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Area Obituaries

Obituary – Carl D. Phillips

Carl David Phillips, age 78, son of David Phillips and Mary Catherine (Manley) Jackson, was born October 15, 1942, in Coin, Iowa and passed away on October 13, 2021, at Houston House in Houston, Mo. Carl is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Judy Spann, Caroline (Sue) Buckner and Cathy Sneed; brother, Harold Phillips;…

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Obituary – Ruth F. McKinney

Ruth F. McKinney, age 77, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021, in Columbia, Mo. Ruth was born on October 16, 1944, in Bellingham, Wash. Survivors include Ruth’s significant other, Phil Scruggs; two sons, Wayne and Shawn McKinney; brother, Lyle Hall; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Ruth was a homemaker who loved cooking and reading.…

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Obituary – Geneva L. Bradshaw

Geneva L. Bradshaw, age 92, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021, in Houston, Mo. The second oldest of nine children, Geneva was born August 11, 1929, to Earl and Martha McCall. She was delivered by her Grandma Miller in a place called Brandy Weed near the Current River. She married Lee Bradshaw on November…

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Obituary – Christy L. Walker

Christy L. Walker was born December 7, 1952, in Steamboat Springs, Colo., to the late Wright Creech, Sr. and the late Eula (Rogers) Creech. She went with the Lord on October 17, 2021, at her home in Licking, Mo., at the age of 68. Christy is survived by her older brother, Loran Creech; younger brother,…

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Obituary – Robert K. Burns

Robert Keith Burns was born November 25, 1932, in Germfask, Mich., to Ling Albert and Marguerite Esther (Swisher) Burns. He passed away October 13, 2021, at NHC Healthcare in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 88. He was united in marriage to Orpha Gale on June 24, 1954, and they were blessed with three…

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Obituary – Patsy A. Sullins

Patsy Ann (Buckner) Sullins, was born to Jesse (Jack) Vernon Buckner and Dollie Mae (McKee) Buckner on November 26, 1947, in Kinderpost, Mo. She went to be with the Lord on October 8, 2021, at the age of 73, surrounded by those she loved. Pat accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized…

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Obituary – Donna J. Coplin

Donna Jean Hontz Coplin, of Rolla, passed from this life on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at the age of 84 years. Donna was born on March 26, 1937, in Houstonia, Mo., to Eugene and Nina (Pummill) Hontz. She grew up in LaMonte, Mo. Donna enjoyed many activities throughout high school including volleyball, softball, basketball and…

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Obituary – Wilburn I. Elmore

Wilburn Ivan Elmore, 93, passed away Friday, October 1, 2021, at Texas County Memorial Hospital. He was born January 23, 1928, in Houston, Mo., son of Arthur Elmore and Mary Etta Troutman. He married Vivian Imogene Martin on March 18, 1950. Wilburn accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age. He…

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Obituary – Loyd “Armond” Adey

Loyd Armond Adey, 96, of Nixa, formerly of Licking, passed away October 1, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Armond was born in the Prescott Community of Texas County, Mo., on August 6, 1925. He was the son of Thomas and Edna Lucille (Mason) Adey. Armond married Haroldene Davis on November 24, 1962. They had…

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Obituary – Jaunita H. Mace

Jaunita Helen Mace was born February 29, 1924, to Delpha and Grace (Williams) Duncan in St Louis, Mo. She passed away October 2, 2021, at the age of 97 years, 7 months, and 2 days, at the home of her daughter Sherry and Ivan Jones in West Plains, Mo. She was preceded in death by…

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