Funeral notices published in the Aurora Advertiser on October 19, 2012.
Gracie “Marie” (Shoemaker) Ragain, 68, died October 11, 2012, in Aurora. A funeral was held October 14, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, with burial at Calton Cemetery. Janie Hunt, 72, of Mt. Vernon, died October 13, 2012, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. A graveside service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, was held October 18, at Pennsboro Cemetery. Nathan Ray Ricket Jr., 58, of Galena, died October 14, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service was held October 18, in Westrip Funeral Home at Crane. Robert Earl Savage, 69, of Pensacola, Florida, died October 10, 2012, in his home. Graveside funeral services were held October 17, in Short Cemetery at Hurley, under the care of Westrip Funeral Home of Crane. Rita Cullen, 55, of Monett died October 15, 2012 in her home. Funeral services were held October 18 in Faith Worship Center under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Nolan Cemetery. Curtis D. Crawford, 88, of Aurora, died October 16, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are pending, but are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.