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Emily Jo Mendoza

January 29, 2015 - January 29, 2015




No services are planned for Emily Jo Mendoza infant daughter of Isidro Mendoza and Amy Grogan of Branson, Missouri.  Arrangements and cremation were under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson.

She died January 29, 2015 at Cox Medical Center in Springfield, Mo.

Survivors include her parents, two brothers, Marcos Mendoza of Branson and Miguel Mendoza of Springdale, Arkansas.  Four sisters, Nikki Navarro of Santa Rosa, California, Mariesa Mendoza of Springdale, Arkansas, Sidney Grogan and Christina Grogan both of Mapleton, Kansas.  Grandparents, Jesus and Maria Mendoza of Pasadena, California, Will Caylor and Angie Brefeld of Mapleton, Kansas, Great grandparents:  John & Debbie Anthony and Linda Dawdy of White Hall, Ilinois.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Michel Grogan III.





Patrick Richard West

March 24, 1961 - January 28, 2015

Patrick Richard West, 53, passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2015, in Springfield, MO. He was born March 24, 1961, in Liberal, Kansas, to Robert and Eloise (Bisbee) West. Pat married his wife Paula Workman on September 18, 1993.

Pat is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Eloise West; a sister, Connie Irving; two brothers, Gary and Dwayne Carter; and his wife’s parents, Joe and Wanda Workman.

He is survived by his wife, Paula Workman West; his children, Nicole West, Joseph Monteer, Cody West, and Emily West; his grandchildren, Lily West, and Riley Monteer; his sister, Kathy West; his brother, Michael West; his brother in-law, Robert and Patty Workman, his sister in-law, Shelly and Ron Mixer, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in Greenlawn Funeral Home South with a visitation one hour prior.

Charles W. Bergler

May 26, 1924 - January 27, 2015

Charles W. Bergler, 90, of Springfield passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Maranatha Village. Services for Charles will be at 12:30 P.M. Friday, January 30, 2015 at Maranatha Chapel 233 East Norton Road Springfield, Missouri with interment following at Missouri Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Friday before the service. Arrangements are under the care of Greenlawn Funeral Home East.

Filomena Palma

January 27, 2015 - January 27, 2015

Filomena Magdalena Palma, age 60, of Humansville, MO, passed away Monday, January 26, 2015, at Northwood Hills Care Center Humansville, MO. She was born June 25, 1954, in Phoenix, AZ, to Pedro and Caroline (Castro) Lucero. She was a member of the Sunrise Church in Chula Vista, CA. She enjoyed the 60′s du op music, talking to people especially her friends and family. She liked to eat out and shop.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers: Danny Lucero, George Lucero, Louie Perez, and Paul Lucero; two sisters: Clementine Sargent, and Grace Lucero.

She is survived by her husband Thomas Palma of the home; four children: Thomas E. Palma, Jr. of Chula Vista, CA, Sonny A. Palma of Chula Vista, CA, Bobby E. Palma of Bolivar, MO, and Angelita M. Marchante of Chula Vista, CA; five grandchildren: Thomas, Nicholas, Joshua, Chelsea, and Elizabeth Palma; one sister Rosie Perez of CA; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

Family services and burial will be held in Chula Vista, CA, at a later date. Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfunerahome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.

Stella Kaye Hendershott

December 3, 1952 - January 27, 2015

Stella Kaye Hendershott, 62 passed away at her home after recently being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Kaye is survived by her husband of 42 years, Dennis, daughters Jennifer Meacham and Joy Hendershott, grandsons Alex, and Nick Meacham.

She was employed at Missouri State University for 39 years in the Printing Services.

Kaye enjoyed reading, watching and attending musicals, going to Lady Bear Basketball  games, playing at Downstream, and most importantly, spending time with her friends and family.

She was a gentle soul who loved those around her and will be greatly missed.

Also surviving are her siblings and their spouses: Frank and Sharon Lynch, Springfield, MO, James and Lynn Ingle, Hollister, MO, Debbie and Tom Wright, Glen Carbon, IL, along with several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at Greenlawn North Funeral Home on January 28th from 6-8pm.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society in honor of Stella Kaye.

Edna Jean Clouse Stone

July 6, 1941 - January 27, 2015

Edna Jean (Clouse) Stone, 73, Springfield, Missouri passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday morning, January 27.  She was surrounded by family and friends

Born in Springfield on July 16, 1941 to Jimmie and Emogene (Mathis) Clouse, Edna graduated from Central High School in 1959.  Edna married Loren Charles Stone on November 7, 1964.  They spent 50 joyous years together.  Edna and Charlie lovingly raised two children, Gail and David.

A lifelong member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Edna loved the Lord and her church.  Edna touched many lives teaching Sunday school and bible school.  In recent years she enjoyed preparing and serving meals for the after school program.

During her children’s elementary school years she volunteered at the York Elementary Library.  She worked for eighteen years for Springfield Public Schools Food Services as a cook at Central High School.  Edna’s kindness and smile brought happiness into the lives of numerous students.

Preceding her in death were her parents Jimmie and Emogene (Mathis) Clouse.

She is survived by her loving family, husband Loren Charles; sister Betty and husband Roger Dale Hauth; daughter Gail and husband Dan Scroggins; and son David and wife Krista.  Edna is also survived by her two grandsons Jack and Jimmy Stone in whom she found the greatest joy and loved dearly.  Numerous family and friends will remember her fondly.  The family gives special thanks to Edna’s caregiver Connie Gleasner and Oxford Hospice.

Services will be 3:00 pm Friday, January 30th at Greenlawn Funeral Home North with Reverend Carl Rees officiating.  Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Thursday, January 29 at the funeral home

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Oxford Hospice.

Ivan Lee Schmitt

April 3, 1927 - January 27, 2015

Ivan Lee Schmitt, 87, of Springfield, MO passed away Tuesday January 27, 2015. He was born on April 3, 1927 to George and Zelma Hill Schmitt. Ivan was born, lived and worked his entire life on his farm on Highway O.

He was a Dairyman and Cattle Farmer.  He is survived by his wife Betty (Potts), daughter Becky Willis and many family members and a wonderful community of life-long friends.

Ivan was a member of National Heights Baptist Church. The family would like to thank Pastor Vaughn Weatherford.

The family also wishes to thank Cox South 300 and 500 West for the wonderful care given to both Grandpa and his family during his final days.

Graveside services will be held at Robberson Prairie Cemetery on Saturday, January 31st at 10:00 a.m.

Ramona Beth Vaughn

February 29, 1952 - January 26, 2015

Ramona Beth Vaughn, age 62, of Springfield, MO, passed away Monday, January 26, 2015 in her home. She was born February 29, 1952, in Ironton, MO, to Chester and Ruth (Smith) Sulser. Ramona was a graduate of Ellington High School, she received her nursing degree from Burge School of nursing in 1973, she later received her B.S.N. degree from Southwest Baptist University in 2000. She was united in marriage to Gary Vaughn on August 10, 1973 in Ellington, MO. She worked for Cox Medical Center as a nurse for forty-one years. Ramona enjoyed reading a good book, her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Vaughn and her father, Chester Sulser. She is survived by her mother,Ruth Sulser, Ellington, MO; two sons, Jason Vaughn and wife Jenni, Springfield and Eric Vaughn and wife Tanya, Springfield; two grandsons, Nicholas and Brendan Vaughn; surrogate daughter, Amy Murphy of Springfield; one brother, Paul Sulser, Shelbyville, MO; two sisters, Krista Hampton, Ellington, MO and Paula Hulse, Hannibal, MO; and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO with Rev. Paul Coltharp officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cox Health Good Samaritan Fund 3525 S. National Ave., Suite 204, Springfield, MO 65807. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO.

Sheila Ann Campbell

May 9, 1946 - January 26, 2015

Sheila Ann Campbell, 68, of Brighton passed away on Monday January 26, 2015. She was born in Springfield on May 9, 1946. Sheila loved the outdoors, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include: husband of 55 years Don Campbell; one daughter Victoria Campbell, three sons: David and wife Susie Campbell, Terry and wife Georgeanna Campbell and Donald Campbell, Jr; grandchildren: Jonathan Day, Abby Bostron and husband Derrick, Sabrina Campbell, Jake Campbell, Andrew Campbell, Amanda Campbell, Terry Campbell II; great-grandchildren: Daylin Campbell, Emma and Madison Bostron, also including Kaitlyn Todd, Don Haden and Nate Adkin. Plus several sisters and one brother.

Services will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home North with a visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday January 29, 2015. And a funeral service on Friday January 30th starting at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.  Online condolences may be made at greenlawnfuneralnorth.com. Sheila will always be loved and missed … in our hearts forever!

Dean Shirley Lamb

March 23, 1927 - January 26, 2015

Dean Shirley Lamb was born March 23, 1927, in Bogard, MO. The youngest child of Rollin and Jewel Shirley. She departed this life on January 26, 2015. Rollin and Jewel later moved to Humansville, MO, where Dean graduated from high school. In 1949 Dean married H.O. Lamb and moved to Collins, MO, where she owned and operated a beauty shop for many years, and was a member of Coon Creek Baptist Church. In 1977 Dean and H.O. moved to Louisville, KY, and remained there for 8 years. They then moved to Springfield, MO, where they spent the rest of their lives. Dean accepted Christ at a young age, and until their deaths both H.O. and Dean were active members of Second Baptist Church of Springfield. While in Louisville and Springfield, Dean worked at a drapery and garment manufacturing facility. Dean loved to make potholders to give away to friends and mission groups, thereby being known as “The Potholder Lady”.

Dean was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, and by H.O. in 2000. Dean is survived by her children, Ron and Rita Lamb of Fulton, MO, Rick and Shirley Lamb of Ozark, MO, Reg Lamb of Enunclaw, WA, and Ranea and Ival Hannah of Springfield, MO; 10 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday, January 30, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Greenlawn Funeral Home South. Graveside services will be on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in Eastlawn Cemetery on East Pythian Street, Springfield, MO. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Second Baptist Church of Springfield Mission Fund. The family wishes to express gratitude to James River Care and Rehabilitation for their loving care of Mom