Ira H. Spurlock
Oct. 7, 1917 - May 25, 2002
Mr. Ira H. Spurlock, 84, of Pineville, Mo., died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2002, at Gravette Medical Center in Gravette, Ark., after an illness.
Mr. Spurlock was born Oct. 7, 1917, in Caverna, Mo., to the late Robert Henry and Alma May (Slinkard) Spurlock. He had lived in McDonald County all of his life. He served eight years as a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy during World War II, when he was also involved in the Truculent Turtle Project. He was a member of the Pineville/Jane American Legion Post #392. he was a farmer and a member of the United Methodist Church in Pineville, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Ralph Spurlock, and a grandson, Dylan Algood.
He married Joy Ann Dotson Magee on Aug. 9, 1956, at Wheaton, Mo. She survives.
Additional survivors include a son, Ira Scott Spurlock and wife, Gina of Mannford, Okla.; three daughters, Pam Davis of Anderson, Mo., Piper McKinney and husband Jim of Pineville, Mo., and Melanie Algood and husband Dewey of Jane, Mo.; a sister, Letha Head of Bentonville, Mo.; and 10 grandchildren.
The funeral service for Ira H. Spurlock was held Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at the United Methodist Church in Pineville, Mo. Pastor Doris Schlessman officiated. Burial was in the Jane Cemetery in Jane, Mo.
Visitation was held Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Mo., where the family received friends.
Memorial contributions may be given to the United Methodist Church in Pineville, Mo., in memory of Ira H. Spurlock.
Marylin L. Carman
Nov. 24, 1951 - May 23, 2002
Marylin L. Carman, 50, of Anderson, Mo., died at 7:40 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2002, at Northwest Arkansas Medical Center in Springdale, Ark., following an illness of 18 months.
Mrs. Carman was born Nov. 24, 1951, in Goodman, Mo., and was a lifelong area resident. She worked at the CobbVantress Forms in Noel, Mo. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and gardening and was a 19-year member of the Exciting Living Word Fellowship Church in Anderson.
She is survived by six children, Amey Newell of Anderson, Candy Painter of Carthage, Matthew Carman of Anderson, Lacy Le of Anderson, Sarah Carman of Anderson and Jenniffer Painter of Anderson; her mother, Ethel Mae Duncan of Goodman, Mo.; one sister, Debbie Howard of Goodman; and three grandchildren, Samantha Newell, Ashton Le and Tori Le.
Services will be held Saturday, May 25, 2002, at 10 a.m. at the Exciting Living Word Church in Anderson. Tim Crampton will officiate.
Burial will be in the Neosho Memorial Park Cemetery south of Neosho. Pallbearers will be Ron Newell, Matthew Carman, Casey Le, James Boston, Paul Killion and Curtis Dodd.
Friends may call form 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Clark Funeral Home in Neosho. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Carman may be made to the Marylin Carman Memorial Fund, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. box 66, Neosho, Mo.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home in Neosho.
July 20, 1944 - Oct. 9, 2002
Mary Lee Lloyd, 58, of Anderson, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at 11:35 a.m. at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., after an illness.
Mrs. Mary Lloyd was born July 20, 1944, in De Ridder, La., to the late Oscar and Mandy Louise (Gill) Burks. She had lived in Anderson, Mo., since Nov. 1, 1994, coming from Joplin, Mo. She had visited the Patterson Heights Baptist Church west of Anderson, Mo. She had been a truck driver with Tri-State Transit of Joplin, Mo., for 11 years, retiring in June of 1995 due to health reasons.
She married Gene E. Lloyd Feb. 16, 1962, in DeRidder, La. He survives of the home in Anderson, Mo. Additional survivors include two sons, Buddy Lloyd of Ashdown, Ark., Justin Lloyd of Anderson, Mo.; one daughter, Sobronia Conley of Tulsa, Okla.; seven grandchildren, Amber Lloyd, Cortni Lloyd, Tyler Lloyd, Brandi Lloyd, Cory Conley, Casey Conley, Zachary Lloyd; three step-grandchildren; three brothers, Willie Burks of Atkins, Ark., Dwight “Shrimp” Burks of DeRidder, La., Roland “PeeWee” Burks of Oakdale, Calif.; two sisters, Wanda Brown of DeRidder, La., Doshie Miller of Anderson, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
Funeralmation services for Mary Lloyd will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Mo. Following the service cremation will be done by the Bella Vista Crematory in Bella Vista, Ark.
The visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Mo., from 10 a.m. until service time.
Dec. 29, 1903 - Oct. 8, 2002
Pearl Wasson, 98, of Anderson, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at 3:30 a.m. at Beverly Health and Rehab in Anderson, Mo., after an illness.
Mrs. Wasson was born Dec. 29, 1903, in Goose Rock, Ken., to the late Joseph and Phoebie (Asher) Howard. She had lived in Anderson, Mo., since 1976, coming from Springfield, Mo. She was a homemaker and a seamstress. She had attended the United Methodist Church in Goodman, Mo.
She married R.C. “Mike” Wasson April 4, 1925. He preceded her in death in 1980. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; four sisters; a daughter, Maxine Ables; and a daughter-in-law, Vera Wasson.
Survivors include a son, Joe Wasson of Springfield, Mo.; two daughters, Doris Beshears of Anderson, Mo., and Carol Smith of Neosho, Mo.; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Pearl Wasson were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Mo. The Rev. Bob Ewens officiated. Burial was at the Mayfield Cemetery in Goodman, Mo.
The visitation was held Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Mo., where the family received friends.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Mayfield Cemetery in Goodman, Mo., in memory of Pearl Wasson in care of the funeral home.
Bertha Weeley Wolf
April 12, 1922 - Oct. 8, 2002
Bertha Weeley Wolf, 80, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at her home.
She was born April 12, 1922, in Cherokee County, Okla. Bertha was a homemaker all of her life, and lived in Pineville, Mo., until 1960 when she moved to Delaware County, Okla. She married Mike Wolf Aug. 23, 1944.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Wolf; one son, Beaver Wolf; two grandsons, Jon Wolf and Dylan Foreman; three granddaughters, Rebecca Lynn King, Bernice Wolf and Kimberly King; one brother; and three sisters.
She is survived by 10 children, Betty Culver of Jay, Okla., Cyanthia Manley of Catoosa, Okla., Jan Wolf of Grove, Okla., Doris Teehee of Joplin, Mo., Archie Wolf of Lawton, Bob Wolf, Adam Wolf, Tom Wolf and Mitchell Wolf, all of Jay, Okla.; one stepson, Richard Panther Wolf of Pryor, Okla.; two sisters, Pauline Leach and Malinda Chucalate of Stilwell, Okla.; 42 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church in Jay. The interment will be in the Hillside Cemetery. There will be a service at the funeral home Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at 7 p.m.
Services are under the direction of the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Jay, Okla.
Larry Leon Able
Oct. 27, 1966 - Oct. 5, 2002
Larry Leon Able, 35, of Purdy, Mo., passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at 5:30 p.m. five miles east of Powell as a result of an all-terrain vehicle accident.
He was born Oct. 27, 1966, in Monett, Mo., the son of James Able and Bettie Ingle Warren. He worked at Bettie’s Rapid Stop in Fairview, Mo., and attended Pioneer Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Bettie and Pete Warren of Fairview, Mo.; one brother, Jimmy Able of Marionville, Mo.; one stepbrother, Leo Warren of Fairview, Mo.; three grandmothers, Ann Ingle, Zelma Able of Monett, Mo., and Ann Warren of Fairview, Mo.; six nieces and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Able, on June 10, 2001, and grandfathers, Leon Ingle and Jake Able.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m., Oct. 8, 2002, at Dice Cemetery near Fairview, Mo., with the Rev. Tony Wyatt officiating.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo.
Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo.
Herbert Charles Graham
Nov. 19, 1932 - Oct. 4, 2002
Herbert Charles Graham, 69, of Pineville, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Ark., after a hard fought battle against multiple myeloma.
He was born Nov. 19, 1932, in Bragg City, Mo., to Noah and Sadie Hartwell Graham. He moved to St. Louis when he was 10. He joined the United States Army in 1948. During his 20 years in the service, he served in the 3rd Infantry Division, 15th Infantry Regiment, Co. K; the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, Co. K; and the 82nd Airborne Division, Co. E, 505 Airborne Infantry Regiment, where not only did they jump out of the plane, they also manned the gliders. He fought in the Korean War and earned the Purple Heart from injuries he sustained in battle. He retired from the Army in 1968.
He married Jane Herzog on June 25, 1966. They lived in Virginia until 1970, moved to St. Louis and in 1980 moved to Pineville, Mo., where he was a resident until his death.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Graham of Pineville, Mo.; one son, Charles Patrick Graham and wife, Blythe, of Wesley, Ark.; three daughters, Carmen Rice and husband, Michael, of Lexington, Ken., Tracey Milburn and husband, Lary, of Shelbyville, Ken., and Sharon Sherman and husband, Bryon, of Noel, Mo.; one sister, Hazel Heaton of St. Louis, Mo.; and 11 grandchildren.
He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be sorely missed.
“Honor to you old soldier!”
No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are by the Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory in Bella Vista, Ark.