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When Micheal Mahan shared this 1960s photo of the Bakersfield Cafe on the Bakersfield Missouri Historical Society’s Facebook page, many viewers shared their memories of the landmark gathering place. Judy Eastman Ball identified the people in the photo from the names written on the back of the original photo owned by her cousin, Bonnie Carlile. From left:. Margie Williamson, Floyd Hathcock and Freda Sexton. Behind the counter: Ozella Vaughan, Maxine Vaughan, Violet Young, Flora Simpson Shrable and Patsy Williams.. Thanks to Mahan and Ball for permission to reprint the photo and names here.
Ozark County Times Feb. 1, 1918 Another big offensive move was started Sunday night against the Germans when John. C. Harlin, Chairman of Ozark County W. S. S. Committee fired the first gun by making a speech ... appealing to the citizens to put their money in the fight for liberty. ...  Before the...

Molly Vincent, 80
Funeral services for Molly Vincent,  80, of Gainesville, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Highway 160 west of Gainesville. The family will greet friends and relatives at The Center in Gainesville following the service. Mrs. Vincent died...

Joseph Lee ‘Joe’ Gott, 62
Funeral services for Joseph Lee “Joe” Gott, 62, of Salem, Missouri, were held Jan. 22, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville with Gale Wooten officiating. Mr. Gott died Jan. 17 at his home. He was born Aug. 11, 1955, in Gainesville, the son of Charles Lee and Helen June Blisard Gott....

John ‘Speedy’ Steele, 87
Graveside services for John F. “Speedy” Steele, 87 of Mountain Home, Arkansas, were held Jan. 18, 2018, at Baxter Memorial Gardens in Mountain Home with Brother Lowell Tregle officiating. Mr. Steele died Jan. 14. He was born Aug. 14, 1930, the son of Lester and Lena Ann Collins Steele. Although he...
Graveside funeral services for Delano R. Daniel, 84, of Mount Vernon, were held Jan. 22, 2018, in the Sims Cemetery with Jimmy Kyle officiating. Mr. Daniel died Jan. 17 at the Mount Vernon Place Care Center in Mount Vernon.  He was born July 7, 1933, in Gainesville, the son of Murl W. and Willa O....

Wilma Loftis Stucenski, 90
Funeral services for Wilma Deane Loftis Stucenski, 90, of Westfield, Massachusetts, will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Firtion Adams Funeral Home in Westfield followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, also in Westfield. Mrs. Stucenski died Jan. 19 at Westfield Gardens in...

Eva ‘Lois’ Lewis, 88
Funeral services for Eva “Lois” Lewis, 88, of Gainesville, were held  Jan. 20, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville with Clayton King officiating. Mrs. Lewis died Jan. 17 at Gainesville Health Care Center in Gainesville. She was born Oct. 6, 1929, on Lick Creek, the daughter of Johnny...

Deborah “Debbie” Lynn DeGase, 53
Funeral services for Deborah Lynn DeGase, 53, of Gainesville were held Jan. 23, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Pastor Mike Vlad officiating. Ms. DeGase died Jan. 19 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield. She was born July 14, 1964, in Potosi, the daughter of Paul Lawrence...

Willard Leo Barnett, 82
Funeral services for Willard Leo Barnett, 82, of Sedalia, were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia. Mr. Barnett died Jan. 14 at his home. He was born July 27, 1935, in Lutie, the son of Emory Oscar Barnett and Vonnie Shirley Friend Barnett. On Feb. 14, 1952...

Erman E. Edmonds, 82
Funeral services for Erman E. Edmonds, 82, of West Plains, were held Jan. 16, 2018, at Carter Funeral Home in West Plains. Mr. Edmonds died Jan. 9 in West Plains.  He was born Oct. 3, 1935, in Dora. He lived most of his life in Kansas City and proudly worked in the concrete industry as a member of...

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