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6A November 13, 2003 For the Record The Cuba Free Press / Obituaries Pauhne Florence Armstrong Pauline Florence Armstrong nee White of Cuba, Missouri was bern on February 18, 1915 in Illinois to the union of Orley White and Gladys Hunt White and passed away on November 5, 2003 at the Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 88 years, 8 months and 17 days. On January 5, 1933 Pauline was united in marriage to Hallie Wayne Roberts. They were happily married until he preceded her in death on July 12, 1980. On June 25, 1988 Pauline was united in mar- riage to Harold Armstrong at Sullivan, Missouri. They have been happily married for 15 years. Pauline was preceded in death by her par- ents. She was the owner-operator of the Wagon Wheel Motel in Cuba, Missouri for many years. She was a member of the Cuba United Methodist Church, Rolla Elks Club and a mem- ber of the Peoples Bank GO Club. Her and Harold enjoyed traveling with the GO Club for many years. Those who survive to mourn her passing from this life are her loving husband Harold Armstrong; three stepsons, James Armstrong and wife Brenda, Eddie Armstrong and wife Dena and Ronnie Armstrong and wife Beverly; two sisters, Juanita Whalin and Helen Newlin and husband Ronald; one step-grandson, Rodney Armstrong; nephews, Lester and Millie Brooks, their children, Sheila and Keith, Gerald and Liz Newlin, their children, Tim and Deanna Newlin, Ashley, Kayla and Kylie, Jeff Newlin, Scott and Crystal Newlin and Darrell and Kathy Newlin, their son Darren Newlin; long time special friend Roy Mudd; other rela- tives and many friends. Pauline was a devoted wife, loving stepmoth- er, sister, step-grandmother, good friend to all who new her and will be sadly missed. Pauline Florence Armstrong nee White was in state at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri where funeral services were held on Saturday, November 8, 2003 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Paul Lathan officiating. Interment was in the Diel Cemetery, Greenup, Illinois. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri. Robert Franklin Bass, Sr. Robert Franklin Bass was bern Thursday, October 21, 1937, at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, a son of the late Rowland Joseph Bass and Priscilla (Franklin) Bass. He departed this life Thursday, November 4, 2003, near Steelville, Missouri at the age of 66 years and 13 days. Among those who remain to mourn his pass- ing are two sons, Robert "Bear" Bass, Jr., and Stephan Bass and wife Julie all of Steelville, Missouri; one brother, Phillip R. Bass and wife Kathleen, also of Steelville, Missouri; two sis- ters, Mary Rowena Bass Winters of Warrensberg, Missouri, Dr. Priscilla Ann and husband John Timmerberg of St. Louis, Missouri; three grandchildren, Brendan Robert Bass and Trent Alexander Bass, beth of Steelville, Missouri and Amanda Stulce of Eureka, Missouri; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. Robert was a graduate of Steelville High School and later attended Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. Robert's brother Phillip provided him trans- portation to Fort Leonard Wood for his induc- tion into the United States Army. Robert served two years in the Army stationed in France. He received an honorable discharge from service. Robert lived and worked in France for seven years after his discharge. Robert returned to his roots in Crawford County, Missouri, in 1966 where he quickly became prominent in the local business com- munity. Robert often referred to himself as a "Down Home" businessman, however in the truest sense of the word, he was an entrepre- neur par excellence. He started Bass Canoe in 1967 and built the buoiness which led Steelville to become the floating capital of Missouri. At the heart of Robert's Ozark Kingdom was Bass Canoe at the Bass family farm at Butts. He and his family began entertaining and serv- ing their guests barbecue made from the prime cattle and hogs that he raised on his farm. From there, he continued to grow as a busi- nessman and expanded his interests through- out the area. Many people have enjoyed and will continue to enjoy Robert's "down home" / ideas and creations for years to come. Robert Franklin Bass lay in state 4-9 p.m. Thursday, November 6, 2003, at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, November 7, 2003, in the Britton Chapel with Roy. Charles D. Likely officiating. Musical selections were provided by organist Deloris Bell. Committal prayers and interment are private at a later date. Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Laura Belle King Hanley Laura Belle King Hanley passed away November 3, 2003 in O'Fallon, Mo. She was born on January 1, 1937, the daughter of Champ King and Edith Naugel King, of Cuba, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her step-mother, Ann King. She was a retired nurse, having worked at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Those surviving to mourn her passing are her two daughters, Laurie Ann Ruhl of O'Fallon, Erin Marie Ott, of O'Fallon; one brother, Roy Lee King of Cuba, Mo.; one sister, Mary Ann Pyle of Crystal Beach, Texas; five grandchil- dren, Brian Ott, Jennifer Ott, Anthony Ott, Jessica Ruhl and Jacob Michael Ruhl. Visitation was held Wednesday, November 5, 2003 from 9-10 a.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, Wentzville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 5, 2003, at Pitman Funeral Home, Wentzville, Mo. Gene Hague Harold Gene Hogue of St. Clair, Missouri, was bern on Saturday, October 14, 1939 in Sligo, Missouri to Everett Hogue and Marry Frances Sullivan Hogue. He passed away on Friday, October 31, 2003 at the Missouri Baptist Hospital, Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 64 years, and 17 days. Gene served his country honorably in the United States Army after the Korean War. After his discharge from the military he went to work for the St. Louis Diecst Corporation in St. Louis, Missouri. Later, he worked a short time for General Cable and then as a fireman and engineer for the St. Louis Fire Department. Gene also worked as a bus driver for Bi-State Bus Company and most recently was a security officer for Purina Farms. He married Nadene Carr on August 30, 1958 at Cook Station, Missouri and to this union three children were born. Gene was a member of the Firefighters Union Local 73, and the St. Louis Deer ilunters Association. His hobbies were fiaLing, hunting, gardening, riding horses, mowing grass, and cooking. Those who preceded him in dem;h are his par- ents, one son Rickey Gene Hogle, mother-in- law and father-in-law, Homer a.nd Millie Carr, two brothers-in-lau s Gerald Eaker and Thomas Buckingham. He is survived by his wife of t, he home, Nadene; one son Allen Wayne t]o:me and wife Tammy of Dittmer, Mo.; one dsut:hter Lisa Kay Ghattas and husband Aiman of tallwin, Mo.; three brothers Wayne Hogue snd wife Arlene of St. Charles, Mo., William Hogde of Burbank, California, and Gary Hogue and wife Kelly of Vermillion, Ohio; two sisters Ruth Ann Eaker of Geneseo, Illinois and Linda Buckingham of Monroeville, Ohio. Brother and sister-in-laws Bill Carr and wife Jeanne of Sullivan, Mo., Christine Grubaugh and husband Earl, Judy Worley and husband Tom, all of Steelville, Mo., Tom Carr of Cherryville, Mo., Lois Missey and husband Harry of Leasburg, Mo., Jane Dillingham and husband Gary of St. Clair, Mo., and Sharon Cart of Federal Way, WA; grandchildren, Daniel Paul Hogue, Gary Wayne Hogue, Kayla Dawn Hogtie, Ahbier Ghattas, Mona Ghattas, Anthony Ghattas and Andrew Ghattas; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation was Monday, November 3, 2003 from 3-8 p.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Funeral services were Tuesday, November 4, 2003 at 10 a.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Burial in the Cart Cemetery, Cook Station, Mo. All arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. See Obituaries page 7A Crawford County Sheriff's Report Nov. 3 - 9, 2003 In the Sheriff's Report of 10/27/03 it was reported that Amanda McKellips was arrest- ed on a Frank]in County war- rant, the charges of burglary/breaking and enter- ing. Her arrest report should have read that she was arrest- ed on a warrant for felony stealing. 11/05/03 Brandon A. Lestarge, 17, Steelville, was arrested on the charge of pos- session of a controlled sub- stance. He was released after twenty ours with warrant being applied for. 11/05/03 Jeremy R. Heise- House, 26, Bourbon, was arrested on a Callaway County warrant for the charge of fail- ure to appear on the charges of no license and speeding. He was released on bond. 11/09/03 Roger D. Cox, 32, Bourbon, was arrested on a probation violation warrant for the original charge of larceny. He was released on bend. Missouri State Highway Patrol Report " I ='.-,:.TJup of the Mih-$Suri State Phelps County on Hwy 8, four Sullivan to treat ighway Patrol recorded four miles east of St. James. injuries. accidents occurring in or A 2001 eastbound Yamaha Both parties were involving residents of Crawford motorcycle, driven by Joe their seatbelts. County from November 2 to Wright, 47, of Steelville, failed An accident November 9. to negotiate a curve, ran off the November 9 at 6 An accident occurred on right side of the road and skid- Crawford County on Hwy 19, 3 miles south of Cuba ded into a fence, miles south of Cuba. on November 2 at 8:15 p.m. Wright was airlifted to St. A 1986 A 1994 northbound Honda, John's Hospital in St. Louis by Chevrolet, driven by driven by Brett Evans, 19, of St. John's Lifeline to treat seri- Mason, 24, of Cuba, traveled off the right ous injuries, eled off the right side side of the road and struck a An accident occurred on roadway, came back fence and some trees before November 8 at 11:10 a.m. on I- roadway and traveled coming to rest in a ditch. 44, 2 miles east of Cuba. left side. Evans was taken to Missouri A 1995 eastbound Chevrolet, The vehicle struck a Baptist Hospital in Sullivan by driven by Edward Lewis, 23, of North Crawford Ambulance to Bowling Green, Va., traveled where it came to rest. treat moderate injuries. He off the left side of the road and was taken to Phelps was wearing a seatbelt, overturned several times. The Regional Medical Evans was cited for no proof vehicle came to rest on its top. Rolla by North of insurance and careless and A passenger, Samantha County EMS to treat imprudent driving. Lewis, 24, of Bowling Green, injuries. An accident occurred on Va., was transported to She was wearing her November 2 at 3:30 p.m. in Missouri Baptist Hospital in belt. Crawford County Associate Court Report Following are the disposi- tions made in Crawford County Associate Court, Nov. 4, 2003, Judge J. Kent Howald presiding, regarding Civil and Small Claims matters. Civil Docket Evelyn Bridgeman vs. Alan and Leslie Bridgeman. Passed to 12/2/03 at 9 a.m. for person- al service. Bonnie L. Ware vs. Danielle Pontious. Passed to 11/18/03 at 10 a.m. for hearing. Herbert Ottermann vs. Stephen R. Whitehead. Case dismissed by plaintiffs. Small Claims Docket Bonnie Ware vs. Danielle Pontious. Passed to 11/18/03 at 10 a.m. for hearing. James P. and Sheryl L. Lynch vs. Pat and Renee Branson. Hearing held. Judgment entered in favor of plaintiffs in the amount of $675.36, plus court costs. Need rubber stamps? Cuba Free 110 S. Buchanan, Cuba, MO 573-885-7460 tions for the purpose of announcing events and special fund raisers. To space call the Hutson Funeral Home by noon on Monday. 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