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Jan. 4, 2012 OBITUARIES

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Posted: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 12:00 am

Barnes • Daugherty • Dick • Glauser • Hestdalen • Kirby • Lane • Nichols • Philbeck • Robison • Schmidly


Nyla Marie Barnes, age 83, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 12:23 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2011, in her home.  She was born October 30, 1928, in White Church, Missouri, the daughter of Frank Albert and Tyma Jane (Briles) Eldringhoff.  Nyla was a 1946 graduate of West Plains High School.  She moved to Mt. Vernon in 1947, was a homemaker and attended the Mt. Vernon Church of Christ.  On December 31, 1949, she married George Edison Barnes in Huntsville, Arkansas.  He preceded her in death October 16, 2001. 

Her parents, and five brothers and sisters, also preceded her in death.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her two sons, Alan Barnes and Janet Atkinson, of New Bloomfield, Missouri, Frank Barnes and his wife, Myra, of Mt. Vernon; one daughter, Vivian Stephens and her husband, Gary, of Washburn, Missouri; four grandchildren, Amy Bingham, Anna Vernon, Curtis Miller and Amber Edwards; and four great grandchildren, Taylor Bingham, Joshua and Jeffery Vernon, and Jaden Edwards. 

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2011, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home with burial at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Memorial donations may be made to the Nyla Barnes Scholarship Fund, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at  HYPERLINK "http://www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com" www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com.


 Cheryl Ann “Hull” Daugherty, 43, Mt. Vernon, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at Cox South, Springfield. She was born June 9, 1968, in Monett to Lee and Marleen (Taylor) Hull.

Survivors include three sons, Blake Tiller, Mt. Vernon, Trent Tiller, Rescue, and Tristan Daugherty, Springfield; her father, Lee Hull, Sarcoxie; one sister, Lisa Hull, Reeds; and one grandson.

Graveside services were Dec. 28, at Misemer Cemetery, east of Miller, under the direction of Weng Funeral Chapel, Jasper.


Thomas R. Dick, 79, rural Jerico Springs, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2011, at St. John’s, Springfield. He was born April 14, 1932, in Palisade, Colo., to Con and Edna (Connor) Dick.

He married Donna (Skager) White April 24, 1978, in Greenfield. She survives.

He served in the United States Air Force for more than 20 years and retired as a master sergeant. He was a member of the Lockwood American Legion Post 372,

Additional survivors include four sons, Elwyn White, Godfrey, Ill., Kevin White, Lockwood, Trent White, Aurora, and Gary White, Lamar; four daughters, Renee Sayler, Underwood, N.D., Marva Schnaufer, Lamar, Emily Kriebs, Mandan, N.D., and Jean Dick, Fair Grove; 22 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Marion “Curly” Dick.

He has been cremated, under the direction of Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar. Private family services will be held at a later date.


Nichole L. Glauser, 31, Kimberling City, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at St. John’s, Springfield. She was born May 9, 1980, in Springfield to Carl Glauser and Mary (Hackathorn) Beck. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a manger at a boat marina.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Emma Stacy; paternal grandparents, Glen and Edith Glauser; maternal grandparents, Ed Hackathorn, and Bill and LaVern Beck.

Survivors include one son, Tyler Lingholm, of the home; her father, Carl Glauser and his wife Kelly of Branson; her mother, Mary Beck and her husband Bill of Kimberling City; one sister, Angela Beck, Kimberling City; and her maternal grandmother, Dorthy Hackathorn, Cape Fair, formerly of Marionville.

Services were Dec. 27, at First Christian Church, Kimberling City, with the Rev. Joe Wolven officiating. Burial was in Philibert Cemetery, Kimberling City, under the direction of Stumpf Funeral Home, Kimberling City.

Memorial contributions may be made to a memorial fund at Table Rock Community Bank, Kimberling City.


Charlette Hestdalen, 67, Aurora, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, in her home. She was born Sept. 23, 1944, in Chanute, Kan., to Earl and Emma Sorrels Pruitt. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include four sons, Danny Hestdalen and Terry Hestdalen, both of Aurora, Brian Hestdalen, Claremore, Okla., and Darrin Hestdalen, Murrieta, Calif.; and one daughter, Maleana Willhite, Aurora. She was preceded in death by one son, James Hestdalen.

Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, in the Peterson Funeral Chapel, Aurora.


            Duane Donnivan Kirby, 91 of Lancaster, Missouri passed away on Friday, December 23, 2011 at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri where he had been a resident since October, 2011.

            The son of Vance Donnivan and Alcinda May (Wagner) Kirby, Duane was born in Ellis, Kansas on January 23, 1920.  He was united in marriage to Matilda Elizabeth Kalman and to this union two daughters were born, Diane and Dara.  On January 6, 1973, he was united in marriage to Mardell K. (Steggall) George.

            Duane spent several years with the Army Air Corp and the United States Air Force and received an honorable discharge.

 Survivors include his wife, Mardell Kirby of Queen City, Missouri; 2 daughters, Diane Kirby of Bowerston, Ohio and Dara Doan and husband, Lee of Deerfield, Ohio; 3 step children, Jane Claas and husband, Carl of Mount Vernon, Missouri, Fred George of Mt. Vernon, Missouri and Robert George and wife, Sherrie of Aurora, Missouri; 5 grandchildren, Dawn Lewis of Ohio, Patrick McCann of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, Heather Priebe of Republic, Missouri, Holly Thomas of St. Louis, Missouri and Denise Nelson of St. Louis, Missouri; 2 great grandchildren, Conner and Chloe Priebe of Republic, Missouri and other family members.

            Duane is preceded in death by his parents; 1 granddaughter, Deanna Lewis and 3 brothers, Wayne, Vance and Maynard Kirby.

            Duane was a lifelong member of the Masonic Lodge, Eagles and the VFW.  He attended the Methodist Church.  Duane was known for his ability to “fix” anything and was good at this work

            Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 30, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri with Leanna vanZandt, pastor of the Methodist Church of Lancaster, Missouri officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral services at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri between the hours of 6-7:00 p.m. in Lancaster, Missouri.  Memorials have been established for the Schuyler County Nursing Home of Queen City, Missouri. Burial will be in Canton, Ohio.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.


Paul D. Lane, 90, Marionville, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, in St. John’s, Springfield. He was born June 8, 1921, in Okemah, Okla. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Vivian Lane; and one sister, Juanita Kiker.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Jessie Lane; children Judy Mosley, Billie Faught, Jacque Stephenson, Bill Lane, Roy Lane and Heman Newberry; one brother, Carl; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services were Jan. 2 in the Ozarks Methodist Manor Chapel, Marionville, with the Rev. Ralph Prosser officiating.


Dean Carter Nichols, 85, Marionville, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born July 24, 1925.

Surviors include his wife, Margaret E. (Brown); four children; 11 grandchildren; and three great-granddaughters.

Services were Jan. 2 in the United Methodist Church, Marionville.

Memorial donations may be made to the Personal Energy Transportation (PET of SW Missouri), c/o 16351 Lawrence 1200, Aurora, MO 65605; First United Methodist Church, 117 S. College, Marionville, MO 65705; Ozarks Methodist Manor, 205 S. College, Marionville, MO 65705; and Ozarks Honor Flight, P.O. Box 3500, Springfield, MO 65808


William T. (Bill) Philbeck, 93, Springfield, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans’ Home/Mt. Vernon. He was born Oct. 28, 1918, to Roland and Clara Philbeck in Longdale, N.C. He graduated from Central High School in 1935 and from Missouri State University in 1939. He served in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946. He was a co-owner of the Goodwill Market at Sunshine and Fremont streets during the 1940s and 1950s and was the owner/operator of the Farmer’s Market Shoppers World during the late 1950s. During the 1960s and 1970s he was a sales representative for H.D. Lee Co. and for Arwood of Springfield.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Davidson and Naomi Walker.

Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Gail; four sons, Tom Philbeck, Springfield, Mike Philbeck, Tulsa, Okla., Larry Philbeck, Keene, Texas, and Don Philbeck, Kansas City; two sisters, Mary Davis, Omaha, Neb., and Gwen Morrow, Tallahassee, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandcildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held for the family, under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South, Springfield.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


Maxine Ozell Robison, 87, Monett, died at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at her home. She was born April 7, 1924, in Purdy to Ben and Gertie (Inman) Henderson. She married Orville Robison Dec. 20, 1941. He died Feb. 15, 1998.

She was a retired nurse’s aide at Lacoba Nursing Center and a homemaker. She was a member of the Faith Worship Center in Aurora.

Survivors include one son, Larry Robison, Monett; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by six brothers, Erskil Henderson, Oren Henderson, Chester Henderson, Chelsie Henderson, Alva Henderson and Ralph Henderson; and a twin sister, Christine Combs.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Chapel, Monett, with the Rev. Arnold Ray Evans officiating. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery, Cassville.

Memorial donations may be made to the Faith Church of Aurora.


Una Marie Schmidly, 91, Mt Vernon, died at 9:55 am Monday, January 2, 2012 at St Johns, Springfield.  She was born November 22nd, 1920 in Sarcoxie Mo. to Elmer and Francis (Palmer) Long.  Una grew up in the Sarcoxie area and attend Sarcoxie schools. She moved to Mt Vernon in 1966 and pastored, with her husband A.W. Schmidly, Mt Vernon Assembly of God Church for 19 years.  She and her husband pastored 6 churchs over a period of 42 years.

     She married Arthur William Schmidly April 2, 1939.  He survivies.  Additional survivors include 3 sons, William G Schmidly, Ronand D Schmidly (Mt Vernon), Jimmy D Schmidly (Springfield), 7 grandchildren, and 18 great grandchildren.

   She was preceeded in death by parents, and 7 siblings.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, in Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, in the funeral home.

Full obituary to follow next week.  Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon.

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