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Kenneth Lee Story

Kenneth Lee Story, 74, of Birch Tree, Missouri departed this life for his Heavenly home on June 13, 2018 after a battle with cancer. He was born October 3, 1943 in Montier, Missouri, the son of Frank Edward and Gladys Francis (Martin) Story.

Kenny was united in marriage to Wanda Louise Cooper on October 5, 1963 at County Line Pentecostal Church and to this union one son was born, Terrill Lee Story.

His parents, one sister Emma, and infant brother Melvin precede him in death.

Those he leaves behind are his wife of 54 years, Wanda; son Terrill Story and wife, Tamara; grandchildren, Hayden Alexander Story, wife Sarah, Hunter Allen Story, fiance Samantha, and Halee Alexandra Story; one brother, Jimmy Story and wife, Sharon; two sisters, Aleda Fisher and husband, Lawrence, and Esther Howard and husband, Guy; and brother in law, Lyle Waller; along with many other friends and family.

Kenny was a member of County Line Pentecostal Church serving as deacon for many years. Throughout his life he had worked as a logger, trucker, farm hand, and diesel mechanic. He was probably best known as "The Handy Man" from his years of experience as a mechanic who could fix almost anything.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at County Line Pentecostal Church, Birch Tree, Missouri with Bro. Rick Binkley and Bro. Tim Reed officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, Birch Tree. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus or to Bethlehem Cemetery.




Bentlee David Hood

Bentlee David Hood, infant son of Shay and Levi Hood was born on December 8, 2017 at Springfield Missouri. He departed this life on June 8, 2018 at the age of six months old.

Bentlee was preceded in death by his grandfather Charles Mulock III, and cousin Cameron Done.

He is survived by his parents Shay and Levi Hood, brother Brentlee Coal Hood, sister Sammie Jo Street, all of the family home; maternal grandmother Billie Jo Street of Mountain View, MO, paternal grandmother and grandfather Carmen and Lester Hood of Springfield, MO, paternal grandmother Danielle Winterland of West Plains, MO, maternal great-grandparents Dan and Ada Street of Mountain View, MO, paternal great-grandparents Fern Steele of Mountain View, MO, and Laddie Hood, Sr. of Winona, MO.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday June 11, 2018 at Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View with Rev. Dale Law officiating. Burial was held at Greenlawn Cemetery, Mountain View, MO.



Billy John O'Dell, age 72 of Harrison, AR, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Hospice House in Harrison.

The son of John and Thelma (Thomas) O'Dell was born May 2, 1946 in Eminence, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Billy John was a member of the Harrison Faith Church. He was a truck driver for 45 years and retired from Walmart after working there for 25 years. He enjoyed participating in the Truck Driving Rodeos and won the State Championship 6 times. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and was always working on projects around the house. He also enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and listening to Blue Grass and Country music. He loved being outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Sharon (Summitt) O'Dell of Harrison, AR; his son and daughter-in-law Greg and Wendy O'Dell of Branson, MO; his daughter and son-in-law Jeff and Angie Pratt of Harrison, AR; His brother and sister-in-law Randy and Connie O'Dell of Harrison, AR; his sister Judy Ogawa of Harrison, AR; Father-in-law, Bob Summitt of Harrison, AR; his grand children Austin and Kayla Pratt, Jordan and Kasi Pratt, Jessica Pratt, Benjamin O'Dell, Victoria O'Dell and Andrew O'Dell; his great grandchildren London Pratt, Brady Pratt and another baby boy on the way.

He is also survived by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in law; Bill and Sandy Summitt, Susan Duck, and Randy and Tammy Jones all of Harrison; and many nieces and nephews.

There will be a Celebration of Life visitation 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Coffman Funeral Home in Harrison, AR.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Harrison Hospice House, 501 E. Sherman, Harrison, AR 72601.

Cremation and arrangements are by Coffman Funeral Home and online condolences may be left at www.coffmanfh.com.


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