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Oak Hill Cemetery, Barry Co., MO

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EARLE, Albert Leroy Sept. 26, 1873
Barry Co., MO
Feb. 28, 1962
Carthage,
Jasper Co., MO
SSW: Eva - Research Note: Son of George Earle and Sarah Belle "Sallie" House. His wife, Eva, was the informant on the death certificate. He and Eva lived many years in (Amarillo), Potter, TX. Per the 1920 census, he was a stock farmer, but by 1940, he was a retail grocery man "working on his own account". Death Certificate
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EARLE, Eva (SILLS) Jan. 7, 1877
Barry Co., MO
Mar. 24, 1957
Amarillo,
Potter Co., TX
SSW: Albert Leroy - Research Note: She was the daughter of Rev. James Cummins Sills and Mary Ann George, both buried at Oak Hill Cemetery. TX Death Certificate
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EASLEY, Audrey Sept. 23, 1908 Aug. 8, 1986 SSW: Marie - Inscription: "Wed Sept 1, 1933" - Research Note: Son of William Greenberry Easley and Mollie Louise Larecy. - Another Photo Census
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EASLEY, Curry Delane Dec. 18, 1932
Barry Co., MO
Aug. 12, 1969
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Willa Bee - Research Note: His father was Edward Curry Easley and his mother was Lucy Vera Corbin. Headstone
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EASLEY, Guy Vernon Oct. 14, 1905 Oct. 5, 1980 - Research Note: Photo of stone at findagrave.com. SSW: Helen Irene. Son of John Tivis Easley and Ellen Jane Ruth. Census
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EASLEY, Helen Irene (CANTRELL) Apr. 19, 1908
Marshfield, MO
Jan. 1, 2009
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Daughter of Albert and Jannie (McCormick) Cantrell. She was united in marriage to Guy Easley, who preceded her in death on October 5, 1980. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Carol Schieler; a son, John Easley; a brother, Ray Cantrell and a grand daughter, Linda Williams. Survived by two sons. Photo of stone at findagrave.com. SSW: Guy Vernon. Barry Co. Advertiser
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EASLEY, Nancy Marie (BALL) Feb. 27, 1911
Eagle Rock,
Barry Co., MO
Sept. 8, 1993
MO
SSW: Audrey - Inscription: "Wed Sept. 1, 1933" - Research Note: Daughter of William S. Ball and Jennie L. Skelton. - Another Photo SS Claims Index
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EASLEY, Willa Bee (EDIE) (YARNALL) Jan. 24, 1935
Barry Co., MO
Apr. 8, 2015
At Home, Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Curry Delane - Research Note: Willa Bee is NOT BURIED HERE. She first married Curry Delane Easley and second Lonnie Yarnall and will be buried with him in another part of Oak Hill Cemetery. She was the daughter of Everett and Lela (Combs) Edie who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter Cheryl Smith. On July 20, 1971, she was united in marriage to Lonnie. Graduating from Cassville High School Willa Bee was a longtime resident and business woman of Cassville. She was saved at a young age and a member of the Cassville First Baptist Church. Obit
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EAVES, Bertha A. (HARRISON Mar. 24, 1901
Lamesa,
Dawson Co., TX
Nov. 3, 1955
Cassville Comm. Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Inscription: "Beloved Mother" - Research Note: Her death certificate reads that her father was George Harrison and her mother was Maybelle aka Mary Belle Russell. She was widowed and her husband's name was given as Bartlett Eaves. Homer Somerville?, Cassville, MO, was the informant. Photo
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EDENS, Caroline Aug. 1879 No Date SSW: Zetta - Research Note: Daughter of James Jefferson Edens and Mary Elizabeth Hutchens. Named as Caroline Bennett in her father's obit. - March 23, 1916, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Personal and Local News: Mrs. L. J. Bennett and Miss Zettie Edens of Joplin have been visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Edens, this week. - Another Photo Census
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EDENS, Charles William Feb. 6, 1883
Barry Co., MO
Nov. 30, 1917
Seligman,
Sugar Creek Twp.,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: His death certificate has that he was a son of James Jefferson Edens, born WV, and Mary Elizabeth Hutchens, born IL. He was located in the 1900 Census, Barry County, Missouri Flat Creek Township, Sheet 10 A. Charles W. Edens, age 20, married Minnie Apple, age 19, on Apr. 4. 1903. J. J. Edens, father of Charles, gave consent. - December 8, 1917, Saturday, Cassville Democrat - As the flowers start from a bulb, the stalk and leaves developed then the flower comes forth displaying the beautiful work of nature in the springtime when all nature is aglow with its beauties and the music of the forest produces one continual concert of harmonious action, yet in these bulbs are not cultivated and cared for their full beauty will never attain that attraction that was intended. After a continued sickness Charlie Edens died at his home in Seligman, Nov. 30, 1917, at 1:45 p. m., of tuberculosis, age 34 years, 9 months and 4 days, leaving his wife, son and daughter, mother, five sisters and one brother to mourn his passing. He was born Feb. 6, 1883 near Cassville. On April 4, 1903, he and Miss Minnie Apple were married. The remains were conveyed from Seligman, to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Edens of this city, Saturday afternoon and Sunday at 2 p.m., funeral services were conducted at the Presbyterian Church by Rev. J. T. Brattin, where a large number of sorrowing relatives and friends had assembled to pay the last tribute of respect to the family. Many friends from Seligman, where he had resided for so long, attended the funeral. He was a member of the M. W. A. at Seligman, and carried a policy for the benefit of his family. Before dying, he told his mother that he was not afraid to die. The remains were interred in Oak Hill Cemetery in this city, with M. W. A. honors. His sisters are: Mrs. Walter Vanzandt of this city, Mrs. Carrie Bennett and Miss Zettie Eden of Joplin, Mrs. Bert Townsend, Picher, Okla., and Tone Edens of this city. - March 6, 1913, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Edens, south of town received word Tuesday that their daughter, Miss Florence who is teaching near Monett, was thrown from a rig in a runaway Monday evening and received injuries but none serious. Miss Clara Edens went that evening to attend her. - May 26, 1917, Saturday, Cassville Democrat - Local And Personal: Mrs. J. J. Eden and daughter, Mrs. L. J. Bennett, visited her son, Chas. Eden and family at Seligman, last week. Some days he is able to be up and around. - Another Photo Headstone
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EDENS, Clara Bell (MOORE) Sept. 22, 1902
Barry Co., MO
Sept. 30, 1965
Burge Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Inscription: "Mother" - Research Note: Her husband was Fern "Doc" Edens and she was a daughter of John Moore and Minnie P. Heltzel. - Another Photo Photo
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EDENS, James Jefferson Feb. 16, 1848
Patrick Co., VA
May 4, 1929
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Mary E. - Research Note: Husband of Mary Elizabeth (Hutchens) Edens. Son of George Washington Edens, born 1822, Patrick Co., VA, who is buried at Old Stubblefield Cemetery, Barry County, Missouri. His death certificate that has he was a son of Washington Edens and Elizabeth George, both born WV. Goodspeed's History gives his parents as George Washington Edens and Delilah George. He is located in the 1900 Census, Barry County, Missouri Flat Creek Township, Sheet 10 A. - Cassville Republican, May, 9, 1929 - J. J. Edens, Civil War Veteran Passes After weeks of suffering of Bright's disease and bladder trouble - J. J. Edens passed away at his home in this city Saturday, at the age of 81 years, 2 months and 12 days. Jefferson J. Edens was born in Patrick county, Virginia, on Feb. 16, 1848 and in 1858, moved with his parents to Perry County, Illinois where the family resided until the breaking out of the Civil war. Although very young, he enlisted in the Union army and served with the Union forces for over three years at the time of his enlistment being the youngest member of his regiment. Co. F. 13th Ill Cavalry. He became a corporal then a sergeant. In 1865 he and Miss Mary Elizabeth Hutchens were united in marriage at Tamaroa, IL and were residents in that state until 1876 when they moved to Missouri locating between Cassville and Seligman, which was their home for many years. Later the family moved to near Cassville where Mr. Edens engaged in farming until about 23 years ago when they moved to Cassville. To them were born seven children, one son, Charles Edens, dying in 1917. Those surviving the father are T. E. Edens of Purdy, Mrs. Gusta Baker of Miami, Okla. Mrs. Nettie Townsend of Commerce, Okla. Mrs. Josephine Vanzandt of Cassville, Mrs. Zetta Goldstein of Topeka, Kan., and Mrs. Caroline Bennett at home. Mrs. Edens passed away about three years ago and since then he and his daughter, Mrs. Caroline Bennett have kept the home. When about 16 years of age he professed faith in Christ and united with the Baptist church. He had been a member of the Masonic and Eastern Star orders for years. A large number of Masons and Eastern Star members were in attendance at the funeral where the Masons gave their funeral service at the grave. Funeral services were held at the family residence Sunday afternoon conducted by Rev. Charles Vanzandt after which the body was laid to rest at Oak Hill cemetery under the direction of the Hankins Funeral Service, six of his grandsons acting as pall bearers. - Cassville Republican, August 24, 1893 - J. J. Eden is confined to the bed suffering from a strain while thrashing. - March 31, 1910, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Mrs. Albert Townsend returned to Duneweg Thursday after a visit with her parents, J. J. Eden and wife here and brother, Chas. Edens, at Seligman. - July 10, 1913, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Charles Edens of Seligman, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Edens, Thursday. - April 30, 1914, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Edens and daughter, Mrs. J. C. Baker, went to Duneweg Friday evening to see their daughter and sister, Mrs. Bert Townsend, who has been quite sick. Mrs. Townsend underwent an operation Thursday. Mrs. Baker returned home Sunday and reports Mrs. Townsend in much better health. - Cassville Democrat, Jan. 31, 1920 - Misplaced at Purdy, Wednesday, a Masonic Steward Staff or rod Finder, please notify J. J. Eden, Cassville. - Cassville Democrat, October 16, 1920 - J. J. Edens returned Sunday from Durant, Okla., where he was called to attend his daughter, Mrs. Bert Townsend who was dangerously sick, but was improving when he left. He also visited his daughter, Mrs. Gusta Baker and family at Fairland, Okla., and reports her splendidly improved in health. - Another Photo Headstone
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EDENS, Mary Elizabeth (HUTCHENS) Oct. 10, 1848
Perry Co., IL
Mar. 7, 1926
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: James J. - Research Note: Wife of James Jefferson Edens. They were married Aug. 30, 1868 in Perry County, Illinois. She was located in the 1900 Census, Barry County, Missouri Flat Creek Twp., Sheet 10 A. In 1900 she was the mother of 8 children with 7 living. Caroline "Carrie" was one daughter, Charles was one of the sons. Phyllis' Note: Seems to be 2 different spellings, Hutchings and Hutchens. The death date is different on the death certificate. The stone has Mar. 7, 1926 - Death certificate has Feb. 28, 1926. She was the wife of J. J. Edens and a daughter of William Hutchings/Hutchens and Mary E. Hutchings, both born IL. Mrs. J. J. Goldstein was the informant. - September 3, 1904, Saturday, Cassville Democrat - Mrs. Hutchens of Pikneyville, Illinois, who was visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. J. Edens of near town, received a telegram Saturday, from Joplin, stating that her son was dangerously sick. She left on Sunday mornings train for Joplin, but arrived too late, as her son died that morning. - September 17, 1914, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Edens and granddaughter, Gusta Edens, spent Saturday and Sunday with Chas. Edens and family at Seligman. - January 27, 1916, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Personal and Local News: W. R. Hutchens of Pineyville, Ill., is visiting his sister, Mrs. J. J. Edens, Mr. Hutchens has never been here before. It had been 41 years since he had seen his brother-in-law, J. J. Edens. - April 20, 1916, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Personal and Local News: Mr. and Mrs. Albert Townsend and little son, Jeff, of Duneweg came over Sunday to visit Mrs. Townsend's mother, Mrs. J. J. Edens, who has been suffering from injuries received in a fall last week. - May 12, 1917, Saturday, Cassville Democrat - Local And Personal: Mrs. J. J. Edens of this city received a message Sunday morning informing her that her nephew Herschel Hutchings had been killed in Bartlesville, Okla. He was engaged in railroad construction work and it is that hew as killed while on duty. He was a single man and 31 years of age. The remains were shipped to Joplin for interment. Mrs. Edens and her daughter, Mrs. Gusta Baker, attended the funeral. - Cassville Republican, Nov. 27, 1919 - Mrs. J. J. Eden is visiting relatives at Pinkneyville, IL. - Another Photo Headstone
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EDENS, Zetta Feb. 1886 No Date SSW: Caroline - Research Note: Daughter of James Jefferson Edens and Mary Elizabeth Hutchens. Named as Zetta Goldstein in her fathers obit. Wife of Julius Goldstein. - February 15, 1912, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Mrs. J. J. Edens was called to Joplin Sunday evening by the serious illness of her daughter, Miss Zettie. - May 8, 1913, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Mrs. J. J. Edens and daughter, Miss Zettie, have returned from a visit with relatives in Joplin. - Another Photo - Edens Plot Stone Census
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EDIE, Anna Maud Sept. 14, 1935 No Date SSW: W. L. "Pete" Photo
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EDIE, Don Bradley Jan. 10, 1928
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Mar. 16, 1994 SSW: Edna M. - Inscription: "Married July 27, 1946" - Research Note: Son of Lee Olin Edie and Minervia Belle Bradley. - Back of Stone SS Claims Index
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EDIE Edna M. 1925 No Date SSW: Don B. - Inscription: "Married July 27, 1946" - Back of Stone Photo
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EDIE, Everett B. Dec. 5, 1907
Barry Co., MO
Oct. 9, 1958
St. Vincent's Hosp.,
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Lela L. - Research Note: He was a salesman for a tractor company. Son of William David Edie and Norma Gautney. Norma Edie of Cassville, MO was the informant on the death certificate. He was killed in a car accident 3 miles West of Mt. Vernon, Lawrence Co., MO on Hwy. 166. Death Certificate
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EDIE, Joseph Lee Sept. 28, 1957 May 2, 1970 Inscription: "Son of W. L. and Anna M. Edie" Photo
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EDIE, Lee Olen Aug. 19, 1904
Joplin,
Jasper Co., MO
July 1977
MO
SSW: Manervia Belle - Research Note: Son of Monroe Turner Edie and Dolly Mae Easley. Census
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EDIE, Lela L. (COMBS) Nov. 7, 1905
Butterfield,
Barry Co., MO
Nov. 18, 1992
MO
SSW: Everett B. - Research Note: Daughter of Fred Combs and Nettie Young. SS Claims Index
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EDIE, Manervia Belle Nov. 1, 1905
Barry Co., MO
Dec. 20, 1993
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
SSW: Lee Olen - Research Note: Daughter of James Arthur Bradley and Myrtle Belle Swaffar. Census
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EDIE, Winford Leon "Pete" Oct. 23, 1929 Dec. 19, 1991 SSW: Anna Maud - Research Note: Son of Lee Olen Edie and Manervia Belle Bradley. Census
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EDMONDSON, Ada Columbia (COX) Nov. 10, 1884
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
May 26, 1942
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Her death certificate names Doss E. Edmondson as her husband. Daniel Leroy Cox, born Cassville, R. R., MO and Malisa Ann Morgan, born Joplin, MO, as her parents. The cause of death was given as carcinoma of gall bladder. D. E. Edmondson, Seligman, MO, was the informant. Doss is buried at Seligman Cemetery with his second wife Nellie. Death Certificate
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EDMONDSON, Alma (HENBEST) Jan. 5, 1892 Nov. 4, 1979 SSW: John "Boss" - Research Note: Daughter of Alfred G. Henbest and Joanna Meador. - Cassville Republican, Aug. 14, 1919 - Mrs. Willa Henbest of Monett is visiting her sisters, Mrs. Oliver Horner and Mrs. Boss Edmondson, southeast of town and Mr. and Mrs. E. N. and F. A. Meador. - Cassville Republican Oct. 9, 1919 - A. G. Henbest and son, Oren, of Monett visited his two daughters, Mrs. Oliver Horner and Mrs. Boss Edmondson, and other relatives near Cassville during the past few days. - Cassville Republican, Dec. 11, 1919 - Mr. and Mrs. Boss Edmondson and children returned Wednesday of last week from a visit with Mrs. Edmondson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Henbest, at Fayetteville. - Back of Stone - Henbest Family Photo Online Newspapers
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EDMONDSON, Alma Jean (CARPENTER) Mar. 22, 1924
Omaha,
Douglas Co., NE
Nov. 20, 2013
Colonial Springs Healthcare,
Buffalo,
Dallas Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Eugene and Mary (Storck) Carpenter. Alma Jean was joined in marriage to Donald "Rex" Edmondson on February 11, 1980. Alma Jean was predeceased by her husband, "Rex", her parents and four brothers, Elmer Carpenter, Charles Carpenter, Walter "Gilbert" Carpenter and William "Ozzie" Carpenter. Alma Jean and Rex often assisted with summer Vacation Bible School at their churches. Both Alma Jean and Rex were active in philanthropic activities, including support of the Kansas City Youth for Christ, Salvation Army, City Union Mission, the Light and Life Conference Center operated by the Ozark Conference of the Free Methodist Church, as well as support of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, to name only a few of their many charities. Fohn Funeral Home
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EDMONDSON, Bonita (VANZANDT) Nov. 12, 1924
Maple Grove Comm., Barry Co., MO
Nov. 15, 2002
Barry Care Center, Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Charles T. - Inscription: "Married Apr. 17, 1943" - Research Note: Bonita (Vanzandt) Edmondson, age 78, of Cassville, died November 15 at Barry County Care Center in Cassville. She was born November 12, 1924, in the community of Maple Grove in Barry County, and was a daughter of Amos and Lena (Osborne) Vanzandt. She was preceded in death by her parents of Maple Grove, a grandson, Darren Edmondson of Edmond, Oklahoma; and one brother, Wayne Vanzandt of Maple Grove. Photo
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Nov. 19, 2002
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EDMONDSON, Charles "Cliff" Clifford Oct. 15, 1893 Dec. 3, 1987 SSW: Elizabeth Athol - Inscription: Son of George Cleveland Edmondson and Martha Ann Hipp. - Military Stone - Inscription: "PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR I" Father's Obit
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EDMONDSON, Charles T. Apr. 16, 1923
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Dec. 4, 2003
Springfield, Greene Co., MO
SSW: Bonita - Inscription: "Married Apr. 17, 1943" - Research Note: He was a son of Charley Clifford and Athol (Turner) Edmondson. He married Bonita Vanzandt on April 17, 1943, in Cassville, and she preceded him in death November 15, 2002. Monett Times
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EDMONDSON, Clara Arline (THOMAS) (HAMILTON) Apr. 13, 1913
Leann,
Barry Co., MO
Aug. 1, 2005
Lakeview Village,
Lenexa,
Johnson Co., KS
SSW: George Mitchell - Research Note: Published: Aug. 10, 2005 abstract - Joplin Globe - Clara A. Thomas Edmondson Hamilton, formerly of Barry and Newton Counties in Missouri, passed away Aug. 1, 2005, at Lakeview Village, Lenexa, Kansas. Clara Arline Thomas was born April 13, 1913, to George Albert and Nola Mae (Wiley) Thomas at Leann in Barry County, Missouri. She was the oldest of five girls. Her mother died in 1929 and the family later moved to Cassville, MO. She married George Mitchell Edmondson on Dec. 21, 1932, at Exeter, MO, and to this union four children were born. Clara married LeRoy W. Hamilton in Kansas City, MO, on Oct. 22, 1966. LeRoy passed away Feb. 4, 1983. Joplin Globe,
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EDMONDSON, Donald "Rex" Nov. 9, 1931
Barry Co., MO
Oct. 17, 2009
Buffalo,
Dallas Co., MO
Research Note: He was a son of Leon and Marie (Frost) Edmondson. On February 10, 1980, in Kansas City, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Alma Jean Carpenter. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ron Edmondson. Rex attended Mt. Sinai School and graduated from Cassville High School in 1949. Later Rex attended Draughon's Business College in Springfield, Missouri. During the Korean War he entered the United States Air Force, serving from January 18, 1952 until January 17, 1956, in Germany as a typist. For twenty-eight years he worked for the United States Post Office in Kansas City. Barry Co.
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EDMONDSON, Elizabeth Athol (TURNER) Aug. 20, 1901
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
May 14, 1980
Barry Co. Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Charles Cliff - Research Note: Lifelong resident of Barry Co., MO. Daughter of James Pinkney Turner and Anna Brown. She and her husband operated the Edmondson Cafe in Cassville, from 1927-1945. Married Cliff Edmondson on June 19, 1919 in Neosho, Newton Co., MO. Survived by a son Charles; two sisters, Mrs. Alma Ayers and Mrs. Olive Dillinger, all of Cassville; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Census
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EDMONDSON, Edith Calla (LAMB) June 22, 1905
Rural Fairview,
Newton Co., MO
Nov. 19, 1987
At Home,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Lewis - Research Note: Daughter of John Edward Lamb and Malisia Jane Lawrence. Married Lewis Cleveland Edmondson on Dec. 23, 1930 in Cassville. He died May 4, 1971. Survivors include a son, Dr. Max Edmondson; a daughter, Marion Perry; and five grandchildren. Obit
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EDMONDSON, Fred William Aug. 10, 1897
Mineral Springs,
Barry Co., MO
Jan. 18, 1983
MO
SSW: Minnie Elsie - Research Note: Son of William Powell Edmondson and Rachel Matilda Hipp. - Another Photo Census
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EDMONDSON, George Cleveland May 15, 1852
Elijah, Murray Co., GA
June 2, 1945
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Martha - Research Note: His death certificate reads that the cause of death was chronic nephritis. His father was given as Lewis Edmondson, born SC and his mother Frances Rodgers, born SC. His wife's name was given as Martha A. Edmondson. He was age 93, 0 months and 17 days old. Chris Edmondson, Cassville, MO, was the informant. - Cassville Democrat, June 7, 1945 - George Cleveland Edmondson died at his home east of Cassville and near Mineral Spring Saturday at the age of 93 years and 18 days. Mr. Edmondson, one of Barry County's old time and respected citizens was born in Elijah, Ga., on May 15, 1852, resided there until he arrived at young manhood and came to Cassville 55 years ago and located on the farm 4 miles east of town where he resided until his passing. He was united in marriage to Martha Hipp on March 15, 1876 at Elijah and this fine couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary before her passing nine years ago. To their union was born 12 children, all of whom survived. They are: James Edmondson, Seneca; Doss Edmondson, Seligman; Cleve Edmondson, Alaska; Mrs. Hattie Chapman, Metz, MO; Mrs. Cordelia Evans, Kansas City; Mrs. Vena Stubblefield, Portland, Ore; Ben and Cliff Edmondson, Mrs. Fannie Henley, Mrs. Addie Williams of Cassville and Maye and Flora Edmondson of the home. In addition to the children he leaves 32 grandchild and 42 great grandchildren. A most remarkable salutation is found in his passing in that despite his many years he never had to witness a death among his children or grandchildren or two great-grandchildren. George Cleveland Edmondson was a citizen of whom any community may be proud. He was the very sole of honor and integrity. His word was a good as a government bond. His business was always open and above board and he was most successful as a farmer and stockman and during the days of his activity he was among the county's largest stock growers. He is the last of his immediate family. He was a brother of the late Wm. P. Edmondson, another pioneer, who left like his brother a name engraved in the minds of all a fine citizen and a good man. Funeral services were held at the Koon Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Charles Vanzandt with services at the grave by Pythagoras Lodge 383, A. F. and A.M., of which he had been a member for more than 50 years. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery by the Koon Funeral Home. - Cassville Republican, Aug. 21, 1919 - Geo. Edmondson and son, Cleve visited last week with James and Doss Edmondson near Seneca. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Alfred King who is visiting her daughter, Mrs. A. J. Baker, and other relatives and friends her at her former home. - Oct. 9, 1920, Cassville Democrat - James E. Edmondson has been elected manager of the farmer's association at Seneca. James is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Edmondson residing east of this city and is a splendid gentleman in every respect. Death Certificate
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EDMONDSON, George Mitchell Sept. 4, 1910
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Sept. 25, 1957
Sales Memorial, Neosho, Newton Co., MO
SSW: Clara A. - Research Note: He was a son of William Benjamin and Martha Lucinda (Cox) Edmondson. Mrs. Clara Edmondson was the informant on his death certificate. His usual address was Pierce City, Rt. 2, and is listed as in Newton County. Photo
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EDMONDSON, Glenna (WILLIAMS) Mar. 10, 1942 No Date SSW: Ron - Inscription: "Hitched Oct. 8, 1961" Photo
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EDMONDSON, Hazel Helen (ROTHROCK) Feb. 4, 1920
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St. John's Hosp,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
SSW: William Alfred - Research Note: Daughter of John William Rothrock and Lucy Bell Sneeringer, both buried at Oak Hill Cemetery. She graduated from Cassville High School. She and her husband owned and operated the Edmondson Food Store, Cassville. She was member of the United Methodist Church the Memorial Park Board the Silver Leaf Benefit Club and the Cassville Gold Club all in Cassville. She was a member of the National League of Families of Prisoners of War/Missing in Action. She married William A. Edmondson on Aug. 6, 1937 in Cassville. Survivors include her husband; two sons, William "Rocky" Edmondson, a Vietnam veteran listed as missing in action, and Jim Bower. a daughter, Gayle; a sister, Lois Haskins; and three grandchildren. - Another Photo Obit
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EDMONDSON, Jewell Elizabeth (McCARTER) Mar. 14, 1906
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Dec. 16, 1992
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Roy G. - Inscription: "Married Aug. 1, 1925" - Research Note: Daughter of John Franklin McCarter and Mary Magdalene Meador. Census
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EDMONDSON, John Boston "Boss" Aug. 6, 1884
Atlanta, GA
June 13, 1942
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Alma - Research Note: His death certificate names William J. Edmondson as his father, born in GA, and Rachel Ann Hipp as his mother. His wife's name was given as Alma (Henbest) Edmondson. The cause of death was given as coronary thrombosis. Bill Edmondson was the informant. The stone has that he was born in 1884 and not 1883 as the death certificate reads. The stone has that he died June 13, 1942, and not June 12, 1942 as the death certificate reads. According to the information that is given at his death the 1883 date would be the correct year of his birth. The date on the death certificate should be right for his death since the document was filed by medical professionals. - Cassville Republican, Sept. 18, 1919 - Boss Edmondson east of town received a severe burn on one of his hands and slight burns about the face and head Monday night while trying to extinguish a fire which had stated in one of the bed rooms at his home. Some bed clothing was damaged. The fire was put out before much damage was done. It is thought that the blaze must have started from matches in the pockets of a pair of pants hanging in the room. - Cassville Democrat, Saturday, Feb. 14, 1920 - Claud Cope of Crane Creek township, here Wednesday and bought six head of Hereford cattle of Lewis and Boss Edmondson. - Back of Stone Death Certificate
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EDMONDSON, Kay Ellen (WOOLSEY) Sept. 27, 1937
Fairbury, NE
June 7, 1999
home,
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Max Lewis - Inscription: "Aug. 18, 1957" - Research Note: Daughter of Bert and Bernice (Kerr) Woolsey. Cassville Democrat
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EDMONDSON, Leo Blaine Dec. 11, 1911
Stroud, OK
Dec. 5, 1956
Kirkwood, MO
Inscription: "MISSOURI CPL US ARMY WORLD WAR II SS - BSM PH" - Research Note: Son of Doss Edmondson and Ada Cox. Funeral Record states funeral services were performed by Culver Chapel, Cassville, MO, Interment at Oak Hill Cem.; Death Certificate states burial location as Rogers, AR - which is in error. According to Joan Kunkel he has a stone in Oak Hill and the funeral home record indicates also that he was buried in Oak Hill. Source: Funeral Record, Death Cert., Joan Kunkel - Vol 4, Barry Co., Cemetery Book - He lived at House Springs, MO, and his father was named Doss Edmondson, according to the report of his death that Culver Funeral Home made. Note
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EDMONDSON, Leon Dexter May 8, 1907
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Dec. 11, 1968
Aurora Community
Hosp., Aurora,
Lawrence Co., MO
SSW: Marie - Inscription: "Married June 5, 1929" - Research Note: The Culver Funeral Home records have that he was a son of William Benjamin "Ben" Edmondson and Martha Lucinda "Lula" Cox. His wife was Marie Frost. He was a farmer who'd lived a lifetime in the Barry County area. - Photo of Leon and Marie Photo
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EDMONDSON, Lewis Nov. 28, 1881 May 1, 1971 SSW: Edith - Research Note: Son of William Powell Edmondson and Rachel Matilda Hipp. - Cassville Democrat, Saturday, Feb. 7, 1920 - Amos Baker and Lewis Edmondson who are going into the hardware business at Purdy, bought Earl Cox residence there Monday. Census
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EDMONDSON, Lulah Geraldine (HOPKINS) Nov. 26, 1917
Barry Co., MO
June 9, 2003
Arden Courts,
San Antonio, TX
SSW: Maurice - Inscription: "Married July 27, 1935" - Research Note: Lulah G. Edmondson, age 85, of Cassville, died June 9, 2003 at Arden Courts in San Antonio, Texas. She was a homemaker. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at Williamson Chapel in Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville. Daughter of James B. Hopkins and Jessie Bostick. Monett Times
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EDMONDSON, Madaline (THOMPSON) July 14, 1912
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Feb. 2, 2008
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Newman - Inscription: "Married Mar. 17, 1931" - Research Note: She was a daughter of Charley and Anna (Henson) Thompson. She was united in marriage to Newman Edmondson on Mar. 17, 1931 and he preceded her in death in Feb. 1977. She was survived by one sister of Cassville. Barry Co. Advertiser
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EDMONDSON, Marie (FROST) May 16, 1909
Culver, KS
Jan. 30, 1997 SSW: Leon D. - Inscription: "Married June 5, 1929" - Research Note: Daughter of Carl E. Frost and Mary L. May. SS Claims Index
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EDMONDSON, Martha Ann (HIPP) Nov. 9, 1857
Gilmer Co., GA
May 25, 1936
Mineral Twp.,
Rural Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: George Cleveland - Research Note: Her death certificate reads that G. C. Edmondson was her husband. Her father was given as John Hipp, born SC and her mother's name was unknown to the informant, but born in SC. The cause of death was given as chronic nephritis. Flora Edmondson, Cassville, MO, was the informant. - Her mother was Martha Ann Mathis and Martha was a sister to Rachel Matilda Hipp who married William Powell Edmondson. Her death certificate has that she was born 1859 and the stone reads that she was born 1857. Death Certificate
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EDMONDSON, Martha Lucinda "Lula" (COX) Aug. 20, 1881
Barry Co., MO
Aug. 29, 1962
Barry Co., MO
SSW: William Benjamin "Ben" - Inscription: "Married Dec. 17, 1905" - Research Note: Martha Lucinda "Lulu" Edmondson, born Barry Co., MO, August 20, 1881, and died August 29, 1962, burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Barry Co., MO, Sept. 1, 1962. The ministers were Rev. Paul Watson and the Rev. Chas. Vanzandt. Husband was deceased and named Ben Edmondson. Lulu Cox, age 22, married Ben Edmondson on Dec. 15, 1905 in Barry Co., MO. Donna's Note: Her parents were Daniel L. and Malissa Ann (Morgan) Cox. Leon Edmondson of Cassville, MO was the informant on the death certificate. Photo
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EDMONDSON, Maurice Wilson Nov. 2, 1913
Barry Co., MO
May 17, 1966
St. Vincent's Hosp.,
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Lulah - Inscription: "Married July 27, 1935" - Research Note: Maurice Wilson Edmondson born Nov. 2, 1913, died at age 52, born in Barry Co., MO, and father was Benjamin Edmondson and his mother was Lula Cox. He died at the St. Vincent's Hospital and had been sick 6 months. He was a postal clerk, and lived in Cassville. His wife was given as Lulah. Funerals was May 19, 1966, and burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, with Rev. Paul Watson officiating. Photo
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EDMONDSON, Max Lewis Oct. 30, 1931 No Date SSW: Kay Ellen - Inscription: "Aug. 18, 1957" - Research Note: Son of Lewis Edmondson and Edith Lamb. Census
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EDMONDSON, Maye Lora Sept. 5, 1885
Albertville, AL
Sept. 9, 1972
Gravel St., Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Culver Funeral Home records read that she was a daughter of George Edmondson and Martha Ann Hipp. She died at home and G. H. Johnson was the physician. Mrs. Addie Williams, sister, of Cassville, MO, was the informant. Culver Funeral Home,
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EDMONDSON, Minnie Elsie (NAFUS) Aug. 29, 1900
Barry Co., MO
May 19, 1972
Flat Creek Twp.,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Fred W. - Research Note: Culver Funeral Home records reported her as a daughter of Thomas Barton Nafus and Josephine Weldy. Fred W. Edmondson, Rt. 2, Cassville, MO, was reported as her husband. Edwin Dummitt, Sheriff, was listed as the physician. The funeral was on May 23, 1972 and burial was in Oak Hill. - Another Photo Culver's Funeral Home,
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EDMONDSON, Newman Sept. 4, 1910 Feb. 12, 1977 SSW: Madaline - Inscription: "Married Mar. 17, 1931" - Research Note: Son of Benjamin Edmondson and Lula Cox. Census
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EDMONDSON, Rachel Matilda (HIPP) Nov. 9, 1859
GA
July 29, 1952
Agnes Baker's Home, Purdy, Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Her father was given as John Hipp and her mother as Mattie Mathis on his death certificate. She had been widowed 2 times and was age 82. Her husband's name was listed as William P. Edmondson. The cause of death was given as Uremia, Chromic Intestinal nephritis. Mrs. Agnes Baker, Purdy, MO was the informant. - Edmondson Plot Stone Death Certificate
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EDMONDSON, Ron Jan. 20, 1934
Rural Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Jan. 28, 2005
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Glenna - Inscription: "Hitched Oct. 8, 1961" - Research Note: Son of Leon and Marie (Frost) Edmondson. Phyllis' Note: He was a son of Leon and Marie (Frost) Edmondson. He received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Missouri in 1956. He was an Army veteran. He married Glenna Williams on October 8, 1961, in Aurora, MO. Monett Times
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Jan. 31, 2005
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EDMONDSON, Roy G. Oct. 25, 1902
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Apr. 9, 1987
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Jewell Elizabeth - Inscription: "Married Aug. 1, 1925" - Research Note: Son of William P. Edmondson and Rachel Hipp. He was a retired farmer and businessman and a member of the Chamber of Commerce. He married Jewell Elizabeth McCarter on Aug. 1, 1925 in Exeter, MO. Survivors include R. G. Edmondson and a sister Nina Horner. Census
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EDMONDSON, William Alfred "Bill" Apr. 29, 1914
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
July 3, 2007
Muskogee, OK
SSW: Hazel H. - Research Note: He was a son of John B. "Boss" and Alma Edmondson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel, his brother, John, and his sister, Jo Ann Kimball. He was a lifetime resident of Cassville, serving as mayor and concessionaire of Roaring River State Park. Through the years he owned various businesses including the Edmondson's Food Store, Ozark Realty and Bill's Hickory Pit. - Another Photo Photo
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EDMONDSON, William Benjamin "Ben" May 5, 1881
GA
Nov. 26, 1956
St. Vincent's Hosp.,
Monett,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Lula - Inscription: "Married Dec. 17, 1905" - Research Note: His death certificate reads that George Edmondson was his father and Martha Ann Hipp as his mother. The cause of death was given as myocardial infraction. Leon Edmondson, Cassville, MO, was the informant. - Cassville Democrat, June 5, 1920 - Ben Edmondson living east of this city is reported to have had two mules killed by lightning Sunday, without insurance. Death Certificate
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EDMONDSON, William P. June 10, 1858
GA
July 28, 1928
Flat Creek Twp.,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: His death certificate reads that he was a farmer and he was married. The cause of death was gangrene of leg. Glenn Salyer was his doctor. His father was given as Lewis Edmondson, born NC and his mother Fannie Rogers, born NC. The informant was Lewis Edmondson, Cassville, MO. - Edmondson Plot Stone Death Certificate
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EDWARDS, John 1842 1891 Inscription: "Father" Photo
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EIDSON, Philip B. Feb. 23, 1896
MO
Oct. 15, 1949 Inscription: "MISSOURI WAGR 3 CORPS ARTY PARK WORLD WAR I" - Research Note: Son of Clifton Rhodes Eidson and his second wife Mary F. Daley, both buried at Washburn Prairie Cemetery. His wife was Nellie Peirce. - August 18, 1917, Saturday, Cassville Democrat - Card of Thanks: We desire to return our most sincere thanks to those who so kindly assisted us during the last sickness and death of our beloved father, C. R. Eidson. C. Ralph Eidson, Mrs. W. E. Hutchens, Phillip B. Eidson and Jemima Eidson. - Cassville Republican, July 17, 1919 - Phillip Eidson returned Monday from France where he spent 11 months in the military service. He was in the home camps 4 months before leaving for France. He said he was awfully glad to get back home. - Cassville Republican, Dec. 4, 1919 - Miss Jemima Eidson of Okmulgee, Okla., visited her brother, Phillip and friends here during the Thanksgiving holidays. - May 15, 1920, Cassville Democrat - Two splendid young people, well known and highly esteemed in Cassville, hiked over to Carthage, by Frisco and there secured license and were married Thursday. The parties were Phillip Eidson and Miss Nellie Peirce. They will have the best wishes of all their acquaintances for a long, happy and prosperous married life. They will returned here Saturday and be at home, on Mr. Eidson's farm 6 1/2 miles out on the Washburn road where he has recently built an elegant bungalow and furnished it. - Cassville Democrat, May 22, 1920 - Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Eidson returned Saturday evening from Carthage and Joplin and went to their home on Washburn Prairie where they commence a very pleasant journey through life. - Another Photo - Father's Obit - School Board Photo Online Newspapers
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ELDER, James L. May 8, 1931
Theodosia,
Ozark Co., MO
May 24, 2011
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of William and Elda (Chaney) Elder. He was united in marriage to Linda Lee, who preceded him in death in 1986. Also preceding him in death were his parents; a nephew, Gary Chaney and a niece, Janet Osborn. James grew up and received his education in Theodosia and Gainesville, Missouri. When he became of age, he went to work at the family business, Chaney Monument Company in Gainesville. He was a sandblaster. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War, where he was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds he received in action February 7, 1951, when a land mine exploded, causing blindness and other wounds. In 1969, he and Linda moved to Cassville to make their home. Fohn Funeral Home
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ELDER, Linda Lee Jan. 11, 1922 Dec. 1, 1986 Inscription: "Asleep in Jesus" - Research Note: Notes at ancestry say her name was actually Lena Blanche Lawrence. In the 1940 census, she was with her parents as Lena Butler, divorced. Daughter of William Samuel Lawrence and Winnie Belle Bilyeu. Unsourced Note
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ELLIOTT, Annamae (AYERS) (ENFIELD) Jan. 21, 1914
Los Angeles Co., CA
Feb. 29, 1992 Research Note: She first married Ernest Enfield. Daughter of Alfred Orlan Ayers and Elzora Cornelia (Corbin) (Ayers) (Southworth) Flaherty. Alfred was born 29 Sept 1883 and died 21 Nov 1914 age 31 years. Death was the result of burns from a gas explosion. He is buried in Iola, Allen, Kansas. Elzora "Zora" is buried at Pilant Cemetery with her third husband Oliver Flaherty. SS Claims Index
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ELLIOTT, James Kevin "Jim" Nov. 17, 1964
Monett, MO
Sept. 29, 2001
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of Larry Dean and Kay (Turner) Elliott. He was united in marriage to Karen Swaffar and to this union one daughter was born. He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Dean Elliott, grandparents, Lucille Turner and Mary and Eldon Elliott. Jim received his education in Cassville Schools and was a 1983 graduate of Cassville High School. He then became a painter with Alvey's remaining there until they closed in the early 1990's. From that time on, he was self-employed and was currently owner and operator of Cape Fair Bait and Tackle in Cape Fair. - Back of Stone Monett Times
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ELLIS, Jo Anne (CRIDER) Oct. 21, 1938 No Date SSW: Joe Royle - Another Photo Photo
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ELLIS, Joe Royle Sept. 11, 1932
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
June 20, 2005
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Jo Anne - Research Note: He was a son of Royle and Reva (Seburn) Ellis. He served in the U.S. Army before attending law school, from which he graduated in 1959. The Cassville Chamber of Commerce honored him with the 1998 Lifetime Achievement Award. - Another Photo Photo
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ELLIS, Reva Robertine (SEBURN) Apr. 7, 1900
Aurora,
Lawrence Co., MO
Mar. 25, 1982
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Daughter of Ivan Lasfield Seburn and Margaret Erdilla Hinkel, both buried at Maple park Cemetery, Aurora, Lawrence Co., MO. Reva Seburn married Royle Ellis on Sept. 9, 1918 in Aurora, Lawrence Co., MO. Photo of double stone at findagrave.com. SSW: Royle Goldman. Census
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ELLIS, Royle Goldman Oct. 4, 1897
Barry Co., MO
Mar. 23, 1983
Barry Co., MO
Inscription: "PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR I" - Research Note: Son of Ransom Ashbury Ellis and Mary Susan Akin. His wife was Reva Robertine Seburn. Photo of double stone at findagrave.com. SSW: Reva. - Photo of Royal Census
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EMERSON, Cyrus C. Apr. 21, 1816
NY
Oct. 2, 1888 Research Note: Civil War Veteran. He filed for his pension on Aug. 20, 1884. He served in Co. A, 130th IN Inf. His wife, Susan, was listed in the 1890 Veteran Census as his widow. Living in Erie Co., PA in the 1950 census. Living in Ashtabula Co., OH in the 1860 census. Researchers say he was the son of Allen Emerson and Anna Crocker. Census
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EMERSON, Susan (IVEY) June 7, 1832
PA
No Date Inscription: "Wife of Cyrus C. Emerson" - Research Note: Cyrus C. Emerson married Susan Ivey on Aug. 15, 1880 in Barry Co., MO. Susan filed for Cyrus' Civil War Pension on Jan. 3, 1889. MO Marriage Records
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ENFIELD, Elenor July 18, 1905 Apr. 9, 1969 No Data Photo
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ENFIELD, Ernest J. Oct. 9, 1909
St. Joseph,
Buchanan Co., MO
Jan. 24, 1997
Barry Co., Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He is buried near Annamae (Ayres) (Enfield) Elliott, listed on this page. He lived in Kansas City before moving to Barry County in 1939. He had lived in the Golden area about 30 years before moving to Cassville two years ago to live with a daughter. He was a poultry grower and had worked as service manager for Norris Grain Company, Monett, before retiring. He married Annamae Ayres in January 1931. She died in February 1992. Son of John Jacob Enfield and Ethel Mae Gabbert. Fohn Funeral Home
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ENGBER, Stephen Apr. 30, 1942
Brooklyn, NY
Feb. 14, 1984 Research Note: SS number issued in CA. SSDI
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ENGELBERT, Alice Branch (MEAD) May 20, 1882
Rockford, MI
Apr. 28, 1939
Cassville, Flat Creek Twp., Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Her death certificate reads that her husband was Derek Engelbert. Her father was listed as John N. Mead, born MI, and her mother as Elsie Holmes, born MI. Lobar pneumonia, type II, was given as the cause of death. Derck Engelbert, Cassville, MO, was the informant. The SOS web site has it indexed as April 1942 - which is incorrect. Death Certificate
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ENGLAND, Charles Ray May 22, 1929
Mineral Springs,
Barry Co., MO
Mar. 30, 2011
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: He was the youngest son of George and Nerva (Brock) England. He was born on May 22, 1929 in the Mineral Springs community, attended elementary school at Gaddis, graduated from Cassville High School in 1946, and attended Monett Junior College. He was united in marriage to Nancy Joslin on January 27, 1951. Charles served in the Missouri National Guard at Monett, Missouri from 1950 to 1956. He was an outfielder for the Cassville Blues minor league baseball team in the early 1950s. Charles and Nancy owned and operated Skelly Oil Company Station in Cassville, Missouri for 20 years. He also owned and operated England Sales, farmed and raised registered Charolais cattle, and was a member of the American International Charolais Association. In 1987, he became a State Gasoline Inspector with the Missouri Department of Agriculture in the Petroleum Division, and retired in 1997. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Hildreth England Settlemire and Susie England Timmons; and five brothers, George England, Edward England, Joe England, Briar England, and Amos England. White Funeral Home
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ENGLAND, Fred R. "Turkey" Sept. 7, 1907
TN
June 3, 1977 Research Note: Maybe son of William Franklin England and Sarah B. Freels. Census
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ENNIS, Dorothy E. (RANDALL) Mar. 28, 1916
Steeleville,
Randolph Co., IL
Mar. 28, 1997
Steeleville,
Randolph Co., IL
Research Note: Listed at findagrave.com. Wife of Gerald Blaine Ennis. Possibly not buried here as her side of the stone is blank. Daughter of James Ephraim Randall and Ada Catherine Rury. Dorothy Randall, age 23, married Blain Ennis, age 21, on Sept. 17, 1940 in Benton Co., AR. Both gave residence as Cassville, Barry Co., MO. - Another Photo AR Marriage Index
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ENNIS, Gerald Blaine "Peck" Sept. 15, 1919
Oak Ridge,
Barry Co., MO
Sept. 12, 1977
Steeleville,
Randolph Co., IL
Research Note: Son of Farmer Ennis and Vesta Ann Ryan. - Another Photo SS Claims Index
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ENNIS, J. W. "Stogy" May 11, 1932
Oak Ridge,
Barry Co., MO
Apr. 12, 1973
MO
SSW: Roberta Clare - Inscription: "Married Sept. 6, 1963" - Research Note: Son of Farmer Ennis and Vesta Ann Ryan. - Another Photo Census
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ENNIS, Lillian E. (HUTCHENS) (TOWNSLEY) Feb. 17, 1917
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Oct. 9, 2006
Palliative Care Center,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
SSW: Wayne B. - Research Note: Lillian (Ennis) Townsley passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at the Neighborhoods of Quail Creek" Palliative Care Center, in Springfield where she had been a resident for one week. She was born to Urtle and Robie (Hawk) Hutchens at Cassville on Feb. 17, 1917. She graduated from Cassville High School in 1935. She was united in marriage to Wayne Ennis on April 6, 1935. She worked for several years at Production Credit office in Cassville. She and her husband were half owners of the Cassville Republican newspaper and upon his death in 1963, she bought the full ownership of the paper and was editor and publisher for many years. In 1978, she married W. L. Townsley. Upon retirement they moved to Joplin to make their home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne and her second husband, W. L. Townsley; her parents; three sisters, Donna, Cressie and Thelma; and a grandson. Donna's Note: The stone has her name as Ennis, obit has it as Townsley. Photo
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ENNIS, Roberta Clare (STEWART/CRABLE) (PILANT) Sept. 2, 1942
Joplin,
Jasper Co., MO
Nov. 17, 2013
Mercy Hosp.,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: J. W. - Inscription: "Married Sept 6, 1963" - Research Note: According to the obit, she is NOT BURIED HERE. - She was born September 2, 1942, in Joplin, Missouri, the daughter of Eleanor (Stapleton) Stewart. On March 7, 1975, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to James "Jim" Pilant. His children named as her surviving step-children. Preceding her in death were her mother and her first husband, Stogie Ennis. Roberta grew up in Washburn and was a graduate of Southwest High School. For several years she was employed as a telephone company dispatcher for Continental Telephone from which she retired. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, November 21, 2013, in Pilant Cemetery, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Donna Cooper's Note: In high school she was known as Roberta Crable and she lived in Seligman, never in Washburn. - Another Photo Fohn Funeral Home
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ENNIS, Wayne B. Dec. 6, 1914
Mineral Springs,
Barry Co., MO
July 10, 1963
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Lillian E. - Research Note: Son of Farmer Ennis and Vesta Ryan. His wife, Lillian, was the informant on the death certificate. Death Certificate
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ENZENBACHER, Connie A. (RUSH) May 14, 1932
Guntown, MS
Nov. 10, 1999
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: John E. - Inscription: "Apr. 9, 1955" - Research Note: She was a daughter of Willie Martel and Madie Pearl (Kirk) Rush. Monett Times
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ENZENBACHER, John E. Mar. 30, 1929
Chicago,
Cook Co., IL
Oct. 26, 2015
At Home, Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Connie A. - Inscription: "Apr. 9, 1955" - Research Note: He was the son of John Paul and Dorothy (Barney) Enzenbacher. On April 9, 1955, he was united in marriage to Connie Rush, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one daughter, Deborah Enzenbacher and one brother, Charles Enzenbacher. John grew up and received his education in Chicago, Illinois. At the age of fifteen he joined the Merchant Marines and served in the United States Army during World War II. He was an iron worker most of his life. In 1976 he moved to Missouri to make his home. For eight years he owned and operated Hillcrest Cottage in Viola, Missouri. Fohn Funeral Home
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ENZMINGER, Virginia Lea (FUQUAY) (ATER) Nov. 14, 1914
Winfield, TX
Feb. 25, 2002
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: Age 87. Mrs. Enzminger was a retired executive secretary. Daughter of John R. Fuquay and Georgia Lea. Fred Ater II signed the SS Claims Form. Her father is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery. Her obit was listed in the Monett Times, Wichita Eagle (KS) and in the Hutchinson News, (KS). Monett Times
Feb. 27, 2002
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EPPERLY, Charles Doyle Nov. 12, 1947
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Aug. 30, 2009
Cox South Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
SSW: Chloe - Research Note: He was a Cassville, MO resident and a son of Quentin and Norma Lee (Cope) Epperly. On September 5, 1970, he was united in marriage to Chloe Tomblin. He was preceded in death by his mother; a brother, Donald Epperly and a brother-in-law, Ted Fordyce. His entire life was spent in Cassville, where he was a dairy farmer, a self-employed over the road trucker, along with being a heavy equipment operator. - Temporary Marker Barry Co. Advertiser
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EPPERLY, Chloe (TOMBLIN) May 25, ___ No Date SSW: Charles Doyle - Research Note: Flowers are covering the date. Note
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EPPERLY, Norma Lee (COPE) Mar. 27, 1923
Cape Fair,
Stone Co., MO
Oct. 24, 1982
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Quentin - Inscription: "Married Dec. 25, 1940" - Research Note: Daughter of Gale and Opal (Melton) Cope. Wife of Quentin Epperly, married Dec. 25, 1940. Mother of Donald, Patricia, Charles and Dennis. - Another Photo - Another Photo Note
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EPPERLY, Quentin Charles Mar. 14, 1919
Shell Knob,
Barry Co., MO
Jan. 5, 2010
Barry Co. Care,
Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Norma L. - Inscription: "Married Dec. 25, 1940" - Research Note: He was a son of Charley and Maggie Matilda (Brock) Epperly. On December 25, 1940, in Cape Fair, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Norma Lee Cope, who preceded him in death in 1982. He later married Wanda Fern Lane. Preceding him in death other than his first wife, were his parents; two sons, Donald Epperly and Charles Epperly; a son-in-law, Ted Fordyce; two brothers and four sisters. Quentin received his education at Shell Knob and then Cassville High School, graduating with the class of 1938. During World War II Quentin served our country in the United States Navy. He was a cattle farmer and was also a carpenter. - Another Photo - Another Photo Cassville Democrat
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ESKILDSEN, James Sept. 30, 1939
Chicago,
Cook Co., IL
Aug. 14, 2016
Mercy Hosp.,
Springfield,
Greene Co., MO
Research Note: He was the son of James and Lillian (Benson) Eskildsen. Jim grew up in Hillside, Illinois, and graduated from Proviso East High School in Maywood. He was united in marriage to Patricia Wagner on October 10, 1959 in Maywood; they had been married 54 years until her death on June 11, 2014. They lived in Illinois until 1973 when Jim retired from Illinois Northern Gas, and they moved to Barry County. They owned and operated Ackin' Back Resort in Shell Knob for more than 16 years before moving to Cassville in 1986, where he worked at Mercy Hospital in Cassville. In addition to his parents and his wife, Patti, he was preceded in death by his son, Scott Eskildsen, and two brothers, Leon and Roland Eskildsen. White Funeral Home
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ESKILDSEN, Patricia "Patti" (WAGNER) Mar. 1, 1941
Maywood, IL
June 11, 2014
At Home, Cassville,
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: She was the daughter of Elmer and Catherine (Clow) Wagner. She grew up and attended school in Maywood, and graduated from Proviso High School. On October 10, 1959, she was united in marriage to James Eskildsen. Patti and her husband moved in Barry County in 1973, where they owned and operated Ackin' Back Resort in Shell Knob for 17 years. After moving to Cassville in 1988, and her family being raised, she returned to school and earned a degree in Dietary Management from the University of Georgia. Subsequently she worked as the Certified Dietary Manager at Mercy Hospital in Cassville for 17 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Scott Eskildsen, and one brother Wayne Wagner and his wife Anne. White Funeral Home
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ETHRIDGE, Comodore Perry Sept. 23, 1845
MO
Jan. 9, 1923
Flat Creek, Barry Co., MO
SSW: Nannie - Research Note: His death certificate reads that Samuel Ethridge, born KY, and E. Hensley, born MO, were his parents. The cause of death was valvular heart disease. He was a farmer and Nannie Ethridge was given as his wife. Nannie Ethridge, Cassville, MO, was the informant. He was a PVT, B CO, 8th MO CAV in the Civil War and served from June 20, 1862 to July 20, 1865. - August 21, 1913, Thursday, Cassville Republican - Shell Knob News: Riley Madewell and family came in Sunday from Sallisaw, Okla., to spend a couple of weeks visiting C. P. Ethridge and others. - April 13, 1907, Saturday, Cassville Democrat - Historical Facts: On May 3, 1872, Perry Ethridge killed Edward Hogmire at a deer lick, near Mano. Ethridge was tried on the charge of murder and acquitted. - Oct. 9, 1920, Cassville Democrat - Perry Ethridge closed a deal for the late Mrs. Stewart residence in Mitchell addition, Monday, with her heirs. Death Certificate
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ETHRIDGE, Nannie (HARRIS) Jan. 7, 1851
VA
Dec. 13, 1922
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Comodore Perry - Research Note: On her death certificate her husband is listed as Comodore Perry Ethridge. Nannie was born in Virginia. Her parents were Nelson Plummer Harris, born KY, and Rebecca Gilbert, born VA. The informant, Mrs. Delpha (Ethridge) Porter of Cassville, MO. Patty's Note: Delpha was probably their daughter. Photo
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ETHRIDGE, William Edward July 17, 1880
Pioneer, MO
Aug. 6, 1943
Pierce City,
Lawrence Co., MO
Inscription: "At Rest" - Research Note: His wife was Acla Ethridge age 45, when he died. Son of George Ethridge and Julia Whittington born Pioneer, MO. His wife, Acla of Pierce City, MO, was the informant on the death certificate. - William E. Ethridge, age 24, married Mary Bruton, age 29, on June 11, 1905 in Barry Co., MO. 1910 Census, his wife is Mary, age 24. Mary died in 1920 and is buried at Viney Creek Cemetery with their son Cleo Marvin Ethridge. Death Certificate
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EUBANKS, Abraham Lincoln Nov. 23, 1866 Mar. 6, 1938 SSW: Sina J. - Research Note: He was the son of James Jasper Eubanks and Sophronia Counts. - April 18, 1908, Saturday, Cassville Democrat - Jenkins News: A. L. Eubanks lost several head of hogs, by eating cuckle burrs. - Eubanks Family Census
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EUBANKS, Sina Josephine (FARE) Nov. 28, 1866 Jan. 7, 1941 SSW: Abraham L. - Research Note: was the daughter of William Gardner Fare and Sarah Jane Hughes. She married Abraham Lincoln Eubanks on Jan. 30, 1887. Note
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EVANS, Audrey Jean (BROWN) (FETZER) Feb. 24, 1934
Clinton, KY
Oct. 25, 2001
MO Rehab Center,
Mt. Vernon,
Lawrence Co., MO
SSW: Ronald Clarence - Research Note: Daughter of Jack M. and Mary (Smith) Brown. Phyllis' Note: She was a daughter of Jack M. and Mary (Smith) Brown. She was a graduate of Murray State University, was a school teacher, and a stewardess with American Airlines. She moved to Cassville in 1976 and began teaching in Pierce City until retiring in 1988. She married Ronald Evans on August 28, 1970. Survived by two sons, two step-sons, and four step-daughters. She was previously married before she married Ron. Monett Times
Oct. 29, 2001
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Oct. 2001
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EVANS, Charles Freddie Aug. 26, 1933
Cape Fair, MO
Nov. 7, 1990 Inscription: "Beloved Husband of Marguerit Sturgell - Married Oct. 16, 1953" - Research Note: Son of Charlie L. Evans and Blanche Carney. - Another Photo SS Claims Index
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EVANS, Ronald Clarence Mar. 23, 1923 No Date SSW: Audrey Jean - Research Note: Son of Vernon August Evans and Genevieve McCreary. Ron was the former Superintendent of the Cassville School. Audrey was his second wife. Personal Knowledge
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EVERETT, Anna Lee M. (FOWLER) Apr. 24, 1924 No Date SSW: William W. - Inscription: "Wed July 4, 1942" Photo
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EVERETT, Linda Rose (O'NEILL) Jan. 12, 1907
MN
Apr. 11, 1960
Osteopathic Hosp.,
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
Research Note: According to Culver Funeral Home records her father was named Patrick Henry O'Neill and her mother was named Gladys Eagle. She was married and Bruce Everett of Eureka Springs, AR, was given as her husband's name and he was the informant on the death certificate. Culver Funeral Home,
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EVERETT, William Wallace Apr. 23, 1917
Highland, IL
Dec. 30, 2000
Cox Hosp.,
Cassville
Barry Co., MO
SSW: Anna Lee - Research Note: He was a son of William W. and Laura (Vulliet) Everett. He moved to Cassville in 1967. He had been employed with Gulf Oil Corporation. He was an Air Force veterans of World War II. He was a member of V. F. W. Post 5694 in Highland, Illinois, American Legion Post 118 in Cassville, Pythagoras Lodge 383 in Cassville, Scottish Rite in Joplin, and the Shriners of Abou Ben Adhem Temple in Springfield. He married Anna Lee Fowler on July 4, 1942, in Santa Ana, California. He was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Everett. - Military Stone - Inscription: "USAF 483RD BC 15TH AF WORLD WAR II" - Back of Stone Monett Times
Jan. 2, 2001
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