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Pauline Sue Boyd

Pauline Sue Boyd, 71 years, 5 months, 16 days old, passed peacefully to Heaven after saying the Lord’s Prayer with her husband on June 19, 2021 at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, MO with her family by her side. Pauline was born January 3, 1950 in Ava, MO to James and Donna (Lawson) McDaniel.…

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Iris Durham

Iris Ann Durham, 82 years, 2 months, 21 days old, passed peacefully to Heaven on June 17, 2021 at Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, Kansas with her family by her side. Iris was born March 26, 1939 in Omaha, NE to James Orville and Kiree (Hartley)   Brown.  On June 9, 1957, Iris Ann and…

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Hulda Pearl Tipton

Hulda Pearl Tipton, passed from this life on June 6, 2021 at Roaring River Rehabilitation, Cassville, Missouri.  She was born on April 16, 1930 in Doss, Texas.  A memorial service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Ava, Missouri on Sunday June 27, 2021 starting at 1:00 PM.  Following the memorial service Hulda will be…

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Chester “Wayne” Harper

Chester “Wayne” Harper, age 78, was born on August 27, 1943 to Irvin and Lottie Harper.  He passed away in his home on June 21, 2021 surrounded by family. Wayne grew up in the Ava area and was married to Jo Johnson on August 31, 1963.  He was a long time member of the Goodhope…

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Linda Louise Davidenko

Linda Louise Davidenko (nee Settle) entered into eternal life on May 20, 2021 from an equestrian accident.  Born December 17, 1950 in Plainview, Minnesota.   Linda was the fifth of 7 children to Beatrice and Alva Settle. Linda married Charles Davidenko on June 26, 1969. They were blessed with two children Christina and Daniel.  They…

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Ava R-I School Board Purchases Bus, Plans Capital Projects

The Ava R-1 School Board convened for their regular monthly meeting last Thursday, June 17th. Closed Session During the closed portion of the meeting the board accepted the resignation of Shelby Tracy, Assistant High School Volleyball Coach. Open Session Payment of Bills The board  voted to authorize payment of bills. The authorization was split into…

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COVID Cases Climb Again

According to Valerie Reese of the Douglas County Health Department, “Here in Douglas County we are seeing increases in cases with the latest number of new cases at 11 for this week with 1 breakthrough vaccine case. Ozark County is seeing an increase is cases,  Wright County has seen over 30 new cases this week…

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