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Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2008, at 10:35 a.m.

LEVA ADDELENE PROVINCE
LEVA PROVINCE OF IRONDALE, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT CALEDONIA, MISSOURI ON JUNE 8, 1909. SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE HERBERT AND HATTY(BUXTON) PROVINCE. LEVA DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT HER HOME IN IRONDALE, MISSOURI ON MAY 7, 2002 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF NINETY-TWO YEARS, TEN MONTHS AND TWENTY-NINE DAYS.
LEVA WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO JOSEPH PROVINCE ON JANUARY 21, 1924 IN IRONDALE, MISSOURI. TO THIS UNION FOUR CHILDREN WERE BORN.
LEVA IS SURVIVED BY ONE SON, VERNON PROVINCE OF IRONDALE, MISSOURI, ONE DAUGHTER, LOUISE WILLIAMS AND HUSBAND CHESTER OF BARNHART, MISSOURI, ONE SISTER, MAGGIE PROVINCE OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN, TWENTY-SEVEN GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND TWENTY-NINE GREAT, GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, ELIZABETH PROVINCE OF SPARTA, ILLINOIS, SON-IN-LAW, BOB NIXON OF HOPEWELL, MISSOURI AND MANY OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS. IN ADDITION TO HER PARENTS AND HUSBAND SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE SON, CECIL PROVINCE, ONE DAUGHTER, ALMA JEAN NIXON, FIVE SISTERS, CLARA PROVINCE, ODA HEDGCOTH, MAZZIE BRILEY, DAISY FORSHEE AND RUTH BLOUNT, THREE BROTHERS, JOHN BECK, EVERETT BECK AND MAHLON BECK AND ONE GRANDSON, GARY WAYNE SMITH, SR. AND ONE INFANT GRANDSON, CARY GENE SMITH.
LEVA WAS A LONGTIME MEMBER OF THE IRONDALE NAZARENE CHURCH AND SERVED AS A SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER AND AS THE TREASURER.
LEVA HAD MANY ENJOYMENTS IN HER LIFE, SOME OF THEM INCLUDED VEGETABLE AND FLOWER GARDENING, FEEDING THE BIRDS AND SEWING. SHE ALSO ENJOYED FISHING AND HAVING COMPANY.
LEVA ENJOYED TRAVELING SO SHE COULD LOOK AT THE BEAUTIFUL FALL COLORS OF MOTHER NATURE.
LEVA HAD A KIND AND LOVING HEART TOWARD ALL WHO KNEW HER. LEVA'S GENEROSITY EXTENDED TO MANY, THROUGH HER LOVING CARE FOR ANYONE IN NEED. SHE TRULY LEFT THIS WORLD A BETTER PLACE FOR ALL.
VISITATION WAS HELD FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2002 FROM 5:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. AND SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2002 FROM 11:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M. AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOMES, POTOSI, MISSOURI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2002 AT 1:00 P.M. AT THE MOORE MEMORIAL CHAPEL WITH PASTOR TAMI WILSON OFFICIATING. MUSICAL SELECTIONS SANG WERE AMAZING GRACE AND HOW GREAT THOU ART PERFORMED BY GRANDSON TIMOTHY WILLIAMS. SERVING AS PALL BEARERS WERE TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, GARY WAYNE SMITH, JR., SHANE NIXON, BRANDON NIXON, MICHAEL NIXON, JEFF WHALEY, FRANK PROVINCE, RUSS MATHIS AND MICHAEL HICKMAN. BURIAL WAS IN THE HOPEWELL Cemetery, HOPEWELL, MISSOURI UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE MOORE FUNERAL HOMES, POTOSI, MISSOURI.

EVERETT JOSEPH ROBART
EVERETT JOSEPH ROBART OF POTOSI, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT OLD MINES, MISSOURI ON SEPTEMBER 18, 1918. HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE FRANCIS AND MARY (THEBEAU) ROBART. EVERETT DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT THE POTOSI MANOR IN POTOSI, MISSOURI AND MAY 25, 2002 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF EIGHTY- THREE YEARS, EIGHT MONTHS AND EIGHT DAYS.
HE IS SURVIVED BY ONE SON, GEORGE ROBART OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI HIS FORMER WIFE, MONICA PORTELL OF DESOTO, MISSOURI AND SIX SISTERS, MARY "LIL" HOPKINS OF CADET, MISSOURI, BETTY BARLETT OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, SHEILA ROHRER AND HUSBAND DAN OF MORRISON, COLORADO, ANN PRATT AND HUSBAND CHARLES OF CADET, MISSOURI, CHARLENE RODERIQUE AND HUSBAND ROBERT OF POTOSI, MISSOURI AND WILMA POLITTE AND HUSBAND PAUL OF HAZELWOOD, MISSOURI, VERY SPECIAL FRIEND, DONNIE REANDO AND MANY NIECES, NEPHEWS AND OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS. IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE DAUGHTER, PEGGY LEE ROBART AND TWO BROTHERS, HENRY ROBART AND ADRIAN ROBART AND GOOD FRIEND JIM REANDO.
HOOK, HOW EVERETT WAS KNOWN BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS ENJOYED MANY THINGS IN LIFE. SOME OF HIS JOYS INCLUDED MUSHROOM HUNTING IN THE WOODS AND WATCHING BASEBALL GAMES, ESPECIALLY THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS. EVERETT ENJOYED MOTHER NATURE AND HER MANY GIFTS. HE LIKED WATCHING THE MANY SIGNS OF THE MOON.
VISITATION WAS HELD MONDAY, MAY 27, 2002 FROM 5:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. AND TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2002 FROM 8:30 A.M. TO 10:00 A.M. AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI, MISSOURI. PRAYER SERVICES WERE HELD MONDAY EVENING AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE MOORE MEMORIAL CHAPEL WITH THE FATHER TED PIEPER.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2002 AT 10:00 A.M. AT THE MOORE MEMORIAL CHAPEL WITH THE FATHER TED PIEPER OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE SUNSET HILL Cemetery, POTOSI, MISSOURI UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI, MISSOURI.

LEE L. FRENCH
LEE L. FRENCH OF IRONDALE, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT IRONDALE, MISSOURI ON JULY 13, 1932. HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE CHESTER "PECK" AND HANCY (BUXTON) FRENCH. LEE DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT HIS HOME IN IRONDALE, MISSOURI ON MAY 29, 2002 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF SIXTY-NINE YEARS, TEN MONTHS AND SEVENTEEN DAYS.
LEE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO LORETTA (HAWKINS) FRENCH ON DECEMBER 18, 1950 AND TO THIS UNION THREE CHILDREN WERE BORN. LORETTA PRECEDED HER HUSBAND IN DEATH ON APRIL 25, 1996.
HE IS SURVIVED BY ONE DAUGHTER, DEBRA JETT AND HUSBAND LEROY OF IRONDALE, MISSOURI, TWO SONS, RONALD FRENCH SR. AND WIFE PATSY OF IRONDALE, MISSOURI, DENNIS FRENCH AND WIFE COOKIE OF IRONDALE, MISSOURI, TEN GRANDCHILDREN AND THIRTEEN GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, ONE SISTER, JOYCE PHELPS AND HUSBAND OSCAR OF O'FALLON, MISSOURI AND SPECIAL FRIEND VIRGINIA "PEACHES" MOORE OF PARK HILLS, MO. IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS AND WIFE HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE GREAT GRANDSON, CURTIS WAYNE FRENCH, FIVE BROTHERS, GLENWOOD, CLIFTON, EDMOND, EDSEL AND EDDIE FRENCH.
LEE HAD MANY ENJOYMENTS DURING HIS LIFE. SOME OF THEM INCLUDED FISHING AND HUNTING. SHOOTING POOL AND PLAYING POKER WITH HIS MANY FRIENDS AND FAMILY. HE ALSO ENJOYED WATCHING HORSE RACES. LEE KEPT HIS MIND SHARP BY BEING AN AVID READER AND WORKING ALL TYPES OF PUZZLES.
LEE WAS A VERY GOOD FRIEND TO ALL WHO WERE PRIVILEGED TO KNOW HIM AND WILL BE LOVINGLY REMEMBERED.
VISITATION WAS HELD 3:30 PM TO 9:00 PM ON THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2002 AND 11:00 AM TO 2:00 PM ON FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2002 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME, IRONDALE.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT 2:00 PM ON FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2002 AT THE MOORE MEMORIAL CHAPEL WITH PASTOR TAMI WILSON OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE CALEDONIA METHODIST CEMETERY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MOORE FUNERAL HOME, IRONDALE.

LAURA SMITH
LAURA SMITH OF MINERAL POINT, MISSOURI, WAS BORN NOVEMBER 27, 1932, IN RICHWOODS, MISSOURI, A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE EDWARD AND MYRTLE (BOYSTER) YARBROUGH. LAURA DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT WASHINGTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ON MARCH 20, 1999, HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF SIXTY-SIX YEARS, THREE MONTHS AND TWENTY-THREE DAYS.
LAURA IS SURVIVED BY TWO SONS, JAMES SMITH AND WIFE BARB OF MINERAL POINT, LEWIS SMITH AND WIFE TAMMY OF CADET, FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, BRANDON SCOTT SMITH, ABBY MARIE SMITH, KYLE EDWARD SMITH AND CHAD JERED SMITH, ONE BROTHER, ALEX YARBROUGH AND WIFE DOROTHY OF CADET, ONE SISTER, ANNA BELL FODDY OF MINERAL POINT, EX- HUSBAND, HERBERT E. SMITH OF MINERAL POINT AND BY MANY OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS. IN ADDITION TO HER PARENTS SHE WAS ALSO PRECEDED IN DEATH BY THREE BROTHERS, JOHN, BOB AND LUKE YARBROUGH, ONE SISTER, BETTY LUCAS.
LAURA ENJOYED QUILTING AND SEWING. SHE COLLECTED FIGURINES OF MANY TYPES TO SHARE AND ADMIRE. LAURA HAD A GREAT LOVE FOR HER FAMILY AND GRANDCHILDREN AND GREATLY ENJOYED THE TIME SHE SPENT WITH ALL, EACH OF THEM HELD A VERY DEAR PLACE IN HER HEART.
VISITATION WAS HELD MONDAY, MARCH 22, 1999, FROM 5:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. AT THE GUM & SON FUNERAL HOME IN POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 1999, AT 11:00 A.M. WITH REVEREND PHIL WADE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN SUNSET HILL CEMETERY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF GUM & SON FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE BRANDON SMITH, ALEX YARBROUGH, JIMMY AYRES, JIMMY BURKEEN, DAVID CHRISTOPHER AND TONY GIBSON.

DONALD JAMES TIEFENAUER
DONALD TIEFENAUER OF CALEDONIA, MISSOURI, WAS BORN JANUARY, 27, 1940, IN CALEDONIA, MISSOURI, A SON OF WILLIAM AND FRANCES (HOCKINGHOMER) TIEFENAUER. DONALD DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT PARKLAND MEDICAL CENTER ON MARCH 17, 1999, HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF FIFTY-NINE YEARS, ONE MONTH AND TWENTY-ONE DAYS.
DONALD WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO ELLEN L PHILLINGANE ON JANUARY 6, 1968, IN FORT WALTON BEACH, FLORIDA.
DONALD IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, ELLEN TIEFENAUER OF CALEDONIA, HIS PARENTS, WILLIAM AND FRANCES TIEFENAUER OF CALEDONIA, ONE SON DAVID TIEFENAUER AND WIFE NAN OF ERATH, LOUISIANNA, THREE DAUGHTERS, ANNETTE CLARK OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, AMY BONE OF CALEDONIA, DONNA ISGRIG AND HUSBAND DAVID OF CALEDONIA, A SON-IN-LAW, GLEN CLARK OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN, FOUR BROTHERS, CALBERT TIEFENAUER AND WIFE CAROLYN OF CALEDONIA, JOE TIEFENAUER AND WIFE DENISE OF CALEDONIA, FRED TIEFENAUER AND WIFE ALMA OF CALEDONIA, JOHN TIEFENAUER AND WIFE JEAN OF GREENFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS AND BY MANY OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS. DONALD WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE INFANT SISTER, MARY JANE TIEFENAUER.
DON GAVE HIS HEART TO CHRIST WHEN HE WAS A LITTLE BOY OF ABOUT ELEVEN YEARS AND HAS BEEN AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE BELLEVUE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH EVER SINCE. HE WAS A GRADUATE OF THE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL AND SHORTLY AFTER GRADUATION JOINED THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHERE HE SPENT THREE YEARS ACTIVE DUTY AND THEN CONTINUED FOUR YEARS IN THE ARMY RESERVE. DON HAD BEEN EMPLOYED WITH COMICO AMERICAN, HE WORKED HIS WAY UP THROUGH THE RANKS OF THE COMPANY TO A MANAGEMENT POSITION AND ACCEPTED A POSITION AT THE RED DOG MINES IN ALASKA, AT THE TIME OF HIS ILLNESS HE WAS ONE YEAR SHORT OF RETIREMENT WHEN HE WAS CAUSED TO DISCONTINUE HIS LOVE FOR MINING. DON ENJOYED THE ACCOMPLISHMENT IN HIS LIFE ESPECIALLY HAD GREAT PRIDE IN HIS ENDEAVORS IN ASSISTING THE MINING INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT IN ALASKA. DON LOVED THE GREAT OUTDOORS AND THE MANY GIFTS OF MOTHER NATURE AND GREATLY ENJOYED THE TIME SPENT FISHING AND HUNTING.
DON HAD A GREAT LOVE FOR HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS EACH OF THEM HELD A VERY DEAR AND SPECIAL PLACE IN HIS HEART.
VISITATION WAS HELD FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 1999, FROM 4:30 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. AT THE GUM & SON FUNERAL HOME IN POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1999, AT 2:00 P.M. AT THE BELLEVUE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WITH REVEREND JAMES MALUGEN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN BELLEVUE PRESBYTERIAN Cemetery, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF GUM & SON FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE, DAVID TIEFENAUER, CALBERT TIEFENAUER, JOE TIEFENAUER, LEORIN LESH, FRED TIEFENAUER AND JOHN TIEFENAUER.

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