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Mary Kay Kump passed away Thursday, March 26, with her loving family by her side. 

Iva Mae Cansler was born Sept. 4, 1925, in Hickory County. Her parents were Mertie Magdalene and Harvey Francis Lightfoot.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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Irene Tinsley, 89, passed away on Monday, March 23, at Northwood Hills Care Center in Humansville.

Christina Ann Kee, 35, of Bolivar passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at her home.

Sharon Nadyne Hahn, 59, of Springfield passed away Friday, March 13, 2020, at Mercy Hospital.

Harold “Ike” Ikerd was born Feb. 18, 1949, to Adron Jackson Ikerd and Jewell Seamster Ikerd in Bolivar and departed this life Friday, March 21, 2020, at his home in Buffalo, at the age of 71.

Betty Jean Padgett Gipson, 92, of Springfield, formerly of Bolivar, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2020. 

Ernest E. Pierce, 87, Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020.  

Betty June Phillips, 87, passed away in Hermitage on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

Elizabeth Ann Smith, 91, of Bolivar passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar. 

Dorless “Doodle” Sue Jenkins Jones, 82, of Pleasant Hope passed away with her family at her side on Friday, March 13, 2020, at Cox South Hospital.

Sharon Nadyne Hahn, 59, of Springfield passed away Friday, March 13, 2020, at Mercy Hospital.

William “Bill” Ghys, age 80, of Morrisville passed away Sunday, March 15, in the comfort of his home. 

Ila N. McClelland Kieferle was born on a farm near Clements, Kansas, on Sept. 16, 1929, to Horace Lee McClelland and Ila Nadine Booth McClelland.

Retha Arlene Wright, 84, of Bolivar passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020, at CMHCF in Bolivar. 

Jim Clayton Tarwater, 86, of Humansville passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at his home. 

Minnie Francis Gamel, 76, of Halfway went to be with her Lord and Saviour the evening of Thursday, March 5, 2020.  

Bobby “Bob” Dale Baker, 75, of Bolivar died Monday morning, March 9, 2020, at Parkview Healthcare Facility, where he had resided since August 2016.  

Mr. Bobby “Bud” Springer, “Grandpa Buddy,” age 85 of Bolivar, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020, at Citizens Memorial Healthcare Facility Bolivar.  

Harry W. Underwood was born Dec. 17, 1928, in Kansas City. He passed away March 3, 2020, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon. 

Berton “Bert” Dean Recknor, age 91, of Bolivar passed away Wednesday, March 4, at Parkview Healthcare Facility Bolivar.  

Casey Michael Dennis went to be with his Lord and Savior early Sunday morning, March 1, 2020.  

David Lynn Palmer, 68, of Morrisville passed away Wednesday Feb. 26, 2020.  

Charles Edwin Johnson, age 94, passed away early Thursday, Feb. 27, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. 

Robert Lenno Redding, age 81, of Polk passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in his home.  

Tammy Jo Ashlock Walker, age 59, of Bolivar passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Citizens Memorial Healthcare Facility, Bolivar.  

James R. Rice of Aldrich, son of Orville and Gladys Rice, was born in Aldrich and passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mount Vernon. 

Edmond Lee Edwards passed away at his home in Purcell, Oklahoma, on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.

J.V. Winfrey, 92, of Bolivar passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at Parkview Care Facility in Bolivar. 

Danny Rex Bishop from Bolivar passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb.16, 2020. 

Sharon Kay Alvarado, 67, Humansville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. In the final hours of her blessed life, she was surrounded by her loving family. 

James “Jim” Ethmer Lynch, 87, of Dunnegan died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in his home. He had been ill since suffering a stroke. 

Robert L. Latham, 66, of Willard passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. 

Susan Nadine Stoops, 64, was born Sept. 3, 1955, in Mountain View. She died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Springfield.

Clyde Emerson Albin Jr., age 90, of Glendale, Arizona, formerly of Wheatland, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at The Desert Harbor Skilled Nursing Facility, Peoria, Arizona.  

Austin I. Underdal passed away in his home on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, following a lengthy illness. 

Susan Nadine Stoops, 64, of Fair Grove passed away on Sunday night, Feb. 9, 2020, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield.  

Mary Elena Pendergrass, age 86, of Pleasant Hope passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at Citizens Memorial Healthcare Facility, Bolivar.