Wagemann, William Joseph, d. 2006 - Walker, Beverly Fae, d. 2009

 

Wagemann, William Joseph 10 Mar 1941 - 6 Jan 2006 SN-L 15 Jan 2006

[Note: Son of William Henry “Bill” & Erma (  ) Wagemann]

William Joseph Wagemann, age 64, of Pismo Beach, California, passed away January 6, 2006, from natural causes. He was born March 10, 1941, the son of Bill and Erma Wagemann, of Nixa, Missouri. In 1959 he gradated from Parkview High School in Springfield. From 1959 until 1963 he served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, taking part in the Bay of Pigs Invasion in Cuba. Following his Marine Corps career Joe attended Cal Poly College for two years. He was employed as a paramedic for the Pismo Beach Fire Department. He retired as a carpenter working for Pismo Beach RV Resort. Joe is survived by his parents, Bill and Erma Wagemann; a brother, Jim Wagemann and wife, Sandy; a niece and nephew, Debbie and Dennis; and a great-niece and great-nephew, Jeanna and Justin. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 17, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Rev. Jerry Francisco officiating. Burial will follow in Payne Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

 

Wagenseller, Chester “Bub” David 28 Jul 1933 - 10 Nov 2002  SN-L 12 Nov 2002

[Note: Son of Claude Everett & Mary (Blair) Wagenseller; married 1 Feb 1974 Mary Jane Revert]

Chester “Bub” David Wagenseller, went to the Lord at 10:40 a.m. Sunday, November 10, 2002 in Cox South hospital, Springfield, Mo., after a long illness. Bub was born July 28, 1933 in Witt, Okla. to Claude Everett and Mary Blair Wagenseller. On Feb. 1, 1974 he married Mary Jane Revert in Pampa, Texas. He was owner of T&W Water Well for many years in Liberal, Kan. He raised cattle and farmed in Falcon, Mo. for a number of years. Following retirement in 1991, he moved to Grove, Okla., where he drove a school bus for five years. He enjoyed fishing and boating. Because of failing health he moved to Nixa in 1997. He was a very devoted family man. He will be missed by his family and his many friends. Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Mary Jane; three daughters, Bonita Ward, Larned, Kan., Susan Roberts, Ellinwood, Kan., and Sherryl Murrell, Falcon, Mo.; three sons, Mike Wagenseller, Wolfpoint, Mont., Jimmy Wagenseller, Baker, Okla., and Monty York, Nixa, Mo.; and his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Agnes and Fay; a brother, Claude Everett; a daughter, Jennifer York; and a son, Gary Wagenseller. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Father Tom Reidy officiating. Burial will follow in McConnell-Bledsoe Cemetery, Nixa. Friends may call from noon until 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Springfield News-Leader, November 12, 2002.

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Wagenseller, Chester "Bub" David 28 Jul 1933 - 10 Nov 2002  CCH-N 20 Nov 2002

[Note: Son of Claude Everett & Mary (Blair) Wagenseller; married 1 Feb 1971 Mary Jane Revert ]

Chester "Bub" David Wagenseller of Nixa went to the Lord at 10:40 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, after a long illness. Bub was born July 28, 1933, in Witt, Okla., to Claude Everett and Mary Blair Wagenseller. On Feb. 1, 1974, he married Mary Jane Revert at Pampa, Texas. He was owner of T&W Water Well for many years in Liberal, Kan. He raised cattle and farmed in Falcon for a number of years. Following retirement in 1991 he moved to Grove, Okla.; where he drove a school bus for five years. Because of failing health he moved to Nixa in 1997. Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Mary Jane; three daughters, Bonita Ward of Lamed, Kan., Susan Roberts of Ellinwood, Kan., and Sherryl Murrell of Falcon; three sons, Mike Wagenseller of Wolfpoint, Mont., Jimmy Wagenseller of Baker, Okla., and Monty York of Nixa; and his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: His parents; two sisters, Agnes and Fay; a brother, Claude Everett; a daughter, Jennifer York; and a son, Gary Wagenseller. Services were Nov. 13 in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Father Tom Reidy officiating. Burial was in McConnell-Bledsoe Cemetery, Nixa.

 

Waggoner, Bess M. 23 Feb 1875 - 13 Oct 1927 CCR 20 Oct 1927

[Note: Son of  Peter & Manerva “Bessie“ (Climer) Waggoner; married  28 Jun 1896 CCM Della Mae Wills 19 Aug 1877 - 14 Sep 1963]

Bess Waggoner was born on February 23rd, 1876 and passed away at his home three miles northeast of Ozark on Thursday, October 13th at 6:30 p.m. aged 52 years, 7 months and 20 days. His last illness dated back about thirty days. He was born in Indiana. The funeral services were held from the Ozark Baptist church on Saturday afternoon, October 15th with Rev. Floyd Hanks officiating. Burial took place in the Ozark cemetery with B. C. Klepper in charge.

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Waggoner, Bess M. 23 Feb 1875 - 13 Oct 1927 CCR 20 Oct 1927

Card of Thanks

We take this means to thank the friends and neighbors for their assistance, attention and sympathy extended to us during the illness and death of our beloved husband, father, son and brother. We also wish to thank Dr. Wade and Dr. Wills for their generous but unavailing efforts to alleviate the sufferings of our beloved. We also extend our tanks to B. C. Klepper and to all for the beautiful flowers and to the quarter composed of C. A. Murphy, D. C. Leonard, Herbert Haley and C. Klepper.  Mrs. Della Waggoner   Mr. and Mrs. Ben Marley and Family  Mr. and Mrs. Pete Waggoner  Mr. and Mrs. Laymon Payne and Family  Mrs. Minerva Waggoner  Mr. and Mrs. Wess Waggoner  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Biers  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Williams  Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Waggoner and Family

 

Waggoner, Della Mae (Wills) 19 Aug 1877 - 14 Sep 1963  CCR 19 Sep 1963

[Note: Daughter of Caleb Dines & Rachel Harriet (Kershner) Wills; married Bess M. Waggoner 23 Feb 1875 - 13 Oct 1927]

Mrs. Della Waggoner, 86, a resident of this community for 62 years, died at 7 p.m. Saturday in her home. Mrs. Waggoner was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Lydia Robinson and Mrs. Lola Payne, both of Ozark; a son, Pete Waggoner, Rogersville; two brothers, Mason Wills, Springfield, and Baxter Wills, Rogersville; two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Woods, Rogersville, and Mrs. Etta Porter, Mt. Vernon; four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday in the Harris Chapel with the Rev. Claude E. Barclay officiating. Burial was in the Ozark Cemetery.

 

Waggoner, Elmer 16 Apr 1886 - 31 May 1945 CCR 7 Jun 1945 p1

[Note: Son of  Peter & Manerva (Climer) Waggoner; married Della Park 26 Oct 1893 - Jan 1982]

Elmer Waggoner was born April 16, 1886, son of Peter and Minerva Waggoner and departed this life May 31, 1945, at his home in Ozark at the age of 59 years. On Oct. 16, 1916, he was united in marriage to Della Keltner and to this union were born five children. He had been a member of the Ozark Christian church for many years. He is survived by his wife; three sons, Joseph E., who has just returned from service overseas, James W. with the Army in Germany and Robert B. of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Georgetta Harvey and Miss Thelma Waggoner, both of Ozark; one step son, Bernice Keltner; twin grandsons, Ronald and Donald Harvey of Ozark; two sisters Mrs. Etta Biers and Mrs. Maybell Williams of Ozark. Funeral services held Monday, June 4, in the Chaffin Funeral Home chapel were conducted by Rev. Earl Sechler of Springfield with burial in the Ozark cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home.

 

Waggoner, Flossie M. (Wills) 11 Feb 1876 - 2 Nov 1959  CCR 5 Nov 1959 p1

[Note: Daughter of  George W. & Mary Elizabeth (Chapman) Wills; married Wesley Waggoner 17 Aug 1873 - 21 Feb 1934]

Funeral services for Mrs. Flossie Waggoner, 83, of Springfield who died Monday at Springfield Baptist Hospital, were held Wednesday afternoon in the Chaffin Funeral Chapel at Ozark, with Dewayne Bray officiating. Burial was in Ozark Cemetery under direction of Chaffin. She lived most of her lifetime in the Smyrna community northeast of Ozark, and was a member for many years of the Center Point Church of Christ. She was the daughter of George and Elizabeth Wills, a pioneer Christian County couple. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jessie Shelton of Springfield and Mrs. Ermyne Thomas of Ozark; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

 

Waggoner, Jennie Lorena (  ) Lilly 2 May 1866 - 15 Apr 1962 CCR 26 Apr 1962 p4

[Note: Nathan’s tombstone spells his name Lilly]

Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Lorena Waggoner, 95, who died at the Christian Rest Home in Ozark on Sunday morning April 15, were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in the Chadwick Union Church with the Rev. Charles Shipman officiating. Burial was in Chadwick Cemetery under direction of Harris of Clever. Mrs. Waggoner was born  in Iowa, but lived much of her life in Mammoth Spring, Ark. She had lived with a son in Chadwick for seven years before going to the rest home a year ago. She is survived by a son, Nathan Lilley, Chadwick and a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Snodgrass, Guthrie, Okla.; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

 

Waggoner, Joe Elwood 9 Jun 1920 - 16 Jul 2010 SN-L 19 Jul 2010 & CCH-N 21 Jul 2010

[Note: Son of Elmer & Della (Parker) Waggoner; married 28 Nov 1945 Doris Irene Smith]

Joe Elwood Waggoner, age 90, of Ozark, passed away Friday, July 16, 2010. He was born June 9, 1920, in Selmore, the son of Elmer and Della (Parker) Waggoner. On November 28, 1945 he and Doris Irene Smith were united in marriage in Denver, Colorado. Joe served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. Following the war the family lived in Detroit, Michigan, where Joe worked for Sealtest Milk Company. In 1970 the family moved to Ozark. Joe owned and operated the Christian County Nursing Home, the only nursing home in Christian County at that time. He retired in 1980. Joe was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, of Ozark. He had served as President of the Ozark Senior Center. Survivors include his wife, Irene; five children and their spouses, Donna and Dan Serven, Larry and Deborah Waggoner, Karen and Keith Selvidge, all of Ozark, Della and Bill Cobb, Carthage, and Ruth Ann and Darcy Loy, Sparta; five grandchildren, Douglas Serven, Denise Tlustos, Benjamin Waggoner, Angela Heckart, and Amy Sullivan; and eleven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter; four siblings; and his parents. The family would like to thank Ozark Riverview Manor for the loving care given to Joe. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m., Monday, July 19, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial will follow in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield. Visitation will be from 4:00 - 6:00 PM Sunday in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Ozark Senior Center.
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Waggoner, Joe  ? - ? CCH-N 23 Nov 2005

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Waggoner, Irene  ? - ? CCH-N 23 Nov 2005

            Joe and Irene Waggoner are celebrating their 60th anniversary with a dinner given by their children at Riverside Inn. They were married in Denver, Colo, on Nov. 28, 1945 in Irene’s parents’ home. They lived in Detroit, Mich. Before moving to Ozark in 1970 where they operated the Christian County Nursing Home until retirement. They have five children, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

 

Waggoner, Manerva (Climer) 2 Dec 1849 - 3 Sep 1928 CCR 20 Sep 1928 p1

[Note: Daughter of ? & ? (Straling) Climer; married 1866 Peter Waggoner 9 May 1831 - 28 Dec 1895]

Manerva Waggoner was born near Lafayette, Indiana, on December 2nd 1849 and died September 3rd at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Maybelle Williams, in Ozark, aged 78 years, 9 months and 1 day. She was united in marriage to Peter Waggoner in 1866 and to this union eight children were born: six boys and two girls, of whom only four survive. These are Mrs. Etta Biers, Wesley Waggoner, Mrs. Maybelle Williams and Elmer Waggoner, all of Ozark. Her husband died December 28th, 1895. She became a member of the Christian church at Ozark in 1916. Everyone who knew her spoke of her as Grandma Waggoner. She was a good woman, highly respected and loved by all. She has finished her days, served her generation and gone to her reward. The funeral services were held at the Christian church in Ozark, Wednesday, September 5th, at 2 o’clock. Conducted by Elder S. F. Fields and burial took place in the Ozark cemetery under the direction of B. C. Klepper.

 

Waggoner, Paul R. 10 Feb 1880 - 29 Jan 1927 CCR 3 Feb 1927 p1 & CCR 3 Feb 1927

[Note: Son of  Peter & Manerva “Bessie“ (Climer) Waggoner]

After a long and weary struggle, Paul R. Waggoner departed this life on Saturday night, January 29th at 11:15 o’clock at the home of his mother in the west part of town. He was 49 years old. Short funeral services was conducted by Daniel Gray with interment in the Ozark cemetery under the direction of the Chaffin Undertaking company.

 

Waggoner, Peter "Pete" 23 May 1901 - 31 Oct 1981  OH 5 Nov 1981p12

[Note: Son of  Bess M. & Della Mae (Wills) Waggoner; married 30 Dec 1922 Ramah Brazel 14 Sep 1905 - 14 May 2002]

Peter "Pete" Waggoner, 80, Ozark, died Oct. 31 in his home after a long illness. Mr. Waggoner, a lifelong community resident, was a retired farmer and a member of Sparta Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Ramah L; two sisters, Mrs. Lydia Robinson and Mrs. Lola Payne, both of Ozark; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held Nov. 3 in Harris Chapel with Doin Pitchford and Dwayne Bray officiating. Burial was in Linden Cemetery.

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Waggoner, Peter “Pete” 23 May 1901 - 31 Oct 1981 OH 12 Nov 1981 pB12

Card of Thanks

We would like to Thank all of our friends and relatives for their many deeds of kindness during Pete’s illness and death. May God bless each of you.  Ramah Waggoner  Lydia Robinson and family  Lou Payne and family

 

Waggoner, Ramah (Brazel) 14 Sept 1905 - 14 May 2002

[Note: Daughter of Jeff and Nola (Bradley) Brazel; married Peter “Pete” Waggoner 23 May 1901 - 31 Oct 1981]

Ramah Waggoner, age 96 of Ozark, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2002 in Ozark Nursing and Care Center. She was born September 14, 1905 in the Linden Community, the daughter of Jeff and Nola (Bradley) Brazel. She was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband on the farm for many years. Mrs. Waggoner was a member of Sparta Church of Christ. Her husband, Pete Waggoner, preceded her in death in 1981, as well as a brother, Seldon Brazel. Survivors include nieces and nephews, Lynn Payne, Mary Lee Campbell and Janet Johns, all of Ozark, and Ella Mae Bishop, Temecula, Calif.; and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2002 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with burial in Linden Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Springfield News-Leader May 15, 2002.

 

Wagner, Clayton R. 4 Jul 1925 - 12 Feb 1984 OH 16 Feb 1984 p11

[Note: married Elaine]

Services for Clayton R. Wagner, 57, Ozark, were held Feb. 15 at Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church in Delevan, Minn. Burial was in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Delevan under the direction of Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, Minn. Mr. Wagner died Feb. 12 in St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a long illness. Mr. Wagner served in World War II and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Elaine; four sons, Thomas, Owatinna, Minn., Greg, Springfield, Jeff, Minneapolis,. Minn. and Mike, Calif.; three daughters, Julie Leiferman, Mapleton, Minn., Sue, stationed in Korea, and Sheila, Manketo, Minn.; and six grandchildren. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Local arrangements were by Herman Lohmeyer Funeral Chapel of Springfield.

 

Wagner, Pauline (Cornelison) 11 Aug 1925 - 22 Feb 1983 OH 3 Mar 1983 p9

[Note: Daughter of Leonard T. “Len” & Corda Ethel (  ) Cornelison; married 16 Feb 1946 Doyle Wagner 17 Sep 1923 - 22 Nov 1997]

Services for Pauline Wagner, 57, Fordland, were held Feb. 25 at Union Chapel Baptist Church south of Fordland with the  Rev. E. W. Tatum officiating. Burial was in Union Chapel Cemetery under direction of Marsh of Rogersville. Mrs. Wagner died Feb. 22 at Ozark Nursing and Care Center after a long illness. Mrs. Wagner was a member of Faith Assembly of God in Rogersville. Survivors include her husband, Doyle; two sons, Richard D., Harrisburg, Pa. and Randy Alan, Monroe, La.; one foster son, Harvey James Campbell, of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Len Cornelison, Rogersville; three brothers, Dale Cornelison, Sparta, Darrell Cornelison, Hartville and Jerry Cornelison, Seymour; two sisters, Mrs. Lorene Bratburg, Pierce City and Mrs. June Rookstool, Springfield and five grandchildren.

 

 

Wagner, Wanda Faye (Snider) 19 Sep 1926 - 18 Apr 1986 OH 1 May 1986 p3

[Note: Daughter of Chester John Henry & Ina Irene (Baird) Snider; married Cecil Wagner]

Graveside services for Wanda Faye Wagner, 59, Lamont, Wash., were held April 21 at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Washington, Mrs. Wagner died April 18 at Ritzville, Wash. following a long illness. She was born in Ozark and had lived in Lamon the past 38 years. She was a member of Lamont Community Church and Lamont Grange #889. Survivors include her husband, Cecil; four daughters, Paulette Swanack, Benton City, Wash., Charlene McClure, Orange, Calif., Cloetta Pessein, Spokane, Wash., and Carlotta Wagner, Cheney, Wash.; one brother, Bob Snider, Ozark; three step-brothers, Lester, Ike and Bill Harvey, all of Ozark; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one son, Terry Lee, in 1952.

 

Waid, Sarah Elizabeth 2 Nov 1877 - 12 Apr 1976 OH 15 Apr 1976 p4

[Note: married John F. Waid; birthdate from SSDI]

Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Waid, 96, of 1428 South Roanoke, died at 5:15 a.m. Monday in Springfield Nursing Home after an illness of two months. She was the widow of John F. Waid who died in 1963. Mrs. Waid was a resident of Billings for more than 80 years and came to Springfield in 1963. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Billings, and a member of Women’s Progressive Farmer’s Association. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Frances Curry, 1428 South Roanoke and Mrs. Ronald Stewart, 1471 East Bennett; one sister, Mrs. Jennie Jackson, Louisville, Ky.; and three grandsons. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the First Baptist church in Billings with the Revs. Doug Hammett and Ronald Stewart officiating. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under direction of Gorman-Scharpt-Abbott, Springfield.

 

Wait, ? (?) 1864 - 7 Dec 1942 CCR 17 Dec 1942 p1

[Note: married Harry Wait]

Word has been received here that Mrs. Harry Wait died Monday, Dec. 7, in a hospital at Elk City, OK. Mrs. Wait was 78 years of age. She was a former resident of the Nubbin Hill community.

 

Waite, Eugene Willis “Gene” 10 Jun 1922 - 18 Jun 2007 SN-L 19 Jun 2007

[Note: Son of Buel & Edna (Siegrist) Waite; married 27 Mar 1943 Helen Emma Owen  - 1 Sep 1923 - 21 Jul 2005]

Eugene W. "Gene" Waite, age 85, of Nixa, Mo., formerly of Wheeling, Mo., passed away in St. John's Hospital on Monday, June 18, 2007. He was born June 10, 1922, in Wheeling, Mo., the son of Buel and Edna (Siegrist) Waite. On March 27, 1943, he was united in marriage to Helen E. Owen, who preceded him in death on July 21, 2005. Mr. Waite served his country in the U.S. Army and later retired as Postmaster in Wheeling after 34 years of service. He enjoyed collecting and refinishing antiques, working crossword puzzles and playing cards and dominoes with his family and friends. He was a charter member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Nixa. Survivors include three children, Linda Summers and husband, Larry, Springfield, Danny Waite and wife, Janet, Springfield, and Julie Waite, Nixa; four grandchildren, Christina Worth and husband, Derek, Topeka, Kan., Kyle Waite, Springfield, Mo., David Summers, Madison, Wisc., and Kari Summers, Columbia, Mo.; and one brother, Ivan Waite and wife, Betty, Raymore, Mo. He was preceded in death by his wife; son Steven Waite; parents; brother Charles Waite; and sister Cheryl Lyons. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 21, 2007, in Wheeling Cemetery, Wheeling, Mo., with Rev. Dennis Miller officiating. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2007, in the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Nixa, with Rev. Dennis Miller officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Nixa, or the charity of your choice.

 

Waite, Helen Emma (Owen) 1 Sep 1923 - 21 Jul 2005  SN-L 23 Jul 2005

[Note: Daughter of Clyde & Pearl (Baker) Owen; married 27 Mar 1943 Eugene Willis Waite 10 Jun 1922 - 18 Jun 2007]

Helen Emma Waite, age 81, of Nixa, passed away in her home Thursday, July 21, 2005. She was born September 1, 1923, in Bussey, in Marion County, Iowa. On March 27, 1943, she was united in marriage to Eugene Willis Waite. Mrs. Waite retired as Postmaster in Wheeling, Missouri. Her husband had also served in that same position prior to his retirement. She was a charter member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Nixa, and was an active volunteer at the Nixa Senior Center. She was loved by all who knew her. Survivors include: her husband, Eugene; three children, Linda Summers and husband, Larry, Springfield, Danny Waite and wife, Janet, Springfield, and Julie Waite, Nixa; four grandchildren, Christina Worth and husband, Derek, Shreveport, Louisiana, Kyle Waite, Springfield, David Summers, Madison, Wisconsin, and Kari Summers, Columbia, Missouri; and a brother, Dr. William J. Owen, Maxwell, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her mother, Pearl Baker Owen Cheney; her father, Clyde Owen; an infant son, Steven Dale Waite; two brothers, Kenneth and Robert Owen; and a sister, Mildred Watertor. A graveside funeral will be at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24, in Wheeling Cemetery, Wheeling, Missouri. with Dr. Lee Strawhun officiating. Visitation will be from 6:30 8 p.m. today in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Aldersgate United Methodist Church or Community Hospices of America, in care of Adams Funeral Home, 109 North Truman Blvd., Nixa, MO 65714.

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Waite, Helen Emma (Owen) 1 Sep 1923 - 21 Jul 2005 CCH-N 27 Jul 2005

            Helen Emma Waite, 81, of Nixa, passed away in her home Thursday, July 21, 2005. She was born September 1, 1923, in Bussey, in Marion County, Iowa. Survivors include: her husband, Eugene; three children, Linda Summers and husband, Larry, Springfield, Danny Waite and wife, Janet, Springfield, and Julie Waite, Nixa; four grandchildren, Christina Worth and husband, Derek, Shreveport, Louisiana, Kyle Waite, Springfield, David Summers, Madison, Wisconsin, and Kari Summers, Columbia, Missouri; and a brother, Dr. William J. Owen, Maxwell, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her mother, Pearl Baker Owen Cheney; her father, Clyde Owen; an infant son, Steven Dale Waite; two brothers, Kenneth and Robert Owen; and a sister, Mildred Watertor. A graveside funeral was at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24, in Wheeling Cemetery, Wheeling, Missouri. with Dr. Lee Strawhun officiating. Visitation was from 6:30 8 p.m. Saturday in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Aldersgate United Methodist Church or Community Hospices of America, in care of Adams Funeral Home, 109 North Truman Blvd., Nixa, MO 65714. 

 

Waite, John Paul 3 Sep 1959 - 9 Jan 2007 SN-L 11 Jan 2007

[Note: Son of Gene Paul & Betty Jo (  ) Waite]

John Paul Waite, 47, Springfield, Mo., died January 9, 2007. He was born September 3, 1959, in Springfield, Mo. John attended schools in Springfield and was employed until disabled with the City of Springfield's Public Works Department. Recently, John enjoyed time at his property in Ozark, clearing the land, creating plans on building, and walking the woods enjoying nature. John was a loving son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend. Survivors include his mother Betty Jo Waite; four sisters, Carol Rose Gee, Barbara Gonzalez and husband, Junior, Elaine Inmon, Laura Wheeler and husband, Kim; eight nephews and three nieces; three aunts, Minnie Waite, Maxine Pickle, Marcella and husband, Doyle Blackburn who is his only living uncle. Preceding him in death were his father Gene Paul Waite; uncles, Charles and Ralph Waite; aunts, Alma Holzhauser and Thelma Spivey; grandparents, Everett and Lois Eisenhour and Walter and Opal Waite; and brother-in-law, Lloyd Max Gee. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. this evening at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home, 1947 E. Seminole, with Chapel service on Friday, January 12, 2007, at 2 p.m., with Dr. Don Brezavar officiating.

 

Wakeland, Margaret A. 1 Apr 1934 - 21 Apr 1975 OH 8 May 1975 p11

[Note: married James R. Wakeland]

Margaret A. Wakeland, fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church Monday, April 21, 1975, beloved wife of James R. Wakeland, dear mother of Christine, Vicki, Jackie, Mark, Lance and Jim Wakeland, dear daughter of Katherine Willhite, dear daughter-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Bordeaux, our dear sister, niece and cousin. Funeral from Kutis Funeral Home, 2906 Gravois Thursday, April 24 9:30 a.m. to St. John the Baptist Church. Interment National Cemetery. President of Long School Mother’s Circle, Cleveland; Southwest Parent Congress Delegate, Member of Bevo 2001 Improvement Association, Boy Scouts Board of Review Chairman Troop 431, Bevo Youth Program, Development Director of Long School Resource Room and Long School Patrol Association.

 

Waldemar, Louis H. 26 Sep 1891 - 15 Aug 1986  OH 21 Aug 1986 p3

[Note: married 9 Dec 1936 Palye 20 May 1880 - 29 Jun 1977 who married first McQuade; married Lucy E. West 3 May 1911 - 22 Dec 1989]

Louis H. Waldemar, 93, Highlandville, died August 15 in St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield. No services were held. The body was cremated under the direction of Harris of Ozark. Mr. Waldemar was a former Chadwick resident and had resided in the Highlandville area for the past three years. He was a retired farmer and a World War I veteran. Survivors include his wife, Lucy.

 

Waldemar, Lucy E. (West) 3 May 1911 - 22 Dec 1989  OH 28 Dec 1989

[Note: Daughter of Arthur Earl & Alta Payne (Terry) West; married Louis H. Waldemar 26 Sep 1891 - 15 Aug 1986]

Lucy E. Waldemar, 78, Highlandville, died last Friday morning at Riverview Manor in Ozark: Mrs. Waldemar was born May 3, 1911. She was preceded in death by a brother, Joel West, Sr. Survivors include two sisters, Dorothy Gill, Highlandville; and Alice Holt; Highlandville; two brothers, Floyd, Highlandville, and Franklin, Olympia, Wash.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services were held Saturday under the direction of Harris Colonial Chapel. Burial was in Highlandville Cemetery.

 

Waldemar, Palye (?) McQuade 20 May 1880 - 29 Jun 1977 OH 7 Jul 1977 p2

[Note: married 6 Dec 1936 Louis H. Waldemar 26 Sep 1891 - Aug 1986; spelled Polye on marriage record]

CHADWICK - Mrs. Palye Waldemar, 96, Chadwick, died at 1:10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield after a short illness. A native of the state of Georgia, she had resided in Chadwick since 1903. She was a member of Chadwick Christian Church. Surviving is her husband, Louis H. The body will be cremated under the direction of Harris of Ozark.

 

Walden, Benny L. 30 Jun 1929 - 5 Mar 2006 SN-L 7 Mar 2006

[Note: Son of Burtis & Edith (  ) Walden; married 1992 Nora]

Benny L. Walden, 76, of Ozark, surrounded by his family, went home to Heaven on March 5. He was born June 30, 1929, in Blytheville, Ark. A Korean war veteran, he retired from the U.S. Army as a Senior Master Sargent. Benny worked in Public Education for 31 years as a teacher, principal and superintendent for schools in Arkansas, Missouri and Texas. His deep faith in God led him to pastor churches for 22 years in Missouri. He served as an officer for the Christian Businessman's Fellowship, and attended Cornerstone Church in Springfield. Benny is survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Nora; seven children: Sherwin and Reynell Walden, of the home; Rich and Pam Walden, Nixa; Robert and Colette Walden, Springfield; Cheryl and Joe Stafford, Marshfield; Ron and Kimberly Walden, Branson; Randy and Laura Walden, Clever; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; his brother, Leon and wife, Winnie Walden, of Dayton, Tenn.; and sister, Loretta and husband, Don Childress, of Blytheville, Ark. Benny was preceded in death by his parents, Burtis and Edith Walden; his sister, Frances Phillips; and his grandson, David Michael Walden. Benny loved his family and friends and will by greatly missed by them. Visitation is at Greenlawn South from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Cornerstone Church, and burial with military honors will be at 1 p.m. at Missouri National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can by made to the American Cancer Society.

 

Waldrep, Lewis A. 31 Jan 1929 - 26 Apr 2002  SN-L 12 May 2002

[Note: Son of Herman & Fannie (Land) Waldrep; married 1950 Velta Olivia Bradford 4 Jan 1927 - 5 Jan 1996; married 1991 Catherine Moody]

Lewis A. Waldrep, 73, Highlandville, Mo., passed away suddenly at 4 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2002 in his home. Lew was born January 31, 1929 in Texas to Herman and Fannie (Land) Waldrep. In 1936, Lew and the family moved to Chino, Calif., where he attended and graduated from Chino High School in 1948. In 1950, Lew was united in marriage to Velta Bradford and to this union three daughters were born. In 1965, the Waldrep’s moved to Ozark. Then in 1991, he was united in marriage to Cathy Moody. Over the course of their marriage they have lived in Nixa, Rogersville, and presently reside in Highlandville for the past four years. They have attended several area churches and were actively involved in a weekly Bible study. Lewis was a Christian who loved the Lord and studied His word daily. Lewis worked at Fasco Industries for 27 years where he was employed as a supervisor. After retirement he worked part time for Loomis Fargo (Wells Fargo) for the past eight years. Lewis was also very devoted to his family and was a dedicated father to his children and stepchildren. Lewis was preceded in death by his father; one brother, Marvin; an infant daughter; and the mother of his children. He is survived by his wife, Cathy of the home; two daughters, Jackie Waldrep, Ozark, Mo., and Karen Willbanks and husband Paul, Everton, Mo.; his 95 year old mother, Fannie Waldrep, Tigard, Ore.; three stepdaughters, Kimberly Anderson and husband Matt, Kersey, Colo., Wendy Mills and husband Paul, Ozark, Mo., and Juli Highley and husband Mike, Nixa, Mo.; a brother, Ervin Waldrep, Beaverton, Ore.; a sister, Betty Apling, Tigard, Ore.; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and other relatives and many friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2002 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Mo., with the Rev. Allen Harrison officiating. Burial followed in Hopedale Cemetery. Springfield News-Leader, May 12, 2002.

 

Waldrep, Velta Olivia (Bradford) 4 Jan 1927 - 5 Jan 1996  CCH-N 10 Jan 1996

[Note: Daughter of Freddie & Cleo (Maples) Bradford; married Lewis A. Waldrep 31 Jan 1929 - 26 Apr 2002]

Velta Olivia Waldrep, age 69, of Ozark, went to be with the Lord on January 5, 1996 at 8:50 p.m. in her home. Mrs. Waldrep was born on Saturday, January 4, 1927, in Ponce, Missouri to Freddie and Cleo (Maples) Bradford. She was a homemaker and loved her family very much and loved to cook. Mrs. Waldrep attended James River Assembly of God Church and will be missed by all that knew her. She is preceded in death by: Her father and an infant daughter. She is survived by: Her two daughters, Jackie Waldrep, Ozark, and Karen Willbanks, Springfield; her mother, Cleo Bradford, Ozark; two brothers, Earl Bradford, Walnut Shade, and Ted Bradford, Hesperia, Calif.; five sisters, Blanche Harris, Winlock, Wash., Juanita Barker, Nixa, June Huff, Ozark, Eva Scott, Upland, Calif., and Lela Faye Martin, Hillsboro, Oregon; and two grandchildren, Paul A. Willbanks and Heather Waldrep. Services were on Tuesday, January 9, 1996, at 10:00 a.m. at Oak Ridge Full Gospel Church with the Reverends John Lindell and Tim Snider officiating, under the .direction of Harris, a Cassity Heritage Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial followed in Schupbach Cemetery, Spokane.

 

Waldron, James Martin Eugene, Sr. 24 Jun 1948 - 14 Dec 2006 SN-L 17 Dec 2006

[Note: Son of Eugene & Mary Ann (Mortnson) Waldron; married Caroline]

James Martin Eugene Waldron, Sr. On December 14, 2006, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend went to be with our Lord, after a long battle of declining health. James was born June 24, 1948, in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Eugene and Mary Ann (Mortnson) Waldron. At the age of 17, he joined the United States Army and served his country in Vietnam as a Staff Sergeant in the 25th infantry. James was a longtime resident of Chino, California, working as a superintendent of the Local Carpenters Union 1752. In 2001 James moved to the Sparta, Missouri, area where he continued his building projects and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. James prided himself with being a great father and providing for his family. James is survived by his wife Caroline Waldron; three daughters, Nicole Waldron, of Sparta, Denise Mohr and husband, Rod, and Dawn Cottrell, both of East Wenatchee, Washington; four sons, James Waldron, Jr., of Hesperia, California, Robert Waldron and wife, Debbie, of Moreno Valley, California, Patrick Waldron and wife, Michelle, of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Robert Rennaker and wife, Kristine, of Phelen, California; brother Martin Waldron and wife, Barbara, of Sparta; four sisters, Millie Latta and husband, Jon, of Ozark, Thelma Colburn, of Ontario, California, Sara Jo Waldron and Barbara Hering and husband, Gary, both of Chino, California; six grandchildren, Kayla, Ashley, Deonna, Lauren, Brandon, and Ryan; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews and caring friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, James Guy Waldron; one sister, Linda George; and two brothers, Timothy Waldron and E.P. Waldron. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 18, 2006, in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor James Eakins officiating. Burial with full military honors will be held at 1 p.m. in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today, December 17, 2006, in the funeral home.

 

Waldron, Leanne V. (Cunningham) 6 Feb 1948 - 25 Feb 2006 SN-L 26 Feb 2006

[Note: Daughter of Ernest & Hope (Towsley) Cunningham; married Bob Waldron]

Leanne V. Waldron, of Ozark, was called home Saturday, February 25, 2006. She was born February 8, 1948, in Glens Falls, New York, and was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Hope (Towsley) Cunningham. Leanne was a faithful disciple of Christ and worshiped at Ozark United Methodist Church. She and her husband, Bob, worked together as business partners. Leanne was also a loving companion and best friend to her husband. She loved and nurtured her family and guided them spiritually. Leanne enjoyed all of God's creatures and creations. She will be sorely missed by all whose lives she has touched. Survivors include her husband, Bob; three daughters, Lisa Nettesheim, Gansevoort, New York, Deborah Pears and husband, William, Nixa, and Bobbie Jo Mark and husband, Jeff, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; two grandchildren, Jennifer Lynn Nettesheim and Jake Medford; a brother, Ronald Cunningham and wife, Pat, Goldsboro, North Carolina; other extended family members and friends too numerous to count. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 28, in Ozark United Methodist Church with Pastor Rod Kelley officiating. Private burial will follow. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ozark United Methodist Church Building Fund, 2850 State Highway 14 East, Ozark, MO 65721.

 

Waldron, Minnie (Piere) 1886 - 14 Dec 1949 CCR 22 Dec 1949

[Note: Daughter of William & Minnie Christina (   ) Piere; married 1927 P. H. Waldron]

Mrs. P.H. Waldron, 63, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, in the Springfield Baptist hospital following a short illness. Before her marriage to Mr. Waldron, in 1927, she was Minnie Piere, born at Wisner, Neb. The Waldrons moved to Nixa 18 years ago where she was residing at the time of her death. Survivors are her husband and three brothers, Otto, Gus, and Herman Piere, all of Nebraska. Short services were conducted Friday morning at 11 o’clock at the Alma Lohmeyer Funeral home in Springfield. The body was taken to Wisner, Neb., where a second service was held Sunday afternoon with burial in the city cemetery there.

 

Wales, James Lawing 26 Apr 1872 - 15 Nov 1953 CCR 19 Nov 1953 p1

[Note: Son of James & ? ( ) Wales; married 1900 Mary Elizabeth Norton 29 Dec 1871 - 20 Apr 1941]

Funeral services for James Lawing Wales, 81 who died Sunday, Nov. 15 at the Haguewood Hospital, following a critical illness of several days, were held Tuesday, Nov 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Chaffin Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Faust Matthews, pastor of the Ozark Christian Church conducted funeral services and burial was in Payne Cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of  Ozark. Mr. Wales was born at St. Joseph, Mo. and for many years was a prominent farmer of the Nixa community. Following his retirement several years ago, he made his home with his daughter. Mrs. C. W. McConnell and Mr.  McConnell at Ozark. Mr. Wales is survived by one daughter,. Mrs. Verna McConnell of Ozark, a grandson, Anthony McConnell; one sister, Mrs. Clara Lewis of St. Joseph, Mo; two brothers, George Wales of St. Joseph and Oliver Wales of Beatrice, Neb.; other relatives and many close friends, both in Nixa and Ozark

 

Wales, Mary Elizabeth (Norton) 29 Dec 1871 - 20 Apr 1941 CCR 24 Apr 1941 p5

[Note: Daughter of Leander & Holley (Payne) Norton; married 1900 James Lawing Wales 26 Apr 1872 - 15 Nov 1953]

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Wales, 69, who passed away unexpectedly at her home south of Nixa early Monday morning, were held Wednesday afternoon, May 23, at 3:30 pm in the Nixa Christian church. Rev. B. Frank West of Nixa officiated and burial was in the Payne cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. Mrs. Wales was the daughter of Leander and Holly Norton and was a lifelong resident of the Nixa community. In 1900 she was married to James L. Wales. She was preceded in death by two daughters and a son. Survivors include the husband, one daughter, Mrs. Verna McConnell, of Ozark, a son, Gene, and a grandson, Anthony McConnell. She also leaves three sisters, Mrs. Frank Cowan, Wichita, Kansas; Mrs. John Walter, Kansas City, and Mrs. Arthur Sigars, Springfield; four brothers, Price Norton, Nixa; Palmer Norton, Wichita; and Arthur and Lafayette Norton, Kansas City. She confessed faith in Christ at an early age and later was baptized and joined the Nixa Christian church. Her entire life was spent in untiring devotion to her family and the number of boys she mothered and befriended. She possessed the rare quality of being able to live a rich, full life, despite illness and misfortune.

 

Walker, Addie (Breazeale) 1863 - 19 Mar 1953 CCR 26 Mar 1953 p4

[Note: Daughter of John Jefferson Clark & Mary J. (Chrisman) Breazeale]

Addie Walker, 89, died at her home in Springfield Thursday morning after a lingering illness. Mrs. Walker was a sister of Oscar Breazeale, northeast of Ozark and the late George T. Breazeale. Another brother, T. J. Breazeale, lives in Salem. Wash. Funeral arrangements are incomplete awaiting word from a son who lived in California.

 

Walker, Alva J., Rev. 8 Dec 1924 - 4 Dec 2001 SN-L 5 Dec 2001

[Note: Son of Gat & Elma (Lemler) Walker; married 10 Jan 1946 Jean DeWitt]

Rev. Alva J. Walker, 76, Sparta, died Tuesday, December 4, 2001, in his home. He was born December 8, 1924 in Chadwick, the son of Gat and Elma (Lemler) Walker. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WW II. On January 10, 1946 he and Jean DeWitt were married. Rev. Walker was an ordained Assembly of God minister. He served in several churches including Pine Ridge Pentecostal Church for twelve years. He worked for Native Wood in Ozark and retired as a carpenter for Greene County. Survivors include his wife, Jean; two sons, Jim Walker and his wife, Nancy and Rick Walker and his wife, Sue, all of Ozark; four grandchildren, Dana Spinelli, Travis Walker, Clay and Cole Walker; two step grandsons, Wesley and Justin Byers; eleven brothers and sisters, Elmer Walker of Chadwick, Delmar Walker of Mossy Head, Fla., Charles Walker, Melvin Walker, Lillie White, and Ervin Walker, all of Joplin, Dixie Ramsey of Republic, Arthur Walker of Joplin, Wesley Walker, Virgie Abney and Fern Walker, all of Ozark. His parents and infant brother, Jonathan, preceded him in death. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 6, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Ben DeWitt officiating. Burial will be in Chadwick Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Springfield News-Leader, December 5, 2001.

 

Walker, Andrew 3 Feb 1833 - 19 May 1917 CCR 8 Jun 1917 p1

[Note: Son of David & Margaret (Pendleton) Walker]

May the 19, 1917, at the home of his daughter near Walnut Springs, Texas, where he had gone in hopes of benefiting his health. The remains were shipped to his home Sunday morning interred in the city cemetery Sunday afternoon at three o’clock, the funeral being conducted by Elder Rose of Cleburne, Texas. Andy Walker was born in the state of Tennessee February 3, 1833, being 84 years, 3 months and 16 days old at the time of his death. He moved from Tennessee to Christian county, Missouri and from here to Hill county, Texas where he had lived forty years. Deceased was a consistent member of the church of Christ, uniting with this body in 1871 at the Blue Spring school house in Christian county, Missouri. The long stretch of 84 years, which he lived, were useful ones, ever demonstrating the faith that was in him, he labored to rear an honorable family and was successful, leaving children grandchildren and great grandchildren to live on the great principles he instilled into their lives. He strove to be just to everybody, to be gentle and kind and was the soul of integrity. When the end came, it was as the sunset of a beautiful daughter, there had been no clouds on the sky of the beautiful life he had lived. He leaves five children, three in Oklahoma and two in Texas. He had merely laid down the cross on earth for the crown of heaven.  Contributed

 

Walker, Arbury “Orb” 6 Sep 1903 - 23 Nov 1928 CCR 6 Dec 1928 p1

[Note: Son of Joseph Grant & Sarah E. (Mapes) Walker; married 6 Jun 1925 Avery L. Harville 30 Aug 1910 - 27 Jul 1928; spellings from marriage record and tombstone varies from obit; wife’s tombstone and MO DC both say she died in July 1928 at age 18 of tuberculosis before his November 1928 death of pernicious anemia]

Aubry Walker was born September 6th, 1903, and departed this life November 23rd, 1928, aged 25 years, 2 months and 17 days. He was married to Miss Avery Harrivell on June 6th, 1925. He is survived by the widow, and aged father and mother, three brothers and one sister. Burial took place November 24th, 1928, under direction of B. C. Klepper.

 

Walker, Arthur 18 Jun 1885 - Feb 1972   OH 2 Mar 1972 p6

[Note: married Nellie]

ROGERSVILLE - Funeral services for Arthur Walker, 86, of Route 1, Rogersville, will be held at 1:30 p.m. last Friday in Harmony Baptist church with the Revs. Howard Blevins and James Melton officiating. Burial was in Ash Grove cemetery under the direction of Marsh of Rogersville. Mr.. Walker died last Wednesday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, after a long illness. He was a member of the Harmony Baptist Church and prior to his retirement had been an employee of the Ash Grove Lime and Cement Company for 50 years. Mr. Walker is survived by his wife, Nellie; two daughters, Mrs. Oleta Daniel, Route 12, Springfield and Mrs. Helen Moriset, 3407 Mentor, Springfield; a step-daughter, Mrs. Hazel Littrell of Parkville; and one step grandchild and eight step great grandchildren.

 

Walker, Barbara Louise 22 Feb 1947 - 11 Apr 1947 CCR 17 Apr 1947 p1

[Note: Daughter of Lloyd & Elda (Robertson) Walker]

Barbara Louise Walker was born Feb. 22, 1947 to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Walker of Chadwick and passed away April 11, 1947. Besides her parents, she is survived by one sister, Willa Jean, of the home; the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Robertson of Long Run, Mo.; and the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Walker of Chadwick. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the Chadwick Union church with Mrs. Bill Stone officiating. Burial was in the Chadwick cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Chadwick.

 

Walker, Basil Raymond 9 Mar 1900 - 6 May 1948 CCR 13 May 1948

[Note: Son of James Calvin “Jim” & Iva (Newton) Walker; married 28 May 1925 CCM Eula Edna Mills 23 Sep 1906 - 12 Jun 2002]

Basil Walker was born in Christian county, Missouri on March 9, 1900, and passed away at his home near Bradleyville, Mo., on May 6, 1948. He was a lifelong resident of Christian county. He was united in marriage to Miss Eula Mills on May 28, 1924, and to this union two children were born. He was a member of the Church of Christ near Bradleyville and took an active part in the work of the church. Survivors are his wife, Eula; one son, J.W. of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Marie Jones of Monett, Mo.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Walker of Oldfield; two brothers, Paul and John Walker; one grandson, Glen Walker Jones of Monett. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon in the Bradleyville school auditorium by Bro. Porter with burial in the Sparta cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark.

 

Walker, Bessie L. (Johns) Nov 1897 - 17 Apr 1944 CCR 4 May 1944 p1

[Note: Daughter of William Henry & Mary Alice (Smith) Walker; married Frank Walker]

Word has been received of the death of Mrs. Bessie Walker, wife of Frank Walker, who died April 17 at her home at Alspaugh, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. Walker are former Chadwick residents, having moved to California eight years ago. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Cora Lewis of Sparta.

 

Walker, Beulah C. (Little) 9 Jan 1918 - 30 Jun 2009 SN-L 2 Jul 2009

[Note: Daughter of David & Zetta (Jones) Little; married 27 Jun 1936 Robert F. “Ted” Walker ? - 7 May 1995]

Mrs. Beulah C. (Little) Walker, 91, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2009 in Mercy Villa, Springfield, Missouri. She was born January 9, 1918 in Clever, Missouri, the daughter of David and Zetta (Jones) Little. Beulah was united in marriage to R.F. "Ted" Walker on June 27, 1936. She was a member of the Clever United Methodist Church, where she served as the pianist and organist for many years. She was also a member of the Ladies Quilting Group. Beulah was employed as a cook at the Clever school, and a seamstress at the old Heers Department Store in Springfield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted, May 7, 1995; a grandson; and her parents. She is survived by her children, Betty Bradberry and her husband Reid, Battlefield, Bonnie Herndon, Bill Walker, and David Walker and his wife Margaret, all of Springfield; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and other extended family and close friends. The family wishes to express a special thank-you to the Mercy Villa Staff, for the love and care given to their mother. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2009 in Frazier Cemetery, Boaz, Missouri, with Rev. Lynn Swadley, Jr. officiating, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. No visitation has been planned. Contributions may be made to the Frazier Cemetery, in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com

 

Walker, Beverly Fae (Grimes) 21 Apr 1938 - 19 Jul 2009 SN-L 21 Jul 2009

[Note: Daughter of Ira & Wilma ( ) Grimes; married James Carl Walker]

Beverly Fae Walker, age 71, of Ponce de Leon, passed away Sunday. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday in Ponce Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Ponce de Leon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

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Walker, Beverly Fae (Grimes) 21 Apr 1938 - 19 Jul 2009  CCH-N 22 Jul 2009

Beverly Fae Walker, 71, of Ponce de Leon, passed away July 19, 2009.  She was born April 21, 1938, in Washburn, the daughter of Ira and Wilma Grimes. On Nov. 18, 1957, she and James Carl Walker were united in marriage. Beverly loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was an avid flower gardener and always looked forward to being outdoors. She was preceded in death by her husband J.C., and her parents Ira Grimes of Wichita, Kan., and Wilma Grimes, Washburn. Survivors include: Two sons, Eddie Walker and wife Gail of Ponce de Leon and Jamie Walker and Josh Harvey of Branson; a daughter, Angie Bond and husband Jimmy, McCord Bend; three grandchildren, Benni Walker and Mary Hembree, Ponce de Leon, Jamaica Bond and Kyle Kelleman, Ozark, and Sunni Bond, McCord Bend; two step-grandchildren LaStacia Jenkins and husband Marty of Oak Grove, and Walker Erwin of Ponce de Leon; two great-grandchildren, Annabella Kelleman, Ozark, and Melissa Walker, Ponce de Leon; two sisters, Jane Whiting and husband Van, Ponce de Leon, and Alma Williams and husband Jack of Cassville; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and many other family members. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. July 23 in Ponce Baptist Church,  with Pastor Paul Winchester officiating. Burial will follow in Ponce de Leon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. July 23 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

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