ALFRED JAMES POYNTER
    Alfred James Poynter was born on January 27, 1947. He was the son of Roy and Inez Daisy Bishop Poynter.  He was born on a farm north of Plad MO in Dallas County.  He died at the age of 70 years old on Feb. 1, 2017 at CMHCF after a 9 month fight of Pancreatic Cancer. 
    Alfred was united in marriage to Dortha Jean Nimmo Jones on May 3, 1980.  They lived on a Farm along the Pomme de Terre River in Polk County and were married for 36 years.  On the farm they raised their 2 children, Steve and Retha.   Many of his days were spent fishing, feeding cattle, and hunting alongside his family.  Alfred had an amazing ability to love everyone and through this love he showed his children what Unconditional love was truly about.  Alfred loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  He always had a song to sing and was full of God given Joy every day of his life.  Along with Alfred’s love for every person he met, his greatest love was for his Lord and Savior.  Alfred was saved at Bible Baptist Church in Buffalo, MO in Sept. 1962, and was baptized in June of 1963.  He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, New Hope Baptist Church and currently a member of Sunset Missionary Baptist Church.  He loved attending church and teaching Sunday School Class which he did until his passing.  He taught Sunday School for 7 years and also lead Bible Study on Wednesday Nights.  He would never miss a Sunday at church or an opportunity to fellowship with his loving church family.  Alfred worked at Buffalo Building Supply and Meeks for 36 years as a Salesman.  He could tell anyone what they needed for any project and took great care of all that would be in need.  For the past year he worked at Hope’s Closet in Bolivar MO.  He took great pride in knowing that he was helping the battered women of the Ozarks through his service at Hope’s Closet.
    Alfred was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Lonnie Poynter.  He leaves behind his beloved wife Dortha; his son, Steve Jones & wife Maria of Walnut Grove; his daughter, Retha Schwanke & husband Kyle of Louisburg; six grandchildren, Matt and Sandy Haslett, Adam and Mindy Haslett, Mary Beth Jones, Britton Schwanke, Brett Schwanke, and Kurtis Schwanke; five great-grandchildren, Haley, Zoie, Jackson, Austin, and Amelia; his brother Donnie Poynter & wife Elaine; and sister Carol June Miller.  He also leaves a multitude of nephews, nieces, and his wonderful church family at Sunset Missionary Baptist church in Polk County who will all truly miss him.
    Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Chapel with  Brother Dennis Skinner and Brother Brock Devine officiating.  Escorts will be Daniel Poynter, Thomas Poynter, Donald Poynter, Andrew Poynter, Joshua Poynter, Jimmie Miller and Randy Johnson.  Honorary escorts will be David Nimmo, Dwain Nimmo, Dennis Mitchell, Donnie Johnson, and Jimmy Nimmo.  Interment will be in Schofield Cemetery under the direction of the Cantlon Oterness Funeral Home of Buffalo.  Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Funeral Home.  Donations can be made to the  Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center in Bolivar MO, and left at the Funeral Home.


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PAUL DON LATIMER, JR.
    Paul Don (P.D.) Latimer, Jr. was born to Paul Latimer and Patricia (Huffman) Latimer on April 13, 1964 in Chillicothe, MO and departed this life on February 3, 2017 at his home in Tulsa, OK. He was the 9th child of a family of 10 children. At the time of his passing he was 52 years, 9 months and 22 days of age.
    He was saved at the age of 6 at the Olean Baptist Church and loved his Lord. Paul attended school in Eldon, Marshfield, Hamilton, Urbana, and graduated from Hermitage High School in 1982. After graduation he moved to Tulsa, OK where he worked as a computer and satellite technician and retired from TV Guide.  In Tulsa, he met the love of his life, Lupe Nieto, and they were united in marriage on August 27, 1994. He enjoyed basketball, St. Louis Cardinals games, floating, vintage cars and Chow dogs.
    Paul was preceded in death by his father, Paul, and three sisters, Darlene, Doreen and Donna.  He is survived by his wife, Lupe of the home; his mother, Patricia Dryer of Buffalo, MO; his father-in-law, Jose Nieto of Tulsa, OK; five sisters, Denise & husband John Reed of Buffalo, MO, Debbie & husband Jack Martinez of Buffalo, MO, Diana & husband James Radabaugh of Macon, MO, Dolores & husband Craig Collum of Bixby, OK, and Delinda Latimer of Weaubleu, MO; and one brother, Joe Latimer of Jefferson City, MO. He also leaves his nieces, nephews, and many other family members and friends who will all truly miss him.
    Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Chapel with Pastor Dave VanBebber officiating. Interment will be in St. Luke’s Cemetery under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo. Memorials may be made to the family.


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TRAVIS WADE TAYLOR
    Travis Wade Taylor, son of Dan Taylor and the late Judy (Widener) Taylor, was born on March 12, 1971 in Leavenworth, KS, and departed this life on February 5, 2017 at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, MO after a long battle with an illness.  At the time of his passing he was 45 years, 10 months, and 22 days of age.
    Travis was reared and attended school in Buffalo, MO.  He graduated from Buffalo High School in 1989 and attended Missouri Southern College in Joplin, MO for three years.  After his schooling he went to work doing body work on cars, and was very active in restoring old cars around Buffalo as long as his health permitted. He enjoyed float trips on the Current River, going to car shows, and spending time with his friends and family.  He also enjoyed reading, listening to music, and playing his guitar.  He even recorded his own CD in  Memphis, TN using Elvis’ microphone.
    Travis was preceded in death by his mother, Judy and two brothers, Todd and Toby Taylor.  He is survived by his father, Dan Taylor of Buffalo, MO.  He also leaves other family members and many friends who will all truly miss him.
    Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Chapel with Pastor David Stott officiating.  Cremation rites were accorded under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Condolences and online register book entries may be left at www.cantlonotterness.com.



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WILLIAM "BILL" EDWARD SHIPLEY
    William Edward Shipley, son of the late William Claude and Wilma Irene (Turner) Shipley, was born on August 27, 1940 on his Grandparents farm in Ava, MO and departed this life on February 8, 2017 at his home near Buffalo, MO.  At the time of his passing he was 76 years, 5 months, and 10 days of age.
    Bill was reared and attended school in Mansfield, MO.  He moved to Iowa where he met Mary Madesian, and they were united in marriage on June 30, 1961 in Ava, MO by Bro. Willis.  They made their home in the Quad Cities area of Iowa until 1987, when they moved to Buffalo, MO.  He worked as a truck driver and mechanic for the Oscar Meyer Company, owned and operated an auction house as a licensed auctioneer in Clinton, IA, received his Doctor of Motors Certificate from Ford Motor Company, and owned an alternator and generator shop in Buffalo.  Bill enjoyed racing and building race cars, skeet shooting, hunting for ducks, geese, pheasants, and deer, fishing, and taught himself how to repair antique clocks.  He also loved raising and spending time with his Labs, bowling, restoring tractors, coaching flag football, and supporting his kids and grandkids in all their activities. He enjoyed spending time with his “little brother,” Gail Barns his “adopted son,” Rodney Kropf & family, and all of the rest of his Mennonite community friends.
    Bill was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Shirley Ann Shipley; one brother, Walter Shipley; and one sister, Lucille Card.  He is survived by his wife Mary of the home; four children, Wayne & wife Peggy Shipley of Ankeny, IA, Jan & husband Terry Hildebrandt of Buffalo, MO, Vicki Rohm of Buffalo, MO, and Barbara McIntyre of Elkland, MO; one sister, Sue & husband Kirby Kelley of Buffalo, MO; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  He also leaves other family members and many friends who will all truly miss him.
    Graveside services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Fraker Cemetery with Bro. Bill Autry officiating.  Escorts will be Cory Hildebrandt, Cary Hildebrandt, Chris Shipley, Anthony McIntyre, Jerry Hardesty, Rodney Kropf, Arlin Hostetler, and Truman Swartzentruber.  Services are under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo.  Memorials may be made to the Prairie Grove Mennonite School or the Humane Society of Greene County and left at the Funeral Home



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JAMES WENDELL GREEN
    James (Jim) Wendell Green, 68, Urbana, Missouri, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017, at his home. He was born January 31, 1949, the son of Charles “Wendell” Green and Lora Alice (Dowell) Green of Urbana. He was preceded in death by his mother, wife Rina Marie Green and brother Wayne Ray Green.
    Jim was saved at a young age while attending church camp at Bennett Springs. He received his education at Urbana Elementary and Skyline High School and graduated with the class of 1967. Dallas County was his home for his entire life, except for serving two years in the United States Army from April 1969 - April 1971. He was a Military Policeman in Anchorage, Alaska during his tour of duty. Upon returning home to the family farm, he began his lifelong career as a dairy farmer in rural Urbana.  He married his wife Rina on March 27, 1990 and was heartbroken when he lost her to cancer on July 4, 1992. He worked many long hours on the dairy farm for 44 years, retiring from the dairy business in 2015. He still kept caring for some cattle until  a few weeks before his death.
    During his very few hours of leisure time he liked to read westerns, especially those written by Louis L’Amour  and watch sports of all kinds, usually having more than one going at a time. He seemed to keep an open conversation going with the refs the entire game. He was a very simple man with a big heart who dearly loved all his nieces and nephews.
    Survivors include his father Wendell Green of Urbana, one sister Jeanne Gates and husband Roger (Rod) of Cross Timbers, nieces Carmen Losurdo, husband Mark and son Cael of Willard, Jacqulyn Pentridge, husband Joe and sons Lincoln and Sawyer of Cross Timbers, nephews Calvin Green, wife Kristy and daughter Aubrey of Springfield, and Nathan Maddux, wife Mindy and children Gage, Alyee and Ramsey of Urbana. Aunts, uncles and a host of cousins and  friends are also among his survivors.
    Cremation rights were accorded under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo. Memorial services will be at the Olive Point Baptist Church on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Bower’s Chapel Cemetery in care of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home, PO Box 993, Buffalo, MO 65622.


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ALVIN RAY FRAZIER
    Ray Frazier, 67, of Elkland, was born June 14, 1949 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, the second son of Lee and Beulah (Byerly) Frazier.  He died at his home on February 11, 2017.
    Ray grew up on the family farm at Noble, Missouri, graduating from Gainesville High School in 1966 and attending college in West Plains, Missouri.  He spent most of his adult life in maintenance management, moving to Texas and Colorado before returning to Missouri in 1996.
    Ray was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Dale and James Lee.
    He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Donleta (Doni) Frazier; his brother Kenneth Frazier and wife Carma of Gainesville; and four children by a previous marriage, son David Frazier and wife Bekka of West Plains, daughter Rebecca Frazier-Smith and husband Chris of Austin, TX, daughter Amanda Frazier-Smith and husband John Myrick of West Plains, and daughter Kathryn Fulford and husband Jerry of Springfield.  He had 8 grandchildren.
    Memorial services will be held on February 18, 2017 at the Buffalo Church of Christ at 11:00 a.m. Cremation rites were accorded by the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


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HELEN LORRAINE ROBERTSON
    Helen Lorraine (Belcher) Robertson, daughter of the late Elmer and Anna (Friedly) Belcher was born on July 21, 1928 in Great Bend, KS, and departed this life on February 14, 2017 at her home in Buffalo, MO.  At the time of her passing she was 88 years, 6 months, and 15 days of age.
    Helen was reared and attended school in Great Bend, KS.  She married Merle McElwain and had one son who survives her.  She worked as a nurse’s aide until she married Edward Robertson on January 15, 1972 in Reno, NV.  They made their home in Livermore, CA.  They moved to Missouri in 1988 and operated a farm in Louisburg.  They sold the farm in 2015 and moved to Buffalo, Missouri.  Helen enjoyed doing yard work, growing flowers, reading Christian novels and self improvement books, and keeping her home immaculate.  She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church and very devoted to the Lord and her husband, son, stepchildren, and their families.
    Helen was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Joyce Harrison; and one sister, Virginia Clary.  She is survived by her husband Edward Robertson of the home; two sons, Keith & wife Cathy McElwain of Yuba City, CA and Jimmy Robertson & wife Lesley Smith of Sulphur, OK; one daughter, Barbara Robertson of Buffalo, MO; one son-in-law, Craig Harrison of Tybee Island, GA; one brother-in-law, Marvin Clary of Great Bend, KS; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.  She also leaves other family members and many friends who will all truly miss her.
    Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Richard Prater officiating.  Music will be provided by Ashley White.  Escorts will be David Robertson, Andy Robertson, Gage Smith, Josh Harrison, Brett Harrison, Michael Harrison, Katie Harrison, Joel Snyder, and James Clary.  Interment will be in the Memorial Gardens of Memory Cemetery under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo.  Visitation will be from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the New Hope Baptist Church.


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MARVIN MANUEL VanNOSTRAND
    Marvin Manuel VanNostrand, son of the late David E. VanNostrand and Rachel (Priest) VanNostrand Ainley, was born on March 13, 1951 in Norfolk, VA, and departed this life on February 15, 2017 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, MO.  At the time of his passing he was 65 years, 11 months, and 1 day of age.
    Marvin was reared and attended school in the Virginia Beach, VA area.  He enlisted in the United States Marine core when he was 17, and served his country for six years.  He was sent to Vietnam as a Combat Engineer and was exposed to Agent Orange during his service.  He was united in marriage to Linda Harper on February 7, 1971 in Pungo, VA.  They made their home in Virginia before moving to Utah for eight years.  Due to his health, it was suggested that they move to Missouri, which they did in 1984.  He went back to work the coal mines in Utah and Colorado for six months before returning to Missouri because of his health.  Marvin enjoyed working on antique sewing machines and would convert the ones he couldn’t fix into tables.  He also enjoyed hunting for elk and deer, camping, fishing, welding and woodworking.  He always followed the activities of his children and grand-children very closely.
    Marvin was preceded in death his father.  He is survived by his wife Linda VanNostrand of the home; his children, Lynette & husband Scott Conrad of Buffalo, Kevin VanNostrand of Long Lane, MO, Ken VanNostrand of Long Lane, MO, and Marvin & wife Sheila VanNostrand of Fair Grove, MO; siblings,  Johnny VanNostrand, Marilyn Fentress, Jackie VanNostrand, Danny VanNostrand, Larry VanNostrand, Bobby VanNostrand, and Ronald VanNostrand; his mother-in-law, Alma Harper; 13 grandchildren, Austin and Ashley Conrad, Kimberly, Valerie, Dylan, Marshall, Brittany, Cameron, Landon, Kalie, Makenzie, Colby, and Drew VanNostrand; two great-grandchildren, David and Liam, and one on the way.  He also leaves other family members and many friends who will all truly miss him.
    Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jim Johnson officiating.  Escorts will be Kevin VanNostrand, Ken VanNostrand, Marvin VanNostrand, Austin Conrad, Cameron VanNostrand, Landon VanNostrand, Dylan VanNostrand, and Scott Conrad.  Interment will be in the Memorial Gardens of Memory Cemetery under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo.  Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.  Memorials may be made to the organization of the donor’s choice. 


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MARTHA ADELLE LINGLE
After an extended illness, Martha Adelle Lingle went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  She went peacefully from her home while surrounded by loving family members.  Martha was born in Pawnee City, Nebraska to John and Beatrice ( Matthews) Deweber. She was one of seven children. In her late teens, Martha received her exhorter’s license and preached alongside her father at the Full Gospel Mission in Los Lunas, New Mexico.  The church later became the Los Lunas Assemblies of God church, and her family continued to pastor there for many years.
Martha went on to marry Daniel Thomas Lingle who survives her, in 1955. During their 61 years of marriage, they had three children Michael (Vicki) Lingle, Fair Grove, MO; Sarah Loyd, Owasso, OK; and David (Jill) Lingle, Kokomo, IN. Martha’s legacy continues with seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Martha is also survived by siblings Julia Paulsen, Delcie Taylor, and Dewey Deweber. Martha was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Bill Deweber, her sister Rose Moorman, and son-in-law Dean Loyd.
Viewing and visitation will be from 6:00 – 7:30 Monday February 20th at the Community Baptist Church, Fair Grove, MO. Funeral will be Tuesday the 21st 10:00 A.M. at Community Baptist Church, Fair Grove, MO with Pastor Dustin Lair officiating. Escorts will be Thomas Lingle, Cody Gumpolen, Cameron Gumpolen, Preston Lingle, Kelley Condren, Katie Lingle, Nick Lingle, and Stephanie Condren. Mr. Stephen Counterman will provide the music service. Burial will follow at Cedar Bluff Cemetery under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home, Buffalo. 


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BRANDEL FLOYD
    Loren “Brandell” Floyd, son of the late Gerald and Iona K. (Fowler) Floyd was born on April 7, 1959 in Humansville, MO, and departed this life on February 16, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO.  At the time of his passing he was 57 years, 10 months, and 8 days of age.
    Brandell was reared and attended school in Hermitage, MO.  After graduation he went to work at the Bolivar Garment Factory and then UPS.  He ran the Buffalo route for 17 years before deciding he needed a change and went to work for WebCo and then Ridewell.  He was united in marriage to Lisa (Lilley) Gardner on February 28, 1998 and together they made their home in Buffalo, MO.  Brandell enjoyed deer hunting, crappie and bass fishing, bowling, trips to Florida, spending time with his grandkids, loving on Sassy the dog, and was a member of the Teamsters Local #245.  He was saved early in life and was a member of the Buffalo 1st Freewill Baptist Church.
    Brandell was preceded in death by his parents and one step-son, Brandon Gardner.  He is survived by his wife Lisa Floyd of the home; one step-son, Michael & wife Sara Gardner of Buffalo, MO; one step-daughter-in-law, Courtney Bolin of Buffalo, MO; father and mother-in-law, Deryl & wife Nancy Lilley of Buffalo; sister-in-law, Carrie & husband Randy Knapp of Long Lane, MO; two grandchildren, Kynley and Reece Gardner; one niece, Kristen & husband Cody Prock; one great-nephew, Lucas Prock; a cousin, Paul & wife Mary Turner; and his aunt, Wanda Turner.  He also leaves other family members and many friends who will all truly miss him.
    Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Reynolds Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Brad Duff officiating.  Escorts will be Michael Gardner, Paul Turner, Dean White, Robbie Oliver, Chad Hathaway, and Jay Morgans.  Interment will be in the Reynolds Chapel Cemetery under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo.  Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Monday at the Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Judes Children’s Hospital and left at the Funeral Home.


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Julia Ann LaFave
    Julia Ann LaFave, daughter of the late Eugene and Martha LaFave, was born on December 23, 2949 in Souix city, IA, and departed this life on February 19 at the Buffalo Prairie Care Center in Buffalo, MO.  At the time of her passing she was 66 years, 1 month, and 25 days of age.
    Julia is survived by her two sons, Myron & wife Marsha LaFave of Buffalo, MO and Roger LaFave of MO; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  She also leaves other family members and friends who will all truly miss her.
    Cremation rites were accorded under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo.  Condolences and online register book entries may be left at www.cantlonotterness.com.


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WILLIAM URBAN
    Urban, William Harold “Bill” Jan 27, 1957 – Feb 23, 2017 Springfield, MO, formerly of Omaha, NE.  Proud veteran of the US Marine Corps.
    Preceded in death by mother Ruth (Harris) Urban; brother Michael G Urban. Survived by son William M Urban; father Paul Urban; brothers Jerry (Linda) Urban and Kelly (Rita) Urban.  Interment will be a private ceremony.  Memorials may be directed to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society.  Cremation rites were accorded under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo. 


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CALEB NATHAN SMITH
    Caleb Nathan Smith, was born on May 25, 2001 in Springfield, MO, and departed this life on February 26, 2017 at his home in Springfield, MO.  At the time of his passing he was 15 years, 9 months and 1 day of age.
    Caleb was a very happy child who loved to dance and sing, was never without a smile, and never met a stranger.  He loved playing Rock Band, Guitar Hero, and Super Mario Brothers.  He enjoyed watching Glee on T.V. and listening to One Direction and Taylor Swift music.  Caleb was born very tiny, and was a fighter from the beginning.  He was never still, always in motion and no matter how tough life was, he always had a smile on his face.  To know him was to love him, even strangers couldn’t pass him in Wal-Mart without receiving a hug. He attended the Freedom Missionary Baptist Church.
    Caleb is survived by his parents, Misty Smith & husband Matt McCoy Springfield, MO and Melvin & wife Karen Smith of Urbana, MO; maternal grandparents, Rick & wife Melissa Hoover of Buffalo, MO and Karen Hoover of Buffalo, MO; paternal grandparents, Van & wife Beverly McCoy of Springfield, MO; and four siblings, Coltin Smith, Tiffany McCoy, Zeb Smith, and Kenneth Smith.  He also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends who will all truly miss him.
    Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Cantlon Otterness Chapel with Rev. Ronald Lilley officiating.  Escorts will be Travis McCoy, Austin Potter, Greg Wall, Bruce Carrico, Gabe Collins, and Andy Glor.  Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo.  Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the Caleb Smith Memorial Fund and left at the funeral home.


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JASON DENNIS JOSEPH BIBEAU
    Jason Dennis Joseph Bibeau, 34, was born in St. Paul, MN on October 13, 1982, the son of Denise Downey and Thomas Bibeau.  He passed away on February 26, 2017 in Bolivar, MO.
    Jason grew up and attended school in Bolivar and graduated from Bolivar High School in 2001.
    Jason was preceded in death by a brother, Jarid Downey; grandparents, Lucille & Levi Downey, Sr. and Gerald Bibeau.  He is survived by his three children, McKendree Bibeau of Bolivar, MO, Mason Bibeau of Urbana, MO, and McKenna Pitts of Bolivar, MO; his parents, Levi & wife Denise Downey of Urbana, MO and Tom & Theresa Bibeau of North Branch, MN; two brothers, Jacob & wife Dallas Downey of Urbana, MO and Jordan Downey of Urbana, MO; one niece, Jayden Downey; and his grandparents, Mary & husband Dennis Partlo of Louisburg, MO and Dolores Bibeau of North Branch, MN.  He also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who will all truly miss him.


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DORIS G. McCARTHY
    Doris G. (Herren) McCarthy, daughter of the late Berle & Effie (Walker) Herren, was born on September 28, 1941 in Hallsville, MO, and departed this life on February 27, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO.  At the time of her passing she was 75 years, 4 months, and 29 days of age.
    Doris was reared and attended school in Eureka, KS.  She retired from Sutherlands where she worked as a bookkeeper for many years.  She also worked as a bartender for the VFW Post 3404 in Springfield, MO.  She enjoyed sewing, loved spending time with her grandkids who she adored, and playing bingo.  She attended Grace Church of the Nazarene in Springfield, MO.
    Doris was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Billy and Morris Herren.  She is survived by her son, Willy & wife Rachel Alterman of Toledo, IL; her daughter, Lisa Reynolds of Springfield, MO; her siblings, Madison Walker, Bobby & wife Mary Lou Herren, Moetta Escareno, Betty & husband Jerry White, and Velma Jean Stoy; two sisters-in-law, Beverly Herren and Janet Herren; five grandchildren, Kacee & husband Jared Smith, Kylee Alterman, Kadyn Reynolds, Mattyx Reynolds, and Landyn Reynolds; and two great-grandchldren, Josie Smith and Jade Smith.  She also leaves other family members and friends who will all truly miss her.
    Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the Memorial Gardens of Memory Cemetery with officiating.  Visitation will be from 9:00-10:45 a.m. Friday at the Funeral Home.  Services are under the direction of the Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo. 


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