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Lora Leroy, 93

Funeral services for Lora Leroy, 93, Dora, Mo., were held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mrs. Leroy died at 9:55 p.m., Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013, at West Vue Nursing Center. She ...

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Bonnie L. Lane, 80

Bonnie L. Lane, 80, Springfield, passed away Dec. 17, 2013, with her family by her side. Bonnie was born Dec. 31, 1932 at Rockbridge, Mo. Most of her life she called Ava home, later moving to Ozark and then to ...

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Willie M. Jones, 72

Willie Murrell Jones went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, after a short battle with cancer, at the age of 72. Willie was born March 25, 1941 to Clithia Elmeth (Boatman) Jones and William (Bill) Scribner of Ava, ...

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Vivian Martha Henley, 96

Vivian Martha Henley was born April 16, 1917, in Goodhope, Mo., to Fred Orla Bricker and Ruth Anna Jane Pond Bricker. She passed away Dec. 16, 2013, in Springfield, at the age of 96. Surviving are her children, Lloyd Henley ...

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Reba A. Hardcastle Byrd, 90

Reba Alene Hardcastle Byrd, 90, Gladstone, Mo., passed away Dec. 18, 2013 at her home. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27 at the McGilley Antioch Chapel, where a visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday; burial in Memorial Park ...

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Naomi Vandenberg, 89

Naomi Beulah Vandenberg, 89 years, 9 months, and 12 days old, passed to heaven on Dec. 17, 2013 at her daughter’s home here in Ava. Naomi was born March 5, 1924 in Blue Island, Ill., to Beulah Davis. Naomi and ...

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Artilla Stone, 77

Artilla Mildred Stone, 77, of Bruner, passed away on Dec. 16, 2013 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo. Artilla was born Dec. 26, 1935 in Longrun, Mo., to Otis Sterling “Doc” and Rae (Tabor) Silvey. Artilla is survived by ...

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Alice Julia (Judy) Silvey, 79

Silvey Judy

Alice Julia (Judy) Ford Silvey, age 79, passed peacefully at her home in Longrun, Mo., on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Judy was born July 23, 1934 in Arkoma, Okla., the daughter of Albert and Myrtle (Barker) Ford. On June 25, ...

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Willard Shortt, 91

Shortt Willard

Willard  Shortt, 91 years, 10 months, and 13 days old, passed to heaven on Dec. 14, 2013 at his home with all his family by his side. Willard was born Feb. 1, 1922 in Highlonesome, Mo., to James Ottis and ...

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Shirley L. McCleskey, 75

Shirley McCleskey went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 5, 2013, after a long battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd, of Alamogordo, N.M.; her parents, Grant and Della Ward, of Ava, Mo.; ...

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