Author: Ulmer Funeral Home

Jerry W. Pennington Jr.

Jerry W. Pennington, Jr., 42, passed away February 1, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. Jerry was born October 22, 1977 in Carthage to Jerry W. Pennington, Sr. and Lavona “Jones” Pennington.

Phillip Allen Kyte

Phillip Allen Kyte, of rural Carthage, died Sunday January 26, 2020, at home following a battle with cancer. He was born June 6, 1961, the son of Warren Kyte and JoAnna “Jody” (Dyer) Kyte.

Margaret JoAnn Gerard

Margaret “JoAnn” Gerard, 87, passed away January 26, 2020, at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Carthage. JoAnn was born December 12, 1932 in Bartlesville, OK to John T. Shirley and Louise “LaPrade” Shirley.

Emma Jane Cameron

Emma Jane Cameron, age 72, passed away at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 23rd at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, MO, with her family by her side. She was born January 13, 1948 to Dorothy Talbert Cameron and Joseph A. Cameron.

Donavan Wayne Whitman

Donavan Wayne Whitman, 74, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at his home in Carthage, MO. Donavan was born January 16, 1945 in Jasper, MO to Warren Davis and Edna May (Needham) Davis.

Helen Mae Clifford

Helen Mae Clifford, 94, passed away Saturday January 11, 2020, in Vinita, Oklahoma. Helen was born February 24, 1925, in North Ridgeville, OH to Howard D. Worcester and Angeline (Monbleau) Worcester.

Bernie Dale Mitchell

Bernie “Dale” Mitchell, 86 passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020, in Carthage, Missouri. He was born January 4, 1934, in Branch, Missouri to Hilda L Simmons and George T Mitchell. Dale moved to Carthage from Fair Grove, Missouri.

Helen Cline

Helen Cline, 96, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020. She was residing in Carthage, MO with her son, Paul, at the time of her passing. Helen was born December 5, 1923 in Novice, TX to R.B. and Louetta “McKinney” Fonville.

James Warren Downs

James Warren Downs, 83, was born October 1, 1936 on a farm near Overton, Nebraska. He went home to the Lord on January 3, 2020 and rededicated his faith on January 2, 2020.

Betty "Colleen" Emery

Betty Colleen “Trout” Emery, 89, passed away December 31, 2019 at Springfield Rehabilitation & Healthcare. Colleen was born June 30, 1930 in Barton County, MO to Vern and Hazel “Ford” Trout.