Snowden, Arlena C., d. 2005 - Sorensen, Eric Zayne, d. 1995

 

Snowden, Arlena C. 23 Aug 1932 - 3 Sep 2005 SN-L 6 Sep 2005

[Note: married Kenton Snowden]

Arlena C. Snowden, age 73, of Hollister, Mo., died at 9:33 p.m. Saturday, September 3, 2005, at Cox South. She was born on August 23, 1932, in Jefferson City, Mo. Survivors are her husband, Kenton Snowden of Hollister; two daughters, Karen Clegg and husband, Milt, of Ozark, and Kathy Croft and husband, John, of Hollister; four grand-children, Kristie Williams, Stacie Livermore, Holly Croft, and Kendall Croft; four great-grandchildren, Emily Williams, Collin Williams, Shaun Watson, and Aliyah Davis; two brothers; and four sisters. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 8, 2005, in Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson with Rev. Alfred Garvin officiating. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, in the funeral home.

 

Snowden, Edith Lilly (McPherson) 7 Jul 1907 - 20 May 2005 SN-L 21 May 2005

[Note: Daughter of Elijah T. & Rebecca Jane (Clark) Morris McPherson; married 22 Sep 1933 Jewell Snowden]

Edith Lilly (McPherson) Snowden, 97, passed away Friday, May 20, 2005, in Christian Health Care of Nixa. Edith was born July 7, 1907, in Bradleyville, Mo., to Elijah T. and Rebecca Jane (Clark) Morris McPherson. She was united in marriage to Jewell Snowden on September 22, 1933, with three children born to the union. She attended State Teachers College in Springfield and subsequently taught school at Bradleyville and was a homemaker. In 1944 the family moved to Forsyth where she sold Avon products, worked for Owen Merchantile and enjoyed attending auctions. Upon Jewell's retirement, they purchased a home near Springfield where they resided until moving to Creekside Crossing. Some of her favorite activities were collecting dolls and framing pictures to sell at her flea market. She also enjoyed caring for her flower garden and watching the L.A. Lakers. Edith was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 60 years, Jewell; a son-in-law Bob Wantuck; a brother, Ralph McPherson; a sister, Gladys Norman; five half siblings, Luther, Sylvia, Garland, Harrison and William Morris; seven step siblings, Mary, Enos, Sarah, Rodila, Alta, John T "Bud", and Laura McPherson. She is survived by a daughter, Lela Jane Wantuck and friend, Bob Umphres, Springfield; two sons, Ralph Jewell and wife, Naomi, Springfield, and Charles Franklin, Branson; grandchildren, Pam, Shane, Steve, Jeff and Shauna and great-grandsons, Jonathan and Emerson. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A special thanks to nieces Charlotte, Becky and Carolene, for their frequent visits and support. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Valley Cemetery under the direction of Whelchel Funeral Chapel. Friends may call in the funeral home in Branson, from 1 to 5 p.m. today.

 

Snyder, Genevieve C. "Ginny" (Beard) 11 Sep 1920 - 6 Nov 1998  CCH-N 18 Nov 1998

[Note: Daughter of Bernard C. & Mary Ann (Hendricks) Beard; married 11 Jun 1938 Eugene Snyder]

Genevieve C. "Ginny" Snyder, 78, Ozark, passed away at 11:05 p.m., Friday, November 6, in Ozark Riverview Manor, Ozark. Mrs. Snyder, a homemaker, was born September 11, 1920 in Galesburg, Illinois, the daughter of Bernard C. and Mary Ann (Hendricks) Beard. She was united in marriage to Eugene Snyder on June 11, 1938 in Princeton, he preceded her in death in 1981. Ginny was a member of Mercer Assembly of God Church in Mercer, Missouri, she enjoyed quilting, sewing and gardening. She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and a sister. She is survived by a daughter, Rose Toepfer and her husband Charlie, Ozark; a sister, Cleliah Gennermann, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; a brother, Billie Beard, Moline, Illinois; two granddaughters, Linda McLaughlin and her husband Robert, Ozark; Karen Cranor and her husband Brad, Springfield; three great-grandchildren, Brandon, Justin and Shawn and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services was held at 2 p.m., November 10, in Mercer Assembly of God Church, Mercer. Burial followed in Middle Point Cemetery also in Mercer. Visitation was at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in Harris, a Heritage Funeral Home, Ozark. The family has requested that memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association and/or the Alzheimer's Association.

 

Snyder, Janane Lee Dec 1973 -  Mar 1974 OH 4 Apr 1974 p7

[Note: Daughter of Michael P. & ? (?) Snyder]

Funeral services for Janane Lee Snyder, three-month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Snyder, Ozark, were held last Saturday in the Harris Chapel in Ozark, with the Rev. Allen Harrison officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Springfield.

 

Snyder, Karen J. (Wright) 31 Aug 1954 - 1 Sep 1983 OH 8 Sep 1983 p11

[Note: Daughter of Herbert & ?  ( ) Wright]

Services for Karen J. Snyder, 29, Ozark, were held September 3 at Harris Chapel with the Rev. Dave Stevens officiating, Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Springfield. Mrs. Snyder died Sept. 1 from injuries received in a car accident. A native of Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Snyder moved to Ozark in 1972. She was employed by Lily Tulip. Survivors include one daughter, Karene Launnell, of the home; one son, Michael Joseph, of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Wright, Ozark; two brothers, Preston Wright, Chicago, Ill., and Sgt. 1st Class Michael Wright, Fort Leonard Wood and one sisters, Miss Beverly Wright, Tucson, Arizona.

 

Snyder, Luetta P. (Drake) 1 Apr 1926 - 25 Feb 2007 SN-L 27 Feb 2007

[Note: Daughter of  Paul & Grace (  ) Drake; married Harry Snyder]

Luetta P. Snyder, 80, of Seymour, formerly of Springfield, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, February 25, 2007, at 3:10 a.m. surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of Paul and Grace Drake, born in Plymouth, Ind., She was united in marriage to Harry Paul Snyder on April 1, 1926, in Valparaiso, Ind. She was a wonderful homemaker and also worked many years at Shoppers Fair and Wal Mart. She was a member of First Freewill Baptist of Springfield, Mo. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry, her parents, and three brothers, James, Paul Jr. and Charles Drake. She is survived by her two daughters, Judy and James Gibbs of Grand Blanc, Mich., and Marilyn and Danny Ramage of Paducah, Ky.; son Ernie Snyder and wife, Missy, of Seymour, Mo.; and nine grandchildren, Jennifer Strygulec and husband, Bob, Grand Blanc, Mich., Jason Gibbs and wife, Rochelle, of Flint, Mich., Todd Leatherman and wife, Gena, of Paducah, Ky., Missy Powell and husband, Bryan, of Linder, Tenn., Troy Leatherman and wife, Jessica, of Midloathian, Va., Trad Leatherman and wife, Marlena, of Paducah, Ky., Ben Snyder and wife, Diane, of Ozark, Mo., and Pat Snyder of Seymour, Mo. She also had 17 great grandchildren. Special family members were Tom Leatherman and Debbie Snyder. A special thanks goes to caregiver Dottie Cantrell. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 28 at Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at Rivermonte.. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today, February 27, 2007. Online condolences can be made at www.klingner-cope.com.

 

Snyder, Matthew Dwain 9 Nov 1979 - 4 Apr 2002  CCH-N 17 Apr 2002

[Note: Son of Dwain & Christina (  ) Snyder]

Matthew Dwain Snyder, 22, Springfield, passed away April 4, 2002. He was born Nov. 9, 1979, in Springfield. Matthew was employed by First USA. His smile and humor will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him. He was a talented young man with many gifts. He loved children and they adored being with him. He was the beloved son of Christina and Mark McCann, and Dwain and Tonya Snyder. Other survivors include brothers and sisters, Ian, Braden, Jessica and Caitlin McCann and Nicholas Snyder; grandparents, John and Bert McCann, and Donald and Virginia Snyder; aunts and uncles, Adelia Smith, Mickey Boyce, Roy Edgington and Roger Edgington; cousins, Timothy, Lea and Jennie Smith; his girlfriend, April Burlison; other family members; and many friends. A memorial service was held following visitation on April 7, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

 

Snyder, Michael P. 10 Aug 1949  - 24 Jul 2005 SN-L 26 Jul 2005

[Note: Son of Clinton E. & Joan R. (Tomlin) Snyder; married 8 Jun 1984 Teresa Young]

Michael P. Snyder, 55, Springfield, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2005. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29, in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial will follow in the Selmore Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, in the funeral home

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Snyder, Michael P. 10 Aug 1949 - 24 Jul 2005 SN-L 27 Jul 2005

Michael P. Snyder, 55, Springfield, Mo., passed away Sun., July 24, 2005, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was born Aug. 10, 1949, in West Plains, Mo., the son of Clinton E. and Joan R. (Tomlin) Snyder. On June 9, 1984, he was united in marriage to Teresa Young in Springfield, Mo. He devoted 30 years to G.E. as a machine operator, owned and operated Snyder General Contractors, and worked for Ozark Flag Co. He loved dancing with his wife and spending time with his grandchildren. He also had a passion for cars and an enormous love of cats and dogs. He was preceded in death by his parents, and infant daughter, Janene Lee Snyder. Michael is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Teresa; a son, Michael J. and fiance, Brittany Melton, Springfield; daughter, Karene and boyfriend, Ed Minton, Nixa; four brothers: Allan Paul and wife, Claudia, Ozark; Terry, Ozark; Chris and girlfriend, Crystal Wilson, Spokane; and Douglas, Highlandville; four sisters: Mary Helen Frye and husband, Richard, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Dorothy Cummings and husband, Kenny, Tulsa, Okla.; Betty Jo Williams and husband, John, Ozark; and Sylvia Winslow and husband, Rick, Ozark; two grandchildren, Tyler and Kylene; brother-in-law, Tim Young, Springfield; many nieces, nephews, and loving friends. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2005, in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, with Jimmy Harriss officiating. Burial will follow in Selmore Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, in the funeral home. Memorial donations can be made to the Southwest Humane Society, c/o Barnes Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 796, Ozark, MO 65721.

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Snyder, Michael P. “Smiley” 10 Aug 1949 - 24 Jul 2005 CCH-N 3 Aug 2005

            Michael P. “Smiley” Snyder, 55, Springfield, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 24, 2005, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was born Aug. 10, 1949, in West Plains, Mo., the son of Clinton E. and Joan R. (Tomlin) Snyder. On June 9, 1984, he was united in marriage to Teresa Young in Springfield, Mo. Michael devoted 30 years to G.E. as a machine operator, owned and operated Snyder General Contractors, and worked for Ozark Flag Company on the weekends He led a rich and varied life and loved dancing with his wife. He had a special attraction for cars and always drove a clean car on Monday. He was a fairly small man in stature, but a huge man with an enormous heart when it came to compassion for his grandchildren, his cats and dogs. He was preceded in death by his parents, and infant daughter, Janene Lee Snyder. Michael is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Teresa; a son, Michael J. Snyder and fiance, Brittany Melton, Springfield; daughter, Karene Snyder and boyfriend, Ed Minton, Nixa; four brothers: Allan Paul Snyder and wife, Claudia, Ozark; Terry Snyder, Ozark; Chris Snyder and girlfriend, Crystal Wilson, Spokane; and Douglas, Highlandville; four sisters: Mary Helen Frye and husband, Richard, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Doro Snyder, Dorothy Cummings and husband, Kenny, Tulsa, Okla.; Betty Jo Williams and husband, John, Ozark; and Sylvia Winslow and husband, Rick, Ozark; two grandchildren, Tyler and Kylene; brother-in-law, Tim Young, Springfield; many nieces, nephews, and loving friends. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2005, in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, with Jimmy Harriss officiating. Burial will follow in Selmore Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, in the funeral home. Memorial donations can be made to the Southwest Humane Society, c/o Barnes Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 796, Ozark, MO 65721. 

 

Snyder, Shelby Cameron died 23 Jun 2003, an infant

[Note: Son of Douglas & Michelle (Rueter) Snyder]

Shelby Cameron Snyder, infant son of Douglas and Michelle (Rueter) Snyder, died June 23, 2003, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. His paternal grandparents Clint and Joan Snyder preceded him in death. Survivors include both his parents; one brother, Jordan Snyder; three sisters, Elizabeth, Julia and Hannah Snyder, all of the home; maternal grandmother Joyce Duke, Ozark; maternal grandfather Kenneth Rueter, Springfield; aunts and uncles Mike and Angela Wheeler, Paul Snyder, Mary Helen Frye, Mike Snyder, Dorothy Cummings, Betty Jo Williams, Terrance Snyder, Chris Snyder and Sylvia Winslow. Graveside services were held June 27 in Selmore Cemetery under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, with the Rev. Jimmy Harriss officiating.

Sobotka, Beatrice Ruth (Ridley) 25 Jul 1920 - 3 Apr 2011 CCH-N 6 Apr 2011
[Note: Daughter of G. W. & Daisy (Griffin) Ridley; married 12 Jan 1940 Randall Sobotka 27 Mar 1916 - Oct 1986]
Beatrice Ruth Sobotka, 90, Republic, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, in Golden Living Center, Branson. She was born July 25, 1920, in Lindale, Ga., the daughter of G.W. and Daisy (Griffin) Ridley.  After attending a teachers college, Bea taught in a one-room country schoolhouse, in Cainsville, Mo., where she met Randall Sobotka. The two married Jan. 12, 1940, in Cainsville. In the late 1940’s, the family moved to Republic, where they eventually owned and operated the Owen & Short Hardware Store. Bea was a devoted wife and mother, who loved music, playing the piano and singing. She was a longtime, active member of the First Christian Church of Republic. An avid reader, Bea served on the Greene County Library Board. She was preceded in death by: her husband of 46 years Randall; their son Stephen; her parents; three brothers; and two sisters. She is survived by: a daughter and her husband, Susan (Sobotka) and Ron Jones, Branson; daughter-in-law Mary Sobotka, Tampa, Fla.; grandchildren and their spouses, Scott and Heather Jones, Rogers, Ark., Mike and Chanci Jones, Phoenix, Ariz., Jennifer (Jones) and Matt Steelman, St. Louis, and Trisha (Sobotka) and Roy Ellington, and Stephen Randall Sobotka II, all of Tampa, Fla.; six great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at First Christian Church, Republic. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery, Republic. Contributions may be made to the First Christian Church. Online condolences may be made at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com.

Soden, Martha Jane (Pearce) 22 Feb 1872 - 8 Nov 1946 CCR 14 Nov 1946 p6

[Note: Daughter of  Sam & ? ( ) Pearce; married 5 Oct 1895 John Calvin Soden 22 Jan 1872 - 10 May 1928]

Mrs. Martha Jane Pearce Soden was born Feb. 22, 1872, near Boaz, Mo., and passed away at her home in Clever on Nov. 8, 1946. She was united in marriage to John Calvin Soden on Oct. 5,1895, and to this union six children were born. Her husband, three daughters and one son preceded her in death. She accepted Christ at an early age and united with the Mt. Sinai Baptist church, later moving her membership to the Clever Baptist church where she worked faithfully throughout her lifetime. Surviving are two sons, Raymond of Clever and Claude of Bruner, four sisters, Mrs. Francis Pearce of the home in Clever, Mrs. Abigail Harding of Springfield, Mrs. Lou Stokes of Dunnegan, Mo., and Mrs. Maggie Hollingburger of Webb City, Mo., se- [appears to be incomplete in the newspaper]

Soden, Robert L. 1 Feb 1929 - 19 Jul 2011 SN-L 21 Jul 2011

[Note: Son of J. Raymond & Salome M. (Williams) Soden; married Velma Lou]

Robert L. Soden, 82, of Springfield, Mo., passed away July 19, 2011. He was born February 1, 1929 in Clever, Mo. where he attended High school. He retired from Payne Sign Company. He married Velma Lou Blevins on February 22, 1946 in Harrison, Arkansas. Robert was a founding member of Fremont Hills Baptist Church. He was a past Master of Gate of the Temple Masonic Lodge. He loved woodworking, traveling, his grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Salome Soden; daughter, Saundra Lynn Covey; son-in-law, David Hudson Covey. He is survived by wife, Velma Lou Soden; grandchildren, Robert Covey and wife Holly, Carrie Covey; great-grandchildren, Victoria, Noelle and Arianna Covey; brother, William Soden and wife Wanda; sister, Lena Mae Soden. Graveside Services will be Friday July 22, 10:00 a.m. in Glenn Cemetery in Nixa, Mo., with visitation in Greenlawn Funeral Home South 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening.

 

Sohn, Destry Colin Parrish 19 Apr 1969 - 9 Aug 2009 SN-L 21 Aug 2009

[Note: Son of Eugene & Beverly ( ) Sohn]
Destry Colin Parrish Sohn, 40, of Springfield, Mo., passed away on August 9, 2009. He was born on April 10, 1969. Destry is survived by his father, Eugene Sohn and mother, Beverly Hartshorn; children, Ashley Skeen and Harley David Sohn; sister, Michelle and husband Jeff Holt, Casey Sohn, Shannon Rouse and Samantha Harrel. Funeral services will be held on August 24, 2009 at 1 p.m. in Christian County Elks Lodge in Ozark, Mo.

Solari, Louis Edward 1 Apr 1928 - 6 Feb 1994  NN-E 16 Feb 1994

[Note: Son of James & Rosa (Zolezzi) Solari; married 23 Feb 1952 Joan Clear ]

Louis Edward Solari, 65, Nixa, formerly of Ankeny, Iowa, and St. Louis, died at 11:06 a.m., Sunday Feb. 6, 1994, in Cox Medical Center South following a short illness. He was born April 1, 1928, in St. Louis, the son of James and Rosa Zolezzi Solari. He was united in marriage to Joan Clear Feb. 23, 1952, in St. Louis. He was the commissioner for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Board, serving from 1977 to present. He was a former business representative for Local 118 AFL-CIO St. Louis School Employees, a former board member of the St. Louis Teachers Credit Union, and an active member of the Democratic Party and former chairman of the Democratic Central Committee in St. Louis. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Springfield. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Joan Solari; three sons, Michael Solari and wife, Christina, St. Louis, Anthony Solari and wife, Rebecca, Battlefield, Louis Solari Jr. and wife, Jodi, Lincoln, Ill.; three daughters, Suzanne Price and husband, David, Columbia, Michele Watkins and husband, William, Bourbon, Denise O'Malley and husband, Christopher, Kirkwood; three brothers, James Solari, and wife, Marie, St. Louis, Xaiver "Chuck" Solari and wife, Bonnie, Kirkwood, Anthony Solari and wife, Mary, St. Louis; one sister Leanora Wolf, Roanoke, Va.; eight grandchildren. Services were held at l1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church. St. Louis, with Father Theodore Burghoff officiating. Burial followed in the Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, with full military graveside honors. Arrangements were under the direction of Harris, a Heritage Funeral Home. Ozark Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Hospital Memphis, Tenn., National Kidney Foundation, Diabetes Research Foundation.

 

Soli, Michael B. 13 Sep 1942 - 23 Mar 1998  CCH-N 1 Apr 1998

[Note: Son of ? & Loretta (Barnhart) Soli; married Merrilee]

Michael B. Soli, a former Tulsa resident, died in his home in Ozark, on March 23, 1998, after it long and valiant battle with cancer. Mike was born Sept. 13, 1942 in Ludington, Mich.. The family moved to Tulsa when Mike was three, where he remained until his move to Ozark in 1992. He served his country in the U.S. Army, being stationed in both the United States and Europe. Mike retired after 20 years as production manager for Wheatley Company in Tulsa, and was currently employed by Wilhoit Properties in Missouri. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Morrison, and his mother, Loretta Barnhart Soli.  He leaves his wife, Merrilee; a daughter and her husband, Maria and Randy Melton, Ozark; a daughter and her husband Kristin and Kosta Veliz, Tulsa; his father, Russell T. Soli, Tulsa; a brother and his wife, Tom and Sandra Soli, Oklahoma City; granddaughters, Sarah, Emily, and Madison Melton, Ozark; numerous nieces and nephews, and many dear friends. Memorial services will be held at Adams Funeral Home, Ozark Thursday, March 26, 1998. Burial was in Weaver Cemetery.

 

Solomon, Amy Susan (Johnson) 11 Nov 1872 - 24 Mar 1909 CCR 1 Apr 1909 p1

[Note: Daughter of William Kim borough “Kem“ & Nancy Jane (Matthews) Johnson; married 22 Feb 1891 CCM James Lewis Solomon 19 Jul 1870 - 15 Jul 1957]

Died, At her home in Clever, Mo., Wednesday, March 24, 1909, Mrs. Amy Solomon, wife of J. L. Solomon. Mrs. Solomon was a daughter of the late W. K. Johnson and a sister of Mrs. Lula Wampler of Ozark. She leaves a husband and eight children besides a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her loss. The funeral services were held Thursday and were conducted by Rev. Baucom, of Boaz. The remains were laid to rest in the Chapel graveyard. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

 

Solomon, Betty Jo 7 Mar 1928 - 4 Sep 1938 CCR 15 Sep 1938 p2

[Note: Daughter of Ward & Lillian (Young) Solomon]

Betty Jo Solomon was born at Boaz, Mo., March 7, 1928, and died in a Springfield hospital Sept. 4, 1938, at the age of 10 years, five months and 28 days. Her father, Ward Solomon, and one sister, Norma Lee, preceded her in death. Betty Joe was talented in singing and reading and was a great help in the Sunday school at Oak Grove and also in the school. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Dillbeck, two sisters, Donna Gayl and Damarus Ann Dillbeck, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Dahl, and Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Young and Mr. and Mrs. John Dillbeck, two great grandmothers and one great grandfather, other relatives and a host of friends to mourn her departure. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. in the Presbyterian church at Crane Tuesday followed with short services at the Mt. Sinai Baptist church conducted by Rev. Leo Perry of Monett, Mo., with burial in the Frazier chapel under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, Mo.

 

Solomon, Bonnie Lee (Mitchell) 28 Mar 1930 – 24 Sep 1997  CCH-N 27 Sep 1997

[Note: Daughter of Calvin & Martha (Inman) Mitchell; married 10 Jun 1950 Robert Solomon]

Bonnie Lee Solomon, 67, Chadwick, born March 28, 1930 in Sparta, the daughter of Calvin Mitchell and Martha Inman, died on Sept. 24, 1997, in Heritage Manor, Springfield. She married Robert Solomon June 10, 1950, in Ozark. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Orton Mitchell, John Mitchell, and Clarence Mitchell; and a sister, Lena Rains. She is survived by: her husband, Robert; two children, Harvey Solomon, and Elaine Kellerman, Chadwick; three sisters, Velma Hobbs, Sparta, Mary Bell Steavens, Garrison, and Donnie Leming, Ozark; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, in Garrison Baptist Church, Garrison, with the Rev. Dale Roller officiating. Burial will be in Swanville Cemetery, Garrison.

 

Solomon, Everett Efton 17 Dec 1891 - 14 May 1967   CCR 18 May 1967 p1

[Note: Son of  James Louis & Amy Susan  (Johnson) Solomon; married  Geneva Joy Gardner  12 May 1895 - 18 Jan 1964]

Everett Solomon, 75, of Clever, died about 1 p.m. Sunday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield. A retired garage operator, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lois Hambleton, Clever, and Mrs. Eileen Holmes, Springfield; one son James Victor of Springfield; one brother, Earl of Grand Island, Neb.; three sisters, Mrs. Lurel Carr, Springfield, Mrs. Margie Hunter, Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Clarice Williams, Springfield; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Mr. Solomon was a member of Billings Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star, Clever Lions Club and Clever Baptist Church. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Baptist Church in Clever with the Rev. Ed Brock officiating. Burial was in Mt. Sinai Cemetery under direction of Cantrell.

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Solomon, Everett Efton 17 Dec 1891 - May 1967

Everett Solomon, 75, of Clever, died about 1 p.m. Sunday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.  A retired garage operator, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lois Hambelton, Clever, and Mrs. Eileen Holmes, 1111 North Rogers, Springfield; one son, James Victor of 2104 South Cedarbrook, Springfield; one brother, Earl of Grand Island, Nebr.; three sisters, Mrs. Lurel Carr, 2550 Lincoln, Springfield, Mrs. Margie Hunter, Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Clarice Williams, 2129 East Elm, Springfield; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Mr. Solomon was a member of Billings Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star, Clever Lions Club and Clever Baptist Church.  Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Baptist Church here with the Rev. Ed Brock officiating.  Burial was in Mt. Sinai Cemetery under direction of Cantrell.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner is not dated.

 

Solomon, Geneva Joy (Gardner) 12 May 1895 - 18 Jan 1964

[Note: Daughter of  Nathan D. & Millie V. ( ) Gardner,; married Everett Efton Solomon 17 Dec 1891 - May 1967]

Mrs. Geneva J. Solomon, 68, a resident of Clever since 1908, died early today at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield after a short illness.  She was past worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern Star here and a member of the Clever Methodist Church.  Surviving are her husband, Everett, of the home; one son, James Victor, 2104 South Cedarbrook, Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Lois Hambelton, Clever, and Mrs. Eileen Holmes, 1111 North Rogers, Springfield; one brother, Emmitt Gardner, 1220 West State, Springfield; one sister, Ophelia Perkins, 510 East Harrison, Springfield; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Clever Methodist Church.  The Rev. Wayne Jones will officiate and burial will be in Frazier Chapel Cemetery.  Cantrell is in charge.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 14 Jan 1964, in the margin.

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Solomon, Geneva Joy (Gardner) 12 May 1895 - 18 Jan 1964          CCR 23 Jan 1964 p1

[Note: Daughter of  Nathan & Millie V. ( ) Gardner,; married Everett Efton Solomon]

Funeral services for Mrs. Geneva J. Solomon, 68, longtime resident of Clever, who died early Saturday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, were at 2 p.m. Monday in the Clever Methodist Church with the Rev. Wayne Jones officiating, assissted by the Rev. Ed Brock. Surviving are her husband, Everett; a son, James Victor, 2104 South Cedarbrook, Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Lois Hambelton, Cever. and Mrs. Eileen Holmes, 1111 North Rogers, Springfield; a brother, Emmitt Gardner, 1220 West State, Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Orphelia Perkins, 510 East Harrison, Springfield; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Burial was in Frazier Chapel Cemetery under direction of Cantrell.

 

Solomon, George W. 12 Jul 1865 - 16 Jan 1934 CCR 25 Jan 1934 p1

[Note: Son of Wiley & Norma (King) Solomon; married 10 Dec 1889 Nancy C. Smith 15 Dec 1870 - 24 Aug 1914; married 9 Jan 1901 Leona M. Swadley 15 Apr 1882 - 18 Oct 1977 m/2 Dahl]

George W. Solomon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Solomon was born in Bedford Co, Tenn., July 12, 1865, and departed this life Jan. 16, 1934, aged 68 years, 6 months and 4 days. He came to Christian county with his grand parents at the age of 2 years, where he has spend the balance of his life. His father and mother preceded him in death, when he was a mere infant. He was united in marriage to Leona M. Swadley on Jan. 9, 1901. To this union two children were born, Leslie and Ward these both having passed to the life beyond, Leslie in infancy and Ward about three years ago. Mr. Solomon is the father of two sons by a former marriage, one of these dying in infancy and the other, Wiley W. Solomon, who resides in Springfield, MO. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, two nieces and one nephew. At about 40 years of age he professed faith in Christ and united with the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church of which he remained a member until death. All who knew Mr. Solomon knew him as a faithful husband, a good citizen and a devout Christian. Funeral services were held Jan. 17, at 3 p.m. at the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Curtis and Rev. J.W. Caughron, with burial in the Mt. Sinai cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, MO.

 

Solomon, Gertrude Viola (Hamblin) 17 Apr 1891 - 20 Feb 1972 CCR 24 Feb 1972 p8 & OH 24 Feb 1972 p8

[Note: married James R. Solomon 24 Oct 1890 - 16 Nov 1960]

Mrs. Gertrude Solomon, 80, of Chadwick, died at 7:35 p.m. Sunday at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield. She had been a resident of Chadwick since 1944 and a patient at the Christian County Nursing Home at Ozark for the past 10 years. Surviving are one son, Robert Solomon of Chadwick; two grandchildren, and one brother, Cecil Hamblin of Gasville, Ark. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Chadwick Union Church with burial in Chadwick Memorial Cemetery under direction of Harris of Ozark.

 

Solomon, James Lewis 19 Jul 1870 - 15 Jul 1957   CCR 18 Jul 1957 p4

[Note: Son of Alexander Hardin & Sarah Frances (Williams) Solomon; married 22 Feb 1891 CCM Amy Susan Johnson 11 Nov 1872 - 24 Mar 1909]

Funeral services for James Lewis  Solomon, 86 who died July 15 at the home of a son, Everett of Clever, were held Wednesday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. in the Clever Baptist Church with the Rev. Max Hamilton and the Rev. R. W. Forbis officiating. Burial was in the Frazier cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Clever. He had been a resident of the Clever community most of his life and was a member of the Clever Baptist Church. He was a retired blacksmith and past Postmaster of Clever. Survivors include two sons, Everett Solomon of Clever and Earl Solomon of Grand Island, Neb; three daughters, Mrs. Lourel Carr of Reeds Spring, Mrs. Clarice Williams of Springfield and Mrs. Margie Hunter of Mt. Vernon; 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren, two brothers, Ernest of Lebanon and Robert of Fair Grove; one sister, Mrs. Tishie Wommack of Fair Grove.

Note: this clipping from the collection of Audrey (King) Maples has a handwritten date of 1957 in the margin.

Contributed by Rada Beth Maples.

 

Solomon, James Victor "Vic" 1 Aug 1914 - 19 Feb 1988 OH 25 Feb 1988

[Note: Son of Everett Efton & Geneva Joy (Gardner) Solomon; married Pauline]

James V. "Vic" Solomon, 73, of Springfield, died at 8:36 a.m. Feb. 19 at St. John's Regional Health Center. Services for Mr. Solomon were held Monday in the Klingner Chapel with the Revs. Joseph R. and Mary Jane Flower officiating. Burial was in National Cemetery. Mr. Solomon was born in Clever August 1, 1914. He attended Central Assembly of God Church, and was a retired parts manager for Monarch Machine Company. He served in the United States Army during World War II, stationed in Vincennes, France. He graduated from Clever High School and attended Southwest Missouri State University. His survivors include his wife, Pauline; two daughters, Vicki P. Stein, Kansas City, and Jane M. Powell, Springfield; two sisters, Lois Wilson and Eileen Holmes, both of Springfield; two grandchildren, Matthew and Eric Stein; three aunts, Ophelia Perkins, Luriel Carr and Clarice Williams, all of Springfield; and an uncle, Earl Solomon, Grand Island, Nebraska.

 

Solomon, John G. 20 Feb 1945 - 22 May 2010  SN-L 26 May 2010

[Note: Son of William & Jean (Briggs) Solomon; married 6 Nov 1965 Carolyn Chilton]

John G. Solomon, age 65, of Gravois Mills, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010, in his home. He was born February 20, 1945, in San Diego, California, the son of the late William and Jean Briggs Solomon. On November 6, 1965, in Harrison, Arkansas, he was united in marriage to Carolyn Chilton, who survives of the home. John was a graduate of Southwest Baptist University. He served as Director for the Division of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities in Jefferson City until his retirement in 2000. He enjoyed fishing and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. John was a member of the Westlake Christian Church. In addition to his wife, Carolyn, he is survived by one son, Shannon Solomon of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one daughter, Holly Hime and husband Derek of Ozark, Missouri; five grandchildren, Logan Solomon of California, Missouri, and Gracie Hime, John Cooper Hime, Neeley Hime, and Tessa Hime, all of Ozark, Missouri; and many other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, May 27, in the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, in the funeral home. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Central Missouri Honor Flight Program, c/o KMOU-TV, 5550 Highway 63 South, Columbia, Missouri, 65201, centralmissouri This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.

 

Solomon, Marmaduke Marion  “Duke” 18 Sep 1879 - 25 Jul 1966

[Note: Son of  James N. & Sarah Susan (Williams) Solomon; married Dora Malin; married  Ruby Hill 18 Feb 1916 - 4 Sep 1999]

Funeral services for Marma Duke Solomon, 86, of Clever, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Cantrell Chapel here (Clever) with the Rev. Ed Brock officiating.  Burial will be in Wise Hill Cemetery.  Mr. Solomon, a retired section foreman for the Missouri-Pacific Railroad, died at 8:30 a.m. Monday in his home.

Note; This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 27 July 1966 in the margin.

 

Solomon, Matylene “Mattie” (Glossip) 11 Oct 1895 - 9 Sep 1989 NN-E 14 Sep 1989

[Note: Daughter of Henry E. & Ella Rose (  ) Glossip; married 16 Jun 1919 Willard Roswell Solomon 2 Sep 1894 - 3 Mar 1938]

Mattie Solomon, 93, of Ponce de Leon, died at 1:45 p.m. Sept. 9 in Primrose Place; Springfield. Services for Mrs. Solomon were held Sept. 12 in Ponce Baptist Church under direction of Harris Colonial Chapel; Ozark, Interment. was in Frazier Cemetery, Boaz. Mrs. Solomon was born Oct. 11, 1895 to Henry and Ella Glossip, and was one of nine children. She married Willard Solomon June 16, 1919, and to this union one daughter was born, Imogene. She was a member of Ponce Baptist Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, her daughter, and two brothers. Surviving are a grandson, Keet Short, Galena; a granddaughter, Ann Fuchs, Springfield; two great-grandchildren, Steven and Staci, Galena; four brothers, Joe and Jim Glossip, both of Highlandville, and Hub and Curtis Glossip, Ponce de Leon; two sisters, Grace Stockstill, Springfield, and Gladys Alford, Kilgore, Texas.

 

Solomon, Nancy Catherine ( ) Fugitt 20 Aug 1861 - 2 Nov 1934 CCR 8 Nov 1934 p8

[Note: married 14 Sep 1876 Rufus C. Fugitt; married ? Solomon; no MO DC found]

Nancy Catherine Solomon was born Aug. 20, 1861, and died Nov. 2, 1934, at the age of 73 years, 2 months, and 13 days. She was married to R.C. Fugitt. Sept. 14, 1876, to which union were born nine children. Her husband and two children preceded her in death. She was again married and she is survived by her husband and seven children: Mrs. Julie Cloud of Ozark, Mrs. Tishie Hanafin of Clever, Bud Fugitt and Ted Fugitt of Clever, Mrs. Hattie Coker of Nixa, Mrs. Ernest Fugitt of California, and Mrs. Etta Snodgrass of Springfield; 27 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Other relatives and a host of friends are left to mourn her death. She was converted and joined the Christian Church early in life. Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m. at the home conducted in the White cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, Mo.

 

Solomon, Nora Mae (King) 8 Jun 1892 - 12 Oct 1980 OH 16 Oct 1980 p9

[Note: Daughter of Lewis Little & Lucinda (Carter) King; married 2 Oct 1910 Wiley William Solomon 25 Aug 1890 - 3 May 1964]

Services for Mrs. Nora Mae Solomon, 88, Springfield, a native of Clever, were held Wednesday in Klingner Chapel, with the Rev. Rex Hodge officiating. Burial was in Frazier Cemetery north of Boaz. Mrs. Solomon died Sunday in her home.

 

Solomon, Norma Lee 21 Jun 1929 - 27 Apr 1931 CCR 7 May 1931 p8

[Note: Daughter of Ward R. & Lillian (Young) Solomon]

Little Norma Lee Solomon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Solomon, was born June 21, 1929, and died at her home in Boaz April 27, 1931, being 1 year, 10 months, and 6 days old. Her father preceded her in death on June 15, 1930. She leaves to mourn the loss her mother, one sister, Betty Jo, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Solomon and Mr. and Mrs. Will Young, one aunt Althea Young, one uncle, Wiley Solomon, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 29, 1931, at 3 p.m. at the Boaz Baptist church with Rev. Blackburn and Rev. J.W. Caughron officiating. Burial was in the Lorenzo Chapel under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Solomon, Oneta (McNabb) 29 Aug 1932 - 8 Jan 2002

[Note: Daughter of Boyd & Ceola (  ) McNabb; married 27 May 1951 George Lewis Solomon 5 May 1929 - 22 Dec 1996]

Oneta Solomon, 69, Spring field, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2002. She had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease for more than a decade. Oneta was born August 29, 1932, in Carthage, Mo., the oldest of three daughters of Boyd and Ceola McNabb. Since the age of 12 she had one love, that of fellow Sunday school student and member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, George Lewis Solomon. They married May 27, 1951. Together they had three children; Michael George Solomon, Stephen Lewis Solomon and Suzanne Marie Solomon. Oneta lost George to brain cancer, December 22, 1996. Michael and his wife, Mary are of Springfield and have three children, Pepper Woolsey, Chipper Solomon and Aaron Solomon. Pepper and her husband, Cory, have two children, Cora and Preston. Stephen is of Dallas, Texas. Suzanne was tragically killed May 18, 2001, when she was hit by a drunk driver while en route to Dallas. Oneta is survived by her sister, Cynthia Huffman and many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews. She lost her sister, Rita Miller of Carthage in 1999. Oneta graduated from Central High School where she was a Worthy Advisor of the Order of Rainbow Girls. She had a love for classical music that was fulfilled as first chair violinist for the Springfield Youth Symphony. At SMSU, she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi and majored in elementary education. She maintained a straight A average throughout her education. Oneta was a REALTOR with the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS. George and Oneta ran George L. Solomon Construction Company and built hundreds of homes together. Since her youth, Oneta was an avid reader and greatly enjoyed traveling. Oneta and George joined King’s Way United Methodist Church in 1961, where they were active in couples fellowship groups, raised their children, and Oneta was a member of The United Methodist Women. In spite of her many accomplishments, Oneta prized her family above all else. She had unfailing love and devotion for her family. She and George always led their children by faultless example. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today, January 12, 2002, in King’s Way United Methodist Church, 2401 S. Lone Pine, with the Rev. C.E. “Gene” Atkins officiating and under the direction of Ayre-Goodwin-Lee Funeral Home at Rivermonte. Burial will follow in Frazier Cemetery.  Springfield News-Leader, January 12, 2002.

 

Solomon, Robert 10 Sep 1927 - 27 Jul 2002 CCH-N 7 Aug 2002

[Note: Son of James Richard & Gertrude Viola (Hamblin) Solomon; married Bonnie Lee Mitchell 28 Mar 1930 - 24 Sep 1997]

Robert Solomon, 74, Chadwick, passed away July 27, 2002, in ManorCare, Springfield. He was born Sept. 10, 1927, in Olathe, Kan., the son of James Richard and Gertrude Viola (Hamblin) Solomon. He served his country in the U.S. Army. His wife, Bonnie, preceded him in death. Solomon worked as a welder and a union journeyman machinist before retirement. Survivors include two children, Harvey Solomon and wife June, and Elaine Kellerman and husband John, all of Chadwick; and four grandchildren, Amanda Anglin, Travis Solomon, Harold Rousseau and Emilee Rousseau. Funeral services were July 29, in Garrison Baptist Church with Rev. Dale Gann officiating. Burial was in Swansville Cemetery.

 

Solomon, Ward R. 7 Feb 1907 - 15 Jun 1930 CCR 19 Jun 1930

[Note: Son of George W. & Leona M. (Swadley) Solomon; married Lillian Young - obit says married as a newborn, prob actually married 1927]

Ward Solomon was born Feb. 7, 1907, departed this life June 15, 1930, at the age of 23 years, four months and eight days. He was married to Lillian Young July 6, 1907. To this union were born two children, Betty Joe and Norma Lee. He was converted in November 1919, and united with the Mt. Sinai Baptist church, of which he was a member at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife and two children, father and mother and one brother, Wily Solomon, of Springfield, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Monday, June 16, 1930, at 3 p.m. at the Mt. Sinai church with Rev. J.W. Caughron officiating. Burial was made in the Lorenzo Chapel under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Solomon, Wiley William 25 Aug 1890 - 3 May 1964

[Note: Son of George W. & Nancy (Smith) Solomon; married Nora Mae King 8 Jun 1892 - 12 Oct 1980]

Wiley W. Solomon, 73, of 1445 East Division, died at 4:30 a.m. Sunday at his home after a short illness.  A retired building contractor; he was a member of the Mt. Carmel Methodist Church.  Surviving are his wife, Nora Mae; three sons, Bob, of the home, Vincent Cecil, Kansas City, Kan., and George Louis, 3002 Lochlomond; four daughters, Mrs. Juanita Green, Kansas City, Kan., Mrs. Rebah Coffman, 1311 West Brower, Mrs. Eula Mae Mangan, 1444 Washington, and Mrs. Bonnie June Bottom, Brentwood; his step-mother, Mrs. Leona Dahl, Ironton, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at 1:30 Tuesday in the Klingner Chapel with the Rev. Ralph Prosser and the Rev. Lynn Swadley officiating.  Burial will be in Frazier Cemetery.

Note: this clipping from the collection of Audrey (King) Maples has a handwritten date of May 3, 1964 in the margin.   Contributed by Rada Beth (Hayden) Maples.

 

Somers, Joseph Napoleon 1943 - 23 Jul 2007 SN-L 25 Jul 2007

[Note: Son of Frank & Elvira (  ) Sommers; married June]

Joseph Napoleon Somers, 64, Ozark, Mo., passed away July 23, 2007. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2007, in Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2007, in New Hope Cemetery, Pollard, Ark.

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Somers, Joseph Napoleon 1943 - 23 Jul 2007 SN-L 26 Jul 2007 & CCH-N 31 Jul 2007

Joseph N. Somers, 63, Ozark, Missouri, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2007, in Alaska, while doing what he loved best. Joe was a renowned hunter and fisherman, a man who loved and respected nature and the outdoors. An entrepreneur from his early 20s, he developed corporations and companies while staying true to his love of lumber and maintaining the highest industry standards. His love of flying took him to the Alaskan bush many times over the years to guide large animal hunts. He continued guiding all over the U.S. and enjoyed other countries as well. Joe's high energy, friendly outgoing personality and generosity endeared him to countless friends over his lifetime. He was a passionately devoted husband and father. The strength he lived his life by and the examples he set will always be there to guide his family. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Elvira Somers. He is survived by his wife, June Somers; a son, Joshua Somers; a daughter, Alyson Somers, all of Ozark; a son, Jody Somers and wife, Luisa, Granville, New York; and son, Jasen Somers, Colchester, New York. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2007, in Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel, with the Reverend Melvin Miller officiating. Burial will be held in New Hope Cemetery, Pollard, Arkansas. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m today in the funeral home.

 

Sommer, Gerald Elmer 10 Jun 1939 - 20 Feb 2005  SN-L 24 Feb 2005

[Note: Son of Elmer & Edna (  ) Sommer; married 1959 Marcia]

Gerald Elmer Sommer, born June 10, 1939, to Elmer and Edna Sommer, lost a hard fought battle to lung cancer Sunday, February 20, 2005, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield. Gerald, a longtime resident of the Springfield area, believed in the power of family, hard work and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through the Lutheran ministry. He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer. He is survived by his mother, Edna, and his beloved wife of 45 years, Marcia. Additional survivors include six children, son, Jeff Sommer and wife Mandy, Joplin, daughter, Sherri Brosseau and husband Danny, Rogersville, son Gary Sommer and wife Linda, Republic, daughter, Susan Sommer Luarca and husband EJ, Nixa; son, Chuck Sommer and wife Amy, Billings, and son, Dink Sommer and wife Jennifer, Oronogo; Gerald was also blessed with 14 grandchildren, Josh and Stephanie Sommer, Joplin, Justin, Katie, and Kelsey Brosseau, Rogersville, Tommy Joe, Clayton, BreAnn and Logan Sommer, Mt. Vernon, Chad Luarca, Las Vegas, Nev., Sarah and Macey Sommer, Billings, and Allie and Hayden Sommer, Oronogo; and his brother, Roger Sommer and wife Judie, Kimberling City. Services will be Friday, February 25, 2005, at 12 noon. They will be held in Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, 2001 W. Walnut Lawn, Springfield, MO. 65807. Private family burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery, Kimberling City, Mo. The family will receive friends Thursday, February 24, 2005, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.

 

Songer, Bonnie (Woodmansee) 13 May 1906 - Dec 1977 OH 15 Dec 1977 p10

[Note: married Allen Songer[

ROGERSVILLE - Services  for Mrs. Bonnie Songer, 71, Rogersville were at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Marsh Chapel with the Rev. Winston Burton officiating. Burial was in Cabool Cemetery. Mrs. Songer died at 6:35 p.m. Saturday in the Springfield MediCenter after a long illness. She lived in Rogersville 10 years after moving from the Cabool area. Survivors include her husband, Allen; a daughter, Mrs. Lucille Vanskike, Rogersville; a brother, H. C. Woodmansee, Cabool; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Benson, Victorville and Mrs. Dorothy Parker, Cabool; and five grandchildren. The family will be at the chapel from 7-9 p.m. today.

 

Soole, Bertha 7 Jun 1897 - 8 Dec 1982 OH 16 Dec 1982 p6

[Note: married 1915 Roy Soole 1875 - ?]

Services for Bertha Soole, 85, Aurora, were held Dec. 10 at Peterson Funeral Chapel in Aurora with the Rev. Rex Mooneyham officiating. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery. Mrs. Soole died Dec. 8 in Lawrence County Nursing Home in Mount Vernon after a long illness. Survivors include four sons, Bob, Aurora, William, Marionville and Bert and Shurl, both of Billings; three daughters, Mrs. Mabel Pendergrass. Aurora, Mrs. Mary Perriman, Reeds Spring and Mrs. Dolly Fushes, Lone Pine, Calif.; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

Soole, Shurl D. 24 Nov 1932 - 8 Jun 2003 SN-L 9 Jun 2003

[Note: Son of Roy & Bertha ( ) Soole; married 1954 Vera Mae 1934 - Nov 2010 ]

Shurl D. Soole, 70, Billings, died at 2 a.m. Sunday, June 8, 2003 in the home of his son in Aurora. He was born November 24, 1932 in Reeds Spring, MO. Mr. Soole farmed for several years in Marionville and later worked 23 years at the Walnut Bowl Co. in Billings. He operated his own woodworking shop for 17 years before retirement. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Vera; a son and wife, Jeff and Deanna Soole, Aurora; a daughter, Shirley Soole, Billings; four grandchildren, Gene Soole, Randa Brooks, Nikita Soole, and Lindsey Barnes; and a brother, Bobby Soole, Aurora. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2003 in Meadors Funeral Home, Billings, with Chaplain Jack Betts officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill West Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Springfield News-Leader, June 9, 2003. AND ©Ozarks Newsstand 2003

 

Soole, Vera Mae 1934 - Nov 2010  SN-L 6 Nov 2010

[Note: married 1954 Shurl D. Soole 24 Nov 1932 - 8 Jun 2003]

Vera Mae Soole, 76, Billings. Arrangements: Meadors Funeral Home, Billings.

 

Sorensen, Eric Zayne 2 Jun 1966 – 1 Dec. 1995  CCH-N 6 Dec 1995

[Note: Son of Ray & Sandy (  ) Sorensen; married Cathy]

Eric Zayne Sorensen, 29, of Nixa, died Friday, Dec. 1, 1995, in his home in Nixa. He was born  June 2, 1966, in Creston, Iowa, and was the son of Ray and Sandy Sorensen. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Springfield. He was preceded in death by: His grandfather, Raymond Sorensen. Survivors include: His wife, Cathy, and a daughter, Hannah, of the home; his parents, Ray and Sandy Sorensen, Maryville, Mo.; a brother, Matt Sorensen, Maryville; a grandmother, Willa Sorensen, Winterset, Iowa; and a host of relatives and friends. Memorial services were held Monday, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with the Rev. William Moore officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hannah Sorensen Fund at First Savings Bank in Springfield.

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