Ahlgrim, Clarence J., d. 1977 - Allen, Arlene Marie, d. 1995


Ahlgrim, Clarence J. 5 Apr 1899 - 1 May 1977 OH 5 May 1977 p10

[Note: married Betty]

ROGERSVILLE - Services for Clarence J. Ahlgrim, 78, Rogersville, were at 7 p.m. Today in Marsh Chapel here with John Elliott officiating. Second services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Meisner Federal Home in Chicago, Ill with burial in Ridgewood Cemetery there. Mr. Ahlgrim died at 7 a.m.. Monday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield after a long illness. He was a member of southeast Gospel Chapel in Springfield, a native of Chicago, Ill. and was a house painter. Survivors include his wife, Betty, two grandchildren and one great grandchild.


Albers, Ida Louella (Minear) 6 Dec 1930 - 19 Dec 2011 SN-L 21 Dec 2011

[Note: Daughter of Charles & May (Roberson) Minear]

            Ida Louella Albers, 81, Marshfield. Arrangements: Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.


Albers, Ida Louella (Minear) 6 Dec 1930 - 19 Dec 2011 AdamsFH

            Ida Louella Albers, age 81 of Marshfield, formerly of Nixa, passed away Monday, December 19, 2011. She was born December 6, 1930 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and May (Roberson) Minear. Survivors include: five children, Johnny Lee Albers, Ruth Ewing, Phillip Albers, Stephen Albers and Mary Conner; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; a brother, James Minear; and two sisters, Joann Harmon and Mary Copley. Ida was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert Albers; a grandson, Benjamin Albers; a brother, Charles Minear; and a half brother, Lee Hyde. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 23, 2011 at Weaver Cemetery, Ozark, with Mark Terrill officiating.


Albers, Ida Louella (Minear) 6 Dec 1930 - 19 Dec 2011 CCH-N 28 Dec 2011

            Ida Louella Albers, 81, of Marshfield, formerly of Nixa, died Dec. 19, 2011. She was born Dec. 6, 1930, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and May (Roberson) Minear. Survivors include: Five children, Johnny Lee Albers, Ruth Ewing, Phillip Albers, Stephen Albers and Mary Conner; eight grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; a brother, James Minear; and two sisters, Joann Harmon and Mary Copley. Ida was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert Albers; a grandson, Benjamin Albers; and a brother, Charles Minear. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 23 at Weaver Cemetery, Ozark, under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Mark Terrill officiating.


Albers, Jeanne Marie (Robinet) 22 Sep 1926 - 29 Jul 2005 CCH-N 3 Aug 2005


[Note: Daughter of Jerome & Marie (Gaul) Robinet; married Henry Albers]


            Jeanne Marie Albers, 78, of Ozark, formerly of Wellsville, departed this life at 10:20 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2005, in the Baptist Home, Ozark, following a long illness. She was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, to Jerome and Marie (Gaul) Robinet. Jeanne was a long-time member of Wellsville First Baptist Church and enjoyed her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Henry in 2001, and one bother, Jerry Robinet. Survivors include her son, Rev. Jim Albers and his wife Maggie of Miller; four grandchildren, Rev. Bobby Albers and wife Heidi of Blue Springs, David Albers and wife Kristin of Kansas City, Matt Albers and wife Crystal of Holts Summit, and Amy Albers of Bolivar; and two great-grandchildren, Caleb and Jacob Albers of Kansas City. Memorial services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, in the Baptist Home, Ozark. Memorials may be given in her honor to The Baptist Home, Ozark, 65721. Cremation is under the direction of Walnut Lawn DeGraffenreid-Wood Funeral Home of Springfield.

Aiello, Michael 26 Feb 1895 - Oct 1984 OH 11 Oct 1984 p11

[Note: married Iva Dell 12 May 1889 - Nov 1983; born in Italy; in Des Plaines, IL 1930 census; on 1948, 1950 & 1952 voter registrations of Los Angeles, CA; Iva born in Indiana; probably buried near her home]

Services for Michael Aiello. 87, Billings, were held Oct. 6 in Meadors Chapel in Billings. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Plymouth, Ind. Mr. Aiello was found dead in his home of natural causes. A longtime resident of the Billings community, he was member of Elks Lodge No. 1526. Survivors include nieces and nephews.


Ailshie, Jesse F. 1927 - 12 Apr 1974 OH 18 Apr 1974 p2

HURLEY - Graveside services for Jesse F. Ailshie, 46, a former resident living in Wichita, Kan. will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Wright Cemetery, south of Clever with the Rev. H. V. Wells officiating. Burial will be under direction of Cantrell. The body will be at the Cantrell Funeral Home today after 6 p.m. Mr. Ailshie died Friday in Wichita.


Ailshie, Leonard S. 10 Feb 1909 - 21 Nov 1985   OH 28 Nov 1985 p5

[Note: Son of John Edmund & Lydia Tennessee (White) Ailshie; SSDI gives name as Lenard]

Funeral services for Leonard S. Ailshie, 76, Crane, were held Nov. 24 at Meadors Chapel in Cleve with the Rev. Pete Wells officiating. Burial was in Wright Cemetery south of Clever. Mr. Ailshie died at his home following a long illness,. He was a lifelong resident of the Hurley community, and a retired farmer. Survivors include four sisters, Florence Ailshie, Crane, Ethel Wilson and Inez Highbarger, both of Chino, Calif., and Ida Ward, Los Banos, Calif.


Ailshire, George Robert 1908 - 15 Mar 1944 CCR 23 Mar 1944 p4

[Note: Son of John & ? (?) Ailshire]

Funeral services for George Robert Ailshire, 35, who died March 15, were held last Thursday at Cross Roads Church, with burial in Wright Cemetery under direction of Wilburn Maples. He is survived by his wife and two children, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ailshire, six sisters and one brother.


Airhart, John M. 27 Nov 1908 -  23 Dec 1985 OH 2 Jan 1986 pB2

[Note: married Lucy]

Services for John M. Airhart, 77, Nixa, were held Dec. 27 in Adams Funeral Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Frank Nickel officiating. Burial was in Hopedale Cemetery. Mr. Airhart died Dec. 23 in his home following a long illness. He retired in 1974 and moved to Branson in 1979 from Manitou Springs, Colo., and was resident of Nixa for the past 15 months. Survivors include his wife, Lucy; two daughters, Linda Sandalwood, Clever, and Judy Stuckey, Nixa; one sister, Frances Rutter, Mexico, Mo.; and two grandchildren.

Akers, Marvin Lee 20 Aug 1934 - 17 Apr 2011 SN-L 19 Apr 2011
[Note: Son of Loren C. & Irene (Drabenstradt) Akers; married 1 Mar 1990 Patricia J. Lones]
Mr. Marvin "Lee" Akers, age 76, of Ozark, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m., Friday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial will follow in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday in the funeral home.
Akers, Marvin Lee 20 Aug 1934 - 17 Apr 2011  CCH-N 20 Apr 2011
Marvin “Lee” Akers, 76, of Ozark, died Sunday, April 17, 2011. He was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Indiana, the son of Loren C. and Irene (Drabenstradt) Akers.  Lee served his country in the U.S. Navy and National Guard. He worked as deputy sheriff in California for 22 years.  On March 1, 1990, he married Patricia (Lones).  Survivors include: His wife, Patricia J. Akers, Ozark; two children, Laura Lee Gross, Payette, Idaho, and Bruce Lee Akers and wife Teresa, Santa Clarita, Calif.; three grandchildren, Sarah and Noah Gross and Alexys Akers; two step-daughters, Lana Parsons and husband Sam, Virginia, and Crystal Barnash, California; five grandchildren, Russell Middleton and wife Molly, Rogersville, Aubrie Norton, North Carolina, Gabrielle (Nikki) Barnash, North Carolina and Samantha D. Barnash, California; two step-great-grandchildren, Cruz Middleton and Jenah Marie Norton. Lee was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Robert Akers; and a step daughter, Katherine Middleton. Services will be at 9:30 a.m. April 22 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.  Burial with full military honors will immediately follow in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Hospice.

Akes, John Lester 29 Jun 1893 - 31 Mar 1973 OH 5 Apr 1973 p8

[Note: married Jane]

Billings - John Lester Akes, 79 of Billings, died last week in St. John’s Hospital in Springfield after a short illness. A native of Iowa, he had lived in Billings 16 years.  He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church here. He is survived by his wife, Jane; two brothers, Clarence Milton, Freewater, Ore. and Bryon of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and one sister, Mrs. Chloie Smith, Salem, Ore. Rosary services were held Sunday in the Cantrell Chapel with funeral mass and burial in Leon, Iowa.


Akins, Hobert 2 May 1929 - 19 May 1981  OH 28 May 1981 p9

[Note: birthdate on SSDI disagrees with age on obit]

Hobert Akins, 54, Yellville, Ark., brother of Mrs. Helen Burkhart, Sparta, died May 19 at Skaggs Community Hospital, Branson, after a long illness. Services were held May 23 at Lead Hill.


Akley, Bertha May (Myers) 25 Aug 1935 - 6 Jan 2008  CCH-N 23 Jan 2008

[Note: Daughter of Fred & Ollie (  ) Myers: married Larry Akley]

Bertha (Bert) Akley was one of the most amazing people anyone could know. She was born in the small town of Paris just outside of Lexington, Ky., where she had eight brothers and sisters. She graduated from Paris High and went into the Navy, where she met Larry Akley at a USO dance. She was honorably discharged from the Navy as a Veteran. At times she lived and worked in Paris for awhile when Larry was overseas, she also traveled to different bases within the United States with him. They were unable to have children so they adopted a little girl in New England, Conn. Bert stayed home to raise their daughter Lisa Danyell Akley. They were stationed at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. where they remained for many years, and she was active in the American Legion Auxiliary. Bertha was ill with Parkinson's disease and ultimately took her life, but she was a fighter for over 32 years with the disease. If she heard of someone with Parkinson's she would tell them not to give up and not let the disease get the best of them. To always fight and love life and do all you could do till you can't any longer. She is survived by her daughter Lisa Griffin, son-in-law Richard Griffin, granddaughters Shanna Akley, Sera Griffin, Samantha Griffin, and Stephanie Griffin, sister Barbara Million and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded death by her husband Larry Akley, parents Ollie and Fred Myers, brothers Harland and Howard Myers, sisters Jane Rankin, Hazel Saylor, and Betty Myers, and infant twin sisters. Thanks to all the people at Seasons Hospice for their caring and compassionate care they gave my mother. Graveside funeral services were 10 a.m. Jan. 19, 2008, in Rolla Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Griffin home in Ozark at 2 p.m. Donations are requested to the Parkinson's Research Foundation. We miss you MOM! ©Ozarks Newsstand 2008


Albaugh, Santina Jo 1 Mar 1945 - 11 Apr 1991  NN-E 18 Apr 1991

[Note: Daughter of ? & Wanda “Dene” (?) ?; married Larry Albaugh]

Santina Jo Albaugh, 45, Nixa, died Thursday, April 11, 1991, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born March 1, 1945, in Springfield. She was an employee of Federal Express. Survivors include her husband, Larry, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Sean and Gail Fleming, Nixa; a stepson, Brent Albaugh, Fair Grove; her mother, Wanda "Dene" Larkin, Springfield; a sister and brother-in-law, Danielle and Richard Doris, Newport Beach, Calif.; a stepsister, Janet, and husband, Roger Heck, Piano, Texas; an aunt; and one niece. The funeral was Monday in Greenlawn Funeral Home South Chapel with Carl Radford officiating. Internment was in Springfield U.S. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Christian County Humane Society.


Albers, Richard E. 22 Oct 1916 - 15 Jul 2003 SN-L 18 Jul 2003

[Note: Son of Edward & Elsie (Fischer) Albers]

Richard Edward Albers was born in Melete County, South Dakota, October 22, 1916 to Edward and Elsie Fischer Albers. He passed away July 15, 2003 in Maranatha Manor after suffering with Alzheimer's Disease. Richard's parents moved him to the Nebraskas and Hills at a young age. He ranched there until the mid '50s, when he moved his family to Greenfield, MO. He farmed there along with working many jobs off the farm. In later years, he sold insurance and worked at Gamblers Treasure House. He retired and moved to Pomme de Terre Lake where he built the cabin he lived in. Preceding him in death were his parents; his brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Edith Albers, son-in-law, Clair Howard; two nephews, Raymond and Calvin Albers; and a special friend, Mary B. O'Reilly. He is survived by two sons, Erwin and wife Lucinda, Willard, MO, and Darrell and wife Penny, Ozark, MO; four daughters, Carolea and husband Herman Morris, Springfield, MO, Vicky Howard, Blountville, TN, Becky and husband John Richter, Ash Grove, MO, and June and husband J.C. Harp, Kansas City, MO; and one sister, Gladys and husband Charles Joe Perrott, Burnell, NE. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today in Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2003 in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.


Albert, Charles Oren "Chick" 15 Apr 1918 - 18 Apr 1988 OH 21 Apr 1988

[Note: married Jeannie]

Charles Oren "Chick" Albert, 70, of Springfield, formerly of Ozark, died Monday in Springfield. Services for Mr. Albert were held Wednesday at the Ayre-Goodwin Funeral Home, Springfield. Mr. Albert was a retired carpenter, and a veteran of World War II. Family members say obituary information for Mr. Albert is not yet completed. Mr. Albert's survivors include his wife, Jeannie; three daughters, Linda Fletcher, Wenatchee, Washington, Mrs. Loretta Thompson, Republic, and Lana Sackett, Ozark; three stepsons, Earl Mullins, Tommy Mullins and Brent Mullins, all of Springfield; and several grandchildren.


Albertson, Bertha Mae 22 Apr 1902 - 25 Nov 1979 OH 29 Nov 1979 p8

Mrs. Bertha Mae Albertson, 77, Springfield, mother of Lloyd Albertson, Nixa, died Sunday in Springfield Nursing Home after a long illness. Funeral services and burial were to be in St. Joseph.


Albertson, Lloyd 1926 - 26 Oct 2006 SN-L 28 Oct 2006

[Note: Son of ? & Bertha Mae (?) Albertson]

Lloyd Albertson, 80, of Nixa, Mo., formerly of Agency, Mo., passed away Thursday, October 26, 2006, in his home. Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Monday, October 30th in the Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower, Mo. Burial with military honors: Agency Cemetery. Visitation: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.


Albin, Gladys (Donley) 22 May 1920 - 1 Jul 2011 SN-L 7 Jul 2011

[Note: probably the Hickman Cemetery in Clarksburg, Moniteau County, Missouri. Albin men buried there include: Ray Leonard Albin 21 Aug1921 - 27 Aug 1983 and John George Albin 22 Jan 1922 - 21 Apr 2005; many Donley families in Moniteau County, several buried in Hickman Cemetery]

            Gladys D. Albin, 91, Ozark, passed away Friday, July 1, 2011, in The Baptist Home. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and is survived by her sister, Mary Speer. A graveside service will be held in Hickman Cemetery, 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 9, 2011. Arrangements have been entrusted to Walnut Lawn Funeral Home LTD., Springfield, Mo.


Albrecht, Anna 1897 - 22 May 1967     CCR 25 May 1967 p1

[Note: may have been the wife of the Charles Albrecht 1901 -  12 Aug 1984 buried in Payne Cemetery]

Mrs. Anna Albrecht, 69, died at 2:40 p.m. Monday in her home in Highlandville after a short illness. She is survived by her husband, Charley and one son, Charles, Jr. of Chicago. Private funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Chapel of the Ozarks.


Alcala, Ernest G. 13 Sep 1928 - 5 Oct 1988 OH 13 Oct 1988

Ernest G. Alcala, 60, of Rogersville, died Oct. 5 at Cox South Hospital, Springfield, following a long illness. Graveside services for Mr. Alcala were held Oct 8 in Dodson Cemetery under the direction of Marsh Funeral Home. Mr. Alcala was a retired machinist.


Alcorn, Harold Henry “Alki” Jr. 11 Nov 1930 - 5 May 1998  CCH-N 13 May 1998

[Note: Son of Harold Henry & Golden Marie (Logan) Alcorn]

Harold H. (Alki) Alcorn Jr., age 67 of Leadwood, died May 5, 1998 in his home. Harold was born November 11, 1930 in Leadwood. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Leadwood; a 32 Degree Mason; member of the Masonic Lodge Leadwood #548 Moulah Shrine Temple of St. Louis; Past Master of L.U. Masonic Lodge; Past Commander of Farmington AMVETS; Local #396 Iron Workers; served four years in the U.S. Navy on the USS Des Moines. Harold was preceded in death by his parents Harold Henry and Golden Marie (Logan) Alcorn, an infant grandson, Andrew Alcorn, two brothers Gordon Bernard Alcorn, and Michael Oliver Alcorn. He is survived by two sons, Harold H. Alcorn III of Ozark, Daniel E. Alcorn and wife Amanda of Bonne Terre, a daughter Vicki Lynn (Mrs. Keith Wilson) of San Diego, Calif., two grandchildren Joey and Andrea, one great-grandson, Nathan, a very special friend Virginia Johnson of Leadington, two brothers Dan Alcorn and wife, Edwina of Farmington, Tim L Alcorn of Leadwood, and a sister Lawaun (Mrs. Gerald Poucher) of Hopewell. Visitation was Wednesday at 6 p.m. Masonic Services at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Leadwood, with services Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Chapel with the Rev Ervin Harris officiating. With burial in the Leadwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Leadwood First Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.


Alcorn, James Edgar 2 Mar 1891 - 15 Jan 1979 OH 25 Jan 1979 p12

[Note: Son of Nute & Mary (Rogers) Alcorn]

Services were held Jan. 18 in Ava for James Edgar Alcorn, 87, lifelong Ava resident who died Jan. 15 in a Springfield hospital. A sister, Mae Walker of Sparta, is among those surviving.


Aldridge, Chloe 21 Mar 1900 - 1 Jul 1979 OH 12 Jul 1979 p10

Services for Chloe Aldridge, 79 of Rueter, brother of A. G. Aldridge of Ozark, were held Tuesday in the Protem Community Church. Mr. Aldridge died July 1 at his home after a long illness. Burial was in Wolf Memorial Cemetery.


Aleshire, Alva E. 13 Aug 1902 - 26 Jul 1981 OH 30 Jul  1981 p11

[Note: Son of William Huston & Myrtle M. (Hodges) Aleshire; married Harriet Corene Dicks 23 Dec 1909 - 20 Jan 1992]

Services for Alva Aleshire, 78, Nixa, were held Wednesday in Riverside Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Bilyeu officiating, Burial was in Glenn Cemetery under the direction of Harris of Ozark. Masonic Rites, conducted by Friend Lodge 352, were held Tuesday in the funeral chapel. Mr. Aleshire died Sunday in his home after a short illness. He was a heavy equipment contractor and lived in Nixa most of his life. He was a member of Riverdale Baptist Church, Friends Lodge No. 352 of Ozark, Order of Eastern Star and Abou Ben Adhem of Springfield Survivors include his wife, Harriet; three sons, Bill, Nixa, Jack, Tucson and Randy, Parker, Ariz.; a sister, Mrs. Beulah Ball, Memphis, Tenn.; two brothers, Lawrence, Springfield and John, Kansas City and eight grandchildren.


Aleshire, Alva E. 13 Aug 1902 - 26 Jul 1981 OH 6 Aug 1981 pB8

Card of Thanks

I want to thank everyone for the flowers, food, cards at the death of my husband. I was overwhelmed with the kindness everyone showed.   Harriet Aleshire


Aleshire, Harriet Corene (Dicks) 23 Dec 1909 – 20 Jan 1992  NN-E 30 Jan 1992

[Note: Daughter of Guy L. & Lovie Mae (Harris) Dicks; married Alva E. Aleshire 13 Aug 1902 - 26 Jul 1981]

Harriet Corene Aleshire, 82, Nixa, died at 7:50 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 1992 in Riverview Manor. She was born Dec. 23, 1909 in Christian County, and was a member of Riverdale Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alva Aleshire; and a daughter, Margaret Hunter.  Survivors include three sons and their wives, Bill and Charlene Aleshire, Nixa, Jack and Wanda Aleshire, Hereford, Texas, and Randy Aleshire, Nixa; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Graveside services were held Wednesday, Jan. 22 in Glenn Cemetery, south of Nixa, with the Rev. Tommy Bilyeu officiating, under the direction of Harris Colonial Chapel, Nixa.


Aleshire, Randy Ellis 21 May 1950 - 14 Oct 2009 SN-L 17 Oct 2009

[Note: Son of Alva E. & Harriet Corene (Dicks) Aleshire]

Randy Ellis Aleshire, age 59, of Nixa, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2009, in Christian Health Care of Nixa. Randy was the son of Alva and Harriet Dicks Aleshire, he was a native of Nixa. Randy was a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include two sons, Linnie and Jay Adam Aleshire; two brothers, Bill Aleshire of Nixa, and Jack Aleshire of Tucson, Ariz. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Margaret Hunter. A graveside memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 18, 2009, in Glenn Cemetery, with Arthur Hicklin officiating.


Aleshire, Wanda L. (Heidler) 28 Aug 1937 - 3 May 2004 CCH-N 11 May 2004

[Note: Daughter of Clyde & Cora (Hilderbrand) Heidler; married Jack Aleshire]

Wanda Aleshire, 66, of Tucson, Ariz., died Monday, May 3 in Tucson Medical Center.  She was born August 28, 1937 in Kansas, the daughter of Clyde and Cora (Hilderbrand) Heidler. Survivors include: her mother, Cora, Hereford, Texas; husband Jack, Tucson; a daughter, Lee Ann and husband Jim, Tucson; a sister, Anne, Hereford, Texas; and a brother, Gene, Okla. She was preceded in death by her father and a sister.  A graveside service was held Friday, May 7, in Glenn Cemetery, Nixa. Memorial donations may be made to Kings Manor/Westgate Rest Home, Hereford, Texas, where her mother currently resides.   ©Ozarks Newsstand 2004


Aleshire, Virgil Allen 12 Mar 1931 - 9 Aug 2011 SN-L 11 Aug 2011 & GreenlawnFH

[Note: Son of Robert Nelson & Nola Mariam (Dickerson) Aleshire; married 26 Apr 1956 Dixie Kylene Langford]


Aleshire, Virgil Allen 12 Mar 1931 - 9 Aug 2011 SN-L 11 Aug 2011 & GreenlawnFH


[Note: Son of Robert Nelson & Nola Mariam (Dickerson) Aleshire; married 26 Apr 1956 Dixie Kylene Langford]


            Virgil Allen Aleshire, age 80, of Springfield, went to meet his lord, with his loving wife of 55 years, by his side, after a hard fight against cancer, on Tuesday, August 9th, 2011. He was born March 12, 1931, in Christian County, MO., the 13th child of 15 children to Robert Nelson and Nola Marm Aleshire. He attended the Mount Zion and Dadeville county schools. In his younger years, he worked at a B-52 Bomber Plant in Kansas City, MO. On April 26, 1956, he was united in marriage to Dixie Kylene Langford. From this union, two children were born; Donna and Robert. He was employed at C&W Engine Rebuilders, where he built motors for Duck Boats at Branson, as well as truck and car engines. He retired in 1983, but he continued to work on cars at home for family and friends. He also had many hobbies, he loved to hunt and fish, he also fixed old guitars. He taught himself how to play the guitar, much to the delight of his great-grand-daughter. He is survived by his wife Dixie Kylene Alshire, a daughter, Donna Kylene Walter, a son; Robert Allen Aleshire, and his wife Denise Ann, all of Springfield, a grand-daughter; Lisa S. Walter, and one great-grand-daughter; Stormy Kimberly Walter, a brother, John Lincoln Aleshire, Pleasant Hope, MO. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm., Saturday, August 13th, 2011, at Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour before services, from noon to 1:00 p.m. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home - North, Springfield, MO. Online condolences may be made at www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.

Alexander, Herbert S. 16 Aug 1908 - 12 Nov 1986  OH 27 Nov 1986 p5

[Note: Son of William R. & Margaret “Maggie” (Nelson) Alexander; married Belva 16 Nov 1910 - 2 Dec 2002]

Herbert C. Alexander, 78, Joplin, died Nov. 12 in St. John’s Regional Medical Center following a long illness. He was born in Christian County and moved to Joplin in 1946. He was a retired postal service employee, having retired in 1973. He was a member of Fellowship Church and served in the army during World War II. Survivors include his wife, Belva; a daughter, Dorothy Johnson; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services and interment were in Joplin.


Alexander, Jerome C. 2 Sep 1921 - 20 May 2006 SN-L 21 May 2006

[Note: Son of Leonard & Louisa M. ( ) Alexander]
Jerome C. Alexander, age 84, of Sparta, passed away on Saturday. A graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Banner Cemetery, near Anderson. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Community Hospice of America.


Alexander, Jerome Clifford 2 Sep 1921 - 20 May 2006 CCH-N 24 May 2006

            Jerome Clifford Alexander, 84, of Sparta, died May 20

Alexander, Jerry Tommy 30 Jan 1933 - 20 Nov 2003 SN-L 22 Nov 2003

[Note: Son of Tommy & Rosie (Turner) Alexander; married 21 Oct 1951 Peggy Johns]

Jerry Alexander left this world, Nov. 20, 2003, to go be with his Savior Jesus Christ while on the thirteenth green at Green Hills golf course in Willard in the presence of his favorite golfing buddies. Jerry Tommy Alexander was born Jan. 30, 1933, in Stella, Mo., to Tommy and Rosie (Turner) Alexander and was married to Peggy Johns on Oct. 21, 1951. Jerry made a profession of faith in Christ in January 1976 at the First Baptist Church of Siloam Springs, Ark., and has been a faithful and active member of Glendale Baptist Church since 1976. Jerry was known as a man who lived by his word and put others before himself, believing that it was more blessed to give than receive. Jerry's very successful business career included serving as Vice-President of Citation Manufacturing Company of Siloam Springs, Ark., which became one of the largest pressure washer manufacturers in the United States and developed the ROBO Car Wash, the pioneer of automatic car washes; co-founding Delco Cleaning Systems, a large pressure washer manufacturer in Siloam Springs, Ark.; and founding and serving as president of KO Manufacturing, Inc. of Springfield, manufacturing cleaning chemicals sold in the United States and various foreign countries and selling car and truck wash systems and pressure washers across the United States. In 1999, Jerry received the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award from CETA, the Cleaning Equipment and Trade Association, for his huge impact on the pressure washer and car wash industry. After retiring from KO, Jerry started Sunshine Enterprises which owned car washes and car lots and finally retired from all his business ventures but remained active at church, playing golf and positively impacting his grandchildren's lives. Jerry was preceded in death by his mother and father, nephew Roger Carlin and brother-in-law Maynard (Doc) Carlin, all of Pineville, Mo., his mother-in-law Edith Johns of Siloam Springs, Ark., and close friends Melvin Reid and Jim Nichols. Jerry is survived by his wife Peggy; daughter Toni Cunningham and husband John of Rogersville; son Tom Alexander and his wife Rhonda of Springfield; daughter Jackie Snead and husband Steve of Turner's Station, Mo.; son Scott Alexander and wife Julie of Springfield; and grandchildren Kip Cunningham and wife Amanda, Keri Marshall and husband Travis, Jared Alexander, Joel Alexander, Abigail Alexander, Isabel Alexander and Will Snead, all of Springfield. Jerry is also survived by brother Wayne Alexander of Bentonville, Ark.; sister Huelene Carlin of Pineville, Mo.; brother Virgil Alexander and wife Ruth of Siloam Springs, Ark.; his father-in-law Sam Johns of Ozark, Mo., sister-in-law and brother-in-law Sandy and Bob Tompkins of Rogersville, Mo.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be held from 2t o4 p.m. Sunday in Greenlawn Funeral Home South, 441 W Battlefield, Springfield. Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 at Glendale Baptist Church, 2236 S Ingram Mill Road, Springfield, with burial following at Eastlawn Cemetery, 2244 E Pythian, Springfield. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Glendale Baptist Church Rebuilding Fund. Jerry's last day on earth was spent doing what he loved playing golf and he left happily and peacefully, enjoying life and knowing that he was dearly loved by his family and friends.


Alexander, Margaret Ellen “Maggie” (Nelson) 11 Mar 1870 - 11 Sep 1935 CCR 19 Sep 1935 p8

[Note: Daughter of George W. & Sarah Ann (Fulkerson) Nelson; married 15 Dec 1900 William R. Alexander 16 Feb 1868 - 26 Feb 1946]

Margaret E. Nelson was born March 11, 1870, in Sullivan county, Tenn. At the age of eight she came to Christian County, Mo., where she spent the remainder of her life. On Dec. 15, 1900, she was married to William R. Alexander. To this union were born three children, a daughter, Walba, and two sons, Audrey and Herbert, all of whom are still living. Although she never united with any church, she expressed faith in her savior some 21 years ago. She departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 10, 1935 at the age of 65 years, 5 months and 29 days. She leaves to mourn her death three children Mrs. Walbe Case and Herbert Alexander of Garrison, and Audrey Alexander of Sparta, her husband, W.R. Alexander of Garrison, three sisters, Mrs. Amanda Corwine of St. John, Kan., Mrs. Tennie Stevens of Garrison, and Mrs. Callie Stevens of Garrison, four grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 2:30 p.m. in the Garrison church by Rev. Roy Shipman with burial in the Garrison cemetery under direction of T.B. Chaffin of Ozark.


Alexander, Miles Rolland, Sr. 16 Jan 1924 - 1 Nov 2004  CCH-N 17 Nov 2004

[Note: Son of William & Cynthia Catherine (Cantrell) Alexander; married 24 Jul 1944 Eleanor Salina Boykin]

Miles Rolland Alexander, Sr., 80, Ava, died at 11:45 a.m., Nov. 1, 2004, in his home. He was born Jan. 16, 1924, in Seymour. William and Cynthia Catherine (Cantrell) Alexander raised Miles, along with an additional six sons and six daughters. On July 24, 1944, Miles married Eleanor Salina Boykin, at Sumter, S.C., and to this union six children were born. Miles served in the Civilian Conservation Corps at the age of 17. Between the years of 1941 and 1959, he served in the United States Army, the United States Air Force and the United States Marines. During his career he received numerous awards and acknowledgments for a job well done. In September of 1977, he received a degree in art from the Oklahoma State Technical College in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was a Master Mason, Member of the York Rite, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, Member of the Swords of Bunker Hill. He was preceded in death by the mother of his children, Eleanor; twin sons; a daughter Kay Alexander; both parents; two brothers and four sisters. Miles is survived by one daughter Pamela Humbryd and husband Rodney, Ava; two sons Miles Alexander, Jr. and wife Patty, Ozark and Bert Alexander and wife Lana, Tulsa, Okla.; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; four brothers Charles Everett, Leroy Everett, Obe Everett and Freddie Everett; two sisters Ruth Denny and Billie Barker; other relatives and many, many friends. Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004, at 10 a.m., in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ava, with the Rev. Robert Roberts officiating. Burial with full military honors conducted by the American Legion Post #128 was held at 1 p.m., in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield.


Alexander, Ronald Dean 11 Sep 1950 - 26 Jun 2004 CCH-N 7 Jul 2004 & SN-L 28 Jun 2004

[Note Son of Orvil & Mary (Smock) Alexander; married Kolenda]

Ronald Dean Alexander went home Saturday, June 26, 2004 at the age of 53. He had lived in Nixa for the past 21 years and was a Nixa city employee.  Ronald was born September 11, 1950 in Yakima, Washington to Orvil and Mary (Smock) Alexander. Survivors include: his wife, Kolenda, of the home; two daughters, Kara Alexander and friend Phillip Klamm and Martha Counts and husband Darrell, all of Nixa; three sons, Anthony Alexander, Jesse Alexander and Patrick Bracy and special friend Gidget Trobaugh and children B.J. Philpott, Andy Brotherton and Ireland Trobaugh, all of Nixa; five grandchildren, Taylor Counts and Bunny Counts, Nixa, Jessica Peasley, Andrew Peasley and Hunter Bracy, Sioux City, Iowa; a sister, Patricia Dancey, Springfield; two brothers, Orvil Eugene Alexander, Pittsburg, Kansas, and Robert James Alexander, Bakersfield, California; several nieces, nephew, cousins and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Bonnie, Joyce and Dorothy; and a brother, Charles. Ron will be missed by all who knew him. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark with Pastor Paul Bellinger officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant View Cemetery, Elkland. Visitation was Tuesday from 6-8 in the funeral home.  ©Ozarks Newsstand 2004


Alexander, William R. 16 Feb 1868 - 26 Feb 1946 CCR 7 Mar 1946 p1

[Note: Son of  John & Myra (Jones) Alexander; married 17 May 1893 CCM  Nancy C. Raines 20 Jan 1870 - 25 Apr 1894; married  15 Dec 1900 CCM Margaret E. "Maggie" Nelson 11 Mar 1870 - 10 Sep 1935]

W.R. Alexander was born in Dallas county, Missouri, on Feb. 16, 1868, and passed away at his home near Garrison on Feb. 26, 1946. He moved with his parents at an early age to Christian county and maintained a residence in that county throughout his lifetime. In Dec. 1900 he united in marriage to Margaret Ellen Nelson and to this union three children were born. His wife preceded him in death on Sept. 10, 1935. Early in life he professed faith in his Savior and consistently lived a life that attested to his faith. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. G.T. Case of Garrison; two sons, A.M. Alexander of Mt. Vernon and Herbert C. Alexander of Joplin; three half-brothers, G.F. Stinnett of Garrison, J.J. Stinnett of Augusta, Kansas, and T.B. Stinnett of Eldorado, Kansas; one half-sister, Mrs. Lula Peace of Denver, Colo.; six grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon in the Garrison Baptist church by Rev. Roy Shipman. Interment was in the Garrison cemetery under direction of Chaffin of Ozark.


Alexander, Willis A. “Chuck” 8 Aug 1904 - 13 May 1987 OH 28 May 1987 p5

Services of Willis A. “Chuck” Alexander, 82, Springfield, were held May 16 in Clear Creek Cemetery, Springfield, with Basil Lindsey officiating. Burial was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Mr. Alexander died May 13 in his home of natural causes. A retired tire merchant and repairman, he worked several years for Joe Childers Tire Shop in Springfield. He was a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Andy Jack Alexander, Fort Worth, Texas; three daughters, Dora Kohl, St. Louis., Georgia Mae Stevenson and Nadine White, both of Springfield; and several grandchildren; great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


Alfafara, Marie M. (Reuher) Fessenden 9 Dec 1923 - 12 Oct 2007 SN-L 15 Oct 2007 & CCH-N 17 Oct 2007

[Note: Daughter of Ernest W. & Susie (Knels) Reuher; married 5 May 1946 Myron Glenn Fessenden 25 May 1926 - 25 Jul 1995; married Gerald Joseph Alfafara]

Marie M. Fessenden Alfafara was born on December 9, 1923, in Bloomfield, Montana, to Ernest W. and Susie (Knels) Reuher. On October 12, 2007, she went home to be with her Lord. Marie became the President of Fessenden Technologies after the death of her husband, Glenn. For several years she owned a ceramic shop she ran out of her home. She became quite accomplished with her ceramic art and loved quilting and gardening. Marie was a poet and loved Bible scriptures. She was known for her warm hospitality. For many years she taught Sunday school, Children's Choir and Vacation Bible School at Galloway and Glendale Baptist Churches. Marie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Glenn Fessenden; and a brother, Glenn Reuher. She is survived by her husband Gerald Alfafara Sr.; her son Royce Fessenden and wife, Pat, of Ozark, Missouri; daughters, Glenda Canfield of Lincoln, Nebraska, Claudia Snyder and husband, Paul, of Ozark, Missouri, Nadine George and husband, Jimmy, of Buffalo, Wyoming, and Marlys Sixsmith of Gilbert, Arizona. Also surviving her are two nieces, Marlene Taylor and Donna Scoggins as well as 17 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2007, at 2 p.m. in the Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at Rivermonte, 4500 S. Lone Pine in Springfield, Missouri. Visitation will be this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The burial will follow the service in Selmore Cemetery in Ozark. Memorial contributions may be made to the Victory Mission, 1610 N. Broadway, Springfield, MO 65803.


Alfafara, Marjorie “Midge” (Mounts) 8 Sep 1924 – 11 Jul 1997  CCH-N 19 Jul 1997

[Note: Daughter of  James Isaac & Pearl (Mathews) Mounts; married 4 Sep 1954 Gerald Joseph Alfafara]

Marjorie “Midge” Alfafara, 72, Ozark, died Friday, July 11, 1997, in Cox Medical Center South. She was born September 8, 1924, in Janesville, Wisconsin, and was the daughter of James Isaac and Pearl (Mathews) Mounts. On September 4, 1954, she married Gerald Joseph Alfafara. They lived in California for many years, and had moved to Ozark from Sun City, Arizona. Mrs. Alfafara was a jewelry buyer, and had been a clothing model in her younger years. She attended Second Baptist Church, Springfield. Preceding her in death were her parents, an infant twin brother, and a brother, Anthony Mounts. Survivors include: her husband, Gerald Alfafara, Sr.; a daughter, Jeri Anghel and her husband, Luca, Ozark; two sons, Gerald Alfafara, Jr., Buena Park, California, and Mark Huxley and his wife, Jennifer, Springfield; nine brothers and sisters, Juanita Garrett, Beloit, Wisconsin, Mildred Nash, New Hampshire, James Mounts, Buena Park, California, Michael Mounts, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Thomas Mounts, Wisconsin, Mary Kenlein, Tustin, California, Penny McGee, Dana Point, California, Martha Hargas, Reseda, California, and Vincent Mounts, North Hollywood, California; eleven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 15, 1997, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Leon Riddle officiating. Burial was in Selmore Cemetery. A prayer service was Monday in the funeral home, with Father Frank Palermo officiating.


Alford, Albert A. 29 Sep 1874 - 14 Sep 1926 CCR 17 Sep 1926 p1

[Note: Son of  William Alfred & ? (  ) Alford; married 26 Jun 1905 Nora E. Haley 1880 - 20 Jan 1960 m/2 Carpenter]

A. A. Alford, a brother-in-law of Herbert Haley who came her from Springfield about 18 months ago died Saturday morning, September 14, 1926, aged about 51 years. The remains were brought to the Ozark Undertaking rooms and prepared for burial. Funeral services were held in the Baptist church at 2:00 p.m. Thursday conducted by Rev. J. J. Parten, with burial in the city cemetery under direction of T. B. Chaffin. The deceased is survived by the widow and one brother, W. J. Alford of Birmingham, Alabama


Alford, Albert A. 29 Sep 1874 - 14 Sep 1926 CCR 24 Sep 1926 p1

Card of Thanks

We wish to express our thanks and appreciation to the many friends and neighbors for their kindness and assistance shown during the sickness, death and burial of our dear husband, son and brother, Albert A. Alford. Especially do we thank Dr. Wade, and Dr. Young, of Ozark and Sr. Rabenau of Springfield and the nurse, Mr. Fisk, for their untiring efforts oh his behalf. We also thank the I. O. O. F. and the Masons for their assistance in his sickness and burial. Also do we thank the relatives and friends, the Young Matron’s Class of the Baptist church and the Masonic Orders and Eastern Star for the beautiful floral offerings.  Mrs. A. A. Alford  Mr. W. J. Alford, Birmingham, Ala.  Mrs. J. M. Haler  Herbert Haley  Frank Haley  Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Hasper


Alford, Albert A. 29 Sep 1874 - 14 Sep 1926 CCR 1 Oct 1926 p1

Card of Thanks

We wish to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to our friends and neighbors for their flowers, kindness and sympathy during the illness and death of our dear husband, son and brother, Albert A. Alford. We thank Bro. Parten, Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Chaffin, Drs. Wade and Young,. Mr. Fisk, the Odd Felloes, Eastern Star and Masonic Orders for their services and assistance and the many beautiful floral emblems of sympathy sent us, which will be held in kind and loving remembrance.  Mrs. A. C. Alford, Mother, Sister and Brothers


Alford, Eula Marie (Foland) Allred 11 May 1921 - 24 Jun 1982  OH 1 Jul 1982 p12

[Note: Daughter of Noah Edgar & Alpha (Eisenhour) Foland; married before 1957 ? Allred, according to father‘s obit - is this a typo or misunderstanding of the name Alford? Father’s obit says her sister was married to an Alford; married J. S. Alford]

Memorial services for Eula Foland Alford, 61, Chico, Calif. were held June 26 in Chico. Mrs. Alford died June 24 in Enlow Hospital, Chico after a long illness. She grew up in Stone County and moved to California in the 1940’s. Survivors include her husband, J. S.; two sons, Larry and Robert, both of the state of California; and five sisters, Mrs. Lera Leonard and Mrs. Zola Eutsler, both of Springfield, Mrs. Luella Schupbach, Spokane, Mrs. Dorothy Perkins, Billings, and Mrs. Mildred Parson, Sheldon.


Alford, Helen Irene (Rathbun) 8 Mar  1921 - 1 Jul 1961 CCR 6 Jul 1961 p1

[Note: Daughter of Frank & Hazel (Homes) Rathbun; married Kenneth Alford]

Funeral services for Helen Alford, 40, Route 1, Nixa, who was killed late Saturday in a traffic accident on Highway 160 near Nixa and Springfield were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Chaffin Chapel at Ozark, with Rev. Bill Spindler officiating. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery under direction of Chaffin. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; two sons, Robert James and David Michael; and one daughter, Rebecca Lynn, all of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rathbun; a brother, Weldon Rathbun, all of Bruner; and two sisters, Mrs. Eloise St. John, Sparta and Mrs. Rosellen Edwards, Springfield.


Alford, Verna L. (Delzell) 27 Jan 1894 - Aug 1975  OH 21 Aug 1975 p11

[Note: Daughter of John Milton & Nancy Jane (Bruton) Delzell; married Everett M. Alford 19 Sep 1894 - Feb 1973]

Mrs. Verna L. Alford, 81,  2248 North Rogers, died Monday afternoon at Marantha Manor after a short illness. A lifetime resident of Springfield, Mrs. Alford was a member of the Dale Street Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Stoddard, Wichita, Kan.; three brothers, Winnie Delzell and Doug Delzell, both of Springfield and Jack Delzell of Rogersville; six grandchildren and one great grandchildren. Services were at 10:30 a.m.. Wednesday at Greenlawn Funeral Home. Burial was in White Oak Cemetery near Rogersville.


Alfultis, Sherrill Eugene "Al" 26 Jun 1943 - 26 Jan 2003 gwobit

[Note: Son of Morris & Helen (Duncan) Alfultis]

Sherrill "Al" E. Alfultis, 59, Ozark, died at 4 a.m., Jan. 26, 2003, at his home after a courageous battle with Agent Orange-related cancer. Now there will be more big bass in Table Rock for everyone else. Alfustis loved the outdoors and shared his love and knowledge of fishing with friends and strangers as a fishing guide. He was born June 26, 1943, in Sikeston, the son of Morris and Helen (Duncan) Alfultis.  A disabled veteran of the Vietnam War, he was an ace mechanic, drag strip racer and trophy winning fishing guide in the Ozarks. Survivors include his companion and best friend, Sharron Baumgartner; two children, Kevin E. Alfultis and his wife Cathy, St. Louis, and Cynthia Gayle Baltzell and husband Gene, Jackson; two grandchildren, Ashley Nicole Alfultis, and Mitchell Andrew Baltzell; his mother, Helen Gambill, St. Louis; a sister, Judy Fears, Fenton; a brother, Robert Alfultis, St. Louis; four nieces; four nephews; several special cousins; and many great friends. His father, Morris, sister Marilyn Gill and a nephew, Charlie Sweat, preceded him in death. A graveside memorial service to celebrate his life was held at 11 a.m. Jan. 28, in Jones-Chastain Cemetery, south of Nixa, with the Rev. Warren Todd officiating. This decorated veteran was recognized by the Army National Guard Honor Guard. Arrangements were under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.


Ahlgren, Lawrence 1930 - Jan 2012 SN-L 22 Jan 2012


Ahlgren, Marjorie 1930 - Jan 2012 SN-L 22 Jan 2012

[Note: married 1952]

            Lawrence and Marjorie Ahlgren, both 81, Nixa, Missouri passed away together after 59 years of marriage. Lawrence was born in New York and Marjorie was born in Chicago. Lawrence retired from IBM as a Master Tool and Die maker. Marjorie was also retired and was a wonderful wife and mother. They were preceded in death by their son, Steven Ahlgren. They are survived by their children Lawrence Ahlgren, Janice Ahlgren, and Karen Hustis; and grandchildren, Rand Ahlgren and Katelyn Hustis. A celebration of their lives will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Thursday, January 26, 2012, in Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Springfield, MO.

Alldredge, Noah Lee, Jr., 17 Dec 1916 - 18 Jan 2004  CCH-N 20 Jan 2004

[Note: Son of Noah Lee & Nettie (  ) Alldredge; married Kate]

Noah Lee Alldredge Jr., 87, Nixa, died Jan. 18, 2004. He was born Dec. 17, 1916 in Sava, Ind., to Noah and Nettle Alldredge.  He is a veteran of the United States Navy and served as a Gunners Mate 2nd Class in World War II. He retired as a Warden from the U.S. Bureau of Prisons and moved to Nixa because of his love of the outdoors and the fun he had living on the James River. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping. His favorite pastimes were reading a diverse section of books and watching his Washington Redskins play football. Alldredge was extremely active within the community and took special delight in helping young children learn to read through the Missouri State Reading Program. He also was an active member of the Springfeild Lions Club. He attended Calvary Bible Church and had the highest regards for Rev. Joe Fahl. He was a humble man who did not speak of his accomplishments or his faith in God, but had an impact on every life he touched. The last letter he wrote to his four girls said "believe me girls, I am going to be most happy to join Kate, she was the best thing that happened to your father." And, in closing to his daughters, "let me say, enjoy life, be kind to others, and smile. Love, Dad."  He was preceded in death by his wife, Kate. Survivors include four daughters, Kathy, Becky, Jean and Jane; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; nieces; nephews and many friends. Upon his request, there was no visitation or memorial service. There was a private family service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Springfield Host Lions Club or Community Hospices of America.

©Ozarks Newsstand 2004


Alldredge, Noah Lee, Jr. 17 Dec 1916 - 18 Jan 2004  SN-L 20 Jan 2004

On January 18, 2004, with the guidance of the Lord, the most wonderful and loved husband and Daddy, Noah Lee Alldredge, went home to be with Kate, his childhood sweetheart. Noah was born December 17, 1916 in Savah, Indiana, to Noah and Nettie Alldredge. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, and served as a Gunners Mate 2nd Class in World War II. He retired as Warden from the U.S. Bureau of Prisons and moved to Nixa, Missouri because of his love of the outdoors and the fun he had living on the James River. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping. His favorite pastimes were reading a diverse selection of books and watching his Washington Redskins play football. Noah was extremely active within the community and took special delight in helping young children learn to read through the Missouri State Reading Program. He also was an active member of the Springfield Lions Club. He attended Calvary Bible Church and had the highest regards for Rev. Joe Fahl. He was a humble man who did not speak of his accomplishments or his faith in God, but had an impact on every life he touched. Noah Alldredge is survived by four daughters; Kathy, Becky, Jean and Jane and their families which include 13 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. The last letter he wrote to his four girls stated, "believe me girls, I am going to be most happy to join Kate, she was the best thing that happened to your father. And in closing to his daughters, "let me say, enjoy life, be kind to others, and smile. Love. Dad". Upon Noah's request there will be no visitation or memorial service. It will be a private family service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Springfield Host Lions Club or Community Hospices of America.


Allee, Ann (Wernet) 19 Jun 1900 - 13 Apr 1986 OH 17 Apr 1986 p5

[Note: Daughter of Frank W. & Elizabeth Ann (Thompson) Wernet; married 17 Oct 1931 CCM Herbert R. Allee 13 Jul 1903 - Jan 1986]

Ann Wernet Allee, 85, Kansas City, died April 13 in Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Ozark. She was a Christian Science practitioner and the widow of the late Herbert R. Allee. Survivors include two nieces, Jane E. Wernet, state of Idaho and Ann Wernet Higgins, Springfield. The remains have been cremated. No services were held.


Allen, Agnes May (Carter) 9 Sep 1940 - 20 Apr 2008 SN-L 24 Nov 2008

[Note: Daughter of Oscar W. & Grace Elizabeth (  ) Carter; married  9 Sep 1940 William Thomas Allen]

Agnes May Allen, 88, was born to Oscar W. and Grace Elizabeth Carter on April 20, 1920, in Clever, Missouri. She passed from this life on November 20, 2008, in Primrose Place, Springfield, Missouri. She was a graduate of Crane High School and was united in marriage to William Thomas Allen on September 9, 1940. The Lord granted them 68 years of marriage. To this union two children were born. She has been a devoted homemaker, a school secretary for Kickapoo R-7 School, and an employee of J.C. Penney. She enjoyed doll collecting for many years. She prepared to meet the Lord by hearing the Word of God (Rom. 10:13-19), believing (Heb. 11:16), repenting (Luke 24:47), confessing (Acts 8:37), and was buried in baptism for remission of sins (Acts 2:38), by Oscar Ellison in 1952. Agnes and Thomas were members of Southside Church of Christ and worshiped there until their health declined. She is survived by her husband, Thomas of the home; a daughter and her husband, Garolyn Sue and Ken Roach, Springfield; a son and his wife, Thomas E. and Julie Allen, Tulsa, Oklahoma; five grandchildren, Mark Roach, Houston, Texas, Kent Roach, Houston, Texas, Mary Ella Allen, Galveston, Texas, Carter D. Allen, U.S. Army, Ft. Benning, Georgia, and William Thomas Allen II, Iowa City, Iowa; and four great-grandchildren, Zachary Roach, Austin, Texas, Sophia Roach, Seattle, Washington, Quinton Roach, Austin, Texas, and Ethan Roach, Kyle, Texas. She always showed a great amount of devotion to her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Maxine Lasiter; and a brother, Eugene Carter. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, November 23, 2008, in Greenlawn Funeral Home East. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, November 24, 2008, in the funeral home, with Bill John and Ken Roach officiating. Burial will be in Hazelwood Cemetery with private interment. Memorial contributions may be made to Sequiota Elementary School, 3414 S. Mentor, Springfield, Missouri 65804, to assist students. Both Garolyn Sue and Thomas E. attended Sequiota and William Thomas served on the Sequiota School Board in the 1950s.


Allen, Albert R. 13 May 1900 - 7 Jan 1940 CCR 11 Jan 1940 p1

[Note: Son of Ed & Ella (Knapp) Allen; married Lennie]

Funeral service for Albert R. Allen, age 39 years, of Hurley, who died Sunday in the State Sanatorium at Mt. Vernon, were held at 2:30 Tuesday in the Baptist church at Anderson, Mo., with burial in the cemetery there under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lennie Allen and one daughter, Christine, age 12; one brother, Harold, of Oklahoma City, and one sister, Mrs. Ralph Malloy of Hurley.


Allen, Anna Elizabeth (Bailey) 8 Aug 1863 - 10 Apr 1946 CCR 18 Apr 1946 p5

[Note: Daughter of  Wiley B. & Margarette (Shannon) Bailey; married 25 Feb 1892 Isaac Allen 1 Jul 1873 - 24 Feb 1917]

Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Bailey Allen was born Aug. 8, 1873, in the state of Arkansas and passed away at her home in Ozark April 13, 1946. She moved to Missouri with her parents when a young child. She was united in marriage to William I. Allen on Feb. 25, 1892, in Springfield. Ten children were born to this union. Her husband and three children preceded her in death. She accepted Christ at an early age and united with the Silver Shade Baptist church in Webster county. Surviving are three sons, Charles of Bakersfield, Calif., Fred and William of Ozark; four daughters, Mrs. Blanche Rhodes and Mrs. Lucille King of Ozark, Mrs. Ada Dyer of Springfield and Mrs. Alma Morrisett of Ontario, Calif.; two brothers, Rev. W.O. Bailey of Oak Grove, Ark., and John Bailey of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Hattie Fann of Seymour; 19 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon in the Ozark Baptist church with Rev. Bonnie Ward officiating. Burial was in the Prospect cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark.


Allen, Arlene Marie (Huntington) 14 Oct 1938 – 26 Jan 1995  CCH-N 1 Feb 1995

[Note: Daughter of ? & Arloa S. (Payne) Huntington; married 21 Jan 1956 James Robert “Jim” Allen]

Arlene M. Allen, 56, Highlandville, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 1995, in her home, following an apparent heart attack. She was born Oct. 14, 1938, in Bellevue, Mich. Her family moved to Christian County in the 1950s where she continued to live throughout her life. On Jan. 21, 1956, she was united in marriage to Jim Allen. She was a member of Riverdale Baptist Church and had been a member of Victory Baptist Church for many years. She had been employed by Fasco for 29 years and was a member of Fasco Founders Club. She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Arloa and Spencer Campbell; and a brother, Charles Campbell. Survivors include her husband, Jim; three children, Cindy Hood, Highlandville, Dan Allen, Eldridge, and Jimmie Lee Allen and his wife Tonya, Highlandville; six grandchildren, Danny Joe Mote, Lacey and Chance Hood, and Latosha, Shyann, and Logan Allen; two sisters, Joan Payne and her husband Leonard, Sparta, and Kathleen Phillips, Ozark; two brothers-in-law, Fred Allen and his wife Mary Ann, Springfield, and Cedar Allen and his wife Boots, Los Angeles, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Annabelle Jackson and her husband Gene, Ozark; special friends, Charlene DeLisle and Juanita Bolin; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were Monday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Hubert Swearengin and Pastor Tommy Bilyeu officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.

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