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Naomi LaVaughn Ballou

Funeral services for Naomi LaVaughn Ballou, 73, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 22, 2019 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Ballou passed away at 1:47 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri.

She was born February 5, 1946, at Peace Valley, Missouri, to Ralph Barton and Anna Ford Barton.  She was married in 1963, at Peace Valley, Missouri, to Gary Haugsted.  On September 5, 1986, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Arthur Ballou, who preceded her in death on March 7, 1989.  Mrs. Ballou had worked at Hy Test Shoe Company and International Shoe Factory for seventeen years.  She enjoyed card games and was a former President of AmVets for the State of Missouri.  Mrs. Ballou was a Christian

She is survived by three children, Judy Culpepper and husband, Randy, West Plains, Jody Haugsted, Peace Valley, Missouri and Jeannie Dennison, West Plains; eight grandchildren, Michael Dennison, Randy Culpepper II, Blake Haugsted, Monique Campbell, Marshall Dennison, Montana Haugsted, Derek Culpepper and Dakota Haugsted; nine great-grandchildren and two on the way; two brothers, Ralph Barton, Moko, Arkansas and Randall Barton and wife, Marilyn, Peace Valley, Missouri; two sisters-in-law, Bertha Thomas and Barb Barton; the father of her children, Gary Haugsted; her best friend, Barb McGhee; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, two brothers, Franklin and Bill Barton, one sister, Winnie  Hankins  and two sisters-in-law, Carolyn and Ola Mae Barton, preceded her in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at