Estes, Sarah Annie, d. 1935 - Evans, Marcella Jean, d. 1991

 

Estes, Sarah Annie (Gooch) 30 Aug 1848 - 25 Mar 1935 CCR 28 Mar 1935 p8

[Note: Daughter of Wilson & Mary Ann (Penelton) Gooch; married Pleasant Green Estes 22 Jan 1845 - 26 Mar 1896]

Sarah Annie Gooch was born on Aug. 30, 1848, in Pulaski county, Kentucky, and died at her home north of Ozark on Monday, March 25, 1935, aged 86 years, 5 months, and 25 days. She came to Christian county 65 years ago, settling in the Hopedale vicinity. At the age of 19 years she was united in marriage to Pleasant G. Estes. To this union five children were born. Those who survive are three sons, Loyal, Milford and Everette of Ozark, and two daughters, Mrs. Belle Chapman of Ozark and Mrs. Elle Mading of West Plains. The husband died about 43 years ago and one son, Wilson, about 12 years ago. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Sabra Doss of Nixa, and Mrs. Martha Eoff of Ozark, also by one brother, James Gooch of Springfield. Funeral service were held Tuesday at the Hopedale church with Rev. Melvin Cook of Fair Grove officiating. Burial was in the Hopedale cemetery under the direction of the B.C. Klepper Funeral Home.

 

Estes, Sarah Elizabeth (Haguewood) Apr 1860 - 11 Mar 1940 CCR 14 Mar 1940 p4

[Note: Daughter of James Madison & Mary M. (Tuttle) Haguewood; married 9 Oct 1879 CCM William S. Estes Jun 1856 - 1932; mother of father of Willard F. Estes Jun 1886 - ?; Forrest B. Estes 5 Nov 1888 - 11 Dec 1990; Ralph S. Estes 17 Mar 1891 - 21 Mar 1891; Herbert D. Estes 8 Jan 1893 - 9 Nov 1991; Mary Victoria L. (Estes) Smith Estes  23 Aug 1898 - 19 Aug 1976]

Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Estes, 79, of 444-1/2 South Ave. died at noon Monday at her home after being an invalid for the past two and one-half years. She suffered a broken hip in a fall in her home and had been unable to walk since that time. She had been a resident here for the past 40 years, coming here from Ozark, Mo., where she had lived since girlhood. She was the widow of William S. Estes, in the warehouse and transfer business here until his death nine years ago. Mrs. Estes was active in church work at the First Baptist church where she had been a member. She was able to go to the services there only once in the last year, being taken in a wheelchair. She is survived by three sons, Herbert Estes, Springfield, Forrest Estes, Boston, Mass., and Willard Estes, Waterloo, Iowa; one daughter, Mrs. Vick Smith, Springfield; one adopted daughter, Mrs. W.A. Atkins, Springfield; three brothers, J.E. Haguewood of Everett, Wash., W.J. Haguewood of Springfield, and M.C. of Ozark; two sisters, Mrs. Henry Dixon also of Ozark and Mrs. Willie Young of Springfield; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. –Springfield Leader and Press.

 

Estes, Sarah M. “Sallie“ (McLean) 22 Mar 1862 - 29 Oct 1950 CCR 9 Nov 1950

[Note: Daughter of Alexander & Emily Franklin (Young) McLean; married 21 Nov 1881 Henry Green Estes 29 Jan 1860 - 25 Nov 1945]

Mrs. Sarah M. Estes died Sunday October 29, at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Leonard Parker, near Galena, with whom she had made her home since the death of her husband, November 25, 1945. She was born in Christian County March 22, 1862, the daughter of Alexander and Emily Young McLean. She married Henry C. Estes November 21, 1881 at the home of her brother, the late John M. McLean, near Ozark. To them three daughters were born, Emma, Effie and Lona. She was a member of the Christian Church the past 40 years. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Emma Brown of Nixa and Mrs. Effie Meeks and Mrs. Lona Parker, both of Galena; two grandsons, John Estes Parker of Crane and Dewey Parker, who is in the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, one granddaughter, Mrs. Mary Ann Rice of Nixa, and four great-grandsons, Estes Lee and Bennett McLean Parker of Crane and Joe Bob and Jack Thad Rice of Nixa.

 

Estes, Vivian L. (Logsdon) 7 Jan 1921 - 28 Jul 1970  CCR 30 Jul 1970 p4

[Note: Daughter of ? & Agnes (?) Logsdon; married Paul Wiley Estes 2 Jul 1916 - 28 Dec 1983]

Mrs. Vivian L. Estes, 49, of Clever, died at 8 a.m. Tuesday of an apparent heart attack while working at the Peoples Bank of Clever. Mrs. Estes had been an employee of the bank for the past 10 years. She was a member of the Christian Church of Clever, Billings Chapter No. 525 of the Order of Eastern Star, having served two terms as worthy matron, and the Missouri Jersey Cattle Club, serving as editor of the state magazine, The Jerseyman, for several years. Mrs. Estes was also active in 4-H club work. Survivors include her husband, Paul W.; one daughter, Mrs. Connie P. Luce, Clever; two sons, Greg of the home and John Paul, Clever; her mother Mrs. Agnes Logsdon of Munfordville, Ky., and two grandsons. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Clever High School auditorium with the Revs. Harold Mayes, Jim Smith, Ken Findley and Ray Hodge officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery under the direction of Cantrell of Clever.

Note: this clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 1970 on it.

 

Estes, William Hobart 8 Sep 1896 - 30 Aug 1974  OH 5 Sep 1974 p8

[Note: Son of  David M. & Mary M. (Mynatt) Estes; married 7 Apr 1917 Edith Mae Guthrie 1 Dec 1897 - 25 Jan 1977]

CLEVER - Funeral services for William H. Estes, 77, Route 2, Billings, were at 2:30 p.m. Monday in First Baptist Church in Clever, with the Rev. David Cain officiating. Burial was in Mt. Carmel Cemetery near here under direction of Cantrell Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m. today. Mr. Estes died at 10:55 a.m. Friday in Cox Medical Center, Springfield after a short illness. Surviving are his wife, Edith; one daughters, Mrs. Luvetre Samsel, Billings, three sons, Darl and Hobert, Jr., both of Springfield and Thurman, state of California; three sisters, Mrs. Delthia King, Clever, Mrs. Mary Owen, Tulsa, Oklahoma and Mrs. Pearl Burgees, state of Oklahoma; two brothers, Leonard of Clever and Sam of Tulsa, Okla. and seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cantrell of Clever.

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Estes, William Hobart 8 Sep 1896 - 30 Aug 1974

William H. Estes, 77, Route 2, Billings, died at 10:55 a.m. Friday at Cox Medical Center, Springfield, after a short illness.  He was a lifelong resident of the Clever area.  Surviving are his wife, Edith; one daughter, Mrs. Lovetre Samsel, Billings; three sons, Darl and Hobert, Jr., both of Springfield, and Thurman, state of California; three sisters, Mrs. Delthia King, Clever, Mrs. I Owen, Tulsa, Okla., and Mrs. Pearl Burgess, state of Oklahoma; two brothers, Leonard, of Clever, and Sam, of Tulsa; and seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday in First Baptist Church in Clever with the Rev. David Cain officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery near here, under direction of Cantrell Funeral Home.

(Contributed by Hazel Messenger)

 

Estes, William S. 17 Jun 1857 - 29 Apr 1932 CCR 5 May 1932 p1

[Note: Son of William Green & Malinda (Pence) Estes; married 9 Oct 1879 CCM Sarah Elizabeth “Lizzie” Haguewood Apr 1860 - 11 Mar 1940; tombstone says b 1856; MODC says 1857; father of Willard F. Estes Jun 1886 - ?; Forrest B. Estes 5 Nov 1888 - 11 Dec 1990; Ralph S. Estes 17 Mar 1891 - 21 Mar 1891; Herbert D. Estes 8 Jan 1893 - 9 Nov 1991; Mary Victoria L. (Estes) Smith Estes 23 Aug 1898 - 19 Aug 1976]

Funeral services for William S. Estes, 75, who died at his home in Springfield, Friday, following a long illness were held at 2:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon at Hopedale church with the Reverend L.M. Hale officiating. There was a Masonic burial in the Hopedale cemetery. Mr. Estes was born June 17, 1857, at Lincoln, Kentucky, he moved with his parents to Christian county when he was 14 years old. He had been a resident of Springfield for the past 32 years. After farming extensively in Christian county, he went to Springfield and engaged for a number of years in the warehouse and transfer business. Mr. Estes is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lizzie Estes, three sons, Willard F. Estes of Des Moines, Iowa; Forrest B. Estes of Kansas City and Herbert D. Estes of Springfield; one daughter, Miss Victoria Estes of the home, one adopted daughter, Mrs. Jamie Atkins of Rogersville; and three grandchildren, William C., of Springfield, Joseph F. Estes of Des Moines and Mrs. Katheryn H. Thorngren of Harrison, Iowa.

 

Estes, Wilson Green 10 Dec 1869 - 17 Dec 1922 CCR 22 Dec 1922 p1

[Note: Son of Pleasant Green & Sarah A. (Gooch ) Estes]

After a lingering illness of some 18 months and for many years the Telephone operator at Cassidy, Mr. Wilson Estes, aged 53 years and 7 days, died Sunday, December 17th. Fuuneral services were held at the Hopedale Baptist church Monday, December 18th, conducted by Rev. Melvin Cook, with burial in the Hopedale cemetery under direction of Tom Chaffin of the Ozark Undertaking co. Deceased left his aged mother, three brothers and two sisters, towit: Messrs. Loyal, Everett and Milton Estes and Mrs. Tom Chapman and Mrs. Harry Madding,

 

Etheridge, Ray Wade 22 May 1920 - 11 Jun 1988   OH 16 Jun 1988

[Note: married Iona Maness]

Ray Wade Etheridge, 68, of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, formerly of Republic, died June 11. Services for Mr. Etheridge were held Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church, Medicine Lodge. A 1949 graduate of the University of Missouri, Mr. Etheridge served as County Extension Agricultural Agent and County Extension Director in Barber County, Kansas, from 1959 until his retirement in 1986. His survivors include his wife, Iona (Maness);. two sons, Steve, Medicine Lodge, and Warren, Jeuks, Oklahoma; three grandsons, Erik, Jacob and Aaron, all of Medicine Lodge; three brothers, Everett and Harold, of Springfield, and Ralph, of Aurora; and four sisters, Cleta Faucett and Vethea Colson, Springfield, Dorothy Martin, Nixa, and Eva Batson, Republic.

 

Ethridge, Robert Wayne “Bobber” 12 Nov 1956 - 20 Mar 1994 OH 30 Mar 1994

[Note: Son of Kenneth Leroy & Jane Gertrude (Bell) Ethridge; married Becky]

Robert Wayne “Bobber” Ethridge, 37, Nixa, died March 20, 1994 at Meadows Mobile Home Park, Nixa. He was born Nov. 12, 1956 in Denver, Colo. He served his country in the United States Navy and later worked as an electrician. He is survived by his wife, Becky Ethridge; a daughter, Jennie; a son, Travis, Nixa; father, Kenneth Leroy Ethridge, Pana, Ill.; mother Jane Gertrude Bell Burton, Springfield; two brothers, Kenneth Carlton, Pana, Ill.; and Floyd Ethridge, Springfield, a grandmother, Agnes Calloway, Pana, Ill.; a grandfather, Floyd Ethridge, Garland, Texas; and many relatives and friends. Cremation was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Private services are planned for a later date.

 

Ettinger, Bertie Evelyn (Crain) Porter 1902 - May 1950 CCR 8 Jun 1950

[Note: Daughter of Aquilla & Sarah (James) Crain; married ? Porter; married 22 Dec 1935 Warren Ettinger]

Funeral services for Mrs. Bertie Evelyn Ettinger, 47, of Ozark were held May 31 at Wheeling, Arkansas. Mrs. Ettinger died at the family home in Ozark following an illness of a year and a half. She was born at Self, Arkansas, the daughter of Aquilla and Sarah James Crain. She is survived by her husband, Warren Ettinger, to whom she was married in Kansas City on December 22, 1935; three sons, Dean Porter of Kansas City, R.D. Porter and Warren Edward Ettinger of Ozark; her father, who lives at Cureall; her mother, of Wheeling, Arkansas; three brothers, Alvin Crain of Wheeling, and Earl and Donald Crain of West Plains, Missouri, and one sister, Mrs. Mamie Steinkamp of West Plains. Funeral services were held in the Church of Christ at Wheeling, Arkansas, by the Rev. L.O. White of Joplin. Burial was in the Harmony Cemetery there.

 

Ettinger, Sharon Kay 6 Oct 1962 - 29 Nov 1962      CCR 6 Dec 1962 p1

[Note: Daughter of Warren & Doris (McMurray) Ettinger]

Funeral services for Sharon Kay Ettinger, 44-day-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Ettinger of Ozark, were at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Union Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Melvis Applegate officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery under direction of Harris. The child died Thursday at the University of Missouri Medical Center. Survivors besides the parents are the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond McMurray of Bruner

 

Eubanks, Carrie (Bolin) 3 Nov 1898 - 1 Mar 1982 OH 4 Mar 1982 pB6

[Note: Daughter of James David & Mary (Henson) Bolin; married 20 Dec 1916 Arville Dewey Eubanks 2 Apr 1898 - 15 Aug 1954 - possibly Orville, but typed on-line death certificate says Arville; Carrie and twin Clara were youngest children listed with widowed mother Mary 54 and widowed grandmother, Mary J. 93 in 1910 Jenkins census, four houses from her future husband]

Services for Carrie Eubanks, 83, Aurora, were held March 3 in the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Chapel in Aurora with Ron Stough officiating. Burial was in Clio Cemetery in Jenkins, Mrs. Eubanks died March 1 at the Aurora Community Hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Eubanks was a life-time resident of the Aurora area and a member of the Aurora Church of Christ. Survivors include four sons, Eugene, Monett, Jack, Aurora, Nick, Aurora, and Ray, Billings; two daughters,  Mrs. Lorene Friend, Crane and Mrs. Ilene Thurman, Aurora; 18 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

 

 

Eutsler, Carrie E. 11 Feb 1895 - Aug 1975  OH 7 Aug 1975 p9

[Note: married W. Harve Eutsler  1880 - 1962; spelling from tombstone]

PONCE DE LEON - Mrs. Carrie E. Utsler, 80, Ponce De Leon, died at 5:30 a.m. Monday in Rolling Hills Nursing Home, Branson, following a short illness. Mrs. Utsler was a longtime resident of Ponce De Leon and was  a member of the Pentecostal Church here. She is surviving by a sister, Mrs. Artie Venard, Centralia, Wash.; and several nieces and nephews. Harris of Ozark will announce services.

 

Eutsler, Annie Elizabeth (Chaney) 3 Oct 1852 - 4 Jan 1929 CCH 10 Jan 1930 p1

[Note: Daughter of Henry & Lucinda (Clinkenbeard) Chaney; married 1869 James Eutsler ? - 1924]

Annie Elizabeth Eutsler was born in Clay county, Missouri October 3rd, 1852 . She was a member of the Baptist church. She was married to James Eutsler in 1869 who preceded her in death four years ago. To this union was born eight children, Susie Cupp, Mollie Chapman, Johnnie, who died in infancy, Jimmie Eutsler, Grace Bouring, Lillie Williams, Ada Ward and Mae Wilson. She is also survived by 24 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She died January 4th, 192p. She is also is survived by several sisters and brothers. One brother, Robert Chaney, was present at the funeral. All the children, except Ada and Grace, also attended the services, which were held on Monday afternoon, January 7th, at the home of her daugh- (SIC) o’clock with Rev. W. P. Richardson officiating. Burial was made in the East Lawn cemetery under the direction of T. B. Chaffin. “Fold her, Oh Father, in thine arms, And let her henceforth lie, A messenger of love between Our human hearts and thee. Still let her mild rebuking stand Between us and the wrong And her dear memory serve to make, Our Faith in goodness strong, And grant that she, who trembling here, Distrusted all her power May welcome to her better home The well beloved ours. - - Whittier.

 

Eutsler, Donna Jo (Wilson) 8 Mar 1949 - 9 Oct 2001

[Note: married Donnie Gene Eutsler]

Mrs. Donna Jo (Wilson) Eutsler, 52, Clever, passed away October 9, 2001 in her home. Donna was born March 8, 1949. She attended and graduated from Hurley High School in Hurley, Mo. She went on to study Cosmetology and opened up a beauty shop in Hurley and later owned DJ’s Hair Care in Clever. She sold her shop in November 2000 as her health declined. Donna was united in marriage to Mr. Donnie Gene Eutsler on May 26, 1967. They moved to Clever in 1985 with their two daughters. She was a devoted and loving wife and mother as well as grandmother who will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her family and friends. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clever and very involved in many community activities. Donna was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne M. (Bob) and Lela Irene (Wright) Wilson; and a brother, Craig Dean Wilson. Survivors include her husband, Donnie Gene Eutsler of the home; 2 daughters, Deonna Jean Evans and her husband, Steven of Rogers, Ark. And Shonna Ann Eutsler of Clever; 2 grandchildren, Joleah DeeAnn Eutsler and Landon Dean Evans; 1 sister, Sharlis Wilson of Nixa; 4 brothers, Kenny Wilson and wife, Rose of Nixa, Ronnie Wilson and wife, Sheila of Ozark, Jackie Wilson and Jerry Wilson and his wife, Charlotte, all of Springfield; her extended family of nieces, nephews, in-laws and many dear and special friends. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2001, in First Baptist Church, Clever, with Doug Richey and Nilene McKnight officiating. Burial will be in Wright Cemetery under the direction of Manlove Stumpff Funeral Home, Crane. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today in the church. Springfield News-Leader, I. 11, 2001.

 

Eutsler, Etta Mae d 30 Aug 1962     CCR 6 Sep 1962 p1

[Note: A 1904 CCM record shows a James M. Eutsler married an Etta Mae Walker, born in Jun 1885 - cannot be this woman, unless her age is wrong - should be 75]

Funeral services for Mrs. Etta Mae Eutsler, 57, of Anna, Ill. were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Harris Chapel. Officiating was the Rev. Cecil Swinehart, and burial was in East Lawn Cemetery in Springfield. A former resident of Ozark, she died at 4:20 p.m. Sunday in Anna.  Survivors are her husband, James; two sons, Frank of Mounds, Ill, and William J. of Anna; and four grandchildren.

 

Eutsler, Jacob, Rev. 21 Feb 1850 - 17 Aug 1935 CCR 29 Aug 1935 p8

[Note: married 1872 Nancy Pritchard ? - 4 Apr 1891; married 1892 Perlina Pritchard 5 Mar 1856 - 15 Dec 1912; tombstone gives his year of birth as 1852 and date of death of second wife as 1912]

Jacob Eutsler was born in Christian county, Mo., Feb. 21, 1850, and died Aug. 22, 1935, at the age of 85 years, 6 months and 1 day. He was married to Nancy Pritchard in 1872. To this union were born seven children, Laura Perkins, Martha Harve, Lillie Coms, Hattie Parson of Windsor, Ill., George, and Pauline McCord of Washington. His wife passed away April 4, 1891. In 1892 he was married to Perlina Pritchard. To this union three children were born, Bud, Lum, and Lonzo, all of Pomona, Calif. This companion died Dec. 15, 1913. He was converted at the age of 17 years and joined the Free Will Baptist Church and remained a member of the same until death. He preached the gospel about 55 yeas. Those who survive are eight children, 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, one sister and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his going. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Ponce de Leon church conducted by Rev. Ginn of Crane, with burial in the Ponce de Leon cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Eutsler, James S. 1 Mar 1846 - 24 Dec 1924 CCR 2 Jan 1925 p1

[Note: Son of Adam & Matilda (Hoover) Eutsler; married 3 Jan 1871 Anna Elizabeth Chaney 3 Oct 1952 - 4 Jan 1929]

Mr. James S. Eutsler, an old resident of Ozark, died at his home in Ozark after a lingering illness, at 2:00 o’clock [.m. Wednesday, December 23, 1924, aged 78 years, 9 months and 23 days. Funeral services were held at the home at 1:00 o’clock p.m. Sunday, conducted by Rev. J. J. Parten, of the Ozark Baptist church, followed by interment in the East Lawn cemetery in Springfield under the direction of T. B. Chaffin. The deceased leaves the widow, one son, James H. Eutsler of West Frankfort, Ill,, and six daughters, Mrs. Susie Cupp of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Mollie Chapman and Mrs. Lillie Williams of Ozark, Mrs. Ada Ward of New Castle, Penn., Mrs. Grace Bowring of East Kansas City, Mo and Mrs. Mae Wilson of Drumwright, Okla. All were present at the funeral except Mrs. Ward.

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Eutsler, James S. 1 Mar 1846 - 24 Dec 1924 CCR 2 Jan 1925 p1

Card of Thanks

We desire to express our sincere thanks to all our old Ozark friends who so kindly assisted us during the last sickness and death of our husband and father, Mr. James S. Eutsler.  Mrs. J. S. Eutsler and family.

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Eutsler, James S. 1 Mar 1847 - 24 Dec 1924 CCR 1 Jan 1926 p1

In Memory

In sad and loving memory of our dear husband and father, J. S. Eutsler who left us one year ago today, December 24, 1924.  A loving father, husband dear, Has gone and left us mourning here, He parted from this world of pain, But only died to live again. More and more each day we miss hi. Friends may think the wound has healed, But they little know the sorrow That lies in our hearts concealed. But the Golden Gate was open, And a gentle voice said come; And with farewells yet unspoken, Our dear one entered home, Sadly missed by wife, son and daughters.

 

Eutsler, Marguerite N. (Best) Morton 19 Nov 1918 - 19 Feb 2009 SN-L 22 Feb 2009

[Note: Daughter of Earl & Alpha (Martin) Best; married ? Morton; married ? Eutsler]

Marguerite N. Eutsler, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed from this life on Thursday, February 19, 2009 after a short illness. She was a resident of Kingswood Senior Retirement Community in Kansas City, MO. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law David and Anna Marie Morton of Clever, MO; her son and daughter-in-law William and Linda Copeland of Leawood KS; her daughter-in-law Wanda Morton Monday of Battlefield, MO; grandsons Robert Morton, Steven Morton, Warren Gene Morton, and David Copeland; granddaughter Rebecca Copeland Dalton; four great-grandsons, Tyler Morton, Daniel Morton, Zen Dalton and Kai Dalton; and two great-granddaughters, Taylor Morton and Hannah Morton. She is preceded in death by her parents, her son Warren Morton, and her sister Beatrice Best Bucher. Marguerite was born on November 19, 1918 in Springfield, MO, the second daughter of Earl and Alpha Martin Best. She graduated from Springfield High School in 1936, and she remained in Springfield until the early 1950's, when she moved to the Kansas City area. In 1980, she moved back to Springfield, where she remained until she moved again to Kansas City in 2007. A graveside service will be held at the Holland Cemetery near Rogersville, MO on Monday 2/23/2009 at 3 p.m. under Greenlawn Funeral Home South.

 

Eutsler, Thomas J. "Tom" 2 Mar 1880 - 2 May 1928  CCR 10 May 1928

[Note: Son of John & ? (  ) Eutsler; married 7 Dec 1907 Tomsie G. Payne 29 May 1881 - 26 Mar 1924]

Tom Eutsler died at his home near Abesville on Wednesday, May 2nd, 1928, at the age of 48 years. The funeral services were held May 4th at the Selmore Christian church at 2:30 o’clock in the afternoon with Rev. Jones officiating with burial in the Selmore cemetery under direction of T. B. Chaffin. He leaves to mourn his departure, the wife and one daughter, besides other relatives and friends.

 

Evans, Annie B. (Buckley) 5 Jul 1927 - 24 May 1976  OH 27 May 1976 p9

[Note; Daughter of ? & Sandra (?) Buckley]

Mrs. Annie B. Evans, 48, of 5845 South Fair Oak, died at 2:20 p.m. Monday in St. John’s Hospital after a long illness. She had been a resident of Springfield for the past 18 years and was a former resident of Springdale, Ark. She had worked at the D. H. Baldwin Piano Company in Fayetteville, Ark. for 15 years. Mrs. Evans was a member of South Haven Baptist Church here. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Rouse, 5845 South Fair Oak and Mrs. Debbie Mashburn 1859 East Grand; a son, John of Rogersville; her mother, Mrs. Sarah Buckley, Rockland, Texas; two brothers, Roy and E. W. Buckley, both of Silshee, Tex. and three sisters, Mrs. Opal Casey and Mrs. Ruby Leesemain, both of Houston, Tex. and Mrs. Ruth Stanford, Rockland, Tex. and two grandchildren. Greenlawn will announce arrangements.

 

Evans, Antha L. 3 Apr 1901 – 10 Aug 1997  CCH-N 13 Aug 1997

[Note: Son of Will & Belle (Jones) Evans; married Defnie Ferrell]

Antha L. Evans, 96, died August 10, 1997, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center, Tonganoxie, Kansas. He was born April 3, 1901 in Toledo, Missouri, the son of Will and Belle (Jones) Evans. He was a farmer and lived in Bonner Springs, Kansas, for a number of years. His wife, Defnie (Ferrell) Evans preceded him in death. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. He has one daughter, Maxine Larsen, Los Angeles, Ca.; one son, .J.R. Evans, Bonner Springs, Kansas; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Ned and Ralph Ferrell; two sisters-in-law, Minnie Terry and Edith Jones; two sisters, Ora Duckworth, Ava, and Bertha Duckworth, Raymond, Washington; one brother, Kenneth Evans, Malvern, Iowa. Memorial services will be Thursday, August 14, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. at the Clinkingbeard Chapel in Ava with the Rev. Robert Roberts officiating. Visitation will be today, August 13, 1997 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Burial will be at Thornfield.

 

Evans, Audry Mildred (Blevins) 23 Aug 1910 - 20 Jan 2003

[Note: Daughter of Floys & Edna ( ) Blevins]

Audrey Mildred (Blevins) Evans died Jan. 20, 2003, in Christian Health Care of Nixa. She was born Aug. 23, 1910, in Nixa, the daughter of Floyd and Edna Blevins. She was preceded in death by her husband Howard Evans and children, Junior Evans and Edna Dee Horne. Many years ago Evans worked as a telephone operator in Nixa. More recently she was employed by area restaurants. Survivors include her 11 grandchildren and their families. Interment is in McConnell Cemetery.

 

Evans, Bena Mae 9 Nov 1917 - 7 Apr 1930 CCR 17 Apr 1930

[Note: Daughter of Henry S. & Minnie S. (McCafferty) Evans]

Bena Mae Evans was born Nov. 9, 1917, and departed this life at the Springfield Hospital April 7, 1930, at the age of 12 years, four months and 28 days. Her mother preceded her in death about four years ago. She is survived by her father and one sister, Clarice Bilyeu, of Bakersfield, Calif., and six brothers, Charles and Jesse of Springfield, Wayne of San Diego, Calif., Howard of Ozark, Okley and Victor of Nixa. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 9, 1930, at 2:30 p.m. at the Christian church in Nixa, Rev. West officiating. Burial was made in the McConnell cemetery under the direction of the Harding and Maples Funeral service of Nixa.

 

Evans, Blanche (Lofton) 26 Sep 1905 - 11 Jul 1979 OH 19 Jul 1979 p5

[Note: Daughter of William & Martha (  ) Lofton]

Services for Mrs. Blanche Evans, 73 of Mt. Vernon, sister of Mrs. Genevieve Deffenderfer of Ozark, were held last Saturday in the Max L. Fossett Chapel. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery south of Ava. Mrs. Evans died July 11 in Freeman Hospital, Joplin after a short illness.

 

Evans, Dola Rachel (Blacksher) 29 Feb 1920 - 17 Jul 2002 CCH-N 7 Aug 2002

[Note: Daughter of Arron & Annie (Puckett) Blacksher; married Marshall F. Evans 7 Jul 1927 - 13 Apr 1991]

Dola Rachel Evans, age 82, of Ozark, passed away July 17, 2002, in Lakeview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Lamar. She was born February 29, 1920, in Gainesville, Missouri the daughter of Arron and Annie (Puckett) Blacksher. Evans, a homemaker, was fun-loving, enjoyed music, helped her family, and always tried to be a good person. She was preceded in death by a husband; Marshall F. Evans, two sisters; Zelma Shockley and Lora Moore. Survivors include; brothers, Clayton Barnett, Tommy Barnett and Roscoe Barnett, sisters Helen Barnett and Rose Shipman of Ozark, Missouri, nieces and nephews. Services were held at 11 a.m. July 20 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Joseph Fahl officiating. Burial was in Springfield National Cemetery.

 

Evans, Eleanor (Marshall) Keys 10 May 1936 - 27 Oct 2004 SN-L 29 Oct 2004

[Note: Daughter of Clem & Emily Marshall; married 30 Aug 1953 Howard J. Evans, Jr. 10 Aug 1929 - 24 Dec 1998]

Eleanor Keys Evans, age 68, of Nixa, passed away in her home Wednesday, October 27, 2004. She was born May 10, 1936, in New York. On August 30, 1953, she and Howard Evans Jr. were married in Guam. Together they raised seven children. Throughout her working career she was a cook at Heritage Cafeteria and Shady Inn. She loved her family and they enjoyed her great cooking. She was a wonderful mom, grandmother, and friend with a unique sense of humor. She and her husband belonged to a CB Club and enjoyed attending sports events of their children and grand-children. Survivors include seven children, Kellie Kelso and her husband, Mike of Niangua, Carol Goss and her husband, Richard of Highlandville, Karen Doran of Clever, Kathy Applegate of Sparta, Terrie Mahon and her husband, Justin of Sparta, Larry Evans and his wife, Lynette of Highlandville, and Kerry Evans and his friend, Cheryl Thompson of Springfield; a stepdaughter, Sandy Wilson and her husband, Dale of Republic; a brother, Howard Marshall of the state of California; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and looking forward to number four; special neighbors and friends; and her faithful canine companion, Little Bit. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Evans Jr.; her parents, Clem and Emily Marshall; and a grandson, Matthew Tatum. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 31, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. on Sunday until service time. Inurnment will be in Missouri Veterans Cemetery.

 

Evans, Edith Marie (Mitchell) 23 Feb 1924 - 27 Aug 2002  CCH-N 4 Sep 2002

[Note: Daughter of Elza & Grace (Thornbrough) Mitchell; married Herschel E. Evans 13 Dec 1924 -16 Feb 1997]

Edith Marie Evans, 78, Ozark, passed away Aug. 27, 2002, in her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1924, in Walnut Shade, the daughter of Elza and Grace (Thornbrough) Mitchell. She was employed by Lily Cup Corporation and also owned and operated Long Branch Lounge before retirement. Evans was a caring person, and often helped with preparing food for the homeless. Her husband, Herschel Evans preceded her in death in 1997. Survivors include four daughters, Betty Tillman, Branson West, Carolyn Gage and husband Steven, Ridgedale, Sandra Mincks and Curt Straw, Reeds Spring, and Genia Jarvis and husband Rick, Nixa; nine grandchildren, Damon Tillman and wife Lisa, Jody Tillman and wife Stephanie, Justin Gage and wife Maia, James Gage and wife Shelly, Erin Hartsell and husband Jeff, Brock Mincks and wife Erica, and Amber, April, and Cody Jarvis; ten great-grandchildren; three sisters, Edna Campbell, Ozark, Opal Hughes, Springfield, Mildred Forgey, Ozark; and two brothers, Albert Mitchell, Republic, and Leon Mitchell, Ozark. Funeral services were Aug. 30, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Nelson Booze officiating. Burial was in Rivermonte Memorial Gardens, Springfield.

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Evans, Edith Marie (Mitchell) 23 Feb 1924 - 27 Aug 2002  CCH-N 11 Sep 2002

Edith Marie Evans, 78, Ozark, passed away Aug 27, 2002, in her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1924, in Walnut Shade, the daughter of Elza and Grace (Thornbrough) Mitchell. She was employed by Lily Cup Corporation and also owned and operated Long Branch Lounge before retirement. Edith was a caring person, and often helped with preparing food for the homeless. Her husband, Herschel Evans preceded her in death in 1997. Survivors include four daughters, Betty Tillman, Branson West, Carolyn Gage and husband Steven, Ridgedale, Sandra Mincks and Curt Straw, Reeds Spring, and Genia Jarvis and husband Rick, Nixa; nine grandchildren, Damon Tillman and wife Lisa, Jody Tillman and wife Stephanie, Justin Gage and wife Maia, James Gage and wife Shelly, Erin Hartsell and husband Jeff, Brock Mincks and wife Erica, and Amber, April, and Cody Jarvis; ten great-grandchildren; three sisters, Edna Campbell, Ozark, Opal Hughes, Springfield, Mildred Forgey, Ozark; and two brothers, Albert Mitchell, Republic, and Leon Mitchell, Ozark. Funeral services were Aug. 30, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Nelson Booze officiating. Burial was in Rivermonte Memorial Gardens, Springfield.

 

Evans, Fred Owen (Welch) 19 May 1943 - 27 Mar 2010 SN-L 29 Mar 2010

[Note: Son of John & Mary ( ) Welch; adopted son of Mable Grace Evans; married 4 Jan 1963 Shirley Adene Wilson]

Fred Owen Evans, 75, of Nixa Mo. Passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at the Jordan Creek Nursing Home in Springfield. Fred was born on May 19, 1943 in Hannibal, Mo. to John and Mary Welch. He was adopted and raised by Mable Grace Evans who passed away in 1961. He moved to Springfield in 1962 and married Shirley Adene "Wilson" on January 4, 1963 and she preceded him in death on April 18, 2009. He was a member of the South Side Baptist Church in Hannibal and had worked for Colonial Bakery in Springfield for over 30 years, retiring in 1998. He was a member of the Bakers Union, Bowling League, Pool League and an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan all his life. Fred served in the US. Army in Korea. Surviving is his son, Eric Wilson Evans of Springfield; his daughter, Michelle Ann Evans of Springfield; one brother, Sterling Owens and wife Rose of Hannibal; four grandchildren, Ferrell and Trac Evans, Gage Evans and Josh Evans; sister-in-law, Jo Ann Evans of Hannibal; nieces, Theresa Wimsatt and Nancy Seaton both of Springfield; nephew Tom Evans and wife Tina of Hannibal. Fred was also preceded in death by four brothers, Charlie and Tom Evans, Francis Kampling and James Welch; five sisters, Rose Spegal, Gladys Bird, Mary Hencretta and Tilly Mae. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday March 30, 2010 in the Preston-Marsh Funeral Home Chapel, Rogersville, Mo. Funeral services for Fred Owen Evans ,75, of Nixa, Mo. will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2010 in the Preston-Marsh Funeral Home Chapel of Rogersville, Mo. Burial will be in the Panther Valley Cemetery N. of Rogersville on KK Hwy. with full military honors.

 

Evans, Gearld 6 Aug 1920 - 12 Jul 1988 OH 21 Jul 1988

[Note: Son of Zinno & Helen Fay (Davis) Evans; married Geraldine Bowling]

Gearld Evans, 67, of Aurora, died July 12 in the Aurora Community Hospital. Services for Mr. Evans were held Friday in the First Baptist Church, Crane. Burial was in Crane Community Cemetery under the direction of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral Home, Crane. Born Aug. 6, 1920, to Zinno Evans and the late Helen Fay (Davis) Evans, he was a U.S. Navy veteran and a lifelong resident of the Aurora area. He was a retired laborer for the city of Aurora and was a member of the Baptist church. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Fay, and a wife, Geraldine Bowling. His survivors include his father, Zinno Evans, of Crane; his wife, Aileen; five sons, Gregory E. Evans and Monty Evans, both of Crane, Jeff Evans, Springfield, Billy R. Thomas, Billings, and Eddie J. Thomas, Crane; a daughter, Carol Cline, Aurora; two brothers, Glenn Cantral and Howard Cantral, both of the state of California; two sisters, Betty Dawson, state of California, and Marjorie Beckham, state of Kansas; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

 

Evans, Henry Samuel 27 Sep 1856 - 14 Jan 1941 CCR 23 Jan 1941 p1

[Note: Son of Martin & Margaret (McQueeg) Evans; married 6 Sep 1878 Fannie Fyens ? - 30 Sep 1892; married 1 Nov 1897 Minnie D. McCafferty 3 Feb 1877 - 3 Feb 1926]

Henry Samuel Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Evans was born September 27, 1856 in Greene county and departed this life January 14, 1941 at the age of 84 years, three months, and 18 days. He was united in marriage to Fannie Byens, September 6, 1878 and to this union were born four children, one of whom, Charles, of Springfield survives. His first wife preceded him in death September 30, 1892. He was reunited in marriage to Minnie D. McCafferty on November 1, 1897. To this union were born six children, Wayne of Brooklyn, NY, Howard and Victor of the home address, Oakley of Fresno, CA and Clarice of WI. Bena Mae having preceded him in death. Also surviving are two sisters and one brother, Mrs. Mattie Beidenlesden and Mrs. Neva Brown of Homeny, OK, and Frank of Texas. Mr. Evans united with the Christian church in 1885. He moved from Greene county to the present location in 1896 and took an active interest in the civic and social life of the community, having been a member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows at Nixa for many years and served as superintendent of Sunday school at Rosedale for several years. He was also Justice of the Peace. He was a good, honest, true hearted, sympathetic and devoted father and neighbor, respected by all who knew him. Funeral services were held at 2:30 pm Thursday in the Nixa Christian church conducted by the Rev. Frank West with burial in the McConnell cemetery under direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home.

 

Evans, Howard J. "Junior" 10 Aug 1929 - 24 Dec 1998  CCH-N 6 Jan 1999

[Note: Son of Howard Raymond & Audrey Mildred (Blevins) Evans; married 20 Aug 1953 Eleanor Keys Marshall]

Howard J. (Junior) Evans was born on Saturday, August 10, 1929, in Ozark, to Audrey Mildred Blevins and Howard Raymond Evans and passed away peacefully in his sleep Thursday, December 24, at the age of 69. Mr. Evans, a U.S. Navy veteran, was retired from Dayco Products, Inc., after working in the factory for many years. He was also employed as a firefighter for the Springfield Fire Department. Mr. Evans was an avid CB'er and used the handle of "Hard Head". He loved fishing, basketball and baseball. He was a member of Riverdale Baptist Church and was baptized several years ago. On Sunday, August 30, 1953, he was united in marriage to Eleanor Keys Marshall, in Guam. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor, of the home; his mother, Audrey Evans; his sister, Edna D. Home, all of Nixa; six daughters and their husbands, Sandra and Dale Wilson, Springfield, Kellie and Mike Kelso, Niangua; Carol and Richard Goss, Highlandville; Karen and Randy Doran, Clever, Kathy and Rex Applegate, Sparta; and Terrie Stineman and her friend, Jonathan Herry, Springfield; two sons,. Larry Wayne and his friend, Janet Larud, Ozark; and Kerry Evans and his wife, Jan, Springfield; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and many friends. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Monday, December 28, in Harris, a Heritage Funeral Home, Nixa, with the Rev. Kenneth Bandy officiating. Burial will be at a later date [Missouri Veterans Cemetery]. Visitation was Sunday December 27 from 3 to 5 at the Funeral Home.

 

Evans, Howard Raymond 16 Jan 1903 - Oct 1973 OH 11 Oct 1973 p6

[Note: married Audrey Marie Blevins 23 Aug 1910 - 20 Jan 2003]

Nixa - Funeral services for Howard R. Evans, 70, of Nixa, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Nixa First Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Bandy officiating, assisted by the Rev. Roscoe Harding. Burial was in McConnell Memorial Cemetery under direction of Harris of Nixa.

 

Evans, Jean C. (Clawson) 20 Jun 1911 - 31 Dec 2005 SN-L 3 Jan 2005

[Note: Daughter of Charles A. & May (Garry) Clawson; married Frank G. Evans]

Jean Evans, born June 20, 1911, to Charles A. Clawson and May Garry in Dyer County, Tenn., passed away Dec. 31, 2005, at Ozark Riverview Manor in Ozark, Mo. Jean was married to Frank G. Evans until his passing in 1990. Jean was a hair dresser for many years at Heers Beauty Shop and also owned her own shop called Glen Isle Beauty Shop. Frank and Jean were two of the founding members of the Tower Club. They also had interest in Lake of the Ozarks Home Association. Jean was a member of The Women's Investment Club of Hickory Hills. Jean was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two brothers, Sam and Gus Clawson; and one sister, Virginia Grant. She is survived by one brother, Austin Clawson, and many nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation for Jean on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. in the KlingnerCope Family Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Maple Park Cemetery.

 

Evans, Jesse Martin 16 Nov 1882 - 3 May 1932 CCR 5 May 1932 p1

[Note Son of Henry Samuel & Fannie (Burns) Evans; married 9 Jun 1913 Ethel Mae Lloyd 7 Mar 1888 - 24 Dec 1976; father of Paul Martin Evans 3 Mar 1918 - 26 Jan 1981; and Margaret Evans]

Jesse Martin Evans, 49, died very suddenly Tuesday evening in his car while driving his family from Springfield toward their farm home southwest of the city. Death resulted from an obscure heart ailment which possibly resulted from an accident about five weeks ago in which Mr. Evans was run over by his own car when the brakes failed to hold as he got out to open a gate. However, no effects were apparent at the time of the accident. Mr. Evans was the son of one of the earliest Greene county families. He was born at his grandparents’ home on Main street here, but his parents were living on a farm west of the city and he was reared there. He moved to Springfield in 1902. Seven years later he went to Houston, Texas, and was there for nine years, the last four with the Ford Motor Company. He returned to Springfield in 1918 and was with the Ford Motor Company for four years more until 1922, when he established his own shop, the Evans Motor Company at 820 South Campbell Avenue, which had operated for the past 10 years. He was serving his second year as secretary of the Ozarks Central Poultry association. Mr. Evans was a member of the Christian Church at Nixa and a Maccabee. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ethel Evans; a son, Paul, and a daughter, Margaret, his father, Henry S. Evans, of near Nixa; five brothers, Charles A. Evans of Springfield, Howard Evans of near Nixa, Wayne Evans of the United States Army [obit ends]

 

Evans, Jessie Russell 24 Apr 1898 - 1 Sep 1980 OH 4 Sep 1980 p9

[Note: married Lois]

Services for Russell Evans, 82, of Clever, will be held 2 p.m. today (Thursday) in the First Baptist Church at Clever under direction of Meadors. The officiants will be the Rev. Mark Wakefield and Everett Bryant. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Springfield. Mr. Evans died Monday in Cox Medical Center after a long illness. He was  a retired credit manager for Cook’s Paint and Varnish Co. and a well known area farmer and stockman, He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Clever. He is survived by his wife, Lois and a sister, Mrs. Velma Chrisman, Salem, Ore.

 

Evans, Judith M. (Macormic) 31 Jan 1950 - 11 May 2006 SN-L 15 May 2006 & SN-L 16 May 2006

[Note: Daughter of Rev. Roy Kenneth & MaryAnn (Masterson) Macormic]

Judith M. Evans, age 56, of Ozark, passed on Thursday, May 11, 2006, at home. She was born January 31, 1950, in Independence, Missouri, the daughter of Rev. Roy Kenneth and MaryAnn (Masterson) Macormic. She graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University with a degree in education. Judith was a spiritual person who stayed close to God, and always looked for ways to help others whenever she could. She lived her life with faith and the philosophy of "What you feel, you can make real" Above all, Judith loved her children, and enjoyed all the time she spent with them. Survivors include three children, Charles Lamar Evans, Milpitas, California, Todd William Evans, Ozark, and Deborah Elizabeth Ann Evans, Overland Park, Kansas; her mother, MaryAnn Macormic, Springfield; six brothers and sisters, Rev. Ken Macormic, Salina, Kansas, Linda Craig, Springfield, Jeannie Loethen, Jefferson City, Lisa Henriksen, Portland, Oregon, Chuck Macormic, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Lydia Perry, Corvallis, Oregon; and many nieces and nephews. Her father preceded her in death. A memorial service will be at 12 p.m. Friday, May 26, at Wilson's Creek picnic area pavillion. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. In accordance to her instructions, cremation was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

 

Evans, Katharina “Peggy” 2 Nov 1932 - 17 Jun 1987 OH 25 Jun 1987 pC6

[Note: married Donald Evans]

Services for Katharina “Peggy” Evans, 54, Billings, were held June 20 in Meadors Chapel, Billings with Monsignor John J. Rynish officiating. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Billings, Mrs. Evans died June 17 in Missouri Rehabilitation Center, Mount Vernon. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Donald; two sons, Timothy, Gergus, Minnesota and Clint, Joplin; four daughters, Bonnie Ross, West Plains, Deborah Evans, West Plains, Cindy Lou Shurte, Springfield and Tenny Evans, Springfield; her mother, Annamarie Steinberger, Indian River, Mich.; one half-brother, Carl Hines Steinberger. Columbia, Georgia; one sister, Hilda Goddard, Indian River, Mich.; and eight grandchildren.

Evans, Larry Wayne 14 Sep 1958 - 24 Jun 2011 SN-L 26 Jun 2011 & CCH-N 29 Jun 2011
[Note: Son of Howard & Eleanor (  ) Evans; married Lynette Jarvis]
Larry was born September 14, 1958 in Springfield, Mo. to Howard and Eleanor Evans. He passed after a short illness on June 24, 2011 in the home of the love of his life, Lynette Jarvis. Larry graduated from Nixa High School in 1976 and was a member of the Clever Baptist Church. He is survived by two sons, whom he was very proud. Kyle, an electrician like his dad, and Tyler who plays football for Oklahoma University. He was predeceased by his parents and a nephew, Matthew Alan Tatum. Other survivors include: six sisters and a brother, Kellie and Mike Kelso of
Niangua, Carol and Richard Goss of Ozark, Karen Doran of Ozark, Cheryl and Kerry Evans of Clever, Kathy Applegate of Dogwood, Terrie and Justin Mahon of Sparta, and Sandy Wilson of Republic; step-children, Joe David and Corina Jarvis, Ozark; many nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews; and a multitude of friends. A graveside service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2011 in Delaware Cemetery, west of Nixa. Visitation will be prior to the service at the cemetery. A celebration of Larry's life will be held after the service at Richard and Carol's home in Highlandville. All friends are welcome to come by and share memories of Larry.

 

Evans, Lester Joseph “Joe” 4 Mar 1923 - 3 Aug 2001 Find-A-Grave

            Son of Emmett Emanuel Evans and Bessie Milburn (Bryan) Evans.

Married 16/Sep/1947 Wandalene Nadine Cox 1929 - 1988 at Independence, MO; divorced in Sep/1971.

Father of Michael Lee “Mick“ 1949 - 1998, Randy and Tona Rae 1966 - 1966.

Married Vanna Mae (Simmons) Crook in Dec/1971; divorced in 1976.

Married Dorothy Dianne (Moore) Wright 12/Jun/1998. He drove a concrete truck for Botsford Ready-Mix. Les loved to travel and never forgot a face.

He could grow all kinds of plants and flowers. 


Evans, Lois 15 Nov 1903 - 17 Feb 1983 OH 24 Feb 1983 p13

[Note: married Russell Evans]

Services for Lois Evans, 79, Clever, were held Feb. 21 in Clever First Baptist Church with the Revs. Mark Wakefield and Albert Baumgartner officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Meadors. Mrs. Evans died Feb. 17 at Cox Medical Center in Springfield after a long illness. A longtime Clever resident, Mrs. Evans was the widow of Russell Evans. She was a retired licensed practical nurse and a member of Clever First Baptist Church. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Edna Stevens, Springfield and Mrs. Estella Epperson, Tulsa, Okla, and several nieces and nephews.

Evans, Louella Grace (Rathbun)  15 Aug 1921 - 8 May 2011 SN-L 10 May 2011 & CCH-N 11 May 2011
[Note: Daughter of Charley & Esta (Douglas) Rathbun; married Bill Evans may be SSDI record 21 May 1919    - 19 Oct 2002]
Louella "Grace" Evans, age 89, of Springfield, passed away in her home, Sunday, May 8, 2011. She was born August 15, 1921, in Sparta, Mo., to Charley and Esta Rathbun. Grace was a graduate of Ozark High School and Southwest Missouri State Teachers College (now MSU). She taught school in Ozark. She was a longtime member of Brentwood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and was a director at Ozark Bank. Grace was predeceased by her parents and her loving husband of 61 years, Bill. She was a wonderful mother and will be missed by her children, Doug Evans (Julia), and Nancy Maddy (Jeff), all of Springfield; her grandchildren, Jessica Key (Philip), Courtney Maddy, Stephen Evans (Brooke), Michael Evans and Elizabeth Maddy, and great-granddaughter Barrett Key. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 11, at Rivermonte Memorial Gardens, Springfield, with Rev. Emily Bowen officiating. Services have been entrusted to Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Brentwood Christian Church, 1900 E. Barataria, Springfield, MO 65804. The family would like to thank Grace's caregivers and her many friends for their kindness and compassion during her long illness.

Evans, Louise F. 11 Nov 1897 - 17 Mar 1977 OH 24 Mar 1977 p2

[Note: married James E. Evans - birthdate from SSDI conflicts with age on obit]

Mrs. Louise F. Evans, 72, Nixa, died at 6:25 p.m. Thursday in Park Central Hospital after a long illness. Formerly of Springfield, she had lived in Nixa for the past three years. She is survived by her husband, James E. Services were at 10 a.m. Monday in Klingner Chapel with the Rev. Earl Smith officiating. Burial was in Hazelwood Cemetery.

 

Evans, Marcella Jean (Randolph) Collier 13 Jan 1925 - 12 Apr 1991  NN-E 18 Apr 1991

[Note: Daughter of Freeman E. & Nannie (Hedgpeth) Randolph]

Marcella Jean Evans, 66, Ozark, died at 5:20 a.m. Friday, April 12, 1991, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born in Marshfield Jan. 13, 1925, to Freeman E. and Nannie Hedgpeth Randolph. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Reaves, Ozark; a son, Gene Collier, Nixa; two sisters, Donna Stevenson, Pearland, Texas, and Barbara Tuck, Redlands, Calif.; a brother, Charles Randolph, Springfield; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Graveside services were Monday in Greenlawn Memorial Garden with the Rev. Donnie Blansit officiating, under direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home North.

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