The Reporter covers Miller, Morgan and Camden County in Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks and is published once per week on Wednesdays.

Obituaries

Published 10-8-14

John E. Jones, 81
John E. Jones, of Versailles, passed away Friday evening, September 19, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles. He was born January 14, 1933, in Morgan County, Missouri, a son of the late Edgar E. and Blanch O. (Silvey) Jones.

He was united in marriage to Mary G. Coats and she preceded him in death in September of 1985. He later married Peggy A. Silvey who preceded him in death on January 25, 2009.

John was a United States Army veteran having served in the Korean Conflict.

He retired from Ameren UE after 30 years of service.

John was a member of the American Legion Post 104 in Versailles.

Some of John’s favorite hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening and watching NASCAR.

He is survived by his son, Bruce Jones and wife Kathy of Versailles, Missouri; daughters, Jennifer Wise and husband Terry of Kenosha, Wisconsin and Jacqueline Brown and husband Donald of Atlanta, Georgia; eight grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; his brother, Pete Jones and wife Louella of Versailles and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents and wives, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, a son, John David Jones and a great-granddaughter, Hope Dunklee.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 24, at the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Rudy Beard officiating. Graveside services and interment with full military honors followed in the Versailles Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home of Versailles.


Velma Margarete Williams, 91
Velma Margarete Williams, of Glensted, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles. She was born July 24, 1923, in Glensted, Missouri, a daughter of the late Edwin Lee and Tracy Pearl (Ash) White.

In 1963, in Kansas City, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Cecil F. Williams who preceded her in death on June 26, 1975.

Margarete was a member of the Glensted United Methodist Church.

Her favorite hobbies included sewing, flower and vegetable gardening and canning many of the vegetables she grew in her garden.

She is survived by her daughter, Lee Ann Winfrey of Kansas City, Missouri; grandchildren, Cyndi Nestel and Jeremy Collins; great-grandchildren, Noah Nestel and Symphony Collins; brother, Lloyd White of Versailles, Missouri and her sister, Donna White of Versailles, Missouri.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Carlos White and her sisters, Juanita White and Wanda Zimmerman.

A celebration of Margarete’s life was held Thursday, October 2, at the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Dan Adkison officiating. Graveside services and inurnment followed in the Versailles Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Versailles Cemetery Association. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home of Versailles.


Bonnie Jean Owens, 78
Bonnie Jean Owens, of Versailles, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014, at Landmark Hospital in Columbia. She was born February 25, 1936, in Otterville, Missouri, a daughter of the late Elmer and Goldie (Davis) Ward.

She was united in marriage to Alvin P. Owens who preceded her in death on April 10, 1997.

She is survived by her son, Donald L. Owens and wife Pamela Ann of Barnett, Missouri; her daughter, Sherry Jean Allen and husband Steve Quaife of Stover, Missouri; six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; her sister, Betty Widner and husband Mark of St. Joseph, Missouri and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Laurence Ward and Bob Ward.

A celebration of Bonnie’s life will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home of Versailles.


Dorothy Mae Hoover, 91
Dorothy Mae Hoover, of Sunrise Beach, passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach at the age of 91 years.

Dorothy was born November 5, 1922, in Des Moines, IA, where she spent her childhood. Upon her family moving to Kansas City, MO, Dorothy met and married Vernon L. Hoover in 1940. There, they raised 4 children: Larry, Ted, Kent, and Jo Ellen.

After Verne's retirement from the Rock Island Railroad, Verne and Dorothy moved to the lake in 1979. They enjoyed many community activities and the lake lifestyle. Dorothy was a member of the Lake Railroad Club, Sweet Adelines musical group, and Sunrise Bible Church.

Dorothy is survived by 3 children, Larry Hoover, Kent Hoover, and Jo Ellen Hoover, all of Sunrise Beach, her brother Vern Zugenbuhler, of Kansas City, MO, 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, family and friends that loved her so very much.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Verne, her son, Ted, her daughter-in-law, Donna, her grandson, Teddy Jr, and her granddaughter, Kim.

Visitation was held Saturday, September 27 at the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel. Graveside services and interment followed in the Garber Memorial Estates Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.


Floyd Allen Stafford, 67
Floyd Allen Stafford, of Versailles, passed away Monday, September 22, 2014, at his home. He was born May 7, 1947, in Boonville, Missouri, a son of the late Noah “Dice” and Melva Lee (Morrison) Stafford.

On April 29, 1966, in Versailles, he was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Willa Shackelford.

Floyd was employed at Don Vance Ford in Versailles for fifteen years as a general manager and retired from Binswanger Glass Company in Eldon.

He attended the Versailles First Assembly of God Church and enjoyed attending the Pioneer Coffee Club.

Floyd’s passion was drag racing and singing, but most importantly he loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-granddaughters.

In addition to his wife, Willa, he is survived by his children, Anthony “Tony” Stafford of Midwest City, Oklahoma and Angel Lowry and husband Heath of North Augusta, South Carolina; his grandchildren, Whitney Buckley, Samantha Stafford, Nickolas Lowry, Andrew Lowry and Katelyn Lowry; his great-granddaughters, Lily and Addyson Buckley and Payton Stafford; his brothers, Randy Stafford and wife Teresa of Eldon, Missouri, Craig Stafford and wife Rose of Eldon, Missouri, Mike Stafford and wife Dodie of Eldon, Missouri, Rodney Stafford of Versailles, Missouri, Darren Stafford of Arizona and Dick Stafford and wife Kathy of Jefferson City, Missouri; his sister, Debbie Stafford of Versailles, Missouri and many other relatives and friends.

A celebration of Floyd’s life was held Thursday, September 25, at the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Mike Homan officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Versailles Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Compassus.

Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home of Versailles.


G.D.Parrack, Jr., 92

Reverend G.D.Parrack, Jr., of Springfield, Missouri, died Sunday, September 21, 2014 at his home in Springfield.

G.D. was born May 4, 1922 in Macks Creek, Missouri, the son of Gentry Davis Parrack, Sr. and Dona Ellen (Kerr) Parrack.

G.D. served his country proudly in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945 as Corporal Chaplain Assistant during WWII.

He was united in marriage December 17, 1945 to Virgie Russell who preceded him in death April 3, 1993. He later married Betty Bernard who preceded him in death in 2012.

G.D. grew up in the Macks Creek area and began his ministry at First Baptist Church of Macks Creek. G.D. felt the Lord’s calling on his life and followed by graduating from both Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar and William Jewel College in Liberty with undergraduate degrees, and from there Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas with his graduate degree.

His life’s work took him across the state of Missouri beginning as Pastor at Grant City First Baptist Church, as Director of Missions in Maryville, as Pastor at Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church and finally as Director of Missions in Cape Girardeau. Upon retiring from full-time ministry, G.D. continued to minister in various locations. G.D. had also written a book titled, Rediscovering God’s Love.

G.D. enjoyed socializing and spending time getting to know people. He was a true “people person”. In his spare time he enjoyed playing golf and traveling. He had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed telling jokes along the way.

G.D. was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and a caring friend to all who knew him. His ministry and pastoral care touched the lives of many who served alongside him.

G.D. is survived by his daughters Judy Dill of Livingston, Texas, Joyce Barker and husband Robert of Republic, Missouri, Patty Yocum and husband Randy, of Reeds Springs, Missouri, and Becky Leonard and husband, Jim, of Eureka, Missouri; his sister Geraldine Asher of Camdenton, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; along with several other family members and many friends.

Aside from his wives; G.D. was preceded in death by his father Gentry Davis Parrack, Sr. and his mother Dona Parrack, his daughter Ellen Kay Hartman Shaw; his brother Vaughn Parrack, and his sisters, Jewell Waldren, Colleen Newton, and Velva North.

Funeral Services were held Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Camdenton, Missouri.

Interment will follow at Parrack Grove Cemetery in Macks Creek, Missouri, with Military Honors by Zack Wheat Post 624 Sunrise Beach/ Laurie.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Honor Flight Program for WWII Veterans, or to the Parrack Grove Cemetery Fund.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Camdenton, Missouri.
 

Published 10-1-14

Paul Steven Bennett, Sr., 64
Paul Steven Bennett, Sr., of Versailles, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. He was born October 11, 1949, in New Haven, Connecticut, a son of the late Charles and Gertrude Bennett.

On October 11, 1991, in Columbia, he was united in marriage to his surviving wife Rita Bennett.

Paul worked as a mechanic for twenty-six years. He was currently employed at the Tipton Correctional Center as a corrections officer.

He was a member of the Versailles First Baptist Church and the Central Missouri Riders Motorcycle Club.

Paul enjoyed performing in many productions at the Royal Theatre in Versailles. In his spare time he enjoyed woodworking, singing karaoke, riding his motorcycle and taking care of his dog, whom he dearly loved.

In addition to his wife, Rita, he is survived by his sons, Paul Steven Bennett, Jr. of Freeport, Maine and Edward Charles Bennett of Springfield, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Daniel Bennett, Samantha Menzel, Alex Bennett, Jillian Bennett, Elise Bennett, Tiernan Bennett, Sarah Blackerby and Kali Gunn; one great-granddaughter, Elsie Menzel; step-daughters, Deanna Blackerby of Forsyth, Missouri and Tammy Patrick of Wooldridge, Missouri; step-sons, Nathan Gunn of Versailles, Missouri and Benjamin Gunn of Ashland, Missouri; sister, Linda Menard of Nashville, Tennessee; brother, Butch Bennett and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, September 18, at the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Versailles with Dr. Todd Forman officiating.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home of Versailles.


James E. Herndon, Jr., 90
James E. Herndon, Jr., of Sunrise Beach, passed away September 10, 2014, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. He was born January 12, 1924, in Kansas City, Missouri, a son of the late James E., Sr. and Esther Rose (Sieggen) Herndon.

On September 6, 1949, in Versailles, he was united in marriage to his surviving wife, Joyce (Parish) Herndon.

James was a self-employed auto and marine mechanic for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed spending his retirement camping and fishing.

He loved his church and was a very active member of the Opened Door Christian Fellowship in Laurie.

James enjoyed people and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his wife, Joyce, he is survived by his sons, James E. Herndon III and wife Carla of Barnett, Missouri and Jerry M. Herndon of Sunrise Beach, Missouri; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; his brothers, John Herndon and wife Judy of Olathe, Kansas and George Herndon of Bentonville, Arkansas and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Nadine Jones and Rita Herndon.

A celebration of James’ life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Opened Door Christian Fellowship in Laurie.

Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.


Robert Adair, age 79
Robert Adair of Versailles passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles. He was born July 13, 1935, in Maywood, Illinois, a son of the late Dewey and Margaret (Galloway) Adair.

On April 14, 1958, in Silver City, Iowa, he was united in marriage to his surviving wife, Wava (Stewart) Adair.

Robert was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

He was employed as an over the road truck driver for many years until his retirement.

Robert was a member of the Versailles Masonic Lodge #320 and also a Masonic lodge in Minnesota.

In addition to his wife, Wava, he is survived by his son, Duane Adair of Pittsburg, Kansas; daughters, Audrey Strickland of Versailles, Missouri and Pamela Robin of George, Iowa; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his brother, John Adair of Modesto, California and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Kathleen Dochnal and a granddaughter, Amy Jill Northrop.

A celebration of Robert’s life will be held at a later date in Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home of Versailles.


William E. Conn, Jr., 49
William E. Conn, Jr. of Lake Ozark, Missouri passed away at his home on Sunday, September 14. He was 49 years old.

Billy was born and raised in Mt. Tabor, NJ. It was evident from an early age that Billy loved cars and machines as he was often found building go-carts or working on cars.

He left New Jersey in 1984, joining the United States Navy as a fighter jet mechanic stationed in Norfolk, VA. While in Virginia, he met and married his wife Carol.

Together they had two children, Rebecca and Kenneth, and relocated to the Lake Ozark, Missouri region over 20 years ago.

Billy’s love of engines and machinery lead him to many of the local marinas where he worked as a mechanic and service manager.

Billy’s greatest joys in life were his two children and his three grandchildren. He loved spending time with his son dirt bike riding, restoring cars, or working on any project that he and Kenneth could do together. They could often be found tinkering with an engine in their garages.

He also found great happiness in watching his daughter, Rebecca, grow into a fine young woman and mother. He was so proud to see her so successful in the US Army where she served in Afghanistan.

Upon her departure from the Army, she began her family and he and Carol often traveled to visit Rebecca, Joseph, his son-in-law, and his grandchildren.

He was a loving and caring father, grandfather, and was a very gentle, kind-hearted man who was loved by all.

He is survived by his wife, Carol (Mailahn) of Lake Ozark, daughter Rebecca and her husband Joseph Kurth of Gainesville, FL, son Kenneth Conn and fiancé Alexis Keeney of Eldon, MO, sister Elizabeth Conn and fiancé Thomas Sheridan of Morris Plains, NJ, grandchildren Riley (5), Serenity (2), and Levi (7 months), and his mother-in-law Lucille Mailahn of Lake Ozark, and his cousins, extended family members, and friends.

He is predeceased by his mother Virginia Conn of Mt. Tabor, NJ and father-in-law Donald Mailahn of Lake Ozark, MO.

Funeral Services were held Friday, September 19, at 2:00 p.m. at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Inurnment with full Military Honors was at Lake Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Veterans Wall, Osage Beach, Missouri.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Missouri.


Barbara Lee Loughlin, 93
Barbara Lee Loughlin, formally of Camdenton, Missouri, passed away peacefully Wednesday September 17, 2014 in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Barbara Lee was united in marriage to Edwin Loughlin on July 4, 1945, who preceded her in death on December 20, 2000.

Beloved wife of the late Edwin Loughlin; dear mother of Susan and husband Ted Peachee and Christy and husband Michael Dagel; dear grandmother of Mark and wife Leslee Peachee; Sarah and husband Dan Bauer; David and wife Courtney Peachee; dear great-grandmother of Aidan and Kaleb Peachee and Anna and Nora Bauer; dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend.

Memorial Services were held Monday, September 22, 2014 at Camdenton United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Camdenton United Methodist Church or Sonshine Acres Children’s Home 3405 North Highly Road, Mesa, Arizona, 85215

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Camdenton, Missouri.


Norman Harvel Austin, 88
Norman Harvel Austin, son of Lester and Tressie Harris Austin, was born, November 2, 1925 in New Liberty, Illinois. He passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014, at his home, Montreal, Missouri at the age of eighty-eight years, ten months and sixteen days.

On August 5, 1944 in Golconda, Illinois, he was united in marriage to Irene Welch and to this union three children were born. They just celebrated seventy years of marriage.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Lester “Hawk” Austin.

Survivors include his wife, Irene Austin of Montreal, Missouri; two daughters, Sandra Austin and Charlotte Austin both of Montreal, Missouri; a son, Bobby Austin and wife Joan of Richland, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Leon, Jesse, Seth, Cody, Vanessa and Justin Austin and Crystal Strickler; thirteen great-grandchildren, Casey, Hunter, Kolten, Patrick, Brooke, Landon, Mason, Brynn, Brystol, Maverick, Elliott, Erin and Collin; a brother, Ellis Austin and sister, Bernice Kohl.

Norman was raised during the depression era which instilled in him a strong work ethic. He served his county proudly in the Unites States Army Air Corp (8th Air Force) during World War II.

Norman was an educator with a B.S. in education and a master’s degree in administration. He influenced the lives of many young children. In his later years he owned, trained, and ran race horses which were his pride and joy. He liked nothing better than to talk of his experiences at the race track.

Norman made a profession of faith and was a member of Camdenton United Methodist Church.

In life I loved you dearly
In death I love you still,
In my heart I hold a place
That only you can fill.

A family service and burial was held Friday, September 19, 2014 in Freedom Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Camdenton United Methodist Church and left at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.alleeholmanhowe.com.

Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton is assisting the family with arrangements.

Published 9-24-14

Patricia Joyce Lee, 89
Patricia Joyce Lee, of Sunrise Beach, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014, at her home. She was born February 28, 1925, in Kansas City, Missouri.

On February 8, 1947, in Kansas City, Kansas, she was united in marriage to her surviving husband, Philip Lee.

Pat was employed at H.D. Lee and Vanity Fair in Kansas City, Kansas, retiring as an assistant manager.

Pat was a Protestant believer. She was a member of the Lake Railroad Club and enjoyed spending her time playing video poker.

In addition to her husband, Philip, she is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her sister, Thelma Ward.

There are no memorial services planned at this time. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.

Robert Joseph Pelegrin, 82
Dr. Robert Joseph Pelegrin, born March 5, 1932, passed away at home on August 30, 2014. He was a long time resident of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri and a local physician of the community.

Dr. Bob was a practicing physician in the area for over 30 years, and enjoyed caring for the people of his community. Those in the area knew him to be a kind and giving person, willing to help anyone that needed assistance.

He was a member of the congregation at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Camdenton. He will be missed.

Dr. Bob is survived by two brothers and a sister; Larry Pelegrin, Jim Pelegrin and Lois Bruhn.

His gift to the world are his children; Robert Pelegrin Jr, Steven Pelegrin, Demi Shugrue, Mary Horton, Mike Pelegrin, Nancy Kempf, Linda Combs, Lisa Pelegrin, Thomas Pelegrin, David Pelegrin, Danny Pelegrin, Amy May, Susie Krug, Laura Broten, Peter Pelegrin, Danielle Pelegrin, along with 32 Grandchildren and 21 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral Mass was held Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Camdenton, Missouri.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Camdenton, Missouri.

Billy Gene Zimmerman, 83
Billy Gene Zimmerman, of Laurie, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City surrounded by his three favorite ladies: Ginnie (wife), Diane (daughter) and Michelle (granddaughter).

Bill was born December 13, 1930 in Cainsville, Missouri where he spent his childhood. Bill joined the Navy after graduating high school and proposed to Ginnie while home on leave. They celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary, April 5th.

After 21 years of service in the Navy, Bill retired and moved his family to the Kansas City area where he accepted a position as General Manager for the Johnson County 3 & 2 baseball organization.

Bill was an avid baseball player and his favorite part of his job was being outside and watching baseball games.

In 1988, Bill and Ginnie retired to the Lake of the Ozarks where he loved to golf, fish, watch the birds, and shoot the squirrels. Bill and Ginnie enjoyed square dancing with their friends.

After a few years of living on the water, they built a home on Indian Rock Golf Course. Bill always said, “There’s no place in the world that I’d rather live!”

Bill is survived by his wife, Ginnie; daughter, Diane Fuleky (Rick); granddaughters: Michelle Fuleky and Haley Zimmerman; sister, Lois Collins (Al); sisters-in-law: Betty McCullough (Gordon), Edith Morin (Russell) and Norma Campbell (Bill), along with many nieces and nephews. Bill was preceded in death by his son, Michael.

A memorial service was held at Ozark Chapel United Methodist Church, Laurie, Mo. Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ozark Chapel United Methodist Church, Laurie, Mo.

Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.

Iris Lea Stafford Carnahan, 79
Iris Lea Stafford Carnahan, of Macks Creek, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in Macks Creek.

She was born September 5, 1935 in Independence, Missouri, the daughter of Cora Smiley Stafford and Faron Alton Stafford.

She was united in marriage to Billy Joe Carnahan in Linn Creek, Missouri, on February 15, 1953 and to this union three children were born.

Iris was a loving, caring wife, mother and grandmother and a true friend. She was a devout Christian and a lifelong member of the RLDS Church.

Early in their marriage, Iris traveled to Germany with Billy Joe while he served in the Air Force. For over 50 years she and B.J. ran several successful businesses.

She also worked as secretary for the Camden County Public Water Supply District Number 1 at Macks Creek for many years. She shared the love of music, travel and family with her husband.

She is survived by her son, Judd Lee Carnahan and wife Brenda; two daughters, Sheila Jo Kinney and husband Don and Linda Sue Deckard; three sisters, Donna Cruce and husband, Ward, Lyla Pack and husband Larry and Eva Tucker and husband Dale; eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Billy Joe; her parents; her brother Wayne Zumwalt; her granddaughter Kortnie Deckard; and her son-in-law Brad Deckard.

Iris was deeply loved and will be greatly missed!

Funeral Services were Saturday, September 13, at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Macks Creek, Missouri.

Interment was at Macks Creek Cemetery, Macks Creek, Missouri.

Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice Compassus.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Macks Creek, Missouri.

Larry Lee Vogel, 69
Larry Lee Vogel, of Gravois Mills, MO, passed away at home on the Lake of the Ozarks on September 11, 2014. He was born June 13, 1945 to Joseph and Inez (Landen) Vogel on their farm near Graham, MO. He graduated from Graham R-III in 1963.

Larry moved to Kansas City, KS, where he was a machinist and became a partner in a chemical packaging company with his brother, Gene.

He was a past President of the Turner Lions Club. In retirement, he moved to his lake home in Gravois Mills, Missouri.

During Larry’s lifetime he enjoyed traveling and camping with his family. He was a baseball and soccer coach to his children and played soccer well into his fifties.

Larry enjoyed model trains and other antique toy collecting. He was very talented in building packaging machinery, rebuilding old custom cars, remodeling houses, and he designed a battery-powered aluminum can crusher. Larry could fix anything.

Larry is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Inez Vogel, and sister, Marilyn Jo Vogel. He is survived by his two sons, Matthew J. (Kelly) Vogel of Fairfield, CT, and Jason D. (Maria) Vogel of New York, NY; five grandchildren, Jack, Hunter, Lyla, Keaton, and Flynn; three brothers, Gene Vogel of Tonganoxie KS, Richard Vogel of Graham, MO and Gary Vogel of Pickering, MO; special cousins Donna Swall and Teel Olson; partner Kelly Stevens; and numerous other cousins, nephews, and nieces.

Larry requested no funeral, but rather that family and friends celebrate his life and recall fond memories at an event to be planned by the family. Friends may send condolence messages and sign the guest book at kidwellgarber.com.

Donations in memory of Larry can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (pancan.org) or Hospice Compassus (hospicecompassus.com).

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home of Versailles.

Mary Gladys Clark, 88
Mary Gladys Clark, daughter of Fred and Sarah Kathryn Stanbaugh McDaniel, was born, October 23, 1925 in Macomb, Illinois. She died Thursday, September 11, 2014, in Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach, Missouri at the age of eighty-eight years, ten months and nineteen days.

On August 13, 1953, she was united in marriage to James Gordon Clark, Sr. and to this union five children were born. Together they shared fifty-seven years of marriage until his passing on January 21, 2011.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sons, John Clark and James G. Clark, II

Survivors include three children, William Clark and Chris Clark both of Linn Creek, Missouri and Kathy Crouch and husband Jerry of El Paso, Texas; three grandchildren, Jack Crouch, Adam Clark and Caitlin Wandling; numerous great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Julia Clark of Linn Creek, Missouri and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Mary was raised in Macomb, Illinois and she graduated from high school there.

After her marriage, they lived in various places in the United States while her husband served in the military. They retired to Linn Creek, Missouri in 1977. She was a homemaker.

In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, gardening and crocheting. Most of all, she prided herself on keeping her family clean, fed and happy.

She was a loving mother and grandmother and a caring neighbor and friend. We celebrate her life and her accomplishments and will treasure the memories she created for her family and friends.

A private family funeral service will be held.

Memorial donations may be made to Freedom Cemetery and left at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.alleeholmanhowe.com.

Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton is assisting the family with arrangements.

Timothy Michael Miesner, 44
Timothy Michael Miesner, of Sunrise Beach, passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. He was born September 20, 1969, in Clay Center, Kansas.

Tim was employed in carpet and tile installation.

He expressed his religion through the Protestant faith.

Tim is survived by his parents, Larry and Sue Miesner of Sunrise Beach; his brothers, Tony Miesner and wife Lisa and Troy Miesner both of Sunrise Beach and Todd Miesner of Laurie; his grandmother, Betty Raithel of Nixa, Missouri and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Tina Grant.

A celebration of Tim’s life will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.

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