Phill A. Fowler, 72, Tipton, died Feb. 15, 2002, in Tipton.
He was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Hot Springs, N.C., a son of Charles F. and Addie Cody Fowler. He was married July 2, 1955, in Reno, Nev., to Ernesteen Lois Brown, who survives at the home.
He was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Jamestown. He served in the Air Force for 20 years and worked for the Postal Service for eight years.
Other survivors include: four sons, Dewayne Fowler, Topeka, Kan., David Fowler, Plano, Texas, Douglas Fowler, Tipton, and Dan Fowler, Columbia; two brothers, John Fowler, Detroit, and Ray Fowler, Candler, N.C.; and six grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Meisenheimer-Griswold Funeral Home, Tipton. The Rev. Steve Foley will officiate. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery, Tipton.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials are suggested to the Missouri River Hospice.
Genia Shelton, 93, Iberia, died Feb. 15, 2002, at Miller County Care Center, Tuscumbia.
She was born Jan. 7, 1909, in Iberia, a daughter of Felix and Emma Hodgesen Denton. She was married Nov. 8, 1926, in Iberia, to Herman Shelton, who died Dec. 25, 1989.
She was a member of Mt. Union Church of Christ, Brumley. She worked as a seamstress for L.B. Manufacturing Company, Iberia.
Survivors include: two daughters, Wilma Gardner, Iberia, and Lura Law, Belton; one sister, Opal Shelton, Iberia; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
One son, Harold Shelton, preceded her in death.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia. The Rev. Roy Westbrook will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Union Cemetery, near Brumley.
Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. Sunday.
Nettie Mary Wankum, 79, St. Elizabeth, died Feb. 15, 2002, at Rusk Rehabilitation Center, Columbia.
She was born Oct. 1, 1922, in St. Elizabeth, a daughter of Frank M. and Catherine Groner Bax. She was married Nov. 19, 1952, in St. Elizabeth, to Ben Wankum, who survives at the home.
A homemaker, she was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Elizabeth, and St. Ann's Sodality.
Other survivors include one son, Frank Wankum, St. Elizabeth.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. The Rev. Brian Driscoll will officiate. Burial will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery, St. Elizabeth.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Sunday at the church with a rosary at 7 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to St. Lawrence Catholic Church Masses.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rekus Funeral Home, Iberia.
Gary Bill Hayes, 61, Nixa, died Feb. 15, 2002, in his home.
He was born July 27, 1940, in Marshall, a son of Harry and Marie McKenna Hayes. His mother survives in Nixa.
He was married Oct. 12, 1963, to Velda Eckhoff, who survives at the home.
He served his country in the Vietnam War and was a member of the Missouri National Guard. He was an instructor pilot. He also worked as a state safety inspector and as a pilot for the Missouri Highway Patrol.
Survivors include: three daughters, Lisa Hayes, Kansas City, Kim Abbott, Jefferson City, and Jana Hayes, St. Louis; one brother, Paul Curtis Hayes, San Diego; one sister, Carolyn Sue Kehl, Lake Arrowhead, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Family of Christ Lutheran Church in Nixa. The Rev. Dale Bond will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in Missouri Veterans Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Adams Funeral Home in Nixa.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Peggy Lee Kintner, 58, died Feb. 15, 2002, at her home.
She was born Jan. 19, 1944, in Boonville, a daughter of Henry and Mildred Overstreet Schrader. Her stepfather, Ernie Ketchum, survives in Hallsville. She was married July 23, 1960, in Columbia, to Donald Kintner, who survives.
She was a member of Grace Church of Mid-Missouri, Columbia. She worked as a personal banker at Firstar Bank, Columbia.
Other survivors include: one daughter, Sherry Wachter, Jefferson City; one brother, Gordon Lee Schrader, St. Charles; one stepbrother, Mike Ketchum, Hallsville; one half sister, Pam Martin, Hallsville; one stepsister, Goldie Zumbehl, Jefferson City; and three grandchildren.
One daughter, Stacey Leigh Kintner, preceded her in death.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Immanuel United Church of Christ, New Franklin. Pastor David Cochran will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Markland-Gardner Funeral Home, New Franklin.
Memorials are suggested to Kintner-Wyatt Scholarship Fund at New Franklin High School, in care of Markland-Gardner Funeral Home, P.O. Box 126, New Franklin, Mo. 65274.
Alverta Mae "Bert" Miller, 79, Jefferson City, died Feb. 14, 2002, at her home.
She was born June 27, 1922, in Boone County, a daughter of Theodore W. and Alma Begeman Barner. She was married Sept. 13, 1943, to Carl R. Kramer who preceded her in death. She was married Nov. 19, 1949, to Orville L. Miller, who also preceded her in death.
She was a piece worker for Obermann Manufacturing. She also worked for McGraw Edison and Shop Smith's. She was a member of Central United Church of Christ and the American Legion.
Survivors include: two daughters, Phyllis Rice, Jefferson City, and Donna Struemph, California; one son, Donald Lee Miller, Jefferson City; two sisters, Marcella Forbis, Ballwin, and Lauretta Hilgedick, Hartsburg; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Houser Millard Funeral Home -- Jefferson City Chapel. The Rev. Stephen Buchholz will officiate. Burial will follow in the Spring Garden Cemetery in Russellville.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to area humane societies.
Flora S. Smith, 86, Linn, died Feb. 14, 2002, at Green Meadows Skilled Care Center.
She was born Feb. 16, 1915, in Osage County, a daughter of Thomas and Dora Nichols Ball. She was married May 22, 1940, to Milford L. Smith, who died Oct. 1, 1987.
She was a resident of Osage County and a homemaker for much of her life. She also lived in Pacific for several years, where she was employed as a cook at the high school. She was a member of the St. John's United Methodist Church in Linn.
Survivors include: two sons, William R. Smith, Pacific, and Ronald L. Smith, Dataw Island, S.C.; one brother, Raymond Ball, Hannibal; two sisters, Violet Ball, Linn, and Anna Belle Lietzow, Sedalia; four granddaughters and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Mondat at Morton Funeral Chapel in Linn with the Rev. Tony Townley officiating. Burial will follow in the Verdot Cemetery in Bonnots Mill.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to St. John's United Methodist Church or to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 2001 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131.
Helen H. Schubert, 93, Jefferson City, died Feb. 15, 2002, at St. Marys Health Center.
She was born April 15, 1908, in Cole County, a daughter of Adam and Milda Mueller Schubert.
A lifelong resident of the Jefferson City area, she attended Jefferson City schools. Prior to her retirement in 1973, she was employed by the Farm Bureau Insurance Company for 37 years.
She was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church in Schubert.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at in the Freeman Mortuary Chapel. The Rev. Gerald Scheperle will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to St. Johns Lutheran Church.
Fern F. O'neal, 101, Versailles, died Feb. 16, 2002, at Capital Region Medical Center.
She was born Dec. 25, 1901, in Morgan, a daughter of Hugh B. and Flora H. Wright Groff. She was married Aug. 24, 1918, to Charles M. O'neal, who died April 16, 1965.
A homemaker, she attended First Assembly of God Church, Versailles.
Survivors include: three sisters, Juanita Howser, Versailles, Naomi Wagner, Monroe City, and Ruby Rippy, Woodland, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Three sons, Leland O'neal, Charles Gail O'neal and Oren O'neal, preceded her in death.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home, Versailles. The Rev. Roy Bennett and the Rev. Leslie Howard will officiate. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery, near Versailles.
Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday.
Memorials are suggested to First Assembly of God Church, Versailles.