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Area Obituaries

Randy Joe Sigman, 63 – Passed September 12, 2021

Randy Joe Sigman, 63, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away peacefully in his sleep on September 12, 2021. He was born on December 23, 1957 in Cabool, the son of Jim and Betty (Preston) Sigman. Randy loved life, he loved the outdoors, loved to fish, camp and work with his hands. He was very artistic and…

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Kevin Thomas Joseph Kargel, 76 – Passed September 11, 2021

Kevin Thomas Joseph Kargel of Willow Springs, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at the Ozarks Healthcare in West Plains, Missouri, from complications of COVID-induced pneumonia at the age of 76 years and eight months. He was born on December 21, 1944 in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of Clarence and Delphine (Dannecker)…

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Emily (Spelman) Bodhi, 35 – Passed September 6, 2021

Emily (Spelman) Bodhi, 35, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 6, 2021. Emily Bodhi dedicated her life to her husband, Mike, and three young children, Hailey, Piper, and Grayson. In 2018 they moved together to Cabool, Missouri. from Fort Myers, Florida, for a simpler homesteading life in order to enjoy a quiet existence where together…

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Patricia Ann Davies, 83 – Passed September 2, 2021

Patricia Ann Davies went to be with the Lord on September 2, 2021, a month after her beloved husband of 55 years, Ronald Davies, passed on August 2, 2021. She was 83 years old. Heaven was just too far away to be without the love of her life. She was a homecoming queen studying to…

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Wanda Lea LaFavor, 94 – Passed August 27, 2021

Wanda Lea LaFavor, 94, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2021 at NHC Healthcare in West Plains, Missouri. She was born on August 12, 1927 in Porum, Oklahoma, the daughter of Isaac Newton “Newt” and Leona Ellen (Slavens) Minnick. Wanda married Edward Elmer LaFavor on March 24, 1945 in Bakersfield, California, and…

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Mary Lou Ayers, 86 – Passed August 26, 2021

Mary was born September 3, 1934 in McConnelsville, Ohio, to Roy E and Helen M (Snyder) Divers. She passed away August 26, 2021 at Willow Care Nursing Home, Willow Springs, Missouri, following a battle with COVID-19. She was 86 years and 357 days young. She graduated McConnelsville High School, Morgan County, Ohio, in 1952. Soon…

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Arthur Everett Thomas, 83 – Passed August 22, 2021

Arthur Everett Thomas, 83, passed away August 22, 2021, at Kabul Nursing Home, Cabool, MO. He was born December 27, 1937, in Magnolia, Iowa, to Everett and Elsie (Unmack) Thomas. Arthur was raised in Council Bluff, Iowa. He married Doris Elayne Williams and to this union three children were born, Daniel, Kimberly, and Gale. He…

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William Arvel “Willie” McDonald, 85 – Passed August 21, 2021

William Arvel “Willie” McDonald, 85, of Marquette Heights, Illinois, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 21, 2021, at his home. He was formerly of Creve Coeur, Missouri. He was born November 6, 1935 in Summersville, Missouri, to Velma C. McDonald. He moved to Cabool, Missouri, at the age of six and graduated from Cabool…

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Leonard Farris Spencer, 82 – Passed August 21, 2021

Leonard Farris Spencer, 82, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at his home. He was born on February 9, 1939 in Lynchburg, Missouri, the son of Frank and Norma (Quinn) Spencer. He was raised in the Lynchburg community and was saved and baptized at the age of 16 in Mill Creek…

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JoBeth (McCracken) Hurd, 83 – Passed August 18, 2021

JoBeth (McCracken) Hurd of Cabool, Missouri, ascended to heaven on August 18, 2021 at the age of 83 with her daughters by her side. She was born in Springfield, Missouri, on August 10, 1938, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Bronson) McCracken. At an early age JoBeth moved to Hollywood, California, where she enjoyed horseback…

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