Erholm, Dorothy Donovan, d. 1985 - Estep, Gladys, d. 1982


Erholm, Dorothy Donovan 29 Jun 1911 - Jan 1985 OH 10 Jan 1985 p8

Services for Dorothy Donovan Erholm, 73, Ozark, were held Jan 5 in Adams Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Diehl officiating. Burial was at a later date in Plainfield, N. J. Mrs. Erholm died Jan. 2 in Riverview Manor after a long illness. A retired service advisor for the New Jersey Bell Telephone Co.., she was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post No. 4903. Survivors include a son, William, Eden, Md.; a daughter, Corinne  Cox, Ozark; a sister, Ruth Cavanaugh, Long Island, N. Y.; and five grandchildren. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

 

Erkmann, John Robert 3 Aug 1929 - 2 Feb 2009 SN-L 4 Feb 2009

[Note: Son of John T. & Anna (Heady) Erkmann; married 31 Mar 1957 Faye Huffstutler]

John Robert Erkmann, age 79, Nixa, died February 2, 2009. He was born August 3, 1929, in McLeansboro, Ill., the son of John T. and Anna (Heady) Erkmann. John served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On March 31, 1957, he married Faye Huffstutler. John was a member of Nixa General Baptist Church. He loved being involved in his church. John enjoyed working outside. He made birdhouses and Christmas decorations in his spare time. Survivors include his wife, Faye Erkmann, Nixa; two children, Cheryl Erkmann, Nixa and Kevin Erkmann and wife, Lisa, McLeansboro, Ill.; a grandson, Eric Erkmann, McLeansboro, Ill.; four sisters, Freida Gunter, McLeansboro, Ill., Fay Morris, Dahlgren, Ill., Opal Hall, Wayne City, Ill., and Jesse Musgrave, Whispering Pine, N.C.; and a sister-in-law, Helen Erkmann, Carmi, Ill. John was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William and Ray Erkmann; and a sister, Edith Robertson. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, in Nixa General Baptist Church, with Pastor Bob Comer officiating. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.

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Erkmann, John Robert 3 Aug 1929 - 2 Feb 2009 CCH-N 11 Feb 2009

[Note: Son of John T. & Anna (Heady) Erkmann; married 31 Mar 1957 Faye Huffstutler]
John Robert Erkmann, 79, Nixa, died Feb. 2, 2009. He was born Aug. 3, 1929, in McLeansboro, Ill., the son of John T. and Anna (Heady) Erkmann. John served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On March 31, 1957, he married Faye Huffstutler. John was a member of Nixa General Baptist Church. He loved being involved in his church. John enjoyed working outside. He made birdhouses and Christmas decorations in his spare time. Survivors include:  his wife, Faye Erkmann, Nixa; two children, Cheryl Erkmann, Nixa and Kevin Erkmann and wife Lisa, McLeansboro, Ill.; a grandson, Eric Erkmann, McLeansboro, Ill.; four sisters, Freida Gunter, McLeansboro, Ill., Fay Morris, Dahlgren, Ill., Opal Hall, Wayne City, Ill., and Jesse Musgrave, Whispering Pine, N.C.; and a sister-in-law, Helen Erkmann, Carmi, Ill.

John was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William and Ray Erkmann; and a sister, Edith Robertson. A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at Nixa General Baptist Church with Pastor Bob Comer officiating.

 

Ervin, Clarence J. 16 Jun 1886 - Apr 1969

[Note: Son of Jackson C. & Sarah Matilda (Johnson) Ervin; married Susan Avis Holder 20 Mar 1895 - 24 Jan 1923; married Goldie E. 3 Apr 1897 - 2 Dec 1981]

Funeral services for Clarence J. Ervin, 82, of 3136 West Mt. Vernon, who died early Monday morning in Burge-Protestant Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with the Rev. Lynn Swadley and the Rev. L. Van DeMark officiating.  Burial will be in Frazier Cemetery under the direction of Cantrell of Clever.  Mr. Ervin, a former resident of the Clever community and farmer and carpenter, is survived by his wife, Golda; one son, Dennis Ervin, 3136 West Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Mrs. Alpha White, Nixa, and Mrs. Nora Holder, Santa Clara, Calif.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 14 April 1969, in the margin.

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Ervin, Clarence J. 16 Jun 1886 - 14 Apr 1969   CCR 17 Apr 1969 p8

Funeral services for Clarence J. Ervin, 82, of Springfield who died early Monday morning in Burge-Protestant Hospital, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with the Rev. Lynn Swadley and the Rev. L. Van DeMark officiating. Burial was in Frazier Chapel Cemetery under direction of Cantrell of Clever. Mr. Ervin, a former resident of the Clever community and farmer and carpenter, is survived by his wife, Golda; one son, Dennis Ervin, Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Alpha White, Nixa and Mrs. Nora Holder, Santa Clara, Calif.; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Ervin, Elva (Messenger) 24 Mar 1907 - 2 Jul 1931 CCR 9 Jul 1931 p4

[Note: Daughter of Benjamin F. & Mary Elizabeth (Wolfe) Messenger; married Harley Efton Ervin 19 Jan 1898 - 29 Oct 1946]

Funeral services for Mrs. Elva Ervin, 24, who died at her home near Clever, Thursday afternoon, July 2, were held Friday, July 3, at 2 pm, at the Lorenzo Chapel with Rev. Manney, pastor of the Methodist Church officiating. Burial was under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home. She is survived by her husband, her father, four brothers and two sisters, besides other relatives and a host of friends.

Ervin, Goldie E. (Forbis) 3 Apr 1897 - 2 Dec 1981 OH 10 Dec 1981 p11

[Note: Daughter of Samuel D. & Martha (Wilson) Forbis; married Clarence J. Ervin 16 Jun 1886 - Apr 1969]

Services for Goldie Ervin, 84, Springfield, were held Dec. 4 in Mount Sinai Baptist Church near Clever, with the Rev. Hosea Bilyeu officiating. Burial was in Frazier Cemetery near Clever under the direction of Harris Funeral Home of Nixa. Mrs. Ervin died of natural causes Dec. 2 in Cox Medical Center. She had lived in Clever most of her life until she moved to Springfield in 1963. She was a member of the Mount Sinai Baptist church. Survivors include a stepson, Dennis Ervin; four step grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren

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Ervin, Goldie E. (Forbis) 3 Apr 1897 - 2 Dec 1981

Services for Goldie Ervin, 84, Springfield, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Mount Sinai Baptist Church near Clever with the Rev. Hosea Bilyeu officiating.  Burial will be in Frazier Cemetery near Clever under the direction of Harris Funeral Home of Nixa.  Mrs. Ervin died of natural causes at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday in Cox Medical Center.  She had lived in Clever most of her life until she moved to Springfield in 1963.  She was a member of Mount Sinai Baptist Church.  Survivors include a step-son, Dennis Ervin; four step-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.

Note: this clipping from the collection of Audrey (King) Maples has a handwritten date of December 2, 1981 in the margin.

Contributed by Rada Beth (Hayden) Maples.

 

Ervin, Harley Efton 19 Jan 1898 - 29 Oct 1946 CCR 7 Nov 1946 p1

[Note: Son of  Jackson C. & Sarah Matilda (Johnson) Ervin; married Elva Messenger 24 Mar 1907 - 2 Jul 1931; married  16 Jun 1932 Edna F. Turner 24 Jul 1895 - May 1972]

Harley Efton Ervin was born on Jan. 19, 1898, near Clever, Mo., and passed away at his farm home near Boaz on Oct. 29, 1946. He spent his entire lifetime in the Clever community except for eight years spent in California. He was united in marriage with Miss Edna Turner on June 16, 1932. He recently professed faith in Christ and lived in testimony to the faith. Surviving are his wife; three brothers, John Ervin of Long Beach, Calif., Clarence and Hershel Ervin of Clever; three sisters, Mrs. Docia Chastain and Mrs. Alphia White of Clever and Mrs. Nora Holder of San Jose, Calif. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon in Mt. Sinai Baptist church conducted by Rev. Lynn Swadley of Springfield. Burial was in the Frazier cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Ervin, Herschel F. 25 Sep 1888 - 10 Apr 1965       CCR 15 Apr 1965 p1

[Note: Son of  Jackson C. & Sarah Matilda (Johnson) Ervin; married 26 Nov 1916 Stella Wampler 1893 - 13 Apr 1979]

Herschel Ervin, 76, a Route 1, Clever farmer, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, after suffering a heart attack Friday afternoon. A member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, he is survived by his wife, Stella; a niece, Mrs. Lola Mae Flore, Sacramento, who was reared in the home; a great nephew, Jerry Flore of the home who was reared by Mr. and Mrs. Ervin; and two sisters, Mrs. Alpha White, Clever and Mrs. Nora Holder, state of California. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with the Rev. Lynn Vandemark officiating. Burial was in Frazier Cemetery with Cantrell of Clever in charge.

 

Ervin, Stella (Wampler) 1893 - Apr 1979

[Note: Daughter of John Wilson & Elizabeth (Huff) Wampler; married 26 Nov 1916 Herschel F. Ervin 25 Sep 1888 - 10 Apr 1965]

Mrs. Stella Ervin, 85, Route 1, Clever, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday at LaCoba Nursing Home, Monett, after a long illness.  Mrs. Ervin was a longtime resident of the Boaz community and a member of the Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Boaz.  Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Lola Mae Fiore, Sacramento, Calif., and a great-nephew, Jerry Fiore, Clever, both of whom she raised in her home; two brothers, Lloyd Wampler, Springfield, and Oliver Wampler, Louisville, Ky.; and other nieces and nephews.  Arrangement will be announced by Meadors of Clever.

Note: this clipping from the collection of Audrey (King) Maples has a handwritten date of April 13, 1979 in the margin.

Contributed by Rada Beth (Hayden) Maples.

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Ervin, Stella (Wampler) 1893 - 13 Apr 1979 OH 19 Apr 1979 p11

Funeral services were held Saturday for Mrs. Stella Ervin 86, Rt. 1., Clever in the Mt. Zion Sinai Church of Boaz. She died Friday in Monett after a long illness. Burial was in the Frazier Cemetery under direction of Meador of Clever. Among those surviving are a niece, Mrs. Lola Moe Fiore, Sacramento, Calif. and a great-nephew, Jerry Fiore of Clever; two brothers, Lloyd Wampler of Springfield and Oliver Wampler of Louisville, Ky.

Eshelman, Roy J. 30 Apr 1900 - 2 Jan 1902  CCR 9 Jan 1902

[Note: Son of William Henry & Laura A. (Duncan) Eshelman]

Died, of scarlet fever, Roy the little son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Eshelman on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1902. The remains were laid to rest in the Weaver Graveyard on Friday. The parents have the sympathy of many friends.

Eshleman, Verla 1920 - 30 Aug 1988  OH 8 Sep 1988

Verla Eshleman, 68, of Aurora, died Aug. 30 in Amarillo Heights Baptist Hospital, Amarillo, Texas, during heart surgery. Services for Mrs. Eshleman were held Sept. 1 at the Meadors Chapel, Billings, with Bill Springer officiating. A second service and burial were held Sept. 2 in Alva, Oklahoma, under the direction of the Wharton Funeral Home, Alva. Mrs. Eshleman's survivors include two sons, Jim, of Marionville, and Jerry, of Cherokee, Oklahoma; two daughters, Judy Hanaford, Alva, and Jennie McInturff, Stinnett, Texas; a close friend, Chet Pyle, Aurora; a sister, Gladys Stewart, Billings; 12 grandchildren; five step-great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

Espy, Bula G. 18 Jun 1889 - 20 Jul 1978 OH 27 Jul 1978 p7

[Note: married Charles S. Espy]

Mrs. Bula G. Espy, 89, of 833 South Broadway, died of 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Cox Medical Center after a six-month illness. She was the widow of Charles H. Espy and had lived in Springfield 60 years. She was a member of First and Calvary Presbyterian Church. Survivors include two sons, Reed George, Nixa, and Charles M., 1351 West Westview, eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Espy, James Ross 21 Aug 1915 - 1 Nov 1976 OH 4 Nov 1976 p6

[Note: Son of Charles S. & Bula G. (?) Espy]

James Ross Espy, 61 of 833 South Broadway, died at 11 a.m. Monday at Grand Acres Nursing Home. A retired insurance salesman, Mr. Espy was a lifelong resident of Springfield and a member of First and Calvary Presbyterian Church. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Bula Espy of the home; two sons, James and Thomas, both of Springfield; a daughter, Mrs. Don Payne, Lexington Park, Md; two brothers, R. George Espy, Nixa and Charles M. Espy, 1351 West Westview, and six grandchildren. Services were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel at First and Calvary Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Curtis A. March officiating. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery under direction of Gorman-Scharpf-Abbott.

Espy, Katherine “Kay”    6 Nov 1920 - 18 May 2011 CCH-N 25 May 2011
[Note: married Reed George Espy 4 Sep 1913 - 10 Nov 1998]
Katherine “Kay” Espy was born Nov. 6, 1920, in Wytheville, Va., and died May 18, 2011, while residing at Strafford Care Center. She was 90 years old. Kay was a member of First and Calvary Church of Springfield. She was employed by Lily Tulip and General Electric in Springfield. Kay was married to George Espy, former superintendent of Nixa Schools for 25 years and namesake of Espy Elementary in Nixa. During that time George and Kay resided in Nixa and Kay often attended school functions with George. Kay was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived by her two daughters, Laura Teegarden and her husband Holmes of Nixa, Mary Susan Espy of San Jose, Calif., grandson Toby Teegarden and wife Kelley of Springfield, granddaughter Tiffin Teegarden and fiance Heath Bengford of Nixa. Kay will be buried in the Springfield National Cemetery with her husband in a family ceremony at a later date.

Eslinger, Katie B. (Campbell) Mar 1893 - 3 Aug 1969  CCR 7 Aug 1969 p8

[Note: Daughter of Thomas Wiley & Sarah Jane (Woods) Campbell; married 7 Aug 1915 George W. Eslinger 1877 - 1961]

Mrs. Katie B. Eslinger, 75, of Springfield, died at 10:45 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 3 in St. John’s Hospital after a short illness. She had been a resident of Springfield 45 years. Survivors include one son, Claude, of Route 12, one daughter, Mrs. Floretta Wadkins, 2035 North Pickwick; one sister, Mrs. Mattie Kelly, Oklahoma City; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, in Klingner Chapel with the Rev. W. L. Murdaugh officiating. Burial followed in Pembina Cemetery near Rogersville under direction of Klingner. Mrs. Eslinger was the sister of the late Clarence Campbell and has many relatives at Ozark and Christian County.

Essary,  Charlotte B. (Hicks) Porter 4 Sep 1928 - 21 Sep 2006 SN-L 22 Sep 2006

[Note; Daughter of B.C. & Essie (  ) Hicks; married ? Porter; married ? Essary]

Charlotte B. Essary, 78, of Nixa, passed away at 5:05 a.m. Sept. 21, 2006, in Christian Health Care East. Mrs. Essary was born Sept. 4, 1928, in Niaota, Tenn., to B.C. and Essie Hicks. Mrs. Essary is survived by her son, Gary S. Porter, and his wife, Sharon M. Porter, of Springfield; three grandchildren, Jody Hackley, Carrie Meetze and Elizabeth Murphy; and four great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. tonight at Greenlawn East Funeral Home for a memorial visitation.

Essary, Everett 28 Feb 1911 - 19 Jun 1977  OH 23 Jun 1977 p2

[Note: married Ruby]

ROGERSVILLE - Services for Everett Essary, 66, Rogersville were at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Marsh Chapel here with the Rev. Billy Wolfe officiating. Burial was in Watts Cemetery south of Rogersville. Mr. Essary died at 6:05 a.m. Sunday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield after a long illness. He was a member of Grace Full Gospel Church here and was retired from the Greene County road and bridge department. Survivors include his wife. Ruby; two sons, Clarence and Layman, both of Rogersville; a daughter, Mrs. Shirlene Ewing, Rogersville; two brothers, Hubert of Wenatchee, Wash. and Willard of Carson, Wash.; seven sisters, Mrs. Ada Peck, Mrs. Iva Watts, Mrs. Iveta Morgan, Mrs. Audrey Mincks, and Mrs. Alice Fugate, all of Springfield, Mrs. Daisy Deckard, The Dalles, Ore. and Mrs. Allene Pilkington, Tonasket, Wash.; 10 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Essary, George Washington 10 Jun 1881 - 14 May 1941 CCR 22 May 1941 p8

[Note: Son of Hiram & ? (?) Essary; married Dec 1908 Mary Gray 1879 - 1960]

George Washington Essary was born June 10,1881 near Rome, MO, and departed this life May 13, at the age of 59 years, 11 months, and two days. He was united in marriage to Mary Gray in December, 1908 and has resided in this community most of his married life. He is survived by his widow, three brothers and three sisters: David Essary of Chadwick, Sam Essary of Rome, Columbus Essary of Rogersville, Margaret Lee of Springfield, Nancy Lee of Springfield and many other relatives and friends. He untied with the Methodist Church in the year of 1910 and remained a faithful member until death. He was a kind and loving husband and a good neighbor and was well respected by all who knew him. Funeral services were conducted May 14 at 2:00 pm at the Roller cemetery by Rev. Gardner with burial in the Roller cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark.

Essary, Gilbert Glen 1919 - 8 Jul 1983  OH 14 Jul 1983 p8

[Note: married Erma; no SSDI record found]

Services for Gilbert Glen Essary, 64, Galena, were held July 11 in Crossroads Church. Burial was in Nolan Cemetery under the direction of Cheatham-Stumpff. Mr. Essary died July 8 in Cox Medical Center, Springfield, after a short illness. Survivors include his wife, Erma; a son, Truman, Galena; four daughters, Jeanette Everhart, Dunnegan, Reva Suttles, Willard, Treva Larsen, Nixa, and LaFonda Rowe, Galena; four brothers, Everett and Clyde, both of Galena, Dewey, Crane, and Cleo, Aurora; and 15 grandchildren.

Essary, Luther L. 16 Jul 1921 - 15 Oct 2000  CCH-N 18 Oct 2000

[Note: Son of William & Matilda (Wilhite) Essary; married 18 Jan 1947 Mary Louise Chism]

Luther L. Essary, age 79, of Nixa, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2000, in Christian Health Care of Nixa following a lengthy battle with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease. He was born July 16, 1921, in Conway, Missouri, the son of William and Matilda Wilhite Essary. He served in the C.C.C. and in 1942 joined the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was stationed in Hawaii and China and returned home in 1946 as a Carpenter's Mate 2nd Class. On January 18, 1947, he and Mary Louise Chism were married. Mr. Essary retired in 1980 after thirty years in the construction industry. Among his projects were the Findley Center at Drury College, Kemper Hall at SMSU, the Greene County Medical Facility, and many churches and schools in the Springfield area. Survivors include: His wife, Mary; five children and their spouses, Dan and Shirley Essary, Fair Grove and children, Kimberly, Daniel, and Erin; Pat and David Terry, Fair Grove, and daughter, Marianne; Marilyn and David Kemp, Plano, TX, and children, Heather, Jason, Karla, Sheila, and Anita; and Cindy and Steve Ingenthron, Forsyth, and children, Ashlea, and Nicholas; six great-grandchildren; four brothers and their wives, Lonnie and Pearl Essary, Fair Grove, George and Benita Essary, Mayetta, KS, Lennie and Joyce Essary, Lebanon, Minnis and Delores Essary, Viola, IL; and a sister, Jewel Temple, Springfield. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 18, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with the Rev. John Holmes and Rev. C.J. Greer officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to Springfield Community Center, 618 N. Benton, Springfield.

Essary, Mary (Bolling) 11 Jan 1878 - 12 Nov 1935 CCR 21 Nov 1935 p1

[Note: Daughter of J. M. & Lucinda (  ) Bolling; married 1 Apr 1894 H. D. Essary]

Mary Boling, daughter of J.M. and Lucinda Boling, was born in Letcher county, Kentucky, Jan. 11, 1878, and departed this life Nov. 12, 1935, aged 57 years, 10 months and 1 day. She was converted early in life and united with the General Baptist church. She was united in marriage to H.D. Essary on April 1, 1894, in Taney county. To this union were born 12 children, William Jamieson dying in infancy and Elizabeth Barnes passing away on April 3, 1932, at age 24. She is survived by the husband and ten children, Mrs. Delphia Prine, Dewey Tilda Roy, Troy, Marion and Martha, all of McClurg, Mrs. Myrtle Cunningham, Mrs. Lillie Brake, and Mrs. Mabel Dixon, all of Rome. She is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Linnie Ellerman of Missouri City, Mo., and Mrs. Clara Wilda of Lancaster, Calif., and two brothers, Frank and Sam Doling of Springfield, also 18 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. She was a true and faithful wife and mother, always cheerful and pleasant.

Essick, Alice Rosie (Turner) 15 Nov 1884 - 26 Aug 1954    CCR 2 Sep 1954 p4

[Note: Daughter of Henry & Mary (Davis) Turner married 17 Nov 1902 William Orville Essick 28 Oct 1874 - 24 Jan 1963; brother listed in obit is actually half-brother]

Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Rosie Essick, 69, who died August 26 were held last Sunday, August 29, at 2 p.m. in the Chaffin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Hurst officiating. Burial was in Highlandville Cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. She became a member of the Christian Church at an early age. Her survivors include her husband, William O. Essick of the home; three sons, Clyde of Ozark, Elmer and Carl of Highlandville; six daughters, Mrs. Nellie Grider and Mrs. Jessie Grider of Highlandville; Mrs. Ivabell Stoner, Mrs. Lena Rice and Mrs. Flossie Roberts, all of Ozark and Mrs. Lorene Kessinger of Mt. Hood, Ore.; 43 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; one brother, Eddie Vanderpool of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Vina McCowan of the state of California and Mrs. Bertha Essick of Springfield.

Essick, Carl J. 10 Mar 1916 - 26 Jul 1984  OH 2 Aug 1984 p7

[Note: Son of William Orville & Alice Rosie (Turner) Essick; married 22 Mar 1941Hazel Eileen Roberts 1924 - 17 Jun 2007]

Graveside services for Carl Essick, 68, Highlandville, were held July 28 in Highlandville Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Daniel officiating. Burial was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home of Ozark. Mr. Essick died July 26 in St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a long illness. He was a member of Green Mound Baptist Church near Highlandville. Survivors include his wife, Hazel; two sons, Dale, Ozark and James, Clinton, Okla.; two daughters, Mrs. Carlene Harvey and Dorothy Essick, both of Ozark; two brothers, Clyde and Elmer, both of Ozark; five sister, Mrs. Flossie Roberts, Mrs. Lorene Kessinger, Mrs. Nellie Grider,  Mrs. Jessie Grider and Mrs. Ivey Stoner, all of Ozark, and seven grandchildren.

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Essick, Carl J. 10 Mar 1916 - 26 Jul 1984 OH 2 Aug 1984 pB11 & OH 9 Aug 1984 pB9

Card of Thanks

We wish to thank everyone for the flowers, cards, calls, food, prayers and everything that everyone did to help us in the loss of our husband, father and grandpa. God bless you all.  Hazel Essick   Dale Essick  James Essick  Dorothy Essick  Carlene Harvey  and Grandchildren  29-1tc

Essick, Clyde F. 4 May 1923 - 15 Oct 2002

[Note: Son of William Orville & Alice Rose (Turner) Essick; married 2 Jul 1945 Sylvia M. Schroeder 6 Apr 1927 - 14 Mar 2000]

Clyde F. Essick, 79, Ozark, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2002 in St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield, Missouri. Clyde was a longtime resident of Christian County where he was born on May 4, 1923 at Highlandville to William O. and Alice Rose (Turner) Essick. On July 2, 1945, he was united in marriage to Sylvia M. Schroeder and to this union nine children were born. Clyde was employed with the Ash Grove Lime and Cement Company for over 35 years and a member of the Lime and Gypsum Workers Union. After retiring, he enjoyed building and riding dune buggies, fishing and hunting. He was an outdoorsman with a special love for animals, especially his dog, Sammie. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, four sisters, two brothers and three grandchildren. Clyde is survived by three daughters, Alice Whitlock and husband Stanley of Nixa, June King and husband Gary of Cape Fair, and Bette Latta and husband Ed of Ozark; six sons, John Essick and wife Shirley, Earl Essick and wife Connie, Merl Essick and wife Nola, Bill Essick and wife Jane, Frank Essick and wife Jymie, and Darrell Essick and wife Joan, all of Ozark; 27 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives, neighbors and many friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri, with Troy Powell officiating. Burial will follow in Selmore Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to St. John’s Hospice Care, 1378 E. Republic Rd., Springfield, MO 65804. Springfield News-Leader, October 19, 2002.

 

Essick, Elmer Junior 12 Jun 1939 - 31 Oct 2003   SN-L 1 Nov 2003

[Note: Son of Henry Elmer & Margie (Grider) Essick; married Mary]

Junior Essick, 64, Nixa, Mo., died in his home at 5:45 a.m. Friday. The son of Elmer and Margie Essick, he was born June 12, 1939, in Highlandville, Mo. Junior was a laminate worker, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Galloway Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary of the home; two sons, Keith Essick and wife Christy R. of Aynor, S.C., and Kevin Essick and wife Linda M. of Sparta, Mo.; one step-daughter and husband, Sandra and Steve Wyatt, Lindenhurst, Ill.; one brother, Kenny Edgington, Springfield, Mo.; one step-son and wife, John and Georgene, Santee, Calif.; four sisters, Linda Essick, Faye Page, Patsy Russell, Beulah Keppel and Ruth Ann Anderson; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday in Greenlawn Funeral Home South with the Rev. Randall Smith officiating. Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Graveside military rites are in Missouri Veterans Cemetery.

Essick, Harold S. “Jack” 1 May 1926 - 16 Jul 1998 CCH-N

[Note: Son of James Frank & Bertha (Turner) Essickl  married 1946 Rosalie Derrick]

Harold S. “Jack” Essick, 72, Nixa was born on May 1, 1926 in Springfield, Missouri. He passed away Thursday, July 16, at his home after a long illness. Having been a resident of Nixa for 35 years, he retired from his lifelong profession of roofing in 1990. As a boy in his teens, he enjoyed swimming, life guarding and boxing. As a young man, he served his country in the U. S. Navy and the Merchant Marines. Jack was a devoted family man, He enjoyed playing the guitar and spending time with his grandchildren. After retirement, he enjoyed working in his yard. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, an infant daughter, Rose Mary and several brothers and sisters. Mr. Essick is survived by his wife, Rosalie (Derrick) Essick of 52 years, a daughter and her husband, Margaret May and Jerry Gilliams of Rogersville, MO, a daughter. Murial Marie Hood of the home, a son and his wife, Ronald “Ron” Eugene and Bonnie Essick of Reeds Spring, MO, nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, a brother, Harve Thomas Essick of Idaho, a sister, Carrie Maxine Baird of Republic, MO and many more family members, loves ones and friends. Graveside services were Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Hammond Cemetery at Highlandville under the direction of Harris, a Heritage Funeral Home of Nixa.

 

Essick, Hazel Eileen (Roberts) 7 Oct 1924 - 17 Jun 2007 SN-L 19 Jun 2007

[Note: Daughter of Harry Francis & Nellie (Viles) Roberts; married 22 Mar 1941 Carl J. Essick 10 Mar 1916 - 26 Jul 1984]

Hazel Eileen Essick, age 82, of Ozark, died Sunday, June 17, 2007. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Highlandville Cemetery. Cremation was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice of Southwest Missouri.

 

Essick, Henry Elmer 24 Oct 1905 - 7 Jan 1986 OH 16 Jan 1986 p3

[Note: Son of  William Orville & Alice Rosie (Turner) Essick; married 14 Jun 1931 Lepha Rice;

married 23 Nov 1936 Margie Grider; married 20 Dec 1944 CCM Gladys Van Horn]

Services for Henry Elmer Essick, 81, Ozark, were held Jan. 10 in Adams Funeral Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Clifford Day officiating,. Burial was in Martin Cemetery south of Highlandville. In his earlier years, he attended Green Mound Baptist Chu5ch, and before his retirement, he worked in timber. Survivors include his wife, Gladys; one son, Elmer, Junior, Nixa; four daughters, Patsy Ann Russell, Clever, Beulah Mae Keppel, Strafford, Ruth Ann Anderson, Oldfield, and Linda Fae Essick, of the home; one brother, Clyde Essick; four sisters, Nellie Grider, Jessie Grider, Lorene Kessinger, and Flossie Roberts, all of Ozark; eight grandchildren; sex step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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Essick, Henry Elmer 24 Oct 1905 - 7 Jan 1986 OH 6 Feb 1986 pB9

Card of Thanks

We wish to thank everyone for their kind words, cards, flowers, food and prayers during the illness and loss of our husband and father, Special thanks to Rev. Clifford Day, the staff of Riverview Manor and Adams Funeral Chapel. The Essick family  41tp

 

Essick, James Richard 1 Sep 1946 - 8 Nov 2008 CCH-N 19 Nov 2008

[Note: Son of Carl J. & Hazel Eileen (Roberts) Essick; married 15 Feb 1985 Lena Wilson]

James Richard Essick passed away Nov. 8, 2008. He was born Sept. 1, 1946, in Greene County, to Carl and Hazel Essick. James Essick and Lena Wilson were married on Feb. 15, 1985, in Wheeler, Texas. James and Lena made their home at 4323 S. Henry Road, Choctaw, Okla. Survivors include Lena, of the home; two sisters, Charlene Harvey and Dorothy Essick, both of Ozark; one brother and sister-in-law, Dale and Iris Essick, of Ozark; father and mother-in-law Daniel and Gertrude Wilson of Nicoma Park, Okla.; one brother-in-law, David Wilson of Choctaw, Okla.; one son, Jerry Essick of Billings; four stepsons, Terry and Deany LuAllen of Billings, Brian Austin of Nicoma Park, Okla., and R.D. Faulkner of Jones Okla.; one step-grandson, Jaxx Austin of Nicoma Park, Okla.; and many nephews and nieces friends and neighbors. He was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Hazel Essick of Highlandville. James was a graduate of Spokane High School. In lieu of flowers, please give to the Cancer Institute of Oklahoma or Missouri for research of a cure.

 

Essick, Mark Allen 4 Jun 1965 - 11 Jun 1988  OH 16 Jun 1988

[Note: Son of Bill & Debbie (  ) Essick]

Mark Allen Essick, 23, of Highlandville, died at 6:30 p.m: June 10 from injuries received in an automobile accident on Missouri 86, west of Blue Eye. Services for Mr. Essick were held Tuesday at the Harris Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Gayle W. Cobb officiating. Burial was in Spokane Cemetery. A resident of Highlandville his entire life, Mark was a 1983 graduate of Spokane High School, having been active in sports. He graduated in 1988 from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, where he majored in Business-Insurance. He was an employee of the Nixa Bank, and he attended the Ponce De Leon Pentecostal Church. He is survived by his father and mother, Bill and Debbie Essick, Highlandville; a sister, Lesa Essick, Highlandville; two brothers, Specialist E-4 Bill Essick, Jr., Mannheim, West Germany, and Mike Essick, Nixa; a nephew, Justin Essick, Viola; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Mettler, Highlandville; and several aunts and uncles.

 

Essick, Mary M. (?) Green 2 Jan 1936 - 1 Feb 2007 SN-L 3 Feb 2007

[Note: married ? Green; married Elmer Junior Essick 12 Jun 1939 - 31 Oct 2003   ]

Mary Essick, 71, Nixa, Mo., went to be with her Lord Thursday, February 1, 2007, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, February 5, 2007, and the family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South, 441 W. Battlefield, Springfield, MO.

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Essick, Mary M. (  ) Green 2 Jan 1936 - 1 Feb 2007 SN-L 4 Feb 2007

Mary Essick, 71, Nixa, Mo., wife of the late Junior Essick, went to be with her Lord Thursday, February 1, 2007, in her home. Mary loved life and had many friends and reletives that will miss her. She was an avid fisherwoman, league-class softball pitcher, and champion bowler. She is survived by their children, John Green, Sandy Wyatt, Kevin Essick, and Keith Essick; her sister, Fay Hopper; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, February 5, 2007, and the family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today in the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South, 441 W. Battlefield, Springfield, Mo.

 

Essick, Nellie Mae (Henry) 29 Mar 1907 - 25 Sep 1935 SDN 1935

[Note: Daughter of Jake E. & Martha Elizabeth (Davis) Henry; married Harvey Thomas Essick]

Mrs. Nellie May Essick, 28 died at 6 o’clock last night at Springfield Baptist Hospital after a brief illness. Her home was at 937 South Robberson Avenue. Surviving are her husband, Harvey T. Essick: Two children, Harvey Glen and Ilene: Her mother, Martha Duckworth: four sisters, Mrs. Lena Glessner, Mrs. Maggie Bilyeu, and Mrs. Julia Holliday, all of Springfield, and Parlee Pigg, Highlandville, and one brother, Jake Earl Henry of Springfield. Funeral arrangement are, under direction of the Herman H. Lohmeyer funeral home, are incomplete. Funeral Services for Mrs. Nellie May Essick, 28 Widely acclaimed Ozarks ballad singer who died Wednesday night, will be at 1:30 o’clock Saturday afternoon in the Herman H Lohmeyer chapel. Burial will be in her native community, Highlandville. She died in the manner of her ballads-she just “pined away “. For months she had been “pining away” and until her death no satisfactory diagnosis of the case had been made. Plans were being made to send her to London in the spring for the world folk lore festival, which would have been an enlarged edition of the national gathering in St. Louis two years ago, of which she was a high point, with her rendition of “I Was Cast on Board to Save My King.”  Springfield Daily News, 1935. Contributed by Fran Kyker.

 

Essick, Rose Marie (Herndon) 20 Feb 1949 -18 Dec 1993

[Note: Daughter of Burl & Florence (Maples) Herndon]

Graveside services for Rose Marie Essick, Springfield will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday 21 Dec 1993, in Delaware Cemetery, Christian County, under direction of Walnut Lawn Degraffenreid-Wood Funeral Home.  Rose Marie died at 6:30 a.m. Saturday 18 Dec 1993.  Rose Marie had one son, Matt Essick.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Springfield Victory Mission, P.O. Box 1884, Springfield, MO. 65801. Contributed by Marcia Haworth & Becky Schimek.

 

Essick, Rube C. 18 Jul 1913 - 23 Mar 1985  OH 28 Mar 1985 p8

[Note: Son of James Frank & Bertha (Turner) Essick]

Services for Rube C. Essick, 71, Highlandville, were held March 23 in Harris Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. George Bishop officiating. The body was cremated and the body was buried at a later date. Mr. Essick was dead on arrival at a Nixa medical clinic after suffering an apparent heart attack. Mr. Essick was a retired farmer and construction worker. Survivors include three sons, Bill and Dick, both of Highlandville, Frank, Springfield; a daughter, Frances Kyker, Sacramento, Calif.; two sisters, Mary Arterberry, Springfield and Maxine Roth, Sacramento, Calif.; three brothers, Jack, Nixa, Joe, Palmdale, Calif. and Harve, Pocatello, Idaho; 11 grandchildren and a great grandchild.

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Essick, Rube C. 18 Jul 1913 - 23 Mar 1985 OH 28 Mar 1985 pB9

Card of Thanks

We want to thank all our friends and neighbors for the prayers, food, flowers, cards and calls during the loss of our loved one.  The family of Rube Essick.  11-1tc

 

Essick, Shawne Lee 13 Aug 1981 - 14 Aug 1981 OH 20 Aug 1981 p7

[Note: Son of Perry Dale & Iris (Aldridge) Essick; name spelled Shawne on tombstone]

Graveside services for Shawn Lee Essick, 1-day old son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Essick, Ozark, were Aug. 16 in Highlandville Cemetery with the Rev., Howard Blevins officiating, Burial was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home. The infant died Aug. 14 in Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City. Also surviving are a brother, Carl Andrew of the home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Essick, Highlandville and Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Aldridge, Ozark and paternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Nellie Theiss, Springfield and a maternal great-grandmother who lives in England. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart Association.

 

Essick, Stephanie Lynn 8 Feb 1972 - 8 Feb 1972 CCR 10 Feb 1972 p5 & OH 10 Feb 1972 p 12

[Note: Daughter of Earl Dean & Shelly Marie (Stone) Essick]

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Essick, Benjamin Earl 8 Feb 1972 - 8 Feb 1972  CCR 10 Feb 1972 p5 & OH 10 Feb 1972 p 12

[Note: Son of Earl Dean & Shelly Marie (Stone) Essick]

Stephanie Lynn and Benjamin Earl Essick, infant twins of Mr. and Mrs. Earl D. Essick of Ozark, died shortly after birth Thursday in St. John’s Hospital. Besides the parents, survivors include a brother, Christopher Lee Essick of the home; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Essick, Ozark; maternal grandfather and step grandmother, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Stone, Chadwick; paternal great grandmother, Mrs. Ida Schroeder of Minnesota; maternal great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Savage of Springfield and maternal great grandmother, Mrs. Myrtle Stone, Springfield. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Monday in Highlandville Cemetery with the Rev. Raymond Loyd officiating. Burial was under direction of Harris of Ozark.

 

Essick, Sylvia M.  (Schroeder) 6 Apr 1927 - 14 Mar 2000

[Note: Daughter of John Edwin & Ida Belle (Hatfield) Schroeder; married 2 Jul 1945 Clyde F. Essick 4 May 1923 - 15 Oct 2002]

Sylvia M. Essick, 72, Ozark, Mo., passed away at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2000, in her home. Mrs. Essick, a homemaker, was born April 6, 1927, in Vivian, S.D., the daughter of John Edwin and Ida Belle Hatfield Schroeder. Sylvia was united in marriage to Clyde Essick July 2, 1945, in Ozark. To this union nine children were born. She enjoyed her family, sewing and reading. She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and two sisters. Sylvia is survived by her husband, Clyde; three daughters, Alice and Stanley Whitlock, Nixa, June and Gary King, Cape Fair; and Bette and Ed Latta, Ozark; six sons; John and Shirley, Earl and Connie, Merl and Nola, Bill and Jane, Frank and Jymie, and Darrell and Joan, all of Ozark; four sisters; 24 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2000, in Harris Funeral Home, Ozark, with Bro. Gary Mitchener officiating. Burial will follow in Selmore Cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Hospice Care, 2055 S. Fremont, Springfield, MO 65804. Friends may also view the obituary at www.legacy.com.  Clipping is dated March 16, 2000.

Essick, William Henry 10 Mar 1853 - 22 Apr 1945 CCR 3 May 1945 p1

[Note: Son of  Christian Spangler & Sarah Ann (Byers) Essick; married  Mary Jane “Polly” Davis 7 May 1856 - Sep 1919]

William Henry Essick was born March 10, 1853, in Pittsburg, Pa., and passed away at the home of his daughter in Neosho, Mo., April 22, 1945. Until two years ago, Mr. Essick had lived for many years in the Highlandville community. In 1872 he was united in marriage to Miss Jane Davis and to this union were born eight children. His wife and six children preceded him in death. He united with the Christian church during early manhood and maintained a faithful attendance as long as health would permit him to do so. Surviving are the daughter, Mrs. Mary Baker of Neosho; one son, William Essick of Highlandville; 37 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon in the Highlandville Christian church by Rev. Willie Maples of Highlandville with burial in the Highlandville cemetery under direction of the Thompson Funeral Home of Neosho.

Estep, Carl Dean 29 Oct 1933 - 2 May 1952  CCR 8 May 1952

[Note: Son of Homer W. & Helen E. (King) Estep]

Carl Dean Estep, 18-year old Selmore boy, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Estep, died last Friday morning from injuries received from a tractor mishap.  Carl was born at Taneyville and moved with his parents to the Selmore community ten years ago.  At the age of eleven he joined the Selmore Baptist church where he regularly attended services.  He was a graduate of the Ozark High school with the class of 1950-51.  Among his family and friends he had acquired the nickname of  “Sunshine” from his happy smile and pleasant disposition.  Carl was also an interested member of the 4-H club of his home community.  The many beautiful floral offerings bespoke the high esteem manifested by relatives and friends.  He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Estep; one sister, Mrs. Joe Nyal Tatum; two brothers, Pvt. Donald Estep, stationed at Fort Storey, VA, and Ted Estep of Springfield; a paternal grandparent, Jim Estep of Selmore and maternal grandmother, Mrs. Tessie Austin of Anderson, IN.  Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon by Rev. David Burkhalter, assisted by Rev. Everett Bryant, at the Chaffin Funeral Home and burial was made in the Selmore Cemetery.

Estep, Clara (Bougher) 1904 - 15 Apr 1968 CCR 18 Apr 1968 p5

[Note: Daughter of Solomon “Sol“ & Alice M. “Allie“ (Morton) Bougher; married 23 Mar 1919 Joseph Orvil Estep]

Mrs. Clara Estep, 64, a resident of the El Dorado Springs community for 26 years, died at 6 a.m. Monday after a lingering illness. Mrs. Estep had been living at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Donna Chittenden, Bolivar, She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. Additional survivors include her husband, J. O. of the El Dorado Springs home; three other daughters, Mrs. Ferne Wallace, Kansas City, Mrs. Dixie Lee Jones, Nixa. and Mrs. Esther Cochran, Kansas City; one son, Dean, Phoenix, Ariz.; three sisters, Mary and Altie Bougher, Ozark and Mrs. Gladys Estep, Sparta; and several grandchildren. Another son, Kenneth, died two years ago. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Isabell - Carothers, Chapel with the Rev. Fidel Bridges officiating, Burial will be in El Dorado Springs Cemetery.

Estep, Dillard James 4 Jun 1888 - 13 Apr 1949 CCR 14 Apr 1949

[Note: Son of John W. & Lucinda (Weatherman) Estep; married Florence]

The Rev. Dillard James Estep of 2115 N Jefferson, Springfield, a Baptist minister in the Ozarks for 24 years, died suddenly Wednesday night in St. Johns hospital. He entered the hospital at 10 pm and his death occurred at 10:55. Reverend Mr. Estep was born June 4, 1888, at Walnut Shade. He came to Springfield four and a half years ago from Cabool, where he had been pastor of the First Baptist Church. He had previously held ministries at Aurora, Mr. Vernon, Bolivar, Seymour and Appleton City. He was a graduate of Southwest Baptist college of Bolivar. [INCOMPLETE]

Estep, Firel 12 Nov 1896 - 20 October 1957 CCR 24 Oct 1957

[Note: Son of James Crayton & Vina (Wood) Estep; married 1918 Gladys Bougher 13 Feb 1902 - 5 Jul 1982]

Funeral services for Firel Estep, 61, who died Friday, October 18, were held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, October 20 in the Chaffin Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Foley officiating. Burial was in the Walnut Shade Cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. Mr. Estep was born November 12, 1896 near Walnut Shade, the son of James C. and Vina Estep. In 1918, he was married to Gladys Bougher and to this union four children were born. The Esteps moved to the Sparta community in 1931 where they resided until his death. Mr. Estep professed his faith in Christi in 1928. Survivors include his wife, Gladys, two sons, Richard Estep of Sparta and Howard Estep of Lakeview, Ore.; two daughters, Mrs. Merle Armitage of Columbia; three brothers, Thurman Estep of Jefferson City, Homer Estep of Centertown, and Loyd Estep of Sparta; one sister, Jewel Estep of Columbia, nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends,


Estep, Garland Wade 5 Nov 1908 - 29 Jun 1925 CCR 3 Jul 1925

[Note: Son of Dillard & Florence (Keithley) Estep]

Garland Wade Estep, son of Mr. And Mrs. Dillard Estep of Walnut Shade, died at the Ozark Sanatarium Monday afternoon June 29, 1925 at the age of 16 years, 7 months and 24 days. He has been under the doctor’s care for several months and his condition had been critical from the beginning. An operation was performed last week in an effort to save his life. He leaves a father, mother, a brother and a sister besides a host of friends to mourn their loss. Interment was at the Walnut Shade cemetery Tuesday, June 30, 1925, under the direction of the Ozark Undertaker, T. B. Chaffin.

Estep, Gladys (Bougher) 13 Feb 1902 - 5 Jul 1982 OH 8 Jul 1982 p2

[Note: Daughter of Solomon “Sol“ & Alice M. “Allie“ (Morton) Bougher; married 1918 Firel Estep 12 Nov 1896 - 20 Oct 1957]

Gladys Estep, 80, died July 5 in Arcadia Valley Hospital, Arcadia, Mo. She was a former resident of Sparta; prior to her retirement, she cooked at Sparta school for many years. She was a member of Sparta Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Richard, Sacramento, Calif. and Howard, Burns, Ore.; two daughters, Merle Armitage,. Chestnutridge, and Maxine Huff, Arcadia; a sister, Alta Bougher, Ozark; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Arrangements under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, were incomplete at press time.

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Estep, Gladys (Bougher) 13 Feb 1902 - 5 Jul 1982 OH 15 Jul 1982 p3

Services for Gladys Estep, 80, Arcadia, were held July 10 in Adams Chapel in Ozark with the Rev. Bill Mabury officiating. Burial was in Walnut Shade Cemetery. Mrs. Estep died July 5 in Arcadia Valley Hospital after a long illness. She was a longtime resident of Sparta and cooked for many years at the Sparta School System. She was a member of Sparta Baptist Church.  Survivors include two sons, Richard, Sacramento, Calif. and Howard, Burns, Ore.; two daughters, Merle Armitage,. Chestnutridge, and Maxine Huff, Arcadia; a sister, Alta Bougher, Ozark; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

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Estep, Gladys (Bougher) 13 Feb 1902 - 5 Jul 1982 OH 22 Jul 1982 pB11

Card of Thanks

It is hard to find words to express our thanks for all the things everyone has done for us during the death of our dear mother and sister, Gladys Estep. Thank you for your prayers, flowers, food, cards and visits. A special thanks to brother Bill Mabury and to Adams Funeral Home. May God bless each one of you. Mr. and Mrs.  Richard Estep    Alta Bougher  Mr. and Mrs. Howard Estep    Mr. and Mrs. H. Armitage    Mr. and Mrs. James Hill

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