Antione “Sonny” Chase

February 24, 1944 - June 18, 2022

Antione Sonny Chase, Jr., 76, of Fairland, Oklahoma, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Arkansas.

He entered this life on February 24, 1944 in Anderson, Missouri born to the late, Antione Chase, Sr. and Alice (Young) Chase. On May 22, 1972 in Anderson, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Nancy Sue Divine. Sonny worked in the coal mines in Kentucky and Welch, Oklahoma. He owned and operated Chase Welding and Mechanic in Anderson, Missouri and Fairland, Oklahoma for over 50 years. He enjoyed fishing and will be remembered as a hard worker. Sonny sincerely loved his grandkids and great grandkids; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nancy Sue Chase; brothers, Earl Chase and Tom Chase; sisters, Sam Brown, Betty Moore and June Merriman.

Those left to share Sonny’s memory are his children, Tom Smith and his wife Kathy of Miami, OK, Larry Wilson of Miami, OK, Kenneth Chase and his wife Kimberly of Fairland, OK and Michelle Morris and husband Patrick of Fairland, OK; a brother, Lee Chase of California; sisters, Mary Coleman, Pearl Chase and Marie Panter all of Wyandotte, Oklahoma; Jeanne Laughlin of Neosho, Missouri, Melissa Paulke of Norman, Oklahoma and Sharon Deal of Baxter Springs, Kansas; his grandchildren Johnna Smith, Emily Morris, Karly Chase, Kasey Chase, Jacob Morris, Bethany Hart, Dustin Witten, Rachel Rider; along with ten great-grandchildren, and his great nieces and nephews and several great-great nieces and nephews as well as a host of family and friends, who will dearly miss Sonny.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in the New Bethel Cemetery with Pastor Donny Spears officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 27, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Homes. The family will receive friends at this time.