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Alvin Dean Richardson, age 82, son of Albert and Ruby Mae Richardson was born July 7, 1938, in Success, Mo. He passed away July 11, 2020, in Mountain Grove.

Gary Dee Grogan, age 75, son of Marion and Opal (Aldridge) Grogan was born June 8, 1945, in Yukon, Mo. He passed away on July 8, 2020, at Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Mo.

Dinsel Ray McColgin  (Diesel Smoke) of Raymondville was born on Feb. 16, 1942, in the Oscar community to Virgil and Edna Johnson McColgin. He passed away at his home July 9, 2020.

On July 6, 2020, Walter Lawson, age 96, passed away in Houston, Mo.  He was born March 21, 1924, in Burnham, Mo., to Walter Wilson and Ethel (Blankenbleckler) Lawson.  He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Dorothy (McClellan) Lawson; a brother, Dean Lawson and sister, Catherine L…

Virginia Faye Gaddis Stottlemyre, 85, of Houston, Mo., passed from this life on Friday morning, July 3, 2020, at Houston House. Faye was born on Jan. 21, 1935, to Erie and Winnie (Cantrell) Gaddis in the Dykes community near Mountain Grove, Mo., where she was raised on a dairy farm. Faye gra…

Betty Jane Higgins, 77, of Licking, Mo.,  passed away June 30, 2020.  She was born Dec. 20, 1942, in Centerville, Iowa. 

Wanda Lee Sheridan, age 72, daughter of Michael and Dortha (Southwick) Sheridan was born Sept. 6, 1947, in San Diego, Calif. She passed away June 26, 2020, at the Kabul Nursing Home, Cabool.

Patricia Lynne Guest, age 74, daughter of Van Kay and Madge (Brough) Price was born Dec. 5, 1945 in Payson, Utah. She passed away June 30, 2020, at her home in Success, Mo.

James Elmer Holtz, 82, of Raymondville, passed away June 28, 2020, in Houston, Mo.  He was born Dec. 28, 1937, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Elmer and Dorothy Bramman Holtz.

Tracie Lynn Cornell Pugh, 47, passed away on June 20, 2020. She was born in Oklahoma City, Okla.,  on Nov. 30, 1972.

Donald Leroy Roland, Sr, age 70, of Hartshorn, Mo., passed away June 13, 2020, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Mo. He was born Aug. 29, 1949, to Curtis Donald and Violet Juanita (Ipock) Roland in California.

Johnnie Lawrence Edgmond was born at Hartshorn, Mo., on Jan. 15, 1942, to John and Mabel Willis Edgmond. He passed away June 15, 2020, at his home in Houston, Mo., at the age of 78.

Carollene Sharon (Moise) Coats, age 73, daughter of George Raymond Moise and Glendolla (Crawford) Bennett, was born Oct. 4, 1946, in Houston, Mo. She passed away June 12, 2020, in Springfield, Mo.

George Allen Lincoln, 81, of Cabool,  passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020, at his home surrounded by loved ones.  He was born on April 19, 1939, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the son of George and Eleanor Lincoln.

Larry Raymond Barton, 74, Paragould, Ark., passed away on June 9, 2020, St. Bernard’s Medical Center, Jonesboro, Ark., after a long battle with cancer and congestive heart failure.

Lloyd Van Ellis, 71, of Cabool,  passed away on June 5, 2020, at Mercy in Springfield, Mo.  He was born on May 11, 1949, in Cabool, the son of Delmar and Levena Archer Ellis.

Melissa Baker, age 39, daughter of Denise (Hart) Holloway and Paul Stein, was born May 15, 1981, in Fullerton, Calif. She passed away June 6, 2020, at Texas County Memorial Hospital, Houston, Mo.

Velma Irene (Wimberly) Miller of Houston, Mo., age 94, entered into rest on June 2, 2020. She was the dear wife of the late Rex Miller, Sr. They married on May 16, 1943, and were together for 63 years. She was the daughter of the late Otis and Grace (Keeling) Wimberly, born March 19, 1926, i…

Damien Michael Pogue, 22, of Licking, passed away June 5, 2020.  Damien was born on Feb. 15, 1998, in Crystal City, Mo., the son of Dannie Jr. and Tonya (Courtaway) Pogue. 

Tommy Lee Story, age 73, was born Nov. 7, 1946, to Charles E. Story and Harriet R. Story in Canon City, Colo. He went to be with the Lord May 31, 2020, at his home in Solo, Mo., with his family by his side.

James Robert "Jim" Eidson, age 79, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020, at St. Luke's Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo., after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.

Jane Marie DeSmedt (nee Halbruegger) fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed suddenly at the age of 73, Thursday, May 21, 2020.  Beloved wife of Paul Arthur DeSmedt, dear mother of Nicholas DeSmedt and Hannah Reinhardt, dear step-mother of Paula Meyer, dear mother-in-law …

Doug was born in Detroit, Mich., on Dec. 30, 1927, to Benjamin Elsworth and Elizabeth (Clinton) Doty. When he was young, his parents and three brothers (Benjamin (Jack), Roy and Michael) and four sisters (Elizabeth, Francis, Patricia and Ruth) moved to a farm in Huggins, Mo, where he lived a…

Marceline Atkisson, 90, daughter of James William "Bill" Atkisson and Tressie Wood Atkisson, was born Aug. 17, 1929.  She passed away May 10, 2020.

Private graveside services for Dean Smith, 87, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.