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Shannon Coy Odom, 56, of Fair Play passed away at home with her husband by her side, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. She was born March 10, 1964, in Santa Cruz, California, to George and Jan Brown.

John Robert Smith, 76, of Bolivar passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, peacefully at his residence.

Ruth Ann Ayres, 71, of Humansville passed away on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.

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Ethen Davis, age 13, of Bolivar, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Citizens Memorial Hospital due to lingering health issues. He was born Oct. 19, 2007, in Bolivar, to Melinda Davis and Kevin Ashlock Jr. Ethen was a 7th grade student at Bolivar Middle School. He loved basketball, base…

Herbert Wilson, 92, of Humansville passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at his home in Humansville. Herbert was born on Sept. 1, 1928, in Jacksboro, Tennessee, to Sam and Bessie Clark Wilson.

Alesia "Lisa" Mae Shaw, 55, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at home in her sleep. She was the wife of David "Dave" Shaw. They shared almost 12 wonderous years of marriage. Lisa was born in Cameron on Jan. 21, 1966, to Kenneth and Geneva Bears.

Herbert Wilson, 92, of Humansville passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at his home in Humansville. 

Wayne Allen Bridges, 77, of Nixa, formerly of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at home with his family by his side.

On Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, the world lost one of the most kind-hearted young men we will ever know. Sean Patrick Keithley is loved and will be missed everyday by all who knew him. He was born May 27, 1989, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to Steve and Angelia England Keithley.

Theresa Kay Crowe Dill was born in Prosser, Washington, on March 11, 1959, to William Frederick Crowe Sr. and Betty Jane Jackman Crowe. 

On Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, Orienne Oleta Koll, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at the age of 105 years and 10 months at her home. She was born on April 20, 1915, to Sam and Bertha Kerchevall in Moberly. 

George Robert Dillow, 89, Bolivar, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield. 

Jamie Jerrold Kozlowski, 40, of Bolivar passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. 

Dennis Lee McIntire, age 42, of Bolivar passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City. He was born Sept. 20, 1978, in Springfield, to Dwayne L. and Dixie J. Wilson McIntire.  

Doris Lynne Haguewood passed away on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Cassville Healthcare on her 75th birthday. She passed from the onset of a sudden illness with her husband and daughter at her side. She was born Feb. 11, 1946, in Halfway, the daughter of Forrest "Clark” and Leota Alleen Pritch…

Sue Ann Cansler (nee Hutcheson) was born on Aug. 4, 1941, to John and Lillian Faye Hutcheson in Bolivar. 

Sherry Ann Hagerman, age 73, of Bolivar passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar. 

Dale Duncan, 91, of Fair Play, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away Jan. 26, 2021, to reunite with his wife, Helen. 

Harry Junior Neidel, age 95, of Wheatland passed away Feb. 2, 2021, at Citizens Memorial Healthcare Facility, Bolivar.  

On Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, Sharon Marcella “Marcie” Hill passed away at home on her farm north of Barnett. She passed peacefully in her sleep with her son and daughter, David and Anne, beside her. 

Shirley Etta Stewart, age 94, of Bolivar passed away in her home on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, surrounded by her family and friends. Shirley was one of eight children born to Athal and Winnie Brown, who along with her husband, James Stewart, preceded her in death.

Editor's note: This article was update to include deaths not included in the Wednesday, Jan. 27, listing of 2020 deaths. The BH-FP deeply regrets this oversight.

Jerry Edward Miller, 91, of Bolivar passed away on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, at Citizens Memorial Health Care Facility in Bolivar, with his family at his side.

Debra was born July 27, 1964, and passed away at home with her family Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. She graduated from Hermitage High School. She moved to Fair Play in 1990. 

Iva “Dolores” Scroggins passed away on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, of a short illness. She is survived by two daughters, Pat Noble and husband Dan of Springfield, and Joy Ladd of Springfield, as well as two grandchildren, Taylor and Preston Ladd of Springfield.

David Lee DeRossett, 64, passed away on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. David was born April 25, 1955.

David A. Estes was born on Nov. 1, 1922, in Chickasha, Oklahoma, to Mary Grace Barefoot Estes and Samuel R. Estes.

Shirley Naoma Bennett, 85, of Bolivar, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at CMH in Bolivar. 

Hilda Jean Buckles, 71, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, with her family by her side at Cox South Hospital, Springfield.

Jeffry William Owens, 60 years old, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at Cox South in Springfield. He was the husband of Anita Elaine Day Owens. They shared 35 years of marriage.

Donald E. Wilson, 87 years old, passed away on Jan.19, 2021, at his home in Springfield. He was the husband of Rowena Roweton Wilson. They shared 45 years of marriage together.

Mildred Marie Ankrom Bybee, age 90, passed from death to her Eternal Home on  Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, while being lovingly cared for by her daughter, Angela Crites. Mildred was a three-time sufferer of this dreadful disease called cancer.

Norman Leon Lay, age 80, a minister of the gospel and resident of Wheatland, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. He was born March 30, 1940, in Louisville, Kentucky, to the late Seibert and Virginia Garrett Lay.  

Wendell Eugene LeJeune passed on to Glory at 6:52 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Springfield. He was born March 28, 1938, in Halfway to Floyd and Vera Viles LeJuene.  

Linda Mae Harman, age 76, of Pittsburg, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at Northwood Hills rehab in Humansville after hip surgery. Linda was born in Roubidoux to Ruth Jackson. 

Lewis Albert “Al” McCord, husband, father, grandfather, geologist and Christian disciple, of Norman, Oklahoma, died on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. 

George R. “Rick” Kick, the first son of Laverne Mae Luedde Kick and Charles Guerette Kick, was born Sept. 1, 1950, in St. Louis.

Patricia Anne McPherson Williams, 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Bolivar. She was born Jan. 8, 1929, to Guy and Edith McPherson in Chelsea, Oklahoma. She was the second of four children.