Peggy Joyce Mason, 71, of Ash Grove, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. A funeral service was held on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial to follow at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at

Roger Edward Howell, 61, of Verona passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 in Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Marionville Cemetery.

Shirley Jean Salkill, 76, of Aurora passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 in her home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery.

Juliah Lee Petree, 85, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.  A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, were held on Monday, July 31, 2017, at the Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church, north east of Mt. Vernon. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be payable to the Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at this website.