Elkins, Alice Eva, d. 1948 - Ellingsworth, Mary Catherine, d. 1953


Elkins, Alice Eva (Flagg) 5 Oct 1870 - 13 Sep 1948 CCR 16 Sep 1948

[Note: Daughter of Samuel A. & Sarah Perinza (Woody) Elkins; married  5 Nov 1888 Dr. Cullen Bryant Elkins 1 Jun 1862 - 25 Feb 1947]

The funeral of Mrs. Alice Flagg Elkins, 77, widow of Dr. C.B. Elkins, 804 South Pickwick, who died at St. John’s hospital last Monday night, was held Wednesday afternoon in the Alma Lohmeyer chapel at 2 o’clock, her pastor, the Reverend Clayton Potter, officiating. Pallbearers were Ward Adams, Herbert Rogers, Clark Howell, Neil Gray, Vern Dillon, and John Clark. Burial was in Hazelwood cemetery. Mrs. Elkins was one of the city’s most widely known women and universally liked for her cheerful and friendly temperament. For years she was one of the outstanding leaders in local Democratic politics—one time president of the Green County Women’s Democratic club, a longtime committeewoman, and invariably a judge in the first ward in every election, even this year’s primary. She probably “inherited’ her interest in politics from her husband, an active Democratic leader who was one-time secretary of the state committee and secretary of the state board of health and under Governor A.M. Dockery was resident physician at the state penitentiary. Mrs. Elkins also was a longtime active member and onetime president of the Kurean Society of the South Street Christian church, where she had been a member ever since coming to Springfield in 1905. She also was both active and popular socially—and indeed, her last activity was to attend a dinner party at the Frisco Saturday night and to spend the rest of the evening with friends. She went home around midnight after making arrangements to meet her friends the next morning again. When they called Sunday morning and received no answer, they called her son, Ralph Elkins. He was not at home, but Mrs. Elkins went immediately to her mother-in-law’s home, found her unconscious. She was taken at once to St. John’s, where she died Monday night. Cause of her death possibly was a stroke of some sort. In spite of her interests, animation, and persistent activity, Mrs. Elkins actually had not been in good health for many years; but few people realized it because of her refusal to give in to her ailments. Mrs. Elkins was born near Rogersville, Mo. Oct. 5, 1870, the daughter of a Union officer, Captain Flagg. She married Dr. Elkins at 17, and they lived at Ozark, Mo., until his appointment by Gov. Dockery took them to Jefferson City in 1900. At the end of the term, they moved to Springfield. Dr. Elkins died in February of last year. Mrs. Elkins was first president of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Greene County Medical Society. Surviving her are two sons, Dr. Ronald Elkins and Ralph Elkins, both of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Lillian McStay, of Riverside, Cal., and three grandchildren. – Springfield Leader and Press.

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Elkins, Alice Eva (Flagg) 5 Oct 1870 - 13 Sep 1948    SN-L 14 Sep 1948 p 14

Mrs. C. B. Elkins

The funeral of Mrs. Alice Flagg Elkins 77, widow of Dr. C. B. Elkins, 804 South Pickwick who died at St. John’s hospital last night will be Wednesday afternoon in the Alma Lohmeyer chapel at 2 o’clock., her pastor, the Rev. Clayton Potter officiating. Pallbearers will be Ward Adams, Herbert Rogers, Clark Howell, Neil Gray, Vern Dillon and John Clark. Burial will be in Hazelwood. Mrs. Elkins was one of the city’s best known women and universally liked for her cheerful and friendly temperament. For years, she was one of the outstanding leaders of the local Democratic Party , one time president of the Greene County Democratic Club, a longtime committeewoman and invariably a judge in the first ward in every election, even this year’s primary. She probably “inherited” her interest in politics from her husband, an active Democrat leader who was onetime secretary of the state committee, secretary of the State Board of Health, and under Governor A. M. Dickey was resident physician of the state penitentiary. Mrs. Elkins was a longtime active member and onetime president of the Churn Society of the South Street Christian Church  where she had been a member since coming to Springfield in 1905. She was also active and popular socially and indeed he last activity was to attend a dinner part of the Frisco Saturday night and to spend the rest of the evening with friends. She went home around midnight after making an engagement to meet her friends the next morning again. When they called the next morning and received no answer, they called her son Ralph Elkins. He was not home, but his wife went immediately to her mother-in-law’s home and found her unconscious. She was taken to St. John’s where she died last night. Cause of her death was possibly a stroke of some sort. In spite of her interests, animations and persistant activities, Mrs. Elkins actually had not been in good health for many years, but few persons realized it because of her refusal to give in to her ailments. Mrs. Elkins was born near Rogersville, MO  Oct 5, 1870, the daughter of a Union officer, Captain Flagg. She married Dr. Elkins at 17, and they lived at Ozark, MO until his appointment by Governor Dockery took them to Jefferson City in 1900. At the end of that term, they moved to Springfield. Dr. Elkins died in  February of last year. Mrs. Elkins was first president of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Greene County Medical Society. Survivors are her two sons, Dr. Ronald Elkins and Ralph Elkins, both of Springfield, one sister, Mrs. Lillian McStay of Riverside, Calif and three grandchildren.

 

Elkins, Barclay Tilman 17 Jul 1867 - 26 Mar 1936 CCR 2 Apr 1936 p1

[Note: Son of Dillard Love & Elizabeth Josephine (Elkins) Elkins; married 9 Sep 1891 CCM Mary Jane Kessinger 15 Sep 1874 - 26 Sep 1956; spelling from tombstone; name spelled Barkley in some records; DC mistakenly puts his wife‘s maiden name down instead of his mother‘s]

Barclay Tilman Elkins was born July 17, 1867 and died March 26, 1936 at the home 859 Madison, Springfield. He came to the Ozarks region in 1884 and spent most of his life here. In 1891, he married Mary Jane Kessinger and to this union nine children were born, three of whom died in infancy and Elizabeth at age sixteen. Those surviving are Charles A., Thomas R., Agnes M. High, Inez Matthews and Irma Ferrel. An adopted daughter, Ethel Cheek, lived in Loveland, Colo. Funeral services were held Mar 29 at the Chaffin Funeral Home by Rev. Matthews with burial in the Ozark Cemetery.

 

Elkins, Charles Arnold 1898 - Mar 1963  SDN     20 Mar 1963 p 15

[Note: Son of Barclay Tillman & Mary Jane (Kessinger) Elkins; married Lottie High 1909 - 1961]

Funeral services for Charley Arnold Elkins 64 of 511 North Park who died at his home Sunday afternoon will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Ayre-Goodwin chapel with the Rev. Henry Long officiating. Burial will be in the White Chapel Cemetery

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Elkins, Charles Arnold 1898 - Mar 1963  SDN  20 Mar 1963 p 15

Springfield Daily News 21 Mar 1963 p 2

Charles A. Elkins 64 of 511 North Park died at 3 p.m. Sunday at his home after suffering a heart attack. He had been in ill health for the past two years. Mr. Elkins was a native of Ozark . He had lived in Springfield most of his life. Survivors include five daughters, Miss Doris Elkins of the home, Mrs. Edna Wrobel, San Leandro, CA, Mrs. Betty Jo Gurschke, Milwaukee, WS, Mrs. Barbara Wallis 1440 Fulbright and Mrs. Shirley Hopkins 2121 West Kearney and a son Charles of the home. Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Agnes High 1121 North Forest, Mrs. Inez Matthews 518 S Broadway and Mrs. Irma Ferrell 2954 West Walnut; a brother Tom Elkins of Ash Grove and three grandchildren. Arrangements will be by Ayre-Goodwin.

 

Elkins, Elizabeth 29 Oct 1906 - 17 Nov 1922 CCR 24 Nov 1922 p1

[Note: Daughter of Barclay Tillman & Mary Jane (Kessinger) Elkins; stone for Elizabeth near parents in Ozark cemetery, but unclear whether her body was moved or this is just in memory of her]

Through Frank Kessinger of Springfield, word reached Ozark Wednesday night, through Mrs. E. D. Rees who had seen Mr. Kessinger in Springfield Wednesday that Miss Elizabeth Elkins, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Elkins had died of black small-pox at Loveland, Colorado, and that another daughter, Inez, could not live and that the baby daughter, Irma was very sick. It will be remembered that the Elkins family left Ozark two years ago this fall and located in Loveland. Old acquaintances and friends of the family will learn with regret of the death of Miss Elizabeth and the trouble the family are having, Since the above information was received, a letter was received at the Republican office from Charley Elkins, conveying the sad news of the death of his sister, Miss Elizabeth, on last Friday, November 17 of black smallpox and stating that his other sister, Inez, could not live, according to the doctor in charge. He reports that there are more then 300 cases of smallpox in Loveland and Denver. Elizabeth Elkins was born in Ozark and was 16 years and 18 days old at the time of her death. She was buried at Loveland last Saturday according to a letter received by Aunt Nan Thornton which also states that Mrs. Elkins and Irma are both sick.

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Elkins, Elizabeth 29 Oct 1906 - 17 Nov 1922 CCR 29 Dec 1922

A letter received last week from Mrs. Ethel Cheek of Loveland, Colo., adopted daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Elkins, announced that the family are recovering from the small-pox scourge and will soon be liberated from the quarantine. The letter states that in addition to the death of Miss Elizabeth, the daughter Inez had lost the sign of one eye from the effects of the disease with danger of losing the other

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Elkins, Elizabeth 29 Oct 1906 - 17 Nov 1922 CCR 20 Nov 1925 p1

[Note: Daughter of Barclay Tillman & Mary Jane (Kessinger) Elkins]

In Memory

In loving memory of Elizabeth Elkins, who passed away 3 years ago, November 17th. Today we are lonely for the one we loved most dear, We would give the world twice over if she were only here; Why did she die when life seemed fair and no dark clouds were near To dim the brightness of our eye or to start the bitter tear. We thought not at the close of day when night veiled earth and sky That one so full of life and hope would breath the last goodbye.  Sadly missed by Mrs. O. T. Mayes and daughters, Denver, Colo.

 

 

Elkins, Higdon Richard Jarrett "Dick" 29 Jun 1839 - 4 Apr 1931 CCR 9 Apr 1931 p1

[Note: Son of Thomas & Mary "Polly" (Melton) Elkins; married 5 Jul 1859 Cannon County, TN Ruth E. Neely 31 Dec 1841 - 9 Dec 1867; married 4 Feb 1868 Cannon County, TN Eliza Ann Higgins 1848 - ? divorced 1869; married c1870 Amanda Petty 1855 - between 29 Feb 1876 & 1880 - nephew of Jacob Melton and Ann (Elkins) Brown Pendleton who came to Christian County; youngest brother of Melissa Caroline “Cal“ (Elkins) Melton who came to Christian County,  Martha Virginia (Elkins) Fowler who had three children settle in Christian County, and Dillard Love Elkins whose son Barclay Tillman came to Christian County as well as three other brothers and one other sister - Sam Stone was a grandson of Jacob Melton, thus a cousin; children - with Ruth - Euclid S. Elkins 31 Mar 1860 - 6 Apr 1891; Dr. Cullen Bryant Elkins 1 Jun 1862 - 25 Feb 1947; Melissa Caroline (Elkins) Phillips 20 Sep 1864 - 24 Apr 1894; with Eliza - Jennie Emaline (Elkins) Muncy 1869 - aft 1920; with Amanda - James Thomas Elkins 9 Apr 1872 - 16 Dec 1933, and William Bryan Elkins 29 Feb 1876 - 30 Jul 1934]

H.R. (Uncle Dick) Elkins died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Stone, east of McCracken, on April 4, aged 91 years, 9 months and 6 days. He is survived by three sons, Dr. C.B. Elkins and W.B. Elkins of Springfield and James Elkins of North Missouri, besides other relatives and friends. The funeral services were held Sunday, April 5, at 2 p.m. at the Linden chapel with Rev. R.T. Ritzinger officiating with burial in the Linden cemetery under the direction of T.B. Chaffin.

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Elkins, Higdon Richard Jarrett "Dick" 29 Jun 1839 - 4 Apr 1931 CCR 9 Apr 1931 p8

[Note: from McCracken News]

A large crowd attended the funeral Sunday of R.H. Elkins, better known in this community as “Uncle Dick”. Feeling that we have lost another one of the best men we ever knew. He was loved by all who knew him. Our loss is heaven’s gain

 

Elkins, James Thomas 9 Apr 1872 - 16 Dec 1933 CCR 14 Dec 1933 p4

[Note: Son of Higdon Richard Jarrett “Dick” & Amanda (Petty) Elkins; married ? Hall ? - 23 Dec 1898; married 6 Mar 1904 Sarah Bellah Wilson 22 Nov 1873 - 15 Jul 1963; both buried Maple Hills Cemetery in Kirksville, Adair County]

James T. Elkins, former Christian county resident, died Sunday at his home at Brashears, Mo. He was the brother of Dr. C.B. Elkins and W.B. Elkins of Springfield and a son of H.R. Elkins, who was widely known in southwest Missouri before his death. Mr. James Elkins, who was born and reared in Christian county east of Ozark formerly traveled for the old Hall Drug company, now the Sigler company. He is survived by his wife and son, Dr. H.B. Elkins of Brashears. He was a member of the Shrine and all Masonic bodies.

 

Elkins,  Jared Allan 20 Aug 2004 - 20 Aug 2004 SN-L 22 Aug 2004

[Note: Son of Larry & Sherri (  ) Elkins]

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Elkins, Jordan Daniel 20 Aug 2004 - 20 Aug 2004 SN-L 22 Aug 2004

[Note: Son of Larry & Sherri (  ) Elkins]

Jared Allan and Jordan Daniel Elkins, identical twins, passed away on Aug. 20, 2004, at Cox South Hospital. They are survived by their mother and father, Sherri and Larry Elkins, Rogersville, Mo.; two brothers, Christopher Elkins, Rogersville, and Brandon Elkins, of the home; paternal grandparents, Janice Drysdale, Rogersville, and James and Dee Elkins, Clinton, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Sharon Elliott of Hazleton, Ind. Two special little angels will be greatly missed. Graveside services will be Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at 11 a.m. in White Oak Cemetery with Minister Winston Burton officiating. Greenlawn Funeral Home South is in charge of arrangements.

 

Elkins, Lottie (High) 1909 - Apr 1961 SDN 20 Apr 1961 p 23

[Note: married Charles Arnold Elkins 1898 - Mar 1963]

Mrs. Lottie Elkins, 51, of 511 North Park, was found dead at her home early Wednesday. Survivors are her husband, Charles, Sr., a son, Charles, Jr. of the home; five daughters, Doris, Betty, Barbara Sue and Shirley Elkins all of the home and Mrs. Edna Wroebel, San Leandro, Ca, a sister, Mrs. Margaret Shelley, Los Angeles, two brothers, Ina High, Springfield and Charles High, St. Louis and one  granddaughter. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ayre-Goodwin

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Elkins, Lottie (High) 1909 - Apr 1961 SDN 20 Apr 1961 p 23

Springfield Daily News 22 Apr 1961 p 13

Funeral services for Mrs. Lottie Elkins, 51 of 511 North Park who died Wednesday will be at 2 p.m. today in the Ayre-Goodwin Chapel. The Rev. Marshall Burroughs will officiate with burial in the White Chapel Cemetery.

Elkins, Mary Jane (Kessinger) 15 Sep 1874 - 26 Sep 1956 CCR 5 Oct 1956 p4

[Note: Daughter of Jacob C. & Frances Elizabeth (Fulford) Kessinger; married Barclay Tillman Elkins 17 Jul 1867 - 26 Mar 1936]

Funeral services for Mary Jane Elkins, 82, who died Wednesday, Sept. 26 at her home in Springfield were held Sunday, Sept 30 at 9 a.m. in the Church of Christ in Springfield, with Bro. Land officiating. Burial was in the Ozark Cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. She was a native of Christian County and a former resident of Ozark. She was a member of the Broadway & Madison Church of Christ of Springfield.  Survivors include two sons, Charley Elkins of Springfield and Tom Elkins of Ash Grove; four daughters, Mrs. Agnes High, Mrs. Inez Matthews and Mrs. Erma Ferrell, all of Springfield, and Mrs. Ethel Chech of Loveland, Colo., 17 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; two brothers, M. K. Kessinger of Springfield and A. J. Kessinger of Neosho and Mrs. V. M. Vanderhoof of Denver, Colo.

Ellerman, Claude “Woody” 27 Dec 1918 - 7 Feb 1992 NN-E 13 Feb 1992

[Note: Son of Charles Luther & Linnie E. (Bolin) Ellerman; married 29 Jan 1945 Sarah Elizabeth “Betty” Phillips ? - 1983; married Freda N. McNeil 18 Apr 1925 - 25 May 1988  m/1 Green}

Claude “Woody” Ellerman, 73, Sparta, died at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, 1992 in his home. He was a retired operating engineer who worked with Jess/Wood Plumbing Co. for 30 years. He was born Dec. 27, 1918 in Missouri City, the son of Charles Luther and Linnie E. (Bolin) Ellerman. He was  teacher and longtime member of the Round Steppers Dance Club. He was married Jan. 29, 1945 to Sarah Elizabeth “Betty” Phillips, who preceded him in death in 1983. He is survived by a son, Terry Ellerman and his fiancee, Becky McCormick, Sparta; a daughter, Sandra K. Wilkins, Tulsa, Okla; two sisters, Bertha Dean, Carter, Nixa and Rachel Lucille Franka, Kansas City: and a grandson, Matt Ellerman, Ozark. Services were Tuesday at Ayre-Goodwin-Lee Funeral Home at Rivermonte, Springfield, with the Rev. Richard Eakins officiating. Burial followed in Rivermonte Memorial Gardens, Springfield.

 

Ellerman, Freda N. (McNeil) Green 18 Apr 1925 - 25 May 1988   OH 2 Jun 1988

[Note: married first ? Green; married second Claude W. Ellerman 27 Dec 1918 - 7 Feb 1992 ]

Freda N. Green Ellerman, 63, of Springfield, died at 2 a.m. May 25 at Cox Medical Center South. Services for Mrs. Ellerman were held Friday in Greenlawn Funeral Home South Chapel, with the Rev. Richard Eakins officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Walnut Grove. A longtime Springfield resident, Mrs. Ellerman was a native of Walnut Grove. A retired Southwestern Bell Telephone operator, she had owned and operated the Flipsides Ceramic Shop for 17 years. She was a member of the Springfield Telephone Pioneers, and of the Mini Square and Round Dance Club Survivors include her husband, Claude W., Springfield; three sons, Gerald Green and Martin Green. both of Springfield, and Phillip Stan Green, Tulsa, Oklahoma; a stepson, Terry Ellerman, Ozark; a stepdaughter, Sandra Kay Wilkerson, Tulsa; two brothers, Jack McNeil, Everton, and John McNeil, Ozark; five sisters, Nancy Stockton, Walnut Grove, Linda Fulton, Ozark, Elloise Williams, San Jose, California, Nita Hindman, Springfield, and Dorothy Bradley, Los Angeles, California; and nine grandchildren.

 

Ellerman, Jessie Lee Alfred 19 Mar 1915 - 4 Apr 1990 OH 12 Apr 1990

[Note: Son of Charles Luther & Linnie E. (Bolin) Ellerman]

Jessie Lee Alfred Ellerman, 75, Sparta died at 5:57 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 1990 from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Highway 125, near Lindenlure. He was a retired route salesman for the R.C. Cola Co. He was born March 19, 1915 to Charles L; and Linnie E. Ellerman in Missouri City. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Baptist faith. He is survived by two stepchildren; two sisters, Rachel Francka, Kansas City, Mo., and B. Dean Carter, Nixa; two brothers, Luther Ellerman, Kansas City, Kan., and Claude W. "Woody" Ellerman, Sparta; several nieces and nephews. Services were Monday in Greenlawn South Chapel with Rev. Ted Petts officiating. Burial with full military rites followed in Springfield National Cemetery.

 

Ellerman, Sarah Elizabeth “Betty” (Denney) 22 Jul 1915 - 21 Dec 1983 OH 29 Dec 1983 p5

[Note: married Woodrow Ellerman]

Services for Elizabeth “Betty” Ellerman, 68, Springfield, were held Dec. 23 at Ayre-Goodwin Chapel as the Rev. Clymoth Madewell officiating. Burial was in Rivermonte Cemetery. Mrs. Ellerman died Dec. 21 at the home after a long illness. A Springfield area resident most of her life, she was a retired clerk at Venture. She also was a member of Conservative Bible Church. Survivors include her husband, Woodrow; one son, Terry, Ozark; one daughter, Mrs. Sandra Wilkins, Tulsa, Okla.; three brothers, Earl Denney, Springfield, Tom Denney, Marionville, and Franklin Denney, Marionville; one sister, Mrs. Dorothy Baur, state of Calif.; one grandchild.

 

Ellingsworth, Adeline (Cox) 30 Oct 1867 - 9 Dec 1949  CCR 15 Dec 1949

[Note: Daughter of Newton & Narcissa (Hammond) Cox; married 17 Sep 1883 Thomas Henry Ellingsworth 21 Jan 1862 - 21 Jan 1959]

Funeral services were conducted Sunday in the Montague Church of Mrs. Thomas Ellingsworth, 82, of Highlandville who died Friday. The Rev. Worth Caughron officiated at the service. Burial was in the Tory cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home. Adaline Cox was born to Newton and Narcissis Cox Oct. 30, 1867. She married Thomas Ellingsworth Sept. 17, 1883. To them four children were born, Blane, Sissy, Bessie and Merriett. Bland and Sissy preceded her in death. She also reared from infancy a niece, Inez Thogmartin. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church the past 42 years. Survivors include her husband, one daughter, one son, three grandchildren, Lean Gonce, Manford Park and Phillips Norman King; four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

 

Ellingsworth, Anthony Mark 6 Dec 1966 - 9 Dec 1982 OH 16 Dec 1982 p6

[Note: Son of  Rev. James E. & Lola Mae (Eisenhour) Ellingsworth]

Services for Anthony Mark Ellingsworth, 16, Spokane, were held Dec. 13 in Galena High School Auditorium with the Rev. George Bishop officiating. Burial was in Eisenhour Cemetery south of Spokane under the direction of Harris of Ozark. He died Dec. 9 in a car accident in Springfield. Survivors include his parents, the Rev. James E. and Lola Mae Ellingsworth, of the home; a brother, Randy, of the home; five sisters, Mrs. Connie Winslow and Mrs. Janet Jones, both of Highlandville; Mrs. Beverly Achtung, Broken Arrow, Okla., Mrs. Angela Healey, Marionville and Jamie Kay of the home; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Gladys Eisenhour, Reeds Spring.

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Ellingsworth, Anthony Mark 6 Dec 1966 - 9 Dec 1982 OH 3 Feb  1983 pB6

Card of Thanks

We would like to thank everyone for the flowers, cards, gifts, food, prayers and other remembrances we received during the death of our son Anthony and the recovery of our daughter Jamie.  Mr. and Mrs. James Ellingsworth and children

 

Ellingsworth, Arlie 8 Mar 1906 - 5 Jul 1990  NN-E 12 Jul 1990

[Note: married Opal Baucom 4 Nov 1917 - 3 Apr 1999 ]

Arlie Ellingsworth, 84, Ozark, died Thursday, July 5, 1990, in St. Johns Regional Health Center, after a two-month illness. He was a lifelong resident of Christian County and a farmer. He is survived by his wife, Opal; a son, Clint Ellingsworth and his wife, Carol, Highlandville; two grandsons, Jeff and Darin Ellingsworth; a sister, Estelle Sigler, and her husband, Woodrow, Caulfield; and nieces and nephews. Services were Sunday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with the Rev. Gary Stewart and the Rev. Harold Spradling officiating. Dave Drennon provided music. Burial was in Union Ridge Cemetery, near Boaz. Memorials may be made to St. John's School of Nursing, Springfield.

 

Ellingsworth, Benjamin Everett 28 Aug 1889 - 28 May 1939 CCR 8 Jun 1939 p1

[Note: Son of Henry & Lou (Wood) Ellingsworth; married 1909 Sinda Sims]

Ben E. Ellingsworth was born Aug. 28, 1889, and departed this life May 28, 1939, aged 49 years and nine months. He was married to Sinda Sims in 1909 and to this union were born five children, two having preceded him in death. Survivors are Gentry, Iva and James, all of the home. He was a member of the Ponce de Leon Baptist church at the time of his death. Besides the wife and children, he is survived by a brother, Phillip, of Detroit, Mich., and two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Cutbirth of Reed Springs and Mrs. Emma Collier. Funeral services were held Monday, May 29, in the Ponce de Leon Baptist church conducted by Rev. Langston, with burial in the Flood cemetery under direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Ellingsworth, Benjamin Franklin 13 Jan 1891 - 25 Sep 1973 OH 4 Oct 1973 p10

[Note: Son of  Marion Grant & Luetisha Caroline (Noe) Ellingsworth; married  25 Dec 1910 Maude Zella Brown 21 Jun 1889 - 2 Dec 1956; married  Stella King ; married 14 Oct 1965  Elsie m/1 Maples]

Nixa - Benjamin F. Ellingsworth, 82, died last Tuesday at his home here. The retired farmer had suffered from a heart condition for some time. He moved here in April 1970 from the Highlandville and Ozark area. Mr. Ellingsworth was a member of the First Baptist Church here. He is survived by his wife, Elsie; one son, Clifford, of Spokane; two daughters, Mrs. Vivian Nelson and Mrs. Ena Rainey, both of Ozark; one step-son, Verl Maples of Springfield; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Sally Barber, Nixa; seven grandchildren; three step grandchildren, and seven step great grandchildren. Harris was in charge of funeral arrangements.

 

Ellingsworth, Bertha Addie (Davis) 1 May 1890 - 7 Feb 1974 OH 14 Feb 1974 p6

[Note: Daughter of  Samuel Grant & Ida Francis (Fisher) Davis; married  Elmer Eldon Ellingsworth 18 Jan 1892 - 15 Jan 1974]

Highlandville - Mrs. Bertha A. Ellingsworth, 83, of Highlandville, died Thursday in Cox Medical Center in Springfield after a short illness. A lifelong Highlandville resident, Mrs. Ellingsworth was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was the widow of Elmer Ellingsworth. Survivors include one son, Ralph of Ozark; two daughters, Mrs. Lona Mae Clemons, of Battlefield and Mrs. Alta Reeves of Springfield; two brothers, Bennie Davis of the state of California and Neal Davis of Marionville; four sisters, Mrs. Frona Harding of Nixa, Mrs. Beulah Rhodes of Ozark and Mrs. Belle Moss and Mrs. Mildred White, both of Ontario, Calif.; and 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements were under direction of Harris of Nixa.

 

Ellingsworth, Carol Agnes d 11 Nov 1935 CCR 14 Nov 1935 p4

[Note: Daughter of Raymond & ? (?) Ellingsworth; no MO DC]

Carol Agnes, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ellingsworth, died Nov. 11, 1935. God saw fit to transplant this bud to his garden in her first hour of life. Besides her parents she is survived by one brother, Billy Joe, the grandparents and several uncles and aunts and other relatives. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1935, at the residence near Galloway with burial in the Galloway cemetery under the direction of B.C. Klepper Funeral Home of Ozark. A bud was transplanted To bloom in Heaven above, Where sorrows never enter But joy and peace and love.

 

Ellingsworth, Chester James 6 Jun 1925 - 11 Jun 1995

[Note: Son of William I. & Mabel (Preston) Ellingsworth; married 1952 Earnestine Keltner 21 Sep 1914 - 15 Mar 2000 m/1 Young]

Chester J. Ellingsworth, 70, Nixa, died Sunday June 11, 1995 in his home.  He was born June 6, 1925 in Commerce OK, the son of William and Mable Ellingsworth.  He was a disabled Naval Veteran.  Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Earnestine; two sisters, Hazel Farris, Lawrence KS, and Waunita Russell, Ozark. Three step children, Ray Young, of Belton, I Poston, Caseyville IL, and Anetia Smith, Nixa; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were Tuesday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with the Rev. Joseph M. Fahl officiating.  Burial was in McCauley Cemetery. Contributed by Jim Cochran.

 

Ellingsworth, Clifford “Shorty” 21 Jun 1925 - 15 Feb 2007 SN-L 18 Feb 2007 & CCH-N 21 Feb 2007

[Note: Son of Benjamin Franklin &  Maude Zella (Brown) Ellingsworth; married 5 Jul 1947 Imogene Stewart]

Clifford "Shorty" Ellingsworth, 81, of Spokane, went home to be with his Savior on February 15, 2007, at 10:40 a.m., in his home, surrounded by his family. He was born June 21, 1925, near Ozark, to Ben and Maud (Brown) Ellingsworth. He graduated from Highlandville High School in 1944. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1944 to 1946, and was honorably discharged as Seaman First Class. On July 5, 1947, Clifford and Imogene Stewart were married in the First Baptist Church of Spokane by the Rev. Worth Caughron. From this union was born his three children. Clifford was a loving, devoted husband, father, and grandfather of which he was most proud. Clifford worked for Springfield Coca-Cola Bottling Company. He was awarded the Certificate of Merit for superior sales performance of coolers in the St. Louis Division during the Million-Dollar Steeplechase Campaign of 1955. In 1964, Clifford went to work for the Fasco Industries in Ozark. He retired from Fasco in 1987, to the full time operation of his farms, raising top of the line registered Charolais cattle. He has been a member of the American International Charolais Association since April 1969. Clifford was saved in 1949, at Spokane Baptist Church. In 1972, he joined Highlandville Baptist Church and was ordained a deacon in 1984. He has been a member of South Gate Baptist Church, Springfield, for the past 15 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant grandson; two brothers, Royce and Paul "Bill"; and a sister, Vivian Nelson. He is survived by his wife, Imogene; three children, Ronnie, and wife, Donna, Rhonda Carr, and husband, Dexter, Monty, and wife, Kelly; four grandchildren, Danny, Niki, and Amber Ellingsworth, and Corey Carr; two great-grandchildren, Brianna and Jaden Ellingsworth; a sister, Edna Rainey, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Pastor Nolan D. Carrier and Pastor Blaine Stafford officiating. Burial will follow in Highlandville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the South Gate Baptist Church Building Fund or to St. John's Hospice Care.

Ellingsworth, Della (Brown) 3 Jan 1894 - 27 Aug 1911 CCR 1 Sep 1911

[Note: Daughter of Lemuel & Sarah F. (  ) Brown; married 25 Jun 1911 Elmer Eldon Ellingsworth 1 Jan 1891 - 15 Jan 1974]

Della Ellingsworth, daughter of Lynn and Sarah Brown, died August 27, 1911. Della was 17 years old and was married to Elmer Ellingsworth about two months ago. She professed faith in Christ about two years ago and united with the Baptist church at Highlandville, She leaves a father and mother and several brothers and sisters, a young husband and a host of relatives and friends to mourn her loss. The funeral service was conducted by Elder A. S. Hanks, The husband and family have the sympathy of all the community. May we all so live to meet Della in that home where there will be no more weeping nor suffering and where there will be no more good-byes spoken.  A Friend

 

Ellingsworth, Douglas Lee 1982 - 26 May 1989 NN-E 1 Jun 1989

[Note: Son of Ivan & ? (Fox) Ellingsworth]

Douglas Lee Ellingsworth, 16, of Rogersville, died at 12:25 a.m. May 26 from injuries received in an automobile accident on Webster County Route B, Rogersville. A funeral mass for Douglas was held May 30 in the Immaculate Conception Church. Burial was in Rivermonte Memorial Gardens. A junior at Login-Rogersville High School, Douglas was a two-year Varsity Football letterman. He ran track, and was a member of the Weightlifting Club. He also loved to hunt and fish. Surviving are his father, Ivan Ellingsworth, Rogersville, a sister, Debby Ellingsworth, St. Louis; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ellingsworth; and his maternal grandmother, Ailene Fox, Springfield.

 

Ellingsworth, Elmer  Eldon 18 Jan 1892 - 15 Jan 1974  OH 24 Jan 1974 p8

[Note: Son of  John William & Amanda Jane (Thogmartin) Ellingsworth; married 25 Jun 1911 Della Brown 3 Jan 1894 - 27 Aug 1911; married  18 Jun 1913 Bertha Addie Davis 1 May 1890 - 7 Feb 1974]

Highlandville - Elmer E. Ellingsworth, 83, of Highlandville died in Cox Medical Center last Tuesday. A lifelong resident of the Highlandville community, Ellingsworth was a retired farmer and bricklayer. He had serves as custodian at Highlandville school. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Bertha; one son, Ralph of Ozark; two daughters, Mrs. Lona Clemons of Battlefield and Mrs. Alta Rees of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; three brothers, Lester of Springfield; Delbert of the state of Texas and Lou of the state of Wash.; three half brothers, Earl of the state of Oregon, Jesse of the state of Wash. and Manford, address unknown and one half sister, Mrs. Allene King, Springfield. Funeral services were held Friday in Harris Chapel with the Revs. Howard Blevins and Wilbur Blansit officiating. Burial was in the Jones-Chastain Cemetery, south of Nixa

 

Ellingsworth, Elsie J. (Park) Maples 13 Mar 1893 - 9 May 1982  OH 13 May 1982 p2

[Note: Daughter of John W. & Margaret Jane “Jannie“ (Long) Park; married 17 Sep 1911 Robert L. Maples 1889 - 7 Jun 1963; married 14 Oct 1965 Benjamin Franklin Ellingsworth 13 Jan 1891 - 25 Sep 1973; buried under the name Maples]

Services for Elsie J. Ellingsworth, 89, Nixa, were held May 11 in Harris Chapel with the Revs. Howard Blevins and Kenneth Bandy officiating. Burial was in Jones-Chastain Cemetery. Mrs. Ellingsworth died May 9 in Springfield Medicenter after a short illness. A resident of Highlandville and Nixa most of her life, she was a member of Nixa First Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Verl J. Maples, Springfield; a daughter, Mrs. Sally Barber, Nixa; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

 

Ellingsworth, Ernestine (Kelter) Young 21 Sep 1914 – 15 Mar 2000  CCH-N 22 Mar 2000

[Note: Daughter of Thomas Benton & Betty (Cline) Kelter; married 27 Sep 1930 Jerome W. Young 25 Dec 1906 - 18 Oct 1972; married 19 42 Chester James Ellingsworth 6 Jun 1925 - 11 Jun 1995]

Ernestine Ellingsworth, age 95, of Nixa, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, in Eureka Springs Hospital in Arkansas. She was born September 21, 1914, in Christian County and was the daughter of Thomas B. and Betty (Cline) Kelmer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester E. Ellingsworth; a daughter, Anetia Smith; five sisters; two brothers; and a granddaughter . Survivors include:  Two sons and their wives, Ray Dean and Sandy Young, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and Bob and Betty Young, Springfield; a daughter, Mary Lee Poston, Caseyville, Illinois; two sisters, Verna Flood and Gladys Eisenhour, both of Nixa; a son-in-law, Don Smith, Ozark; eleven grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren, nieces; and nephews. Funeral services were 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 18, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Rev. Joseph M. Fahl officiating. Burial was in McCauley Cemetery.

Ellingsworth, Ershel Truman 21 Dec 1909 - 15 Oct 1998

[Note: Son of Marion Grant & Luetisha Caroline (Noe) Ellingsworth; married 28 Oct 1945 Rowena Mae Harris 30 Jun 1913 - 26 Jul 2002]

Ershel Truman Ellingsworth, 88 Springfield MO, died Thursday October 15, 1998 in Balanced Care, Nixa.  He was born Dec 21, 1909 in Highlandville, the  son of Marion and Loutisha (Noe) Ellingsworth.  He served his country in the U.S. Navy in WW II. On October  28, 1945, he and Rowena Maie Harris were married.  He retired as a welder.  Mr. Ellingsworth was a member of the Church of Christ.  Survivors include his wife, Rowena, Nixa Residential Care, Nixa.; his daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Bob Rodrigue, Pleasanton CA; a grandson, Marc Rodrigue, San Romon CA, and  a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and 11 brothers and sisters.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today I 20, 1998, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Winford Lee officiating,.  Burial will be in Highlandville Cemetery. Contributed by Jim Cochran.

Ellingsworth, Frances Jane (Saltkill) 12 May 1872 - 1 Jul 1931 CCR 9 Jul 1931 p4

[Note: Daughter of Samuel & Rhoda Angeline (Cavener) Salkill; married 19 Oct 1895 James Robert Ellingsworth 19 Mar 1860 - 3 Feb 1948]

Francis Jane Saltkill was born May 13, 1873, and died July 1, 1931, aged 58 years, 1 month and 18 days. She was converted and joined the Baptist church when 16 years old and remained a member until death. She was married to Jas. A. Ellingsworth Oct. 12, 1895. To this union were born 8 children, 7 of whom are living; Ruth Holmes of Stockton, CA, Efton and Lela of New York City; Dorothy O’Neal of Springfield; Arlie, Howard and Estell of the home address. She is also survived by her mother, two brothers and seven grandchildren. funeral services were held Sunday, at 2 pm, at the Highlandville Baptist church conducted by Rev. Ross Carter, with burial in the Jones cemetery near Riverdale under direction of B.C. Klepper.

Ellingsworth, Hattie Lee (Daugherty) 31 Mar 1904 - 17 Mar 1983  OH 24 Mar 1983 p9

[Note: married 2 Aug 1924 Melvin Homer Ellingsworth 14 Sep 1901 - 11 Oct 1992]

Services for Hattie L. Ellingsworth, 788, Nixa, were held March 19 at Harris Funeral Chapel in Ozark with the Revs. Hosea Bilyeu and Howard Blevins officiating, Burial was in Highlandville Cemetery. Mrs. Ellingsworth died March 17 at St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a long illness. Mrs. Ellingsworth had resided in Greene and Christian Counties most of her life,. She was a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Melvin H.; two daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Baker, Ozark and Mrs. Betty Raines, Nixa; two granddaughters and one great-grandson.

Ellingsworth, James Robert 19 Mar 1860 - 3 Feb 1948 CCR 12 Feb 1948

[Note: Son of Robert E. & Anna (Durham) Ellingsworth; married 1 May 1879 Martha Jane Haslip 27 Jan 1850 - 13 Oct 1891; married  19 Oct 1895 Francis J. Salkill 12 May 1872 - 1 Jul 1931; married 3 Nov 1932 Mary Catherine Melton  22 Dec 1873 - 12 Dec 1953[m/1 John E. Handy; m/2 White, ]

James Robert Ellingsworth, pioneer resident of the Highlandville community, died at his home there on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Highlandville Baptist church of which he was the last surviving charter member, conducted by Rev. Earl French of Springfield. Burial was in Jones cemetery under direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Nixa. He is survived by his wife, Mary, and 11 children, Mrs. Frances Sargent of Ft. Worth, Texas, Mrs. R.L. Nygren and Lenna Ellingsworth of Denver, Colo., Willie and Arlie of Highlandville, Mrs. T.R. Holmes and Mrs. Clyde O’Neal of Modesto, Calif., Howard of Wilmington, Calif., Efton of Orlando, Fla., Mrs. Woodrow Sigler of Ott, Ark., and Mrs. Lela Lockwood of New York City; 34 grandchildren, one brother, Tom Ellingsworth, and two sisters, Mrs. Sarah Maples and Mrs. Lillie DeBois, all of Highlandville.

Ellingsworth, John William 20 Aug 1858 - 21 Jan 1928

[Note: Son of Robert E. & Anna (Durham) Ellingsworth; married Amanda Jane Thogmartin Oct 1859 - 1901; married Nancy Ann E. Bricker 1 Oct 1875 - 1 Sep 1959 m/1 Dorland]

23 Jan 1928—ELLINGSWORTH Funeral services were held at noon today at Tory Creek Cemetery, 20 miles Southwest of Springfield, for John W. ELLINGSWORTH, 69, who died at his home, 1530 West Chestnut, early yesterday morning.  Burial was in the cemetery there under direction of W.L. Starne, undertaker.  He is survived by his wife, three daughters and eight sons, all of Springfield.  The daughters are Mrs. W. WALKER, Mrs. William RUSSELL, and Miss Alline ELLINGSWORTH, and the sons are Eddie, Delbert, Loyd, Lester, Elmer, Earl, Manford, and James Ellingsworth. Contributed by Jim Cochran.

Ellingsworth, John Winston 15 Mar 1934 - 24 Mar 1939 CCR 30 Mar 1939 p7

[Note: Son of Howard & Geneva (Bryant) Ellingsworth]

John Winston Ellingsworth was born March 15, 1934 and died March 24, 1939, at St. John’s hospital in Springfield, at the age of five years and nine days. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ellingsworth of Highlandville and by three sisters, and other relatives who mourn his untimely death. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 26, at 3:00 pm in the Highlandville church by Rev. Worth Caughron, with burial in the Highlandville cemetery under direction of T.B. Chaffin.

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Ellingsworth, John Winston 15 Mar 1934 - 24 Mar 1939 CCR 30 Mar 1939 p7

We wish to extend our thanks to our neighbors and many friends for their sympathy and kindness during the illness and at the death of our little son and brother, also for the floral offerings. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ellingsworth and family.

Ellingsworth, Lawrence A. 22 May 1915 - 3 Dec 1972  OH 7 Dec 1972 p3

[Note: Son of William I. & Mabel (Preston) Ellingsworth]

NIXA - Funeral services for Lawrence A. Ellingsworth, 57, of Nixa, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Harris Chapel with the Rev. Wilbur Blansit officiating

Burial was in Highlandville Cemetery. He had been a resident of the Highlandville and Nixa communities all his life. He was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mabel Ellingsworth of the home; one brother, Chester J. of Nixa; two sisters, Mrs. Waunita Russell of Walnut Grove, and Mrs. Hazel Farris, of Eudora, Kan.

Ellingsworth, Loutisha Caroline (Noe) 7 May 1870 - 2 Aug 1940 CCR 3 Aug 1940 p3

[Note: Daughter of Archibald S. & Margaret (Hammond) Noe; married 7 Oct 1888 Marion Grant Ellingsworth 26 Dec 1864 - 4 Aug 1937]

Lutisha Noe was born May 7, 1870 near Highlandville, MO, and departed this life Aug. 2, 1940, at the age of 70 years, 2 months and 25 days. She was married to Marion G. Ellingsworth Oct. 7, 1888. To this union were born 12 children, two having preceded her in death, Luva and Dora. Those surviving are Ben, Mrs. Lula Maples, Mrs. Elsie Gahagan, Mrs. Edna Sims, Mrs. Beulah Russell, Mrs. Wonda Bolin, and Mrs. Mildred Blevins of Highlandville, Mrs. Neva Clay of San Francisco, CA, Ershel of Torrance, CA, and Melvin of Springfield, MO, one brother, Will Noe of Highlandville, one sister, Mrs. Melvina Haney of Huntington, IN, other relatives and a host of friends. Funeral services were held at 2 pm Sunday in the Highlandville Baptist church conducted by Rev. W.C. Caughron of Ozark, with burial in the Highlandville cemetery under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, MO.

AND

Ellingsworth, Loutisha Caroline (Noe) 7 May 1870 - 2 Aug 1940

Mrs. Lutisha (NOE) ELLINGSWORTH, 70, a lifelong resident of the Highlandville vicinity, died yesterday morning, 2 August 1940, in her home near Highlandville.  She is survived by seven daughters, and three sons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Grant ELLINGSWORTH.  Funeral services will be at 2:00 Sunday afternoon in the Highlandville Baptist Church under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral home of Clever. Contributed by Jim Cochran.

 

Ellingsworth, Mable (Preston) 16 Oct 1893 - 26 Dec 1979 OH 3 Jan 1980 pB6

[Note: married William I. Ellingsworth 18 Jan 1888 - 26 Oct 1951]

Services for Mrs. Mable Ellingsworth, 86, Nixa, were held last Friday in Harris Chapel. Burial was in Highlandville Cemetery. Mrs. Ellingsworth died Dec. 26 in Springfield Osteopathic Hospital after a short illness. She was a member of the Highlandville Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Farris, Eudora, Kan., and Mrs. Wanita Russell, Walnut Grove; a son, Chester, Nixa; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Ellingsworth, Marion Grant 26 Dec 1864 - 4 Aug 1937 CCR 12 Aug 1937 p1

[Note: Son of Robert E. & Anna (Durham) Ellingsworth; married 7 Oct 1888 Luetisha Caroline Noe 7 May 1870 - 2 Aug 1940]

Marion G. Ellingsworth was born Dec. 26, 1864, and departed this life Aug. 4, 1937, aged 72. He was united in marriage to Tisha Noe on Oct. 7, 1888. To this union were born 12 children, 10 of whom survive. They are Ben of Highlandville, Melvin of Springfield, Ershel of California, Mrs. Beulah Russell, Mrs. Wanda Bolin, and Mrs. Mildred Sims, all of Highlandville, Mrs. Edna Sims of Springfield and Mrs. Neva Clay of San Francisco, Calif. Besides the widow and 10 children, he is survived by 21 grandchildren, three great grandchildren, four sisters and two brothers. Funeral services were held last Friday afternoon in the Highlandville Baptist church, with Rev. Worth Caughron of Ozark officiating. Burial was made in the Highlandville cemetery under the direction of the Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Ellingsworth, Mary Catherine (Melton) Handy White 22 Dec 1873 - 12 Dec 1953

[Note: Daughter of Greenberry & Theodosia (Brown) Melton, Sr.; married 23 Oct 1898 John E. Handy 3 Mar 1874 - 10 Feb 1920; married James Willis White 15 May 1846 - 6 Apr 1931; married 3 Nov 1932 James Robert Ellingsworth 19 Mar 1860 - 3 Feb 1948]

B. 22 Dec 1873 MO D. 12 Dec 1953 Highlandville

Buried Selmore Cemetery by Chaffin funeral home, next to first husband. Married first to John E. Handy, 23 I 1898, married second to unknown White,  Married last to James R. Ellingsworth 3 I 1932. 4 Daughters; Mrs. John GJEMS Highlandville MO, Mrs. J. M. Wadkins Slater MO. Mrs. Charlie McClean Chicago IL, Mrs. Harold Hartley, Ozark MO and 4 sons; Leslie Handy Bremerton WA, Clifford Handy, Bremerton WA, Steve Handy, Chicago IL, Clarene Handy Springfield MO. 3 brothers  Rube Melton Ozark MO, Ephraim Melton Highlandville MO. Steve Melton state of CA; 3 sisters, Mrs. Tom Redfern Ozark MO, Mrs. Orlin Johnson state of CA, Mrs. Henry Devries Springfield MO, 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren. Contributed by Jim Cochran.

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Ellingsworth, Mary Catherine (Melton) Handy White 22 Dec 1873 - 12 Dec 1953    CCR 17 Dec 1953 p4

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Catherine Ellingsworth, 79, who died early Saturday morning, December 12 at the home of a daughter in Highlandville were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Highlandville Baptist Church with the Rev. worth Caughron officiating. Burial was in Selmore Cemetery under direction of Chaffin of Ozark. Mrs. Ellingsworth is survived by four daughters, Mrs. John Gjems at whose home she died; Mrs. J. M. Wadkins of Slater, Mrs. Charlie McLean of Chicago and Mrs. Harold Hartley of Ozark; four sons, Leslie and Clifford Handy of Bremerton, Wash., Steve Handy of Chicago and Clarence Handy of Springfield; 17 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren; three brothers, Rube Melton of Ozark, Ephraim of Highlandville and Steve of the state of California; three sisters, Mrs. Tom Redfearn of Ozark, Mrs. Orlin Johnson of California and Mrs. Henry Devries of Springfield.

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