Shipman, Amanda E., d. 1984 - Shipman, Lenza N., d. 1957


Shipman, Amanda E. (Mapes) 3 Sep 1895 - 18 Apr 1984 OH 26 Apr 1984 p9

[Note: Daughter of John H. & Margaret J. (Stevens) Mapes; married Homer Jackson Shipman  27 Aug 1888 - 20 Sep 1971]

Services for Amanda Shipman, 89, Ozark, were held April 21 in Adams Chapel with the Rev. Robert Dennis officiating. Burial was in Chadwick Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Shipman died April 18 in Christian County Nursing Home after a long illness. A native of Garrison, she lived in the Chadwick and Ozark areas of her life. She was a retired school teacher, who taught in Christian and Taney counties. She was a member of Chadwick Baptist Church, Survivors include a son, Theron, Ozark; 12 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews


Shipman, Ashel Everett 12 Mar 1902 - 1 Aug 1945 gwobit

[Note: Son of  Theodore & Rebecca Jane (McTeer) Shipman; married 30 Jun 1923 Oma A. Stevens 13 Jun 1902 - 7 Jun 1998]

A. E. Shipman 42 in ill health shoots self in forehead at his home.

Monett, Mo. Aug 2- 1945

Ashel E. Shipman, 42 yrs. old took his own life about 10:30 o’clock yesterday morning by shooting himself in the center of the forehead with 032 caliber pistol at his home 604 Frisco Avenue. Shipman, who had been in ill health for some time had just returned with Mrs. Shipman to their home after a visit to consult a physician. Mrs. Shipman told an officer that Shipman had threatened several times to kill himself and had suggested that she join him in a dual suicide by turning on the gas in the kitchen. He was employed as a machinist in the roundhouse here and had worked regularly since 1922 until a few weeks ago.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 Friday afternoon at Sparta, Mo. Contributed by Janis Anderson.


Shipman, Carl 1909 - 12 Oct 1940 CCR 17 Oct 1940 p1

[Note: Son of Isaac L. "Ike" & Lydia Bell (Garrison) Shipman]

Carl Shipman, 31, died at Springfield Baptist hospital at 12:30 am Saturday, October 12, where he was taken following an auto crash on highway 65 near Half-a-Hill. The car he was driving was involved in a head-on collision with one driven by Lloyd Hedgpeth, also of Ozark. Shipman is survived by his mother, Mrs. Lydia Shipman, four brothers, Ralph, Sam, Hershel and Tandy, three sisters, Lois, Mrs. Goldie Hooper of Galloway and Mrs. Gladys Morisett of Ozark. Funeral services were conducted Sunday at the Chaffin Funeral Home by Rev. Floyd Hanks, with burial in the Ozark cemetery under the direction of T.B. Chaffin.


Shipman, Caroline Jane (Adamson) 7 Dec 1865  - 10 Dec 1954 CCR 23 Dec 1954 p4

[Note: Daughter of George W. & Nancy Jane (Brickey) Adamson; married 7 Dec 1890 Matthew L. Shipman 4 Aug 1858 - 7 Feb 1926; spelling of first name from censuses and tombstone differs from obit]

Funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn Jane Shipman, 89, who died December 10 at Fresno, Calif, were held December 16 at 2 p.m. in the Sparta Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy Shipman officiating. Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Clever. A native of the Fairview community, Mrs. Shipman moved to California in 1930. The widow of the late M. L. Shipman, she was a member of the Fairview Baptist church. Survivors include two sons, Carl E. and James R. Shipman, both of Fresno and a daughter, Mrs. Minnie Talbott of Bradleyville, Mo.


Shipman, Charley, Rev. 31 Mar 1904 - 26 Mar 1990 OH 29 Mar 1990

[Note: Son of Reubin Are & Mary Ann (Anderson) Shipman; married 2 Jul 1927 Eula Mae Shelton]

Rev. Charley Shipman, 85, died Monday, March 26, 1990, in Springfield Community Hospital, following a 1-1/2 month illness. Born March 31, 1904, in Garrison, he was the son of R.A. and Mary Ann Anderson Shipman. At the age of two, he moved to Chadwick, where he spent the rest of his life. He was a farmer, stone mason and preacher. He was married to Eula Mae Shelton July 2, 1927. To this union five children were born. He was preceded in death by Leo, who passed away at the age of six. He is survived by his wife, Eula Mae; two sons, Paul Wayne, Klamath Falls, Ore., and Farris Lee, Chadwick; two daughters, Mary Ellen Neff, Raymore, and Cleta Allen, Chadwick; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; one niece, Edna Lee Ah Sing, Hemet, Calif.; one nephews, Terry Clinton Shipman, Colorado; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Pentecostal Church, Chadwick, with the Rev. Glen Gambill officiating. Burial will be in Chadwick Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.


Shipman, Clarence L. Mar 1885 -  6 Jan 1971 CCR 14 Jan 1971 p8

[Note: Son of John Henry & Margaret Ann (Stone) Shipman; married Daisy Wise 21 Mar 1891 - Aug 1987]

Clarence L. Shipman, 85, of Springfield, died Wednesday night, January 6 in Cox Medical Center. Mr. Shipman was a native of Christian County, but he had been a resident of Springfield the past 41 years, He was employed by Miller-Lipscomb for 22 years prior to retirement. Survivors include his wife, Daisy of the home; and a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Kistler, Neosho. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of the Ozarks with the Rev. David Calvin officiating. Burial was in Frazier Cemetery, east of Clever.


Shipman, Colby Jay 31 Mar 1984 - 31 Mar 1984 OH 5 Apr 1984 p11

[Note: Son of Terry & Shirley ( ) Shipman]

Graveside services for Colby Jay Shipman, infant son of Terry and Shirley Shipman, Ozark were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Helphrey Cemetery in Taneyville. Burial was under the direction of Whelchel of Forsyth. The infant died shortly after birth Saturday at Cox Medical Center, Springfield, Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his grandmothers, Flora Beeler, Kissee Mills and Oddie Shipman, Taneyville.


Shipman, Cora  A. (Lee) 17 Apr 1887 - Nov 1979 OH 22 Nov 1979 p B7

[Note: Daughter of William H. & Nancy A. (Bloomer) Lee; married John A. Shipman 30 Apr 1885 - 6 Jul 1966]

I want to thank my neighbors and friends for the beautiful fern plant, that was given me in loving memory of my dear sister Cora, whose funeral was last week and especially do I thank Mrs. Roy Teal.   Gertie Miller


Shipman, Cora  A. (Lee) 17 Apr 1887 - Nov 1979 OH 6 Dec 1979 p3

We would like to take this time to thank all our friends and neighbors for all the food, flowers and acts of kindness during the illness and death of our loved one, Mrs. Cora Shipman.  Nadine Rose and Family.


Shipman, Don 24 May 1942 - 5 Sep 2009 SN-L 12 Sep 2009

[Note: Son of Juanita Shipman]

Don Shipman, 68, born May 24, 1942, in Chadwick Mo., and passed away September 5, 2009, in Pueblo, Colo. He was preceded in death by son, Larry Shipman; mother Juanita (Shipman) Lewis; and siblings Sharon Smithour, Harry Lewis and Sue Helmick. He is survived by son, Danny Shipman; daughters, Mary Jane Shipman and Dawney Jean (Jeff) Medina; and Mayer, Lewis and Smithour families. Cremation with private family service will be held.


Shipman, Dove Alice (James) Davis 15 Apr 1890 - 3 Jul 1975 OH 10 Jul 1975 p8

[Note: Daughter of Adam Francis & Mary Francis (Watts) James; married 2 Apr 1908 James S. Davis 13 May 1873 - 20 Sep 1925; married 16 Sep 1926 Adrian Shipman 30 Apr 1902 - 6 May 1973]

OZARK - Services for Mrs. Dove Alice Shipman at 2 p.m. Sunday in Sparta Church of Christ with Jack Richardson officiating. Burial was in Bruner Cemetery under the direction of Adams. Mrs. Shipman died at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the home of her daughter following a long illness. A son, Claude Davis, was previously omitted from the list of survivors.


Shipman, Drada M. (Garrison) 2 Jan 1859 - 11 Aug 1930 CCR 14 Aug 1930

[Note: Daughter of  Isaac & Eliza (Barnett) Garrison; married  20 Oct 1887 John Shipman 8 Sep 1864 - 5 Oct 1953; mother of Harrison Shipman 21 Sep 1893 - 24 Dec 1924 and Lavadia Shipman 27 Mar 1895 - 22 Mar 1904]

Mrs. Drada Shipman, wife of John Shipman, died at her home in Ozark Monday, Aug. 11, 1930, aged 71 years. She is survived by her husband and one sister, besides other relatives. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 12, 1930, at 3:30 p.m. by Rev. Ross Carter with burial in Linden cemetery under direction of T.B. Chaffin.


Shipman, Edna (Payne) 4 Apr 1897 - 31 Jan 1977  OH 3 Feb 1977 p2

[Note: Daughter of George L. & Laura C. (Wall) Payne; married Lynn Shipman 26 Dec 1894 - 20 Feb 1970]

Mrs. Edna Shipman, 78, Sparta, died at 10:17 p.m. Monday in Cox Medical Center  in Springfield after a short illness. A resident of Sparta most of her life, she was a member of the Sparta Church of Christ. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Christine Lee, Sparta; two sons, Linville of Rogersville and Leonard of Sparta; two brothers, Orval Payne, Sparta and Ray Payne, Port Orchard, Wash.; and five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Arrangements will be announced by Harris of Ozark.


Shipman, Eldorene (Hall) 28 Dec 1932 - 14 Nov 1977 OH 17 Nov 1977 p6

[Note: Daughter of  James & Elsie (Holt) Hall; married  Lloyd Shipman]

OZARK - Mrs. Eldorene Shipman, 44, Ozark died at her home Monday afternoon after a long illness. Mrs. Shipman was a member of the Selmore Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Lloyd; two daughters, Judy Hall and Glenda Shipman, both of the home and two sisters, Mrs. Marie Hodges, Springfield and Mrs. Virginia Estep, Ozark. Services were announced by Harris of Ozark.


Shipman, Elzira (Jones) Ayres 5 Jan 1894 - 28 Aug 1979 OH 6 Sep 1979 p8

[Note: Daughter of J. W. & Nancy E. (  ) Jones; married Noah Ayres; married Noah Shipman 23 Oct 1890 - 9 Sep 1962; Something VERY weird here - stones under both married names AND stones for Noah Ayres & for Noah Shipman identical lifespans; obit found for Noah Shipman, none found for Noah Ayres ]

Services for Mrs. Elzira Shipman, 85, Rogersville, were held last Thursday in the Rivermonte Chapel, Springfield with the Rev. Bill O’Quinn officiating. Burial was in Linden Cemetery. Mrs. Shipman died Aug. 28 in St. John’s Regional Health Center after a long illness. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ivan Ellingsworth, Rogersville; two sisters, Miss Myrtle Jones and Mrs. Anna Montray, both of Springfield.


Shipman, Emeline (Menser) 18 Jun 1851 - 5 Mar 1902 CCR 20 Mar 1902 p1

[Note: married 2 Jan 1872 James William  "Yankee Bill" Shipman 17 Jan 1841 - 4 Oct 1921]

Mrs. Emeline Shipman was born in Hopkinsville, Ky, May 1st, 1851, died in Sparta, Mo. March 5th, 1902 of pneumonia. Sister Shipman came to Missouri while yet a small girl and settled in Sparta, where she spent her entire life. She was married to J. W. Shipman in 1871. To this union were born six children, three of whom survive the mother. She professed faith in Christ in early life and united with the modern Christian church. Becoming dissatisfied with this relation about four years ago, she applied for membership and baptized into the fellowship of the Baptist church of Sparta, Mo. of which she was a member at the time of her death. Besides the husband, two daughters and an only son who mourn her departure. she had gathered about her a host of strong friend who feel keenly this irreparable loss. She was a devoted wife, an affectionate mother, a true friend and an earnest Christian. She died in the triumph of a living faith. Her pastor preached her funeral at the church from the text Rev. 14:15 following which the last sad rites were paid to her remains as we laid her to rest in the cemetery nearby there to await the dawn of the resurrection morn. The lips are stilled, but the unconquered eloquence of her life still lingers. May there come a reflex blessing to those loved ones who are so sorely bereft. To the husband and son who showed such loving devotion, in the last sad rites and to the young and tender daughters, may the memory of the departed be always sweet.  Her Pastor


Shipman, Emmett, Cpl. 21 Jul 1921 - 22 Jan 1945 CCR 8 Feb 1945 p1

[Note: Son of John A. & Cora (Lee) Shipman]

Cpl. Emmett Shipman, 23, of Sparta, was killed in Germany Jan. 22, according to information released by the War Department this week to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Shipman of Sparta. Cpl. Shipman was born in Sparta and attended the schools there. He graduated from the Sparta High School in May 1939 where he had been a star basketball player. He entered the service in November 1942 and had been in action overseas since August of 1944.


Shipman, Emmett, Cpl. 21 Jul 1921 - 22 Jan 1945 CCR 19 Aug 1948

[Note: Son of John A. & Cora (Lee) Shipman]

Funeral services for Cpl. Emmett Shipman were held Tuesday afternoon, August 17, in the Sparta Christian church with Rev. Day and Rev. R. E. Musgrave officiating. Military honors were held at the graveside in the Sparta cemetery. All services were under the direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. Cpl. Shipman was born July 31, 1921, the only son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Shipman of Sparta. He was killed in action in Germany on January 22, 1945. He entered the service of his country on Nov. 30, 1942 and went overseas in August 1944. Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Shipman of Sparta, and one sister, Mrs. Nadene Workman of Sparta; a host of other relatives and friends.


Shipman, Etta M. (Morrison) 16 Apr 1926 - 24 Dec 2000  CCH-N 3 Jan 2001

[Note: Daughter of Oliver & Elizabeth (Maggard) Morrison; married May 1966 Jefferson Shipman 15 Aug 1914 - 19 Dec 1973]

Etta M. Shipman, age 74, of Sparta, MO. Passed away on Sunday, Dec. 24, 2000. Mrs. Shipman was born on April 16, 1926 in Keltner, Mo. She was the daughter of Oliver and Elizabeth (Maggard) Morrison. On May of 1966, Mrs. Shipman was united in marriage to Jeff Shipman in Yakima, Washington. She was said to be a kind, loving, and thoughtful mother and grandmother, who enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. Her reputation of putting others first in her life was a credit to her name. She was also a member of the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church at Highlonesome, Mo. She was preceded in death by her husband, both parents, and five brothers. Mrs. Shipman is survived by three sons, Kenneth Applegate, Richard Applegate, and Rex Applegate, all of Sparta, Mo.; two daughters, Jan Lee Porter of Sparta, Mo., and Wanda Fern Adams of Buffalo, Mo.; two adopted daughters, Shelly and Dorothy Shipman; two sisters, Bertha Coffer and Edith Shuler; two brothers, Lesley Morrison and Earnest Morrison; 11 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000 at the Barnes Family Funeral Home in Ozark. The Reverend Carl Thompson officiated, and burial followed at the Sparta Cemetery.


Shipman, Ethel Lois 28 Oct 1894 - 7 Mar 1966 CCR 10 Feb 1966 p1

[Note: Daughter of R. B. & Minnie (Burkhart) Shipman who married 1893 - Minnie married John Dipley 1902. Ethel is listed as Ethel Burkhart in 1900 and Ethel Shipman in 1910,  in the home of her grandparents, Jacob & Rebecca M. (Harville) Burkhart; Cannot identify the father R. B. Shipman - all of the right age & initials were married during 1893 to someone else.]

Graveside services for Miss Ethel Shipman, 71, of Ozark, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sparta Cemetery with the Rev. Dennis Swift officiating. Burial was under direction of Harris of Ozark. Miss Shipman died Monday in the Bilyeu Nursing Home here where she had lived for the past 16 years. Surviving are a half-sister, Mrs. Edna Pigg and her step-father, John Dipley, of Tulsa, Okla.


Shipman, Eula Mae (Shelton) 2 Feb 1906 - 18 Nov 2004 SN-L 19 Nov 2004

[Note: Daughter of Charles Newton & Mary (Chambers) Shelton; married 2 Jul 1927 Charley Shipman 31 Mar 1904 - 26 Mar 1990]

Eula Mae Shipman, age 98 years, 9 months, and 16 days, of Chadwick, passed away at 4:54 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in the home of her daughter, Cleta Allen, surrounded by all her children. She was born Feb. 2, 1906, to Charles N. Shelton and Mary (Chambers) Shelton in Highlandville, Mo. She accepted Christ as her savior at an early age, and was an example of Christ's love throughout her life. She attended high school at School of the Ozarks, and upon graduation moved to Garrison where she taught school at Barber. She met Charley Shipman and they were married July 2, 1927. To this union five children were born. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charley, after 63 years of marriage in 1990. Also preceding her in death were a son, Leo; two grandchildren, Doyle Neff and Debbie Danner; four brothers, Lonnie, Lester, Clell and Lloyd; a sister, Maggie Sample; and two sons-in-law, Alan Neff and Clarence Allen. Survivors include four children, Paul Shipman, Klamath Falls, Ore., Mary Neff, Butler, Mo., Farris Shipman and his wife, Wanda, Chadwick, and Cleta Allen, Chadwick; seven grandchildren, Doug Shipman, Paula Burnett, Kelly Shipman, Denny Allen, Joey Neff, Jerry Neff, and Becky Lyon; 15 great-grandchildren; 11 great-greatgrandchildren; three sisters, Jessie Blevins, Ozark, Pearl Brumley, Ozark, and Callie Hammond, Klamath Falls, Ore.; a brother, Mack Shelton, Highlandville; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a host of friends. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Jerry Applegate officiating. Burial will follow in Chadwick Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today in the funeral home.



Shipman, Eva Mae (Cannon) Hughes 8 Apr 1922 - 24 Jan 2005            CCH-N 2 Feb 2005

[Note: Daughter of Elza “Bud” & Mary Etta (Butler) Cannon; married 15 Mar 1942 Wendell Rutledge Hughes 27 Nov 1919 - 21 Aug 1991; married 23 Jan 1963 Theron Orthel Shipman 16 Sep 1921 - 31 Jul 1990]

            Eva Mae Shipman, age 82, of Ozark, passed away Monday, January 24, 2005, in her home. She was born April 8, 1922 near Ozark, the daughter of Elza “Bud” and Mary Etta (Butler) Cannon. Mrs. Shipman was employed as a cook for Ozark Riverview Manor for twenty-three years. Survivors include: a son, Russell Hughes, Ozark and his wife, Rose; six grandchildren, Doug Burns and his wife Amy, Darrell Burns, Janelle Powell, Bryan Hughes, Nora Hughes, and Donald Powell and his wife Connie; several great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; two brothers, Richard Cannon and his wife Nita, Florida, and James Cannon and his wife Patsy, Clever; and a sister, Louise Ter Horst and her husband, Ben, Boise, Idaho. She was preceded in death by two sons, Donnie Hughes and Jerry Hughes, a daughter, Carol Powell, two sisters, Esta Daugherty and Letha Holt, a brother, Alva Cannon, and two great-grandchildren, Joseph and Derrick Burns. Funeral services were at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 27 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark with Rev. Tim May officiating. Burial followed in Linden Cemetery. 

Shipman, Faye Louise (Forgey) 29 Dec 1925 - 29 Dec 1982  OH 6 Jan 1983 p9

[Note: Daughter of George Robert  &  Lola Arvilla (Gann) Forgey; married 4 Aug 1844 in Harrison AR Linville Elmo Shipman 18 Aug 1920 - 25 Jul 2003]

Services for Louis Shipman, 57, Route 1, Rogersville, were held Dec. 31 at Harris Funeral Chapel in Ozark with Dwayne Bray and Doin Pitchford officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery. Mrs. Shipman died Dec. 28 on St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a long illness. Mr. Shipman was a life-long resident of the Sparta and Linden communities, She was a member of Sparta Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Linville E.; one son, Keith, Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Edna Marie Walters, Emporia, Kan. and Mrs. Nina Ruth Fohn, Lebanon; and two grandchildren.


Shipman, Faye Louise (Forgey) 29 Dec 1925 - 29 Dec 1982  OH 6 Jan 1983 pB5

Card of Thanks

The family of Louise Shipman wishes to express their sincere appreciation for the many flowers, foods, visits, thoughts and prayers during the recent loss of their loved one.  Linville Shipman  Mr. and Mrs. Keith Shipman, Lance and Travis  Mr. and Mrs. Dale Fohn  Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Walters


Shipman, Eva Mae 8 Apr 1922 - 24 Jan 2005 SN-L 26 Jan 2005

Eva Mae Shipman, age 82, of Ozark, passed away Monday, January 24, 2005, in her home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 27 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial will follow in Linden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home.



Shipman, Frank 10 Oct 1911 - 20 Jan 1936 CCR 30 Jan 1936 p4

[Note: Son of Abraham & Sarah Lucretia “Lou” (Jennerman) Shipman; other sources have mother’s maiden name as Emerton - which is correct?; married Lucy Bell Weter 6 Apr 1918 - 30 Jul 1989 who m/2 Lenville “Jake“ Shipman]

Frank Shipman, aged 24 years, 3 months and 9 days, young farmer of near Chadwick, died at his home Monday, Jan. 20, 1936. The cause of his death was pneumonia. He was the son of Abner Shipman and Love Jennerman and had resided there all his life. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1936, at the Christian Church in Chadwick. The Rev. Sechler of Springfield officiated. Burial was made in the Chadwick cemetery under the direction of the B.C. Klepper Funeral Home of Ozark.


Shipman, George Madison 23 Feb 1875 - 11 Nov 1935 CCR 14 Nov 1935 p4

[Note: Son of James William & Elizabeth (Scribner) Shipman; married 2 Jul 1989 CCM Mary Jane Adamson Nov 1878 - 20 Feb 1959]

George Shipman was born Feb. 23, 1875, and departed this life on Nov. 11, 1935, aged 60 years, 9 months and 12 days. He was the son of Jim and Elizabeth Shipman and was born and reared in Christian county. At the age of 20 years he was married to Mary Jane Adamson. To this union were born three sons and three daughters, of whom three have preceded him in death. Those surviving are the widow, one daughter, Mrs. Florence McCullon of Denver, Colo., two sons, Lawrence and Lenville of Chadwick, four grandchildren, Juanita and Florence Shipman and Phyllis and Vivian McCullon, one brother, Math Shipman of Chadwick and one sister, Mrs. Martha Tillman of Treece, Kan., also other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Nov. 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the Chadwick Baptist church with Rev. Worth Caughron officiating. Burial was made in the Chadwick cemetery under the direction of the T.B. Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark.


Shipman, Georgia A. (Clemens) 8 Mar 1899 – 17 Dec 1995  CCH-N 20 Dec 1995

[Note: Daughter of John W. & Della Pearl (Abbott) Clemens; married 29 May 1917 Joseph M. Shipman 25 Nov 1893 - 26 Oct 1988]

Georgia A. Shipman, age 96, of Springfield, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 1995, in Mercy Villa  She was born March 8, 1899, and was the daughter of John W. and Della Abbott Clemens. Following high school in Sparta, she attended Normal School which is the present SMSU. She then taught school at Fairview for two years. She was united in marriage to Joseph M. Shipman on May 28, 1917. They owned and operated a grocery store in Sparta and had a commercial strawberry farm. In 1930, Mr. Shipman became the Christian County Collector, and the family moved to Ozark. Mrs. Shipman worked alongside her husband and also managed tomato canning factories in nearby McCracken and Sparta during the depression years. In 1940, they moved to Springfield, where Mrs. Shipman continued to live until her death. During World War II, she and her husband worked in the Springfield Union Stockyards. Following the war, she became a homemaker. She was a member of the Sparta Baptist Church and O. E. S., Ozark Chapter #98. Her husband preceded her in death in 1988. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Leslie Clemens; and a grandson, Joe Salts. Survivors include a son, J. T. Shipman and his wife, Juanita, Springfield; a daughter, Genevieve Hawkins, Springfield; three grandchildren and their spouses, Sue and Larry Edmonds, Atlanta, Georgia, Gene Lee Shipman and Terry and Chuck Oheim, all of Springfield; four great grandchildren, Brian and Katherine Edmonds and Lisa and David Oheim and a sister, Geraldine Wright, Ontario, California. Graveside funeral services are today, December 20 at 2:00 p.m. in Sparta Cemetery under direction of Adams Funeral Home, with the Rev. Faust Matthews officiating.


Shipman, Goldie (Wilcox) 17 Oct 1921 - 3 Jan 2007 SN-L 5 Jan 2007

[Note: Daughter of Walter Dalih & Fionnia Mamie (Johnson) Wilcox; married 17 Aug 1940 Wallace R. Shipman 14 Dec 1918 - 20 May 2008]

Goldie Shipman, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2007, at the age of 85. She was born October 17, 1921, in Nixa, Missouri, the daughter of Walter and Fionnia Wilcox. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Genevieve Rainey, Ruby Marley, Mamie Marley and Thelma O'Neil; and three brothers, Roy, Clark and Clay Wilcox. She is survived by her husband Wallace Shipman. Goldie and Wallace were married August 17, 1940, and were blessed with two children: their son, David Ronald Shipman and wife, Paula, Willard, Missouri; grandson, Matthew Shipman and wife, Shelia, Willard, Missouri; and granddaughter, Emily Shipman, Willard, Missouri; their daughter, Mary Ann Shipman, Springfield, Missouri; a sister, Louise Melton, of Springfield; two brothers, Donald Wilcox and wife, Mary, of Nixa, and Ray Wilcox, of Nixa; along with a wealth of loving nieces and nephews. Goldie was loved by her family and friends and admired for the wonderful meals she prepared for Sunday night dinners and holiday celebrations. She will always be remembered for her gift of baking delicious breads, pies, and cobblers! The family would like to thank the staff at the Neighborhoods at Quail Creek. In particular, the wonderful nurses and caretakers in the Dogwood-Cedar Wings for their compassionate care and attention given to "Miss Goldie“. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 6, 2007, in Sparta Cemetery with Pastor Tommy Bilyeu officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, January 5, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri.


Shipman, Harrison 21 Sep 1893 - 24 Dec 1924 CCR 26 Dec 1924 p1

[Note: Son of  John & Drada M. (Garrison) Shipman]

Harrison Shipman, aged 31 years 3 months and 3 days died at the home of his father, John Shipman northeast of McCracken Tuesday night, December23, 1924. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. S. Hanks at the Linden cemetery at 1:30 Wednesday afternoon with burial under direction of T. B. Chaffin.


Shipman, Hazel D. “Minno” (Richardson) 1 May 1898 - 2 Sep 1977 OH 8 Sep 1977 p6

[Note: Daughter of Alonzo Franklin “Lon” & Amanda “Mandy” (Gilmore) Richardson; married Henry E. Shipman 10 Jun 1894 - 4 Feb 1989]

OZARK - Services for Mrs. Hazel D. Shipman, 79, Oldfield, were at 2 p.m. Monday in Harris Chapel here with the Rev. Carl Thompson officiating and Tom Smith assisting. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery. Mrs. Shipman died at 7:30 p.m. Friday in her home after a five-year illness. She was a lifelong resident of Oldfield where she had operated a general store with her husband for several years. Survivors include her husband, Henry E.; a daughter, Mrs. Loraine Wallace, Oldfield; a brother Lee Richardson, Sparta, and two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.


Shipman, Hazel D. “Minno” (Richardson) 1 May 1898 - 2 Sep 1977 OH 15 Sep 1977 p11

We would like to thank all our friends and neighbors for the food, prayers, flowers, visits and all love and sympathy shown our family at the loss of our loved one, Hazel Shipman.  Mr. Henry Shipman, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wallace and girls, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wallace and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Richardson.


Shipman, Henry E. 10 Jun 1894 - 4 Feb 1989 OH 9 Feb 1989

[Note: Son of James M. & Catherine (Johnson) Shipman; married 18 Apr 1915 Hazel D. “Mino” Richardson 1 May 1898 - 2 Sep 1977]

Henry E: Shipman, 94, of Oldfield, died Feb. 4 in his home following a three-week illness. Services for Mr. Shipman were held Feb. 7 at the Adams Funeral Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Dennis Swift officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery. Born June 10, 1894 to Jim and Katherine Johnson Shipman, Mr. Shipman was a lifelong resident of the Oldfield and Sparta area. He was a farmer and also owned and operated the Shipman Grocery in Oldfield for 32 years. He was married April 18, 1915 to Hazel Richardson, who preceded him in death in 1977. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Lorene and Dale Wallace, Oldfield; a brother-in-law, Lee Richardson and his wife, Dorothy, Sparta; two grandsons, Jerry Wallace and his wife, Dorothy, Springfield, and Jack Wallace and his wife, Linda, Oldfield; four great-grandchildren, Lane and Kelly Wallace, Oldfield, Rachelle Wallace, Springfield, and Marcella Kulp and her husband, Tom, Jefferson City; three great-great-grandchildren, Joshua, Gabriel and Noel Kulp, Jefferson City; and several nieces and nephews.


Shipman, Herbert 17 Oct 1898 - 17 Feb 1958    CCR 20 Feb 1958 p1

[Note: Son of Matthew & Melinda (McDaniel) Shipman; married 8 Sep 1920 Bessie Baxter; married 11 Oct 1937 Fannie Boles; married Esther m/1 Packer]

Funeral services for Herbert Shipman, 59, of 1040 South Glenstone, Springfield, who died Monday night following a heart attack, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Chaffin Funeral Chapel in Ozark, with Rev. Roy Shipman officiating. Burial was in Chadwick Cemetery under direction of Chaffin. A native of the Chadwick community and a former Ozark resident, he was an employee of the Roberts Lumber Company at Springfield for the past 11 years. He had been in ill health for the past year. Survivors include his wife, Esther, his father, Math Shipman of Chadwick; one brother, Raymond Shipman; one brother, Raymond Shipman of Ava; four sisters, Mrs. Ross Bradley of Galesburg, Ill; Mrs. L. W. Rozell of Chadwick; Mrs. W. D. Richardson of Kansas City, and Mrs. Buster Smith of Ozark; two step-children, Mrs. Robert Watson of Joplin and Clarence Packer of Amarillo, Texas.


Shipman, Herbert Haskel Feb 1909 - 23 Aug 1910 CCR 25 Aug 1910 p1

[Note: Son of  Lenza N. & Ida Belle (Skaggs) Shipman]

Shipman Baby Burns to Death.

Linzy Shipman’s house burned Tuesday morning and a child 18 months old was so seriously burned that it died in a few hours. The child was a grandson of J. G. Skaggs. Mr. Shipman lives about a 1/4 mile east of McCracken. The child was buried Wednesday near McCracken. Rev. Albert Hanks conducted funeral services.


Shipman, Homer Jackson 27 Aug 1888 - 20 Sep 1971  CCR 23 Sep 1971 p8

[Note: Son of  John & Rachel Alice (Johnson) Shipman; married  Amanda E. Mapes 3 Sep 1895 - 18 Apr 1984]

Homer J. Shipman, 83, of Ozark, died at 10:15 a.m. Monday at his home of an apparent heart attack. A lifelong resident of Christian County, he was a retired tie inspector for Potosi Toe and Timber Company of St. Louis and Hobert Lee Timber Company of Springfield for 21 years. Mr. Shipman also was with the Missouri State Highway Department for 13 years prior to his retirement in 1956. He was a veteran of World War I and had resided in Ozark for the past 40 years. Survivors include his wife, Amanda E., of the home; one son, Theron O. Shipman, Springfield; two brothers, Reuben Shipman of Wichita, Kan. and Walter Shipman of Springfield;  three sisters, Mrs. Josephine Cline, Pasadena, Calif., Mrs. Verna Boucher, Hot Springs, Ark., and Mrs. Minnie Gipple, Fort Morgan, Colo.; and four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today in Harris Chapel. The Rev. Roscoe Harding will officiate and burial will be in Chadwick Cemetery.


Shipman, Ida Belle (Skaggs) 16 Dec 1883 - 15 Dec 1971  CCR 16 Dec 1971 p4

[Note:  Daughter of James C. & Mary E. (Wise) Skaggs; married Lenza M. Shipman 31 Dec 1879 - 3 Sep 1957]

Funeral services for Mrs. Ida Belle Shipman, 87, of Route 1, Sparta, lifelong resident of Christian County, wee at 2 p.m. Saturday in Harris Chapel, Ozark, with burial in Linden Cemetery. Mrs. Shipman, a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, died at 1 p.m. Thursday in Christian County Nursing Home, Ozark. She had lived near Sparta 65 years. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jessie Dennison, Ozark and Mrs. Pauline Jones, Sparta; two sons, Ray and Raymond Shipman, both of Sparta; and nine grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren and eight step grandchildren.


Shipman, Isaac L. “Ike” 3 Aug 1873 - 25 Aug 1940 CCR 29 Aug 1940 p1

[Note: Son of Reubin N. & Rachel M. (Hedgpeth) Shipman; married Lydia Bell Garrison 1873 - 14 Dec 1970 who m/2 Amos M. Johnson]

Isaac Shipman was born August 3, 1873 and departed this life August 25, 1940 at 7:15 am at the age of 67 years and 22 days. He is survived by his wife, three daughters and five sons, one brother, Linsey Shipman, eight grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Ike, as he was known by his friends, has lived his life in and around Ozark. He was a kind hearted man. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 26, at 1:00 pm by Rev. Floyd Hanks, in the Chaffin Funeral Home with burial in the City cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home.


Shipman, Jacob Newton “Jake” 2 Feb 1874 - 18 Nov 1932 CCR 24 Nov 1932 p1

[Note: Son of Henry & Sarah E. (Carver) Shipman; married 2 Jul 1897 Nancy Boles]

Jacob N. Shipman was born at Chadwick, MO, Feb. 2, 1874 and departed from this world Friday, Nov. 18, 1932, aged 58 years, 9 months and 17 days. Jake, as he was better known, was united in marriage to Nancy Boles, July 2, 1897. To this union was born one son, Clarence, now living in Oakland, CA. Besides the son he is survived by one granddaughter, Wanda, also of Oakland, two sisters, Mrs. Delia Boles of Broken Arrow, OK, and Mrs. Nancy Mapes of Ozark; one brother, Joe. A. Shipman of Sparta, and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn their loss. Funeral services were conducted at the Sparta Church Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. by Rev. Martin with burial in Sparta cemetery under the direction of Sparta Undertaking Company, Rathbun and Chaffin.


Shipman, James Hershel “Jim” 20 Feb 1940 - 11 Jul 1974  OH 18 Jul 1971 p4

Ozark Man Shoots Self Over Girl

Apparently despondent after a breakup with his girlfriend, 34-year-old James Herschel “Jim” Shipman of Ozark, apparently fatally shot himself outside the Bypass Terminal Truck Stop in Chestnut Expressway in Springfield last Thursday night. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Cox Medical Center. The shooting occurred shortly before 8 p.m. after an argument with a girlfriend who is employed at the Terminal Cafe. The girl told Police that she had told Shipman that she intended to break off their relationship, and that her decision was final. She stated that he threatened to kill himself but she didn’t believe him and started to return to the cafe. She heard a loud noise as she got to the door. Turning around, she saw Shipman slump to the ground near his car. The victim died from an abdominal wound. Police found a 12-gauge shotgun next to the body. The funeral was held Monday July 15. Arrangements were made through Harris Funeral Home in Ozark.

Shipman, Jean T. 1920 - 8 Oct 2011 SN-L 11 Oct 2011

[Note: Son of Joseph M. & Georgia A. (Clemons) Shipman; married 14 Jul 1948 Sue Carolyn Marks; married Juanita]

J. T. Shipman, 91, of Springfield passed from the arms of his loving family to the arms of our Lord on Saturday, October 8th, 2011 after a short illness. He was an active member of Central Christian Church, having attended there from 1955 to present. He was also a member of Gate of the Temple Masonic Lodge, and had been involved in many social groups during his lifetime. After earning a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Rolla School of Mines, J. T. joined the U. S. Army, where he served in Japan through the end of World War II. He continued serving proudly in the Army Reserves, retiring as a Major. J. T. worked as a Civil Engineer in the planning and development department of Frisco Railroad. After his retirement in 1980, he continued an active life spent with his family and managing his farm in Sparta, MO. J. T. was preceded in death almost a year ago by his wife Juanita Shipman. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Joseph M. and Georgia A. Shipman; sister, Genevieve Hawkins; and a baby sister. He is survived by his son Gene L. Shipman; daughter, Terry A. Oheim and husband Chuck; step-daughter, Beverly Manaois and husband Rick; grandchildren, Philip Manaois and wife Melissa, Pete Manaois, Lisa Potthoff and husband Tim, and David Oheim and fiancée Sarah Williams; great grandchildren, Tony and Megan Manaois. Services will be Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. Visitation will be at 1:00 p.m., service at 2:00 p.m., and graveside service at 4:00 p.m. in Sparta Masonic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central Christian Church, or Gate of the Temple Masonic Lodge.


Shipman, Jefferson 15 Aug 1914 - 19 Dec 1973 OH 27 Dec 1973 p8

[Note: Son of Joseph Hiram "High" & Frances Elizabeth (Reed) Shipman; married  Etta M. Morrison 16 Apr 1926 - 24 Dec 2000]

SPARTA - Jeff Shipman, 59, of Route 1, Sparta, died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in Cox Medical Center, Springfield, after a short illness. A native of Sparta, Mr. Shipman lived in Springfield for 20 years before moving back to Sparta seven years ago. He was employed as a truck driver for Graven Concrete Company for 18 years and was a member of Teamsters Local 345 in Springfield. Survivors include his wife, Etta; four daughters, Mrs. Nina Lisenby of Nixa, Mrs. Sheila Richards of Springfield, and Dorothy and Shelly, both of the home; four step-sons, Charles King of Bolivar, Kenneth Applegate of Sparta, Richard Applegate of Rogersville and Rex Applegate of the home; two step-daughters, Mrs. Jan Hill of Sparta and Mrs. Wanda Adams, Oldfield and one brother, Lester of Tulsa. Funeral arrangements are under direction of Harris of Ozark.


Shipman, John 30 Aug 1860 - 21 Jun 1944 CCR 29 Jun 1944 p1

[Note: Son of Joseph Hiram & Mary Ann "Polly" (Barnett) Shipman; married 9 Sep 1883 CCM Rachel Alice Johnson 8 Nov 1864 - 24 Jan 1943]

John Shipman was born near Ozark, Mo., Aug. 30, 1860, and departed this life at his home in Chadwick, June 21, 1944, at the age of 83 years, nine months and 20 days. He was married to Rachel Alice Johnson 55 years ago and to this union were born 10 children. His wife and three children preceded Mr. Shipman in death. He was baptized believer in God and kept a regular Church membership during his active years. Survivors of Mr. Shipman are three sons, Homer of Ozark; Reuben of Chadwick; and Walter of Springfield; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Stout, Mansfield, Ohio, Mrs. Josephine Cline of Pasadena, Calif.; Mrs. Verna Kibbe, Chicago, Ill.; and Mrs. Minnie Gipple of Fort Morgan, Colo.; 25 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon in the Chadwick Cemetery by the Rev. Roy Shipman with burial under the direction of the Harris and Chaffin Funeral Home of Chadwick and Ozark.


Shipman, John 8 Sep 1864 - 5 Oct 1953     CCR 8 Oct 1953 p1

[Note: Son of Nathan & Sarah Jane (Hart) Shipman; married 20 Oct 1887 Drada M. Garrison 2 Jan 1859 - 11 Aug 1930]

John Shipman was born Sept. 8, 1874 near Linden, Mo. in Christian County, the son of Nathan and Jane Hart Shipman. He departed this life Oct. 5, 1953 in a Springfield hospital at the age of 89 years and 27 days.  He had lived his entire life in Christian County with the exception of the past two years spent in Greene County.  He was united in marriage 66 years ago to Dradie Garrison and to this union was born four children. He was preceded in death by his wife, a son, Harrison Shipman, a daughter, La Badie Shipman and two infant daughters. He is survived by one brother, Dillard Shipman of Linden, Mo., several nephews and nieces and many friends. Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. in Linden Chapel conducted by the Rev. John Paprasdia of Strafford. Burial was in Linden Cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark.


Shipman, John A. 30 Apr 1885 - 6 Jul 1966     CCR 14 Jul 1966 p1

[Note: Son of Henry & Sarah F. (Carver) Shipman; married Cora A. Lee 17 Apr 1887 - Nov 1979]

A lifelong resident of the Sparta and Chadwick communities, John A. Shipman, 81, was pronounced dead on arrival at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Sparta Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Cora, of the home in Sparta;; one daughter, Mrs. Nadine Workman, Sparta; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Sunday in the Harris Chapel here with the Rev. Faust Matthews officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery under direction of Harris of Ozark.


Shipman, John Ronald “Roy“,  Rev. 18 Jan 1892 - 15 Apr 1972 CCR 20 Apr 1972 p1 & OH 20 Apr 1972 p6

[Note: Son of Robert M. & Nancy A. (Stevens) Shipman; married Allie F. Marley 7 Aug 1891 - 27 Apr 1971]

SPARTA - The Rev. J. Roy Shipman, 80, a longtime resident of the Sparta community, died at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Methodist Manor, Marionville. Mr. Shipman, a native of Garrison, was  a retired farmer. He was a missionary Baptist minister and had been pastor of churches in Garrison, Fairview, Spring Hill, Chestnut Ridge, Spokane, Chadwick and Mt. Zion. Surviving are a son, Wallace R. Shipman, Springfield; a daughter, Mrs. Ida Belle Murray, Crane; a brother, Joe Shipman, Springfield; four sisters, Mrs. Effie Bradley, Nixa, Mrs. Ellen Cox and Mrs. Mollie Stone, both of Oklahoma City and Mrs. Ruby Pearce, Jackson, Miss.; and three grandchildren. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Harris Chapel in Ozark with the Rev. Melvis Applegate and Rev. Clifford Day officiating. Burial was in the Sparta Cemetery under direction of Harris of Ozark.


Shipman, Joseph M. 25 Nov 1893 - 26 Oct 1988 OH 3 Nov 1988

[Note: Son of Robert M. & Nancy (Stevens) Shipman; married 28 May 1917 Georgia A. Clemons 8 Mar 1899 - 17 Dec 1995]

Joe M. Shipman, 94, of Springfield, died at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Americana-Fremont Healthcare Center. Services for Mr. Shipman were held Oct. 29 at the Harris Funeral Chapel, Ozark, with the Revs. Carl Radford and Mike McGinnis officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery, with graveside Masonic rites conducted by Sparta Lodge #296. Born Nov. 25, 1893 near Garrison to Robert M. and Nancy Stevens Shipman, Mr. Shipman moved to Sparta at the age of 16, He served with the U.S. Navy during World War I. He and his wife operated a general store in Sparta for a few years, and operated a tomato canning factory in the Sparta-McCracken community prior to and during the Depression years, A member of the Sparta Baptist Church, Mr. Shipman also had served as a Sparta mail carrier, a car agency owner, and had been a member of the Board of Directors of Citizen's Bank of Sparta for 61 years. He moved to Ozark in 1930, where he was elected Christian County Collector of Revenue for two terms, In 1940, Mr. Shipman moved to Springfield, where he became a real estate broker. A stockman, he was past co-owner of the Ozark Commission Company, was past manager and president of the Board of Directors of the Union Stockyards in Springfield, and was a 70-year member of Sparta Masonic Lodge #296 AF & AM. His survivors include his wife, Georgia; a son, J.T. Shipman, Springfield; a daughter, Genevieve Hawkins, Springfield; three grandchildren, Sue Edmonds, Atlanta, Georgia, Gene Shipman, Springfield, and Terry Ohein, Springfield; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Effie Bradley, Springfield, Ellen Cox and Molly Stone, both of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and several nieces and nephews.

Shipman, Joseph M. 20 Jul 1905 - 11 Aug 1926 CCR 13 Aug 1926

[Note: Son of Joseph Hiram “High” & Francis Elizabeth (Reed) Shipman; tuberculosis]

Joe Shipman, aged 20 years, died at the home near Bruner, Wednesday. August 11, 1926.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this writing but will probably be held today (Friday) with burial in the Shipman cemetery, south of Sparta.


Shipman, Josephine 10 Apr 1916 - 18 Oct 1969  CCR 23 Oct 1969 p8

[Note: Daughter of  Reubin Are & Mary Ann (Anderson) Shipman; do not find any marriage - the Mrs. may be a mistake]

Mrs. Josephine Shipman, 52 of Springfield, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday in St. John’s Hospital after a lingering illness. Mrs. Shipman, a native of Chadwick, had lived in Springfield most of her life. She was a former member of the Women’s Army Corps and a veteran of World War II. A brother, Charlie Shipman, Chadwick, survives. Funeral services were at  2 p.m. Tuesday in the Chadwick Baptist Church at Chadwick, with the Rev. Roscoe Harding officiating. Burial was in Chadwick Cemetery under the direction of Klingner.


Shipman, Julia (Workman) Johnson 2 Feb 1873 - 19 Feb 1963 CCR 21 Feb 1963

[Note: Daughter of Samuel & Martha E. (McCoy) Workman, according to obit of brother Winfield, though 1880 census calls their daughter that age Ida Bell; married first 28 Nov 1901 Albert Franklin Johnson 12 Apr 1877 - 13 Feb 1937; married second William A. Shipman 2 Oct 1878 - 7 Jul 1957; buried under the name Johnson]

Mrs. Julia Shipman, 89, of Sparta, died at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ellis Fischel Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were at 1:30 p.m. today at Harris Chapel in Ozark with the Rev. Roy Shipman officiating. Burial was in Shipman Cemetery near Sparta. Survivors are three brothers, Workman, Sparta, Henry, Mills, and Mike, Ozark.


Shipman, Landon Ward 15 Mar 1901 - 3 Feb 1926 CCR 5 Feb 1926 p1

[Note: Son of Theodore & Rebecca Jane (McTeer) Shipman]

While driving on the Boulevard in Springfield Wednesday night, a ford touring car ran into the car driven by Landon Shipman, causing injuries from which he died before the Lohmeyer ambulance reached him. Miss Gloria Hale who was with Mr. Shipman when the accident occurred, called the ambulance. She escaped without injury. Mr. Shipman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Shipman of Sparta and a brother of Mrs. Claude Dishman of Ozark. Mrs. Luree Garrison, another sister, of Kansas city, arrived in Springfield Thursday. Mr. Shipman, who was 20 years old, was employed at the Frisco shops in Springfield. Funeral services will be held from the Selmore Baptist church Friday at 2 p.m. after which interment will be on the Shipman farm near Selmore.


Shipman, Larry D. 6 Mar 1964 - 18 Feb 1997 CCH-N 26 Feb 1997

[Note: Son of Donnie & Vickie (  ) Shipman; married Ellen Mitchell]

Larry D. Shipman, 32, Sparta, died Tuesday, February 18, 1997, at his residence. He was born March 6, 1964, in Pueblo, Colorado and was the son of Donnie Shipman of Sparta and Vickie Greenman of Sumner, Washington. Survivors include: a wife, Ellen Mitchell Shipman of Chadwick; two children, Austin and Justin Shipman; his parents; two sisters, Mary Hill and Dawney Jean Medina; two brothers, Danny and James Stevens; a stepbrother, Arden Sorensen and a stepsister, Shelly Amox. A memorial service was held Saturday, February 22, 1997, with Rev. James "Hobo" Applegate officiating. Cremation was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.


Shipman, Lenville E. “Jake” 6 Jan 1909 - 30 Dec 1973 OH 3 Jan 1974 p1

[Note: Son of  George Madison & Mary Jane (Adamson) Shipman; married 15 Mar 1930  Velma Chapman; married Lucy Bell Weter 6 Apr 1918 - 30 Jul 1989, widow of Frank Shipman 10 Oct 1911 - 20 Jan 1936]

Chadwick - Lenville E. “Jake” Shipman, 64, of Chadwick, died at 2:20 a.m. last Sunday at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield. Mr. Shipman, a lifelong resident of Chadwick was and advertising salesman and caretaker of Chadwick Cemetery. Surviving are his wife Lucy; two sons, Jimmy of Ozark and Tony of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Jo Anne Jones of Ozark and Mrs. Helen Balzer, West Burlington, Iowa; one brother, Lawrence “Talley” of Chadwick; one step-son, Bill Shipman of Ozark and nine grandchildren. Funeral arrangements were under direction of Harris of Ozark.


Shipman, Lenza N. 31 Dec 1879 - 3 Sep 1957    CCR 5 Sep 1957 p1

[Note: Son of Reuben & Rachael (Hedgpeth) Shipman; married 7 Mar 1904 Ida Belle Skaggs 16 Dec 1883 - 15 Dec 1971]

Funeral services  for Lenza Shipman, 78, who died Tuesday, September 3, at his home near McCracken, were held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Chaffin Funeral Chapel at Ozark with Rev. Floyd Hanks and Rev. Roscoe Harding officiating . Burial was in Linden Cemetery under direction of Chaffin. He lived most of his life in the McCracken community and was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Belle Shipman; to daughters, Mrs. Pauline Jones and Mrs. Jessie Dennison, both of McCracken; two sons, Ray Shipman of McCracken and Raymond Shipman of Kansas City; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

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