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Charles Buddy Martin

Charles Buddy Martin, 75, passed away on January 12, 2020, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was born on February 24, 1944, to Charles and Pearl (Holloway) Martin in Winona, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Pearl; three sisters, Bessie McMillon, Melva Mitchell and Katie Knight; two brothers, Sam Martin and Gary Martin.

He is survived by sisters, Nellie Wurth of St. Louis, Missouri, Susie Elliot of Bandon, Oregon, Myrtle Petty of Winona, Missouri and Brenda Harris of Elsinore, Missouri; brothers, Gerald Martin, John Martin and Ronnie Martin all of Winona, Missouri.

Bud enjoyed old cars, fishing and Nascar races. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Yarber Mortuary Chapel, Winona with Pastor Darrell Derryberry officiating. Interment was in Pinelawn Cemetery, Winona, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Condolences may be expressed at



A Celebration of Life was held for Valeria Ann Weber at Weese Cemetery in Shannon County on Friday, November 1, 2019 with Pastor Rick Mansfield officiating. Miss Weber was born July 23, 1977 in Houston, Missouri to Cheryl Lynn Weber. Miss Weber passed away October 24, 2019 at her home in Salem, Missouri at the age of 42 years, 3 months and 1 day. Survivors include her fiance; children Andrew, Krystal and Hunter; her mother Cheryl Weber and grandmother Della Weber of Salem; siblings Brian Weber, Samantha Myers and Dixie Myers; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.




Dorthena (Bland) Douglas

Dorthena (Bland) Douglas, 82, of Winona, Missouri passed away on January 14, 2020, in Springfield, Missouri. She was born on September 15, 1937, to Richard and Minnie (McDaniel) Bland in Ellington, Missouri. She was united in marriage to Otis Franklin Douglas on August 31, 1956, and to this union one child was born.

She was preceded in death by parents, Richard and Minnie; and fourteen brothers and sisters.

She is survived by husband, Frank Douglas of the home; son, Terry Douglas (Teresa) of Spokane, Washington; grandson, Jared Douglas (Tiffany); and two great-grandchildren, Teighlyr and Gunner Douglas all of Rice, Washington.

Dorthena was a charter member of the Winona Church of God of Prophecy, and had been active in the church for 63 years. She started as a Youth Leader and served in other multiple leadership roles culminating as adult Sunday school teacher.

Funeral service were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Yarber Mortuary Chapel, Winona, Missouri with Bro. Darrell Derryberry officiating. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Winona, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed at


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Shannon County First -  The World Afterward!
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