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Area Obituaries

Iris Jenkins

Iris Ann Jenkins, 88 years, 10 months, and 8 days old, passed away on, December 26, 2022 at her home in Rogersville, Missouri with her family by her side. Iris Ann was born February 18, 1934 in Rome, Missouri to Ira N. and Lotus (Solomon) Day. Iris Ann was a 1953 Ava High School Graduate.…

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Anna Lee Potts Moffett

Anna Lee Potts Moffett age 90 of Hollister, Missouri, died Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at Point Lookout Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Anna was born September 2, 1932 to Adrian and Mildred Potts of Claiborne, OH. She was a lifelong resident of Union County before moving to Missouri the last years of her life.  She was…

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Ronald Allen

Ronald Allen, 65 years, 3 months, 7 days old, passed away on December 23, 2022 at Cox South Hospital Emergency Room in Springfield, Missouri with his family by his side. Ronnie was born September 16, 1957 in Moline, IL to Arthur Chester and Ruby Pauline (Heatherly) Allen. Ronnie was raised in the Ava community and…

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Earl H. Hardcastle Jr

Earl H. Hardcastle Jr., age 91, of Rochelle, IL, left this world peacefully Thursday March 25, 2021 from natural causes at Serenity House in Oregon, IL. Born in Squires, MO on October 1, 1929 to Earl & Dicie Rae Hardcastle (Jennings). Earl lived many years in Rockford working at Greenlee until his retirement, before moving…

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Carol Jeanette (CJ) Wheeler

Carol Jeanette (CJ) Wheeler, 73, of Ava, MO, passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021 at Cox Medical Center South. She now resides in her Heavenly home with her Lord, and family and friends that have gone before her. Carol was born January 9, 1948 in Galesburg, IL, the daughter of Sylvester (Vessie) and Cora…

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Brenda (King) Renner

Brenda Kay Renner, of Ava, MO, 63 years, 4 months, 21 days old, passed to Heaven on January 9, 2022 at her home. Brenda was born August 18, 1958 in Long Branch, New Jersey to Glenn and Wanda Jean (Beason) King. She grew up in Ava and was a 1976 graduate of Ava High School.…

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Sue Lansdown

Sue Lansdown of Ava, MO, 79 years, 7 months, and 26 days old, passed away on January 10, 2022 at Mercy hospital in Springfield, Missouri. Sue was born May 14, 1942 in Smallett, Missouri to Austin and Orlean (Huffman) Osburn. She was a Christian of the Baptist Faith. She had not been able to attend…

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Flo Etta Runion

Flo Etta (Hannaford) Runion, a devoted Christian wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away January 5, 2022 at the age of 96. She was born February 16, 1925 in Gainesville to George and Martha (Wattenbarger) Hannaford. In 1947, the love of her life, Coy Runion, asked her to be his wife. They were married in Mtn…

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Rusty Ingram

James Earl “Rusty” Ingram of Ava, MO,  59 years, 6 months, 5 days old, passed away on January 9, 2022 at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, MO with his family by his side. Rusty was born July 4, 1962 in Mtn. Grove, MO to Bonnie Jean (Brown) Ingram. Rusty was raised by Bill Bolding…

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Ben Jay Shelton

Ben Jay Shelton of Squires, MO, 69 years, 7 months, 27 days old, passed away on January 5, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO with his family by his side. Ben was born May 8, 1952 in Douglas County, Missouri to Howard and Eunice (Young) Shelton. On January 22, 1971 Ben and Dorothy Jean…

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