Obituaries

Jennifer Smallwood
B: 1972-04-16
D: 2017-08-16
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Smallwood, Jennifer
Ralph Kent
D: 2017-08-15
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Kent, Ralph
Elizabeth Hafer
B: 1920-03-21
D: 2017-08-14
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Hafer, Elizabeth
Herman Dunn
B: 1931-09-07
D: 2017-08-14
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Dunn, Herman
Raymond Patterson
B: 1932-03-22
D: 2017-08-10
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Patterson, Raymond
Quita Henson
B: 1933-11-28
D: 2017-08-08
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Henson, Quita
Vernon Peterson
B: 1932-09-04
D: 2017-08-08
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Peterson, Vernon
Eula Stolldorf
B: 1920-08-31
D: 2017-08-07
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Stolldorf, Eula
Bruce Johnson
B: 1938-09-08
D: 2017-08-03
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Johnson, Bruce
Sally Loyd
B: 1944-12-06
D: 2017-08-01
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Loyd, Sally
Robert McKee
B: 1944-03-26
D: 2017-07-31
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McKee, Robert
Anna Hill
B: 1942-11-04
D: 2017-07-31
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Hill, Anna
Rethel vonGonten
B: 1933-08-23
D: 2017-07-30
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vonGonten, Rethel
Christina Gibby
B: 1980-06-20
D: 2017-07-27
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Gibby, Christina
Mickey Stanley
B: 1948-04-09
D: 2017-07-26
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Stanley, Mickey
Robert Jones
B: 1945-04-28
D: 2017-07-24
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Jones, Robert
Charles Emmert
B: 1939-02-05
D: 2017-07-22
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Emmert, Charles
Peggy Littlefield
B: 1951-07-27
D: 2017-07-19
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Littlefield, Peggy
Veralene Bates
B: 1923-03-12
D: 2017-07-18
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Bates, Veralene
Michael DeBoard
B: 1984-06-07
D: 2017-07-18
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DeBoard, Michael
Leora Greninger
B: 1936-10-15
D: 2017-07-11
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Greninger, Leora

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Over the years, we’ve learned something very valuable, yet largely unrecognized by the general public: a funeral, memorial service, or celebration of life offers family and friends the opportunity to say goodbye to a loved one, and sets the stage for the healing process which follows.

It doesn’t have to be an elaborate event. The most important part is in the “coming together” with others to share memories, and receive comfort from one another. It can be a very simple ceremony or one where the personality and lifetime achievements of your loved one are showcased.

Whatever you think would be appropriate; we promise to be with you at every turn to help you plan a service that celebrates your loved one's life in a meaningful way.

Here, you will find information on the services we can provide your family after losing a loved one. If you would prefer to speak to someone directly, please call us at (417) 781-1711. We will be pleased to share commemoration ideas.

Creating a Legacy of Memories
It’s important to secure the memories and stories of a loved one. Learn more about why we offer the finest in online tributes and tribute videos, the Book of Memories™.
Steps in Planning a Funeral or Memorial Service
Outlining the basics, this page is a fine place to start for those families faced with making final care arrangements for a loved one. Here’s where you become familiar with what’s ahead.
What to Know When Choosing Burial
If you think that burial is the right choice for your family, there are some important decisions you must make. This page details the questions involved, offering support to families choosing burial.
When Cremation is Preferred
Detailing the reasons why cremation is the preference of a growing number of families, this page also covers additional questions to ask once the cremation decision has been made.
Traditional Services
The following is a list of choices which represent the cost of our services. They may or may not include the casket or container required for visitation or viewing, burial, entombment or cremation. You are in no way limited to these service options. You may itemize services in order to select only those which are right for you.
Cremation Services
The following is a list of choices which represent the cost of our services. They may or may not include the casket or container required for visitation or viewing, burial, entombment or cremation. You are in no way limited to these service options. You may itemize services in order to select only those which are right for you.