Obituaries

A visitation for Mona Welch, 90, of Ava, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava. Mrs. Welch died March 6 at Hidden Lake Care Center in Raytown with her family by her side. She was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Ocie, one of the nine children born to...
Funeral services for Dolly Lorena Rieger, 90, of Dora, were held March 8, 2020, at Ball Church of Christ south of Dora. Mrs. Rieger died March 4  at West Vue Whispering Pines in West Plains. She was born May 19, 1929, in Dora, the daughter of Henry and Cora Owens Smith. On June 3, 1947, in Mountain...
A celebration of the life of Howard Lee Clayton, 78, of Waterloo, Iowa, will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2020, at UAW Local 838, 2615 Washington St. in Waterloo. Graveside services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Hicks Cemetery in Theodosia. Mr. Clayton died March 4 at his...
Fern Estaleene Erickson, 89, of Brenda, Arizona, died peacefully on March 2, 2020, at her home. Services will be held later.  She was born March 25, 1930, in Osceola, Iowa, the daughter of Rolla and Delia Baker. Mrs. Erickson was a longtime Arizona resident. An avid bowler, she also loved playing...
A memorial visitation and prayer service for Juanita Laura Nielsen, 75, of Battlefield, were held March 6, 2020, at Walnut Lawn Funeral Home in Springfield. Mrs. Neilsen died March 3 in Springfield. She was born June 28, 1944, in West Saint Paul, Minnesota, the daughter of Fred and Marie Mamer. She...
Funeral services for Leona Mae Colter, 82, of Gainesville, were held Feb. 29, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville with Dale Roberts officiating. Ms. Colter died Feb. 27 at NHC Healthcare Center in West Plains. She was born Jan. 25, 1938, in Richwoods, Missouri, the daughter of Leo...
Memorial services for Fern Cantwell, 77, of Ava, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home chapel in Gainesville with Davin Friend officiating. Mrs. Cantwell died Feb. 29 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She was born Aug. 29, 1942, in Thornfield, the...
Sharon Jean Rubey, 61, of Gainesville, died Feb. 28, 2020, at Gainesville Health Care Center in Gainesville. No local services are planned at this time. She was born Nov. 14, 1958, in Brighton, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Darlene Bennett Rubey. She was a homemaker who loved crocheting, cooking...
Darrell Gene Owens, 73, of Gainesville, died Feb. 25, 2020, at his residence. No local services are planned at this time. He was born Sept. 16, 1946, in Salem, Indiana, the son of Lester and Mildred Ruth Hardin Owens. Mr. Owens worked for many years in construction as a heavy equipment operator,...
A memorial service for Francis Leo “Frank” Muhm, 92, of St. Louis, formerly of Isabella, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020, at University United Methodist Church in University City. Mr. Muhm died peacefully on Feb. 23 at his son’s home surrounded by family.  He was born June 12, 1947...

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