Obituaries

Alma Dickens
B: 1938-09-28
D: 2017-06-20
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Dickens, Alma
Rose Bruffett
B: 1954-06-11
D: 2017-06-20
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Bruffett, Rose
Robert Young
B: 1941-08-19
D: 2017-06-17
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Young, Robert
Juanita Brower
B: 1925-07-20
D: 2017-06-15
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Brower, Juanita
Clement William "Bill" Howell
B: 1927-07-11
D: 2017-06-14
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Howell, Clement William "Bill"
N.R. Alleger
B: 1934-06-24
D: 2017-06-13
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Alleger, N.R.
Leisa Ivey
B: 1952-11-10
D: 2017-06-11
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Ivey, Leisa
Phyllis "Deatherage" Barnhouse
B: 1928-11-30
D: 2017-06-08
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Barnhouse, Phyllis "Deatherage"
Kenneth Swanson
B: 1928-02-23
D: 2017-06-06
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Swanson, Kenneth
Beverly Highland
B: 1944-03-21
D: 2017-06-05
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Highland, Beverly
Waldo Powell
B: 1917-08-01
D: 2017-06-04
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Powell, Waldo
Mary White
B: 1933-03-04
D: 2017-06-01
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White, Mary
Jessie Lane
B: 1924-05-26
D: 2017-05-30
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Lane, Jessie
Stuart Sisk
B: 1946-10-07
D: 2017-05-30
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Sisk, Stuart
Rosa Shadwell
B: 1936-03-06
D: 2017-05-28
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Shadwell, Rosa
Nova Searls
B: 1930-12-22
D: 2017-05-25
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Searls, Nova
Donald "Don" Young
B: 1931-10-10
D: 2017-05-22
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Young, Donald "Don"
Robert Kincaid
B: 1971-11-05
D: 2017-05-18
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Kincaid, Robert
Jesse Barnes
B: 1936-11-16
D: 2017-05-18
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Barnes, Jesse
Paul Jennings
B: 1941-03-27
D: 2017-05-12
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Jennings, Paul
Lois Doty
B: 1926-05-16
D: 2017-05-10
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Doty, Lois

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Past Events

Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance

12 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017 at Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at Rivermonte

Designed to show dedication and appreciation to local veterans and military members, this family-friendly community event will also include the presentation of awards to the winners of our Youth Essay Contest. MORE INFO


Mother’s Day Memorial Butterfly Release

3 p.m. Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Rivermonte Memorial Gardens

The loss of a mother, child, or other loved one can make Mother’s Day a very sad time of year. In remembrance of those who touched our hearts and shaped our lives, we invite all members of our community to our Memorial Butterfly Release. MORE INFO


Youth Essay Contest

Entries Accepted: April 1-30, 2017

Open to all Springfield area middle and high school students, we hope our Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest will inspire young people in our community to learn more about the true meaning of this special day. All contest entries must be presented in a personal essay format with 500 to 525 words on the true meaning of Memorial Day. Six winners of this contest will share cash prizes totaling $1,600! MORE INFO


Healing Path Workshop Series

10 a.m. Mondays (January 30 - March 13, 2017)

The Healing Path Workshop Series at Oxford Healthcare focuses on practical "next steps" in the healing journey. Each workshop will have a different speaker and a different topic of interest. This unique series is a free community outreach program open to anyone affected by the loss of a loved one. MORE INFO


“Always in my Heart” Valentine Luncheon

11:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ The Tower Club

February 14th can be a difficult day for those of us who are grieving. For some, it will be the first Valentine’s Day without our loved one. Please join us for a special, uplifting time of honoring and remembering. MORE INFO


Light of Hope Community Candlelight Remembrance

3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016

Please join us for a beautiful and moving event designed to bring the community together to remember those we’ve lost. The lighting of candles in remembrance of loved ones is an impactful, visual ceremony. MORE INFO


Champions of Freedom Appreciation Luncheon

11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 at The Tower Club

Local veterans and their families are invited to attend our inaugural “Champions of Freedom” Appreciation Luncheon. This FREE catered luncheon will show gratitude and acknowledgement to local veterans whose service helped protect our freedom. MORE INFO


Healing Path Fall Workshop Series

Oct. 3 - Nov. 7, 2016

Our six-week workshop series at Ozarks Technical Community College is focused on practical "next steps" in the healing journey after the loss of a loved one. Each session will feature a local expert to provide advice on different topics. This unique outreach series is FREE and open to ALL in our community, regardless if they were served by our funeral home. MORE INFO


Walk of Remembrance & Bubble Release

1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at Eastlawn Cemetery

A special community event to commemorate National Infant & Pregnancy Loss Remembrance Day. MORE INFO


Never Forget Tribute

4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

Please join us as we remember and honor the victims and heroes of Sept. 11, 2001. We will never forget. MORE INFO


Healing Path Workshop Summer Series

Aug. 3 - Sept. 7, 2016

Our six-week workshop series is focused on practical "next steps" in the healing journey after the loss of a loved one. Each session will feature a local expert to provide advice on different topics. This unique outreach series is FREE and open to ALL in our community, regardless if they were served by our funeral home. MORE INFO


Father’s Day Rose Ceremony Remembrance

4 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2016

Please join us on Sunday, June 19, for our inaugural Father’s Day Rose Ceremony Remembrance. A single long stem rose will be gifted to each registered guest. Please RSVP by June 15. MORE INFO


Heart & Sole Walking Group

May 4 - June 8, 2016

Heart & Sole provided an opportunity to get outdoors, lower stress, and connect with others. This walking group met weekly from from May 4 - June 8, 2016 at Northview Senior Center. Each walker will be gifted with a pedometer and bottled water will be provided.


Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance

11 a.m. Monday, May 30, 2016

Honoring and remembering our veterans and military. MORE INFO


Youth Essay Contest & Awards Ceremony

Monday, May 30, 2016

The winners of Klingner-Cope's inaugural Youth Essay Contest will be recognized during the annual Memorial Day Remembrance. Titled "The True Meaning of Memorial Day," each essay submission was reviewed by a committee that selected the six winners who will share cash prizes totaling $1,600. All Greene County area middle and high school students were invited to participate, and submissions were accepted at the funeral from through the entire month of April. The contest's purpose was to inspire youths in our community to learn more about this important holiday.


Mother’s Day Memorial Butterfly Release

4 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 2016

The loss of a mother, child, or other loved one can make Mother’s Day a very sad time of year. In remembrance of those who touched our hearts and shaped our lives, we invite all members of our community to our Memorial Butterfly Release at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 8, outside Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at Rivermonte. MORE INFO

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