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6A The Eldon Advertiser Thursday, March 13, 2008 OBITUARIES Icie Jean S. Evacko Icie Jean S. Evackao, 86, died Sunday, March 2, 1922, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City. She was born 31, 1922, in Brumley to Frank and Ella Wall Steen.

On Aug. 22, 1942, in East Chicago, she was married to Michael Peter Evacko, who died Feb. 22, 1987. She and her husband retired from farming and moved to Iberia where she helped at the Iberia Friendship Hall and was an Avon representative for several years. She was a member of the Iberia First Christian Church.

Surviving are three sisters-in-law, Elva Steen of Eldon and Phyllis and Lucille Steen of Iberia, and many nieces and nephews. All of her siblings, Waldo, John, Holmes, Kermit and Paul Steen, and Vergie Smith, preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Rekus Funeral Home in Iberia. The Rev.

Gene Edwards officiated. Burial will be at a later date in Williams Cemetery near Iberia. Memorials may be made to Williams Cemetery. Condolences may be shared with the family at Don Louis Bradshaw Don Louis Bradshaw, 81, died Feb.

28, 2008. He was born Oct. 31, 1926, to Earl Lewis and Charlene Stover Bradshaw. Mr. Bradshaw had been owner of Bradshaw Automotive Service and taught mechanics at Eldon R-1.

Survivors include seven children, Ricky Bradshaw of the state of Washington, Randy Bradshaw of the state of Virginia, Teresa Bradshaw and David Bradshaw, both of Eldon, Kitty Bradshaw of the state of Indiana, Becky Bradshaw of the state of Arkansas, and Sherry Bradshaw Harley of St. Louis; and many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Private burial was at Eldon City Cemetery. Frances H. Evans Frances H.

Evans, 60, of Eldon died Friday, March 7, 2008, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. She was born July 8, 1947, in Jefferson City to Joe W. and Ethel Gilmore Pierce. Her mother, Ethel Evans, survives in Eldon. Her father, Joe Pierce, survives in Independence.

Ms. Evans worked as a secretary for several attorneys. Also surviving are two sons, Brandon Yacks and Carey Yacks, both of Eldon; a sister, Charleen Krieger of Highlands Ranch, a granddaughter, Misti, and a greatgrandson, Ryan. A celebration of life service will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at the Willow Creek Community Center in Eldon.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Osage Beach. Richard E. Boals Richard E. Boals, 47, of Crocker died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at the Lake Regional Health Care System in Osage Beach. He was born May 17, 1960, in Waynesville to Maynard and Ruby Robertson Boals.

His mother preceded him in death. Surviving are three brothers, Willaim Boals of Crocker, Wilford Boals of Camdenton and Harley Boals of Eldon; four sisters, Helen Jenkins of St. Clair, Norma Ferguson and Martha Haselton, both of Camdenton, and Kimberly Catlin of Dixon; and several nieces and nephews. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Camdenton.

Get Your Paws on this Spotl The Eldon Advertiser Autogram-Sentinel 415 South Maple St. Eldon, MO 65026 573-392-5658 Clare Robert Griffin Clare Robert Griffin, 88, of Osage Beach, formerly of Eldon, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, in Osage Beach. He was born July 14, 1919, in Walker, Iowa, to Alvin J. and Cora Wilson Griffin. In 1983, he was married to Lucille Binder Fitzgerald, who survives of the home.

He previously was married to Laua Saling Griffin, who died in 1980. Mr. Griffin lived most of his life in Washington County, lowa, and spent 38 years associated with and in the plumbing and heating business. He was a college graduate and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a member of the Isaac Walton League in Washington, Iowa, studied art and was an artist. He was employed with Wal-Mart in Eldon for 12 years. He was a former member of the Methodist Church in Washington, Iowa, and at the time of his death was a member of the Eldon United Methodist Church. In addition to his wife, Mr. Griffin is survived by a stepson, Joel A.

Fitzgerald of Lebanon; six step-grandchildren; and eight stepgreat-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home in Eldon. Burial was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Winfield Scott Township Cemetery in Winfield, Iowa.

Memorials may be made to the Eldon United Methodist Church or Osage Beach Health care. Raymond Allen Raymond Allen, 92, of Eldon died Monday, March 10, 2008, in Jefferson City. He was born Dec. 29, 1915, in Eldon to Charley and Stella Allee Allen. On Aug.

10, 1935, he was married in Tuscumbia to Nelda Cotten, who preceded him in death. Mr. Allen was a farmer and was a member of the Eldon First Assembly of God Church. Surviving are three sons, Garrel Allen of Eldon, Clayton Allen of Holts Summit and Charlie Allen of High Point; a daughter, Christy Flaugher of Holts Summit; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandCh Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 02 p.m, Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home in Eldon with funeral services immediately following. The Rev.

James Hedrick will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Gardens at Barnett. Memorials may be made to the Eldon First Assembly of God Church. Robert Jarold Hasty Robert Jarold Hasty, 76, of Richland died Monday, March 10, 2008, at Richland Care Center. Mr.

Hasty was a retired Civil Service employee. Surviving are three sons, Robert Hasty of Jefferson City, Gregory Hasty Camdenton and Gordon Hasty of Nixa; a daughter, Nancy Calton of Placerville, a sister, Peggy Bivens of Richland; a halfbrother, Bill Starling of St. Louis; and seven grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at Richland Memorial Chapel.

Funeral services will follow at noon. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made in his name to the Alzheimer's Association. Myrtle Marie Shelton Myrtle Marie Shelton, 64, of Dixon died Monday, March 3, 2008, at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla. She was born Nov.

25, 1943, in Waynesville to Louie and Mable Jones Patton. She was married April 18, 1959, in Iberia to Edward Wilburn Shelton, who survives at their home near Dixon. Mrs. Shelton was baptized early in life. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Kenneth D.

Shelton of Holts Summit and Randy L. Shelton of Dixon; a daughter, Ruby M. Shelton of Dixon; two half-brothers, James Patton of Camdenton and Jerry Patton of Macks Creek; five halfsisters, Vel Huebne1 and Diann Appel, both of Barnett, Mildred Rogers of Camdenton, Donna Shoemaker of Eldon and Mary Shoults of Auxvasse; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home in Dixon with Bro.

Gene Edwards officiating. Burial was in Wheeler Cemetery near Dixon. Edwin 'Duane' Blankenship Edwin "Duane" Blankenship, 53, of California died Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. He was born June 5, 1954, in Kansas City to Eddie and Jody Newkirk Blankenship, who survive in California. Mr.

Blankenship was a 1972 graduate of California High School and also was graduated from State Fair Community College, where he played college baseball. He was owner of Blankenship Insurance Agency in California, representing numerous companies. He was a member of the California United Methodist Church, the California Chamber of Commerce and the California Jaycees. Also surviving him are a son and wife, Adam and Courtney Blankenship of Leawood, a brother, Jeff Blankenship of California; and a niece and nephew, Angela and Jared Blankenship. Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m.

Wednesday at California United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the church with the Rev. Linda Pagel officiating. Burial will be in California City Cemetery under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Service of Califonia.

Memorials may be made to the California United Methodist Church Building Fund, 201 S. Oak California, MO 65018. BIll E. Fields Bill E. Fields, 63, of Stover died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at his home.

He was born Sept. 6, 1944, in Brumley to Charles Thomas and Icel Stamper Fields. He was married March 16, 1979, to Glenda A. Robbins, who survives at the home. Mr.

Fields owned and operated Bill's Construction for 25 years. He attended Big Rock Church near Barnett and was baptized Aug. 19, 2007. Also surviving him are four sons and their partners, Bradley Fields of Farmington, Randy Brown and and Jamie Wilson and Rusty and Jenny VanVleck, Robbie Brown Melissa Brown, all of Stover; a daughter and her partner, Rhonda Dinkins Shannon Campbell of Versailles; four brothers, Bob Fields of Stover, Jerry Fields of Edwardsville, Don Fields of Fortuna and Gail Fiends ofEldon; five sisters, Neta Fretuge of Elsinore, Lois Arnold and Wanda Fields, both of Tipton, Pam Berg of Florence and Linda Parrish of Sedalia; 11 grandchildren, Brandon, Brian, Amber, Andrew and Sean Fields, Ryant Brown, Tyler and Maurin Dinkins, Makayla and Resee Brown and Olivia Armstrong; and four great Brooklyn Marie Lewis, Hopelynn Marie Snyder, Quentin James Fields and Kayden Ray Fritz. Two wives preceded him in death: Edith Comstock Fields and Judy Black Fields.

Funeral services were held Sagturday at the Stover First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dick Sanders and the Rev. Diane Cutler officiating. Burial was in Stover Cemetery under the direction of Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home in Stover. Memorials may be made to Benton County Hospice, American Cander Society, American Heart Association, the Big Rock Church Building Fund or the charity of the donor's choice.

Catherine Lynn Sanders Catherine Lynn Sanders, 47, of Eldon died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at her home. She was born Nov. 14, 1960, in Taylor to Miles and Elorna Clark Hill. Her mother preceded her in death. Her father survives in Eldon.

Mrs. Sanders was a member of Freedom of the Road Riders Loca. 21. Also surviving her are a daughter, Lynn Sanders of California; three grandchildren, Drew Bowen, Gage Hutchens and Shaye Hall; a brother, Richard Hill; and three sisters, Cassie Flippin, Jane Suggs and Lillian Severens. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m.

Monday at Rekus Funeral Home in Eldon. Memorials may be made to the Catherine Sanders Memorial Fund. Condolences may be shared with the family at Check out our website: PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE OF CHANGE OF NAME TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: You are hereby notified that by Judgment entered on the 14th day of February, 2008, in the Circuit Court of Miller County, State of Missouri, the name of Parry Wayne Gorden was changed to Perry Wayne Jones. Feb.

22, Mar. 6, 13 50-3 Something To Think About KEVIN D. SIMPSON DIRECTOR YOUR LETTER OF INSTRUCTION Your Letter of Instruction for certain of your own actions gives you an opportunity to that at one time or another communicate to one or more created problems or raised of your survivors some feelings questions for your survivors. or ideas that, for one reason Because this is your Letter, or another, you are unable there are no prescriptions or to express in a face-to-face proscriptions as to its contents. situation.

You may, forexample, One principle, however, might want to use your Letter to heal be worth following: In general it a long standing breach in a is wise to avoid vindictiveness or relationship or to explain its toexpress hopesor expectations causes or origins. that are unlikely to be fulfilled. You may want to express affection or respect that you are reluctant while or you are embarrassed alive. You to Phillips express Funeral Home may want to explain or apologize Fire South Oak Biden, Me 573-392-5621 Anna Louise Allen Anna Louise Allen passed away Friday, March 7, 2008. She was born May 31, 1915, west of Eldon to Nancy Alice (Jobe) and John Thomas Watt.

Louise was preceded in death by five sisters and three brothers, Jewel Martin, Dorothy Huston, Alice Vernon, Ruth Thomas, Ruby Riffle, John Watt, Ralph Watt, and Joseph Watt. Her husband passed on September 6, 1982. Louise was married to Willie0 "Bill" Howard Allen on March 4, 1934. They had three children, Ruby (Allen) Mead, Jo Ann Parker, and James Allen. She has six grandchildren, children of Ruby Allen Mead: Deborah Mead Stout and son Steven Stout, Marjorie Mead, Dr.

Alan Mead and children Juliette Mead and Annaliese Mead, children of JoAnn Allen Parker: Henry Clark and children Michael Clark and Anna Clark, and children of James W. Allen: Richard Allen and Christopher Allen; and many more relatives. Mrs. Allen attended Eldon High School. Bill Louise Allen built and operated Allen's Cottages Lake Resort for forty-five years.

She served as an alderwoman for the City of Lake Ozark for twelve years, and was a lifetime member and vice-president of the Lake Ozark Red Bud Garden Club. She was a member of the Rocky Mount Baptist Church in her youth, and a member of the Bagnell Baptist Church for sixty years. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Phillips Funeral Home in Eldon. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.

Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Phillips Funeral Home. The Rev. Jay Quinn will officiate. Burial will be in Dooley Cemetery, Eldon, MO. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

PAID OBITUARY Ruby Dean Smith Word has been received that Ruby Dean Smith, 78, of Ceres, CA died Tuesday, January 29, 2008, at her home, surrounded by loving family. She was born on August 3, 1929, in Iberia, MO, to William Carroll and Gertrude (Patterson) Brumley, who both preceded her in death. She moved to Ceres with her parents and sisters in 1942. The home Ruby died in was originally purchased: and owned by her parents and Ruby purchased it many years later. She attended: school in 1 Ceres and graduated from Ceres High School in 1947.

Ruby was loved by everyone who met her. She loved life and was totally devoted to her children, grandchildren and family. She loved to quilt a and sew and was known for her gift of crafts. Her booth at the Ceres Street Faire was a popular stopping point for shoppers. She also loved to play darts and was a member of many dart leagues.

Surviving Ruby are two daughters, DeLayne "Coco" Mendence and Jill Smith, and a son, Paul Smith, all of Ceres, CA; three grandchildren, Jason Mendence of Oakdale, CA, Joy Mendence-Dorr of Modesto, CA, and Cody Sexton of Ceres; and one great-granddaughter, Jacy Dorr of Modesto, CA. Also surviving are four sisters, Marguerite Stone of Branson, MO, Helen Kosky of Ceres, CA, Hazel Evans of Olney, MD, and Betty Deaver of Americus, CA. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, including Bill (m Jerri) Stone of Eldon, MO. In addition to her parents, Ruby was preceded in death by sisters Fay Schulte and Alice Hedgecock; and by her first husband, Benny Robinson, all of Ceres, CA. Ruby will be greatly missed by her family and friends and all who knew her.

Funeral services were held on Feb. 4, 2008 at Ceres Chapel-Franklin and Downs. Committal followed at Ceres Memorial Park. PAID OBITUARY ATTENTION: HEART SURGERY PATIENTS TRASYLOL INCREASES RISK OF DEATH, KIDNEY DAMAGE, RENAL FAILURE, DIALYSIS POST SURGERY On February 17, 2008 60 Minutes reported how Trasylol manufacturer Bayer deceived the public. A study led by a Harvard physician found Trasylol, a blood clotting drug used during heart surgery to prevent bleeding, posed risk of serious adverse side effects including those listed above.

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