Obituaries

Lessie Jewell Pierce, 92 of Gainesville, Missouri went Home to be with her Heavenly Father and her Lord Jesus Christ on March 13, 2019 at the Gainesville Healthcare Center.   She was a devout member of the Gainesville Church of Christ and was extremely proud of the fact she joined the church while...
Graveside services and military honors for Willis Reed Baxter, 70, of Holt, Missouri, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019, at the Spring Branch Cemetery in Avery. Mr. Baxter died March 14 at his home. He was born June 22, 1948, in Howards Ridge, the son of Herdie Lee and Virgie Lou...
A memorial service for Joe David Boyer, 71, of Gainesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, in the pavilion at Hoerman Memorial Park, Gainesville with Dale Roberts officiating. Mr. Boyer died Feb. 16 at his residence. A complete obituary was published in the Feb. 20 edition of the...

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A memorial service for the Rev. David Lee Rienstra, 79, of Tecumseh, will be held at noon Sunday, March 17, at the Dawt Church of Christ after the Sunday church service. Lunch will be served afterward at the Antler in Gainesville. Mr. Rienstra died peacefully on Nov. 10, 2018, at Hospice House in...
LeRoy Timbers Porter, 95, of Theodosia, MO passed away March 6, 2019 at the Gainesville Healthcare Center, Gainesville, MO. He was born July 21, 1923 in Jackson, MI, the son of Irwill and Marjorie (Timbers) Porter. On July 28, 1956 he was united in marriage to Virginia Eltzholtz in Yuma, AZ. LeRoy...
Funeral services for Mike Anthony Meidell, 52, of West Plains, were held March 9, 2019, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mr. Meidell died March 4 near Tecumseh. He was born Dec. 8, 1966, the son of Gary Anthony Meidell and Betty Long Meidell. On June 25, 2011, in Caulfield he married...
Graveside services for Estyl Ray Ballinger, 84, of West Plains, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery near West Plains. Mr. Ballinger died March 9 at his home.  He was born Jan. 12, 1935, in Dora, the son of Frank Simon and Ina Fay Tillman Ballinger.  Mr...

Norman Lee King, 87
Funeral services for Norman Lee King, 87, of Caulfield, were held Jan. 19, 2019, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mr. King died Jan. 14 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born Feb. 22, 1931, at Wann, Oklahoma, the son of Clarence I. and Luella Burkhart King. On Jan. 3, 1950, in...

Doran H. Livingston, 92
Funeral services for Doran H. Livingston, 92, of Springfield, were held Jan. 18, 2019, at Greenlawn Funeral Home South in Springfield, followed by a short service and burial at Smith Chapel Cemetery near Zanoni. Mr. Livingston died Jan. 15 at the Neighborhoods at Quail Creek in Springfield.  He was...

Clifton Evans, 67
Funeral services for Clifton Evans, 67, of Caulfield, were held Jan. 18, 2019, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mr. Evans died Jan. 14 at his home. He was born March 11, 1951, in West Plains, the son of John William “Bill” and Mary Emeline Dotson Evans. On Dec. 22, 1972, in West...

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