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Mark Lee

Mar 15, 1955 - Dec 06, 2023

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Springfield, MO

Mark Steven Lee, age 68, passed away December 6, 2023, in Springfield, Missouri. Visitation will be held Friday, December 22, 2023 from 11:00 -12:00 PM in Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel. Graveside service to follow at 1:00 PM in Rivermonte Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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Charles William McFall

Jul 18, 1945 - Mar 02, 2023

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Springfield, MO

Charles William McFall, 78, of Crane, Missouri was called to his Heavenly home on Saturday March 2, 2023 while at Cox South in Springfield, Missouri. He was born in Beverly, Kansas on July 18, 1945; the son of the late James Lewis and Rosalyn (Ambruster) McFall. He was united in marriage in Salina, Kansas on December 25, 1970 to his wife Sharon; she survives. He was a retired truck driver from C.R. England Trucking and a veteran of the United States Army. Charles is survived by his wife Sharon of the home; two sons: Richard Lee Innis of Twin Falls, Idaho, and Charles Kelley McFall of Clever, Missouri; two daughters: Alana Diane Powers of Hutchinson, Kansas, and Kathleen McFall of Victoria, Texas; one brother: Jim McFall of Olathe, Kansas; one sister: Mary Base of Great Bend, Kansas; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Rosalyn and one sister: Rosie Sader. A Celebration of Life for Charles is being held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Missouri.To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Charles William McFall, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Kent Melton

Feb 04, 1955 - Feb 21, 2024

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Springfield, MO

Kent Melton, the visionary animation sculptor responsible for crafting clay maquettes of beloved characters in iconic films like Aladdin, The Lion King, and Coraline, passed away at 68 on February 22nd, 2024, at his home in Stone County, Missouri. The cause of his demise was Lewy body dementia. Melton's significant contributions to the Disney animation renaissance of the 1990s and his pivotal role at Laika Studios marked him as a key player in the industry. His expertise in transforming two-dimensional drawings into three-dimensional sculptures left an indelible mark on classics like Mulan, The Incredibles, and Coraline. Born in 1955 in Springfield, Missouri, Melton's journey from a farm upbringing to becoming a renowned sculptor showcased his passion for art. He never attended art school but honed his skills through relentless dedication. Survived by his wife, Martha, children Seth, Jordan, and Nellie, and grandchildren Persephone, Toby, Juliet, and Charlie, Melton's legacy lives on through the characters he brought to life and the impact he had on the animation world.

Bessie Lorene Estep

Jan 24, 1931 - Mar 01, 2024

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Springfield, MO

Bessie Lorene Estep, of Greenfield, MO, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 1, 2024, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, MO at the age of 93.She was born on January 24, 1931 to Bryan and Nellie (Ward) Kessler near Humansville, MO. Bessie attended grade school at Lotus Springs Country School located near Liberty Baptist Church. She was advanced in school and the teacher had her skip the 4th grade. It was evident she remained sharp throughout the years, when she would beat you in a game of cards.Bessie graduated from Greenfield High School in 1947. She was the youngest of five children. Bessie enjoyed scrapbooking, card making, all kinds of puzzles, and was an avid K.C. Chiefs fan. In younger years, Bessie was often found at the sewing machine making dresses for her and the girls. She was united in marriage to Raymond Estep on March 26, 1948. They were blessed with 70 years together before Raymond “Goober” died. Bessie was a longtime member of Liberty Baptist Church.Her last year on earth, she was blessed with many friends and staff members of the Residential Care Facility at the Good Shepherd Community Care and Rehabilitation Facility.Bessie was preceded in death by her parents Bryan and Nellie Kessler; her husband, Raymond Estep; three brothers, Lee Kessler, Bill Kessler, and Bob Kessler; and one sister, Elsie Wilson. She is survived by two daughters, Becky Moore and husband Mike of Springfield, MO and Sandy Divine and husband Rex of Stockton, MO; four grandchildren, Babette Moore, Michael Moore, Brad Divine and wife Julie, and Julie Bird and husband Mike; five great-grandchildren, Lauren Duncan, Brook Duncan, Brendan Bird, Brice Bird and wife Stephanie, and Bowen Bird; two great-great-grandchildren; King Duncan and Ellie Duncan; and a special cousin, Marilynn DollFuneral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Liberty Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Liberty Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Baptist Church or to the R.C.F. at Good Shepherd Community Care and Rehabilitation Facility. Services are under the care of Greenfield Funeral Chapel.

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Alice Glendalea Hartman

Jun 27, 1925 - Mar 01, 2024

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Springfield, MO

Alice Glendalea Hartman, age 98, of Springfield, MO, passed into the presence of her Savior, Jesus, on March 1, 2024, at Maranatha Village in Springfield, MO. Alice was born June 27, 1925, in Harman, West Virginia, to the late Delmer and Anna (Judy) Teter. She graduated from Harman High School and later married Emory Lee Hartman on July 16, 1949. Four Continue Reading × Alice G. Hartman June 27, 1925 - March 1, 2024 Alice Glendalea Hartman, age 98, of Springfield, MO, passed into the presence of her Savior, Jesus, on March 1, 2024, at Maranatha Village in Springfield, MO. Alice was born June 27, 1925, in Harman, West Virginia, to the late Delmer and Anna (Judy) Teter. She graduated from Harman High School and later married Emory Lee Hartman on July 16, 1949. Four children were born into their family: Steven, Sherry, Edward, and Larry. The family lived in West Virginia for a time and then moved to Ohio for better employment opportunities. In 1977, Alice and Emory moved to Springfield, MO, to be near their adult children. Alice and Emory lived together in Springfield until his death September 13, 1996. Alice was a wife and homemaker. She was an accomplished housekeeper, quilter, cook, and gardener. She loved God and spent many hours attending and volunteering in various ministries at the churches they attended. She enjoyed women’s Bible studies, women’s ministries, visitation, prayer meetings, and teaching children. In her recent senior years, she attended Praise Assembly of God and Evangel Temple. Her home was always open to family who gathered for holidays and birthday celebrations. Several grandchildren lived with her temporarily, to her delight and their assistance. In addition to her husband, Emory, Alice was preceded in death by her brother, Hallen Teter, and two sisters: Mary Buckingham and Betty Teter; her son, Steven; and her daughter-in-law, Vickie Hartman. Surviving are Alice’s three remaining children and two of their spouses: Sherry (daughter) and Kenneth Plaster, Edward Hartman (wife Vickie), and Larry (son) and Dawn Hartman, all of Springfield, MO. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. A graveside service for all who would like to attend will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens on Wednesday, March 6, at 2:00 p.m. A brief time of viewing will be at 1:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to “Women’s Empowerment,” a ministry of Convoy of Hope https://convoyofhope.org/initiatives/womens-empowerment/ . Cards for the family may be sent in care of Edward Hartman at 2723 N. Howard Avenue, Springfield, MO. Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory Flowers & Gifts Arrangements starting at $35 Charity Donations Make a Memorial Donation @media print { .condolence.print-hide { display: none !important; } } Leave a Message, Share a Memory See Condolences Greenlawn left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Leave a Message, Share a Memory Greenlawn left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Upload attachment (Allowed file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png , maximum file size: 10MB.) Your Name * Email Address* (Your email address will not be published.) Condolence × × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Thank you for leaving a condolence.. Your comment has been submitted for moderation. Show you care with something special. Send Flowers or a Gift //show thank you modal if just submitted condolence jQuery(window).load(function() { jQuery('#post-condolence #attachmentForm').find('#submit').addClass('btn obit-button thank-you-btn'); if(window.location.hash) { window.location.hash.indexOf("comment") !== -1 ? jQuery("#post-condolence-thankyou").modal() : false; } });

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Gerald Lynn Wilson

Nov 06, 1945 - Feb 28, 2024

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Springfield, MO

Gerald Lynn Wilson, 78, of Springfield, Missouri passed away on February 28, 2024. He was born on November 6, 1945 to Lee E. G. Wilson and Reva A. (Mason) Wilson. Gerald was the youngest of nine siblings, June, Jack, Virginia, Wayne, Roy, Billy, Erma, Leslie. He leaves behind children Kara (Wilson) Owens (Chad Owens), Jeremy Wilson (Ally Wilson), and Brooke (Wilson) Morehead (Tyler Morehead) and five grandchildren Alexa Owens, Jackson Owens, Logan Wilson, Lizzy Wilson, and Paige Morehead. After graduating from Willard High School in 1963, he joined the Navy and served four years on active duty. After his active duty service he remained in the Reserves for two years. Following his military service he pursued a career with the Railroad. Beyond his professional achievements, he was also a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge. In his free time, Gerald enjoyed anything he could tinker with. He had a passion for restoring old clocks, cars, and motorcycles. A visitation to honor and remember Gerald will be held on March 5, 2024 at 9:00-10:30 am at Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home, 500 E. Walnut St., Springfield, Missouri. A graveside service will be held at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, 5201 S. Southwood Rd., Springfield, Missouri at 11:00 am. The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Amy Collins, who was his companion in the last years of his life. Gerald will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. May he rest in peace, surrounded by the love of those who went before him. "Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and very dear." Alex MacLean Arrangements entrusted to Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home, Springfield, Missouri. Permanent online condolences, stories and photos may be shared at www.hhlohmeyer.com.

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Eva Brown

Dec 24, 1941 - Feb 29, 2024

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Springfield, MO

Eva Brown, born December 24, 1941 in Cabool, Missouri, peacefully passed away on February 29, 2024, in Springfield, Missouri. She spent her formative years growing up on a farm in Cabool, where she developed a deep connection to the land and learned the values of hard work, resilience, and compassion. Eva dedicated over 30 years of her life to teaching, leaving a lasting impact on countless students and colleagues. Her passion for education touched the lives of many and will be remembered fondly by all who knew her. She herself was a student as well, graduating high school from Cabool, MO in 1959; SMS in 1964 with a Bachelor of Arts in Education, and in 1983 with a Master of Arts in Education. Eva was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Ruth Wilson, her brother, Dick Wilson, and her two sons, Layne and Gene Brown. She is survived by her loving husband of over 60 years, Bill Brown, her sister Nancye Akers (and husband Dennis), sister Marie Griffin and sister-in-law Maria Wilson. She is also survived by her two daughters, Jennifer Johnson (and husband Howard), Elizabeth Hicks (and husband Tim), along with multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews, all of whom cherished her dearly. (Each one was Grandma Evie’s or Aunt Eva T’s favorite!) A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 3:00 pm. Visitation will take place from 2:00 to 3:00 pm at Nixa Aldersgate Church, located at 460 Aldersgate Drive, Nixa, Missouri, 65714. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society and Alzheimer's Association. Please join us in commemorating the life of Eva Brown, who carried the lessons of her upbringing on the farm throughout her life, and the immeasurable love and wisdom she shared with us all. Permanent online condolences, stories and photos may be shared at www.hhlohmeyer.com

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Betty Zoe Rumsey

Nov 01, 1928 - Feb 25, 2024

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Springfield, MO

Betty Zoe Rumsey, age 95, of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at The Neighborhoods at Quail Creek, in Springfield. She was born November 1, 1928, in Willard, Missouri, the daughter of LeRoy and Ellen (Davis) Bresee.Betty was a 1947 graduate of Bois D’Arc High School, in Bois D’Arc, Missouri, and was a homemaker.On July 5, 1947, she married Arthur Rumsey, in Springfield, Missouri. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2017.Betty is survived by her daughter, Teresa Fuller and her husband, Richard, of Springfield, Missouri; two brothers, Elbert Bresee of Las Vegas, Nevada and Jerry Bresee of Pierre Part, Louisiana; one sister, Joyce Gott of Sun Valley, California; one granddaughter, Kristy Laurie and her husband, Kelly; two grandsons, Michael Rumsey and Ryan Rumsey and four great-granddaughters, Klaire and Khloe Laurie and Kaley and Karista Rumsey.Betty was preceded in death by her parents, LeRoy, and Ellen; her husband, Arthur; one son, Ricky Rumsey; two brothers, Bud, and Duane Bresee and one sister, Winona Long.A graveside service, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Clear Creek Cemetery in Willard, Missouri.Online condolences may be shared at this website.

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Walter Lloyd Logan

Jan 05, 1934 - Feb 28, 2024

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Springfield, MO

Walter Lloyd Logan, 90, of Springfield, MO, passed away February 28, 2024. He was born January 5, 1934, in Rolla, MO, to William and Julia Logan. Arrangements have been entrusted to Midwest Cremation and Funeral Services.

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Rodney Dean Roberts

Mar 19, 1969 - Feb 25, 2024

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Springfield, MO

Rodney Dean Roberts passed away Sunday, February 25th, 2024, in his home in Springfield, MO. He was born on March 19, 1969, to Garland Dean Roberts and Virginia "Sue" Jobe in Bolivar, MO.He was raised in church and was saved at 14 years old at True Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Springfield, MO. He was a graduate of Parkview High School in 1987 and then went on to work at Red Monkey Foods for a few years and then worked as a truck driver for The Missouri Council of the Blind for many years as well.He was a huge fan of the KC Chiefs and enjoyed spending time with his girlfriend Crystal Blankenship. The last couple of years he had been attending Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Springfield and really loved it there. Rodney found happiness in doing different social activities with his many friends.He was preceded in death by his dad, Garland Roberts and his mom, Virginia "Sue" Jobe; maternal grandparents, "Ted" Edge and Walter J. Buresh; and paternal grandparents, Claude and Golden Roberts.He is survived by two children, a son, Cody Shackleford of Springfield, MO and a daughter, Ellie Roberts of Oklahoma; a brother, Todd Roberts and wife Lori of Forsyth, MO and a sister, Jennifer Stoner and husband Larry of Rogersville, MO; one grandson, Layne Shackleford; and nieces and nephews, Tanner Roberts, Hanna Stoner, Lauren Stoner, and Logan Stoner. He is also survived by his girlfriend, Crystal Blankenship; as well as many friends. He will be missed.A visitation will be held Tuesday, March 5th at 10:00 am followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am at Ridgecrest Baptist Church, 2210 W. Republic Rd, Springfield, MO. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Bolivar, MO.Arrangements are under the care and direction of Midwest Cremation and Funeral Services, LLC of Springfield, MO.

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Billy Rex Stewart

Aug 20, 1942 - Feb 29, 2024

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Springfield, MO

Billy Rex Stewart 81, Springfield, MO. passed away on February 29, 2024, after a short illness. He was born in Morrisville, MO. on August 20, 1942, to Paul and Reba (Yandell) Stewart. Paul was a member of Fremont Freewill Baptist Church. He was a retired insurance salesperson for Allstate Insurance Company. He loved Nascar Racing and his favorite driver was Denny Continue Reading × Billy Rex Stewart August 20, 1942 - February 29, 2024 Billy Rex Stewart 81, Springfield, MO. passed away on February 29, 2024, after a short illness. He was born in Morrisville, MO. on August 20, 1942, to Paul and Reba (Yandell) Stewart. Paul was a member of Fremont Freewill Baptist Church. He was a retired insurance salesperson for Allstate Insurance Company. He loved Nascar Racing and his favorite driver was Denny Hamlin. He also loved meeting with his friends for coffee, and breakfast on Thursday’s. Bill Loved to tease his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Billy was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Reba Stewart, two sons: Randy Lynn Stewart and Jeffrey Todd Stewart. He is survived by his wife, Gail (Reynolds) Stewart, two grand-daughters: Cheyenne Nicole Stewart and Mariah Alexis Stewart, his brother Mark Stewart and his wife, Carrie, two nieces: Amanda Kleyauber and Susan Reynolds, and two nephews: John Reynolds and David Price. Graveside Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. No visitation is planned. The family suggests memorial donations to Fremont Freewill Baptist Church, Springfield, MO. Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory Flowers & Gifts Arrangements starting at $35 Charity Donations Make a Memorial Donation @media print { .condolence.print-hide { display: none !important; } } Leave a Message, Share a Memory See Condolences Greenlawn left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Leave a Message, Share a Memory Greenlawn left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Upload attachment (Allowed file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png , maximum file size: 10MB.) Your Name * Email Address* (Your email address will not be published.) Condolence × × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Thank you for leaving a condolence.. Your comment has been submitted for moderation. Show you care with something special. Send Flowers or a Gift //show thank you modal if just submitted condolence jQuery(window).load(function() { jQuery('#post-condolence #attachmentForm').find('#submit').addClass('btn obit-button thank-you-btn'); if(window.location.hash) { window.location.hash.indexOf("comment") !== -1 ? jQuery("#post-condolence-thankyou").modal() : false; } });

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