Area Obituaries

Dennis Dean Coonts, 70 – Passed May 14, 2020

Dennis Dean Coonts, son of the late Burrell and Zella Mae (Dennis) Coonts, was born April 9, 1950, in Norwood, Missouri, and departed this life May 14, 2020, at his home in Vanzant, Missouri. He was 70 years, one month, and five days of age. Dean grew up in Douglas County and attended school at…

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Mary Elizabeth Shannon, 60 – Passed May 10, 2020

Mary Elizabeth Shannon, daughter of the late Lyle and Fern (Smith) Shannon, was born April 16, 1960, in Cabool, Missouri, and went home May 10, 2020, at her residence in Mountain Grove, Missouri. She was 60 years and 24 days of age. Mary was a loving, unique, one-of-a-kind mom, who loved her children and would…

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David Kent Miley, 62 – Passed May 10, 2020

 David Kent Miley, 62, of Arkansas City, Kansas, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020, at SCKMC after a long battle with cancer. David was born on September 8, 1957, in Ark City, to Warren and Genevieve (Glick) Miley. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and Ark City High School before serving in the U.S. Army…

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Elva Sue “Susie” Webb, 61 – Passed May 7, 2020

Elva Sue “Susie” Webb, daughter of the late Harold Henry and Sylvia Marie (McConell) Smith, was born July 25, 1958, in Cabool, Missouri, and passed away May 7, 2020, at her home in Mountain Grove, Missouri. She was 61 years, 9 months, and 13 days of age. Susie accepted Jesus at an early age and…

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Sandra Gay Rolland, 73 – Passed May 5, 2020

Sandra Gay Rolland, 73, of Mountain Grove, Missouri, passed away on May 5, 2020 at Autumn Oaks Caring Center in Mountain Grove after a hard fight with cancer. She was born on July 15, 1946 in Cabool, Missouri, the daughter of George Ward and Hazel Dell (Hall) Gan. Sandra lived several places around the country…

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Margie Irene Russell, 92 – Passed May 4, 2020

Margie Irene Russell, 92, was born May 24, 1927, to Clarence and Louise (Ritz) Fulk at Elk Creek, Missouri. She passed away May 4, 2020 at Texas County Memorial Hospital, Houston, Missouri. She was married to James Russell. They had no children. She was preceded in death by her parents and by one brother, Lester,…

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Raymond Eugene Flowers, 90 – Passed April 25, 2020

Raymond Eugene Flowers, aged 90 years and 10 months, was born June 17, 1929 of the marriage between Ray and Erma (Thomas) Flowers, at the family home, Bado, Missouri. Raymond died the morning of April 25, 2020, while residing at Kabul Nursing Home, Cabool, Missouri. Raymond attended Houston High School, graduating with the Class of…

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Donald Ray Scott, 69 – Passed April 24, 2020

  Donald Ray Scott, 69, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2020 in the comfort of his home. He was born on July 18, 1950 in Holcomb, Kansas, the son of Jim and Betty Scott. Don proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force as a jet mechanic for four years.…

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Christopher Thomas Purvis, 59 – Passed April 14, 2020

Christopher Thomas Purvis, 59, son of Myron Purvis and Wendie Johnstone, was born September 4, 1960 at St. Francis Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois. He passed away April 14, 2020 in Houston, Missouri. Chris is preceded in death by his father, Myron Purvis. He is survived by his wife, Renee of Houston; his son, David (fiancée,…

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Gary Ray Cox, 50 – Passed April 11, 2020

Gary Ray Cox, 50, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on April 11, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born on February 3, 1970 in Canoga Park, California, the son of Ronald and Betty (Krenke) Cox. Gary and his family moved to Missouri in 1979. He attended and graduated from Cabool High School…

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