JOPLIN, MO — Cayla Ann Selsor Robinson, age 64, of Joplin, Mo., passed away early Saturday June 4, 2011, from injuries suffered in the devastating tornado that came through Joplin on May 22, 2011. Cayla was born on Oct. 31, 1946, in Joplin, the daughter of Charles and Colleen (Conner) Selsor. She was a lifetime area resident, and was a stay at home mom caring for her family. Cayla attended Frisco Church in Webb City, Mo., and later attended Forest Park Baptist Church in Joplin. She is survived by three daughters, Nicole Shultz and her husband Joey, of Joplin; Pam Spencer, of Carthage, Mo., and Donna Fisher, of Springfield, Mo.; one son, Jerry Michael Fisher, of Carthage; one sister, Marcy Hays, of Webb City; one brother, Cary Selsor, of Webb City; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild, Karlee Laramore, with another on the way. She was preceded in by her mother, Colleen; and by two sons, Billy and Matthew Fisher. Cayla is to be cremated with memorial services scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday June 9, at the Mason-Woodard Chapel, with the family to receive friends immediately following the service. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.masonwoodard.com
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Dorothy M. Johnston
Dorothy M. Johnston, age 91 of Joplin, passed away at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at St. Luke’s Nursing Center in Carthage, from injuries sustained in the Joplin tornado.
Gregan Douglas Sweet
Gregan Douglas Sweet, age 59, of Joplin, passed away from injuries sustained in the tornado on May 22, 2011.
J.T. Strickland, 85, a motel manager, passed away Friday, July 8, 2011.
- Charles K. Gaudsmith Charles Kenneth Gaudsmith, 21, Carthage, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011, from injuries sustained in the Joplin tornado.
- Billie Jo Gideon Billie Jo Gideon, age 77, of Joplin, Mo., went to be with the Lord early Monday, May 23, 2011, at Freeman Hospital from injuries suffered during the devastating tornado that hit Joplin on May 22, 2011.
- Donald Wayne Lansaw Mr. Donald Wayne Lansaw Jr., 31, of Joplin, Mo., departed this life suddenly on Sunday evening, May 22, 2011, at his home from injuries sustained in the devastating Joplin tornado.
Martha Jane Webb
Martha Jane Webb, 76, Nevada, Mo., formerly of Carthage, Mo., passed away Thursday, June 23, 2011, in the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Mo., from injuries sustained in the May 22, Joplin tornado.
Burnice M. Bresee, age 91, of Joplin, Mo., passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at McCune Brooks Hospital from complications with her health following the Joplin tornado.
Grace Marie Sanders
Grace Marie Sanders passed from this life at 3:08 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2011, at St. John’s Intensive Care Unit in Springfield, Mo., from complications following surgery.
Alice L. Cope
Alice L. Hudson Cope, 79, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011.
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