Myra A. Rains

December 31, 1963--November 21, 2020 Oronogo, MO - Myra Annette Rains, age 56, a homemaker, passed away on November 21, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at Christpoint Church in Galena, Kansas on Wednesday, December 2nd at 1:00 PM. Services are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory in Joplin.

Beverly M. Peterson

September 16, 1929--September 26, 2020Mrs. Beverly Mae Peterson, 91, of Oronogo, Missouri, departed this life on Saturday morning, September 26, 2020, in the comfort of her home.Beverly entered this life on September 16, 1929, in Golden Valley, Minnesota, daughter of the late Mark William and Grace Elizabeth (Almquist) Kinney. She was raised in Golden Valley …

Vivian L. Gripka

November 16, 1925--June 23, 2020 Vivian Louise Gripka age 94 of Joplin, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at St. Luke’s Nursing Center.  She was born on November 16, 1925 near Oronogo, Missouri and she was the last survivor of 9 children born to William Oscar Evans and Crystal Mae Evans.  Vivian was …

James G. Cox

January 2, 1944--April 17, 2019 James G. “Jim” Cox, age 75 of Oronogo, Mo. passed away early Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Jim was born on January 2, 1944 in San Francisco, Ca. the son of Edward and Gertrude (Phillips) Cox. He has been a long-time area resident, Jim worked …

Wendell L. Farrar

August 27, 1940-- April 2, 2019 Wendell Lloyd Farrar, age 78 of Oronogo, Mo. passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Wendell was born on August 27, 1940 in Newton County, Mo. at his grandmother’s farm, the son of Revie and Nadine (Boyd) Farrar. He has been a …