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A memorial service for Raelene Kay Smart, 51, of Gainesville, was held July 7, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. Mrs. Smart died June 28 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas.She was born Oct. 7, 1966, in Joplin, the daughter of Ron and Charlotte (Kingsford...
Funeral services for Velma “Imogene” Bias 86, of Protem, were held July 7, 2018, at True Hope Baptist Church in Theodosia. Visitation was held Friday evening at the Konantz Warden Funeral Home in Lamar. Mrs. Bias died July 4.She was born July 1, 1932, in Lutie, the daughter of Hugh and Addie...
Funeral services for Donna Gail Gibbs Clayton, 73, of Theodosia, were held July 9, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville with David Mahan officiating. Mrs. Clayton died peacefully July 6 at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, surrounded by family.She was born Aug. 16, 1944, in...
Funeral services for Freddie Tackitt, 61, of Caulfield, were held July 10, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. Mr. Tackitt died July 7, 2018 at his home surrounded by his wife, children, family and friends. His death came after he was injured in a logging accident on March 12. He...
A memorial service for Byron Rubert Lewis, 103, of West Plains, formerly of Dora, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. Friends and relatives are asked to bring stories...

This photo, shared by Ozark County Historium genealogist Rhonda Herndon, was donated to the Historium several years ago by Larry Loftis. Taken sometime around 1910, it shows the “Sawmill by Ramsey Spring, below the Arthur Loftis place, toward Smith Chapel Church,” according to notes with the photo, which also identify Will Loftis, center, holding the shovel; Henry “Shoat” Womack at right, holding the team of horses; and “Amyx children up front.”
The DemocratJuly 13, 1904J. W. Terry of Lilly Ridge, one of our most prosperous farmers, is extensively engaged in the sheep business. He now has about 400 head of a good breed.Albert Harley found two bee trees last week. The comb in one of the trees reached about 8 feet up and down the tree. Ozark...
Johnny and Samantha Johnson of Dora are the parents of a baby girl, Isabelle Marie, born July 3, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds and was 19 1/4 inches long.Her sibling is Tanner, 3.Grandparents are Robert Miller of Theodosia and Johnny and Polly Johnson of...
Matthew and Amber Evans of Bakersfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Abbigayle Evans, to Cody Robinson, son of Danny and Cindy Robinson of Pottersville. The bride-elect, a 2014 graduate of Bakersfield High School, is the granddaughter of Lawrence and Barbara...
A celebration of the life of Harry Lafayette Plumb Jr., 76, of Willard, known to his many friends and associates here in South Central Missouri as “Lafe,” will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, in the meeting hall at the Rockbridge Trout & Game Ranch in Rockbridge, MO. Lafe’s friends, old and...

During the winter of 1946-47, the late Orval Jernigan, an Ava-based sales representative for Milligan Grocery Co., Jernigan took pictures of stores, mills and some scenery throughout the Ozark, Douglas and Taney county area. Jernigan labeled this photo “Modern Hill Home, Skyline Drive in Forest.” An album of Jernigan’s photos, now owned by Christy Voliva of Ava, was digitized several years ago by Kenneth Brown, who shared the photos with the Ozark County Historium, with Voliva’s permission.
Ozark County TimesJuly 5, 1918S. F. Amyx received notice a few days ago that his brother, Curtis, had landed safely in France. Relatives of Lewis Gardner, Charley Blacksher and Robert Exline, Ozark County boys of Co. F 32nd Engineers, have also received notice of their safe arrival in France. ...

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