Area Obituaries

Franklin “Frank” Longwell, 61 – Passed June 9, 2021

On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Franklin J. Longwell of Springfield, Missouri, went to be with his Heavenly Father. He was born on December 16, 1959 to Elvis and Carol Longwell in Belvidere, Illinois. Frank had two great loves in his life: his children and his grandchildren. He believed in working hard and treating people with…

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Sandra Gail (Mullins) Claussen, 70 – Passed June 8, 2021

Sandra Gail (Mullins) Claussen, born in Cabool, Missouri, August 1, 1950, passed away June 8, 2021 in Oxford Junction, Iowa, after a long battle with cancer. Sandy is survived by her children, Jeannie, Sheri and Shelia; her mother, Eva Mullins; her sisters, Eva Ann Ross, Gloria Henry, and Reene Roelandt; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and…

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Wilburn Randall “Randy” Thompson, 64 – Passed June 5, 2021

Wilburn Randall “Randy” Thompson, 64, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on June 5, 2021 after a long fight with kidney disease. He was born on December 11, 1956 in Cabool, the son of Wilburn and Hazel (Gann) Thompson. Randy attended Cabool Schools and was a 1975 graduate of Cabool High School. On February 7, 1975…

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Billy Jack Hayes, Jr., 30 – Passed June 2, 2021

Billy Jack Hayes, Jr., 30, son of Christy Murphy and Bill Hayes, Sr., was born September 6, 1990 in Houston, Missouri. Billy passed away unexpected on June 2, 2021. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray Raymond and Sylvia (Brannam), and two of his closest cousins, Kelsey and Dwayne Hayes. He is survived…

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Wayne “Chuck” Anson Polm, Jr. 69 – Passed June 1, 2021

Wayne “Chuck” Anson Polm, Jr., 69 of Cabool, Missouri, was born in Sayre, Pennsylvania, on September 30, 1951 to Wayne and Edna Polm. The family moved to Cabool in 1956. He was wed to Virginia Creed. They made a home in Cabool and from that union they had eight children. He made a living and…

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Anna M. Campbell, 84 – Passed May 31, 2021

Funeral services for Anna M. Campbell, 84, Ozark, Missouri, were held Thursday, June 3, 2021, at the Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory, Branson, Missouri. Burial followed in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield. Mrs. Campbell passed away at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, on May 31, 2021. Anna was born in Drury, Missouri, on January 16, 1937 to Charles…

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Dale William Sigman, 58 – Passed May 22, 2021

Dale William Sigman, 58, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021, at his home in Kansas City. He was born April 3, 1963 to Carl and Nellie Sigman. Dale was a longtime resident of Cabool, Missouri, and was a truck driver there for many years. He was an advocate for social justice…

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Janice Louise White, 68 – Passed May 20, 2021

Janice Louise White, 68, of Willow Springs, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at her home. She was born on April 5, 1953 in Tennessee, the daughter of John and Mary (Webber) Riggins. Janice was united in marriage to Billy Houston White, Sr. and to this union two children were born, Billy, Jr…

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Geneva Shannon, 91 – Passed May 16, 2021

Geneva (Lathrom) Shannon, daughter of the late Silas and Senora (Clark) Lathrom, was born August 12, 1929, in Wright County near Rayborn, Missouri, and passed away May 16, 2021, in Autumn Oaks Caring Center in Mountain Grove, Missouri, at 91 years, nine months, and four days of age. Geneva grew up around Rayborn but lived…

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Johnnie James Hurley, Jr., 62 – Passed May 15, 2021

Johnnie James Hurley, Jr., son of the late Johnnie James, Sr. and Nadine (Lee) Hurley, was born June 25, 1958, in Cabool, Missouri, and departed this life May 15, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, following a sudden illness while fishing with family. He was 62 years, ten months, and 20 days of age. He was united…

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