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Special thanks to Rob Vieman, Publisher of Three Rivers Publishing, who has graciously agreed to let us archive the Obituaries from his three news papers in Crawford County. Their web site, covering news from the Crawford County area can be found at http://www.threeriverspublishing.com.

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Lena Mae (Queen) Eads of Rolla, Missouri was born in Rolla, Missouri to Frank and Rhoda Jane (Turner) Queen on July 25, 1927 and passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the age of 88 years.
On October 9, 1946 she married Henry E. Eads.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Rhoda Queen; husband, Henry Eads; three brothers, Carl, Arthur and Everett Queen; daughter, Debbie Sue (Eads) Wilson; sisters, Dora (Queen) Sands and Emma (Queen) Stephenson; and granddaughter, Sherry Watkins.
She is survived by one brother, Jim Queen of Rolla, Missouri; three children, Anna M. (Eads) Rice and husband Joseph of St. James, Missouri, Terry Eads and wife Debbie of St. James, Missouri and William Eads of Salem, Missouri; nephew, Robert Eads; niece, Erma Mae Eads; grandchildren, Dusty Eads, Sally Watkins, Louis Watkins, Melisa (Steen), Tonya (Steen), Theresa (Eads), Lisa (Eads), Gary Eads, Amanda(Eads) and April (Eads); numerous great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
 


Benjamin Franklin Eakins
Benjamin Franklin Eakins was born on January 7, 1934 to Benjamin Franklin and Almedia (Chambers) Eakins and passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 76 years, 4 months and 15 days.
He was a carpenter with many wood trades.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Almedia Eakins; one daughter, Juanita Page; three sisters, Sarah Sewell, Ruth Joyce and Wanda Eakins; three brothers, Paul, Erman and Marvin Eakins.
He is survived by a companion of 12 years, Essie Hale; three sons, Gary Eakins and wife Evelyn of St. Louis, Missouri, Tom Eakins and Eugene Eakins, both of Farmington, Missouri; two step daughters, Jewell Hibbs of St. Charles, Missouri and Alberta Claywell and husband Dennis of Portage Des Sioux, Missouri; brother, Bobby Eakins and wife Ella of St. Louis, Missouri; sister, Christine Swartz and husband Bill of Carlyle, Illinois; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Services were conducted on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel, St. James, Missouri, with Mick Thrasher officiating.
Burial was in the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.


Gladys Eaton
Gladys Eaton, nee Caringer of Steelville, Missouri, formerly of Cherryville, Missouri was born Friday, November 5, 1920 at Huzzah, Missouri to Charles Caringer and Jennie (Huitt) Caringer and passed away Sunday, June 6, 2010 at Gibbs Care Center in Steelville, Missouri at the age of 89 years.
On June 7, 1941 in Steelville, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Wilbur Eaton who preceded her in death in March of 1988.
Gladys had attended the First Baptist Church at Cherryville and was a charter member.
She loved the outdoors with all of her flowers, plants and bountiful garden. In her spare time, she became an expert at needlework and made many beautiful quilts.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Jennie Caringer; her husband, Wilbur; one brother, Bill Caringer and wife Ina; two sisters, Eula Cisler and husband Ray and Eva Kehner and husband Winston; brother-in-law, Bryan Preston Eaton and wife Pansy; and two sisters-in-law, Alma Worley and husband Eugene and Sybil Earls and husband Carson.
She is survived by one son, Wilbur Ray Eaton and wife Diana of Benton, Kentucky; two daughters, Wilma Faye Eaton of St. Louis, Missouri and Norma Brady and Harold of St. Charles, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Keith Brady, Roger Brady, Stephen Eaton, Andrea Pritchard, Ryan Eaton, Aubrey Simpson and Aarin Eaton; four great grandchildren, Madelyn Brady, Blaine Brady, Peyton Pritchard and Adley Simpson; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Cherryville, Missouri. with Rev. Jim Chilton officiating. Special music of “Mansion Over the Hilltop” and “Precious Memories” was sang and played by Alice and Rob Morton.
Casket bearers were Jack England, Terry England, Stephen Eaton, Keith Brady, Roger Brady and Travis Caringer.
Committal prayer and burial were in the Cherryville Baptist Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Lilly Diane Eckhoff
Lilly Diane Eckhoff of Steelville, Missouri was born on March 23, 1958 at Salem, Missouri, a daughter of Lilly Eckhoff Pidcock and Walter Edward Pidcock. She passed away November 24, 2007 at her residence at the age of 49 years, 8 months and 1 day.
She was preceded in death by her father; three brothers, Walter Pidcock Jr., David Pidcock and Jim Pidcock.
She is survived by her husband, Matthew Eckhoff of Steelville, Missouri; her mother, Lilly Pidcock of Steelville, Missouri; three daughters, Jayne Robart and husband Jim of Potosi, Missouri, Megan Eckhoff and McKinley Griggs of Steelville, Missouri and Amanda Eckhoff of Steelville, Missouri; brother, Michael Pidcock and Evelyn of Cadet, Missouri; four sisters, Penny Halbert and husband Donnie of Steelville, Missouri, Sally Smith and husband Wayne of Union, Missouri, Jeanie Chandler and husband Bob of Plymouth, Indiana, Jennifer King and husband Brian of Kansas City, Missouri; two grandchildren, Kameron Griggs and Ava Robart; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at the Britton Chapel with Rev. Leonard Compton officiating.
Serving as pallbearers were Kelly Eckhoff, Dennis Eckhoff, Matt Eckhoff, Kevin Eckhoff, Donnie Halbert, Wayne Brooks, Brian Stuart and Dwight Eckhoff.
Interment and final prayers were held at Barlow Cemetery.
All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Potosi, Missouri.
 

Artie Rovella Eddleman
Artie Rovella Eddleman was born April 29, 1934, in Leasburg, Missouri to Noah Alexander and Rose Ellen Warden Copling and passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010, in Christian Health Care South, in Lebanon, Missouri, at the age of 76 years, 7 months and 26 days.
On November 26, 1949, she was united in marriage to Perry Eddleman, Jr., and to this union three children were born.
She was raised in the Cuba, Missouri community. After she and Perry were married, they made their home in the Lebanon, Missouri area and lovingly raised their children. Artie worked as a waitress and in the healthcare field for several years.
She was very family-oriented and enjoyed caring for her home and cooking for her family. She also enjoyed being outdoors where her favorite activity was fishing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Noah and Rose Ellen Copling; her husband, Perry, on January 6, 2006; a great grandson, Rocco Patnaude-Villafane; four brothers, Benny, Vernon, Otis, and Alfred Copling and five sisters, Hazel Hayes, Violet Roth, Ida Coffman, Vivian Prottie and Arlie Kuhlman.
She is survived by two daughters, Joyce Waterman and husband Monte and Melody Hawkins and husband Lionel, all of Lebanon, Missouri; son, Gary Eddleman and wife Carla of Eldridge, Missouri; 12 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; two brothers, Henry Copling and wife Patsy and Leroy Copling and wife Marilyn, all of Cuba, Missouri; sister, Bernice Hayes of Steelville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 in the Holman-Howe Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Knapp officiating.
Burial was in the Lebanon Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Holman-Howe

Charles R. Edelen
Charles R. Edelen of Cuba, Missouri was born March 15, 1941 at St. Louis, Missouri to Charles W. and Rose (nee Frederking) Edelen and passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 69 years, 9 months and 11 days.
Charles was united in marriage to Pat Sweeney and to this union two sons were born. On April 11, 1987 Charles was united in marriage to Catherine (nee Desemone) Cool.
Charles or “Charlie” as he was known, retired in 1998 from Laclede Gas Company after 31 years of dedicated service. In January of 1999 Charlie and Cathy moved to Indian Hills, were he enjoyed boating, fishing, a few rounds of golf with his sons and reading whenever he got the chance. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Council 8920.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Rose Edelen; first wife, Pat Edelen; other family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy Edelen of the home; four children, Ron and wife Mary Edelen of Wentzville, Missouri, Jeff and wife Claudia Edelen of Toronto, Canada, Christine Cool and friend Kyle St. Peter of Clayton, Missouri and Bill Cool of California; 10 grandchildren, Bryan Hope, Ray Ready, Jennifer Edelen, SPC Kyle Miller, Kelly Miller, Amanda Edelen, Taylor Edelen, Candice Miller, Carly Miller and Connor Edelen; two great grandchildren, Tatum and Gene; two sisters, Barbara Halter and friend Al Pedrotti of Maryland Heights, Missouri and Pat and husband Frank Mullen of Doniphan, Missouri; mother-in-law, Mary Desemone of St. Louis, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Carol and husband Ted Kuhlengel of St. Louis, Missouri and Maryann Noce of Webster Groves, Missouri; brother-in-law, Mel Desemone and friend Marti of St. Louis, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Thursday, December 30, 2010 from 4-9 p.m. at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Celebration of mass was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 31, 2010 at the Holy Cross Catholic Church of Cuba with Father James Finder as celebrant.
Pallbearers were Charlie’s grandchildren, Bryan, Jennifer, SPC Kyle, Kelly, Amanda, Taylor, Candice and Carly.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Bonnie Jean Edgar
Bonnie Jean Edgar of Springfield, Missouri, was born April 15, 1928 to Clarence and Arple Turner of Steelville, Missouri and passed February 18, 2013.
She graduated from Steelville High School in 1946.
Bonnie was united in marriage to Harold William Edgar on October 21, 1945. They lived in Sullivan, Missouri, where they raised six children together until Harold’s death in 1972.
The Edgars’ were faithful members of Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri for many years.
While continuing to raise her family, she earned her LPN in Rolla, Missouri, in 1974 before beginning her nursing career in Springfield, Missouri, with Dr. Robert Zahn, pediatrician; Orthopedic Associates, Mercy Medical Center; and Dr. Joseph Wammack, DDS.
Bonnie was a long-time member of First Baptist Church, Springfield where she served in many capacities. From 1983-1985 she enjoyed her role as a “dorm mom” for Beasley Hall at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold William Edgar; parents, Clarence and Arple Turner; one sister, Bettye Jo Walker and one daughter, Donna Elizabeth DeLaittre.
She is survived by her children, Bill Edgar and Janice of Springfield, Missouri, Debby Edgar of Springfield, Missouri, Dennea Edgar of Houston, Texas, Ben Edgar and Terri of Billings, Missouri and Brad Edgar and Annet of Independence, Missouri; grandchildren, Jeff Border and Renee of Austin Texas, Charlotte Winfrey and Derek, and Luis Moctezuma of Houston, Texas, Emily Edgar and Julien Bernard of New York City, New York, Melanie Edgar, Stacie Edgar, Nathan Edgar, Ana Moctezuma of Springfield, Missouri, Jacob Edgar of Billings, Missouri, Kage Edgar, Turner Edgar, Dean Edgar and Zoe Edgar of Independence, Missouri; four great grandchildren, Nicholas and Sydney Border, Jordan Cheadle and Reid William Edgar; sisters-in-law, Beulah Roper and Bonnie Lea (Pete) of Steelville, Missouri, and Alma Edgar of St. James, Missouri;
Visitation was Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel, Springfield, Missouri.
Funeral services held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Springfield, Missouri. A second memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Steelville, Missouri, with graveside services at Steelville Cemetery immediately following.
Arrangements under the direction of the Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel, Springfield, Missouri.


Elizabeth Marie “Beth” Edgar
Elizabeth Marie “Beth” Edgar passed away on Friday, June 18, 2010 at Rolla, Missouri. She was 49 years, 8 months and 11 days of age.
Elizabeth “Beth” Edgar was born on October 7, 1960 at Rolla, Missouri to her parents: Merel Jackson and Irma Hermina (Rieke) Steen. She was united in marriage to John Edgar in St. James, Missouri on July 21, 1979. To this union three children were born.
Elizabeth “Beth” Edgar is survived by her beloved husband, John Edgar of St. James, Missouri; one beloved daughter of the home, Meghan Marie Edgar; two beloved sons, John Travis Edgar and fiance’ Leslie Tackett of Fayetteville, Arkansas and Brett Thomas Edgar of St. James, Missouri; mother-in-law, Alma Edgar of St. James, Missouri; four brothers, Merel Wayne Steen and wife Loveta of St. James, Missouri, Earl Duane Steen and Betty of Eureka, California, Joel Edward Steen of Santa Jose, California and Terry Jackson Steen and wife Lynda of Corpus Christi, Texas; two sisters, Deborah Louise Schoolcraft and husband Roger of Fayetteville, Arkansas and Kathleen June Glenn and husband Ellory of St. Louis, Missouri; and two brother-in-laws, Cecil Leroy Edgar of Kansas City, Missouri and P. Dennis Edgar of Rogersville, Missouri; along with a host of relatives and friends.
Preceding Elizabeth “Beth” Edgar in death are her parents, Merle Jackson and Irma Hermina (Rieke) Steen; and father-in-law, Cecil Edgar; and one brother-in-law, Keith Edgar.
Visitation for Elizabeth “Beth” Edgar was held on Sunday, June 20, 2010 from 3-8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted on Monday, June 21, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in St. James, Missouri with Jerry Baumann and Roger Schoolcraft officiating.
Pallbearers were Brett Edgar, Travis Edgar, D. J. Edgar, Micah Glenn, Aaron Schoolcraft, Zebulon Glenn, Shawn Steen and Kevin Steen. Honorary pallbearers were: Phillip Edgar, Wes Steen, Charles Steen, Jon Steen and Chuck Cantrell. Music was provided by Lori Garver: I’ll Fly Away and The Old Rugged Cross; Haley Lindemann: Amazing Grace and Stephen Brubaker: When I Get Where I’m Going; with Jeanette Ashley at the organ. Burial was in the family plot in the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
All arrangements were under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

Elaine Edwards (nee Cook) of Steelville, Missouri and formerly of St. Ann, Missouri, was born August 27, 1929 in Elvins, Missouri to Elmer and Grace Politte Cook and passed away Friday, August 7, 2015 at the age of 85 years.
On November 6, 1946 in Farmington, Missouri she married Alvin “Al” Edwards and to this union seven children were born.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Grace Cook; her husband, Al; one son, John Edwards; one daughter, Jane Lewis; one great grandson, Max Winfield; and brother, Joey Cook.
She is survived by her two sons, Tony Edwards and wife Peggy of Elizabethtown, Kentucky and Michael Edwards and wife Kelley of St. Peters, Missouri; three daughters, Connie Porter and husband Marty of Grand Prairie, Texas, Becky Cafazza and husband Tony of St. Ann, Missouri and Kathy Dunlap and husband Rob of San Diego, California; 21 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; one sister, Charmaine McFarland and husband Floyd of Farmington, Missouri.
Interment in the Steelville Cemetery at Steelville, Missouri.
 

Karlheinz Eissinger
Karlheinz Eissinger of Rolla, Missouri was born to Heinrich “Henry” and Frieda Eissinger on November 14, 1925 in Sykeston, North Dakota and passed away November 30, 2009.
As a young man, he attended Mississippi College in Jackson, Mississippi; Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in Ruston, Louisiana; and Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, eventually receiving a B.S. in both Geology and Civil Engineering at what was then the Missouri School of Mines and is now the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla.
Karl proudly served in both the U.S. Navy and in the Army Reserves during and after World War II. In 1978, he retired from the United States Geological Survey after 28 years of service as a cartographer.
On May 14, 1950, Karl married Loula Mae Keeney of Licking, Missouri and to this union four children were born. After frequent travel throughout the United States with the USGS, Karl and Lou chose to settle in Rolla to raise their young family. Karl served in the Rolla community as a member of the Rolla City Council, the Planning and Zoning Commission, Boy Scout leader and member of the Rolla Lions Club. He was also an active member in both the Immanuel and Redeemer Lutheran churches.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gustav Heinrich Eissinger and Frieda Haupt Eissinger Ditmer and grandson, Austin Karl Eissinger.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lou; his children, Bea Thurston of Corpus Christi, Texas, Richard and wife Paige of St. James, Missouri, Terri Harney and husband David of Hannibal, Missouri and Steve and wife Kathy of Union, Missouri; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 5-7 p.m. Services will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Gerald Wittmaier officiating.
Interment will be at Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens in Rolla with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla, Missouri.


Larry Lester Elkins
Larry Lester Elkins of Steelville, Missouri, formerly of Columbus, Indiana, was born Tuesday, November 17, 1959 in Fremont, Ohio to Elmer Ernest and Ilajean Marie Rohm Elkins and passed away Thursday, June 10, 2010 at his home in Steelville, Missouri at the age of 50 years, 6 months, and 24 days.
Larry married Jerri Ann Schmeltz on October 26, 1989 in Greenville, South Carolina and to this union two children were born.
Larry worked as a driver for a towing company for a few years before becoming disabled. He accepted the Lord early in life and attended a Baptist church in his youth. He enjoyed working on cars, hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Ilajean Elkins; one brother, Lee Elkins and mother-in-law, Ruby Janet Schmeltz.
He is survived by his wife Jerri of Columbus, Indiana; his children, Benjamin (Rosenna) Elkins and Ruby Elkins, both of Columbus, Indiana; granddaughter, Shyanna Elkins of Columbus, Indiana; brothers, Elmer Elkins of Fremont, Ohio, James (Sherri) Elkins of Steelville, Missouri and Terry Elkins of Steelville, Missouri; sisters, Janet (Cecil) Troy of Pearidge, Arkansas, Judy (Mike) Howser of Bentonville, Arkansas, Cindy (Chris) Barerra and Helen (Rick) Woodward, all of Fremont, Ohio, Mary (Jimmy) Crow of Athens, Alabama, Sally Craig of Fremont, Ohio, Connie (Kedrinh) Helms of Bentonville, Arkansas and Ila (Joe) Durnwald of Ohio; father-in-law, Raymond Paul Schmeltz Jr. of Columbus, Indiana; sister-in-law, Carolee (Jimmie) Harless of Columbus, Indiana; other relatives and friends.
Larry had requested cremation and his family honored his wishes.
Arrangements under the care of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Elise Lorraine Janowiak-Ellerbee
Elise Lorraine (Lorrie) Janowiak-Ellerbee (nee Forget’) passed away Monday, December 17, 2007, in Rolla, Missouri. She was born April 15, 1927 to Timothy Andre Forget’ and Louella Lavon Skeels Forget’ in Wellston, Oklahoma.
She married Leon John Janowiak on July 30, 1947, in Harrah, Oklahoma. Leon preceded her in death on December 31, 1984. They had six children, all raised in Harrah, Oklahoma.
She was a retired federal employee who always enjoyed keeping busy. Lorrie, along with her daughter Cyndi, owned and operated The Harrah News from 1976 through 1989. She was the star reporter for the newspaper contributing everything from hard-hitting news stories to human interest. She was the backbone of the News.
She married Samuel Walter Ellerbee on January 1, 1998, in Colorado. They enjoyed traveling together and spending their winter months in south Texas. Sam passed away December 19, 2003.
Christmas was always her favorite time of the year. She made it her mission during the holidays to make sure that those who were less fortunate had at least a little something to look forward to.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Charles Forget’.
She is survived by her six children and 11 grandchildren: Catherine and Bill Lange of Cuba, Missouri and their children Courtney and husband Jason Mills and Chip Lange; Dr. James and Sandy Janowiak of Sapulpa, Oklahoma and their children Mathew Jones and Jared, Cary and Joe Janowiak; Cyndi and Rick Clark of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, and their daughter Chrissy Clark; Jerry and Sandra Janowiak of Harrah, Oklahoma, and their children Jeremy and Candice Janowiak; Cheryl and Stan Lucas of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and their son, Jason Lucas; and, Connie and Mike Tanner of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, and their daughter, Cydney Tanner.
She is also survived by her brother, Timothy Forget’ of Williamson, New York; two sisters, Lora Benedix of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Esther Yunck of Santa Ynez, California; many nieces and nephews.
Her children, grandchildren, loved ones and friends met in Harrah, Oklahoma to celebrate Lorrie’s life. Local arrangements are under the direction of Britton Funeral Home of Cuba.
 

Myrtle Alene Elliott
Myrtle Alene Elliott of Leasburg, Missouri was born to the union of Lee and Elsie (Rodgers) Imboden on October 27, 1922 in Vienna, Missouri and passed away Thursday, December 20, 2007 in Owensville, Missouri at the age of 85 years, 1 month and 24 days.
Myrtle was united in marriage to John Charles Elliott on October 11, 1943 in Buffalo, New York and to this union one son was born, Ray Eugene.
Myrtle retired after many years as a waitress having worked at the Mid-Way Restaurant and the Dutch Barn Restaurant both in Cuba, Missouri. She attended the First Southern Baptist Church of Leasburg. Her passions in life included gardening, canning, quilting, cooking and baking.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Elsie (Rodgers) Imboden; husband, John Charles Elliott; son, Ray Eugene Elliott; two brothers, Ray and Guy Imboden; two sisters, Sylvia Rector and Tilda Laney; one nephew, Arvil Owens; her special friend, Alfred Phillips.
She is survived by her brother, Charles and wife Pearl Imboden of Bourbon, Missouri; sister, Wanda Fleischmann of Belle, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Saturday, December 22, 2007 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral was Saturday, December 22, 2007 at 1 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home with Rev. Terry King, officiating.
Interment in Liberty Church Cemetery, Belle, Missouri.

Johnny V.E. Ellis
Johnny V.E. Ellis of St. James, Missouri was born on December 26, 1977 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Johnny R. and Janet K. (Lewis) Ellis and passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the age of 35 years.
On July 20, 2002, he married Tracy (Doria) Ellis.
Johnny loved hunting and fishing and was an outdoors man. He also enjoyed baseball, softball and bull riding but he loved his family most of all.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, James and Pearl Ellis; his maternal grandparents, Ova and Reba Lewis; a brother-in-law, Joseph Doria; and a nephew, Triston Ellis.
He is survived by his wife, Tracy Ellis of St. James, Missouri; his parents, Johnny and Janet Ellis of St. James, Missouri; three children, Conor Ellis, Ashlyn Ellis and Kamryn Ellis, all of St. James, Missouri; one brother, Jeremy Ellis and wife Dannah of Rolla, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Brandi Bridges of Willow Springs, Missouri; his father-in-law and mother-in-law; David and Bonnie Doria of Drury, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
A funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2013 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Interment followed in the Rolla City Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.

Ray “Gene” Eugene Ellis
Ray “Gene” Eugene Ellis of Owensville, Missouri was born in Jake’s Prairie, Missouri on May 26, 1930, to Mattie (Nowack) and Gilbert M. Ellis and passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at Truman V.A. Hospital in Columbia, Missouri at the age of 81 years.
On June 23, 1951 in Pocahontas, Arkansas he was united in marriage to Dorothy Enke.
He served his country with the United States Marine Corps from 1952-1954 receiving the Korean Service Medal with two stars, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Medal and the Purple Heart Medal. He was a member of the Rosebud American Legion.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Castin Ellis.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; sons, Scott Ellis and wife Liz of Olathe, Kansas, Todd Ellis of Owensville, Missouri and Trent Ellis and wife Lana of Owensville, Missouri; six grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 26, 2011 at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville with Rev. Richard Brueseke officiating.
Burial was in the St. John’s United Church of Christ Cemetery in Bem, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.

Mike Ellison
Mike Ellison of Sullivan, Missouri was born on April 3, 1945 at Sullivan, Missouri to Chester and Gladyne (Paul) Ellison and passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at the Missouri Veterans Home, Saint James, Missouri at the age of 68 years, 3 months and 7 days.
He was a graduate of Sullivan, High School and then attended Washington University.
Mike was drafted into the U.S. Army while in college. He honorably served his country during the Vietnam War and was stationed for a time in Korea.
After his discharge, Mike returned back to school and earned a Bachelors Degree in Finance and Economics. While in college he was employed at Ford Motor Company and later became a Logistics Manager. He retired from Ford in 1998.
On April 22, 1967 he was united in marriage to Jeanne Schmidt at St. Charles, Missouri and to this union four children were born of which a son, Jeffery preceded him in death.
Mike greatly enjoyed flying and at one time he owned an airplane. He also found pleasure in radio controlled airplanes and boats, computers and the outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanne of the family home; twin sons, Matt Ellison and wife Lindsay of St. Peters, Missouri and Brian Ellison and wife Nicole of Peach Tree City, Georgia; one daughter, Crista Hanrahan and husband Scott of Arnold, Missouri; two sisters, Mary Lou Hubble and husband Jerry of Bourbon, Missouri and Ann Wessler and husband Bob of Sullivan; seven grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Friday, July 12, 2013 from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial services were held on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 2 p.m., from the chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.

Don Elsberry
Don Elsberry of Cuba, Missouri was born on Saturday, August 18, 1923 in Madison, Missouri to Guy and Leona Steele Elsberry and passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 in Cuba, Missouri at the age of 89 years.
Don married Fay Kirgan on September 25, 1942 in Macon, Missouri and to this union one daughter was born.
Don owned and operated the Elsberry Feed and Produce Company in Vandalia, Missouri. He previously was a member of First Baptist Church, Vandalia, Missouri where he was ordained as a deacon. He currently was an active member of First Baptist Church, Cuba, Missouri and previously had participated in Campers on Mission. His hobbies were camping and listening to bluegrass music.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Leona Elsberry; wife, Fay; brothers, Bob and Russell Elsberry; sister, Faye (Bud) McCart; brother-in-law, Terrill (Virginia) Kirgan.
He is survived by his daughter, Lonnie (Jerry) Cape of Cuba, Missouri; grandchildren, Darren (DeeAnn) Heaton and Karren (David) Hill, all of Cuba, Missouri; great grandchildren, Hannah and Tyler Heaton, of Cuba, Missouri; step grandchildren, Michael (Julie) Cape of Rolla, Missouri, Ed (Tonya) Cape of Tecumseh, Kansas, Marsha (Charlie) Light of Steelville, Missouri and Patty (Dan) Doyle of Holton, Kansas; sisters-in-law, Helen Elsberry of Moberly, Missouri and Louise Elsberry of Warrensburg, Missouri; 11 step great grandchildren; 13 step great great grandchildren; other relation and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, May 28, 2013 from 10 a.m.-noon and funeral service at noon at the First Baptist Church, Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Bob Knight officiating.
Burial was at the Meramec Hills Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Barbara S. Ellis of St. James, Missouri passed away at the age of 57 years, 1 month and 20 days.
Visitation Friday, June 14, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, St. James, Missouri.
Funeral service Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, St. James, Missouri.
Interment in the St. James Cemetery, St. James, Missouri. Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home, St. James, Missouri.

Helen V. Emert
Helen V. Emert of Bourbon, Missouri was born Friday, March 30, 1923 at Florissant, Missouri to John and Emma (nee Gronemeier) Oth and passed away Thursday, July 29, 2010 at Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 87 years, 3 months and 30 days.
In 1947 Helen was united in marriage to Edward Gotthardt and to this union one daughter was born. In 1974 Helen was united in marriage to Richard Emert in Bridgeton, Missouri.
Helen lived a very full and active life. She worked at Emerson Electric in the 1940’s and 50’s. Then a corporate warehouse, followed by a printing company located on Broadway in St. Louis before becoming a bartender. She tended bar in Florissant and St. Charles for many years before retiring in 1981 when they moved to Lesterville, Missouri. She returned to work after moving and worked for the Peola Valley Pottery for several years. After Richard passed away she moved to Bourbon in the late 1990’s.
In her spare time she enjoyed taking care of her yard were she grew beautiful flowers. She always enjoyed reading but what she enjoyed most was when the entire family came to her house for a visit and barbeque.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Emma Oth; two husbands, Edward Gotthardt and Richard Emert; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by a daughter, Debbie Bacon of Bourbon, Missouri; three grandchildren, George and wife Tammy Bacon, Jr. of Leasburg, Missouri, Gerald and wife Jamie Bacon of Sullivan, Missouri and Kim and husband Stephen Bennick of Cuba, Missouri; 10 great grandchildren, Darian, Christopher, Michael, Katelynn, Skyler, Chloee, Cole, Bailee, Linkan and Reese; two brothers, Robert and wife Harriet Oth of Warrenton, Missouri and Roy and wife Bobbie Oth of Fort Pierce, Florida; other relatives and friends.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.


Eunice M. Emory
Eunice M. Emory formerly of St. James, Missouri was born In St. James, Missouri on May 5, 1920 to Morris and Ida (Parry) Wycoff and passed away May 25, 2010 in Jefferson City, Missouri at the age of 90 years.
Eunice was united in marriage to Charles Henry Emory on September 9, 1939, and to this union a daughter was born.
Eunice was very active in the community and in her church; she was a member of the First Church of God, the Civic Zion Hill Quilting Club, Women of the Church of God, Golden age Center and the Joy Group.
Eunice also loved to garden and was always gracious to share her garden treats with friends and neighbors. Eunice enjoyed cooking and baking. She loved to travel and visit with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Morris and Ida Wycoff; husband, Henry, who passed away April 1, 1996; brothers, Parry and Lawrence Wycoff; sisters-in-law, Blanche and Marie Wycoff and a brother-in-law, Coy Breuer.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandy Moreland and husband Bill of Jefferson City, Missouri; grandsons, Chris and Charles Moreland; brother, Marvin Wycoff of Lake St. Louis, Missouri; sister, Ruby Breuer of Jefferson City, Missouri; sister-in-law, Gracie Wycoff of St. James, Missouri; exchange student, Jacob Nilsson and wife Theresa; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Thursday, May 27, 2010 from 5-7 p.m. at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary.
Funeral service was Friday, May 28, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the First Church of God in St. James, Missouri with Don Carson and Rob Kesphler officiating.
Interment was in the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Melvin Charles Engelmeier was born in Hinkle, Missouri on August 11, 1932 to Benjamin and Julia Hinkle Engelmeier and and passed away August 26, 2016 at the age of 84 years and 15 days.
On July 11, 1952 he married Grace Fanger.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Julia Engelmeier; sister, Dorothy; and brother, Donald.
He is survived by his wife, Grace Engelmeier; one son, Gary and his wife Bonnie of St. James Missouri; two daughters, Debra and husband Henry of St. James, Missouri and Donna and partner Crystal of Houston, Missouri; seven grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
 

Frances Claudine Engelmeyer
Frances Claudine Engelmeyer of St. James, Missouri was born on April 19, 1929 in Coulterville, Illinois to Keneth and Pauline (Wisley) McGough and passed away at her home on Monday, November 21, 2011.
Frances was a widow with six children when she married Martin Engelmeyer on October 5, 1972. They shared nine children and 36 years before he passed away on January 21, 2009. They also shared a lifelong joy of giving. They were very active in the community with the Meals On Wheels, St. James Golden Living Center, the Fall Festival and in the church. They were both long time members of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Rosati.
In 1993 Frances and her late husband Martin were awarded the St. James Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award, making it the first time it was awarded to a couple.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Keneth and Pauline McGough and sister, Joyce.
She is survived by her children, Vincent Ciaravino of Georgia, Linda Taylor and husband Dennis of St. Louis, Missouri, Mary Gallup of Chaffee, Missouri, Brenda Hatridge and husband Pacer of Salem, Missouri, Angela Gibbs of Salem, Missouri, Joseph Ciaravino of Salem, Missouri; step-children, Martin Engelmeyer and wife Judy of Moore, Oklahoma, John Engelmeyer and wife Cathy of Florissant, Missouri, David Engelmeyer and wife Carla of Las Vegas, Nevada; 18 grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Tuesday, November 22, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at the James & Gahr Mortuary.
Funeral service was held Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Father James Finder officiating.
Interment was in the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Ricky “Dylan” English
Ricky “Dylan” English of Steelville, Missouri was born on Saturday, March 21, 1992 in Rolla, Missouri to Gary and Shanna Grubaugh English and passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the age of 19 years, 9 months and 21 days.
Dylan had worked a short time as a cook at Sonic drive-in. His hobbies were camping, hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gary English; grandparents, Josephine Grubaugh, Ricky English, Pat and Imogene English; and infant uncle, John W. Grubaugh.
He is survived by his mother, Shanna English of Steelville, Missouri; brother, Steven Ryan Volner of Salem, Missouri; sisters, Natasha English and Tiffany English, all of St. Louis, Missouri; grandfather, William “Bill” Grubaugh of Steelville, Missouri and grandmother, Karen Daniels of St. Louis, Missouri; aunts, Sheryl Grubaugh of Springfield, Missouri, Richana English and Serena English, all of St. Louis, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Friday, January 13, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. and funeral service 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Dale Grubaugh officiating.
Burial was at the Freeman Cemetery, Cherryville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Donald “Duke” Jimmie Enke
On May 3, 1954 in Clarksdale, Mississippi he was united in marriage to Chirley Crider.
He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Bem, Missouri and the National Horseshoe Pitcher’s Assn.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond Enke; sister, Beulah Rutz; and sister-in-law, Katherine Enke.
He is survived by his wife, Chirley Enke; sons, Roger Enke of Owensville, Missouri and Darren Enke of Linn, Missouri; brothers, Arthur Enke and wife Irma of Owensville, Missouri, Armin Enke of Owensville, Missouri and Paul Enke and wife Sharon of St. Peters, Missouri; sister, Mildred Treece and husband Don of Cuba, Missouri; brother-in-law, Armin Rutz of Owensville, Missouri; one grandson, Ryan Mahurin of Gerald, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri with Pastor Rick Oberle and Pastor Larry Harris officiating.
Burial was in the St. John’s United Church of Christ Cemetery in Bem, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.


Larry Alvin Eoff
Larry Alvin Eoff of DeSoto, Missouri, passed away March 4, 2010 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City, Missouri at the age of 58 years.
Larry was retired from Continental Boilers in St. Louis, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Gladeen Eoff.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Betty (Swaringam) Eoff of DeSoto, Missouri; daughters, Lori Ann (Jared) Walters of Owensville, Missouri and Natalie of Sullivan, Missouri; siblings, Norma (Jerry) Davidson, Ronnie (Linda) Land, Patsy Coleman, Jerry Land, Brenda (Fred) Heidiger, Gary (Sheila) Land, Jimmy Land, Theresa Swyers, Lisa (Jeff) Girardier, Ron Harper, Sharon (Tim) Holler and Connie (Joel) Bowman; grandchildren, great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at Woodland Lakes Community Center, Sullivan, Missouri, on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 3 p.m.

Gary Chapman Erni
Gary Erni of Bourbon, Missouri was born on October 10, 1938 in Bourbon, Missouri to Luther J. and Aileen (nee Chapman) Erni and passed away Thursday, November 26, 2009 at the age of 71 years.
He served his country in the U.S. Army after graduating Bourbon High School.
He married Bonnie Puckett and to this two children were born.
He was a life long resident of Bourbon, Missouri and loved cattle farming.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Aileen Erni.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie of the family home; two children, Daniel Erni and wife Shelley of Taylorville, Illinois and Jill Comely of Union, Missouri; one grandson, Evan Comely; other relatives and friends.
Services were private.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Dora Esther Estes
Dora Esther Estes of Branson West, Missouri, formerly of Cuba, Missouri, was born Wednesday, March 10, 1925 at Union County, Illinois to Harry Oliver and Della Esther (nee Boyce) Gunter and passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Wedgewood Gardens in Branson West, Missouri at the age of 87 years.
Dora started nursing school in 1942 at the Missouri Baptist Nursing School in St. Louis where she was a member of the Cadet Nurse Corp.
Dora married Clouse Winfred “Win” Estes on April 19, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Dora worked as a Registered Nurse for over 40 years. She worked as the Public Health Nurse at Scott County Health Department in Benton, Missouri and other area hospitals before returning to school and earning a B.S. in Nursing at the age of 53 years. After obtaining her degree she became the clinical instructor in the nursing department at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and then became the nursing administrator at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She ended her nursing career at the V.A. Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Missouri retiring in 1987. Dora enjoyed crocheting afghans, reading and going to church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Win Estes; parents, Harry and Della Gunter; four brothers, Charles, Earl, Paul and Lewis “Skeets” Gunter; sisters-in-law, Bonnie and Marge Gunter and brother-in-law, Art Saxe.
She is survived by her children, Fred and wife Kaye Estes of Sikeston, Missouri and Linda and husband Paul Lathum of Branson West, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Vicki Estes of Sikeston, Missouri; grandchildren, Stacey and husband Chris Barbre of Ballwin, Missouri, Julie and husband Barry Parsons of Ballwin, Missouri, Tim Lathum of St. Charles, Missouri, Beverley and husband Bo Jenkins of Sikeston, Missouri, Barbara, Rhonda and David Estes; many great grandchildren; sister, Marge Saxe of Mira Loma, California; brothers, Donnie Gunter of Highland, Illinois and Bill and wife Nancy Gunter of Tarpon Springs, Florida; sisters-in-law, Ruth Gunter of Belleville, Illinois and Theresa Gunter of Chesterfield, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
A memorial visitation was held Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Manchester United Methodist Church, 129 Woods Mill Road, Manchester, Missouri, with a memorial service following at 11:30 a.m. with Pastors Paul Lathum and Beth Elders officiating. Special music was “Just A Closer Walk with Thee,” “In The Garden” and “Going Home.”
A private internment was held at the Garden of Memories, Sikeston, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
 

Winfred Bosco Eudaly
Winfred Bosco Eudaly of Rolla, Missouri was born in 1925 in Cardwell, Missouri to Donald and Ruth Harrison Eudaly and passed away at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James, Missouri on March 18, 2011 at the age of 85 years.
Bosco served during WWII with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific. He participated in the largest Naval Battle in history (Leyte Gulf), which saw the first use of Kamikaza attacks.
Upon return to the states, Bosco graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, married Tina Mae Chorice and started a career with the U.S. Government.
He worked with civilian personnel at Fort Leonard Wood and then transferred to the newly established personnel office at the U.S. Geological Survey in Rolla, Missouri where he spent the remainder of his career. He was the personnel director of the 14-state Mid-Continent Region at the time of his retirement.
Bosco was active in civic and social organizations, serving on the Rolla School Board, Utilities Board, City Personnel Board and Red Cross Board and was active in Boy Scouting with his three sons.
A long-time member and past elder of the Hwy. E. Church of Christ, he and Tina served as missionaries to Nelson, New Zealand after retirement.
He was preceded in death by three grandsons, Eric Myers and Michael and Gabriel Eudaly.
He is survived by his wife, Tina; six children, Mark Eudaly and wife Sue, Phil Eudaly and wife Kathy, Joyce Williams and husband Rick of Rolla, Missouri, Carol Myers and husband Fred of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Don Eudaly and wife Suzanne of Searcy, Arkansas and Mary Burkett and husband Mike of Fort Smith, Arkansas; 13 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2011 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Hwy. E Church of Christ in Rolla, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.

Charles B. Evans Jr.
Charles B. Evans Jr. of St. Louis, Missouri was born on September 23, 1933 in Hartford, Arkansas to Charles Jefferson and Melverta (Wilhite) Evans and passed away at Big Bend Woods Health Care Center in Valley Park, Missouri on October 18, 2012 at the age of 79 years and 25 days.
Charles was united in marriage to Sharon Louise Bonar on March 30, 1988 in Castle Rock, Colorado.
He served his country in the US Air Force from October 15, 1957 to October 14, 1963. He was a Master Sargeant in charge of Transportation.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Melverta Evans; and six brothers and sisters, Paul, Alta, Adeline, Audrey, Etna and Loriene.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Louise (Bonar) Evans of St. Louis, Missouri; one son, Jason Evans and wife Christiana of Brentwood, Missouri; two daughters, Carolyn Bachman and husband Jay of Larkspur, Colorado and Kathy Ohara Wahl and husband Jeff of Denver, Colorado; four step-children, Scarlett Nelson of Santa Fe, Texas, Joe Gray and wife Misty of Santa Fe, Texas, Tara Lunz of Fulton, Missouri and Melinda Cunningham and husband Ron of St. James, Missouri; one brother, Jeff Evans and wife Inez of Magazine, Arkansas; four grandchildren; 13 step grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri.
Masonic services were conducted at 7 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri.
Graveside services were conducted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri with Ken Simtson officiating.
Burial with full military honors was in the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
 

Todd M. Evans
Todd M. Evans of Ozark, Missouri and formerly of Sullivan, Missouri, was born at Sullivan, Missouri on September 1, 1981 to John Mark Evans and Rene Yvonne Branson and passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at the age of 30 years.
He was raised and attended school in Sullivan. Todd was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed playing baseball in the Khoury League. He also enjoyed ice hockey and a majority of all other sports. Todd also loved the lake and his boat, and riding his motorcycle. He formed a small group of motorcycle rider friends and would often take trips with them throughout the State. He was a building contractor by trade and was happiest when building houses.
On September 23, 2000 he was united in marriage to Jamie Bailey at Sullivan and to this marriage two daughters were born.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, John and Ann Evans and Barbara Branson.
He is survived by his wife, Jamie of the family home; two daughters, Alexi and Morgan Evans of the family home; parents, Mark Evans and wife Becky of Bourbon, Missouri, and Rene Branson Wolfel of Ozark, Missouri; brothers, Brian Immekus and wife Amy of Sullivan, Missouri and Chad Immekus and wife Carrie of Springfield, Missouri; grandparents, Deral and Helen Branson of Springfield, Missouri; parents-in-law; Jim and Terri Bailey of Sullivan, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Monday, November 21, 2011 from 10 a.m. until time of services at 1:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2011 from Grace United Methodist Church in Sullivan, Missouri with interment in Odd Fellows Memorial Cemetery, Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

 


 

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