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Little, Nishie Elizabeth, d. 1976 - Lockhart, Louella, d. 1959

 

Little, Nishie Elizabeth (King) 9 Sep 1884 - 8 Jul 1976 OH 15 Jul 1976 p8

[Note: Daughter of Jesse Lafayette & Bethena (  ) King; married 22 Jul 1901 Lewis Lafayette Little 26 Mar 1879 - 27 Mar 1957]

CLEVER - Mrs. Nishie E.. Little, 92 of Clever, died at 7:10 a.m. Thursday at St. John’s Hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Little was a longtime resident of Clever Methodist Church. Surviving her are three sons, Roy of Springfield, and Dale and Howard, both of Clever; four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Johnson, Mrs. Gladys Kirby, Mrs. Doris Blackburn, all of Springfield and Mrs. Fay Hodges of Clever; a sister, Mrs. Freda Arndt , Billings; 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Services was at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Clever Methodist Church with the Rev. Larkin Harden and Dr. Frank Maple officiating. Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery north of Clever under direction of Meadors of Clever. The family will be in the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Contributions may be made to Clever Methodist Church.

 

Little, Nola A. (Chastain) 11 Feb 1894 - 7 May 1980  OH 15 May 1980 p12

[Note: Daughter of Julius C. & Elizabeth N. "Lizzie" (Rhodes) Chastain; married Loyal Floyd Little 9 Jun 1894 - 2 Nov 1983]

Services for Mrs. Nola A. Little, 86, Clever, were held May 9 in Union Ridge Baptist Church, with the Revs. Robert Russell and Eli Routh officiating. Burial was in Wisehill Cemetery under direction of Meadors. Mrs. Little died May 7 in Cox Medical Center after a long illness. She was a member of Union Ridge Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Loyal; a son, Leo, Clever; five brothers, Charley Chastain, Clever, Archie Chastain, Springfield, Dillard Chastain, Nixa, Leaford Chastain, Louis, Va., and Rayo Chastain, Willard; two sisters, Mrs. Tillie Peters and Mrs. Thelma Boyto, Springfield; a granddaughter who was raised in the home, Mrs. Sandra Kasinger, Billings; two other grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

 

Little, Nola A. (Chastain) 11 Feb 1894 - May 1980

[Note; Daughter of Julius C. & Elizabeth N. “Lizzie”  (Rhodes) Chastain; married Loyal Floyd

Little 9 Jun 1894 - 2 Nov 1983]

Funeral services for Mrs. Nola A. Little, 86, of Clever, were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Union Ridge Baptist Church with Revs. Robert Russell and Eli Routh officiating.  Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery under directions of Meadors of Clever. Mrs. Little died Wednesday morning at Lester E. Cox Medical Center following a long illness.  She was member of the Union Ridge Baptist Church and a longtime resident of the Clever community. She is survived by her husband, Loyal, a son, Leo of Clever; five brothers, Charley Chastain of Clever, Archie Chastain of Springfield, Dillard Chastain of Nixa, Leford Chastain of Louisa, Virginia and Rayo Chastain of Willard; two sisters, Mrs.  Tillie Peters, and Mrs. Thelma Boyto, both of Springfield; a granddaughter who made her home with them for several years, Mrs. Sandra Kasinger of Billings; two other grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Contributed by Sadie Phillips and Bea Gardner.

 

Little, Norwood Gene “Woody” 6 Oct 1932 - 7 Jan 2010 SN-L 10 Jan 2010

[Note: Son of Marvin Joseph & Dorothy Melissa (Thompson) Little; married 23 Apr 1955 Carma Lee Pearce]

Norwood "Woody" Gene Little, 77, Billings, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2010 in the Christian Health Care, Nixa. He was born October 6, 1932 in Clever, Mo. to Marvin Joseph and Dorothy Melissa (Thompson) Little. Woody was united in marriage to Carma Lee Pearce April 23, 1955. This union was blessed with one daughter. Woody was a member of the Schweitzer United Methodist Church in Springfield. Woody worked at Mid-America Dairy Association. He was a business agent for the Teamsters Local #245 and a cattle farmer. His parents; a brother, Gerald Little; and three brothers-in-law, Joe King, Mickey Pearce, and Buck Pearce preceded him in death. His loving wife, Carma Lee; a daughter, Candise Little, Springfield; a brother, Forrest Little and wife, Margie, Seymour; a sister, Clejo King, Clever; a half sister, Helen Davis, Modesto, Calif.; extended family and friends survive him. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2010 in Meadors Funeral Home, Clever, with Pastor Lori Lamberth and Rev. Wes Arington officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Wise Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Schweitzer United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com.

 

Little, Ollie 5 Jan 1917 - 29 Jun 1991  NN-E 11 Jul 1991

[Note: Son of Milton Aaron & Eliza Ann(Pitts) Little; married 23 Jun 1990 Luella Craig 3 Nov 1921 - 18 Dec 1994 married first Sportsman]

Ollie Little, 74, died Saturday, June 29, 1991, in his home, following a six-month illness. He was born Jan. 5, 1917, in Ponce de Leon, to Milton A. and Eliza A (Pitts) Little. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was retired from Hedge Construction Co. He was a veteran of World War II and an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Reeds Spring. He was also a member of Oak Ridge Full Gospel Church. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. On June 23, 1990, he married Luella Sportsman. Survivors include his wife, Luella; seven brothers, Dock, Marvin and Doyle, all of Ozark, Millard, Highlandville, Homer, Springfield, Arthur, Reeds Spring, and Tommy, Ponce de Leon; six sisters, Estie Dougan and Florence Rantz, both of Galena, Mable Keysser, Highlandville, Alice Blanchard, Ozark, Lucille Dennis, Bradleyville, and Myrtle Loveland, Sparta; 13 stepchildren, Delilah Muhlenbruch, Bobbie Barron, Inna Melton, Ann Clarkson, Alice Winkler, Mary Daugherty, Junior Elders, Arthur Elders, Ernest Elders, Charles Elders, Sadie Barnes, Zola Browner and Gene Jackson; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of friends. Services were Tuesday, July 2, in Oak Ridge Full Gospel Church, with Kris Jackson officiating. Burial was in Eisenhour Cemetery, under the direction of Cheatham-Stumpff Funeral Home, Galena.

 

Little, Onis A. 30 Mar 1892 - 18 Nov 1984 OH 22 Nov 1984 pB5

[Note: Son of James Lafayette & Martha A. (Dean) Little; married 12 Oct 1913 Alma Washam 3 Aug 1893 - 2 Feb 1989; no legible tombstone in Wise Hill Cemetery; SSDI gives final residence as Aurora]

Services for Onis A. Little, 92, Clever, were held Nov. 21 in Clever United Methodist Church with the Rev. Randall DeMasters officiating. Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery under the direction of Meadors of Clever. Mr. Little died Nov. 18 in Ozarks Methodist Manor, Marionville, after a long illness. A longtime resident of Clever, Mr. Little was a retired farmer and a member of Clever United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Alma; a son, Joe, Clever; a daughter, Helen Jenkins, Aurora; three sisters, Bertha Meacheam and Bell Hale, both of Clever and Lou Davis, the state of California; four grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

 

Little, Pamela Susan 1950 - 24 Jul 1970  CCR 30 Jul 1970 p4

[Note: Daughter of Marvin A. & ?  (   ) Little]

Funeral services for Pamela Susan Little, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin A. Little of Springfield were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Ayre-Goodwin Chapel, with the Rev. Charles H. Hufft officiating. Burial was in Brookline Cemetery. Miss Little was killed in a traffic accident early Friday in Waynesville. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Topeka, Kan. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Sheryl, and a brother, Michael, both of the home, and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl R. Dalton of Springfield and Mrs. Milt Little of Ozark.

 

Little, Peter Lorenzo 7 Sep 1873 - 2 Apr 1944 CCR 6 Apr 1944 p1

[Note: Son of Lewis Lafayette “Fate” & Julia Ann (Thompson) Little; married 2 Jan 1906 Verdie M. Bullard 29 Aug 1885 - 12 Oct 1966]

Peter L. Little, 70, retired farmer, died Sunday morning at his home in Springfield. He is survived by his widow, Verdie; four sons, Andy and Raymond of Springfield, Homer and Boyd of Kansas City; three daughters, Mrs. A.F. Brown of Sterling, Kans., Lucille and Katherine of Springfield; two brothers, Robert of Highlandville and John of Talequah, Okla. Mr. Little was employed on A.J. Howard’s farm on James River for 20 years, leaving in 1929 and going into business at Poplar Bluff. He sold out there and has spent the last five years in Springfield. Burial was at Delaware Cemetery Tuesday under direction of the Alma Lohmeyer Funeral Home.

 

Little, Robert Henry 1878 - 27 Aug 1959       CCR 10 Sep 1959 p4

[Note: Son of Dallas & Lucy (Lents) Little; married Mary Ann Thompson May 1877 - 15 Jun 1960]

Funeral services for Robert Henry Little, 81, who died August 27, were held Aug. 30 at 2:00 p.m. in the Harris Funeral Chapel at Nixa with Robert Hoffman officiating. Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery under direction of Harris. A native of the Clever community, he was united at an early age with the Clever Christian Church, later transferring his membership to the Nixa Christian Church upon moving to the Nixa community. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Ann Little of the Nixa, one daughter, Mrs. Reathel Ewens of the home, one brother, Louis Little of Washburn, Mo., two half-brothers, James H. Gilmore of Elkland, Mo. and Monroe Gilmore of Dixon, Mo.; one half-sister, Mrs. Nettie Cline of Springfield.

 

Little, Robert W. 15 May 1883 - 20 Nov 1955    CCR 1 Dec 1955 p1

[Note: Son of Lewis Lafayette “Fate” & Julia Ann (Thompson) Little; married 2 Jul 1915

Melvina M. “Vina“ Moore 25 Feb 1896 - 16 May 1950]

Funeral services for Robert W. Little, 72, who died November 20 at Springfield, Mo. were held November 22 in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, west of Highlandville, with the Rev. Floyd Hanks officiating. Burial was in Highlandville Cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Nixa. A longtime resident of the Highlandville community, he moved to Springfield following the death of his wife in 1950. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include three sons, Onis and Adrian Little of Springfield and Frankie Wayne Little of the home at 1476 McGee, Springfield; three daughters, Cleva and Vivian Little of the home and Mrs. Mides Russell of Nixa, eight grandchildren and other relatives

 

Little, Rolla Monroe 10 Jul 1905 - 22 Mar 2005 SN-L 23 Mar 2005

[Note: Son of E. Sherman  & Rosetta (Luce) Little; married 15 Sep 1929 Theresa Marie Gardner]

Rolla, 99, Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2005. He was born on July 10, 1905, in his parents home in Clever, Mo., where his father, E. Sherman Little, and mother, Rosetta (Luce) Little, lived on the family dairy farm. Rolla is the youngest of three children, his sister, Alice, and his brother, Hobert. Rolla spent his childhood working on the family farm and attending school where he graduated from Clever High School. upon graduation he attended Draughns Business College in Springfield, and after graduation there, he entered into the banking industry in Monett, Kansas City, and finally Springfield, where he has resided ever since. Early in his career, Rolla met and married Theresa Marie (Gardner) Little from Billings, Mo., and they were married in Christian county on September 15, 1929. Rolla left the banking industry and served as Traffic and Claims Manager, and later part owner of Powell Brothers Trucklines in Springfield. He worked with Powell Brothers for over 20 years, until Time Trucklines bought the business. At that time, he went to work for A J Industries/Reyco as Traffic Manager and worked there until mandatory retirement at age 65. Upon retirement, he had more leisure time to do his favorite pastimes of fishing, gardening, and returning to the family farm to help out since the original farm and home place are still operated and owned by a great-nephew. Survivors include two sons, Ron Little and wife, Sally, of Lebanon, Mo., and Tom Little and wife, Linda, of Springfield; grandchildren, Randy Little and wife, Lora, Doug Little, Matt Little, and Stacy Little; great-grandchildren, Jake Little, Cory Little, and Jennifer Little; one granddaughter-in-law, Lisa Little; numerous other loving relatives; and a host of friends. Rolla was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife of 69 years; and one grandson, Mike Little of Lebanon. The family wishes to thank the staff of Woodland Manor Nursing Home for the loving and excellent care provided to Rolla as a resident from 1998 to his passing. They would also like to express appreciation to the members of Grace United Methodist Church for the frequent visits that brightened his day. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2005, at 2 p.m. in White Chapel Memorial Gardens under the direction of Thieme-Shadel-Hicks Funeral Service. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service, beginning at 1 p.m. in White Chapel In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 600 S. Jefferson, Springfield, 65806.

 

Little, Rosetta R. (King) Bristow Feb 1893 - 14 Sep 1973  OH 20 Sep 1973 p8

[Note: Daughter of  Jesse Lafayette & Bethena King; married Walter H. Bristow  6 Aug 1888 - Aug 1968; married Emra Little]

Clever - Mrs. Rosetta Little, 80, a resident of Clever, died last Friday in Cox Medical Center, Springfield, following a short illness. Surviving are her husband, Emra; one daughter, Mrs. Marie Kanawyer, Jamestown, Calif.; two sons, Wayne Bristow, Ponca City, Okla. and Eugene Bristow; two step-daughters, Mrs. Dick Cox, Clever and Mrs. Lucile Watson, Springfield; two step-sons, Gerald Little, Clever and Kenneth Little, Florissant; two sisters, Mrs. Nisha Little, Clever and Mrs. Claude Arndt, Billings; three grandchildren, five step grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are under direction of Cantrell of Clever.

 

Little, Sanford M. 25 Dec 1901 - 23 May 1968

[Note: Son of James L. & Martha (Dean) Little; married 2 Apr 1928 Opal Ellis 29 May 1902 - 24 Jan 2000]

Sanford M. Little, 66, Clever, died at 1:45 a.m. today in Burge-Protestant Hospital, Springfield, following a brief illness.  A native of this community, he was a mechanic and a member of the Methodist Church.  Survivors are his wife, Opal; a daughter, Mrs. Geraldean Shuler, Florissant; three brothers, Onis, Emra and Floyd, all of Clever; five sisters, Mrs. Belle Hale, Mrs. Bertha Meacham and Mrs. Verda Davis, all of Clever, Mrs. Logie Garoutte, Billings, and Mrs. Lou Davis, Cucamonga, Calif.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Clever Methodist Church with the Rev. Harold Hunter officiating.  Burial will be in Wise Hill Cemetery under direction of Cantrell.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 23 May 1968 in the margin.

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Little, Sanford M. 25 Dec 1901 - 23 May 1968    CCR 30 May 1968 p8

Sanford M. Little, 66, Clever, died at 1:45 a.m. Thursday in Burge-Protestant Hospital, Springfield, following a brief illness. A native of the Clever community, he was a mechanic and a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors are his wife, Opal; a daughter, Mrs. Geraldean Shuler, Florissant; three brothers, Onis, Emra and Floyd, all of Clever; five sisters, Mrs. Belle Hale, Mrs. Bertha Meacham and Mrs. Verda Davis, all of Clever, Mrs. Logia Garoutte, Billings and Mrs.. Lou David, Cucamonga, Calif. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday in Clever Methodist Church with the Rev. Harold Hunter officiating. Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery under direction of Cantrell.

 

Little, Sarah Ann “Sally” (Gilmore) 27 Aug 1876 - 8 Nov 1953

[Note: Daughter & ? & Margaret (Henson) Gilmore; married 10 Sep 1894 William Jefferson Little 11 Jan 1870 - 12 Nov 1958 ]

Mrs. Sarah Ann (Sally) Little, 77-year-old lifelong resident of the Clever Community, died at 1:45 p.m. yesterday in Springfield Baptist Hospital after a four weeks illness.  Mrs. Little is survived by her husband, William J. Little; two sons, Loyal of Clever and Sam Little of 904 West Poplar; three daughters, Mrs. Hettie Wilson of Clever, Mrs. Vesta DeBoie of Highlandville and Mrs. Rosa Hawkins of Nixa; two brothers, John Henry Gilmore of Route 1, Billings and Tom Gilmore of Springfield; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church by the Rev. R. W. Forbis.  Burial will be in Frazier Cemetery under direction of Harris of Clever.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 1953, in the margin.

 

Little, Stella (Kerr) 4 May 1888 - 3 Jul 1952

[Note: Daughter of John & Mary (  ) Kerr]

Mrs. Stella Little, 64, of 928 East Grand, died at 12:15 a.m. today in St. John’s Hospital, where she had been a patient for four days.  She had been ill for two years.  Mrs. Little, a Springfield resident since 1925, was a member of the Grace Methodist Church.  Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Earl Ellis of Tulsa, Okla.; a son, the Rev. Matt Kerr of Lebanon, Mo.; and two grandchildren.  Burial will be in Wise Hill Cemetery between Clever and Republic.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Alma Lohmeyer-Jewell E. Windle.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 3 July 1952 in the margin.

 

Little, Thomas Willard "Scrooge" 16 Jul 1916 - 29 Apr 1998  CCH-N 6 May 1998

[Note: Son of George Davis & Zetta (Jones) Little; married Luellla P. 23 Nov 1934 - 30 Jun 2000

m/1 Williams]

T. Willard "Scrooge" Little, 81, Clever, died at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 1998 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born July 16, 1916 in Clever, to George David and Zetta "Jones" Little. Willard served his country in the U.S. Army during WW. II. He was with the Clever Fire Department for 35 years, and retired from the City of Clever as a maintenance worker. He was a member of the Clever United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his wife, Luella; a stepdaughter, Lucinda "Cindy" Williams, both of the home; a sister Beulah Walker of Clever; two nieces and their husbands, Betty and Reid Bradberry of Battlefield and Bonnie and Larry Herndon of Springfield; two nephews Bill Walker and David Walker and his wife, Margaret, all of Springfield; five great-nephews; two great-nieces; a great-great-niece, a great-great-nephew; two brothers-in-law, Eugene (Bud) Williams of Clever and Cecil Williams of Springfield; a host of other relatives and friends and two special Hospice friends, Becky and Gladys. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday May 2, 1998 in the Clever United Methodist Church with Rev. Dennis Bowling and David Smith officiating, and under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Clever. Burial with military honors followed in Pope Cemetery, Clever. Visitation was 7 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clever United Methodist Church, Hospice, VNA; Clever Fire Department or the Clever Older Adult Care.

 

Little, Theda Aslea (Keysser) 31 Aug 1922 - 10 Jun 2010 SN-L 12 Jun 2010

[Note: Daughter of Herman Emil & Maggie Frances (Harris) Keysser; married 17 Aug 1943 Millard Little]

Theda Little, age 87, of Highlandville, passed away Thursday. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with burial following in Highlandville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday in the funeral home.

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Little, Theda Aslea (Keysser) 31 Aug 1922 - 10 Jun 2010 CCH-N 16 Jun 2010

Theda Aslea Little, 87, of Highlandville, passed away June 10, 2010.  She was born Aug. 31, 1922, in Highlandville, the daughter of Herman Emil and Maggie Frances (Harris) Keysser. On Aug. 17, 1943, she and Millard Little were united in marriage. Mrs. Little worked for Hagale Garment Company for 10 years. She was a homemaker and loved her life, living it to the fullest. She enjoyed flowers, canning and helping others. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include: Her husband, Millard; two children, Gerald Little and wife Judy, Republic, and Wilma Chilcutt and husband Elmo, Brookline; five grandchildren, Janice Kay Walker, Shelly Dewitt, Laura Rose, Sherry Stanberry and Lesha Hamilton; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Millard Deana Walker, two sisters, Imogene Little, and infant sister Erma Eloise; two brothers, Orval and Orlen Keysser; and her parents. Funeral services were 10 a.m. June 14, Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Pastor Rick Washam officiating. Burial followed in Highlandville Cemetery. Visitation was from 2 to 4 p.m. June 13 in the funeral home.

 

Little, Thedosia Lillian “Dosis“ (Maness) 4 Nov 1873 - 22 Apr 1968

[Note: married William Barlow Little 26 May 1873 - 8 Dec 1948]

Mrs. Thedosia Lillian Little, 94, died at 5:05 p.m. Monday in Ozark Methodist Manor, Marionville, where she had been a patient three years.  A resident of the Clever area most of her life, Mrs. Little is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Ona Riley, Republic, Mrs. Tina Swadley, Springfield, and Mrs. Velma Meadors and Mrs. Alta Nelson, both of Clever.  Other survivors include sons, Ray, Denair, Calif., and Marvin, Eldon, Arlie and Dee, all of Clever; 32 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 25 April 1968 in the margin.

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Little, Thedosia Lillian “Dosia“ (Maness) 4 Nov 1873 - 22 Apr 1968 CCR 25 Apr 1968 p1

Mrs. Thedosia Lillian Little, 94, died at 5:05 p.m. Monday in Ozark Methodist Manor, Marionville, where she had been a patient three years. A resident of the Clever area most of her life, Mrs. Little is survived by five sons, Ray of Denair, Calif. and Marvin, Eldon, Arlie and Dee, all of Clever; four daughters, Mrs. Ona Riley of Republic, Mrs. Tina Swadley of Springfield and Mrs. Velma Meadors and Mrs. Alta Nelson, both of Clever; 32 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Methodist Church in Clever with the Rev. Wayne Jones and E. L. Devors officiating. Burial was in Pope Chapel Cemetery under direction of Cantrell.

 

Little, Velma Jean 18 Jan 1927 - 27 Aug 1932 CCR 1 Sep 1932 p1

[Note: Daughter of Francis Marion “Myrt” & Edith Julianna Mae (Eustler) Little; middle name spelled Gean on tombstone]

Velma Jean Little, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Myrt Little, died at their home on Saturday, Aug. 27. She was born Jan. 18, 1927, being 5 years, 7 months and 9 days old at death. She leaves her parents, three sisters, May, Grace, and Elva, and three brothers, Loran, Carl, and Kirby and her two grandmothers to mourn her departure. Funeral services were conducted by Jno. Steel of Ponce de Leon and the remains were laid to rest in the Ponce de Leon cemetery.

 

Little, Verda Lea (Davis) 15 Feb 1930 - 15 Apr 2005  SN-L 17 Apr 2005 & SN-L 18 Apr 2005

[Note: Daughter of George Henry & Verda Arana (Little) Davis; married 15 Feb 1948 Charles Hendrex Little 9 Apr 1927 - 17 Dec 2002]

Verda Lea Little, 75, Clever, passed away Friday evening, April 15, 2005, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, following a short illness. She was born in rural Clever, Mo., the youngest of five daughters, to George Henry and Verda Arana (Little) Davis. Vert was united in marriage to Charles Hendrex Little February 15, 1948. Charles passed away in December 2002. She was a long time resident of Clever. She was a member of the Clever United Methodist Church and was active with the women's group. Vert was the secretary at Clever Schools for 28 years, retiring July 1996. Vert was a gracious caretaker of her family. Her hobbies included golf, reading, shopping, and she was a member of the Red Hat Society. She formerly served on the board of the Christian County Historical Society and currently was serving on the Board of the Christian County Health Department. Others preceding her in death were her parents, and sisters, Maxine Davis, Dolores Hale, and Henrietta Phillips. She is survived by a daughter, Lea Anne Little, St. Louis; a sister, Doris Little, Republic; nieces and nephews, Gary Hale, Larry Hale, Jeanne Jones, Stan Hale, Richard Phillips, Mike Little, Peggy Phillips, Chris Phillips, and their families; and many other relatives and friends who loved her and were loved by her. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2005, in the Clever United Methodist Church, with Rev. Dennis Bowling officiating, under direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Clever. Burial will follow in Wise Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Relay for Life or Clever United Methodist Church.

 

Little, Wade Donald 26 Aug 1913 - 16 Nov 1950

Son of Martin Joseph & Willie Mae (Davis) Little; married Orlena Hayes; married Hattie E. Wolfe

Funeral services for Wade Little, who died last Thursday of a heart attack at his home in Springfield, were held yesterday in the Methodist Church at Clever with the Revs. Wm. Butts and Floyd M.  Holt officiating.  Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Roy Pearce, Byron Maples, Robert Cassady, Jerome Gooch, Robert Sullins and Willard Little. J. R. Foster, H. A. Carter, C. W. Fischer, H. J. O’Brien, W. McNish, T. B. Powell, R. N. Moore and E. L. Neuman, all fellow employees at Goodyear Service Stores in Springfield, were honorary pallbearers.  The deceased was 37 years old and spent his early life in Clever but had lived in Springfield for the past several years.  He is survived by his widow, Hattie Wolf Little, of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin J. Little of Clever; a brother, S-Sgt. Leo J. Little, U.S. Air Force, Munich, Germany; six sisters, Mrs. Zola Pearce of Springfield; Mrs. Filettes Maples of rural Billings, Mrs. Vernell Cassady, Biloxi, Miss., Mrs. Helen Gooch of Springfield, Mrs. Norma W. Intermantel of St. Louis, and Mrs. June Sullins of Springfield.  The widow of the deceased is the niece of Mrs. G. A. Marsh of this city.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 16 November 1950 in the margin.

 

Little, William Barlow 26 May 1873 - 8 Dec 1948 CCR 16 Dec 1948

[Note: Son of George Washington & Mary C. “Mollie”  (Martin) Little; married Theodosia Lillian “Dosia“ Maness 4 Nov 1873 - Apr 1968; family says middle name was Barlow; MO DC gives middle name Asbery]

William A. Little, 75, a retired farmer, died suddenly Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 8, from a heart attack at this home in Clever. He had lived in Missouri most of his life and in the Clever community for the past 30 years. Survivors include the wife, Theodosia, of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Ona Riley of Republic, Mrs. Tina Swadley of Springfield, Mrs. Balma Meadors and Miss Alta Little of Clever; five sons, Ray of Denair, Calif., Marvin, Eldon and Dee of Billings and Arlie of Clever; five brothers, Lewis, Taylor and David of Clever, Johnnie of Hartville, Mo., and Martin of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Catherine Luce and Mrs. Texana Meacheam of Clever, and Mrs. Mae Kerr of Lebanon; 22 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Clever Methodist Church with Dr. Hurvey officiating. Burial was made in the Polk Chapel cemetery under the direction of the Maples-Harris Funeral Home.

 

Little, William Hobert 14 May 1902 - 26 Nov 1974  OH 5 Dec 1974 p9

[Note: Son of  Enoch & Etta ( ) Little; married Lena Rickman 6 Apr 1904 - 7 Jan 1990; tombstones spell his name Hobert and his wife’s name Lena]

CLEVER - Funeral services for William Hobart Little, 72, a lifelong resident of Clever, were at 2 p.m. Friday in Clever Methodist Church with the Rev. Larkin Haven officiating. Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery near Clever under direction of Cantrell of Clever. Mr. Little died Tuesday morning after a short illness. He was a retired auditor for the federal government. Surviving are his wife, Lema; a son, Charles R. of Clever; two daughters, Mrs. Genevieve Kynion, Springfield and Mrs. Eupha Jane Cowan, Broken Arrow, Okla.; a brother, Rolla of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Allis Baker, of Clever, eight grandchildren, and one great grandchild.

 

Little, William Jefferson 11 Jan 1870 - 12 Nov 1958

[Note: Son of Dallas & Lucy (Lentz) Little; married 10 Sep 1894 Sarah Ann Gilmore 27 Aug 1876 - 8 Nov 1953]

Funeral services for William Jefferson Little, 91, of Clever, who died Nov. 9 in a Springfield hospital, were held Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 2:00 p.m. in the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with Rev. R. W. Forbis and Rev. Lloyd Wilson officiating.  Burial was in Frazier Cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Clever.  He was a retired farmer and a resident of Stone County most of his life, until moving to Clever in 1943.  He was a longtime member of the Union Ridge Baptist Church.  Survivors include two sons, Loyal Little of Clever and George little of San Jose, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Hettie Wilson of Springfield, Mrs. Vesta DeBoie of Highlandville and Mrs. Rosa Hawkins of Nixa; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; two brothers, Lewis Little of Washburn, Mo., and Robert Little of Nixa; two half-brothers, J. H. Gilmore of Elkland, Mo., and Monroe Gilmore of Dixon, Mo.; one half-sister, Mrs. Nettie Cline of Chicago, Ill.

Note; this clipping from the collection of Audrey (King0 Maples has a handwritten date of 1958 in the margin. Contributed by Rada Beth (Hayden) Maples.

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Little, William Jefferson 11 Jan 1870 - 12 Nov 1958    CCR 20 Nov 1958 p8

Funeral services for William Jefferson Little, 91, of Clever, who died Nov. 9 in a Springfield hospital, were held Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 2:00 p.m. in the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with Rev. R. W. Forbis and Rev. Lloyd Wilson officiating. Burial was in Frazier Cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Clever. He was a retired farmer and a resident of Stone County most of his life until moving to Clever in 1943. He was a longtime member of the Union Ridge Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Loyal Little of Clever and George Little of San Jose, Calif., three daughters, Mrs. Hettie Wilson of Springfield, Mrs. Vesta Deboie of Highlandville and Mrs. Rosa Hawkins of Nixa; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; two brothers, Lewis Little of Washburn, Mo and Robert Little of Nixa; two half-brothers, J. H. Gilmore of Elkland, Mo and Monroe Gilmore of Dixon, Mo. one half-sister, Mrs. Nettie Cline of Chicago, Ill.

 

Little, William L. 1 Apr 1871 - 11 Jul 1935 CCR 18 Jul 1935 p8

[Note: Son of William & Luisey (Cobb) Little; married 15 Jul 1896 Anna Bell Thomason 1880 - 11 Aug 1910; married 25 Dec 1917 Martha who m/1 Childers]

Mr. Will Little was born April 1, 1871, at Ivalogue, Union County, Georgia. He died July 11, 1935, aged 64 years, 3 months and 10 days. He came with his parents when about the age of 12 years to Christian county, Missouri, and lived about 2-1/2 miles west of Clever, Mo., in the Wise Hill community. He was married to Miss Anna Bell Thomason of Greenall, Texas, July 15, 1897. To this union four children were born. Lemuel Maxie, who died a the age of four years, Mrs. Leta Givens of Glendale, Calif., Mrs. Paul Little of Pincon, New Mexico, and Mrs. Susie Tam of Des Moines, Iowa. These children are present today for the funeral services. Mrs. Little died Aug. 11, 1910. Mr. Little was married to Mrs. Martha Childers Dec. 25, 1917. Mr. Little was converted in a meeting held in Clever by Mrs. Keyster at about the year 1911. He became a member of the Clever Methodist Episcopal church and was a member there at the time of his death. Mr. Little was a Christian man having those characteristics which are so fine. He lived a peaceful life. He did not have an unkind word against anyone. He met life as it came and made the best of it. The wife and children testify that they never heard him use any foul language. He was the same man every day. He did not lie for people to criticize others. He kept the three children together after the death of their mother, which bespeaks his ability as a father. Although these children have established homes of their own, they still cherish memories of that home life. He leaves to mourn his departure his wife, three children, two brothers, Mr. J.L. Little, Clever, Mo., and Mr. A.M. Little, Springfield, Mo.; one sister, Mrs. Laura Moore, Peoria, Ill.; one step child, Mrs. Bessie Forbis, Springfield, Mo.; four grandchildren; other relatives and a number of friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Clever M.E. church conducted by the pastor, Rev. Holt, with burial in the Wise Hill cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, Mo.

 

Little, William Loren, Sr. 26 Sep 1924 - 11 Nov 1995  CCH-N 15 Nov 1995

[Note: Son of Francis Marion “Myrt” & Edith Julianna Mae (Eutsler) Little]

William Loren Little, Sr., 71, of Nixa, passed away at 3:50 a.m. in Nixa Park Care Center. Mr. Little was born on Sept. 26, 1924, in Abesville, Missouri, to Frances M. and Edith M. Eutsler Little. He retired from the United States Army with the rank of 1st Sergeant and was a Combat Engineer. Mr. Little was preceded in death by: His parents; a sister; and a son, Ray Little. He is survived by: His son, William Little, Jr., and his wife, Carol, of Chantilly, Va.; a daughter, Patricia Evanger, and husband, Larry, of Lacey, Wash.; two brothers, Kerby Little, Pittsburg, Mo., and Carl Little, Tacoma, Wash.; five sisters, Elvie Blevins and May Barber, both of Nixa, Loretta Essary, Galena, Mo., Grace Fox, Springfield, Mo., and Fern Beroth, Tacoma, Wash.; three grandchildren, Travis Evanger, Lacey, Wash., Amy Little Steinberger, Reston, Va., and Shain Little, Tacoma, Wash.; and a great grandchild, Loran Steinberger, Reston, Va. Services were Tuesday, Nov. 14, 1995, at 2:00 p.m, in Harris, a Cassity Heritage Funeral Home, Nixa, with the Rev. Ray Lassley officiating. Burial followed with full military honors in Eisenhour Cemetery; Spokane. Visitation was Monday from 7-8 p.m. in the funeral home.

 

Little, Zetta (Jones) 7 May 1892 - 28 Dec 1965

[Note: Daughter of William Thomas & Aceneth Parthena “Cena“ (Word) Jones; married 6 Jun 1915 George David Little 17 Dec 1876 - 16 Mar 1965]

Mrs. Zetta Little, 73, died at 8:40 p.m. yesterday in her home here (Clever) after a lingering illness.  She is survived by a son, Willard, and a daughter, Beulah Walker, both of Clever; and a sister, Lizzie Guthrie, of Clever.  Mrs. Little, a lifelong resident of Clever, was a member of the Methodist Church and a charter member of WSCS.  Other survivors include three granddaughters, two grandsons and a great-grandson.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Clever Methodist Church with the Rev. Wayne Jones officiating.  Burial will be in the Frazier Cemetery under direction of Cantrell.

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

 

Littrell, Clay 16 Jul 1906 - 17 Feb 1976 OH 19 Feb 1976 p6

ROGERSVILLE - Services for Clay Littrell, 69, Rogersville, were at 2 p.m. Thursday in Marsh Chapel here with Eugene Gilmore and Bruce Veteto officiating. Burial was be in White Oak Cemetery northeast of here. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Mr. Littrell died at 5:25 a.m. Tuesday in Cox Medical Center, Springfield, after a short illness.

 

Littrell, J. T. 18 Apr 1931 - 25 May 2006 CCH-N 7 Jun 2006

[Note: Son of John Daniel & Martha L. (Davis) Littrell; married 25 Jun 1952 Joetta Worley]

            J. T. Littrell, a resident of Ozark, was born April 18, 1931, in Roland, Okla a son of John Daniel and Martha (Davis) Littrell. He departed this life Thursday, May 25, 2006 in Ozark at the age of 75. Mr. Littrell was a carpenter and painter. He was an avid outdoorsman who lived to hunt, fish, camp and canoe. He was always the chief camp cook. In January 2003, he gave his heart to the lord. On June 25, 1952, he was united in marriage with Joetta (Worley) Littrell who survived him of Berryville, Ark. Five children were born from their union, three sons and daughters-in-law Randy and Christine Littrell of Seligman, Mo., Glen and Ronda Littrell of Eureka Springs, Ark. And Joe and Jill Littrell of Pea Ridge, Ark.; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Retha and Paul Johnson of Bentonville, Ark. And Lesa and Ken Richardson of Berryville, Ark. Also surviving him are seven grandchildren, Sequiota and Sierra Littrell of Rhinebeck, N. Y., Kristin Littrell of Russellville, Ark., Hailey Littrell of Pea Ridge, Ark., Cory Lee Johnson of Bentonville, Ark. And Dustin and Emily Richardson of Berryville, Ark. He is also survived by his dearest friend and companion, Verba Luttrell of Ozark; and two brothers Marion Littrell of Little Rock, Ark and Delbert Littrell of Coos Bay, Ore.; many other relatives; and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Martha Littrell; two brothers; two sisters; and two infant grandsons, Chris Allen Littrell and Rancel Lee Littrell. Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2006, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Funeral services were 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Rev. Benny Thompson officiating. Interment was in the Rock House Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 1900, Greene Forest, Ark. 72638; Relay for Life, PO Box 309, Eureka Springs, Ark. 72632; Gideons International, PO Box 362, Berryville, Ark 72616; or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelson-funeral.com


Livingood, Fannie (Stewart) d 4 Jun 1949 CCR 9 Jun 1949

Fannie Stewart Livingood, a former resident of Ava, Mo., died Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Max Riech of St. Louis, after a lingering illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon at the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home of Ava, with burial in the Good Hope cemetery nearby. Graveside services were given by the Ozark Chapter of Order of Easter Star of which Mrs. Livingood was a longtime member. Those attending from Ozark were Judge and Mrs. Tom R. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Clell McGinnis, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gunn, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wade, Mesdames Myron White, Walter Brazeale, Adolph Pickering, W.C. Taylor, Robert Rice, H.B. Johnson, and R.R. Farthing.

 

Livingston, Gladys Marie (Sphar) Littlefield 31 Jul 1928 - 28 Aug 2010             CCH-N 1 Sep 2010

[Note: Daughter of Harold & Ethel (  ) Sphar; married Charles Littlefield; married ? Livingston]

Gladys M. Livingston passed away Saturday evening August 28 at her home in rural Sparta. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Ethel Sphar, her brother Raymond Sphar, her granddaughter, Stephanie (Graber) Zavala and her first husband and father of her children, Charles Littlefield. She is survived by her three daughters and two sons-in-law, Kathie M. Graber, Shari and Marty Trexler, Sandy and Jeff Hearn. Surviving grandsons and granddaughter-in law are Mat Graber, Joshua and Dee Dee Wilson and Seth Wilson. Gladys had five great-grandchildren, Brandon Human-Graber, Stephan Zavaka, Charlie Marie Graber, Skyla Wilson and Indica Wilson. She is also survived by her brother James H. Sphar and six step great grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Comfort Inn in Ozark.

Livingston, Helen Evelina (Greenway) 15 Jul 1917 - 28 May 1936 CCR 4 Jun 1936 p1

[Note: Daughter of Leonard & Bessie (Starks) Greenway; married Efton Livingston 3 Jun 1910 - May 1970; DC gives middle name as Evelyn]

Helen Evelina Livingston was born July 15, 1917, and departed this life May 28, 1936, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Greenway near White City, at the age of 18 years, 10 months and 13 days. Helen was loved by all who knew her. She was a loving wife, mother and daughter. She is survived by her husband, Efton Livingston and one small son, Chester Dean, her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Greenway, three sisters, Eula Mae, Gineth and Mrs. Myrtle Russell, four brothers, Orville, Carl, Eugene, and Floyd Greenway, other relatives and a host of friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Ponce de Leon church conducted by Rev. R.W. Forbis of Marionville, with burial in the Ponce de Leon cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, Mo.

 

Livingston, Robert W. 20 Jul 1911 - 17 Jun 1977 OH 23 Jun 1977 p2

NIXA - Services for Robert W. Livingston, 65, Nixa, were at 1 p.m. Monday in Roller Funeral Home, Mountain Home, Ark. with the Rev. Joseph Fahl officiating. Burial was in the Mountain Home Cemetery. Mr. Livingston, a former Mountain Home merchant, died Friday morning in his home here after a short illness. After his retirement in 1973 from operation of a Mountain Home supermarket and a Gassville, Ark. meat processing plant, Mr. Livingston moved to Nixa. He was a member of Mountain Home United Methodist Church. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Adams, Mathis, Tex. and Mrs. Virginia Bryant, Nixa.

 

Livingston, Thomas Roy 1894 - 13 May 1970  CCR 21 May 1970 p8

[Note: married Vernettie McGriff 1891 - 13 May 1970]

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Livingston, Vernettie (McGriff) 1891 - 13 May 1970    CCR 21 May 1970 p8

[Note: married Thomas Roy 1894 - 13 May 1970]

Double funeral services for Thomas Roy Livingston, 75 and his wife, Vernettie, 78, were at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Billings High School auditorium with the Revs, Roy Wilson and John Tranbarger officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under direction of the Greenlawn Funeral Home. The elderly couple was killed in a car-train crash in Billings Wednesday afternoon. A retired farmer and painter, Livingston was a member of the Methodist Church. He and his wife are survived by four sons, Tennyson Livingston, Aurora, Ill., Bennett C. Livingston, Granite City, Ill., Roger E. Livingston, Beatrice, Neb., and Monte D. Livingston, Richmond; a daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Malcolm, Springfield, and 15 grandchildren. Livingston is also survived by three brothers, Robert, Iberia, J. W., Tuscumbia, And Stanley, Etterville, and four sisters, Mrs. G. A. Barr, York, Neb., Mrs. G. A. Berry, Tuscumbia, Mrs. Nettie Mace, Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Hazel Woody, St. Louis. Mrs. Livingston also is survived by a sister, Mrs. Carrie Downing, Adalanto, Calif.. and a brother, Brice McGriff, Adelanto.

 

Lloyd, Clive Miller 24 Apr 1921 - 13 Feb 1980   OH 21 Feb 1980 p2

Services for Clive Miller Lloyd, 58, Nixa, were held Tuesday in the Ralph Thieme Chapel with the Bishop James Drummond officiating. Burial was in Springfield National Cemetery. Mr. Lloyd was found dead early Friday on the parking lot of the Deskin Scale Co., 474 E. McGee. Greene County Coroner, Dr. Erwin Busiek ruled the death a suicide.

 

Lloyd, Harold H. 1898 - 14 Jan 1951  CCR 18 Jan 1951

[Note: Son of C.P. & Catherine (  ) Lloyd; married Emma]

Harold H. Lloyd, 52, of Spokane, MO., died Sunday in the St. Johns Hospital in Springfield following a five weeks illness. Mr. Lloyd was born in Springfield, the son of the late C.P. and Catherine Lloyd, pioneer Greene county residents. In 1927, Mr. Lloyd moved to Jefferson City where he lived for 19 years. About four years ago, he moved to Spokane where he entered the poultry business. Surviving are his wife, Emma; a daughter, Mrs. G.V. Mitchell of St. Louis; two brothers, Hugh Lloyd of Springfield and Guy Lloyd of Miller; four sisters, Mrs. R.E. Howerton of Carthage, Mrs. C. Nick Sprong of Springfield, Mrs. J.H. Boatman and Mrs. John Snow, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; one granddaughter, Miss Barbara Jo Mitchell of St. Louis. Funeral services were under direction of Herman Lohmeyer of Springfield.

 

Lloyd, John H. 1 Sep 1907 - 24 Nov 1985 OH 28 Nov 1985 p5

[Note: married Wilma Thomas]

Graveside services for John H, Lloyd, Billings, were held Nov. 26 in National Cemetery, Springfield, with the Rev. Harold Mayes officiating. Burial was under the direction of Meadors Chapel of Republic. Mr. Lloyd died of natural causes Nov. 24 in St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield. He attended the Methodist church and was a World War II Army veteran and retired employee of AFFAC. Survivors include his wife, Wilma; a brother, Paul Lloyd, Youngstown, Ohio; and a sister, Rosemond Johnson, Moline, Ill.

 

Lloyd, Parker 1910 - 24 Jun 1968  CCR 27 Jun 1968 p8

[Note: married Vivian Gardner]

Parker Lloyd, 57, Ozark, was dead on arrival at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, at 10:45 a.m. Monday after an apparent heart attack. Employed as a concrete finisher for Plymate and Co. Contractors in Springfield. Mr. Lloyd suffered an apparent heart attack while working at Ozark-York Air Conditioner and Heating in Springfield. He is survived by his wife, Vivian; one daughter, Mrs. Minerva Edmondson, Maysville, Ark.; three sons, Grady J., Ozark, Wesley H., Miller, Phillip D., Navy of Little Creek, Norfolk, Va.;  two brothers; two sisters; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today in the Old Bennington Presbyterian Church, Bennington, Okla. with the Rev. R. R. Craig officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under direction of Murray of Durant, Okla. The body was in Harris Funeral Home until 3 p.m. Wednesday.

 

Lloyd, Philip Dewane 23 Aug 1944 - 21 Nov 2008 SN-L 24 Nov 2008 & CCH-N 26 Nov 2008

[Note: Son of Parker & Vivian (Gardner) Lloyd; married Beverly]

Lloyd Philip Dewane Lloyd, age 64, of Sparta, passed away Friday, November 21, 2008. He was born August 23, 1944, in Bennington, Oklahoma, the son of Parker and Vivian (Gardner) Lloyd. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Philip was employed by Hartman Construction Company. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with all of them. He was an avid fisherman. Survivors include: his son, Bradly Lloyd and wife Tonia; grandchildren, Parker, Cole, and Colton Dewane; his mother, Vivian Vaughan; Bradly's mother, Beverly Lewis; a sister, Minerva Edmondson and husband Jim; two brothers, Grady Lloyd and wife Barbara, and Wesley Lloyd and wife Linda; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 25, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Chaplain Tommy Harper officiating. Burial will follow in McCracken Cemetery, Sparta. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday (today) in the funeral home.

 

Loar, Fred N. 9 Sep 1910 -  18 Dec 1978 OH 21 Dec 1978 p7

MONETT - Fred N. Loar, 68, Monett, died at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Vincent’s Hospital here shortly after being admitted. Mr. Loar had suffered an apparent heart attack. He had been a resident of Monett since 1959 and retired as foreman of Jumping Jack Shoe Corp. in 1972. For the past six years, Mr. Loar operated the Pub Tavern in Monett. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Phyllis Grooms, Monett and Mrs. Kay Koch, Nixa ; two sisters, Mrs. Edna Turney, Sacramento, Calif. and Mrs. Tommy Miller, Decatur, Ill a brother, Bill, Decatur, Ill.; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Buchanan Chapel with the Rev. Merwin Desens officiating. Burial was in Monett IOOF Cemetery.

 

Lobin, Melvin Charles 7 Aug 1927 - 23 Mar 2010 CCH-N 31 Mar 2010

[Note: Son of Oscar & Helen ( ) Lobin; married Verna Louise]

Melvin Charles Lobin, 82, went to join Louise, his beloved wife of 31 years, on March 23, 2010. He was born Aug. 7, 1927, in St. Louis. He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen and Oscar Lobin, his wife Verna “Louise,” and an older brother, Oscar Jr. He is survived by: Four children, George Michael Lobin, of Springfield, Stanley Charles Lobin, of Carthage, Miss., Cynthia Lynn Baine and husband James, of Joplin, and Pamela Ann Haworth and husband Dan, of Nixa; five grandchildren, Branden, Andrea, Garrett, Kristen, and Madison; and three great-grandchildren. The family wishes to thank Hospice Compassus and Community of Autumn Courts in Mt. Vernon for all the wonderful care and compassion during Mel’s stay at the Community of Autumn Courts. Graveside services were at 1 p.m. March 29 at Springfield National Cemetery, Glenstone and Seminole, Springfield. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Hospice Compassus 1465 E. Primrose, Springfield, 65804.

 

Locke, Lillie Iva (Raney) 22 Dec 1901 - 10 Mar 1982 OH 18 Mar 1982 p12

[Note: Daughter of Josiah & Emaline “Tursy“ (Scarborough ) Raney; married 14 Jan 1923 Samuel Bishop Locke 1 Aug 1901 - 28 Apr 1940]

Services for Iva Locke, 80, Norwood, were held March 12 in the Craig-Hurtt-Hutsel-Dedmon Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Robert Scott officiating. Burial was in the Thomas Cemetery in Norwood. Mrs. Locke died March 10 in St. John’s Regional Health Center after a short illness. Survivors include three sons, Verlon, Milton Freewater, Ore., Joe and John, both of Norwood, three daughters, Mrs. Lorene Laub, Norwood, Mrs. Beverly Dugger, Sparta, and Mrs. Joella McCaliister, Springfield; three brothers, Elmer Raney, Norwood, Monroe Raney, Barnsdall, Okla.,  and Ova Raney, Mountain Grove; two sisters, Mrs. Elva Hylton, Norwood and Mrs. Lora Hensley, Seymour; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

 

Lockhart, Albert Kerbie 15 Dec 1870 - 6 Apr 1942 CCR 16 Apr 1942 p1

[Note: Son of John & Hester (Kemble) Lockhart; married Louella Trublood 30 Oct 1876 - 12 Oct 1959]

Funeral services for Albert K. Lockhart, 71, were held Saturday, April 11, at the Sparta Christian church by Rev. Howard, with burial in the Sparta cemetery under direction of the Sparta Funeral Home, Rathbun and Chaffin.

 

Lockhart, Lois L. (Troutt) 4 Jan 1914 - 30 Dec 1993 OH 12 Jan 1994

[Note: Daughter of George & Meda (Hodges) Troutt; married 2 Nov 1930 Loyal R. Lockhart]

Lois L. Lockhart, 79, Wichita, Kan., formerly of Sparta, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 1993 at 9:51 a.m., in her home following a sudden illness. She was born Jan. 4, 1914 in McDonald, Kan., the daughter of George and Meda Hodges Troutt. She was united in marriage Nov. 2, 1930 to Loyal R. Lockhart. She had resided in Sparta from 1935 to 1954 before moving to Wichita, Kan. She was a homemaker and a member of the West Side Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Loyal Lockhart, Aug. 29, 1967; one sister, Opal McMullin; one brother, John Lloyd Troutt. Survivors include a daughter, Floretta Swearengin, Joplin; a brother, Howard Troutt, and his wife, Effie, Nixa; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; Graveside services were Tuesday, Jan. 4, in the Sparta Cemetery, with the Rev. Don Vernon officiating, under the direction of Harris, a Heritage Funeral Home, Ozark.

 

Lockhart, Louella (Trueblood) 30 Oct 1876 - 12 Oct 1959      CCR 15 Oct 1959 p3

[Note: married Albert Kemble Lockhart 15 Dec 1870 - 6 Apr 1942]

Funeral services for Mrs. Louella Lockhart, 82, who died Monday at Cheyenne County Hospital, St. Francis, Kan. will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Sparta Church of Christ, with Clyde Shrum officiating. Burial will be in Sparta Cemetery under direction of Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. A former resident of Sparta, Mrs. Lockhart was a member of the Sparta Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Loyal of Wichita and Kyle, Pine Wood, Minn.; two daughters, Mrs. Bernice Huffman, Sparta and Mrs. Edna Bannister, McDonald, Kan., a brother, Earl Trueblood, Denver, a sister, Mrs. Edna Kirkpatrick, Loveland, Colo., six grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

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