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Peggy Elaine Waggoner (08/23/16)
Peggy Elaine Waggoner, 65, died at Freeman Hospital, on Aug. 19, 2016, surrounded by family. Peggy was born March 3, 1951, in Atlantic, Iowa. No services will be held. In lieu of gifts, consider a donation to an animal care agency, and keep Peggy in your prayers and think of her often...
Dorothy Baughman (08/23/16)
Dorothy Baughman, 80, of Nevada, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at Mercy Hospital, in Joplin, Mo. Dorothy was born in Longview, Texas, on Aug. 21, 1935, to John and Pearl (Cowling) Jester. Dorothy loved life, her family, square dancing, and shopping at thrift stores...
Nancy D. Coffey (08/20/16)
Nancy D. Coffey, 81, Nevada, passed from this life on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at her home in Nevada. Nancy was born April 1, 1935, to Elwood J. and Jennie (Wiles) Thorpe, in Kansas City, Mo. She was united in marriage to Leonard J. Coffey on March 18, 1959, in Miami, Okla., and he preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 2005...
Gerald Dean Stroer (08/20/16)
Gerald Dean Stroer, 77, passed from this life on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at his home, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Dean was born July 9, 1939, in Montrose, Colo., to David Henry and Clara Rebecca (Mizner) Stroer. As a baby, Dean, along with his family moved to a farm near Stockton, Mo., where he grew up. ...
Nancy D. Coffey (08/19/16)
Nancy D. Coffey, 81, Nevada, died on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at her home in Nevada. Nancy was born April 1, 1935, to Elwood J. and Jennie (Wiles) Thorpe, in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 22, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with Pastor Ricky Walles officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home...
Delmar Ray Gilmore (08/19/16)
Delmar Ray Gilmore, 85, Milo, Mo., passed from this life on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. Delmar was born on Oct. 11, 1930, to Ruben Andrew and Harriett Minerva (Fenton) Gilmore in Sandstone (Vernon County), Mo. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rebecca Belle Alexander. They were united in marriage on Dec. 17, 1955, in Nevada, and together they raised seven children...
Dale Leroy Koopmann (08/17/16)
Dale Leroy Koopmann, 72, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Aug. 14, 2016, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. Dale was born June 29, 1944, to Fritz and Leola (Breiburth) Koopmann, in Deerfield, Mo., where he spent most of his childhood and early adult life. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1962. For many years he operated Koopmann Cattle Company and was later known as " Junk Man" in the Nevada and surrounding areas...
Dale Leroy Koopman (08/16/16)
Dale Leroy Koopman, 72, Nevada, Mo., died on Aug. 14, 2106, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. Dale was born June 29, 1944, to Fritz and Leola (Breiburth) Koopmann in Deerfield, Mo. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 20, in the Ferry Funeral Chapel with Dennis Hancock officiating. ...
Michael James Cleveland (08/16/16)
Michael James Cleveland, of Nevada, Mo., completed his journey to the Lord on Aug. 12, 2016. Mike was born on April 22, 1944, to James William and Helen (Tyler) Cleveland. His 72 years were a life filled with the joys of love, laughter, and a "Never Say Never" attitude. For the past 55 years Mike was married to the love of his life, Helen Ann Cleveland. Together they had two lovely daughters, Christine Kunzweiler, DVM of Tulsa, Okla., and Nichole Jacobs of Portland, Ore...
Michael Elza Pruitt (08/16/16)
Michael Elza Pruitt, of Nevada, Mo., peacefully went home to be with Jesus at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, Mo., on Aug. 12, 2016. He was born on Dec. 24, 1943, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Elza R. and Bernice Louise (Killion) Pruitt. He accepted the Lord and was baptized at a very young age. ...
Esther Mae Irwin (08/12/16)
Esther Mae Irwin, 87, of Hume, Mo., passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, at St. Luke's East, in Lee's Summit, Mo. She was born June 12, 1929, to James and Velie Strain Bowen in Nevada, Mo. She married Merritt "Doc" Irwin and together they raised a family of seven. They lived in Nevada, Rich Hill, Stotesbury and Kansas City before settling down in Hume...
Ronald Eugene Gilliland (08/12/16)
Ronald Eugene Gilliland, 68, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Mr. Gilliland was born Sept. 18, 1948, in Nevada, Mo. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff and was a retired educator. ...
Fern Elizabeth (Walker) Taffner (08/12/16)
Fern Elizabeth (Walker) Taffner, 94, went to her Heavenly Home Aug. 9, 2016, at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs, Mo. Fern was born at home in Aaron, Mo., Bates County, Feb. 9, 1922, to Louis and Nellie Mae (Thornburg) Walker...
Fern Elizabeth (Walker) Taffner (08/10/16)
Fern Elizabeth (Walker) Taffner, of Nevada, Mo., formerly of Jasper, Mo., died Aug. 9, 2016, at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital, in El Dorado Spring, Mo. Fern was born Feb. 9, 1922. The funeral service will be Thursday at Konantz Warden Funeral Home, Lamar, Mo., at 1 p.m. There will be a visitation Wednesday, from 6 to 7 p.m. Burial will be at Waters Cemetery near Jasper...
Valerie Gean Wyatt (08/10/16)
Valerie Gean Wyatt, 51, of Nevada, passed away Sunday, Aug. 8, 2016, at her home following a period of illness. Valerie was born Feb. 10, 1965, in Los Angeles, Calif., the daughter Elbert Lee and Shirley Ellen (Fowler) Easley. She moved to the Nevada area where she worked as a Certified Medical Assistant. Valerie loved to be around family and her dogs. She enjoyed gardening, arts and crafts. She was loved by her family and will be greatly missed...
Winnie Marie Jones (08/09/16)
Winnie Marie Jones, 98, of O'Fallon, Mo., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at her residence at Park Place at Wing Haven Assisted Living. She was born on July 27, 1918, to Claude and Naomi (Hunt) Banks, in Joplin, Mo. She married C.H. Jones Jr. on May 7, 1939...
C. Waggoner Morerod (08/06/16)
Waggoner Morerod, 66, of Kansas City, Kan., passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2016. Waggoner was born Dec. 1, 1949, in Nevada, Mo., to Shurley B. and Etalka Morerod. He graduated from Schell City High School in 1967, and then went on to receive his Bachelor's Degree in Education from Southwest Baptist University. ...
Elfreda Koehn (08/06/16)
Elfreda Koehn, 70, Compton Junction, Mo., passed away suddenly on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at her home. She was born on Dec. 21, 1945, in Enid, Okla., to Wilmer S. Boehs and Martha Louise (Schmidt) Boehs. She was married to Earl Koehn on Oct. 24, 1964, in Ponca City, Okla., and he survives of the home...
Thomas W. Foley (08/03/16)
Thomas W. Foley, died at his home at in Nevada, Mo., on July 29, 2016. Services will be announced at a later date by his family. View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.
Bertha Dana Willard (08/03/16)
Funeral services for Bertha Dana Willard, 93, West Plains, Mo., will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at First Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mrs. Willard passed away Monday, Aug. 1, at Ozarks Medical Center...
Delbert Lee Johnston (08/02/16)
Delbert Lee Johnston, 71, of Nevada, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016 in Nevada. Delbert was born to Robert Newton Johnston and Ruth Shirley (Robertson) Johnston on April 3, 1945, in El Dorado Springs, Mo. Delbert graduated Walker High School in 1963. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Schweinfurt, Germany...
Lyle D. Lent (08/02/16)
Lyle D. Lent, 78, of Nevada, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016, in Nevada. Lyle was born Sept. 28, 1937, in Lindsay, Calif., to Lyle L. and Myrtle L. (Thompson) Lent. On Oct. 12, 1958, he was married in Nevada to Karlene Zener and she survives of the home...
Jacqueline Deann Allen (08/02/16)
Jacqueline Deann Allen, 49, Moundville, Mo., passed from this life on Sunday, July 31, 2016, at her home in Moundville, following a lengthy illness. Jackie was born Aug. 22, 1966, in Richmond, Mo., to Jackie Junior and Norma Jean (Beeson) Wallace. On Oct. 27, 1989, she was united in marriage to Dennis Lee Allen Jr., in Nevada, Mo., and he survives of the home...
William "Will" Darrell Hansell (07/29/16)
William "Will" Darrell Hansell, 53, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin, Mo. Will was born Oct. 2, 1962, in Kansas City, Kan., to Darrell William Krum and Rosemary Micheletta. Will was raised in Kansas City until the age of 14 when he came to Milo, Mo. ...
Frances Laverne Lauderback (07/29/16)
Frances Laverne Lauderback, 75, Walker, Mo., passed from this life on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada, following an illness of several months. Frances was born April 4, 1941, in Alabama, to Gordon W. and Agnes Irell (Seagraves) Elliott. In April of 1982 she was united in marriage to Paul E. Lauderback, Jr. and he survives of the home...