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Obituary – Robert “Bob” Cameron

Robert “Bob” Keith Cameron passed away March 8, 2024, after battling Parkinson’s Disease for many years, as well as suffering several strokes and metastatic melanoma more recently. While his energy and stamina slowly waned in recent years, his positive outlook, humble heart and love of life never dimmed. For all who knew and loved him,…

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Obituary – Michael W. Naylor

Michael Wayne Naylor passed away at the age of 50 years old, in Raymondville, Mo. Michael was the son of Loren Everett and Evelyn Sue (Thompson) Naylor. Michael was brought into this world in Independence, Mo., on January 9, 1974. Michael was the oldest of three and the only son. On July 2, 2008, he…

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Obituary – Timothy “Joe” Booker

  Timothy “Joe” Joseph Booker was born July 7, 1959, in Waynesville, Missouri. He was one of seven children born to Lawrence Edward and Grace Eva (Creech) Booker. Joe grew up near the Big Piney River and attended Waynesville High School. Joe married his sweetheart, Marsha K. York, July 9, 2011, at Rock Springs Baptist…

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Obituary – David M. Hogan

David M. Hogan, age 71, was born to the late John L. and Dorthy L. (Sliger) Hogan, on August 4, 1952, in St. Louis, Mo., and departed from this life peacefully on February 25, 2024, in Chesterfield Mo. David enjoyed fishing, hunting, “trips to the cabin,” old westerns and visiting the doughnut shop. He is…

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Obituary – John M. Robertson

John Maynard Robertson, age 85, son of Peter Frank Robertson and Susan M. Robertson (nee) Rennick, was born on March 7, 1938, in Licking. John passed away on February 22, 2024, at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Mo., surrounded by family and friends. John was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Mary…

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Obituary – Sarah A. Johnson

Sarah Ann Johnson was born to Harvey and Anna Johnson, on June 23, 1962, in Waynesville, Mo. She died peacefully on February 13, 2024, at the age of 61, from complications from follicular lymphoma. Sarah grew up in Big Piney, Mo. She attended a two-room school in Big Piney from first through eighth grade and…

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Obituary – Diana Decker

Diana Decker, beloved wife and mother, passed away peacefully at her home on February 13, 2024, with her devoted husband by her side. She was born on September 6, 1936, in Cook County, Ill. Diana lived a life filled with joy and touched the hearts of everyone who knew her. She was 87 years, 5…

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Obituary – Carol A. Nungesser

Funeral services for Carol Ann Nungesser will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2024, in the Becker-Rabon Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold Gaches, Pastor of First Baptist West in Lawton, Okla. Burial will be in the Licking Cemetery, in Licking, Mo., at 10 a.m. Monday, February 19, 2024. Carol Ann Nungesser died Thursday,…

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Obituary – William “Bill” Gladden

William Edgar Gladden, 96, of Houston, Mo., passed away February 9, 2024, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo. He was born January 2, 1928, in Houston, Mo., the son of Cecil Walter and Winnie May Gladden. He was married April 20, 1957, in Houston, Mo., to Vera Hanson, who survives at the home.…

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Obituary – Billy E. Harris

  Billy Ellis Harris, of Edgar Springs, Mo., passed away Sunday, February 4, 2024, at the age of 61. He was born on May 5, 1962, in Rolla, Mo., to the late Robert Harris and Pansy E. (Ellis) Harris. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Sue…

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