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Clarence C. Fetterhoff

Clarence Columbus Fetterhoff, 78, of Claremore, Okla., brother of Rachel Rylee of Hartman, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at the Muskogee Veterans Hospital.

He was a native of Turley, Okla., son of the late Charley and Maud Carroll Fetterhoff, retired security guard, and was preceded in death by three brothers, Virgil, Grover and Junior Fetterhoff; one stepbrother, Paul Jones; two sisters, Mary Vaughn and Larraine Carney; and three stepsisters, Mary Ellen and Kathleen Hudson and Marie Whitten.

He is survived by one other sister, Ireatha Hammons of Claremore, Okla.; one brother, Albert Fetterhoff of Hermiston, Ore.; two stepbrothers, Cecil and Dick Jones of Tulsa, Okla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Burial will be in the Fort Gipson Veterans Cemetery at Muskogee, Okla., with the time and date to be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Bradley’s Funeral Services of Muskogee, Okla.

Clara Martz

Clara Martz, 92, of Knoxville died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

She was a native of Pierce, Neb., daughter of the late Willie and Frieda Dralsalka Ahlman, widow of Wayne Martz, member of Knoxville First Baptist Church and was preceded in death by two sons, Rob Martz and Derald Martz, and one daughter.

Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Holdeman of Hemet, Calif., and Claire Nathan of Casselberry, Fla.; two sons, Vernon Martz of Hemet, Calif., and Dennis Martz of Norfolk, Neb.; 25 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Knoxville First Baptist Church with Rev. Ira Taylor officiating.

Burial will be in Knoxville Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Eichelberger, George Encinas, Gary Robinson, Allen Brown, David Clayborn and Doug Selby.

Honorary pallbearers will be Garrett Martz, Allen Lee Kirkpatrick, James Mize, Gary Lax, and members of Knoxville First Baptist Church.

Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Elizabeth M. Geels

Elizabeth M. (Betty) Geels, 75, of New Blaine died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006.

She was a seamstress, member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church at Morrison Bluff, daughter of the late John and Katie Buergler Bauer, and widow of Raymond J. Geels.

Survivors include five daughters, Reba Pridgin of Scranton, Shirley Kiefer and Sylvia Schluterman, both of Paris, Jackie Lensing of New Blaine, and Paula McConnell of Delaware; three sons, Gerald (Hop) Geels of Subiaco, Harold Geels of Lamar, and John Geels of Scranton; two sisters, Catherine Walbe of Friendship, Texas, and Marie Leding of Hollister, Mo.; two brothers, Boniface Bauer of Ratcliff and John Bauer of Fort Smith; 25 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Rosary was at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Morrison Bluff.

Mass and burial were at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and Cemetery at Morrison Bluff. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Paris.

Active pallbearers were John VonderHeide Jr., Jacob Schluterman, Branson Berry, Richard Walker Jr., David Pridgin Jr., Jason Cowell and Bruce Kiefer.

Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Lola L. Robinson

Lola L. Robinson, 92, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock.

A native of the Strawberry Community, she was a daughter of the late Alonzo and Rena Ethel Clark Richards, widow of W. S. Robinson, member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by one son, Donald Ray Robinson, and one grandson, Gary Robinson.

Survivors are five daughters, Doris Gray of Clarksville, Sylvia Davis and Stella Norris, both of London, Wilma Hess of Yuba City, Calif., and Mildred Fleming and husband, Don, of Reno, Nev.; one son, John Robinson and wife, Brenda, of Clarksville; one brother, Leonard Richards and wife, Wanda, of Clarksville; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Leo Villines officiating. Burial was in Minnow Creek Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Donnie Wood, Justin Keeton, Jim Davis, Don Britton, Matt Pledger, and Everett Ray McAlister.

Martin Fernandez

Martin Fernandez, 59, of Clarksville died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at his home.

He was a member of the Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jovita Cruz; two daughters, Maria Fernandez and Martha Fernandez; two sons, Jose Fernandez and Luis Fernandez; parents, Noberto Fernandez and Romana Gamez; one sister, Guadalupe Fernandez; and six grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with Father William Wewers officiating. Burial will be in Mexico. Local arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Margery E. Miller

Margery Ellen Baxter Miller, 87, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at the Springfield Rehabilitation and Health Center in Springfield, Mo.

She was a native of Sheldon, Kan., daughter of the late Frank Marion and Julia Louise Jader Baxter, widow of Stanley Frederick Miller, and was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Miller; one sister, Edith Havely; two brothers, Kenneth and Rollin Baxter; and one nephew, Billy Havely.

Survivors include one daughter, Judy Askins and husband, Horner, of Springfield, Mo.; two granddaughters, Twyla Lindsey and husband, Rod, of Greensboro, N. C., and Tina Kellerstrass and husband, Mike, of Springfield, Mo.; three great-granddaughters, Madison Kellerstrass, Taylor Lindsey and Jewelia Lindsey; two great-grandsons, Tanner and Matthew Kellerstrass; one niece, Lee Ann Hall of Mountain Home, Idaho; one nephew, David Havely of Mesa, Ariz.; one sister-in-law, Pearl Henderson of Topeka, Kan.; and two brothers-in-law, Harry Miller of Topeka, Kan., and Ralph Miller of Blue Rapids, Kan.

Cremation will be under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Springfield, Mo.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville with Rev. Burnett King officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Diabetes Association.

Verda Mae Miller

Verda Mae Miller, 88, of Lamar died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a daughter of the late James Ellis and Verna Bashers Dillingham, widow of William E. (Bill) Miller, and a Pentecostal.

She is survived by two daughters, Wilma Keefer of Clarksville and Dimple Miller of Minneapolis, Minn.; one son, Roger Miller of Plant City, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Jerome Keefer and Brinda Melson, both of Clarksville, Cheryl Zombo of Detroit, Mich., Kim Mangan of Minneapolis, Minn., Patrick Miller of Plant City, Fla., Heather Doolittle of New Mexico and Thomas Miller of Florida; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial will be in Lamar Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jerome Keefer, Matthew Melson, Brandon Melson, David Melson, Ryan Turner, and Wes Kendrick.

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