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Lela Madge Pinegar

March 6, 1920 - September 1, 2014

Lela Madge Pinegar, age 94, of Springfield, MO, passed away Monday, September 1, 2014 at Quail Creek.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, , with Rev. Mark Hansche officiating. Burial will be held in Union Grove Cemetery, Fair Grove, MO. Visitation will be held from 5:30-7:30 on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO

Kennth James Rone

December 1, 1919 - August 30, 2014

Kenneth James Rone died on August 30, 2014. Kenneth was born December 1, 1919 in Polo, Mo., to Merle Orr Rone and Henry Harrison Rone. He is survived by four children, Robert Rone (Sue), Bonnie Adams (David),Steven Rone (Sharon) and Stanley Rone (Julie);brother, Dean Rone (Delores) and sister Helen Fae Schaefer. He leaves behind fourteen grandchildren, thirty five great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.He is preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Mae Deeds Taylor Rone; son, James Leroy Rone; his mother and father; sisters, Marjorie Atkinson, Norma McKee, Virginia Lea Mayes and Dorothy Ann Rone, who died shortly after birth.A member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kenneth held many positions of leadership, including Branch President, District President and Stake Patriarch.Kenneth joined the CCC’s shortly after high school graduation. It was during that time that he met the love of his life, Georgia. They were married on December 16, 1939 in Springfield, Mo.He began working for Lipscomb Grain and Seed Company in 1941, but his employment was interrupted in 1944 when he was drafted into the Navy during WWII. When the war ended he returned to his job at Lipscomb’s and worked his way up to Mill manager before retiring in 1988.He was a proud and devoted member of Kiwanis club for thirty three years.Kenneth valued his family above everything and enjoyed being with them. He will be greatly missed by his many family members and friends.Services will be at Greenlawn Funeral Home South at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014. Visitation will be in Greenlawn Funeral Home South on Friday September 5, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Dorothy Ann Dale

June 8, 1932 - August 30, 2014

Dorothy Ann Dale, age 82, of Springfield, MO, passed away Saturday August 30, 2014 at her residence.  She was born June 8, 1932, in Arbington, PA to Stanley and Marion Brighton.  She was a member of the Berean Baptist Church of Springfield.

Dorothy was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to all that knew her.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband of  51 years, Ernest Dale.  She is survived by 2 daughters:  Patricia Mills and husband Brian, Springfield, Mo., and Diane Croge and husband Anthony, Somerdale, NJ.  Also, 5 grandchildren :  Tyler, Zachary, Clancey, Danielle and Ashley; plus one great-grandchild:  Felix.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 5, 2014 at Greenlawn  North  Funeral Home, with Pastor Jeffrey Ables officiating.  Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Thursday September 4th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.  Online condolences may be made at www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com

 

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Don E. Stroud

December 2, 1942 - August 29, 2014

Don E. Stroud, age 71, of Walnut Grove, MO, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Mercy Hospital. He was born December 2, 1942, in Marshfield, MO, to Edwin and Mary Emma (Bumgarner) Stroud. He was united in marriage on December 27, 1996 in Eureka Springs, AR to Diane (Towle) Schubert. Don retired from Hutchens Industries, Seymour MO, after forty-two years of employment. Don enjoyed caring for his farm, and livestock. The great joy of Don’s life was spending time with his family and attending his grandchildren’s activities.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Mary Emma Stroud; 2 brothers Robert Stroud and Tony Stroud; and two sisters Norma Stroud and Edna Stroud.

He is survived by his loving wife, Diane Stroud , Walnut Grove, MO; two step-children, Danny Schubert and wife Terri of Willard, MO and Christy Jeffryes and husband Dennis of Walnut Grove, MO; three grandchildren, Weston, Haleigh, and Hayden; four sisters, Juanita Laughlin, Geneva Young, Anna Belle Baldwin, and Deloris “Boots” Holland; and a host of family and friends.

A celebration of Don’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO with Rev. Phil Cook officiating. Burial will be held in Stewart Cemetery, Fordland, MO. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, September 1, 2014 at Greenlawn Funeral Home North. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Mercy Hospital or Walnut Grove FFA. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO. Online condolences may be made at www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.

Freddy Wayne Baker

October 10, 1934 - August 28, 2014

Freddy W. Baker, 79 of Springfield, Missouri passed away August 28, 2014 after a long illness. He was born October 10, 1934 in Springfield to Clyde and Helen Baker. Preceding him in death were his parents; his loving wife Lyn Baker; a brother, Richard and 2 sisters, Ann and Lynda. He is survived by his daughter, Vicki Baker Woodard and husband Buster; 3 sons, Tom O’Connor and wife Carol, Kirby Baker , Christopher Baker; 4 grandchildren, T.J. O’Connor and wife Lindsey, Alan O’Connor, Monica Baker Sandvik, MacKenzie Baker; 3 great grandchildren Sebastian, Hedda and Mallory and 3 siblings, Alyce, Nancy and Clyde. Freddy Baker had many friends who will miss him and a family who loved him very much. Visitation will be held Monday, September 1st at Greenlawn Funeral Home North from 5 pm to 7 pm . Funeral services will be on Tuesday, September 2nd at Greenlawn Funeral Home North at 10 am.

 

Richard D. Goranson

August 26, 2014 - August 26, 2014

Richard D Goranson, age 84, of Humansville, MO, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014, at Citizens Memorial Hospital. He was born     April 14, 1930, in Ostrander, MN, to Carl and Florence (Funk) Goranson. He is a US Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Roma Jean Goranson; a daughter Deborah Keller; and a son Jim Goranson.

He is survived by one son Josh Goranson of CA; one daughter Barbara Jackson of OR; one sister Viola Zeitler of MN; four grandchildren: Kimberly, Jason, Karrie, and Jodie; three great grandchildren: Olivia, Ryan, and Logan; as well as other relatives and friends.

According to Richard’s wishes his body will be cremated. Burial will take place at a later date at Mt. Gilead Cemetery Bolivar, MO. Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.

 

Justin Henry Park

June 18, 1992 - August 26, 2014

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JUSTIN HENRY PARK 1992 – 2014

 

JUSTIN H. PARK, 22, SPENT THE LAST MOMENTS OF HIS LIFE SURROUNDED BY HIS IMMEDIATE FAMILY. HE BATTLED AN UNKNOWN INFECTION THAT RAVEGED HIS BODY FOR 3 ½ MONTHS.

JUSTIN WAS GRACIOUSLY INVITED BY HIS SAVIOR ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014. FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD 10:00 A.M. AT JAMES RIVER CHURCH SATURDAY AUGUST 30, 2014. A LUNCHEON TO FOLLOW IMMEDIATELY. VISITATION WILL BE HELD FRIDAY, AUGUST 29TH FROM 6:00 TO 8:00 P.M. AT GREENLAWN FUNERAL HOME EAST 3540 EAST SEMINOLE.

HE WAS BORN ON JUNE 18, 1992 IN DES MOINES, IOWA TO DR. DAN & HUNNI PARK. HE GRADUATED FROM KICKAPOO HIGH SCHOOL IN 2010 AND WAS A YEAR SHY OF GRADUATING FROM MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY.

JUSTIN WAS A BROTHER OF THE KAPPA SIGMA FRATERNITY (KE), COMARADE OF HIS FELLOW FRATERNITY BROTHERS. HE CHERISHED HIS FAMILY, JUSTIN ACTIVELY SOUGHT OUT TO SPEND TIME WITH HIS MANY COUSINS. HE UNDERSTOOD THAT HAVING AN EXTENDED FAMILY ENRICHED HIS LIFE. HE WOULD GENEROUSLY TEXT HIS AUNTIES BEAUTIFUL SCRIPTURES JUST TO SHOUT OUT A “HELLO” OR TO REMEMBER A SPECIAL DAY. JUSTIN DID NOT LACK SHYNESS FOR HIS LOVE OF FAMILY AND CHRIST.

MANY OTHER FACTS OF HIS LIFE INCLUDED: TRAVELING, DELICIOUS MEALS, BODY BUILDING, LISTENING TO ECLECTIC MUSIC. WHAT WE ALL WILL MISS MOST ABOUT JUSTIN IS HIS INFECTIOUS SMILE. HE HAD A WAY OF WALKING INTO ANY ROOM WITH HIS BEAUTIFUL SMILE AND WARM THE HEARTS OF ALL.

HIS EARLY PASSING HAS SHATTERED THE MANY HEARTS OF THOSE WHO LOVED HIM.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS DR. DAN & HUNNI PARK; SIBLINGS JOCELYN, RICHARD AND ROSELLEN, GRANDPARENTS HENRY & YUNG HEE PARK OF SAN FRANCISCO, CA., KUN TAK PAK OF PERRY, IOWA AND 18 UNCLES AND AUNTS AND 39 COUSINS, JUSTIN WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS GRANDMOTHER, I SUN PAK.

 

THE FAMILY REQUESTS DONATIONS BE DIRECTED TO THE FAMILY FOR FUTURE MEMORIAL TRIBUTES.

Willis Eugene Carr

January 1, 1952 - August 26, 2014

Willis Eugene Carr 62, of Springfield passed away at 5:25 a.m. August 26, 2014. Willis was born to Lawrence and Versa (Gooch) Carr. He had been a self-employed roofer for many years of his life. Willis loved listening to Cyndi Lauper music, and he loved riding motorcycles, fixing up gocarts and playing basketball with his favorite nephew Matt and niece Angela. To Matt and Angela, he was the world’s greatest uncle. Willis was of the Pentecostal Faith. When he became disabled in 2007, due to a stroke, he never did really get back to life after that. Willis leaves behind brother Arnold his wife Kym, sister Alice, sister-in-law Debby, nephew Matt, niece’s Angela, husband Brian Sr. and Glenda, husband Jason, great niece’s Amara, Justice, and Karman, great-nephew’s Brian Jr. and Blake. Willis has went to be with God and his deceased family, parents Lawrence and Versa, brother Jim, infant sister, niece’s Kerry and Ashley. He will be greatly missed. Good Bye Gene, “quote” from Willis “Help the living, not the dead” Graveside services will be Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

Kathleen Patton

November 5, 1921 - August 25, 2014

Kathleen Patton, age 92, of Springfield, Missouri, MO, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at Woodland Manor. She was born November 5, 1921 to Floyd and Ethel Peters. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Kathleen Worked as an excutive secretary at Harry Cooper Supply Company.

 

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 30, 2014, at GreenlawnMemorialGardens, Springfield, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO. Online condolences may be made at www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.

Carol Sue Weiler

April 27, 1948 - August 25, 2014

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Carol Sue Weiler, 66, of Spring­field, Mo. passed away Aug. 25, 2014 at Christian Health Care East.

Born April 27, 1948, in Spring­field, Mo. She was preced­ed in death by her parents, Dorothy (Bartholomew) and Robert (Bob) Weiler and two brothers, Jerry Weiler and Jim Weiler.

She is survived by her sis­ter, Katie (Weiler) Tillman and her husband John Tillman of Springfield, Mo. and four nieces and five nephews.

The family would like give a special thanks to Christian Health Care East and Hospice for the care and kindness for Carol.

A visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. Saturday August 30, 2014 until service time at 10:00 a.m. in Greenlawn Funeral Home-East in Springfield, Mo.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to PAWS Pet Pantry, 2835 E. Southern Hills Blvd., Springfield, MO 65804.

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