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            "Ri" Surnames-Missouri Obit Extractions

RICE Frank

age 77

b. Aug 1 1918 Cullison KS

m. Oct 16 1949 Carthage MO

d. July 5 1996 Carthage MO

US Army-Air Corps WWII

survived by; wife, Helen Cox Rice; son, David L;

daughters, Eda Rice, Ruth Rice; Judith Rice &

Sara Vermillion; brother, Ted M; sisters,

Ruth Mathis & Hazel Pering; 5 grandchildren

Weng FH, Jasper MO

cremation/no services

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RICE Lewis "Vernie"

age 83

b. Sept 6, 1914 Pierce City MO

m. Lorena Johnson Nov 14, 1936 Pierce City MO

d. Nov 13, 1997, Sunnyside WA

survived by; wife; daughter, R Louise Heitzman; sons,

   James R & Robert Lee; sisters, Clara Mae Aleshire,

Mary Crider & Martha Sharpe; brothers, Carroll,

            Edgar, James & Roy; 10 grandchildren; 23 gr-grandchildren

Grandview Church of the Nazarene, Grandview WA

Smith FH, Sunnyside, WA

burial; Lower Valley Mem.Gardens, Sunnyside WA

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RICE Pearl Anna (Maupin)

age 93

b. Aug 20 1911 Lamar MO

d. June 15 2005 Joplin MO

m. Aug 4 1931 Roswell NM

preceded by; husband, Walter Alvin (1986);

parents, Amos Ely & Nacy Ann Matlock Maupin;

10 brothers; 4 sisters; children, Nancy Ann

Light & Burl Walter Rice

survived by; daughter, Linda Lou Maupin; 3 grand-

children; 6 gr-grandchildren

Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner KS

burial; Spring Hill Cemetery,Spring Hill MS

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RICE Wilma Roberta

age 92

b. Aug 28, 1911 Deepwater MO

m. Dec 22, 1928 Kansas City KS

d. March 27, 2004 Joplin MO

preceded by; husband, Emory M (Feb 15, 1981);

            parents, William Perry/Roberta Mandora Plecker Bradley

       survived by; son, Richard; daughter, Karen Crawford;

brother, Bill Bradley; sister, Frances Allen; 7

           grandchildren; 15 gr-grandchildren; 3 gr-gr-grandchildren

Parker Mortuary, Joplin MO

burial; Mt Hope Cemetery, Webb City MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RICH James Woodrow

NOTICE: Simi Valley CA

age 90

d. Dec 3 2005

Fohn FH, Cassville MO

burial; Seligman Cemetery, Seligman MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO



age 71

d. Feb 1 2000

burial; Stone Cemetery, Diamond? MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO


Carl Jct MO

age 15

b. 8/10/1992  Joplin MO

d. 8/26/2007  Kansas City MO (leukemia)

preceded by; grandfather, Don Russow

survived by; parents, David & Jeanne (Russow);

brother, Klayton; grandparents, Lawrence &

Kay Richardson, Pat & Ron VanWinkle

Christ Community Methodist Church, Joplin MO

Mason-Woodard FH, Joplin MO

burial; Carl Jct Cemetery, Carl Jct MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO &

Jasper Co Citizen, Carl Jct MO


age 96

b. May 18 1901 Mt Vernon MO

m. Oct 7 1923

d. June 14 1997 Mt Vernon MO

Roberta Chapter #89 O.E.S.

preceded by; husband, Dwight (4/11/62)

survived by; 3 nieces; 1 nephew

Fossett-Mosher FH, Mt Vernon MO

burial; I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Mt Vernon MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO



age 74

d. Feb 22 2000

Ulmer FH, Carthage MO

burial; Park Cemetery, Carthage MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO


age 90

b. March 20 1906 Lincoln Co OK

d. June 28 1996 Exeter MO

m. Oct 7 1930 Cassville MO

survived by; wife, Glenn Arthelda Lakey Richter;

sons, Adelbert & Frank; daughters, Ila

hazelrigg, Willa Dean Trenary, Emma Hicks &

Janice Malicoat; sisters, Frances Gregory &

Nora Lirley; 37 grandchildren; 30 gr-grand-

children; 1 gr-gr-grandchild

Fohn FH, Cassville MO

burial; Concord Cemetery, Exeter MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RICK Steven F

d. June 12 2003

preceded by; brother-in-law, Tom Gehrin

survived by; wife, Judy A; sons, Steve A, Rick

& Jeff M; sisters, Denyse (Elden) Sternberg,

Pat Gehrin & Ellen Rick; mother-in-law & father-

in-law, Ruth & Mac McComy; extended family

Our Lady of Sorrows Church

John L Ziegenhein & Sons, St Louis MO

burial; Jefferson Barracks Nat'l Cem., St Louis MO

source; Post Dispatch, St Louis MO


NOTICE: FH 6/19/05

St Paul's United Methodist Church

Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary, Joplin MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RIDDLE, Donna Jean

age 65

b. Jan 4 1940 Webb City MO (parents, Ray

& Elizabeth Everitt Riddle)

d. Aug 25 2005

survived by; husband, Kenneth; children,

Rhonda Cook, Tammy Woods & Kenney Riddle;

5 grandchildren; 2 gr-grandchildren; sisters,

Louise Fairbank, Maxine Hunnell & Carol

Arrowwood; brother, Albert Everitt

Mason-Woodard Mortuary, Joplin MO

burial; Ozark Mem Pk Cem, Joplin MO

source; Joplin Globe, Joplin MO

Wise Buyer, Webb City MO

RIGGINS Howard Benjamin

age 59

b. Jan 24 1938 Drumright OK

m. June 27 1959 Fairberry NE

d. June 24 1997 Wyandotte OK

survived by; wife, Peggy David Riggins; sons, Mike &

David; daughter, Carolyn Lee; brothers, L.D., Eldon,

Richard, John, Aaron, Dale & Tommy; sisters, Lou

Laffon & Marie Scott; 6 grandchildren

Countryside Church, w of Jasper MO

Jim Thomas FH, Miami OK

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RIGGLE Darrell C

age 82

b. Jan 24 1915 Capps AR

m. June 10 1939 Seneca MO

d. June 15 1997 Neosho MO

survived by; wife, Clurcy Tippit Riggle;

daughter, Linda Blake; son, Michael; sister,

Vivian Sage; 3 grandchildren

Clark FH, Neosho MO


source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RIGGS Elizabeth (Benton)

Neosho MO

age 88

b. 6/11/1918 Newton Co MO

d. 11/23/2006 Webb City MO

preceded by; husband, Harold (3/9/90); parents,

Thomas E & Annie (Fields) Benton; gr-grand-

daughter, Hope McVay

survived by; son, James (Mary Jane); grandchildren,

Jennifer (Martin) McVay, Christopher James &

Courtney Elizabeth Riggs, Ty Nelson & Blair Gass;

gr-grandchildren, Dillon & Isabella McVay

Clark FH, Neosho MO

burial; Oakwood Cemetery, Neosho MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RIGGS Tommy Allen

age 32

b. 4/30/1975  Baxter Spgs KS

d. 7/21/2007  Blue Spgs MO  (heart attack)

preceded by; grandparents

survived by; parents, Rodney J & Dorothy J

(Wharton); sister, Leslie (Kendall) Gammon;

brother, Mitch; extended family

Bath-Naylor FH, Pittsburg KS

burial; Highland Pk Cemetery, Pittsburg KS

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RIGSBY Nathaniel

age 47

d. 8/30/2007 (while driving tractor-trailer

on I-44, 5m west of Mt Vernon MO in

Lawrence Co)

Lakin FH, Pierce City MO

source; Police Report, Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO


RINDT Chester LaVern

age 57

b. July 2 1939 Joplin MO

d. July 2 1996 Galena KS

survived by; brothers, Bernard Ray & Gaylon

          LeRoy; sisters, Wilma Ruth Bryant & Georgia Mae Johnson

Derfelt FH, Galena KS

burial; Diamond (MO) Cemetery

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RINER Richard E

age 66

b. June 12 1931 Carthage MO

d. June 14 1997 Carthage MO

survived by; son, Aaron; daughter, Patty Bolden;

brothers, Fred Riner, Robert & Harry Spry;

  sisters, Betty Lawrence, Marcella Myers & Barbara


Knell Mortuary, Carthage MO

burial; Fasken Cemetery, Carthage MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RING Vernon Lesley

age 81

b. June 29 1924 Medford OK

d. Feb 14 2006 Liberal MO

preceded by; parents, Roy Thomas & Fern Feese

Ring; 3 sisters; 1 brother

survived by; wife, Violet Sprouls Ring;sons, Gary

(Judy) & Tim (Marsha); daughter, Joy (Neil)

Westervelt; foster son, Robert Wallace; 11 grand-

children; 5 foster grandchildren; 17 gr-grand-

  children; 2 step-gr-grandchildren; sisters/brother-

in-law, Vera Caruthers, LaVerne Sprouls & Shirley

(Tom) Cook; extended family

First Baptist Church, Lamar MO

burial; Nashville Cemetery, Liberal MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO

RIPLEY Clinton A

Nevada MO

age 88

services; Feb 28 2003

Ferry FH, Nevada MO

source; Nevada Daily Mail, Nevada MO


age 91

b. June 22 1914 Sheldon MO

m. Nov 5 1935 Carthage MO

d. March 14 2006 Joplin MO

preceded by; parents, John Ralph & Zora Belle

(Doring) Dresslaer; husband, Curtis Burch

Ritchhart (5/21/93); brother, Harold Dresslaer;

grandson, Bradley Barclay

survived by; daughters, Linda Kay (Bob) Barclay,

Carolyn June (Gene) Stewart & Marilyn Jean

(Barton) Groves; sister, mae Belle Famuliner; 6

grandchildren; 5 gr-grandchildren

Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary, Joplin MO

burial; Ozark Mem.Pk. Cemetery, Joplin MO

source; Jopl.Globe, Joplin MO