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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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Lucy Vona Haacke
Lucy Vona Haacke of St. James, Missouri, was born August 4, 1920 at Sedgewickville, Missouri to Pearly Edward and Ella Catherine Hanners Seabaugh and passed away Friday June 22, 2012, at the St. James Golden Living Center at the age of 91 years.
On January 16, 1958 in Rolla, she was united in marriage to William Louis Haacke.
Lucy grew up in southeast Missouri and for several years worked in Kansas City, Missouri at the Colgate-Palmolive Plant. After returning home to St. James, Missouri she met and married Bill. Bill owned a farm east of town and Lucy loved the farm and loved being outdoors. Lucy and her husband always enjoyed a big garden. She enjoyed her coffee on the front steps watching birds and enjoying her flowers. They traveled a lot, having one summer in South America where Bill worked in oil fields. Lucy was active in the St. James Order of the Eastern Star #235 where she was Worthy Matron in 1968. She spent many years making quilts, sewing cloths and wedding dress. After Bills death, Lucy stayed active in many local volunteer positions. She was active at the Golden Age Center and was an Omsbudsman for the residents at the St. James Golden Living Center, she worked with the local veterans at the Missouri Veterans Home, and delivered meals at the St. James Golden Age Center, she not only worked with the seniors but with the young also, she taught students how to read at the Carahan Center in St. James. She also volunteered at the St. James United Methodist Church where she attended. She was known to all as Aunt Lou.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Pearly and Ella Seabaugh; her husband, Bill on July 6, 1984; sister, Doris Green; brothers-in-law, Eugene Allen Moreland, Lloyd (Shorty) Peters and Buford Green.
She is survived by two sister, Nadine Moreland of St. James, Missouri and Audrey Peters of Pacific, Missouri; nieces and nephews, Vickie Dixon and husband Mark, Randy Moreland and wife Roxanne and Tim Moreland and wife Paula and Nina Stewart and husband Mark; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Monday, June 25, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral service was conducted Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James with Amy Turner officiating.
Pallbearers were nephews.
Burial was at the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

David “Doc” Haase
David “Doc” Haase of Sullivan, Missouri was born on May 15, 1946 to Arthur Erwin Haase, Jr. and Gloria Eva (Cheatman) Haase and passed away at John Cochran Veterans Administration Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri on January 31, 2013 at the age of 66 years, 8 months and 16 days.
He honorably served his country with the U.S. Army in Vietnam and a Military Policeman, attaining the rank of Tech Sergeant. After his discharge, he was employed at various jobs in the area with included the Pea Ridge Iron Ore Plant, Emerson Electric Company and the Calloway Nuclear Power Plant.
David enjoyed drawing in his free time, was a Life Member of the NRA and enjoyed muscle cars and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Vicki Lynn (Walbrecht) Haase.
He is survived by a daughter, Jodie Johnson and husband Mike of Bourbon, Missouri; two grandsons, Danny and Timmy Johnson; three brothers, Arthur, Henry and Daniel Haase; a sister, Gloria Haase; other relatives and friends.
A time of gathering will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri concluding with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.
 

Mary Inez Haase
Mary Inez Haase (nee Hardy) of Sullivan, Missouri was born on May 17, 1919 in Warren, Tennessee to Norman and Mayme (Walls) Hardy and passed away at Life Care Center on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at the age of 92 years.
She married Eugene F. Haase on May 11, 1935 in Corinth, MS and to this union and three sons were born.
She and her husband joined 1st Baptist Church of Sullivan in 1954 and remained a part of that church the rest of her life. Along with Eugene, they operated Band Box Cleaner and late went to work for P.N. Hirsh Department Store. She was a member of many clubs including the Red Hat Club, and was a member of the Missouri Baptist Hospital Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Mayme Hardy; her sister, Evelyn Graves and her husband, Eugene.
She is survived by three sons, Bob Haase and wife Freda of Bourbon, Missouri, Larry Haase and wife Sandy of El Paso, Texas and Jerry Haase and wife Marcia of Bay Minette, Alabama; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2011 from the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Kirk Parnell officiating.
Interment followed in Odd Fellows Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.

Estate Auction
Owner: Barbara (Picker) Hadley
17581 State Route B, St. James, MO 65559
Due to the death of Edna Picker and Gene Hadley, I will sell the following personal property located from St. James, Missouri, take Hwy. B 4 miles to auction. Follow Lorts Auction Today signs on
Sun., Sept. 23, 2012
Afternoon Sale — Sale to start 1 p.m. — Afternoon Sale
HOUSEHOLD • TOOLS • ANTIQUES • HUNTING • GUNS
Household & Antiques
Lots of antique dishes and glassware - 6 pack coolers — Mist lamp & stand — Collector cigarette lighters — Harmonicas — Floor tile — Frigidaire chest type deep freeze — Swing set — 2 swings — Teeter totter — Slide — Glider — Antique tables — Antique table lamps — Office chairs — Chest of drawers — Dresser — Berkline recliner (blue) — Old dolls — Lighted CD rack — AM/FM stereo w/cassette recorder & 2 speakers — Straw baskets — Gun rack w/drawer — Bushnell 420X telescope — RCA VCR — Kitchen table & chairs — End table — Handmade coffee table — TV stand w/shelf — McCoy brown drip pitcher & bowl set — Moon & stars blue canister set — Vintage Marcrest oven proof stoneware pitcher — GE pink vintage hair dryer — 1998 Sweet Faith praying doll — Metal liberty bell bookends — Vintage glass ashtrays & candy dishes — Iron record rack — China cabinet — Vintage red glass cardinal candle holder — Pots & pans — Dishes — Linens — Picture frames — Night stand — Toaster — Microwave – Coffee pot — Sheets & blankets — Bookcase — Rocking chair — RCA TV — Christmas ornaments — DVD movies — Wooden quilt rack — Wooden display shelf (7 ft. long) — Glass blocks (8x8x4) — Computer desk — Philco DVD player — Shampoo attachment for Rainbow vac
Tools, Hunting & Farm Related Items
Complete set wood chisel (new) — Lot nuts & bolts & nails — Hunting blind — Fishing tackle — Rods & reels — Tow chains — Truck mirrors — 1/2” drill — Galvanized nails — MS180 Stihl chainsaw — Rakes Shovels — Axes — Hand tools — Troybilt 5 hp rear tine pony tiller — 1982 John Deere lawn tractor STX (38” cut, Kohler 12.5 engine ohv) — Lot metal barn tin — Plywood — Pine lumber (2x4 & 2x6) — 2 wheel steel frame farm trailer — 6-8 person tent — Sleeping bags — Impact wrench — 1/2” B&D drill — Old hunting kit — Hand jigsaw — Milwaukee sawzall — 4” angle grinder — AC Delco compressor — Drill bits — 4 1/2” B&D grinder — Handyman plunge router (new) — Grass catchers for Troybilt lawn mower — Craftsman Yardman riding mower w/attachments — Set of shower doors — Sears Craftsman weedeater
Guns
British 303 New England — Winchester 30 30 model 94 w/scope — Marlin 22 rifle, model 60 w/Simmons scope — Stevens 22 rifle, model 954 w/clip
Many more articles too numerous to mention
View this auction online at www.threeriverspublishing.com or www.lortsauctions.weebly.com
AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: This will be a nice afternoon auction. Guns will sell at 3 p.m. Plenty of shade. Mark your calendar and plan to attend this good auction on Sunday, September 23.
Larry, Gary, Justin & Dylan Lorts
TERMS: Cash or check with photo I.D. • Not responsible for accidents or losses, should they occur. • Nothing removed until paid for. • Lunch Served — ALL ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE SALE DAY TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ALL PRINTED MATERIALS —
SALE CONDUCTED BY LORTS AUCTION SERVICE • ST. JAMES, MO 65559 • 573-699-4308 • 573-263-0243
AUCTIONEERS: Larry W. Lorts, Gary R. Lorts, Justin T. Lorts & Dylan R. Lorts Licensed and Bonded
 

Gene Arthur Hadley
Gene Arthur Hadley of St. James was born September 19, 1954 in Steelville, Missouri to Charles and Evelyn (Bell) Hadley and passed away Thursday February 9, 2012 at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 57 years 4 months and 21 days.
He was united in marriage to Barbara (Bobbie) Jo Picker Hadley on February 14, 1987 in Rolla, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by one son, Bobby (Charlie) Hadley; brother, William (Billy) A. Hadley, step-daughter, Dawn Renee Schnuchmann; and sister-in-law, Debbie Sieber.
Survivors include his parents, Charles and Evelyn Hadley of St. James, Missouri; wife, Barbara (Bobbie) Jo Hadley of St. James, Missouri; sons, Nathaniel Hadley and wife Michelle of Rolla, Missouri, Brian Hadley and wife Sarah of St. Louis, Missouri; brothers, Wilford Hadley of St. James, Missouri, Ray and wife Gloria Hadley of Wright City, Missouri, Gary and wife Norma Hadley of O’Fallon, Missouri, Dennis Hadley of Rolla, Missouri, Larry and wife Doris Hadley of California and John Hadley of St. James, Missouri; sisters, Charlotte and husband Jerry Knowles of Rolla, Missouri, Susie and husband Ed Savage of Rolla, Missouri, Debbie and husband Roger Thompson of Connecticut, Tammy and husband Doyle Wools of St. James, Missouri, Lisa and husband Doug Sherfy of St. James, Missouri, Angie and husband Jeff Kolpencach of Wright City, Missouri, Sherri and husband Roy King of St. James, Missouri; one grandson, Tyler Schuchmann of St. James, Missouri; mother-in-law, Edna Picker of Rolla, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Linda Lloyd of St. James, Missouri and Patty and husband Larry Gorman of Ozark, Missouri; brother-in-law, Stanley Picker of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 9-11 a.m. on Monday February 13, 2012 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with Gene Branson officiating.
Pallbearers were Lonnie Schuchmann, Stanley Picker, Brian Hadley, Tyler Schuchmann, Billy Lloyd and Doug Sherfy.
Burial with full military honors was at the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
 

Jason Lee Hadley
Jason Lee Hadley was born on May 3, 1978 to Dennis and Terri Hadley and passed away at his home in Rolla, Missouri on August 10, 2010 at the age of 32 years, 3 months and 7 days of age.
He was preceded in death by his step-father, Michael Woodley.
He is survived by his special friend, Katie Wieberg of Rolla, Missouri; mother, Terri Woodley of St. James, Missouri; father, Dennis Hadley of Rolla, Missouri; four sons, Logan, Bryce, Michael and Ryan Hadley all of St. James, Missouri; one sister, Brooke Cook of Rolla, Missouri; grandparents, Ruth Bullock of St. James, Missouri, Doug Bullock and wife Sally of Rolla, Missouri and Charles and Evelyn Hadley of St. James, Missouri; two nephews, Aaron and Dylan Cook of Rolla, Missouri.
Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted on Friday, August 13, 2010 at 10 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with Aaron Jeffers officiating.
Pallbearers were Larry Disser, Brian Disser, Opie Gipperich, Brandt Wilson, Brian Hadley and Nathaniel Haley. Honorary pallbearers were Corey Underwood, Lee Brown, David Nunley, Troy Edmond, Martez Jones and Shawn Midgett.
Burial was in the family plot in the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

 

Charles “Billy” William Haffer, Jr.
Charles William “Photobilly” Haffer, Jr., of St. Peters, Missouri, formerly of Steelville, Missouri, was born on December 30, 1967 to Charles “Sonny” Haffer, Sr. and Betty Brewer Haffer in St. Charles, Missouri and passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at the age of 44 years, 7 months and 8 days.
Billy was very passionate about his photography of dirt track racing that he worked at for the last eight years. He was a part of the Christian Family Fellowship of St. Peters, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Claude and Marple Haffer and William and Rosie Brewer; and wife, Gayle Smith Haffer.
He is survived by his mother, Betty (Charles) Schultz of St. Peters, Missouri; father, Charles “Sonny” (Bonnie) Haffer, Sr. of Steelville, Missouri; daughter, Danielle Haffer of St. Peters, Missouri; sister, Rose Payne of Cuba, Missouri; brother, Michael “Tony” (Carla) Haffer of St. Peters, Missouri; step-brothers and step-sisters, Rick (Tracy) Schultz of Warrenton, Missouri, Shari McLaughlin of McLouth, Kansas, Robert (Carrie) Schultz of Topeka, Kansas, James DeClue of Strain, Missouri, Diana and Jim of Branson, Missouri, Joseph (Raylene) DeClue of Sullivan, Missouri, Melissa Copling of Cuba, Missouri, Michelle (Eldon) Schlegel of Liberty, Missouri, Daniel DeClue of Belle, Missouri and David DeClue of Cuba, Missouri; step-grandparents Eugene (Cynthia) Schultz of Tonganoxie, Kansas; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Friday, August 10, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. and funeral service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Mike Cooper and Rev. Delmar Hutson officiating.
Burial was at the Haffer Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
 

Frank J. Hagler
Frank J. Hagler of Farmington formerly of Cuba, Missouri was born to Lonnie W. and Erra (Asbridge) Hagler on May 11, 1919 in Salem, Missouri and passed away Thursday, July 29, 2010 in Farmington, Missouri at the age of 91 years.
Frank was united in marriage to Gretchen Kopp on December 7, 1941 and to this union two sons were born.
Frank was the former owner/operator of Sealtite Company in St. Louis, Missouri and Cuba Lanes in Cuba, Missouri. He was a member of Cuba United Methodist Church and the Indian Hills Men’s Club. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, boating, playing cards and board games.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie and Erra Hagler; wife, Gretchen; two brothers, Paul Hagler, Sr. and Jack Hagler; two sisters, Daisy Bonebrake and Eloise; other relatives and friends.
He is survived by two sons, John Hagler of Farmington, Missouri and Bill and wife Pat Hagler of Farmington, Missouri; one brother, Bobby Mark Hagler of St. Louis, Missouri; three grandchildren, Dylan, Mallory and Krista; four great grandchildren, Leah, Camille, Mara and Avery; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Paul Lathum, officiating.
Interment followed at Meramec Hills Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
 


James “Jamie” Marcus Hagler
James “Jamie” Marcus Hagler passed away March 20, 2010 in Linn at the age of 41 years.
He is survived by his wife, Candi Hagler of Linn, Missouri; parents, Deb Parton and husband Bruce of St. James, Missouri and Michael Hagler of St. Louis, Missouri; two children, Thomas Christopher Freeman of St. Charles, Missouri and Hope Hagler of Linn, Missouri; three siblings, Jon Hagler of St. James, Missouri, Josh Hagler of St. Louis, Missouri and Nicki Bunn and husband Seth of Bolivar, Missouri; mother-in-law, Vivian Aslakson of Winona, Minnesota; brother-in-law, Gene Aslakson of Winona, Minnesota; sisters-in-law, Cindy Morgan and husband Henry of South Dakota and LaDawn Greenslade of Wisconsin; one nephew, Noah Bunn; other relatives and friends.
Visitation from 3 p.m. until time of service March 24, 2010 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel.
Military honors will be at 5 p.m. March 24, 2010 at Wilson Mortuary, Salem, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary, Salem, Missouri.


Ada M. Halbert
Ada M. Halbert nee Richardson of Steelville, Missouri was born in “String Town” near Cherryvalley, Missouri on Thursday, September 5, 1912 to Fred Melvin Richardson and Margarette (Halbert) Richardson and passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at the age of 97 years, 8 months and 27 days.
She married Earl J. Halbert on September 9, 1931 at the courthouse in Steelville, Missouri.
Ada was a homemaker and worked on the family farm. She liked gardening, canning and being outdoors. She loved taking care of her family and cooking for them. She was an excellent seamstress and even made prom dresses, a bridal gown and bridesmaid’s dresses. She taught herself to upholster furniture, to prove that she could do it. Ada was a member of the Steelville Assembly of God Church, a charter member of the Ozark Trailblazers, and a lifelong resident of Crawford County.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Margarette Richardson; husband, Earl; son, Gene Halbert; brothers, Hershel Richardson, Haskell “Sonny” Richardson and infant brother Howard Richardson; sisters. Agnes Hunt, Ina Barber, and Fay Ray Richardson; sisters-in-law. Hazel Richardson Harman, Laverna Halbert, Ina Halbert, and Helen Hinch; brothers-in-law, Frankie Halbert, Carl Halbert, B. L. “Doc” Halbert, Edward “T” Halbert, Clyde Hinch and Ken Payne; granddaughter-in-law, Nancy Halbert; and grandson-in-law, John Weber.
She is survived by her children, Russell (Judy) Halbert of Steelville, Missouri and Joyce (Jim) Cottrell of Cherryville, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Maxine Halbert (Vernon) Barber; sister-in-law, Dixie Lee Payne, all of Steelville, Missouri; 11 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren, and 14 great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Thursday, June 3, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri and Funeral Service at 10 a.m., Friday, June 4, 2010 at Steelville Assembly of God Church with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating.
Burial at Halbert Family Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Albert Monro Halbert
Albert Monro Halbert, 84, of Steelville, Missouri was born October 6, 1927 in Courtois, Missouri to Warfel and Dora Causey Halbert and passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 84 years.
On February 7, 1953 in Arkansas, he was united in marriage to Erma Cassidy.
He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army from 1946-1947.
Albert worked most of his life as a heavy equipment operator in the 1940’s for the Crawford Co. Road District, in the 1950’s he worked for McDonnell Douglas Aircraft in California, Trinidad Asphalt Co. in Missouri, from 1968 to 1976 for Martin Construction Co. in Crawford Co., in the early 1980’s building the nuclear power plant in Fulton, and from 1984 to 1998 when he retired from the Crawford Co. Road District.
He always liked to keep busy and could be found mowing Westover Cemetery or his yard. In his spare time, he loved to fish and have coffee time at the Spare Rib or Whitetail. Most of all he loved being around his family and telling wonderful stories.
Albert had a strong belief in the Christian faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Warfel and Dora Halbert; his wife, Erma in 1981; two sisters, Esther Donal and husband Tom, and Cleo King; brothers-in-law, Leonard Cassidy and wife Ruth, Oscar Cassidy, Herman Cassidy and wife Edith, Fred Cassidy and wife Bernice, Lawrence Cassidy and wife Joyce, Lee Cassidy, Glen Cassidy and wife Uldene and Everett James; sister-in-law, Marie Tucker and husband Harvey.
He is survived by his son, Terry Halbert of Steelville, Missouri; daughter, Linda Faye Wilkinson of Steelville, Missouri; brother, Gean Halbert of Steelville, Missouri; sisters, Irene Richards of Steelville, Missouri and Lois Anderson and husband Jack of Buffalo, Missouri; brother-in-law Douglas King Jr. of St. James, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Emma James of Steelville, Missouri and Mae Williams and husband Bess Jr. of Arnold, Missouri; five grandchildren, Linda Ryan and husband Joe, Harry “Buddy” Brown and wife Angie, Johnny Brown and wife Faith, Nellie Maline and husband Drew and Marsha Brock and husband Matt; nine great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 2-9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Bob Coleman officiating. Prelude and postlude were played by Wanda Ransom. Special music of “Amazing Grace” and “Near the Cross” was sung by Anita Donal.
Committal prayer and burial with full military honors were in the Freeman Cemetery at Cherryville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Johnny Brown, Jerry Donal, Ken Halbert, Jim Govro, Larry Richards and Preston Halbert.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Dallas Ray Halbert
Dallas Ray Halbert of Cherryville, Missouri was born on Saturday, October 29, 1932 in Falls City, Nebraska to Ralph and Irene Key Halbert and passed Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the age of 80 years, 4 months and 21 days.
Dallas served his country honorably in the United States Navy during the Korean War.
He married Ileen Jean McKeen on November 3, 1962 in Salem, Missouri and to this union one son was born.
Dallas worked as a mechanic for 35 years at Doe Run Company in Viburnum, Missouri.
He attended Rivers of Life Church, Steelville, Missouri.
His hobbies were trout fishing, playing horseshoes and pool, listening to bluegrass music, watching go-cart and car races. He enjoyed his daily visits with many friends at the local restaurants. He also enjoyed farming and raising cattle.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Irene Halbert; brother, Donald Halbert; stepfather, George Gibbs; sister, Shirley Hedrick; brothers-in-law, Tom Wilhite and Johnny Strange; stepbrothers, Dale (Verla) Gibbs and Kenneth Wayne Gibbs; stepsisters, Argie (Warren) Parrett and Clio (Kenneth) Ware.
He is survived by his wife, Ileen Halbert of Cherryville, Missouri; son, Dan (Lisa) Halbert of Steelville, Missouri; sisters, Nellie Wilhite of Davisville, Missouri and Margaret Hampton of Viburnum, Missouri; stepsisters, Loretta (Jesse “Skeets”) Howdeshell of Bourbon, Missouri and Josephine Strange of Hillsboro, Missouri; half brothers, Claird (Joyce) Gibbs of Dillard, Missouri and Tom (Phyllis) Gibbs of Davisville, Missouri; brother-in-law, Delbert Hedrick of Viburnum, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Patricia Schweagerle of Cuba, Missouri, Shirley McKeen and Karen Manning, all of Rolla, Missouri; step sister-in-law, Barbara Gibbs of Sulphur Springs, Indiana; grandchildren, Dillon Halbert, Ashleigh and Nicholas Hatcher; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. and funeral service was Monday, March 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
Burial was at the Freeman Cemetery, Cherryville, Missouri with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Carman Lee “Frog” Halbert
Carman Lee “Frog” Halbert of Steelville, Missouri was born October 24, 1942 in Crawford County to Carman Loyd and Mary Lee Waller Halbert and passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Gibbs Care Center at the age of 70 years, 8 months and 25 days.
On November 15, 1960, he was united in marriage to Wanda Taylor and to this union four children were born.
“Frog” served honorably in the U.S. Air Force and retired October 31, 1986 after 26 years.
He had accepted Christ several months ago.
“Frog” loved to ride horses and would always be seen in the parade on his horse.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carman and Mary Halbert; brother and sisters-in-law, Jim Taylor and wife Elaine and Pauline Taylor.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Halbert of Steelville, Missouri; three sons, Kevin Halbert and wife Fran and Keith Halbert, all of Steelville, Missouri and Kelly Halbert and wife Sharlene of Choctaw, Oklahoma; one daughter, Katie Halbert of Steelville, Missouri; two brothers, Roger Halbert and wife Lena of Steelville, Missouri and Rodney Halbert and wife Lynn of Rolla, Missouri; two sisters, Joan Summers and husband John of Cedar Hill, Missouri and Joyce Sutherland of Steelville, Missouri; four grandchildren, Chad, Seth, Josh and Ashley Halbert; one great grandchild, Emery Rose Shackelford; brothers-in-law, Bill Taylor of Austin, Texas, John Taylor and wife Carolyn of Steelville, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Mildred Farmer and husband Lee of Glen Carbon, Illinois, Georgia Helderman and husband Wayne of White Water, Missouri and Patsy Havens and husband John of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 10 a.m. until service time on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Rod Farthing officiating. Special music of “Amazing Grace,” “I Saw the Light” and “The Old Rugged Cross was played.
Committal prayer, interment and full military honors with the U.S. Air Force were in the Steelville Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Rod Halbert, Kevin Halbert, Josh Halbert, Rodney Halbert, Kelly Halbert and John Summers.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Lillie Arnetta “Nettie” Halbert
Lillie Arnetta “Nettie” Halbert was born Friday, December 30, 1915 in Cherryville, Missouri, the daughter of Cletis and Mertie (Mauck) Murry and passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2007 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri, at the age of 91 years.
Nettie was united in marriage to Thurston R. Halbert on September 11, 1935 in Cherryville, Missouri and to this union one son and two daughters were born. After 55 years of marriage Thurston passed away on July 29, 1990.
Nettie lived on the farm in Cherryville, Missouri area spending time gardening, growing flowers and quilting. She also collected dolls and salt and pepper shakers.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; an infant daughter, Juanita; three brothers and four sisters-in-law, Lewis Murry and wife Mary, Everett Murry and wife Lillie, Otis Murry and wife Bunchie and Lavada Murry; five sisters and six brothers-in-law, Laura Williams and husband Clarence, Pearl Bryant and husband Lilbert, Lettie Oxendine and husband Raymond, Dollie Murry, Mabel Bell and husband Ernest, Max Davis and Clarence Dixon.
She is survived by her son, Raymond Jr. Halbert and wife Carol of Davisville, Missouri; one daughter, Mildred Davis of St. Louis, Missouri; one brother, Lawrence Murry of Buckhorn, Missouri; one sister, Rosie Parker of Dixon, Missouri; eight grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; other family and friends.
Funeral service was held Friday, August 3, 2007 in the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri by her grandson, Rev. Michael Davis.
Special music of “Mansion on the Hilltop” was sung by Kourtney and Brandie Larson and Paula Davis with accompaniment by Melanie Koch on piano and Mitchell Davis on violin. A song of “When I Get Where I’m Going” was sung by Linda Isaac. Closing the service was a song of “There is Peace.”
Serving as casket bearers were Michael Davis, Mitchell Davis, Jason Halbert, Ray Halbert, Jerry Koch and Jack England with committal prayers and burial in the Martin Cemetery in Cherryville, Missouri. A closing song of “Amazing Grace” was sung at the graveside with Mitchell Davis accompanying on violin.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Rosie L. Halbert
Rosie L. Halbert, nee Edwards of Steelville, Missouri was born June 16, 1913 in Crawford County, Missouri to Robert Edwards and Haney Elizabeth (Lamascus) Edwards and passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Gibbs Care Center, Steelville, Missouri at the age of 97 years.
On June 9, 1928 in Hiawatha, Kansas, she was united in marriage to Milton Halbert who preceded her in death on April 6, 1989.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Haney Edwards; her husband, Milton; brothers and sisters, Clarence Edwards and wife Mary, Henry Edwards, Woodrow Edwards and wife Wanda, Nellie McEuen and husband Homer and Melba “Bee” Edwards; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Guy, Ralph, Rayburn, Rainey, Dewey, Burt, Everett and Estel Halbert, Della Edgar, Vessie Wolfe, Lena Wicmer, Pearl Halbert, Flossie Atchison, Tressie Wisdom, Eura Harper and Lula Miller.
She is survived by one sister-in-law, Melba Edwards of Sullivan, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at Freeman Cemetery, Cherryville, Missouri with Bill Bennett officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Sam Halbert
Sam Halbert, Steelville, Missouri, passed away Friday, January 4, 2008 at the age of 34 years. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Funeral service at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at the Straightway Baptist Church, Steelville, Missouri. Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Welbon Halbert
Welbon Halbert, of Villa Ridge, Mo., formerly of Steelville, died Friday, December 21, 2007, at the age of 85.
Survivors include one son, Gary and wife Athena, of Villa Ridge; one daughter, Karen Lee and companion Patrick Oglesby Sr., of Hillsboror, Mo.; one brother, Ray and wife Gail, of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; three brothers-in-law, Joe and wife Wilma Baker and Bill and wife Pat Baker, of Davisville, and Jim and wife Cathy Baker, of Cuba; one sister-in-law, Betty and Pete Gremaud, of Chesterfield, Mo.; six grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at the funeral home. Interment will be at New Dillard Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.

Welbon Warren Halbert
Warren Halbert, 85, of Villa Ridge, Missouri, formerly of Cherryville, Missouri passed away Friday, December 21, 2007 at the Pacific Care Center in Pacific, Missouri. He was born October 6, 1922 in Dillard, Missouri to William Everett and Cora (Britton) Halbert. On February 25, 1950 he was united in marriage to Naomi Ruth (Baker) Halbert who preceded him in death on March 29, 1995.
Welbon was retired from Bettendorf Rapp and a member of the Teamsters Union Local 688. He attended the Evangel Temple in Maplewood, Missouri. He enjoyed nature and being outdoors. When his health permitted, he loved reading about American History, especially the Civil War. He always found a place in his heart for the stray cats that came his way, so he fed and cared for them.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; one daughter, Linda Seiler; two brothers and their wives, Pearl and Mae Halbert, Glenn and Daisy Halbert; two sisters-in-law and husbands, Virgina and Elba Wilson, Nadine and Ray Watson and brother-in-law, Kenneth Tinker.
He is survived by his son, Gary and wife Athena of Villa Ridge, Missouri; one daughter, Karen Lee and companion, Patrick Oglesby Sr. of Hillsboro, Missouri; six grandchildren, Sarah Vora and husband Satyen, Patrick Oglesby, Zachary Halbert, Joanna Halbert, Wesley Halbert and Melody Halbert; one brother, Roy and wife Gail of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Betty and husband Pete Gremaud of Chesterfield, Missouri; three brothers-in-law, Joe and wife Wilma Baker and Bill and wife Pat Baker all of Davisville, Missouri and Jim and wife Cathy Baker of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 23, 2007 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Harrison Brown officiating. Special music of “Amazing Grace” and a Medley of Songs were sung by Bob and Carol Coleman with Shirley Brown accompanying on piano.
Casket bearers were Doug Halbert, David Baker, Rodney Baker, Billy Baker, Dennis Baker and Claude Ash. Committal prayer and burial were in the New Dillard Cemetery at Dillard, Missouri.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Terry Douglas Halfaker
Terry Douglas Halfaker of Bourbon, Missouri passed away April 14, 2006 at the Cuba Manor Nursing Home in Cuba, Missouri. He was 61 years and 9 months of age.
Terry was born July 15, 1944 at Bourbon, Missouri, the son of the late Charles Daniel Halfaker and Alma (Jones) Halfaker.
Three children, Frances Eloise Dildine and husband Mickey, Terri Lynn Compton and a son Douglas Edward Halfaker and wife Becky, all of Sullivan, Missouri survive Terry. He had six grandchildren.
He has a surviving brother, Charles Donald Halfaker (Shirley Marie) of Leasburg, Missouri; sisters, Janice Cartwright of Bourbon, Missouri and Patricia Eloise Robinson (Billy) of Cuba, Missouri and one aunt, Louise (Halfaker) Souders of Cuba, Missouri.
Those who also mourn his passing are many nieces, nephews and cousins, a host of friends, and special friend Viola Wymer of Bourbon, Missouri.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Dwight Halfaker; sister-in-law, Dorothea Halfaker and brother-in-law, Clyde Cartwright.
Graveside services were conducted at the Bourbon Cemetery in Bourbon, Missouri, April 22, 2006 by Rev, Jack Shepard, pastor of the Bible Baptist Church of Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home of St. James, Missouri.
 

Joyce M. Hall
Joyce M. Hall, nee DeClue of Steelville, Missouri was born in Crystal City, Missouri on Sunday, June 13, 1948 to Lawrence L. and Fannie Jane Sansocie DeClue and passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at the age of 64 years, 1 month and 25 days.
Joyce married David H. Hall on May 10, 1981 in Pacific, Missouri.
She was a member of the Covenant Praise Church of God in Cuba, Missouri. She was a volunteer at the Eagle Flight Mission in Steelville, Missouri. She kept an immaculate home and enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens. She also admired her dog Zoey.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Fannie DeClue; son, William Hall; grandson, Scott Hall; brothers, Francis, Daniel and William LeRoy DeClue.
She is survived by her husband, David H. Hall of Steelville, Missouri; children, David Everhart and significant other Cynthia Payne of Leasburg, Missouri, Corinna Pedrotti and significant other John Beal of Maryland Heights, Missouri, Beth (Terry) Martin and Deborah (Dennis) Everhart all of Pacific, Missouri and Daniel Everhart of St. Louis, Missouri; sisters, Darlene (Cardell) Mertz of St. Clair, Missouri and Shirley (Merle) Juergens of Sullivan, Missouri; brother-in-law, Danny (Pat) Hall of Sullivan, Missouri; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Thursday, August 9, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. and funeral service on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Rev. Darren Dake officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
 

Buford F. “Boots” Hammack
Buford F. “Boots” Hammack of Cuba, Missouri was born on March 16, 1921 at Bonne Terre, Missouri to Jake and Francis (nee Cash) Hammack and passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 90 years and 4 days.
Boots was united in marriage to Fern Bates on August 3, 1941 at Desloge, Missouri and to this union two children were born.
Boots retired from Con Agra Foods in St. Louis after 25 years of dedicated service as a warehouse forklift operator. He enjoyed fishing, mowing his yard and his neighbors yard, working outside and tending to his flowers. In his younger years Boots and Fern would always go on vacation and they would drive many miles each trip. But what he loved most was spending time with his children and especially his wonderful grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jake and Francis Hammack; wife, Fern Hammack; two brothers, Thedford and wife Betty Hammack and Howard Hammack; two sisters, Adelphia and husband Bud Elders and Jane and husband Ansel Boyer; other relatives and friends.
He is survived by two children, Douglas and wife Karen Hammack of Marshall, Missouri and Ruth Ann and husband Gary Williams of Cuba, Missouri; four grandchildren, Kelly Williams, Travis Williams, both of Cuba, Missouri, Kenny Cornine of Marshall, Missouri and Stacey and husband Rob Dorf of St. Louis, Missouri; five great grandchildren, Cody, Cameron, Sam, Morgan and Nathan; one brother, George and wife Imogene Hammack of Arnold, Missouri; sister-in-law, Mona Hammack of Irondale, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Memorial visitation was held on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 from 5-7 p.m. at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Memorial service was held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Steven Wick officiating.
Special music was “It is Well with My Soul,” “In the Garden,” “Go Rest High On That Mountain” and “Where Have You Been.”
Inurnment will follow at a later date at the Sunset Cemetery in Marshall, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Diane B. Hancock
Diane B. Hancock of Rolla, Missouri was born in Franklin, Virginia on February 16, 1944 to Spurgeon Clay and Elsie Lee (Bailey) Beale and passed away Friday, March 8, 2013 at the age of 69 years.
On August 29, 1960 she married Robert Hancock and they were blessed with two daughters.
Diane was the first FAA certified airplane mechanic in Missouri.
Later in life she owned and operated D’s Fabric Shop in St. James. She was a member of the Believer’s Praise Center in rural Rolla, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Spurgeon and Elsie Beale; and one brother, Paulette Beale.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Hancock, of the home; two daughters, Tammy Elrod, of Rolla, and Angie Stevens and husband Brian, of Rolla; one granddaughter, Sarah Elrod; a sister, Peggy Carr, of Windsor, Virginia; one brother, Ronald Beale, of Franklin, Virginia; other relatives and friends.
A visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Interment followed in the Rolla City Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
 

Everal Hancock
Everal Hancock was born March 11, 1927 in Richland, Missouri to Roy and Virginia (Jack) Hancock and passed away March 19, 2011 in St. James, Missouri at the age of 84 years and 8 days.
Everal served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After returning from the service he spent most of his life selling real estate and insurance. He loved antiques, and going to flea markets. Boating and fishing were also favorite pastimes, but the time spent with his family was what he enjoyed the most.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Virginia Hancock.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Hancock, of the home in Salem, Missouri; step-son Carl Delmar Plank and fiancée, Donna Davis of St. James, Missouri; step grandson, Chessley Plank; special niece, Kim Guill, other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.
Funeral service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the Salem Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Ken Fiebelman officiating.
Interment was in the Adams Cemetery, Phelps County, Missouri with full military honors by the Salem American Legion Post #99.

Irene E. Hancock
Irene E. Hancock of St. James, Missouri was born July 19, 1924 in Vichy, Missouri to Perry and Oma (Daniels) Gray and passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at her home.
Irene was united in marriage to C.C. (Ted) Hancock on April 19, 1944 and to this union six children were born.
Irene was an extremely hard worker. She worked at the Missouri Veterans Home for 33 years. Irene loved to sew, cook and garden. She always had such a wonderful big garden and proudly shared the bounty of her garden with her family, friends, and neighbors. What Irene didn’t share was always canned and brought out in the cold winter months, nothing ever went to waste.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Perry and Oma Gray; her husband, C.C. (Ted) Hancock; brothers, Ed and Paul Gray; sisters, Ruby Wilson, Della Hill and three infant sisters.
She is survived by her children, Jenny Wehmeyer and husband Bernie of St. James, Missouri, Vernita Morris of St. James, Missouri, Velmer Hancock and wife Barbara of St. James, Missouri, Vernon Hancock of Rolla, Missouri, Vera Smith and husband Phil of Gonzales, LA, Venton (Bimbo) Hancock of Denham Springs, Louisana; brothers, Donald Gray and wife Ginny of Illinois, Doyle Gray and wife Leona of Vichy, Missouri; sister, Christine Wagner of Sappington, Missouri; several grandchildren; great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Gary Lane officiating.
Interment at the Hancock Family Cemetery on the family farm with Chris Hancock, Toby Iten, Shannon Laney, Nathan Moreland, Ted Hancock, Josh Hancock, Brent Hancock, Tim Iten and Dusty Hancock as pallbearers.
Music was provided by Hal and Connie Rhea.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary, St. James, Missouri.
 

Anita L. Hanes
Anita L. Hanes of St. James, Missouri was born August 27, 1958 in Rolla, Missouri to Elbert and Betty (Stout) Webster and passed away November 11, 2011 at her home.
Anita was a graduate of St. James High School.
She was united in marriage to Larry Hanes on August 28, 1974 and to this union two children were born.
She loved spending time with family and friends and was a caretaker to so many. She not only took wonderful care of her family and extended family, but many that she knew needed a hand.
Anita loved her three grandchildren and doted on them every chance she got; spending time with her family and friends was something she always looked so forward too.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elbert and Betty Webster.
She is survived by her husband, Larry, of Mascoutah, Illinois; children, Jason Hanes and wife Wendy of Benton, Louisiana, Sara Hanes and friend Steve Head of Belleville, Illinois; brother, Charlie Webster of Mitchell, Indiana; sisters, Rita Cosby and husband Dennis of St. James, Missouri, Donna Smith and husband Rodney of Enid, Oklahoma, Mary Hicks of St. James, Missouri, Julia Settell and husband Brian of Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Ainsley and Amelia Hanes, Hazel Head; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held Friday, November 18, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Gary Mace officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary

Ronald Lee Arthur Hargrave
Ronald Lee Arthur Hargrave of Indian Hills in Cuba, Missouri was born on February 27, 1940 in Harvel, Illinois and passed away Thursday, October 27, 2011 at the age of 71 years.
Ron served as a Police Officer for the University City, Missouri Police Dept. from 1968 to 1983. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1960. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, tinkering with things, lottery tickets, yard sales, auctions, playing darts and cards, working crossword puzzles and being a St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Hargrave and Alma Goltz (nee Bieber) and one brother, Maythan Hargrave.
He is survived by his wife, Rita M. Hargrave (nee Engelhard) of the home; three children, Patricia and husband Daniel Neiner of St. Louis, Missouri, Connie and husband Kurt Laramie of St. Louis, Missouri, Brian and wife Mary Hargrave of Ponte Viedra, Florida; 10 grandchildren, Nicholas and Christopher Sladek, Eric Neiner, Brittany and husband Ryan Panchot, Jessica, Joseph and Kurtis Laramie, Katharine, Kristina and Kimberly Hargrave; one great granddaughter, Raelynn Olmsted; three sisters, Vivian Swift of Alton, Missouri, Gertrude and husband Ron Spears of Louisiana, Missouri, Phyllis and husband Dave Bruch of Sikeston, Missouri; one aunt, Betty West of Affton, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, October 30, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral was held on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home.
Interment followed with military honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery 1:30 p.m.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

J.C. Hargrove of St. James, Missouri was born on July 24, 1935 in Rives, Missouri to Thomas Presley and Georgia Russell Hargrove and passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at the age of 79 years, 11 months and 20 days.
J.C. was united in marriage to Lylis Giesler in 1976.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Georgia Hargrove; son, Jason Carter Hargrove; great grandson, Brody Tucker; son-in-law, Rodney Light; three brothers, Thomas Loren Hargrove, James Earnest Hargrove, and Noah Paul Edward Hargrove; and two sisters, Gladys Brand and Dorothy Sue Goodman.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Lylis Giesler Hargrove of St. James, Missouri; four daughters, Brenda Latimer and husband Kervan of Piggott, Arkansas, Glenda Lawson of Paragould, Arkansas, Kelly Light St. James, Missouri and Sheila Tucker and husband Lance of Warrensburg, Missouri; two brothers, Albert P.A. Hargrove and Marvin Rayburn Hargrove both of Kennett, Missouri; two sisters, Doris Akers of Rockford, Illinois and Mary Jane Kerley of Sullivan, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Michael Hargrove, Chad Tompkins, David Tompkins, Gary Tucker, Amber Miller, Kara Light, Makayla Hargrove and Carter Hargrove; 11 great grandchildren, Ryan Tompkins, Keaton Tompkins, Elizabeth Tompkins, Caylyn Tompkins, Caleb Tompkins, Caylee Tompkins, Elijah Miller, Trinity Miller, Bailey Tucker, Joclyn Tucker and Declan Tucker; other relatives and friends.
 

Gloria Florence Harke
Gloria Florence Harke of Steelville, Missouri was born September 9, 1927 in Wautoma, Wisconsin to Rueben and Florence Henke Rohde and passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at her home at the age of 85 years.
On December 17, 1976, she was united in marriage to Norlen Harke.
Gloria and Norlen owned and operated Factory Direct Pools and Spas since 1991 in Steelville. She attended Bourbon Seventh-day Adventist Church. Gloria loved to travel and she and Norlen went on many cruises together. She enjoyed knitting and loved to cook.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rueben and Florence Rohde.
She is survived by her husband, Norlen Harke of Steelville, Missouri; three daughters, Georgia Christianson and husband Russell Larson of Kalispell, Montana, Cheryl Wilkerson and friend Dean Garrick of Steelville, Missouri and Melody Watson and husband Craig of Oswego, Illinois; one stepson, Binny Harke of Nashville, Tennessee; four grandchildren, April Logulo and husband Carlos, Alexia Christensen, Brooke Watson and Ryan Watson and wife Erin; two great grandchildren, Savannah and Gabriel Logulo; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Roy Weeden officiating. Special music of “Oh, What a Savior” and “How Great Thou Art” was sung by Paul Lathum and the prelude was played by Leslie Craig. Memories were shared by David Hartwick.
Arrangements under thte direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.


Velma P. Harlan
Velma P. Harlan of Rolla, Missouri was born August 14, 1925 in Las Animas, Colorado to Charley and Fannie (Tatro) Lowman and passed away March 9, 2012 at the age of 86 years.
Velma lived in Rolla, Missouri for over 50 years. She loved country music, playing bingo and doing puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charley and Fannie Lowman; son, Henry (Butch) Harlan; two daughters, Pat and Vickie Harlan; and a brother.
She is survived by her sons, Charles (Buzz) Harlan and wife Jewell of St. James, Missouri, Bob Harlan and wife Susan of Cottleville, Missouri, Arthur Harlan of Rolla, Missouri and Jimmy Harlan of Rolla, Missouri; 14 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Monday, March 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri.
Services were held on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 1 p.m. at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri.
Interment at the Hooker Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla, Missouri.

Harry Joe Harles (William Joseph Thornton)
Harry Joe Harles of Marshfield, Missouri, formerly of Cuba, Missouri, was born March 2, 1951 and passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at the age of 62 years.
Joe was a self-employed landscaper and a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Joe graduated Drury College with a Bachelor Degree of Science, Phi Theta Kappa, Dean’s and President’s List and was an accomplished writer and sharp shooter in the Police Department. He enjoyed playing bluegrass and gospel music with his children and also preached the gospel of Jesus Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robbie Lee Zolman and William Thornton; brother, Virgil Groom and a sister, Margaret Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Jerrie; daughters, Candace Corina Gilmore and husband Jeff, Margaret Marie Rollwagon and husband Brandon, all of Springfield, Missouri and Kari Harles of Marshfield, Missouri; son, Joe Jacob Mark Harles of Springfield, Missouri; brothers, John Lewis Gertiser of the state of Kentucky and Russell Lee Groom of Fenton, Missouri; sister, Yvonne Martin of Steelville, Missouri; grandchildren, Zimm, Jairik, MaeMae, Eryn, Joey, Gage, Brittney, Gunnar, Karlee, Ava Ella and Max; other relatives and friends.
At his request his body has been cremated.
Private services will be at a later date under the direction of the Fraker Funeral Home, Marshfield, Missouri.
 

Clark M. Harmon
Clark M. Harmon of Salem, Missouri was born December 10, 1927 in Dent County, Missouri to Lester and Alma Matlock Harmon and passed away Saturday, October 20, 2012 at his home at the age of 84 years.
He was united in marriage to Mary Privett.
Clark served his country honorably during WWII in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Corinth Baptist Church of Salem. He enjoyed riding horses, reading westerns and having a good cigar.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Alma Harmon; one son, Donald Harmon; one daughter, Vicki Stubbs; two brothers, James M. Harmon and infant Wayne Lee Harmon; and two sisters, Charlotte Harmon and Glenna Pitts.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Harmon of Salem, Missouri; two sons Steve Harmon and wife Martha of Steelville, Missouri and Jeff Harmon of Humansville, Missouri; two daughters, Meredith Sapaugh and husband Eldon of Salem, Missouri and Pat Brand and husband Earl of Steelville, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Jane Harmon of Steelville, Missouri; special son, Cliff Hewitt of Humansville, Missouri; one brother, Winfred Harmon and wife Jean of Tulsa, Oklahoma; one sister, Eva Privett and husband Bill of Salem, Missouri; brother-in-law, James Privett and wife Marge of Salem, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Annette Cobb of Moberly, Missouri, Joan Minn of Ruston, Louisiana, Bess Hayward and husband Bill of Kansas City, Missouri, Geneva Keith of Troy, Missouri and Linda Hillemeyer and husband Dan of Tennesse; 13 grandchildren, Stephen (Tonya) Sapaugh, Ellen (Todd) Barnett, Russell (Marcia) Brand, Renee’ (Chuck) Overton, Rodney Brand, Robert (Erin) Harmon, Donald (Susie) Harmon, Stanley Clark Harmon, Mark Harmon, Mary (Jon) Kinnamore, Andrew J. Stubbs, Eva Harmon and Steven B. (Shalaine) Harmon; 22 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating.
Special music of “Across the Stars” was played by great granddaughter, Leia Barnett. Other music of “Daddy’s Hands,” “Bring My Children Home” and “Go Rest High” was also played.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Pleasant Point Cemetery in Steelville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Eldon Sapaugh, Stephen Sapaugh, Donnie Harmon, Robert Harmon, Steven Harmon, Russell Brand and Rodney Brand.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.
 

Donald Ray Harmon
Donald Ray Harmon of Steelville, Missouri was born January 25, 1947 to Clark and Mary (Privett) in Salem, Missouri and passed away November 5, 2011 at his home in Steelville, Missouri at the age of 64 years, 9 months and 11 days.
Don served his country honorably in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968.
He was united in marriage to Jane E. Crocker July 24, 1976 in Viburnum, Missouri.
Don worked at Chrysler from September 1976 to July 2007 when he retired. He enjoyed gardening, serving in his church where he was a Deacon and Royal Rangers leader, volunteering at the food pantry, loved the outdoors and walking trails.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Vicki Stubbs; father-in-law, Robert Lee Crocker and brother-in-law, Joseph Crocker.
He is survived by his wife Jane of the home; four sons, Robert Harmon and wife Erin of Steelville, Missouri, Donald Harmon and wife Susie of Bourbon, Missouri, Clark Harmon of Steelville, Missouri and Mark Harmon of Cuba, Missouri; three grandchildren, Shantel, Dalton and Cole; parents, Clark and Mary Harmon of Salem, Missouri; mother-in-law, Jessie Crocker of Viburnum, Missouri; brothers and sisters, Meredith Sapaugh and husband Eldon of Salem, Missouri, Pat Brand and husband Earl and Steve Harmon and wife Martha, all of Steelville and Jeff Harmon of Humansville, Missouri; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Goldie Parrett and husband Roger, Jim Crocker, David Crocker and wife Becky all of Steelville, Missouri, Deloris Stricklin and husband Eddie of Cherryville, Missouri, Orville Crocker and Steve Crocker and wife Sharon of Viburnum, Missouri, and Russell Crocker and wife Valerie of St. James, Missouri; honorary children, Gabe and Jen Parrett, Brian, April, Canaan and Raelyn Greer, Alex and Spencer Parkinson, Gracie Hinson and daughter Phoebe and grandniece Hayleigh Parrett; other relatives and friends. Visitation was held from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, November 7, 2011 at the Steelville First Assembly of God Church and from noon until service time on Tuesday, November 8, 2011.
A Celebration of Life Service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at the Steelville First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Jerry Beers and Rev. Matthew Lee officiating. Special music of “Peace in the Valley” and “Blessed Assurance” was sung and led by April Greer, Matt Lee and Shelly Beers and accompanied on piano by Sharon Hardecke. “Thank You For giving to the Lord” was sung by Matt Lee. Other music of “Amazing Grace” was sung by Raelyn Greer.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Pleasant Point Cemetery at Steelville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Donald Harmon, Robert Harmon, Clark Harmon, Andy Stubbs, Stephen Sapaugh and Steven Harmon.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Donna M. Harmon
Donna M. Harmon of Sullivan, Missouri was born on November 8, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri to Francis (Frank) and Matilda (Tillie) Curran and passed away at Victorian Manor, in Oak Grove, Missouri on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at the age of 75 years.
She moved with her family to the Cherryville area.
Donna was employed by the former Brown Shoe Company in Cuba, Missouri and later, after moving to Sullivan worked and the former K and G Variety store that was located on Main Street. She also worked for the former BorgWarner Company, Holiday Inn and Beverly Enterprises as Housekeeping Supervisor.
Donna was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, the Ladies Hospital Auxiliary and she was active in the Ladies Guild of St. Anthony until ill health caused her to be further home bound. She was also a volunteer at Spring Bluff and Saint Anthony Schools where she assisted with the children’s reading lessons. She was an active contributor to the V.F.W. and Candle lighters Organization for Many years.
On August 30, 1952 she was united in marriage to Paul Harmon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Matilda Curran; son-in-law, Michael Garrett; one sister, Margaret Remter and three brothers, Tom, Jim and Jerry Curran.
She is survived by a son, Paul Harmon, Jr. and wife Patti of Sullivan, Missouri; four daughters, Sheila Brown of Bourbon, Missouri and husband Jim Brown of Cuba, Missouri, Faye Garrett of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Pauline Blankenship and husband Steve of Sullivan, Missouri and Debbie Anderson and husband Greg of Bourbon, Missouri; 16 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; one brother, Robert Curran of Virginia Beach, Virginia; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2010 from Saint Anthony Catholic Church in Sullivan, Missouri with interment in the parish cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.

Dorothy M. Hatch - Harmon
Dorothy M. Hatch-Harmon of Sullivan, Missouri was born on April 1, 1918 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Richard L. and Allie Fair (nee Ward) Kirby and passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2011 at the age of 93 years.
She married Everett Galen Hatch on July 21, 1933 and to this union, six children were born.
Dorothy enjoyed listening to music, dancing, cooking, and especially fishing. She loved her family and enjoyed telling stories.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Allie Kirby; two brothers; two sisters; husband, Everett; a son, Harley Ray Hatch; two daughters-in-law, Maye Ann and Norma Jean Hatch; two sons-in law, Ezra Robertson and Gerry Garner; a grandchild, Ann Garner and a great-grandchild, Kale McCormick.
She is survived by five children, Jerry Don Hatch of Bourbon, Missouri, Shirley Robertson of Kennett, Missouri, Virginia Dudly and husband Willis of Punta Gorda, Florida, Donita Garner of Sullivan, Missouri and Dianna Garner and husband Don of Sullivan, Missouri; 16 grandchildren, Kenneth Robertson, Terry Robertson and wife Pam, Pantheia Robertson, Tim Robertson and wife Angela, Rayeann Gamble and husband Kevin, Kathy Hogan and husband Robert, Becky Ward and husband Jim, Donny Hatch, Scott Hatch and wife Crystal, Debbie Strine, Jamie Roland and husband Mark, John Dewitt, Lee Garner, Greg Garner, David Garner, Doug Garner and wife Amy; 31 great grandchildren; 37 great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home with burial following in the Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

 

Gloria Jean Harmon (nee Nash) of Steelville, Missouri was born February 23, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri to Wilburn Tobe and Elizabeth Patterson Nash and passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the age of 70 years, 6 months and 19 days. 
In November of 1985, she was united in marriage to Calvin “Emery” Harmon, who survives of the home.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilburn and Elizabeth Nash; one brother, infant Johny Nash; two sisters, Margaret Lashley and husband Jim and Lenabeth William and husband Jeff.
She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Calvin Harmon of Steelville, Missouri; six children, Robert “Bob” Bullock and wife Paula of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Paul Bullock and wife Jane of Steelville, Missouri, Daniel Bullock and wife Cynthia of Pensacola, Florida, Sherry Hicks and husband Robert of Viburnum, Missouri, Lori Parker and husband Rodney of Sullivan, Missouri and Rick Bullock and wife Monique of Keenesburg, Colorado; sisters and brothers, Kathy Nowicki and Ann Rawson and husband Bob all of Bonne Terre, Missouri, Jim Nash of Terre Du Lac, Missouri, David Nash and wife Kath of Bonne Terre, Missouri, Clyde Nash of Terre Du Lac, Missouri, Anita Bedford and husband Vernie of Viburnum, Missouri and Kenny Nash and wife Shelia of Bonne Terre, Missouri; 24 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

 

Johnnie “Jack” Edward Harmon
Johnnie “Jack” Edward Harmon was born April 20, 1925 in Matthews, Missouri to John Ural and Ella Mae Harmon and passed away April 10, 2013 at the age of 87 years, 11 months and 10 days.
Jack was raised in southeast Missouri with his two brothers and two sisters until he went to Idaho to work at a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in the 40s.
When he returned from CCC camp to Missouri, he met the Beulah Singleton. They were married in January 16, 1943 in Gray Ridge, Missouri.
Jack worked diligently to provide for his family with a multitude of jobs around southeast Missouri and St. Louis including working on the Manhattan Project helping to build atomic bombs during World War II.
Jack loved farming. He and Beulah purchased a St. James farm in 1963 so their sons could attend UMR. He worked at Rolla MFA as a miller until retiring in 1987. After his retirement they moved to Bolivar, Missouri, to be closer to their children.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ella Harmon; his wife, Beulah; and four siblings, William Bizzell, Marietta Heumann, Wanda Grimmig and Fred Harmon.
He is survived by his four children and spouses, Larry and Paula Harmon of North Augusta, South Carolina, Lonnie and Rosalie Harmon of Carthage, Missouri, Lindell and Dixie E. Harmon of Stockton, Missouri and Lisa and Frank Walker of Jefferson City, Missouri; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Mary Bizzell of Whitewater, Missouri and Dixie L. Harmon of St. Louis, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 7-8 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Funeral services were held at the Pitts Chapel in Bolivar, Missouri at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
Burial followed at the Greenwood Cemetery in Bolivar, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Pitts Chapel in Bolivar, Missouri.
 

Christopher Allen Harrah
Christopher Allen Harrah of Rolla, Missouri was born on August 5, 1985 in Springfield, Missouri to Mike and Kathy (Whitworth) Harrah and passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at the age of 26 years.
Chris was an outstanding athlete, a great father and a wonderful son. If shown anything once, he would perfect it the first time.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Donald and Eloise Whitworth.
He is survived by his parents, Mike and Kathy Harrah of Rocky Mount, Missouri; one son, Christopher Logan Harrah of Rolla, Missouri; three brothers, Allen Harrah and wife Stacy of Rolla, Missouri, Michael Harrah and wife Amanda of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and Billy Nesbitt and wife Stephanie of St. James, Missouri; one sister, Angela Hein and husband Donnie of Kansas City, Kansas; grandparents, Rick and Velma Harrah of Houston, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2012 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Interment followed at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Houston, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.

Brenda Joann Harris
Brenda Joann Harris, nee Lamphere, of Robertsville, Missouri, was born January 25, 1980 in Lawton, Oklahoma and passed away June 10, 2012 at the age of 32 years.
She married Carl Harris on April 7, 2001 in Wildwood, Missouri.
She is survived by her father, Raymond Jessup; her husband, Carl Harris; two children, John and Mary Harris; one brother, James Turner; two sisters, Jesse and husband Tony Kemp and Nicole Turner; parents-in-law, John and Barb (nee Gault) Harris of Belle, Missouri; grandparents-in-law, Courtney and Evelyn Harris of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. at the Bell Funeral Home, Pacific, Missouri.
Graveside services were held at the Meramec Hills Memorial Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Bell Funeral Home of Pacific, Missouri.

Courtney Ray Harris
Courtney Ray Harris of Cuba, Missouri was born Wednesday, September 13, 1922 at Cook Station, Missouri to Daniel W. and Dollie (nee Earls) Harris and passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 90 years.
Courtney married Evelyn E. Tesreau at St. Louis, Missouri on June 26, 1943 and to this union three children were born.
Courtney spent 25 years as a truck driver and retired in 1975 from Arkansas Best Motor Freight. After retirement he became a farmer for the next 14 years before moving in to town. He attended the First Baptist Church of Cuba, Missouri and was a 52-year member of the Cuba Masonic Lodge #312. He enjoyed fishing and hunting in his younger years and gardening and puzzles in his later years. “Governor” as he was called by some of his friends always enjoyed visiting with everyone he ever met. He was known for his story telling and ability to make everyone laugh and smile.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Dollie Harris; one granddaughter Lana Wagner; one granddaughter-in-law, Annie Harris; one grandson, Lonnie Shane Harris; one brother, Albert Harris, one sister Imogene Gregory.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Evelyn; one son, John and wife Barbara Harris of Belle, Missouri; two daughters, Sharon and husband Rusty Draper of Cuba, Missouri and Sandy and husband Michael Morice of Cuba, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Lonnie and wife Michelle Wagner, Cory Harris, Carl Harris, Kindra Dunning, Keith and wife Lindsay Morice, DeAnn and husband Mike Feidler and Jason Draper; 18 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; two brothers, Daniel Harris of Arizona and Arthur Harris of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two sisters, Geneva and husband Dwayne Randolph of Plano, Texas and Jane Elkins of St. Joseph, Missouri; sister-in-law, Jean and husband Frank Fries, other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri. A Masonic service was held at the end of visitation by the Cuba Masonic Lodge #312.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Bob Knight officiating. Special music will be “The Old Rugged Cross,” “Just As I Am” and “In the Garden.”
Pallbearers were Keith Morice, Blake Bender, Cory Harris, Carl Harris, Lonnie Wagner and Matt Wagner. Honorary pallbearers were Devin Wagner, Jeff Harris and Johnny Harris.
Interment and prayers were at the Meramec Hills Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
 

Jerry Lee Harris
Jerry Lee Harris of Cuba, Missouri was born on Thursday, July 8, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the age of 64 years, 10 months and 17 days.
He spent most of his life in St. Louis, Missouri graduating from Central High School then Vatterrott Technical School as an engineering technician. He worked at Anheuser-Busch, then later worked and retired from Hussman Refrigeration. He enjoyed playing in tournament pool, fishing and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Jason Harris and Jacob Michaels; and one sister Cindy Oker.
He is survived by his children, Raymond (Natalie) Harris of St. Louis, Missouri, Danny (Ellen Litton) Harris of Gerald, Missouri and Bryan (Rachel Hager) Harris of Cuba, Missouri; brother, Mark (Patty) Harris of Cuba, Missouri; 11 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
No public service was held.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Bill Harrison
Bill Harrison of St. James, Missouri, formerly of Cuba, Missouri, was born May 15, 1924 at Joiner, Arkansas and passed away Saturday, August 25, 2012 at St. James, Missouri at the age of 88 years.
Bill retired in the 1970’s after many years of being a Farm Labor Contractor where he was in charge of 1,500 employees working six months a year in Michigan and six months a year in Florida picking produce.
After retiring Bill moved to New Mexico, where he lived for many years, before moving to Missouri to be closer to his family. In his spare he enjoyed rabbit and coon hunting.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jane Harrison; sons, Allan Harrison and Billy Ray Harrison; daughter, Margaret Highfill; daughter-in-law, Marsha Harrison; brother, Son Harrison; sister, Casey Harrison; other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his children, John Harrison of Bourbon, Missouri, Mary Harrison of St. James, Missouri, Jimmy and wife Josie Harrison of Cuba, Missouri, Joe and wife Bobby Harrison of Saginaw, Michigan, Shirley and husband Casper Werdenhausen of Bland, Missouri and William “Bill” and wife Chiquita Harrison of Rolla, Missouri; grandchildren; great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
In keeping with Bill’s wishes he was cremated and no services will be held.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
 

Brenda J. Harrison
Brenda J. Harrison was born in Rolla, Missouri on June 3, 1947 to Archie and Lucille (Taylor) Whitaker and passed away November 18, 2009 at her home in St. James, Missouri at the age of 62 years.
Brenda Whitaker was united in marriage to LeRoy Harrison on August 25, 1966 and to this union three children were born.
Brenda worked for McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis, Missouri for 12 years, she then went to work for Missouri S&T for the last nine years. Brenda just retired this month.
She was an avid reader. Brenda and LeRoy loved to go for car rides, just to see the scenery in the fall, or to go somewhere new.
She was preceded in death by her father, Archie Whitaker, and infant daughter, September Harrison
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, LeRoy Harrison of St. James, Missouri; mother, Lucille (Taylor) Whitaker of St. James, Missouri; children, Beth Reddington and husband Jim of St. James, Missouri, Roy Harrison and wife Kim of St. Charles, Missouri; sister, Susan Craft and husband Randy of St. James, Missouri; grandchildren, Casey Craft and James David Reddington; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Thursday, November 19, 2009 from 6-8 p.m.
Funeral service was Friday, November 20, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Rev. Mick Thrasher officiating.
Interment was in the Rolla City Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of James & Gahr Mortuary of St. James.

Joseph D. Hart
Joseph D. Hart of Vichy, Missouri was born February 19, 1945 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away July 18, 2013 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 68 years.
Joseph enjoyed hunting and traveling. He spent the majority of his life living in Maries County.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dick Hart in 2005 and brother, Kenneth Hart.
He is survived by his mother, Opal Hart; brothers, Oscar Hart and wife Barbara of Vichy, Missouri and Paul Hart and wife Rebecca of Vichy, Missouri; sister, Jama Briggs and husband Ronald of Belle, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 9-10 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2013 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.
Graveside services were held on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Macedonia Cemetery near Rolla, Missouri with Rev. Steve Brubaker officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of St. James, Missouri.
 

James Edward Hartupee
James Edward Hartupee of Indian Hills Lake, Cuba, Missouri was born to Omer P. and Evelyn R. (Kalb) Hartupee on June 17, 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away Thursday, September 1, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 74 years.
Jim was an iron worker and later worked as a truck driver. After retirement he moved to Indian Hills Lake where he served on the Board of Directors and helped as a security guard. He was known as a storyteller and he could give directions to anywhere. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his father, Omer Preston Hartupee; one step-daughter, Patricia Diane Papenburg.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Hartupee of the home; mother, Evelyn R. Hartupee of St. Charles, Missouri; four children, Dawn and husband Terry Fick of St. Louis, Missouri, Tamara Estes of Wentzville, Missouri, Keith and wife Colleen Hartupee of St. Charles, Missouri, Kelly and husband Larry Stark of Winfield, Missouri; step-son, Edward and wife Janet Patterson of St. Charles, Missouri; two brothers, Thomas Gene Hartupee of Kansas City, Missouri and Ronald Lee Hartupee of St. Charles, Missouri; nine grandchildren; great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Saturday, September 3, 2011 from 2 p.m. until time of funeral service 3 p.m. at Mizell Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Lathum, officiating.
Cremation followed the service.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Curt Alan Hauck
Curt Alan Hauck of St. James, Missouri was born on May 3, 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri to Joseph Hauck and Louise (Fey) Clifton and passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013 near St. James, Missouri at the age of 51 years, 8 months and 15 days.
Curt was self-employed in metal fabrications and owned A & N Metals for many years. Curt loved to race cars with his brothers. He enjoyed playing drums and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Hauck on November 28, 1965; step-father, Charles Clifton; one brother, Jeff Hauck and one sister, Lisa Persicke.
He is survived by his mother, Louise (Fey-Hauck) Clifton of St. James, Missouri; one son, Clifton Joseph (CJ) Hauck of St. Louis, Missouri; two daughters, Nel Lanae Fuhring and husband Corey of St. James, Missouri and Latisha Larie Hauck of St. Louis, Missouri; brothers, Joseph Hauck and wife Virginia of Rolla, Missouri, Dennis Hauck and wife Ardella of St. James, Missouri, Marty Hauck and wife Susie of St. James, Missouri, Henry Hauck and wife Gayla of Columbia, Missouri, Charles Clifton and wife Kelly and Douglas Clifton and wife Shiela; sisters, Cindy Yoder and husband Willie of Indiana, Cindy Walls and husband Ed of St. James, Missouri, Susan Akagi and husband Arthur; brother-in-law, Carl Persicke of St. James, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Tina Hauck; three grandchildren, Libby, Abby and Darby Fuhring; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Friday, February 22, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Services were conducted on Saturday, February 23,2013 at 11 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri with Don Carson officiating.
Private burial of ashes will be at a later date at the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Honorary pallbearers were Joe Hauck, Dennis Hauck, Marty Hauck, Henry Hauck, Doug Hauck, Chuck Hauck, C.J. Hauck and Corey Fuhring.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.


David Roland Hawkins
David Roland Hawkins of Cuba, Missouri was born to John C. and Edna (Edsel) Hawkins on July 10, 1920 in Richwoods, Missouri and passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2010 in his home at the age of 89 years.
Roland was united in marriage to Anna Belle Nickelson on March 2, 1942 and to this union four children were born.
Roland was a graduate of Washington University and obtained a degree in Business/Finance. He retired as a General Foreman from Ford Motor Company in St. Louis, Missouri after many years of service. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during WWII. In his spare time he enjoyed golf, horseshoes, gardening, mowing the lawn, camping with his grandkids and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Edna Hawkins; one brother, Quentin Hawkins; one sister, Eileen Leykam and other relatives.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Belle Hawkins of the home; four children, Michele Higbee of Dallas, Texas, Michael and wife Pat Hawkins of St. Louis, Missouri, Pamela and husband Dr. William Cottingham of Rolla, Missouri, John and wife Pam Hawkins of St. Peters, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Julie Metheny, David Cottingham, Janie Williams, Kevin Higbee, Patrick, Brittany, Andrea and Brett Hawkins; five great grandchildren, Gavin and Blake Cottingham, Jace and AnnaBelle Williams, Eva Leigh Metheny; other relatives and friends.
A memorial visitation was held on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 11 a.m. until time of memorial service 11:30 a.m. at Britton Funeral Home of Cuba with Rev. R. Lee Jennings, officiating.
Inurnment followed at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri at 2:30 p.m. with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Leaverna Hawkins
Leaverna B. Hawkins of Sullivan, Missouri was born on May 27, 1929 to Charles and Annie (Miller) Palmer at Sullivan, Missouri and passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012 at her home at the age of 83 years.
On March 9, 1946 she was united in marriage to Elmer Hawkins at Union, Missouri and they were blessed with eight children.
Leaverna enjoyed playing bingo with her family and friends in her free time. She was a dedicated Christian being baptized on May 3, 1959 at the age of 29 by Brother Russell F. McCafferty at St. Clair. Leaverna enjoyed singing and was a song leader at several of the churches she attended. Recently she attended the Pentecostal Worship Center in Sullivan. Leaverna celebrated her home going surrounded by her loving family on Saturday.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Annie Palmer; husband, Elmer; three brothers, Ben, Emmet and Otto Palmer; two sisters, Birddie Butts and Bertha Rector and one grandson, Chris Hawkins.
She is survived by six sons, Homer Hawkins and wife Margaret, Larry Hawkins and wife Donna, Glenn Hawkins and wife Dawn, all of Sullivan, Missouri, Eddie Hawkins and wife Debbie of Stanton, Missouri, Richard Wayne Hawkins and wife Kim, Ricky Hawkins and wife Sandy, all of Sullivan, Missouri; two daughters, Birdie Hawkins and adopted son-in-law Gene Walsh of Sullivan, Missouri and Betty Jorden and husband Daryl of Bourbon, Missouri; 15 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; special nephew, Wesley Whitley; special niece, Sherry Lynn; an adopted great granddaughter, Katie Tanner; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at the Eaton Funeral Home.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Gerald Millstead officiating.
Interment was in the I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
 

Dan Walter Hawley
Dan Walter Hawley of St. James, Missouri was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 26, 1960 to Richard and Iona (Blickenstaff) Hawley and passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the age of 52 years.
On June 12, 1999 he married Melissa Weinstein.
Dan earned a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from UMR, now MS&T.
He worked as a chemical engineer for Brewer Science in Rolla for the past 25 years.
Dan had served as a Lieutenant for the St. James Volunteer Fire Dept. He was also a member of the Master Gardener’s Organization.
He was preceded in death by his father , Richard Hawley.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa Hawley of the home; his mother, Iona Hawley of Valparaiso, Nebraska; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Stan and Linda Williams of Newburg, Missouri; stepdaughter, Sam Jokisch of St. James, Missouri; two daughters, Kayla and Rachel Hawley of Springfield, Missouri; one sister, Eva Schroer and husband Bruce of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; a brother, Jay Hawley of Alaska; nieces and nephew, Casa and Cameron and Seth Schroer, all of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Interment followed in the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
 

Robert L. Haynes
Robert L. Haynes of Bourbon, Missouri, was born Sunday, October 1, 1944 to James Rex Haynes and Lucille Thoma Haynes in Florida and passed away suddenly at his home in Bourbon, Missouri on Thursday, August 2, 2007 at the age of 62 years, 10 months and 1 day.
Robert loved working as an over the road truck driver for several years hauling freight. He also loved his dogs.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by cousins, Elwood Ulrich and wife Rosa of White Water, Missouri, Linda Gilles of Bourbon, Missouri, Sondra McDowes of Cape Girardeau, Missouri and Frances McCarty of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; close friends, Greg Peak of Bourbon, Missouri, Joe Berry of St. Louis, Missouri and Larry Neusbaum of White Water, Missouri.
A memorial service will be held in White Water, Missouri on Saturday, August 11, 2007.
Local arrangements were under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Henry L. Hayes
Henry L. Hayes was born Sunday, March 31, 1918 and passed away Monday, February 27, 2012 at the age of 93 years.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey Hayes of Cuba, Missouri; one daughter, Ann and husband Gary Branson of Cuba, Missouri; one son, Dr. David and wife Dr. Sharonne Hayes of Rochester, Minnesota; four grandchildren, Jeff and wife Christi Branson of St. Charles, Missouri, Vickie Branson Johnson of Bentonville, Arkansas, Andrew Hayes and Sarah Hayes of St. Charles, Missouri; one sister, Vern Stiga of Rolla, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Hayes of Rolla, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the First Baptist Church of Cuba with Pastor Bob Knight officiating followed by full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Henry L. Hayes
Henry L. Hayes of Cuba, Missouri was born Sunday, March 31, 1918 at Beulah, Missouri to John Franklin and Mattie (nee Yowell) Hayes and passed away Monday, February 27, 2012 at Cuba Manor at the age of 93 years, 10 months and 25 days.
Henry was united in marriage to Audrey Cover 64 years ago and to this union two children where born.
Henry proudly served in the United States Army from 1942 till 1945 during WWII.
Henry and Audrey owned and operated Hayes Shoe Store from 1950 till 1994 and then he continued to work there until late 2005. He was a deacon and active member of the First Baptist Church of Cuba since 1953.
Henry was a charter member of the Cuba Lions Club where he had received the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award (the highest award given to any member) and had perfect attendance for many years. He enjoyed playing golf and played pool at home and at the Cuba Senior Center for many years. Henry was always a true gentleman who loved his family, his yard and growing flowers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mattie Hayes; three brothers, Charles, Jess and Boyd Hayes; three sisters, Ann and husband Jess Authur, Margaret and husband Owen Hudgens and Helen and Bob Heasley; brother-in-law, Al Stiga; other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey Hayes of Cuba, Missouri; one daughter, Ann and husband Gary Branson of Cuba, Missouri; one son, Dr. David and wife Dr. Sharonne Hayes of Rochester, Minnesota; four grandchildren, Jeff and wife Christi Branson of St. Charles, Missouri, Vickie Branson Johnson of Bentonville, Arkansas, Andrew Hayes and Sarah Hayes of Rochester, Minnesota; two great grandchildren, Audrey and Alexa Branson of St. Charles, Missouri; one sister, Vern Stiga of Rolla, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Hayes of Rolla, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Keeping with the wishes of the family all services were private.
A memorial service honoring Henry will be held at a later date.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

 

Elaine Rose Head
Elaine Rose Head was born August 26, 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri to William and Catherine (Hofmann) Braun and passed away August 21, 2012 at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 86 years.
On November 23, 1946 she was united in marriage to Roland Head.
Elaine was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She was dedicated to her family and loyal fan of St. Louis Browns and Cardinals, who she followed her entire life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Catherine Braun; a son, Alan Head; great grandson William Chase; brother, Eugene Braun, and other relatives.
She is survived by her husband, Roland of their home in St. James, Missouri; daughter, Alice Malone and husband Marion of St. James, Missouri; granddaughters, Marian, Angie, Christie, Anne and Donna; great grand-children, Brett, Kelly, Devyn, and Penn; sister, Mary Ann Landolt; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Friday, August 24, 2012 from 5-9 p.m. in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.
Services were held Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.
 

Nellie Mae Head
Nellie Mae Head of Bourbon, Missouri was born on July 30, 1919 near Fredericktown, Missouri to Oscar and Lucy (Keel) Sheppard and passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Gibbs Care Center in Steelville, Missouri at the age of 93 years, 9 months and 19 days.
On February 5, 1937 she was united in marriage to William O. (Bill) Head and to this marriage seven children were born.
Nellie was employed in the dietary department of the former Sullivan Community Hospital for several years before retiring. She enjoyed cooking, sewing quilts, tending to her flower gardens and spending time with her family. Nellie was a faithful member of the First Assembly of God in Bourbon until ill health prevented her from attending.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Lucy Sheppard; husband, Bill; two daughters, Ruthann Brown and Vicki Williams; an infant granddaughter, Teresa Ann Alexander; two sons-in-law, Kenny Alexander and David McBride; a daughter-in-law, Laura Head; three brothers, Cecil, Earl and Ivan Sheppard; and three sisters, Ruby Ellis, Mary Lampkin and Belle Casper.
She is survived by three sons, Gus Head and wife Tessie of Steelville, Missouri, Rodger Head and wife Johann of Springfield, Missouri and Steve Head and wife Linda of Cleveland, Texas; two daughters, Kathy Lynchard and husband Gary of Bourbon, Missouri and Peggy Pratte and husband Steve of Sullivan, Missouri; 20 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren and 22 great great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Pat Sheppard of Fredericktown, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Harold Harrison officiating.
Interment was in the Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
 

Dora Mae Heavin
Dora Mae Heavin of Edgar Springs, Missouri was born on February 16, 1923 in Lecoma, Missouri to William and Annie (Finn) Bates and passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the age of 90 years.
On November 15, 1941 she married Martin Heavin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Annie Bates; her husband, Martin in 1991; a son-in-law, Mack Clift and six brothers, Tony, John, Charlie, Walter, Herbert and Wilbur.
She is survived by one daughter, Alice Clift of Edgar Springs, Missouri; two sons, William Heavin of Rolla, Missouri and Gary Heavin and wife Connie of St. James, Missouri; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; three great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A visitation was held prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. at the Null & Son Funeral Home.
A funeral service was conducted at noon on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Interment followed in the Edgar Springs Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null & Son Funeral Home, Rolla, Missouri.
 

Judith Ann Hedenberg
Judith Ann Hedenberg of St. James, Missouri was born on April 16, 1941 in Decatur, Illinois to Harold and Ann (Strange) Melhorn and passed away at her home on Saturday, January 6, 2010. She was 68 years, 8 months and 21 days of age.
She grew up in Decatur and lived there her whole life until about age 21 or 22.
She married Bill Hedenberg in June of 1961.
Judy graduated from high school in Decatur, Illinois and she attended Milliken University in Decatur for one or two years before she married. Judy moved around a lot early in life with her former husband, Bill. She lived in Minneapolis around 1970 for many years before moving to St. James. Judy worked as a nurse’s aid, bookkeeper at a publishing company near Minneapolis; cost estimating at the advertising firm Campbell-Mithun in Minneapolis; real estate agent and a waitress at a local restaurant in town.
When her children were young she was the only mom on the block to get out and play with the neighborhood kids in a game of kickball or softball. She would yell to her daughter from the bleachers and acted as her personal cheerleader. Judy was a room mother; helped with the school holiday parties.
Judy and Bill bought a boat and the family would go on boating, camping fishing trips together. Judy loved to visit her daughter in Chicago and visit the historical villages, the racetrack, the shops and crafts shops, the vintage, antique shops and the gourmet shops. Judy wanted to go see Oprah Winfrey show so in 2009, her daughter got tickets for Judy’s 68th birthday and it was on the day that they went to the show.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Ann (Strange) Melhorn; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by one daughter, Sherry Gilmore of Chicago, Illinois and one son, Dennis Eugene Hedenberg of Maui, Hawaii.
There will be a memorial service on Thursday, January 14, 2010, at 4 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri with Lynn Huggins officiating. Songs will be “Amazing Grace” and “In The Garden.”
Arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
 

Rev. Clifford Hedrick
Rev. Clifford Hedrick of Steelville, Missouri was born on Friday, May 19, 1911 in Goodwater, Missouri to Frank Tedder and Louisa Jane Hedrick and passed away at Cuba Manor on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at the age of 100 years, 4 months and 19 days.
Clifford married Grace Denny on May 10, 1929.
After the depression, his first job was working for the WPA, building roads, he later went to work for himself doing odd jobs. He did everything from raising cattle and pigs to hauling scrap metal. He went on to own a scrap metal business and eventually sold it. In 1943, he worked two years in a defense plant located in St. Louis that manufactured war materials for WWII.
In 1935, he made a profession of faith and began preaching the next year. He was ordained in April 1937 at the Viburnum Missionary Baptist Church. He continued to preach for 55 years pastoring four churches: Viburnum, Berryman, Courtois and Lost Creek Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Louisa Hedrick and wife, Grace Denny Hedrick.
He is survived by his special friend, Ruby Miller of Steelville, Missouri; niece Rita Lindemann of St. James, Missouri; special friends Melvin (Letha) Roberts of Steelville, Missouri and Liz Simpson of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. and Funeral Service on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Delmar Hutson officiating.
Burial at Viburnum Baptist Cemetery, Viburnum, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
 

Shirley Hedrick
Shirley Hedrick of Bay, Missouri, passed away Monday, May 3, 2010 at the age of 73. Visitation from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Interment in the Boss Cemetery, Boss, Missouri. Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Shirley Hazel Hedrick
Shirley Hazel Hedrick, nee Halbert was born at Cherryville, Missouri on November 3, 1936 to Ralph Halbert and Irene (Key) Halbert-Gibbs and passed away Monday, May 3, 2010 at St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.
On April 4, 1959 in Salem, Missouri, she married Delbert Hedrick.
Shirley was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Owensville, Missouri.
She enjoyed fishing, gardening and cooking. Whenever anyone came to their home, Shirley was always ready to serve her cooking, so no one would go away hungry.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Irene Halbert; two brothers, Dale Gibbs and wife Verla and Kenneth Gibbs; two sisters, Argie Parrett and Clio Mrieta Ware and husband Kenneth; brothers-in-law, Tom Wilhite and Johnnie Strange and sister-in-law Karen Moore.
She is survived by her husband Delbert Hedrick of the home in Bay, Missouri; two sons, Terrence Lee Hedrick and wife Michelle of Bay, Missouri and Timothy Ray Hedrick and wife Carol of Midway, Arkansas; three daughters, Carla Suzanne Strange and husband Woody Jr. of Bixby, Missouri, Laura Kay Vance and husband Ronald of Bay, Missouri and Angie Brooks and husband Barry of Viburnum, Missouri; 14 grandchildren, Ronald Lee Vance, Blake Michael Vance, Ruby Nicole Vance, Tyler Hedrick, Ron Hedrick, Ethan Hedrick, Preston Hedrick and wife Nicole, Cody Hedrick, Teah Hedrick, Journey Hedrick, Robert Coger, Brandi Glaspie, Cristal Brooks and Jason Brooks; 10 great grandchildren, Darian, Keisha, Christian, Easton, Bailey, Cameron, Colten, Kaitlin, Eli and Emma; eight step grandchildren; eight step great grandchildren; four brothers, Ray Halbert and wife Ilean of Cherryville, Missouri, Tom Gibbs and wife Phyllis of Davisville, Missouri, Clarid Gibbs and wife Joyce of Dillard, Missouri and Donald Halbert and wife Alice of Marian, Illinois; four sisters, Nellie Wilhite of Davisville, Missouri, Margaret Hampton of Viburnum, Missouri, Loretta Howdeshell and husband Skeets of Bourbon, Missouri and Josephine Strange of Hillsboro, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Barbara Gibbs of Sulphur Springs, Indiana, Donna Clements and husband Jerry of Boss, Missouri and Nelda Owens and husband Jerry of St. Louis, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Wednesday, May 5, 2010 from 4-8 p.m. at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Les Dority and Rev. Paul Pryor officiating. Special music “Leave Me a Message” and “The Lily of the Valley” were sang and played by the Chosen Generation. Other music of “It is Well” was sung by Liz Hogan.
Committal prayer and burial were in the Boss Cemetery at Boss, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Lee Vance, Blake Vance, Ron Roper, Cody Hedrick, Preston Hedrick, Tyler Hedrick, Bobby Coger, Ethan Hedrick and Christian Thompson.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Mabel Anna Hebberger
Mabel Anna Hebberger of St. James, Missouri was born in Hawkeye, Missouri on November 14, 1912 to Frank and Clara (Groff) Ferguson and passed away Sunday, June 13, 2010 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 97 years.
In 1932 Mabel Anna Ferguson was united in marriage to Paul Hebberger and to this union three children were born.
Paul was the Pastor of the Trinity Episcopal Church of St. James, Missouri for almost 50 years. With her husband as the pastor she was a very active member and was the church organist for 29 years. Mabel loved to play golf and did whenever she could. She always looked forward to spring and the start of golf season.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Clara Ferguson; husband, Paul Hebberger; daughter, Janet Bauer and sister, Dorcus Louis.
She is survived by her daughter, JoAnna Hebberger, of Des Moines, Iowa; son, Robert Paul Hebberger of Clearwater, Florida; sister, Marion Lewis of St. Louis, Missouri; four grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A visitation was held prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. in the Trinity Episcopal Church Rectory.
Funeral service was Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at the Trinity Episcopal Church in St. James, Missouri at 11 a.m. with Reverend Steve Barber officiating.
Interment in the St. James Cemetery, St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Helen Frances Heller
Helen Frances Heller of Cuba, Missouri was born February 11, 1915 in St. Louis, Missouri to the union of Robert E. and Martha A. (Schaub) Hunter and passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Laclede Groves Lutheran Convalescent Center in Webster Groves, Missouri at the age of 97.
Helen was a homemaker and spent many years living at Indian Hills. She was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church in Bourbon, Missouri, where she was very active with the Ladies Aide Group. In her spare time she enjoyed fishing, crocheting, quilting, embroidery work and crafts.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert E. and Martha A. (Schaub) Hunter; husband, Robert F. Heller; and one sister, Violet Garner.
She is survived by two daughters, Marlene and husband Donald Orf of Wentzville, Missouri and Martha A. “Marcie” and husband Ronald Gerhardt of Dittmer, Missouri; one sister, Eleanor Greer of Cuba, Missouri; nine grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 15 great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends.
Visitation was held on Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri and also on Friday, December 28, 2012 from 9-10 a.m. at Concordia Lutheran Church in Bourbon, Missouri.
Funeral service was held on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Concordia Lutheran Church in Bourbon, Missouri with Pastor David Burge, officiating.
Interment followed at Meramec Hills Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Rilla Frances Helms
Frances Helms of Sullivan, Missouri was born at Cassville, Missouri on January 23, 1925 to George Jefferson and Ethel Mamie (Gough) Bray and passed away at the Life Care of Sullivan, Missouri on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at the age of 88 years, 5 months and 20 days.
She was raised in the Fountain Farm area near Potosi, Missouri. She worked in various jobs throughout her life, which included Brown Shoe Company in Potosi, was a homemaker for a time and later worked in food service at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
She was a strong and proud woman who raised her children on her own as her husband, Irvin, was a career Naval officer and he would be stationed in various parts of the country as a recruiter. After his retirement from the service, the family made their home in Potosi and in 1974 moved to St. Joseph, Missouri and then later to Bourbon, Missouri.
After the death of Irvin, she moved to Sullivan, Missouri. Frances was very proud of her accomplishments in TOPS and was an advocate of the organization. She enjoyed volunteer work, playing cards (especially Canasta), traveling and fishing. Frances was a member and past Noble Grand of Sullivan Rebekah Lodge #319 and had also held several other offices within the lodge.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Ethel Bray; three brothers, Andy, Henry and Walter Bray and three sisters, Dorothy Maddox, Wilma Minor and Mary Branson.
She is survived by two sons, George Helms and wife Jennifer of Glenco, Kentucky and Ronnie Helms and wife Jennifer of Columbia, North Carolina; two daughters, Alona Norton of Port Aransas, Texas and Barbara Harmon and husband Tony of Colville, Washington; one sister, Lena Northcutt of St. Clair, Missouri; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until time of service on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2013 from the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Scott Perry officiating.
Interment was in the Red Bud Cemetery, Potosi, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Edward “Red Dog” C. Hemby, Sr.
Edward “Red Dog” C. Hemby, Sr. of Cuba, Missouri was born on Saturday, December 11, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri to Mirl E. and Delores Devate Hemby and passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at the age of 63 years, 8 months and 10 days.
Edward married Bonnie Kay Williams on June 10, 1973 and to this union three children were born.
He had worked previously as a diesel mechanic for Caterpillar Company and was a member of the UAW. He enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, canoeing, and camping. He loved his family very much especially his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mirl and Delores Hemby; brother, Mike Hemby and brother-in-law, Dave Williams.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Hemby of Cuba, Missouri; children, Ed (April Knight) Hemby, Jr. of Cuba, Missouri, Colby (Christy) Hemby of Steelville, Missouri, Kristy (Harry Dawson) Hemby of Rush Hill, Missouri and Gina Hemby of California; brother, Bill (Sue) Hemby and Jack (Janet) Hemby, all of Puxico, Missouri, Gary (Rita) Hemby of Wright City, Missouri, Mark (Tina) Hemby of Flint, Michigan; sister, Miley (Les) Allen of Flint, MI; sisters-in-law, Janice Hemby of Harvester, Missouri, Jan (Mike) Latimer of Amarillo, Texas, Carol (Steve) Strauss of Davenport, Iowa, and Mary (Johnny) Weaver of Arkansas; brother-in-law, Harvey (Debbie) Williams of Rochester, Washington; 14 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Sunday, August 26, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. and funeral service on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Bro. Jack Hemby officiating.
Burial was at the St. Michael Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Richard L. Hemme of St. James, Missouri was born in Maries County, Missouri on July 4, 1937 to Richard D. and Mabel Irene (Carter) Hemme and passed away July 2, 2015 at the age of 77 years.
Richard served in the United States Army.
On June 20, 1964 he married the love of his life Marie Whitney.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Mabel Hemme.
He is survived by his wife Marie, of the home; sons, Kevin Hemme and wife Carol of St. James, Missouri and Rick Hemme and wife Michelle of Jefferson City, Missouri; grandchildren, Ashley Hemme, Zane Hemme, Alex Ross, Brandon Ross, Erin Ross, Brittney Ross, derrick Lewis, Jennifer Lewis and Colt Lackey.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.

 

Patsy Jane Hendricks
Patsy Jane Hendricks of Steelville, Missouri, was born October 11, 1957 in St. James, Missouri to William Francis Ray and Rosa Elizabeth Brewer and passed away Monday, March 1, 2010 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 52 years.
Patsy attended the Steelville First Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed her dogs, but most of all loved taking care of her grandson.
She is survived by her two daughters, Brenda Baum and husband Michael and Katherine Elwell, all of Steelville, Missouri; one son, Samuel Francis Elwell; one grandson, Josiah Elwell; other relatives and friends.
The family chose cremation.
A memorial dinner in honor of Patsy will be held Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the Steelville First Assembly of God Fellowship Hall.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Charles Lonnie Hensley
Charles Lonnie Hensley, age 61, of Salem, Missouri, passed away July 21, 2010 in Salem, Missouri.
Charles Hensley is survived by his sweetheart, Una Youtsey of Salem, Missouri; mother, Letha Witte of St. James, Missouri; two daughters, Samantha Alcorn and husband Toby of Mountain Grove, Missouri and Dixie McCollum and husband Marty of Mountain Grove, Missouri; five grandchildren, Austin and Duncan Alcorn and Bradley, Kaydance and Gabrielle McCollum.
Graveside services were Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 8 a.m. at Wofford Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary.
 

Steven Elroy Thomas Heppermann
Steven Elroy Thomas Heppermann of Cuba, Missouri was born August 6, 1950 at Warrenton, Missouri to Elroy S. “Dick” and Oleta (nee Nichols) Hepperman and passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 60 years, 4 months and 23 days.
Steve had worked for Mullally Distributing Company since 1974 and was currently a Route Supervisor.
In his spare time he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a lifetime member of the N.R.A. and a member of the Sullivan F.O.E. What he enjoyed most was spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Oleta Hepperman; great nephews, Jeremiah and Christopher Klein; great niece, Sydni Pfeiffer; other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his children, Stacey Brooke Allen of Kidder, Missouri and Joshua and wife Janet Heppermann of Sullivan, Missouri; three grandchildren, Madison Brooke Allen, Camden Joshua and Gavin Steven Heppermann; two sisters, Linda and husband Bill Brennan of Cuba, Missouri and Lora and husband Keith Donze of Owensville, Missouri; former wife and friend, Jill Heppermann; aunt, Lillian Burr of St. Louis, Missouri;, other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Sunday, January 2, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 3, 2011 at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Bill Nichols officiating. Special music was “The River,” “When I Get to Where I’m Going” and “Cats in Cradle.”
Pallbearers were Josh Heppermann, Richard Counts, J.T. Ransom, Dennis Hattersley, Bill Moreland, Eddie Rutz and Brent McClintick.
Interment and prayers followed at the Meramec Hills Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Thomas P. Hertel
Thomas P. Hertel of Bourbon, Missouri was born on December 28, 1940 and passed away Monday, July 19, 2010 at the age of 69 years.
On July 23, 1960 he was united in marriage to Carolyn Brendel and to this union three children were born.
Thomas was employed several years with the Meramec Mining Company and later Monsanto where he worked as an electrical and computer engineer. He later was employed with the Department of Natural Resources as a computer engineer.
He enjoyed outdoors and loved being in the ministry of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
He was preceded in death by his father; step mother, Estella Hertel and a brother, Robert Hertel.
He is survived by his wife, Carol nee Brendel of the family home; two sons, Theodore Philip Hertel and wife Janet of Manchester, Missouri and Timothy Paul Hertel and wife Shannyn of Bourbon, Missouri; one daughter, Cynthia Elizabeth Cubas and husband Francisco of Bourbon, Missouri; mother, Louise Souders of Cuba, Missouri; one sister, Shirley Bayless and husband Jerry of Rolla, Missouri; 12 grandchildren, Gary Sohn, Benjamin Sohn and wife Nicole, Christopher, Isaiah, Noah, Teddi, Bridgette and Theodore Hertel, Jasmine and Miranda Rose, Kameron and Naomi Hertel; one great grandchild, Aubrey Sohn; other relatives and friends.
Memorial funeral services were conducted at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2010 from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.
 

Rita Ann Verkamp Hertfelder
Rita Ann Verkamp Hertfelder of Las Vegas, Nevada was born September 30, 1933 in St. James, Missouri and passed away August 12, 2010 at the age of 76 years.
Rita practiced Catholicism.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Julie Verkamp; brother, Bernard Verkamp; sister, Margaret Verkamp Wilson and daughter, Regina Hertfelder Bradley.
She is survived by a son, Greg Hertfelder; daughter, Katrina Hertfelder Souza; grandchildren, Courtney Bradley, Kyle Bradley, Amanda Moore, and Soda Souza; Rita’s dog, Naja, also held a special place in her life; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Saturday, August 21, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary followed by a Memorial Mass at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Interment was in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Leroy “Lee” Heskett
Leroy “Lee” Heskett was born in Junction City, Kansas on August 25, 1941 to Leroy and Dorothy (Jackson) Heskett and passed away January 6, 2010 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 68 years.
Lee was united in marriage to the former Georgia Evans on June 10, 1963, and to this union three daughters were born.
Lee served his country in the United States Navy where he served for 20 years. After his retirement in 1981 they moved their family back to St. James. In 1990 they moved into Georgia’s childhood home. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, attending bull riding events and time spent with family and friends. Lee had a great sense of humor, he was always ready with a joke or to tease, anything to get a laugh.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Dorothy Heskett and a sister, Sally Stockman.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Georgia (Evans) Heskett of their home; daughters, Sonya Collett and husband Blaine of Claremore, Oklahoma, Lynn Reamer of Silver Lake, Kansas and Lisa McGhee of Rolla, Missouri; grandchildren, Kelly and Josh Klouzek; and great grandson Trevor; special father, Charles Freeby of Council Grove, Kansas; brothers, Jan Freeby and wife Sunny of Lonoke, Arkansas, Bobby Freeby and wife Rachel of Fort Smith, Arkansas, Richie Freeby of Winfield, Kansas and Ronnie Freeby of Independence, Missouri; sisters, Cindy Freeby of Topeka, Kansas and Dorothy Birdsong of Council Grove, Kansas; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held prior to the service from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2010. Funeral service was held on Saturday, January 8, 2010 at 11 a.m. in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Reverend Mick Thrasher officiating.
Interment followed at the St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.

Charles Archibald Heuer Jr.
Charles Archibald Heuer, Jr. of Rolla, Missouri was born September 29, 1919 in Jerome, Idaho to Charles A. Sr. and Ethel Bragg Heuer and passed away Friday, November 30, 2012 at the Phelps County Hospital at the age of 93 years.
He was united in marriage to Effielee Farrar who passed away in 2005. He later married Lucy Gibson in 2012.
He received his engineering degree from University of Missouri at Rolla. Charles worked as a metallurgist at Olin Corporation in St. James, Missouri and retired in 1995.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Sr. and Ethel Heuer; and first wife, Effielee Heuer.
He is survived by his wife, Lucy of Rolla, Missouri; one step-son, John Gibson of Portland, Oregon; two step-daughters, Stacy Hardwick of Rolla, Missouri and Stephanie Webster of Bourne, Oregon; four step-granddaughters; one step-grandson; other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Steelville Cemetery with Rev. Bob Coleman officiating.
Committal prayer interment in the Steelville Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Charles Herman Hewkin
Charles Herman Hewkin of Davisville, Missouri was born March 30, 1929 in Davisville, Missouri to Clifford John and Opal Leah Martin Hewkin and passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the age of 84 years, 2 months and 24 days.
Herman was united in marriage to Violet Opal Harris on May 28, 1949 in Piggot, Arkansas and to this union four children were born. Herman worked for Chrysler in St. Louis, Missouri and retired in 1991. He spent much of his life farming, making fences and raising cattle. He was a member of Midland Assembly Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Opal Hewkin; his wife, Violet in 2003; one brother, Johnny Eugene Hewkin; brothers in-law, Henry Bonner, Vencil Cottrell, William Bernard Harris, Gilbert Davis and Jim Martin; and sister in-law, Mildred Turnbough and husband Cletis.
He is survived by one son, Richard Hewkin and wife Sharon of Cuba, Missouri; three daughters, Judy Turnbough and husband Glenwood of Steelville, Missouri, Carolyn Hewkin of Davisville, Missouri and Pam Wallis and husband Danny of Viburnum, Missouri; 12 grandchildren, Kim Gibbs and husband Jeff, Shelley Barton and husband Tim, Kevin Hewkin and wife Shannon, Glendell Turnbough and wife Lisa, Danny Turnbough and wife Mary, Jimmy Turnbough, Stephanie Pyatt and husband Ronnie, Melinda Schmitt and husband Justin, Jessica Conaway and husband Scott, Josh Asher and wife Diona, Andrew Wallis and Kaley Wallis; 17 great grandchildren; one sister, Anna Marie Bonner of Davisville, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Alline Cottrell of Sullivan, Missouri, Betty Martin and Ina Davis of Steelville, Missouri, Bonnie Barton of Cherryville, Missouri; brother-in-law, Thomas Harris and wife Elma of Viburnum, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home with Rev. Don Mitchell officiating. Special music of “Gonna Be Moving” and “I’ll meet you on the Other side of Jordan” was sung by Bro. Don Mitchell and Don Turnbough accompanied on piano by Angie Wall and on guitar by BarbTurnbough. Other music of “I’ll See You in the Rapture” was sung and played by granddaughter, Stephanie Pyatt. Memories written by granddaughter, Jessica Conaway were shared by daughter, Pam Wallis.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Martin-Trask Cemetery at Cherryville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Kevin Hewkin, Bob Foshee, Scott Conaway, Joshua Asher, Andrew Wallis and Jeff Gibbs.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.


Ida Emmaline Hewkin
Ida Emmaline Hewkin (nee Ledbetter) of Eureka, Missouri, formerly of Davisville, Missouri, was born at Short Bend, Missouri on November 1, 1917 to Edward and Lillie (Talley) Ledbetter and passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Eureka at the age of 95 years, 6 months and 16 days.
In May of 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Fred Hewkin.
Ida had been a member of the First Baptist Church at Cherryville for many years. She was a member of the Eastern Star Martha & Mary Chapter #364 of Steelville, Missouri and had earned her 50-year pin several years ago. For many years, she enjoyed gardening and quilting.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Lillie Ledbetter; her husband, Fred Hewkin in 1999; one brother, Bill Ledbetter; one sister, Iva Simmons; five brothers-in-law, Walter Hewkin and wife Eva, Arthur Hewkin and wife Della, Silas Hewkin and wife Clella, Clifford John Hewkin and wife Opal and Albert Hewkin and wife Marvene; two sisters-in-law, Minnie Heithaus and husband Herman and Pearl Coffman.
She is survived by her two sons, Alfred Hewkin of Valley Park, Missouri and Robert Hewkin of Davisville, Missouri; one daughter, Judy Gander of Eureka, Missouri; six grandchildren, Alfred Hewkin, Jr. and wife Lois, Robin Barnett and husband Jesse, Tammy Moore, Joy Vance and husband Chris, Lindsey Hewkin and Kimberly Obenauer and husband Kurt; 10 great grandchildren, Bryan, Dustin, Jaime, Rhiannon, Gracelyn, Audrey, Brendan, Jenna, Ethan and Delana; two great great grandchildren, Hailey and Keira; one sister-in-law, Ruby Ledbetter of St. Louis, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
An Eastern Star service from the Cuba Chapter was held at 7 p.m.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Loesch officiating. Special music of “How Great Thou Art” and “Amazing Grace” was sung by Bob and Carol Coleman.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Turnbough Cemetery at Davisville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Dustin Hewkin, Bryan Baumbach, John Wachter, Fred Hewkin, Jesse Barnett and Jaime Turnbough.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.
 

James “Jim” A. Hewkin
James “Jim” A. Hewkin of Cuba, Missouri was born October 23, 1932 in Granite City, Illinios to Si and Clella (Greenwood) Hewkin and passed away Monday, November 23, 2009 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 77 years.
On May 24, 1952 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas he was united in marriage to Marilyn Marie Enke.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Si and Clella Hewkin; four brothers, Buster, Donald, Rodney and Homer Hewkin; two sisters, Eloise Garms, Naomi Boll and husband Walter; sisters-in-law, Ruby Hewkin and Shirlie Bradshaw; and brother-in-law, Charles Enke.
Jim was self-employed in the construction business for several years.
He was involved in the Crawford Co. Republican Central Committee and was past chairman for many years. He and Marilyn attended the First Baptist Church in Cuba, Missouri and Jim was a 32nd degree Mason and was a member of the Lebanon Masonic Lodge of Steelville.
Jim enjoyed buying and redoing old cars, the times spent at the round table with coffee and friends and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marilyn Hewkin of Cuba, Missouri; four sons, Jimmy Hewkin, Tommy Hewkin and wife Brandy, all of Cuba, Missouri, Mark Hewkin and wife Alice of Sullivan, Missouri and David Hewkin of Croatia; two daughters, Debbie Summers and husband Kerry of Steelville, Missouri and Beth Burrus and husband Jamie of Cuba, Missouri; one brother, Lenny Hewkin of Steelville, Missouri; two sisters, Darlene Cape and husband Jim of Cuba, Missouri and Colleen Woolbright and husband Glen of Manchester, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Leora Hewkin of Davisville, Missouri, Shirley Hewkin, June Hewkin of St. Louis, Missouri, Vera Hewkin of Steelville, Missouri, Marlene Clonts and husband Emery of Steelville, Missouri, Joan Gardner and special friend Moe of Alabama; brother-in-law, Jay Garms of Steelville, Missouri; 14 grandchildren, Kerry Summers and wife Becky, Kristi Marquez and husband Juan, Jennifer Moreland and husband Joe, Mark, Matthew and Marissa Hewkin, Michael, Alexandrea, Andrew and Laicee Hewkin and Morgan, R. J., Ashton and Elaina Burrus; six great grandchildren, Madison, Bryer and Hunter Summers, Baylee and Owen Marquez and Lexie Moreland; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, November 27, 2009 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 28, 2009 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville with Rev. Bob Knight and Rev. Mike Cooper officiating. Special music of “Blessed Jesus Hold My Hand” was sung by great grandson, Hunter Summers and accompanied on guitar by Rev. Mike Cooper. Other special music was a medley of songs sung by his children with spouses, grandchildren and great grandchildren. At the conclusion of the service, “Written in Red” was sung by son, David Hewkin and accompanied by Darlene Cape on piano.
Graveside scripture was read by Rev. Bob Knight, remembrances were given by granddaughter, Kristi Marquez and closing prayer was by Rev. Mike Cooper.
Interment was in the St. John’s United Church of Christ Cemetery at Bem, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Tom Hewkin, Mark Hewkin, Jimmy Hewkin, David Hewkin, Kerry Summers, Sr. and Kerry Summers, Jr. Honorary casket bearers were Mark Hewkin, II, Matthew Hewkin and Michael Hewkin.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.

Vera Lee Hewkin
Vera Lee Hewkin nee Bouse of Cuba, Missouri was born on Saturday, February 13, 1926 in Butts, Missouri to John James Bouse and Maggie Belle (Sites) Bouse and passed away on Friday, December 25, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 83 years, 10 months and 12 days.
Vera was united in marriage to Oren Silas “Buster” Hewkin on April 11, 1949 and to this union one daughter was born.
Vera retired from the Division of Family Services in Steelville, Missouri in 1989 to lovingly care for her grandchildren. She lived with her daughter and family in Florida, Georgia and recently back to Cuba, Missouri. She was very active and involved in the Change of Heart Church, Cuba, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Maggie Bouse; husband, Buster; stepson, Rodney Hewkin; brothers, Bill (Joanne) Bouse, Luther, Ron, Dick, and Pete Bouse; sisters, Betty Jo Bouse, Verna (Armin) Ayers, and Eileen (Jerry) Winer; sisters-in-law, Jerry Bouse, Eloise Garms, Carol Hewkin, and Naomi (Walter) Boll and brothers-in-law, Homer, Donnie, and Jimmy Hewkin.
She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Zaki of Cuba, Missouri; brothers, Chuck (Connie) Bouse and Tom (Ruby) Bouse, all of Cuba, Missouri, and Jack (Julie) Bouse of Steelville, Missouri; grandchildren, John (Lynne) Hewkin of Sullivan, Missouri, Robin Dixon of St. Louis, Missouri, Lauren Zaki of Florida and Michael Zaki of Cuba, Missouri; great grandchildren, Stephanie Hewkin Shelton, Ashley Dixon, Michelle, Shannon, and Ryan Hewkin, Stephen, Meghan, Morghan and Michael Capranica; step daughter-in-law, Susan (Don) Jordan of Rolla, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Joyce Bouse and Jane Bouse of Steelville, Missouri, Hallie Bouse of Tipton, Missouri, Marilyn Hewkin, Darlene (Jim) Cape, and Lee Patterson, all of Cuba, Missouri, Colleen (Glen) Woolbright of St. Louis, Missouri, Leora Hewkin of Davisville, Missouri, June Hewkin and Judy Gellerman; brothers-in-law, Lenny Hewkin, and Jay (Betty) Garms of Steelville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Wednesday, December 30, 2009 from 4-8 p.m. and funeral service was Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Terry Mahurin officiating. Burial at Fairview Cemetery, Butts, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Florence Virginia Hicks (nee Pitts) of Cook Station, Missouri was born on Thursday, February 4, 1937 in Cook Station, Missouri to Frank Pitts and Ruth (Earney) Pitts and passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the age of 78 years, 5 months and 7 days.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ruth Pitts; husband, Tom Hicks; brothers, Walter (Delores) Pitts, Cecil Pitts, Pershing Pitts, Glen (Kate) Pitts, John (Delores) Pitts and James Pitts; sister, Stella (Floyd) Clay; and sisters-in-law, Reba (Lucian) Moore and Alberta Pitts.
She is survived by her daughters, Donna Cooper and Kathryn (Bill) Anderson, all of Steelville, Missouri, and Kimberly (Jim) Dunn of Auburn, California; brothers, Monroe (Sherry) Pitts and Bob Pitts, all of Cook Station, Missouri; sister Shirley Cothran of Cook Station, Missouri; sisters-in-law Helen Pitts of Sterling, Illinois and Doretta (Roy) Soper of Cook Station, Missouri; grandchildren, Doug (Alisha) Evrard of Cuba, Missouri, Ross (Jeannie) Hicks of Argile, Missouri, Shelbie Sanders of Ballwin, Illinois, LeeAnna Haney of Steelville, Missouri, and Derek Haney of Auburn, California; great grandchildren Ariana, Justice and Logan Evrard, all of Cuba, Missouri, Braid Hicks of Steelville, Missouri, Nolan Marty of Steelville, Missouri, Carson Bouse of Ballwin, Illinois and Thomas Hicks of Steelville, Missouri.



Max Dwayne Hicks
Max Dwayne Hicks of Birmingham, Alabama was born on January 30, 1959 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away April 21, 2010 at the age of 51 years.
Max was a fun loving person and will be missed by everyone.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Hicks and one brother, Erik Edward Hicks.
He is survived by one son, Daniel Hicks; his mother, Lendia Smith of St. James, Missouri; three sisters, Karen Roskowske and husband Darrol of St. James, Missouri, Dina Bruner and husband Keith of St. James, Missouri and Sherri Buschmeyer and husband Tony of Owensville, Missouri; nieces and nephew, Sara Roskowske, Chava Coots, Tasha Martin and Erik Bruner; other relatives and friends.
Arrangements for cremation under the direction of the Abanks Funeral Home, Birmingham, Alabama.

Rhonda Michelle Hicks
Rhonda Michelle Rosenow Hicks of Rolla, Missouri was born in Rolla, Missouri on January 29, 1965 to Charles “Chuck” and Leona (Sargent) Rosenow and passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012 at the age of 47 years.
Rhonda worked as a registered nurse in Ohio before returning to Rolla, Missouri approximately two years ago due to health concerns.
She was preceded in death by her father, Chuck Rosenow; one brother, Craig Rosenow; grandparents, Glenn and Grace Sargent and William and Ada Rosenow.
She is survived by her mother, Leona Rosenow of Rolla, Missouri; brother, J. Scott Rosenow and wife Tracy of St. James, Missouri; half brother, John Rosenow and wife Giuliana of London, England; two nephews, Cliff Rosenow of Springfield, Missouri and Colin Rosenow of St. James, Missouri; two nieces, Nunziatina and Sabrina Rosenow of England; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri with Pastors Tim Cook and Dale Wands officiating.
Interment followed in the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.

 

Estel Vernon Higgins
Estel Vernon Higgins of Cuba, Missouri was born on January 1, 1918 at Oak Hill, Missouri to the union of Guy and Edith (nee Tyree) Higgins and passed away December 21, 2007 at Steelville, Missouri at the age of 89 years, 11 months and 20 days.
Vernon was united in marriage to Marie Helen Nichols on April 4, 1942 at Leasburg, Missouri and to this union one daughter was born.
He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He served from March of 1942 until September of 1945 as a Chief Electrician’s Mate. While serving in the Navy, Vernon attended Purdue University, were he received his electrical training.
After the Navy he and Marie moved back to Crawford County where he worked for the family business Higgins Electric until he became employed by Crawford Electric. From 1952 until 1966 he worked for Central Electric in Chamois and Jefferson City, Missouri as the Plant supervisor. In 1966 they moved to northern California where he worked for the Plascer Company Water Agency which is a hydro-electric power plant, as the supervisor.
After retiring in 1979 they moved to Sullivan, Missouri where Vernon owned and operated a small engine repair, refrigeration and air conditioning repair business and helped with the Sullivan Airport electrical programs. During the time they lived in Sullivan, Vernon took a one year course at East Central in Refrigeration Air Conditioning Repair. He graduated with a 4.0 at the age of 69. After retiring from this business in 1996 they moved to Cuba, Missouri.
He was a member of the ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio for 60 plus years. He was a member of the Faith Assembly of God Church in Sullivan since 1996 were he had been a Sunday school teacher and deacon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Wayne Higgins; one brother-in-law, Harry Hoover; other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years; one daughter, Patsy J. and husband Henry Copling of Cuba, Missouri; two brothers, Leland and wife Helen Higgins of Leasburg, Missouri and Darrell and wife Betty Higgins of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; one sister, Deloris Hoover of Sullivan, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Jean Higgins of Ellisville, Missouri; nieces, nephews; great nieces; great nephews and many friends.
Visitation was Saturday, December 22, 2007 from 6-8 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral Service was at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 23, 2007 at Faith Assembly of God Church, Sullivan, Missouri with Henry Copling and Tom Snavely officiating.
Burial at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Helen E. Higgins
Helen E. Higgins, nee Troutt, passed away Monday, June 21, 2010 at the age of 86 years, 9 months and 30 days. Visitation Thursday, June 24, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri. Funeral service Friday, July 25, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the First Missionary Baptist Church of Bourbon, Missouri with Rev. Larry Allison officiating. Burial at the Cross Roads Cemetery, Leasburg, Missouri. Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Mary Elizabeth Hillman
Mary Elizabeth Hillman of Lamar, Missouri, formerly of Sullivan, Missouri, was born October 16, 1919 at Elmont, Missouri (near Sullivan, Missouri) to Robey E. and Effie Viola (Tourville) Bacon and passed away Thursday, January 7, 2010 at the age of 90 years.
She was married to William G. Hillman and to this union two sons were born.
Mary was employed as an inspector at the former International Shoe Company in Sullivan, Missouri from 1935-1956. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sullivan, Missouri where she taught Sunday school and had a perfect attendance record for 23 years.
She is survived by her husband, William of the home; two sons, William E. Hillman of Overland Park, Kansas and James C. Hillman of Lamar, Missouri; six grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 10, 2010 from the First Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri with Brother Norris and Brother Parnell officiating.
Entombment was in the Oddfellow Memorial Mausoleum in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Nancy Lee Hinch
Nancy Lee Hinch of Sullivan, Missouri was born on October 27, 1932 at South Gate, California to Ray and Margaret (Smith) Collins and passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at the age of 79 years.
Because of her father’s career in the military, Nancy had lived in various parts of the country, later graduating high school at Evening Shade, Arkansas.
On May 23, 1953 she was united in marriage to Wilbert T. Hinch. They made their home for a time in St. Louis and later moved to Cuba, Missouri.
Nancy was employed as a telephone operator with AT&T for 30 years and later retired from there. She then moved to California where she was active in church work. She was a member of Saint Christopher’s Catholic Church at Galt, California and was instrumental in establishing the First Friday Club. She also became involved in home health services and was a live in assistant for those needing constant care in the home. In 1994, she officially retired and moved back to Sullivan, Missouri.
She is survived by three sons, Raymond Hinch and wife Monica of Germany, James Hinch and wife Linda of Maryland Heights, Missouri and Jerome Hinch of Sullivan, Missouri; one step-son, Billy Joe Hinch and wife Opal of Rolla, Missouri; three daughters, Maggie Reavis and husband Chris of Sullivan, Missouri, Theresa Beckett and husband Joe of Bourbon, Missouri and Rebecca Bus and husband Mike of Maryland Heights, Missouri; two step-daughters, Betty Isgriggs of Cherryville, Missouri and Pat Kinkead of Gerald, Missouri; one brother, David Collins of Costa Rica; two sisters, Pat Farris of Sullivan, Missouri and Suzie Tanner of the state of Ohio; sister-in-law, Anna Hinch of Steelville, Missouri; 19 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A family memorial service will be conducted in Rolla City Cemetery in October and will be announced later by the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
 

Robert Dale Hines
Robert Dale Hines of St. James, Missouri was born to Jim Batson and Phyllis Loughridge on May 14,1955 in Chillicothe, Missouri and passed away at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Missouri on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
Robert was a long time resident of Chillicothe, Missouri and entered the United States Navy at 17 years old, serving overseas in Vietnam. He was an over the road truck driver for several years of his life after leaving the service. He moved to the St. James, Missouri area in 2003 to be closer to friends and family. Robert believed in living a simple life and he loved the outdoors. He especially enjoyed the fishing, camping and hunting to be found in the St. James area.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Phyllis Loughridge; father, Jim Batson; brothers Jim Hines and David Hines.
He is survived by one son, Daniel Anderson and wife Erin of Springfield, Missouri; one daughter, Jamie Marr and husband Benjamin of Grain Valley, Missouri; two brothers, John Hines and wife Christina of St. James, Missouri and Danny Batson and wife Carolyn of Chillicothe, Missouri; two sisters, Sonia Cole and husband Bill of Ft. Worth, Texas and Jennifer Davidson and husband Bobby of St. Joseph, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
A memorial will be conducted on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the V.F.W. Hall in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

Gail L. Hitchcock
Gail L. Hitchcock of Cuba, Missouri was born Friday, October 30, 1936 at Denver, Colorado to the union of Jack Cummings and Willa Goodwin and passed away Saturday, October 14, 2006 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 69 years 11 months and 15 days.
She was united in marriage to Thomas J. Hitchcock on July 25, 1954 at San Diego, California and to this union two sons were born, Jay and Jerry.
Gail was a member of Bible Baptist Church for many years. She was a fantastic cook, specializing in Chinese food, she had a great love for horses, country music and playing her bass guitar but her #1 priority was her family.
She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Gail is preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Willa Cummings.
Those who survive to mourn her passing is her loving husband, Thomas J. Hitchcock of Cuba, Missouri; two sons, Jay and wife Cindy Hitchcock of Columbia, Missouri and Jerry and wife Debbie Hitchcock of Cuba, Missouri; four grandsons, T.J., Eric, Kaleb and Warren Hitchcock; four granddaughters, Christina, Jessie and Sandra Hitchcock and fiancé’ Buddy Adams and Angie and husband Ben Ranson; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Monday, October 16, 2006 from 5-8 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at Bible Baptist Church, 401 Maiden Lane, Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Jack Shepherd officiating. Interment Meramec Hills Cemetery.
The Hitchcock family was served by the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.


Garry M. Hix, Sr.
Garry M. Hix, Sr. of Leasburg, Missouri was born to Jerry M. and Ruby (Wiseman) Hix on August 19, 1944 in Windsor, Missouri and passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 68 years.
Garry was a 42-year member of Iron Workers Local #688 and was employed at Steelweld Equipment Company. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy. His life revolved around the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, he served in many different positions over 34 years with Bourbon Troop #429 and Sullivan Troop #444.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry M. Hix and Ruby (Wiseman) Hix and one sister, Judith Ann Hix.
He is survived by his companion, Patricia Bunton of Leasburg, Missouri; three children, Garry M. Hix, Jr. and friend Ruth Coffman of Steelville, Missouri, Cindy and husband Ronald Deadmond of Leasburg, Missouri and Terri and husband Scott Trokey of Potosi, Missouri; four sisters, Carolyn and husband Dale Lyons of Oak Grove, Missouri, Vanetta and husband Donald Slagle of North Kansas City, Missouri, Ronda and husband Tom Anson of Maryville, Illinois and Shandy and husband Kevin Vollrath of Lawrence, Kansas; one brother, Wayne and wife Betty Weppner of Sullivan, Missouri; step-mother, Beverly Hix of Overbrook, Kansas; like a mother, Charlotte Austin of Sullivan, Missouri; 12 grandchildren; two step grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Friday, October 12, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Bourbon, Missouri with Pastor Tony Amato and Pastor Judy Jeffery.
Interment with full military honors followed at the Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
 

Richard Hodge
Richard Hodge of St. James, Missouri was born in Rolla, Missouri on September 18, 1964 and passed away May 21, 2013 at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 48 years.
Richard was a graduate of John F. Hodge High School. He enjoyed time spent with family and friends, camping and the holidays. He loved horses and riding whenever he could.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; and his mother, Sherry Foust in 2008.
He is survived by his father Robert Foust of St. James, Missouri; brother, Tony Foust and wife Kerri of Rolla, Missouri; sister, Laurie Roark of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 24, 2013 at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Gary Bartle officiating.
Interment was at the Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe Saunders, Tony Foust, Everett Roark, Faron Roark Jr., Cody Miller and Dalton Roark.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary, St. James, Missouri.


Ronald E. Hodges
Ronald E. Hodges of Sullivan, Missouri was born January 4, 1959 at Albany, New York and passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at the age of 50 years.
As a child the family lived in various places in Missouri and eventually settled in the Sullivan, Missouri area.
He was employed at several industries in the area that included, St. Clair Die Casting, Precision Ring Builders and Industrial Wire Products. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was known for his sense of humor and computer skills.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Ronald Hodges and his twin brother, Donald Hodges.
He is survived by his daughter, Rhonda Martinez of O’Fallon, Missouri; two brothers, Perry Hodges of the state of Florida and Terry Hodges of Owensville, Missouri; one sisters, Kellies Hodges of Cuba, Missouri; two grandchildren, Karla Martinez and Fernando Hinojo; step mother, Nadine Hodges of Sullivan, Missouri; good friend, John Wilcox; other relatives and friends.
Ronald was to be cremated. A family gathering and memorial service will be at a future date.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Wanda Faye Hodges of Cuba, Missouri, formerly of St. Clair, Missouri, was born to Homer A. and Ava K. (Kaiser) Stevens on May 18, 1938 in Calcord, Oklahoma and passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the age of 77 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer and Ava Stevens; husband, Leonard Hodges; one son, Lancer Hodges; and one grandson, Brian Lorenz.
She is survived by her five children, Linda McKinney Morley, Missouri, Kathy and husband Tony Coleman of Leasburg, Missouri, Tina and husband Johnny Patterson of Sullivan, Missouri, Steve and wife Sandra Hodges of Cuba, Missouri and Randy Hodges of Cuba, Missouri; one sister, Virta Roskowske of St. James, Missouri; two brothers, Wayne and wife Gwen Stevens of Lonedell, Missouri, Richard and wife Charlotte Stevens of St. Clair, Missouri; several grandchildren; great grandchildren; great great grandchildren.


Doris Ellen Hoefle
Doris Ellen Hoefle passed away Monday, December 7, 2009 at the age of 67 years, 2 months and 9 days. Visitation Friday, December 11, 2009 from 6-7 p.m. until the remembrance service at 7 p.m. at the Trinity Chapel, Cuba, Missouri. Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Eugene (Gene) F. Hoffman
Gene F. Hoffman, of St. James, Missouri, formerly of Newburg, Missouri, was born September 10, 1931 in Vessie, Missouri to James and Francis (Huskey) Hoffman and passed away Friday March 29, 2013 at his home at the age of 81 years.
He was united in marriage to Frances Hunter on December 24, 1957 and to this union two daughters were born.
Gene worked for the U.S. Forest Service until his retirement. He loved to garden and coon hunt. His greatest joy came from the daughters he and Fran had raised, providing them with three grandchildren. Gene loved every moment that he spent with his family, just visiting or riding 4-wheelers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Francis Hoffman; his brothers, Vernie and Junior Hoffman and sister, Sylvia Gilbert.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Hoffman of the home; daughters, Catherine Macormic and husband James of Rolla, Missouri and Constance Hoffman of Chicago, Illinois; grandchildren, Joshua Stewart, Whitney Macormic and Bryce Luther; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Monday, April 1, 2013 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rolla Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the Rolla Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Paul Smith officiating.
Interment was in the Corn Creek Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri.

Carolyn Hoffmeister was born on January 22, 1943 to Fred and Susan Schmitz Hoffmeister in St. James, Missouri and passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the age of 72 years, 4 months and 29 days.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Susan Hoffmeister; and one brother, Edwin F. Hoffmeister on September 15, 1998.
She is survived by cousins, Anita and Lee Clover of St. James, Missouri, John Hoffmeister of Rolla, Missouri, Harold and Bonnie Hoffmeister of Rolla, Missouri, Rosemarie Owen of Woodbridge, Virginia, Anthony Schmitz and Jean of St. Louis, Missouri, Kathleen Schmitz of St. James, Missouri, Sandra Schmidt and Ed of St. Louis, Missouri, Patricia and Richard Huelsman of St. Louis, Missouri, Marilyn and Ron Dohrman of St. Louis, Missouri, Shirley and Allen Varga of St. Louis, Missouri, Mark Kay and Joe Spencer of St. Louis, Missouri, Marie DeMoor and Charlie and Altamont Springs Florida, Louise Schroer of St. Louis, Missouri, Donald and Elizabeth Snook of Pennsylvania and George Franklin of Kansas City.
 

Jesse “Jess” Howard Hogan of Steelville, Missouri was born October 4, 1927 at Dillard, Missouri to Melvin Lafayette and Mamie Dicy Sellers Hogan and passed away Friday, June 5, 2015 at the age of 87 years.
On May 26, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri he married Erma Barr and to this union two children were born.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Mamie Hogan; three brothers, Thurston Hogan and wife Pearl, Harry Lee Hogan and wife Virginia and Franklin Hogan; three sisters, Irma Scull and husband Charles, Dolores Kessler Knox and husband Ed and Betty Cowling; brother-in-law, Ronnie Barr and sister-in-law, Georgia Hill and husband Bob.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Erma Hogan of Steelville, Missouri; one son, David Hogan and wife Myra of Spartanburg, South Carolina; one daughter, Deborah Scott and husband Ron of Eureka, Missouri; one brother, Paul Hogan of Boss, Missouri; three grandchildren, Brian Scott and wife Crystal, Lindsay Glover and husband Jason and Lorie Phillips and husband Mike; two brothers-in-law, Finis Barr and wife Diane of Steelville, Missouri and Tom Barr and wife Patty; four sisters-in-law, Joan Barr, Doris Gibbs and husband John, Marilyn Dungan and husband Don and Janet Wood and husband Lyndell.
 

Virginia Mildred Hogan
Virginia Mildred Hogan of Bourbon, Missouri formerly of Cherryville, Missouri, was born April 29, 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri to Thomas Solomon and Theodocia Irene Wallis Harman and passed away Thursday, August 30, 2012 at the Life Care Center in Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 88 years.
In December of 1952 in Arkansas, she was married to Harry Hogan, Sr.
Virginia was a member of the Cherryville Baptist Church. She worked as a cook for Cherryville School District, Viburnum School District and Bowers and Cottrell Store. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, watching different sports events especially the St. Louis Cardinals and being around her grandchildren and all of her family. She will always be remembered as saying the last words when family would leave, “love you more!”
She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Theodocia Harman; her husband, Harry Hogan, Sr. in December of 1970; two sons, Peter Lynn Hogan and Harry Hogan, Jr.; five daughters, Linda Collier, Penelope Hogan, Fern Bryan, Shirley Collier and Rose Marie Avery; and one sister, Ruth Pearl Moore.
She is survived by her four sons, Butch Avery and wife Carol of Bourbon, Missouri, Gene Avery and wife Linda of Leasburg, Missouri, Mike Hogan and wife Jeanie of Little Rock, Arkanas and Terry Hogan and wife Vickie of Boss, Missouri; two daughters, Dormalee Morrison and husband Lonnie of Union, Missouri and Claudia Dildine of St. Clair, Missouri; 25 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 2-8 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Terry Hogan officiating. Special music of “Precious Memories” and “Blessed Assurance” was played. Other music of “In the Garden” was sung by all family and friends and “Thank You” was sung by Rev. Terry Hogan.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Sellers Cemetery at Dillard, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Mark Avery, Mickey Dildine, Lonnie Gene Morrison, Eugene Avery, Chris Bryan and Joshua Hogan with honorary casket bearers Keith Avery and Casey Dildine.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.
 

William Monroe “Bill” Hogue
William Monroe “Bill” Hogue of Monroeville, Ohio, formerly of Steelville, Missouri was born on Sunday, May 18, 1941 to Everett and Frances Sullivan Hogue in Cook Station, Missouri and passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the age of 70 years, 8 months and 11 days.
Bill attended elementary school at Cook Station, Missouri and graduated from Steelville High School in 1958. After graduation he worked at Brown Shoe Company and Jack’s 66 until he moved to California in 1962. He worked at General Motors in California for 8 years and in 1972 started to work in the Motion Picture Industry where he retired from in 2007. He worked for all of the major motion picture studios including Fox, Universal and Warner Brothers. He worked on “Ghost,” “Terminator 2,” “Love Field,” “Twice in a Lifetime,” “Mississippi Burning,” “Primary Colors” and many more movies. He was a personal driver for Jacklyn Smith in Charlie’s Angels and his last show was “Malcolm in the Middle” until it closed production. He was on the General Motors Trap Shooting Team where he won many trophies and was invited to shoot in the Celebrities Showdown on several occasions. He was a long time member of the NRA. He attended NASCAR races at every opportunity and also two classes at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Shortly before his death he donated his collection of approximately 1000 die cast NASCARS to the Peterson Museum in Los Angeles, CA.
Bill loved Southern California and lived there for almost 50 years until which time it became necessary, because of his health to move to Ohio to live with his sister.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Frances Hogue; brother, Harold Gene Hogue; brothers-in-law, Thomas Buckingham and Gerald Eaker; nephew, Ricky Hogue and great nephew, Daniel Hogue.
He is survived by his brothers, Wayne (Arlene) Hogue of St. Charles, Missouri and Gary (Kelly) Hogue of Vermilion, Ohio; sisters, Ruth Ann Eaker of Geneseo, Illinois and Linda Buckingham of Monroeville, Ohio; sister-in-law, Nadene Hogue of Steelville, Missouri; former wife, Beverly Jean Yates of Reno, Nevada; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Friday, February 3, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. and funeral service Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Delmar Hutson officiating.
Burial at the Northlawn Cemetery, Salem, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

William J. Holbrook
William J. Holbrook of Cuba, Missouri passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margarette E. (nee Parissi) Holbrook.
He is survived by children, Jo (Jeff) Davis, Michael (Donna) Schaefer and Jacquelin (Scott) Johnston; grandchildren, Trisha, Angela, Eric and Michelle; great grandchildren, Jeremy, Marissa, Jordan, Kayleigh and Christian; other relatives and friends.
Graveside service was held Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Kirkwood, Missouri.


Mary Ellen Hollingshead
Mary Ellen Hollingshead of Sullivan, Missouri was born on August 1, 1932, in Chillicothe, Missouri to Chester and Opal (nee Singleton) Gandy and passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at the age of 77 years.
She married Oscar Hollingshead and to this union eight children were born.
She loved children and loved to baby sit her grandchildren, great grandchildren, neighbors and many other children in Sullivan. She enjoyed crocheting, watching soaps, listening to music and playing Bingo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Opal Gandy; her husband, Oscar; her close friend, Robert Farrel; a brother, Chester Gandy and a sister, Joyce Hollingshead.
She is survived by three sons, Charles Leroy Hollingshead and fianeé Pat Potter of Washington, Missouri, Chester Hollingshead and wife Donna, Daniel Hollingshead and wife Robin, all of Sullivan, Missouri; five daughters, Jean Wilcoxen and husband Paul of St. Louis, Missouri, Sharon O’Leary of Kansas City, Missouri, Diane Stark of Union, Missouri, Marcia Thacker and husband Danny of Sullivan, Missouri and Cynthia Carter of Mountain View, Missouri; special friend, Wendy Coplin; one sister, Charlotte Pankey of St. James, Missouri; 24 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at the Southside Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Leroy Bryant officiating.
Interment was in Oddfellows Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Edith Lucille Holman
Edith Lucille Holman was born July 6, 1916 to Louis and Edith (Baxter) Hughes and passed away on November 16, 2009 at the age of 93 years.
She married Daniel L. Holman on April 17, 1937 and to this union one son was born.
Edith retired in 1981 from California Manufacturing in St. James, Missouri after working as a seamstress for over 50 years. She was a lifelong member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Rosati, Missouri.
She was fondly known to everyone as either “Aunt Lucille” or “Grandma Holman.”
She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Edith Hughes; husband, Daniel; son; four brothers, Louis Hughes, Albert Hughes, Everet Hughes and Tom Hughes; one sister, Corrine Hughes and an infant sister.
She is survived by two granddaughters, Angel Davis and husband Doug of St. James, Missouri and Caroline Stevenson and husband Geoffrey of Doolittle, Missouri; five great grandchildren, Abbey Davis, Daniel Davis, Alexis Stevenson, Zachery Davis and Christopher Stevenson.
was held on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral Mass was on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 2 p.m. at the St. Anthony’s Church in Rosati, Missouri with Father Charles Pardee officiating.
Pallbearers were Shawn White, Phil Branstetter, Paul Lopez, Harold Hughes, George Hughes, and Donnie Hughes.
Burial in the Hughes Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

 

Sammy J. Holt
Sammy J. Holt of St. James, Missouri was born in St. James, Missouri on October 14, 1938 to Burnice and Jewell (Bartle) Holt and passed away Thursday August 16, 2012 in Washington, Missouri at the age of 73 years.
The love of the outdoors, riding motorcycles, swimming and farming was a favorite pastime. He was an avid baseball fan and loved to watch the St. Louis Cardinals.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Burnice and Jewell Holt; two sons, Mark Anthony Holt and Jeffery Allen Holt; brothers, Bob, Ed, Kenneth, and Don Holt; sister, Bernetia Ayers.
He is survived by his children, Kimberly Steele and husband Samuel of Parker, Colorado, Scott Holt and wife Joanna of St. James, Missouri, Shannon Parsons and husband Matthew of St. James, Missouri; brother, Jim Holt and wife Linda of St. James, Missouri; sisters, Maxine Henson and husband Don of Richland, Missouri, Karen Timbes and husband Michael of Springdale, Arkansas; grandchildren, Ryan, Logan, Dawson and Marissa; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 2-4 p.m.
Funeral service was Monday, August 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Reverend Don Henson and Pastor Gary Bartle officiating.
Interment was in the Flag Springs Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary.
 

Charles Larry Holtz
Charles Larry Holtz of Cuba, Missouri was born July 22, 1944 at Kirkwood, Missouri to Charles D. “Bud” and Virginia (Mitchell) Holtz and passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 68 years.
Larry proudly served in the United States Army. He worked most of his life as a Tool & Dye Maker finishing his career at Gen Corporation. He enjoyed working on the farm, gardening, tractors, putting up hay, hunting and his dogs Casper, Mickey, Little Bit, Squirrel, Jessie and Snow.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Virginia Holtz; one grandson, Charles Matthew Holtz and former wife, Connie Marlene Hager.
He is survived by his wife, Verna Holtz of the home; seven children, Angie and husband Randy Coleman of Sullivan, Missouri, Charles Nicholas Holtz and friend Sandy Turner of Beaufort, Missouri, Kim and husband Dave Kestler of Sullivan, Missouri, Dwayne and wife Dorothy King of Kansas City, Missouri, Cherise Gee of Rolla, Missouri, Holly Holtz and fianceé Michael Winstead of St. Louis, Missouri and Charles Christopher Holtz and fianceé Ashley Kitson of Cuba, Missouri; sisters, Carol and husband Ed Lynch of O’Fallon, Missouri and Ramona and husband Ray Shinkle of Arizona; brother, Gary and wife Shirley Holtz of Atlanta, Georgia; 12 grandchildren; one great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Don Martin officiating. Special music was “The Wayward Wind,” “Poor Mans Roses” and “The Old Rugged Cross.”
Interment, prayers and full military honors followed at the Keith Cemetery, Iron County, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.

Elmer George Honse
Elmer George Honse of Rolla, Missouri was born in rural Phelps County on January 6, 1917 to Hiram E. and Elsie (Bossman) Honse and passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James, Missouri.
He was united in marriage to Marianna Maxwell on June 15, 1941 and to this union four children were born.
During World War II Elmer served in the U.S. Army in the European Theatre. At the end of the war he returned to Missouri and his family.
Being a man of many talents, he had several occupations before becoming a full time carpenter and a proud member of the Carpenters Local Union No 2298 for over 40 years.
Elmer was active in the Church of God where he served on the board of trustees and donated his time, skills and knowledge on the church’s construction projects.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hiram and Elsie Honse; wife, Marianna Honse; infant son, Roger; and two sisters, Bertha Kurtz and Mildred Parker.
He is survived by two sons, Harlen Honse and wife Janet of St. James, Missouri and Steve Honse and wife Carolyn of Bettendorf, Iowa; daughter, Dorthea (Dotty) Rapier and husband Wayne of Rolla, Missouri; eight grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; cousin, Sandy Myers; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.


Junita Audrey Hopkins
Junita Audrey Hopkins of Cuba, Missouri was born to the union of Henry Charles and Iona (Marotte) Pope on November 11, 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri and left from this life on Sunday, May 30, 2010 in her home at the age of 85.
Junita retired from DePaul Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri after many years of service as a Medical Secretary. She was a member of Cuba Church of Christ and enjoyed reading, crocheting, painting, crafts, playing pinochle, talking with friends and studying her Bible.
Junita is preceded in death by her parents, Henry Charles and Iona (Marotte) Pope; one sister, Vivian Williams; one brother, William C. Pope and other relatives and friends.
Those who are left to treasure her memory and to continue her legacy are her son, Craig and wife Theresa Hopkins of Cuba, Missouri; three granddaughters, Michelle and husband Daniel Pinnell of Cuba, Missouri, Melissa Hopkins of Cuba, Missouri, Nicole and husband Aaron Harrison of Defuniak Springs, Florida; one great granddaughter Olivia Pinnell; one sister Elizabeth “Betty” Pope of St. Louis, Missouri; special friends, Ovia Marie and husband Leroy McGinnis, Renee and husband David Bowen both of Cuba, Missouri and other relatives and friends.
A memorial service to celebrate her life was held on Friday, June 4, 2010 at 1 p.m. at Cuba Church of Christ in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Steven Wick, officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral of Cuba, Missouri.

Randell Horstman
Randell Horstman of Bland, Misouri was born October 19, 1935 on the Osage County Century Farm to Albert Christian and Freda Ivanelle Overstreet Horstman and passed away Monday, November 19, 2012 at the age of 77 years.
He married Rose Mary Phelps on November 30, 1957.
Randell worked for many years operating heavy equipment and he retired from the Local Operator’s Union at the age of 55 and farmed all of his life. He was a life-long active member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church where he served as a church deacon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Freda Horstman; two sisters, Alberta Horstman and Hilda Maness.
He is survived by wife, Rose Mary Horstman; three sons, Dale Horstman and wife Debbie, Jeff Horstman and wife Kelly, all of Bland, Missouri and Steve Horstman and wife Rita of Belle, Missouri; five sisters, Inez Ahrens of Bourbon, Missouri, Joyce McKenney and husband Conrad of Belle, Missouri, Georgia Mitchell and husband Robert of Sullivan, Missouri, Minnie Jarvis of Bland, Missouri, Marilyn Mounce and husband Tom of Steelville, Misouri; two brothers, Albert (Junior) Horstman and wife Marie of Bland, Missouri and Fred Horstman and wife Juanita of Foley, Missouri; five grandchildren, LeeAnn, Shanna, Randis, Denni and Rance; two great grandchildren, Jamee and Jaxton; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 4 p.m. at the Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle, Missouri.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Interment was in the church cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Sassmann Funeral Home, Belle, Missouri.
 

Sterling Gene Horton
Sterling Gene Horton of Steelville, Missouri was born November 4, 1935 in the state of Ohio and passed away Tuesday, August 10, at the age of 74 years.
He was a St. Louis City Firefighter.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl “Athey” Horton and a son, Bobby Horton.
He is survived by one son, Keith Horton and wife Dana of Steelville, Missouri; one daughter, Tina and husband Rick Heusler of Steelville, Missouri; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Horton and Duckey Horton; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held August 22, 2010 at the Eagle Hurst Ranch near Huzzah, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Caldwell Funeral Home in Park Hills, Missouri.
 

Esther G. Hoshaw
Esther G. Hoshaw of Cuba, Missouri was born Friday, October 29, 1920 at Newton County, Indiana to George E. and Lula (nee Benight) Lane and passed away Friday, November 16, 2012 at Gibbs Care Center, Steelville, Missouri at the age of 92 years and 18 days.
Esther was united in marriage to Vernon Hoshaw on June 8, 1940 at Crown Point, Indiana and to this union two children were born.
Esther worked for many years as a seamstress for the men’s clothing store and at the voter registration in Crown Point, Indiana. In her younger years she enjoyed bowling and belonged to a league that traveled the United States playing in tournaments. She was a Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader as her children were growing up. After moving to Cuba, Esther was a member of the Cuba United Methodist Church, played Bridge and Pinochle at the Cuba Senior Center and enjoyed fishing with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Lula Lane; husband, Vernon Hoshaw; son, Virgil Hoshaw and sister, Ruth Barr.
She is survived by her her daughter, Ellen and husband Dennis Bowman of Traverse City, Michigan; daughter-in-law, Mary Ann and husband Jim Tennyson of Cuba, Missouri; five grandchildren, Kevin and wife Deborah Hoshaw, Stacy Woodard, Todd and wife Jenny Hoshaw, Brian and Michael Bowman; step grandson, Jamie and wife Christie Tennyson; seven great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Monday, November 19, 2012 from 5-7 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 19, 2012 at the Mizell Funeral Home, Cuba with Pastor Joseph Frana, officiating. Special music will be “Amazing Grace” and “The Unclouded Day.”
Graveside service was at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at the Maplewood Historical Cemetery, Crown Point, Indiana.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.
 


Eva V. Hoth
Eva V. Hoth of Cuba, Missouri and St Peters, Missouri this past year, passed away Saturday May 29, 2010 at the age of 88 years.
Eva emigrated from Budapest, Hungary and became an American citizen in 1950. She retired after 30 years as an Interior Decorator longest at Holscher Wernig, St Louis. She loved cooking, gardening, and collecting fine arts and glassware. She and Paul had a happy retirement puttering around Cuba and the vicinity everywhere inseparably.
She will be missed for her accent, tireless energy and willful fiery personality. She made everyone believe you could do anything you set your mind to.
She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Hoth in 2005.
She is survived by her children, Aniko Florian, Z. Peter Florian and, Ildiko Solly; daughter-in-law, Jackie Florian; grandchildren, Jennifer Dusin, Michael Januskevicius, Drew Florian, Brian Florian, Daniel Florian, Anli Solly, Meilan Solly; two great grandchildren; stepchildren, Pamela Stolten, Deborah Gutbier and Jacqueline Morrill and their spouses and families; many supportive and friends in Cuba, Missouri and recently in her last year in St. Peters too.
Memorial service will be at Oak Tree Village Retirement Community, St Peters, Missouri on Saturday June 19, 2010 at 11 a.m.
Internment will be at Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri on Sunday, June 20 with family.

Dorothy “Cotton” Lee Davis House
Dorothy “Cotton” Lee Davis House was born February 19, 1928 in Flat River, Missouri to Clyde and Emma Lewis Davis and passed away Monday, May 14, 2012 at the Life Care Center of Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 84 years.
She and William C. House were married October 3, 1953 in Flat River, Missouri.
Dorothy was a Seventh Day Adventist. She loved to cook, sew and quilt. Among her other delights were gardening and canning, but most of all her passion was to be with her family sharing and caring.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Emma Davis; two daughters, Vickie Lee McHenry and Brenda Sue House; brother, Bob Davis and a sister, Norma Jean McClanahan.
She is survived by her husband, William; two sons, Richard Wayne and wife Jane House of Truxton, Missouri and Ernst Ray and wife Judy House; three daughters, Charline Marie and husband Carl Knuckles of Bourbon, Missouri, Kay and husband Jerry Don McGee of Flower Mound, Texas and Dorthea Lou “LuLu” and husband David Kramme of Kirkwood, Missouri; brother, Donald and wife Kate Davis of O’Fallon, Missouri; two sisters, Wanda Miller and Polly Brand; sister-in-law, Donna Davis; numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren; great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at The Life Care Center of Sullivan on June 10, 2012 at 2 p.m.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.
 

Raymond George Houser
Raymond George Houser of St. James, Missouri was born on March 24, 1945 in Hannibal, Missouri to George Aaron and Emma Lorraine (Randall) Houser and passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 66 years, 7 months and 16 days.
Raymond was united in marriage to Marilyn Devall on May 13, 1965 in Hannibal, Missouri.
Raymond was a minister of the gospel and a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Emma Houser; one brother, Junior Greer; one sister, Lilly Brown and one sister-in-law, Betty Greer.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Houser of St. James, Missouri; one son, Ron Houser of St. Louis, Missouri; four daughters, Tammy Vaught and husband Harrison of Holts Summit, Missouri, Debi Tillman and husband Frank of Rogers, Arkansas, Syndi Phenix and husband Scott of St. James, Missouri and Missy Oliver and husband Rick of St. James, Missouri; two brothers, Marvin Houser and wife Linda of Hannibal, Missouri and Eugene Greer of Quincy, Illinois; seven grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was on Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the Jones Funeral Home with Family officiating.
Pallbearers were Scott Phenix, Frank Tillman, Rick Oliver, Harrison Vaught, Michael Houser, and Ron Houser.
Burial was in the family plot in the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

Jerry Neal Housewright
Jerry Neal Housewright of O’Fallon, Missouri was born May 19, 1931 in Salem, Missouri to Lilburn and Virginia Watkins Housewright and passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 81 years.
On February 18, 2000 he was united in marriage to Doris Hunt Stewart.
Jerry served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was of the Catholic Faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lilburn and Virginia Housewright; and one sister, Joyce Ludemann.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Stewart of O’Fallon, Missouri; four sons, Samuel Housewright of O’Fallon, Missouri, Charles Housewright of Augusta, Missouri, Keith Housewright and wife Helen of St. Jacob, Illinois and David Housewright and wife Chrissy of Warrenton, Missouri; two daughters, Joyce Short and husband Dale of Wentzville, Missouri and Amy Wolfe of St. Charles, Missouri; two brothers, Larry Whitmore Jr. of Wright City, Missouri and Pat Whitmore of St. Charles, Missouri; one sister, Joan Morgan of Harbor, California; 11 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held at noon on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the Barnicle Chapel Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri. Memories were shared by members of the family.
Interment was in the Barnicle Chapel Cemetery. Full military honors were given by the U.S. Army and the St. James VFW # 5608.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.
 

William “Bill” L. Howerton
William “Bill” L. Howerton of Troy, Missouri, was born October 26, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri to Leonard Morton and Virginia Howerton (Smith) and passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2011 at his residence at the age of 65 years.
On March 25, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Mary Sotta and to this union two children were born.
Bill graduated from Wentzville High School in 1965. He entered the US Navy on August 31, 1965 in Wentzville, Missouri and was separated on August 7, 1969 in San Diego, California. Bill was employed at MEMC, Moog Automotive and retired from Bodine Aluminum in Troy. He was a member of O’Fallon VFW Post 5077, Wentzville American Legion Post 323 and Ridge Road Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Virginia Howerton and one sister, Katherine Howerton.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Howerton of Troy, Missouri; one daughter, Elaine Klein and husband, Chris of Bella Vista, Arkansas; one son, Derrick Howerton of Troy, Missouri; one brother, Donald Howerton and wife, Fayne Ann of Thompson, Missouri; one sister, Evelyn Spaulding of Phoenix, Arizona and two grandchildren, Madison Klein and Connor Klein; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Kemper-Marsh-Millard Family Funeral Home/Troy Chapel.
Funeral services were on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the Chapel.
Interment was in the New Home Cemetery in Steelville, Missouri, with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Kemper-Marsh-Millard Family Funeral Chapel, Troy, Missouri.

Catherine Lee Hoy
Catherine Lee Hoy nee Mortenson of Owensville, Missouri, formerly of Las Vegas, Nevada, was born on Thursday, September 24, 1942 in Ann Arbor, Michigan to Myron and Virginia Cave Mortenson and passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the age of 69 years and 6 months.
Catherine lived most of her life in Michigan and attended Cleary College earning a B.A. in Business. She worked in the banking industry until retirement. Her hobbies were watching NASCAR, basketball and tennis, also working with arts and crafts. She enjoyed reading, volunteering for the Red Cross and she loved her cats.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Myron and Virginia Mortenson.
She is survived by her children, John (Bonnie) Hoy of Owensville, Missouri, Shawn (Jennifer) Hoy of Whitemore Lake, Michigan and Jeff Hoy of Fairbanks, Alaska; grandchildren, Barbara (Randall) Seyler of Ft. Collins, Colorado, Shanna (Nathan) Cook of Rockaway, New Jersey, Jennifer (Kevin) Hendrickson and Jason (Amy) Lawless, all of Cuba, Missouri and Justin Lawless of Owensville, Missouri; great grandchildren, Sean Seyler, Liam Lawless, Daizy Hendrickson and Haydien Emo; other relatives and friends.
There will be no public services held.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
 

Doris Lea Hubert
Doris Lea Hubert of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, was born April 29, 1940 in Crawford County, Missouri to James Logan and Myrtle Lula (Bryant) Harris and passed Monday, February 13, 2012 at the age of 71 years.
Doris was a homemaker and a member of the United Pentecostal Church of Republic.
She married Harold Kenneth Hubert on January 19, 1957 in Cherryville, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Myrtle Harris; husband, Harold on August 2, 2004; four sisters, Zelma Smith, Norma Davis, Reba Carter and Flora Harris and one brother, Richard Harris.
She is survived by one daughter, Lisa Hubert of Hollister, Missouri; five sons, Kenneth Hubert, Steve Hubert and wife Candy, Bob Hubert, David Hubert and wife Rosie, all of Mt. Vernon, Missouri and Jeff Hubert and wife Jennifer of Billings, Missouri; three sisters, Wilma Doyle of Cuba, Missouri, Shirley Henry and Dana Harris of Monett, Missouri; three brothers, Alfred Harris and Albert Harris of Mt. Vernon, Missouri and Wayne Harris of Purdy, Missouri; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Services were Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri.
Burial was in the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon, Missouri.

Gloria May Hudson of Sullivan, Missouri was born on February 6, 1959 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at the age of 56 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mark Hellwig; and one daughter, Melissa Myers.
She is survived by her daughter, Delana and husband Tony Myers; two granddaughters, Ashley and Amber Myers, all of Sullivan, Missouri; parents, Bobby Massa and Betty (Hudson) Massa of Sullivan, Missouri; one brother and four sisters, Sammy, Bobbi Jean and Peggy Massa, Brenda Coffman, Linda Hudson, all of Sullivan, Missouri.

Joyce Ann Hudson
Joyce Ann Hudson of St. Peters, Missouri formerly of St. Ann, Missouri was born November 11, 1956 at St. Louis, Missouri to Robert Nelson Hudson Jr. and Marcella Fortado Hudson and passed away Saturday, February 4, 2012 at St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 55 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nelson Jr. and Marcella Hudson and one sister, Susan Hudson Williams.
She is survived by four children, Heather Pearson, Mindy Pearson, Vanessa McBurnett and Bradley McBurnett; five grandchildren, Calvin, Clayton, Walter, Vincent and Sydney; two sisters, Patricia Hudson Brewer and Janice Hudson Weaver; two brothers, Robert Nelson Hudson and David William Hudson; other relatives and friends.
In keeping with Joyce’s wishes, private graveside services were held at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri with Father James Finder officiating. A memorial mass will be held at a later date.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
 

Earline Hughes
Earline Hughes nee Roop of Cuba, Missouri was born on Friday, January 23, 1942 in Kansas City, Kansas to Richard Roop and Rebecca Jane Dotson Roop and passed away on Friday, July 2, 2010 at Phelps County Regional Medical Center at the age of 68 years, 5 months and 9 days.
Earline married Louis Silas Hughes on August 1, 1964 in Oak Grove, Missouri and to this union five children were born.
Earline was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, reading, and cooking.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Rebecca Roop; brother, Richard Roop; brothers-in-law, Audrey Hughes, Henry Isgriggs and Harvey Rodgers.
She is survived by her husband, Louis; children, John B. Hughes of Springfield, Missouri, Diane (Earl) Markland of Cuba, Missouri, Brian Hughes of Sullivan, Missouri, Sean Hughes of Cuba, Missouri and Sharon (Tony) Corral of Austin, Texas; brothers, Vaughn (Lucy) Roop and Paul (Judy) Roop, all of Dixon, Missouri and Dale (Randee) Dotson of O’Fallon, Missouri; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Irene (Robert) Taylor of Springfield, Missouri, George (Rose) Hughes, Harold (Peggy) Hughes, all of Rolla, Missouri, Karen Rodgers, Winston (Betty) Hughes and Donald (Artie) Hughes, all of St. James, Missouri, Ella Hughes of Salem, Missouri and Alice Isgriggs of Steelville, Missouri; six grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, July 6, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. and funeral service was Wednesday, July 6, 2010 at 10 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Rev. Delmar Hutson officiating.
Burial was at the Hughes Cemetery, St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
 

Jimmie C. “Jim” Hughes
Jimmie C. “Jim” Hughes of Cuba, Missouri was born Monday, November 16, 1942 at Cuba, Missouri to Hoyt and Viola (nee Worley) Hughes and passed away Monday, June 10, 2013 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 70 years.
During his marriage to Diane Michalik four children were born.
After graduating high school, Jim went to work as a butcher. He then drove a truck for many years, owned a gas station on Old Rte. 66, owned an ice company, owned a custom meat packing house in the early 1990’s and worked for the City of Cuba as maintenance in the construction department before retiring. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, boating, being at the river, riding his tractor, gigging and just being outdoors.
Jim was always lending a helping hand to anyone and everyone and he never met a stranger. Jim would spend hours with his family having fish fries, cutting up deer meat and being with them at the river.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoyt and Viola Hughes; son, Thomas “Tommy” Hughes; three brothers, Edward S., Bernie E. and Ervin Hughes; two sisters, Patricia L. Hughes and Bonnie Litty-Stephens and other relatives and friends.
He is survived by his children, James Joseph and wife Kelly Hughes of Steelville, Missouri, Cheri Lynn and husband Terry Tune of Rolla, Missouri and Carolyn Sue and husband Danny Sanazaro of Cuba, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Jordan, Lane, Catie, Lacey, Cameron, Braiden, Jenna, Jessica and Corey; four brothers, Carl Hughes of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Joe and wife Jackie Hughes, Arthur and wife Dixie Hughes and Paul and wife Lisa Hughes, all of Cuba, Missouri; three sisters, Gloria and husband Jack Cavanaugh of Sullivan, Missouri, Fern Powers of St. Louis, Missouri and Barbara and husband Jim Palmer of Cuba, Missouri; Jim’s second mom, Helen Michalik of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
As per Jim’s wishes he was cremated and a Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the Rafting Company starting at noon and continuing until everyone goes home. Please bring your pictures, stories and favorite memories of Jim to share with his family and friends. Also please bring your lawn chair, covered dish and favorite cold beverage.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Juanita M. Hughes
Juanita M. Hughes of Cuba, Missouri was born Sunday, December 20, 1925 at Cuba, Missouri to Wilson and Effie (nee Monda) McIntosh and passed away Friday, October 16, 2009 at St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 83 years, 9 months and 27 days.
Juanita was united in marriage to Raymond L. Hughes on May 18, 1945 at Cole County, Missouri and to this union one daughter was born.
Juanita spent her life taking care of her family and her home. She enjoyed working in her garden, knitting and puzzle books. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Cuba for many years. She enjoyed being part of the “Lunch Bunch” and she was an avid “St. Louis Cardinal’s” fan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilson and Effie McIntosh; husband, Raymond L. Hughes; brother, Gene McIntosh; sister, Helen Brennan; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Jan Shafferkoetter of Florissant, Missouri; four grandchildren, Janette and husband Jared Vetter of Jerseyville, Illinois, Daniel Shafferkoetter and family of Florissant, Dana Shafferkoetter and family of St. Charles, and Dustin Shafferkoetter of Florissant; eight great grandchildren, Justin, Jeremy, Joshua, Regan, Jessica, Lexie, Jordan and Alyssa; five brothers, Bill McIntosh of Rolla, Missouri, Dave McIntosh of Chicago, Illinois, Walter and wife Shirley McIntosh of Cuba, Missouri, Jerry and wife Lorraine McIntosh of Chicago, Illinois and Dale and wife Pat McIntosh of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Monday, October 19, 2009 at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri from 5-8 p.m.
Funeral service was at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Gary Mace officiating. Interment followed at Meramec Hills Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Louis Silas Hughes
Louis Silas Hughes of Cuba, Missouri was born on Saturday, September 2, 1933 in Rosati, Missouri to Louis H. Jr. and Ollie Rae Laycock Hughes and passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013 at the age of 79 years, 6 months and 30 days.
Louis served his country honorably on an aircraft carrier in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
He married Earline Irene Roop on August 1, 1964 in Oak Grove, Missouri and to this union five children were born.
He worked in highway construction as a drill operator for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading books and watching the St. Louis Cardinals.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis Jr. and Ollie Hughes; wife, Earline; brother, Audrey Hughes; brothers-in-law, Henry Isgriggs, Harvey Rodgers and Richard Roop.
He is survived by his children, John B. Hughes of Springfield, Missouri, Diane (Earl) Markland and Sean Hughes, all of Cuba, Missouri, Brian (Angie) Hughes of Sullivan, Missouri and Sharon (Tony) Corral of Austin, Texas; brothers and sisters, George (Rose) Hughes and Harold (Peggy) Hughes, all of Rolla, Missouri, Charles (Betty) Hughes and Donald (Artie) Hughes of St. James, Missouri, Alice Isgriggs of Steelville, Missouri, Irene (Robert) Taylor of Fair Grove, Missouri and Karen Rodgers of St. James, Missouri; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Vaughn (Lucy) Roop and Paul (Judy) Roop of Dixon, Missouri, Dale (Randee) Dotson of O’Fallon, Missouri and Ella Hughes of Salem, Missouri; eight grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. and funeral service Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Michael Potter officiating.
Burial at the Hughes Cemetery, St. James, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
 

William “Bill” Wayne Huggins, Sr.
William “Bill” Wayne Huggins, Sr. of Bourbon, Missouri was born Tuesday, July 9, 1935 at Shirley, Arkansas to James and Muriel (nee Williams) Huggins and passed away Thursday, October 18, 2012 at St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 77 years, 3 months and 9 days.
Bill was united in marriage to Deloris Fox on December 7, 1954 at Dupo, Illinois and to this union five children were born.
Bill was the owner/operator of Sullivan Precision Metal Finishing in Sullivan, Missouri for the past 40 years. Bill was a member of the Trinity Chapel of Leasburg and he enjoyed working on his farm, taking care of the cows, riding his tractor, going to auctions, gardening, old cars and he had a collection of lots of different things.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Muriel Huggins; one sister, Eileen Blair; brother, Wendell J. Huggins; two sisters-in-law, Ida Fox and Betty Buckner and one nephew, Melvin Douglas Mannon.
He is survived by his wife, Deloris Huggins of the home; five children, Deborah and husband Robert Timmons, Marsha and husband Charles Gossage, William and wife Pam Huggins, Jr., Ronald and wife Dana Huggins, all of Bourbon, Missouri and Donald Huggins of Waterloo, Illinois; one brother, James and wife Linda Huggins of Shirley, Arkansas; one sister, Linda Mannon of Bourbon, Missouri; 15 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Monday, October 22, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Richard Martin officiating.
Special music was “What Heaven Means to Me” and “God on the Mountain” by Melissa Gallaher and Sandy Martin.
Pallbearers were Chuck Gossage, Ted Timmons, Tim Erxlaven, Brandon Harness, Wendell Huggins and Greg Hyde.
Interment and prayers followed at the Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.


Mona Delight Huitt
Mona Delight Huitt of Cuba, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2011 at the age of 98 years.
She was the daughter of the late James Huitt and the late Florence Huitt
She is survived by stepdaughter, Mary Stubblefield; three step-grandchildren, Mary Uhle, J.C. Stubblefield and Tracy Arsenualt; good friends, Everett and Susan Huff
Visitation was from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 4, 2011.
Funeral Service was at the Moore Memorial Chapel at 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 4, 2011.
Arrangements under the direction of the Moore Funeral Homes, Potosi, Missouri.

Dorothy B. Hunt
Dorothy B.Hunt of Farmington, Missouri, formerly of Cuba, Missouri passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 at the age of 75 years. Arrangements pending at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Dorothy Hunt
Dorothy B. Hunt of Farmington, Missouri formerly of Cuba, Missouri was born on Saturday, December 1, 1934 in Irondale, Missouri to Simon Lee Crump and Ruby Marie Hardesty Crump and passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 at the age of 75 years and 5 months.
Dorothy married Samuel Hunt on May 29, 1961 in Farmington, Missouri and to this union two children were born.
Dorothy taught public school for 47 years and 31 of those years at Cuba Public School. She was a member of Cuba First Baptist Church for many years where she served faithfully as a Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher. She also, was a member of the Eastern Star, St. Mary’s Chapter #338 of St. Genevieve, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Simon and Ruby Crump; husband, Sam; sister, Marian (Bob) Cole; brother, Lee Crump; brothers-in-law, Monroe Sumpter, Tony Gilmer, Bobby Hunt, Wayne Hunt, and Eldon Hunt and sister-in-law, Faye Roberson.
She is survived by her children, Gregory Samuel (Stephanie) Hunt of Jefferson City, Missouri and Heidi Hunt (Lance) DeClue of El Cajon, California; grandchildren, Whitney Hunt (Jimmy Maloy) and Jonathan Hunt of Jefferson City, Missouri and Noah DeClue of El Cajon, California; sisters, Ruth Gilmer of Desloge, Missouri, Mabel (Everett) Young of Irondale, Missouri, Ina (Lloyd) Reese of Farmington, Missouri, and Jessie Sumpter of Bismarck, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Joann Hunt of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Patsy Crump of Irondale, Missouri; brother-in-law, Doyle (Nancy) Hunt of Altus, Oklahoma; special friends, Peggy and Ron Kelley of Cuba, Missouri and Patti Lane of Ozark, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Thursday, May 6, 2010 from 4-8 p.m. and Funeral Service on Friday, May 7, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Rev. Spencer Hutson officiating.
Burial was at the Big River Cemetery, Irondale, Missouri with pallbearers Glen Reese, Lance DeClue, Bobby L. Hunt II, Jimmy Maloy, Kevin and Jeff Sumpter.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
 

Aileen Hunter
Aileen Hunter of Bourbon, Missouri was born at Long Branch, West Virginia on November 15, 1921 to Gilbert and Nina (Dodson) Wingrove and passed away at her home on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the age of 90 years, 10 months and 19 days.
On April 4, 1942 she was united in marriage to William Ernest Hunter, Sr. They made their home in Long Branch, West Virginia until moving to New Mexico in 1957. Later, in October of 1962 the family settled in Bourbon, Missouri.
For a time Aileen was a cook and waitress, but was most remembered as a sale clerk in the fabric department at Walmart. Aileen enjoyed sewing and quilting and was also an avid gardener and would can most of her produce.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Nina Wingrove; her husband William; one granddaughter, Mandy Hunter; one great grandson, Levi Hunter; two daughters-in-law, Cheryl Hunter and Tammy Hunter; one brother, Willis Wingrove and one sister, Josephine Brown.
She is survived by nine children, William Ernest Hunter Jr. and wife Marie of Bourbon, Missouri, Lanny Allan Hunter and wife Connie of Leasburg, Missouri, Thomas Edward Hunter and wife Eileen of Bourbon, Missouri, Randall Strickler Hunter and wife Karen of Leasburg, Missouri, James Gilbert Hunter of Bourbon, Missouri, Patrick Glen Hunter of Bourbon, Missouri, Gary David Hunter and wife Donna of Bourbon, Missouri, Larry Gene Hunter and wife Fran of Cuba, Missouri and Helen Knuckles and husband Donn of Bourbon, Missouri; one sister, Virginia Brown of San Raphael, New Mexico; 25 grandchildren; 49 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m., on Saturday and on Sunday from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 7, 2012 from the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri with Aaron Stieferman officiating.
Interment was in the Bourbon Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
 

Cheryl Hunter
Cheryl Joyce (Stroupe) Hunter was born in 1950 to the union of William E. “Bill” and Myrtle (nee George) Stroupe and passed away Monday, July 23, 2007 at the age of 56 years.
On July 1, 1967 she married Thomas “Tom” Hunter in Sullivan, Missouri and recently celebrated 40 years together.
After marriage, Cheryl continued her high school education by taking correspondence courses and earned her diploma through American School in 1971.
She was an accomplished seamstress and also upholstered furniture. She loved researching family history and keeping up with local news. She attended Full Gospel Assembly of God for many years and worked at Fidelity Telephone for over 30 years.
She is survived by her husband of the home; one son, Andrew Hunter and wife, Loretta, of Dallas Center, Iowa; three grandsons, Amos, Evan and Cyrus Hunter; two brothers, Tommy Stroupe and wife Fern of Belle, Missouri and William “Bud” Stroupe and wife Fern of Bourbon, Missouri; two sisters, Geraldine Neff of Sullivan, Missouri and Marie Summers of Bourbon, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 26, 2007 at 10 a.m. in the Full Gospel Assembly of God with interment in the historical Buffalo Cemetery in Sullivan, Missouri. Pastor Dale Graham officiated.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Missouri.

Levi William Hunter
Levi William Hunter of Cuba, Missouri was born on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at MO Baptist Hospital, Sullivan, Missouri to Zachary and Hannah Hunter and passed away at St. Louis Children’s Hospital on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at the age of 9 days.
He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Herman and Betty Hughes, Donald and Georgia Kline, William E. Hunter, Sr., and Bob and Irma Allen.
He is survived by his parents; brothers, Landen Hunter of Cuba, Missouri and Samuel Henderson of Salem, Missouri; grandparents Steve and JoAnna Bach, Patsy Hunter, Russell Allen and Vicki Bridgeman, all of Cuba, Missouri, Randy and Karen Hunter of Leasburg, Missouri; great grandparents, Aileen Hunter of Bourbon, Missouri, Tom and Betty Bach of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Saturday, October 17, 2009 from 5-8 p.m. and funeral service was Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 2 p.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri with Rev. John Breese officiating.
Burial was at the Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.

Tammy D. Hunter
Tammy D. Hunter of Bourbon, Missouri was born on January 20, 1964 at Paragould, Arkansas and passed away at her home on Monday, December 5, 2011 at the age of 47 years, 11 months and 16 days.
As an infant the family moved to the Dexter, Missouri area where she later attended school. She moved again to O’Fallon, Missouri attended school there and at the age of 15, moved to Bourbon, Missouri.
She was married to James G. Hunter and to this marriage three children where born.
Tammy was known to have strong maternal instincts and provided a good home for her husband and children. She collected angels and was a lover of animals especially dogs. Tammy enjoyed having a good time, especially with her family and grandchildren, of whom she was extremely proud. She was raised and baptized in the Assembly of God.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Amanda and a father-in-law, William Hunter, Sr.
She is survived by her husband, James G. Hunter of the family home; two sons, Dustin and Tyler Hunter, both of Stanton, Missouri; two grandsons, William (Willie) and Garrett Hunter; two step-grandsons, Charlie and Joe Scott; a brother, Earl Wegel of Kansas City, Missouri; three sisters, Tonua Graddy and husband Rick of Sullivan, Julie Mossberger and husband Clifford of St Charles, Missouri and Kimberly Jackson of Pacific, Missouri; her mother, Judy Jackson of Kansas City, Missouri; mother-in-law, Eileen Hunter of Bourbon, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4:30-8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m., Friday, December 9, 2011 from the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Rick Graddy officiating.
Interment was in Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home.

Velma Leah Hutcheson
Velma Leah Hutcheson of St. James, Missouri was born November 24, 1919 in Gardner Ford, Texas County, Missouri to Thomas and Dona (Coats) Potts and passed away Friday, February 22, 2013 at the age of 93 years.
At the time of her death, she was living at Parkside Manor in Rolla, Missouri.
Velma Leah was raised in Texas County.
She was united in marriage to Guy Floyd Hutcheson on July 3, 1940 and to this union three children were born.
In 1954, Guy and Velma Leah moved to St. James, Missouri where they owned and operated Hutcheson Ford Sales.
Velma Leah worked as a secretary in St. James, at Boys Town of Missouri and at the First Baptist Church, from which she retired.
Family and church were most important to Velma Leah. She loved to cook and bake for her family and friends. She was an involved member and leader at First Baptist Church where she also taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and served on many committees over the past 55 years. She enjoyed sports, golf and bridge; playing bridge past her 92nd birthday.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy; her parents, Thomas and Dona Potts; three sisters, and an infant brother.
She is survived by her children, Sherry Komisarek and husband George of Springboro, Ohio, Susan Tucker and husband Michael “Butch” of St. James, Missouri and Hal and wife Karen (McVey) Hutcheson of Liberty, Missouri; sister, Betty Sue Crow of Licking, Missouri; brother, Harry Keith Potts and wife Peggy of North Lima, Ohio; six grandchildren, Matthew and Nathan Komisarek, Michael and Christopher Tucker, and Heather (Hutcheson) Herr and Kyle Hutcheson; 11 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Monday, February 25, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at the James & Gahr Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in St. James, Missouri with Pastor Jerry Baumann officiating.
Interment was at the St. James Cemetery.
Pallbearers were grandchildren, Matthew and Nathan Komisarek, Michael and Christopher Tucker, Heather (Hutcheson) Herr and Kyle Hutcheson.
Music was provided by Stephen Brubaker.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary, St. James, Missouri.


Dorothy V. Hutter
Dorothy V. Hutter (nee Fachette) of Cuba, Missouri formerly of St. Louis, Missouri was born to the union of John and Marie (Aubuchon) Fachette on May 8, 1912 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at her home in Indian Hills, Cuba, Missouri, at the age of 95 years, 7 months and 4 days.
Dorothy was united in marriage to Charles M. Hutter on July 20, 1993 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Des Peres, Missouri.
She retired as an Office Clerk from Consolidated Freight Ways, St. Louis, Missouri. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Des Peres, Missouri. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, cooking, fishing and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Charles Maurer; one brother, Walter Fachette and one sister, Audrey Handing.
She is survived by her husband, Charles M. Hutter of Cuba, Missouri; two sons, Richard Maurer of Dallas, Texas and Michael Maurer of Cuba, Missouri; one daughter, Mariana and husband Erwin Hageman of Oakville, Missouri; five step children; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation was held Friday, December 14, 2007 from 5-8 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was Saturday, December 15, 2007 at 1 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Des Peres, Missouri with Rev. Mark Femmel, officiating.
Interment in St. Trinity Cemetery, Lemay, Missouri.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

 

 


 

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