Obituaries

Norman Dias
B: 1938-09-25
D: 2017-07-15
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Dias, Norman
Richard Craig
B: 1949-07-10
D: 2017-07-12
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Craig, Richard
Robin Letterman
B: 1981-06-26
D: 2017-07-10
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Letterman, Robin
Christina Worley
B: 1927-04-09
D: 2017-07-06
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Worley, Christina
Norman Shryock
B: 1953-12-02
D: 2017-07-02
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Shryock, Norman
Betty Copeland
B: 1939-02-19
D: 2017-07-01
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Copeland, Betty
Mary Staley
B: 1922-07-03
D: 2017-06-28
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Staley, Mary
Paul Prosser
B: 1936-01-25
D: 2017-06-26
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Prosser, Paul
Donald McCann
B: 1932-04-20
D: 2017-06-24
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McCann, Donald
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

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Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance
Macy Marie, KTTS 94.7 FM
8:33 PM, May 29, 2017

Flags flew high, wreaths were laid across the ground, and the national anthem filled the air for Memorial Day at the Klinger-Cope cemetery in Springfield. READ MORE


Never Forget Tribute Event Displays 3,000 Flags
Bailey Strohl, KTTS 94.7 FM
10:41 PM, Sep 11, 2016

The Springfield community gathered at the Never Forget Tribute event to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks in 2001. The free event was hosted by Klingner-Cope Community Outreach and included a remembrance walk, guest speakers, and a banner thanking first responders in the area. READ MORE


15 years later, community members vow to 'never forget' Sept. 11 at funeral home memorial
By Will Schmitt, News-Leader
10:04 p.m. CDT September 11, 2016

When Charlie Holt woke up 15 years ago and turned on the TV, he thought he was watching a movie. Then the retired U.S. Air Force veteran saw the word "live" on the screen. He couldn't believe it. Once the shock wore off he rushed to the store for milk, bread and cheese. READ MORE


Never Forget Remembrance Walk
OzarksFirst.com
Published 09/11 2016 09:45PM

Hundreds of flags line the property of Klingner-Cope Funeral Home to remember the victims of 9/11 Sunday. WATCH VIDEO


"Never Forget Tribute" honors lives lost on 9/11
By Kadee Brosseau, KY3
Posted: Sun 6:58 PM, Sep 11, 2016

3,000 flags were on display at the Never Forget Tribute in Springfield to honor the lives lost during the September 11, 2001 attacks. The flags represented the victims, first responders, and military members who lost their lives that day. READ MORE


"Never Forget" tribute highlights 9/11 commemoration in Springfield
By Matt Buhrman, KSPR-33
Posted: Sun 5:11 PM, Sep 11, 2016

It's known as the “Never Forget Tribute," organized for the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The ceremony took place at Klingner-Cope Funeral Home in north Springfield Sunday. WATCH VIDEO


Springfield Funeral Home Honoring Victims of 9/11
OzarksFirst.com
09/03 2016 09:26PM

Remembering the brave men and women whose lives were lost when terror struck the United States, this month, 15 years ago. Klingner-Cope Funeral Home is honoring the victims of 9/11. WATCH VIDEO


Zoo Animals Helping People Cope With Grief
By Jenifer Abreu | OzarksFirst.com
VIDEO POSTED: 8/30/2016 9:55 PM

It might be easy to forget how to take care of yourself or have fun when dealing with the loss of a loved one. But one local funeral home is reminding people how important that is, by helping them through the grieving process with some unlikely friends. WATCH VIDEO


Zoo Animals Used To Work Through Human Grief
Nancy Simpson, KTTS 94.7 FM
POSTED: 12:39 PM, Aug 30, 2016

A local funeral home that offers classes to help people who have lost a loved one is going beyond cuddly cats and dogs to help people through the grieving process. READ MORE


JULY 2016

Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Homes is honored to be acknowledged as a Springfield Public Schools Partner for their support to youth in Springfield communities.


Klingner-Cope sponsors Father's Day Rose Ceremony
News-Leader Staff
POSTED: 10:04 p.m. CDT June 17, 2016

On Sunday, Klingner-Cope Community Outreach, a program of Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Homes, will host a Father’s Day Rose Ceremony Remembrance to remember and honor fathers. READ MORE


Nearly 100 people release butterflies to honor departed loved ones
Linda Leicht, For the News-Leader
POSTED: 9:27 p.m. CDT May 8, 2016

Nearly 100 people gathered at Rivermonte Cemetery Sunday to celebrate Mother’s Day, sometimes with tears, some smiles and finally with butterflies. READ MORE


Dealing with death through community healing
Linda Leicht, for the News-Leader
POSTED: 6:03 a.m. CDT May 7, 2016

When you think about funeral homes, it usually means you are thinking about death. But Klingner-Cope Funeral Homes is changing that perspective by helping people think about life. READ MORE

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