Obituaries

Dustin Weidler
B: 1985-03-13
D: 2020-07-05
View Details
Weidler, Dustin
Glenna Ledford
B: 1975-08-30
D: 2020-07-04
View Details
Ledford, Glenna
Elma Hammond
B: 1925-11-10
D: 2020-07-03
View Details
Hammond, Elma
Lydia Beaver
B: 1996-12-08
D: 2020-06-30
View Details
Beaver, Lydia
Frances Rhodes
B: 1928-08-14
D: 2020-06-28
View Details
Rhodes, Frances
Virginia Hamilton
B: 1923-07-11
D: 2020-06-27
View Details
Hamilton, Virginia
Wilma Morris
B: 1932-02-21
D: 2020-06-25
View Details
Morris, Wilma
Steven Conrad
B: 1955-11-02
D: 2020-06-25
View Details
Conrad, Steven
Nancy Vonier
B: 1953-08-15
D: 2020-06-25
View Details
Vonier, Nancy
Shirley Jones
B: 1936-02-24
D: 2020-06-25
View Details
Jones, Shirley
Brandon Wiseman
B: 1977-12-06
D: 2020-06-22
View Details
Wiseman, Brandon
Melvin Walker
B: 1927-02-24
D: 2020-06-18
View Details
Walker, Melvin
Robert Goodson
B: 1972-06-17
D: 2020-06-18
View Details
Goodson, Robert
Vernon Hyslop
B: 1933-12-13
D: 2020-06-16
View Details
Hyslop, Vernon
James Watson
B: 1931-10-05
D: 2020-06-16
View Details
Watson, James
Dorothy Burnett
B: 1945-12-14
D: 2020-06-14
View Details
Burnett, Dorothy
Arthur Hines
B: 1958-09-16
D: 2020-06-10
View Details
Hines, Arthur
Betty Brockett
B: 1932-05-09
D: 2020-06-09
View Details
Brockett, Betty
Donald Hass
B: 1933-12-06
D: 2020-06-05
View Details
Hass, Donald
Mae Neece
B: 1938-11-02
D: 2020-06-04
View Details
Neece, Mae
Nicki Howerton
B: 1946-11-03
D: 2020-06-03
View Details
Howerton, Nicki

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916

Will I Need a Lawyer?

Despite the fact that people make jokes about lawyers all the time, they really are necessary in a community. They are, in effect, society's professional problem solvers.

While there is no requirement to use a lawyer, probate is a rather formal procedure. One minor omission, one failure to send a copy of the petition to a relative, or a missed deadline, can cause everything to come to a grinding halt.

Or, in the worst case scenario, such things can expose everyone to liability.

The death of a family member or friend sometimes tends to bring out the very worst in some people. Experience shows that even in close families there is a tendency to get overly emotional about relatively trivial matters at the time of a loved one's death, such as who gets the iron frying pan and who gets the kettle.

Such minor matters, or any delays or inconveniences can be upsetting, pose issues of fairness, and create unfounded suspicion among family members. Thus it generally is a very good idea to hire a lawyer to sort it all out for you – so you can grieve, and find your way in the world without the physical presence of your loved one.

If you’d like to speak with one of our funeral professionals about the issues you are currently facing, please call us. While we are not lawyers, we can make a worthy referral, should the situation warrant one.