Alma Gerline (Uhl) Webb the daughter of Francis Lonnie Uhl and Pearlie (Miller) Uhl was born January 8, 1938 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Surrounded by her loving family she peacefully went to Heaven Monday, July 14, 2014 making her age 76 years.
Alma was united in to marriage to Glen Webb, February 13, 1960. To their union three children were born, Glenda, Michael, and Rose.
Alma was a homemaker and enjoyed her family. She loved spending time with her grandson Josh, and her children.
She is preceded in death by her husband Glenn Webb, her father and mother, Francis and Pearlie Uhl; her sisters and brothers, Ella Jane, Dorothy Louise, Edward, Panzie, Angline, Luther Roland, Robert Franklin, Donald Gene, Lavene Wilma, Irene Carry, James O.C., Bettie Rosena, Birtha Mae, Beatrice, son-in-law Allen Tuttle.
Alma is survived by her children: Glenda Barker and husband Ross, Michael Webb, Rose Tuttle; one grandson Josh Tuttle, step-son Richard Webb and wife Daphne, and sister Neoma Shirley Barnes, and Alma’s special friends, Alfie and Greg.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 11:00 Am at Midvale Church with Rev. James Bradford. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 to 8 Pm at Bradford Funeral Home. Burial will be in Midvale Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
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Jeffrey Allen Vaughn, the son of Raymond E. and R Fern (Nave) Vaughn was born in Baltimore, Maryland on August 19, 1947. He passed away at his home in the Flat Rock Community on July 14, 2014. making his age 66.
Preceding in death are his Father, Raymond E. Vaughn and one great niece, Ashlyn Rutenkroger. Surviving are his brother, Michael R. Vaughn and wife, Sharon. of the home; nephews, Gregory A. Vaughn and wife, Tammy, of Mena, AR.; Eric E. Vaughn and wife, Monica, of Springdale, AR; one niece, Heather J. Ruterkroger and husband, Scott, of Wapole, NH; Grand Nephews, Seth Stewart, Fort Smith, AR; Benjamin and Colton Vaughn, Springdale, AR; Heinrich and Owen Rutenkroger, Wapole, NH; Grand Nieces: Katrina Rowe and husband, Landon, Mena, AR; Shelby Vaughn, Mena, AR; Myranda Vaughn, Arkadelphia, AR. Clarissa Rutenkroger, Wapole, NH.
A celebration of Jeffrey’s life will be held Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville at 2:00 PM.
Jeffrey spent his whole life in a handicap body. Today we rejoice because he has a new body.
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Charles Monty Masengill was the son of Harbert Masengill and Nova Jean Dixon. He was born on October 1, 1949 in Summersville, MO and passed away on July 9, 2014 at his home in Jackson, MO at 64 years old.
Monty was united in marriage to Terry Lee Shockley on October 8, 1974. They had three daughters, Tammy, Montica, and Charlie.
Monty served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1970 and was deployed in the Vietnam War. After serving his country, he spent his working years as a long-haul truck driver.
Monty is preceded in death by his father Herbert Masengill, his mother Nova Jean Dixon Terrill, granddaughter Christal Taylor, his brother Curtis Terrill, and his step-father Robert Terrill.
He is survived by his wife, Terry, of Jackson, MO; daughter Tammy (David) Taylor and their children, Charles, Donald, and Kimberly, of Wallace, KS; daughter Montica Babers and her sons, Derrick, Nick, and Phillip, of Jackson, MO; daughter Charlie Masengill and her daughter, Remi, of Jackson, MO; step-mother Nealma Masengill of Mountain Grove, MO; sisters Kay Terrill White and Karen Helton (Kevin) of Summersville, MO, Connie (Pat) Stuart of Willow Spring, MO; and brother Jerry (Michelle) Masengill of Springfield, MO. He also leaves numerous, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 3 to 6 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Family memories at 6 PM.
Funeral Services for MaKenzi Lynn Batchelor, age 9, will be held Saturday, June 28th, at Bradford Funeral Chapel at 11:00 Am.
Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 to 8 PM at Bradford Funeral Home. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery near Hartshorn, MO.
Patsy Louise (Lee) Hebert was the daughter of Leon and Opal Ruth (Dewitt) Lee. She was born July 14th, 1951 at Raymondville, Missouri and passed away from injuries due to a vehicle accident on Monday, June 23, 2014 making her age 62 years 11 months and 9 days.
Patsy was united in marriage to Leonard DeSalme Hebert on January 6th, 1967.To this union they had 8 children, Robert, Lenny, Anna, Charlotte, Michael, Raymond, Jennifer and William. Lenny and Patsy also raised several grandchildren over the years: Jese, Patsy, Mikey, and Lil’ Lenny.
Patsy was a member of the Eunice Baptist Church and dearly loved her church family. Patsy had been delivering meals to the Senior Citizens of the Summersville area for over 10 years. She enjoyed going out to breakfast, yard sales, flea markets and spending her Saturday mornings with the love of her life Len. She loved her children, including all the extra ones that called her Mom. Patsy had a green thumb when it came to her plants and flowers.
Patsy is preceded in death by her sons, Robert and Raymond Hebert, her parents, Leon and Opal Lee, brother Bobbie Lee, and several sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts and her niece Misty Lee.
Surviving of the home is her husband Leonard of Summersville, Missouri, son Jamie Hebert of Summersville, Missouri, daughter Anna Anderson and husband Carl of Houston, Missouri, daughter Charlotte Keeling and husband Chris of Eminence, Missouri, Michael Hebert and wife Vikki of Summersville, Missouri, daughter Jennifer Blackwell and husband Denver of Salem, Missouri,William Hebert and fiance Felica Batchelor of Houston, Missouri, two daughters-in-law, Jessie Hebert of Summersville, Missouri and Rita Hebert White of Cuba, Missouri; her siblings, Danny Lee and girlfriend Lisa Richardson of Mountain View, Missouri, Leroy Lee and girlfriend Betty Gage of Ottawa, Kansas, David Lee of Salem, Missouri, Karen Shroup and husband Joe of Salem, Missouri, Theresa Villarreal of Houston, Missouri, Barbara Ford and husband Everett of Salem, Missouri, Carol Ann Roe and husband Butch of Fitch, Texas, Donna Ruth Heavin of Mountain View, Missouri. Patsy is also survived by a host of extra children, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great grand-kids
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Bradford Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Burial will be in Midvale Cemetery near Summersville, MO under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Donald Jean “Doc” McDermith, was born August 29, 1927 in Christian County, Illinois to Jesse Warren McDermith and Mable Alice Howerton McDermith. Doc entered into Glory on Wednesday morning, June 11, 2014 at Mountain View Health Care, Mountain View, Missouri, making his age 86 years.
Doc and Mary Jane (Janey) Harbert were married June 25, 1948, and to their union 1 daughter Carol Ann, and 3 sons, Monte, Scott and Roger were born. Janie lost her battle to cancer in 1997. Doc married Jerri-Anne Barkha Bullin, December 12, 1999 and Barkha brought to their union one son Shay.
Doc graduated from Rosamond, Illinois High School. He attended Illinois College for 1 year, then Texas A&M from 1945 to 1946, and after serving as an Army Medic for 13 months In Germany, returned to finish is degree in 1951, achieving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
Doc had a mixed veterinarian practice for 20 years in Nokomis, Illinois, and a large animal practice for 20 years in Summersville, Missouri. After his second by-pass surgery he retired in 1997. He often joked that his practice was more about people and their love for their animals. He maintained a registered Angus herd from 10 to 350 cows for 34 years. After dispersing the herd in 1985 he kept busy with Angus heifers for commercial herd replacements. He was very proud to be the owner of San Peppy Doc who took 2nd place in the Missouri Futurity Cutting Horse in 1985.
He was one of 10 owners and directors of Nokomis Golden Manor Nursing Home. He held many offices in his life and was very community minded: President of Illinois Angus Association, President of South Central Illinois Angus Association, President of Illinois Beef Improvement Federation, President of Nokomis Saddle Club, President of Central Illinois Veterinary Medical Association, Veterinarian for Illinois Angus Association, President of Summersville Saddle Club, Shannon County Missouri Farm Family of the year, Texas County Missouri Cattleman’s Plaque for outstanding and dedicated to the organization, Member of Summersville Methodist Church, Director of Summersville Community Bank NA, Member of Missouri Farm Bureau, Shannon County, MO, Lifetime member of National Limousine Association, member of American Angus Association, Member of American Quarter Horse Association. Doc enjoyed his veterinary practice, farming and raising cattle. In his retirement he enjoyed trail riding and spending time with family and friends. He even found time to pen a book of his life experiences.
Doc was a faithful member of the Summersville Methodist Church for 38 years.
Preceding Doc in death are his first wife Mary Jane (Harbert), his infant daughter Carol Ann, three sons Monte, Scott and Roger; daughter-in-law Paula and grandson Dusty, his father Jesse and mother Mabel; his sister Phyliss McAfee and brother Jim McDermith.
He is survived by his wife Jerri-Anne Barkha Bullin-McDermith of the home in Summersville, Missouri, five grandchildren: Josh and Holly Sargant; Rhianna Bannick, Joni Herron, Jessi McDermith, 6 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, stepson Shay Bullin and his son Jett of Denver, North Carolina,
Nieces, Melanie,Cindy, Debbie,Vicki, Kim and nephews, Rick and Ronnie.
Visitation will be held at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville Friday evening June 13, 2014 from 5:30 to 8 PM; Visitation will be held Saturday, June 14, 2014 at McCracken-Dean Funeral Home Pana, Illinois from 5 to 8 PM. Services will be Sunday June 15 at the McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 2 PM with Burial in Rosamond Grove Cemetery.
Betty Florice (Lewis) Smith was born June 12, 1932 at Round Springs, Missouri, to Lotus Hugh Lewis and Willia Orphia Patterson. She went to be with her Heavenly Father on May 29, 2014 at Mountain View Health Care, Mountain View, Missouri following a long battle with congestive heart failure and alzheimers.
Betty married Howard Elmer Smith on July 3, 1949. To this union two children were born: Vivian Elaine and Kennith DaWayne. Betty and Howard were divorced in 1998.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Helen “Bernice” Newby and Maude “Rose Ann” Rubert; and one son-in-law, Jerry Lee Stilley.
Betty is survived by her daughter, Vivian Stilley of Houston, Missouri; son Kennith Smith and wife Sandy of Summersville, Missouri;four grandchildren, Kristie (Stilley) Vincent and husband Bryan, Florice (Stilley) Pearce and husband Jack, Kalenna (Smith) Wilson and husband Shan, and Dustin Smith and wife Tanya; two great -grandchildren, Jon and Kate Vincent; one brother Douglas Lewis and wife Linda; and one sister sister, Stella “Norma Jean” Thompson.
As a young girl, Betty’s family frequently moved, but her most cherishes memories were of her time spent on Sinkin Creek in Dent County, Missouri; which is where she was baptized. She loved to reminisce about times spent with grandparents and family near Sinkin Creek. She especially loved to recall the various mischief she would get in to with her sister Bernice and her cousin Louise (Shockley) Keeling.
Betty attended high school at Eminence and Summersville, Missouri. In the late 1940’s her family moved to Oregon to work in the timber industry. At the age of 17 she began working for the U.S. Forest Service monitoring fires and the weather from a fire tower. During this time she married Howard Smith, who had also relocated to Oregon from Shannon County, Missouri. During the early years of their marriage, Howard and Betty lived in Oregon (where their two children were born), Colorado, and Missouri. They permanently relocated to Summersville, Missouri in 1958. Betty worked various jobs in the Summersville area, eventually working as a secretary at Harmon Insurance Agency for 33 years.
In her spare time, Betty was a talented artist. She was accomplished in oil painting, ceramics, sewing, and sketching. Betty also restored vintage dolls for customers nation-wide. She was rarely idle, as she always had a craft project in progress. Her grandchildren have many fond memories of hours spent at the kitchen table doing crafts. That same kitchen table hosted many of her fine culinary treats. She was known for her fried chicken and exceptional fudge!
Betty was also known for her beautiful flowers and gardens. She enjoyed the vibrant colors of nature, whether it be flowers, birds, or sunsets. That love of color carried through to her artwork, her wardrobe, and her ever-present lipstick (Which she never failed to wear)!
Betty Loved to travel and would never pass up a good adventure. Now, on her final journey, she is sure to enjoy the destination. She began her journey with Christ at an early age, and after many long winding roads she will be finally be able to rest in his arms. She will be missed and never forgotten by those she leaves behind, but she can at last smile down on us free from all worries and pain.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, June 1st, 2014 at 2 :00 Pm at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday evening, May 31, from 6 to 8 PM at Bradford Chapel. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Clara Pauline Gun the daughter of of Thomas Andy Franklin and Ethel Irene (Stewart) Franklin was born January 28, 1954 at Anderson, Indiana and passed away at the Willow Care Nursing Home in Willow Springs, Missouri on Monday, May 26, 2014 making her age 60 years 3 months and 28 days.
She was blessed with three children.
She attended Bethel Community Church until she became ill. She like going places, playing games and especially loved spending time with great niece Bailey.
She is preceded in death by her mother and father Thomas and Ethel Franklin, and 1 sister Mary Birdsong.
Pauline is survived by her children, Lowell Gum of Houston, Missouri, Christopher Reynolds of Columbia South Carolina, Cassandra Holloway of Arkansas, 4 sisters, Beverly Flowers of Willow Springs, Mabel Richards of Springfield, Missouri, Susie Twyford of Bucyrus, Missouri and Sarah Smith of Houston, Missouri, six brothers, Thomas Franklin of Yukon, Missouri, Jim Franklin of Yukon, Missouri, Clancey Franklin of Mountain View, Missouri, Les Franklin of Houston, Missouri Roger Franklin of Houston, Missouri and Larry Franklin of Shipman, Illinois, 4 grandchildren and a lot of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 10:00 Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Visitation will be held Friday evening May 30th, from 5 to 8 PM at Bradford Chapel. Services are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.
Clyde L. Wagner Jr., known to his family and many friends as Tadpole, was born May 1, 1967 at Farmington, Missouri to his parents, Clyde L. Wagner Sr. and Gladys Jonell (Jones) Wagner.
Clyde passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Mountain View, Missouri, Saturday evening, May 10, 2014, making his age 47 years and 9 days.
He had spent the last 12 years of his life with his girlfriend Angie Hanger. They had many happy times together.
He enjoyed barbecue’s and spending time with his three beloved dogs, Babygirl, Captain and Shadow.
He liked to hang out with his friends, family and riding motorcycles. His favorite pastime was kicking back on the couch and spending time with his girlfriend Angie and helping his mother Gladys and his sister Becky.
He is preceded in death by his father Clyde L. Wagner Sr. and a great niece Hannah N. Jennings.
Clyde is survived by his mother Gladys J. Wagner of Hartshorn, Missouri, his sister Becky Ipock and husband Joe of Summersville, Missouri, his girlfriend Angie Hanger of Winona, Missouri, 2 nephews, DJ Jennings and Cody Jennings and wife Sasha all of the Summersville area, great nieces, Hailey N. Jennings and Madaline M. Jennings, great nephew Darringer JL Jennings and niece Amy Laughlin Jennings and a host of other family members and many friends.
Memorial services for Clyde L. Wagner Jr. will be held Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating.
Roger Glen Mendenhall was born October 18, 1961 in Texas County, Missouri to Willard J. Mendenhall and Margaret M. Lynch Mendenhall and passed way at Mountain View Health Care on Friday, May 2, 2014 making his age 52 years 6 months and 14 days.
Roger first marriage blessed him with 2 children, Bradley and Melissa. Roger later married Judy Smith of Mountain View, Missouri and he was blessed with a daughter Christina.
Roger was blessed with 8 grandchildren, Tristan, Colden, Justin, and Taylor, Ty, Natalie, Ethan and Haisley.
Roger grew up and attended school in Summersville after high school graduation he served in the United States Army. He later worked at Custom Metal Finishing until his health forced an early disability. When Roger was healthy he enjoyed dune buggies and in this hobby made a special friend Keith Briggs. Roger enjoyed hunting and always looked forward to the Mendenhall Family Deer Camp with his son Brad, brothers, Gary and Lindell, nephews, David, Daniel, Jeff and Scott.
Roger was preceded in death by his mother Margaret, his father Willard, brother Earl and his grandparents.
Roger is survived by his wife Judy, son Bradley, daughters, Melissa Gray and husband Jonathan, and Christina Watkins and husband Randall, his 8 grandchildren, his sister Janet Estes, brothers, Lindell Mendenhall and wife Sandy, Gary Mendenhall and wife Terri, his nephews and nieces and host of other family members and friends.
Memorial Services and Military Rites will be held Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7 PM at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville. Visitation will be held Friday evening May 9th from 5 to 7 PM under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Verla Mae Hodge, known as Mae was born in Salem, Missouri to Joseph Barlow (Bob) Martin and Mary Ethel (Counts) Martin on August 29, 1934. Mae passed away at Mountain View Health Care in Mountain View, Missouri on May 1st, 2014 making her age 79 years 8 months and 2 days.
She was united in marriage to Vester Guern Hodge, May 17, 1966. Guern was the father to 12 children whom Mae loved.
Mae and Guern moved from St. Louis and made their home in Summersville. Mae was worked at the Angelica Uniform Factory in Summersville for many years.
She was a faithful member at Midvale Church and attended until she went to live at Mountain View Health Care. Many in the church called her the Candy Lady. She loved to pass out candy on Sunday mornings. She was a dedicated worker for the Summersville Senior Center as a volunteer. Her neighbors will remember her for her delicious zucchini cookies and peanut butter fudge.
When her health declined in December of 2010 she went to live at Mountain View Health Care, where she loved the staff and the residents. She would often say I’m glad I’m here. Those who loved and cared for her knew her as Gran or Granny Mae.
Preceding her in death are her husband Guern Hodge, her parents, Bob and Mary Martin, sisters, Elizabeth (Liz) Psalmonds, Lois Stotler, brothers Noah Martin and Robert Martin and a infant brother Jake Martin.
Survivng are Guern’s children, Daniel, Jimmy, Harold, Ricky,Paul, Tony, Stony and Cody Hodge, Thelma Jean Crider, Sonya Hodge, Colleen Nikkari, nieces, Susan Asher and husband John of Boss, Missouri, Crystal Hughes and husband Alfred of Salem, Missouri, Shirley Chiles and husband Dennis of Arnold, Missouri, Dorothy Stotler of Fletcher, Missouri and Doris Koehler of Robertsville, Missouri and nephews, Bob Psalmonds and wife Linda of Van Buren, Missouri, Sam Stotler of Wright City, Missouri and David Stotler of Lenox, Missouri and host of other family members.
Funeral Services will be held Monday May 5, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Bradford officiating. Visitation will be Monday, May 5th from 11 Am to 1 PM at Bradford Chapel. Burial will be in Black Pond Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
Lois Margarette (Mitchell) Terrill, daughter of the late William and Fay Mitchell, was born on November 23, 1932 in Summersville, MO, and departed this life in St Louis, MO on April 30, 2014 at the age of 81 years.
Lois was united in marriage on August 26, 1950 to Roy Terrill, who preceded her in death on October 5, 1998. From this union two daughters were born. She is survived by both daughters: Debra Terrill of Arnold, MO, and Sandra (Jack) Oliver of St Louis, MO; also two grandsons: Alex (Lisa) Oliver of Aiken, SC and Adam (Kallie) Oliver of Chesterfield, MO; and two great-grandsons: Henry Oliver and Jack Oliver. She is also survived by two sisters: Stella Wilcox of Farmington, MO, and Dorthea Stuart of Tenino, WA; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband Roy, her parents, William and Fay Mitchell; three sisters: Dollie Gobble, Goldie Laird, and Alice Lay; and brothers: Elmer, Earl, and Clyde Mitchell, and twin infant brothers; also by multiple in-laws.
She professed her faith in Christ and was baptized in September 1957, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fenton.
Lois worked for many years in the manufacturing industry, and enjoyed laughter, and spending time with family and friends.
Funeral Services Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 11 Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Atchison officiating. Interment in Summersville City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.
Violet Lavern ( Brown) Chilton the daughter of Maude Mae (Bramlett) Brown and John Andrew Brown was born on December 10, 1927 at Greer Springs, Missouri and passed away at Mountain Home, Arkansas on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 making her age 86 years, 4 months and 13 days.
Violet was united in marriage to Arnold Chilton in 1951. To their union three children were born, Carol Jean Chilton, Linda Kay Barnett and Terry Wayne Chilton.
Violet was a member of the First Baptist Church of Birch Tree, Missouri. Violet treasured her family and was proud of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She took great pleasure in cooking large meals for her loved ones. Violet enjoyed working at Harps Grocery store in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She valued her co-workers and customers. In her spare time Violet took delight in fixing up her rental property, reading a good book and gardening her flowers. She took a special interest and love for her roses. Violet had a great time traveling and shopping with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed and the memories of “wild” Violet will be cherished for ever.
Violet is proceeded in death by her parents, John and Maude Brown, spouse Arnold Chilton, brothers and sisters, Ray Brown, Wanda Foster, Jack Brown, Burl Brown, Lester Brown, Glenda Sue Brown, Eileen Halleman and infant Chester Brown.
She is survived by her children; Carol Jean Chilton of Aspen, Colorado, Linda Kay Barnett and husband David of Summersville, Missouri, Terry Wayne Chilton and wife Cindy of Webb City, Missouri, grandchildren, April Barnett, Airika Thompson, Ashleigh Schuler, William Duncan, Ashley Duncan and Kaleb Patchin. great grandchildren, Victoria Thompson, May`ce Thompson, Alexxa Barnett-Hill, Adison Barnett-Hill, Kaiya Schuler, Maylee Schuler and Rowen Schuler, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Graveside Services were held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Oak Forest Cemetery in
Birch Tree, Missouri with Rev. Robert Medley officiating. Interment was in Oak Forest Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home
Memorial Services for Roberta Hauser of Foristell, Missouri will be held Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at 12:00 at Bradford Funeral Chapel in Summersville, with Rev.Gary Steelman officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.
Melvin LeRoy Tune the son of William Edd Tune and Delphia Irene (Lee) Tune was born in Summersville, Missouri on October 13, 1944. Melvin passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Missouri making his age 69 years.
Melvin was blessed with two children Brad and Karen. He was raised in the Summersville area, leaving to serving the United States Navy serving from 1962 to1966. He also served in the Navy Reserves for several years.
He worked at Del Monte in Rochelle, Illinois then moving to Missouri and worked for International Harvester and Kraft foods.
After his retirement he moved to Summersville, and made many friends. He was a regular at the restaurants, where he enjoyed visiting. He was a member of the Free Masons at Theodosia; a member of the AMVETS. He attended Bethel Community Church when his health permitted.
He loved working outside and getting his hands dirty. His greatest joy was his kids and grandkids. He loved doing family genealogy. He got along with everyone and was loved by everyone. He always wanted to make everyone smile even if he didn’t know you. He was the connection for the family as he kept everyone updated with all the family members.
Preceding Melvin in death are his father William Edd Tune, mother Delphia Irene Tune, nephew Victor and niece Vickie.
He is survived by his son Brad and wife Amanda and their two daughters, Olivia and Zoey, his daughter Karen and husband David, their daughter Isabella, and three sons, Jakob, Jonah and Jeremiah; sister Shirley Hensley of Lewisburg, Tennessee, brother Bill Ed of Summersville, Missouri, sister Mildred Barnhart of Rocksprings, Texas, brother Lenro Tune of Willow Springs, Missouri, sister Nadine Boyle and husband Bob of Franzee, Minnesota and their families. Melvin is also survived by his aunts, uncles and many friends.
Funeral Services Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 11:00 Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Interment and Military were
in Oakside Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home .
Brenda Gail Miller age 34, a resident of Summersville, Missouri passed away at her home Wednesday evening, March 26, from a battle with cancer.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11 Am at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Rev. Don Miller officiating.
Charles Dean Lee was born September 29,1961 in Roswell, New Mexico to Charles Dennis Lee and Donna Branson. Charles Dean Lee, a resident of Cabool, Missouri passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Ozark Medical Center in West Plains making his age 52 years.
He grew up in New Mexico and served in the United States Navy. Dean will always be remembered by all the art work he did at Christmas time on the windows. He was enrolled in Dury College in Cabool pursuing a Art Degree. He was very talented artist.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather George Couch and grandmother Ocie Plowman Couch, father Charles Dennis Lee and niece Tabatha.
Survivors include three children: Charles David, Amanda, and Dylon Charles, his mother Donna Branson Lee Lawton, OK, sisters and brother, Nita Diannia Williams (Richard) of Cedar Hill, New Mexico, Ronald Dale of Willow Springs, Missouri, Michael Dwayne Lee of Lawton, OK, Tricia Denise Marshall (Mark) of Lawton, OK and many aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces.
Memorial Services will be held Monday, March 17, 2014 at 2PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 1 to service time at 2.Online condolences maybe left at bradfordfuneralhome.net Arrangements are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville.
Geraldine Brim the daughter of Arthur Ray James and Lela Bell (Crabtree ) James was born June 22, 1938 at Joy, Missouri in Dent County. She passed away at the Brent B. Tinnin Nursing Center in Ellington, Missouri on March 10, 2014 making her age 75 years 8 months and 18 days.
Geraldine was united in marriage to Cloe Harvey Brim. To their union 4 children were born, Evelyn Louise, a still born daughter, Janet Lenore and Ricky Lynn.
When she lived in the Summersville/Hartshorn area she attended the Hartshorn Assembly of God Church and Midvale Church. She enjoyed all the churches that came to the nursing home to hold services.
She enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, and canning. She loved to quilt, needlepoint and crafts. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Geraldine is preceded in death her father Arthur Ray James, mother Lela Bell James, the father of her children Cole Harvey Brim, 2 daughters, Evelyn Louis Brim and a still born daughter, brothers, Archie James and a infant brother, sisters, Shirley Mattoy and Wilma Gant and half sister Goldie May James.
She is survived by her children Janet Stoops and husband Steve of Ellington, Missouri; Rick Brim and Candance of Willow Springs, Missouri; grandchildren, Missi Piatt and husband Boone of Salem, Missouri, Jessica Gresham and husband James of Ellington, Missouri, Steven Stoops and Lori Stoops both of Ellington, Missouri, Jennifer Counterman of Mountain View, Missouri, Billie Brock and husband Chris of Mountain View, Missouri, Roger Counterman and wife Tiffany of Mountain View, Missouri, Phillip McKee of Oklahoma, Elizabeth Brim, Sara Brim and Marlana Brim all of Willow Springs, Missouri; one sister Nadine Cameron and husband Nick of Alabama, four brothers, Donnie James and wife Beverly of Licking , Missouri, Frank James and wife Donnetta of Licking, Missouri, David James and wife Alta of Licking, Missouri and Danny James and wife Lynda of Hermann, Missouri. She is also survived by 15 great grandchildren and a host of other family members and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Gary Steelman officiating. Visitation will be Thursday morning from 11 Am to 1 PM. Interment will be in Antioch Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville, Missouri. Online condolences may be left at bradfordfuneralhome.net
Funeral Services for Harry Edward Flowers III, a resident of Willow Springs, will be held Saturday March 8, at 5:00 PM at Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville
Visitation for Harry Edward Flowers III will be held at Bradford Funeral Home, Saturday afternoon from 3 PM to service time at 5 PM.
Arrangements are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family ask for memorial donations to Bradford Funeral Home in Harry’s memory
Harry Edward Flowers III the son of Harry Edward Flowers Jr. and Frances Lenora Hartley was born August 18, 1972 at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Illinois and passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Willow Springs, Missouri making his age 41 years 6 months and 14 days.
Harry was united in marriage to Nancy Rose Lute on June 29, 1996. To their union 2 children were born Andrew Edward Flowers and Isabella Rose Flowers.
He attended Clear Springs Church when he was able. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, having bar-b-q’s with family, back roading, and going to the river. He was studying to become a history teacher. He loved to watch the Rams and the Cardinals. He was a collector of Zippo lighters.
Preceding Harry in death are his mother Frances Lenora Flowers, sister Catherine Ann Flowers, grandmother Amanda Lucille Brown Flowers, grandfather Harry Edward Flowers Sr., grandfather George William Hartley.
He is survived by his father Harry Edwards Flowers Jr., step-mother Beverly Ann Franklin Flowers, sisters Amanda Lorraine Flowers Messex, sister Mindy Nichole Flowers Hosier, all of Willow Springs, Missouri; his son Andrew Edward Flowers, and his daughter Isabella Rose Flowers, of Redding, California, nieces, Shannon Lenora Fields, Paula Ann White, Andrea Nichole White, Stephanie Lorraine White, Jessica Anne Messex, Shelly Marie Messex, nephews, Roy Jefferson White Jr., Myron Wayne Messex, Billy Ray Messex, Dylan Wesley Hosier, Lucas Robert Hosier,
great nieces Catherine Ann Fields, Hailey Grace Fields, Jacelynn Maureen Rayne Messex, great nephews, Aiden Wayne Messex, Keaghan Cooper-Messex, Kellan Scott Messex, MatheuGlenn Paul Messex, Andrew Ray Messex all of Willow Springs, Missouri; grandmother Annabelle Stewart Hartley, 2 brothers-in-law Arnold Wayne Messex and Robert Wesley Hosier of Willow Springs, Missouri and several aunts, uncle and cousins.
Phyllis Jean Patterson the daughter of Floyd E. Miller and Mildred Ruth (Halbrook) Miller was born in the Oakside Community near Summersville, Missouri on April 3, 1939. She entered into eternal rest Sunday, February 16, 2014 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, making her age 74 years 10 months and 13 days.
Phyllis was united in marriage to Gene Patterson, on September 25, 1954, to their union they were blessed with three children, Debora Jean, Brenda Sue and Robert Eugene (Bobby).
She attended the Summersville First Baptist Church in Summersville as long as her health permitted. After losing two children, her faith in God was strong.
In her early years she managed a Burger Chef which is now know as Burger King. After she and Gene moved to Summersville she worked for home health for many years. She was devoted to her clients and loved them as family
Phyllis enjoyed traveling and taking cruises. She loved to take her grandchildren on trips and often took them with her on cruises. Her favorite pastime was listening to country music. She loved to listen to local musicians and enjoyed going to the Summersville Opera. She enjoyed visiting with her friends when she was able to be out. She loved others and was willing to open her heart to anyone in need.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Mildred Miller, two children, Debora Jean and Bobby, two sisters Shirley McClin, and Sharon Fox and one brother Donald Miller.
Phyllis is survived by her husband Gene Patterson of the home in Summersville, Missouri; one daughter Brenda Barton and husband Lonnie of Redford, Missouri; grandchildren, Stacy Holland and husband Eric of Biloxi, Mississippi, Robert Patterson of St. Louis, Missouri and Brandy Barton of Redford, Missouri; step grandchildren, Kay and Jimmy Wilcutt of Redford, Missouri, Lonnie Jr. and Amanda Barton of Sedalia, Missouri, 7 great grandchildren, Kaleb Holland, Drake Holland, Owen Holland, Reid Holland, Gharrett Wilcut, Kayon Wilcut, and Grayson Barton. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:00 Am at Bradford Funeral Home chapel in Summersville with Rev. Tommy Boyd officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5 to 8 PM at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel. Services are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Online condolences maybe left a bradfordfuneralhome.net