Author: Simpson Funeral Home

Vernon William Walter

Vernon William Walter was born June 14, 1935, to Irvin F and Evelyn (Tuecke) Walter at home on the Walter Farm near Guttenberg, Iowa. He passed away March 19, 2020, in Webb City, Missouri.

Tucker Carson Sossamon

Tucker Carson Sossamon, age 26, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family, on Monday, March 2, 2020, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO. Tucker was born December 31, 1993, in Shawnee Mission, KS, to Matt and Anna Sossamon, and lived in Webb City, MO most of his life.

Lesli Lynne Spencer

Lesli Lynne Spencer (McMullen), age 56 of Purcell, Missouri passed away at Mercy Hospital Friday, February 14, 2020 following one and a half months of rapid declining health.

Dollie M. Clark

Dollie M. Clark age 90 of Joplin, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Freeman West Hospital. She was born on May 8, 1929 in Hardy, Arkansas to Millard Beck and Lora (Cooper) Beck.

Walter B. Carter

Walter B. Carter, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at his home. He was born on April 16, 1931 in Wenatchee, Washington to Charlie Carter and Cora (Staley) Carter.

Linda Ann Mayfield

Linda Ann (Tamminen) Mayfield, age 73, went home to be with Jesus on January 27, 2020. Linda, daughter of the late Wayne Tamminen and Frankie Warren, was born in Webb City on October 7, 1946. She was a graduate of Webb City High School.

Dr. A. Wayne "Doc" Cook

Dr. A. Wayne "Doc" Cook, 78, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was born on June 2, 1941, in Carthage, MO, to Archie and Doris (Harrison) Cook, who preceded him in death.

James Ray Goucher

James Ray Goucher age 72 of Carl Junction, Missouri passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. He was born on June 8, 1947 to David Goucher and Dorothy (Vaughn) Goucher in Huntington Park, California.

Rita June Schul

Rita June Schul, age 87, passed away on December 25th, 2019, in the early hours of Christmas morning. In the comfort of her room at Joplin Gardens nursing home, she left this world peacefully and painlessly, surrounded by her loved ones.

Everett Eugene Crane, Sr.

Everett Eugene Crane, Sr. age 73 of Joplin, Missouri passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at his home. He was born on February 6, 1946, in Joplin, Missouri to Russell E. Crane and Lois L. (Finn) Crane.

Luther "Luke" James Snow, Jr.

Luther “Luke” James Snow, Jr. age 60 of Webb City, Missouri passed away at this home on Monday, December 23, 2019 after a lengthy illness. He was born in Butler, Missouri to Luther James Snow, Sr. and Helen (Talaranus) Snow on May 11, 1959.