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Milton Edmonson

Nov 27, 1936 - Nov 12, 2023

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Neosho, MO

Milton Wray Edmonson, age 86, passed away on November 12, 2023. He was born on November 27, 1936, in Pharr, Texas, to Jesse Milton Edmonson and Esta Lee (Swindle) Edmonson. Wray graduated from Berryville High School in 1955 and proudly served in the National Guard from 1953 to 1966. Wray dedicated 20 years of his career as a service manager at Frye and Gray, where he eventually retired. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Neosho and also participated in Gideons International. ...Read More

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Ashley Nicole Gilstrap

Mar 02, 1998 - Feb 10, 2024

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Neosho, MO

Ashley Nicole Gilstrap, 25, Neosho, MO passed into eternal rest February 10, 2024 after an illness. Ashley Nicole Gilstrap was born March 2, 1998 in Joplin, MO the daughter of Rodney and Evelyn (Bates) Gilstrap. Ashley formerly attended Seneca High School and had lived in the area all her life. She enjoy crafting, crocheting, baking, watching movies and especially shopping for and spending time with her nieces. Ashley was currently working for Five Guys in Joplin, MO. Ashley was a member of the First Baptist Church in Seneca. Survivors include her parents, Rodney and Evelyn Gilstrap; two brothers Clayton Gilstrap and wife Anna and Caleb Gilstrap; two nieces, Poppy Gilstrap and Cecelia Gilstrap; grandparents, Karen Gilstrap, Wanda Turner, great-grandmother Dorothy Gilstrap; Aunts and Uncles, Levi Wade, David Gilstrap and wife Shana, Michael Gilstrap and wife Megan and Crystal Bray; and a host of extended family and friends. Ashley was preceded in death by her grandfathers Orville Bates, Lonnie Gilstrap and Don Turner; great-grandparents, Virginia Smith and Charles Smith. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7pm, Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO. Funeral services will be held at 10 am, Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at the Seneca First Baptist Church with Rod Van Gorkom officiating. Burial will be in the Burkhart Cemetery, Racine, MO.

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Jerry Lee Robbins

Jul 23, 1944 - Feb 26, 2024

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Neosho, MO

Obituary and services pending at this time.To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Jerry Lee Robbins, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Bonita Louise Smithson

Dec 12, 1937 - Feb 26, 2024

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Neosho, MO

On February 26,2024 Bonita Louise (Dillender) Smithson departed this earth. She was born December 12, 1937 in Cassville, Missouri, the daughter of Alleen Montgomery and Alonzo Dillender and step daughter of Gay Watson. She lived most of her youth in Washburn, Missouri with her siblings Jack, Lana and Ed Watson with whom she remained close her entire life. Also especially dear Continue Reading × Bonita "Bonnie" Louise Smithson December 12, 1937 - February 26, 2024 On February 26,2024 Bonita Louise (Dillender) Smithson departed this earth. She was born December 12, 1937 in Cassville, Missouri, the daughter of Alleen Montgomery and Alonzo Dillender and step daughter of Gay Watson. She lived most of her youth in Washburn, Missouri with her siblings Jack, Lana and Ed Watson with whom she remained close her entire life. Also especially dear in her life was her Aunt Mildred Dillender Sullivan. She was united in marriage to the love of her life, Carl Smithson, with whom she celebrated 66 years of marriage. Together they built a life in Neosho, Missouri, where they raised their daughter, Carla Smithson Smith, of whom she was immeasurably proud. She loved and adored both her grandson, Conner Carlson Smith, and her granddaughter, Keller Miles Smith. She was very present in their lives and they brought her great joy. Her last few years she took delight in her great grandchildren Leroy and Maya, children of Conner and his wife Anna Micklea. Bonnie was active in the Neosho community where she was a member of the First Baptist Church. She served on the Neosho Parks & Recreation Board. She also worked several years as a courier for Forest Laboratories of Dallas, Texas. She spent many years assisting her husband as he built investment properties. We will especially remember her as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother (Mimi) and Great Grand Mimi. She adored her grandchildren and enjoyed all their activities growing up in Springfield where she and her husband spent semi-retirement. Bonita loved her farm, animals and the lake cabin. But her greatest joy was always her family to which she was lovingly devoted. She will be fondly remembered by all of us who will remain forever grateful for her. She is survived by her husband Carl Smithson, daughter Carla Smithson Smith and her husband Wayne, her grandson Conner Carlson Smith and his wife Anna and greatgrandchildren Leroy & Maya (Rogersville, MO), and her granddaughter Keller Miles Smith (Dallas, TX). Also her sister Lana Cantwell, brother Ed Watson (Jan), sister-in-law Bea Watson (preceded in death by brother Jack) and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held at Green Lawn Funeral Home East on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 with visitation at 10 AM and the service at 11 AM. Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory Flowers & Gifts Arrangements starting at $35 @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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Edmond "Ed" Schultz

Mar 31, 1937 - Feb 27, 2024

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Neosho, MO

Obituary is pending Services will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, March 1, 2024, at the Wanda United Methodist Church. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Edmond "Ed" Schultz, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Dellores Marie Reynolds

Nov 19, 1947 - Feb 23, 2024

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Neosho, MO

Dellores Marie Reynolds was born on November 19, 1947, in Neosho, Missouri, the daughter of Arthur and Mary Lindsey Payton. She entered into rest on February 23, 2024, in Neosho, Missouri at the age of 76. Dellores was a lifelong area resident and a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with grandchildren, nature drives, cooking, and fishing. On August 31, 1964, in Joplin, Missouri, Dellores married Charles Reynolds, Sr. and he survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by ten children, Charles Reynolds, Jr., Charlotta Duncan, Ireatha Tolle, Pennie Clary, Dennis Reynolds, Tosha Furgerson, Michael Reynolds, Erica Deboard, Jonathon Ruddick and Charles Ruddick, twenty-three grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren and siblings, Coy Friend, Donna Edwards, Susan Sparlin, Mary Mayberry, Danny Payton and Roy Lee Payton. She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Ila Hagood, Fleeta Legg, Billy Friend and Jay Friend.Private family services will be held.To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Dellores Marie Reynolds, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Edna Lois Troutman White

Jun 09, 1930 - Feb 17, 2024

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Neosho, MO

Edna Lois Troutman White, 93, of Neosho, MO, formerly of Conway, AR, passed away onFebruary 17. She was born on June 9, 1930, in Lollie, AR to Edward and Lillian Troutman. Herearly childhood years were spent during the height of the Great Depression when she attended aone-room schoolhouse through sixth grade and helped chop and pick cotton along with herfather and siblings. A gifted singer, from an early age she loved music, singing harmony in a triowith her sisters at church and for special occasions. She graduated from Mayflower HighSchool in 1949, where she was voted queen her junior and senior year and best all aroundStudent, her senior year.In 1950, she married the love of her life, James “Joe” White of Conway, Arkansas, her husbandof 69 years. Together, Joe and Edna owned White’s Fabric and Drapery store in Conway, ARbefore retiring to Neosho, MO. Edna worked for 25 years for Ozark Bible Institute in Neosho asa librarian. She loved interacting with the students, and they loved her.For most of her adult life, Edna was a dedicated church volunteer, serving as a Sunday schoolteacher, Women's Ministry President, and Children's Church Director in various Assembly of Godchurches in central Arkansas. She was a member of the Bible Holiness Assembly of God inNeosho.She loved working with children and spending time with her family. She shared that “being agood mother to my kids and teaching them how to get to heaven” was her main goal in life.Housework and keeping a sparkling house brought her joy.She is survived by her three children Lorna Gundaker (Bill), of Cabot, AR, Jerry White (Vicki), ofNeosho, MO, and Lorraine Branham (David), of Neosho, MO. She is also survived by onebrother, Edward Troutman of Greenbrier, Arkansas, and one sister, Wanda Knowles of LittleRock, AR. She is survived by 9 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 5 great-greatgrandchildren and many nieces and nephews, to the third generation. In addition to her belovedhusband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings Modine Edwards, RuthNaylor, and Carolyn Berry, all of Arkansas.Her service will be held at Bible Holiness Assembly of God at 906 Summit St.,Neosho, MO 64850 on Friday, March 1st at 10:00 am. She will be buried at Gibson Cemeteryin Neosho. In lieu of flowers, please consider gifts to help those in need. Direct to: WateredGardens, 531 Kentucky Ave #2218, Joplin, MO 64801 or Salvation Army Corporation, 320 East8th St, Joplin, MO 64801.Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.comServices are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Edna Lois Wite, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Lorene Ralph

Dec 02, 1929 - Feb 22, 2024

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Neosho, MO

Graveside Service for Lorene Ralph, 94 of Vian, Oklahoma will be at 2:00 PM on Monday, February 26, 2024 at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Vian, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc. She was born on December 2, 1929 in Vian, Oklahoma to Lue (Marlow) Patterson and Ralph Patterson and passed away on February 22, 2024 in Neosho, Missouri. She was married to Grover Edward Ralph, Jr. on October 22, 1948 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on March 20, 1976. Lorene was employed at Vian Nursing Home, where she retired after 23 years. She enjoyed her co-workers and the residents. Lorene also enjoyed taking care of her yard and flowers at her home of 45 years in Vian. Lorene then moved to Sallisaw for several years and then onto Medicalodge in Neosho, Missouri until her passing. Survivors are son, Ronnie Ralph and Debbie of Clyde, TX; daughter, Susan Washington and Bryce of Wyandotte, OK; sister, Loretta Rogers of Sallisaw, OK; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 23 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buddy Ralph; her second husband, Otto Woods; her parents; one brother, Gene Patterson; and one great-grandson, Nathan Ralph. Active Pallbearers will be Will Brassfield, Tristan Hines, Justin Wimberly, Jeff Brewer, Clayton Hines and Jimmy Warren. Viewing will be 2 – 8 PM Sunday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw where the family will greet 3 – 5 PM.

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Lorene N. Ralph

Dec 02, 1929 - Feb 22, 2024

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Neosho, MO

Graveside Service for Lorene N. Ralph, 94 of Vian, Oklahoma will be at 2:00 PM on Monday, February 26, 2024 at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Vian, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc. She was born on December 2, 1929 in Vian, Oklahoma to Lue (Marlow) Patterson and Ralph Patterson and passed away on February 22, 2024 in Neosho, Missouri. She was married to Grover Edward Ralph, Jr. on October 22, 1948 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on March 20, 1976. Lorene was employed at Vian Nursing Home, where she retired after 23 years. She enjoyed her co-workers and the residents. Lorene also enjoyed taking care of her yard and flowers at her home of 45 years in Vian. Lorene then moved to Sallisaw for several years and then onto Medicalodge until her passing. Survivors are son, Ronnie Ralph and Debbie of Clyde, TX; daughter, Susan Washington and Bryce of Wyandotte, OK; sister, Loretta Rogers of Sallisaw, OK; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buddy Ralph; her second husband, Otto Woods; her parents; one brother, Gene Patterson; and one great-grandson, Nathan Ralph. Active Pallbearers will be Will Brassfield, Tristan Hines, Justin Wimberly, Jeff Brewer, Clayton Hines and Jimmy Warren. Viewing will be 2 – 8 PM Sunday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw where the family will greet 3 – 5 PM.

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Anna Belle Casey

Jan 04, 1950 - Feb 10, 2024

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Neosho, MO

Anna Belle Casey, age 74, passed away on February 10, 2024. She was born on January 4, 1950, to James and Dorothy McKnight in Plainview, TX. Anna graduated from East Newton High School and later worked at LaZboy in Neosho for many years. She had a passion for jigsaw puzzles and enjoyed spending her time solving them. Anna is survived by her children: Richard Hedman of Neosho, Sherry Granger of Neosho, Guyla Thurgood of Ash Grove, and Marcus Knoefler of Cassville. She is also survived by her siblings, Melba Knight, and Arnold McKnight, both of Neosho, as well as 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, a daughter named Brandy Casey, a sister named Nelda Thorpe, brothers Earl and Jerry McKnight, and two nephews, Aaron and Daniel McKnight.Anna Belle Casey will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.comServices are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Anna Belle Casey, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Jeanette Rosien Henry

Mar 15, 1935 - Feb 17, 2024

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Neosho, MO

Jeanette Rosien Henry, a cherished pastor's wife, mother, and grandmother, was called home to our Lord and Savior on February 17, 2024. Born in Pawnee County, Oklahoma, on March 15, 1935, to Charles and Bertha Reed, Jeanette was the youngest sibling among six. Her family relocated from Mannford, Oklahoma, to Sweet Home, Oregon, during her infancy, marking the beginning of a life full of love, service, and devotion.On July 7, 1952, Jeanette married Verdon Dale Henry, embarking on a journey of love and companionship that lasted 62 years. Together, they welcomed four children into their lives, with Jeanette embracing the role of a pastor's wife with grace and dedication. Her involvement in church ministry, especially within the children's department, left a lasting impact on many.

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