Obituaries

  Ruby N. Jones, 73, of Theodosia, died July 17, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Springfield surrounded by her family. No services are planned at this time. She was born July 11, 1948, in Ozark County, the daughter of Russell and Therma Johnson Turner. On Oct. 16, 1965, she married Darrell D. Jones...
  Funeral services for Linda Joyce Smith, 54, of Sycamore, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville with Davin Friend officiating. Mrs. Smith died July 17 at her home. She was born Dec. 5, 1966, in West Plains, the daughter of Jim and Linda Parker...
  A graveside memorial service for the interment of the ashes of George Earl Harden, 79, and Loretta Deloris Martin Harden, 77, of Wichita, Kansas, formerly of Gainesville, will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, at the Martin Cemetery south of Dora. Mrs. Harden died Dec. 8, 2019; Mr. Harden...
A celebration of the life of Virginia Rose “Jenny” Billings, 72, of Noble, was held July 17, 2021, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. Mrs. Billings died July 14 in Marshfield. She was born July 10, 1949, in Oakland, Arkansas, the first child of Orin and BettyRose. Her siblings followed:...
  Dorian Wendell Dade, 60, of Ava, formerly of Gainesville, died peacefully on July 19, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield with his wife and daughter by his side. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, a private graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 24, in the Gainesville Cemetery...
  Funeral services for Opal Lea Maynard, 86, of West Plains, were held July 15, 2021, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mrs. Maynard died July 11 at Brooke Haven Healthcare in West Plains. She was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Willow Springs, the daughter of Carl and Jessie Ellison Ford. On...
  Sam Smith Jr., 78, of Theodosia, died peacefully at his home in the Ozarks on July 15, 2021. No services are planned. He was born July 27, 1942, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the oldest of the three sons of Sam and Dorothy Hebert Smith. He was raised in a suburb of Baton Rouge and graduated from...
  Wendel Eugene Tabor, 79, of Theodosia, died July 13, 2021, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield with his family by his side. At his request, no services are planned. He was born Oct. 31, 1941, in Ocie, the son of Arthur and Alta Hart Taber. In 1960, he married Betty Rhoads. He served in the...
  A memorial service for Janice Anita Imondi, 70, of West Plains, was held July 16, 2021, at Smith Chapel Church of Christ on N Highway north of Gainesville. Mrs. Imondi died July 9 at her home.   She was born Sept. 6, 1950, in Tulare, California, the daughter of Joseph Lavern and Velma Lena...
  A graveside service for Carol Dean Rowbotham, 83, of Protem was scheduled for 10:30 a.m. today, July 21, 2021, in Protem Cemetery. Mrs. Rowbotham died July 17. She was born May 14, 1938, in Welch, Oklahoma, the daughter of Edgar and Cordella Dugger Davis. On Dec. 2, 1956, in Payson, Illinois, she...

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