Area Obituaries

Lloyd Richard Skyles, 82 – Passed September 9, 2019

Lloyd Richard Skyles of Mtn. Grove, Missouri, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019, at the age of 82 years young at his home. He was born on May 16, 1937 in Cabool, Missouri, the son of the late Alva and Pearl (Butts) Skyles. Richard grew up in Cabool, where he attended and graduated from…

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George Terrill “Terry” Rackley, 74 – Passed September 6, 2019

 George Terrill “Terry” Rackley, 74, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away September 6, 2019 in Ozark, Missouri, after a brief illness. Terry was born on June 21, 1945 in Cabool to the late George and Mary Rackley. He graduated from Cabool High School in 1963. Terry spent time right out of high school traveling extensively through…

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Karen Sue Smith, 68 – Passed September 3, 2019

Karen Sue Smith, 68, of Kingsville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Karen was born April 2, 1951 in Independence, Missouri, daughter of Luther and Nadine Parsons Rhodes. She attended Gravel Point one-room school near Dunn, Missouri. Later, she attended school at Cabool, Missouri, then Kingsville High School and…

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Cora Lee Skyles, 92 – Passed September 2, 2019

Cora Lee Skyles, 92, of Elk Creek, Missouri, was born on May 9, 1928 in Coffeyville, Kansas, the daughter of Harvey and Cleo (Pittman) Sanders. She passed away in the early morning of September 2, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska, where she had been living with her son. Cora Lee had lived most of her life…

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Hubert Walter Darter, 80 – Passed September 1, 2019

  Hubert Walter Darter, son of the late Homer Walter and Edna Augusta Jackson Darter, was born on December 12, 1938. He went home to be with the Lord on September 1, 2019, at the age of 80. Hubert was raised in the Pea Ridge community just outside of Cabool, Missouri. He attended Cabool Schools…

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Kathy Louise (Collins) Vivone, 62 – Passed August 31, 2019

Kathy Louise (Collins) Vivone, 62, departed this life on August 31, 2019 at her home in Cabool, Missouri. She was born on December 23, 1956 to Paul and Wilma (Tooley) Collins in West Plains, Missouri. Kathy was united in marriage to Jim Vivone in February of 2010. She loved spending time with her children and…

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Wilma Jane Hegle, 86 – Passed August 29, 2019

Wilma Jane Hegle, daughter of the late Charles Noel and Trilby Vivian (Estes) Alsup, was born May 15, 1933 in Ava, Missouri, and departed this life August 29, 2019 in Springfield, Missouri. She was 86 years of age. After graduating from Mountain Grove High School in 1951, Jane attended Missouri State University and then she…

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Shirley Ann Jones, 80 – Passed August 21, 2019

Shirley Ann Jones, 80, of Springdale, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord August 21, 2019. She was born June 10, 1939 in Cabool, Missouri, the daughter of the late Lloyd Sr. and Hazel Brown Morris. Shirley had attended Elmdale Baptist Church and was owner and operator of The House of Flowers in Springdale for…

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Helen Marie Peabody, 89 – Passed August 20, 2019

Helen Marie Peabody, 89, of Springfield, Missouri and formerly of Cabool and Willow Springs, Missouri, passed away on August 20, 2019. She was born on April 13, 1930, the daughter of James Earl and Ruth (Evans) Sigler. Helen attended and graduated from Cabool High School. Until retirement she worked at Angelica, worked on the farm…

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Kenneth Gary Hoots, 76 – Passed August 17, 2019

Kenneth Hoots, son of the late Marion Frank and Opal Ruby (Reed) Hoots, was born December 16, 1942, in Mount Ararat, Missouri, and passed away August 17, 2019, at Cox Health in Springfield, Missouri. He was 76 years, eight months, and one day of age. Kenneth went to school at Mount Ararat through the eighth…

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