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    Springfield, Missouri 65803
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    Branson, Missouri 65616
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David Page Wilson

December 13, 1938 - October 19, 2014

David Page Wilson, age 75, of Springfield, MO, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Brookhaven Healthcare Center. He was born on December 13, 1938, in Neodesha, KS, to Omer Wilson and Helen Page. He married Rochelle Sturgeon on May 16, 1958 and she survives.

He taught high school math in Kansas and Missouri as well as coached baseball, girls’ volleyball and track.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister: Barbara Davis.

Survivors include his wife: one son: Jared (Samantha) Wilson, two daughters: Leslie (Greg) Hoyt, Lisa (Frank) Lewis, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Concordia, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to: Regional Hospice 1328 E. Evergreen Springfield, MO. 65803.

 

Verna Roberts

June 22, 1932 - October 19, 2014

Funeral Services for Verna Roberts, age 82 of Branson, MO. will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Greenlawn Funeral Home Branson with Rev. Doyle Carroll officiating.  Burial will follow in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery in Pomona, MO. at 3:00 p.m.  Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home of Branson.

She died at 10:00 a.m., Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Point Lookout Nursing & Rehab in Hollister, MO.

She was born on June 22, 1932 in Arroll, Missouri the daughter of Herschel and Hazel Wofford. She was a retired bank teller with Ozark Mountain Bank and member of the Branson United Methodist Church. She had been a resident of the area for the past 35 years.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, George Roberts of Branson, MO., three sons; Gerald Roberts and wife Enette of Knightstown, IN., Kent Roberts and wife Carol of Hollister, MO., Don Roberts and wife Kem of Blue Springs, MO., two sisters; Lois McKinney of Carlisle, PA., Joanne Meskimen of St. Charles, MO.,  six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Lyle Wofford.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the funeral home.

 

 

 

Donna Kay Joyner

June 28, 1960 - October 18, 2014

Donna Kay Joyner (Fowler), 54, passed away on October 18, 2014, in her home in Lampe, Missouri. She was born on June 28, 1960 in Springfield, Missouri to Donald and Lela (Holcomb) Fowler.

Donna grew up in Springfield, MO and worked for 37 years as a Dental Assistant at Quinn Dental. She married Richard Joyner on February 14, 2010 and had 4 wonderful years together with fun filled adventures.

Family was very important to Donna and she spent a lot of time at the lake camping, boating, and enjoying quality time with all her family and friends. Donna had a passion for animals and rescued many throughout her life that she cared for selflessly.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents Donald and Lela Fowler; her sister Wanda Hale; and brother’s Larry and Sam Casteel.

Donna is survived by her spouse Richard Joyner of Lampe, MO; daughters Susan Diego, Jaydee Ramos and Rebecca Joyner of San Antonio, TX and her son Scott Joyner of Republic, MO; sisters Linda Marsh of Lampe, MO, Becky Fowler of Nixa, MO, Lucille Beck of Springfield, MO, brothers Rick and Jim Casteel of Springfield, MO; and many special grandchildren, loving nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 24, 2014 in Greenlawn Funeral Home South with burial following in Maple Park Cemetery in Springfield. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to ASPCA at 424 E. 92nd St New York, NY 10128-6804.

Aleta Maureen Morris

May 18, 1932 - October 18, 2014

Aleta Maureen Morris, 82, passed away peacefully at her home in Lebanon, MO. on Saturday, October 18, 2014. She was born May 18, 1932 in Flush, OK. to Anthony and Alvira Heptig. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Bob Morris, and several children. Aleta served as a RN for several years.

Cremation services are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home North. There are no services planned at this time.

Lois E. Rippy

October 27, 1947 - October 17, 2014

Lois Rippy was gracefully led to the Promised Land on October 17th after a 10 month battle with ovarian cancer.
Lois was born October 27, 1947 in Lebanon, MO to Lester and Lucille Moore who preceded her in death along with three sisters, Jeanie, Wilma Kay and Wanda. She is survived by her daughter, Kim Harris-Brooks and husband Randy Brooks of Springfield; stepson, Craig Rippy and wife Becky of St. James. She took much pride as Grandma Lois to; grandchildren, Stephanie, Gunnar, Lyric, Rena, Kaleb, Danee, Trisha and Josh; great grandchildren, Bentley and Landon. She is also survived by sisters, Caron Harrison, Laquitta Pulley, Cathy Jones and twin sister Louise Felton. Many nieces and nephews loved her as Aunt Lois. 
Lois finally claimed retirement from her day to day paid work that included Zenith, Mid Am Dairy and Northrup Grumman in 2007. Her dedication was shown at work every day where she had over 35 years of perfect attendance. Many of those years as a single parent.
Her true profession was Giving. Lovingly known as “The Cinnamon Roll Lady”, Lois never grew tired when making her mother’s 4-hour recipe. She enjoyed making all sorts of desserts and loved to sew. Her favorite things to make were personalized baby blankets for new babies and monogrammed towels for newlyweds. Her newest hobby was making greeting cards.
The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Jay Carlson, GYNCA, Season’s Hospice and Crossway Baptist Church for their care, love and support.
A visitation will be held on ­Monday, October 20th from 4pm-7pm in the Greenlawn North Funeral Home. Services will be Tuesday, 10am at Crossway Baptist Church at 2900 N. Barnes in Springfield. Final resting place will be at Greenlawn North Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the North Springfield Betterment Association’s Elementary School Attendance Program. 900 N. Benton, Springfield MO 65802.

William Ignatius Smith

February 23, 1950 - October 17, 2014

William Ignatius Smith, age 64, of Springfield, MO, passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 in his home. He was born February 23, 1950, in Brookfield, MO, to Edward and Wilma (Kunkel) Smith. He graduated from Brookfield High School. William spent most of his working career as an over the road truck driver.

He was preceded in death by parents, Edward William and Wilma Rose Smith. He is survived by two sons, Blake Smith, Douglass, KS and William Smith, Camdenton, MO; one grandson, Nathan West; one sister, Sondra Clark of Moberly, MO: and a host of family and friends.

Cremation services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO.

Marsha Kay Little

June 18, 1950 - October 17, 2014

We come together family, friends, neighbors, and strangers to say respect, love, and mercy to a most beloved wife, mother, sister, friend and angel who now walks with our Lord and Savior!  Marsha Kay Little lived life to the fullest, and was united with the Lord October 17, 2014.  She will be missed, loved, and remembered until we all come together as one in heaven.  Her husband, Norm Little, not only shared  50 Beautiful years of the most holiest unions, they also shared 5 Children, 10 Grandchildren, And 7 Great Grandchildren.  Marsha devoted her life and love to her family, and their well-being!  She will be missed every hour of every day until we reunite again!  We love you forever, and know the tears we shed are joy for the peace you now dwell within!! AMEN!

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 20, 2014, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, MO.  Visitation will be held from 12-2 p.m. on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Greenlawn Funeral Home North.   Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO

Larry A. Endeman

June 14, 1940 - October 17, 2014

Larry A. Endeman 74 of Springfield passed away in his home after a short illness, on October 17, 2014, with Barbara, his loving wife of 57 years by his side.

He was born June 14, 1940. He moved his family to Springfield from Anaheim, CA in 1969. Larry retired as a civilian from the Missouri National Guard after 22 years of service. His hobbies included reading, gardening, painting, puzzling, traveling, puttering around the house, square dancing, and of course spending time with his family.

He was the much beloved father of Debra Dunn, David Endeman, and Denise Rogers; his treasured grandchildren include Michelle Dunn, Joshua Dunn, Jake Rogers, and Jennifer Rogers; his special great-grandchildren are Elijah Dunn, Isaiah Dunn, Katlyn Rogers, Kloey Rogers, and Chloe Dunn. He will be missed by all who knew, and loved him.

The family will receive friends, Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. in Greenlawn North Funeral Home. Private burial will be held at a later date. Funeral services have been entrusted to Greenlawn North Funeral Home.

Donald Young

October 30, 1930 - October 17, 2014

Graveside Services for Donald R. Young, age 83 of Branson West will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 27, 2014 at Missouri Veterans Cemetery with Rev. Ron Boldman officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home of Branson.

He died at 11:54 a.m., Friday, October, 17, 2014 at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, MO.

He was born on October 30, 1930 in Mexico Missouri the son of George Samuel Young and Virginia Bell Waddington. He was a retired Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force.  He had been a resident of the area for the past four years.

He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Mary Young of Branson West, MO., three children; Richard Young, Ronald Young, Debby Kirby all of Salina, KS., a step-son, Brian Hirst of Yucatan, Mexico, eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

 

 

Darrel Wayne King

December 28, 1951 - October 16, 2014

Funeral Services for Darrel Wayne King, age 62 of Blue Eye, MO. will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 20, 2014 at Greenlawn Funeral Home Branson with Rev. Billy Rogers and Rev. Bruce Baker officiating.  Burial will follow in Blue Eye Cemetery in Blue Eye, MO.  Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home of Branson.

He died at 4:26 a.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014 at his home.

He was born on December 28, 1951 in Kansas City, MO the son of Cal King, Jr. and Lou Alice King Holderby.  He was an employee of Blue Eye Schools and a member of the Calvary Temple Full Gospel Church. He had been a lifelong resident of the area.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Sue Snowden King of Blue Eye, MO., his mother, Lou Alice Holderby of Cassville, MO. two daughters; Kimberly King Weiler and husband Greg of Blue Eye, MO., Miranda King Cupit and husband Mark of Clever, MO., three siblings; Rhonda Pearsall of Springfield, MO., Darala Olle of Pleasanton, TX., Cleatus King of Hardy, AR. and two grandchildren; Shellby and Coleson. He was preceded in death by his father, a daughter, Angela King, a sister, Brenda King Morrill.