Gayla Earlene Garoutte, age 60, of Marionville, Missouri, passed away at 4:02 p.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born October 31, 1958, in Aurora, Missouri, the daughter of Edward and Gloria (Allhands) Murphy. A funeral service was held on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at the Williams Funeral Home in Marionville with burial following at the Marionville IOOF Cemetery. Online condolences maybe shared at www.WilliamsFuneralHomeMo.com.

James R. Ferdinand, age 38, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 10:42 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born September 15, 1980, in St. Louis County, Missouri. A celebration of James’s life was held Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Harvest Fellowship Church in Aurora. Online condolences may be shared at www.CraftonCrantrellFuneralHome.com.

Joyce Beatrice Hodges, Galena, Missouri was born August 28, 1931 at Tulsa, Oklahoma to Richard T. and Cecil Curtis Compton and departed this life January 11, 2019 at the Ozark Methodist Manor Marionville, Missouri. Funeral services were held January 15, 2019. Burial was at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora, Missouri under the care of Westrip Funeral Home of Crane, Missouri.

Harold Robert (Bob) Munson passed away in Marionville, Missouri on January 6, 2019 after a short illness. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. A memorial service was held Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Nixa, Missouri. To leave an online condolence, visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.

B.J. Powers, 38, of Shell Knob, Missouri passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 in Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 15 in the Grace Community Fellowship Church in Shell Knob under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery.

Ernest Ray Grissom, 93, of Marionville passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 in his daughter's home in Fair Grove, Missouri. Funeral services were held Monday, January 14, in the Faith Full Gospel Church under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Fair Grove.

Brandy Ann "Sissy" (Goodwin) Wallen, 45, of Decatur, Texas, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 in Decatur. Graveside services were held Tuesday, January 15 in Leann Cemetery, south of Aurora, under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Edward Daniel “Ed” Lyon, age 90, of Billings, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019 in Mercy Hospital Aurora, Aurora, Missouri. He was born on April 25, 1928 in Monroe, New York, the son of the late Daniel Frances and Dorothy (Davis) Lyon. A private family visitation was held with the burial following in Mt. Olive Cemetery, McKinley, Missouri, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home. Family and friends may share online condolences at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com

Donald R. Williams, 55, of Aurora passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 in Mercy Hospital in Aurora. No services are planned. Cremation is under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

Charles V. Hyde, 70, of Pierce City, Missouri passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 in the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Graveside services were held Thursday, January 10, in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.