Area Obituaries

Lenore Burton

Lenore Burton, age 97, a longtime and well-respected Ava, Missouri resident, peacefully passed away Monday, November 23, 2020 in Heart of The Ozarks Healthcare Center, Ava, Missouri. One of nine children, she was born Lenore Haden, August 8, 1923, at home in rural Ava, Missouri, the daughter of Francis Luin and Clara Mae (McDaniel) Haden.…

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Kenneth Gene Lane

Kenneth Gene “Doc” Lane, age 78 of Ava, Missouri passed away peacefully in his home Saturday, November 21, 2020. He was born December 18, 1941, at Elijah, Missouri the son of Virgil and Ruth (Bennett) Lane. He was united in marriage to Candy Robertson on November 8, 1964. After proudly serving his country as a…

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Thelma Chisam

Thelma Rae Chisam, 89 years, 10 months, 22 days old, passed on to Heaven on November 22, 2020 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, MO with her children by her side. Thelma was born December 31, 1930 in Sweden, MO to Tommy and Helen (Allison) Dye. Thelma was a retired Ava Public School Elementary…

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Nina Sue Turley

Nina Sue Turley, 88 years, 11 months, 11 days old, passed away peacefully to Heaven on November 23, 2020 at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare with her family by her side. Sue was born December 12, 1931 in Lutie, Missouri in Ozark County to Kelly Vernon and Florence Nevada (Young) Peacock.  On December 22, 1951…

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Roy Ellis Stephens

Roy Ellis Stephens, 86 years, 7 months, 18 days old, passed peacefully to his Heavenly home on November 18, 2020 at Ava Place with his family by his side. Ellis was born March 30, 1934 in Blanche, MO Brushcreek community in Ozark County, MO to Roy and Mable (Tetrick) Stephens. Ellis was a retired Truck…

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John Newton Yocum

John Newton Yocum, 91 years, 8 months and 27 days old, passed away peacefully to his Heavenly home on November 21, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. John was born February 25, 1929 in Wright County, Missouri to Solomon Newton and Flossie (Warren) Yocum. On June 3, 1948, John and Mary…

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Eric Frye

Eric Frye Eric Lynn Frye, 52 years, 3 months, 22 days old, passed away on November 18, 2020 at his home from a sudden illness with his daughter, Rose by his side. Eric was born July 27, 1968 in Peoria, IL to Lawrence and Norma Jean (Turner) Frye. Eric worked at the Department of Corrections…

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Michael Joe Cox

Michael Joe Cox, 52 years, 2 months, 9 days old, passed away on  November 17, 2020 at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell, Georgia. Mike was born September 8, 1968 in Rock Island, IL to Earnest Joe Cox and Pamela (Speed). Mike was a Tower Crane Operator working in construction.    If Jack Daniel’s had a…

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Judy Ann Jenkins

Judy Ann Jenkins, 68 years, 9 months, 7 days old, passed peacefully to her Heavenly home on November 11, 2020 at Mercy Hospital with her family by her side. Judy was born February 4, 1952 in Fort Smith, AR to James Clifford and Julia Juanita (Rogers) Thomas.     On January 17, 1981   Judy…

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Jonathan Wayne Hosier

Jonathan Wayne Hosier, 43, Republic, MO went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 05, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Life 360 Church (314 US Hwy 60, Republic, MO). In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Meadors Funeral Home…

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