SARCOXIE, MO —
Mrs. Crystal Irene Burkey, 94, of Sarcoxie, Mo., departed this life on Tuesday evening, Jan. 22, 2013, at Sarcoxie Nursing Home in Sarcoxie, after a brief illness.
Crystal entered this life on Oct. 18, 1918, in Jasper County, Mo., to the late Fird and Edith (Bryant) Moss.
On Feb. 17, 1940, she was married to Raymond J. Burkey. He preceded her in death on March 21, 2003.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Ford, five brothers, Carl Moss, Gene Moss, Oren Moss, Gale Moss and Maxe Moss; and two sisters, Clete Standerfer and Doris Uber.
Crystal and Raymond lived on the family farm for years raising cattle and farming.
She is survived by two daughters, Margie Reints, Sarcoxie, and Rayma Willoughby and husband, Bill, of Sarcoxie; one brother, Asa Moss, of Monett; six grandchildren and step grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home, Sarcoxie. Burial will follow in Dudman Cemetery. The family will have lunch and visitation at the Redwood Dining Hall on Saturday before the service.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website www.housh-goodwinfuneralhome.com
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home in Sarcoxie.
SARCOXIE, MO —
Bernice C. Higgins
Bernice Cantrell Higgins, age 90, of Joplin, passed away at 11:42 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Freeman West Hospital following an extended illness.
Eleanor Lucille Line Garrison passed away Dec. 4, 2013, in Rockport, Texas.
Betty J. Groff
Betty Jean Groff, 79, of Russellville, Ark., formerly of Carl Junction died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center.
L. Yvonne Pflug
May 12, 1927 - Nov. 24, 2013
L. Yvonne "Bonnie" Pflug came to the end of her earthly life recently at Northwest Hospital, Tucson, Ariz.
Harold LeRoy (Lee) Royer
Harold LeRoy (Lee) Royer was born Dec. 27, 1943, in Carthage, Mo. He passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
Margaret A. Thornburg
Margaret A. Thornburg, age 72, Joplin, Mo., passed away Nov. 21, 2013, following a short illness.
Ada Ruth Taylor-Crunkleton, age 80, Joplin, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at Webb City Health and Rehabilitation Center.
In memory of Bob Brewer
Fr. Ralph Duffner
Fr. Ralph J. Duffner, 83, of Chaffee, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Jackson Manor, Jackson, Mo.
Billie Gager Shanks, age 85, Joplin, passed away on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at her home.
- More Obits Headlines
- Bernice C. Higgins