Smith, Nancy Carol, d. 1997 - Smith, Thelma Marie May, d. 1986


Smith, Nancy Carol (Ball) 12 Dec 1947 - 30 Jan 1997 CCH-N 5 Feb 1997

[Note: Daughter of Everett Lee & Mary Elizabeth (Woods) Ball; married 2 Aug 1969 Gary Arnold Smith]

Nancy Carol Smith died January 30, 1997, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, at the age of forty-nine years, one month, and eighteen days. She was the daughter of Everett Lee and Mary Elizabeth (Woods) Ball. On August 2, 1969, she was united in marriage to Gary Arnold Smith, and to this union two sons were born. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary E. Ball. Nancy is survived by her husband of twenty-seven years, Gary, of the home; two sons, Shane Smith; and his wife, Frances, and Shawn Smith, all of Hartville, Missouri; a grandson, Clay Smith, of Hartville; her father, Everett Ball, Ozark; a stepmother, Elsie Ball, Ozark; a brother, Gerry Ball, Ozark; two nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends, She was born and raised in the Ozark area and graduated from Ozark High School. She attended Draughn Business College, Springfield. After she and Gary were married, they made their home in Springfield for six months, and then lived in various other towns in Missouri before moving to Hartville in November of 1978, where they have lived since then and lovingly raised their family. Throughout the years, she was a devoted homemaker to her husband and children. Nancy was an active member of the Hartville United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed her church fellowship. She was a member of the Twentieth Century Club, the Wright County Extension Club, and was secretary of Boone Township. She also was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. In her spare time she loved going on trips with the band, and also enjoyed going to basketball games. Nancy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and aunt and was a caring neighbor and friend. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed, but the memories she created for her family and friends will live on forever. Funeral services were Sunday, February 2 in Holman-Howe Chapel in Hartville, with Rev. Gary Hollenberg officiating. Burial was in Hopedale Cemetery, Ozark, under the direction of Holman-Howe Funeral Homes.


Smith, Neva (Gardner) 2 Aug 1923 - 7 Jan 2012 CCH-N 11 Jan 2012

[Note: Daughter of Sam T. & Pearl Edith (Fox) Gardner; married 18 Apr 1942 Jack Smith 4 Jun 1916 - 18 Dec 1974]

            Neva Smith, 88, Ozark, died Jan. 7, 2012. She was born Aug. 4, 1923, in Jamesville, to Sam T. and Pearl Edith (Fox) Gardner. On April 18, 1942, she and Jack Smith were united in marriage. He preceded her in death in 1974, as well as her parents, twin sister, Eva Glossip, and a brother, Eugene Gardner. Neva, along with her son and daughter-in-law operated the Highlandville Packing Plant for 50 years. She was a member of the Ozark Chapter No. 98 Order of the Eastern Star, Ozark Utopia Club for more than 50 years and also was a member of TOPS. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Ozark. Neva loved Ozark and had many friends. Survivors include: Her son, Roger and his wife Carolyn; two granddaughters, Lori Burks and Julie Smith; four great-grandchildren; Logan and Nicole Burks, Hailey and Kacey Spurlock; three nieces, Katy Noe, Jane Gardner, and Sue Bilyeu and husband David; her friend and companion of 32 years, Joe Bill Hogan; special caregivers, Lee Robeson, Janice Manning, Nita Logan, Rosie Mantle and many others. Services are 2 p.m. Jan. 10, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Danny Hartwell officiating. Burial will follow in Ozark City Cemetery. Visitation is 1 p.m. until service time.


Smith, Neva (Gardner) 2 Aug 1923 - 7 Jan 2012 SN-L 10 Jan 2012

            Neva Smith, age 88, of Ozark, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012 in her home surrounded by her family and caregiver. She was born August 4, 1923 in Jamesville, Missouri, to Sam T. and Pearl Edith (Fox) Gardner. On April 18, 1942 she and Jack Smith were united in marriage. He preceded her in death in 1974, as well as her parents, twin sister, Eva Glossip, and a brother, Eugene Gardner. Neva, along with her son and daughter-in-law operated the Highlandville Packing Plant for 50 years. She was a member of the Ozark Chapter #98 Order of the Eastern Star, Ozark Utopia Club for over 50 years, and also was a member of TOPS. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Ozark. Neva loved Ozark and had many friends. Survivors include: Her son, Roger and his wife Carolyn; two granddaughters, Lori Burks and Julie Smith; four great-grandchildren; Logan and Nicole Burks, Hailey and Kacey Spurlock; three nieces, Katy Noe, Jane Gardner, and Sue Bilyeu and husband David; her friend and companion of 32 years, Joe Bill Hogan; special caregivers, Lee Robeson, Janice Manning, Nita Logan, Rosie Mantle, and many others. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 10, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Danny Hartwell officiating. Burial will follow in Ozark City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM Tuesday until service time.

Smith, Nile W. 20 Jul 1925 - 12 May 1977 OH 19 May 1977 p4

[Note: married Eunice Lee Robison  20 Apr 1924 - 24 May 1998]

ROGERSVILLE - Services for Nile Smith, 51, of Route 1, Rogersville, were 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Marsh Funeral Chapel here. The Rev. John Chaffin officiated, and burial was in Linden cemetery southwest of here. Mr. Smith, a lifelong resident of the area, was dead on arrival at 9:38 a.m. at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield after an apparent heart attack. He was a self-employed contractor and heavy equipment operator here and a World War II veteran. Survivors include his wife, Eunice; three sons, Richard and Stephen, both of Route 1, Rogersville and James, of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Sherry Lindsey, 1200 West Lombard, Springfield, Mrs. Elizabeth Fox, Sparta, Mrs. Connie Ashley, Rogersville and Miss Janet Smith of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Trevo Patton, Route 1, Rogersville and Mrs. Clella Cantrell, Marshfield and four grandchildren.


Smith, Nola Daisy (Meadows) 29 Aug 1905 - 30 Jul 1976 OH 5 Aug 1976 p4

[Note: Daughter of Christopher Columbus & Martha A. (Chrisman) Meadows; married 31 Aug 1922 Raymond A. Smith 27 Sep 1901 - 14 Oct 1974]

Mrs. Nola Daisy Smith, age 70, passed away at her residence in Hinkley, Calif., July 30, 1976. A native of Ozark, Missouri, she had lived in the California Desert Area for 30 years and in California for 47 years. Mrs. Smith and her late husband, Raymond A. Smith (deceased 1974) were the original owners of Smith’s Feed Store in Barstow, Calif. Mr. Smith was also a native of Ozark, Missouri. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 3 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mead Mortuary Chapel in Barstow, Calif. followed by interment in Mt. View Cemetery - Barstow, Calif, Her survivors are two sons, Roy Lee Smith, Barstow, Calif., Danny Smith, Hinkley, Calif.; two daughters, Betty Walter, Bishop, Calif. an Nola Rae Wetterman, Hinkley, Calif. and one brother, Jesse Meadows, Ozark, Missouri; Twelve grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She was a past member of the Hinkley Grange.


Smith, O. Allene (Brown) 15 May 1924 - 15 Dec 2008  AdamsFH & SN-L 17 Dec 2008 & CCH-N 24 Dec 2008

[Note: Daughter of William Fred & Tressie Ellen (Noe) Brown; married 2 Feb 1943 A. C. Smith 5 Nov 1921 - 13 Jul 2010]

O. Allene Smith, age 84, Nixa, passed away December 15, 2008, after a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma during the past four years. She was born May 15, 1924, in Highlandville, the daughter of William Fred and Tressie Ellen (Noe) Brown. On February 2, 1943, Allene married A.C. Smith in Springfield. Allene and her husband owned Red Barn Flea and Antique Market. She attended Calvary Bible Church, Nixa. Survivors include her husband A.C. Smith, Nixa; a son Gary Smith and wife Marcia, Nixa; three daughters, Regina Noe and husband James, Nixa, Janet Huff and husband Doug, Nixa, and Ellen Lopez and husband David, Seal Beach, California; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and many cousins. Allene was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother Harold Jared Brown. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Burial will follow Frazier Cemetery, Boaz. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday.


Smith, Olen A. 26 Jun 1914 - 28 May 1989 NN-E 1 Jun 1989

[Note: Son of James Thomas & Crystal (  ) Smith; married 1940 Pauline Clariday]

Olen A. Smith, 74, of Rogersville, died at 7:55 p.m. May 28 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. Services for Mr. Smith will be held at 2 p.m., today (Thursday, June 1) at the Marsh Funeral Home, Rogersville, with the Revs. Tom Roberson and Louis Caddell officiating. Burial will be in Rivermonte Memorial Gardens, Springfield. Born July 26, 1914 in Braymer to James Thomas and Crystal Smith, Mr. Smith was married in 1940 to Pauline Clariday. Surviving are his wife, Pauline; three sons, Tom and Bob of Kansas City, Kansas, and Frank of Lakeview; three daughters, Lois Heldenbrand, Nixa, Roberta Peden, Mexico. and Dorotha Newlon, Rogersville; one brother, Lesker Smith, Kansas City; three sisters, Lilly Smith, Hurley, Ruby Richardson, Fordland, and Rosalee Lancaster, St. Joseph; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


Smith, Olive “Ollie” (Shipman) 4 Mar 1888 - 4 Jun 1922 CCR 23 Jun 1922

[Note; Daughter of Henry & Sarah E. (Carver) Shipman; married George Smith]

We were sorry to learn of the death of Mrs. Ollie Smith who died at the home of her mother, Mrs. Shipman at Sparta, on the 4th of this month.


Smith, Opal Anna (Davis) 26 Mar 1901 - 13 Jul 1985 OH 18 Jul 1985 p9

[Note: married Otto Elwyn Smith 26 Jul 1880 - 16 Feb 1954]

Memorial services for Opal Anna Smith, 84, Ozark, were held July 16 in Ozark Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Henry Aykens officiating. Mrs. Smith died July 13 in St, John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a short illness. A native of Pleasant Hope, she was a lifelong resident of Greene and Christian Counties. She was a milliner and saleswoman for Savage Joliette, Springfield and was a member of Ozark Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a son Dean, Springfield; a sister, Helene Von Bothmer, Meersburg, Bodnesee, West Germany. The body was cremated in Greenlawn Crematory under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to Ozark Presbyterian Church Building Fund.


Smith, Otis 5 Nov 1899 - Mar 1978 OH 6 Apr 1978 p12

The Otis Smith family would like to thank all of their friends and relatives who were so kind during our recent sorrow. May God bless you all. Leon Smith


Smith, Otto Elwyn 26 Jul 1880 - 16 Feb 1954 CCR 18 Feb 1954 p4

[Note: Son of Fredrick Wesley & Effie (Wirebaugh) Smith; married Opal Anna Davis 26 Mar 1901 - 13 Jul 1985; birth date from tombstone varies from obit age]

Funeral services for  Otto E. Smith, 55, a former resident of Ozark, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday  at the Chaffin Funeral Home. Death came Tuesday morning at the Veterans Hospital at Wadsworth, Ka. where he had been a patient for the past two years. A veteran of World War I, Mr. Smith had been invalided for several years by arthritis. He was a member of the Ozark Presbyterian Church. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Opal Smith of Route 1, Springfield; a son, Dean Smith of Willard; his father, Fred Smith of Kansas City; a sister, Mrs. Melton Cokes of Springfield and one granddaughter. Dr. Sears F. Riepma will officiate at the funeral services Friday afternoon and burial will be in Ozark Cemetery under direction of Chaffin.


Smith, Pauline 21 Aug 1911 - 21 Nov 2006 SN-L 26 Nov 2006

[Note: married Vernis Truemon Smith 18 Apr 1911 - 27 Aug 1982]

Pauline Smith was born August 21, 1911, and went to be with her Lord on November 21, 2006. She was lovingly cared for at Ozark Riverview Manor for the last years of her life. She is survived by her son, Mack Smith and his wife, Joan, of Florida, and her daughter, Ruby Cunningham and her husband, Glenn, of Nixa. Also surviving are a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Greenlawn Funeral Home South. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens.


Smith, R. Loyed 10 May 1927 - 13 Jan 2008 SN-L 15 Jan 2008

[Note: Son of Mercury Bernice & Russie Lizzybeth (Patton) Smith; married 4 May 1950 Alene McHaffie]

R. Loyed Smith, age 80, of Bruner, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2008. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.


Smith, R. Loyed 10 May 1927 - 13 Jan 2008 AdamsFH & CCH-N 16 Jan 2008

R. Loyed Smith, age 80, of Bruner, passed away Jan. 13, 2008. He was born May 10, 1927 in Marshfield, the son of Mercury Bernice Smith and Russie Lizzybeth (Patton) Smith. On March 4, 1950, he and Alene McHaffie were united in marriage in Harrison, Ark. Loyed retired from Fasco in 1990. He was also a farmer and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was camp cook on many trail rides and camping trips. He was a member of Elm Grove Church.  Loyed was a loving family man to his wife, six children, 12 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Survivors include: His wife, Alene; six children, Jerry Smith and wife, Sandy, Ozark, Noel Smith and wife Donna, Bruner, Glenda Cobb and husband Dwight, Bruner, Melvin Smith and wife Andrea, Chadwick, Deanna Patterson and husband Bob, Bruner, and Vickie Thomas, Bruner; 11 grandchildren, Jeremy, Michelle, Tina, Cameron, Clem, Amber, Libby, Bobbi, Randy, Tosha, and Austin; 10 great-grandchildren, Alex, Isabelle, Anna, Forest, Winter, Bailey, Clayton, Nathan, Harley and Nikkie; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, a brother, and a granddaughter. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 17 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor John Hyde officiating. Burial will follow in Bruner Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 16 in the funeral home.  ©Ozarks Newsstand 2008


Smith, R. Victor 1913 -  24 May 1951 CCR 31 May 1951

[Note: Son of Charles E. & Ada (Layton) Smith; married 11 Aug 1939 Mildred Chaffin; No MO DC]

R. Victor Smith, 37, of Route 3. Springfield, died at Burge hospital in Springfield last Thursday following an accidental gunshot wound suffered while he was changing a tire on a county road in northeastern Christian County. According to his own account before he died of a blood clot, Smith had removed a loaded .22 caliber rifle to get at his tire tools. The gun was discharged as he was replacing it in the car, the bullet entering his chin and disintegrating in a sinus. Smith drove the five miles to Rogersville in his car suffering from shock and the loss of blood. He died five hours later. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Ruby Green, of Sparta. His wife, three daughters, a son, two brothers, and his parents also survive. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in Elm Grove Church with burial in Roller Cemetery.


Smith, Raymond Albert 1900 - 14 Sep 1974 OH 7 Nov 1974 p8

[Note: Son of Alonzo “Lon” & Elizabeth “Lizzie” (McLain) Smith; married 31 Aug 1922 CCM Nola Daisy Meadows 29 Aug 1905 - 30 Jul 1976]

Raymond Albert Smith, 74 of Hinkley, died Sept. 14 at Bishop.  Smith, a native of Missouri, was a retired farmer. He is survived by his wife Nola; two sons, Roy Lee of Barstow and Daniel Neal of Hinkley; two daughters, Nola Ray Wilterman of Hinkley and Betty Jane Walter of Bishop, a brother, Roy of Missouri; two sisters, Edna Robinson of Upland and Irene Marley of Ozark, 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Services were at Mead Mortuary, Barstow. Interment was at Mt. View Cemetery.


Smith, Robert 1 Jan 1845 - 15 May 1923 CCR 25 May 1923 p1

[Note: Son of William & ?  ( ) Smith; married Permelia Roberts 18 May 1846 - 19 Jan 1919]

Robert Smith, aged 79 years, 4 mos. and 15 days, died at his home near Swan Post Office, Tuesday, May 15, 1923. Burial services were held on Thursday, May 17, at the Boston cemetery east of Oldfield conducted by Rev. Burkhart. Funeral under the direction of T. B. Chaffin of the Ozark Undertaking Company.


Smith, Robert D. “Bob” 6 May 1937 - 11 Oct 1999  CCH-N 20 Oct 1999

[Note: Son of Robert L. & Clara (Reynolds) Smith; married 3 Jan 1984 Shirley Henry]

Bob "Robert D." Smith, of RR1, Rock, passed away Monday afternoon, October 11, 1999, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Born May 6, 1937, in Furley, Kansas, he was the son of Robert L. and Clara Reynolds Smith. As a young man, he lived on a ranch in Douglass, Kansas. He received his education in Douglass schools, and attended Douglass High School. On January 3, 1984, he was united in marriage to Shirley Henry. The couple made their home in Rock. At the time of his death, he had been employed with Raytheon Corp. in Wichita for over 30 years. His hobbies included coyote hunting, dog and horse racing, and he won many trophys for his Walker Dogs. He is survived by his wife, Shirley, of the home; two daughters, Dee Dee Partee and Bubba Turner of Mountain Home, Arkansas; and Kathy Mora and her husband, Joe, of Arkansas City; two stepdaughters, Jerri Palmer and Lora Landis, both of Ozark; his father, Robert "Buck" Smith, of Rock; his brother, Donnie Smith of Rock; his sister, Carol Smith-Foy and her husband, Stuart, of Arkansas City; seven grandchildren, Kasey Franks, Tisha Diefenbach, Kala and Karla Nally, Catlen Young, and Natasha and Austin Mora; and three step- grandchildren, Jeremy Palmer, Constance Fanning, and Casey Landis. He was preceded in death by his mother, Clara Smith. Funeral services was held at 10:30 a.m., Friday October 15, 1999, at Miles Funeral Service. Interment was in Douglass Cemetery. A memorial has been established in Mr. Smith's name with Hospice, Inc. Contributions, may be made at the funeral home. Miles Funeral Service, Inc., David Miles, Director, 4001 East Ninth Avenue, P.O. Box 720, Winfield, Kansas 67156. Phone 316-221-1111.


Smith, Robert Ernest 17 Jan 1972 - 14 Oct 2004 SN-L 17 Oct 2004 & CCH-N 27 Oct 2004

[Note: Son of Richard & Diane (Libby) Smith; married 12 Feb 2002 Shannon Ashley Brotherton]

Robert Ernest Smith, age 32, of Galena, passed away Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, near Poplar Bluff from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Jan. 17, 1972, the son of Richard and Diane Libby Smith. He graduated from Ozark High School. On Feb. 12, 2002, he and Shannon Ashley Brotherton were united in marriage. Rob and his wife owned a craft business. He was an avid reader, and loved music. He was a member of the Board of Directors and was involved in the production of numerous plays for the TriLakes Community Theater. He was active in the Democratic Party and was a precinct captain. Rob was a Walt Disney fan and was helping to fulfill Walt Disney's dreams for his hometown, Marceline, Mo. He was presently attending Church at Finley Crossings in Nixa, and was a member of Hopedale Baptist Church in Ozark. His belief was strong and he expressed that to others willingly. Survivors include his wife, Shannon; his parents, Richard and Diane Smith, Ozark; two brothers, Andrew Smith, Aurora, and Michael Smith, Springfield; grandparents, Marjoria L. Libby, Springfield, and C. Raymond Smith, Springfield; two aunts, Judy Smith, Ozark, and Laura Crawford and her husband Jim, Springfield; and cousins. Two grandparents, Ernest G. Libby and R. Ruth Smith preceded him in death. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, in Hopedale Church, Ozark, with Pastor David Stone and Pastor Terry Kendrick officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

SN-L 10/17/04


Smith, Robert G. 25 Jan 1924 - 15 Sep 2005 SN-L 17 Sep 2005

[Note: Son of James & Marie (  ) Smith; married 1953 Mary Brady]

Robert G. Smith, age 81, of Ozark, died Thursday, September 15, 2005, in Ozark Riverview Manor. He was born January 25, 1924, in Sedalia, Missouri, the son of James and Marie Smith. He grew up and attended school in the Sedalia and Green Ridge area. He served three years in the U.S. Army during World War II. He graduated from Central Missouri State College in 1950 and attended graduate school at the University of Missouri. In 1953 he and Mary Brady were married. Mr. Smith was engaged in farming and the dairy business. He moved to Ozark in 1967 and built Elk Valley Estates. He raised cattle and hogs and was known as "Ozark Bob". He was also in the fish business. Survivors include: His wife of 51 years, Mary; son, Scott of Jefferson City; daughter, Gayle of El Paso, Texas; four grandchildren, Jessica Smith of Missouri State University in Springfield, Jeff Smith and Jill Smith at Missouri Southern in Joplin, and Natalie Rhodes in El Paso, Texas; two brothers, Tom in Smithton, Missouri, and Ed in Edmond, Oklahoma; three sisters, Shirley Doty in Sedalia, Martha Bohon in Windsor, Missouri, and Mary Klosterman in Seattle, Washington; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. today, September 17 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. A graveside funeral will follow at 4:30 p.m. today in Selmore Cemetery, south of Ozark, with Pastor Rod Kelley officiating.


Smith, Robert Henry 14 Oct 1854 - 21 Apr 1938 CCR 28 Apr 1938 p8

[Note: Son of Hiram & ? ( ) Smith; married 5 Mar 1875 Mary Walker 22 Mar 1856 - 17 Dec 1943]

Robert Henry Smith was born Oct. 14, 1854, and departed this life April 21, 1938, aged 83 years, six months and seven days. He was united in marriage to Mary Walker on March 5, 1875. To this union were born eight children, two having preceded him in death. He leaves to mourn his death his widow, six children, Mrs. Minnie Johnson, Mrs. Addie Melton, all of the home address, Mrs. Grace Wilson of Los Angeles, Calif., Lonnie Smith of Craig, Mon., and Jimmie Smith of Rockford, Colo., 11 grandchildren and five great grandchildren and other relatives and friends. He was converted at the age of 35 and was a member of the Sparta Baptist church at the time of his death. Funeral services were conducted April 22, at 2:30 p.m. in the Sparta Baptist Church by Rev. A.S. Hanks with burial in the Sparta cemetery under direction of the Rathbun and Chaffin Funeral Home of Sparta.


Smith, Robert Lee 6 Dec 1870 - 25 Mar 1940 CCR 4 Apr 1940 p1

[Note: Son of Milton M. & ? ( ) Smith; married 19 Sep 1889 Annie Minor; married 15 Jan 1922 Mary Jane White m/1 Stephenson]

Robert Lee Smith was born Dec. 6, 1870, in Custer county, Mont., and died March 25, 1940, in Springfield, Mo. He was married to Annie Minor on Sept. 19, 1889, in Knox county, Mo. To this union were born two sons, Earl F. Smith and Melton M. Smith. After the death of their mother, Mr. Smith was married to Mary Jane Stephenson Jan. 15, 1922, who survives him as well as two sons. He also leaves a host of friends who will feel the loss of good friend and citizen. Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Brookline Baptist church conducted by Rev. Coy Dickey of Springfield with burial in the Brookline cemetery under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever. Mo.


Smith, Robert M. 14 Jul 1922 - 4 Jul 1988 OH 7 Jul 1988

[Note: Son of Lennie Buster & Elva (Shipman) Smith]

Robert M. Smith, 65, of Ozark, died at 1:50 a.m. July 4 at St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. Services for Mr. Smith were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Gary Jennings officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery. Born in Sparta to Lennie Buster Smith and Elva (Shipman) Smith July 14, 1922, Mr. Smith had been a lifelong resident of Christian County. He was a retired farmer and state highway department employee. He is survived by two brothers, Earl, of Springfield, and Junior, of the home in Ozark; two sisters, Mrs. Gracie Shelton, Ozark, and Mrs. Mary Kerr, Branson; and by several nieces and nephews.


Smith, Roger L. 8 Jan 1940 – 29 Sep 1995  CCH-N 4 Oct 1995

[Note: Son of Clifford E. & Lena Mae (  ) Smith; married Sharon]

Roger L. Smith, age 55, of Nixa, died Friday, September 29, 1995, at his home. He was born January 8, 1940, in Alpena, Arkansas, and was the son of Clifford E. and Lena Mae Smith. Both parents preceded him in death. Mrs. Smith served his country in the U.S. Navy.  Survivors include: his wife, Sharon; four children, Cassie Smith, Harrison, Arkansas, Staci Robeson, Nixa, Cinnamon Cook, Oklahoma, and Pepper Smith, Springfield; four grandchildren, Tiffany, Melisa, Haley, and Hanna; and a sister, Barbara Cooper, Harrison, Arkansas. Roger was loved by his family who will miss him dearly. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 4, in Cherry Street Baptist Church, Springfield, with Rev. Kenneth E. Gillming officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Harrison, Arkansas, under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.


Smith, Ron R. 18 Jan 1952 - 29 Jun 2002 CCH-N 10 Jul 2002

[Note: Son of Arnold & Vivian (  ) Smith; married 14 Aug 1971 Oneida Cochrane]

Ron Smith, 50, Nixa, formerly of Ozark, passed away June 29, 2002, in his home. He was born Jan. 18, 1952, in Aurora. He served his country in the National Guard. On Aug. 14, 1971, he and Oneida Cochrane were married. Smith owned and operated area convenience stores. Survivors include his wife, Oneida; a daughter, Shonna Marshall and husband, Greg, Springfield; his father, Arnold Smith, Cassville; his mother and stepfather, Vivian and Earl Watts, Springfield; two sisters and a brother, Joyce Pering, El Dorado Hills, Calif., Francis Smith, Cassville and Gail Meadows, Nixa; nieces; nephews; and cousins. Funeral services were July 2, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Charles Smith officiating. Burial followed in Eisenhour Cemetery, south of Spokane.


Smith, Ross Richard 1942 - 26 May 1989 NN-E 1 Jun 1989

[Note: Son of Charles L. & Thelma P. (   ) Smith; married Judy Jones]

Ross Richard Smith, 46, of Highlandville, died May 26 in Burlington, Iowa, after suffering an apparent heart attack. Services for Mr. Smith were held May 30 in the Colonial Chapel, Lebanon. Burial was in Lebanon Cemetery. Mr. Smith graduated, from Lebanon High School in 1960, and served in the U.S. Navy from 1961 to 1987. He was a Navy recruiter in the Rolla area. Most recently, he was employed by Tech-Matic of Springfield. Surviving are his wife, Judy Jones Smith, Highlandville; two sons, Samuel Smith, Springfield, and Matthew Smith, Highlandville; a daughter, Brenda Smith, Chillicothe, Ohio; his parents, Charles L. and Thelma P. Smith, both of Lebanon, and a sister, Doris Miller, and her husband, Tom, both of Lebanon.


Smith, Roxie 28 Apr 1893 - 2 Aug 1959      CCR 6 Aug 1959 p1

[Note: married Art Smith 19 Feb 1881 - 3 May 1974]

Mrs. Roxie Smith, 66, who operated a hotel in Ozark with her husband, Art for several years until their retirement last March, died Sunday night in Springfield Baptist Hospital after a brief illness. Survivors include her husband, a son, Jack, Ozark; a daughter, Mrs. Syble Smith, Los Angeles and three  grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Chaffin Chapel at Ozark with the Rev. Harold Hurst and Rev. William T. White officiating. Burial was in Ozark Cemetery.


Smith, Roy B. 15 Nov 1933 - 21 Jan 2008 SN-L 23 Jan 2008

[Note: Son of Albert P. & Bessie Faye (McCarty) Smith; married 29 May 1958 Nellie Rader]

Roy B. Smith, age 74, of Sparta, died Monday, January 21, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Adams Funeral Home Ozark. Burial will follow in Sparta Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today in the funeral home.


Smith, Roy B. 15 Nov 1933 - 21 Jan 2008  CCH-N 30 Jan 2008 & CCH-N 6 Feb 2008

Roy B. Smith, 74, of Sparta, passed away in his home after battling cancer Jan. 21, 2008. He was born Nov. 15, 1933 in Oregon County, Missouri, the son of Albert P. and Bessie Faye (McCarty) Smith. Roy served his country in the U. S. Army as a radar operator. On May 29, 1958 he married Nellie Rader from Mtn Grove. Roy last worked as a sheet metal worker for Knight Heating and Air in Nixa. He loved spending time with family, fishing and hunting--especially spring turkey season. Roy attended Mt. Gillian Church in Fordland. Survivors include: his wife, Nellie Smith, Sparta; three children, Rick Smith and wife Patricia, Bruner, Karen Bell and husband Scott, Sparta, and Randy Smith and wife Sandra, Sparta; eight grandchildren, Ryan and Adam Smith, Kristy (McHaffie) Jackson, Misty Hutchinson and husband Mike, Taylor and Josh Smith, Brianna Bills, and Brandon Bell; 10 great grandchildren, Austin, Dallas, Levi Nathan, Ashley, Mikyla and Amy Hutchinson, Sierra and Kayden Jackson, and Arianna Bills ; two brothers, Clovis Smith and wife Vera, Springfield and Ivil Smith and wife Hassie, Mtn. Grove; and two sisters, Carol Mayfield and husband Bud, Cabool and Hazel Bennett, Tenn., and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and a brother. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark with Reverend Dale Roller and Reverend Gary Jennings officiating.  Burial followed in Sparta Cemetery with full military honors.  ©Ozarks Newsstand 2008


Smith, Russie Vina 4 Jun 1921 - 25 Mar 1937 CCR 1 Apr 1937 p6

[Note: Daughter of Bernice S & Russie (Patten) Smith; spelling from tombstone]

Russia Vina Smith was born near Rogersville on June 4, 1921, and passed away on Thursday, March 25, 1937, aged 15 years, 9 months and 21 days. She had been ill but a short time with pneumonia. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernice Smith, two brothers, ‘Sigle and Lloyd, and one sister, Maryelle, all of the home address. Her grandparents and other relatives also mourn her departure. Funeral services were held on Friday, March 26, at 2 p.m. in the Elm Grove Methodist church. Interment was made in the Roller cemetery under the direction of the Klepper Funeral Home of Ozark.


Smith, Ruth (Hornsby) 11 Nov 1927 - 17 Sept 2003 CCH-N 24 Sept 2003

[Note: Daughter of Harvey & Mary (Somori) Hornsby; married 4 Jan 1947 Albert Smith]

Ruth Smith, 75, Ozark, formerly of Cynthiana, Ky., died Sept. 17, 2003, in her home.  She was born Nov. 11, 1927, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Harvey and Mary (Somori) Hornsby. Her parents preceded her in death.  On Jan. 4, 1947, she and Albert Smith were united in marriage. She was a homemaker.  Survivors include her husband, Albert; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and David Baker, Springfield; a granddaughter, Alexandra; and a brother, Fred Hornsby, Cynthiana, Ky.  A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Sept. 21 in Ware Funeral Home, Cynthiana, Ky. Arrangements were under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. ©Ozarks Newsstand 2003


Smith, Ruth M. (Battini) 1919 - 4 Nov 2006 SN-L 7 Nov 2006

[Note: Daughter of  William & Jessie (  ) Battini; married 20 Jan 1939 Al Smith]

Ruth M. Smith, 86, of Highlandville, Mo., passed away Saturday, November 4, at St. John's Regional Hospital. Ruth was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1919. She was united in marriage to Al Smith on January 20, 1939, in Riverside, Colorado. They have two children; a son, Bob Smith of Highlandville, Mo., and a daughter, Diane Rooney of Spokane, Mo. Ruth was a very dear and kind lady, she was a friend to everyone. She loved flowers in her yard and feeding the birds. Most of her years she was a homemaker. She worked at Highlandville and Spokane schools for about five years, helping in the office and doing custodial work with her husband. Ruth attended and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Ponce De Leon. She was preceded in death by her mother, Jessie Battini; her father, William Battini; and a grandson, James Rooney of Spokane, Mo. She is survived by her husband, Al Smith; her son, Bob Smith; her daughter, Diane Rooney; a daughter-in-law, Charis Smith; three grandchildren, Mitch Smith and his wife, Teresa, Kerie Bice and her husband, Bill, and Kim Howard; seven great-grandchildren, Robert Howard, Johnny Howard, Derek Mullen, Valerie Dyer, Wesley Smith, Courtney Counts and Emily Counts; four great-great-grandchildren, Dillion Keller, Kaleb Howard, Kaylie Howard and Tanner Howard. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2006, at Rivermonte Memorial Gardens, 4500 S. Lone Pine Ave., Springfield, MO 65804. Visitation will be held today, November 7, 2006, from 12 to 5 p.m. at Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at Rivermonte. Online personal condolences may be made at


Smith, Sam 20 Sep 1872 - 8 Feb 1949 CCR 17 Feb 1949

[Note: Son of Thomas & Sarah (Price) Smith; married Annie S. Pallette; married Dolly]

Funeral services for Sam Smith, 77, who died Tuesday afternoon, Feb 8, at his home in Billings, were held Thursday afternoon at the Billings Baptist church, with the Rev. Lowell McFall officiating. Burial was in Smart cemetery under direction of Maples-Harris Funeral Home of Billings. Mr. Smith was a retired farmer and a life long resident of the Billings community. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dolly Smith; two daughters, Mrs. Orpha Gern and Mrs. Gladys Schmidt, both of Billings; two step-daughters, Mrs. Lorenz Jones of Springfield and Mrs. Ora Kelley of Miller; one sister, Mrs. Bertie Fowler of Aurora; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a host of friends.


Smith, Sanford “Sant” 6 Jan 1886 - 15 Apr 1956      CCR 26 Apr 1956 p5

[Note: Son of Robert A. & Permelia (Roberts) Smith; married Cora Mirah Toon 15 Dec 1886 - 18 Aug 1950]

Funeral services for Sanford “Sant” Smith, 70, a native of the Swan community and a widely-known farmer and stockman, who died April 15 in St. Johns Hospital were held Wednesday, April 18 at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel at the Chaffin Funeral Home in Ozark. Rev. Webb officiated with burial in Sparta Cemetery under direction of Chaffin. His wife, Cora Toon Smith, preceded him in death in 1950, as did one daughter, Velma Louise at the age of four. Survivors include one son, Robert Theron Smith of Swan and Mrs. daughter, Mrs. Pauline Johnson  of Topeka, Kan.; two grandchildren, Bob and Joe Smith; two sisters, Mrs. Ina Blevins of Sparta and Lora Poage of Swan and other relatives


Smith, Sarah Ann (Lassley) 15 Mar 1907 - 25 Aug 2006 SN-L 27 Aug 2006 & SN-L 29 Aug 2006 & SN-L 30 Aug 2006
[Note: Daughter of William Henry & Eliza Adeline (Elliott) Lassley; married 16 May 1925 CCM Devinia C. Smith 4 Dec 1907 - 27 Mar 1935]

Sarah Ann Smith, 99, Springfield, Mo., departed this life August 25, 2006. She was born March 15, 1907, to Wm. and Adeline (Elliott) Lassley. Sarah was a member of Baptist Temple of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Devinia, in 1935; and two sons, Charles Smith and Louie H. Smith. Survivors include one son and his wife, Billy J. and Bernice Smith of Midwest City, Okla.; three daughters, Edith Pauline Davis of Rogersville, Betty J. Smith and Emma A. Wheeler, both of Springfield; and one sister, Marie Seliger of the state of California. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, 2006, at Greenlawn Funeral Home South, Springfield, Mo., with Reverend Gary Longstaff officiating. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, near Rogersville, Mo. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in Greenlawn Funeral Home South. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South, 441 W. Battlefield, Springfield, Mo.


Smith, Sarah M. (Rhodes) 26 May 1860 - 6 Jan 1925 CCR 8 Jan 1926 p1

[Note: Daughter of   ? &  ?  (Icenberger) Rhodes; married  Francis Marion Smith 3 Mar 1856 - 30 Jul 1954]

In Memory

In loving memory of our dear mother and Grandmother, Mrs. Marion Smith, who passed away a year ago, January 8th, 1925.  He soul now is anchored In the Haven of Rest. Our darling mother, The one we loved best. Her life work is ended, We’ll see her no more. She is waiting to greet us On the Heavenly shore. Her gentle voice we’ll hear no more, We’ll miss her kindly smile. And never more on earth she’ll come Our sorrows to beguile. When evening shadows are falling And we are sitting all alone, In our hearts there comes a longing If only she could come home. Days that pass so sadly by, At night we bid adieu For we know, dear grandmother, we are one day nearer you.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith and Family


Smith, Sarah Matilda (Moody) 2 Nov 1875 - 7 Apr 1924 CCR 11 Apr 1924 p1

[Note: Daughter of Colonel & ? (  ) Moody; married 3 Nov 1895 Albert Smith 18 Oct 1873 - 6 Jun 1949]

Sarah Matilda Moody was born November 2, 1875. Died April 7, 1924. Age 48 years, 5 months and 6 days. She was married to Albert Smith November 3, 1895. To this union was born five children: Mrs. Ralph Lee, Clarence Smith, Mrs. Wallace Springer, Clyde and Earl Smith. She was converted to the faith at the age of thirty and united with the Sparta Baptist Church six years ago. She has lived a Christians life ever since and has been a faithful wife and loving mother. She leaves a husband, five children, three grandchildren, a father and mother, two sisters and a host of friends and relatives to mourn their loss.


Smith,  Shain Dolan 11 Feb 1971 - 8 Nov 2004 SN-L 13 Nov 2004

[Note: Son of Dolan & Joyce (Stevens) Smith; fiancee Pamela Childs]

Shain Dolan Smith, age 33, of Springfield, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 8, 2004. He was born on Feb. 11, 1971. Shain's life was cut short Monday afternoon during a fishing trip to Springfield Lake with his fishing buddy. Fishing was a favorite pastime that he enjoyed and was truly gifted at. He will be missed by many of his fishing buddies, especially his Dad. Shain truly touched everyone with whom he ever came in contact by his kind and non-judgmental spirit. He befriended people from every walk of life. He was joined by love in 2000 with fiancée Pamela Childs. He left behind three beautiful children whom he absolutely loved. He was a devoted father and best friend. Thank you, Shain, for those precious little moments that you gave to all of us. No words can express how much you will be remembered and greatly missed. We love you! Shain was preceded in death by his brother, Shawn David Smith, and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Stevens, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith. He is survived by his children, Christian Smith, Seth Smith and Thomas Childs; fiancée, Pamela Childs; father and stepmother, Dolan and Elizabeth Smith; mother and stepfather, Joyce Smith and Rick; sisters Sonya Smith and Jennifer Smith, all of Springfield; two nephews and two nieces; and many cousins, relatives and friends. Services will be 2 p.m. today in Greenlawn North with burial following in Linden Cemetery in Rogersville. In lieu of flowers, donations and contributions may be made to the Shain Smith Memorial Fund, Acct 152303981020, at U.S. Bank on Kansas Expressway.


Smith, Sharon E. 19 May 1940 - 31 Dec 1990  NN-E 10 Jan 1991

[Note: Daughter of Roy & Mary E. (  ) Smith]

Sharon E. Smith, 50, Springfield, died suddenly in her home Monday evening, Dec. 31, 1990. Born May 19, 1940, in Ozark, she was a lifelong resident of the Springfield area. In 1958, she graduated from Republic High School. Blind since 1972, she was able to live alone for the past eight years. She enjoyed the C.B. radio and was known as "Country Girl." She was a member of the Berean Baptist Church. Survivors include her mother, Mary E. Smith, Springfield; three sisters, Cindy Johnson, Republic, Sandra Mitchell, Lebanon, and Shirley Johnson, Springfield and 12 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Roy, in 1987. Services were held Thursday, Jan. 3, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Leon Gray officiating. Burial was in Selmore Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Springfield Association for the Blind.


Smith, Shelby Harold 22 Feb 1933 - Dec 1984 OH 6 Dec 1984 p12

[Note: Son of  Milford T. & Leslie Almeda “Meda” (Hobbs) Smith; married Beverly]

Services for Shelby Harold Smith, 51, Sparta, on Dec. 5 in Harris Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Howard Blevins officiating. Burial was in the Longrun Cemetery in Ozark County. Mr. Smith died Dec. 2 en route to a hospital after an apparent heart attack. A native of Ozark County, Mr. Smith had been a resident of the Ozark and Sparta area for 26 years, He was a 1951 graduate of Lathrop High School, a veteran of the Korean conflict and superintendent of construction for the Aton Construction Co,. in Springfield. Survivors include his wife, Beverly; six daughters, Faith Cunningham and Shelby Robinson, both of Sparta, Pipera Stutesmun, Highlandville, Susan Killingsworth, Ozark, Meda Lilly, Oakland, Calif. and Jona Smith of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Smith, Ozark;  two sisters, Ellen Fulton, Sparta and Norma Hardcastle, Ozark; and five grandchildren. Services will be announced by Harris.


Smith, Shelby Harold 22 Feb 1933 - Dec 1984 OH 20 Dec 1984 pB10

Card of Thanks

To all the family and friends of Shelby H., Smith, for being so kind and loving to all of us on hearing the sudden death of our loved one. Your Phone calls, cards, food, flowers, your visits to our home, but most of all your special prayers, God bless each and everyone of you all.  Shelby H. Smith Family  49-1tp


Smith, Sherry 24 May 1966 - 24 May 1966   CCR 26 May 1966 p1

[Note: Daughter of Roy & ? (Martin) Smith]

Sherry Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith of Galena, was dead at birth Tuesday morning in St. John’s Hospital. Besides her parents, the infant is survived by two sisters, Maxine and Sandra Kay, both of the home; paternal grandparents, Mr. Harold Smith of Galena and Mrs. Helen Smith, Coos Bay, Ore.; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Martin, Sparta; paternal great grandmother, Mrs. Judy Smith of Galena and maternal great grandmother, Mrs. Mary Martin of Galena. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. today in Selmore Cemetery with the Rev. Robert L. Johnson officiating. Burial was under direction of Harris of Ozark.


Smith, Shirley J. 1935 - 11 Sep 2011 CCH-N 21 Sep 2011

[Note: married 1951 Bill Smith]

Shirley J. Smith, 76, of Republic went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 11, 2011. She is survived by husband of 60 years, Bill, of the home; children Rick Smith and wife Debbie of Republic, Cindy Edmondson and husband Curtis of Halltown; grandchildren Caleb Edmondson and wife Adrienne of Alaska, Shaun Smith and wife Lesley of Springfield, Celia Williams and husband Nathan of Jacksonville, Fl.; great-grandchildren Cedar Smith and Wyatt Williams. Shirley was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Republic. Visitation was Thursday, September 15, from 5-7 p.m. in Williams Funeral Home, Marionville. The funeral was held Friday, September 16 at 10:00 a.m. in Calvary Baptist Church, Republic. The family request in lieu of flowers, that contributions be made to the Missions Program at Calvary Baptist Church, Republic.


Smith, Simon Richard 8 May 1913 – 21 Sep 1996  CCH-N 25 Sep 1996

[Note: Son of William Charles & Mary Elizabeth (McHaffie) Smith; married 16 Jun 1938 Ella Hale 4 Mar 1922 - 18 Mar 1982; married 31 Aug 1984 Eula Irene m/1 Short]

Simon R. Smith, 83, Sparta., died Saturday, Sept. 21, 1996 in Cox Medical Center, South. He was born May 8, 1913 in Bruner and was the son of William Charles and Mary Elizabeth (McHaffie) Smith. He was a farmer and lived throughout his life in the Bruner and Sparta area. He was saved at an early age and attended several churches before his health prevented him from attending.  He was preceded in death by: His wife, Ella (Hale) Smith; his parents; two brothers, Charley Smith and Lawrence Smith; four sisters, Corda Braden, Gracie McDonald, Esta Moses and Pearl Smith. Survivors include three daughters, Mildred Sisco and her husband, Don, Chadwick; Mary Gullett and her husband Don, Bruner; and Marjorie “Jo” Thomas, Rogersville; a son, Bill Smith and his wife Wanda, Sparta; 7 grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; four step grandchildren; four step great grandchildren; and four sisters, Iva Rogers, Sparta, Nellie Robinson, Springfield, Eva Bellman, Elkland and Lois Hurt, Springfield. Funeral services were Tuesday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial was in Bruner Cemetery.


Smith, Solon Bryant 10 Feb 1887 - 15 Oct 1946 CCR 24 Oct 1946 p1

[Note: Son of  Thomas J. & Nancy A. (Hale) Smith; married 4 Dec 1910 Emma May Stuttler died Sep 1939; married  12 Apr 1941 Georgia (Jenkins) Hale 27 Sep 1885 - 21 Dec 1972]

Solon Bryant Smith was born Feb. 10, 1887, at Sparta, Mo., and passed away at his home there on Oct. 15, 1946. He spent the early part of his life at Sparta but in 1922 he went to Dinuba, Calif., where he worked 19 years as Fire Chief for the city of Dinuba. In 1942 Mr. Smith returned to Sparta where he resided until his death. He was united in marriage to Emma May Stuttler on Dec. 4, 1910, and to this union was born one daughter. Mrs. Smith passed away in September, 1939. On April 12, 1941, Mr. Smith was married to Georgia Jenkins Hale. Mr. Smith converted to Christ in 1902 during a meeting held at the old Baptist church at Sparta and he was baptized and united with the same church. He maintained his membership with the Sparta church throughout his lifetime. Surviving are his wife, Georgia Hale Smith of Sparta; one daughter, Alice Wommack of Dinuba, Calif.; one grandson, Richard Wommack of Dinuba; two stepsons, Paul Hale of Sparta; John Hale with the U.S. Navy; one step granddaughter, Lois Henry of St. Louis; one step grandson, Robert Hale of Sparta; one sister, Nettie Roller of Rogersville; also one great-grandson, Stevie Henry of St. Louis. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon in the Sparta Baptist church by Rev. Reg. Mapes with burial in the Sparta cemetery under the direction of Rathbun and Chaffin of Sparta.


Smith, Streeter 24 Jul 1902 - 29 Jun 1979 OH 5 Jul 1979 p3

Streeter Smith, 76, of Buffalo, brother of Fred Smith of Sparta, died last Friday at Smith-Glynn-Callaway Clinic in Springfield. He was a retired farmer. Services were held Sunday in Buffalo with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery.


Smith, Susan M. 5 Oct 1901 - 18 Jul 1982 OH 29 Jul 1982 p2

[Note: married Leo W. Smith 24 Jul 1900 - 13 Sep 1990]

Services for Susan M. Smith, 80, Billings, were held Wednesday in Billings United Methodist Church with the Rev. Clifford Sleeth officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery under direction of Meadors of Billings. Mrs. Smith died July 18 in St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a short illness.


Smith, Susan P. (Harper) 12 Nov 1843 - 5 Sep 1914 CCR 25 Sep 1914

[Note: Daughter of Ben &  Martha (Shoemaker) Harper; married 24 Nov 1865 CCM John H. Smith  6 Sep 1841 - 4 Jan 1913]

Mrs. Susan P. Smith, widow of the late John H, Smith, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Williams, in Ozark, at 6 o’clock p.m. Saturday, September 5, after  a lingering illness of more than four months. Funeral services were held at the Baptist church Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. W. T. Vanover, with interment in the city cemetery beside her husband who passed away a little less than two years ago. Mrs. Smith leaves five grown children, to-wit: Mrs. J. M. Williams, of Ozark, Mrs. Sam James of Oklahoma, Mrs. Wesley Weatherman of Selmore, Mr. W. E. Smith and Mr. Lon Smith, both of Ozark; besides her many grandchildren and other relatives, to mourn her departure. The family have the deepest sympathy of their many friends in Ozark and vicinity as was shown by the large crowd in attendance at the funeral. Contributed by Geraldine Ford.


Smith, Susan P. (Harper) 12 Nov 1843 - 5 Sep 1914 CCR 25 Sep 1914

Card of Thanks

We desire to thank all our neighbors and friends who so kindly assisted us during the sickness and death of our mother, Susan P. Smith.  Frank Williams   Vickie James   Lon Smith  Eck Smith   Janie Weatherman


Smith, Terry (Caudill) Hunt 6 Oct 1868 - 21 Sep 1952 CCR 25 Sep 1952 p8

[Note: Daughter of William W. & Susie (  ) Caudill; married 1885 William J. Hunt; married 12 May 1928 F. Marion Smith; name in 1928 was Harvill - may have married William Riley Harvill 1908 in Lawrence County, MO]

Terry Caudill Smith was born October 6, 1868 and died Sunday, Sept 21, 1952 at the age of 84 at her home in the Shady Grove community. At the age of 17 she was united in marriage to William J. Hunt. To this union three children were born. Mr. Hunt preceded her in death in 1900 and one child died in infancy. On May 12, 1928, she was united in marriage to F. M. Smith who survives her. Also surviving her are one daughter, Mrs. Eva Harvill of Sparta, one son, Joe Hunt of Ozark; two brothers, Mark Caudill of Springfield and Leroy Caudill of Galena; two sisters, Mrs. Vina Howard of Ozark and Mrs. Susie Howard of Sparta; 12 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and eight step grandchildren include Mrs. Nellie Garrison and Mrs. Bill Canard of Ozark. She was converted in early life and became a member of the Baptist Church. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Sept 23 at 2 p.m. in the Chaffin Funeral Home Chapel, by Rev. Harold Hurst, with burial in the Shipman Cemetery


Smith, Terry Wayne 3 Nov 1955 - 7 Nov 1955 CCR 10 Nov 1955 p4

[Note: Son of Earl & Nancy (Jackson) Smith]

Terry Wayne Smith, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Smith of Sparta passed away November 7 in Springfield Baptist Hospital at the age of four days  Graveside services were conducted November 8 in the Sparta Cemetery by Rev. Harold Hurst of Ozark, with burial there under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark


Smith, Thelma Marie May 5 Aug 1901 - 2 Apr 1986 OH 10 Apr 1986 p5

Services for Thelma Marie May Smith, 84, Nixa, were held April 7 in Calvary Baptist Church. Burial was in Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield. Mrs. Smith died April 2 in the home of her son in

Bartlesville, Okla. of natural causes.

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