William Raymond Crane the son of Bill Crane and Evelyn (Bryson) Crane Sykes was born December 19, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri. He passed away at his home on Wednesday morning, August 27th, 2014 making his age 59 years.
Raymond was united in marriage to Christene Ann Levan and to their union they were blessed with 5 children, Nathan, Chris, Josh, Cassie and Wendi.
Raymond grew up in the Summersville community, graduating from Summersville High School. He enjoyed pitching horseshoes, watching football, cold beer and a good steak, party poker and a good laugh. He loved being with his family and doing things with them. He had a big heart.
He is preceded in death by his father Bill Crane.
Those left to mourn his passing are his wife Christene, children, Nathan, Chris, Josh, Cassie and Wendi. Raymond is also survived by his mother Evelyn Crane Sykes, sister, Andree Havens (Ray), brothers, Billy (Linda) and Howard; and one aunt Lucille Allen, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Lawrence Hizer Young the son of George William and Easter (Odom) Young was born at White Bluff in Shannon County, Missouri on May 20, 1916. Lawrence passed away at his home surrounded by his loved ones on Tuesday morning, August 12, 2014 making his age 98 years.
He was united in marriage to Ersell Lida Bridges October 10, 1947 and they were blessed with12 children, Delbert, Herschel, Cerchel, Juanita, Ruthie, Larry (Lanny), Almeta, Eugene, Wanda, Glen, Roberta and Alta (my baby).
Lawrence served in the United States Army serving in World War II serving from October 20, 1941 to November 5, 1945..
During is life Lawrence worked hard to provide for his family, as a industrial mechanic, ran a county road grader, hauled cordwood.
He was a faithful member of the Summersville Assembly of God Church. He had a deep and abiding faith in his Savior.
His favorite thing was hunting, where it be a coon or possum, deer, turkey, squirrel, or any thing else, as long as he was in the woods. He could often be found up town visiting with friends. He never met a stranger, because he consider them friends. He was known for his kindness and his generosity, often giving his abundance of garden produce to others.
Preceding in death are his parents, George and Easter, his beloved wife Ersell, son Eugene and twin infant sons, Herschel and Cerchel, daughters, Roberta and Almeta, granddaugther Angela and great granddaughter Topanga; brothers, Othel Leland, Edward Elzie, George Roland.
Surviving are his children, Delbert King and wife Diane of Shelton, Washington; Juanita Elfline and husband Melvin of Summersville, Missouri; Ruthie James and husband Ray of Elk Creek, Missouri; Lawrence (Larry, Lanny) Young and wife Janet of Winona, Missouri; Wanda German and husband Dean of Hartshorn, Missouri; Glen Young of Summersville, Missouri; Alta James and husband David of Licking, Missouri, son-in-law Dennis Schneider and daughter-in-law Rita Young. He is also survived by brothers, Wayne Young and wife Olive of Summersville, Missouri, Ollie Dean Young of Antioch, California; Hershel Cordell Young of West Point,California, and sister Marjorie Neagle and husband Norman of Summersville, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Virginia Young and Betty Young .
He was much loved by many grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2:00PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Rev. Archie Taylor officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 16,
from 6 to 8 PM at Bradford Chapel. Interment will be in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Inez Louise Miller, age 91, was born February 14, 1923 in Gladden
Missouri to Orin Hurt and Eva Orleana Blake Hurt. She passed away
Monday evening, August 11, 2014 with many of her loved ones by her
She was united in marriage to Roland L. Miller February 26, 1946. She
was a faithful member of the Summersville Christian Church until she
moved in 2009 to Edwardsville, Illinois.
She worked at Angelica uniform factory in Summersville for 38 years.
She helped Roland on the family farm.
Preceding in death is her beloved husband Roland, her mother and
father Orin and Eva, brothers Norman, Erman and Dewayne, sisters
Lucille Bilbrey and Ruby Morton, brother-in-law Harold Miller and
sister-in-law Jean Fleming.
She is survived by her brother Ervin Royal Hurt and wife Christine of
Granite City, Illinois; sister-in-law Sue Hurt of Edwardsville, Illinois and a host of nieces
and nephews that she considered her children.
Visitation will be held for Inez Miller Friday evening August 15, 2014
with Family time from 5 to 6 PM and the family will receive friends
from 6 to 8 PM. Funeral Serviced will be Saturday, August 16, 2014 at
10:00 Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville, with Rev.
Paul Hamm officiating.
Mrs. Evelyn Lorraine Curlile was the daughter of Ernest Ludwig Roessler and Maude Mae Province Roessler. She was born August 9, 1928 in Broken Bow, Nebraska, and passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Ozark River Manor in Ozark, Missouri, making her age 86 years.
Evelyn was united in marriage to Glen Maurice Curlile in 1947 and to their union 5 children were born, Gary Wayne, Sharon Lorraine, Marion Glen, Carolyn Marie, John Lesley.
She attended the Teachers Institute, and taught school 2 years in Nebraska. She also worked as a book-keeper at Denver Dry Goods in Denver Colorado. When her children were born she became a housewife and mother. After her children were raised she worked for 10 years in the laundry dept at the hospital in Broken Bow, which was in walking distance of her home.
She moved to Missouri in the late 1990′s due to health issues. While living in Arroll, Missouri she attended Midvale Church where she made many friends. She was an avid reader, reading just about anything she could find. She loved to travel and could be ready to go anywhere at a minutes notice. While a resident of the Ozark River Manor she kept up with friends and what was happening through reading the Summersville Beacon. She was faithful to read her bible and loved attending church and being with the church family. She moved many times during her life, but she would always find a church close enough to walk to. Her faith was an important part of her life.
She is preceded in death by her father Ernest and mother Maude.
She is survived by her children, Gary Curlile and wife Pat, of the Arroll Community, near Summersville, Missouri, Sharon Joyce and husband Jim of the Omaha area, Marion Curlile of Broken Bow, Nebraska, Carolyn Curlile of Reno, Nevada and John Curlile of Genoa, Nebraska; and one sister Shirley Thorton also of Broken Bow, Nebraska. Evelyn is also survived by 15 grandchildren, a host of great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Tuesday evening, August 12, at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville from 6 to 8 PM.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, August, 13, 2014 at 11:00 A M at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Rev. James Bradford Officiating. Interment will in Arroll Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online Condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Cecil Robert Case, the son of Roy Case and Doris Bowman Case, was born February 8th, 1941 in Summersville, Missouri. He passed away at the Apple Valley nursing home in Sebastopol, California on Saturday June 8th, 2013, making his age 72 years.
Bob was united in marriage to Beverly Lammerding. To their union two children were born, Kirsten Elaine Case Cano and Erika Anne Case.
Bob grew up in the Summersville area and graduated from Houston High School in 1958, where his mother Doris was teaching at the time. He attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri on a full scholarship as an organ and sacred music major. Music was an integral part of his life as he served as minister of music for several churches to include Third Baptist Church St. Louis, Missouri, Faith Baptist Church Summersville, Missouri, and Church of the Open Door San Rafael, California. Bob also enjoyed learning about and working with computers and started his own computer printer ribbon company. Throughout his life, Bob shared his gifts of music and computers, making a tremendous impact in many lives.
Bob is preceded in death by his father and mother, Roy and Doris Case.
Surviving are his daughter Kitty Cano and fiance’ Alan Johnson, and grandson Bo Cano of Kaneohe, Hawaii, his daughter Erika Case of Willard, Missouri, his ex-wife Beverly Case of Willard, Missouri, his brother John Case and wife Pat Case of Livermore, California, his nephews and nieces John Jr., Leslie, Marcia, and Jerry and their spouses and several great nieces and nephews.
Bob was a born again Christian who believed in the saving, changing power of Jesus Christ. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and brothers and sisters in Christ.
Memorial Services will be Saturday August 16th, 2014 at Faith Baptist Church near Summersville at 1:00 PM with Rev. Mike Pitts officiating. Mr. Case has been interred in Summersville City Cemetery. Services are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. Online Condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Lucy Reed, age 83, will be held Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 AM.
Visitation will be held Monday evening, July 28th, 2014 from 6 to 8 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.