 surrounded by family and friends. Born May 3, 1951 in Perry Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Earnest and Laura Malone of Summersville, Missouri.
She is survived by her son, Ernie Hodge; grandson, John Hodge; sisters, Jeanie Cooley and husband Bill, Donna Beasley and husband Jerry; numerous nieces and nephews; kittens, Lucy and Ethel; and grand-dog General. She was preceded in death by her sister Patty Malone Powell.
Betty was a loving mother, adoring grandmother, devoted friend, and a servant and child of God.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 am Saturday, May 23rd at Summersville City Cemetery in Summersville, Missouri. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, May 30th at the Linder Road Church of Christ in Meridian, Idaho.
Marlene Pauline Collins, 83, of Geneva passed away Tuesday March 3, 2015 at the Geneva Village Retirement Community. She lived for many years in Madison before moving to Geneva in 2000.
She was born August 4, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri to Frank and Antoinette (Skibicki) Luepker. Marlene married the love of her life, Lt. Commander Harold T. Collins, Sr. USCG in June of 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Marlene was an active member of Immaculate Conception Church while she lived in Madison and was a member of the Quilting Guild. She attended Assumption Catholic Church when she later moved to Geneva. A talented artist she loved to sing. Marlene was also an avid reader and she enjoyed the reactions of others when she would tell a silly joke.
Marlene is survived by her daughters: Deborah and husband Kenneth Gradomski of Geneva, Ohio, and Marcia and husband Eric Polley of Dixon, Kentucky; son: Patrick and wife Tanya Collins of Columbus, Ohio; seven grandchildren: Dawn Faulhammer, Christopher and wife Susana Faulhammer, Brian and wife Jami Faulhammer, Erin Polley, Nathan and wife Lindsey Polley, Gianna Collins, and Sasha Collins; step grandson: Stan and wife Jillian Gradomski; and great-grandchildren: Haley, Taylor, Landen, Liam, Lola, Jackson, and Kathryn: step great-grandchildren: Megan, Chandler, Ashton, and Braydon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Sr.; son Harold Collins Jr.; and her parents Frank and Antoinette Luepker.
Memorial Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00AM Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Bradford officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 Am on Saturday, May 16 to service time at 11:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home