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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.

Melody Lynn Weinberger, age 56, daughter of Raymond Kramm and Cora Fleming Wilson, was born June 23, 1963, in Blackwell, Okla. She passed away May 15, 2020, at Salem, Mo., after a brief illness.

Doris Leona Mason went to be with her Lord at the age of 86 on May 14, 2020.

Mary Kathleen “Kate” Richardson passed peacefully from this earth, May 13, 2020, in Houston House at the age of 91. She was the third and youngest daughter of Kaga and Viola Ross, born May 20, 1928 in Houston, Mo.

Terry Gene Mings Jr., age 60, son of Terry Mings Sr. and Lois (Postlewait) Mings, was born Nov. 1, 1959, in Houston, Mo. He passed away May 7, 2020, at Texas County Memorial Hospital, Houston.

Robin (Hebblethwaite) Hayes age 55, daughter of Robert and Wanda (Jones) Hebblethwaite was born Jan. 19, 1965 in St. Charles, Mo. She passed away on May 8, 2020, in Houston, Mo.

Donald Ray Barton, Sr, age 82, son of Arthur Alonzo and Ora Mae (Driesel) Barton was born Oct. 14, 1937, in Licking, Mo. He passed away May 7, 2020, at Texas County Memorial Hospital, Houston, Mo.

Margie Irene Russell, age 92, was born May 24, 1927, to Clarence and Louise (Ritz) Fulk at Elk Creek, Mo. She passed away May 4, 2020, at the Texas County Memorial Hospital, Houston, Mo.

Violet Jane Grady, age 84, died peacefully on Monday, May 4, 2020, at her home in Licking, Mo. 

Terry Lynn Amburn, 61, was born in Houston, Mo., on Oct. 8, 1958, to Carl Henry Amburn and Barbara Ann Perkins Amburn. He left this world on April 26, 2020. 

Jennifer Lynn Biram Blomgren, 62, daughter of Wayne and Roberta Atterberry Biram, was born July 15, 1957, in Waynesville. She passed away April 30, 2020, at her home in Springfield, Mo.

Leland Ray Barnes, 86, was born Nov. 20, 1933, to Ernest and Leta Barnes and passed April 23, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C.

Raymond Eugene Flowers, 90, was born June 17, 1929, the son of Ray and Erma Thomas Flowers of Bado.

Joyce Ann Stoner, 67, daughter of Billy and Joyce Rictor Blaylock, was born March 30, 1953, in Salem. She passed away April 25, 2020, at her home in Licking.

Joyce Ann Stoner, 67, daughter of Billy and Joyce Rictor Blaylock, was born March 30, 1953, in Salem. She passed away April 25, 2020, at her home in Licking.

Mark Todd Barton, 42, son of Ronald David Barton and June Adeline Ramsey Barton, was born June 16, 1977, in Houston, Mo. He passed away April 19, 2020, at his home in Raymondville.

Robin Michelle Vest was born June 25, 1965,  the daughter of Leroy Richard Vest and Dorothy Joyce (Grizzard) Vest in Granite City, Ill. Robin joined our Heavenly Father on April 16, 2020, at the age of 54.

Eugene Edward Missel, age 85, was born July 28, 1934, in St. Louis, Mo., to Francis Joseph and Cecelia Mary (Lause) Missel. He passed away peacefully on April 18, 2020, at his home in Houston, Mo.

Steven Wayne Dabney, 64, was born on Nov. 5, 1955, in Topeka, Kan., to Albert and Marlene Clark Dabney. He passed away April 17, 2020, in West Plains.

Donna Hazel Cherry, 85, was born on Oct. 25, 1934, in Duke, Mo., to Henry and Millie Winters Regan. She passed away April 14, 2020, in Houston, Mo.

Ellen I. Allen, age 86, of Huggins, Mo., and formerly of Morris, Ill., and Wilmington, Ill., passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 15, 2020, at Life Care Center in Waynesville, Mo.

Christopher Thomas Purvis, age 59, son of Myron Purvis and Wendie Johnstone, was born Sept. 4, 1960 at St. Francis Hospital in Berwyn, Ill.  He passed away April 14, 2020 in Houston, Mo.  

Gary Michael Christeson, 69, of Raymondville, passed away April 2, 2020, in Houston.  He was born July 1, 1950, in St. Louis.