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4B Sunday, April 23. 1995 News-Leader OZARKS Death Notices Mattie 0. Burch James W. Cairns Ronald Dee Carder John Thomas Daniel Don S. Edwards Terry Finley Max Forrester J.D.

Garrison Hulda Amelia Hering Ginter Barbara J. Haase Leo Henry Paul Andrew Lane Robert Dale Martinez J. Richard Moody Elvin Morgans Earl R. Nickles Wilma Pemberton Mary Mable Pierce Gladys Lorene Strain Glatha P. Thompson Christcne Turner Ronald Dee Carder, 45 NORWOOD Services for Ronald Dee Carder, Norwood, will be at 10 a.m.

Monday in Green Mountain Church north of Mountain Grove with burial in Green Mountain Cemetery under direction of Craig-Hurtt-Bradley Funeral Home, Mountain Grove. Mr. Carder, a farmer, died at 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Texas County Memorial Hospital, Houston, of an ap Mattie 0. Burch, 94 LINN CREEK Services for Mat-tie 0.

Burch, Linn Creek, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Allee-Reed Funeral Home, Camdenton, with burial in Percival Cemetery, Linn Creek. Mrs. Burch, a homemaker, died Friday in Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m.

today in the funeral home. James W. Cairns, 51 BRANSON Services for James W. Cairns, Branson, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in First Baptist Church, Branson, with burial in Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery under direction of Snapp's Funeral Home.

Mr. Cairns, a retired barber, died Friday evening in Skaggs Community Healthcare Center. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today in the funeral home. parent heart attack.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m today in the tunerai home. John Thomas Daniel, 47 OZARK Services for iJorin Thomas Daniel, Ozark, will be at p.m. Monday in Adams Funeral Home with burial in Springfield Na-v tional Cemetery. See DEATHS, Page 8B L- (Notices contain service and death information only.) Obituaries The obituaries and memoriams listed below are paid announcements. The death notices are published at no charge.

Obituary charges are $1.75 per line Monday through Saturday and $1.95 per line tor Sunday. There is an additional charge for pictures Obituanesr may be called or faxed to the News-Leader Monday through Sunday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. You may call 417-836-1183 or 1-800-695-1972 The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hartline Hospice.

Annabell, of the home; a son, Bruce, Santa Paula, and two sisters, Gola Mealey, Carthage, and Rozetta Westfall, Springfield. He was in death by his parents and a brother. Masonic graveside services were April 12, 1995, in Santq Paula, under direction of Pierce Funeral Home. Burial was in Pierce Cemetery. lV7 David E.

Welch KANSAS CITY, Kan. Ddvld E. Welch, 69, Kansas City, 7 three years working in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas. In 1978, he was employed with McDonnell Douglas Corp.

and worked with this company for 15 years as a purchasing agent. Kyle was a deacon in his church and was very active in the music and sports programs. He was always available to serve as interim minister of music in Temple Baptist and Jefferson Avenue Baptist Churches, Springfield, and in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas when called upon. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; three children, Kent, Kristen and Gregory; his parents, Harlin and Jeannette, Springfield; a sister, Rhonda K.

Russell, Tampa, Fla; and a niece, D'Anna K. Kyle. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday In First Baptist Church Harvester, St. Charles, with burial in St.

Charles Memorial Gardens under direction of Baue Funeral Home, St. Charles. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia Society of America Westport Plaza, St.

Louis, Mo. 63146 or to First Baptist Church, Springfield, Mo. 65807. paternal grandparents, Gerald and Yvonne Ketner, state of Idaho; and a special uncle and aunt, Shannon and Gladys Wright. Modesto, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Doore Taylor. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Herman Lohmeyer Funeral Home, 500 E. Walnut, Springfield, with Fr. Ray O'Connor officiating.

Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call at their convenicne after 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home where visitation will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday. We love you, Gerald! Mom and Dad, brothers and sister Clarence Raines Clarence Raines, 88, Springfield, died at 12:45 a.m.

Thursday in Americana Fremont Healthcare Center after a one-month illness. He was born in La Harpe, and had been a resident of Springfield most of his life. Clarence was a retired estimator for Ozark York, a member of First Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge, Shrine and past Worthy Patron of Eastern Star. He is survived by a son and his wife, Fred and Marilyn, Springfield; a daughter and her hsuband, Cheryl and Ben Brite, Lee's Summit; a brother and his wife, Dale and Betty, Houston, Texas; two sisters, Shirley Sparks and Alma Har-pool, both of Springfield; seven grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; and a special friend, Mary Lewis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances; a son; a grandson; two brothers; and two sisters.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Klingner Mortuary with the Rev. Bob Burroughs officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m.

today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southwest Missouri or to Meals on Wheels. formerly or 5pringrieia, died Friday, April 21, 1995, in Providence Medical Mr. Welch was born in --Springfield and had lived In the Kansas City area since 1954. He was a representative -and division manager for United States Tobacco Compani for 17 years and then was a -representative for Coronet Accessories for eight years fore retiring in 1981.

He served in the Navy for two years and in the Air Force for seven years as a staff sergeant. He, K. was a life member of V.F.W.':! Post No. 9523, serving as quar- termaster, and was a member of American Legion Post. 45.

He was a member of St. Patricks Catholic Church for 36 1-years, serving as an usher for -c 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Mabelle, of the home; three brothers, Bob, Dallas, Texas, George, Monett, and Clqr-Vi ence, Bellflower, a brother-in-law, Gordon Clenr-v, ent, Table Rock, two sis-! -ters, Shirley McAsey, St. Joseph, and Arletha Hawkins, Kent, eight nieces; and, four nephews. Services will be at 10:30 a.m.

Monday, April 24, in St. Patrick's Catholic Church -with burial in Chapel Hill Cem-' etery under direction of Butler, Funeral Home, 6300 Kansas City, Kan. Friends may call from 4 to 6. S.m. today in the funerat ome where rosary services; 7 will be at 6 p.m.

today. The family requests butions to American Heart As-' et DmI.Ij.IiI. mother-in-law, Mary Schwandt. Joyce died after a long and courageous fight against breast cancer. Through sheer determination and because of her deep love for her family, she survived seven years before losing her battle.

Joyce was a role model and inspiration for everyone who knew her. As a coordinator of The Women's Center Breast Care Clinic, leader of Reach Support Group, founding member of Southwest Missouri Breast Cancer Coalition and organizer of numerous breast cancer awareness activities, she encouraged women to be informed and take an active role in their own health care. As a nursing instructor, she guided hundreds of men and women as. they learned to practice their chosen profession. Among her volunteer activities, she was a member of the board of American Cancer Society, Springfield Chapter, and was the first recipient of the Richard Champion Memorial Award for outstanding work in patient services.

As a wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, she helped us see how to make life happy and taught us all how to have courage even in the face of adversity. We will miss her kindness, courage, wisdom and her unique sense of humor and she will truly be in our hearts forever. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday In First and Calvary Presbyterian Church with Dr. Gary Stratman officiating.

Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Crocker Cemetery under direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be made in her memory to the Joyce Schwandt Memorial Fund for The Women's Center Breast Clinic, co Cox Health Systems, 1423 N.

Jefferson, Springfield, Mo. 65802. Wayne Claypool ASH GROVE Wayne Clay-pool, 83, Ash Grove, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Thursday in Ash Grove Nursing Home. He was a native of Ash Grove and a lifelong area resident.

He was a farmer and stockman. He was affiliated with the Baptist church. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart after being wounded and taken as a prisoner of war. He was a member and past commander of V.F.W. Post No.

5333, Walnut Grove. He was a graduate of Walnut Grove High School. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Irene and Verlon Spencer, Walnut Grove; a nephew, Paul Wayne White, Riverside, and a niece, Elizabeth Smith, Phoenix, Ariz. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Millard Claypool; and a sister, Pauline White. Services will be at 2 p.m.

Monday in Wilson-Brim-Daniel Funeral Home, Ash Grove, with the Rev. Frank Childers officiating. Burial will be in Williamson Cemetery near Walnut Grove. Friends may call at their convenience after noon today in the funeral home. Wayne E.

Fuller SANTA PAULA, Calif. -Wayne E. Fuller, 74, Santa Paula, formerly of the Halltown area, died April 9, 1995, in Ventura Hospital, Ventura, of heart failure. He retired from Texaco Oil after 33 years of service. He is survived by his wife, 9UV.UUUII vi iu ji.

ruuivK Paul L. Claypole Paul Claypole, 77, Springfield, died at 7:30 a.m. Saturday In his home. The son of Rossie and Martha Claypole, he was born Nov. 15.

1917, near Walnut Grove. He was a member of National Heights Baptist Church, Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422, Scottish Rite, Valley of Joplin, and Abou Ben Adhem Shrine. He was a retired Frisco conductor after 40 years of service. He also served under Sheriff Glenn Hendrix in the Greene County Sheriff's office for 16 years.

He Is survived by his wife, LoVene, to whom he was wed Aug. 28, 1968; a daughter, Perri Lind Lampe and her husband, David C. Long, and child, Durl Lucille Lampe Long, all of Prairie Village, a daughter, Sharron Stagner and her husband, Richard, and chlldren.Mark, Michael, Patrick, and Elizabeth Stagner; a daughter, Catherine and her husband, Michael Carr, and their son, Matthew, Springfield; and the mother of Sharron and Catherine, Ruth Claypole, Springfield. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday In Greenlawn Funeral Home South with the Rev.

Bob Burroughs and Dr. George Gleason officiating. Burial will be In Hazelwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. today In the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Missouri. The family deeply appreciates the special people of Hospice who shared our tears and laughter and provided Paul ana his family with care and support from the heart. Hazel Marie Smith McCorkill ASH GROVE Hazel Marie Smith McCorkill, 79, Ash Grove, formerly of Willard, passed away at 11:05 a.m. Thursday. April 20, 1995, In Willard Care Center following a short illness.

She was born in May, and was a longtime resident of the Willard and Ash Grove areas. She was a retired educator, having taught history at Central High School. Springfield, for 15 years, retiring in 1976. She was a graduate of Fayetteville High School, Fay-ettevllle. class of 1932, and of Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, where she received her masters degree in 1961.

She was a member of Green Hills Country Club and Willard Mount Zion Presbyterian Church. She Is survived by her husband, Lee; two sons and their wives, Mike and Myra McCorkill, Greenfield, and Tom and Vickl McCorkill, Porterville, a daughter and her husband, Frances and Harry Merriman, Eden Prairie, nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Springfield, with the Revs. William Harris and Richard L. Menzel officiating under direction of Wilson-Brim-Daniel Funeral Home, Ash Grove.

J. Hobert Guy J. Hobert, 61, Springfield, departed this life April 20, 1995, after a long illness. Guy, son of Guy and Edith Hobert, was born Sept. 17, 1933, in Kincaid, Kan.

He married Evelyn June Lease on Aug. 1, 1988, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was in the Army on active duty from 1951-53 and was in the Marine Corps from 1954-72, retiring after 22 years of service as an E-7 gunnery sergeant. He served a year In the Korean War and three tours of duty in the Vietnam War. He also retired after 22 years of owning and operating a semi-trailer truck.

Guy's Inner strength and courage were a great suport to his family and friends. He was a kind, gentle and compassionate person, who will be dearly missed by all who came in contact with him. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, of the home; his mother, Edith, Stockton, a brother, Russ, Clearwater, a half-sister, Dell, Stockton, a daughter, Cindy Nelson, Bolivar; a granddaughter, Ashlea Nelson, Bolivar; numerous friends; and other family members. He was preceded in death by his father, a brother and a sister. Services will be at noon Monday, April 24, 1995, in Greenlawn Funeral Home North with the Rev.

Paul Col-tharp officiating. Burial will be in Springfield National Cemetery. visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today In the funeral home. Kyle Ray Hutsell Kyle Ray Hutsell, 42, St.

Charles, died April 20, 1995, in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis. Kyle was born in Houston Jan. 25, 1953. His family moved to Springfield in 1954.

He attended Holland Elementary, Pershing Junior High and graduated from Parkview High School in 1971. He was well-known for his leadership, music and athletic ability. Kyle from S.M.S.U. in 975 with a comprehensive business degree. He was active in the music and business departments.

Kyle sang with the Madrigal Singers, S.M.S.U. Choir ana Chamber Singers. The Chamber Singers toured Europe in 1974, where he sang in many schools, churches and cathedrals. Kyle was employed with K-Mart in the management program for Guy Community Center. Ruby F.

Williams ELDON Ruby F. Williams, 90, Eldon, formerly of Spring-field, died at 7:30 a.m. Satur-day in Eldon Healthcare Cen- ter. She was born March 7, iyuo, in waynesvine to winara -Olney and Sara Davis. She' re tired from Kirk wood School- System and was a member of First Assembly of God, Valley.

Park. She is survived by three daughters and their husbands, Jeanne and Edgar T. Apper-son, Marie and Paul Gibbs, all of Springfield, and Brenda and Curt Ballard, Hollister; a son and his wife, Robert R. and Carmen Williams, Cedar Rap-'' Holmes Jagears Holmes Jagears, 82, Springfield, passed away Saturday, April 22, 1995, in St. John's Regional Health Center.

He was a retired automotive supervisor for the Frisco Railroad, where he was employed for 42 years. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church, where he was serving as chairman of deacons at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Letha, of the home; two children and their spouses, Bennie L. and Becky Jagears, Garrison, and Shirlene L. and John W.

Allman, Ben-tonville, a sister, Goldie Wilkerson, Monett; four grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 24, 1995, in Walnut Lawn DeGraffenreid-Wood Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Combs officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to "Bus Fund" at Temple Baptist Church. Gerald Keith Ketner "Little Cowboy" Gerald Keith Ketner, "Little Cowboy," 3, Springfield, died at 1:38 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 1995, in his home.

He was born July 20, 1991, in Modesto, to Devin and Lola Russell Ketner. Gerald was a very loving and happy child during his short life. He suffered from a seizure disorder but died with dignity. He is survived by his parents, Devin and Lola; his brothers, Devin Justin, Matthew and Andy; his sister, Sarah; his maternal grandfather, Ronnie Russell, Springfield; his mJJ-A A nui I IU5. iowu; 14 yrunui.niiurwn; ij great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a aaugnter-in-iaw, Lorraine wii- liams, St.

Louis; a sister-in-law, Ruth Vermillion, Houston, Tex-' as; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wesley; a son, Jerry; three grandchildren; two Joyce K. Thornsberry Schwandt Joyce K. Thornsberry Schwandt, 43, Springfield, died at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Cox Medical Center South.

The daughter of Joe and Geraldean Thornsberry, she was born Nov. 20, 1951, in Waynesville. She was a graduate of Crocker High School, Burge School of Nursing and Drury College, where she received her bachelor of science degree in nursing and her masters in education. She was a member of First and Calvary Presbyterian Church. At the time of her death, she was coordinator of The Women's Center Breast Care Clinic.

She is survived by her husband, George two daughters, Sarah and Becky, all of the home; her parents, Joe and Geraldean Thornsberry, Crocker; two brothers and their wives, Joe and Judy Thornsberry, St. Louis, and Jerry and Roxanne Thornsberry, Crocker; a sister, Jeanette Thornsberry, Springfield; her maternal grandmother, Marie Hedrick, Crocker; and her Drorners; ana a sisier. Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Greenlawn Funeral nUIIIV TVIIII 1119 KVV. fvsa Gibson officiating.

Graveside '1 services and burial will be at 2 5l p.m. Tuesday in Oak Hill Cem- -etery, Kirkwood. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today In the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Cerebral Palsy or Muscular Dystrophy Associa-tions.

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