Born: April 10, 1941, Fairmont, West Virginia
Passed: October 16, 2017, Branson, Missouri
James Albert “Jim” Nellis, age 72, of Harrison, Arkansas, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017, in Branson, Missouri. He entered this world March 16, 1945, in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Robert and Lucille Nellis, who have preceded him in death. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
Jim proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He enjoyed fishing, playing poker, and traveling. Jim mostly enjoyed being with his friends. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his brother Tom Nellis and wife Sharon of Phoenix, Arizona; close family friends: Jerry Hampton of Omaha, Arkansas and Denny Burr of Omaha, Arkansas; as well as many other friends.
A memorial service and inurnment will be at a later time in Gass Cemetery, Omaha, Arkansas.
Ralph Wayne Warner, age 96, of Branson, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017, in Springfield, Missouri. He entered this world December 21, 1920, in Larchwood, Iowa, the son of William and Lulu (Schwenck) Warner. He was happily joined in marriage to his wife Betty for 72 years.
Ralph enjoyed motorcycles and was one of the original Sturgis Rally attendees when it started in his friend’s backyard. He also enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, farming and his “toys.” Ralph was known as the “fun” dad and uncle to the family. He enjoyed life to the fullest and will be missed greatly.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Betty, and his brother Arnold Warner.
Ralph is survived by four children: Carolyn (Mick) Menage, Bev (Bob) Burrus, Jan (Bill) Blue, and Bill (Lori Briese) Warner; five grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren; two brothers: Lowell (Dee) Warner, and Wilton (Joyce) Warner; a sister-in-law, Arlene Warner; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Inurnment will be at a later date at the Hillside Cemetery in Lester, Iowa. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
Robert Stephen Markham, age 61, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017, in Branson, Missouri. He came into this world December 6, 1955 in Jacksonville, Florida, the son of Clifford and Mildred (Dupree) Markham who have preceded him in death. Robert was joined in marriage to Karla Hoover on July 15, 2009. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
Robert was a lifelong fan of the Florida Gators and Miami Dolphins. He loved listening to music, Leonard Skynard and Greg Allman were his favorites. Robert enjoyed going to casinos, playing golf, and spending time with his two dogs, Scruffy and Girlsy Gizmo, aka-Teacup. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Robert is survived by his wife, Karla Hoover of the home; daughter, Melissa Aldridge of North Carolina; five grandchildren; and his brother Gary Markham of Orlando, Florida.
A celebration of life will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Daniel Michael “Danny” Matthews, age 71, of Kimberling City, Missouri, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017, in Branson, Missouri. He came into this world October 29, 1945, in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Richard and Mary Matthews. His parents have preceded him in death. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
Danny proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was a plumber by trade. Danny enjoyed playing scratch off tickets, barbequing, living at the lake, and watching Wheel of Fortune. He enjoyed his time that he spent visiting with veterans at the local VFW. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Danny was a brother to Mary Ford and husband John of Springfield, Missouri, and Richard Matthews and wife Norma of Rogersville, Missouri; uncle to Lynn Ewing of Springfield, Missouri, David Ewing and wife Bridget of Nixa, Missouri, Ryan Matthews and wife Joni of Springfield, Missouri, and Chad Matthews of Springfield, Missouri.
A memorial service, with full military honors, will be held 12:00 PM, October 16, 2017, at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri.
Mooneen Claire Booth, age 80, of Rockaway Beach, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017. She came into this world February 12, 1937, in El Dorado, Kansas, the daughter of Clifford and Maxine Honeyman. She was joined in marriage to Scott Booth January 1, 1956, in Jay, Oklahoma. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
She was dedicated to her job as an electrical supervisor at Beechcraft for over 25 years. She enjoyed sewing and making blankets and quilts. Mooneen thrived during the holidays, baking and cooking for her family. She enjoyed gardening and canning and could even be found enjoying a game of bingo on occasion. Most of all she loved her family and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mooneen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Oscar Scott Booth; son, Randall Scott Booth; granddaughter, Amanda Marie Booth; and grandson, Dustin Scott Booth.
She is survived by daughter, Cynthia Lou Junkins; three grandchildren, Michelle Davidson, Nicci McCarthy, and Angie Davidson; ten great-grandchildren, Kaleiha, Samantha, Cole, Chaz, Cornell, Kristian, Allison, Mason, Seth, Brett Austin; two great-great-grandchildren, Karson and Hayden; and a brother Max Honeyman and wife Sherry of El Dorado, Kansas.
Inurnment will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Senior Citizens Center in Forsyth, Missouri, in memory of Mooneen.
James R. “Jim” Winters, age 77, of Branson, Missouri, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017. He came into this world March 20, 1940, in Caribou, Maine. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
Jim proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a pilot, attaining the rank of Captain. He enjoyed his work at the Holiday Inn Express in Branson, coffee with friends, and traveling around the United States, Canada, Germany, and Mexico. Jim will be missed greatly by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife Pat of Branson, Missouri.
Inurnment will be held 1:00 PM, Monday, October 16, 2017, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri.