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Cris Crissman

Aug. 28, 1947 – Oct. 10, 2022

Cris entered this life on Aug. 28, 1947, in Webb City, son of the late Kenneth and Betty (Huey) Crissman.

After graduating from Webb City High School in 1965, he enlisted into the Navy where he served as a radarman. After the Navy, he began a career with the Federal Aviation Administration in various roles within flight services, air traffic control, and becoming a private pilot. He graduated from Missouri Southern State College in 1983 and started a career in the trucking industry. He held various roles in distribution and logistics until his retirement in 2017.

Cris was united in marriage to Mary Ann Powell on Jan. 24, 1970, at Frisco Church. Together, they raised their son, Sean Crissman. Cris’s favorite hobby was family and friends, especially his grandson Ryan. He loved working outside and keeping close tabs on Sean and Ryan, ready to lend a hand at any minute. Cris was a joy to be around and made Mary Ann laugh every day. He loved to joke and banter, he had a funny comment for every situation. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Crissman; son, Sean Crissman; grandson, Ryan Crissman; sister, Kenna Philliber (Wayne); and several extended family members. In addition to his parents, Cris was preceded in death by his brother, Don Crissman.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Webb City Church of the Nazarene.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Webb City Church of the Nazarene.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hedge-Lewis-Goodwin Funeral Home.


Steven Landers

Nov. 28, 1955 – Oct. 8, 2022

Mr. Steven Lynn Landers, 66, of Webb City, departed this life on Saturday evening, Oct. 8, Solace House of the Ozarks in Joplin.

Steven entered this life on Nov. 28, 1955, in Miami, Okla., son of the late John and Deloris Ann (Watson) Landers. He was raised and attended schools in Joplin. 

On Aug. 22, 1986, he was united in marriage to Norma Green, and together they have shared the last 36 years. Steven was talented in the field of auto body repair, owning The Body Shop, for many years. He enjoyed coaching the Guzzlers softball team, tending to the needs of his property and cooking for his family and friends. In his younger years, he was a Golden Glove Boxer and worked on the Panama Canal while serving in the Army National Guard.

Steven is survived by his wife, Norma Landers, of the home; three children, Misty Chiu and husband, Steven, Hastings-On-Hudson, N.Y., and Brent Green, Webb City, and Brittany Landers, Webb City; four grandchildren, Ella Chiu, Jackson Green, Meadow Hixon and Grayson Chiu; four sisters, Lisa, Gina, DeAnn and Michele; and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Terri Hoffman.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Hedge-Lewis-Goodwin Funeral Home. Please consider bringing your favorite story or memory to share. Memorial contributions may be made to Solace House of the Ozarks.

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