Lee, Lanora Pearl, d. 1990 - Lehman, Vina Margaret, d. 1933

 

Lee, Lanora Pearl (Miller) Hansen 22 Feb 1906 - 20 Jul 1990 NN-E 2 Aug 1990

[Note: Daughter of William & Bernitta (  ) Miller; married first ? Hansen; married ? Lee]

Lanora Pearl Lee, 84, formerly of Ponce de Leon, died at 10:00 p.m. Friday July 20, 1990, at Woodland Manor in Springfield. She was born in Flora, Ill., on Feb. 22, 1906, to William and Bernitta Miller. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Springfield. Survivors include one son, William Hansen of Fresno, Calif.; stepdaughters Mary Jane Hale, Springfield and Ida Bell Masteller, Springfield; a brother, Leslie Wayne Miller; two sisters, Melvina Knapp and Edna Faye Craig; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held July 25 in the Harris Colonial Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. George Pettey officiating. Burial followed in Spokane Cemetery.

 

Lee, Lawrence E. 15 Jun 1898 - 8 Apr 1967 CCR 13 Apr 1967 p1

[Note: Son of James Robert “Jim” & Dicy Diane Davis) Lee; married Oct 1916 Goldie Terry ]

Funeral services for Lawrence E. Lee, 68, Springfield, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Spokane Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Bilyeu officiating.  Burial was in Martin Cemetery in Highlandville under direction of Adams of Ozark.  Mr. Lee was found dead of gunshot wounds about 8 a.m. Saturday in his home.  He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Dicey Lee, Ponce de Leon; a son, L. V. Lee, Moline, Ill.; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Miller, Buena Park, Calif.; two brothers, Sam and Martin, both of Ponce de Leon; one sister, Mrs. Theodore Cox, Highlandville; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

 

Lee, Mabel Claire (Smith) 14 Sep 1896 - 24 May 1985 OH 20 May 1985 p2

[Note: Daughter of  Albert & Sarah Matilda (Moody) Smith; married 1919 Ralph Lee 23 Dec 1892 - 15 Jun 1994]

Services for Mabel Lee, 88, Sparta, were held May 26 in the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis E. Swift and Carl Thompson officiating.  Burial was in Sparta Cemetery under the direction of Harris of Ozark. Mrs. Lee died May 24 in St. John’s Regional Health Center after a long illness. A lifelong Christian County resident, she was a former school teacher. She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for more than 50 years. She was also a member of the Sparta Garden Club. Survivors include her husband, Ralph; a brother, Clyde Smith, Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

 

Lee, Martin D. 24 Jun 1903 - 23 Feb 1970   CCR 26 Feb 1970 p8

[Note: Son of James Robert “Jim” & Dicie Diane (Davis) Lee; married 30 Apr 1924 Thelma C. Wilhite 20 Sep 1906 - 7 Mar 1995]

Martin D. Lee, 67 of the Ponce de Leon community, died at 4:55 p.m. Monday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, following a brief illness. Mr. Lee, a farmer, was stricken in his home early Monday. He was a lifelong resident of the Ponce de Leon community and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Thelma; a son, Adrian Lee of Spokane; two grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Dicy Lee, Crane; a brother, Sam Lee, Ponce de Leon; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Cox of Highlandville. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Calvary Baptist Church in Ponce de Leon, with the Rev. Virgil McCroskey and the Rev. Kenneth McIntosh officiating, Burial was in Spokane Cemetery under direction of Harris of Ozark.

 

Lee, Mary Naomi (Hilliard) 11 Jan 1916 - 18 Dec 2008 AdamsFH & SN-L 20 Dec 2008 & SN-L 21 Dec 2008 & CCH-N 24 Dec 2008

[Note: Daughter of Luther E. & Virgie (  ) Hilliard; married Stanley M. Lee]

Mary Naomi Lee passed from this life at 11:15 a.m., December 18, 2008, in Missouri Veterans Home, Mt. Vernon, Missouri. She was born in Zinc, Arkansas January 11, 1916. Mary made her home in Nixa, Missouri , after the passing of her husband until she moved to the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri in 2002. Mary is survived by one sister Lois E. Hopper of Ontario, California, a brother and his wife Luther and Mildred Hilliard of Billings Missouri, four nieces and one nephew, several great nieces and nephews, great, great nieces and nephews, great, great, great nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley M. Lee; her parents Luther E. and Virgie Hilliard; a brother Gerald Hilliard; and a nephew Gerald Ray Hilliard. Mary served in the Women's Army Corp during World War II with the Army Air Force in the South Pacific. She was an honorary member of the Women's Auxiliary Corp of the VFW Post 5686 in Billings, Mo. She was a dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where she dedicated many hours to genealogy research. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2008. Final resting place will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Beaver, Utah beside her husband, with grave side services and Military Rites. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Mo. or Community Hospice in Springfield, Mo. The family would like to say a Big Thank You to the dedicated people at the Missouri Veterans Home and Community Hospice of Springfield for the excellent care and kindness given Mary during her long illness.

 

Lee, Mayme Agnes (Lawson) 5 Jul 1905 - 31 Dec 1997  CCH-N 7 Jan 1998

[Note: Daughter of James Alexander & Amanda Elizabeth (Johnson) Lawson; married Ray Allen Lee 2 Sep 1908 - 4 Jul 1980]

Mayme Agnes Lee, age 92, of Sparta, died Wednesday, December 31, 1997 in the Baptist Home, Ozark.  She was born July 5, 1905 in Sparta and was the daughter of James Alexander and Amanda Elizabeth (Johnson) Lawson. She married Ray Allen Lee who preceded her in death on July 4, 1980. Mrs. Lee was a member of First Baptist Church of Sparta.  Survivors include: three daughters, Wilda Hoffman and her husband, Herb, Linn Creek, Dorothy Raby, Peculiar, and Edith Hutchinson, Springfield; six grandchildren, Shelia, Ed, Deb, Diana, Chuck, and Missy; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Effie Jennings, Springfield, and Ona Bumgarner, Rogersville. Funeral services were Saturday, January 3, 1998, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Carl Thompson officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery.

 

Lee, Melvin Arthur 8 Aug 1925 - 23 Nov 2002  CCH-N 4 Dec 2002 & CCH-N 11 Dec 2002

[Note: Son of Arthur & Sylvia (Fulton) Lee]

Melvin Arthur Lee, 77, Springfield, died at 8:14 a.m. Nov. 23, 2002, at St. John's Regional Health Center Springfield. Melvin was born on August 8, 1925, in Christian County, Mo. to Arthur and Sylvia Fulton Lee. He was a graduate of Rogersville High School's class of 1942. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II, was a member of the Elm Grove Methodist Church, the Elks Lodge No. 409 Springfield, and past member of the Scottish Rite in Joplin and Abou Ben Adhem Shrine in Springfield. He also participated in the American Legion Post No. 676 on Sunshine Street, Springfield. He was employed at Fisk Limousine in Springfield. He spent leisure time listening to bluegrass and playing music. Lee was known for his love of laughter, life and spending quality time with family and friends. Melvin is survived by one daughter Beverly Anderson and husband Roger, Gainseville, Mo.; four grandchildren, Shelly Patrick and husband Troy, Bobby Anderson, Denna Lee and Tracy Lee; two great-grandchildren and several cousins. Melvin was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Hansel Dean Lee. Services were at 2 p.m. Nov. 27, 2002, at the Preston-Marsh Funeral Home, Rogersville, with burial in the Roller Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Children Hospital, 2001 S. Linbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63131.

 

Lee, Melvina 1931 - 1 Jan 1961      CCR 5 Jan 1961 p1

[Note: Daughter of George Bryant & Hattie Odela (Pruitt) Lee]

Nevada Patient Ends Own Life at Sparta Home

The body of Miss Melvina Lee, 29, a patient at the Nevada State Hospital for the past six years, was found Sunday about 6:30 p.m. in a cistern near Sparta, and Coroner Dean Harris of Clever ruled her death a suicide. Miss Lee had been spending the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Hattie Lee, who lives a short distance west of Sparta, and was to have returned to the hospital Sunday. Harris stated she had attempted suicide several times before. She had dinner Sunday with her father, Bryant Lee, who is separated from her mother, and she was missed after he took her home. an uncle living across the road from Mrs. Lee found the body.  Besides the parents, Miss Lee is survived by a brother, Ronnie of Sparta, and her maternal grandfather, John Pruitt of Keltner. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Sparta Baptist Church, with Rev. W. E. Dowell officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery under direction of Harris Funeral Home of Nixa.

 

Lee, Myrtle (Abbott) Aug 1892 - 19 Jan 1973  OH 27 Jan 1973 p8

[Note: Daughter of  Osro O. & Mary E. (Walker) Abbott; married 19 Dec 1911 CCM Lodo L. Lee 28 Aug 1890 - 17 Mar 1936]

SPARTA - Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Lee, 80, Sparta, were at 2 p.m. Friday in the First Baptist Church, Sparta, with the Rev. Bill Mabury officiating, Burial was in Sparta Cemetery under direction of Harris of Ozark. Mrs. Lee died at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Sparta Cemetery under direction of Harris of Ozark. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Naomi Harper, 2224 Cherry; two sons, Eldon and Gordon, both of Sparta; two sisters, Mrs. Dora Race and Mrs. Elsie Bird, both of Sparta; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

 

Lee, Nancy Ann (Bloomer) 29 May 1866 - 27 Sep 1926 CCR 1 Oct 1926 p1

[Note: Daughter of  James & Eve (Forgey) Bloomer; married 7 Feb 1886 William H. Lee 30 Mar 1865 - 14 Oct 1945]

Funeral services were held last Monday afternoon at 2;00 p.m. from the home of Nancy Ann Bloomer Lee. She was born May 29, 1866. Died September 26, 1926, aged 60 years, 3 months and 26 days. She was married to Wm. H. Lee February 7, 1886. To this union were born eight children: Mrs. J. A. Shipman, Mrs. J. C. Stewart, Mrs. Gertie Ward, Mrs. A. C. Robertson, Messrs, Loda, Emmett, Bryant and Ray Lee, all of whom were present. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Green, of Rogersville. The pallbearers were Tom Ferguson, Wilbur Carter, Pete Ladd, Will Crain and Joe Park. Interment was in Sparta Odd Fellows cemetery under direction of the Fred W. Fly Funeral Home. The deceased professed faith in Christ about 16 year ago and was baptized. She was a faithful companion and loving mother, bearing her troubles silently. Besides the eight children, she leaves two sisters, Mrs. E. P. Forgey and Mrs. Sam Grey; two brothers, Mr. George Bloomer and Mr. N. M. Bloomer; 15 grandchildren. Also a host of relatives and friends to mourn their loss. The deceased died suddenly from a heart attack with no time in which to bid her companion and children. For He spake and it was done. He commanded and it stood fast.

 

Lee, Nellie A. (Winslow) 24 Mar 1883 - 17 Mar 1956  CCR 22 Mar 1956 p4

[Note: Daughter of Albert A. & Mary Francis (Cooley) Winslow; married 19 Oct 1902 Thomas Sheldon Lee

Funeral services for Nellie A. Lee, 72, a former resident of Sparta who died March 17 at the home of a brother, Oscar Winslow, near Highlandville, after a long illness, were held Monday afternoon at the Sparta Church of Christ of which she was a member. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Lee and two sons. Survivors  include the brother, Oscar Winslow and several nieces and nephews.

 

Lee, Oscar Enis 29 Sep 1908 - 16 Jul 1926 CCR 27 Aug 1926 p1

[Note: Son of Thomas Shelton “Tom” & Nellie A.  (Winslow ) Lee]

In remembrance of Enas Lee, born September 29, 1908, died July 16, 1926, being 17 years, 9 months and 17 days old. He was the only living child of Tom and Nellie Lee. He was  an invalid from birth, just the same as a year old baby. Last winter, he told his mother, “Jesus has save me.” He wanted to be baptized, but in his physical condition, he knew he could not be. He has said, “Mother, if we can’t go to meeting, can we have a meeting at home.” He is sadly missed in the home by his father and mother. A precious one from us is gone. The voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home, That never can be filled. God in his wisdom has recalled the book his love has given. And though his body slumbers here, His soul is save in Heaven.  Written by his aunt, Ina Winslow.

 

Lee, Oscar O. 3 Jun 1911 - 4 Feb 1983 OH 10 Feb 1983 p10

[Note: Son of George & Eva ( ) Lee; married Norene 7 Nov 1911 - Mar 1985]

Services for Oscar O. Lee, 71, Springfield, were held Feb. 7 in Ralph Thieme Chapel with Dr. T. T. Crabtree officiating. Burial was in White Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Lee died Feb. 4 in St. John’s Regional Health Center after a short illness. Survivors include his wife, Norene; a son, Robert, Springfield; a daughter, Mrs. Sara Whyzmuzis, Chicago, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Ada Engle, Ozark and four grandchildren.

 

Lee, Paul Edward, Sgt. 21 Sep 1954 - 12 May 1982 OH 27 May 1982 pB10

[Note: Son of Rev. Kenneth & ? (Lee) Lee; married Terry]

Services for Sgt. Paul Edward Lee, 27, Little Rock Air Force Base, were held May 24 in United Methodist Church in Monett with the Rev. Fredrick Zahn officiating. Burial with military rites by the Honor Guard of Whiteman Air Force Base was in National Cemetery in Springfield. Arrangements were under the direction of Buchanan of Monett. Sgt. Lee was killed May 12 in a crash of a C-30 cargo plane near Judsonia, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Terry; one daughter, Shanna, of the home; his parents, The Rev. and Mrs. Kenneth Lee of Seneca; two brothers, David, Highlandville, and James, Seneca; one sister, Alice Arnold, Fitzpatrick, Ala.; his maternal grandmother,  Reitha Lee, Miller, and his paternal grandmother, Rhoda Lee, Niangua.

 

Lee, Ray Allen 2 Sep 1908 - 4 Jul 1980 OH 3 Jul 1980 p9

[Note: Son of William H, & Nancy A. (Bloomer) Lee; married 2 Nov 1927 Mayme Agnes Lawson 5 Jul 1905 - 31 Dec 1997]

Card of Thanks

The Ray Lee family wishes to thank our many friends & family for the kindness shown during the loss of our beloved husband and father. Thanks for the food, visitation and especially prayers. We love you all.  Mrs. Mayme Lee  Wilda & Herb Hoffman  Dorothy & Bob Raby  Edith & J. C. Hutchinson & grandchildren.

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Lee, Ray Allen 2 Sep 1908 - 4 Jul 1980 OH 10 Jul 1980 p9

Services for Ray Lee, 71, Sparta, were held Sunday in the Harris Chapel in Ozark with the Revs, James Applegate and Carl Thompson officiating, Burial was in Sparta Cemetery. Mr. Lee died July 4 in St. John’s Regional Health Center after a short illness. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and a retired farmer. He had served with the state forestry services for six years. Survivors include his wife, Mayme; three daughters, Mrs. Wilda Hoffman, Rolla, Mrs. Edith Hutchinson, Springfield and Mrs. Dorothy Raby, Peculiar; six grandchildren, one great grandchild, a brother, Bryant, Sparta, and two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Miller, Sparta and Mrs. Frances Robertson, Springfield.

 

Lee, Rebecca (Payne) 27 Sep 1870 - 21 Mar 1949 CCR 1 Apr 1948

[Note: Daughter of William & Blanche (Tatum) Payne; married 17 Oct 1897 Thomas M. Lee 30 Jul 1863 - 27 Dec 1934]

Mrs. Rebecca Lee, 77, died Sunday afternoon in the St. John hospital where she had undergone an operation. Mrs. Lee had lived in Clever most of her life but moved to Republic about seven years ago and had lived there since. She was the widow of Tom Lee, who died in 1934. She was a member of the Clever Christian church. The nearest survivor is a nephew of Ontario, Calif., who was reared by Mr. and Mrs. Lee. Other nieces and nephews also survive her. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mahaney of Republic Thursday afternoon in the Clever Christian church. Burial was made in the Wise Hill cemetery under direction of Wilburn Maples of Clever.

 

Lee, Rex Eugene, S/Sgt. 10 Oct 1920 - 28 Feb 1943 CCR 4 Mar 1943 p1

[Note: Son of Ralph & Mabel (Smith) Lee]

Staff Sgt. Rex Lee, 22, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lee of Sparta, was killed Sunday, Feb. 28, in the crash of an army bomber near Avon Park, Fla. Sgt. Lee was a member of the crew of one of the two bombers from Orlando, Fla., Air Base, which collided in mid-air while on a routine training flight. Ten other members of the two crews were also killed according to reports reaching here. A graduate of the Sparta high school, Sgt. Lee attended Teachers College in Springfield until he entered the U.S. Army Air Corps 14 months ago. His body arrived here Thursday morning, accompanied by his closest friend, Staff Sgt. Douglas Mills of Chicago. The two soldiers became acquainted a year ago and became close companions. Sgt. Mills was designated military escort. Funeral services for Sgt. Lee will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Sparta Baptist church, conducted by Rev. Lynn Swadley. Interment will be in Sparta cemetery under direction of the Sparta Funeral Home. The Graham-Wasson Post of the American Legion will conduct military honors at the cemetery.

AND

Lee, Rex Eugene, S/Sgt. 10 Oct 1920 - 28 Feb 1943 CCR 11 Mar 1943 p8

Staff Sgt. Rex Eugene Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lee, of Sparta, Mo., was born Oct. 10, 1920, and was killed in an aircraft accident near Avon Park, Fla., Feb. 28, 1943, at the age of 22 years, four months, and 18 days. On Nov. 24, 1939, Gene unreservedly gave his heart to God and was baptized into the fellowship of the Sparta Baptist church on Dec. 17 of the same year. He remained faithful to his Lord and to his church until the Great Rewarder said, “It is enough” and called him from us to be with Him. He was always willing and ready to witness for Christ, and was serving as superintendent of the Sunday School at the time of his enlistment in the Army Air Corps. Survivors besides the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lee, of the home, include two grandparents, Albert Smith of Sparta, and Mrs. Martha Lee, of Galloway, six uncles and three aunts, besides an innumerable host of relatives and friends.

 

Lee, Richard 11 Jul 1835 - 3 Feb 1932 CCR 11 Feb 1932 p1

[Note: Son of James Hence & Mary ( ) Lee; married 1 Sep 1877 Cynthia Wiggins, who m/1 Israel; married 8 Sep 1892 Elizabeth Moses Apr 1846 - ?]

Where’s the obit?

 

Lee, Rick 12 Apr 1961 - 13 Aug 2005  SN-L 15 Aug 2005

[Note: Son of  Pete & Priscilla (Hogenmiller) Lee; married 20 Jun 1980 Cindy Peck 14 Oct 1961 - 13 Aug 2005]

AND

Lee,  Cindy (Peck) 14 Oct 1961 - 13 Aug 2005 SN-L 15 Aug 2005

[Note: Daughter of Odell & Norma Lee (Pittman) Peck; married 20 Jun 1980 Rick Lee 12 Apr 1961 - 13 Aug 2005]

Rick and Cindy Lee, Republic, passed away Saturday evening, August 13, 2005, in Branson as a result of injuries from a motorcycle accident. Rick was born April 12, 1961, in Greene County, Mo., the son of Pete and Priscilla Lee, Republic. He was formerly employed at Redneck Trailers and was currently with TCI Industries. Cindy was born October 14, 1961, in Greene County, Mo., the daughter of Odell and Norma Lee Peck, Republic. She was currently office manager for Link Construction Co. Rick and Cindy were united in marriage June 20, 1980. They, and their two children, Josh and Sara, have made Republic their home where they enjoyed spending most of their spare time with family activities. They were active members of Spokes BMX and the West Republic Fire Department. Rick and Cindy are survived by their children, Josh and Sara, both of the home, and many friends. Rick is also survived by his parents; a grandmother, Mildred Hogenmiller, Bois D'Arc; a sister, Debbie Carter, Ozark; and two nieces. Cindy is also survived by her parents; a grandmother, Lucille Pittman, Brookline; a brother, Dwayne Peck, Ebenezer; a sister, Julie Zackrison and husband, Eric, Springfield; and one nephew. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2005, in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, with Rev. Bert Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Yeakley Cemetery, Bois D'Arc. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, in the funeral home. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to an educational fund for Sara.

 

Lee, Roland Columbus 1 Dec 1884 - 21 Jul 1969 SN-L Jul 1969

[Note: Son of Robert Franklin & Mary Ellen (Payne) Lee, Sr.; married 13 Oct 1907 Cordelia Ann Fox 3 Aug 1888 - 18 Jan 1965]

Funeral services for Roland C. Lee, 84, of Belton, a former resident of Springfield, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Greenlawn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Highlandville Cemetery. A retired Frisco Railway coach trimmer, Mr. Lee had moved to Belton from Springfield two years ago. He died at ?:15 p.m. Monday in a  rest home there after a lingering illness. He was a member of Northwest Baptist Church [Springfield, MO]. Surviving are three sons, Archie, 1837 North Newton, Verdie, Elwood, and John, Kansas City; five daughters, Mrs. Paul Pickering, 1111 West Atlantic, Mrs. Sam DiGraci, St. Louis, Mrs. Don Harp, Jefferson City, and Mrs. Glenn Davis, and Mrs. Floyd Scheinost, both of Kansas City; 20 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Published in Springfield News Leader, July 1969; Contributed by:  Jan Lowry

 

Lee, Roy S. 31 Oct 1886 - 11 Feb 1939 CCR 23 Feb 1939 p1

[Note: Son of  William Samuel & Sarah (McGinnis) Lee]

Roy S. Lee was born in Christian county Oct. 31, 1886, and departed this life at Fayetteville, Ark., Feb. 11, 1939, at the age of 52 years, three months and 11 days. He served in the World War, crossing over to France and served until the war ended. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Anna Wolf of Ponce de Leon, and Mrs. Phoebe White of Ontario, Calif.; one brother, Tom Lee of Ponce de Leon, Mo. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Feb. 13, 1939 at the Ponce de Leon church conducted by Rev. R.C. Harding with burial in the Ponce de Leon cemetery under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, Mo.

 

Lee, Sam 16 Mar 1907 - 17 Jan 1988 OH 21 Jan 1988

[Note: Son of James Robert “Jim”  & Dicy Diane (Davis) Lee; married Marie]

Sam Lee, 80, of Ponce De Leon, died Jan. 17 at Springfield Community Hospital after a long illness. Mr. Lee was born Mar. 16, 1907 at Spokane to J.R. and Dicy Lee. He was a farmer and a lifelong resident of this area. He and his wife were foster parents to many children. Survivors include his wife Marie, of the home; a granddaughter, Candi Lee, of the home; one son, Sammy, of Ponce De Leon; two daughters, Jessie Coonce and Thelma Jean Lee, both of California; one sister, Mary White, of Highlandville; and several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No services are planned. The body was cremated under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. The family requests memorial donations be made to the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch, Girls Town, or the charity of the donor's choice.

 

Lee, Sophia Jane (Hartley) 2 Oct 1885 - 9 Jul 1955   CCR 21 Jul 1955 p1

[Note: Daughter of Thomas W. & Polina (Berry) Hartley; married Tom Edward Lee 1878 - 1964]

Funeral services for Mrs. Sophia Jane Lee, 68, who died July 9 in a Springfield hospital  were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 11 at Spokane Baptist Church with Rev. James Ellingsworth officiating. Burial was in Martin Cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Nixa. Mrs. Lee had been a resident of the Ponce de Leon community for 41 years. Survivors include her husband, Tom Lee; one son, Everett Lee; one daughter, Mrs. Elsie Howard, all of Ponce de Leon; 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

 

Lee, Tennessee Caroline (York) Evans 30 Jan 1869 - 13 Dec 1940 CCR 19 Dec 1940 p1

[Note: Daughter of A. M. & Martha (Pritchard) York; married W. A. Evans; married William H. Lee 30 Mar 1865 - 14 Oct 1945].

Tennessee Caroline Lee, formerly Mrs. W.A. Evans, died at her home near Sparta Dec. 13, 1940, at the age of 71 years, 10 months and 13 days. Those surviving are her husband, W.H. Lee, and seven children, W.R. Evans, St. Louis, Mo., Alta Hodge, Sapulpa, Okla. E.L. Evans, Los Angeles, Calif., O.R. Evans, Tulsa, Okla., Arthur Evans, Rogersville, Mo., and Miss Anna Evans and Mrs. Emma Hooper of Rogersville, Mo., and two brothers, A.M. York, Springfield, Mo., and H.E. York, Denison, Texas. Funeral services were held at Harmony church Coday, MO, December 14, with Rev. A.S. Hanks officiating. Burial was in Holland cemetery under direction of Otto Rathbun and Chaffin Funeral Home of Sparta, MO.

 

Lee, Thelma (Chappell) 1915 - 3 Oct 1978 OH 5 Oct 1978 p10

[Note: no SSDI found]

Mrs. Thelma Lee, 63 of 1035 E Edgewood, died at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday in Cox Medical Center after a short illness. Mrs. Lee was a member of the Campbell Avenue United Methodist Church, Survivors include two sons, Donald, Sparta and James M., Springfield; a brother, Ruell Chappell, 1213 W, Nichols and two grandchildren. Greenlawn Battlefield South were announce arrangements.

 

Lee, Thelma C. (Willhite) 20 Sep 1906 – 7 Mar 1995  CCH-N 15 Mar 1995

[Note: Daughter of John Monroe & Olivia Ruth (Billingsley) Willhite; married Martin D. Lee 24 Jun 1903 - 23 Feb 1970]

Thelma C. Lee, 88, Spokane, died Tuesday, March 7, 1995, in Ozark Nursing and Care Center. She was born Sept. 20, 1906, in Spokane, the daughter of John Monroe and Olive Willhite. She lived throughout her life in the Spokane community and was a Christian from an early age. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Lee; her parents; a grandson, James; and four sisters. Survivors include her son and his wife, Adrian and Billy Jean Lee, Spokane; a grandson, John Lee and his wife Cassandra, Spokane; and four great-grandchildren, James, Adrienne, Angela, and John J. Lee. Graveside services were Thursday, March 9, in Spokane Cemetery with Rev. Lynn Swadley, Jr., officiating. Burial was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home.

 

Lee, Thelma Christine (Shipman) 10 Sep 1922 - 31 Jul 2011 SN-L 2 Aug 2011

[Note: Daughter of Lee & Edna (Payne) Shipman; married 17 Aug 1942 Gordon Lee]

Thelma Christine Lee, 88, Sparta, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 3, 2011 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, with Ted Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in Sparta Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, in the funeral home. Online condolences at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com.

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Lee, Thelma Christine (Shipman) 10 Sep 1922 - 31 Jul 2011 CCH-N 10 Aug 2011 & BarnesFH

Thelma Christine Lee, 88 of Sparta, died July 31, 2011 in Cox South Hospital. She was born Aug. 10, 1922, the daughter of Lynn and Edna (Payne) Shipman. On Aug. 17, 1942, she was united in marriage to Gordon Lee who preceded her in death in 1980. Christine was a longtime resident of Christian County and a devoted member of Sparta Church of Christ. Christine enjoyed having a season pass to MSU Lady Bears games. Gardening and being outdoors. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and two brothers, Leonard and Linville Shipman. Christine is survived by her two daughters and their husbands, LaQueta and Keith Luttrull of Sparta, JoAnita and Vern Haskins of Fordland; three grandchildren, Melissa Dilbeck, Jenny Neuschwander, Laiken and Ally Dilbeck; other caring relatives and several good friends. Services were at 11 a.m. Aug. 3 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark with Ted Spencer officiating. Burial followed in Sparta Cemetery. Visitation was held 6:30 - 8 p.m. Aug 2 in the funeral home. Donations are suggested to Fair Haven Childrens Home. Online condolences may be shared ar www.barnesfamily funerals.com

 

Lee, Thomas Albert 28 Nov 1886 - Nov 1975 OH 13 Nov 1975 p8

[Note: Son of Frank Joseph & Martha A. (Osburn) Lee; married 25 Dec 1914 Mary Shipman]

Services for Albert Lee, 88 of 1873 North Lyon, were at 1 p.m. Monday at Greenlawn Funeral Home with the Rev. W. L. Murdaugh officiating. Burial was in Hopedale Cemetery near Ozark. Mr. Lee died at 4 a.m. Saturday in Park Central Hospital after a short illness. A native of Christian County, Mr. Lee was a longtime resident of Springfield. He was a retired employee of Brooks Potato Chip Co. Mr. Lee is survived by his wife, Mary; a son, Clell, 1840 Kimbrough; four daughters, Mrs. Opal Sharp, Kansas City, Mrs. Louise Killoughby, 1943 North Old Orchard, Miss Jean Lee 2351 West Atlantic, and Mrs. Eula May Rollins, Route 15; two brothers, Ralph of Sparta and Clarence of 2100 North Clifton, a sister, Mrs. Stella Garrison, 2638 West Lombard, 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild.

 

Lee, Thomas Mac 30 Jul 1863 - 27 Dec 1934 CCR 3 Jan 1935 p4

[Note: Son of James & Mary (Bean) Lee; married 17 Oct 1897 Rebecca Payne 27 Sep 1870 - 21 Mar 1949]

Thomas M. Lee was born July 30, 1863, and departed this life at his home in Clever Dec. 27, 1934, at the age of 71 years, 4 months and 27 days. He was married to Rebecca Paine in 1897. He united with the Christian church in 1900 and has lived a devoted Christian life. He is survived by his wife and several nephews and a host of friends. He will be missed in his home and community. Funeral services were held Friday at 2:30 in the Christian Church at Clever, conducted by Rev. W.L. Watson, with burial in the Wise Hill cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral home of Clever.

 

Lee, Thomas Shelton 30 Jan 1871 - 20 May 1954  CCR 27 May 1954 p5

[Note: Son of Richard & ?  (  ) Lee; married 19 Oct 1902 Nellie A. Winslow 24 Mar 1883 - 17 Mar 1956]

Funeral services for Thomas Shelton Lee, 83, who died May 20 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Winslow near Highlandville, were held Sunday, May 23, at the Sparta Church of Christ,  with John Weatherwax officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. He is survived by his wife, Nellie, they having celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary last October; two brothers, Jack Lee of Galloway and Sam Lee of California; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Bateman and Mrs. Lula McGillory, both of Springfield; several nieces and nephews and many friends.  He was a member of the Sparta Church of Christ for several years.

 

Lee, Tommy R. 27 Mar 1979 - 25 Jul 2008 SN-L 27 Jul 2008

[Note: Son of Tommy L. & Judith (Lancaster) Lee; married Lynn (Hague) Kirksey]

Tommy R. Lee, 29, Nixa, died Friday, July 25, 2008, in his home. He was born March 27, 1979, in New Orleans, La., to Tommy and the late Judith (Lancaster) Lee. Survivors include his wife, Lynn of the home; two step-sons, Garrett Kirksey, Bolivar, and Justin Kirksey, Nixa; his father, Tommy L. Lee, Tulsa, Okla.; brother, Amos Lee, Springfield, Mo.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, N. L. and Sharon Hague, Bolivar; and sister-in-law, Amanda Earles, Galmey. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m., in Murray Funeral Home, Bolivar, followed by cremation. Online condolences may be made at www.murrayfuneralhomes.com.

 

Lee, Walter C. 2 Mar 1886 - 29 Oct 1978 OH 2 Nov 1978 p9

EXETER - Services for Walter C. Lee, 92, Exeter, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Richland Baptist Church with the Revs. Paul Watson and Richard Buck officiating, Burial was in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton under the direction of Williamson of Cassville. Mr. Lee died at 10:10 p.m. Sunday in St. Vincent Hospital, Monett. He was a retired farmer and a member of Richland Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Clyde and Emerson, both of Exeter; two daughters, Mrs. Irene Wisamore, Warden, Wash. and Mrs. Katherine Hailey, Billings and three grandchildren.

 

Lee, William Emmett 1903 - 28 Dec 1973 OH 14 Feb 1974 p6

[Note: Son of William H. & Nancy A. (Bloomer) Lee; married 15 May 1934 Lora Deulin]

Word has been received that a former Christian County resident, William Emmett Lee, 69, of Tracy, Calif. passed away December 28. 1973. Mr. Tracy (sic) had friends and relatives residing in Christian County.

 

Lee, William J. 22 Apr 1896 - 17 Jan 1980 OH 24 Jan 1980 p8

[Note: married Armeda]

Services for W. J. Lee, 83, Ozark, were held Monday in Bradleyville High School gymnasium, with the Revs. Floyd Roberts and Tom Johnson officiating. Burial was in Long Run Cemetery. Mr. Lee died last Thursday at his home after a one-year illness. He had lived in Ozark one year since moving here from Bradleyville, Survivors include his wife, Armeda; and a daughter, Mrs. Nadine Dean, Ozark.

 

Lee, Winford C. 25 Apr 1918 - 6 Apr 1947 SN-L 5 Mar 2007

[Note: Son of Herman & Eva (Cooper) Lee; married 6 Apr 1947 Reba Owens]

Winford C. Lee, age 88, of Nixa, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2007. He was born April 25, 1918, in Montevideo, Minnesota, the son of Herman and Eva (Cooper) Lee. On April 6, 1947, he and Reba Owens were united in marriage. Mr. Lee had been a Church of Christ Evangelist for over 50 years. He lived in Clarinda, Iowa, from 1947 to 1953, then moved to Martinsville, Indiana, where he lived from 1953 to 1981. He has resided in Nixa since that time. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Evangelist John Lee officiating. Entombment will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, in the funeral home.

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Lee, Winford C. 25 Apr 1918 - 6 Apr 1947 CCH-N 7 Mar 2007

Winford C. Lee, 88, of Nixa, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2007. He was born April 25, 1918, in Montevideo, Minn., the son of Herman and Eva (Cooper) Lee. At the age of 9, the Lee family moved to Ethel. On April 6, 1947, he and Reba Owens were united in marriage. Mr. Lee had been a Church of Christ Evangelist for over 50 years. He lived in Clarinda, Iowa, from 1947 until 1953, then moved to Martinsville, Ind., where he lived from 1953 until 1981. He has resided in Nixa since that time. Survivors include: His wife, Reba; a son, John Lee and wife Donna, Greenwood; a daughter, Karen Armstrong and husband Bruce, Connersville, Ind.; four grandchildren, Brandon Lee, Shane Lee, Samantha Hodges and Jessica Armstrong; and three brothers, Wilmer Lee and Warren Lee, Ethel, and Wesley Lee, Marceline. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Waunita O'Brian and Wava Hogenson and his parents.  Funeral services are Wednesday, March 7, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Evangelist John Lee officiating. Entombment followed in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

 

Lefler, Bert V. 26 Jan 1916 - 16 Aug 1983 OH 25 Aug 1983 p8

[Note: married Reta M. 25 Nov 1916 - 8 Oct 2003]

Services for Bert V., Lefler, 67, Rogersville, were held Aug. 19 in Greenlawn Funeral Home South in Springfield with the Rev. Jerry Jones officiating. Burial was in White Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Lefler died Aug. 16 in his home after a short illness. Survivors include his wife, Reta; a son, Lee, Plattsburgh; two daughters, Mrs. Lena Faye Small, Ash Grove, and Mrs. Norma Anderson, Springfield; his father, Charles, Gordan; four brothers, Jack, Lincoln, Neb., Clyde, Gos Valley, Calif., Clarence, Miami, Fla., and Claude, Bartlesville, Okla.; three sisters, Mrs. Trena Hagen, Springfield, Neb., Mrs. Betty McAdams, Vanango, Neb., and Mrs. Ruby Lefler, Walnut Creek, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

 

Legan, Dora Lee (Poindexter) 7 Apr 1934 - 4 Sep 2005  SN-L 7 Sep 2005

[Note: Daughter of Arl W. & Dora (  ) Poindexter; married 4 Jun 1955 Bobby G. Legan]

Mrs. Dora Lee Legan, 71, Springfield, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2005. Dora Lee was born April 7, 1934, the daughter of Arl W. and Dora Poindexter. She married Bobby G. Legan on June 4, 1955. Survivors include her husband, Bobby Legan of Springfield; two daughters and two sons: Patricia Powell and husband, Tony, of Searcy, Ark.; Pamela Lackner and husband, Paul, of Basehor, Kan.; Daryl Legan and Bobby Legan of Springfield; seven grandchildren: Johnathan Felton and wife, Allison, of Ozark, Mo.; Jesse Powell of Searcy, Ark.; Kara, Jeff, Emily, and Katie Lackner of Basehor, Kan.; two step grandchildren, Jacob Powell and Ashley Temple, both of Searcy, Ark.; and her brother, Ritz Poindexter and wife, Terry, of Springfield. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2005, at 10:30 a.m. in Greenlawn Cemetery, Springfield. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, in Greenlawn Funeral Home South.

 

Legg, Terry Ann (Bass) McGee 5 Aug 1955 - 8 Jun 1988  OH 16 Jun 1988

[Note: Daughter of ? & Kathryn (?) Bass; married first ? McGee; married second ? Legg]

Terry Ann Bass Legg, 32, of Nixa, died June 8 from injuries received in an automobile accident two miles east of Nixa on Highway 14. Services for Mrs. Legg were held Saturday at the Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield, with the Rev. Richard Eakins officiating. Burial was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. She was born August 5, 1955, in Springfield. She had moved here one year ago from Norman, Oklahoma, and was working as a clerk for the Signal Station in Nixa. Her survivors include her mother and stepfather, Kathryn and David Smalley, Nixa; two sons, Shannon Dale Smalley and Cory Lee McGee, both of Nixa; her maternal grandmother, Opal Freeman, Springfield; one sister, Tammy Bass Haynes, Camdenton; and one brother, Scott Allen Smalley, Nixa.

 

Leggett, David Alvin, Rev. 28 Sep 1971 - 25 Oct 2005 SN-L 26 Oct 2005

[Note: Son of Ray & Janie (Burris) Leggett; married 18 May 1996 Karyn "Karrie" Linnette Rae]

Rev. David Alvin Leggett, age 34, of Nixa, passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2005. He was born September 28,1971, in Canton, Ohio. He graduated from Waynesville High School and College of the Ozarks. On May 18, 1996, he and Karyn "Karrie" Linnette Rae were united in marriage and to this union two sons were born. David loved the Lord and answered His call and became a licensed minister for the Joplin District Church of the Nazarene. He was employed by the Branson Daily News as an advertising executive. Survivors include his wife, Karrie; two children, Christopher and Braydon Leggett; his mother and step-father, Janie and Rev. Ron Leggett, Mountain Home, Ark.; his father, Ray Frazier, Carrollton, Ohio; grandmothers, Ruth Burris, Dellroy, Ohio, and Audrey Leggett Sherrodsville, Ohio; two brothers, Mark Leggett and wife, Kelley, Nixa, and Ron Leggett and wife, Rayola, Buffalo; two sisters, Melissa Dudley and husband, Tim, Marshfield, and Brandy Carlisle and husband, Justin, Jacksonville, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Donald Burris and Jack Leggett. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2005, in Nixa Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Gary Swearengin officiating. Burial will follow in Payne Cemetery, north of Nixa. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.

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Leggett, David Alvin, Rev. 28 Sep 1971 - 25 Oct 2005 CCH-N 2 Nov 2005

            Rev. David Alvin Leggett, 34, of Nixa, passed away Oct. 25, 2005. Survivors include his wife, Karrie; two children, Christopher and Braydon Leggett; his mother and step-father, Janie and Rev. Ron Leggett, Mountain Home, Ark.; his father, Ray Frazier, Carrollton, Ohio; grandmothers, Ruth Burris, Dellroy, Ohio, and Audrey Leggett Sherrodsville, Ohio; two brothers, Mark Leggett and wife, Kelley, Nixa, and Ron Leggett and wife, Rayola, Buffalo; two sisters, Melissa Dudley and husband, Tim, Marshfield, and Brandy Carlisle and husband, Justin, Jacksonville, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were 2 p.m., Oct. 28, 2005, in Nixa Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Gary Swearengin officiating. Burial followed in Payne Cemetery, north of Nixa. 

 

Lehman, Adolph A. 24 Jan 1897 - 16 Apr 1972 CCR 20 Apr 1972 p1 & OH 20 Apr 1972 p6

[Note: Son of Charles & Matilda (Metzelthin) Lehman; married Theresa C. Huber 5 Sep 1900 - 29 Jun 1978]

BILLINGS - Adolph A. Lehman, 75, of Billings, died in his home at 4 p.m. Sunday following a short illness. Mr. Lehman was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Billings and a retired Frisco Railway boilermaker. Surviving are his wife, Theresa, four daughters, Mrs. Helen Lange and Mrs. Ann Stever, both of Billings, Mrs. Virginia Twilling, Grand Rapids, Mich. and Mrs. Jean Mals of Aurora; and a son, Joseph H. Lehman, St. Louis. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Fred Zoller, Billings and Mrs. Lorene LeBlond, Torrance, Calif., and two brothers, Ralph of Long Beach, Calif. and Harry of Republic. Rosary services were at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Cantrell Chapel in Billings and funeral mass was at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph Catholic Church, The Rev. Jerry Aschbacker officiating, and burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery.

 

Lehman, Emil W. 4 Jan 1876 - 9 Jan 1962 CCR 11 Jan 1962 p1

[Note: Son of Julius Louis & Augusta (Bengsch) Lehman; married  Vina Margaret Mitchell]

Funeral services for Emil Lehman, 86, of Clever who died on Tuesday at Springfield Baptist Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Clever Christian Church with the Rev. R. W. Forbis officiating. Burial will be in the Smart Cemetery under the direction of Harris of Clever. He is survived by three sons, Leonard and Leo of Rt. 1, Clever and Howard of Tulsa; a daughter, Mrs. Stella Salchow of Rt. 1, Billings; a brother, Robert of Rt. 1, Billings; a sister, Mrs. Freida Zell of Billings; and a half-sister, Anna Miekley of Billings; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

 

Lehman, Leo Sheldon 13 Mar 1911 -  17 Jul 1989  OH 27 Jul 1989

[Note: Son of Emil W. & Vina Margaret (Mitchell) Lehman; married 6 Nov 1938 Maxine Ruth Pope 7 May 1918 - 17 Feb 2003]

Leo Lehman, 78, of Republic, died at 2:27 p.m. July 17 at St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, after suffering an apparent heart attack. Services for Mr. Lehman were held July 20 in the Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, with Pastor Bill Raymond officiating. Burial was in Smart Cemetery, west of Clever. A retired farmer and stockman, Mr. Lehman was a longtime member of the Clever Christian Church. He was also a member of the Lions Club of Clever and served on the Clever School Board and on the Smart Cemetery Board. Surviving are his wife, Maxine; three sons and their wives, Bud and Maxine, Billings, Rex and Judy, Republic, and Mike and Carol, Clever; a sister, Stella Carlock, Billings; and seven grandchildren, Christine, Shelly, Stacy, Mara, Paula, Craig and his wife Lisa, and Tracy McCord. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Leukemia Foundation or to the American Cancer Society.

 

Lehman, Leonard E. 2 Aug 1906 - 12 Oct 1967       CCR 26 Oct 1967 p1

[Note: Son of Emil W. & Vina Margaret (Mitchell) Lehman; married  Audie Frazier 28 Apr 1908 - 27 Jun 1999]

Leonard E. Lehman, 61, Clever farmer and a director of People’s Bank in Clever, died about 4 a.m. Saturday in his home. He suffered from a heart condition.  Mr. Lehman, a private pilot, was a member of the Clever Christian Church and the Ozark Antique Car Club.  Surviving: his wife, Audie; two brothers, Leo, Clever. Howard, Tulsa, Okla; and a sister, Mrs. Stella Carlock, Billings. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Clever Christian Church with the Rev. O. L.  Manhayer and the Rev. Hubert Lines officiating. Burial was in Frazier Chapel Cemetery under direction of Cantrell of Clever.

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Lehman, Leonard E. 2 Aug 1906 - 12 Oct 1967

Leonard E. Lehman, 61, Clever farmer and a director of the People’s Bank here, died about 4 a. m. Saturday in his home.  He suffered from a heart condition.  Mr. Lehman, a private pilot, was a member of the Clever Christian Church and the Ozark Antique Car Club.  Surviving: his wife, Audie; two brothers, Leo, Clever, and Howard, Tulsa, Okla., and a sister, Mrs. Stella Carlock, Billings.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Clever.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Clever Christian Church with the Rev. O. L. Manhamyer and the Rev. Hubert Lines officiating.  Burial will be in Frazier Cemetery under direction of Cantrell of Clever.

Note:  This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 21 Oct 1967, in the margin.

 

Lehman, Maxine Ruth (Pope) 7 May 1918 - 17 Feb 2003 SN-L 19 Feb 2003

[Note: Daughter of Jesse Grant & Anna Martha (Merritt) Pope; married 6 Nov 1938 Leo Sheldon Lehman 13 Mar 1911 - 17 Jul 1989]

Maxine Ruth Lehman died at 3 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2003 in Primrose Place Healthcare Center, Springfield. She was born May 7, 1918 in Clever, MO, the daughter of Jesse and Anna (Merritt) Pope. She was united in marriage to Leo S. Lehman November 6, 1938, in Clever, and they were blessed with three sons. They farmed and raised their family in the Clever area where they were honorary members of the Clever High School FFA. Mrs. Lehman also served as election judge in Christian County for several years. They moved to Republic in the early 80s. She was a member of the Westside Christian Church where she was active in the Women's Sewing Circle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo, July 17, 1989; her parents; and 11 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her sons, Bud Lehman and wife Maxine, Billings, Rex Lehman and wife Judy, Republic, and Mike Lehman, Clever; six grandchildren, Christine Crow, Craig Lehman, Mara Ray, Paula Lehman, Shelly Holt and Stacy Lehman; nine great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and a brother and his wife, Wayne and Mary Pope, Springfield. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 20, 2003 in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, with Rev. Tim Kahre officiating. Burial will follow in Smart Cemetery, Billings. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Westside Christian Church Women's Sewing Circle. Springfield News-Leader, February 19, 2003.

 

Lehman, Michael E. 28 Mar 1952 - 25 Apr 2005  SN-L 28 Apr 2005

[Note: Son of Leo Sheldon & Maxine Ruth (Pope) Lehman; married 26 Sep 2003 Pamela Lee Oxendine m/1 Eagleburger]

Michael E. Lehman, 53, Clever, died in his home Monday, April 25, 2005. He was born March 28, 1952, in Springfield, Mo., the son of Leo S. and Maxine Ruth (Pope) Lehman. He was raised in the Clever area, graduating from the Clever High School. Michael, a journeyman plumber, was active in the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Local 178, and also served as an instructor at the union hall. He was united in marriage to Pamela Lee Oxendine on September 26, 2003. His parents, and his father-in-law, Leon Oxendine, preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Pam; step-sons, Rich Eagleburger and Francie Reust, and Aaron Eagleburger and wife, Amee, all of Springfield; step-daughters, Cassandra Hagood, Lebanon, and Jenna Moreland and husband, Bobbie, Ozark; eight step grandchildren, Megan, Alexandria, Zachary, Nicholas, Seth, Makenzie, Madison, and Mason; two brothers and their spouses, Bud and Maxine Lehman, Billings, and Rex and Judy Lehman, Republic; nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2005, in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, with Rev. Tim Kahre officiating. Burial will follow in Smart Cemetery, Billings. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Michael's name to the St. John's Burn Center, Springfield.

 

Lehman, Robert Frederick 25 Mar 1881 - 6 May 1963   CCR 9 May 1963

[Note: Son of  Julius Louis & Auguste (Bengsch) Lehman; married Emma M. Zoller 30 Mar 1886 - 30 Apr 1962]

Robert Frederick Lehman, 82, of Route 1, Billings, died at his home Monday afternoon. He was a lifelong resident of the community. Surviving are a daughter, Miss Mildred Lehman, of the home; and a sister and a half-sister, Mrs. Freda Zell and Mrs. Anna Miekley, both of Billings. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. today at Cantrell Chapel with burial in German Evangelical Cemetery.

 

Lehman, Vina Margaret (Mitchell) 8 Nov 1880 - 26 Apr 1933 CCR 4 May 1933 p7

[Note: Daughter of Thomas Benton & Esther (Messenger) Mitchell; married 6 Dec 1908 Emil W. Lehman 4 Jan 1876 - 9 Jan 1962]

Vina Margaret Mitchell was born Nov. 8, 1880, near Billings, Mo., and died April 26, 1933, at the family home near Clever, aged 52 years, 4 months and 18 days. She was married to Emile Lehman Dec. 6, 1903. To this union six children were born, two having preceded her in death. Those who survive are Leonard, Howard, Leo and Mrs. Stella Salchrow: Her husband, two grandchildren, Burton Jean Salchrow and Howard Dean Lehman; one sister, Mrs. Edith Callison of New Mexico; one brother, Martin Mitchell of Hurley and a number of other relatives and a host of friends. She was united with the Christian church at Clever. She was consistent in her faith, exerting herself to be in the services on the Lord’s Day. She was a devoted wife and mother. Memory of her devotion and words of advice and encouragement will linger in the minds of those dear to her and will encourage them in the things that are good and true. Funeral services were held Friday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at the Christian church in Clever conducted by Rev. G.W. Woodard of Aurora, with burial in the Smart cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

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