Fred M. Rittenhouse
Class of 1967
Passed Dec 01, 2004
Fred was a Vietnam Veteran (Army) 1968-1970. He is buried at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, in Springfield, Mo.
Survivors include his Wife Coleen, 2 Children Sannon Faustlin and Scott Rittenhouse, Also 7 Grandchildren. Sister Jo Rittenhouse and Brother's Bill Rittenhouse, Scott Rittenhouse. He was preceded in death by his younger Brother Sam Rittenhouse and Both of his Natural Parents.
Ronald D. Warrick
Passed Mar 27, 2005
Ronald D. Warrick, 64, Rogersville, passed away in his home, at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, March 27, 2005, surrounded by his family. He was born February 16, 1941, in Silverton, Ozark County, Mo., the son of Albert Basil Warrick and Wanda L. Miler. He was united in marriage to Cathy Boes on February 4, 1964, in Ava. Ron was a mathematics teacher for over 38 years, serving at Glendale High School for 31 years before retiring in 1999. Recognized as one of the truly outstanding teachers in this area, his unsurpassed ability to effectively teach the widest range of students won him respect and admiration of both his students and colleagues. He was an avid float fisherman and outdoorsman. He was a longtime Boy Scout Leader, serving as Scout Master of Troop 46, Rogersville. He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father, Lawrence Haynes; and a daughter, April Warrick. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Cathy; son, Bryan Warrick, Fordland; two daughters, Beth Warrick, Fayetteville, Ark., and Alyssa Warrick, Rogersville; a stepmother, Edith Warrick, Branson; three half-brothers, Ricky Warrick, Davenport, Iowa, Larry Haynes, Tulsa, Okla., and Mark Haynes, Branson; two uncles, Joe Miller and Lawrence "Boog" Miller, both of Ava; special cousins, Billie Blair, Springfield, Karen Cotham, Thayer, Carryl Brown, Gainesville, Connie Holobaugh, Ava, and Gib Miller, Ava; and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2005, in J.D. Lee and Sons Funeral Home, at the corner of Hwy 60 and Farm Road 223, West of Rogersville. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery, South of Rogersville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2005, in the funeral home. Springfield News-Leader, March 29, 2005.
Class of 2003
Passed Jan 29, 2008
Shelly Lea Compton, 22, of Springfield, Mo., was born June 4, 1985, and passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2008. Shelly attended Glendale High School. She was a talented artist and received an art and design scholarship to Missouri State University in 2003. She also attended the Academy of Arts in San Francisco, Calif. Shelly was bright and beautiful. She had a smile that would light up a room and a spark in her eye that you knew spelled trouble. She was an artist in every sense of the word, from her multi-colored hair to her amazingly quirky attire. Shelly made you laugh, she made you smile, and she made you love her from the moment you met her. She was a gifted and talented artist and her creativity knew no bounds. She never met a stranger. She was a unique creation, one of God's finest, and she will be missed by many. She loved Frisbee golf, camping, music festivals, gaming, painting, henna tattoos, and glass bead making. She is survived by her parents, Douglas J. Compton and Mary Lea Compton; her brother, Casey Compton and a host of family and friends who loved her and will miss her dearly. Memorial visitation will be held in Greenlawn Funeral Home East on Friday, February 1, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. one time i picked this flower and i liked it so much, i had to go and get some more.