Charles Edwards

February 18, 1930--April 30, 2018 Charles R. (Chuck) Edwards was born Feb 18, 1930 in Columbus, KS to Elbert and Irene (Bond) Edwards. He was the second born of six children. His family moved to Joplin, MO in 1935, and he considered it home from then on. Chuck graduated from Joplin High School in1948, Southwest …

Carl Smith, Jr.

March 26, 1927-March 26, 2018 Carl Smith, Jr., age 91, Joplin, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018 at his home on his birthday. Carl was born March 26, 1927 in Galena, Kansas, son of the late Thomas Smith and Christiana Peavers Smith.  He grew up in Galena, and graduated from Galena High School, then …

Elden Herrstrom

May 3, 1924--March 13, 2018 Elden Herrstrom, age 93, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in Spring Hill, Florida. He was born on May 3, 1924 in Tucson, Arizona, son of the late Martin Walter and Iona Cecil (Anderson) Herrstrom. In addition to his parents, Elden was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, whom …

Glenna Carr

May 3, 1942--February 24, 2018 Glenna Sue Carr, age 75 of Joplin, Missouri passed away at her home Saturday February 24, 2018 following several months of declining health. She was born May 3, 1942 in Wellington, Kansas to Glenn Stephen Douglas Conway and Faynetta Melissa (Meredith) Conway. Glenna attended school in Wellington, Kansas. She later …

Lillie M. Bass

May 12, 1943-February 2, 2018 Baxter Springs, Ks. - Lillie M. Bass, 74, a caregiver, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018. Celebration of Life will be 5:30 p.m. Thursday at First Christian Church in Galena, Ks. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin, Mo.